Religion Calendar July 19-25

Posted: July 19, 2014

SATURDAY
»AN OPEN HOUSE will be held at Long’s Chapel, Fridley Gap Road, at 1 p.m., in celebration of chapel restoration.


»HARRISONBURG FIRST ASSEMBLY, 1310 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, will host the Promisedland quartet at 7 p.m. Freewill offering collected. promisedlandquartet.com.


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


»MOUNT TABOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8335 N. Valley Pike, Lacey Spring, will hold a chicken barbecue. Chicken available at 9 a.m. at the church, Melrose City and Red Front Supermarket. Cost is $3.50 per half.


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


»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP, U.S. 340 N, Shenandoah, will host Kirk and Janelle Wade at 7 p.m. (540) 652-8156.


»SAINT STEPHEN AND THE GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 7078 Rocky Bar Road, Elkton, will hold its annual lawn party at 4 p.m. Music provided by Southern Grace.


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

SUNDAY
»ANTIOCH UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 4107 Fort Lynne Road, worship at 9 a.m. with Holy Communion and co-pastors Karen and Robby Burke. Music by Elsy Diaz. Bible study at 10 a.m.


»ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 S. Main St., worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pastor Steve Hay to speak. Church school at 9:45 a.m. Handicap accessible. 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 (540) 271-4935.


»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., the Rev. Robert Edwards to speak. Youth church at 10:30 a.m.; Bible study suspended until Sept. 13. Worship at Shenandoah Place at 2 p.m.


»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. Music provided. Child care provided. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.


»BRIDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 110 E. College St., worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Kerry Foster to speak. Music provided by a mixed quartet. Nursery provided. Sunday school classes suspended until September. 828-2442.


»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St., worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Pastor Jim Tongue to speak. Music provided by the sanctuary choir at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. Awakening suspended until September. 828-0890.


»BRIERY BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 6628 Briery Branch Road, Dayton, worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., Pastor Randy Cosner to speak. 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. and 6 p.m., Pastor Donnie Owen to speak. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Adult Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. BroadwayBaptistVa.org. 896-7218.


»BROADWAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 107 E. Lee St., worship at 11 a.m. 896-3903.


»CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST, 822 Country Club Road, will hold worship at 11 a.m., Jeff Greene to speak. Evening service at 6 p.m.; Sunday Bible classes at 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m., study titled “Genesis 1:1,” continues. Classes for all ages. 434-9770.


»CHERRY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 10459 Cherry Grove Road, Linville, worship at 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Ed Wilkins.


»CHRIST FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, which meets at Plains Community Center, Timberville, holds worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Don Guthrie and children’s church. Tuesday Bible study at 7 p.m. 578-4299.


»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.


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


»COOKS CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 4222 Mount Clinton Pike, worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. George W. Evans to speak. Nursery provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 867-5117.


»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.


»COVENANT REFORMED CHURCH, which meets at the Good Shepherd Day Care, 991 Chicago Ave., holds worship at 9:30 a.m. with weekly Holy Communion. Catechism follows. For questions concerning Bible studies, call (540) 746-1458.

»CrossRoads’ SUMMER VESPER SERIES will be held from 7-7:45 p.m. at Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center, 1921 Heritage Center Way. Worship led by Linda Waggy; music by Jessica Strawderman. Bring a lawn chair. Offering collected. In case of inclement weather, service will be held indoors.


»DAYTON CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 202 Main St., worship at 10:30 a.m. with interim Pastor Regina Harlow. Child care provided. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 879-9771 or daytoncob.org.


»DAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 215 Ashby St., Youth Sunday, worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Steve Bird. Nursery available. Sunday school at 10 a.m. for children ages 4-7. Missions picnic will follow at 11:15 a.m. in the picnic shelter. 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 the Rev. Ed Wilkins. Sunday school at 10 a.m. 833-4517 or donovaumc.org.


»EAST POINT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3209 East Point Road, Elkton, will hold a hymn sing at 6 p.m. Music provided by Doug Davidson. Freewill offering collected. Refreshments available. 298-9509.


»EASTSIDE CHURCH, 470 Linda Lane, will hold the 10:30 a.m. service at Riven Rock Park. Potluck meal will follow. Eastsideharrisonburg.org.


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


»EMMANUEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 411 Emmanuel Church Road, Mount Solon, holds worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jimmy R. Ross; children’s church and nursery provided. Sunday school at 10 a.m.


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


»EMMANUEL FELLOWSHIP, which meets at Broadway High School, worship at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Pastor J.O. Phillips.


