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NR Church Notices for April 4, 2013
SoVaNow.com / April 04, 2013CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship service 10:00 a.m., Sunday school at 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; daytime Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; administrative council meeting April 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Pastor Barbara Parker
THE HOUSE OF YAH
Worship and study each Saturday at 10:45 a.m. at Fairfield Inn.
Pastor Shirley P. Coleman
PLEASANT GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Third Annual Family, Friends and Bikers Day, Blessing of Bikes, at 11:00 a.m. May 19. Refreshments to follow.
Pastor Frederick Eily
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Installation service for our pastor Sunday, April 7, 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Dr. William Keen, lunch will be served following 11:30 a.m. worship.
Pastor-elect, Rev. Moses Dixon
ST. 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.
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
April 7: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service; April 10: 6:30 p.m. Awana clubs, 6:45 p.m. teen Bible study, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.
ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, April 7 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 10th, 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
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; Bible study Monday at 10:00 a.m. and Thursday at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor George Gorman
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.; April 12, 7:00 p.m. quarterly church meeting.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor Gloria Skinner-Pettiford and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion this Sunday; Bible study Wednesday at noon.
SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor’s first anniversary April 7 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. John L. Craighead. Dinner will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Ricky D. Sampson
HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; April 7, 3:00 p.m. 121st anniversary, lunch 1:30 p.m., guest speaker Pastor Wardell Jones, Jr. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor T.E. Betts
SOUTH BOSTON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
Worship Saturday at 9:15 a.m., Sabbath school 10:15 a.m. at 1617 Jeffress Blvd. For Bible study or correspondence, call 920-285-2287.
Pastor Darry Campbell
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
April 7: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:45 a.m. worship; April 26-28 first women’s conference at Holiday Inn Express; first men’s conference April 27 at Holiday Inn Express. For more information call 336-392-8864.
Pastor Elder Charlie C. Tucker
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; children’s programs 4:30 p.m.; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m., praise team 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
April 7, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; women and men Area E Missions Day at White Oak Baptist April 6 at 10:00 am.; Bible study April 10 at 7:00 p.m.; annual Spring revival April 15-19 at 7:00 p.m. nightly.
Pastor Frederick Eily
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m., nursery available; Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
Monday 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery; Tuesday 6:00 p.m. Way Fitness; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Women of the Way; Thursday 6:30 p.m. Bible study and fellowship; Friday 7:00 p.m. Way Cafe Outreach program; Saturday 6:30 p.m. worship. Call 222-1831 for more information.
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
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.; United Methodist Women meet April 9 at 7:00 p.m. All women are invited.
ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:15 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; church conference Saturday 2:00 p.m.; install Rev. Marvin Bowman as pastor of Second Baptist Church Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Rev. Jefferson Goode
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.; prayer first and third Saturday 8:00 a.m.; April 7, Eld. Jones guest speaker at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor William Howerton Sr.
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., the library committee going bowling, leaving church at 9:00 a.m.; Sunday altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with junior choir singing. All are welcome to attend.
Rev. Nelson Stamps
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with children’s church and nursery available; Wednesday Bible study at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
FIRST BAPTIST MISSIONARY CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m. first-fourth Sunday, worship 11:00 a.m. first-third Sunday; gospel chorus service April 20 at 2:00 p.m. “7-Ups”; April 21, annual Massenburg Day with guest speaker Dr. James Smith, dinner will be served.
Pastor Lorenzo Love
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Women’s conference April 13, 9:00-12:00, registration 8:30 a.m. with Margaret Reynolds and Lena Chalmers; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul Crews
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
April 7: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, Lord’s supper, 5:45 p.m. handbell choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. praise, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; April 10: 5:30 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. VBS workers meeting; a nursery is provided up to age 3.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Holy Eucharist Sunday at 11:00 a.m.; Sunday school for children at 10:00 a.m. with refreshments served. For more information, call 572-4513.
DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
Youth school of wisdom Sunday 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; praise service April 5 at 7:00 p.m. with Prophetess Betite Parrish.
Pastor Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr.
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with youth choir singing; Bible study each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.; April 7, senior choir singing.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott
TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Sunbeam choir singing; Bible study and prayer Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; church conference Saturday 11:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen
GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Missions Day April 7 at 11:00 a.m. with Evangelist Judy Echols as guest speaker and GBC Voices singing.
BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; fish fry Saturday 11:00 a.m.; church conference April 8 at 7:00 p.m.; NAACP meeting April 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. William Carr
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Haynes and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; April 13, 9:00 a.m. annual youth prayer breakfast with Minister Wesley Childress.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens
BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA
Area E Mission Day April 6, 10:00 a.m. at White Oak Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Melvin L. Fuller. Ladies please wear white with violet corsage.
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.
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; annual Youth Day April 7 at 3:00 p.m. with Sis. Kristy Clauden Yancey; Divine Daughters service at Greater Cleggs Chapel April 14 at 3:00 p.m.; annual Women’s Day April 21 at 3:00 p.m. with Sis. Tonya Jennings Howell; inspirational choir at New Shiloh April 28 at 3:00 p.m.
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; annual revival April 10 with Elder Dinisio Martin, April 11 with Rev. Alfred Parker and April 12 with Rev. Herman Robertson; April 14, youth and young adult choir anniversary at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday prayer each Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Brandon Smith
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
April 6, 5:00 p.m. 3:6 teen youth group meeting; April 7, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship with Communion, 12:01 p.m.. local mission in action ministry meeting; April 14, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting; April 18, 10:30 a.m. Dan River Baptist Association Sixth Annual Senior Revival, Black Walnut Baptist, register at 572-2608 for lunch; April 21, 4:00-6:00 p.m. gospel sing and bar-b-que “Saved by Grace.”
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
CLUSTER PINE HOLINESS CHURCH
Annual revival April 8-12 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Elder Johnny Hunt and special music each night. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Bishop Anthony Miller
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH-RENAN
Golden Stars program April 7 at 3:00 p.m. with Minister Anthony Quinn Tucker and Minister Virgil Glass as speakers. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nathaniel Jones
ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with senior choir singing; Bible study Tuesday 7:00 p.m. and Bible training Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. C. Motley
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; dance ministry rehearsal April 6 at 10:00 a.m.; Communion observed this Sunday; usher ministry meets April 7 after church.
Pastor Willie Yancey
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