During this season of Thanksgiving, as we prepare special meals and spend priceless time with our family and begin our Holiday shopping, it is important for us to reflect on God's goodness towards us.
The Daily Dispatch publishes announcements about events and special services at area churches each week in Saturday’s edition. The deadline for submissions was changed recently.
The Advent season enables us to get a proper start on finding the full meaning of Christmas. Nothing worth doing happens without preparation. A truly memorable celebration of Christmas demands some getting ready. We have to start soon enough.
Dr. Frank Polakiewiez (center) accepts a gift bag donation from Thaddeus Alston, Pastor Catherine Sledge (at left), Chalis Sledge and Alvin Sledge (at right).
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Warrenton will continue its tradition of making and selling fresh boxwood wreaths for the Christmas Season.
The fourth annual Blessing of the Animals event in honor of National Feral Cat Day was recently held at the Tractor Supply in Henderson.
The Plank Chapel Senior Circle recently met in the Fellowship Hall of Plank Chapel United Methodist Church.
Rev. Mark Hopper was recently ordained into ministry during a worship service at First Baptist Church of Henderson.
As many as 40 million of us will travel on or before Thanksgiving Day in order to be with our family and friends. We will sit together, no matter if we get along or not. We will laugh or cry and eat till we pop. Many of us will bow our heads in thanks for the blessings of loved ones, health, job, freedom and life itself. Indeed, thanksgiving is uniquely our American phenomenon.
Oasis of Hope Ministries recently observed its Military Appreciation Day with a worship service that included the posting of flags, a skit and dance and retiring of the colors.
The Men of Valor Vance County Chapter of the House of Jabez Youth Outreach Center recently held its open house and its second fellowship retreat.