PleasantDale Homecoming this Sunday

PleasantDale Church of the Brethren will celebrate Homecoming and its 101st anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 3. The worship and celebration will be from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Rev. Ray Bayse is guest speaker with music by The White Family. Dinner on the grounds will follow. Everyone is invited. PleasantDale is located on Breckinridge Mill Road.


Springwood Food Pantry dates

The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on September 6 and September 20 from 10 a.m. until noon.  Additionally, Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s produce delivery vehicle, the “Veggie Mobile,” will be onsite on September 6 to distribute fresh fruits and vegetables to community members in need free of charge. This program is part of the food bank’s Mobile Produce Program. Stop by and take advantage of this valuable opportunity to get fresh, healthy produce.  In the future, the “Veggie Mobile” will visit the Springwood Baptist Food Pantry on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m..

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


Solomon’s Closet open Labor Day

Solomon’s Closet will be open Monday, Sept. 4–  buy one bag of clothing, get one bag free.


Cloverdale Thrift Shop

The Cloverdale Church of the Brethren Thrift Shop summer sale includes all men’s and women’s summer clothes just 50 cents each. This includes men pants, short sleeve shirts, and shorts. Women clothes include dresses, skirts, tops, shorts, nightgowns and shoes. There also is a large selection of infants and toddlers clothes for only 50 cents each. The shop is open each Saturday, 9 a.m-1 p.m.


Yard sale at Mt. Bethel

Mt. Bethel Church of the Brethren is having a big yard sale Saturday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m.-?, rain or shine. There will be household items, men’s, women’s and small children’s clothes and lots of miscellaneous. Hot dogs, drinks and bake sale items will be available. A bag sale (all you can get in a bag for $1) begins at 12:30 p.m. The church is located three miles east of Eagle Rock on Narrow Passage Road.


Upcoming event at Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Baptist will host a First Responder/Law Enforcement Sunday on September 10 at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to join the congregation in honoring local firefighters, EMS and law enforcement officers.

Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to the church line at 992-5556 or by email to


Mt. Pleasant Homecoming Sept. 10

Mt. Pleasant United Methodist (White) Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 10. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. A meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. There will be singing by the Rev. Robert McRae at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.


Community meal at Galatia Sept. 11

You are cordially invited to a community fellowship meal (meal provided by Galatia members) Monday, Sept. 11 at noon at Galatia Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 78 Gala Loop Road, Eagle Rock. All are invited to dine and have fellowship time. Transportation provided upon request; call Pastor Greg at 540-588-9452 or 884-3616.


Blue Ridge Brethren anniversary, revival

Blue Ridge Church of the Brethren will celebrate its 130th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 17, beginning with worship at 11 a.m. David Shumate, District Executive with the Virlina District office, will be the guest speaker.

A luncheon and social time will follow in the fellowship hall with music by Family Circle from Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren. Sunday School will be at 9:45 a.m.

This also will be the first day of revival, during worship service, and revival services will be continued on Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. with light refreshments to follow. Special music also will be presented each night.

Monday night will be a Cowbell Service with music by Silver Notes from Bedford. On Tuesday night, former pastor the Rev. Marty Doss will be the guest speaker with special music by Kelly Maxwell.

All friends, family, members, former members and everyone are invited to attend. For more information, call the church at 977-1026 and leave a message. The church is located at 5484 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Blue Ridge.