Upcoming Events

CAREGIVER RESOURCE FAIR 
Saturday • October 28 • 9:00 a.m. • Fellowship Hall
Please join us for a day of FREE education and resources. Area professionals will be available for an ongoing resource fair, as well as panel discussions of caregiver issues: What are the challenges of being a caregiver? What resources are available? How can you support a friend or loved one who is facing burnout? Ways to offer encouragement. When do you need respite care? What does “respite care” really mean. Participating agencies: Panhandle Home Health, Inc; Hospice of the Panhandle; WVU University Healthcare at Home; Home Instead Senior Care; Home Helpers. 
 
PASTOR IN THE PACIFIC
Thursday • November 2 • 7:00 p.m. • Fellowship Hall
Join us for an informal hour where Bill Sitterley will share photographs of his time in the Pacific (with an emphasis on Papua New Guinea.) Basically this travelogue is just an excuse to interact with Bill in an informal setting, and get to know him better. All welcome.
 
 
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EARTH STEWARDSHIP & FAITH
Saturday • October 21 • 1:00 p.m. The Frank Center, 260 University Dr., Shepherdstown, WV 
Join us for a free special event featuring the film Behold the Earth which asks the question “What does it mean to be faithful?” and introduces a new generation of scientist-evangelicals working to revive the reach of America’s evangelical and environmental movements. Excerpts from Saving Place, Saving Grace. profile a group of Trappist monks and community members in nearby Berryville, working to make their beautiful home environment along the Shenandoah sustainable for all of its inhabitants. The Rev. Randy Tremba will lead a post-film discussion on the intersection of faith and earth stewardship. More information and to sign up for your free ticket go to festival information. Sponsored by the American Conservation Film Festival.
 
APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL WITH ARTS & CRAFTS
Saturday • October 28 • Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department
But first… the community is invited to join us in the fun of an old tradition of making apple butter. We need volunteers to help Monday, October 23 with preparing the apples, then on Saturday, October 28, starting at 5:00 a.m. we will need additional help firing the kettles and stirring apples all day. Any help given during the week and/or on Saturday will be greatly appreciated. This is a major fund raising event for the fire department. There will be lots of fun, not all work, so come and join us in your spare time for a worthwhile community cause. For additional information, contact Doug Pittinger (304-876-6038) or Denny Barron (304-876-6686)