Habitat for Humanity surpasses 400,000-house worldwide milestone
Habitat for Humanity surpassed its 400,000 house milestone during its most recent fiscal year. Since the nonprofit organization was founded in 1976, its self-help, hand-up model has resulted in rehabbed, repaired or new housing for more than 2 million people worldwide.
02.02.2011Christ Church to observe Saint Blaise Blessing
This special Service of Healing is done in honor of Saint Blaise, an early church bishop credited with saving a choking youth as well as healing many ill people. In this rite, the priest places two candles on the sides of a person’s throat (for Christ is the light of the world) and asks Christ’s blessing of health for this person.
02.02.2011Chili supper is Saturday at LUMC
Carry-outs will be ready at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. “All are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of fellowship for a great cause,” said a program spokesperson.
01.26.2011Tickets on sale for Gospel Fest
The Gloucester/Mathews Service Center of The Salvation Army will present Gospel Fest 2011 on Friday, February 18, from 7-9 p.m. at Lighthouse Worship Center in Gloucester.