August hours at Eagle Rock Clothes Closet
The Clothes Closet at Eagle Rock United Methodist Church will be open Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 5-6:30 p. m.; and Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. Free clothing will be available for men, women and children.
The Clothes Closet is a ministry of the Eagle Rock United Methodist Charge. For more information, call Brenda Spangler, 884-2503.
Springwood Food Pantry open Aug. 20
The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9-10:30 a.m. The pantry is located at 88 Copps Hill Road, Buchanan. This pantry is a drive through pantry, so clients may remain in their cars and volunteers will load the food for them.
Clients are asked to remain in their cars and food orders will be delivered to them. Additionally, clients are asked to wear masks when volunteers approach the vehicle.
The pantry is open each month on the third Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. It is a partner with Feeding America Southwest Virginia and anyone in need of food is invited.
Sale on clothing, shoes at Cloverdale Brethren Thrift Shop
The Cloverdale Church of the Brethren Thrift Shop is having a sale on women’s shirts, blouses, pants and dresses for 50 cents each. It also has a large selection of name-brand shoes for $1 a pair. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Donations are welcome.
Mt. Olivet Summer Bazaar August 13
The Summer Bazaar at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 26310 Lee Highway, Buchanan, is set for Saturday, August 13, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., serving breakfast and lunch, with a bake sale, yard sale, and items made by the Mount Olivet Quilters.
Yard sale space is available for $5.
For information, call 540-254-1353 or 540-798-8192.
Pico-Styne-Nofsinger Cemetery needs funds
Pico-Styne-Nofsinger Cemetery in Buchanan is in need of funds.
Donations are needed to have the cemetery mowed and maintenance done. This is a small cemetery and its caretakers hate to see it go back to an unkempt condition.
Send donations to Pico-Styne-Nofsinger Cemetery Fund, 515 James River Terrace, Buchanan, 24066.
GriefShare begins again at St. Mark’s UMC
GriefShare is a small support group offering hope and encouragement for those who have lost someone they love through death. It doesn’t matter how recent or how long ago your loss happened, this program offers help when traveling this difficult journey of grief. The program consists of a workbook, video and small group discussion that offer compassion, confidentiality and sharing with others who understand.
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Daleville will begin the fall cycle of classes on August 25. There are 13 weeks of classes to be held in person in the fellowship hall, with enough space to allow for Covid protocols of masks and distancing for participants as they are comfortable. There will be two sessions to choose from: 10-11:30 a.m., or 6:30-8 p.m. Open enrolment for any session allows for those who cannot begin on August. 25.
Call the church office at (540) 992-3030 or Peggy at (276) 759-1485 for information and registration. All are welcome.