»A COMMUNITY PRAYER EVENT, for leaders, community, family, finances and more: 6 p.m., East Rockingham High School auditorium, 250 Eagle Rock Road, Elkton. Pastor Brad Lewis will open. Sponsored by Impact Ministries. Contact Pastor Lewis at 560-8520 for more.
»GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, Plains District Community Center, 233 McCauley Drive, Timberville: men’s breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Tina’s Restaurant in Timberville. Open to all men. 478-2378 or DiscoverGraceCC.org.
»HARRISONBURG SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 609 W. Market St.: worship at 11 a.m. Saturday Sabbath services (Sunday school) at 10 a.m.
»THE HEALING RAIN PRAYER TEAM meets from 1-3 p.m. for prayer and healing anointment, First Assembly of God Church, 1310 Garbers Church Road. Event will be cancelled for inclement weather. 867-9534.
»JESSICA CRAWFORD, local singer/songwriter, will host a free concert at 7 p.m. at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, 420 College View Drive. She will also share her plans for 2013 missions.
»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St.: Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m., with the Rev. Ed Pruitt. A fellowship meal will follow. 434-7747.
»RIVERSIDE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Brocks Gap Road, Fulks Run: community covered-dish and family game night at 6:30 p.m. Participants asked to bring dish to share. For all ages.
»SAINT ANDREWS CHURCH, 1083 Dice’s Spring Road, Weyers Cave: indoor yard sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Hot dogs, fried ham sandwiches and soft drinks available for purchase. 234-8126.
»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley: Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Worship at 11:30 a.m, with children’s church. Sunday worship at 6 p.m. Listen to service at 8:30 a.m. on WRAA radio, 1330 AM, Luray. For information, call Pastor Johnny Clements at 298-8706.
»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Tenth Legion: worship at 10:30 a.m., led by lay members, will include hymns and Scriptures. No Bible study at 9:30 a.m. or youth Sunday school at 10:30 a.m.
»BRIDGEWATER CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 420 College View Drive: worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with sermon by Jeff Carr and music by the Sanctus Choir. Child care provided. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
»BRIDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 110 E. College St.: worship at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Kerry Foster. Lucy Watson and Mary Key Adams will perform cello duets. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided.
»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St.: worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with Pastor Jim Tongue. Music for the 11 a.m. service by the adult handbell choir. Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. Sunday “Awakening” service will resume at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27.
»BRIERY BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 6628 Briery Branch Road, Dayton: worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Randy Cosner. Children’s church held during the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
»CEDAR GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner of Buffalo and Smithland roads: Tim Spears of Virginia Dreams Center Stage will perform during the 11 a.m. service.
»CLOVER HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3457 Fulton School Road, Dayton: worship at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Robert N. Hoskins. Music by the Chancel Choir. Children’s church and nursery provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 879-9364.
»DAYTON CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 202 Main St.: worship at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Marty Doss. Discovery Church and childcare provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
»DAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 215 Ashby St.: worship at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Children’s choirs meet at 9:45 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. 879-2101.
»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St.: Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m., with children’s church. Sermon by Pastor Sam Sponaugle; music by Spirit Filled. Sunday services at 6 p.m. 289-3022
»EMMANUEL FELLOWSHIP: meets at Broadway High School at 9:30 a.m.; sermon by Pastor Ken.
»FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE VALLEY to meet at the Broadway Community Center, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway. Worship at 9:30 a.m., with the Rev. Roger Austin. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. 432-1488 or faithlutheranofthevalley.org.
»GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, Plains District Community Center, 233 McCauley Drive, Timberville: “The 30-Day Church Challenge” sermon series, based on Acts 2, at 10:15 a.m. Sundays, through February. 478-2378 or visit DiscoverGraceCC.org.
»GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 205 N. Fourth St., Shenandoah: Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Services also held at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Watch services on WAZT-TV at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. 433-1928.
»LINDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 6255 Jesse Bennett Way, Linville: worship at 10:30 a.m., with Petr Mazur, Lindale Ukranian congregation pastor.
