Religious events

Posted: September 13, 2013

Woodbine Assembly  of God

Woodbine Assembly of God, 626 Rest Church Road, Clear Brook, will have its 69th homecoming Sunday.

The singing group the Browders from Hiltons will perform at the 11 a.m. service.

A covered dish lunch will follow. Call 540-662-2471.

Mount Olive Baptist

Mount Olive Baptist Church will hold a church picnic at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Clarke County Park Kiwanis Shelter, which is the shelter by the pool. It will include food, fun, games and fellowship.

Call 540-667-7081.

Guilfield Baptist

Guilfield Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kenneth Nichols and at 3 p.m. the Rev. Douglas Gore. Lunch will be served between the services.

First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church, Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester, will return to its regular worship schedule (7:30, 8:30 and 11 a.m.) Sunday.

Opequon Presbyterian

Opequon Presbyterian Church, Kernstown, will celebrate National Back to Church Sunday.

The Rev. David Witt’s “Foundations of Faith” series will explore “Why Church? Why Worship?” at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Visit or call 540-662-1843.

St. Stephen CME

St. Stephen CME Church, 202 Maple St., Winchester, will host Men’s Day program at 4 p.m. Sunday.

The theme is “Men on a Mission.” The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gregory King Sr., pastor of Russell Temple CME Church, Alexandria, along with the male chorus of Russell Temple.

Zion Baptist

Zion Baptist Church, 10 Josephine St., Berryville, will celebrate National Back to Church Sunday at 11 a.m. this Sunday.

At 3 p.m., Deacon and Deaconess Day will be held with the Rev. Raymond Morton and congregation from Mount Olive Baptist Church, White Post, as honored guests.

Greenwood Baptist

Homecoming services will be held Sept. 22 at Greenwood Baptist Church, 779 Greenwood Road, Winchester.

Dinner on the grounds will follow the 10:45 a.m. service.

An afternoon service will be held with music by In One Accord.

Contact the church office at 540-665-0368.

John Mann UMC

John Mann United Methodist Church, 119 E. Cork St., Winchester, will conclude its annual revival at 7 p.m. tonight.

The speaker will be the Rev. Joseph Smith of First Baptist Church-Watson, Leesburg.

On Sunday at 3 p.m., Family and Friends Day, the Rev. Lawrence Wilson Jr. of Savannah Praise, Worship and Healing Center, will deliver the message.

Contact Sadie Nelson, chairman of the board, at 540-662-8397.

Kernstown UMC

The Legacy Journey, a follow-up class to Financial Peace University, is held at Kernstown United Methodist Church, 3239 Valley Pike, Winchester.

Contact Brian Henshaw at 540-667-7298 to register.

St. John’s Lutheran

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3623 Back Mountain Road, Frederick County, will have Mocha and a Message at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 in the social hall. This includes contemporary gospel music along with coffee and other beverages and light refreshments.

There is no charge, but a freewill offering will be collected to benefit community outreach.

Gravel Springs Lutheran

Gravel Springs Lutheran Church, 1870 S. Pifer Road, Star Tannery, will have a Blessing of the Animals at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the outside pavilion. Pets welcome.

The church will collect donations for the SPCA.

Greenwood Baptist

Greenwood Baptist Church, 779 Greenwood Road, Winchester, will host a Faith Promise Missions Conference at 7 p.m. Sept. 25-27 and at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept 29.

The preacher will be Dr. John Halsey of the BIMI Mission Board. Call 540-665-0368.

Saint Luke Baptist

Saint Luke Baptist Church, 17 Liberty St., Berryville, deaconesses will sponsor The Spiritual Harmonizers in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 540-955-1883.

Calvary Baptist

A weekly women’s Bible study on the book of Matthew is held at Calvary Baptist Church, 844 Amherst St., Winchester. Programs are available for school-age children.

Hayfield Assembly of God

Hayfield Assembly of God, 5118 Northwestern Pike, Gore, will observe National Back to Church Sunday.

Worship service begins at 10 a.m. this Sunday. Visit or call 540-877-1443.

Pray Winchester

Pray Winchester meets from 8 to 9 a.m. Fridays in the recreation room of the War Memorial Building at Barnett Park, Winchester.

Prayers are offered for the community according to 2 Chronicles 7:14. Contact 540-722-4035.

Stone’s Chapel

Stone’s Chapel Memorial Association will host the third annual Stone’s Chapel Homecoming Saturday at 4138 Crums Church Road in Clarke County.

A short service inside the chapel will be held at 11 a.m. with speaker Arthur K. Pope, a minister, journalist, author, historian, and historic preservationist whose ancestors were members of the chapel and are buried in the chapel cemetery.

A potluck luncheon will follow the service. The Memorial Association will provide meat; guests are requested to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Tours of the chapel and its cemetery will be given to highlight the recent repair work and the association’s plans for the property. Call 540-955-1585.

Winchester Seventh-day Adventist

“His Helping Hands,” sponsored by the Winchester Seventh-day Adventist Church, meets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays at 156 Lambden Ave.

The mission is to give back to the community by knitting, crocheting or sewing items to be donated to patients in hospitals and nursing homes. A light lunch will be served. It is open to the public. Call 540-722-4272.

Shiloh Baptist

Shiloh Baptist Church, Winchester, has a Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Religious events

Religious events are published Fridays. The information is due a week before the event. Email or mail to Frances C. Lowe, life editor, The Winchester Star, 2 N. Kent St., Winchester, Va. 22601.