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HANDBELL RINGERS WANTED
A group of handbell ringers is looking to start a community handbell choir in Orange County and holding an organizational meeting and rehearsal Wedneday, July 7, at 6:15 p.m. in the Orange Presbyterian Church music room. All those interested are invited to attend. At least 12 participants (with some handbell experience) are needed. For more information, contact Al Packard at 672-3322.
MARTINS AT ZION BAPTIST
Popular multi-Dove Award winning Christian recording artist, The Martins will be featured at Zion Baptist Church in Orange during the July 11, 6:30 p.m. musical service. The church is located at 15316 Old Gordonsville Road. For more information, call the church at 672-3382.
ORANGE BAPTIST VBS
Embark on an epic quest through hidden ruins, ancient caves, and dense jungles to “Discover Treasure” at Vacation Bible School with Orange Baptist Church, July 11 to 15. The outdoor VBS will be held at the church property at 730 James Madison Highway, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. for rising Kindergarten through fifth-grade students. To register, visit https://vbspro.events/p/events/e1b9a3.
GRACE BAPTIST VBS
Grace Baptist Church will host “Big Fish Bay” vacation Bible school July 12 to 16 at 6 p.m. daily. Vacation Bible school is open to all ages from primary-school children through adults. The church is located at 18058 Constitution Highway, Orange. For more information, contact Pastor Wayne Scott at (540) 604-0323 or email@example.com.
July 30 - 31
ICE CREAM IN THE PARK
Abundant Life Christian Fellowship will offer its “Ice cream in the park” event Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Stop by for free ice cream, live music, hover ball archery, cornhole and more fun. Shady Grove Baptist Church Pastor Joseph Moore will be the featured speaker Friday at 6:15 p.m. and Abundant Life Pastor Dwane Pugh will be the guest speaker Saturday. Visit ALCF-Orange.com or ALCF Orange on Facebook for more information.
BOOK OF JAMES BIBLE STUDY
Oak Chapel Baptist Church (11415 Montford Road, Orange) is offering a Bible study on the New Testament letter of James on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. A group discussion is preceded by video teaching sessions featuring Matt Chandler. There is no cost to participate. This Bible study meets every Wednesday from now through Aug. 11. Each session lasts one hour. Call 672-4654 for more information.
OAK CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH IN-PERSON SERVICES
Oak Chapel Baptist Church (11415 Montford Road, Orange) holds on-site worship services every Sunday at 11 a.m. with the following best practices: providing hand sanitizer stations, keeping interior doors open to increase air circulation, and not passing offering plates or bulletins to limit physical contact. Call 672-4654 for more information.
If you are concerned about someone’s drinking, there is help in Al-Anon. Meetings are now being held in person every Thursday night at 7p.m. at Orange Presbyterian Church at 162 W. Main St., Orange, and provide education and support for family and friends of alcoholics. All are welcome. For more information, call 672-5696.