Posted: October 13, 2012
»BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 166 Mason St., will hold a movie night. Doors open at 6 p.m., movies follow at 6:30 p.m. “October Baby” will be shown for the adults. Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” will be shown for children younger than age 12.
»FOCAS Christian singles group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Dayton Farmer’s Market for stargazing through a large telescope. For more information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.
»LINVILLE CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 409 Brethren Road, Broadway, will host its fall festival from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Festival will include arts and crafts tables and large yard sale (a youth fundraiser). Lunch will be available for purchase, as well as homemade baked goods. Homemade soup will be sold by the quart.
»MELROSE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, U.S. 11 N., will host Smokey Wilson at 6 p.m. A soup and sandwich meal will be served from 4-6 p.m. Meal is a fundraiser for the church youth.
»MOUNTAIN GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN will operate the Red Front hot dog stand from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church fellowship hall. The church will also hold a chicken barbecue at the Fulks Run Barbecue Pit. Chicken can be purchased at the pit, Food Lion in Timberville and Neighbors on Va. 42. Events are sponsored by the church’s women’s fellowship.
»NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1020 Smithland Road, will hold a basement yard sale at 7 a.m. Items for sale include new items, tools, clothes and more.
»NEW LIFE GOSPEL CHURCH, Shenandoah, will hold revival services at 7 p.m. with Matt Cubbage, from Hickory, N.C., as guest speaker. For more information, call Pastor Tony Cubbage at (540) 652-3232.
»NEW MARKET SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 62 W. Lee Highway, will observe homecoming. A fellowship meal will follow the 11 a.m. service. (540) 740-8550.
»NORTH RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH will host an appreciation service for Dorothy Strother and Roscoe Burgess at 4 p.m. at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren. Note change of location.
»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., will host its Saturday Night Alive event at 5:30 p.m. George Taylor will be the guest speaker. A fellowship meal will follow. 434-7747.
»BETHLEHEM BRETHREN CHURCH, 178 Pleasant Hill Road, will host The Crestmen at 10:30 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow at 11:30 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m.
»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Broadway, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Edwards delivering the sermon. Bible study will be held at 9:30 a.m. Youth Sunday school will be held at 10:30 a.m.
»BRIDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 110 E. College St., will hold its annual Everybody’s Birthday Dinner following the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. A nursery is provided.
»BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 166 Mason St., is sponsoring Christmas Child shoeboxes. Boxes can be picked up at the church or at the Broadway Drug Center. Last day to drop off filled boxes is Nov. 16 at either location. Project through Samaritan’s Purse. For more information, call 896-9111 after noon.
»DAYTON MENNONITE CHURCH, 4887 John Wayland Highway, will hold revival services through Wednesday with Walter Beachy, churchman and past president of Rosedale (Ohio) Bible College, as guest speaker. Revival will begin during the 10:20 a.m. worship service and continue at 7 p.m. each evening.
»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St., will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m., with children’s church. Pastor Sam Sponaugle will deliver the sermon. Special music will be provided by the praise and worship team. Sunday evening services will be held at 6 p.m. 289-3022.
»FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, Mount Clinton, will hold a revival at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Glovier as guest speaker. Services will continue at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Special music will include Doyle Moats Jr. on Sunday; Adoration on Monday, and Doris Gowl on Tuesday.
»FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE VALLEY will meet at the Broadway Community Center, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway. Worship will be held at 9:30 a.m. with speaker the Rev. Roger Austin. Sunday school will be held at 10:45 a.m. 432-1488 or www.faithlutheranofthevalley.org.
»FOCAS Christian singles group will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Crawford 7-Eleven for a hike. For more information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.
»GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 205 N. Fourth St., Shenandoah, will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Services can also be seen on WAZT-TV at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. 433-1928.
»LINDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 6255 Jesse Bennett Way, Linville, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. Cindy Voth will deliver the sermon.
»MOSCOW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, Va. 42 S., Bridgewater, will hold worship services at 10:30 with Pastor Darren Howdyshell delivering the sermon. “Spirit Seekers” children’s church provided. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. www.Moscowcob.com.
»MOUNT OLIVET CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 38 Mount Olivet Church Road, Elkton, across from the entrance to Massanutten Resort, will host the Mountain Joy Gospel Quartet at 11 a.m. For information, contact Pastor Wayne Wright at 574-0670.
»NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1020 Smithland Road, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor David Robichaud delivering the sermon.
»STANLEY NEW HOPE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 5074 Farmview Road, will hold revival services through Oct. 20. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Guest speakers will include: John Senters on Sunday; Carter Dean on Monday; Larry Clark on Tuesday; Harold Kephart on Wednesday; Matt Homer on Thursday; Wayne Powell on Friday, and a Gospel concert on Saturday with Mercy’s Bridge Trio. (540) 244-7822.
