Anniversary celebration at Lapsley’s Run Baptist
Lapsleys Run Baptist Church will celebrate the third anniversary of the Rev. David W. Halsey Sr. as pastor on Sunday, April 10, beginning at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Stephanie Clark, who will be accompanied by a choir from Rising Mount Zion Baptist Church of Eagle Rock.
Lunch will be served after morning service.
Everyone is invited for these and all services at Lapsleys Run Baptist Church, 608 Zion Hill Road, Fincastle. Regular services are held on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
Easter Sunrise Service, breakfast at Galatia
Galatia Evangelical Presbyterian Church at 78 Gala Loop Road, Eagle Rock, is having an Easter Sunrise Service on April 17 at 7 a.m. with a potluck breakfast to follow the service in the church basement. Remember to also bring flowers (real or artificial) to put on the cross.
There will be no Sunday School that day, but Sunday worship services begin at 11 a.m. Both services will be led by Thomas A. Provenzola, Ph.D., who is currently serving Galatia EPC.
April events at Springwood Baptist
Springwood Baptist Church invites the public to the following events happening in April: • Bible study every first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Youth and children meet as well.
- Sunday, April 10, annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9:45 a.m. during Sunday School
- April 12 and April 26, 10 a.m., Women’s Group meets
- April 16, Volunteers needed at 8 a.m. for Food Pantry distribution from 9-10:30 a.m.
- Sunday, April 17, Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., with a potluck breakfast to follow
Masks are optional. The church is located at 88 Copps Hill Road, Buchanan.l
Fincastle United Methodist Lenten Services
Fincastle United Methodist Church will hold two Wednesday Lenten Services and Lunch on March 30 and April 6 in the Family Life Center, 137 S. Church Street, Fincastle. These short 20-minute services begin at 12:05 p.m. and will be led by area pastors. A home-cooked lunch will follow each service. The service and meal is designed to last about one hour. Takeout meals will be available.
The schedule for this year’s services is:
- March 30 – The Rev. Dr. David Dickerson, Fincastle Presbyterian Church
Lunch – Potato Soup, Vegetable Beef Soup, Jello Salad, Muffins, Desserts
- April 6 – The Rev. Rob Lough, former pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Daleville
Lunch – Chicken Salad Croissants, Fruit Salad, Chips, Desserts
The lunch menus are subject to change. All safety protocols will be followed in preparing and serving the meal. Everyone is invited to attend these services during the season of Lent.
BAMA schedules Lenten services
The Buchanan Area Ministerial Association (BAMA) sponsored Lenten services for the community during the season of Lent on Tuesdays. The remaining services is Tuesday, April 5 at noon under the pavilion at Limestone Park.
St. Mark’s Episcopal having Lenten soup and salad with historical theology talks
What do you know about Anthropology? Do you have a High Anthropology or a Low Anthropology? What does the Bible Say? What does the Bible Say about Humanity? What About God? Anyone interested is invited to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Fincastle for soup and salad and a historical theology talk about these weighty questions.
The final talk is Wednesday, April 6. Food will be offered (no charge) in the church’s Ministry Center at 221 S. Roanoke Street, next to the post office, at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Zoom links for the Lenten Historical Theology Series can be found on the website at www.stmarksfincastle.org. For more information, call the church office Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 473-2370.