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NR Church Notices for May 9, 2013
SoVaNow.com / May 09, 2013UNION 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.
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday, May 12: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, youth leading worship, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. tradition service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; Wednesday, May 15: 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study and choir practice.
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 19, 3:00 p.m. missionary anniversary celebration.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 10, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; May 11, children’s practice 11:00 a.m.; May 12, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Commander Rev. James L. Davis with Mother’s Day tribute; May 19, combined choir anniversary 3:00 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST MISSIONARY CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m. first, second, third and fourth Sunday; worship 11:00 a.m. first, second and third Sunday; May 19, 3:00 p.m. pastor at St. Mark Baptist Church.
Pastor L.R. Love
ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:15 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; church anniversary and 50 state rally May 19 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott, lunch at 1:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode
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, pastor at Christ Temple at 7:30 p.m.; revival services May 15-17 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.
FIVE FORKS BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival May 15-17 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Kevan Chandler, Rev. Thurman Betts and Rev. Dwight Wilkerson, respectively.
Pastor, Rev. Moses N. Dixon, Jr.
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with a special tribute to mother’s; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; Women Ministry’s Rainbow Tea May 18 at 4:00 p.m.
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Tuesday night, May 14, 7:00 p.m. with music by Fear One. For more information, call 476-7762.
HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
May 9, 7:00 p.m., Evangelist Echols at True Word; 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 intercessory prayer 9:45 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; annual Family and Friends Day May 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes
SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
May 12, music worship service at 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., lunch served after service. The church is located at 13550 Highway 45, across from Country Boys/Shirley’s Store.
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes 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 practice 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.
ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor Gloria Skinner-Pettiford and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship 11:00 a.m.
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; yard and bake sale May 18, 7:30 a.m.-12:00 noon in the fellowship hall.
MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m. with nursery available, Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen
CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; UMW monthly meeting May 16 at 7:00 in the fellowship hall with Althea Whitlow as speaker. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Barbara Parker
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
May 12: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship with recognition of mother’s, no evening activities; May 15: 5:30 p.m. supper, 7:00 p.m. final night adult VBS; children’s VBS June 9-14.
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both services. All are welcome to attend. Bible studies will not be held during the summer months.
Pastor George Gorman
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, May 12 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 15 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. Please dress casually and bring chairs and a covered dish for the pot luck lunch held after the service. 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
OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
School of wisdom 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; women’s conference May 10, 7:00 p.m. with Latarsha Womack, May 11, 10:00 a.m. Jacqueline Reid.
Pastor Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr.
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. third Sunday; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; dance ministry rehearsal May 11 at 10:00 a.m.; senior choir rehearsal at noon.
Pastor Willie Yancey
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
May 11, 8:30 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd; May 12, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 3:00 p.m. Dan River Baptist WMU meeting at Clover Bottom Baptist; May 14, 9:30 a.m. women’s Bible study, 10:30 a.m. unload truck at Good Shepherd, 7:00 p.m. Dan River Baptist meeting at Beth Car; May 18, 5:00 a.m. big day of serving in Roanoke, 9:00 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd; May 19, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting; June 22, focus Southside service projects.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
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. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study Wednesday; Spring revival May 13-16 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Antonel Myler.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional worship 11:00 a.m. nursery and children’s church provided.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams
ST. PAUL CME CHURCH
First and third Sunday, Sunday school 9:00 a.m., praise 10:00 a;.m., worship 10:15 a.m.; church conference May 18 at 11:00 a.m., Bible study at noon; annual Steward Day May 19 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Joyce Orr as guest speaker.
Pastor, Rev. Darryl A. Burton, Sr.
NEW HOPE CME CHURCH
Fish fry Saturday, May 11 in the parking lot at Heritage Hall, 8:00 a.m.; Mother’s day service Sunday 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Darryl Dennis
CHERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival services May 14-17 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Charles Sand, Jr., Rev. Dr. Osa Sue Dowdy, Rev. Mack Talley, Rev. Dr. Garland Liggon, respectively, and guest music each night.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Raymond E. Dowdy
FIVE FORK BAPTIST CHURCH
Revival services May 15-17 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with different speakers and choirs. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Moses Dixon, Jr.
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.; youth explosion May 19 at 3:00 p.m.; male chorus rehearsal May 26 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.
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.; May 19, pastor’s 14th anniversary at 3:00 p.m., dinner served between services.
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with a Mother’s Day service.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.; May 11, church conference 9:00 a.m., stewardess, pastor’s aide, missionaries meet following conference, male chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m., trustees meet 1:00 p.m.; May 12, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m.; May 19, 3:00 p.m. annual trustee day musical program.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
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