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NR Church Notices for Dec. 8, 2016

SoVaNow.com / December 08, 2016
BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION
OF VIRGINIA
District E-2 Men and Women ministry meets December 10, 9:00 a.m. at Banister, Sunnyside Center, Hwy. 57, Nathalie. Bring a non-perishable food item and canned good for distribution to a needy family.

GLENWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 11, Christmas program at 11:15 a.m. with refreshments to follow.
Pastor, Rev. Ohkwan Kim

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
December 9, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. processing Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes; December 11, 9:30 a.m. deacons and deaconess meeting, 11:00 a.m. worship service; December 13, unload food truck; December 17, 10:00 a.m. distribute food; December 18, 9:30 a.m. breakfast and Christmas program; December 22 and 23, 5:00 p.m. Christmas caroling; December 25, 10:00 a.m. Christmas service.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

OWENS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., testimony 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Christmas dinner December 10 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor John M. Leigh

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 11: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship with Rev. Tim Bowes; December 14: 10:30 a.m. devotions at Boston Commons, 6:30 p.m. prayer and Bible study, 7:30 p.m. choir practice.

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; December 10, 9:00 a.m. coat/clothes giveaway.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

UNION CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday worship 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; annual Christmas play December 18 at 5:00 p.m. with finger foods and Santa’s visit to follow, youth in play meet December 14 at 7:00 p.m. for practice.
Pastor Norman Talley

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF
LATTER-DAY-SAINTS
Worship service 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:15 a.m.; children’s Sunday school 11:15 a.m., teen’s meeting 12:15 p.m., women’s meeting 12:15 p.m., men’s meeting 12:15 p.m.

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Dwight L. Wilkerson

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m. nursery available.
Pastor Pat Neilsen

ST. JAMES MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Church school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; church conference December 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. B.B. Blackwell

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Revolution and Adventure Kids 4:30 p.m. second and fourth Sunday. Dr. Michael Haskett, minister.

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
The wreath laying ceremony on all Veterans’ graves for Virgilina Cemetery, Aarons Creek Cemetery and Amis Chapel Cemetery will be held at Virgilina Cemetery at noon on Dec. 17. The wreath laying ceremony at the National Cemetery in Arlington, where the Wreaths Across America was started, will be held at the same time. Payne Atkins Nunn, now a student at West Point Military Academy, began the journey in honoring veterans at Virgilina Cemetery. The public is invited to attend this event and help place wreaths on graves to honor veterans.

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.

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH
December 8, finance meeting 6:30 p.m.; Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; youth Wednesday 5:30 p.m., Bible study 6:00 p.m., choir practice 7:00 p.m.
Pastor James McAlister

VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Services each Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Chandler

ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC CHURCH
Mass Saturday Vigil 6:00 p.m., Sunday noon; Reconciliation first Saturday 7:00 p.m.; Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Holy Hour; scripture study Sunday 5:00 p.m. followed by the Rosary.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA
Mass Saturday Vigil 4:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m.; Reconciliation first Friday 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.; Mass Thursday 9:30 a.m. and Friday 9:30 a.m. followed by Holy Hour.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
December 11, 10:00 a.m., the Rev. Cleon Ross leads the congregation in a Service of Holy Eucharist followed by coffee and Sunday school at 11:20; December 14, healing service in the chapel at 10:00 a.m.

CEDAR GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Country Christmas music event December 11, 5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

LACROSSE & SARDIS UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES
Free food and clothing for the needy Saturday, December 10, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at LaCrosse United Methodist Church. Call 955-2093 for information.

NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Sylvester Crawley and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., prayer 11:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday Bible study and prayer at 6:30 p.m.; December 25, sunrise service at 6:00 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., no regular church at 11:00 a.m.

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday at noon; scholarship committee program December 10 at 10:00 a.m.; Communion December 11; male chorus rehearsal December 17 at 10:00 a.m.; missionary Christmas dinner December 18 after church with gifts and fruit bags.
Pastor Willie N. Yancey

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Evangelist Judy Elchols; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
December 11, church school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m., annual Christmas luncheon at noon.
Pastor Frederick Eily

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday prayer 9:00 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m. with Rev. Michael Davis, dinner at 1:30 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. pastor’s 2nd anniversary with Pastor Curtis Strader; Bible study Tuesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Voight Hairston

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; missionaries Christmas visitation December 10 at 10:00 a.m.; Women in Hats service December 11 at 2:30 p.m. with Minister Apostle Alice Huff; Sunday school Christmas play December 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Pastor Graham Coleman

ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor, Rev. Dr. George W. Ford, Sr. and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon.

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m. with annual Sunday school Christmas program to follow; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both, children’s Christmas play at 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday adult and youth Bible study 6:30 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; pastor at Windmill Wednesday at noon; Bible study December 8 at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., UMW meets at Ernie’s for the Christmas party at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Shayne Estes

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-FERRY ST.
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev., Dr. Allan G. Smith, Sr.; intercessory prayer Wednesday at noon and Bible study at 6:00 p.m.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 9, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; December 10, Voices of Vision at Antioch Baptist 2:00 p.m.; December 11, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; December 17, goodies day at noon; December 18, Christmas concert at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Maurice A. Ferrell

SUNFLOWER BAPTIST CHURCH
Praise Dance Team Christmas program December 11 at 2:45 p.m. with Rock of Salvation, Traynham Grove and Saint Matthews.
Pastor, Rev. Robert Tucker, Jr.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 11: worship 9 a.m., 11 a.m., children’s church 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m., Christmas play 6 p.m.; December 14, Awana and adult Bible study 7 p.m.

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Brotherhood of Moses open recruitment December 9 at 5:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., Sisterhood of Faith leaves church at 9:00 a.m. for Christmas outing; Sunday prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Kevin L. Chandler



NEW LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; evening service December 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul W. Bruce

ST. PAUL CME CHURCH
The Zone III Missionaries will sponsor a musical program December 10 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. John Cradle

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; December 10, church conference 1:00 p.m. followed by senior citizen’s Christmas dinner.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
December 10, stewardess meet 9:30 a.m., pastor’s aide meet 10:00 a.m., missionaries meet 10:30 a.m.; December 11, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Charles Hudson

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
December 11, worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Gerald Franklin and at 2:30 p.m., annual Christmas program.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-N. MAIN ST.
December 11, third Sunday of Advent, 9:45 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. worship with Dr. Bob Balance, 7:30 p.m. cantata; December 12: 4:00 p.m. children’s choir/Godly Play; December 14, 5:00 p.m. Grief Share, 6:00 p.m. supper and mid-week study, 7:00 p.m. chancel choir practice; December 16, 7:00 p.m. downtown mission.









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