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2019 G.I. Baptist Advent Book now available (11/26/2019) - The annual Advent Book provided free of charge by Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church is now available, a sign that Christmas is just around the corner. The Rev. Dr. Ed Jordan,…
Abingdon Episcopal to honor Alisa Bohon (11/13/2019) - Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will honor Alisa Bohon this weekend for 30 years of continuous service as Organist, Choirmaster and Director of Music. Celebrations at Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. service…
Bethel Baptist to dedicate addition Nov. 17 (11/6/2019) - Bethel Baptist Church at Sassafras in Gloucester has added three rooms and will dedicate them at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. Dr. Dorothy C. Cooke, church historian and program chairman,…
Salvation Army food collection next month at local churches (10/23/2019) - The Salvation Army will conduct its 2019 Harvest Sunday Food Collection Drive next month at several Gloucester churches. “The shelves of the Salvation Army Food Pantry are almost empty, and…
Donation box (10/16/2019) -
Kingston’s Fall Fair to be held Oct. 19; proceeds returned to community (10/9/2019) - Kingston Episcopal Parish will hold its annual Fall Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the parish house, 370 Main Street, Mathews. The fair takes…
Grace on Main to hold family movie night Friday (10/2/2019) - Grace on Main (officially known as Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church), Gloucester, invites the community to its free Movie under the Moonlight, featuring “Incredibles 2” at 7 p.m. Friday on the…
Good News Gloucester week-long ministry begins Sunday (9/25/2019) - Milton Hardin, former chaplain of the Washington Redskins, will be the lead pastor during a week-long ministry event that is scheduled to begin Sunday. Good News Gloucester, a movement born…
Spring Hill Baptist celebrates 145th anniversary (9/25/2019) - Spring Hill Baptist Church, Cobbs Creek, has been a landmark in Mathews since 1874 when it was organized from mother church, Mathews Baptist at Hudgins. The church will celebrate 145…
‘Stuff a Backpack Picnic’ held in memory of Betty Wormley (9/18/2019) - In memory of Gloucester resident Zenobia “Betty” Briggs Wormley, who passed away on Aug. 18, 2018, the Wormley family held a “Stuff a Backpack Memorial Picnic” on Aug. 17 at…
Crafts for CHKD (9/11/2019) - For 12 years, a group of people in Central United Methodist Church and Mathews Baptist Church have been knitting and crocheting blankets and hats for Children’s Hospital of The King’s…
‘God’s Work, Our Hands’ (9/11/2019) - Children, youth and adults of Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, participated in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s annual day of “God’s Work, Our Hands” on Saturday. They helped two members…
Rise Against Hunger (9/11/2019) - Sixty-five members of Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, packaged 10,152 meals for Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s…
Good News Gloucester to hold weeklong revival (9/4/2019) - Milton Hardin, former chaplain of the Washington Redskins, will be the lead pastor during a weeklong ministry event that is scheduled for this fall. Good News Gloucester, a movement born…
Grace Covenant to hold ‘Hurried Family Dinner’ on Wednesdays (8/28/2019) - Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Gloucester will hold a free “Hurried Family Dinner” on Wednesday nights beginning Sept. 11, and continuing through June. A buffet dinner will…
New church forms in Gloucester, meeting at Beaverdam (8/21/2019) - A new church has started in Gloucester with the mission, “Go Ye: Love God—Serve People.” Restoration Church is under the leadership of Pastor Wendy Roundy of Gloucester, who said the…
Area churches gather in Middlesex to discuss opioid crisis (7/31/2019) -   Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) brought together members of church communities from across the Middle Peninsula for a conference on the opioid epidemic on Friday, specifically the ways in which…
Local faith community to look at opioid epidemic on Friday (7/24/2019) - Church leaders on the Middle Peninsula have been invited to a forum, “The Drug House or the Church House,” on the opioid epidemic, on Friday, hosted by 98th district Del.…
Ready to Roar (7/10/2019) -
Appointments made at 2 UM churches (6/26/2019) - The York River District of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church has announced two new appointments for Mathews County. The Rev. Brett Isernhagen has been named pastor of…
A special prayer (6/19/2019) -    
Masonic lodges to gather for special worship service at Reedswood (6/19/2019) - A majority of the Masonic lodges in this district will gather for worship at 11 a.m. Sunday at Reedswood Christian Church, Gloucester. The public is invited to attend the joint…
MCHS to sponsor Historic Church Tour on June 15 (5/8/2019) - Six churches in Mathews County will be participating in the 2019 Historic Church Tour to be held Saturday, June 15. The churches will be open from 10 a.m. to 4…
Holy Week observances continue (4/17/2019) - In Gloucester The Gloucester Union Relief Association of Missionary Baptist continues its Holy Week services at 7 p.m. through Friday in First Baptist Church, Ordinary. Communion will be held tonight.…
Ministerial association plans services at Westville Christian Church (4/10/2019) - The Mathews County Christian Ministerial Association will hold its annual Holy Week services beginning at noon Monday and continuing through Good Friday, April 19, at Westville Christian Church, Mathews. The…