Mark your calendars now for these events:
The 2019 Fall Gathering will be on Saturday, September 21, beginning at 11:00 a.m. There will be a short program in the Chapel, followed by a covered dish luncheon on the lawn.
The 3rd annual Community Choir Sing will be on Sunday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m., hosted by Berryville Baptist Church. Come hear the choirs from Clarke County churches share their musical talents. A freewill offering, benefiting Stone’s Chapel, will be collected during the event.
The Candlelight Christmas Service will be on Sunday, December 15, at 6:00 p.m. A traditional service of carols and lessons will be followed by refreshments in the Sunday School Room.
Scaffolding on the north side of the chapel vestibule
If you’ve driven past Stone’s Chapel recently, you may have noticed the scaffolding on the north side of the vestibule. Window repairs are underway! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the chapel restoration fund – here is your donation at work.
Join us for an evening of gospel music, performed by Donnie Carter, on Sunday, June 2, beginning at 6 p.m. at Stone’s Chapel. A Free Will offering will be collected, to benefit ongoing restoration of the chapel. Refreshments will follow the concert.
We had a full house at Stone’s Chapel for our annual Candlelight Christmas Service on Sunday, December 9, 2018! Heartfelt thanks to Rev. Jonathan Bunker, the Berryville Presbyterian Handbell Choir, Marie Mawby, Tammy Lanham, Letty Mallery, and Airiel Renner for contributing their time and talents to making our service so special. We raised over $1,400 towards the restoration of the chapel!
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Please join us for our traditional candlelight Christmas service at Historic Stone’s Chapel on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Rev. Jonathan Bunker from Berryville Presbyterian Church will provide a Christmas message. Special music by Marie Mawby, Airiel Renner, Tammy Lanham, Letty Mallery, and the Berryville Presbyterian Church Bell Choir. A free will offering to benefit the on-going restoration of the chapel will be collected. Refreshments will be served in the Sunday School room following the service. The chapel now has lights and heat, so no need to bundle up inside!
Come hear the best voices in Clarke County! If you missed the Choir Sing last year, you don’t want to miss this one!
Berryville Baptist Church (114 Academy St) will host a Community Choir Sing on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
Choirs from many local churches will each sing one or two selections and all choirs will join together to sing a closing hymn. An offering to benefit the restoration of historic Stone’s Chapel will be taken. Refreshments will follow in the Fellowship Hall.
Berryville Baptist Church is ADA-accessible. Please use the rear entrance to access the elevator.
Please join us on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. for the annual Fall Gathering at Stone’s Chapel.
The program will feature a presentation by architectural historian Maral Kalbian on the history of Clarke County, as seen through its architecture and special music by Ariel Renner and Marie Mawby. Following the program, we will enjoy lunch on the lawn. The Memorial Association will provide fried chicken and beverages. Guests are invited to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.
On Saturday, April 14, 2018, please join us for a special benefit concert. Tribute artist Kevin Booth returns to Berryville to present “An Evening with Elvis & Conway.” The first half of the concert will feature the music of country legend Conway Twitty. The second half will be dedicated to Elvis.
Tickets will be sold at the door only. $10 for adults and $5 for students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. John Enders Fire Hall in Berryville.
On December 30, 2017, the Stone’s Chapel Memorial Association lost one of our founding board members, Betty Racer.
Betty was a life-long member of Stone’s Chapel Presbyterian Church until its closure in 2000. She served as secretary/treasurer of the Stone’s Chapel Memorial Association from its beginning in 2011 until her passing. She will be greatly missed.
You can read her obituary at www.jonesfuneralhomes.com/book-of-memories/3385710/Racer-Elizabeth/obituary.php.