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NR Church Notices for Nov. 15, 2012

SoVaNow.com / November 14, 2012
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.; November 18, pastor at Fellowship Church, Martinsville, at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

ST. PASCHAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular Masses Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.; weekday Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Adoration of 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 Rosary; November 22, Thanksgiving Mass 9:00 a.m.; Peaceful Dove Prayer Group meets Monday 10:00 a.m.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Mass Saturday 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; weekday Masses Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; holy hour Friday 9:30 a.m.; November 22, Thanksgiving Mass at 10:00 a.m.

ST. PASCHAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.; weekday Mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m., Adoration of Holy Eucharist to follow; Rev. John Kazibwe, pastor, or Rev. Jaime Guardado, parochial victor, will be Celebrant; Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday at 5:30 p.m.; scripture study Sunday 5:00 p.m.; Peaceful Dove Prayer group meets Monday 10:00 a.m.

SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Bible study 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; free Bible correspondence and private Bible study available, call 575-7138.

CEDAR GROVE METHODIST CHURCH
Biscuit and Bake Sale in the church fellowship hall Saturday, November 17, 8:00-11:00 a.m. The church is located on Hwy. 708 off US 58 West.

CHERRY HILL UMC
Sunday 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 meeting November 15 at 7:00 p.m.; UMW Thanksgiving party at South Boston Manor November 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Pastor Barbara Parker

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 18: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:30 p.m. evening worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; November 20: 7:00 p.m. community Thanksgiving service; no Wednesday activities; a nursery is provided up to age 3.

UNION CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Union Christian Church, Virgilina, Christmas concert featuring Rejoice Trio Saturday, November 17, 6:30 p.m. Free admission, love offering taken and refreshments served.

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Pre-Thanksgiving dinner November 18 after worship at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Moses N. Dixon, Jr.; church conference November 17 at 10:00 a.m.; Sunday school 10:00 a.m.

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

OWENS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor John M. Leigh

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., adult and children’s worship 11:00 a.m., Revolution After Dark and Adventure Kids at Night 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m., praise team 7:15 p.m., Andrew Keeney and Mike Haskett, ministers.

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Holy Eucharist Sunday at 11:00 a.m.; Christian Formation (Sunday school) for children 10:00 a.m. Refreshments are served. Call 572-4513 for more information.

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., nursery is provided for both; a love offering for victims of Hurricane Sandy will be taken November 18 with flood buckets being requested and our pastor will take them to Farmville on December 2.
Pastor George Gorman

BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. William Carr and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m. and worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; musical program November 18 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 18: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. Thanksgiving service, dessert to follow; November 21: Wednesday night activities cancelled.

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school at 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; third Sunday Rev. Scott in charge. All are welcome to attend.

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

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. choir practice will be held. At 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist will be held. This will be followed by Coffee Time at 11 a.m. in the undercroft. At 11:15 there will be Sunday school for adults and children. On Wednesday Nov. 21, there will not be a healing service but a Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. This service is open to the public. A community-wide program will be hosted by St. John’s Church on Tuesday, November 20 from 7-9 pm in the church parish hall. This program will be presented by Rev. Cleon Ross who has over 30 years experience working with grief support groups. This program is for anyone who finds the Holidays difficult to deal with due to the loss of loved ones or by relationships that have been broken. This program is for adults only. In the spring, a special program for children is being planned. You may register for this free event by calling St. John’s Episcopal Church Office at 476-6696. The church is located at 197 Mountain Road in Halifax, Virginia. If you have struggled with your emotions around the Holidays, when you have turned on your radio and heard “I’ll be home for Christmas” sung, knowing that your loved one won’t be home, then this program is for you. For further information, call 476-6696.

McLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Revival November 14-16, 7:30 p.m. nightly; November 18, church’s anniversary with Rev. randy Martin. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Elder Charlie C. Tucker

HALIFAX COUNTY USHERS UNION AND VICINITY
November 17, Halifax County Ushers Union and Vicinity annual banquet Saturday, November 17, Cherrystone Center, 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Frederick Eily.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
November 18, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion observed; November 25, Minister Catherine R. Talley delivering the message; Bible study Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

McKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m., nursery available; Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; missionary ministry presents seasonal tea 2:30 p.m. with Sis. Lillian Strange as guest speaker.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps

EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH
121st church anniversary November 18, 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Thurman Echols, lunch at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Delano L. Medley

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Auction Saturday, November 17 for Ben Onserio at 10:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Sunday school begins at 10:00 a.m. and worship with Pastor Ed Rigg at 11:00 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided. Tuesday Bible study meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Education Building. Office hours are Mon.-Fri. 9:00-12:00; 434-572-3290; 701 North Main Street, South Boston.

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship “The Art of Giving Thanks” 11:00 a.m.; children’s church during worship; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., nursery available during worship.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
November 18, Sunday school anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Raymond Roberts. All are welcome to attend. Dinner will be served following morning worship.

CEDAR GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Men’s prayer breakfast Saturday, November 24, 8:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Rev. Lawson

SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Family and Friends Day November 25, 11:15 a.m. with dinner to follow. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Sampson

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
November 18, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with combined choir singing; November 25, 3:00 p.m. 123rd church anniversary with Pastor Ronnie M. Womack and church family, lunch at 1:30 p.m.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Holy Communion observed; noonday prayer each Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. town hall meeting for all members.

BANISTER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
Banister Baptist Association Men’s Ministry meets Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church.

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; pastor’s aide Rainbow Tea November 17 at 2:30 p.m.; pastor at St. Michael’s AME November 18 at 3:00 p.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
November 16-17, 8:45 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministry; November 17, Boy Scout stew at Forest Davis’ shop; November 18, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. called church business meeting; November 20, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study, 10:30 a.m. unload truck at Good Shepherd Food Ministry; November 21, 7:00 p.m. community Thanksgiving service at Pleasant Grove.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study Wednesday; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; Sunday school teachers meeting November 15 at 7:00 p.m.; Sisterhood of Faith meets November 17 at noon; joint meeting of deacons and deaconess Saturday at 3:00 p.m. bring items for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

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.; Operation Christmas Child Relay Center Nov. 12-19, Monday-Friday 9-1 and 4-7, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5; November 19, 9-11, call 476-2567 with questions.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned goods for Harvest House; trip committee meets November 16 at 6:00 p.m.; male chorus rehearsal November 17 at 11:00 a.m., pastor’s aide stew at Farmers Food Saturday; gospel chorus rehearsal November 24 at 11:00 a.m.; scholarship program December 9 at 2:30 p.m.

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study at noon or 6:30 p.m.; November 17, 9:00-1:00 coat giveaway in parking lot; Thanksgiving service/Berry Hill Church anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Mack.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Sons of Glory singing. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

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. with Rev. Dr. George W. Ford, Sr.; Men and Women’s Day November 18 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Hayward Jennings.

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
Family and Friends Day November 25 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Gerald Franklin. All are welcome to attend.

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Children and adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery and children’s church offered.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; November 18, annual Men’s Day with gospel chorus singing.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott

CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday Bible study each Wednesday; Bible study and prayer Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; November 25, 3:00 p.m. 26th anniversary of our pastor with Pastor John M. Leigh preaching.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with senior choir singing; Bible study/prayer Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pre-Thanksgiving service November 19 at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Jimmy Tarplain; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; Sunday school and morning service each Sunday.
Pastor, Rev. Paul Crews

ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:15 a.m.; prayer service and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; pre-Thanksgiving service November 21 at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Morris Mitchell.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode

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 Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; Thanksgiving day service at 11:00 a.m.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
Joint Thanksgiving service with Jeters Chapel Baptist November 18 at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Antori Brown.

ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Adult choir anniversary November 18 at 3:00 p.m. with various groups on the program. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Rodney Dillard

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.; prayer/Bible study each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

UNION CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Christmas concert featuring Rejoice Trio November 17 at 6:30 p.m. Free admission, a love offering will be taken. Refreshments served.

MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
November 16, 7:00 p.m. monthly church conference; November 17, 11:00 a.m. senior choir rehearsal; Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; November 25, 2:30 p.m. ushers anniversary with Dr. James Crowder.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens


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