Upper James City County Churches Collaborate during Lent

The year 2017 marks the third Lenten partnership of the Upper James City County Ministerium, an ecumenical collaboration of ministers and congregations that share worship and address local needs of the community. During the weeks leading to Easter, these churches will meet in different locations to share a Wednesday evening Lenten supper at 6:00 p.m., then worship service at 7:00 p.m. Offerings will benefit local charities. All are invited to come.

March 1: (Ash Wednesday) Stone House Presbyterian Church, 9401 Fieldstone Parkway, Toano (757-565-1130). Offering: Proclaiming Grace Outreach
Speaker: Rev. Richard Cline, Olive Branch Christian Church

March 8, 2017: Olive Branch Christian Church, 7643 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757-566-8077). Offering: Child Development Resources
Speaker: Rev. Jennifer Andrews-Weckerly, Hickory Neck Episcopal Church

March 15, 2017: Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, 7801 Church Lane, Toano (757-566-0162).
Offering: From His Hands
Speaker: Rev. Robert Whitehead, Sr., New Zion Baptist Church

March 22, 2017: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 7479 Richmond Road, Williamsburg (757-564-3745)
Offering: FISH Food Pantry
Speaker: Rev. David Lehman, Williamsburg Mennonite Church

March 29, 2017: New Zion Baptist Church, 3991 Longhill Road, Williamsburg (757-258-0491)
Offering: Williamsburg Hospice House
Speaker: Rev. James Nickols, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

April 5, 2017: Williamsburg Mennonite Church, 7800 Croaker Road, Williamsburg (757-566-3026)
Offering: The Harbor
Speaker: Rev. Ann Tang, Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church

April 12, 2017: Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, 8300 Richmond Road, Toano (757-566-0276) Offering: Angels of Mercy Clinic
Speaker: Rev. Alex Creager, Stone House Presbyterian Church

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