Religion Calendar March 15-21

Posted: March 15, 2014

Saturday
»FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 611 Broad St., will hold a quarterly discipleship seminar from 9 a.m.-noon. Theme is “Fullfilling Your Purpose.” Includes breakfast. 434-3969.


»HARRISONBURG SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 609 W. Market St., worship at 11 a.m.; Sabbath service at 10 a.m.


»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Glen Langston; fellowship meal to follow. 434-7747.


»PLEASANT VALLEY CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 91 Valley Church Road, Weyers Cave, will host a dinner theater, “Peace in the Kingdom,” at 6 p.m. Reservations required for dinner and play; cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 10 and younger. Cost is $10 for play-only tickets. For reservations and tickets, call 574-9920.


»SAINT JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1525 Cecil Wampler Road, Pleasant Valley, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Freewill offering collected to benefit missions.


»SPORTMEN OF FAITH SPORTSMEN DINNER will be held at 5 p.m. at Broadway High School with speaker David Morris. Includes meal, prizes and trail photo contest. Limited tickets available; cost is $12 each. For tickets, call (540) 282-1182 or 852-3554.


»THE HEALING RAIN PRAYER TEAM will be at First Assembly of God, 1310 Garbers Church Road, from 1-3 p.m. Team will anoint with oil and pray for healing of body, mind and spirit. Closed in inclement weather. Handicapped accessible, call 867-9534.

 

SUNDAY
»ANTIOCH UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 4107 Fort Lynne Road, worship at 9 a.m. with co-pastors Karen and Robby Burke. Music by Elsy Gallardo-Diaz.


»ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 S. Main St., worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. the Rev. Dr. Steven Hay, senior pastor, will begin a Lenten sermon series, titled “Forty Days of Love: We Were Made for Relationships,” by Rick Warren. Topic is “Love Speaks the Truth.” 434-2836 or visit asburyumc.cc.


»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley, worship at 11 a.m. with children’s church. Sunday school at 10 a.m. 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.


»BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3700 Lee Highway, Weyers Cave, will hold two services: contemporary at 8:30 a.m., traditional at 11 a.m. mybethanyumc.org.


»BETHLEHEM BIBLE CHURCH meets from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at McGaheysville Town (Ruritan) Hall, with Dr. Philip Smuland. Nursery available for children ages 4 and younger; children’s church available for ages 5-8. (540) 560-7112.


»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Tenth Legion, worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Edwards. Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Youth church at 10:30 a.m. Mid-week Bible study suspended.


»BRIDGEWATER BAPTIST CHURCH, 5568 John Wayland Highway, worship at 11 a.m. with supply pastor the Rev. Stephen Renalds. Nursery provided. Sunday school at 10 a.m.


»BRIDGEWATER CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 420 College View Drive, worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Pastor Jeff Carr to speak. Music provided by the sanctus choir. Child care provided. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.


»BRIDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 110 E. College St., Second Sunday of Lent, worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Kerry Foster. Music by the choir. Nursery provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 828-2442.


»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St., worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. with Pastor Jim Tongue. Adult handbells to perform at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. At 6:30 p.m., Awakening will meet with speaker Graham Witt, youth pastor at Dayton United Methodist Church. 828-0890.


»BRIERY BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 6628 Briery Branch Road, Dayton, worship at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Randy Cosner. Music by the Turner Ashby High School choir. No 8:30 a.m. service. Children’s church at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.


»BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 166 Mason St., worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Donnie Owen to speak. An Irish pot luck luncheon will follow service; bring favorite green dish or dessert. At 6 p.m., Pastor Larry Jones will speak. Music by The Band. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Adult Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, with children’s ministry. 896-7218.


»BROADWAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 107 E. Lee St., worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Constance Dorn. 896-3903.


»BROWN MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CHURCH, 9843 Town Hall Road, McGaheysville, worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Glenn Steiner. Sunday school at 11:15 a.m., Frank Nadeau will give presentation about how to study the Bible. Free community breakfast at 9 a.m. 289-9393.


»CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST, 822 Country Club Road, will hold worship at 11 a.m., Minister Jeff Greene to speak. Evening service at 6 p.m.; Sunday Bible classes at 10 a.m., and Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. The church will continue its study on Joseph. 434-9770.


