Church Briefs

Churches help backpack program

On Aug. 30, 2015 at 3 p.m. several area churches will come together in praise and worship at Fountain of Life Worship Center on Rt. 3 at Foster to raise funds and supplies for the BackPack Program of Boone County Schools.

Over six area churches will be participating through song, drama, and dance. Everyone is encouraged to come out and enjoy a great time in support of a wonderful program.

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.”-Peter 2:9

Donations will be collected for the program including kid-friendly foods such as slim-jims, fruit cups, ramen noodles, Vienna sausages, etc. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated.

Refreshments will be served after the program.

Summer Song Fest

A Summer Song Fest is scheduled for Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. at Fountain of Life Worship Center, located on Rt. 3 at Rock Creek.

Groups from various area churches, including First Baptist Church of Danville; Fountain of Life Worship Center; Madison Baptist Church; Madison Christian Center; Madison United Methodist Church; and Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Donation of cash or food items appropriate for weekend backpack program is requested but not required. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Becky Short at 304-369-0925.

Annual Car Show

Switzer Church of God Annual Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, from 9 a.m. to noon registration and teh show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., located on Rt. 44 at Switzer.

There will be live music, concessions, door prizes and specialty trophies.

More Information, call 304-946-4539.

Whitesville First Baptist Church

The Whitesville First Bapitst Church announces the Jimmy Brown Memorial Car & Bike Show.

It is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, from 3 to 6 p.m. and admission is free. There will be free food and door prizes. Trophies will be awarded at 6 p.m.

Receive a free dash plaque for being one of the first 25 cars in the show. Located on Back Street, across from the fire department.

This is a church event given by First Baptist Church of Whitesville and Jimmy Brown’s family. Jimmy was a deacon in the church until his death. He began the car show before his death, so we keep it going in his memory.

For more information, call Michael Brown at 304-854-0001.

Grace Riders Chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association

The Grace Riders Chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association will be conducting an introductory meeting on Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 10 a.m., at the Park Avenue Restaurant located in Danville.

This meeting is for persons who are interested in learning about the CMA ministry and prospective members. A group ride will follow the meeting, with a stop for food along the route.

For more information, please contact: Johnnie Faine at 304-752-8034; Brad Craddock at 304-855-8639; or Tony Evans at 304-583-5134.

CMA is a non-denominational ministry not a club. There are no dues or fees.

Heart of God Soup Kitchen

Heart of God Soup Kitchen is operating a soup kitchen on the last weekdays of the month, providing free USDA food to those who qualify.

They are located at 44 Millier Street in Danville in accordance with federal and USDA policy, which strictly prohibits discrimination in all of its programs.

Prayer Connection Lighthouse

Prayer Connection Lighthouse in Danville is accepting donations of clothing, canned goods, furniture and garden foods.

Monetary donations can also be mailed to P.O. Box 159, Danville, WV 25053.

They also need volunteers from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

‘Let the Bible Speak’ radio show

The Boone County Churches of Christ invite everyone to listen to “Let the Bible Speak” on Sunday mornings, from 8 to 9 a.m. on WZAC 92.5 FM.

‘In search of the Lord’s way’ radio show

The Boone County Churches of Christ invites everyone to listen to “In search of the Lord’s way” radio program Sunday mornings on WZAC 92.5 FM at 9 a.m.

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