»FAIRVIEW (MOUNT CLINTON) CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 3716 Snapps Creek Road, worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Jim Hall. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

»FAITH ALIVE FELLOWSHIP, located in the Shen Elk Plaza, Elkton, will host Bill and Bobbie Osborne, formerly of Elkton now living in Lancaster, S.C., at 10 a.m. 908-8130.


»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.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet for a concert at 7 p.m. in Oakdale Park in Bridgewater. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


»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. with Pastor Walt Crull. Sunday school at 11 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 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 worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school at 11 a.m. gracemennonite.net.


»GREATEST FREEDOM MINISTRIES, 3004 Twin Oaks Drive, will host the Rev. Larry Hickey of Compassion Ministries at 10:30 a.m.


»GROTTOES CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 98 Augusta Ave., Grottoes, worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Keith Whitmer. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 249-5826.


»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.


»HARRISONBURG UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS, 4101 Rawley Pike, worship at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Erika Hewitt will speak. Nursery care and supervised children’s play from 10:30-11:45 a.m.


»HILLTOP BIBLE CHURCH, 21094 Dovesville Road, Criders, holds worship at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bob Silling. (540) 383-5861.


»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, meets at 10 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Luke Weaver teaches series, titled “The Cry of the Heart.” Potluck follows. 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. Thursdays. Services broadcast at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays on WAZT. (540) 837-2429.


»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 CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 4982 Kratzer Road, worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. 433-4805.


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


»LINVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 5180 Kratzer Road, Linville, worship at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Marlene Chandler. Sunday school at 10 a.m. 833-2800.


»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, June-August schedule for is as follows: worship at 9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. millcreekcob.org.


»MONTEZUMA CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4937 Ottobine Road, Dayton, worship at 9:30 a.m. with Holy Communion and the Rev. David R. Miller. Music provided by Heather Knott and Carter Young. Sunday school at 10:40 a.m. 879-2246.


»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 to speak. Church school at 9:30 a.m.


»MOUNT BETHEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 8550 Robinson Road, Dayton, worship at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Marty Doss to give sermon. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.


»MOUNT CRAWFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 360 N. Main St., worship at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Heinrich to speak; music provided by Nolan Cline. 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. Mtolivebrethren.org.


»MOUNT OLIVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 9148 Rawley Pike, Hinton, worship at 9:30 a.m. with guest speaker Gerald Harper. 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 SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH, Bryant Hollow Road, Elkton, worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


»MOUNT SOLON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 977 North River Road, worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Rev. Charles David Clinedinst to give sermon. Beginning July 21, service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. (540) 350-2600.


»MOUNT TABOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8335 N. Valley Pike, Lacey Spring, worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kay Gentry.


»MOUNT ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Va. 760 and 747, Mount Solon, worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor Darin Buse. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.


»NEW COVENANT COMMUNITY CHURCH, 78 Somerset Drive, Weyers Cave, worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Jim Logan. Sunday school at 9 a.m. 234-9641.


»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.


»NORTH RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH, 99 Mount Crawford Ave., Bridgewater, will observe homecoming at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Eric Strother and the choir from Pleasant View UMC in Waynesboro. Dinner will follow the 11 a.m. service. 820-4817.


»PORT REPUBLIC UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8570 Main St., worship at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Jim Joyner. Includes nursery and children’s church. Sunday school for ages K-adult at 11 a.m. 249-4111.


»REDEEMING GRACE PENTECOSTAL, 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.


»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP, U.S. 340 N, Shenandoah, will host Kirk and Janelle Wade at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. (540) 652-8156.


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


»SAINT JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1525 Cecil Wampler Road, 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 9 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 fourth Sundays. Nursery provided.


»SANGERVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2488 River Road, Bridgewater, worship at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Gary Monroe to speak. Sunday school 10:45 a.m.


»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 service 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, worship at 11 a.m. with Communion. Pastor Ted Schulz to speak. 879-3338 or shepvalleylutheran.org.


»SUMMIT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 314 Summit Church Road, Bridgewater, worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 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 to speak. Sunday school at 9 a.m.


»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St., will hold service at 10 a.m. Pastor Matt Cross 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, worship at 9 a.m. Pastor Evan Davis to continue summer sermon series. Sunday school follows.


»TRISSELS MENNONITE CHURCH, Hisers Lane, Broadway, worship at 10:30 a.m. with guest speaker Marlin Fulk. 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.


»WEST SIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 715 W. Wolfe St., worship at 10:30 a.m. Adult discipleship and Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.


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

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
»BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 166 Mason St., will hold vacation Bible school at 6 p.m. July 23-25, theme “Treasure Island,” for ages 3-18. Treasure Island Children’s Festival will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 26. Includes games, hot dogs, popcorn and bouncy house. For information, visit BroadwayBaptistVa.org.


