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SATURDAY, Feb. 29
Locust Grove Baptist Church, Radiant, will host a Black History pageant Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. featuring quilts, oil lamps, literature, skits and more.
SCB VALENTINE’S Dinner
Shiloh Church of the Brethren’s Youth Group will host a Valentine’s dinner Feb. 29 at 5 p.m. The menu will include creamy chicken deluxe, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, a variety of desserts and tea, lemonade, coffee and water. The cost is $9; children 5 and under are $4. Reservations required. To make a reservation, call Shenna Coleman at (434) 987-5839 by Feb. 26. Reservations are available for 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 1
MUBC YOUTH DAY
Main Uno Baptist Church will host youth day March 1 at 11 a.m. The guest preacher will be minister Stephany Coleman, associate of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Columbia.
WEDNESDAY, March 4
Antioch Baptist Church, Madison, will host “Fire on Wednesday” mission revival night March 4 with praise, worship and music at 7 p.m. The special guest will be the Rev. Joseph Moore, Shady Grove Baptist Church, along with the Shady Grove Male Chorus and others. The banquet will be held March 7 at 4 p.m. at the Madison Fire Hall. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Gregory Baldwin, dean of the Mount Bethel Baptist Educational Congress, Washington, D.C. Musical guests will be the Rev. Isaac Howard and Howard Harmonizers, Fairfax. Worship leaders will be bishop Michael V. Jackson and first lady Louise Jackson of Emmanuel Christian Center, Ruckersville. Tickets are $25 with a table of eight available for $175. Proceeds benefit missions and outreach. For more information, contact the Rev. Frank D. Lewis, Sr. at 661-2071.
SSEC LENTEN STUDY
Join St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for a potluck supper followed by a Lenten study and discussion each Wednesday March 4 through April 1, 6-7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The group will focus on five essential spiritual practices that are rooted in Jesus’ own walk with God and taught throughout the New Testament. Bring a dish to share. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net or call 825-8786.
SATURDAY, March 7
Main Uno Baptist Church will have a Southern Breakfast March 7, 8-11:30 a.m. The menu will consist of eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, fried potatoes, grits, pancakes, biscuits, juices and coffee. The cost is $10 per person.
Westover United Methodist Church, 2801 Fredericksburg Road, Ruckersville, will host its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast March 7, 8-11 a.m. The menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, grits, biscuits, gravy, fruit toppings, coffee, tea and juice. The cost is $8 for adults and children 10 and under eat free. Proceeds benefit the building fund and Greene Alliance. For more information, call (434) 985-6054.
SATURDAY, March 21
Fairview Christian Church, Hood, will host a big country breakfast March 21, 7-11 a.m. Pay by donation.
MUMM SPAGHETTI DINNER
The United Methodist Men of the Madison-Rose Park Charge will host its annual spaghetti dinner March 21, 5-7 p.m. in the Madison United Methodist Church Social Hall, 505 S. Main Street, Madison. Cost is $4 for children 12 and under; all others are $8. The meal includes spaghetti with sauce, bread, salad, drink and dessert. Proceeds held fund MESA, the free clinic, the high school after-Prom party, other high school groups and additional organization and individuals with funding needs.
A bluegrass gospel concert featuring the Deanes of Stanardsville will be held March 21, 6-8 p.m. at Charlottesville Church of the Brethren, 1225 E. Rio Road, Charlottesville. The event will raise funds for the church to be used for capital improvements. Refreshments and bake sale items will also be available.
SSEC BIBLE STUDY
Stephen’s Friends Bible Study is a daily Bible study group for anyone wanting to learn more about the word and come to know our Lord Jesus Christ through scripture, praise, prayer and fellowship. The group meets Monday through Friday, 8-9 a.m. in the gathering room. Come as you are and grab a cup of coffee. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net or call 825-8786. The church is located at 115 N. East Street, Culpeper with parking at 120 N. Commerce Street.
MEN’S MINISTRY MEETINGS
New Fellowship Christian Center’s Men’s Ministry meets at 6:30 P.M. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. This is a time that the men come together to share, fellowship or to visit other men’s ministries in the surrounding communities. We invite other men to come out to fellowship with us at any time. The church is located on Rt. 15 N. of Orange. For additional information, you can contact Pastor Mallory C. Monroe, Sr. at (540) 407-4209 or the church at (540) 672-3869.
SSEC WOMEN’S GROUP
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s Women’s Group, “The Order of Daughters of the King” is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to a life of prayer, service and evangelism, making a commitment to Jesus as savior and following him as Lord of their lives. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
Madison Quilters Guild meets 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Madison Presbyterian Church. The meetings are for beginners to advanced. For information, message the group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/madisonquilters or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Beth Car Baptist Church for its midweek Bible study for all ages Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. and for the men’s prayer group and coffee Fridays at 6:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Sunday Bible school is held at 9:45 a.m. for all ages with nursery provided followed by worship at 11 a.m.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church hosts three Holy Communion services each week at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 12 p.m. Wednesday. Childcare is available for the Sunday service 9 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 115 N. East Street, Culpeper. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
The brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the discipline of prayer, study and service to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. Newcomers are welcome to join for breakfast each Tuesday at 7 a.m. For more information, call 825-8786, email email@example.com or visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
Thursdays, noon until 12:30 p.m., people are invite to join others to pray for requests that have been given to the Spiritual Care Support Ministries Center via email, snail mail, telephone or verbally. If you have a need, there is an opportunity during this hour for them to pray for you. Are you suffering from depression, cancer, illness of any kind? Grieving? Are you spiritually ill? Let them pray for you! The Spiritual Care Support Ministry Center is at 76 W. Shirley Ave. in Warrenton. This is non-denominational and free. Learn more at www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at (540) 349-5814 for information and directions.