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Bethel Baptist to mark 150th anniversary Sunday (7/12/2017) - The congregation of Bethel Baptist Church in Gloucester will convene at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary. They will meet at the Founder’s Tree, a tree that…
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First Baptist Church marks 150th anniversary Sunday (6/21/2017) - One of Gloucester County’s older black churches will celebrate its 150th anniversary this Sunday by “Reflecting on the Past, Honoring the Present, and Providing a Legacy for the Future.” First…
Gloucester’s House of David draws from Judaism, Christianity (5/31/2017) -    When Barry Phillips started House of David over a decade ago, he knew he was being directed by God to lead a place where study of the Word would…
Parenting seminar offered at Grace Covenant (5/24/2017) - Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Gloucester, formerly First Presbyterian Church, is offering a free parenting seminar from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2, at the church, 6470 Main Street.…
Gloucester’s First Presbyterian changes name, affiliation (5/17/2017) - Gloucester’s historic First Presbyterian Church has changed its name to “Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church,” and has affiliated with ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, to better reflect its mission,…
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First Presbyterian to hold free family movie night (4/26/2017) - First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester, invites the public to its “Movies Under the Stars” series, which begins with the animated movie “Sing” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, on the church…
Bethany UMC donates $22,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing (4/19/2017) - To observe One Great Hour of Sharing, Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, dispersed $22,000 to United Methodist agencies, and local agencies which work to improve the lives, and provide…
Holy Week services continue in counties (4/12/2017) - Holy Week services continue at noon today and Friday at Westville Christian Church, Mathews. The services by sponsored by the Mathews County Ministerial Association. The Rev. Lisa Blackmonson of Mathews…
Holy Week services planned in counties (4/5/2017) - In Gloucester Holy Week services in Gloucester will be held at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at Gleaning Baptist Church, Dutton. They are sponsored by the Gloucester Union Relief Association…
Musical program to benefit Ward scholarship (3/29/2017) - A musical to benefit the Judy Ward scholarship will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday in Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church. Participating in the program will include Kim Person, David Shuber, Robin…
New York Polyphony to perform at Abingdon (3/15/2017) - The New York Polyphony will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, in the fourth concert this season in the Arts at Abingdon series. Admission is…
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Preparing the ashes (3/1/2017) - Kingston Episcopal Parish in Mathews burned last year’s Palm Sunday palm fronds on Sunday to use for this Ash Wednesday Imposition of Ashes services. Here, the Very Rev. Gary Barker,…
Male chorus singalong to mark Bethel’s 150th (3/1/2017) - Gloucester’s Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary during a special 150th Male Chorus Gospels and Spirituals Singalong on Saturday, March 25. At 4 p.m., male choruses from Gloucester,…
Re-Creation in Gloucester (3/1/2017) - Re-Creation, a national touring group, will present “40 Years of Worship” at 6 p.m. Sunday at Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester. The worship service will feature traditional and contemporary styles, sing-along,…
Harp ensemble to perform Sunday at Gloucester Point (2/22/2017) - The American Youth Harp Ensemble will perform in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point. Based in Richmond, the ensemble is made up of students…
In appreciation (2/15/2017) - Sue Antonick, president of York River Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons, on left presented flowers of appreciation to circle treasurer Pat Blake, who is moving away, during a…
First Presbyterian offers workshop on personal finance (2/8/2017) - First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester, will hold an eight-week workshop on personal finance, open to the public, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 15. Participants completing the course will experience a deeper understanding of…
Four Chaplains service to be held Feb. 4 (2/1/2017) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, is sponsoring a Four Chaplains observance at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the First United Baptist Church, Route 17, Gloucester. The Rev. Kenneth…