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Meals to go (6/16/2021) - Members of Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, recently prepared and delivered 34 meals to members who are shut in or having health concerns. The workers included, from left, Judy…
Services announced by local churches (6/9/2021) - 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,…
Carter wins grand prize in Steeple Chase contest (6/9/2021) - Nina Carter of Gloucester won the grand prize in the Gazette-Journal’s Steeple Chase contest. The four-week promotion asked readers to match photos of steeples with church names. All correct answers…
In person, again (6/9/2021) - Pastor Vincent A. Pryor, left, of New Mount Zion Baptist Church, Woods Cross Roads, and the Rev. Jerry Bristow shared big smiles Sunday as the church held its first drive-up…
Paint night (6/9/2021) - Newington Baptist Church Youth, Gloucester, sponsored a Paint Night on May 28, their second, raising funds to benefit their trip to Youth Camp this summer. Sixteen people attended and $560…
‘Church Histories of Gloucester County’ now available (6/9/2021) - The Gloucester Friends of the Museum has announced publication of a new book, “Church Histories of Gloucester County, Virginia,” by Bill Lawrence. The book covers over 80 churches in the…
A note to churches (6/2/2021) - This week’s church news includes notices that some congregations will be returning to in-person worship after months of outdoor or online services during the pandemic. Please send photos! We welcome…
Services announced by local churches; more congregations are returning to sanctuaries (6/2/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Apostles Lutheran While physical services at Apostles Lutheran Church, Gloucester, are suspended, the second Sunday after Pentecost worship…
Free Little Pantry (6/2/2021) - The 5 Rivers Woman’s Club recently placed and is now sponsoring a Free Little Pantry at Ware Episcopal Church. Since it was placed on May 15, it has seen much…
Services announced by local churches (5/26/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: Abingdon Episcopal Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will have Holy Eucharist in person at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Holy…
Ware Garden supplying Bread for Life pantry (5/26/2021) - SHERRY HAMILTON / GAZETTE-JOURNALThis whimsical scarecrow is one of two that stand guard over the Ware Garden at Ware Episcopal Church in Gloucester. The Ware Garden, a registered Good News…
7th anniversary (5/26/2021) - Relevant Church in Mathews marked its seventh anniversary on Sunday with an outdoor service held at Williams Wharf Landing. Joining Relevant’s congregation for the Pentecost Sunday service was the congregation…
Services announced by local churches (5/19/2021) - Special services and other activities in churches this week include the following: ABINGDON EPISCOPAL Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, will hold in-person Holy Eucharist at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, with those…
2nd Wonder at Ware ArtWalk about service (5/19/2021) - Ware Episcopal Church held its second Wonder at Ware Community ArtWalk this past Saturday. While the March ArtWalk was about perseverance through COVID-19, the May ArtWalk was about community service…
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…