»CEDAR RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 6362 Cedar Run Trail, Broadway, will hold vacation Bible school from 6-8 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1, theme “Jungle Safari: Exploring the Nature of God,” for ages K-sixth grade. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 896-7381.


»FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Va. 42 N, Broadway, will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 19, theme “Circle G Ranch,” for ages K-fifth grade. Includes Bible stories, crafts, games, music, snacks and more. To register or for information, call 896-7168.


»MOUNT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1660 Ridge Road, New Market, will hold vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:45 p.m. July 21-25, for ages pre-school through sixth grade.


»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP, U.S. 340 N, Shenandoah, will hold a one-day vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 26, for ages 2 through adult. Includes Bible learning classes from 10:30 a.m.-noon; lunch, followed by horseback riding and water slide. Cookout will be held at 3 p.m., parents are invited. For information, call (540) 652-8156.


»SUNSET DRIVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 127 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway, will hold vacation Bible school from July 28-Aug. 1, theme “Workshop of Wonders.” For information and to register, visit sunsetdrive.umc.com/get-connected/children.


»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St., will hold vacation Bible school, theme “Odyssey in Outer Space,”  from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 4-8, for ages K through fifth grade and younger children with adult supervision. Registration at 6 p.m. 801-0519.

UPCOMING
»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley, Thursday worship at 7 p.m. For information, call Pastor Johnny Clements at (540) 271-4935.


»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 mybethanyumc.org.


»BETHEL AME CHURCH, 184 Kelley St., holds Thursday Bible study at 7 p.m. Prayer at 6:30 p.m.


»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.


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


»COMMUNITY HYMN SING will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Shenandoah Boat Landing. Music provided by area churches. Offering will be collected to benefit the Shenandoah Back Pack Program, Shenandoah Page One and Shenandoah Food For Friends. In case of inclement weather, will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 211 Central Ave., Shenandoah. (540) 652-6155.


»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.


»ELKTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 104 Ashby Ave., will present “The Joy of Sharing Music” at 7 p.m. July 27. Music provided by church members and guests Bucky Monger and Heidi Morgan-Riddell. Refreshments follow. Freewill offering collected to offset cost of repainting church. 298-1363.


»FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, corner of Snapps Creek and Singers Glen roads, will hold its annual Share-the-Fun evening Aug. 2. Includes games, door prizes, free food from 4:30-6 p.m. Music by Higher Ground at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. Freewill donations collected to benefit the West Rockingham Food Bank.


»FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 611 Broad St, will hold its annual Kid’s Café Summer Camp from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays through July 24. Open to community youth ages 5-12; meals provided. Registration from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A copy of valid birth certificate necessary at registration. Free. For information, call 434-3969 or visit firstbaptistbgva.org.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet at 6:45 p.m. July 22 at Sun Trust Bank, corner of U.S. 11 and Port Republic Road, to carpool to Turks game; at 6 p.m. July 25 at Aroma Buffet for dinner and at 7 p.m. July 27 in Oakdale Park in Bridgewater for a concert. 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.


»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road, kids club suspended. 833-5251.


»HILLTOP BIBLE CHURCH, 21094 Dovesville Road, Criders, will host Steve and Laura Campbell, missionaries to Montenegro, at 7 p.m. July 31. The church also holds Thursday night Bible study at 7 p.m. (540) 383-5861.


»JOHN WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, located at the corner of Sterling and Effering streets in Harrisonburg, will host a women’s prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. July 26. For more information, contact Felica Thomas at 578-2510.


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


»MANOR MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 9320 N. Congress St., New Market, has spaced available for the U.S. 11 Yard Crawl to be held from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9. Spaces cost $10; tables, $5. Call (540) 740-8959 to reserve.


»McGAHEYSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 10106 McGaheysville Road, holds choir practice at 5 p.m. Sundays. 289-5445.


»MOUNT PLEASANT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 2788 Taylor Spring Road, will host an ice cream social at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Event will feature a cake wheel, dunking booth, corn hole, children’s games and live Gospel music by the Walnut Ridge Boys. Donations collected for games and homemade food. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, call Sarah at 435-4552.


»MOUNT SOLON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 977 North River Road, Thursday Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Prayer service first Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. (540) 350-2600.


»MOUNT TABOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8335 N. Valley Pike, Lacey Spring, will hold vespers and an ice cream social at 6 p.m. July 20. Music provided by the Mullet Family.


»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.


»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., hosts Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Glen Langston on July 26. Meal will follow. 434-7747.


»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.


»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. Doug Gochenour will speak at 6 p.m. July 27.  801-0519 or meredith@phwc.org.


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


Mary Lou Dean



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