»CLOVER HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3457 Fulton School Road, Dayton, worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Steve McMillion to speak. Music by the chancel choir. Children’s church and nursery provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 879-9364.


»CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 273 E. Market St., holds worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Nursery provided for children ages 3 and younger. 383-9667 or visit Christ-Presbyterian.org.


»COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 546 W. Mosby Road, will hold an English service at 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m. Spanish service at 11:15 a.m. 433-3051.


»DAYSPRING CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 235 N. Main St., Mount Crawford, worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tim Thomas. Prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 830-1450.


»DAYTON CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 202 Main St., worship at 10:30 a.m. with guest speaker Lisa Meadows. Child care provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 879-9771 or daytoncob.org.


»DAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 215 Ashby St., worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Steve Bird; nursery available. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Coffee available at 8:45 a.m. 879-2102.


»DIVINE LOVE FELLOWSHIP, which meets at Blue Ridge Christian School, 100 Dinkle Ave., Bridgewater, will hold worship at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Ted Hott to speak. 433-2386.


»DONOVAN MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 9788 Singers Glen Road, Singers Glen, worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jim Radford. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sharing group at 6 p.m. 833-4517.


»EASTSIDE CHURCH, 470 Linda Lane, holds worship at 10 a.m. with pastors Peter Eberly and Matt Schwartz. Eastsideharrisonburg.org.


»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St., worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Sam Sponaugle to speak. Children’s church provided. Music by Spirit Filled. Sunday school at 10 a.m.; evening service at 6 p.m. 289-3022.


»EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 660 S. Main St., Sunday worship at 8 a.m. Sunday school and adult forum at 9:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. La Santa Eucharista at 2 p.m.


»EMMANUEL FELLOWSHIP, meets in the small commons at Broadway High School at 10 a.m. Pastor Ken will continue a study of the Book of Nehemiah. Coffee follows.


»FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE VALLEY will meet at the Broadway Community Center, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway. Worship at 9:30 a.m. with speaker the Rev. Roger Austin. Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. 432-1488 or faithlutheranofthevalley.org.


»FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ON COURT SQUARE, 17 Court Square, praise worship at 9 a.m., traditional worship at 11:15 a.m. with Pastor Jon Heeringa. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. Child care provided. 434-6551 or visit firstpreshbg.org.


»FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Va. 42 N., Broadway, worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Burrough. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Children’s church at 11:15 a.m. 896-7168.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet for a hike at 1:30 p.m. in the K-Mart parking lot. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


»FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP, which meets at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School in Broadway, will hold a leadership celebration; breakfast at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Sam Scaggs. Installations and ordinations will be recognized. For more information, email samgwenger@gmail.com.


»FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP, which meets at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School in Broadway, holds worship at 10 a.m. with children’s church. Pastor Sam Wenger to speak. Email samgwenger@gmail.com or visit freedomfellowshipva.org.


»FRESH ANOINTING PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 181 E. Lee Highway, New Market, worship at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.


»GARBERS CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 1275 Garbers Church Road, worship at 10 a.m.


»GRACE & TRUTH REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, which meets at Good Shepherd School, 320 Neff Ave., holds worship at 11 a.m. GraceAndTruthRPC.org.


»GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, 546 S. Main St., Broadway, service at 10:15 a.m. with Pastor Zach Pennington. Service at 6 p.m. includes Bible study, fellowship and prayer. Children’s ministry available. 478-2378 or visit DiscoverGraceCC.org.


»GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 205 N. Fourth St., Shenandoah, will hold services Monday-Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Services held at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Watch on WAZT-TV at 9:30 p.m. 433-1928.


»GRACE MENNONITE FELLOWSHIP, 209 Lacey Spring Road, Harrisonburg, holds services at 8:30 and 11 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m. gracemennonite.net.


»GROTTOES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 300 Fourth St., the Rev. Glen Langston to speak. Traditional worship at 9 a.m., JAM at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 10:05 a.m. Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays.


»HARRISONBURG BAPTIST CHURCH, 501 S. Main St., holds traditional service at 9 a.m. Sundays; contemporary service at 11:10 a.m.


»HARRISONBURG FIRST CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 315 S. Dogwood Drive, worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Beth Jarrett. Youth Sunday school class begins at 9:30 a.m. Weekly programs available for children and youth. 434-8288.


