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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…
‘Ware Is the Music’: Humphries, Ambrose announce new concert series (8/22/2018) - As part of an effort to broaden the scope of ministry through music, Gloucester’s Ware Episcopal Church will host a concert series that will feature nationally and internationally-known performers. The…
Group takes church to convalescent center (8/15/2018) - Mobile Ministries for Christ has been visiting Riverside Convalescent Center in Mathews on a regular basis for the past 13 years. The group conducts a church-style service for center residents,…
Resident’s work appears in “Today’s Meditation” (8/15/2018) - Jan Towne of Onemo wrote the following meditation, “Our Foundation,” which was published in the July/August issue of “The Upper Room,” an interdenominational magazine that provides daily devotionals for Christians…
Lebanon Baptist concert to benefit Reggie Carter Fund (7/25/2018) - Lebanon Baptist Church, Saluda, will hold a musical program at 5 p.m. Saturday. The program will consist of various choirs, male choruses, and soloists from Richmond, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Middlesex and…
Bethel Baptist to celebrate 151st anniversary (7/3/2018) - Bethel Baptist Church, Sassafras, will celebrate its 151st anniversary on Sunday, July 15. The message for the morning service, which begins at 11 o’clock, will be delivered by the Rev.…
Grace Covenant Presbyterian to hold Independence Day Celebration (6/27/2018) - Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Gloucester, will hold its sixth Independence Day Celebration at 10 a.m. Wednesday.  The community celebration will feature patriotic music and group singing, a reading of the…
Bible study group to hold summer fun event Monday (6/20/2018) - Teen Community Bible Study will hold its June fun event, “Keep In Touch,” at the Gloucester Point Beach from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Teens will meet at the shelter and have…
Community tent revival held at Salem UMC (6/13/2018) - Well over 100 people gathered nightly last week for a Community Tent Revival that was hosted by Salem United Methodist Church, Diggs. The three-night interdenominational, community-wide worship celebration began with…
Mathews Community Tent Revival to be held June 6-8 (5/30/2018) - Salem United Methodist Church, Diggs, and the Mathews Ministerial Association will host a Mathews Community Tent Revival, “Get All Excited,” June 6-8 on the grounds of Salem. The event, which…
Honoring a centenarian (5/16/2018) - Ellis Hall of Gloucester, right, who turned 100 years old on Tuesday, was honored Sunday at Newington Baptist Church where he has been a stalwart member for more than 60…
Talbotts to address NARFE meeting (4/11/2018) - Don and Christy Talbott of Gloucester address a meeting of Chapter 1757 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees next week, with the couple telling of their experiences and…
Holy Week services in Gloucester and Mathews continue through Friday (3/28/2018) - The Mathews County Christian Ministerial Association continues its Holy Week services at noon through Friday at Westville Christian Church, Mathews. Speakers and musicians include: today, Pastor John Choi of Central…
Holy Week services to be held in counties beginning Monday (3/21/2018) - The Mathews County Christian Ministerial Association will hold Holy Week services at noon Monday through Friday, March 26-30 at Westville Christian Church, Mathews. Speakers and musicians will include: Monday, Lisa…
Coastal Community makes progress on Gloucester church (3/7/2018) - Coastal Community Church, which has a home base in York County, is making progress toward opening its second location, in Gloucester.  Church leaders and volunteers are in the process of…