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Get ready for winter with food, coats and flu vaccines at Woodbridge MoM clinic Nov. 15

Catholic Charities Mother of Mercy Free Medical Clinic (MoM) in Woodbridge will help prepare the local community for the winter with food, coats and flu vaccines this coming Sunday, Nov. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Lake Ridge area church to hold annual turkey give away

Holiness Tabernacle Church Of God In Christ in Woodbridge VA is sponsoring ‘Tis the Season to Give Thanks – and giving away free turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday. The distribution is Saturday, Nov. 17 beginning at 10 a.m.

Ready for biblical parodies set to music? ApologetiX to stop in Gainesville

The ApologetiX band, now on its 20th anniversary tour, will stop at Gainesville United Methodist Church, 13710 Milestone Court, in Gainesville VA on Saturday, Sept. 29. "ApologetiX specializes in biblical parodies of classic and modern rock songs" and is suitable for all ages, according to J.Jackson, the band's lead singer and songwriter. Tickets at the door.

New priest for St. Paul’s Haymarket on Sept. 1

Sean Rousseau, a former Roman Catholic priest who was received into the Episcopal priesthood in 2011, will become the new priest-in-charge of St. Paul's Haymarket VA on Sept. 1, according to a news release from the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.

Churches celebrate the season

Local churches are gearing up for celebrations of Christmas. Come take part in celebrating Christ’s birth in many different ways. Here’s a look (in alphabetical order of churches’ names) at some offerings to help locals remember the reason for the season.

Animals blessed at service

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Animals were blessed during a service at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi.

Good treats at church events

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Characters from the Wizard of Oz: The Chalice sisters of Catharpin, Laurie as the "Bad Witch" at left and Carol as Dorothy at right. In the center is Lorri Helberg as the "Good Witch." These characters were part of Park Valley Church's annual trunk-or-treat event on Oct. 30 in Haymarket. Photo by Heidi M. Baumstark

Local churches plan vacation Bible schools

Prince William County churches have many vacation Bible schools planned. Parents looking to have their children participate in religious learning may want to check out the June 3 issue of the Bull Run Observer for a more lengthy list of summer offerings.

PWC to get $91 million in federal COVID Relief funds

“We welcome the $7.2 billion in relief for Virginia and are pleased the Biden Administration has listened to our calls to give states, localities, and tribes significant flexibility in determining how best to use these emergency funds,” said the Senators. “These funds will allow the Commonwealth and localities to recover from the economic harm of COVID, promote public health, invest in broadband, make up for lost revenue, and address many of the other impacts of the pandemic."

Woodbridge man charged with strangulation and assault & battery

Congressman Wittman’s statement on National Police Week

Virginia’s Individual Income Tax filing and payment deadline for 2020 is Monday, May 17

Woman, 24, charged with 3 counts of assault and battery on LEOs at local hospital Sunday evening

Woman out for walk in Manassas electro-shocked by passerby; police looking for suspect

Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle near Noblewood Plaza May 6

Man, 85, accused of shooting another man, 63, during domestic altercation in Dale City

Firing of multiple gunshots in nearby areas of Manassas said to be unrelated

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