91.7 [ Lynchburg ]  93.9 [ Roanoke ] 105.3  [ Farmville & Fluvanna]

91.7 [ Lynchburg ]  93.9 [ Roanoke ] 105.3  [ Farmville & Fluvanna]

"Same Kind of Different As Me" Film Showing October 20

The Lighthouse in Lynchburg presents the film "Same Kind of Different As Me", one night only, October 20 at River Ridge Mall. The movie is a story of a family who befriends an angry homeless man, and how that one random act of kindness led them on a remarkable journey! To watch the trailer, click here:

 

The Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia will be hosting a Walk for Life on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at High Bridge Trail State Park in Farmville. This is one of their major fundraisers! Support their important work by signing up today and promote the event in your community, church, etc. and as always, you can volunteer to help with the Walk for Life.  Click here to learn how you can get involved.

Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center Donut Dash October 21

The Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center's  5K Donut Dash and Munchkin Run will be held Saturday, October 21st.  The race this year will begin and end at the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center on Thomson Drive and will utilize the trails of Lynchburg and enter onto the Blackwater Creek Trail entrance for some added adventure.

(This is partially off road with gravel, so consider this when bringing a stroller. A jog stroller would be best.)

All participants will get to personally pick out their donuts to munch on at the finish… from a huge variety from our Donuteer Team: Sprinkles, Powdered, Glazed, and Chocolate!

* Raise a minimum of $150.00 and receive an adorable 2017 Donut Dash T Shirt, so gather your friends and family and come out to run individually or get a team together for this great  event.

By all means, wear your sprinkle colors or anything donut! (i.e. donut inner tubes, hats or headbands etc…)

There will be unlimited donuts and coffee to help celebrate!

Click here to register!

"The Walkers" in concert - October 22

 National Recording artists “The Walkers” from Florida are in concert this Sunday, October 22 at 10:30 am for one service only at Heart of Worship Ministries, 254 Plain Run Road, Appomattox,VA.

You’re invited to come and hear this anointed group. This is a FREE concert but a love offering will be taken.

For more information visit facebook.com/HeartOfWorshipMinstries or contact the church at 434-664-2014

Boones Mill Baptist Church Fall Carnival - October 28

Come one, come all!  It's a Fall Carnival on Saturday, October 28 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  Join Boones Mill Baptist Church at 10 Whispering Creek Rd. Boones Mill, VA 24065 for a FREE event for the entire family!

Bounce House

Live Music

Arts & Crafts

Food

Animal Exhibits

Games & Prizes

Cake Walk

Obstacle Course

Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This event is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 8 locations in our region. The Walk to End Alzheimer's® is an inspiring event that calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. To get more information or find the walk closest to you click HERE

Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center Volunteer Counselor Training Begins October 28

Volunteers play an important role at the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center, especially volunteer counselors. The next training sessions will be held October 28 and November 4. If you feel called to this one-on-one aspect of the ministry contact the center for more information. Call 434-528-9750 or email the Client Services and Volunteer Director at malaena@blueridgepc.org.

Tar Wallet Baptist church Fall Festival October 28

Tar Wallet Baptist Church in Cumberland is hosting their annual Fall Festival Saturday October 28 from 2-5pm. They will have free bouncy houses, food, drinks, music, games, crafts, hay rides, a cornhole tournament and raffle prizes all day long. Brunswick Stew will be offered for pre-sale/sale to help offset the cost of Operation Christmas Child shoebox packing ministry. They will have a Trunk or Treat between 4:30-5pm with 10 plus vehicles loaded with candy for your kids! Find them on Facebook!

Ride for Hope October 28

Radford Baptist Church in Moneta in cooperation with the Christian Motorcyclists Association is sponsoring a Ride for Hope October 28. A $20 suggested donation per bike will benefit the Agape Center in Moneta. The first 100 to register will receive a special ride pin. For more information vist the CMA Smith Mountain Lake Facebook page or call 540-721-1969.

Roanoke Rescue Mission Coat Drive -  Now  through November 1

The Roanoke Rescue Mission is celebrating "Happy Coats-giving" this season!  Donate new or gently used coats to give to local families in need. Coats for men, women, and children of all sizes are needed. You can bring your new or gently used coats to The Rescue Mission or a collection box bearing their "Happy Coats-giving" ad. The Rescue Mission is located at 402 4th St. SE, Roanoke, VA and can be contacted at 540.343.7227 or by e-mail at mission.info@rescuemission.net.

Wycliffe Associates Banquet - November 7

WHEN:  November 7, 2017, 7:00 pm

WHERE:  Kirkley Hotel and Conference Center, 2900 Candlers Mt. Road, Lynchburg, VA

 

This is an informative event about some of the technology being used currently to spread the gospel.  The speaker will be Tony Tophoney who recently worked with the Shekgalagari language group in Botswana, Africa.  He will be presenting how a new collaborative translation method, called MAST (Mobilized Assistance Supporting Translation) is used to expedite Bible translation.  This is a FREE event.

