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Services announced by local churches (5/12/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Antioch Baptist The Men’s Ministry of Antioch Baptist Church, Susan, will sponsor a “Bike Blessing” at 11 a.m.…
Good News Pantry (5/12/2021) - Another Good News Pantry has been placed in Mathews County, this time at the Church of the Nazarene at Cricket Hill. This is the ninth Good News Pantry to be…
Reading recognition (5/12/2021) - Carrie Hudgins, right, received a certificate of completion of Reading Plan 1 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Susan, from the church’s pastor, the Rev. Dede Parrish, on Sunday. Hudgins…
Honoring, remembering (5/12/2021) - The pink ribbons honor special women, the white ribbons are in memory of special women, and altogether, 460 ribbons were placed on this Mother’s Day wreath sponsored by the United…
Steeple Chase contest begins this week (5/5/2021) - The highways and byways of Gloucester and Mathews counties are dotted with churches large, small, brick, wooden, old and new. This week, the Gazette-Journal puts you on the road in…
Services announced by local churches (5/5/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist in-person at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Holy Eucharist,…
Abingdon, Apostles join for Amazing Grace Race (5/5/2021) - Gerald and Tina Britt (The Britt Buddies) hurry to their next clue in the Amazing Grace Race. The Amazing Grace Race, a joint event of Abingdon Episcopal Church and Apostles…
Services announced by local churches (4/28/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold an in-person Holy Eucharist at 7:45 and 11 a.m.…
Spiritual retreat, physical challenge (4/28/2021) - A group of parishioners from Abingdon Episcopal Church at White Marsh will ride bicycles 300 miles on the Great Allegheny Passage in June. The cyclists will travel from Cumberland, Maryland,…
A view from on high (4/28/2021) - Cars park around the gazebo at the Gwynn’s Island Civic Center as members of Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church attend the Sunday, April 18 drive-in service in this aerial photo that…
Wrecked airplane is salvaged (4/22/2021) - 100 YEARS AGO Thursday, April 21, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette On Friday afternoon, April 8 an air service “wrecking crew” of five men from Langley Field arrived at Dixondale Wharf…
Services and special activities announced by local churches (4/22/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will celebrate Holy Eucharist in-person at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Holy Eucharist,…
Moncure ordained in Episcopal Church (4/22/2021) - The Rev. Peg Moncure was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in the Episcopal Church on Monday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Richmond by the Rt. Rev. Susan…
Services announced by local churches (4/14/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Holy Eucharist in-person at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. It will…
Sisters in the Spirit Ministries supports senior food pantry (4/14/2021) - The Salvation Army in Gloucester sounded the call for help with filling the shelves of the food pantry it maintains for seniors. Sisters in the Spirit Ministries, Inc. (SIS) answered…
Local pastor starts apologetics ministry: ‘Faith Makes Sense’ (4/14/2021) - William “Bill” Yomes, pastor of Reedswood Christian Church in Gloucester, has started his own apologetics ministry called “Faith Makes Sense.” According to Yomes, apologetics is the rational defense and explanation…
Sunrise service (4/7/2021) - Beautiful sunshine and colors illuminated Easter services and activities across Gloucester and Mathews counties on Sunday. Above at left, the Rev. Dede Parrish of St. Paul and Beulah United Methodist…
Services announced by local churches (4/7/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold Sunday Holy Eucharist in- person at 7:45 a.m. Holy…
Easter happiness (4/7/2021) - A group of ladies from Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church went to Gloucester House last Thursday to spread some Easter happiness. Shown here are, from left, Eva Mullins, Pam Driggs, Betty…
Easter egg hunt (4/7/2021) - Colton Haywood, Garrett Rowe and Earl Dye, from left, searched for Easter eggs on Saturday at Bethel United Methodist Church in Mathews.
Wonder at Ware to present jazz concert on April 30 (4/7/2021) - Ware Episcopal Church, Gloucester, will present its April Wonder at Ware virtual concert on Saturday, April 30, on International Jazz Day. Wonder at Ware will feature the jazz trio Michael…
Local congregations announce Holy Week and Easter service plans (3/31/2021) - Special Easter services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold a Maundy Thursday liturgy at 7 p.m. in-person…
Spreading the Good News (3/31/2021) - Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Mathews is home to the newest Good News Pantry in the county. Good News Pantry creator Jan Towne said this marks the eighth pantry…
‘Worship at the Wharf’ (3/31/2021) - Relevant Church, Mathews, will host “Worship at the Wharf” on Easter at Williams Wharf Landing, beginning at 10 a.m. Pastors Patrick and Carmaleta Billups ask that those attending Sunday respect…
Services announced by local churches (3/24/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will have spring grounds clean-up day at 8 a.m. Saturday. Everyone…