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Mecklenburg Sun Church Notices for Oct. 3, 2012 / October 02, 2012
Blood Drive — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Antioch Baptist Church, 6700 Barnesville Hwy in Red Oak, on Thursday October 4, from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The local Churches sponsor the drive. Wylliesburg Baptist, Wylliesburg, Virginia is the sponsor of this drive. Trauma and accidents victims, patients requiring surgery or undergoing cancer treatment will be counting on you to help insure that blood and blood products will be there when needed. Please come and give the gift of life.

School Fundraiser — Chris Hardee has helped coordinate a fundraiser for First Christian School. The fundraiser is called "Drive For Your Community".  The event will take place on Saturday, October 6, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  There is no cost involved.  We just need drivers (18 years or older) to come to First Baptist Church and take a 10-minute test drive and then complete a survey.  No pressure selling.  For every test drive the school will receive $20.  

Gospel Singout — at Cedar Grove Baptist Church No.1 will be held on Saturday, October 6, at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome, sponsored by Sister Annie Oliver.

Yard Sale/Flea Market and Auction at Ebony — A gigantic Yard Sale/Flea Market and Auction will be held on Saturday, October 6, on the grounds of Lake Gaston Christian Life Centre in Ebony, Virginia.  The Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with the auction beginning at 10:00 a.m. You can reserve a space to sell your items for $10 ($15 if you need a table).  Call the church office to reserve your space. Food will be available (Brunswick Stew by the bowl, hot dogs, etc.).  You can purchase homemade desserts at the Country Bake Sale. The gigantic auction will include a new beautiful handmade quilt, large assortment of furniture and household items, Christmas decorations, large assortment of 6" - 14" granite (some 10' in length), selected residential fixtures and numerous estate sale items. Auction registration is free. The church is located at 1411 Robinson Ferry Road in Ebony, Virginia.  For more information or directions, call the church office at 434-636-5504 or access the web at All proceeds will benefit the special mission's projects and building fund of LGCLC.  You are invited to enjoy this annual fall event of fun, food, fellowship and bargains!

Churchwide Yard and Bake Sale — at Gravel Hill Baptist Church will be held on October 6, beginning at 7:00 a.m. in the Water’s Edge Subdivision, Hwy 58W, Buffalo Junction, 6 miles west of Clarksville.

Church Anniversary — The Lone Oak Baptist Church of Chase City, will celebrate its 144th Anniversary Sunday, October 7, at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker, Rev. Ron Thorhill, Tabernacle of Zion Church, Lawrenceville.  Everyone is invited to attend.

The Bluestone Baptist Church — (located on Trottinridge Road) will have its Men/Women Day Service on October 7, at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Charles Sands will be the guest preacher. Dinner will be served after service. All are invited.

Wharton Memorial Baptist Church Men Chorus — will be celebrating their Anniversary on October 7, at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially, invited to come. Wharton Memorial Baptist Church Gospel Chorus will be having a Worship Service, Sunday October 14, at 3:00p.m.  The guest proclaimer for the occasion will be Bishop Raleigh Bagley and music will be rendered by his choir.  Come and be blessed.

Rock Church Homecoming — will be held October 7, with the Reverend Jeffery Clemens, with special music provided by The Rock Church Quartet and others. Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with lunch and fellowship to follow, come and meet their new pastor!

38th Anniversary — of The Barnes Special Gospel Singers will be celebrated on Sunday October 7, at 3:00 p.m. at The Greater Hayes Grove Baptist Church. Invited guests will be The Jones Mocking Birds, New Beginning, The Mighty Southernairs, Catina Macklin and New Vision, Bishop Elizabeth Bagley and Company, The Barnes Special #2 and others. Worship Leader will be Minister Sharon Baskerville. We are inviting everyone to come out and join us praise the Lord and thank him through songs for being so good to us all.

No Service at New Hope — On Sunday, October 7, there will be no services at New Hope Baptist Church located at 658 Antlers Road in Boydton. Rev. Earl Terry and the church family will fellowship at New Life Ministries Church in South Hill with pastor Rev. Edward Lee at 11:00 a.m.

New Service Time — Jamieson Memorial United Methodist Church announces a new time schedule for Sundays, beginning October 7.  Worship Service, featuring music by the choir, handbells, or other special music, will be at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday, followed by fellowship and coffee.  Sunday School will begin at 10:45 a.m.  Rev. Dale Gillis is pastor, and the church is located at 219 Fifth Street.  All are welcome.

Youth Choir Anniversary — at The Greater Union Baptist Church will be celebrated on October 7, at 4:00 p.m. Appearing will be Devine Fellowship Mass Choir, God’s Gift, Sharon Baptist Church, Rocky Mt Baptist Church. Please come out and make this a joyous celebration in Jesus’ name.

Annual Fall Yard Sale — at Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church will be held on Saturday, October 13, from 8:00 a.m. until noon, located in the barn behind the church on 158 W. Business in Warrenton, N.C.  All proceeds will be used to help with expenses of the church.

The Tony Wood concert — Originally scheduled for October 6 at Mecklenburg Baptist Church has been cancelled.

Pastor’s Aide Service — at New Hope Baptist Church located at 658 Antlers Road in Boydton, will be held on October 14 at 11:30 a.m. with guest messenger Minister Cynthia Terry of St. John Baptist Church in Clarksville along with the New Hope Senior Choir who will render the music. There will also be a Missionary Program on October 21 at 3:00 p.m. with guest messenger Sister Karen Richardson of the Bibleway Church of Christ in Boydton along with the New Hope Senior Choir rendering the music.

Shoe Rally Musical Program — hosted by the Island Hill Christian Church Trustees will be held on Sunday, October 14, at 3:00 p.m. at Island Hill Christian Church. The public is welcome to attend.

Services Cancelled — New hope Baptist church in Boydton has postponed its Pastor’s Aide program that was set for October 14, it will be rescheduled for a date later this year.

Annual Homecoming — Bethlehem Baptist Church in Chase City, will celebrate Homecoming 2012 on Sunday, October 14, at 11:15 a.m. Rev. Dr. Pamela Chandler Lee will preach the word of God. Bethlehem choir will render the music. Dinner will be served following morning worship.

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

Lone Oak Church Meeting Rescheduled — The Church meeting scheduled to be held at the Lone Oak Baptist Church in Chase City, on Saturday, October 13, has been changed to Saturday, November 3.

St. Catherine of Sienna — 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. For additional information, call the church at (434) 374-8408.

Church Fundraiser — Enter-City Out Reach Ministry is sponsoring the sale of fish or chicken plates each Friday, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Each plate is $6.00; 4100 Henrico Road, Buffalo Junction.

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.

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 ""

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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