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NR Church Notices for Nov. 21, 2013

SoVaNow.com / November 20, 2013
SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Bible study at 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.; private Bible study and free Bible correspondence available, call 575-7138.

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.

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.

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday Bible study for young adults 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday youth and young people meeting 6:30 p.m., Bible study and prayer 7:00 p.m. Children’s church, children’s music and nursery provided during worship.
Pastor, R. Dan Ward

CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday Bible study each Wednesday with Bible study and prayer 7:00 p.m.; November 27, 7:00 p.m. pre-Thanksgiving service.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.

ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor Gloria Skinner-Pettiford and church family invite you to “A Memorial tot he Pioneers of the Church” Sunday, November 24 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Abraham A. Mackey and 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Isaac T. Jackson.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
November 24, church school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m.; midweek service each Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.; December 1, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Sunnyside Women’s Ministry Christmas musical 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday at noon; missionaries seek canned goods for Harvest House; gospel chorus rehearsal November 23, usher ministry meeting November 24 after church.
Pastor Willie Yancey

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

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; pastor at Elkhorn Baptist Sunday at 3:00 p.m. for their anniversary; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

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

BANISTER, STAUNTON AND
SUNNYSIDE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CENTER
Fall Clean-up for November 23 has been cancelled.

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Children and adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional service 11:00 a.m. with nursery and children’s church provided. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30 p.m.; spaghetti dinner November 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.; Thanksgiving service November 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg

OWENS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., testimony 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; adult choir anniversary December 1 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor John M. Leigh

AARON’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday coffee and fellowship 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Joe McDowell

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; December 1, 3:00 p.m. ordination service for deacon elect Bro. William “Billy” Carter and Bro. Ronald Foster, refreshments 1:45 p.m.; December 7, 10:00 a.m. year end church meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m. nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 24: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. worship with Jeters Chapel; November 17, no Wednesday night services.

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
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.; November 24, 3:00 p.m. women of the Bible by elect lady committee.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

STAUNTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Pre-Thanksgiving service Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor James Carrington. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Dr. P.A. Medley

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Nov. 24, at 10:00 a.m. the Interim Rector, Father Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in a service of Holy Eucharist. Following the service there will be a Thanksgiving Pot Luck Lunch in the undercroft. Everyone is invited to a Community Thanksgiving Service at 7:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, bring a bag supper and join us in a Book Study at 6:00 p.m. in the undercroft. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, there will be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696. Interim Rector Rev. Cleon Ross

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor T.E. Betts

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., youth service 4:00 p.m. for 1-12 graders; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.

PEACEFUL TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; evening worship each third Sunday 6:00 p.m.; November 24, 3:00 p.m., 120th church anniversary with Rev. Marvin Bowman as guest.
Pastor, Rev. Jackie Stamps

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m., nursery provided; Sunday at 7:00 p.m., community Thanksgiving service; Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. Thanksgiving fellowship and meal.
Pastor, Rev. Greg Smith

LIVING WORD OF CHRIST FELLOWSHIP CHURCH
Pre-Thanksgiving service November 24 at 11:15 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Call 476-6554 for more information.
Pastor, Rev. Mattie C. Carr

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday prayer Wednesday; Family and Friends Day December 8 at 11:00 a.m.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
November 22, 5:00 p.m. “3:6 Teen” youth group meeting; November 24, 9:30 a.m. Bible study, budget meeting, Thompson Mission Fund, 12:01 p.m. nominating committee meeting, 7:00 p.m. Thanksgiving service; November 26, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; November 29, 2:30 p.m. church is invited to visit with Harriett Compton for dessert in the fellowship hall.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 21, Bible study 7:00 p.m.; November 23, male chorus meeting/rehearsal at noon; November 24, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Maurice Ferrell. All are welcome to attend.

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 24: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving supper, call 572-2006 by Friday noon for reservation, no Sunday evening service, a nursery is provided up to age 3; November 26, 7:00 p.m. community Thanksgiving service at Main St. UMC; November 27, no evening activities.

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; conference November 30 at noon.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Tuesday night services November 26 at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 476-7762.

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., Black history planning committee meeting 8:30 a.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., RAY group meeting Sunday; junior ushers meeting Monday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; Bible study and prayer each Wednesday 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; 124th church anniversary Sunday at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Frank Coleman, dinner served at 1:30 p.m.; Bible study Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

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

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.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, 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.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30 p.m.; Pre-Thanksgiving service November 26 at 6:30 p.m.

MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ushers unit anniversary with Pastor Ronnie Haynes.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Quarterly church conference November 22 at 8:00 p.m., Zone 3 missionaries retreat 7:00-9:00 p.m. and November 23 from 9:00-3:00; November 23, youth praise ensemble rehearsal at noon; November 24, 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.

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; DRBBC Christmas banquet December 15 at the Homestead Festival House, for tickets contact Gladys Frierson or Patricia Dunn.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

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.; annual Men’s Day this Sunday during worship; November 27, Thanksgiving Eve worship service with Rev. Ronnie Keen. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study Wednesday; December 1, 143 church anniversary at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

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.; church conference November 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode

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; Operation Christmas Child Relay Center hours: November 18-22, 9:00-1:00 and 4:00-7:00, November 23, 10:00-5:00, November 24, 1:00-5:00.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell


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