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Services announced by local churches (2/24/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist in the church’s parking lot at 7:45…
Stations of the Cross (2/24/2021) - Eight Stations of the Cross have been set up in the sanctuary of Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, for the season of Lent. Stations of the Cross refers to a series…
Leech named new assistant pastor at Grace Covenant (2/24/2021) - Grace Covenant Presby- terian Church, located on Gloucester’s Main Street, has welcomed Kathryn Leech as its new assistant pastor. Leech moved to the area from Jacksonville, Florida, where she led…
Services announced by local churches (2/17/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold a 7:45 a.m. Sunday Holy Eucharist in its parking…
Labyrinth offers opportunity for prayer, self-reflection (2/17/2021) - In the midst of the pandemic when many Lenten services and activities are canceled, Kingston Episcopal Parish in Mathews has invited the community to visit its outdoor labyrinth, located at…
Gloucester author publishes Christian Relaxation calendar (2/17/2021) - Carolyn South of Gloucester has published a Christian Relaxation calendar for 2021, stating that she did so, “after seeing so many people in the area suffering from anxiety. The challenges…
A ‘thank you’ lunch (2/17/2021) - Pastor Vincent Pryor of New Mount Zion Baptist Church, located on Woods Cross Road in Gloucester, bought Chick-fil-A lunch for all the employees at the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal on Wednesday, Feb.…
Services announced by local churches (2/10/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran While physical worship services at Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, are suspended, the Transfiguration Sunday service will…
Sandra Thornton elected to SIS ministry board (2/10/2021) - Sandra Thornton has been elected to the board of directors of Sisters in the Spirit Ministries, Inc., of Gloucester Point. A release said Thornton “brings to the board a deep…
Services announced by local churches (2/3/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist at 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the church’s…
Wonder at Ware to present ‘Love is in the Air’ concert Feb. 13 (2/3/2021) - Ware Episcopal Church, Gloucester, will present its third Wonder at Ware virtual concert, ‘Love is in the Air,” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. The concert is free to…
Chili fundraiser Saturday to benefit Helping the Homeless ministry (2/3/2021) - A chili fundraiser for the local Helping the Homeless ministry will take place at two locations Saturday. Chili will be available 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Courthouse Restaurant in Gloucester.…
Services announced by local churches (1/27/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold its annual congregational meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday in…
Good News Pantries are popping up across Mathews (1/27/2021) - Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Bohannon is the newest site of a Good News Pantry. Church members Karen and Gil Goode contacted pantry organizer Jan Towne to have a box…
Services announced by local churches (1/20/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist at 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the church…
Sisters in the Spirit making a difference in the community (1/20/2021) - Sisters in the Spirit Ministries, Inc., is continuing to make a difference in the community through donations to organizations and individuals in need. The latest contribution was made to Gloucester’s…
Behind the scenes (1/20/2021) - As the pandemic continues, worship services at Abingdon Episcopal Church are live-streamed Sunday mornings at 11 o’clock on Facebook and YouTube. This process began in March 2020, using a cell…
Services announced by local churches (1/13/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist in the church parking lot at 7:45…
Liberty grand opening (1/13/2021) - Liberty, a multigenerational, multiethnic and multisite church in Hampton Roads, held the grand opening of its newest campus in Gloucester this past weekend. On Saturday morning, the church held a…
Services announced by local churches (1/6/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist in the church parking lot at 7:45…
Supporting GUEST (1/6/2021) - GUEST—the Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team—received an outpouring of support recently. Sisters in the Spirit Ministries delivered $650 worth of items from the GUEST Amazon Wishlist to help the homeless…
Services announced by local churches (12/30/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Bellamy United Methodist Bellamy United Methodist Church, Gloucester, will offer in-person worship and celebrate Epiphany Sunday at 10…
Local gospel quartet releases ‘Jesus Loves Me’ (12/30/2020) - The gospel quartet Streets of Gold recently released its first CD, “Jesus Loves Me.” The locally based group, with Steve Wike of Gloucester on lead vocals, showcases its Southern roots…
Ringing the bell (12/30/2020) - Youth and parents from Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, donated time on Dec. 12 to greet shoppers at Gloucester’s Walmart and to encourage donations to The Salvation Army’s red…
Wonder at Ware (12/30/2020) - Ware Episcopal Church, Gloucester, recorded its second “Wonder at Ware” virtual concert this month. Pictured are members of the Strings & Things Quartet who were the featured performers of the…