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Services announced by local churches (9/23/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, continues to collect non-perishable food items for the Bread for Life…
Local ‘Pray for America’ event to be held Saturday (9/23/2020) - This Saturday, Beth Lewis will hold a local Pray for America event in Mathews which coincides with other prayer events that will also be held that day. Inspired by Franklin…
Snack Pack Ministry (9/23/2020) - Members of the Union Baptist Church Snack Pack Ministry are shown here packing up food for Achilles Elementary School. Those pictured are, from left, Betty Rogers, Maria Conner, Kay Edwards,…
‘God’s Work, Our Hands’ (9/23/2020) - Children, youth and adults of Apostles Lutheran Church participated in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s annual day of “God’s Work, Our Hands” on Saturday, Sept. 12. Backpacks filled with…
St. Therese’s ‘Octave of Service’ begins Sunday (9/23/2020) - St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, Gloucester, will hold “Octave of Service” from Sunday, Sept. 27- Sunday, Oct. 4. Donations will be accepted at the parish during office hours or Mass…
Services announced by local churches (9/16/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will have outdoor worship at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, weather permitting. Music…
Beulah and St. Paul pack hygiene kits for Helping the Homeless (9/16/2020) - Volunteers from Beulah and St. Paul United Methodist churches gathered last week at Beulah UMC at Port Haywood to pack hygiene kits for the homeless in Mathews and Gloucester counties.…
Services announced by local churches (9/9/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold an outdoor worship service at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, weather…
Community outreach at Newington Baptist Church (9/9/2020) - MELANY SLAUGHTER / GAZETTE-JOURNAL Clothes closet Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester, has the only open clothes closet in Gloucester County, according to Pastor Mike Gray. The clothes closet is free and…
Services announced by local churches (9/2/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, continues to collect non-perishable food items for the Bread for Life…
Good News revival starts Sept. 27 (9/2/2020) - Planning is underway for the second year of Good News Gloucester, a revival to be held Sept. 27-Oct. 2 in a field on Gloucester Moose Lodge property. Tim Byrd, an…
‘Ware is the Music’ concert series canceled for 2020-21 season (9/2/2020) - The Vestry of Ware Episcopal Church has voted to cancel the 2020-2021 season of the “Ware is the Music” concert series due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accompanying the Vestry’s decision…
‘Acts of Kindness’ (9/2/2020) - Nicole Watson, Case Manager for the Salvation Army Gloucester Service Center, received more than 200 food items from the “Acts of Kindness” program of Church of the Living Word, Hayes.
Bread for Life food collection (9/2/2020) - Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, continues to collect non-perishable food items for the Bread for Life Food Pantry. All non-perishables may be brought to the parish hall during office hours…
Services announced by local churches (8/26/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will collect non-perishable food items for the Bread for Life Food…
Smithfield Baptist ‘passes the mantle’ to Church of Abraham (8/26/2020) - Smithfield Baptist Church will be handing over its building to Smithfield’s daughter church, The Church of Abraham, this Sunday. Smithfield Baptist has existed in Gloucester County since being founded in…
Providence Baptist gives away 500 plates in drive-thru community meal (8/26/2020) - Providence Baptist Church, Hayes, gave away about 500 plates of food Saturday afternoon during its drive-thru community meal which was held in the church’s parking lot. Each meal included barbecue,…
Services announced by local churches (8/19/2020) - 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 worship service with Holy…
Mathews Baptist holds rainy ‘Noah’s Ark Walkthrough’ (8/19/2020) - Mathews Baptist Church, Hudgins, held its Noah’s Ark Walkthrough on Saturday evening, with several days of nearly constant rain showers preceding the event helping to bring the biblical story to…
New pantry location (8/12/2020) - A new “Good News Pantry,” providing food to those in need, was placed at Central United Methodist Church on Church Street in Mathews on July 8. It is the third…
Drive-in services (8/12/2020) - Beech Grove Baptist Church, Coke, has been holding drive-in Sunday services at 9 a.m. since July. Pastor Richard Croxton and his wife, Karen (shown above) present prayer needs and a…
Services announced by local churches (8/12/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, is collecting non-perishable food items for the Bread for Life Food…
Services announced by local churches (8/5/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, is collecting non-perishable food for the Bread for Life Food Pantry.…
New pastor appointed at Bethlehem UMC during pandemic (8/5/2020) - The Rev. Charles “Chuck” Winner began serving as pastor at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Hayes, on July 5, with the pandemic still in full force and many churches still hosting…
Baptized (8/5/2020) - Karl and Lynn Braun of Port Haywood were baptized Sunday during a service at Mathews Baptist Church, Hudgins, by the Rev. Brian Kramer, pastor.