Local Religion Briefs


Yard, bake sale

The Rainsboro Church of Christ, half of mile off U.S. Route 50, will hold a yard and bake sale Friday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 8 starting at 9 a.m.

Ice cream social

An ice cream social will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Dodsonville Community Church. There will be games and prizes, food and door prizes. All donations go to Lynchburg-Clay Redi-fest.

Soup’s On free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will be offered Saturday Aug. 29 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. Dinner, eat-in only, is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be chicken patties served on a bun, vegetable medley, applesauce, assorted drinks, pies, cake and ice cream.

Upcoming dates for St. Mary Catholic School

St. Mary Catholic School and Patch of Heaven Preschool will start classes Wednesday, Aug.19. The 4-year-old students and grades K-5 will start Wednesday and the 3-year-olds start Thursday, Aug. 20. The preschool hours are 8:45-3:15 and the elementary hours are 8:45-3:30. Doors open at 8:30. Before and after care is available to all students.

The school is accepting registrations for the coming year. For more information call the office at 840-9932 or visit the website at stmaryofhillsboro.com.

Open house will be held Monday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. in the school hall. Uniform swap days are Aug. 6-7 from 9-3 and Monday, Aug. 10 from 6-7 p.m.

Family Fun & Movie Night

Leesburg United Methodist Church will present an outdoor Family Fun & Movie Night on Friday, Aug. 7, featuring “Muppets Most Wanted.” Activities will begin at 8 p.m., on the grounds of LUMC, 117 Church Street, Leesburg. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. Movie begins at sunset. All minors must be accompanied by a parent/adult for the evening. There will be fun activities, hot dogs, popcorn, sodas, and cookies, as well as a free drawing for a movie package for a family of four at Star Cinemas. The next movie night will be on Friday, Aug. 21, featuring “Paddington.”

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