Religious news of June 10, 2022 | Recent news

VBS for all ages in downtown Culpeper

The Antioch Baptist Church will be holding a Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. June 15-17 at the church, 202 S. West St. in Culpeper.

All ages are welcome – from 2 years old to adults.

Support Reformation VBS at the shred event

Do you have a mountain of paper to shred safely? Join Thrivent for a free shredding event from 10 a.m. to noon today in the parking lot of the Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Rd. in Culpeper.

Organizers are encouraging donations of snacks and craft supplies to benefit the VBS program the church is hosting this month. Participants can donate individually wrapped snacks (Rice Krispie candies, cheese crackers, chips), juice boxes, craft supplies, baby wipes, liquid glue, small rubber bands and cornstarch liquid. Free raffle on site.

DST Survival Kits

Unity Baptist Church-Culpeper is accepting donations in support of its efforts to provide breakfast and lunch this summer to as many local children as possible.

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DST Survival Kits will be distributed from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 11 at the Church, 128 W. Culpeper St. and from noon to 2 p.m. on July 16 at Rockwater Park.

To support the program, Unity Baptist collects monetary contributions, boxes of cereal, oatmeal, granola bars, Chef Boyardee cups, ramen noodles, packets of chip snacks, cookies, crackers, bottled water, peanut butter, jelly, juice boxes, Hot Pockets, Stuffed pizza slices. See Unity Baptist Church-Culpeper on Facebook for details on how to donate.

‘Movie Magic’ Concert at CBC

Come join the Piedmont Community Band of Windmore for a Movie Magic concert at 5 p.m. this Sunday, June 12 at the Worship Center at Culpeper Baptist Church.

This free kid-friendly program will feature music from some favorite movies in an air-conditioned room.

Spanberger goes to the Church of Antioch

Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-7th, attended services on Sunday, June 5 at the historic Antioch Baptist Church in Culpeper. In a message, the congresswoman said it was great to be there.

“The church is one of the oldest in Culpeper, Virginia. On July 17, the church will celebrate its 163rd anniversary! Thank you for having me!” Spanberger posted.

Spark Studios VBS in Boston

Mount Lebanon Baptist is hosting a 9 a.m. to noon Vacation Bible School June 13-17 for youth in grades 5 through 6 at The Church, 6131 Sperryville Pike in Boston, VA.

The church will kick creativity into high gear at Sparks Studio and show children the beautiful truth, according to a church article.

Young people will learn that God’s creativity did not stop in Genesis. The master artist works to redeem, recover and transform his creation according to the design he has planned.

Children will see the beautiful truth that they are the work of God as they learn to use their talents to bring glory to Him. Register on

Puzzle Rooms at Sonrise Sunday

Children ages 4-11 are invited to come and enjoy another fun Sonrise Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon on June 25 at Culpeper Presbyterian Church, 215 S. Main St.

This month, young people will have fun learning Bible stories while working to solve puzzle rooms at this free event. Music, snacks and fun.

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Church of the Living God International is hosting a fish fry beginning at noon June 25 onsite at 406 N. Main St. in the town of Gordonsville.

Dinner, for $12, will include two sides (mac and cheese, green beans, baked beans or coleslaw) and a piece of cornbread. Desserts for $2 will include coconut pie, sweet potato pie, chocolate cake or yellow cake. Proceeds will go to the church building fund.

Mega Sports Camp VBS in Antioch Madison

Antioch Baptist of Madison will host Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. nightly June 20-23 at Mud Road Church.

The theme and lesson plan will be “Legendary Journey to the Hall of Fame” by Mega Sports Camp. Register at: or call Reverend Frank Lewis at 540/661-2071.

Community lunch in Amissville

United Methodist Men of Amissville will be hosting a community breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. this Saturday, June 11 in the church social hall, 14760 Lee Highway in Amissville.

Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m. in the Social Hall and Sunday Service at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Zoom and live streaming services are also available.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in the social hall. Bible study with Frank Fishback is on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the social room.

Questions? Contact Pastor Maxine Crenshaw at 540/937-4978.

Branch Culpeper Young Adults at CBC

Culpeper Branch Young Adult Ministry at Culpeper Baptist Church meets at 4:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday at the worship center. Summer events will include a mini-golf excursion this Saturday, June 11 at Mineral, a night of worship on June 25, and a backyard dinner on June 26.

Branch Culpeper is also planning a July 2 trip to see the Fredericksburg Nationals.

Questions? [email protected]

Sermon: Luke: “Never Let You Down”

Mountain View Community Church holds Sunday morning services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Culpeper Campus, 16088 Rogers Road. The sermon for this Sunday, June 12 is: Luke: “Never Let You Down”.

Kindergarten through 4th grade programs in both services; Grades 5-8 and Babies-Pre-K at 10:30 a.m.

Listen at 10:30 a.m. on or Mountain View CC on Facebook.

Need of the week: canned pasta, fruit juice

The Food Closet at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church provides food and personal care items to families, individuals and seniors in Culpeper who need assistance.

Food Closet needs for this week are: canned pasta, reheat meals, beef stew, complete meals, juice, toilet paper and bar soap.

All donations are gratefully accepted. Drop off items 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday onsite at 120 N. Commerce St.

[email protected] The-Culpeper-Food-Closet on FB and 540/825-1177

Holy Communion at the Church in the city center

Join St. Stephen’s Episcopal Weekly for Holy Communion at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at 115 N. East St in downtown Culpeper.

The 10:30 a.m. Sunday service is also on Facebook. 540/825-8786.

In-Person Zoom Services at BeulahBeulah Baptist is holding an in-person Sunday school at 9 a.m. and a morning worship service at 10 a.m. at the church, 9297 Eggbornsville Rd. in Culpeper.

To join via Zoom, enter meeting ID 9088220508 or call 646-558-8656 and enter meeting ID 9088220508 followed by # or Beulah Baptist Church Facebook.

Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m., study of the Book of Numbers. Conference call only; please dial 302/202-1118 code 862090 to listen.