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Aug. 18 Church briefs

Services at First

Presbyterian Church

Services at First Presbyterian Church, 130 Windridge Drive, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship will be lively and traditional. Come dressed casual or formal, but more importantly, come expecting to be moved by the Spirit. All are welcome. The Rev. Ryan Bradney is pastor. Contact the church office at 744-3722 for more information.

Hymn sing, ice cream social at Salem

Presbyterian

For years, it has been a tradition at Salem Presbyterian Church, 312 Combs Ferry Road, to meet on an August evening to enjoy homemade ice cream and desserts. After dessert, everyone goes to the sanctuary for the annual hymn singing. The songs are chosen by those who attend. This year Pastor Don Stanley’s wife Doris, an accomplished musician, will play the piano for a long evening of singing. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20. Those attending are asked to bring a can of food for God’s Pantry to share with our neighbors.

Guy Penrod  speaking

at Central Baptist

Central Baptist Church, 101 W. Lexington Ave, will host Guy Penrod “Pray About Everything” at 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and can be purchased by calling the church office at 744-4328.

Services at Salem Church at Pinegrove

Christians were first called “Followers of the Way.” Find out more about it this Sunday at Salem Church at Pinegrove, 312 Combs Ferry Road, Winchester. Worship at “The Small Country Church with a Big Heart for Jesus” begins at 11 a.m.

Celebrate Recovery meetings on Tuesdays

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the eight beatitudes, the 12 steps and their biblical comparisons. This program is for any hurt, hang-up or habit. There is childcare available for ages newborn to 4 years and Celebration Place, a pre-covery program for ages 5 to 12. The meetings are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. The Landing is a support program based on the eight beatitudes for teens struggling with issues such as family relationships, food issues, being bullied, low self-esteem, drugs, alcohol, cutting or behavior problems.