91.7 Lynchburg  93.9 Roanoke   105.3 Farmville & Fluvanna

91.7   Lynchburg    93.9   Roanoke   105.3    Farmville & Fluvanna 

Our Hearts Are Home Bereaved Mom’s Gathering December 7

Our Hearts Are Home, a local ministry for families who have lost a child, is hosting a Mom’s Gathering Saturday December 7 from 10am-2pm at Gospel Community Church Rivermont in Lynchburg.

Gather with other bereaved moms to share and learn from each other, create a memory ornament and find encouragement and comfort for your journey. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided but registration is requested. Register for the event HERE and you can learn more about the ministry at www.ourheartsarehome.com and you can find them on Facebook.

"The Shepherd of Bethlehem" Christmas Drama December 8

Calvary Chapel Lynchburg presents "The Shepherd of Bethlehem" December 8 at 6pm. This powerful, one-man drama retells the birth, life & death of Christ from an "eye-witness" point of view, portrayed by Bill Welsh, pastor of Refuge  in Huntington Beach, California. Admission is free and open to the public. Child care will be available for pre-K and under. Calvary Chapel Lynchburg is at 20722 Timberlake Road and www.cclburg.com.

CASA of Central Virginia Information Meeting December 10 in Farmville.

CASA of Central Virginia is hosting an information meeting on Tuesday December 10 from 6-7pm at the Farmville Library at 1303 West 3rd Street. Learn more about the role of a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer, the history of the program, whom CASA helps, and how you can get involved.

For more information on the meeting click HERE.

Learn more about CASA of Central Virginia at www.cvcasa.org.

Upcoming events at Payne Memorial UMC in Cumberland

Upcoming events at Payne Memorial UMC in Cumberland:

Exercise Mondays & Thursdays at 9am

 

Advent luncheons December 11, and 18 at noon.  Lunch will be provided at no cost. 

 

Pound the pound Decemember 8 at 11:15 am.  Bring a donation, old blankets or dog and cat food for the shelter.

 

Christmas Shoppe December 14 from Noon - 2 pm. 

Payne Memorial UMC is at 1 Stoney Point Road in Cumberland.

 

Plus Hobsons Chapel 2019 Outdoor Live Nativity December 14 at 7 pm. Celebrate the Reason for the Season in the inspirational play with live actors and animals.  6016 Old Buckingham Road in Powhatan. (Rain date December 15 at 7 pm.)

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Ecclesia Schools of the Arts "The Nutcracker" December 13-14

Ecclesia Schools of the Arts in Lynchburg presents "The Nutcracker" December 13 at 7pm and December 14 at 2pm at R.S Payne Elemnatary School. Tickets range from $10-$14 and are available HERE. Learn more about Ecclesia Schools of the Arts at www.ecclesiaarts.com.

December Events at Providence Baptist Church

December Events at Providence Baptist Church:

 

December 8: Providence Baptist Church Adult Christmas Cantata at 11 am

December 17: Ladies Mug Party on December 17 at 6:30. Ladies with gather and travel to different locations as they enjoy appetizers, soup/chili, and desserts. The evening will finish with an ornament exchange. Please bring a wrapped ornament for the exchange.

December 18: Christmas Caroling @ 6:30. Meet at the church.

December 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service @ 5:30

Providence Baptist Church is at 1055 Lawyers Road in Red House, at Providenceredhouse.wixsite.com/mysite

and fine them on Facebook. 434-376-2719

 

Handel's Messiah Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian December 15

Part 1 of Handel’s Messiah will be presented by the Rivermont Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Choir and orchestra December 15 at 7pm. Admissionn is free and open to the public. Click HERE for event details.

Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church is at 2424 Rivermont Avenie in Lynchburg, at www.rivermont.org and on Facebook.

Facebook Group Lynchburg Christmas Walk and Carols December 21

Facebook Group Lynchburg Christmas Walk and Carols will be outside of the Depot Grill in downtown Lynchburg on Sunday December 21st at 6:30 p.m. Greeting people with a Wish You a Merry Christmas and many other traditional Christmas Carols. Everyone is welcome to participate, just join us on our Facebook page! Rejoice for The Savior is Born! For more details, click here. If decide to join or attend this event, tell them you heard about on Equip FM.

Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Angel Tree Program

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Angel Tree is ready!  The Angel Tree Program, along with The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, is one of The Salvation Army’s highest-profile Christmas efforts. Thousands of children across Virginia will experience the joy of opening presents on Christmas morning thanks to generous donors and the help of The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program that started 40 years ago in Lynchburg by Salvation Army officers Lt. Cols. Charles and Shirley White.

“The Angel Tree program provides toys and clothing to children, seniors, and families experiencing financial hardship,” said Captain Trey Jones with The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg. “Angels are available for adoption by community members and businesses, who in a small way will deliver the magic and message of Christmas to those in need.”

Decorated with paper angels representing the wishes of local children or seniors in need, Angel Trees are located at River Ridge Mall and area businesses.

For more information on the work of The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg visit www.salvationarmylynchburg.org

Small Business Development Center Start Smart Workshop January 16

The Small Business Development Center in Lynchburg offers a variety of resources for anyone who wants to start a business or learn how to grow a business. A Start Smart worshop will be offered to help launch a business January 16 in Altavista. For more information visit www.sbdclyhr.org.

Surgery Fundraiser for Chrispine

Chrispine is a 16 year old native of Zambia with a heart calcification defect that has stunted his growth and now threatens his life. Jefferson Park Baptist in Charlottesville is working to arrange for a surgeon, coordinate his travel, and cover his surgical costs so he can get the surgery he needs, in time. Chrispine wants to finish his education and become a teacher in his home town, however without this surgery he won’t survive. We're short on time, so please help us make this happen for Chrispine by praying, sharing in any way possible and donating. For more information, and to donate, visit https://www.gofundme.com/dnskpx-lifesaving-surgery-for-chrispine

Pregnancy Support Center of South Side Virginia

Pregnant? We’re here for you.

We can help with pregnancy support, prenatal, infant care and parenting classes, and post-abortion support.

All of our services are confidential and free of charge.

 

 

Three locations: Farmville, Buckingham, Appomattox


Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.

Contact us @ (434) 392-8483


1-800-712-HELP (4357) Or text “HELPLINE” to 313131

Blue Ridge Women's Center "Your Story"

How has the Blue Ridge Women's Center impacted your life, or the life of someone you know? The BRWC has been around for 30 years and would love to hear YOUR story. 

 

Click here to submit your story anonymously.

Click here to read REAL stories from those impacted by the BRWC.

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.