Health Fair at Mill Creek Baptist

Mill Creek Baptist Community Health Fair will be held Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Visitors can drop in to meet the vendors, get a massage, eat lunch and listen to music by Mike Lee’s students.

Vendors will include massage therapy, home health, hospice, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, home care services, PACE Program and other health care resources.

For more information, contact Cindy Markham at 540-354-9950.

Pleasant Hill hosting ‘Worship with Anthony Evans’

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will host “Priscilla Shirer Simulcast/Worship with Anthony Evans” on Saturday, April 8. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the event running from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited so register early by emailing or by calling the church line at 992-5556. The day will include door prizes, exhibits, photo booth and more. There is no charge for this event, but be sure to register as soon as possible.

Free lunch Saturday at Solomon’s Mission

Solomon’s Mission on Lowe Street in Buchanan will be serving free lunch on Saturday, April 8 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch will be hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, dessert and a drink. Also, buy one bag of clothing and get one bag free. Parents can register their children for three Easter baskets to be given away at noon.

Springwood Food Pantry dates

The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on April 5 and April 19 from 10 a.m. until noon. Additionally, Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s produce delivery vehicle, the “Veggie Mobile,” will be onsite on April 5 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 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

Sharing God’s Grace’ returns April 18

After a break during the winter months, “Sharing God’s Grace,” the luncheon and fellowship gathering at Wheatland Lutheran Church, will resume on Tuesday, April 18. Lunch will be served at noon by the Ladies of the Church, followed by an informative program.

Leah Hatcher will be the speaker at the meeting to talk about the services and programs Lutheran Family Services provides in the Roanoke area and throughout the state. Leah is a Botetourt native and has been with Lutheran Family Services as a Development Coordinator for over two years.

Lutheran Family Services of Virginia (LFSVA) has two schools in Roanoke, both teaching students with behavioral and developmental disabilities. The vocational campus focuses on life skills to help prepare students for adulthood. LFSVA serves adults with disabilities through a Day Support program, Family Care Homes, and in-home care services. The newest program, Supported Employment Services, offers job coaching and resources for individuals with disabilities to get and maintain a job. LFSVA also offers post-adoption counseling for any family that has adopted. To learn more about what Lutheran Family Services has to offer, visit or call Leah at 562-8486.

The community is invited to attend the meeting to enjoy good food, friendly fellowship, and an enlightening program. The church is located at 1560 Wheatland Road. To make reservations for the meeting, and get directions to the church, call 254-1734.

Cloverdale Church of the Brethren Thrift Shop

Spring is just a round the corner. The thrift shop has a great selection of spring clothes for women, men and children. Come and get your Easter outfit. The shop is open each Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Troutville Baptists going to Kentucky

Troutville Baptist Church is sponsoring a trip to Lexington, Ky., to see Noah’s Ark, Creative Museum and a mystery play May 25-27. The cost is $330 double and $430 single. For more information, call Lena Gibson at 992-4945 or Scott Finley, 520-1510.

Ladies Day at Daleridge

Daleridge Church of Christ will hold Ladies Day, “Attaining Your Dream Home,” from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Check in is 8:30 a.m.; pastries, drinks and lunch provided. For early registration, email: or call 992-4385. The church is located at 7165 Cloverdale Road.