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Mount Zion Baptist Church, 309 Wolf St., will welcome the Rev. Ronald Cooper, associate pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), as the guest speaker on Communion Sunday, Jan. 13, at the 11 a.m. service. 540/373-5553.SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Second New Hope Baptist Church, 3836 Summit Crossing Road, will hold the Deacon, Deaconess and Trustee Fellowship celebration on Jan. 13 at 3 p.m., with the Rev. William D. House III, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Mineral as guest speaker, along with his choir, ushers and congregation. Lunch will be served prior to this service, at approximately 1 p.m.
New Life Anointed Ministries, 11001 Houser Drive, Suite 12, will celebrate the fourth anniversary of Pastor Rick White and First Lady Larkett White on Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Eugene Reeves, pastor of New Life Anointed Ministries International, along with choir and congregation. 540/898-7177; thelifesouth.com.
Beulah Baptist Church, 5216 Arcadia Road, will present the initial sermon of Deacon Randy Phillips, who has been called to the ministry and will preach on Jan. 12 at 3 p.m.
The Beulah Thespian Ministry will present the play, "Midnight Cry," on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m., featuring a cast of youth, deacons, trustees and adult members of Beulah.
Church of Messiah, Episcopal, 12201 Spotswood Furnace Road, will hold the final day on Jan. 13 for the collection of canned goods in support of Boy Scout Troop 77's Zach Rudden, as he completes his food drive to assist the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank as his Eagle Scout project. Parishioners are encouraged to bring canned goods to both services, leaving all donated items in bags in the collection bin at the church. churchofmessi ah.org.STAFFORD COUNTY
Berea Baptist Church, 28 Fleet Road, will hold deacon ordination for Chris Anderson on Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. 540/752-4406.
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1201 Courthouse Road, will hold the Annual Stewardship Stew Event on Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m., with food and games. There will be a contemporary worship service on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. and a traditional worship service on Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. 540/659-6366; splc.info.
Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St., will hold Day of Prayer, the monthly morning of meditative prayer on Jan. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All are welcome to stop by the church building for quiet time with the Lord. For details email
New Life Ministries, State Route 205, Colonial Beach, will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Monday nights at 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 14. This nine week class will teach how to eliminate debt and achieve financial goals.
The church will also offer the following Charis Bible College classes on Monday nights at 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 14.: Old Testament Survey and the Ministry of Jesus. The classes are free. For details call 804/224-8447.GOSPEL SING/CONCERT
St. Jude Catholic Church, 10725 Courthouse Road, will hold a Christian Music Cafe on Jan. 12 at 7 p.m., featuring an open-mic format to share the many styles of Christian music. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided. Entrance and parking in the back lot. 540/891-7350; email@example.com.MISCELLANEOUS
A Celebration to honor all First Ladies in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania area churches is being planned. Churches of all faiths are encouraged to participate. Please send letters of interest to honor
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org before Jan. 19. Details and the date of the event will be announced later.
Information to be included in the weekly notices of area church services must be delivered in writing to The Free Lance-Star, 616 Amelia St., Fredericksburg, faxed to 540/373-8455, or emailed to Peggy Carlson