News and Events

SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES – In efforts to love our neighbor and community well, we are still practicing social distancing at all of our meetings. Our Sanctuary is sanitized between each service to further ensure your safety.

You are encouraged to wear your mask, frequently wash hands, use hand sanitizer and maintain distance between families in the sanctuary. Masks, disinfectant wipes and sanitizer are available throughout the building.

BLESS WITH A TREAT – Pastor Chris and our GBCY student ministry are collecting candy for assembling special treat bags for our children and shut-ins during this fall season. Please leave your individually-packaged candy in the church office over the next two weeks. Thank you so much

MEN’S PRAYER – The men of Gethsemane will meet on Saturday, October 24th  at 8:00 amto unite in prayer for our church, our country and our world.

VISION VIRGINIA SPECIAL OFFERING- SBC OF VIRGINIA This special offering is used within Virginia to provide the resources necessary for people to hear the Gospel. Thank you for praying for this important missions endeavor.

FAITH LESSONS ON THE PROMISED LAND- There will be a five-week ladies Bible Study at 6:30 pm beginning Thursday, October 15  and going through November 12th. The study will be facilitated by Pat Whited. Please sign up at the church office or call the office at (276) 963-7415.

NEW LEBANON BAPTIST ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING – Please join us on Sunday, October 18, at 6:00 pm as Gethsemane hosts the NLBA Annual Fall Meeting. This will be an abbreviated meeting without a meal due to COVID-19 restrictions.

WHITE BIBLE CEREMONY –  Our ladies will be honoring the recent nuptials of Tiffany and Aaron Doud during the 11:00 am service on Sunday, October 25th. Please keep this special couple in your prayers!

DEACON ORDINATION   Please join us on Sunday, October 25th at 6:00 pm for the Deacon Ordination Service for Mike Bandy.  Please note that no reception will follow because of COVID-19 restrictions. Please keep Mike and his family in your prayers as he is faithfully set apart for service to our church family.

GBCY-Welcome back to GBYC! Gethsemane Baptist Church Youth (GBYC) is our youth ministry for 6th graders and  up. We will be meeting in the Family Life Center on Tuesdays.

Doors open at 6:00 pm  and service starts at 7 :00 pm. Invite any student you know. We will be following social distancing protocol.

SBCV ANNUAL HOMECOMING 2020 – Join Pastor Marc and the SBCV family in Colonial Heights, VA on November 8-9 for a time of encouragement, music, preaching and celebration. Contact Pastor Marc if you are interesting in attending or being a messenger from our church.

PASTOR AND WIFE APPRECIATION  October is designated as Pastor and Wife Appreciation month.  Please take a moment to encourage Pastor Marc and Pastor Chris and each of their families for their hard work and dedication to the mission of our church.