Religiously Speaking

  Frances Stebbins       BELMONT PASTOR RETURNING TO WEST The Rev. Craig Rutherford, pastor of Belmont Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for more than eight years, has announced his...

Religiously Speaking

CO-HOUSING BACKERS SEEKING NEW SITE A group of senior adults headed by Paul Wyar of Catawba, who are trying to establish the Roanoke Valley’s first...

Religion Brief

INTERFAITH GROUP TO VISIT UNITY Voices of Faith, a group dedicated to increasing understanding among the many religious bodies now represented in the Roanoke area, will sponsor...

Church Briefs – October 4, 2017

ANIMAL BLESSING SERVICES HONOR ST. FRANCIS The first Sunday in October - besides being observed in some denominations as World Communion Sunday - also is...

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 CENTER Senior Extravaganza, a series of free workshops on issues important to older adults, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept....

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