If interested in attending, please visit https://www.wycliffeassociates.org/#banquets

or visit the Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1979827912293565/

 

Please register by October 27.

 

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS EVENT - NOVEMBER 12

When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants discover:

  • How to deal with emotions
  • What to do about traditions
  • Helpful tips for surviving social events
  • How to find hope for the future

Join us Saturday, November 12, from 3:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM.

Clifford Baptist Church
635 Fletchers Level Road, Amherst

RSVP to June McNamara (434‐942‐0541) by Oct. 29th
FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY!

For more information, visit www.griefshare.org/holidays.

49th ANNUAL LYNCHBURG COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST – NOVEMBER 16

The 49th annual Lynchburg Community Prayer Breakfast will be held on Thursday, November 16 from 7-9 a.m. at Phase 2.

This year’s guest speaker will be T. Scott Garrett, M.D., a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. Garrett, a Lynchburg native and former city council member, represents the 23rd House District. He serves on a number of House committees, including Appropriations and Transportation.

Cost for the event is $25 per person and includes breakfast. Tickets can be purchased online at www.lynchburgtickets.com/prayerbreakfast. Seating is limited. Phase 2 is located at 4009 Murray Place in Lynchburg.

FEEDING FARMVILLE – THANKSGIVING SEASON 2017

It's that time of year again. Feeding Farmville is signing up volunteers to cook, pack and deliver meals to 750 Farmville area residents.

  • COOKS will prepare a turkey or a pumpkin pie and drop it off at the church the day on Tuesday, November 22.
  • PACKERS will package all of the meals for delivery. A team of packer will work on Wednesday, November 23 and another group will work early on Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving morning. You should be done by 9 am.
  • DRIVERS will work in teams of at least two to deliver meals (within a 30 mile radius of Farmville) on Thanksgiving morning. You will be done by 1 pm.

To volunteer, contact Carolyn Dove at (434) 392-1875 or send an EMAIL with your name, phone number and what you'd like to do to secretary@stjohnsfarmville.org. We'll get in touch as Thanksgiving approaches!

Drumstick Dash – THANKSGIVING, November 23

THE 12th ANNUAL ROANOKE RESCUE MISSION DRUMSTICK DASH!

This year the Roanoke Rescue Mission is celebrating a "DOZEN DASHES" with a 5K race and family walk and you can be part of the fun!  This event is held Thanksgiving morning. To guarantee a DASH T-shirt, you must be registered for the event by November 13. For more information about the event or to register, go to https://drumstickdash.net/index.php.

 

 

40 Days for Life

40 Days For Life is a community-based campaign that takes a determined, peaceful approach to showing local communities the consequences of abortion in their own neighborhoods, for their own friends and families. It puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying out of His plan for the end of abortion. It draws attention to the issue of abortion through the use of a three-point program: prayer and fasting, constant vigil, and community outreach. There are campaigns underway in Charlottesville and Roanoke. Click here to learn how you can get involved in the Charlottesville area and here for the Roanoke area.

Farmville United Methodist Church Fitness Group

Farmville United Methodist Church invites you to join The Methodizer's, a women’s only small group fitness program that meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 9 AM to 10 AM in the Social Hall.  There is also a Thursday evening PiYo class at 6 PM, held in the Social Hall and open to the community.  For more information, call 434-392-4686

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AVAILABLE TO SERVE ADULT LEARNERS

Campbell County Public Library currently has volunteer tutors trained and waiting to serve adult learners who struggle with basic reading, writing, and/or English language skills (ESL). Classes are FREE.

Class times can be arranged to suit almost any schedule. Meetings are held once per week at:

Staunton River Memorial Library, 500 Washington St., Altavista,

Patrick Henry Memorial Library, 204 Lynchburg Avenue, Brookneal.

Free classes for development of workplace skills are also available.

For more information, please call the Literacy Volunteers office at 434-592-9534 or 434-332-9561 or email Lynne Wheeler, program director, at lpwheeler@campbellcountyva.gov.

LYNCHBURG DAILY BREAD

For 33 years, Lynchburg Daily Bread has provided a hot meal in a Christian environment to the needy of the Lynchburg area.


Our office hours are 8am-1:30pm, 7 days a week. We serve a free, nutritious lunch from 10:50am to 12:20pm, 365 days a year. Everyone is welcome and guests may have as many servings as they wish. More than 98% of our food is donated from local colleges, grocery stores, restaurants, etc.


Volunteers are the lifeline of Lynchburg Daily Bread. Each day, 10-12 volunteers prepare, cook and serve the meal to the homeless and hungry of our community. If you would like to help, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.