Mount Zion Baptist Church, 309 Wolfe St., has canceled all worship and Bible study until further notice. Weekly and Sunday service will be held on Facebook Live at the following times: Bible study at 6:45 p.m. on 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#.

Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), 801 Sophia St., will close 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;


Christ Episcopal Church, 8951 Courthouse Road is hosting an Online Meditation Room on Wednesdays through June 10, at 7 p.m. via Zoom at Enter the space using a computer, a tablet or a mobile device. 540/582-5033;

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;

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5120 Harrison Road. Redeemer Lutheran Christian Preschool is now registering students for the 2020–2021 school year. For more information call 540/898-4748, visit or email

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 6170 Plank Road, will livestream its 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. View 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 May 23, from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Volunteers will be on hand to accept donations and oversee the project. To contribute items, drive to the front entrance of the church (at the fork of the road) and pull up to the church steps. Have donated bagged or boxed items in the trunk of the vehicle, open the trunk, and someone will retrieve the items. If you are making a monetary donation, put the check or cash enclosed in an envelope in the trunk of your vehicle, and someone will retrieve the envelope. Make check payable to Second New Hope Baptist Church. On the memo line, indicate “Food Drive.” The trunk will be closed by a volunteer. Exit from the second entrance of the church. 540/898-9899;

St. Matthew Catholic Church, 8200 Robert E. Lee Drive, hosts a food pantry and baby closet. On Wednesday the pantry is open 4–6 p.m.; the baby closet is open 1–2:25 p.m. On Friday the pantry is open 9 a.m.–noon; the baby closet is open 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. The first Saturday of month, the pantry is open 9–11 a.m. The second and fourth Saturday of month, the baby closet is open 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

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 have online worship services at 11 a.m. Sunday. Watch the services live at Zion-United-Methodist-Church- 1560360934204010; or visit 540/582-6532;


Berea Baptist Church, 28 Fleet Road, will conduct a “Drive-In” Worship Service in the church parking lot on Sunday at 11 a.m. Attendees will be able to listen on their FM radio or by opening their windows. The service will also be available on the Berea FaceBook page. Daily Bible teaching is available at Devotionals and Sunday children’s church are also available on the Berea Facebook page. Contact the youth minister at to participate in the weekly youth group. 540/752-4406;

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.

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 on Sundays at 10 a.m. Click on the link for either YouTube or Facebook on the church’s website. 540/370-4875;


Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 8330 Fletchers Chapel Road. Weekly sermons are taped and can be watched at 540/775-7247;

Peace Lutheran Church, 5590 Kings Highway. Online Sunday services are available on the church’s Facebook page and on the church website. Peace Christian Preschool continues to register students for the 2020–2021 school year. For more information, visit and click on the preschool link at the top of the page, email, or call 540/775-PLAY.; 540/775-9131.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 9425 Kings Highway, has canceled in-person worship services on Sunday; worship on Facebook Live at 10:30 a.m.


First Baptist Church, 9262 Guinea Station Road, Woodford, has canceled all worship services for Sunday. 804/633-4233;

St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 10306 Ladysmith Road, is livestreaming mass on Sundays at 10 a.m. on the church’s website. However, the church is still sponsoring Food Pantry on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6–7:30 p.m. at the church. It is a drive up. Bring your ID. 804/448-9064;

Third Mount Zion Baptist Church, 9132 Fredericksburg Turnpike, will not hold its regularly scheduled worship service on Sunday. The church will live stream an inspirational message on the church’s Facebook page. For those without access to social media, call 302/202-1116 and use the passcode 281139. For more information, call 540/845-2690. 804/632-6039.


Beulah Baptist Church, 9297 Eggbornsville Road, Rixeyville. Sunday online worship service will start at 9:30 a.m.; use conference call number or join Zoom meeting. Call-in Bible study of the Book of Leviticus is available Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; free dial-in 302/202-1118 code 862090. To join Zoom session, call or email the church at 540/937-5563 or

The Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Association Inc., 15044 Ryland Chapel Road, Rixeyville. The Women’s Auxiliary, in partnership with the SAFE (Services to Abused Families) program, is sponsoring the collection of travel/sample size toiletry items: toothpaste/brushes, soap(s), shower gel, powder, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and deodorant. All items (4-6 items in each bag) must be able to fit into a half-gallon or gallon-size plastic freezer bag. Collection will be held Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive through/drop off in the front of the building. Call 540/987-3340 or 540/661-2013 to request to have your donated items picked up no later than May 27. With the stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise of domestic violence incidents across the country. To support persons who have to leave their homes in crisis, these items will be a blessing at this difficult time.


First Baptist Church, 5340 Tidewater Trail, Loretto, is seeking a minister of music. Must have a heart for the ministry, strong leadership skills, and provide music for Sunday morning worship services, 10:45 a.m., and all outside engagements. Salary negotiable. 804/443-5007.

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 18410 Chapel Drive, Triangle. All services and scheduled activities have been canceled until further notice. Services can be livestreamed on the Mt. Zion and Ken Gross Facebook pages. 703/221-6960;

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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