Religion en Beers & Hymns: A New Approach to the Sunday Ritual <p>As churches struggle to keep young Americans in the fold, some are moving their services to surprising places. In Charlottesville, more than three dozen of the faithful assemble at a bar each month to drink beer and sing hymns.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 10:50:53 +0000 Sandy Hausman 21757 at Beers & Hymns: A New Approach to the Sunday Ritual VaNews for 02.24.14 <p>The prayers that open every session of the Virginia House of Delegates are being questioned by some members....and Norfolk has decided it's best to let nature have its way, at least in some cases.</p><p>Those stories are among the most read in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project's<a href=""> VaNews link</a> on <a href=""></a>.</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:47:32 +0000 Fred Echols 17664 at VaNews for 02.24.14 Wild Goose Church <p>A new church in southwestern Virginia is looking to local culture to inspire its congregation.</p><p>It celebrates the Appalachian spirit of community and practicality best demonstrated by potluck dinners and conversation, followed by music and dancing. The new church, called “Wild Goose,” opened earlier this year in a remote part of Floyd County.<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><br><br><br><br><br><br>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Robbie Harris 7678 at Wild Goose Church