»HILLTOP BIBLE CHURCH, 21094 Dovesville Road, Criders, worship at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bob Silling. 852-9383.


»HOME CHURCH, which meets at the American Legion Post No. 27, 3021 John Wayland Highway, Dayton, holds worship at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor George Williams. Children’s classes and nursery provided. Sunday school at 10 a.m. The church holds Wednesday night prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m.


»JOURNEY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, which meets at the Coffee House, Suite No. 3, 2429 John Wayland Highway, Dayton, worship at 10 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Luke Weaver continues a series on the Gospel of Mark, titled “The King’s Cross.” Potluck dinner follows worship. jcfva.blogspot.com.


»LIFE IN THE WORD CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST INC., which meets at the New Song Fellowship Church building, 3156 N. Valley Pike, holds an anointed service at 4 p.m. Sundays, and prayer and Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Services broadcast at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays on WAZT. 574-4807.


»LIFESONG BAPTIST CHURCH, which meets at 1586 S. Main St., holds service at 10:30 a.m. 433-3700 or lifesongharrisonburg.com.


»LINDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 6255 Jesse Bennett Way, Linville, worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Duane Yoder.


»LINVILLE CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 409 Brethren Road, Broadway, worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Paul Roth. Music by Ruth Williams. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 896-5001.


»McGAHEYSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 10106 McGaheysville Road, contemporary service, 8:33 Praise!; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by traditional service with the Rev. Jim Wingert at 11 a.m. 289-5445.


»MILL CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic, worship at 10 a.m.; Sunday school at 11 a.m. Nursery provided September-May. Fellowship meal at 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by Bible studies, choirs and activities at 6:45 p.m. millcreekcob.org.


»MONTEZUMA CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4937 Ottobine Road, Dayton, worship at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. David R. Miller to speak. Music by the adult and children’s choirs. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m.


»MOSCOW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 866 Nash Road, Mount Solon, worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Darren Howdyshell. Children’s church provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Moscowcob.com.


»MOSSY CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 372 Kyles Mill Road, Mount Solon, worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Glenn Coleman will speak. Church school at 9:30 a.m.


»MOUNT CRAWFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 360 N. Main St., worship at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Russell Heinrich to speak. Music by the adult choir. 433-9597.


»MOUNT HOREB PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 4517 Rockfish Road, Grottoes, worship at 11 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. 249-5141 or visit mount.horeb.pcusa.cc.


»MOUNT OLIVE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2977 Pineville Road, McGaheysville, traditional worship at 9 a.m..; contemporary worship at 11 a.m.; Lead pastor is Dr. Frederic Miller. Mtolivebrethren.org.


»MOUNT OLIVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 9148 Rawley Pike, Hinton, worship at 9:30 a.m. with guest minister Dr. John F. Sloop. Children’s church and Sunday school provided.


»MOUNT PLEASANT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 2788 Taylor Spring Road, worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday school at 11 a.m.


»MOUNT TABOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8335 N. Valley Pike, Lacey Spring, worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor Michael “Terry” Frank.


»MOUNT ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Va. 760 and 747, Mount Solon, worship at 11 a.m. with Dr. Gary A. Ziegler. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.


»MOUNTAIN GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 12769 Third Hill Road, Fulks Run, worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Lane Turner. Sunday school at 10 a.m.


»NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1020 Smithland Road, worship at 10:30 a.m., message by Pastor David Robichaud. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.


»PORT REPUBLIC UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8570 Main St., worship at 9:30 a.m. pastors Tom Murphy and Marlene Chandler. Includes nursery and children’s church. Sunday school for ages K-adult at 11 a.m. 249-4111.


»REDEEMING GRACE PENTECOSTAL OUTREACH, 40 Miller Circle, worship at 10:45 a.m., Pastor Jim Rodgers to speak. Evening service at 6 p.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m.


»SAINT JACOB’S-SPADERS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3555 Spaders Church Road, Mount Crawford, worship at 11 a.m. with Communion. Pastor Evan Davis to speak. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. spaderslutheran.org.


»SAINT JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Pleasant Valley, worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.


»SAINT MARTIN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2235 River Road, New Market, worship at 11 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m.


»SAINT STEPHEN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 358 S. Main St., worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays; children’s Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Coffee at 10 a.m. second and third Sundays.


