Springwood Food Pantry dates

The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on July 19 from 10 a.m. until noon.

Springwood Baptist is located at 88 Copps Hill Road, Buchanan. For more information, call and leave a message at 540-520-4585 and someone will return your call, or email windyhillfarm444@aol.com.


Trinity UMC ‘coffeehouse’ worship begins

Trinity United Methodist will be hold “coffeehouse” style worship services in the fellowship hall for the month of July. The services will include music, prayers, and a special series of messages in a casual, informal setting. The services begin at 11 a.m. The church is located on Main Street, Buchanan. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 540-556-4498.


Cloverdale Thrift Shop

The Cloverdale Church of the Brethren Thrift Shop has a great selection of young teen dresses, shorts, tops and skirts; also infants and children’s clothes. It also has a large inventory of men’s pants and shirts, all sizes, and women’s tops and shoes. The shop is open each Saturday, 9 a.m-1 p.m.


Fincastle Community Churches

Fincastle United Methodist Church, Fincastle Presbyterian, St. Mark’s Episcopal and The Church of the Transfiguration are holding a community Vacation Bible School Sunday, July 23 through Thursday, July 27 from 6-8:30 p.m. each day. The theme is “Barnyard Roundup” and all ages are welcome. The program is for children from preschool  through grade 5.

Grades 6-8 will complete group projects separately and high school volunteers will assist in instructional clusters. An adult Bible group will meet simultaneously Sunday through Wednesday.

Vacation Bible School will close with a barnyard petting zoo on Thursday evening.

The host church is The Church of the Transfiguration, 7624 Roanoke Road, Fincastle.

For more information, call 473-2656.


Food, music at PleasantDale July 22

PleasantDale Church of the Brethren will have a hot dog/ice cream supper from 4:30-6:30 Saturday, July 22. The cost is $8 for adults for hot dog, baked beans, potato salad, dessert and a drink ($2 for an extra hot dog). There is no charge for children. Gospel music will be presented by The White Family from 6:30-8:30 p.m. All are invited.


First Baptist ‘Family, Friends Day’

The First Baptist Church of Fincastle will have its annual “Family and Friends Day” on Sunday, July 30, at 11 a.m. Minister Marilyn Brown, Associate Minister at Main Street Baptist Church, Clifton Forge, will bring God’s message. The Glorylanders from the New River Valley will render the music. Dinner will follow the service. The dress attire is casual. All are welcome. The church is located at 6529 Blue Ridge Turnpike; the Rev. Montie E. Brown Sr. is pastor.


Homecoming at Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy Church of the Brethrn will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 6. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m  and the worship service at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served arter the worship service. The church is located at 2565 Buffalo Road, Buchanan. Everyone is welcome.


Pleasant Hill Teacher Appreciation

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will host a Teacher Appreciation and Commissioning Service on Sunday, Aug. 6 at 11 am.

All teachers and students are welcome. To RSVP, call the church line at 992-5556.

Friends of Praise will be leading worship at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 27 for Bluegrass Sunday. All are invited for the 11 a.m. celebration of good old gospel hymns and songs.