»TIMBERVILLE LUTHERAN PARISH holds a traditional service each Sunday at 9 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church on 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. www.tlparish.org.
»TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 161 Church St., Timberville, will observe homecoming during the 10:30 a.m. service. Marsha Garst, Rockingham County commonwealth’s attorney, will be the guest speaker. A fellowship meal will follow.
»A FUNDRAISER will be held from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Sangerville Towers Ruritan Hall, 38 Emmanuel Church Road, Mount Solon. Music will be provided by The Easter Brothers and Easter Family. Doors open at 5 p.m. Free will offering will be collected at the door with proceeds benefitting Mount Solon Vol. Fire and Rescue. Food will be available for purchase.
»A SMALL HAND-PLAINS DISTRICT EMERGENCY INFANT PANTRY serving Plains District residents in need will be open from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18. The pantry is housed at Rader Lutheran Church in Timberville and serves families enrolled in WIC and/or SNAP with infants age newborn through 24 months residing in the Plains District of Rockingham County. The pantry provides age-appropriate formula, baby food, diapers and wipes. You must bring your WIC and/or SNAP credentials, photo identification and your baby with you. Contact Bev London at 578-0779 (evenings) or email@example.com for more.
»AARON KINTU MOSES, Ugandan Jewish leader, will speak on interfaith education and economic programs, at 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at Beth El Congregation, 830 Old Furnace Road. Presentation is sponsored by Beth El Congregation, The Islamic Association of Shenandoah Valley and Trinity Presbyterian Church.
»BATTLE CREEK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 212 Battle Creek Road, Stanley, holds Thursday night praise and worship, with preaching at 7:30 p.m. For information or directions to the church, call Pastor Johnny Clements at 298-8706.
»BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3700 Lee Highway, Weyers Cave, operates a food pantry every Monday from 4-7 p.m. Offering USDA and non-USDA products. 234-8880.
»BETHEL-KEEZLETOWN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 3061 Armentrout Path, Keezletown, will hold its fall revival at 7 p.m. Oct. 15-17. Speakers and special music include: Monday, Pastor Wayne Pence and Doyle Moats Jr.; Tuesday, Pastor Jack Glover and Mary Lieu Cline, and Wednesday, Pastor Jack Glover and Dave Napier. The church will observe homecoming on Oct. 21. Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m. Worship will follow at 11 a.m. with Olen Landes as guest speaker. A carry-in meal will follow at noon. Bennie Roach will provide special music at 1:30 p.m. A freewill offering will be collected.
»BETHEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2451 Bethel Church Road, Elkton, holds choir practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Elaine Monger Brown is choir director. Open to the public. Bible study is held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 298-1197.
»BRIDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 110 E. College St., will hold a Trunk-or-Treat from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Parking lot event will offer activities, games, food and treats. 828-2442.
»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St., will observe Laity Sunday during worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Oct. 21. Lay speaker Becky Downey will deliver the sermon. Special music will be provided by the Adult Handbells during the 8:30 a.m. service and the Sanctuary Choir during the 11 a.m. service. Sunday school will be held at 9:50 a.m. The church holds a contemporary worship service, “Awakening,” at 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. Louise Jennings will speak on Kingsway Ministries. 828-0890.
»BRIERY BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN will hold a food contest auction on Oct. 25 at the church activities building, 6494 Daniel Cupp Road, Dayton. Food drop-off at 5:30 p.m., auction will follow at 6 p.m. Baked goods, garden produce and entrees. Ribbons given to top 3 best-selling items. Proceeds to benefit Operation Christmas Child shoebox shipping. 828-2271.
»CALL-A-STORY, sponsored by Fulks Run-area churches, is featuring 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 LIFE CENTER, 34 S. Main St., will hold services at 11 a.m. Sundays. A city-wide Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Thursdays. 434-0853.
»ELKTON CHURCH OF GOD, 102 W. E St., will hold revival services Oct. 21-24 with John Senter as guest speaker. Services will begin Oct. 21 during the 11 a.m. worship service and continue at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. The church will host The Crestmen at 7 p.m. Oct. 21. The church holds Wednesday night Bible study at 7:30 p.m. The church has homemade apple butter available for $6.50 per quart. For information, or to inquire about apple butter, call 289-3022.
»ELKTON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 20995 Blue and Gold Drive, will hold a fundraiser combo bake sale/car wash/yard sale at 9 a.m. Oct. 21. Proceeds will benefit Community Outreach and Young People Ministries projects. (540) 908-9154.
