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NR Church Notices for July 24, 2014

SoVaNow.com / July 23, 2014
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.; Homecoming August 3 with morning worship by Pastor Crawley and 3:00 p.m. Pastor Avon Keen.

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; pastor aide car wash July 26, 7:30 a.m. at Advance Auto; Homecoming August 3, 11:00 a.m.; worship 9:00 a.m. August 10, no Sunday school.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.

McLAUGHLIN
MEMORIAL CHURCH
No services Sunday, July 27.

BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 7:45 a.m., praise 8:45 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m.; Bible study resumes August 6 at 6:00 p.m.; Homecoming August 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Dr. William Carr

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. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; Saturday movie at the Annex at 5:30 p.m., refreshments served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival with Rev. Paul Crews July 21-25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, guest choirs each night; July 27, 11:30 a.m. Dr. Doris Johnson will lead morning worship, lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Dr. Ronald K. Claiborne

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:00 p.m.; missionary anniversary July 27 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. W. Yancey.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with Pastor Greg Smith, nursery is provided; Wednesday 7:00 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study, youth Bible study, 8:00 p.m. choir practice.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
July 27, church school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m. with Minister Adam Pettiford; Bible study resumes August 6 at 6:45 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily

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

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Mass Saturday 5:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; Sacrament of Reconciliation first Friday 6:00 p.m.; weekday Mass Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 434-374-8408.

ST. PASCHAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Mass Saturday 4:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m.; weekday mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Adoration of Holy Eucharist; Sacrament of Reconciliation second Friday 6:00 p.m.; scripture study Sunday 4:00 p.m. followed by Rosary. For more information, call 572-2285.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
July 24, Bible study 7:00 p.m.; July 26, male chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m.; July 27, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Loretta Bailey; August 10, Homecoming; August 31, musical concert 3:00 p.m.

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.; July 26, pastor at Bluerock Christ Temple Church at 3:00 p.m.; July 27, pastor at New Life Christian Church 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m., Vacation Bible School 6:00 p.m.; July 25, women’s outreach ministry 6:00 p.m. with Minister Loretta Bailey; July 26, youth praise ensemble rehearsal noon; July 27, annual Homecoming with Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., lunch served.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; August 3, no Sunday school, worship at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
July 26, 8:00 a.m. 3:6 Teen service project; July 27, 12:01 p.m. quarterly church business meeting; July 27, 9:30 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:00 p.m. 3:6 Teen fishing and cookout; July 30, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; August 2, 9:00 a.m. Armor of God Bible Boot Camp at Oak Level Presbyterian Church, ages 2-13; August 4, 6:00 p.m. Operation In-As-Much hot dog supper at Dan River Baptist Association; August 10, 6:00 p.m. Dan River Baptist Association information on Washington, DC area partnership missions at Hitesburg Baptist.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

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.; Family and Friends Day July 27 during worship with pastor Lorenzo Love preaching; July 28-30, Vacation Bible School 6:00 p.m. nightly.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival in progress with Rev. Wordell Jones; July 26, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Betts, deacons, trustees and trustee aids meeting, conference meeting 11:00 a.m.
Pastor T.E. Betts

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m.; pre-Homecoming cleanup July 26 at 9:00 a.m.; Homecoming August 3 at 11:00 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Ronnie Womack, dinner will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., Buds of Promise meeting July 16 11:00 a.m., Sisterhood of Faith anniversary 5:00 p.m. with Vivian Lipford as guest speaker; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; quilting ministry meeting Thursday 9:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
July 27: we’re on the air WHLF 95.3 FM, 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship; July 30: 6:30 p.m. prayer and Bible study; August 2, WMU/SSC pancake breakfast and yard sale, call 572-2006 for more information.

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.; annual Youth Day July 27 at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Smith.
Pastor John M. Leigh

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Traditional worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m. nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; July 29, 5:30 p.m. inside workday for extra cleaning of the church and classrooms, bring your own cleaning supplies. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Charles Townsend

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, third, fifth Sunday, Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship second fourth Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 8:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; gospel chorus rehearsal July 26 at 11:00 a.m.; usher ministry meeting July 27 after service; back to school program July 28-August 1 in the fellowship hall, call 349-6457 for information.
Pastor Willie Yancey

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; male chorus, senior choir and praise and worship choir anniversary July 27 at 3:00 p.m. with many invited guests.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

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

APOSTOLIC BODY OF CHRIST
2nd Annual Men’s Revival Conference July 28-August 2 nightly at 7:00 p.m., ending Saturday at noon with speaker Prophet O’Brian McCrae, Elder Harold Walker, Pastor Branford Edmonds, Bisp. Kenneth Black, co-pastor Frank Carr, Min. Freddie White, respectively. For more information, call 575-0621.
Pastor Prophet Donna Foster

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

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

SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
One day Vacation Bible School August 9, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., lunch provided. We’re located 6 miles east of Chase City, across from Country Boys Quick Stop.

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided.
Pastor Ed Rigg

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; pastor in fellowship at Pastor R. Claiborne at Pleasant Grove Baptist July 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship second, fourth and fifth Sunday 8:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m.; noonday Bible study Wednesday with Bible study and prayer 7:00 p.m.; August 3, 11:00 a.m. annual Homecoming with Pastor Louis S. Leigh, Jr.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.

AARON’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m. and Kids Creek, 11:00 a.m. worship; Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Bible study and prayer.
Pastor, Rev. Joe McDowell

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
July 27, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. Rev. Margaret Coleman will be in worship at El Bethel Cathedral; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Sunday, July 27, 10:00 a.m., Interim Rector, the Rev. Cleon Ross, leads the congregation in Service of Holy Eucharist followed by coffee; no Sunday school during the summer; July 30, healing service at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel.

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.; Bible study Wednesday at noon.

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional service 11:00 a.m. with nursery and children’ church offered.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; July 27, 11:30 a.m. guest minister, Rev. James Jones.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
July 27: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. baptismal service; July 30: 7:00 p.m. children’s Summer program in gym and Bible study and choir practice.


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