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Bethlehem Walk – November 28 – December 2 – Salem Baptist Church, Goochland: Bethlehem Walk is a way to experience the true meaning of Christmas. The tour is outside and takes approximately 45 minutes. Wait times for the event could be anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. The rough terrain is not suitable for wheelchairs; however we do have “chariots” to accommodate you. Admission is free and parking is available on the property. Shuttle service is provided to and from satellite parking locations. Donations are accepted.
Saturday, December 1 – 4 – 9 pm
Sunday, December 2 – 3 – 8 pm
Bethlehem Walk is located at 465 Broad Street Rd, just 6 miles west of Short Pump. Please contact Salem Baptist Church at 804-784-4171 for additional information.
Redeemer, Midlothian Lessons & Carols – Sunday, December 9 – 5:00 p.m.: Redeemer’s Gallery Choir will present a candlelight service of Lessons and Carols. Among works performed will be Silent Night arranged by English composer Philip Stopford, along with other works by Ian Higgins, John Rutter, John Stainer,Christopher Tye, Walker Williams and Jonathan Willcocks. Guest instrumentalist- Anastasia Jellison-harp and Jeremy McEntire- flute. Donald Anderson, Organist/Choirmaster. Reception to follow; nursery provided. Redeemer is located at 2341 Winterfield Road, Midlothian. 379-8899.
Masterworks Chorale – Friday, December 14 and Sunday, December 16: “Magnificat in D Major” by Johann Sebastian Back and “Missa Carolae” by James Whitb0urn will be presented by the Masterworks Chorale with orchestra, Artistic Director Ryan Tibetts, and organist Daniel Stipe. Friday’s performance will take place at Grace Baptist Church, 4209 Dover Road, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s performance will take place at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 Henry Street, at 3:00 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 for adults ($15 at the door) and $5 for students. Tickets may by purchased at The Caboose Market in Ashland, on-line, or call 1-800-838-3006. (Our own Ann Boelzner sings in this group!)
Good Shepherd School Box Tops and Kroger Points: The school collects box tops for cash which can be found on many cereals, Betty Crocker, Annie’s, Nature Valley, Zip-lock, Hefty and many other products. There is a box for these on top of the mailboxes in the church library.
Help earn money for Good Shepherd every time you shop at Kroger! Simply link your rewards card to the school account number WJ444, and the school will receive a payment for points earned on your rewards card. Please note this is a new number and different from last year. Please visit the website http://www.kroger.com to sign up.
We are in the process of coordinating with Publix as well. Stay tuned!
Redemption Books Now Open: Come celebrate our opening! Redemption Books is the community face of the Richmond Center for Christian Study. We carry books and DVDs on worldview, apologetics, culture and theology, including Bibles, Children’s section and Used section (book donations always accepted). Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 3008 Stony Point Road (next to Gelati Celesti). 330-2812.
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