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NR Church Notices for June 13, 2013
SoVaNow.com / June 12, 2013DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
STAUNTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Dr. P.A. Medley and church family invite you to a fun-filled week of study during their week of Vacation Bible School June 17-21 at 6:00 p.m. each night with the theme “Go Tell It On the Mountain.” Classes for all ages.
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 16: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, no evening worship; June 19: 7:00 p.m. Summer study “The Journey: A Spiritual Roadmap for Modern Pilgrims”; a nursery is provided up to age 3.
REPUBLICAN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Voc. Bible School June 17-20. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor L.S. Otey
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship “God’s Man of Integrity” at 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer 7:00 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship at 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; Kids’ Day Event June 15 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Vacation Bible School June 17-20 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. nightly for PreK to 5th grade.
Pastor Ed Rigg
CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; UMW monthly meeting and salad supper June 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Pastor Barbara Parker
ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. George W. Ford, Sr.; Bible study at noon each Wednesday.
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Welcome to Bible study Sunday at 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both, this will be George’s last Sunday with us before moving.
Pastor George Gorman
GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual revival June 19-21 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Herbert Pettiford, Rev. Anthony Pass and Rev. Larry Daye, respectively. All are welcome to attend.
EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
Vacation Bible School June 17-21, 6:00-8:00 p.m. nightly with the theme “Jesus Family Reunion.”
Pastor Delano L. Medley
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.; June 17-21, 6:00 p.m. nightly Vacation Bible School with classes for all ages.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon with prayer at 6:30 p.m.; Vacation Bible School June 17-21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. nightly with dinner served at 7:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; Vacation Bible School June 17-21 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. nightly with classes for all ages.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, June 16th at 10:00 a.m. the Interim Rector, Rev. Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in the celebration of Holy Eucharist. Following the service Coffee Time will be held in the undercroft at 11:00 a.m. At 11:15a.m. Sunday School will be held for children and adults. On Wednesday, June 19th, there will be a Healing Service at 10:00a.m. in the Chapel. The 6:00 p.m. book study is canceled until further notice. St. John’s Church is starting a preschool program with extended daycare for three and four year old children. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696. Interim Rector Rev. Cleon Ross
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Tuesday night services at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call 476-7762.
BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; Vacation Bible School July 8-12 for ages 9-12, grades 3-5 “Group’s Kingdom Rock Where Kids Stand Strong for God!”
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Holy Eucharist Sunday at 11:00 a.m.; Christian Formation (Sunday school) for children 10:00 a.m. Our Children’s program, Godly Play, is an interactive approach employing story, wondering questions, expression, and language. Refreshments are also served immediately following the service. For further information call 434-572-4513.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; U.R. Booker Gospel Choir and 2013 high school and college graduates will be recognized; annual revival June 17-21 with Rev. John E. Price, Sr. at 7:00 p.m. nightly All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
MT. GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Saturday, June 15, mass choir rehearsal at 10:00 a.m.; June 16, annual Homecoming and church anniversary with afternoon guests Dr. Raymond Ramsey; Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with our pastor; VBS June 18-21 at 6:30 p.m. nightly; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Vacation Bible School June 17-21 at 6:30 p.m. nightly; senior choir talent service June 29 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; pastor in revival at Bethlehem Baptist Church June 14 at 7:00 p.m.; annual revival June 24-27 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Pastor Louis Cash, Pastor Ronnie Womack, Pastor Louis Leigh, Pastor Wallace Pierce, respectively.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.
NEW SHILOH 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.; June 23, annual revival at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Stanfield, June 24-28, 7:00 p.m. nightly with Pastor Frank Coleman.
ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
June 22, 5:00 p.m., musical program to benefit the John D. Terry Memorial Scholarship Fund; also taking baby and women’s items for tornado victims in Oklahoma, call 454-7966 or 454-6926 for information.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred Chandler
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.; revival June 16-19 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Pastor Charles W. Dunning and Pastor Paula Bruce Monday-Wednesday.
FIRST BAPTIST MISSIONARY CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship first, second, third and fourth Sunday; June 22, 3:00 p.m. Rainbow Tea.
Pastor Lorenza R. Love
BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 16, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., W.W. Club 55th anniversary 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend; Bible study June 20 at 7:00 p.m.
WHITE OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Vacation Bible School June 19-21 at 6:00 p.m. nightly.
Pastor Dr. Melvin Fuller
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
June 14, sanctuary choir rehearsal 6:30 p.m.; June 16, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion observed; June 17-21 Community Vacation Bible School from 6:00-8:00 p.m. nightly, call 575-1824 for more information.
Pastor Frederick Eily
NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; June 16, gospel chorus singing and Holy Communion observed.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday; 8:00 a.m. worship third Sunday; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; dance ministry rehearsal June 14 at 2:30 p.m.; GPC choir rehearsal June 15 at 10:00 a.m., male chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m.; revival June 18-20 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Charles Sands, Sr..
Pastor Willie Yancey
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 16: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. no evening service; June 19: 6:45 p.m. Summer children’s program, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study and choir practice.
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m.; June 15, men’s department car wash at Auto Zone at 9:00 a.m.
HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Halifax United Methodist Church invites all children to step right up at Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together Vacation Bible School. Explore and experience God’s welcoming love at VBS! The fun begins Sunday, June 30 and ends Tuesday, July 2 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Halifax United Methodist Church, 133 Mountain Road, Halifax, VA. Dinner will be served each night! The adventures include interactive Bible fun and great music, cool crafts, fun games and more. To be a part of all the excitement at Everywhere Fun Fair, call Beth Epperson at 575-8835 or come to the Halifax Farmer’s Market on Saturday, June 22 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. to register.
ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; minister Charlie Coleman brings the message for Father’s Day; Bible study Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; Bible training instruction Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley
HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:00 a.m.; Bible study 6:00 p.m.; June 23, lunch at 1:15 p.m., afternoon service 3:00 p.m. Men and Women’s Day with Bro. Ricky Sydnor; July 22-26, 7:00 p.m. nightly revival with Pastor Dwight Wilkerson.
Pastor T.E. Betts
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
June 14-15, 9:00 a.m. Good Shepherd Food distribution; June 16, Father’s Day, 12:01 p.m. special called church business meeting, 3:00 p.m. worship at Ingram Christian Church; June 19, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; June 21, 6:00 p.m. kickoff and cookout for Focus Southside, Edmunds Park; June 22, 8:00 a.m. Focus Southside Service Projects, Victory Cowboy Church Fundraiser at noon; June 28, 3:00-7:00 p.m. car wash and bake sale at Advance Auto; June 29, fifth Sunday special offering for cemetery fund.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Missionaries musical program June 29 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Rodney Dillard
BANISTER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
The men’s ministry will meet June 15 at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church.
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
June 15, prayer 8:00 a.m., usher board meeting 9:00 a.m., mass choir rehearsal 10:00 a.m.; June 16, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m.; annual revival June 19-21 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. William Howerton; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
BANISTER MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
Women’s ministry meets June 13, 5:00 p.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.
PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m,; Sunday school leaving for Richmond Zoo at 7:30 a.m. Saturday; senior choir rehearsal 8:00 a.m.; altar prayer 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m. with nursery available, Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided.
pastor Patricia Neilsen
SOUTH BOSTON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
Worship Saturday 9:15 a.m., Sabbath school 10:15 a.m. at 1617 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston. Private Bible study available, call 920-285-2287.
Pastor Darry Campbell
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.
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