New Castle Christian Church annual Easter egg hunt

Photos by Pam Dudding-Burch The New Castle Christian Church had their annual Easter egg hunt with over 1300 eggs and about 60 kids. A wonderful...

Religiously Speaking: Bishop Election

Frances Stebbins Bishop Election, 500 observance make 2017 a memorable year It’s a busy time for Virginia Lutherans, especially ones around Salem which is a center of...

Church Briefs – August 9, 2017

THOMPSON PLANS STAFF RETIREMENT The Rev. Branan J. Thompson, who has been active in Roanoke Valley ecumenical church life since 1968, has announced that he will...

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...

Religiously Speaking- Church habitat build planned this summer

Frances Stebbins With its regulations eased for church groups wishing to construct Habitat for Humanity homes, plans are under way for a new Apostles Build...

Church Briefs 2.1.17

WOMEN'S RETREAT SET FOR FEB. 18 Registration is open for a five-hour Busy Woman's Retreat to be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Salem. Its...

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...

‘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...

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...

Church News

DOWNTOWN LUNCH SERIES BEGINS Greene Memorial United Methodist Church in downtown Roanoke has again begun its Wednesday message and lunch series of services for the weeks of...