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It’s time again for the Mulch Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 2877 of Chester Presbyterian Church. It may be cold and snowy, but Spring will be here before you know it. The Scouts of Troop 2877 are currently taking orders for double shredded, hardwood mulch in three cubic feet bags.
History can be fleeting and soon be lost to those who have witnessed many historic events. Twenty five years have passed since the Methodist congregation moved out of their little church on the corner of Krause and Ironbridge Roads, now the home of the Chesterfield Hisorical Society of Virginia and library until historic Castlewood is renovated.
Chester Clergy is hosting a special prayer service for Chester area residents titled “Praying for Our Schools” on Sunday, Sept.15, at 6 p.m. at Thomas Dale High School Auditorium. This event will bring together churches and Christians in the area to ask God’s blessing on Chester’s schools, staff and students this upcoming year.
She’s the new kid on the block in Chester, but Reverend Sylvia Meadows is really quite a renaissance woman of the Virginia sort.
The year was 1972 and Margaret Kutz had plans to use her newly acquired teaching degree and serve as a missionary in Africa. So she called off her wedding, and was ready to go. But God had other plans.
Walmart has presented CCHASM with a grant in the amount of $25,000. This grant will be used to assist CCHASM’s 23 Alliance Food Pantries with the purchase of food supplies for area residents in need.
A five-mile procession by members of Enon Baptist Church took turns carrying a seven-foot wooden cross enacted the “Way of the Cross” on Good Friday from the I-95 exit to their church on N. Enon Church Road.
Local six-year-old, Ben Lashley, has a mission and needs your help. Late last week, as Ben and his mother were putting canned goods together for a food drive at his school, Ben thought it would be a good idea to have a toy drive for the children in New York and New Jersey who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
On Sunday, November 18, 2012, Dr. Wilson Shannon, Pastor of the First Church Centralia, along with his congregation, presented Congressman Robert “Bobby” Scott with “First Baptist Church Centralia’s Man of the Year Award.”