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NR Church Notices for Nov. 29, 2012

SoVaNow.com / November 29, 2012
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Church meeting first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; morning worship first, third and fourth Sunday at 11:00 a.m., attend Sunday school at 10:00 a.m.; December 9, Communion Singers musical program at 3:00 p.m.; fifth Sunday in December, Christmas Alphabet Rally with youth in charge. All are welcome to attend.

CHERRY HILL UMC
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; Advent daytime Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; UMW annual Christmas dinner at Ernie’s December 5 at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Barbara Parker

VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Special Nativity with live animals and Bible characters December 15 and December 16 at 7:00 p.m. A special cowboy church service and music will follow Saturday’s performance. For more information, call 476-7762.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. choir practice will be held. At 10 a.m. the congregation will be led in Morning Prayer. 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, Dec.5 , there will not be a healing service. For further information, call 476-6696.

MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.; December 1, 10:00 a.m. ushers meeting followed by nurses unit at 11:00 a.m.; December 9, 3:00 p.m. pastor speaks at Laurel Grove Church.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
November 30, 2:00-6:00 p.m. assist Operation Christmas Child, leave church at 8:00 a.m. for Billy Graham Museum tour; December 2, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. budget and stewardship committee meetings, 4:00 p.m. Virginia Christmas Spectacular, leave church at 2:00 p.m.; December 9, nomination for deacons at 12:01 p.m.; December 11, 10:30 a.m. assist Good Shepherd Food Ministry.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

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

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday at 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 9:30 a.m.

ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Masses Saturday 6:00 p.m., 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.; Peaceful Dove Prayer Group meets Monday 10:00 a.m.

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with Rev. Bill Lawall. Nursery provided. Christmas play at 7:00 p.m.

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school for all 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., week two of Advent, Peace; children’s church during worship; Wednesday Bible study at 7:00 p.m. A nursery is provided.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with junior choir singing. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps

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; baptism December 2 at 9:30 a.m., Communion observed; pastor at New Bethel Baptist December 2 at 3:00 p.m.; scholarship program December 9 at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Crews; Christmas dinner December 23 after service; Rev. J. Marshall Brown preaching December 30.
Pastor Willie Yancey

GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
The DeAndre S. Barksdale Memorial Scholarship Committee Annual Pre-Holiday Banquet December 1, 6:00 p.m. with Mr. Reginald Davis as speaker and music by Forever Blessed. Tickets available.

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:39 a.m. with pastor-elect, Rev. Moses N. Dixon, Jr. All are welcome to attend.

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
December 2: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship with Lord’s Supper observed; 6:30 p.m. children’s play rehearsal and evening worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal, nursery provided up to age 3; December 5: 5:30 p.m. supper, 7:00 p.m. children’s Bible drill and discipleship and prayer gathering.

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

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 1:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Mary Tharpe

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; December 4, 7:30 p.m. administrative board meeting; no Bible study December 6 or 10. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor George Gorman

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

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study resumes at a later date; December 1, 10:00 a.m. conference meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

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

MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 9:30 a.m. with nursery provided, Sunday school 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen


MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Holiday Extravaganza Bake Sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8:00-12:00 noon in the Education Building. 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. The 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.

ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor Gloria Skinner-Pettiford and members invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion this week.

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.; December 1, prayer at 7:00 a.m., church conference 9:00 a.m., gospel ensemble rehearsal 10:00 a.m.; December 2, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:15 a.m.

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
December 2, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. scripture John 1:14 “Love is Coming, Get Ready, Get Ready!” Holy Communion observed.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

CLOVER CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Stew and bake sale Saturday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. Pre-orders, call 579-5941.

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., Holy Communion during worship; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; Saturday prayer 7:00 a.m.; deacons and deaconess 15th joint anniversary December 2 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Larry Roberts, beginning with a pre-Christmas dinner following worship; seeking non-perishable items for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

WILLIAMS TEMPLE CME CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; December 2, Rainbow Tea 2:00 p.m. with Voices of Faith. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. George R. Brown

NEW LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Paul W. Bruce and church family invite you to Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; evening service Sunday at 6:00 p.m.

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.

BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VA
District E-2 men and women’s ministry meets December 8, 9:00 a.m. at Bluestone Harmony Association, Keysville. Bring a gift or canned good for the wish list, as this is our Christmas meeting.

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; Bible study/prayer Wednesday 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

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

ST. PASCHAL MASS & HEALING SERVICE DEC. 12
A Mass and Healing Service will be held Wednesday, December 12, 6:30 p.m. Father Peter Creed will conduct the service. All are welcome to attend.

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

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; December 2, music by the senior choir and Holy Communion observed.
Pastor, Rev. John Anthony Elliott

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
December 2, church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Christmas luncheon December 8 at Hemstead Steak House; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily

APOSTOLIC BODY OF CHRIST
Services Monday and Thursday at noon; worship Saturday at noon; annual winter revival December 17-22 at 7:00 p.m. nightly. All are welcome to attend. Host pastor Prophet Donna Foster.

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; 142nd church anniversary December 2 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Yancey; December 9, 3:00 p.m. Minister’s Wives and Widows of Danville and vicinity.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; computer refresher class Tuesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. William Carr


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