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CCHASM needs your help

The Thanksgiving holiday is almost upon us. While many donations for our Thanksgiving Meal Gift Package Program have been received, the need greatly exceeds the donations received thus far. Help in providing a Thanksgiving Gift Meal Package (contents listed below) for a family.

Chester Baptist Church joins ‘Compassion Revolution’

On September 13, Chester Baptist Church held an Operation Inasmuch event. Operation Inasmuch is a nonprofit organization that encourages churches to join a “Compassion Revolution.” Over 1,600 churches in 21 states have joined the Revolution.

CCHASM receives $50,000 grant

CCHASM has received a $50,000 grant through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program. This grant is being used to assist CCHASM’s 25 Alliance Food Pantries with the purchase of food supplies for area residents in need.

Stop Hunger Now at Chester Presbyterian

The Stop Hunger Now campaign stopped in Chester recently and Chester Presbyterian Church went to work. They took 10,000 pounds of raw grains such as rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packages.

Boy Scout mulch sale accept orders

It’s time again for the Mulch Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 2877 of Chester Presbyterian Church. It may be cold and snowy, but Spring will be here before you know it. The Scouts of Troop 2877 are currently taking orders for double shredded, hardwood mulch in three cubic feet bags.

Historic Trinity Church: Nolly’s Folly rebuilt in 1887, now temporary home of Historical Society

History can be fleeting and soon be lost to those who have witnessed many historic events. Twenty five years have passed since the Methodist congregation moved out of their little church on the corner of Krause and Ironbridge Roads, now the home of the Chesterfield Hisorical Society of Virginia and library until historic Castlewood is renovated.

Chester Clergy host prayer service for area schools

Chester Clergy is hosting a special prayer service for Chester area residents titled “Praying for Our Schools” on Sunday, Sept.15, at 6 p.m. at Thomas Dale High School Auditorium. This event will bring together churches and Christians in the area to ask God’s blessing on Chester’s schools, staff and students this upcoming year.

New kid on the block has deep Virginia roots

She’s the new kid on the block in Chester, but Reverend Sylvia Meadows is really quite a renaissance woman of the Virginia sort.

Pastor retires to begin next phase of her life

The year was 1972 and Margaret Kutz had plans to use her newly acquired teaching degree and serve as a missionary in Africa. So she called off her wedding, and was ready to go. But God had other plans.