Singing in the Valley - Shape Note Community Event

October 6, 7, 8 (Friday - Sunday)

History lessons, workshops and concerts will make up this 3 day festival that is open to the public.  Singing schools, publication of the “Amazing Grace” (part of the Virginia Harmony) and “shape note singing” are a huge part history in the Shenandoah Valley. A brochure about the 3 day event is available below or contact Judy Connelly,

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Church Pictorial Directory

Photo dates are: August 3-5, October 3-7, 18-21, 2017

Our Church is doing a new pictorial directory! We want everyone to get a new picture made so that our new directory will be complete. IT WON’T BE COMPLETE WITHOUT YOU! You can make your appointment at church on the sign-up sheets, or, you can click on the link below and make your appointment on-line. Please go ahead and do that now. Photo dates are: August 3-5, October 3-7, 18-21, 2017 Please allow approximately 1 hour for your appointment. You will have a professional photography session, see your proofs immediately on computer and have the opportunity to purchase extra portraits for family and friends.

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WATTS- Battlefield Half Marathon

November 4, 2017

WATTS is once again the beneficiary of the battlefield half Marathon which will be held on November 4, 2017. This is always a fun event with opportunities to volunteer on the evening of November 3 and/or the morning of November4. Many of you have helped out in previous years and hopefully you will be able to do so again this year. We would also love to welcome some new volunteers. This is a great opportunity for youth to support WATTS. Please sign up using the link below. Thank you!


WATTS - January 6-18, 2018

WATTS will be hosted here at Braddock Street UMC January 6-13, 2018. Once again, we will be able to provide refuge from the winter cold for up to 35 homeless guests. To volunteer, go to our web page, click on Events and then click on the red button “WATTS Week Sign Up”. A short training session will be held after each service in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 17 for all volunteers. If you would like to support our WATTS week financially, please make your check out to BSUMC and put WATTS in the memo line. These donations will be used to purchase food and supplies as well as socks and underwear for our guests. Any questions contact Barbara White at 540-678-0271 or