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Shenandoah District
Church of the Brethren
P.O. Box 67
1453 Westview School Road
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
Phone: (540) 234-8555
Toll-free: (888) 308-8555
Fax: (540) 234-8333
What's Happening in the District
Sept. 20: Pasta and Praise with area pastors serving, 5 to 7 p.m., at Bridgewater United Methodist Church. Praise music will follow in the church sanctuary from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Freewill offering to benefit the Pastoral Care Endowment Fund, Bridgewater Healthcare Foundation. Flyer here.
Sept. 21: Fall Bazaar at Blue Ridge Chapel (19 Browns Lane, Waynesboro), 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring: apple dumplings and bake sale, breakfast and lunch, Brunswick stew, yard sale and craft items, silent auction, gift baskets, book sale and activities for children. Click here for flyer.
Sept. 21: Fall Fair at Barren Ridge (1790 Barrenridge Road, Staunton), sponsored by the Women's Fellowship. Doors open at 3 p.m., silent auction 3:30 to 6 p.m. Homemade soup, baked goods and other great food available while browsing the crafts, handmade items and various donated items from area businesses. Call 290-2984 for details or click here for flyer.
Sept. 22: Reflections of a Life with MCC," Ann Hershberger, 4 p.m., Harrisonburg Mennonite Church (15552 South High Street, Harrisonburg). Sponsored by the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center. This is one installment of the two-part Fall Lecture series on the theme of Service. This first installment features interim associate director of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), Ann Hershberger. A former professor of nursing at Eastern Mennonite University, Hershberger has served on MCC boards since 1996, including 10 years from 2009-19 as board chair of MCC US. She served with her husband Jim as MCC representative in Nicaragua from 1985-90 and again in 1999-2000. Her first service with the organization was in 1983 in El Salvador. She recently accepted a new position with MCC as interim associate director. A free-will offering will be received to support the work of the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center. To learn more visit
Sept. 23-27: Fall Revival at Mountain Grove Chapel Fellowship (1041 Sylvia Ridge Road, Dyke), 7 p.m., nightly. Brian Robinson will be leading the revival services. 
Sept. 28: Mt. Vernon (90 Mt. Vernon Road, Waynesboro) is hosting a free community event: Supporting the Art of Living with Dementia - Alzheimer's workshop, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter Sharon DeBoever's program will look at the three basic stages of Alzheimer's and provide information about communication and behavioral issues and tips and resources for addressing those issues. Participants will also learn how to support the person with the diagnosis and their family, and to afford others the opportunity to provide support. This event is open to the community. To register, please e-mail Mt. Vernon at or call 943-8101. Flyer here.
Sept. 28: Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Mt. Lebanon Fellowship, 5 to 7 p.m., at the Greene County Senior Center located (222 Main Street, Stanardsville). Cost: $10 for ages 7 to adult; $5 for children ages 6 and under. Spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, tossed salad, garlic bread, desserts and beverages will be served. Meatless spaghetti sauce will also be available. There will be a 50/50 cash drawing as well as a silent auction with over 25 items available for bids. Proceeds benefit the Mt. Lebanon (Barboursville) building fund to add a well and septic system as well as a Social Hall with a kitchen and restrooms. (434) 985-2373 for more information.
Sept. 29: Antioch (23502 Senedo Road, Woodstock) will be hosting a seminar on human sexuality with John Freeman from Harvest USA , 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Oct. 2: Bridgewater Home Auxillary luncheon,  11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Bridgewater Church (420 College View Drive, Bridgewater). Menu includes lasagna, garlic bread, salad, cookies and iced tea or coffee. Cost: $6.00 (Carry-outs Available).
Oct. 5-6: Apologetics Workshop at Antioch (23502 Senedo Road, Woodstock) with special guest Greg Koukhl of Stand to Reason, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Topics covered are how to think more clearly about your convictions and make an effective, even-handed, gracious case for classical Christianity. The event concludes on Sun. evening with a presentation at Shenandoah Community Fellowship (197 Patmos Road, near Antioch) featuring “Tactics,” which is his well-known method for discussions with atheists. No fee to attend. Click here for flyer.
Oct. 12: Fall Festival at Linville Creek (409 Brethren Road, Broadway), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade pies, crafts, yard sale, bake sale. Lunch features homemade soup, sandwiches, hot dogs, white beans and cornbread, pie & ice cream. Call 896-5001 or visit for more information. Flyer.
Oct. 13: District Conference Delegate Briefing, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Blue Ridge Chapel (19 Browns Lane, Waynesboro).
Oct. 19: Gifted Words: A Women's Gathering, Stone Church at Buena Vista (2162 Forest Avenue, Buena Vista), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch provided. RSVP by calling 261-6946 or send an email to
Oct. 22: "This is My Story: Personal Stories from People of Faith" - Shirley Showalter and Fred Swartz, p.m., Garbers (1275 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg). Sponsored by the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center. To learn more visit
Nov. 1-2: District Conference, Antioch (23502 Senedo Road, Woodstock).
Nov. 3:  CROP Hunger Walk, 2 p.m. at the Bridgewater Town Center. If interested in participating or for more information, please contact Bridgewater College Chaplain Robbie Miller at
Nov. 17: "The Brethren Service Center: Standing on Holy Ground," 4 p.m., at Bridgewater (420 College View Drive, Bridgewater). Featuring Miller Davis, a director at the Brethren Service Center from 1971-1998. Sponsored by the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center,
Dec. 14: A Heritage Christmas with the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center, (1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg), 2 to 6 p.m. Crafts, live music and singing and refreshments. Cost: $10 adults, $5 students, children 5 and under are free.
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