Politics – sometimes – belongs in church

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Back in the 1960s, I attended a Roanoke church whose minister was deeply committed to both racial integration and opposition to the...

BAPTISTS’ CITY CENTER ACQUIRED BY COUPLE

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Eighty years ago, as the Great Depression was causing economic suffering to households especially in the older neighborhoods of Roanoke, the Woman’s...

ANNUAL METHODIST MIGRATION AFFECTS SEVERAL CHURCHES

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins Two years ago Salem got three new United Methodist pastors; unfamiliar faces appeared at First, Central and Calvary congregations in the annual...

Hymphrey chosen Bishop of Virginia Lutherans

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins The Rev. Robert F. Humphrey, 61, currently senior pastor of Muhlenberg Lutheran Church in Harrisonburg, on June 11 was elected bishop of...

SDA Pastor sees Apocalypse overkill

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins The card bearing photos of a Muslim cleric, the Pope and Donald Trump arrived in my mail announcing a conference entitled “Unlocking...

Faithfully serving Christ since 1855

The Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church celebrated the 162nd Anniversary of its founding in 1855 with a special Homecoming Service on Sunday, June...

Legacy Service honors eleven John’s Creek Church members

On Sunday, May 21, The Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church honored eleven of its current members for their steadfast and longtime legacies of...

Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church announces 162nd Homecoming

The Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church will hold its 162nd Homecoming on Sunday, June 4th. Minister Hershel Stone will be the speaker and...

Baptist leader; look outward

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins People living around the Roanoke Valley who call themselves Baptists are by far the most numerous church group in these parts. There...

Computer confused? You’re ripe or scam

Religiously Speaking Frances Stebbins It may come as a shock to realize that after about age 53, your ability to handle your finances, slowly but progressively,...
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