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Services announced by local churches (10/28/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: ABINGDON EPISCOPAL Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will gather inside the church for Holy Eucharist Rite II at…
Drive-in service (10/28/2020) - Approximately 30 people participated in the drive-in service conducted by the Rev. Sven vanBaars at Abingdon Episcopal Church on Oct. 18. With temperatures dropping, it is more comfortable for parishioners…
Services announced by local churches (10/21/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold its outdoor worship service at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, weather…
Church planting (10/21/2020) - Members of Petsworth Baptist Church, Gloucester, gathered Monday night to hear updated information on its church planting initiative on the Northern Neck. Petsworth would like to plant several churches in…
Middlesex County’s religious history to be focus of lecture (10/21/2020) - “The Great Awakening and its Effect on Middlesex County” is the title of a virtual lecture to be presented by the Rev. Dr. Robert W. Prichard at 4 p.m. Sunday.…
First Baptist celebrates pastoral anniversary (10/21/2020) - First Baptist Church in Mathews will mark the fifth anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Jonathan D. Waldon, in an outdoor service at 11 a.m. Sunday. COVID-19 safety precautions will…
Services and specials announced by local churches (10/14/2020) - 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…
24 years’ service (10/14/2020) - Dr. Chuck McDaniel, former pastor of Spring Hill Baptist Church, Cobbs Creek, was honored for his 24 years of service on Sunday. He retired months ago, and the recognition had…
Worshipping at a distance, now on the air (10/14/2020) - During this era of social distancing, Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church has found success meeting in the island park across from the church. Congregants stay in their cars, and the service…
Services announced by local churches (10/7/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will have an outdoor worship service at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, weather…
Help for students (10/7/2020) - The Acts of Kindness Ministry of Church of the Living Word, Hayes, recently donated 286 school supplies to The Salvation Army. Maria Post, administrative assistant, is shown with the collection.
Kingston’s Fall Fair is underway (10/7/2020) - Kingston Episcopal Parish began its annual Fall Fair on Monday, with an online auction at its Facebook page. The community-wide fundraising event features an auction of furniture, antiques, artwork, rugs,…
LightHouse’s Fall Fest on hold until next year (10/7/2020) - LightHouse has made the decision due to the safety regulations in place for the community in response to COVID-19, it will not be possible to host this year’s Fall Fest,…
Services announced by local churches (9/30/2020) - Special services and other activities in churches this week, include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold outdoor worship service at 7:45 a.m. Sunday; weather permitting.…
Ware Episcopal forms walking group in response to COVID-19 (9/30/2020) - A newly formed walking group at Ware Episcopal Church, Gloucester, held its first meeting last week, though church and community members have been walking the grounds informally for years. The…
Nitzsche named Provisional Elder in UMC (9/30/2020) - Mathews native Julie Nitzsche was commissioned by the United Methodist Church on Sept. 11 as a Provisional Elder. Nitzsche received her Master’s in Divinity from Eastern Mennonite University in 2017,…
Pray for America (9/30/2020) - People gathered at Port Fun in Mathews Saturday afternoon to take part in a local Pray for America event, coinciding with other prayer events across the nation, including a large…
Kingston Parish reimagines its Fall Fair (9/30/2020) - Kingston Episcopal Parish, Mathews, will hold its annual Fall Fair, only this year with a new format. Instead of the sale on the church grounds, the community-wide fundraising event will…
Flea market to benefit Holy Temple Church (9/30/2020) - A flea market and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Holy Temple Church, 4550 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes. Sale items include…
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…