St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church - “Lectio Divina”St. Stephen's Episcopal Church invites you to try this dynamic and unique “Bible Study” group. Lectio Divina (Divine Reading). This group offers an in-depth, easy to follow group discussion, mediation and prayer in very short sections of scripture every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m., lasting about 1 hour. Please call the parish office for more information or go to the website.
Location: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 115 N. East St., Culpeper, VA 22701
Web site: www.ststephensculpeper.net
Bull Riding Rodeo at Oakland Heights Farm
Location: Oakland Heights Farm, 17110 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 22942
Web site: www.oaklandheightsfarm.com
Spiritual Care Support Ministry - “Bereavement Support”Bereavement Support: Mondays, September 15 – November 24. Morning group is at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, from 10 – 11:30 am; the evening group is from 7–8:30 pm, at Culpeper Regional Hospital. It is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them, a place to meet with other people who are feeling the emotions of grief. You will learn valuable information about recovering from grief and renewing hope for the future from a Faith based perspective. Adults and teens welcome. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries, Warrenton, VA. This is non-denominational and free. Call or go to the website for information and directions.
Location: St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Culpeper, (Morning), Culpeper Regional Hospital (Evenings)
Web site: www.scsm.tv
Spiritual Care Support Ministry Center - Individual CounselingIndividual Counseling is available on Wednesdays in Bristow at Chapel Springs Assembly of God Church. All services are free. Call or go to the website for information and appointments. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries, Warrenton, VA.
Location: Chapel Springs Assembly of God Church, 11500 New Life Way, Bristow, VA 20136
Web site: www.scsm.tv
Culpeper County Extension Office - “Master Gardener Volunteer Training”Do you like gardening? Do you like giving back to the community? If so, then the Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program would be a great fit for you! Join others who have a passion for growing food and ornamental plants and sharing what they know with others. The Culpeper Extension Office has a Master Gardener Volunteer training class coming up for residents in Culpeper, Madison, and Orange counties that begins September 9, 2014. You don’t have to be an experienced gardener to be accepted into the program. We teach you the basics and after that there are numerous continuing educational opportunities. If you are interested, call or email.
Location: Culpeper County Extension Office, 101 South West Street, Culpeper, VA 22701
Culpeper Literacy Council - “ESOL Writing Skills Workshop”CLC is offering a new ESOL Writing Skills Workshop that is for Intermediate ESOL students who want to work on their writing skills. Writing will be the main focus of this class, but soft skills, conversational skills and reading skills taught. The class will start on Saturday, September 6th and will be held weekly on Saturdays. This is a closed class and all students must pre-register by August 21st. Call and register.
Location: Culpeper Literacy Council, 415 S. Main Street, Suite 204, Culpeper, VA 22701
Web site: www.culpeperliteracy.org
Gordonsville Volunteer Fireman’s Parage in Downtown Orange, VA
Location: Downtown Gordonsville, VA 22942
Web site: www.townofgordonsville.org
Brandy Station Foundation - “Battle of Brandy Station Remembrance Day”The event will include a battlefield tour, historic theater with the Mosby Players, a bivouac camp inspection area with Thompson's Independent Battery C, PA Vol., cannon firing, Graffiti House tours, Out of Time Teachers, Kennedy's Historical Gun Display, memorial to John Pelham, and Children's Corner with vintage clothes and toys. The event begins at 9 AM with a tour of the Brandy Station battlefield and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Graffiti House. For more information, call 540-341-7019 or 540-718-3754.
Location: Graffiti House, 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA 22714
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com
Culpeper County Parks and Recreation - “Fall Activities”Culpeper County Parks & Recreation’s Fall schedule of activities will be open for online registration this Friday, August 22. Walk-in / Mail-in registration will be accepted beginning Monday, August 25. Activities include: Dog Obedience, Horseback Riding, Uses of Wild Plants, Children’s Back Yard Adventure, Watch that Weather, It IS Rocket Science, Square Foot Gardening, Cross Fit, Zumba, Children’s Arts & Crafts, and many more. Visit the webiste, look for your issue of The Culpeper Minutes in the mail on 8/22/14 or call for more details.
Location: Culpeper Parks & Recreation, Suite 100, 155 W. Davis Street, Culpeper, VA 22701
Web site: www.culpeperrecreation.com
Elk Run Baptist Church - “Fall Semester classes offered at Elk Run Baptist Church”Elk Run Baptist Church-Madison is an extension campus of the Fredericksburg Bible Institute and Seminary. Fall Semester classes offered at Elk Run Baptist Church on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7p.m. to 9p.m. starting August 19, 2014. Applications are NOW being accepted for the Fall Semester. You can register online. Courses offered for the Fall Semester: Tuesday, Revelations - Rev. Maurice Evans (540) 661-9628; Thursday, Methods of Teaching - Rev. Dr. John Harris (703) 508-9746.
Location: Elk Run Baptist Church, 5727 S. Seminole Trail, Rochelle, VA 22738
Web site: www.fredericksburgbibleinstitute.org. (to register online)