Oakland Church February happenings
Oakland Church, 70 Oakland Terrance in Charles Town, will be having a Children’s Ministry’s Family Night featuring the Magic of Michael T on Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Cost of Admission is free.
On Feb. 4, from 5 − 8 p.m., Paul’s at Oakland Church will be sponsoring a chili cook-off. Entry fee $10. Event is open to the public.
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Recovery program meets every Friday
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program for men and women struggling with alcoholism, addictions, and other self-defeating behaviors, meets every Friday. Fellowship meal starts at 6:15 p.m., program at 7 − 8 p.m. and share groups from 8 − 9 p.m. Free childcare is provided. Call 540-668-6357 or visit www.lvcn.org for more information. The group meets at 35834 Charles Town Pike (on Rt. 9, 3 mi. east of Va./W.Va. border). There will be no meeting Dec. 23.
African-American History service Feb. 12
The House of Prayer Church of God, 501 W. Congress St., Charles Town, will be hosting their Annual African-American History Tribute Service on Sunday, Feb. 12. The service time is 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Donald F. Taylor. Dr. Taylor currently serves as the associate pastor for administration and organization at Wainbright Baptist church. The Rev. Paul E. Brown is the host pastor.
Pancake supper at United Church of Christ
A pancake and sausage supper will be held at Grace Reformed Church, United Church of Christ on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The menu includes pancakes, sausage, gravy and eggs. The cost of the meal is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 years of age and younger.
There will also be baked goods available for sale. Anyone interested may also bid on items in the Lenten Bazaar.
The church is located on Route 480 (Kearneysville Pike) one mile north of the Kearneysville exit on Rt. 9.
Ash Wednesday in Middleway
All are welcome to attend the Ash Wednesday Service on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at Middleway United Methodist Church, 7435 Queen St., Middleway. Please call the church office for more information at 304-728-4770.
Girl Scout scrapbooking fundraiser
American Heritage Girls West Virginia Troop 82 at St. James Catholic Church will be hosting a fundraising event on Feb. 4 to raise money for the Troop and the Faith Overseas Project at the church. The event will be an all day Scrapbooking Crop at St. James Social Hall. Cost will be $25 per person; register by Jan. 28 to receive a $5 discount off of the admission price. Admission includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, free classes, door prizes, goodie bag, and fun scrapbooking with friends. Creative Memories, Stampin’ Up, and Close to My Heart scrapbooking vendors will be present and offering the free classes during the event. Call 304-995-7011 or email email@example.com to register.
Soup and sandwich fundraiser Feb. 4
A soup and sandwich sale will be held at Leetown UMC, 11133 Leetown Rd., Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. − 2 p.m. featuring a wide variety of soups, sandwiches and baked goods. Eat in or take out. For more information or to place an order, please call the church office at 304-725-8304.
Asbury Methodist Feb. schedule
Asbury UMC in Charles Town will be hosting a Gospel Concert on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. featuring “The New Cross Roads” Gospel Quartet. Refreshments will be served. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held on Feb. 19.
The church will also host “David’s Heart Band,” a new local contemporary christian band on Feb. 25 in Williams Hall at 7 p.m. Join us at 6 p.m. for pizza followed by the show. There will be a free will collection to cover food expenses and to support.
For more information, contact 304-725-5513 or www.myasburychurch.org.
St. James to celebrate Carnevale
Saint James Catholic Church will celebrate Carnevale on Feb. 21. The Chamber Singers from Shepherd University will be guests at 7 p.m. in the church. They will join the Cappella Magna of Saint James Church.
Desserts and beverages follow afterwards in the social hall. Musical entertainment accompanying the dessert buffet will feature selections from the Broadway stage, coordinated by Grace Guiney.
The concert and buffet are free.
For more information, contact Gary Penkala at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-725-5558, ext. 234.