On Sunday September 29th, we’ll collect your donations of groceries for the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry. Let’s help to stock the shelves for the fall. Let’s love our neighbors! Click this event for a list of needed items.
Join us after worship for a pasta lunch, laughter, community, conversation, friendship, and fun! If you are able, please bring a pasta main dish, or a salad, or dessert to share. If you can’t bring something this month, that’s okay - please plan to join us! The church will provide Italian bread and drinks.
Work Weekend is completely FREE and open to EVERYONE. The Craig Springs Camp and Retreat Center provides you with lodging, food, and fellowship in exchange for your help to complete work projects. There are projects suitable for all age levels, skill sets, and abilities. Typical projects range from painting, cleaning, and organizing, to working in flower beds, repairing plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and landscape maintenance. Your help is vital to the ministry program at Craig Springs. Click here for more information and to register for the work weekend.
Join us for an abbreviated tour of the Roanoke Rescue Ministries - after which we’ll serve supper to the residents and help clean up from supper. We will also lead the Sunday night worship for the residents. Let’s work together to meet new folks, serve others and share God’s love with the New River Valley. Click here for more information.
Plan to stay after worship for our September Fellowship Meal - an old-fashioned fried chicken dinner! The church will provide fried chicken, rolls, and drinks. Please bring a vegetable, side dish, salad, casserole, or dessert to share. Plan to enjoy good food, fun, fellowship and family! See you then!
Enjoy some great food while you shop at our Annual Yard Sale. You can have breakfast and lunch and take home some baked goods for later! The BBQ will be provided by Southbound BBQ & Sweets. All proceeds go toward global and local ministries such as the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry, the VA Cares Program and the Valley Interfaith Childcare Center.
Friday 8 am - 6 pm and Saturday 8 am - 3 pm - Come out and shop! Proceeds support local ministries such as the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry, The Valley Interfaith Child Care Center, The Craig Springs Camp and Retreat Center, the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley and many others.
Join us at the New River for our annual celebration of baptism. Those who wish to be baptized will enter into the waters of the New River together. The whole church family will gather on the river bank to witness this sacred and holy moment and to reaffirm their own covenants of baptism. If you would like to be baptized, please contact Pastor Gary. In addition to the baptism, we'll enjoy fishing, swimming, a campfire, Southbound BBQ & Sweets, and conversation. Plan to join us!
Join us for a night of fun, food & fellowship at the Salem Memorial Ballpark! Dinner at the ballpark is pay on your own. For information about the tickets, please call the church office at (540) 552-4810. If you want to carpool, we'll leave the church parking lot at 5:30pm or you can meet us at the ballpark!
Join us for our July Fellowship Lunch - a church family cook-out! The church will provide burgers, hotdogs, buns, fixins, chips & drinks. Please bring a side (mac n cheese, deviled eggs, cole slaw, baked beans, potato salad, sliced watermelon) or a dessert to share. Bring a friend and let’s enjoy a summer cook-out!
Middle and High Youth - you know what they say? “Third time’s the charm!” We’ve been rained out on our previous two attempts at this hike, but Monday June 10th, we’ll make it happen! We’ll leave the church parking lot at 11am and eat lunch at the trailhead. The hike is intermediate level, is 4 1/2 miles long, and will take about 3 or 4 hours. Bring a water bottle, sunglasses, jacket and snacks. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and socks. Let’s hit the trail!
Our Middle and Senior High Youth along with some adult volunteers will provide snacks, games, and babysitting for children ages infant through 5th grade so parents can enjoy a night out. Parents you must sign your children up for this event so that we can be sure to have enough snacks, games, babysitters and adult volunteers. The sign up sheet will be available in the church narthex.
Join us on our annual spring trip! This year we are heading to Williamsburg, Virginia and Busch Gardens Theme Park. We'll leave Friday afternoon May 3rd, spend the night in Williamsburg at the Days Inn and spend all day Saturday at Busch Gardens, returning late Saturday night May 4th. The Days Inn Williamsburg in the Historic District offers a complimentary breakfast and the hotel has an indoor pool. Busch Gardens Group Rate tickets for friends of the church family are $49. For more information or if you have questions, call the church office at (540) 552-4810. Registration for this event closed on April 2, 2019.
Join us early in the morning on Easter Sunday for a special time of worship at 8am followed by Easter breakfast at 8:30am. All the food is provided - just come and celebrate the wonder of our risen Lord! After breakfast, we'll have our regular Sunday school at 10am and Easter worship celebration of the Resurrection at 11am!
Love kids? Have great ideas for spring and Easter youth activities? Do you want to help plan Vacation Bible School? Then, the Education Committee is for you! Help us plan our 2019 spring and summer youth events! Sunday March 10th during the Baked Potato Lunch - load your plate and we'll sit and eat together while we plan!
Middle & High Schoolers - join us for a taco supper, “The Case for Christ” movie, questions and conversation - bring a friend! Click here for more information.
Join us for our January Fellowship Lunch after worship on Sunday January 20th. Drinks and Bread are provided! If you are able, bring something to share - a salad, a casserole, a plate of sandwiches, a dessert, or a crock pot of something yummy! If bringing something to share is not what you can do this month, please still plan to join us for lunch - there is always plenty of food! This potluck lunch will involve fun, food, fellowship, friends and a party to honor one of our recent graduates - don't miss it!