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NR Church Notices for May 1, 2014

SoVaNow.com / May 01, 2014
OWENS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., testimony 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor John M. Leigh

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30; Crafty Critters meet each Tuesday 2:00 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg

AARON’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday 9:30 a.m. gathering, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship; Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Bible study and prayer. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Joe McDowell

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 4: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. evening services; May 7: 7:00 p.m. Bible study.

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

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, call 575-7138.

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.; revival May 4-8 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. James Crowder, Rev. Ronnie Womack, Rev. Melvin Fuller, Rev. Robert Tucker, Rev. Frank E. Coleman; fruits of the spirit rainbow tea May 18 at 3:00 p.m.; nursing seminar May 24 at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor Dr. William Carr

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m. nursery available; Bible study Tuesday 10:00 a.m. and Sunday 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Traditional Latin Mass May 4, 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Oakleigh Avenue and River Ridge Road. For more information, call 434-352-7976.

JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Spring youth revival May 7-9 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Delano Medley, Overseer Darius Hopkins and Minister Quincey Mitchell, respectively. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. AnTori D. Brown

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.; May 4, 3:00 p.m. Hat and all that given by first lady committee.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Weekend Mass Saturday 4:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; Thursday and Friday Mass 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday 9:30 a.m. Mass. For more information, call 374-8408.

ST. PASCHAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Mass Saturday 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.; Wednesday Mass 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 Rosary; Peaceful Dove Prayer Group meets Monday 10:00 a.m. For more information, call 572-2285.

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

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 4: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:30 p.m. evening worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; May 7: 5:00 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. prayer and Bible study. A nursery is provided up to age 3.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
May 2, 7:30 p.m. and May 3, 9:00 a.m. Rev. Margaret Coleman conference speaker at new Beginnings Apostolic Deliverance Church; May 4, annual Men’s Day, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m., Rev. Margaret Coleman guest minister at Kentuck Missionary Baptist; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Pastor Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
May 4, 10:00 a.m., Interim Rector Father Cleon Ross leads in Service of Holy Eucharist followed by coffee, 11:15 a.m. Sunday school; May 7, healing service at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel. For more information, call 476-6696.

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

CHRIST TEMPLE HOLINESS CHURCH
Pastor’s 30th anniversary May 4-9; May 4, Elder Jasper Pounds at 3:30 p.m.; Monday-Friday, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Bishop Anthony Miller, Pastor Christopher Valentine, Bishop John Williams, Rev. Frankie Reeves, Pastor William Howerton, respectively; May 11, worship 11:45 a.m. with Min. Earnest Hill.
Pastor Branford Edmonds

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes Sunday 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., youth service 4:30 p.m.; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Children, youth and adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional service 11:00 a.m. Nursery and children’s church provided.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams

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.

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.

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.; May 2, 6:00 p.m. church meeting; May 4, ushers union anniversary at Meadville Center 4:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship first, third and fifth Sunday Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; second and fourth Sunday Sunday school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned goods for Harvest House; May 3, 10:00 a.m. senior choir rehearsal; pictures May 2 and 3; New Zion revival May 6-9 with Rev. William Coleman.
Pastor Willie Yancey

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Pat Nielson as guest speaker; UMW’s Mother/Daughter Banquet May 4 at 6:00 p.m. see any UMW member to signup. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Charles Townsend

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.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., constitution committee meeting 8:15 a.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., pastor’s anniversary at New Vernon at 3:00 p.m., ushers union anniversary at Meadville Center 3:00 p.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
Unity program May 4, 3:00 p.m. with all pastors, ministers, family and friends welcome to attend and participate.
Pastor R.S. Wimbish

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
May 1, 6:45 p.m. National Day of Prayer at HCHS; May 3, 7:00 a.m. local mission yard sale/bake sale, noon-4:00 p.m. 3:6 Teen car wash at Advance Auto; May 4, 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. quarterly church business meeting, 3:45 p.m. leave church for “Heaven is for Real” movie; May 7, 6:30 p.m. choir practice.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
May 3, prayer 7:00 a.m., church conference 9:00 a.m., gospel ensemble rehearsal 10:00 a.m., missionaries musical program 5:00 p.m.; May 4, 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. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Smith, pre-Mother’s day program at 3:00 p.m.; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study 7:00 p.m.

BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VA
Area E Men and Women’s Ministry meets May 3, 10:00 a.m. at East New Hope Baptist, Danville, 434-793-6774.


WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; May 11, board of trustees program at 11:00 a.m. all ladies wear hats; May 25, youth and young adults musical program. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 3, 5:00 p.m. combined choirs anniversary; May 4, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school, worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor T.E. Betts

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 3, H.L. Brooks Scholarship fundraiser at Garrett’s Diner 11:00 a.m.; May 4, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., W.W. Club meets at noon, worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study Thursday before fourth Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
May 4, pastor’s fifth anniversary at 3:00 p.m., lunch 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dwight Wilkerson as guest speaker. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Rodney L. Dillard

CLOVER LIVING WATER CHURCH OF GOD
Willis Canada in concert May 4 at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m. with Rev. Samuel Mitchell; official ministry team (OMT) meets May 3 at 10:00 a.m.; Bible study Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; “Love Will Find a Way” play May 3 at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Ronnie Haynes

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.; May 4, 3:00 p.m. pastor’s second anniversary with Rev. Otis Dillard.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott



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