»SANCTUARY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST will meet at 10 a.m. at the Shenandoah Presbytery. A potluck meal will follow.


»SHENANDOAH ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, corner of Maryland Avenue and Eighth Street, worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Children’s church and nursery provided at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Evening services, including one for youth, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night; Bible study starts at 7 p.m. (540) 652-6480.


»SHENANDOAH VALLEY WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER, 3251 S. Main St., holds Sunday worship at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study at 7 p.m. Service every other Sunday at 7 p.m. Contact Pastor Ricky Brunk at 434-6147.


»SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 229 Main St., Dayton, Second Sunday in Lent, worship at 11 a.m. with weekly Communion. Pastor Ted Schulz to speak. 879-3338 or shepvalleylutheran.org.


»SUMMIT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 314 Summit Church Road, Bridgewater, worship at 11 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m.


»SUNRISE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 1496 S. Main St., worship at 10 a.m. Sunday school at 11 a.m. 434-1773 or sunrisecob.org.


»SUNSET DRIVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 127 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway, worship at 10 a.m. Pastor Don Hawks will speak. Sunday school at 9 a.m. sunsetdriveumc.com.


»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St., will hold worship at 10 a.m. Doug Gochenour will speak at 6 p.m. 801-0519 or meredith@phwc.org.


»THE REV. ARNOLD REPASS holds services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays at Generations Crossings, Massanetta Springs Road. (540) 476-2540.


»TIMBERVILLE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 145 Church St., worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Bernie Fuska. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 896-1131.


»TIMBERVILLE LUTHERAN PARISH, traditional service 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 LUTHERAN CHURCH, Indian Trail Road, Keezletown, will hold worship at 9 a.m. Sundays with Pastor Evan Davis. Sunday school follows.


»TRISSELS MENNONITE CHURCH, Hisers Lane, Broadway, worship at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Harold Miller to speak. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.


»VALLEY CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1570 Virginia Ave., worship at 10:30 a.m. with speaker Dr. Todd Collier. Breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 421-8111 or email pastortoddc@yahoo.com.


»ZION MENNONITE CHURCH, 3260 Zion Church Road, Broadway, worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. zmcva.org.


LENT
»ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 S. Main St., will continue its 2014 Lenten Midday Music Series at 12:05 p.m. March 18 featuring organist Larry Taylor from Bridgewater College. Free. 434-2836 or visit asburyumc.cc.


»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Tenth Legion, Lenten soup supper at 6 p.m. March 19.


»EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 660 S. Main St., will observe Compline, a meditative, candlelit service of sung prayer, at 8 p.m. Sundays through April 13.


»FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, near Endless Caverns, will hold a Lenten service at 7 p.m. March 16. Pastor Don Guthrie to speak. Music by The Hatchers. Services will continue at 7 p.m. March 23. Pastor Frank Tusing to speak. Palms of Praise will provide music.


»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road, Linville, will continue its series of Lenten services at 7 p.m. March 19. Lane Turner to speak.


»INTERFAITH ASSOCIATION OF HARRISONBURG-ROCKINGHAM will continue its Lenten luncheon series at 12:05 p.m. March 19 at Harrisonburg Unitarian Universalist Church, 4104 Rawley Pike. Steve Hay, pastor of Asbury UMC, to speak.


»RIVERSIDE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 259 Fulks Run, will continue its Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor Randy to lead study, “24 Hours That Changed the World,” by Adam Hamilton. 896-7653.


»TIMBERVILLE LUTHERAN PARISH will continue its mid-week Lenten series, “Restored in Christ,” at 6:45 p.m. March 19 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hupp Church Road, Timberville. Topic will be “Broken Trust.” Meal served at 6:15 p.m.


»WEYERS CAVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 228 Houff Road, will hold its Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 5-7 p.m. March 18 at the Weyers Cave Community Center. Freewill offering to be collected. Carry-out available. Hosted by UM men.

UPCOMING
»A COMMUNITY HYMN SING will be held at 7 p.m. April 5 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church, U.S. 340 N, Shenandoah. Featuring local churches; proceeds benefit the Shenandoah Back Pack Program, Shenandoah Page One and Shenandoah Food For Friends. For information, call Pastor Ellen Martin at (540) 743-5089 or Sue Kite at (540) 652-6155.


