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Mecklenburg Sun Church Notices for Nov. 14, 2012

SoVaNow.com / November 13, 2012
Revival Services - The Wharton Memorial Baptist Church of Nelson, Virginia will be having its Annual Revival, the week of November 12-16.  Services will begin each evening at 7:00 p.m. The guest Proclaimers and choirs for the week are as follows:  Monday- Rev. Dennis King, Pastor of St Paul's Baptist Church of Boydton, Va., and choir; Tuesday- Rev. Waverly Brown,Pastor of Rose Bud Baptist Church of Lunenburg County, Va., and choir; Wednesday - Rev. Glenn Faulkner, Pastor  of White Oak Baptist Church of Virgilina, Va., and choir; Thursday - Rev. Mack Talley, Pastor of New Liberty Baptist of Clarksville, Va., and choir; and Friday- Rev. Lewis Leigh, Pastor of Crystal Hill Baptist Church, of Halifax, Va. and choir.   Everyone is cordially, invited.

Bible Study — will be held at St. Matthew Baptist Church in Clarksville every Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcomed.

St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church — Regular weekend Masses are Saturday evening at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish.  Weekday Masses are Thursday and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Holy Hour is on Friday morning following the 9:30 a.m. Mass. On Thursday, November 22, we will have Thanksgiving Day Mass at 10:00 a.m. For additional information, call the church at (434) 374-8408.

Bazaar — St. Catherines will be having their annual Bazaar on Saturday, November 17, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. It will be held at St. Catherines Church, 703 Virginia Avenue in Clarksville. There will be hand made crafts, baked goods and a 50/50 raffle. The winner will receive half of whatever is taken in, a donation of $1 a ticket or 6 for $5. You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds will be going to our New Church Campaign.

Pit Cooked Pork Fundraiser — will proceeds to benefit Averett Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall, and will be held on November 17, pick up begins at 4:00 p.m. Dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. for those eating at Averette Baptist and attending the Gospel Music Program. Kids eat free when accompanied by their parent/s. Boston Butt Roast is $20, 1lb Tub is $7, and Plates are $10 each and include BBQ, baked beans, slaw and hushpuppies. To pre-order butt roasts and tubs contact a church member friend or Michelle Barnes at (434) 374-5104 or email her at: HYPERLINK .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Loikie Smith at (434) 738-7667 or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Pastor Anniversary Service — at The Bluestone Baptist Church (located on Trottinridge Road) will be held on November 18 at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Toney Smith from St. Level Baptist Church will be the guest preacher. Dinner will be served before the service. All are invited.

Community Thanksgiving Worship Service — will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 350 N. Marshall Street, Chase City, on Sunday, November 18, at 7:00 p.m.  ALL are invited to attend and give thanks together.  The preacher will be Rev. Lee Foster from First Baptist, Chase City.

St. Mark Baptist Church — located at 1350 Carters Point Road, Buffalo Junction will be celebrating its 123rd Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 18, at 3:00 p.m.  The Rev. Felix Crowder of Indianapolis, Indiana will be the guest proclaimer.  Cedar Grove #2 Mass Choir will render the music.  Repast will follow the service.  Everyone is invited and welcome.

The New Mt. Sinai Church Brodnax — will host a Birthday Celebration for Miss Latasha House and The 1st Anniversary of Spiritually Anointed, Sunday November 18, at 3:00 p.m.  Appearing on the Celebration will be Bishop Elizabeth Bagley and the OEB Restoration Choir of White Plains, Rev. Marvin Harris and Inner Peace of Chase City and Anointed Voices of Heaven of Lawrenceville.  If your Birthday is in November we are calling out to you to come and be recognized on this Blessed occasion.  Mistress of Ceremony Elder Linda Glassglow.

Friends and Family Day — at New Hope Baptist Church, located at 658 Antlers Road in Boydton will be held on November 18 at 11:00 a.m. (1/2 hour earlier than regular service) The messenger will be Minister Sharon Baskerville accompanied by New Hope Senior Choir.

A Community Thanksgiving Worship Service — for Clarksville will be held on Monday evening, November 19, at 7:00 p.m. at Jamieson United Methodist Church on 5th Street.  The Rev. Jim Moss of Clarksville Presbyterian Church will preach.  Come join your friends and give thanks for the many blessings you have!

ST. Taylor RZUA Church — in Boydton will be celebrating our Pastor, Rev. Lovely Moore's 27th Anniversary on November 25, at 3:00 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Chester Terry. Music will be rendered by The New ST. Douglas Choir. Everyone is invited. Dinner will be served.

Church of the Good Shepherd is having a church bazaar — on December 1, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the church hall in South Hill, Va. There will be yard sale tables, silent auction, raffles, Chinese Auction (where you buy tickets and bid on items with those tickets) arts and crafts, bakery items, and luncheon from the Filipino community. Tickets are $5.00 before Dec. 1 and $6.00 for the luncheon. There will be free coffee available and drinks and tea for a small cost. So come and shop for the holidays! There will also be available Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and tea. Also home-based businesses will be set up with their goods to purchase. So far we have Papparazzi Jewelry, Scentsy, "31" and  Mary Kay. If you are interested in renting a table for your yard sale items, the tables are $20.00 a piece and they are 8 feet long. Please e-mail Susan at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to have a form sent to you. Only one home based business per bazaar.

Marriage Ministry Night — at New Hope Baptist Church, located at 658 Antlers Road in Boydton will be held at 6:00 p.m. each first Sunday of each month. Ministers Victor and Mary T. Lewis of New Hope will be the sponsors.

