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NR Church Notices for April 18, 2013
SoVaNow.com / April 18, 2013ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; weekday Mass Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday following Mass. Call 434-374-8408 for more information.
ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.; weekday Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Adoration of the Holy Eucharist; Rev. John Kazibwe, pastor, or Rev. Jaime Guardado, parochial vicar will be Celebrant; Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 5:30 p.m.; scripture study Sunday 5:00 p.m. followed by the Rosary; Peaceful Dove prayer group meets each Monday at 10:00 a.m. For more information, call 572-2285.
SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Bible study 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; private Bible study and free Bible correspondence available at 575-7138.
HOUSEHOLD OF FAITH APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Sunday school 10:15 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; first and third Saturday prayer 8:00 a.m.; April 21, guest speaker Bishop Ray Stevenson at 4:00 p.m.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.
UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Mary Tharpe
CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 7:00 p.m.; Second Annual Women’s Conference April 20, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. “The Divine Sisterhood” with speaker Dr. Angela Sims-Stephens; April 29-May 1, Spring revival with Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Jr. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
April 19, 7:00 p.m., Pastor Jason Davis guest speaker for the youth department; women’s conference April 26-28; men’s conference April 27 at Holiday Inn Express, call 575-5746 or 336-392-8864 for more information.
Pastor Elder Charlie C. Tucker, Jr.
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. the Interim Rector Rev. Ross will lead the congregation in the celebration of Holy Eucharist. Coffee Time will be held at 11 a.m. in the undercroft and at 11:15 Sunday school will be held for all children and adults. On Wednesday, April 24, there will be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel and at 6:00 p.m. a Book Study will be held in the Rector’s study. St. John’s Episcopal Church, in cooperation with Scott Recycling, is sponsoring an electronics recycling program on Earth Day, April 20. Please bring in any old electronic equipment such as power backups, sealed batteries, transformers, vinyl siding, copiers, computers, all associated peripherals, air conditioners, wire/cable, radiators, and telephone equipment. During the week of April 14-21, St. John’s church is also participating in a wood carving and jewelry sale for the African Team Missions. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696. Interim Rector Rev. Cleon Ross
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday, April 21: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. business meeting; Wednesday, April 24: 6:30 p.m. Liberty University Soar Dunk Basketball Team performing, free admission, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m., nursery available, 10:45 a.m. Sunday school.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; April 21, 3:00 p.m. gospel chorus at Banister Hill Baptist; April 28, 3:00 p.m. Millstone Family and Friends Day with guest speaker Rev. Elliott.
Pastor T.E. Betts
FIRST BAPTIST MISSIONARY CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m. first-fourth Sunday, worship 11:00 a.m. first-third Sunday; gospel chorus service “7-Ups” April 20 at 2:00 p.m.; April 21, annual Massenburg Day with guest Pastor Dr. James Smith, dinner will be served.
Pastor Lorenza Love
OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Traditional Latin Mass April 21, 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Oak Leigh Avenue and River Ridge Road. Call 434-352-7976 for more information.
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; children’s program 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m., praise team practice 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.
BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Gospel chorus annual gospel program Saturday, April 20, 4:00 p.m.; weekly Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Family and Friends Day April 28 with Rev. Elliott.
BANISTER MISSIONARY BAPTIST
ASSOCIATION RELIGIOUS INSTITUTE
Call meeting Thursday, April 25, 6:00 p.m. at the association center, Highway 57, Nathalie.
BANISTER MISSIONARY BAPTIST
ASSOCIATION SPRING SESSION
One Day Spring Session Saturday, April 20, 11:00 a.m. at Banister, Staunton River and Sunnyside Center, Highway 57, Nathalie. Rev. J. Michael Nelson will deliver the message. Business session 9:00 a.m.
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
April 14-May 26, on the air at WHLF 95.3FM; April 21: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:45 p.m. handbell choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal, a nursery is available up to age 3; April 24: 5:30 p.m. supper, 7:00 p.m. adult VBS, call 572-2006 to register; May 11, youth VBS; June 9-14 children’s VBS.
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery and children’s church available; Wednesday prayer and Bible study 7:00 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first and fifth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. second, third and fourth Sunday; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned food for Harvest House; dance ministry rehearsal April 19 at 6:00 p.m.; male chorus rehearsal April 20 at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Willie Yancey
HUNTING CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival services Sunday, April 21 through Wednesday, April 24 with guest speaker Rev. Jerry Stanfield at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Special music will be provided each night. The church is located at 4055 Hunting Creek Road, Nathalie. For more information, call 454-6215.
Pastor Lee Cooper
EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Delano Medley and church family invite you to annual revival Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Rev. Doctor Larry Covington, along with special music nightly.
HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday prayer 7:00 p.m.; third Sunday 9:45 a.m. intercessory prayer; April 19, 7:00 p.m. Evangelist Judy Echols for a women’s conference Word of Faith; April 21, 9:15 a.m. baptism, 3:00 p.m. Evangelist Echols at Spirit Field Church; Pastor Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell
MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH CLARKSVILLE
Saturday, April 27, 3:00 p.m. “Ask the Pastors” with Rev. Marvin Bowman, Rev. Charles Sands, Rev. Derrick Horton, Rev. Cornelius Ogburn, Rev. Raymond Roberts, Rev. Dr. Freddie Terry, Jr. All are welcome to attend.
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; gospel jubilee at First Baptist Church Meadville April 18 at 7:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday at 7:00 a.m.; revival begins April 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
PEACEFUL TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
The Bostonaires will be in concert Sunday, April 21, 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Jackie Stamps
ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:15 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; church conference May 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode
JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. deaconess ministry program “I Am a Kept Woman” with speakers Sis. Ruth Smith, Sis. Rosetta Jackson, Sis. Clara Ann Furges, Sis. Angie Scott, Sis. Doris Allen. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Antori D. Brown
SPANISH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Missionary Day April 21 at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Divens. Lunch at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Womack
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 8:00 a.m., mass choir rehearsal 10:00 a.m., usher board meeting 9:00 a.m., commission on evangelism meeting 12:15 p.m., pastor’s aide anniversary 5:00 p.m.; April 21, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m.; April 27, 2:00 p.m. missionaries Ten Commandments Spring Tea at Union Ruritan Club.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; annual women’s day April 21 at 3:00 p.m. with speaker Sis. Tonya Jennings; mixed choir in revival at Owens Grove April 25 at 7:00 p.m.; inspirational choir in service at New Shiloh April 28 at 3:00 p.m.; Bible study May 1 at 6:00 p.m.; Ten Commandment service May 5 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.
BANISTER MISSIONARY BAPTIST
The women’s ministry meets April 25 at 5:00 p.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.
BANISTER BAPTIST MISSIONARY
The convention meets April 27, 10:00 a.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist. All are welcome to attend.
CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; day time Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; UMW meeting April 18 at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Barbara Parker
PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; musical program third Sunday at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
April 19, 8:45 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministry, 7:00 p.m. Blessed Hope concert at HCHS; April 20, 9:00 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministry; April 21, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, training for My Hope for America, 11:00 a.m. worship, 4:00-6:00 p.m. gospel sing and BBQ, church members bring a dessert; April 23, 9:30 a.m. women’s Bible study; April 26, 4:30 p.m. Durham Bulls baseball game; April 28, 12:01 p.m. quarterly church business meeting; May 2, 6:45 p.m. National Day of Prayer at HCHS; May 6, women’s Bible study trip to Ashboro Zoo leaves at 8:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Halifax/South Boston NAACP Queen Pageant Saturday, April 20, 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Thomas L. Divens delivering the message. Queens are asked to be at the church at 4:30 p.m.
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; April 20, senior choir anniversary at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps
TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; fourth Saturday movie at the annex at 6:30 p.m.; fourth Sunday, senior choir anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Samuel L. Leigh as guest speaker; Bible study and prayer Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; women’s ministry musical program April 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study and prayer Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
April 21, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Holy Communion observed; April 26, 5:00-7:00 and April 27, 10:00-2:00 p.m. photo session for church directory; April 28, usher ministry annual scholarship service 4:00 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily
NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; April 21, gospel chorus singing.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Church services each Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. at 12014 Mountain Road, Vernon Hill. For more information, call 476-7762.
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg
JETER CHAPEL OUTREACH MINISTRY
Enjoy lunch, our treat, Saturday, April 27, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Heritage House parking lots. Enjoy a quick bite to eat and get free clothing as well. No cost to you!
WHITE OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
The pastor’s aid committee hosts a program “His Children in the Ministry” Sunday, April 21, 3:00 p.m. with Min. Erva Harris and Min. Maurice Ferrell speaking.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Melvin L. Fuller
ST. PAUL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 9:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 10:15 a.m.; Bible study Saturday at noon, Rev. Kim Burton meets with the children and youth at noon; birthday celebration for 80 and older April 21 at 10:15 a.m.; new window dedication service April 21 at 3:00 p.m. has been cancelled.
Pastor, Rev. Darryl A. Burton
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., baptism at 10:30 a.m.; April 18-19, 7:00 p.m. nightly youth revival with Min. Wendy Coleman and Rev. Margaret Coleman and different choirs and praise dancers nightly.
BANISTER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
Men’s ministry meets Saturday, April 20, 8:00 a.m. at the Meadville Center.
NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Sylvester Crawley and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday prayer and Bible study 6:30 p.m.; April 20, men’s conference 9:00-noon with Pastor Ronald Claiborne; April 21, gospel chorus program at 3:00 p.m., lunch follows worship; April 28, Shiloh Voices anniversary 3:00 p.m.
NEW LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Paul W. Bruce and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; April 21, Pastor Graham Coleman delivers morning message.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH FERRY STREET
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; pastor guest speaker at St. Matthew Baptist 7:00 p.m. nightly.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
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