Invitation to 11 (!) Great Valley Events1. Sunday, March 25: The Young Life Walk/Run
Ready, Set, Go for the walk/run beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Bridgewater College, Nininger Hall. Proceeds will benefit local middle and high school kids who wish to attend Young Life Camp. For details and registration, go to www.younglife5k.com or call Kent McDonald at 433-2995.
2. Sunday, March 25: The “Day of the Unborn Child”
3. Tuesday, March 27: “Hands Off My Health Care” Rally in DC
There will be a rally on Capitol Hill from 1:00 p.m., calling on the Supreme Court to rule that the Obama Health Care Plan is unconstitutional. Speakers include Sen. Jim DeMint and Cong. Michelle Bachman. Buses leave from WalMarts in Staunton at 9:00 a.m., Harrisonburg at 9:45, and Woodstock at 10:20, then depart DC at 4:00 p.m. Click on this link to Sign up today to ride a bus to the rally on March 27th!, then click on “Virginia Buses”, and follow the prompts. The cost is $10/person.
4. Thursday, March 29: Shenandoah Valley Prayer Breakfast
This 49th annual Prayer Breakfast will be from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. at JMU. The program will feature Holly Leachman, nationally known retreat leader and conference speaker, along with award-winning songwriter and performer John Mandeville. For details and reservations, go to www.valleyprayerbreakfast.org.
5. Saturday, March 31: Brad Huddleston Ministries Annual Banquet
6. Saturday, April 14: Luray Life Center Dinner and Program
7. Saturday, April 21: Harrisonburg Pregnancy Center’s “Walk for Life” -- New Location!
8. Tuesday, May 1: Greater Hope Annual Banquet
9. Thursday, May 3: National Day of Prayer
There are only 48 more days to the 61st annual observance on this year’s theme of “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” from Ps. 33:12. VA Secretary of Agriculture Matt Lohr will be the keynote speaker at the First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg at 7:00 p.m. Stay tuned for details on locations and speakers for other programs throughout the Valley. For help in planning an event for your church or in your community, go to www.nationaldayofprayer.org.
10. Tuesday, May 8: Wingfield’s Annual Banquet
The Steve Wingfield Evangelistic Association’s banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. at JMU. Steve will unveil plans for “Victory Weekends” at NASCAR races throughout the region. Tickets are $50 per person which includes dinner and a complimentary copy of Steve’s new book. For reservations, call Terry at (540) 236-5989.
11. Monday, May 14: “A Salute to the Family” Dinner with Tom Minnery!
Our 10th anniversary Celebration will be at 6:30 p.m. at JMU. Keynote speaker Tom Minnery is Senior VP for Government and Public Policy at Focus on the Family and author of Why You Can’t Stay Silent. Early-Bird reservations are available until April 1 only for complete tables of eight at $25/person, with general reservations after that date. You can reserve by return mail or by calling (540) 438-8966.
“America needs God more than God needs America. If we ever forget that we are “One Nation Under God”, then we will be a Nation gone under.”