‘GOOD SAM’ HOSPICE MARKING 25 YEARS

Lately I’ve written several columns about issues in which people of faith have attempted to understand current problems in our society. Since I’m a...

SLOWLY WOMEN ENRICHED COLLEGE

Though Roanoke College is celebrating 175 years in Salem in 2017, women were of little importance there until about the time of World War...

Changing out genes; boon or disaster?

Religiously Speaking Hearing the Rev. Dr. James C. Peterson speak at Roanoke College earlier this month on a rapidly developing scientific breakthrough, changing the very...

Former Salemite now home at Fincastle Church

Religiously Speaking As I talked with the new rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Fincastle earlier this month, I found that the Rev. Willis...

Church Briefs – April 19, 2017

LETTER CARRIER FOOD DRIVE SET FOR MAY13 The annual drive to collect staple foods for local free pantries for the needy is scheduled for Saturday, May 13....

Baptist clergy wives fight domestic violence

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Everywhere around the Shiloh Baptist Church fellowship hall there was purple. Though it was still Lent, these African-American Baptist women weren’t observing...

Church folk learn of “scary” dementia

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Church folk learn of “scary” dementia Discussing mental weakening in the final decades of life, a group of women who attend Fort Lewis...

Church Briefs – April 12, 2017

COLLEGE LUTHERAN PASTOR  LEAVING The Rev. Wynemah Hinlicky, pastor of College Lutheran Church in Salem since 2008, will conclude her ministry  there on April 30.  She is...

Church Briefs – April 5, 2017

SCHEDULE SET FOR SAEM TALKS A series of free talks on topics of concern to senior adults will continue Monday, April 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. at College...

Religiously Speaking

SPRING HOLY DAYS FALL LATE THIS YEAR Next week, April 9-16, marks the most holy period of the Christian year, Easter with the Resurrection of Jesus,...
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