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In Mathews: Cosby speaks of ‘dream still deferred’ (1/19/2022) - “The dream still deferred.” That was the title of Sunday afternoon’s talk Shawn A. Cosby gave at the Mathews NAACP’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day service. The New…
King Day: Gloucester service focuses on our responsibility to one another (1/19/2022) - The Gloucester United Relief Association sponsored a virtual service of celebration for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, where Dr. Doug Nagel, pastor of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, delivered…
Services and other activities announced by local churches (1/19/2022) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.…
Facing Racism (1/19/2022) - Members of CARE (Citizens Advocating Racial Equity) met Jan. 11 at First Baptist Church, Ordinary, to plan Facing Racism in a Diverse Community. The upcoming community discussion, planned for Feb.…
Services and other activities announced by local churches (1/12/2022) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.…
Ware Church makes large donation to food pantry (1/12/2022) - Last week, Ware Episcopal Church welcomed Bread for Life to its new home on Route 14 across from Ware with a traditional “pounding,” delivering 647 pounds of dry goods to…
Happy Epiphany (1/12/2022) - Ware Episcopal Church, Gloucester, celebrated Epiphany last Thursday with a bonfire at the church. A crowd came to commemorate the Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate…
Local churches announce activities (1/5/2022) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, will observe “The Baptism of the Lord” during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday…
Sisters in the Spirit (1/5/2022) - Sandy Thornton, left, and Calisse Manning, board members of Sisters in the Spirit, unload gift bags prepared as part of a party from the local group for the 127 residents…
Services announced by local churches (12/29/2021) - Services announced by local churches Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, will hold a New Year’s worship service…
Reverse Advent (12/29/2021) - The Rev. Moonsup “Paul” Song, pastor of Bethany United Methodist Church at Gloucester Point, blesses Reverse Advent Bags received and dedicated on Dec. 19. Dee Dee Wike, church office administrator,…
Living nativity scenes (12/22/2021) - CHARLIE KOENIG / GAZETTE-JOURNALThe Gwynn’s Island Church of the Nazarene held its first of two living nativity scenes on Tuesday night at the church on Cricket Hill Road in Hudgins.…
Christmas services and other holiday activities announced by local churches (12/22/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, will hold a candlelight holy communion Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m.…
‘My Favorite Christmas Story’ (12/22/2021) - The children and youth of Salem United Methodist Church, Diggs, presented the play “My Favorite Christmas Story” by Melanie South on Sunday. Taking part, front row from left, were Charlene…
Acts of Kindness Ministry (12/22/2021) - The Acts of Kindness Ministry of Church of Living Word, Hayes, recently contributed to both the Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team and the Walter Reed Convalescent Center. In left photo,…
Young at Heart (12/22/2021) - Young at Heart Ministry of Providence Baptist Church, Hayes, held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 14. A fun day was enjoyed with a performance by magician Scott Feidinger and…
Spreading Christmas love (12/22/2021) - Members of Kingdom Covenant Ministries spread Christmas love and joy to residents of Riverside Convalescent Center, Mathews, on Sunday. Above, Deacon Kenneth White and Evangelist in Training/Church Administrator Pamela White…
Advent and Christmas services, programs announced by local churches (12/15/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, will hold in-person worship on the fourth Sunday in Advent at 9:30…
Amy Ashberry loves the hard work that supports missions (12/15/2021) - Christmas is a busy time of year for Amy Ashberry. But the Mathews County native has a lot more people on her shopping list than most. The young, exuberant kindergarten…
GUEST donation (12/15/2021) - Deloris Stokes (pictured at right) raised $5,600 this year with her church, First Morning Star Baptist, Bena, to donate to the Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST) shelter. The money…
‘Christmas Under the Stars’ concert Sunday at GI Baptist (12/15/2021) - Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church will hold its second annual “Christmas Under the Stars” drive-in concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at the gazebo of the Gwynn’s Island Civic League. The league…
The story behind Singleton’s angels (12/15/2021) - Singleton United Methodist Church at Schley has 96 angels on display this year, a number that has risen steadily over the past two decades since the program began. In November…
Gloucester Point Baptist to present Christmas Eve program (12/15/2021) - Gloucester Point Baptist Church will present a program that brings scripture to life, depicting three scenes: the Shepherds visit, Jesus presented in the temple to Simeon, and the Wise Men’s…
Advent wreath; live nativity on Sunday (12/15/2021) - For the second year, Abingdon Episcopal Church is adding brief Sunday afternoon worship services outdoors to light the candles for each week of Advent. In this case, the Advent wreath…
Peterson to lead ‘Blue Christmas’ service for those experiencing grief (12/8/2021) - Lights and decorations, baking cookies and exchanging presents, and candlelight services and family gatherings are events looked forward to by many people during the holiday season. However, for those who…
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