Upcoming Events

SUMMER SEMINAR July 15, 9:45 a.m. James Cone looked evil in the face and refused to let it crush his hope - a look at James Cone, theologian and author of The Cross and the Lynching Tree. To read the article in advance, go to: James Cone.
 
 
STORIED EVENINGS. Stories, Music and Art! Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. July 18: Keith Snyder, Chief of Resource Education & Visitor Services, Antietam National Battlefield. Music by Jason Labrador, violin; Camilo Pérez-Mejía, cello. July 25: Rachael Meads, Director of Student Activities & Leadership Fraternity & Sorority Life, Shepherd University. Music by Eric Avey, guitar & vocals; Kate Avey, bass; Dave Asti, banjo; Jesse Shultzaberger, drums. Plus... Art exhibit by the Community Art Show and Delectable Desserts.
 
 
TEEN WEEK! July 16–20. A week of adventure and service. Youth, grades 6–12, will learn about the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere and how we can care for God’s creation. They will serve by helping with trail and river cleanup, and planting a monarch butterfly garden. And they will have fun tubing, hiking, camping and enjoying the great outdoors! $50 per person. Sponsored by the Shepherdstown Ministerial Association. Contact the Shepherdstown Lutheran Parish to register: 304-876-6771.
 
 
 
Looking ahead…
 
 
SUMMER SEMINAR July 22, 9:45 a.m. Brene Brown looks at America’s crisis of disconnection runs deeper than politics - a discussion on the rising rate of Americans self-sorting into conservative and liberal enclaves. For more information, go to: Brene Brown.
 
 
Elsewhere…
 
 
RUBBER DUCK RACE sponsored by the Good Shepherd Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Saturday, July 21, at 4:30 p.m. Starting at McMurran Hall, corner of E. German St. and N. King St. Come enjoy face painting, grab bags and Shepherdstown’s very own Little House on Princess St. Get your lucky duck now at 304-876-3325. For more information, go to www.gsivc.org
 
 
FRIDAY FESTIVAL at the Shepherdstown Fire Department, Friday, July 20, 5:00 p.m. The Festival will include a baked good auction at 6:30 p.m., a silent auction, raffles, hog roast, ice cream and other festival foods. The fire department is now soliciting items for the baked goods auction and items for the silent auction. Please bring your items to the fire house Friday, July 20 no later than 5:00 p.m. Questions concerning your donations or request that we pick them up, call 304-876-6038 or 304-876-6686 or 304-995-7435. This Festival also includes our annual “Cruise-In” from 4-8 p.m. Contact Aaron Raines 304-268-9488 for more information. Saturday, July 21, there will be a 50-50 game cash bingo with a complimentary meal provided at the Fire Department.