HOUSE OF GOD REVIVAL
House of God Tabernacle, located at 109 N. Madison St. in Orange, will hold a spring revival May 1-3 with services at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The schedule of guests is as follows: Wednesday, Apostle James Ragland and the congregation of House of God, Gordonsville; Thursday, Pastor John Reid and the congregation of Little Zion Baptist Church, Orange; Friday, Pastor James Moore and the congregation of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Orange.
MT. LEBANON YARD SALE
Mount Lebanon Church of the Brethren will hold a yard sale and bake sale Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greene County Senior Center, located at 222 Main St. in Stanardsville. A large selection of items will be available for sale, along with country ham biscuits and beverages. Proceeds will benefit the Mount Lebanon building fund. For more information, call 832-3975.
ANTIOCH CEMETERY RALLY DAY
Cemetery rally day at Antioch Baptist Church, Madison, will be Sunday, May 5. The morning service will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served following the morning service. The afternoon service will take place at 3 p.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Charles Lewis of Cloverdale Baptist Church, Bremo Bluff, accompanied by the Cloverdale Baptist male chorus and congregation.
HOUSE OF GOD ANNIVERSARY
House of God Tabernacle will celebrate the seventh anniversary of the church and its leaders, Pastor Tommie L. Bailey and Lady Valencia Bailey, during its services Sunday, May 5. Guest preacher for the 11 a.m. service will be the Rev. Alfrieta Bennett-Reeves of Danville. Guests for the 3 p.m. service will be Apostle Gregory Simpson and the congregation of Kingdom of God Ministries, Manassas. Dinner will be served following the morning service.
The Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association Church Institute will present its 2019 Gospelfest on Sunday, May 5, at 4:30 p.m. at the WBRBA center, located at 15044 Ryland Chapel Road in Rixeyville. The concert will feature the Swanee Quintet of Augusta, Ga., and a variety of other performers. Tickets are $10 at the door.
UNION MEN’S AND WOMEN’S DAY
Union Baptist Church, Trevilians, will celebrate men’s and women’s day Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. Guest preacher will be Pastor Kelvin Hawkins, accompanied by the choir, ushers and congregation of St. John Baptist Church, Cobham. A light lunch will be served following the morning service.
GRACE BAPTIST PUBLIC OFFICIALS DAY
Grace Baptist Church, Orange, will hold its public officials day service Sunday, May 5, at 11 a.m. All town officials, law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs and other public servants are invited to attend to be acknowledged for their service to the county. The church is located at 18058 Constitution Highway in Orange. For more information, call Pastor Wayne Scott at (540) 604-0323.
SPORTS CAMP EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE
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 $25 per child if registered on or before May 6, or $30 afterward. Snacks will be provided.
WBRBA PRAYER LUNCHEON
The Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association Women’s Auxiliary will host its 41st annual prayer luncheon Wednesday, May 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the WBRBA center, located at 15044 Ryland Chapel Road in Rixeyville. Tickets have been distributed to member churches and no tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call 661-2013.
Freed2Lead Ministries will sponsor a two-day “Miraculous Healings and God’s Trauma Team” workshop Friday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Comfort Inn and Suites, located 334 Caroline St. in Orange, with host leader Jennifer Gordon-Campbell. The theme will be “Jehovah Rapha: The Lord, Our Healer” based on Psalm 147:5. Participating ministers will include Evangelist Sharon Tatum, Evangelist Carolyn Merritt, Apostle Mona White, Apostle Elizabeth Hines, Minister Sherise Newell and Minister Tracy Mariner. For more information, contact Apostle Jennifer L. Gordon-Campbell at (724) 685-1655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAKE ORANGE PARENT/CHILD FISHING DAY
A parent/child fishing adventure sponsored by Mountain View Community Church will take place Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lake Orange. The event is free and open to parents and children with a valid fishing license. Fishing will take place from 8 to 11:30 a.m. followed by a barbecue lunch and awards for the most, biggest and smallest fish.
SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST EVANGELISTIC MEETINGS
Orange Seventh-day Adventist Church will hold a series of evangelistic meetings on the subject “Questions I Would Ask God” Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m. each night. Guest speaker will be Rick Lobate, who served as a pastor fo 30 years before transitioning into a ministerial supervisory role. The church is located at 212 Peliso Ave. in Orange. For more information, call (540) 308-9406 or visit www.orangeadventist.org.
EMANUEL BAPTIST MOTHER’S DAY
Emanuel Baptist Church will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12, at 11.a.m. Minister Cynthia Johnson, M Div., of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Centreville, will deliver the morning message. All are welcome.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.