Former Salemite now home at Fincastle Church

Religiously Speaking As I talked with the new rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Fincastle earlier this month, I found that the Rev. Willis...

Baptist clergy wives fight domestic violence

Religiously Speaking - April 20th, 2017 Everywhere around the Shiloh Baptist Church fellowship hall there was purple.  Though it was still Lent, these African-American Baptist...

Church Briefs – April 20th, 2017

LETTER CARRIER FOOD DRIVE SET FOR MAY13 The annual drive to collect staple foods for local free pantries for the needy is scheduled for Saturday, May...

Church folk learn of “scary” dementia

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Discussing mental weakening in the final decades of life, a group of women who attend Fort Lewis Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)...

Church Briefs

COLLEGE LUTHERAN  PASTOR  LEAVING The Rev. Wynemah Hinlicky, pastor of College Lutheran Church in Salem since 2008, will conclude her ministry  there on April 30.  She is moving to...

Spring Holy Days Fall late this year

Religiously Speaking   Next week, April 9-16, marks the most holy period of the Christian year, Easter with the Resurrection of Jesus, and the several...

Church briefs – April 6th, 2017

SCHEDULE SET FOR SAEM TALKS A series of free talks on topics of concern to senior adults will continue Monday, April 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. at College...

Church Briefs – March 23rd, 2017

UM BLACKSTONE CENTER AUCTION SCHEDULED The contents of the former Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center at Blackstone are scheduled to be auctioned Saturday, March 25, beginning...

Church habitat build planned this summer 

Religiously Speaking 3.23.17 With its regulations eased for church groups wishing to construct Habitat for Humanity homes, plans are under way for a new Apostles...

Religiously Speaking

Frances Stebbins Bishop Election, 500 observance make 2017 a memorable year It’s a busy time for Virginia Lutherans, especially ones around Salem which is a center...

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