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2nd Chances Ministry: helping young first time offenders make better choices

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 9:23 am

Westmoreland County School Board Vice-Chairman Gernard Reed has his finger in many productive pies, including his involvement in a program which provides non-violent first time law offenders of 14 to 24 years of age a chance to right and re-insert themselves into their community. The pastoral counseling group that offers the program is known as “2nd Chances Ministry.” Successfully completing this program is a means by which qualified offenders can

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  • Church Brief

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Pastor Charles V. Payton and the Morning Star Baptist Church family cordially invite you to share in the setting apart to gospel ministry for Sister Karen Ashton on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 3:00 P.M. Karen is the daughter of Margie & Ernest Ashton of Tappahannock, Virginia.

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  • This weekend: Good Shepherd Lutheran’s Pizza and Movie Party and return of Family Worship Services

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Pizza and Movie Party Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao will host a ‘Pizza & Movie Party’ on Saturday, Oct 4, 1:00PM to celebrate a new season of activities. The movie “God’s Not Dead” is a story of a college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class. The class begins with the students being told they must disavow

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  • Vietnam worker to visits Good Shepherd Baptist

    Posted on August 7, 2013 at 9:58 am

    The community is invited to Sunday activities that will focus on current Lutheran sponsored community development projects in Vietnam, to be held Sunday, Aug. 11, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located two miles west of Callao, on Rte. 202. Pastor “J.P.” Cima, a native of Richmond who is home on a brief leave, will present the programs.  On Aug. 11, there will be a Sunday worship service at 9 am;

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  • Gleaning a future of food for all

    Posted on July 31, 2013 at 10:10 am

    A group of young participants from Harvest of Hope visited several areas in the Northern Neck to find out how they can assist others, including Andrew Chapel Methodist Church (pictured above).

    Andrew Chapel Methodist Church hosted 50 high school students who are clearly the antithesis of the so-called “me generation.” There is comfort in knowing that they will inherit our world.  Andrew Chapel, along with other Northern Neck churches, provided meals for these young volunteers who came from Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and even as far away as Michigan. Their mission, under the auspices of The Society of St. Andrew, was

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  • Celebrating with joy in the dedication of the temple

    Posted on July 17, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    By Edna Thompson Siloam Youth Sunday School Teacher Once again worship with both song and sacrifice was practiced by the people of Israel after their return to the Promised Land.  Ezra tells us the event – he describes the opposition faced by the Jews as they worked to rebuild the temple.  Chapters 5 and 6 record their eventual success.  Our lesson, taken from Ezra 6, highlights the dedication of the

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  • Church events, week of July 17

    Posted on July 16, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    Vacation Bible School Oak Grove Baptist Church in Colonial Beach, invites your family to Vacation Bible School from Sunday, July 21 – Thursday, July 25 each night from 5:45 – 8 p.m. at 8096 Leedstown Rd.  Children ages 4 y/o through high school can join us for a meal at 5:45 followed by motivating music, crafts, Bible lessons, snacks, and games! Contact the church office at 804-224-9695 or Jamie Martin

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