Please join us for the 7th annual Fall Gathering at Stone’s Chapel on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Rick Hopper, a descendant of the Hunsicker family who were among the founders of Stone’s Chapel, will be the featured speaker. Special music will be provided by Madeline MacNeil.
After the program, we will hold a wreath and flag ceremony for the three American Revolutionary patriots buried in the Stone’s Chapel cemetery.
A luncheon on the chapel lawn will follow the ceremony. Guests are invited to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share. The Memorial Association will provide meat and drinks.
The 2017 Fall Gathering will be on Saturday, September 16, 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 Candlelight Christmas Service will be on Sunday, December 10, at 6:00 p.m. A traditional service of carols and lessons will be followed by refreshments in the Sunday School Room.
On Sunday, March 12, 2017, Berryville Baptist Church (114 Academy St, Berryville) will host a Community Choir Sing. Come hear the choirs from eight Clarke County churches share their musical talents. A freewill offering, benefiting Stone’s Chapel, will be collected during the event. Please join us!
The Memorial Association is offering free 2017 mini-calendars featuring photos of 14 Clarke County churches as a gift when you make a donation of $25 or more to Stone’s Chapel. Churches featured in the calendar include Old Stone Chapel, Bethel Memorial Baptist, Wickliffe Episcopal, Stone’s Chapel, Berryville Presbyterian, Grace Episcopal, Mountain Baptist, Meade Memorial Episcopal, Berryville Baptist, Millwood United Methodist, Shiloh Baptist, Boyce Baptist, Christ Episcopal and St.Bridget’s. The calendars are 4.75 inches wide and 9.5 inches tall when open. They make great stocking stuffers!
Your donation of $25 or more to Stone’s Chapel Memorial Association is 100% tax deductible. Calendars may also be purchased for $10 each, 100% of the proceeds going to the Memorial Association (but you don’t get a tax deduction). Limited quantities are available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get your calendar today.
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!