Homecoming July 11 at Lapsleys Run Baptist
Lapsleys Run Baptist Church is back with in-church services and will celebrate the annual Homecoming Day on Sunday, July 11 at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served after the morning service and there will not be any afternoon services. The pastor, the Rev. David W. Halsey Sr., will be the speaker for the event.
During this service, members will be honoring their retired pianist, Sister Kathleen Fitzgerald. She was the church’s faithful pianist for over 14 years.
Regular services are held on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Everyone is invited to attend these and all services at Lapsleys Run Baptist Church, located at 608 Zion Hil Road, Fincastle.
Upcoming events at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church:
The Pleasant Hill Baptist Choir will present “God & Country” on Sunday, July 4 at 11 a.m. This cantata will feature music celebrating God’s blessings on America. All are welcome.
The PHBC Missions Team is collecting school supplies during July and August to benefit Breckinridge and Greenfield Elementary students. You may drop off donations during normal worship times or by calling the office at 992-5556 to set up a time.
Pleasant Hill Baptist will be hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 31. Children’s activities include a petting zoo, games, water slides, face painting and more. Adults will be participating in Bingo after 3 p.m. and a bluegrass concert at 6 p.m. All are invited.
PHBC will be holding a special Teacher Appreciation Service on Sunday, August 8 at 11 a.m. All teachers are welcome. Lunch will be provided. To sign up for the luncheon, call the church office at 992-5556.
Bible Time July 18-21 at Colonial Baptist
It’s Bible Time…almost. It’s just days until Colonial Bible Time…or “VBS on Steroids!” This year’s Bible Time is for children only – ages 4 to grade 6. A teen event will be scheduled later. Mark your calendars for fun at “Big Fish Bay” July 18-21 from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Colonial Baptist Church is located at 221 Hillcrest Street in Blue Ridge. Call 977-5683 for more information.
Joyful Journey Travel Club upcoming trips
The Joyful Journey Travel Club of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Daleville invites the public to join them on their journeys. All ages are welcome. Contact Julia Greer at 540-330-7933 or visit the St. Mark’s UMC website for more information.
- Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, September 21-24; $559 double occupancy ($748 single); includes three nights lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners; four shows – Country Tonite Theatre, Smoky Mountain Opry, Charlie Bob Smith Morning Variety Show, Hatfields & MccCoys Feud; Titanic Museum, Smoky Mountain Tour, visit to Alcatraz East Crime Museum, The Island, free time in downtown Gatlinburg, luggage handling, tax and meal gratuities, motorcoach transportationand driver’s tip.
- Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theater, December 1, $82.50 per person; includes Christmas matinee dinner, show “Christmas in the Mountains,” motorcoach transportation and driver’s tip.
Colonial Baptist Upward Soccer registration open
Colonial Baptist Church in Blue Ridge is registering now for the fall Upward Soccer program for boys and girls, K4-5th grade, in Botetourt, Bedford, and Roanoke areas. Register online at https://registration.upward.org/UPW80226. Cost per child is $75 and includes uniform, all club costs and awards. The last date to register is July 24. Evaluations are Friday, July 16 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, July 24 from 9 a.m.-noon (choose one evaluation to attend). Practices begin the week of August 23. Games will be held on Saturdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 30. Register today to reserve your spot. Practices and games are held on the CBC Athletic Fields at 221 Hillcrest Street in Blue Ridge. Call 977-5683 for more information.