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P.O. Box 2
Galax, VA 24333

Pastor - Dr. Thomas J. Whartenby
Minister of Music - Mary Elizabeth Whartenby


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This is perhaps the best story told about the Resurrection of Jesus. It is Luke's classic, "The Two on the Road to Emmaus". Re-telling it ruins it,so stop and read it before going further!

O.K. What is Luke proclaiming with this beautiful story? First,that one cannot understand what God is doing through Jesus apart from the Scripture. To put it in Christian terms, one cannot understand Jesus apart from the Old Testament,because he is the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets. One needs to know the question to which Jesus is the answer. The opposite is also true, one cannot understand the Old Testament except through Jesus.

Next Luke asserts that Jesus is present in the breaking of the bread. By that he means when we worship God as followers of Jesus in public with other followers, the Risen Lord is present with us. It's staggering to think how many of us think there is something better to do on Sunday Morning.


"All great truths begin as blasphemies."

George Bernard Shaw


April 27th - Natalia Sutherland
May 3rd - Judy McKinley
May 4th - David Fant
May 3rd - Grace Harmon
Carlos Blatner
May 14th - Tracy D. Burcham
Rex Loftin
May 18th - Craig James
May 19th - Sam Clemons
May 20th - Erica Johnson
May 22nd - Phoebe Fant
David Martin
May 23rd - Cammie Justus
May 24th - Len Lastinger
Jake Roudebush
May 27th - Gayle Elizabeth Higgs
May 28th - Chris Messner
May 29th - Mark Luague

Coming Events: 

Women's Appreciation Breakfast, Sunday, May 3rd, 9 a,m.

The Necessities Closet is in dire need of supplies - Diapers (all sizes), pull-ups, baby wipes, paper towels, toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo, dishwashing detergent, laundry detergent, household cleaning supplies, etc. Anyone wishing to donate items may bring them by the church Tuesday - Friday, or you may call the church (276-236-3147) to arrange a time to drop off your donated items.

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