Religious events

July 28th, 2016

Bluegrass service
St. Paul Lutheran Church and North Mountain Parish congregations will hold a community bluegrass Mass worship service at


July 21st, 2016

Unity of Shenandoah
Unity of the Shenandoah will host a seven-talk series on New Testament interpretation starting at 10 a.m.


July 15th, 2016

Mount Olive Baptist
Mount Olive Baptist Church in Middletown will celebrate Missionary Day during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday.


July 8th, 2016

Bethany Lutheran
Bethany Lutheran Church will celebrate Holy Communion at the 2:30 p.m. worship service on Sunday. The church is


June 23rd, 2016

Palmyra COB
Palmyra Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will hold a picnic at noon following the morning worship service

Holy Rollers hit the road

June 15th, 2016

After breakfast Wednesday morning at the Manor Memorial Methodist Church in New Market, Jesus took the wheels – not to mention the brakes, handlebars, chains and derailleurs of the bicycles of the Holy Rollers.


June 9th, 2016

The Rev. Carter Alsberry will be the speaker for homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church


June 3rd, 2016

Antioch Brethren
The Hatcher Boys will provide music for both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services on Sunday at Antioch

Pastor opens addiction crisis center this week

May 30th, 2016

WINCHESTER — A faith-based crisis center for people addicted to drugs and alcohol is set to open in Winchester on Wednesday as a non-secular alternative to court-ordered and volunteer drug rehabilitation programs.


May 26th, 2016

Liberty Baptist
Liberty Baptist Church in Strasburg will hold a family crusade, “Overcomers: God’s Survival Skills,” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Bethel Lutheran Church in Edinburg welcomed seven children and two adults on May 8 during a service of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Children received gifts of a children's Bible, baptismal linen cloth and  a candle. Those children baptized were, front row, Andrew and Bradley Shiley; second row, Hannah Vallen (held by Tracie Smoot), Jason and Leena Shirkey, Katie Moton (held by Heather Moton), and Mike and Tyler Moton. Pastor Karen Caspersen, center, presided over the service. Courtesy photo

May 20th, 2016

Bethel Lutheran Church in Edinburg welcomed seven children and two adults on May 8 during a service of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Children received gifts of a children’s Bible, baptismal linen cloth and candle.


May 19th, 2016

Bethany Lutheran
Pastor William R. Balance Jr. will preach at the 2:30 p.m. worship service on Sunday at Bethany Lutheran


May 6th, 2016

First Baptist
The First Baptist Church in Washington will celebrate the second anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. James M. Kilby,


April 22nd, 2016

Mount Olive Baptist
The youth of Mount Olive Baptist Church will lead the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday at


April 14th, 2016

St. Martins Lutheran Church, 2235 River Road, New Market, will have homecoming on April 24. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. with the worship service of Holy Communion beginning at 11 a.m.


April 7th, 2016

New pastor
Dr. Rick A. Clark has been named pastor of Blue Ridge Grace Brethren Church, 1025 Cedar Creek Grade,

Religion Events

March 24th, 2016

Easter service
Community Mission Church of the Brethren, located between Columbia Furnace and St. Luke, will hold an Easter sunrise


March 17th, 2016

St. Mary’s Lutheran
St. Mary’s (Pine) Lutheran Church in Mount Jackson will hold a worship service at 10 a.m. on

Praise given for Family Promise launch

Libby Rocco, Family Promise of Shenandoah County board member, directs a chorus of singers from 17 churches during the affiliate's grand opening celebration at Central High School's gymnasium on Sunday. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

March 13th, 2016

Shenandoah ministries celebrated the grand opening of the county’s Family Promise affiliate on Sunday afternoon with songs and prayers.