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NR Church Notices for Nov. 8, 2012
SoVaNow.com / November 07, 2012MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Auction, Sat. Nov. 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 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.
FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. (children’s church during worship); Bible study Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. A nursery is available during Sunday school and worship.
Pastor R. Dan Ward
STAUNTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Family and Friends Day Sunday, November 11, 11:00 a.m. with our pastor delivering the message. Dinner will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Dr. P.A. Medley
EBENEZER CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Retreat Friday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 17, 9:30 a.m. with the theme “Moving Forward Through Intimacy with God.” There is a cost to register. For more information, call 575-0799 or 572-1775.
Pastor, Rev. Andre P. Williamson
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 11: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship; November 14: 7:00 p.m. children’s Bible drill and discipleship and prayer gathering. A nursery is provided up to age 3.
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. senior choir singing; we salute all who serve in our Armed Forces.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 11: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sundays school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. night service; November 13: 6:30 p.m. Awana Clubs, teens Bible study, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Pre-Thanksgiving dinner November 19 following worship with Rev. Moses Dixon at 11:30 a.m.; church conference November 17 at 10:00 a.m.; Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. choir practice will be held. At 10 a.m. Morning Prayers 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. 14, there will not be a healing service and there will be no evening event. 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.
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
HALIFAX COUNTY USHERS UNION AND VICINITY
November 17, Halifax County Ushers Union and Vicinity annual banquet at Cherrystone Center at 6:00 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.; musical program with Bro. William Coleman, Minister Vera Staten and others November 18 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
Church school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m., annual choir day at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frederick Eily
BANISTER HILL CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. William F. Carr
CRYSTAL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday Bible study each Wednesday with prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
CODY CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Lasagna Supper fundraiser November 10 at 6:00 p.m. with lasagna, bread, salad, dessert and drink, there is a charge per meal. The church is located at 14905 East Gretna Road, Gretna.
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both services; Bible study Monday at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.; November 10, 5:00-7:00 p.m. BBQ dinner fundraiser for StopHungerNow; November 13, UMW at 7:30 p.m. at Betty Mele’s home.
Pastor George Gorman
SAINT JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH
Missionary society concert November 11 at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Charles Sands, Sr.
HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; November 10, 11:00 a.m. 2013 church calendar meeting.
Pastor T.E. Betts
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with choir singing; noonday prayer each Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN
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.; Knights of Columbus stew November 3 at 9:00 a.m. at the church.
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.
CLOVER CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Stew and bake sale November 10 beginning at 10:00 a.m. For pre-orders, call 434-579-5941 or 454-4579.
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
November 11, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. deacons meeting, Operation Christmas Child boxes picked up; November 13, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study at the church’ November 16, 8:45 a.m. local mission project at Good Shepherd Food Ministry; November 17, 9:00 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 410 stew; November 18, 12:01 p.m. called church business meeting; November 21, 7:00 p.m. community Thanksgiving service at Pleasant Grove Church.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; Buds of Promise meet November 10 at noon; Silver Trotters leave at 8:00 a.m. for Winston Salem, NC.
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 9, 9-11, call 476-2567 with questions.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
DAN RIVER VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:45 p.m.; Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Anointed Praise Angels fourth anniversary.
Pastor, Rev. Samuel Burton
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.; Rev. Dr. George W. Ford, Sr. preaching Sunday; Men and Women’s Day November 18 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Hayward Jennings.
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., adult worship/praise 11:00 a.m., children’s worship/praise 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.; Saturday fall festival November 10, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Mike Haskett, ministers.
TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; church 121st anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. John Hubbard; Bible study/prayer each Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; scholarship committee meets November 8 at 4:15 p.m.; senior choir rehearsal November 10 at 11:00 a.m.; church 129th anniversary November 11 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor L.E. Cash; November 10, old fashioned dinner at 4:00 p.m.; trip committee meets November 16 at 6:00 p.m.; male chorus rehearsal November 17 at 11:00 a.m.; gospel chorus rehearsal November 24 at 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Willie Yancey
SUNNYSIDE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
November 10, Sunnyside Women’s Ministry meets at 10:00 a.m. at Greater Brandon Chapel Baptist Church, bring a covered dish for fellowship hour.
ONE DAY FALL SESSION
Business session for the One Day Fall Session Saturday, November 10 at 9:00 a.m. at Banister, Staunton River, Sunnyside Center with Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard delivering the message at 11:00 a.m.
CHRIST TEMPLE BLUEROCK APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Prayer breakfast November 17 at 9:00 a.m.; Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday prayer 6:00 p.m.; Thursday Bible study 7:30 p.m.
Pastor District Elder Donald Johnson
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.; pre-Thanksgiving service November 21 at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Morris Mitchell.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode
WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Church meeting first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; morning worship first, third and fourth Sunday 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m.; November 11, board of evangelism program at 3:00 p.m. with HCHS chorus.
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.; November 11, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m.; November 17, 4:00 p.m. pastor’s aide musical program.
Pastor Alfred Parker
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.; November 10, women of excellence ministry at 4:00 p.m.; evening service Sunday 6:00 p.m.
MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; November 16, monthly church conference at 7:30 p.m.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens
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 each Tuesday 6:30 p.m.; next Sunday 3:00 p.m. Veteran’s Day service with Pastor Antori Brown, dinner served.
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.; pastor aide Rainbow Tea November 17 at 2:30 p.m.; pastor at St. Michael AME November 18 at 3:00 p.m.
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Services each Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at 12014 Mountain Road, Vernon Hill.
SPANISH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 11, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school, 10:45 a.m. praise followed by worship, Holy Communion observed; youth revival November 7-9 with Rev. Rodney Dillard at 7:00 p.m. nightly; church meeting November 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Womack
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with male chorus singing, men’s day during worship with Minister Martin Strange.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps
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