Buchanan Food Pantry open Saturday
The Buchanan Presbyterian Church Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, July 8. Volunteers from the Buchanan Lions Club will be distributing food from 9-11 a.m. to anyone in need in Botetourt County.
Lapsleys Run Homecoming July 9
Lapsleys Run Baptist Church will celebrate the annual Homecoming Day on Sunday, July 9. The morning service will begin at 11 a.m. with the message from the pastor, the Rev. David W. Halsey, Sr. Lunch will be served following the morning service.
The afternoon service will begin at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Sean Burch of the Spirit of Unity Baptist Church, with music by The Spirit of Unity Choir.
This year, David and Sandra Thompson will be honored for their dedicated service to Lapsleys Run Baptist Church.
Everyone is welcome to every one of the church’s services, especially for Homecoming Day. Regular services are held on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. Lapsleys Run Baptist Church is located at 608 Zion Hill Road, Fincastle.
New Beginnings service at Limestone Park
New Beginnings Church will hold services at Limestone Park on Sunday, July 9, beginning at 10 a.m., with a cookout following the service. Everyone is invited.
Community Meal at Gala
You are invited to a Community Meal at Galatia EPC, 78 Gala Loop Road, Eagle Rock, on Monday, July 10, at 12 noon. Barbecue (pork and chicken) and buns will be provided; also, tea, lemonade and coffee. Bring a dish or two to share and enjoy the fellowship.
Mill Creek VBS July 16-20
Mill Creek Baptist Church will host “Stellar” VBS Sunday, July 16, through Thursday, July 20, from 6-8:30 p.m. At “Stellar,” kids from age 3 through fifth grade will discover how they can shine Jesus’ love and hope in everyday life. Online registration and more information are available on the church website millcreekbc.com. Mill Creek Baptist Church is located at 11475 Lee Highway, Fincastle.
Daleville Baptist VBS July 16-20
Excitement and adventure wait for children at Vacation Bible School where they will learn about the Kingdom of Light and standing strong in the battle for truth! Their presence is requested July 16-20 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Daleville Baptist Church, 375 Orchard Drive, Daleville. Ages pre-school-8th grade (3-15) are welcome. Bring your friends and join in the games, treats, crafts, music and daily Bible lessons. Pre-register online at: https://dalevillebaptistvbs.myanswers.com/keepers-of-the-kingdom/. Call 540-992-1570 for more information.
Gaslight & Gingerbread Christmas time in New Jersey
The Joyful Journey Travel of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church invites you to join them on their trip to Cape May, N.J., December 4-6; 3 days, 2 nights, $565 per person double occupancy ($734 per person single occupancy). The package includes: 2 nights lodging at the Grand Hotel, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, tour of 1879 Physick Estate, trolley tour of historic district, Holly Trolley Lights Tour of Cape May, free time on Washington Street Mall, visit to Towne of Historic Smithville, luggage handling, taxes and meal gratuities, motorcoach transportation and driver’s tip.
Flyers and registration forms can be found on the church website, stmarksmethodist.com, or the church Facebook page or by calling Julia Greer at 540-330-7933.
A $25 deposit (non-refundable unless the trip is cancelled), which is part of the total price, is required with the registration form.
Deadline for payment in full is due by October 13. Payments may be made in increments so that the final payment is not so large.
For more information and reservations contact Julia Greer, Joyful Journey Travel, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 19 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville, 24083; 540-330-7933
Mt. Joy Church Homecoming
Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 4. Sunday School will be at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. There will be special music by Family Circle. A potluck meal will be served after the worship service. The church is located at 2565 Buffalo Road, Buchanan. Everyone is welcome.
Andrew Chapel ice cream/picnic July 22
Andrew Chapel UMC will hold its ice cream/picnic on Saturday, July 22, beginning at 5 p.m. This year’s event will include hot dogs and Bratwurst, with full fixings and chips, and homemade ice cream and desserts. Music will be provided by Mike Lee and the Mill Creek Players. Proceeds benefit the church building fund. Andrew Chapel is located at 3936 Beaver Dam Road, just off Springwood Road, in Buchanan.
VBS at Springwood Baptist
Springwood Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School on Wednesday. July 26, through Friday, July 28, from 6-8:30 p.m. The theme is “Carnival Under the Big Tent with God!” for all ages. Go to the website website to register: Springwoodbc.org. There is a VBS registration to click on and fill out.