»LINVILLE CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 409 Brethren Road, Broadway: worship at 10:30 a.m., with Paul Roth. Music by Ruth Williams.
»MONTEZUMA CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4937 Ottobine Road, Dayton: worship at 9:30 a.m., with sermon by Pastor David R. Miller and music by the adult choir. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m.
»MOSCOW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, Va. 42 South, Bridgewater: worship at 10:30 a.m., with sermon by Pastor Darren Howdyshell. “Spirit Seekers,” children’s church, provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Moscowcob.com
»MOSSY CREEK CHURCH, 372 Kyles Mill Road, Mount Solon: worship at 10:30 a.m., with sermon by the Rev. Patrick Pettit. Church school at 9:30 a.m.
»MOUNT PLEASANT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 2788 Taylor Springs Road: worship at 9:45 a.m. with guest speaker Cole Croghan. Sunday school at 11 a.m.
»MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH, 5197 Bryant Hollow Road, Elkton: Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. 298-4633.
»NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1020 Smithland Road: worship at 10:30 a.m., with sermon by Pastor David Robichaud.
»SAINT JACOB-SPADERS LUTHERAN CHURCH, corner of Spaders Church and Pleasant Valley roads: Baptism of Our Lord, with Holy Communion, at 11 a.m. spaderslutheran.org.
»TIMBERVILLE LUTHERAN PARISH: traditional service Sundays at 9 a.m., Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hupp Road, followed by Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.; and at Rader Lutheran Church, Rader Church Road, at 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 10 a.m. tlparish.org.
»TRINITY PREBYTERIAN CHURCH, 725 S. High St.: worship at 9:30 a.m.; congregation will meet after service, with a potluck lunch to follow.
»TRISSELS MENNONITE CHURCH, Hisers Lane, Broadway: worship at 10:30 a.m., with sermon by Pastor Harold Miller. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
»ZION MENNONITE CHURCH, 3260 Zion Church Road, Broadway: worship at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Clyde Kratz. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.
»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley: Thursday praise and worship, with preaching, at 7:30 p.m. For information, call Pastor Johnny Clements at 298-8706.
»BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3700 Lee Highway, Weyers Cave: food pantry offers USDA and non-USDA products Mondays from 4-7 p.m. 234-8880.
»BETHEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2451 Bethel Church Road, Elkton: choir practice, directed by Elaine Monger Brown, at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Open to the public. Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 298-1197.
»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St.: service team will host a chili supper from 4-7 p.m. Jan. 26. A freewill offering will be collected to benefit mission work. 828-0890.
»CALL-A-STORY, sponsored by Fulks Run-area churches, offers Bible stories and lessons. 896-4200.
»CHRIST THE KING EPISCOPAL CHURCH meets at 1 p.m. Sundays at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 660 S. Main St. 434-8300.
»CHRISTINE TOLSON MINISTRIES, 34 S. Main St.: services at 11 a.m. Sundays. Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursdays. 434-0853.
»DAYTON CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 202 Main St.: Souper Bowl Weekend of Caring on Feb. 2 and 3. The community is encouraged to attend the 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 3 in casual dress to support favorite sports team. Items will be collected for the West Rockingham Food Pantry. Tailgate party, with picnic-type food, and games will follow service. 879-9771 or daytoncob.org.
»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St.: Wednesday Bible study at 7:30 p.m. 289-3022.
»FAITH ALIVE FELLOWSHIP, 800 Shenandoah Ave., Shen-Elk Plaza, Elkton: Wednesday Bible study from 7-8:15 p.m. Pastor Meadows will talk about fasting from Jan. 16-Feb. 6. For more, call Pastor Don Meadows at 298-8030 or visit faithalivefellowship.com.
»FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE VALLEY will meet Jan. 27 at the Broadway Community Center, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway. Worship at 9:30 a.m., with speaker Jerry Shiflet; Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. 432-1488 or faithlutheranofthevalley.org.
»FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, 1310 Garbers Church Road: “Connecting with God” Bible study from 10-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays. 433-8687.
»FRESH START CHURCH, 31-D E. Market St.: anointed service at 10:30 a.m. Sundays; intercessory prayer at 7 p.m. Mondays; marriage and family prayer at 6 p.m. Tuesdays; youth Bible study at 6 p.m. and adult Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays; and men’s prayer at 7 p.m. Fridays.
»GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, Plains District Community Center, 233 McCauley Drive, Timberville: Ashley Repass will host from 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Free. 478-2378 or DiscoverGraceCC.org.
»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road: Kids Club, open to grades K-8, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays; includes Bible lesson, music and snack. 833-5251.
»LIFE IN THE WORD CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST, INC. meets at the New Song Fellowship Church building, 3156 N. Valley Pike. Anointed service at 4 p.m. Sundays; prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 574-4807.
»LINDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 6225 Jesse Bennett Way, Linville; The King’s Strings, a family of nine, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.
Refreshments will follow concert. A freewill offering collected, with proceeds to benefit a local couple’s adoption fund. 833-5171.
»MILL CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic: worship at 10 a.m., with Sunday school at 11 a.m., from September to May. millcreekcob.org.
»MUHLENBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 281 E. Market St.: Holy Communion observed during the 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Noon Eucharist on Wednesday. 434-3496.
»NEW MARKET SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 62 W. Lee Highway: worship at 11 a.m. Saturdays; study time at 9:30 a.m. A woman’s prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Evening Prayer Warriors meet at 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (540) 209-2639 or (540) 740-8550.
»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St.: Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays; guest speaker Jan. 26, the Rev. Glen Langston. Light meal follows. 434-7747.
»PARK VIEW MENNONITE CHURCH, 1600 College Ave.: spring session of the men’s Bible study starts Jan. 22, beginning at 7 a.m. and led by Ervin Stutzman. Focus will be “Becoming The Church God Dreams Of: 13 Characteristics of the Missional Church.” Topic for Jan. 22 will be the “Mission of God.” A breakfast will be served at 6:45 a.m., with teaching at 7 a.m. Open to all men. The church will resume women’s Bible study series on Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 30. Gathering and coffee at 8:30 a.m.; teaching from 8:45-9:45. Childcare provided.
»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP, U.S. 340 North, Shenandoah; will host Teen Challenge Ministries at 11 a.m. Jan. 27. Ministry focuses on freedom from substance abuse. The youth will provide music and praise; Pastor Justin Franich will deliver the sermon. A dinner will follow.
»SHENANDOAH VALLEY WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER is temporarily meeting at Martin Chapel on Smith Avenue, EMU. Weekly Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. at the home of Pastor Ricky and Kathy Brunk; studies based on the DVD series featuring Kenneth E. Hagin, Andrew Wommack and Joseph Prince. Contact the Brunks at 434-6147.
»SMALL GROUP BIBLE STUDY meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Good Life Station, across from the Southern Kitchen Restaurant, South Congress Street, New Market. Study meets in a non-church atmosphere. The Gospel of John is the current topic of study. Bob Van Ornam leads. (540) 335-8220.
»STAYING FREE: gathering for women released from jail or prison, meets at 11 a.m. second Saturdays at Yahweh Ministries, 129B W. Wolfe St. Refreshments served. 271-7570.
»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St.: worship Fridays at 7 p.m. Praise and worship at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by small breakout groups. Regular meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. 801-0519 or email@example.com.
»THE RIVER CHURCH, 1380 Blackberry Lane, just off Mount Clinton Pike: services at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. Sundays. riverchurchharrisonburg.com.
»UPWARD LOOK BIBLE CLASS meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays, Mayland Christian Church, 11625 Wampler Road, Broadway; led by Audrey Shank.
»WEST SIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 715 W. Wolfe St.: AWANA at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, offering Bible teaching, small-group interaction and age-appropriate games for Puggles, Cubbies, Sparks and T&T age groups. 434-9634.