Upcoming Events

A GATHERING SPACE FOR PRAYER: Friday, March 10 at 12:00 p.m. We are a community of prayer, centering on the Love and Grace of God. Please be welcomed to this time of offering our prayers for ourselves and others, the community, country and the world. “Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am with you” is our reminder and guide to share this time together. Bring any of your own joys and concerns, but this is not required. Come as you are—fully human and deeply loved. See the weekly e-notice or contact the office for the Zoom link - all are welcome!
THE LENTIEST LENT: COVID Reflections. Worship on March 12 will offer a space to process collective COVID grief and pray for healing grace to continue transforming us into a new creation. The congregation is encouraged to compose reflections (up to one page) on the questions: What Do You Lament? What Have You Learned? What Are You Learning to Let Go? Submit to church office (lynn@shepherdstownpresbyterian.org) by noon, Friday, March 10 (deadline extended). 11am Special Music: The Choir.
ADULT EDUCATION SUNDAY SEMINAR Sunday, March 12, 9:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall and Zoom. Join us for a discussion of Chapters 18, 19 and 20 of Brian McLaren's book Do I Stay Christian? A Guide for the Doubters, the Disappointed and the Disillusioned. Any of us who have struggled with what Christianity has been, as well as its current state, will find this very readable book helpful. Books are available at Four Seasons bookstore in Shepherdstown now! We will meet via Zoom and live in Fellowship Hall at 9:30. See the weekly e-notice or contact the office for the  Zoom link - all are welcome!
BREAKING THE SILENCE: End of Life Planning, Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. – noon, Fellowship Hall. Sponsored by the Parish Care Team, the seminar explores the many decisions one sometimes puts off until it’s too late concerning questions our loved ones might have after we die. The seminar will include several speakers covering the topics of Financial Planning, Hospice Services, Funeral Arrangements and
Funeral/Memorial Services. Please join us.
FACEBOOK LIVE ONLINE WORSHIP, 11a.m. Sundays. Access the service at https://www.facebook.com/groups/spcworks and wait for the “live stream” box (with the triangle arrow pointing to the right) to appear. THE BOX WILL NOT APPEAR BEFORE 10:50 a.m., please wait for it. For information and worship materials, go to the SPC website under WORSHIP and then to Meeting House Live! The link is also in the 3rd paragraph. All are welcome to attend. A Facebook account is not required to access this service of worship.
NEW STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IS SPONSORING A PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Saturday, March 11 from 7 am – 11 am. Menu: from “scratch” pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, bacon, applesauce, coffee, tea, juice. Adults: $10, Children (4-12): $5. Eat in or Take Out. Church is located at 202 West New Street, Shepherdstown.
JAZZ AT HAPPY RETREAT PRESENTS THE ROBERT SYKES JAZZ TRIO Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. Happy Retreat is located at 600 Mordington Ave., Charles Town, WV 25414. Tickets are available for purchase at www.HappyRetreat.org.
MARCH MUSIC MADNESS: From Bach to Jazz, A Choral Concert by Winchester Musica Viva, Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 West German Street. Come support our own Georgiann Toole in this broad assortment of musical gems from Bach, British choral classics, Gershwin, and the world premiere of Goergiann Toole’s Critters. Tickets available for $35 at www.friendswv.org. 
BOOK OF HOURS: Rolling Ridge Prayer Retreat, March 17, 7 p.m. – March 19, 1 p.m. Rolling Ridge Study Retreat — near Harpers Ferry, WV. Join Rev. Joel Blunk and his colleague Kim Hunziker from State College, PA, to learn about the tradition of using a Book of Hours to pray through the day and to create your own personal version of the same. Learn more at https://rollingridge.net/book-of-hours/
FATHERS AND SONS WEEKEND: Rolling Ridge Retreat, April 1 - 2. Rolling Ridge Study Retreat — near Harpers Ferry. This weekend retreat is for guys 13-18 years old, accompanied by their father, grandfather, or adult male mentor. This campout weekend will help fathers: Build a stronger father/son relationship; Cultivate healthy communication skills; Increase awareness of challenges facing youth today; Explore creative methods for supporting your son; Build your community by connecting with and learning from fellow fathers and sons; Deepen your connection with nature. Learn more at https://www.illumandc.org/events/2023/4/1/fathers-and-sons-learning-toge...
UNCOVERING GRACE IN RACE: Rolling Ridge Retreat, April 21 (6pm) – April 23 (3pm), 2023, Rolling Ridge Study Retreat — near Harpers Ferry, WV. On this retreat, Joel & Kristen Saacke Blunk will share stories and insights informed by their time at Richmond Hill with a particular emphasis on racial justice. Come learn how you, too, can be a part of racial healing and transformation. Learn more at https://rollingridge.net/grace-in-race/