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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…
First Baptist at Ordinary is host (4/10/2019) - The Gloucester Union Relief Association of Missionary Baptist will celebrate its Holy Week services at 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, April 19 in First Baptist Church, Ordinary. Communion will be held on…
Lenten fish fry on Fridays at Church of St. Therese (3/13/2019) - The Knights of Columbus, Fr. Edmund P. McCarthy Council #9428 will host a Lenten fish fry dinner the next three Fridays at Saint Therese Roman Catholic Church, Gloucester. Dinner will…
Huff chosen to lead Westville Baptist congregation (3/6/2019) - Robert Huff was recently named pastor of Westville Baptist Church, Mathews, after the church had gone for several years without a full-time pastor. Huff said he is a “man of…
Concert for scholarship in Gwynn’s Island church Sunday (3/6/2019) - The concert for the Judy Ward Scholarship will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday in Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the annual scholarship…
Bethany UMC gives $22,000 in Bazaar proceeds to charitable groups (1/30/2019) - Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, recently disbursed $22,000 to 23 United Methodist agencies and local groups that work to improve lives and help persons in need. The money came…
Mathews churches welcome Korean youth group visitors (1/23/2019) - Nine Korean young people brought music and joy to residents of Mathews County during a three-week visit this month. Members of the youth group of Dong-San Methodist Church in Hwa-Sung…
Bellamy UMC to hold Four Chaplains Service (1/16/2019) - Bellamy United Methodist Church in Gloucester will host a Four Chaplains Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. The church is located at 4870 Chestnut Fork Road.  The service marks…
Local folk artist creates ‘country church’ (12/12/2018) - Roy Davis of Gloucester must have been dreaming of a white Christmas when he created his newest piece of art. The “country church” Davis fashioned, complete with stained-glass windows and…
Take a journey into the meaning of Christmas with 2018 Advent book (11/20/2018) - The fifth Advent book from Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church is now available, this year’s volume taking the theme “Christmas Journeys.” Pastor Ed Jordan said the booklet contains stories written locally…
Redeeming Grace Baptist moves to Harcum (10/31/2018) -   Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, which was formerly housed at Hudgins, recently moved to a historic church building at Harcum. Redeeming Grace has been renovating what is known by locals…
New lead pastor named at BridgePoint (10/24/2018) -   William Erps, the new lead pastor at BridgePoint Church, Harcum, said he is excited about working to connect people far from God to new life in Jesus Christ. Erps,…
Point Baptist Fall Festival to be held Saturday (10/10/2018) - Gloucester Point Baptist Church will hold its annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The festival is free and open to the public; the church is located on 7741…
White Marsh Baptist to hold music festival (10/3/2018) - White Marsh Baptist Church will host a “Come as You Are” music festival next Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church, which is located across from the Wawa convenience store in…
Grace Bible College classes underway (9/26/2018) - Classes began Tuesday at Lebanon Baptist Church in Saluda for the most recent session of Grace Bible College.  Grace Bible College offers its Certificate in Biblical Studies course at no…
Five concerts planned for Arts at Abingdon 2018-2019 season (9/19/2018) - Five concerts are planned during the 2018-2019 season of Arts at Abingdon, a series entering its 32nd year sponsored by Abingdon Episcopal Church at White Marsh. The season opens at…
Lemonade for a cause (9/12/2018) -
Seven-session grief course begins Oct. 7 (9/12/2018) - Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church will offer a seven-session grief course, “Recovering from Losses in Life,” starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. The courses will continue on Sundays through Nov.…
Mathews churches join forces for No Walls Community Day (8/29/2018) - More than 250 children will be going to school with a backpack full of supplies because of this year’s No Walls Community Day. Sponsored by a coalition of local churches…