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King of Glory Community Partnerships

On January 11th Pastor Bill Harmon, Senior Pastor at King of Glory Lutheran Church, welcomed Sharon Hammonds from Virginia's Department of Veterans' Services to give a tour of King of Glory's campus and discuss ways King of Glory can be a partner with Veterans' services. This is part of King of...

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  • Sermon Series: “Finding the Good: The Quest for Christian Values in 21st Century America”

    People of faith have a role in shaping the values of individuals and society as a whole. Pastor Bill Jones of Williamsburg United Methodist Church will preach a series of four sermons beginning Sunday, January 21st, seeking to find the good in compassion, in truth, in kindness and mercy, in doing...

  • Unitarian Universalists on Whiteness

    This Sunday, the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists congregation will explore the concept of whiteness, which impacts each person and forms the basis for racial oppression, even today. The Rev. Laura Horton-Ludwig will lead one extended service with the theme "What is Whiteness? A Teach-In for...

  • Mt. Pilgrim to hold Ordination and Dedication Service

    Mt. Pilgrim will hold a Ordination Service on Sunday January 21, at 3:00 p.m. Deacon Elect Elliot Rice will be ordained as Deacon, Paul Jordan, Jesse Rodgers, Emmett Frazier, Keith Pryor, Cynthia White and Constance Cooke-Hudson will be dedicated as Trustees. The guest for the evening will be Rev....

  • Garden Club Members Hear About Recycling

    Garden Club Members Hear About Recycling

    Members of the Berkeley Garden Club heard a presentation on "Recycling" by Kay Hughes of the James River Garden Club. She gave the club members information on recycling and current recycling programs in the Williamsburg area. The meeting was held at the home of Shirley Jenkins.Pictured left to...

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  • Foreign exchange students practice team effort in meal making

    Foreign exchange students practice team effort in meal making

    High school foreign exchange students with International Student Exchange braved the cold and snow to prepare international dinners for families residing at Ronald McDonald House in Richmond. Pictured here are Juliette Leonard from France, Daniel Faranki from Hungary, and Wei-Ting "Irene" Hsu from...

  • $10K Grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation Supports Year-Round Food Access Program

    $10K Grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation Supports Year-Round Food Access Program

    $10K Grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation Supports Year-Round Food Access Program Grove Christian Outreach Center (GCOC), a nonprofit providing assistance to individuals and families in need in the Grove area of lower James City County, recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dominion...

  • Local Children and Parents Support Outreach to the Local Poor

    Local Children and Parents Support Outreach to the Local Poor

    This winter, Walsingham Academy, children and parents reached out in support of Williamsburg House of Mercy's efforts to serve the local poor. In addition to Walsingham families volunteering at the Williamsburg House of Mercy Monthly Food Pantry, a group of students rallied the Walsingham Lower...

  • The Mews Celebrates for Colonial CASA

    The Mews Celebrates for Colonial CASA

    Pictured are Colonial CASA Executive Director Charlotte Klamer and Mews President of the Board Frank Janke. The Mews community held their annual Holiday Party for residents and celebrated the season by collecting donations for Colonial CASA. With a long tradition of community involvement, the Mews...

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  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration with Edgeworth Park at New Town's Executive Chef, Dan Carr

    Healthy Cooking Demonstration with Edgeworth Park at New Town's Executive Chef, Dan Carr

    Join us for "A New Year a New You!" on Thursday, January 25th at 2:00pm. This healthy cooking demonstration by Edgeworth Park at New Town's Executive Chef, Dan Carr will teach you how to make healthier versions of the recipes you know and love. Simple substitutions can help you to stay on track...

  • First Night Last Night Good Night

    First Night Last Night Good Night

    A reception was recently held by and for former Board members of First Night Williamsburg. It is estimated 125,000 attended during the event's 24-year run in downtown Williamsburg. The original event was brought to the City and the College of William and Mary by Professor Jim and Gale McCord. Large...

  • Concerns About Falling?

    Concerns About Falling?

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Classes are held at Edgeworth Park at New Town once a week for 8 weeks for 2 hours each. You will learn to view...

  • Accordion Renaissance to present multi-cultural performing arts program

    Accordion Renaissance to present multi-cultural performing arts program

    On Sunday, January 14, Accordion Renaissance will present a multi-cultural performing arts celebration of music, song and dance at the Williamsburg Regional Library Theater from 3:30 to 5 pm. Theater doors open at 3 pm.Come to hear acoustic and Roland digital accordions, as well as the Celtic harp,...

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  • Epiphany Service at Abingdon Episcopal Church in White Marsh

    Epiphany Service at Abingdon Episcopal Church in White Marsh

    On Saturday evening, an Epiphany Service was held at Abingdon Episcopal Church in White Marsh. The ministers and parishioners from the "Wabingston" family participated in this celebration. Included were Ware Episcopal Church, Abingdon Episcopal Church, and Kingston Episcopal Parish of Mathews (Wabingston)....

  • Local Lions Club - Brunswick Stew

    Williams Host Lions Club Annually, in mid-winter, Williamsburg Host Lions Club prepare and package Brunswick Stew. The proceeds of which are used for the charities Lions support throughout the year such as Lions Sight and Hearing Van, Pediatric eye examinations, Lions for Diabetes Awareness, Alzheimer's...

  • MLK Tribute Dinner

    MLK Tribute Dinner

    In honor of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Kiwanis Club of Old Point Comfort and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., held A Black Tie Dinner Tribute. This joint celebration was held on Sunday January 14, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,...

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  • William and Mary commemoration includes Martin Luther King Jr. event

    William and Mary commemoration includes Martin Luther King Jr. event

    With students back in classes for the spring semester, the College of William and Mary’s year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of African-American students residing on campus continues with its first event of 2018. Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, the former director of the Smithsonian National...

      • Cabin Fever Concert Series heats up Riverwalk Landing

        Cabin Fever Concert Series heats up Riverwalk Landing

        With the January snowfall serving as a reminder that winter is upon us, Yorktown’s Cabin Fever Concert Series offers a respite from the cold as it returns for its 10th year of free entertainment beginning Thursday. “We were just trying to get folks out of the house,” said Kevin Ritchie, York County...

          • VSO announces latest Classics season

            VSO announces latest Classics season

            The Virginia Symphony Orchestra announced its 98th season Thursday, planning a series of concerts beginning in September and running through April 2019. Music director JoAnn Falletta will also return for her 28th season with the organization. In a news release, Falletta said the season “presents...

              • Limelight, Jan. 24-28

                High School Student Show: The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center’s latest exhibit showcases 131 works of art from 93 area high school students. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 110 Westover Ave. Free. Warm Up Williamsburg: A slew of Williamsburg restaurants...

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