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NR Church Notices for Feb. 21, 2013

SoVaNow.com / February 21, 2013
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with a nursery available for both; Bible study Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and Monday at 7:00 p.m.; breakfast Sunday, February 24 at 8:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor George Gorman

SUNNYSIDE MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
Men’s ministry meeting February 23, 5:00 p.m. at First Baptist Missionary Church, Virgilina.

HOUSEHOLD OF FAITH APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Sunday school 10:15 a.m., jubilee 11:30 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; first and third Saturday prayer 8:00 a.m.; February 24, 3:00 p.m. Bishop Joseph Farmer guest speaker. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; UMW monthly meeting February 21 at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Barbara Parker

SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; midweek Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; private Bible study and free Bible correspondence available by calling 575-7138.

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; March 2 quarterly church meeting 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

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.; study on Methodist beliefs Sunday at 6:00 p.m. and Monday 10:00 a.m.; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
February 24: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, Gideon ministry presentation in both services, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; February 27: 6:30 p.m. Awana clubs and teen Bible study, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday Feb. 24 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 11:00 a.m. in the undercroft followed by Sunday school at 11:15 a.m. On Wednesday, Feb. 27, there will be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel and at 6:00 p.m. a Lenten Study/Bag Supper will be held in the Rector’s study. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.

WHITE OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Third Annual Hat Parade and Fashion Show February 24, 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Melvin Fuller

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Children’s church during morning worship.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

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.

EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
Delano L. Medley and church family invite you to worship at 11:00 a.m. with guest speakers for Black history program Sister Sonji Webb and Brother Anthony Swann.

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. praise team anniversary with Pastor Jermaine Parker; Wednesday prayer at 7:00 p.m., Bible study 7:30 p.m.; intercessory 9:45 a.m. each third Sunday. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Mary Tharpe

CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday Bible study each Wednesday with prayer at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.


COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
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.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; Black History speaker this week Sis. Genevieve Henry; invitation to Jeter Chapel Baptist Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with senior choir singing. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps


OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Traditional Latin Mass March 3, 3:00 p.m. at corner of Oakleigh Avenue and River Ridge Road, Appomattox. Call 434-352-7976 for information.

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with ensblem choir; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; February 24, 3:00 p.m. usher board musical program H.Y.M. “His Young Men” in concert.

MINISTERS REJOICE IN SONG CONCERT
Ministers Rejoice in Song concert, featuring local pastors and choirs, Saturday, February 23, 6:00 p.m. at Ebenezer CME Church, N. Main Street, South Boston. All are welcome to attend, a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 434-572-1775.

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/Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
February 23, 10:00 a.m. pastor meets with deacons, trustees and trustee aids, conference meeting 11:00 a.m.; March 10, 1:00 p.m. lunch, 2:30 p.m. 9th anniversary of our pastor and his wife with guest preacher Pastor Nathenial Jones.
Pastor T.E. Betts

DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
Judaha Fest (African Attire) February 22 at 7:30 p.m., 9:45 a.m. school of wisdom, morning worship 11:00 a.m., Pastor Peter Baker; February 8, 4:00 p.m. Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr., pastor.

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m., nursery available; Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Crews and male chorus singing; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with gospel chorus singing; Bible study/prayer each Wednesday 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m. and worship at 11:00 a.m. with the Willing Gospel Singers rendering music this week. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with nursery provided; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.

MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m., 4:00 p.m. pastor’s pre-anniversary service with Elder David Jones. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Eldera Charlie C. Tucker

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.; Family and Friends Day February 24 at 11:00 a.m.; Halifax Chief of Police Kevin Lands at Ward A meeting February 21 at 6:30 p.m.; women’s day ministry stew March 2 at 11:00 a.m.

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; gospel chorus rehearsal February 22 at 5:30 p.m., pastor aid ministry anniversary February 24 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Featherson.
Pastor Willie Yancey

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with inspirational choir singing; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; Sunday school Black history program February 24 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Nelson Stamps and a soul food lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with gospel chorus singing; Black History moment, Matt 8: 23-27 and message “Sudden Storms on the Sea of Life”; Bible study each Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.; February 28, Bible study with Dr. and Mrs. Hunt.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study each Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., morning worship 11:00 a.m. each first, third and fourth Sunday with Rev. Keith Mitchell bringing the word; March 10, 3:00 p.m. annual state rally with Rev. Polk delivering the message. All are welcome to attend.

SPANISH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. prayer and testimony followed by worship service; male chorus anniversary March 3 at 3:30 p.m. with Genesis as guests. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Womack

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
February 23, youth praise ensemble rehearsal at noon; February 24, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:30 a.m., 3:00 p.m. Black History program with Rev. Haywood Jennings.

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 at 6:30 p.m.; Black History program February 24 at 4:00 p.m.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
February 23, 8:00 a.m. Clover Bottom Baptist women’s retreat; February 24, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school/Bible study local mission in action ministry meeting, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. called deacons and deaconess meeting, WMU Focus Sunday; February 25, 9:00 a.m. Dan River Baptist Association Tax Seminar at Dan River Baptist Association office; February 26, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; March 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m. 3:6 Teen youth spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Pleasant Grove Christian Church.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jennings and inspirational choir in charge; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Tucks musical service February 23 at 5:00 p.m. with many invited guests on the program; pastor and male chorus in service at Union Grove CME February 24 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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 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 Monday 10:00 a.m.; Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 12:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. and in Spanish at 1:00 p.m.; weekday Mass Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday following Mass; Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in English and 8:00 p.m. in Spanish.

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
February 24: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:45 p.m. adult handbell choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. evening praise and winter Bible study; February 27: 5:30 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. women’s study group, 7:00 p.m. men’s study group and children’s Bible drill; a nursery is available up to age 3.

MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

FERRY STREET FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at noon and 6;30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., adult worship/praise, children’s worship/praise 11:00 a.m., evening kids and teens service 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m. and praise team 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Mike Haskett, ministers


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