»EMMANUEL FELLOWSHIP will meet at Broadway High School at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 21. U.S. Army chaplain, John Jacobs, will deliver the message.
»FAITH ALIVE FELLOWSHIP, 800 Shenandoah Ave., Shen-Elk Plaza, Elkton, will hold a family crusade with the “Captain and Friends” at 7 p.m. Oct. 21-23. Music, drama, dance, fun and prizes for the whole family. A pizza party for the teens/early 20’s will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday evening, prior to the service. A get-together meal for the men will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Call ahead if planning to attend meals. Faith Alive is hosting a new Bible study, “Battlefield of the Mind” by Joyce Meyer, an eight-week study (via DVD) on the importance of renewing the mind according to God’s Word. Classes are planned for children and youth. Services are each Wednesday, from 7-8:15 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Don Meadows at 298-8030 or visit www.faithalivefellowship.com.
»FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE VALLEY will meet Oct. 21 at the Broadway Community Center, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway. Worship will be held at 9:30 a.m. with guest speaker Jerry Shifflett. Sunday school will be held at 10:45 a.m. 432-1488 or www.faithlutheranofthevalley.org.
»FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, 1310 Garbers Church Road, holds a Bible study from 10-11:15 a.m. every Wednesday morning. Bennie and Judy Roach will lead the study.
»FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HARRISONBURG, 611 Broad St., will observe its 141st anniversary and revival kickoff program, “Pressing Toward The Mark,” at 3 p.m. Oct. 21. The Rev. Monty Royster of Bethel AME Church will be the featured speaker. Dinner will be served just prior to the afternoon service. Revival service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Services will continue at 7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Speakers include: Monday, Elder Archie Webster; Tuesday, the Rev. Marvin E. Jackson, and Wednesday, the Rev. Al Brandon.
»FOCAS Christian singles group will hold game night at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the kitchen of Covenant Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.
»FRESH START CHURCH, 31-D E. Market St., holds an 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.
»GOSPEL HILL MENNONITE CHURCH, 6179 Hopkins Gap Road, Fulks Run, will hold its fall festival from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27. Includes: apple butter boil, kettle vegetable soup, homemade donuts, food, baked goods and vendors: Pink Zebra, Tupperware, Thirty-One Primitive by Jodi, Pampered Chef and others.
»GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, 162 N. Main St., Broadway, will host Vertical Connection Ministries, live worship and a Community Outreach at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Clothing will be available to infants, women and children who are in need. There will also be other items available as they are donated.
»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road, will hold revival services on Oct. 21-24 with Pastor Charles Ilyes from Pennsylvania as guest speaker. Revival will begin during the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday and continue at 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday. Special music will be provided nightly. The church holds Kids Club at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Open to children in grades K-8. Includes Bible lesson, music and a snack. There is also an adult Bible study. 833-5251.
»THE HEALING RAIN PRAYER TEAM will be at First Assembly of God Church, 1310 Garbers Church Road, from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 20. Team will pray and anoint with oil for healing body, spirit and mind. 867-9534.
»HEBRON MENNONITE CHURCH, 13594 Hopkins Gap Road, Fulks Run, will host West Wind and The Shifflett Sisters & Southern Sound from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Food will be available for purchase from 4-6:30 p.m. in the church social hall. Free admission. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.
»JOHN WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner of Sterling and Effinger streets, will observe its 146th anniversary at 11 a.m. Oct. 21. Dinner will follow the morning service in church social hall.
»LILY OF THE VALLEY CHURCH, U.S. 340 N., Shenandoah, will host a benefit hymn sing at 6 p.m. Oct. 20. Music will be provided by The Kite Family. Food will be available for purchase in the social hall. Proceeds will benefit a family with a special need.
»MIDDLE RIVER WEEKDAY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION will host The Faithful Men at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at Verona United Methodist Church, Lee Highway. A freewill offering will be collected with proceeds to benefit the Middle River Council of Weekday Religious Education. Light refreshments will follow.
»MILL CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic; the church’s fall, winter and spring Sunday morning worship schedule is as follows for September to May: Morning worship begins at 10 a.m., with Sunday school at 11 a.m. The church will also hold fall revival services on Oct. 17 and 19-21 with Jonathan Brush as guest speaker on Friday-Sunday evenings. Special music will be provided every evening and offerings will go to the Grottoes Food Panty. Services will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with a youth event for youth in grades 6-12 grades. A pizza meal will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, followed by worship at 7 p.m. Worship will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, followed by an ice cream social in the church fellowship hall. Worship will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, followed by Sunday school at 11 a.m. A covered dish carry-in meal will be held at noon. Drink, table service and meat provided. Gary Clines pork barbecue and roasted chicken will be served. www.millcreekcob.org.
