Entries by Beth Jarrett

Gratitude: Giving Thanks Activites

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5: 17-18 Last week we talked about how hard praying without ceasing might seem… especially when we are tied to a particular form of prayer. This week, we are looking at gratitude… […]

Vacation Bible School

First Church invites you to join in our Vacation Bible School:  Rolling River Rampage!  It is sure to be splashingly good fun! Dates:  June 18-21 Times:  6:30pm – 8:00 pm For:  Rising PK – Rising 8th graders For more information or to inquire about registration, contact the church office at 540-434-8288. You may now register […]

It takes a little practice…

“Practicing the Presence” can sometimes seem like an elusive thing. Often, that is because we have certain expectations about the outcome… what the divine will look like in our lives. Other times, it is because there is no real formula for success. It is more about practice than perfection. For some of us that is […]

Cave Quest VBS Set for July 18-22

The Annual First Church of the Brethren VBS is set for July 18-22.  The title of VBS for 2016 is “Cave Quest”.  Participants will learn about following the light of Jesus.  To register go to the VBS page at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/hburgfirstcob