Church news (week of Oct. 6, 2010)

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By Tom Wilmoth


Fall Revival
The Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Bunker Hill Community, where the Rev. Jesse Waller is pastor, will be having Fall Revival Oct. 18-22. The preacher for the week will be Elder Johnny W. Hunt. Prayer service will be at 7 p.m. nightly with church services starting at 7:30 nightly. Area choirs will be there nightly.

The Rev. Earl Ragland from Erwin, TN, will be holding a Revival at New Prospect Church, 4445 Sheep Creek Road, beginning Oct. 19-22. Starting time is 7 p.m. Come to Penicks turn onto Sheep Creek Road pass Johnson’s Orchard and continue on approximately two miles to top of mountain (end of hard surface), you will see the church. For more information, call (540) 586-1940.

Christianity Explored
Christianity Explored ‘The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.’ (Mark 1:1) will be studied during the Sunday School hour - 9:30 a.m. – at Covenant Fellowship located at10802 Moneta Road, (Seventh Day Adventist building). For information call 297-4975.

Colonial Baptist Church Community Life Series
Colonial Baptist Church at 221 Hillcrest St. in Blue Ridge is offering three Community Life Series classes at no charge. Call the church office at 977-5683 to register one week prior to class date.
Thursday, Oct. 7- “Credit Reports & Credit Scores.” Brendan Vigorito- Director of Education & Community Relations- Money Management International. Subjects covered: “How Can My Credit Report Be Used?”, “Where Do Credit Reporting Agencies Obtain Information?”, “What Information is Not in a Credit Report?” and more.
Thursday, Oct. 14- “Self Defense for Men & Women” Kenton Steryous- Tang Soo Do- 1st Degree Black Belt. This class will focus on basic self defense techniques, and stress a constant awareness of one's surroundings.
Thursday, Oct. 21- “Car Care Maintenance Made Simple.” Certified ASE Instructors and Technicians. In an economy where money is tight, simple car maintenance can save a lot of money. This is Car Care 101- checking the tires, fluids, brakes and more.


Friday, Oct. 8

Benefit concert
At Terrace View Baptist Church, 1040 Matthew Talbot Road, Forest. Smokey Wilson will be at Terrace View Baptist Church, on Friday, October 8, at 7 p.m. for a benefit concert for Ronnie Durham. For additional information contact Brian Taylor at 434 525-4683. Refreshments will follow.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Downtown Sounds of Praise Concert
The Downtown Moneta Association and Lyons Team Realtors have announced the first Downtown Sounds of Praise Concert on Saturday, Oct. 9, Starting at 5 p.m. Concert will feature several local church ministries, organizations and bands, including groups from Liberty University. Kendra Cook Penn, longtime soloist at Thomas Road Baptist Church, will also be performing. There are still opportunities for musical ministries and bands to sign-up. Concert is scheduled to be an outdoor event—attendees should bring lawn chairs, blankets, et cetera. For more information, contact Jody Lyons at Lyons Team Realtors, 540-297-7777. Proceeds will benefit Lake Christian Ministries.

Sunday, Oct. 10

Cove Methodist Church, Walker Rd, Coleman Falls, will be having Homecoming on Oct. 10 from at 11 a.m. There will be special music and a special speaker.

The Western Light Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary will be celebrating its Anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 3 p.m. with the English Family in concert.

Thursday, Oct. 28

Concerned Women for America
On Thursday, Oct. 28, from 7-9 p.m. at Brookhill Wesleyan Church, 1043 Cifax Road, Forest, learn about today’s pressing issues from state and national speakers and how you can make a difference. Speaking will be: Wendy Wright – president of Concerned Women for America; George Tryfiates – executive director of Concerned Women for America; Victoria Cobb – president of Family Foundation, VA.