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Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 308 Hanover St., offers online worship services on Sundays at 11:15 a.m. on Facebook and YouTube. 540/373-9021;

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 309 Wolfe St., has reopened its regular church services. Capacity is limited to 50 percent; face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Eye protection is also recommended, and gloves are optional. If you have a medical condition or are in the high-risk categories, stay home and watch services or call in. Weekly and Sunday service will be held on Facebook Live at the following times: Bible study at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship services at 10:50 a.m. Call in by telephone conference number to 978/990-5000 and enter pin 569693#.

New Hope United Methodist Church, 164 New Hope Church Road, will offer online church service Sundays at 10 a.m. on YouTube and Facebook. There will not be in-person or drive-in services. These will resume in March. 540/370-4875;

Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), 801 Sophia St., is closed to the public until further notice. Services for Sunday will be broadcast at 10 a.m. To join the service by phone, call toll-free 855/552-4463, ID–3487 96 5653; or visit the church’s Facebook page. 540/373-8701;


Peace United Methodist Church, 801 Maple Grove Drive, will livestream services each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on Facebook; search for Family Of Peace. 540/786-8585;

Potomac Valley Church, 12500 Chewning Lane, offers online worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. In-person services are temporarily suspended. The “She Speaks” series for women and other options are available on the church’s YouTube channel; small group meetings are available via Zoom. 703/878-6937;

Redeemer Bible Church, Spotsylvania Courthouse Village, 7610 Heths Salient St., holds in-person worship on Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Services may also be streamed on the church’s Facebook page.

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 6170 Plank Road, will livestream its 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Prayer requests may be left on the prayer request link on the church’s Facebook page. 540/786-7778;

Second New Hope Baptist Church, 3836 Summit Crossing Road. The Sunday School Ministry will accept monetary donations, canned foods and nonperishable items today, from 10 a.m. until noon, rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank. Drive to the front entrance of the church, and pull up to the church steps. Have your donation bagged or boxed in the trunk of your vehicle, open the trunk and someone will retrieve the items. Enclose a monetary donation in an envelope in the trunk of your vehicle. Make check payable to Second New Hope Baptist Church, and indicate food drive on the memo line. 540/898-9899;

Spotswood Baptist Church, 4009 Lafayette Blvd., holds in-person worship on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary). Services may also be streamed online at or from the church’s Facebook page. Small groups meet on Sunday mornings and throughout the week.

Saint Faustina Conference–SVDP, 8206 Robert E. Lee Drive, hosts a contactless, drive-up food pantry and baby closet 2–6 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m. to noon Fridays; and 9–11 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month, under the supervision and management of St. Matthew Church. 540/507-8106;;;

Unity of Fredericksburg, 3451 Jefferson Davis Highway, will livestream its Sunday celebration service at 11 a.m. on the church’s Facebook page. 540/654-5305;

Zion United Methodist Church, 8700 Courthouse Road, will stream its sermon on Sunday at 11 a.m. The church hosts a food pantry and coat closet every third Thursday, 3:30–5:30 p.m. There is no cost to come and shop for items needed. Bring ID for food pantry; mask available upon request. 540/582-6532;;


Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1732 Brooke Road, offers Sunday contemporary worship services in the church’s pavilion at 9 a.m.; a pre-packaged communion will be offered, or you can bring your own bread and grape juice in a zip-close bag. Traditional worship services are livestreamed on Facebook and Zoom on Sundays at 11 a.m. Bible study is held on Zoom every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 540/659-2461;;

Aquia Episcopal Church, 2938 Jefferson Davis Highway, offers livestreamed worship services on Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and weekdays at 8 a.m. These and other series for adult faith formation (including ongoing Wednesday Bible studies at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.) are viewable at any time at and can be accessed without a Facebook account. A weekly Lenten series with Philip Yancey’s book “What’s So Amazing about Grace?” is Thursday at 7 p.m. In-person activities have been suspended until further notice. The church provides curbside pickup of takeout meals on Wednesdays, 6–7 p.m., in the church parking lot for the first 300 guests, and curbside pickup of groceries from the regional food bank and other sources on Wednesdays, 6–7:30 p.m., in the church parking lot while supplies last. 540/659-4007;

Beth Sholom Temple, 805 Lyons Blvd., is closed for on-site services. Virtual services are held Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Torah study is held Saturdays at noon on Zoom. 540/373-4834;;

Bethlehem Baptist Church, 135 Chapel Green Road. Sunday service will be by conference call at 10 a.m. at 425/436-6350, use code 245538.

