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26th Annual Essex County King Celebration

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 1:34 pm

The Twenty-sixth Annual Essex County Community Celebration of the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held on Monday, January 19, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Angel Visit Baptist Church, Dunnsville, Virginia, the Reverend Dr. Carla E. Lightfoot, Pastor. The Reverend Dr. Steven G. Blunt, Pastor of the First Baptist Church Mahan, Suffolk, Virginia, and President of the Baptist General Convention of Virginia, will be

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  • Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service Announcement, December 28: ‘Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement’

    Posted on December 20, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    On Sunday, December 28, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock (UUFR-VA,) Bob Weekley will present: “Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement.” Our little White Stone UU congregation has partnered with the Walmsey Unitarian Chapel in Bolton, England. Our brothers and sisters at Walmsey represent the worldwide linking of Unitarian and Universalist faiths. And we have more global connections that can energize our spirits. Come and learn about

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  • Warsaw Baptist Church mission trip fund raiser

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    Warsaw Baptist Church is getting into the spirit of Christmas by hosting a luminaria night. The church’s first luminaria endeavor will take place on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The tradition of lighting luminaries on Christmas Eve is that the lights will guide the spirit of the Christ child to one’s home. Community members can buy luminaria kits ahead of time and place them around their property and steps for that

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  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Heathsville youth organize ‘Undie Sundie,’ help The Haven

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Kendall Lloyd (left), Hadley Foulk, Mary Lloyd, Ava Foulk and Jetzzabel Vega

    The children and teens of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church organized “Undie Sundie” and asked the congregation to bring new undies, socks, and diapers to give to the kids at The Haven.  The congregation responded by donating even more than the youth expected: 283 undies, 56 socks, and assorted diapers for the children.  11-year-old parishioner Hadley Foulk said, “Undie Sundie was really fun.  I enjoyed thinking about it as you’re getting

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  • Blessing of the Animals in Irvington

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Amy Lewis and her hen with Chaplain Davis Smith. Photo by Karen Reynolds.

    The bond between a person and a pet is like no other relationship because the communication is at its most basic.  According to Kevin E. Mackin, a Franciscan of the Holy Name Province, “the love we give to a pet, and receive from a pet, draws us into the larger circle of life.” On October 3 at Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury (RWC) in Irvington, there was a large circle of pets with

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  • This weekend: Good Shepherd Lutheran’s Pizza and Movie Party and return of Family Worship Services

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm

      Pizza and Movie Party Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao will host a ‘Pizza & Movie Party’ on Saturday, Oct 4, 1:00PM to celebrate a new season of activities. The movie “God’s Not Dead” is a story of a college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class. The class begins with the students being told they must

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  • Ice cream social in Kilmarnock, September 19

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:45 am

    Living Water Lutheran Church and Stevie’s Ice Cream in Kilmarnock  will host an ice cream social that will include music, and opportunities for conversation and fellowship.  The community is invited to enjoy ice cream at Stevie’s Ice Cream in Kilmarnock from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, September 19.  Music will be provided by the contemporary Christian worship band “One Day Remains”, from the Rappahannock Church of Christ in Warsaw.  Only

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