Religion Calendar March 1-7

Posted: March 1, 2014

SATURDAY
»DAYTON MENNONITE CHURCH, Va. 42, will host Voices of Praise, a homeschool-student choir from Lancaster County, Pa., at 7 p.m. Freewill offering collected. 879-9655.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. at Bridgewater Baptist Church. Bring a dish to share. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


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


»IMPACT MINISTRIES will host a free community movie night at 7 p.m. in the Elkton Middle School auditorium, Blue and Gold Drive. Includes showing of “Seven Days in Utopia”; refreshments provided.


»OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 176 W. Market St., Saturday Night Alive at 5:30 p.m. with Jim Clough; fellowship meal to follow. 434-7747.

SUNDAY
»ANTIOCH UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 4107 Fort Lynne Road, will hold a meet and greet for new co-pastors Karen and Robby Burke at 8:30 a.m. includes breakfast and fellowship; worship at 9 a.m. Music by Elsy Diaz.


»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.


»BELDOR MENNONITE CHURCH, Beldor Road, Elkton, will host Heartland at 7 p.m.


»BENEFIT HYMN SING for Theresa Knapp will be held at 6 p.m. at Woods Chapel Independent Bible Church, 58 Splinter Lane, New Market. Music by Calvary’s Mercy.


»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 BRETHREN CHURCH, 178 Pleasant Hill Road, will host Doyle Moats Jr. at 10:30 a.m.


»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Tenth Legion, worship at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Edwards. Holy Communion will be observed. 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 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. Stanley Noffsinger, general secretary Church of the Brethren, 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., 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. Holy Communion observed. Music provided by the sanctuary choir at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. At 6:30 p.m., Awakening will meet with speaker Rachel Hunley of Open Doors. 828-0890.


»BRIERY BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 6628 Briery Branch Road, Dayton, worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with Pastor Randy Cosner. Music provided by the chancel choir. 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, with children’s ministry. 896-7218.


»BROADWAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 107 E. Lee St., worship at 11 a.m. Dr. Roy Martin, transitional presbytery of the Shenandoah Presbytery, to speak. 896-3903.


»CEDAR GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner of Buffalo and Smithland roads, will observe Communion at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Valerie Ritter to speak.


»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.


Interim Pastor Regina Harlow to speak. 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.; 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., includes First Sunday Night Sing with Brush Arbor Bluegrass Gospel. 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. The church will also hold an Evensong at 5 p.m. celebrating Saint David of Wales, featuring the James Madison University Madison Singers.


»EMMANUEL FELLOWSHIP, meets in Room 209 at Broadway High School at 10 a.m. Pastor Ken will begin study of the Book of Nehemiah.


»FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, near Endless Caverns, will host a Fat Sunday pancake and sausage gravy supper at 5 p.m. Story telling will follow.


»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 Holy Eucharist and 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.


»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.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet at 12:45 at the U.S. 11 Sun Trust Bank to car pool to the JMU Women’s Basketball game. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


»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.


»HARRISONBURG UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS, 4101 Rawley Pike, service at 10:30 a.m. led by Richard Wolf. Nursery care and children’s religious education from 10:30-11:45 a.m.


»HERITAGE HYMNS AND PIES, will be held at 4 p.m. at Shady Oak, Weavers Mennonite Church, 2501 Rawley Pike. Bring a pie to share. Sponsored by CrossRoads Heritage Center. 438-1275.


»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.


»JOHN WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner of Sterling and Effinger streets, worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Youtha Harden-Cromwell of the Wesley Methodist Seminary. Holy Communion will be observed.


»JOURNEY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, which meets at the Coffee House, Suite No. 3, 2429 John Wayland Highway, Dayton, will host Becky Dvorak, Guatemalan missionary and author of “Dare to Believe,” at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Lunch at noon. 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 provided by Dana Scruggs, violin. 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 choir. 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 CARMEL UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH, 11466 Brocks Gap Road, Fulks Run, worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Archie Webster. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Youth group will meet at 11 a.m. 896-1503 or mtcarmelubc.org.


»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 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.


»MOUNTAIN GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 12743 Third Hill Road, Fulks Run, worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Doug Gouchenour.


»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, Mount Crawford Ave., Bridgewater, will hold a service at 3 p.m. with guest speaker H. Annette Diggs, minister, and choir from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Tyro. Dinner will follow.


»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.


»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, celebration of the Festival of the Transfiguration of Our Lord at 11 a.m. with weekly Communion. Pastor Ted Schulz to speak. Liturgical color is white. 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 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. Lawrence M. Yoder 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
»BETHLEHEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11923 N. Valley Pike, Tenth Legion, will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at 6 p.m. March 4. Includes program, titled “Fruit of the Spirit: Patience.”


»BRIDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 219 N. Main St., will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner from 4-7 p.m. March 4. Freewill donation collected to benefit youth missions. The church will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. March 5. Pastor Jim Tongue will speak. Adult handbells to provide music. 828-0890.


»EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 660 S. Main St., will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at 6 p.m. March 4 in the parish hall. Ash Wednesday Eucharists with Imposition of Ashes will be held at 7 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. March 5.


»FAIRVIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, near Endless Caverns, will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. March 5 with speaker Guy Hudson. Music by Tammy Lewis and Chance.


»FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Va. 42 N., Broadway, will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. March 5. 896-7168


»GRACE MEMORIAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 7120 Ore Bank Road, Port Republic, will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at 5 p.m. March 4. Freewill offering collected.


