Posted: January 18, 2013
First United Methodist Church, 308 N. Braddock St., Winchester, Sunday school class on current events will host a banker who will tell about the loss of his job in Florida and finding a new job at the age of 50 in Winchester.
Grace and St. Mary’s Episcopal
The annual pulpit swap, sponsored by the Clarke County Ministerial Association, will be held Jan. 27. The Rev. Hyo Lee of Crums United Methodist Church will visit Grace Episcopal Church and St. Mary’s Memorial Church, both in Berryville.
A community potluck luncheon will be held at 12:40 p.m. at Enders Fire Hall in Berryville.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2774 Northwestern Pike, Winchester. will have a winter revival Jan. 27 to 30 with Evangelist Aaron Coffey of Rocky Mount, N.C.
The revival will be held at 9:45 and 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Monday through Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m.
There will be music and a children’s program, and nursery provided.
A wild game dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 26. The guest speaker will be Coffey. Admission is free. There will be door prizes and contests. Call 540-667-8924.
Mount Carmel Baptist
Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1317 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester, will feature the Rev. Gilbert Mack at 10 a.m. Sunday on “Living Your Faith Out Loud” from Hebrews 11:23-29 with music by the Praise Team and Unity Choir.
First Baptist of Stephens City
First Baptist Church of Stephens City, 275 Double Toll Gate, White Post, will have a gospel music service with The Promised Land Quartet at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27. A freewill offering will be taken.
Contact Mike Blitch at 540-664-1541 or email email@example.com.
Stephens City Mennonite
Stephens City Mennonite Church is hosting a series of meetings on conflict resolution training. For information or to register, contact the church at 540-869-5037 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kernstown United Methodist Church will have concerts at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday by pianist Jim Hendricks, professor of music at Chicago State University.
There is no admission charge, but a freewill offering will be taken.
Hendricks is known for his recordings of classical songs he arranged in the styles of Liszt and others.
Call 540-667-7298 or kernstownumc.org.
John Mann UMC
John Mann United Methodist Church, 119 E. Cork St., Winchester, will have a Black History Month service at 3 p.m. Feb. 17 with music and speaker, the Rev. Charles Harris. Call 540-247-8225.
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. Saturday in the social hall.
This is 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.
First Baptist Church, 141 N. Washington St., Winchester, will have its 85th anniversary celebration and covered dish luncheon Feb. 24.
The guest speaker will be Dr. Curtis Freeman of Duke Divinity School in Durham, N.C. He is a research professor of theology and the director of the Baptist House of Studies.
A luncheon will follow the service.
Child Evangelism Fellowship and Valley Bible Church
A Good News Club, sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship and Valley Bible Church, meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the third Tuesday in the cafeteria of Middletown Elementary School.
Participants must bring a permission slip from a parent. For more information, call 540-667-5814 or visit valleybibleconnections.org and click on Good News Club.
Round Hill UMC
Round Hill United Methodist Church, U.S. 50 west of Winchester, is presenting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Call 540-877-2317 or visit roundhillum.org.
Weekday Religious Education
Virginia Weekday Religious Education conducts weekly 30-minute Bible classes for fourth- and fifth-grade students of Frederick County.
Classes are held off school campus on the WRE bus. Parents can enroll students by calling 540-869-4270 or visit leftlane.us/WRE.
Bible Study Fellowship
Bible Study Fellowship will host the 2013 study of Genesis.
Welcome class is held the first Tuesday of every month. Classes are also offered for students in grades 1-12. For more information, call Allison Smith at 540-247-1287.
Greenwood United Methodist Church offers “Disciple I: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study” for 34 sessions at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 726 Greenwood Road, Winchester.
A study will also be held at 9 a.m. Saturdays.
The cost of the book is $35. Call 540-662-3050 for more information.
Holy Family Orthodox
The Rev. Richard O’Connell Reed and Matushka Carol are establishing the Holy Family Orthodox Church in the Northern Shenandoah Valley around Woodstock.
The parish is part of the Russian Orthodox Church. Sunday liturgy is at 10 a.m., and the rite is St. Gregory (Western Rite).
For more information, visit HolyFamilyOrthodoxChurch.com.
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.
Subud, an international spiritual movement, meets twice a week for 30 minutes.
Call Emmanuel Kennedy of Berryville at 540-550-1767 for the location and details. Visit subud.com.
Religious events are published Fridays. The information is due a week before the event. Email email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org mail to Frances C. Lowe, life editor, The Winchester Star, 2 N. Kent St., Winchester, Va. 22601.