Church news (week of Feb. 1, 2012)

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Coat, blanket drive

The Agape Center is holding a winter coat and blanket drive until the end of February. You can drop off at the following location: The Agape Center, East Lake Community Church, Bedford Baptist Church, Covenant Fellowship, Dwelling Place and Remax Lakefront. The Agape Center is located at 12361 N. Old Moneta Road, Moneta. Call 540-296-0609 for more information.


The Quest for Authentic Manhood - A men's only teaching

The Life Church - 217 West Depot Street. Starting Sunday night, February 12, at 6 p.m., Life Church will be starting a new men's only series, The Quest for Authentic Manhood. This series helps men understand their masculine identity by offering a clear definition of what a man is. It shows them how to make the pursuit of authentic manhood a lifelong priority that is incorporated into the fabric of their everyday lives by challenging each man to develop his own personalized manhood plan.


Thaxton Baptist Wild Game Dinner

The Christian Sportsmen Association of Thaxton Baptist Church will host its third annual Wild Game Dinner on Feb. 18 at 5:30 p.m. The buffet-style meal will include wild game, vegetables, desserts, as well as meat selections for non-game eaters.

There will be a program, music, door prizes, plus two grand prize drawings for a shotgun certificate and a muzzleloading certificate or equivalent cash values of each. Tickets are available for a donation of $7 per person and may be obtained early at the church office, Catron's Tire Service, or Overstreet's Cities Services.

Thaxton Baptist is located on US 460 west of Bedford at 1067 Penicks Mill Rd. in Thaxton. For more information call 540-874-5591.




Wednesday, Feb. 1


Stevens Family concert

The Stevens Family will be in concert Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at Cool Spring Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3453 Buffalo Run Rd., Thaxton. The pastor is Larry G. Myers. For more information call 540-586-4628.


Saturday, Feb. 4


Gospel concert

The English Family of Bedford will be in concert at the Gospel Fellowship Temple on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. The pastor is the Rev. John Spinner.


Sunday, Feb. 5


AWANA program

Sunday, February 5, Morgans Baptist Church is having its AWANA program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for preschoolers (age 3) through eighth grade. This week's theme is Soup-er Bowl Night. Bring soup items to club to help the needy. If you would like to join the club, come by on Sunday or contact the church at 297-4959.


Saturday, Feb. 11


Brunswick Stew sale

Brunswick Stew sale – Forest Level Baptist Church, Feb. 11. From 10 a.m. until the Stew is gone.   The church is located at corner of Thomas Jefferson Highway & Bateman Bridge Road, Forest. Call 434-525-4454.  For pre-orders, call 434-525-7460. 


Spaghetti Supper

Evington United Methodist Church will have a Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, Feb. 11, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. Proceeds will go to EUMC Outreach and Missions. Call 821-7201 for more information.


Sunday, Feb. 12


Black History program

The Senior Usher Board of Washington Street Baptist Church, where the Rev. Henry A. Henderson is the pastor, will be celebrating its 23rd Annual Black History Program on Sunday, February 12, at 3 p.m. The program will consist of monologues, readings and poems, etc. The Men’s Chorus of Washington Street Baptist Church under direction of Mildred Padgett, will be the guest choir.