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Religion

Religion News & Events: Nov. 17

Baptist The Chosen People Ministry will present "Messiah in the Passover" at 5 p.m. today at Shenandoah Valley Baptist Church in Stephens City. A free-will offering will be received.   Unitarian A free film screening of “Voices Across the Divide” will be shown at 7 p.m. today ...

Religion News & Events: Nov. 10

Baptist Shenandoah Valley Baptist Church in Stephens City will host the Mark Trammell Quartet at 6 p.m. today. An offering will be accepted. Information: 540-868-4020.   Lutheran Bethany Lutheran Church, northwest of Columbia Furnace, will hold its Thanksgiving service at 2:30 p.m. ...

Religion News & Events: Nov. 3

Emmanuel Patric Ruffin will be the speaker at the homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Church at Fishers Hill. A covered-dish dinner will follow. Lutheran Bethel Lutheran Church at Hamburg will celebrate homecoming and Holy Communion at the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday. ...

Religion Events: Oct. 27

Baptist Mount Olive Baptist Church in Middletown will host a youth ministry show and tell at 11 a.m. Sunday featuring a member of the youth congregation talking about his trip to China. Information: 540-931-5242.   Methodist Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church in Strasburg will ...

Religion Events: Oct. 20

Brethren Community Mission Church of the Brethren in Woodstock will hold a Love Feast service with Holy Communion at 6 p.m. today.   Lutheran St. John’s Lutheran Church will hold Mocha and a Message, a contemporary worship service with coffee and desserts,  at 6 p.m. today at ...

Religion Events: Oct. 13

Assembly of God Strasburg Assembly of God will hold revival services at 7 p.m. today and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Frank Shelton, a My Hope area coordinator for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and a frequent Fox News ...

Religion Events: Oct. 6

Vintage Village The Vintage Village of Millersville will host an open house with ‘ole time preaching and singing from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the corner of Minebank and Oranda roads in Strasburg. Information: 540-758-3010.   Beth El Beth El Congregation will host a showing of ...

George Bowers Sr.: Keeping the tightrope tight

“A lot of hanky-panky goes on now in most communities without attracting much attention, but there was a time when this was not true in Woodstock.” So begins another vignette by county historian Fred Painter in the book "Yesterday in Woodstock." He goes on to describe two separate ...

Religion News & Events: Sept. 29

Brethren  Dr. Bruce Bowman, a regional field veterinarian for Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, will be the guest speaker at the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday at Maurertown Brethren Church. Bowman, who travels on mission trips to provide veterinary care for ...

George Bowers Sr. Church is good for you

Now there’s a headline you would expect from a preacher, right? But it’s actually just a paraphrase of a recent study by Harvard University, a school not known for its fondness for faith. Nevertheless, in a study released in this month’s edition of the American Journal of Epidemiology ...

Religion Events: Sept. 22

Brethren Palmyra Church of the Brethren near Edinburg will hold revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Guest speakers will be Wayne Racey on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday and Brian Duncan on Tuesday. Special music nightly.   Presbyterian The Middletown Presbyterian ...

George Bowers Sr. Allergies, immunities and television

Chances are really good that you have either heard someone sneeze already today or have done so yourself. ‘Tis the season for ragweed and pollen and all manner of allergic reactions. Although I used to suffer miserably, I’m thankful to say that my late summers and early falls are much more ...

Religion events: Sept. 15

Baptist Saint Luke Baptist Church in Berryville will host a concert by The Spiritual Harmonizers at 3 p.m. Sunday. Information: 540-955-1883.   Church of Rock The Church of the Rock will hold its annual Family and Friends service at 3 p.m. Sunday at 620 Virginia Ave., Front ...

George Bowers Sr. What has caused Florence’s fury?

By the time you read this article, Hurricane Florence will likely have made landfall in the southeastern United States affecting millions of people and, if forecasts prove accurate, causing billions of dollars in property damage. As I write this, I’m praying that God would minimize its impact ...

Religion News & Events: Sept. 8

Brethren Maurertown Brethren Church will resume regular hours starting Sunday. Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10:45 a.m. The church will host a weekly community youth night for ages 4 and older from 4 to 6:30 p.m. starting Wednesday. The program will ...

George Bowers Sr. Good answers to hard questions

Over the years our father told us many stories about his school experiences. Times were very different, rules were very strict, and expectations were very high. There were no SOLs or Common Core and the board of education was often applied to his seat of learning. That’s not to say there ...

Religion Events: Sept. 1

Christian Strasburg Christian Church will hold a special Church in the Park service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the First Bank and R.R. Donnelly pavilions at the Strasburg Community Park.  A covered-dish dinner, hot dogs and games will follow.   Methodist Mt. Zion United Methodist Church ...

Religion Events: Aug. 25

Lutheran Morning Star Lutheran Church will celebrate homecoming at the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday at 282 Morning Star Road, Mount Jackson. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish or dessert for the meal that follows. Information: Vicar David Moore at ...

George Bowers Sr. When dad got skunked

Mention either of two very different animals, and you are sure to trigger an outbreak of free entertainment. Allude to either snakes or skunks, then sit back and listen as the tales spill out. This is one such story about a skunk that my dad shared with us years ago. When our father was a boy, ...

George Bowers Sr. How to save your barn

What would you do if someone showed up to burn your barn and devastate you financially? For many Shenandoah County residents, this question was more than theoretical when Gen. Philip Sheridan’s Union troops went through the Valley in the fall of 1864 doing exactly that. I can only imagine the ...