Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Monday, November 23, 2015
The website Aleteia reports"Britain’s biggest cinema chains have banned the screening of a film in which the Archbishop of Canterbury and members of the public recite the Lord’s Prayer – because they say it could be offensive to movie-goers.
Odeon, Cineworld and Vue have refused to show the one-minute film the Church of England planned to run in cinemas across the UK before the new Star Wars blockbuster, which opens a week before Christmas. ...
Archbishop Justin Welby reacted with fury, telling The Mail on Sunday: ‘I find it extraordinary that cinemas rule that it is inappropriate for an advert on prayer to be shown in the week before Christmas when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ...."
Here is a link to the offensive film
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Loudoun Valley Herbs is offering a workshop and tea on December 4th and 5th from 11 am to 2 pm in Philomont
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The Giving Tree sponsored by the SBWC in support of the Clarke County Department of Social Services will be in the narthex from Sunday November 29 through Sunday December 13
Each ornament on the tree is a request for a Christmas gift item for someone in need. Please take an ornament and purchase that item, gift wrap it and return it with its ornament to the narthex by Sunday December 13. If you would like to help delivering the gifts to the recipients, please call Anne Murray at 703 431 3763 or Ellie MacKintosh at 540 955 1930