Sept. 7, 11 a.m. -- Blessing of the Backpacks will be held in the parking lot of Jones Chapel (Mulberry Street entrance) in Stephens City. All school children, their parents, teachers and school administrators are invited to participate in the event, sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church of Stephens City.
For more information, call Trinity Lutheran Church at 540-869-4019.
Trinity Lutheran Church is a member congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, one of the nation's largest "mainline" Christian denominations. Trinity was founded in 1765, and will celebrate 250 years of service and ministry in 2015. During construction of a new facility, the church is meeting at Jones Chapel on Mulberry Street in Stephens City.