Eagle Rock Clothes Closet November hours
The Clothes Closet at Eagle Rock United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5-6:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-noon. Free clothing will be available to 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 on November 19
The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, Nov. 19 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. 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 to participate.
Upcoming activities at St. Mark’s UMC
- Back to Church Sunday, Nov. 6. Invite your friends and family. One service this day at 10 a.m. with a potluck and ministry fair at 11. Easy Pickins will be playing during the potluck and ministry fair. Everyone is welcome.
- O Holy Bright Drive-Thru Christmas Lights: It’s that time of year again for the third annual Drive Thru Christmas Lights event Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11, Dec. 16-18 and Dec. 24 from 5:30 to 9:30.
- It’s a big dill…Pickleball has arrived. Come join the fun in St. Mark’s Family Life Center. First and fourth Mondays of the month, 5-7 p.m.; second and third Mondays of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; fifth Monday, no pickleball. Inclement weather schedule: if schools are closed, the gym is closed. Cost: Donations (for facility use, electricity and equipment replacement).
- Worship Times: Traditional Worship Services, 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship which celebrates Communion each week 11 a.m.; traditional worship often with presence of the choir–this service is live streamed.
Potluck Community Meal at Galatia EPC
You are invited to a Potluck Community Meal at Galatia EPC, 78 Gala Loop Road, Eagle Rock, on Monday, Nov. 7, at 12 noon. The church will furnish two turkey breasts, tea (sweet and unsweet), lemonade and coffee. Bring a dish to share with everyone and come for good fellowship and good food.
Lapsleys Run Homecoming, Church Anniversary
Lapsleys Run Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Harvest Homecoming and 154th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. The Rev. David W. Halsey Sr., pastor, will be the speaker for the occasion. Dinner will be served after the morning service, but there will be no afternoon services.
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 at 608 Zion Hill Road, Fincastle.
Galatia EPC has new pastor
Galatia EPC, 78 Gala Loop Road, Eagle Rock, is hosting a “Meet & Greet” for the new pastor, the Rev. Emily Hook, on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 4-6 p.m. at Galatia. Light refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend and welcome Rev. Hook and her family to Galatia EPC and the Eagle Rock area.
Springwood Baptist special November events
Springwood Baptist Church invites the public to the morning service on Sunday, Nov. 20, and the Thanksgiving meal afterward. Bring a vegetable and dessert to share and enjoy fellowship.
All are also invited to an evening service on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Mike Anderson, pastor of Springwood Baptist, will preach this service at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 3936 Beaver Dam Road, Buchanan.