Volunteer for Operation Christmas Child — Please consider packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child, a unique project organized by Samaritan's Purse delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to hurting children around the world. Due to the partnership of churches in our community, 12,000 shoebox gifts were collected this past year alone for Operation Christmas Child. That’s 12,000 opportunities to share the Good News of Jesus with children around the world! For more information please contact Patricia White at 434-250-0697. Buffalo Baptist Church is a Drop-off Location, see dates/times below: Buffalo Baptist Church Relay Center: Hours of Operation, Monday thru Thursday, November 12 – 15, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.; Friday, November 16 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 18 from 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Monday, November 19, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Birthday Celebration — for Ms. LaTasha House and Spiritually Anointed will celebrate their 1st Anniversary, at the New Mt. Sinai Church, 887 Tanner Town Road, Brodnax, Virginia, 3rd Sunday, November 18, at 3:00 p.m.  Appearing on the Celebrations: Bishop Elizabeth Bagley and the OEB Restoration Choir, White Plains. Rev. Marvin Harris and Inner Peace, Chase City Virginia and The Anointed Voices of Heaven, Lawrenceville, Virginia.  If your Birthday is in November come out and celebrate together and be recognized. Let’s give God some Halelujah Praise at this Special Event. For Information call (434) 729-1069.

4th Church Anniversary — at The New Mt. Sinai in Brodnax, will celebrate it’s Sunday, November 25 at 1:00 p.m.  Bishop Elizabeth Bagley will deliver the Anniversary Message along with her congregation from the Greater New Life Church of Jesus of White Plains.  The OEB Restoration Choir will render the music.   Come Celebrate with Us as We give God, Glory Honor and Praise for his Mighty works on this Blessed Day.

132nd Church Anniversary — of Saint Paul’s Baptist church will be held on November 25, at 3:00 p.m. and they are inviting your pastor and church family to come out and celebrate this special occasion. The preacher of the hour will be the Reverend Rosalind M. Fields Redd, associate Minister of St. James AME Church of Newark New Jersey. The music will be rendered by the New Light Youth Choir.

Boydton United Methodist Church — Presents ‘Angel's Closet’ every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at 25 Bank Street in Boydton. Lower Level of the fellowship hall. It's our way to help during this hard times. Everything is free.

Donations for The Bread Box — is asking for contributions to help purchase turkeys for the holiday boxes.  The distribution day is November 10, so it is important contributions be sent in as soon as possible.  The Chamber is accepting monetary donations and canned goods and nonperishables for The Bread Box.  Checks can also be mailed to The Bread Box, P.O. Box 213, South Hill, VA 23970.

Christ’s Community Church — which is located at 26393 Highway 47 in South Hill. Pentecostal with Contemporary Worship with Pastor Mark Robshaw. Please join us for our services: Worship Service every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the Church, Christ’s Community Church radio broadcast: Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on WSHV 96.7fm/1370am, Bible Studies: The 1st and 3rd Saturday at 6:00 p.m. each month, Women’s Fellowship: Every Third Thursday at 10:00 a.m. each month, Men’s Coffee House Ministry: 1st Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Free coffee, bring a snack if you wish. Another point of interest is that our church is available to Churches, bible studies; and worship groups who would like to reserve a time frame and begin their ministry from this location. For more information call (434) 447-4111, or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) They can be found on Facebook at Mark Robshaw and Christ’s Community Church and Twitter at Pastor Mark Robshaw.

The South Boston Church of Christ — invites everyone to attend services at 3105 Halifax Road. Sunday morning Bible study is at 10:00 a.m. and Worship services are at 11:00 a.m.  Mid week Bible study is Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Private Bible study is available by request.  Free Bible Correspondence courses are available by calling (434) 575-7138.  View our website at HYPERLINK "http://www.sobococ.com" http://www.sobococ.com.

Lake Gaston Baptist Church Services — Lake Gaston Baptist Church located at 128 Lynwood Rd in Littleton NC 27850, will have Services at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Small Group Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday Evening Service at 7:00 p.m. Also a Wednesday Night service at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday Night Awana at 6:30 p.m.

Operation Teddy Bear — The South Hill Rotary Club is once again partnering with South Hill United Methodist Church for the Operation Teddy Bear project for Gleaning for the World as one of their international projects. Girl Scout Troop 3263 and   977 will also be helping again this year to give a scout a chance to earn an award.   You can drop off your stuffed animal donations at South Hill United Methodist Church 105 Franklin Street in South Hill, or Edward Jones Investments-Ryan Bartholomew in South Hill, Southside Insurers. The Rotary Club will take care of the delivery to the drop off point in Appomattox so the donated stuffed animals arrive in time for Christmas. Please leave them at the church or at the other mentioned locations by November 21.  A $1.00 donation per animal will help defray the costs of shipping the animals overseas, so if you would like to make a financial donation you can leave it at the church or with any Rotarian and the Rotary will also take that with them upon delivery of the stuffed animals. Your support will help a child in another country have a holiday that offers him the gift of a stuffed animal as well as the gift of the spiritual meaning of Christmas through the teachings of Gleaning for the World.  Be a part of that gift giving process this year. Gleaning for the World-“taking America’s surplus and using it to share the love of Christ around the world” and is also bringing together a community of various businesses and organizations in South Hill who wants to help others by contributing in their own special way to this service  project.  


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