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NR Church Notices for Dec. 6, 2012
SoVaNow.com / December 05, 2012SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; December 16, 11:00 a.m. choir Christmas Cantata with children’s Christmas program at 6:00 p.m. refreshments to follow. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor George Gorman
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school begins at 10:00 a.m. and worship with Pastor Ed Rigg at 11:00 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided. The Tuesday Bible Study meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Education Building. Office hours are Mon.-Fri. 9:00-12:00; 434-572-3290; 701 North Main Street, South Boston.
HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Children and adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. we collecting non-perishable food items for local food bank; nursery and children’s church offered.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m., 4:00 p.m. pastor’s aid committee service with Minister Justin Tucker; annual Christmas program December 16 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
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.
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Church conference December 8 at 1:00 p.m., Christmas fellowship at 2:00 p.m.; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday with Rev. Paul Crews.
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 each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; evening service at 6:00 p.m. Sunday.
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; December 9 at 3:00 p.m. Communion Singers will sponsor a musical program. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; annual Sunday school Christmas program December 9 with bus leaving at 2:00 p.m.; quilting ministry meets Thursday at 9:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
WYLLIESBURG PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Annual Christmas Cantata and children’s program December 16 at 11:00 a.m. at 506 Jackson Vaughan Road, Wylliesburg.
CHRIST TEMPLE BLUEROCK APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; prayer/praise Tuesday 6:00 p.m.; Bible study Thursday 7:00 p.m.; Bishop Lavern Maxwell guest speaker December 14 at 7:30 p.m. and December 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Pastor District Elder Donald Johnson
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. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Family and Friends Day with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., dinner will be served/casual dress; no noonday Bible study or Bible study this week; December 12, noonday prayer and 7:00 p.m. Bible study.
BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VA
District E-2 men and women’s ministry meets December 8 at 9:00 a.m. at Bluestone Harmony Association, Keysville. Bring gifts or canned food from the wish list as this is our Christmas meeting.
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Special Nativity with live animals and Bible characters December 15 and 16 at 7:00 p.m. nightly. All are welcome at 12014 Mountain Road, Vernon Hill.
BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday at 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 9:30 a.m.
ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday 6:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 a.m.; weekday Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Adoration of 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.; Peaceful Dove Prayer Group meets Monday 10:00 a.m.
NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday, December 9, morning worship at 11:00 a.m. and at 2:30 p.m. “Christmas at New Ephesus” with our youth and seniors participating. All are welcome to attend.
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.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with gospel chorus singing. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Bible study at 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; midweek Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; private Bible study available by request; free Bible correspondence available by calling 575-7138.
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 9: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:30 p.m. children’s play rehearsal and evening worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal, a nursery is provided up to age 3; December 12: 7:00 p.m. children’s Bible drill and discipleship and prayer gathering.
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible study 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship and children’s worship 11:00 a.m., Revolution After Dark and Adventure Kids at Night 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m., praise team practice 7:15 p.m.;’ December 16, covered dish dinner after worship, 2:00 p.m. children’s Christmas musical; December 24, Christmas Eve service. Andrew Keeney and Mike Haskett, ministers.
BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Watch Night service December 31 at 11:00 p.m.; no computer refresher class December 11 and no Ward A meeting.
Pastor Dr. William Carr
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Dec. 9th at 9 a.m. choir practice will be held. At 10 a.m. Father Ross will lead the congregation in the celebration of Holy Eucharist. This will be followed by Coffee Time at 11 a.m. in the undercroft. At 11:15 there will be Sunday school for adults and children. On Wednesday, Dec. 12th, there will be a healing service at 10:00 a.m. There will be no evening book study during the month of December, but the 6:00 p.m. book study will resume in January. On Dec. 23 Holy Eucharist will not be held. Instead a program of lessons, carols, and children’s Christmas pageant will be held at 10:00a.m. This will be followed by a Christmas party for children of all ages. All are invited to meet in the church parking lot at 3:00p.m. to go Christmas caroling, followed by hot chocolate back at the church. Anyone interested in giving poinsettias to be placed at the front of the church should fill out a form to let the church secretary know what to put in the bulletin. These forms are on the credenza in the Narthex. All poinsettias should be red and wrapped in green paper with no bow, and should be placed in the church by Saturday, Dec. 22nd. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.
TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Genesis singing; church conference Saturday 11:00 a.m.; Bible study/prayer Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study resumes at a later date.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m. with nursery available, Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study resumes in January; December 9, youth choir singing.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott
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.; December 9, 3:00 p.m. Minister’s Wives and Widows of Danville and Vicinity.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek items for Harvest House; senior choir rehearsal December 8 at 10:00 a.m.; scholarship program December 9 at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Crews; male chorus rehearsal December 15 at 11:00 a.m.; gospel chorus rehearsal December 22 at 11:00 a.m.; Christmas dinner December 23 after service; Rev. J. Marshall Brown preaching December 30.
Pastor Willie Yancey
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
December 7, Sunnyside Men’s Ministry Annual Tree Lighting 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark; December 8, District E-2 Men and Women, Keysville, 9:00 a.m.; December 9, church school 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. worship, 2:00 p.m. annual Christmas luncheon at Homestead; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily
ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., second Sunday of Advent, 11:00 a.m. worship with Singing Angels.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Haynes and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship 11:00 a.m. with male chorus singing.
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.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.; December 8, stewardess, pastor’s aide and missionaries meeting 9:30 a.m., prayer 7:00 a.m.; December 9, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise/worship 10:45 a.m..
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with pastor and Gospellettes in charge. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 7, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; December 8, senior choir rehearsal/meeting 10:00 a.m.; December 9, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship/communion 11:30 a.m. with Rev. John Craighead; December 16, pre-Christmas concert 3:00 p.m.
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jennings and gospel chorus in charge; prayer/Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Christmas fellowship December 16 at Ernie’s, Dutch treat.
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
December 9, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. deacon’s meeting; December 11, 10:30 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministries; December 14-15, 8:45 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministries; December 15-16, living Nativity at Victory Cowboy Church 7:00 p.m.; December 16, vote for deacons.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
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