Religiously Speaking Frances StebbinsTwo 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 StebbinsThe 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 StebbinsThe 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,...

New Castle Christian Church Special Homecoming services

Beautiful stained-glass windows were installed during the 1950s when Rev. Bill Sleasman was pastor. They were removed, cleaned and repaired last fall by Raynal...

Church group may resettle refugees

Religiously Speaking The Salem-Craig areas are ripe for the resettlement of one or more refugee families, the Rev. Bryan Buckles of Central United Methodist Church...

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