Community Thanksgiving service

All are invited to a Community Thanksgiving Service 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at Culpeper United Methodist Church, Oaklawn Drive.

The keynote speaker, the Rev. Brad Hales, will deliver the message with music by the Culpeper Gospel Choir.

A time of fellowship and refreshment and will follow. Donations of dried and canned foods will be given to the Salvation Army.

Third annual BBC State Pageant

Beulah Baptist will host its 3rd Annual BBC State Pageant at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 16, at the church, 9297 Eggbornsville Road in Rixeyville.

The Youth Ministry will present a Talent Showcase. Light Refreshments will be served following the program. For information, contact Pastor Kenneth Pitts at or 540/937-5563.

Trees of Life Gala for community clinic

The 5th Annual Trees of Life Gala to benefit Living Water Community Clinic will be held 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse, carrying on a tradition of support that began before the clinic opened. Proceeds will help establish other new programs, and cover expenses to operate the clinic and expand support to neighbors.

A mission of The Lake of the Woods Church, the Community Clinic partners with community churches, businesses, civic organizations, regional healthcare facilities, and community members. A nonprofit organization, it has been providing free medical, counseling, and spiritual care to uninsured neighbors for nearly four years. The patient population has increased each year–this year by 30 percent.

Partnerships with local health organizations and doctors continue to expand adding cardiologists, dermatologists, urologists, and more. New programs being developed include a Dental Clinic, Diabetes Management, and Access to Medication. The clinic’s partnership with LOW Lions will provide matching funds to purchase an x-ray machine for the new dental clinic.

Clinic Executive Director Debbie McInnis said serving the community in the facility has been one of the biggest blessings in her life. Debbie said that she is moved each time she observes how many are helped.

At the upcoming gala, guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, an auction of decorated Christmas trees and other items, dinner, music, speakers and more. Tickets are $55/person and must be purchased in advance. All proceeds will directly benefit the clinic.

To volunteer, donate, purchase tickets or for information, see or call 540/854-5922. Tickets can also be purchased at the Living Water Community Clinic from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays evenings or Lake of the Woods Church during services on Nov. 3 and 10.

Sermon: Thanking God for His Love

All are welcome for Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. with Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church, at Culpeper Christian School, 810 Old Rixeyville Rd. in Culpeper. No ties, coats or gowns – dress is casual.

Guest preacher D.J. Carter will deliver the message this Sunday, Nov. 17 on, “Thanking God for His Love,” from Ephesians 3:1-13. Infant nursery will be available. See for information.

Ham & Turkey Dinner in Lignum

Hopewell United Methodist will serve a Ham & Turkey Dinner 5 to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 16 at the church, 23557 Lignum Road in Lignum. Adults eat for $12 and Children12 and younger are $6 to benefit church ministries.

Annual bazaar

Amissville United Methodist Women will hold its annual bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the fellowship hall of the church, at 14760 Lee Highway in Amissville. There will be crafts, baked good and more. For information, contact 540/347-1963.

Amissville United Methodist holds Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. Sundays at the church. At 7:30 p.m. on Mondays, the church hosts Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the fellowship hall. At 12:15 p.m. on Thursdays, the church hosts Al-Anon meetings. For information, contact 540/937-4672.

Community Thanksgiving Richardsville

Oakland Baptist will hold a community Thanksgiving service at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the church, 28348 Eleys Ford Road in Richardsville.

Attendees can bring a canned food item for the food bank and a snack, desert and bottle of soda to share for fellowship afterward.

MOVE! Praise & Worship Experience

The Got 2 M.O.V.E! Outreach hosts Bible Study at 7 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Holiday Inn Express, 787 Madison Road in Culpeper. Pastor Adrian Sledge will be teaching. All are welcome to come through.

At 9 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 10, the ministry will present the M.O.V.E! Praise and Worship Experience. This launches its Sunday morning worship service, non-denominational with a come-as-you-are atmosphere. All are welcome to help usher in the M.O.V.E! of God.

Thursday Open Sanctuary

The sanctuary at Culpeper Presbyterian Church is open to the public from noon to 2 p.m. each Thursday for “Open Sanctuary,” a time of prayer, reflection, and meditation in the midst of our busy days and lives. The church is located at 215 S. Main St. in Culpeper. All are welcome to stop by and invite friends, neighbors, and co-workers.

‘Overwhelmed— Is More REALLY More?’

Mountain View Community Church holds services at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. on Sundays with a Nov. 10 sermon topic of, “Overwhelmed—Is More REALLY More?”

The 10 a.m. service is live-streamed at Children’s programs for birth through 5th grade at 16088 Rogers Rd., behind Brusters Ice Cream in Culpeper. Small groups also meeting during the week. For information, contact 540/727-0297.

Centering Prayer Group to meet

St. Stephen’s Episcopal holds Centering Prayer Group, an hour of reflection and prayer, at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays followed at noon by Healing and Holy Communion service at the church, 115 N. East St. in the town of Culpeper.

For information, see or contact 540/825-8786 or Parking is located around back at 120 N. Commerce St.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Did you know that SSEC has many opportunities for fellowship, worship, prayer, study, and outreach? Check out some of our groups: Sunday school for all ages, Centering Prayer, St. Thomas Circle and DOK women’s groups, Fireside Chat and The Brotherhood men’s groups, Junior Daughters group, Supper Club, Moms Night Out, adult & children choirs, Food Closet and Winter Heat Shelter ministries, and more. All are welcome. Come as you are! For information:, 540-825-8786. Address: 115 N. East St., Culpeper.

Christmas Bazaar

Culpeper United Methodist Women of Culpeper will host its annual Christmas Bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 9 at the church, 1233 Oaklawn Dr. in Culpeper.

This event has been occurring for more than 25 years and usually features about 50 vendors. Proceeds from the bazaar are donated to local charities. Lunch is available for sale at the bazaar as well as a wonderful bake sale. For information, contacta or 540/825-9407.

Hopewell UMC Musical Event

Hopewell UMC will host the 35th Annual Musical Event Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM. This event will benefit Richardsville and Locust Grove Fire and Rescue. Participants include local church choirs and musical groups.

Hopewell UMC is located at 23557 Lignum Rd, Lignum. For more information call 540-399-1843.

Good Hope Baptist Church (Norman) annual Usher’s Day Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Our guest speaker for the day will be Roger Michie. Guest Choir: Mt. Olive Baptist Church Choir. For more info, please call 540.825.8670 Prayer and Healing Service

Reformation Lutheran Church’s Prayer & Healing Service is the fourth Saturday of every month. This month’s service is on Nov. 23, 2019.

The 6 p.m. Praise and Worship service features special prayers for healing of mind, body and spirit, with laying-on-of-hands and anointing with oil. Prayer Teams are available. Come and see how Jesus can change lives and bring healing and wholeness. All Visitors are Welcome.

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