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...

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...

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...

Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church notification

The Forks of John’s Creek Christian Church is pleased to invite the community to attend their August Revival on Friday, August 11 through Sunday,...

Methodist Church packages food boxes

Just a few days before Christmas, several members of New Castle United Methodist Church and some of their friends gathered in the church Fellowship...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...