CommUNITY Church provides aid to the Houston area

In an effort to provide relief for the Houston area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, CommUNITY Church has launched Wheels for Hope, an...

Fellowship Community Churchgoers give back

  On Sunday, September 3, those who attended Fellowship Community Church were surprised with a shopping list of food items for Feeding America of Southwest...

Religiously Speaking

Site changed for race discussion An open forum on racial issues being sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia will take place on Wednesday...

Church Briefs – September 21, 2017

SALEM RESETTLEMENT OF REFUGEES PROGRESSING The possibility that a refugee family will be resettled in Salem next year moved closer this month when the pastor who...

Religiously Speaking: An old friend retires; family promise celebrates

It does not seem like 50 years since I received a phone call one March afternoon thanking me for a New Minister Profile I...

Church Briefs

SENIORS’ WORKSHOPS SET AT SALEM CIVIC CENTERSenior Extravaganza, a series of free workshops on issues important to older adults, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept....

Religiously Speaking

2 Churches building in Oak Grove areaIf you travel the Roanoke Valley’s busy western perimeter highway, Electric Road, you may have noticed earth moving...

The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey to be installed as Lutheran bishop

The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey will be installed as bishop of the Virginia Synod - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on Saturday, September...

Pastor says sale to enhance ministry

The congregation of Salem Baptist Church, which worships at 103 N. Broad Street, voted earlier this month to sell for $113,000 a piece of...

Church Briefs

DIOCESE TO SPONSOR FORUMS ON RACE  To increase understanding among those of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia has planned three...

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