»A SMALL HAND-PLAINS DISTRICT EMERGENCY INFANT PANTRY will be held from 5-7 p.m. March 20 at Rader Lutheran Church in Timberville. Pantry serves families enrolled in WIC and/or SNAP with infants age newborn through 2½ years residing in the Plains District of Rockingham County. The pantry provides age-appropriate formula, baby food, diapers and wipes. WIC and/or SNAP credentials, photo identification, proof of residency within the Plains District and baby must be presented. Existing pantry families are asked to bring current paperwork. 578-0779 (evenings) or ashpd.bev@gmail.com.

 

»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley, Thursday worship at 7 p.m. For information, call Pastor Johnny Clements at 298-8706.


»BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3700 Lee Highway, Weyers Cave, hosts a food pantry, which offers USDA and non-USDA products, Mondays from 4-7 p.m. 234-8880 or mybethany.org.


»BETHEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 3061 Armentrout Path, Keezletown, will hold a fried tenderloin supper from 4-7 p.m. March 22. Freewill donation to offset Deloris Simmers’ medical expenses. Take-out available; cost is $7. 269-6031.


»BETHEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2451 Bethel Church Road, Elkton, choir practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Open to the public. Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 298-1197.


»BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 166 Mason St., holds First Place 4 Health, a Christ-centered weight loss and healthy living program, at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Free. 896-7218.


»CALL-A-STORY, sponsored by Fulks Run-area churches, offers Bible stories and lessons. 896-4200.


»CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST, 822 Country Club Road, will host “Ladies Inspiration Day” from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 29. Guest speaker will be Deirdra Miller of Purcellville. Theme is “Joy of Being a Christian.” Breakfast and lunch provided. RSVP by calling 434-9770; reservations required by March 24.


»CHRISTIAN COFFEE HOUSE, 2929 John Wayland Highway, 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Open mic for Christian musicians (instruments available), as well as food and fellowship. 294-2671.


»CHRISTINE TOLSON MINISTRIES, 647 Chicago Ave., holds Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursdays. 434-0853.


»CONNECTING WITH GOD BIBLE STUDY meets from 10-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at First Assembly of God Church, 1310 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg. Led by Bennie and Judy Roach. 433-8687.


»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St., holds Wednesday Bible study at 7:30 p.m. 289-3022.


»EMMANUEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 411 Emmanuel Church Road, Mount Solon, will host James Kirk and Family at 11 a.m. March 30. A carry-in meal will follow. 350-2270.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet for game night at 6 p.m. March 21 in kitchen at Covenant Presbyterian Church. The group will meet at 9 a.m. March 22 in the K-Mart parking lot for its trip to Harper’s Ferry. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


»FRESH ANOINTING PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 181 E. Lee Highway, New Market, holds Tuesday prayer and Bible study at 6 p.m.; Wednesday worship at 6 p.m., and Gospel sing first Saturdays.


»FRESH START CHURCH, 31-D E. Market St., holds service at 10:30 a.m. Sundays; intercessory prayer at 6 p.m. Mondays; youth Bible study at 6 p.m. and adult Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays; women’s fellowship at 6:30 p.m. Fridays, and men’s fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays.


»GARBERS CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 1275 Garbers Church Road, will hold a spaghetti and meatball supper from 4-7 p.m. March 22. Cost is $7 per person. Proceeds benefit the Disaster Auction and Witness Commission.


»GRACE COVENANT CHURCH, 3337 Emmaus Road, will host a Sunday night hymn sing led by Jerry Fawley at 6:30 p.m. March 30.


»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road, Linville, hosts kids club from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, open to children ages 4 through eighth grade. Includes lesson, music and snack. 833-5251.


»HILLTOP BIBLE CHURCH, 21094 Dovesville Road, Criders, holds Thursday night Bible study at 7 p.m. 852-9383.


»LIFE IN THE WORD CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST INC., which meets at the New Song Fellowship Church building, 3156 N. Valley Pike, holds an anointed service at 4 p.m. Sundays; prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Services broadcast at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays on WAZT. 574-4807.


»LIFESONG BAPTIST CHURCH, which meets at 1586 S. Main St., hosts kids programs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. 433-3700 or lifesongharrisonburg.com.


»LINVILLE CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 409 Brethren Road, Broadway, will hold a community meal from 5-6:30 p.m. March 19 in the church fellowship hall. Free. 895-5001.


»McGAHEYSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 10106 McGaheysville Road, hosts Wednesday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m., includes Bible study at 6:30 p.m.; choir practice at 7:30 p.m. 289-5445.


»MATHIAS BRETHREN CHURCH will hold a ham potpie supper at 3 p.m. March 22 at the Mathias Community Center, Mathias, W.Va. Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12, and children ages 5 and younger, free. Eat-in or take-out.


»MUHLENBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 281 E. Market St., Holy Communion observed at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Noon Eucharist on Wednesdays. 434-3496.


»NEW MARKET SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 62 W. Lee Highway, holds worship at 11 a.m. Saturdays; study time at 9:30 a.m. Women’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.


»NON-DENOMINATIONAL BIBLE TALKS will be held at 4 p.m. March 16 and 23 and at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the New Market Fire Hall, 9771 S. Congress St., New Market. Speakers to include Lois Culver, Betty Denton and Stephanie Jayne.


»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., hosts Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. with guest speakers the Rev. Ed Pruitt on March 22, and George Taylor on March 29. Meal will follow. The church will hold a divorce recovery workshop from 7-9 p.m. Mondays from March 17-May 19. Open to anyone in the community who is separated, in the process of divorce, or in the process of adjusting to a divorce. Free. Registration held the first two weeks. Child care provided. To pre-register or for information call 434-7747.


»PINE GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 7876 Simmers Valley Road, Linville, will hold a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. March 22 in the church social hall. Freewill donations collected to benefit community projects. Take-out available; cost is $5. In the event of inclement weather, breakfast will be held March 29.


»PLEASANT VALLEY CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 91 Valley Church Road, Weyers Cave, will host a dinner theater, “Peace in the Kingdom,” at 6 p.m. March 21 and noon March 22. Reservations required for dinner and play; cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 10 and younger. Cost is $10 for play-only tickets. For reservations and tickets, call 574-9920.


»RIVERSIDE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 16174 Brocks Gap Road, Fulks Run, will host a dinner theater, “The Mystery of Montley’s Manor” at 6:30 p.m. March 28 and 29 and at 1:30 p.m. March 30. Freewill offering collected to benefit local missions. Reservations required, call 896-3866 or 852-3288.


»SHENANDOAH VALLEY WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER, 3251 S. Main St., holds weekly Sunday worship at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study at 7 p.m. Contact Pastor Ricky Brunk at 434-6147.


»SMALL GROUP BIBLE STUDY, led by Bob Van Ornam, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Good Life Station, across from the Southern Kitchen Restaurant, South Congress Street, New Market. (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.


»STAUNTON AGLOW LIGHTHOUSE will meet at 10 a.m. March 20 at Second Presbyterian Church, 201 W. Frederick St., Staunton.  Coffee and fellowship at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Cynthia Murray, founder of Divine Women of Destiny Ministries. A covered dish lunch will follow; bring a dish to share.


»SUNSET DRIVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 127 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway, will continue Table Talk: Volume 2 on March 26; topic will be “The Last Supper.” Sessions includes meal, story, discussion and activities for all ages. For information or to make reservation, call 896-3970 or submit form at sunsetdriveumc.com/contact.html.


»THE ANABAPTIST HERITAGE DVD SERIES will be shown at 7 p.m. Mondays beginning Feb. 17 at the Coffee House, 2429 John Wayland Highway, Dayton. Series, which includes 12 one-hour lectures, will focus on “Who are the Anabaptists and Mennonites?” 236-4507.


»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St., holds prayer time Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; worship at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Sunday evening speakers include former Sight and Sound lead actress Karen Knight on March 23. 801-0519 or meredith@phwc.org.


»TIMBERVILLE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN will hold a chicken barbecue at 8 a.m. March 29 at the Broadway pit. Proceeds benefit the youth group.


»UPWARD LOOK BIBLE CLASS meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays, Mayland Christian Church, 11625 Wampler Road, Broadway, led by Audrey Shank. 433-4805.


»VALLEY CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1570 Virginia Ave., will host a family movie night at 6 p.m. March 29. Includes showing of “Mercy Rule,” pizza and popcorn. Nonperishable items collected, in lieu of admission, to benefit the Salvation Army. 214-9184.


»WEYERS CAVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 228 Houff Road, will host Danny Figgins at 11 a.m. March 23.

Mary Lou Dean



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