UMW Catholic Campus Ministry will host its Dinner and Auction Gala on April 13, 6:30-10 p.m., in the University Center Ball Room. Tickets are $50 each, and proceeds help fund programming, scholarships, service trips and retreats for its student community. Tickets are available at


First New Hope Baptist Church, 4508 Dickerson Road, Partlow, will have the Rev. Louis Adams as guest preacher on Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. 540/895-5052.

Land of Promise Church, 5924 Smith Station Road, will host an “Evening of Hope: Be My Valentine Gala” on Feb. 15, from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House, 2801 Plank Road. The annual event raises funds for support of pancreatic cancer awareness and other forms of cancer. Visit or call 540/891-1347 for more details.

Spotsylvania Sunday School Union will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. with a prayer breakfast at American Legion Post 320, 8456 Brock Road. The Rev. Hashmel Turner, former Fredericksburg City council member, will be guest speaker, and the Beulah Baptist Church Praise Team will provide special entertainment. Breakfast will be catered by Golden Corral. Tickets are $15 for adults and children ages 9 and older; children ages 8 and younger are free with a paying parent. For tickets and more information, contact Loretta at 540/845-2830 or Anita at 540/287-0635.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5600 Smith Station Road. Missionaries offer tours of the church building on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Tours include the chapel, cultural hall and classrooms, a 20-minute video segment and free Book of Mormon. To schedule a tour, call 540/455-8341.

Unity of Fredericksburg, 3451 Jefferson Davis Highway. On Sunday, Adult Spiritual Education starts at 10 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, featuring Claire Whitman as guest speaker, begins at 11 a.m. A snack and fellowship follows. 540/654-5305;


Berea Baptist Church, 28 Fleet Road, is beginning a deacon family ministry. The Outreach Committee will meet this month to refine its plans for the year. 540/752-4406;

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg, 25 Chalice Circle. A Justice on Earth discussion continues on Jan. 20 and 27, 12:30-2 p.m., led by Bill Johnson–Miles and John Bernard and based on the book “People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and the Environment.” Register at “Understanding Clearly Who I Am, Where I Came From and Why I’m Here,” a spiritual discovery discussion, led by Richard Lassiter DD, continues on Jan. 23, 7-8:30 p.m. To register, email “Focus on Fiber,” creations by artists of the Artful Dimensions Gallery, will be on display through Feb. 24. 540/310-4001.


Peace Lutheran Church, 5590 Kings Highway, will host “Beers with Jesus” on Monday at 7 p.m., at Kings Pizza, 7983 Kings Highway, opposite Presidential Lakes entrance. All are welcome for discussion and fellowship. 540/775-9131;


Mount Tabor Baptist Church, 21795 Mattaponi Trail, Milford, and the Caroline County Sheriff Department will host “Active Shooter Training” on Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. until noon. This seminar will focus on how the police, fire and rescue conduct threat assessments and how to fortify houses of worship from potential active shooter situations. RSVP to Pastor Garcia at 804/633-9728.


Abundant Life Christian Fellowship, 19103 Brick Church Road, will host a father/daughter discussion on raising godly daughters on Jan. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. 540/672-8037.


Beulah Baptist Church, 9297 Eggbornsville Road, Rixeyville. Call-in Bible study is available every Wednesday from 7:30-8 p.m. Free dial-in 302/202-1118; access code 862090. 540/937-5563; or

Ebenezer Baptist Church, 23144 Maddens Tavern Road, Lignum, will hold its Black History Service on Feb. 3, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Tamika Morefield–Crawford from Union Bell Baptist Church, Falmouth, and the daughter of former pastor John Morefield, will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served prior to afternoon service. 540/399-1315.

Hopewell United Methodist Church, 23557 Germanna Highway, Lignum. On Jan. 19, Coffee with the Pastor will be held at 9:30 a.m.; Pastor Mike will be available for the discussion of questions you have regarding church, God or the pastor. That same day at 7 p.m., the church will host a free showing of the movie “Moses.” Popcorn and drinks will be provided. 540/399-1843.


First Baptist Church, 619 Jackson St., Colonial Beach, will observe its 74th annual Usher’s Day on Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Raliegh M. Harris Jr., Jericho Baptist Church, Ruther Glen, will be the guest preacher. Visiting Usher’s are asked to come in uniform and give a voice.


Fauquier Friends Worship Group (Quakers), Bealeton Library Depot, 10877 Willow Drive N., Bealeton. Meet the Friends for quiet, reflective worship on Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Hospitality time is at 10:30 a.m. and again after worship. Come as you are, and bring the children for First Day School.

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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