WILDON GROVE FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY
Wildon Grove Baptist Church will celebrate family and friends day Saturday, May 18, at 3 p.m. with a concert by Chris Lewis, an art show, games and a dedication ceremony. The church is located at 6820 Wildon Grove Road in Gordonsville.
CAR WASH AND BAKE SALE
New Fellowship Christian Church’s service and support ministry will host a car wash and bake sale Saturday, May 18, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Advance Auto Parts in Orange. The sale is a fundraiser for the church and will feature made-from-scratch baked goods.
BLUE RIDGE CHORALE CONCERT
The Blue Ridge Chorale will present its 2019 spring choral concert Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church, 754 Germanna Highway, Culpeper, and Sunday, May 19, at Culpeper Baptist Church, 318 S. West St., Culpeper. The concert will feature Men of Ni from Ni River Middle School. No tickets are required. Donations are appreciated. For more information, visit www.brcsings.com.
MT. HOLY PASTOR INSTALLATION
Mount Holy Baptist Church invites the community to celebrate the installation of the church’s new shepherd, Pastor Kevin Poole, Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m.
MT. PLEASANT SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, located at 629 Lahore Road in Orange, will hold a service for its scholarship fund Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Walter Bryant of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Tanners, accompanied by his congregation. Dinner will be served following the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome.
UNION BAPTIST PASTOR ANNIVERSARY
Union Baptist Church, located at 312 Cobb St. in Gordonsville, will celebrate the fifth pastoral anniversary of Pastor James Copeland Sunday, May 19. Pastor Halliard Brown Jr. will preach the 11 a.m. service. Guests for the 3 p.m. service will be Apostle James Ragland and his church family. Lunch will be served following the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome. For more information, call 832-5293.
GRIEF SUPPORT REGISTRATION
Orange Baptist Church is offering GriefShare, a grief recovery support group open to anyone who has lost a loved one. Samantha Reynolds will be the facilitator. Registration will take place Sunday, May 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church and will offer participants a chance to meet Samantha, pick up a workbook, ask questions and enjoy refreshments. The first group meeting will be Sunday, June 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 672-2996 or visit www.griefshare.org and enter postal code 22960.
HARTLAND COLLEGE CHOIRS
The combined choirs of Hartland College, under the direction of Betsy Mayer, will present “The Nations Will Praise You!” Sixteen nations unite to sing praise, prayers and promises to God’s word. The concert will be held on Sunday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at Beth Car Baptist Church in Madison. Refreshments will be offered after the concert and admission is free. Donations will be accepted for the Literacy Council of Madison County.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY
The Community Bible Study Fellowship will meet Sunday, May 19, at 5 p.m. at the East Orange Ruritan located at 24124 Constitution Highway (at Rt. 20 and 522) in Unionville. The Rev. Dr. Darryle Crump will continue the discussion on spiritual warfare. All are welcome.
MT. PISGAH USHERS DAY
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, True Blue, invites the community to attend its usher program Sunday, May 26, at 3 p.m. Guests for the service will be the Rev. John Ferguson and the congregation of St. John’s Baptist Church, Midland, with choir music from the Unified Harmonisers.
GUMC SOUP NIGHT
Gordonsville United Methodist Church, located at 407 N. Main St. in Gordonsville, hosts a free soup night the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
CEDAR GROVE REVIVAL
Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren will hold revival services May 29-31 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Doug Goucenour. The schedule of special music is as follows: Wednesday, The Boys of the Brethren; Thursday, Joe McAlister; Friday, Tommy Wood; Sunday, The Ford Sisters. A homecoming service will take place at June 2 at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following the homecoming service. All are welcome. Cedar Grove is located south of Ruckersville.
WBRBA SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE
Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association scholarship applications are due June 1. Applicants should make sure to fill out the entire form, visit the website, www.waylandblueridge.org/FORMS, and attach all required documents. Applications must be postmarked no later than June 1. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
LITTLE ZION PASTOR ANNIVERSARY
Little Zion Baptist Church will celebrate the ninth anniversary of pastor the Rev. John Reid Sunday, June, 2. The Rev. Hilliard Brown Jr. will preach the 10 a.m. service. At 3 p.m., the Rev. Gene Woodson, pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Kenne, will deliver the message, accompanied by his choir and church family. Lunch will be served following the morning service. All are welcome. For information, call 854-6979.
NEW HOPE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
New Hope Baptist Church, located at 32250 Old Plank Road, Mine Run, will host its annual vacation Bible school June 2-7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. This year’s program will be Lifeway’s “In the Wild, Amazing Encounters with Jesus.” Classes are available for children in preschool through sixth grade. For more information, call (540) 223-8935.
ROSE PARK VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Rose Park United Methodist Church, Madison, will hold vacation Bible School June 2-6 from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly. The theme is “Faith! Boldness! Kindness! Thankfulness! And Hope!” Preschool children through rising fifth-graders are invited to attend. For more information or to register, visit “MRPUMC” on Facebook.
MEGA SPORTS CAMP
Mountain View Community Church will sponsor “Mega Sports Camp” June 10-14 from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Booster Park in Orange. The camp is open to children ages 6-11 and will include flag football, soccer, cheerleading and kickball. Registration is required no later than May 20 and can be completed at bit.ly/2MVEVENTS. The cost is $30 per child. Snacks will be provided.
BLUE RUN VBS
Blue Run Baptist Church, Somerset, will hold its Vacation Bible School June 10-14 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. Dinner will be provided each evening. Children in grades pre-K though high school are invited to this free event to learn about the life of Moses. Join the church for music, crafts and fun.
MT. HOLY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Mount Holy Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school June 12-14 from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. each night. In addition, a cookout will be held to celebrate the end of vacation Bible school June 15 at noon. All are welcome to enjoy food, games and Bible lessons. The deadline for registration is May 31. Transportation is available. For more information, call 661-2948.
WBRBA ANNUAL SESSION
Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association will hold its 130th annual session beginning Saturday, July 13, at 4 p.m. with a pre-opening celebration featuring speaker Bishop Herbert H. Jackson, worship leader the Rev. Charles W. Wormley and the Mount Zion Spotsylvania choir. The 130th session will continue July 16-19 at the WBRBA center, located at 15044 Ryland Chapel Road in Rixeyville. Sponsorships and advertisements are available for businesses and organizations. The first deadline for ads is May 24. For more information, call or text 661-2013 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For those concerned about a loved one’s drinking, there is help in Al-Anon. The group provides support for family and friends of alcoholics and meets each Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Orange Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Main and Caroline streets. For more information, call 672-5696.
CRAIGS BAPTIST SERVICES
Craigs Baptist Church is located at 14123 W. Catharpin Road in Spotsylvania. Sunday morning worship is at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 11 a.m. The church has programs for all ages including AWANA, Centershot, WMU and a women’s bible study. For more information, visit www.craigsbaptistchurch.org.
LIVING WATER CLINIC
Living Water Community Clinic provides free medical, counseling and spiritual care to eligible patients Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. The clinic is located at 32345 Constitution Highway, Suite H, Locust Grove, in Locust Grove Town Center. For more information or to request an appointment, call 854-5922.
COTLG EVENING SERVICE
Church of the Living God will hold a 3 p.m. evening service every first and third Sunday. The church is located at 13268 James Madison Highway, Orange. For more information, contact Pastor Debra Yarde at (434) 305-9641.
ADDICTION AND RECOVERY SUPPORT
Church of the Living God will host an addiction and recovery discussion group every Tuesday at 7 p.m. The church is located at 13268 James Madison Highway, Orange. For more information, contact Pastor Debra Yarde at (434) 305-9641.