»MOUNT BETHEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 8550 Robinson Road, in the Lilly area, will observe its 100th year anniversary on Oct. 21 with Terry Houff as guest speaker. A hymn sing will be held at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 10:30 a.m. Service will include former pastors.
»MOUNT CARMEL UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH, 11466 Brocks Gap Road, Fulks Run, will hold a Trunk-or-Treat event from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 28. Costumes welcome, but not required, up to age 12. 896-4739.
»MOUNT TABOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Lacey Spring, will host a tenderloin dinner at 4 p.m. Oct. 20. Menu includes: tenderloin, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, rolls and desserts. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
»MOUNTAIN GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, Fulks Run, will hold revival services from Oct. 18-21 with the Rev. Eugene Shavers from Emmanuel Church of the Brethren as guest speaker. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 and 11 a.m. Oct. 20. A fellowship meal will follow the Sunday morning service.
»NEW LIFE MINISTRIES will host its 2012 fall sharathon, “Only Jesus,” from Oct. 17-19 on WNLR AM 1150. Special guests will be evangelist Steve Wingfield and Pastor Scott Reese. For information visit www.WNLR1150.com.
»NEW MARKET SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 62 W. Lee Highway, holds worship services at 11 a.m. Saturdays, study time is held at 9:30 a.m. A women’s prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Evening Prayer Warriors meet at 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (540) 740-8550.
»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., hosts Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays. Guest speakers for October include: the Rev. Ed Pruitt, Oct. 20, and the Rev. Don Shull, Oct. 27. A light fellowship meal follows. 434-7747.
»RAY OF HOPE CHURCH, 1450 Reservoir St., will host a tenderloin dinner at 3 p.m. Oct. 20. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund. 298-8673.
»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, U.S. 340 N., Shenandoah, will host Jerry McGee during the 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services Oct. 21. Services will continue at 7 p.m. Oct. 22-26.
»SAINT LUKE’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (“County Line”), North Mountain Road, Va. 613, at the Rockingham/Shenandoah County Line, will hold its annual craft/depression glass and bake sale/homemade soup sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27. www.countylineucc.org.
»SAINT MICHAELS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, Centerville Road, Bridgewater, will hold a dedication service during the 11 a.m. worship service on Oct. 28. Service is held to dedicate the Wise Memorial Bench, donated in the memory of Michael Wise, a Revolutionary War patriot who donated the land for the church and cemetery.
»SHENANDOAH VALLEY WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER, 1380 Blackberry Lane, Harrisonburg, hosts a weekly Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. and Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. The DVD series and study guides are based on the teachings of Andrew Wommack and Kenneth E. Hagin on the subjects of faith and healing. For more information, contact evangelists Ricky and Kathy Brunk at 434-6147.
»SMALL GROUP BIBLE STUDY, which meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Good Life Station, across from the Southern Kitchen Restaurant on South Congress Street in New Market, is looking for people seeking a deeper understanding of God and the Bible. Study meets in a non-church atmosphere. The Gospel of John is the current topic of study. Bob Van Ornam will lead the study-and-answer session. (540) 335-8220.
»STAYING FREE, a gathering for women who have been released from jail or prison, meets at 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Yahweh Ministries, 129B W. Wolfe St. (above the Appliance Hospital.) Refreshments will be served. 271-7570.
»THE POTTER’S HOUSE WORSHIP CENTER, 1911 W. Market St., holds worship services each Friday at 7 p.m.; includes prayer and worship. Praise and worship begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by small breakout groups. Regular meeting times are 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. 801-0519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
»TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 725 S. High St., will observe Children’s Sabbath beginning with worship at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 21. The Trinity children will be leading the service and sharing songs. Church school will be held for all ages at 11 a.m.
»TRISSLES MENNONITE CHURCH, Hisers Lane, Broadway, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Harold Miller will deliver the sermon. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m.
»UPWARD LOOK BIBLE CLASS meets at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at Mayland Christian Church, 11625 Wampler Road, Broadway. The class is led by Audrey Shank.
»WEST SIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 715 W. Wolfe St., is hosting AWANA at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The AWANA program offers Bible teaching, small group interaction and age-appropriate games for Puggles, Cubbies, Sparks and T & T age groups. 434-9634.
»WOODS CHAPEL INDEPENDENT BIBLE CHURCH, 58 Splinter Lane, New Market, will host The Walnut Ridge Boys at 6 p.m. Oct. 21. Proceeds will benefit Wena Golladay for medical expenses. (540) 481-0459.
— Mary Lou Dean