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NR Church Notices for May 2, 2013
SoVaNow.com / May 02, 2013ST. 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 4, 10:00 a.m. church meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
SOUTH BOSTON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
Worship Saturday at 9:15 a.m., Sabbath School 10:15 a.m. at 1617 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston. Private Bible study and free Bible correspondence available by calling 920-285-2287.
Pastor Darry Campbell
CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday choir practice 7:00 p.m.; daytime Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Barbara Parker
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, May 5 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 a.m. in the undercroft and at 11:15 Sunday school will be held for all children and adults. On Wednesday, May 8th , there will be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. The 6:00 p.m. book study is canceled until further notice. On May 19 a special Blessing of the Animals Service will be held at Bill and Jane Carlton Confroy’s farm. 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
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m., nursery provided; Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., nursery provided.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; we will be packing meals for StopHungerNow Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m.-noon in the fellowship hall. Saturday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. Mother/Daughter Banquet.
Pastor George Gorman
BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Youth minister Trevon Ragsdale at Cherry Hill Baptist May 5 at 11:00 a.m.; spring revival 7:00 p.m. nightly May 5, Rev. Mack, May 6, Rev. Divens, May 7, Rev. Womack, May 8, Rev. Tucker, May 9, Rev. F. Coleman; church conference May 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. William Carr
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes for all ages 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., children’s program 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m., praise team 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.
CHERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Youth Day celebration May 5, 11:00 a.m. with guest speaker Travon Ragsdale, youth choir anniversary at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Raymond E. Dowdy
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 5: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. tradition service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; May 8, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.
HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 4, 5:00 p.m. mass choir anniversary with many guests on the program; May 5, 11:00 a.m. Pastor Betts preaching for Pastor Rodney Dillard fourth anniversary, no Sunday school.
Pastor T.E. Betts
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Services Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 p.m. at 12014 Mountain Road, Vernon Hill.
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.; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30 p.m.
UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Mary Tharpe
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.
OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH APPOMATTOX
Traditional Latin Mass May 5 at 3:00 p.m. Call 434-352-7976 for more information.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 am., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 7:00 p.m. Children’s church provided, along with nursery.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
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.; June 2, worship 8:00 a.m.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh
HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
May 5, 3:00 p.m. pastor at Prayer of Faith; May 9, 7:00 p.m. Evangelist Echols at True Word; Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday prayer meeting 7:00 p.m. and Bible study 7:30 p.m.; third Sunday intercessory prayer 9:45 a.m.
Pastor Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell
BANISTER RELIGIOUS INSTITUTE
Banister Religious Institute meeting May 9, 6:00 p.m. at Meadville Center.
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship first and fifth Sunday 11:00 a.m., second, third and fourth Sunday 8:00 a.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; communion observed May 5; annual revival May 7-10 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Dr. Darwin Howard.
Pastor Willie Yancey
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., evening service 6:00 p.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
May 2, 6:45 p.m. National Day of Prayer at HCHS, 7:00 p.m. community watch and crime prevention meeting at Oak Level Fire Department; May 5, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 3:00 p.m. Dan River WMU meeting at Clover Bottom Baptist; May 7, 9:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; May 11, 8:30 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd; May 12, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting; May 14, 10:30 a.m. unload food truck at Good Shepherd, 7:00 p.m. Dan River meeting at Beth Car Baptist; May 18, 5:00 a.m. Big Day of Serving, Roanoke, 9:00 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd, 4:00 p.m. Stevens-Whitlow-Satterfield reunion.
Pastor, Rev. William E. Wilkins
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.; May 10, 7:30 p.m. pastor in service at Christ Temple Apostolic. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 5: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:45 p.m. handbell choir rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. praise and GAs, RAs and Mission Friends, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; May 8: 5:30 p.m. supper, 7:00 p.m. adult VBS; May 11, 11:00 a.m. GAs, RAs, Mission Friends bake cookies, lunch provided, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. youth VBS, lunch provided; children’s VBS June 9-14, register at http://www.aabc900.org.
DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
School of wisdom 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; May 3, 7:30 p.m. service at New St. Luke Apostolic with Pastor Elder Harry Betts.
Pastor Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr.
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; May 5, 4:00 p.m. pastor at the Meadville Center; May 19, 11:00 a.m. annual Family and Friends Day.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m.; May 5, 4:00 p.m. First Lady’s Day with Rev. Bernard Curry.
Pastor Elder Charlie Tucker
BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VA
Annual training session for BGC of VA Area E at Banister, Staunton River, Sunnyside Center, May 4, 10:00 a.m. For more information, call 434-454-6926, 434-572-6224, 434-575-5221.
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
May 5, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., ushers ministry meeting at close of service; May 8, Bible study 7:00 p.m., prayer 6:30 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily
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 during both services.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
MILLSTONE. BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion; youth revival May 15-17 at 7:00 p.m. nightly.
Pastor Paul Crews
BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Ten Commandment service May 5 at 3:00 p.m. with Pamela Garland, Deloris Suitt, Barbara Johnson, Donyelle Clauden, Cedric Stovall; youth explosion May 19 at 3:00 p.m.; male chorus rehearsal May 26 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; on Mother’s Day, May 12, trustees sponsor worship at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell
ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:15 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; new addition to church dedication during worship Sunday; church conference Saturday 2:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; praise dancers practice May 3 at 6:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; gospel chorus anniversary Saturday at 6:00 p.m.; signup in vestibule for Sunday school summer outing; invitation to Meadville Center Sunday 4:00 p.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard
ST. PAUL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 9:00 a.m., praise 10:00 a.m., worship 10:15 a.m.; no Bible study May 4; annual Steward Day program May 19 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Joyce Orr.
NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Samuel C. Terry; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; pastor’s anniversary Sunday at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Thomas Divens.
Pastor-elect, Rev. John Anthony Elliott
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with youth choir singing; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; May 10, Dr. Eugene Rogers at The Prizery.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday prayer and Bible study 6:30 p.m.; May 5, church anniversary with Mrs. Barbara Jennings and at 3:00 p.m., Rev. Dr. Rodney Forrest, dinner will be served between services; May 19, pastor’s anniversary at 3:00 p.m.
MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; May 5, 3:00 p.m. pastor at New Vernon Baptist; May 6, 7:00 p.m., pastor at Banister Hill Baptist; May 7, mass choir at New Zion Baptist.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer May 2 at 10:00 a.m.; May 4, prayer 7:00 a.m., gospel ensemble rehearsal 10:00 a.m.; May 5, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m., Holy Communion observed; church conference May 11 at 9:00 a.m.; May 19, annual trustee day at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
WILLIAMS TEMPLE CME CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study and prayer Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; May 5, pastoral 20th anniversary with Rev. Stan Hood at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. service by Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr., dinner will be served between services; May 11, car wash 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. George S. Brown
ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor appreciation day this Sunday during morning worship with Rev. Thurman Betts as guest speaker. Dinner will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Rodney Dillard
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