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NR Church Notices for June 27, 2013
SoVaNow.com / June 27, 2013GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 30: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school classes, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. no Sunday night service; July 3: 6:45 p.m. children’s Bible study, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, choir practice and youth mission trip prayer meeting.
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, June 30th 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. There will be no Sunday School during the months of July and August. On Wednesday, July 3rd , 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
CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship second, fourth and fifth Sunday 8:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 7:00 p.m.; July 5, 7:00 p.m. quarterly church meeting.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
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.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 1:00 p.m.
Pastor Mary Tharpe
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
We welcome our new minister, Rev. Charles Townsend and his family; Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; UMW meets July 9 at church; senior dinner July 14 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study Wednesday; July 1-5 Baptist General Convention in Roanoke; July 7, male chorus anniversary at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Frankie E. Jones, 2:30 p.m. Rev. Mark at New Vernon Baptist.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; air-conditioned Summer worship at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg
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; Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 5:30 p.m.; scripture study Sunday 4:00 p.m. followed by the Rosary; Peaceful Dove prayer group meets each Monday at 10:00 a.m. For more information, call 572-2285.
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 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.
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; youth department car wash July 6 at 7:30 a.m. at Advance Auto; prayer/Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker for July Rev. Samuel Mitchell.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Family and Friends Day, dress casual, with Sunday school at 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship at 11:00 a.m., lunch will be served. Thanks to Pastor J. Tyrone Alston for conducting our revival for the week.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
SUNNYSIDE MINISTERS, DEACONS AND LAYMEMBERS UNION
The Union celebrates the first half of its 75th anniversary June 29 at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frederick Eily
EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
June 30, early worship at 8:00 a.m., no Sunday school; annual Homecoming July 7. All are welcome to attend.
HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Bible study 7:30 p.m.; third Sunday intercessory prayer 9:45 a.m.; June 26, 7:00 p.m. pastor at Pleasant Chapel Baptist; June 30, 3:00 p.m. Elect Lady Pannell and Evangelist Elchols at Saint Paul Outreach Center.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes for all ages 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett ministers.
MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Family and Friends Day during worship; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
June 28, 6:00 p.m. women’s ministry meeting; June 29, Fun Day has been postponed; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m., missionaries wear white; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
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, 12:01 p.m. called deacons and deaconess meeting; July 3, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; July 7, Communion; July 9, 10:30 a.m. unload food truck at Good Shepherd; July 13, 2:00 p.m. Youth Explosion at Good Shepherd; July 14, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
Women’s ministry meets June 27, 5:00 p.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 7:00 p.m. Children’s church during worship.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 30: baptism Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:30 p.m. worship; no Wednesday evening services; nursery provided up to age 3.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Holy Eucharist Sunday 11:00 a.m.; Christian Formation (Sunday school) for children at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments are served following service. For more information, call 572-4513.
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
WHITE OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
June 28, 7:00 p.m., youth ministry presents “Unashamed Praise” with Min. Maurice Ferrell preaching and United Voices of God singing.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.; Vacation Bible School July 8-10 at 6:00 p.m. nightly.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
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.
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; June 30, 2:30 p.m., missionary society celebrate their annual day with Rev. Elton Medley and Vision in concert.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell
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.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with Rev. Greg Smith, nursery provided, youth fellowship 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday prayer at 7:00 p.m., Bible study and choir practice 8:00 p.m.
We have a bus going to Baptist General Convention Wednesday, July 3, leaving Food Lion, Riverdale, at 5:00 a.m. for One Day Men and Women Session. For more information, call 222-8530 or 222-4548.
NEW LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Paul W. Bruce and church family invite you to Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Sylvester Crawley and church family invite you to Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30 p.m.; June 24-28 revival at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Pastor Frank Coleman.
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school Bible bingo 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
GREATER MAYFIELD APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Annual Rainbow Tea June 29 at 3:00 p.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; prayer Tuesday at noon and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
HITESBURG BAPTIST CHURCH GOSPEL SING BENEFIT FOR HCCA
Kyle Martin and the Halifax Hillbillies will perform at a gospel singing to benefit the Halifax County Association Sunday, June 30, 6:00 p.m. at Hitesburg Baptist Church.
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; senior talent service June 29 at 3:00 p.m.; youth choir anniversary July 14 at 3:00 p.m.; revival July 15-19 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. George Crews, III.
Pastor Paul O. Crews
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. service third Sunday; no Bible study until July 31; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; pastor aid ministry meeting June 28 at noon, missionary meeting 1:30 p.m., dance ministry rehearsal at 4:00 p.m., choir rehearsal 5:00 p.m.; youth ministry celebrating June 29, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with Minister Chad Downy; Rev. Willie Muse preaching June 30.
Pastor Willie Yancey
BLACK WALNUT DISTRICT SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION
Sunday School Union meets at Dan River View Baptist June 30, registration 9:45 a.m., business meeting 10:00 a.m. Rev. Samuel Burton, Pastor
BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; Vacation Bible School July 8-12, 9:00 a.m.-noon for ages 3-5th grade “Group’s Kingdom Rock Where Kids Stand Strong for God!”
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
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