The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Life!

December 21, 2013

Methodist Temple plans 18th annual Christmas dinner

Members of United Methodist Temple in Beckley are expecting hundreds to attend the church’s annual community-wide free Christmas dinner Wednesday, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is the 18th year the church has hosted the traditional Christmas meal of turkey, dressing, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, cranberry sauce, hot rolls, cakes, pies and beverages. Meals are eat-in only.

Everyone is welcome.

The event occurs at The Place, behind United Methodist Temple, 201 Templeview Drive, Beckley. Both buildings are off Robert C. Byrd Drive, up the hill between Star USA Credit Union and Hometown Hyundai.

Free transportation will be provided by church mini-buses from various sites throughout Beckley.

Buses will run every 20 minutes, beginning at 10 a.m. Return trips will depart from The Place until 3 p.m. Stops are scheduled for Wildwood House, Beckley Newspapers, Carpenter’s Corner, Shoemaker Square, Salvation Army on Fayette Street, the Raleigh County Commission on Aging on South Kanawha Street and Pine Haven (behind FMRS) on Eisenhower Drive.

Last year the dinner provided free meals to nearly 300 area residents. Event planners are anticipating at least as many this year at The Place.

In case of snow, the road leading to The Place will be plowed for safe travel.

1
Text Only
Life!
  • 072314 Life CrossFit 4.jpg Crossfit Nation: Working out the WOD way

    Just as fashion trends come and go, so do fitness fads, and Cyndie Chinn had tried them all.

    July 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • downsize 1 Living large in smaller spaces

    How is it possible that as your nest gets emptier, your garage gets fuller? Living off the grid sounds tantalizing — the extreme version of paring down. But are you ready for solar panels and growing your own groceries or would a smaller home do the trick?

    July 20, 2014 3 Photos

  • Relishing the faith of little children

    July 19, 2014

  • Guns 1 ‘Guns’ for Life

    With the latest World Health Organization figures showing global life expectancy increasing from 64 years in 1990 to 70 years in 2011, staying healthy enough to add quality to the quantity of life is an important consideration.

    July 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • coconut 4 Crack open the power of the coconut

    Now let’s get this straight …
      We know about Parrotheads. And Cheeseheads. But when did Coconut Heads become cool?
    Move over, argan — you are so last season. Another exotic oil is taking lead role in everything from shampoo to weight-loss supplements. That cast-iron skillet seasoning, stretch-mark banishing essence of the hour is — coconut oil.

    July 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • Free summer serenade concert to be held

    Aurora Celtic, sponsored by Ivy & Stone, presents the free Summer Serenade concert Saturday at 6 p.m. on the Brown House lawn in Summersville.

    July 13, 2014

  • WVU Extension: Healthy summer eating tips for all occasions

    Summer and early fall are the times of year for family reunions, potluck picnics, pool parties and various other celebrations where we like to share food.

    July 13, 2014

  • new BAF fund Endowment still helping students attend college

    The “Beckley College, College of West Virginia, Mountain State University and University of Charleston-Beckley Alumni Association Fund” has the distinction of having the longest name of any of the 400 permanent endowments managed by the Beckley Area Foundation.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • My faith is an anchor to hold on to

    July 12, 2014

  • 062514 Life Piloxing 3.jpg Wellness Wednesdays: One-Two, Punch!

    In a fast-paced blend of pilates, boxing and dance, a popular group exercise class at the YMCA called Piloxing is a sure way to increase cardio and build long, lean muscles.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos