We will hold our annual candlelight Christmas Service on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. The service will feature a Christmas message by the Reverend Thomas Barnard, pastor of Crums United Methodist Church, and special music by the Voices in Brass hand bell choir from Berryville Baptist Church. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service.
Please join us – but wear a coat. There’s no heat in the chapel right now!
The annual Stone’s Chapel Fall Gathering will be on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The Gathering will begin with a presentation by Jesse Russell on his experience restoring his family’s Clarke County cemetery at 11:00 am.
Following Jesse’s presentation, there will be a potluck luncheon. The Memorial Association will provide beverages and a main dish. Guests are invited to bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share.
Thank you to everyone who came to last week’s concert by Elvis tribute artist Kevin Booth. We had about 120 people in attendance raised just over $1,500 for repairs to Stone’s Chapel!
We are already talking about another tribute concert fundraiser for next year!
Mark your calendars now for these events:
Saturday, September 10, 2016 @ 7pm – Elvis Comes to Berryville concert fundraiser at John H. Enders Fire Hall in Berryville. See details below.
Saturday, September 24, 2016 @ 11am – 6th Annual Fall Gathering at Stone’s Chapel
Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 6pm – Candlelight Christmas Service
More details coming soon about the Fall Gathering and the Christmas Service. Hope you can join us!
Please join us for the second annual Candlelight Christmas Service on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at 6:00 pm. We will hold a traditional “Lessons and Carols” service, followed by refreshments in the Sunday School room. All are welcome!
Stone’s Chapel, June 2015
The annual Stone’s Chapel Fall Gathering and Open House will be on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The Fall Gathering will begin with a short program featuring a musical performance entitled “From Slavery to Civil Rights” by Bill Johnston and remarks by author Arthur Pope at 11:00am. Mr. Pope’s recent book, “Carry Me Back: An American Journey in Time and Place,” examines family legends of 19th and early 20th century Clarke County. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Following the program, the Fall Gathering will continue with a covered dish luncheon. The Memorial Association will provide meat and beverages. Everyone else is invited to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.
Save the Date! The 2nd annual Candlelight Christmas Service at Stone’s Chapel will be on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at 6:00pm.