Hollywood Church of the Brethren, 225 Ferry Road. Worship services are Sundays at 11 a.m. in person and on Facebook and YouTube. Sunday school for all ages is 10 a.m. Masks and social distancing are required. The church hosts a food pantry every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon. Donations are appreciated.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, 395 Mt. Olive Road. Worship service will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. on the church’s Facebook page. 540/752-4296.

New Hope United Methodist Church, 164 New Hope Church Road, offers online church service Sundays at 10 a.m. on YouTube and Facebook. In-person and drive-in services will resume in March. 540/370-4875;

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg, 25 Chalice Circle, holds Sunday service and youth RE at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom. For the link to the service visit 540/310-4001.


Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 8330 Fletchers Chapel Road, holds a monthly canned food drive the second Sunday of every month 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Donations are taken to the King George Food Bank. Weekly sermons are taped and can be watched at 540/775-7247;

Good Hope Baptist Church, 17223 Good Hope Road, will hold a drive-up worship service on Sunday at 9 a.m. Masks are required when out of your vehicle.

NewLife King George, Potomac Elementary School, 16495 15th St., meets online Sundays at 9 a.m. at The church also hosts several watch parties each week.; or email

Peace Lutheran Church, 5590 Kings Highway, holds services Sundays at 10 a.m., following COVID-19 guidelines. Lent services are held Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Online services continue to be available for viewing on the church Facebook page and website. 540/775-9131;

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 5486 St. Pauls Road. Pastor Larry Robinson from Little Ark Baptist Church will be the guest speaker on Sunday at 10 a.m. on Zoom and the church Facebook page (stpaulskgva). 540/663-3085;


First Baptist Church, 9262 Guinea Station Road, Woodford, will hold a virtual service at 11 a.m. Sunday via Zoom, using (meeting ID: 8046334233). To dial in, call 301/715-8592 (meeting ID:8046334233). 804/633-4233;

River Rock Church Caroline, gymnasium of the Ladysmith Community Center, 7278 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, holds live, in-person worship service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Service is also streamed at Community groups meet in person every Sunday morning at 9 a.m. and throughout the week; they can be found at

St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 10306 Ladysmith Road. In-church Mass is held Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. The 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass is also livestreamed. The church sponsors a drive-up food pantry on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6–7:30 p.m. Bring your ID. 804/448-9064;


Beulah Baptist Church, 9297 Eggbornsville Road, Rixeyville, will hold online Sunday Worship service at 9:30 a.m. Join via conference call at 302/202-1118, code 862090 to listen in; at Beulah Baptist Facebook; or to participate by Zoom, call or email the church for the meeting ID number. Wednesday Bible study, the Book of Luke, is at 7 p.m. by conference call. 540/937-5563;

Jeffersonton Baptist Church, 18498 Springs Road, Jeffersonton, will host Bible study Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the church and online. 540/937-5446;

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 115 N. East St., holds online adult Sunday school and prayer groups. Zoom links are on the church website and Facebook. Contact the church office to sign up to receive other Zoom invitations. The Culpeper Food Closet is in need of beef stew, Chicken/Tuna/Hamburger Helper boxed meals and single serving microwavable meals. Donations may be dropped off Monday through Friday, 9–11:30 a.m., at 120 N. Commerce St., or make a monetary donation at ststephensculpeper/ For assistance, call 540/727-1055 before coming to the Food Closet. The waiting room is closed; clients will drop off their voucher and wait in a designated area in the parking lot. 540/825-1177;; Facebook: The-Culpeper-Food-Closet. Park at 120 N. Commerce St., 540/825-8786;


First Baptist Church, 5340 Tidewater Trail, Loretto, holds worship services in the gym on Sundays at 11 a.m. Temperature checks, social distancing and masks/face coverings are required. Sunday worship and Wednesday 7 p.m. Bible study is livestreamed at or the conference line, 313/209-8800, access code 2610624#. Moments of Inspiration for Seniors is Thursdays, 6–6:30 p.m.; call 425/436-6367, access code: 871111. 804/443-5007.

Temple of Deliverance, HCG, 5756 Zachary Taylor Highway, Mineral, holds Sunday in-house worship at 11 a.m. Arrive early for temperature check and seating, CDC guidelines will be followed. Worship will be livestreamed at 11:30 a.m. on Facebook Live. The church operates a food pantry every third Thursday, 5–7 p.m. 540/894-4458.

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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