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...

‘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....

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