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Empowering relationships seminar
Eastlake Community Church in Moneta is sponsoring the Family Foundations video seminar titled Empowering Relationships on February 18-19. This seminar focuses on improving one's relationship with family, friends, coworkers and others. Anyone who has suffered a broken marriage, an unsuccessful career or a general lack of happiness will find comfort and healing in this seminar. Enrollment is limited. Call Dr. Gary Jones at 297-2273 for registration information.
Colonial Baptist Church in Blue Ridge invites your family to the “Strength for the Family” Family Conference Feb. 11-13. A nursery will be provided for all sessions and all children will be attended to. Adult sessions: children grade 5 – teen – adult. Children sessions: children K-4.
Friday, Feb. 11: 6 p.m. meal (provided); 6:45 p.m. Adult session – “Basic Bible Truths About Marriage”; Children session – “No Monkeys in My Tree – Sacred Tips for Children”
Saturday, Feb. 12: 6 p.m. Adult session – “The Role of Children in the Family”; Children session – “Me-Me-Me – Sibling Tips for Children”; light refreshments provided.
Sunday, Feb. 13: 10 a.m. Combined Teen/Adult Class in auditorium – “Biblical Communication”; 11 a.m. Worship – “The Biblical Roles of Husbands and Wives”; 12:30 p.m. Family Valentine Meal (Pot Luck); 1:30 p.m. Adult session – “Biblical Love”; Children session – “Stranger Danger – Safety Tips for Children” with Roanoke Police Officer Mark Jervis. No evening service.
Colonial Baptist Church is located at 221 Hillcrest St. in Blue Ridge. Contact the church office at 977-5683 or go to our website at www.colonialbapt.org for more information.
Saturday, Feb. 12
Agape Pancake Breakfast
The Agape Pancake Breakfast is being held on February 12 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Bedford Applebee's on 460. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchases at The Agape Center, Eastlake Community Church, Radford Baptist, Covenant Fellowship and Dwelling Place.
Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner
There will be a Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner at Nicopolis UMC in Bedford on Feb. 12 from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per plate, take out available. Funds go to the youth.
Sunday, Feb. 13
Annual 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 22nd Annual Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 13, at 3 p.m. The program will consist of monologues, readings and poems. The Men’s Chorus of Washington Street Baptist Church under the direction of Mildred Padgett, will be the guest choir.
New Life hosts Bedford Pregnancy Center
New Life Community Baptist Church will host Bedford Pregnancy Center Director, Lori Lewis, on Sunday, Feb. 13 during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. This will be part of their Focus on Missions Day emphasis. The Pregnancy Center operates out of Brookhill Wesleyan Church located at 1043 Cifax Road, Forest. The phone is 540-587-5900. The center is open Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visit on Facebook and at the Web site http://www.bedfordpregnancy.org/. New Life meets at Tharp Chapel, 320 North Bridge Street, Bedford. Call Pastor Ross at 540-587-8962 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Find the church on Facebook and at www.nlcbchurch.com.
Saturday, Feb. 26
Black History celebration
On Saturday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. New Life Baptist Church, Bedford, will be celebrating Black History, special guest will be Infinite Praise of Central Virginia under the direction of Judy Watkins and the Rev. Rodney All. The pastor is William Goode.
Saturday, March 5
Centering Prayer Workshop
An Introductory Centering Prayer Workshop will be held on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church. (Handicap accessible) This workshop will be conducted by Commissioned Presenters, trained by Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. Contemplative Outreach Ltd. Is an international network of faith communities whose primary purpose is to share the method of Centering Prayer. The fee of $25 covers box lunch and materials. For a registration form with additional information, contact Karen Vietmeier email@example.com or 540-362-1496. For questions about centering prayer: Judi Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-334-2727. Registration deadline is February 25, 2011. The church address is 1831 Deyerle Road, Roanoke.