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NR Church Notices for Nov. 7, 2013

SoVaNow.com / November 06, 2013
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.

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.

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; church conference November 9 at noon; 130th church anniversary November 10 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Spotwood Burwell, Jr., lunch will be served.
Pastor Willie Yancey

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
Church school 8:00 a.m., worship at 9:00 a.m., annual choir day 3:00 p.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 6:45 a.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily

McLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
November 9, Friendly Supper fundraiser 11:00 a.m., call 575-5746; November 17, church’s 48th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. James E. McLaughlin
Pastor Elder Charlie C. Tucker

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner November 15, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Menu includes spaghetti, tossed salad, bread, drink. There is a charge per meal.

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; November 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m. pork BBQ dinner with proceeds to benefit “STOPHUNGER NOW”; November 12, 7:30 p.m. UMW meets at Betty Mele’s.
Pastor Charles Townsend

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with Men’s day program and guest speaker Minister Larry Patterson. Lunch will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with pastor, Rev. Greg Smith, nursery provided; Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. prayer meeting, Bible study, 8:00 p.m. choir practice.

BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 6:00 p.m.; gospel train November 10 at 3:00 p.m.; Dr. Carr guest speaker at Ellis Creek Baptist November 17 at 3:00 p.m.

BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. nursery provided for both; Operation Christmas Child relay 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

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Women’s Day service at 3:00 p.m. with Minister Judy Echols; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 10: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:30 p.m. service and children’s play rehearsal, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; November 13: 5:30 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. prayer gathering, nursery provided up to age 3.

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 9, 5:00 p.m. Evangelist Echols play at Cherrystone Center, there is a charge to attend; November 10, 3:00 p.m. Evangelist Echols at First Baptist Church.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., Buds of Promise meet 1:00 p.m.; Sunday altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., invitation is to Rising Star Baptist at 3:00 p.m.; November 12, invitation to Meadville Center 6:45 p.m.; Sunday school officers and teachers meeting November 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MEADVILLE
100th church anniversary celebration November 16, banquet at Meadville Center 6:00 p.m. with Vision as guests; November 17, 11:00 a.m. Elder Linda Gayle Tucker at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor R.S. Wimbish

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; women’s ministry bingo November 12 at noon; November 17, 3:00 p.m., 129th church anniversary with Rev. Steve Taylor, lunch will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

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

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Sunday; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; November 12, 6:00 p.m. pastor’s aid and missionary meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

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.; Bible study Wednesday at noon.

SUNFLOWER BAPTIST CHURCH
139th church anniversary November 10 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Marcellus Mack, lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Robert Tucker, Jr.

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 viewing of “The Bible” at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Joe McDowell

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.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 10: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 6:00 p.m. evening service; November 13: 6:30 p.m. Awana, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Nov. 10th , at 10:00 a.m. the Interim Rector, Father Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in a service of Holy Eucharist. Coffee Time will be at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday School for all ages will be held at 11:15 a.m. On Tuesday, Nov. 12th, bring a bag supper and join us in a Book Study at 6:00 p.m. in the Rector’s study. On Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 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

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.; pastor’s anniversary second Sunday 3:00 p.m. with Louis S. Leigh as guest speaker.
Pastor John M. Leigh

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes Sunday 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m. youth worship; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; Fall Festival November 9, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett ministers.

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30-5:00 p.m. for grades PreK-5th; United Methodist Women meet November 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg

STAUNTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Community Family and Friends Day November 10 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor D.A. Medley. A fellowship meal will follow worship. All are welcome to attend.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; November 9, 10:00 a.m. church meeting.
Pastor T.E. Betts

SUNNYSIDE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
The Men’s Ministry will hold a stew Saturday, November 9, at Community Cannery, Riverdale, South Boston. There is a charge per quart.

JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Choir Day November 10 at 4:00 p.m. with Bishop Darren Gay, The Higher Way Music Department and Kentuck Baptist Church Youth Choir.

PEACEFUL TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; third Sunday evening worship 6:00 p.m.; November 17, 3:00 p.m. Forever Blessed in concert; November 24, 3:00 p.m. 120th church anniversary with Rev. Marvin Bowman.
Pastor, Rev. Jackie Stamps

GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Youth Men of Halifax County in concert November 9 at 5:00 p.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.; November 10, 3:00 p.m. Eld. John Coles guest speaker.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 8, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; November 10, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Maurice Ferrell and Willing Workers meet following worship; Bible study November 21 at 7:00 p.m.

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Smith; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
November 7, 7:00 p.m. Collingsworth Family in concert HCHS; November 8, 5:00 p.m. 3:6 Teen youth meeting; November 9, 7:00 a.m. Oak Level Fire Department breakfast, 12:30 p.m. 3:6 Teen youth group goes to Liberty football game; November 10, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting, 4:00 p.m. My Hope for America at Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club; November 12, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; November 17, collection day for Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes, 2:00 p.m. Eagle Ceremony for Chris Ford; November 24, 12:01 p.m. nominating committee meeting, 7:00 p.m. Thanksgiving service.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

GREATER MAYFIELD APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Fundraising service for Michael Jones, cancer patient, Friday, November 22, 7:00 p.m. For donations and more information, call 572-8504.

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; senior choir 50th anniversary November 9 at 2:00 p.m.; quarterly church conference November 22 at Union Grove CME at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., scripture Ephesians 3:20 “Youth, Explore Your Potential”; Bible study continues on Tuesday.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; 122nd church anniversary with Rev. Moses Dixon, Jr. at 3:00 p.m.; Bible study/prayer each Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

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.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Join us for worship services Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call 476-7762.

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; pre-Thanksgiving dinner November 17 following worship.
Pastor, Rev. Moses N. Dixon, Jr.

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.

NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Sylvester Crawley and church family invite you to Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m.; November 10, 3:00 p.m. Veteran’s Day program with Pastor John Elliott.

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; choir day November 10 at 3:00 p.m.; Divine Daughters at Lawson Chapel November 16 at 4:00 p.m.; senior citizen banquet November 17 after worship.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.

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

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Revival tonight and Friday at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Elrick Tuck; November 10, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; November 9, stewardess meet at 9:30 a.m., pastor’s aide meets 10:00 a.m., missionaries meet 10:30 a.m., musical program at 4:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.




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