Buchanan Baptist making apple butter this Saturday
The public is invited to come by the lawn at Buchanan Baptist Church on Main Street and join in on stirring the pot of apple butter all day Saturday, Oct. 16. In addition to apple butter, starting at noon there will be games, face painting and free hot dogs until the apple butter is done.
Springwood Food Pantry open October 16
The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9-10:30 a.m. – note new hours of operation. The pantry is located at 88 Copps Hill Road, Buchanan. Clients are asked to remain in their cars and food orders will be delivered to them. Additionally, clients are asked to wear masks, practice social distancing, and use proper hand hygiene while visiting the pantry. These measures will help to keep everyone safe as food is picked up. The pantry is a partner with Feeding America Southwest Virginia and distributes USDA food on the third Saturday of each month to clients.
Mill Creek’s annual fish fry October 23
The annual fish fry at Mill Creek Baptist Church will be held on October 23 from 4:30 until 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall, take out or dine in. The menu will consist of two pieces of fish, parsley potatoes, slaw, bread and a dessert this year for $12. All proceeds will benefit the church building fund.
The annual fish fry has always been a popular fundraiser for the church, so please secure tickets early from one of the following: Tommy Moore at (540) 529-5290, Nancy Epperly at (540) 520-6600, or Sue Sweet at (540) 797-2304. In the past, a bake sale was held with homemade desserts along with the fish fry. This year, a dessert will be included with the meal. If are willing to help with desserts, call Melissa Peery at (540) 529-3556, Kim Lawrence at (540)520-3847 or Melissa Cook at (540) 520-1389.
Covid-19 is still affecting communities so the church will be watching CDC guidelines to make this dinner safe and enjoyable for all. Dining in could be subject to change, and if that becomes affected, it will be communicated to the public through the church’s Facebook page and website.
Bonsack Baptist Craft Expo November 6
Bonsack Baptist Church is holding its annual Craft Expo on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Community Life Center, 4945 Cloverdale Road. It is free to the public.
More than 50 vendors are participating and a variety of items will be sold. An outdoor vendor will sell kettle corn.
All are invited. For more information, call Marquita Brown at Bonsack Baptist, 977-5701.
Joyful Journey Club traveling to Wohlfhart Dinner Theatre
The next Joyful Journey Travel Club trip is to the Wohlfhart Haus Dinner Theater in Wytheville on December 1 for a matinee Christmas dinner and show.
The cost per person of $82.50 covers the meal, show, bus (from Sunshine Tours), and driver’s tip. The bus leaves from St. Mark’s UMC in Daleville at 10 a.m., picks up people from the Food Lion in West Salem at 10:20 a.m. and will return to St. Mark’s about 6:30 p.m. after stopping at the Salem Food Lion. The final payment is due in full by October 30.
Seating for this trip is limited to 35 people, so do not delay in getting your registration form in. Forms may be obtained from the St. Mark’s website, www.stmarksmethodist.com, and look for the link to Joyful Journey Travel Club or call Julia Greer at 540-330-7933. Make checks payable to Joyful Journey Travel Club and send to Julia Greer, St. Mark’s UMC, 19 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville, 24083.
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