»GREENMOUNT CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 4881 Greenmount Road, will begin a series of Lenten services at 7 p.m. March 12 Pastor Frank Tusing to speak.


»McGAHEYSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 10106 McGaheysville Road, will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 5:30-7 p.m. March 4. Cost is $3 per person. The church will also hold an Ash Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m. March 5. 289-5445.


»RADER LUTHERAN CHURCH, Rader Church Road, Timberville, will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 6-7 p.m. March 4.


»RIVERSIDE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 259 Fulks Run, will hold a Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays beginning March 12. Pastor Randy to led study, “24 Hours That Changed the World,” by Adam Hamilton. 896-7653.


»SAINT JACOB’S-SPADERS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3555 Spaders Church Road, Mount Crawford, will hold Ash Wednesday service with Imposition of Ashes at 7 p.m. March 5. Spaderslutheran.org.


»SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 229 Main St., Dayton, will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. March 5 with the Imposition of the Ashes and Holy Communion. 879-3338 or visit shepvalleylutheran.org.


»TIMBERVILLE LUTHERAN PARISH will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. March 5 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hupp Road, Timberville. Mid-week Lenten series, “Restored in Christ,” will begin.


»WEYERS CAVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 228 Houff Road, will hold a Shrove Tuesday supper from 5-7 p.m. March 4 at the Weyers Cave Community Center. Freewill offering to be collected. Carry-out available. Hosted by the UM Men. The church will hold an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. March 5. Includes drama, followed by the Imposition of the Ashes.

UPCOMING
»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 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.


»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.


»FOCAS Christian Singles will meet for bowling at 3:30 p.m. March 9 at Valley Lanes and will attend a dinner theater in Weyers Cave at 6 p.m. March 14. For information, call Tim Hupp at 289-6293.


»FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP, which meets at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School in Broadway, will hold Soupy Wednesdays through March 12. Homemade soup and bread served at 5:45 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bible studies for all ages. Childcare available for children ages 3 and younger. For details, email samgwenger@gmail.com.


»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, hosts kids club from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, open to children ages 4 through eighth grade. Includes lesson, music and snack. 833-5251.


»HE IS FOR US MINISTRIES, 505 W. Main St., Luray, will hold revival services at 7:30 p.m. March 6-7 and 7 p.m. March 8-9. Pastor Decker Tapscott will speak Thursday and Friday;  Pastor Charles Brookes will speak Saturday and Sunday.


»HIGHLAND RETREAT BENEFIT AUCTION will be held March 8 at Eastern Mennonite School, 801 Parkwood, Drive. Doors open at 8 a.m. for silent auction and pancake breakfast. Also includes pork barbecue lunch, live auction and more. Proceeds benefit Highland Summer Camp. For information, visit HighlandRetreat.org.


»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.


»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.


»MELROSE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, U.S. 11 N, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-6 p.m. March 8. Freewill donation collected to benefit the church youth. Smokey Wilson will perform at 6 p.m.


»MOUNT HOREB PREBYTERIAN CHURCH, 4517 Rockfish Road, Grottoes, will hold a contemporary service at 6 p.m. March 9; followed by a chili cook-off. Open to the public; bring a pot of chili. 249-5141.


»MOUNT OLIVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 9148 Rawley Pike, Hinton, will hold a pork tenderloin dinner from 3:30-7 p.m. March 7. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 6-10 and children ages 5 and younger, free.


»MOUNTAIN GROVE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 12743 Third Hill Road, Fulks Run, will hold a pork tenderloin dinner from 4-7 p.m. March 8. Freewill offering collected to benefit the Back2schoolbash free concert to be held Aug. 9 at EMU.


»MUHLENBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 281 E. Market St., Holy Communion observed at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Noon Eucharist on Wednesday. 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 speakers the Rev. Don Shull on March 8; the Rev. Glen Langston on March 15; 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. The workshop is 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.


»PARK VIEW MENNONITE CHURCH, 1600 College Ave., will hold a men’s Bible study at 7 a.m. Tuesdays. Topic, “Peter at Jesus’ Transfiguration,” led by Ervin Stutzman. Breakfast served at 6:45 a.m. A women’s Bible study will be held from 8:45-9:45 a.m. Wednesdays beginning March 5. Topic, “Practice What You Preach,” led by Jennifer David Sensenig. Gathering and coffee at 8:30 a.m. Childcare provided.


»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 14, 15 and 21; noon March 22. Reservations required for dinner and play, cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 10 and younger; play only, cost is $10. For reservations and tickets, call 574-9920.


»REDEEMING LOVE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, U.S. 340 N., Shenandoah, will host a two-day prophecy conference from 1:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday with guest speaker the Rev. Dwayne Byerly of Old Hickory, Tenn.


»SAINT STEPHEN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 358 S. Main St., will host a “First Friday” organ program featuring Adair McConnell, organist emeritus, at 5:30 p.m. March 7. Free.


»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.


»SPORTMEN OF FAITH SPORTSMEN DINNER will be held at 5 p.m. March 15 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.


»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.


»SUNSET DRIVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 127 S. Sunset Drive, Broadway, will hold a community breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m. March 8. Donations collected to benefit UM Men’s projects. The church will also continue Table Talk: Volume 2 on March 12, topic will be “The Great Commission.” Session 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 evangelist Doug Gochenour on March 16 and former Sight and Sound lead actress Karen Knight on March 23. The CRY will be held March 9 with guests, Jason Lee Jones and the Richest of Fare; fellowship meal at 5 p.m., service at 6 p.m. 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