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NR Church Notices for Oct. 10, 2013
SoVaNow.com / October 10, 2013ST. 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.
VICTORY COWBOY CHURCH
Church service Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call 476-7762.
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.; October 11, 7:00 p.m. quarterly church meeting.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.
HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Children and adult Sunday school 10:00 a.m., traditional service 11:00 a.m., nursery and children’s church offered. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Randy Williams
WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Sunday night youth 4:00 p.m. for 1-12 graders; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.
CODY CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Homecoming October 13 with Sunday school at 10:00 a.m., music service 10:45 a.m., lunch at noon and a song service to follow. All are welcome to attend - 2 miles west of the Cody intersection on Highway 40.
SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Oct. 13 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, Oct. 15 there will be a Book Study at 6:00 p.m. in the Rector’s study. Bring a bag supper and join us. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, 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
ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Sundays; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; October 12, 4:00 p.m. Geneis in concert.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler
JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor’s 8th anniversary October 12, at The Homestead at 5:00 p.m., bus leaving at 4:00 p.m. and on October 13, Rev. Alfred Faulkner guest speaker and a meal will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor AnTori Brown
BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 6:00 p.m.; church conference October 7 at 7:00 p.m.; Men’s Day October 13 at 11:00 a.m. with Elder Dinisio Martin; nursing worship October 26 at 10:00 a.m. with Anitra Harris and Sandra Lovelace.
Pastor Dr. William Carr
MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; children’s choir each Wednesday 4:30 p.m. for PreK-5th grade; Jane Jones Food Pantry distribution October 16, 9:00-noon; the United Methodist Men meet October 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Ed Rigg
OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
Breast Cancer Awareness fellowship October 12 from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., there is a registration fee, speaker Prophetess Cynthia Carter at 5:00 p.m. For more information, call 434-222-0474.
Pastor Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr.
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 public viewing of “The Bible” and prayer 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Joe McDowell
HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday prayer and 7:00 p.m., Bible study 7:30 p.m.; third Sunday intercessory prayer 9:45 a.m.; October 13, 3:00 p.m. Men’s Day with Pastor Tony Dillard.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell
CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Pastor Patricia Neilsen and church family invite you to Homecoming services October 13 at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will follow service. Former minister, Rev. Robert Lewis, pastor of Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church, Charlottesville, will be guest speaker. For more information, call 572-2934.
UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
October 12, usher board meeting 8:30 a.m., stewardess meeting 9:30 a.m., pastor’s aid meeting 10:00 a.m., missionaries meeting 10:30 a.m., male chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m., trustees meeting 1:00 p.m.; October 13, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., usher’s ministry anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. George Brown.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Smith; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; the P.O.P. Team Ministry meets every other Tuesday at 5:45 p.m., new students are welcome.
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.; October 13, Pastor Howerton at Whitestone Pentecostal Church at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Baptism; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frank E. Coleman, Jr.
GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Culinary Ministry Annual Day October 13, 11:00 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Eric Tillman. All are welcome to attend.
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 guest speaker Brother Jamie Ruff.
MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with scholarship fund service at 3:00 p.m. Sunday with Minister Keith Septhens, lunch will be served; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; UMW meets in the home of Rosalynde Robertson October 15 at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Charles Townsend
CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Homecoming October 13 with worship at 11:00 a.m., no Sunday school, covered dish luncheon and Rev. Robert Lewis will bring the message with Pastor Patricia Neilsen leading service.
PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
October 13, church school 8:00 a.m., worship with Pastor Frederick Eily 9:00 a.m.; October 20, church 127th anniversary, lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with Pastor, Rev. Greg Smith, nursery provided; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. deacon meeting, 7:00 p.m. prayer/Bible study/youth Bible study, 8:00 p.m. choir practice.
NEW HOPE CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Blanche Stewart. All are welcome to attend.
COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., executive session of Banister Sunday School Convention 10:00 a.m., deacons and deaconess meeting 4:00 p.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with cancer survivors being recognized.
FIRST BAPTIST MISSIONARY CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m. each Sunday; worship first, second and third Sunday 11:00 a.m. monthly and fourth quarterly; October 27, 3:00 p.m., 113th church anniversary with Pastor Gregory Jones, dinner will be served.
Pastor L.R. Love
MOUNTAIN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Banister Baptist Church School Executive Board meeting October 12, 10:00 a.m. at the church. For more information, call 454-7966.
ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 13: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship with special offering for World Hunger Day, 6:30 p.m. GAs, RAs and Mission Friend, 6:30 p.m. evening service, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; October 16: 5:30 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. children’s Bible drill, 7:00 p.m. prayer gathering. A nursery is provided up to age 3.
ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
In January 2005, John D. Terry passed away and in his memory, the family established a scholarship program, which to date, has been awarded to 15 students on their way to college. On October 12, 4:00 p.m. Genesis will be in concert to benefit this scholarship program. 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.; October 13, Communion observed; October 27, lunch at 1:30 p.m., missionary anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Sylvester Crawley; November 9, 11:00 a.m. conference meeting; November 16, 6:00 p.m. pastor aid anniversary.
Pastor T.E. Betts
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Senior choir anniversary October 13 at 3:00 p.m.; church conference October 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Pastor Moses N. Dixon, Jr.
NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; junior choir anniversary October 13 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps
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.; Tuesday prayer and Bible study 6:30 p.m.; October 12, 9:00-noon youth conference with Rev. Preston; October 13, senior choir anniversary 3:00 p.m. with “Seven Last Words of Christ” speakers Rev. Thurman Betts, Rev. James Traynham, Rev. Jackie Stamps, Rev. Andre Jackson, Rev. Dr. Ceaser Johnson, Rev. James Jones, Rev. Dr. Rodney Forrest and Mrs. Katherine West.
MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
October 12, “3:6” Teen youth group Big Day of Serving, Lexington, NC, leave at 5:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. breakfast at County Line Baptist; October 13, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting; October 15, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; October 16, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; October 27, 12:01 p.m. quarterly church business meeting, 3:00 p.m. Dan River Baptist Association annual meeting at Clover Bottom Baptist Church; October 28, 8:00 a.m. church trip to Roanoke to visit Virginia Transportation Museum and Mall; November 17, collection day for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes; December 17, process Operation Christmas shoeboxes in Charlotte.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins
CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA
Area E Week of Prayer October 12, 10:00 a.m. at Greater Brandon Chapel Baptist Church. Ladies are asked to wear your association flower.
BANISTER BAPTIST MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION
The women’s ministry meets October 17, 5:00 p.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church to plan the 2014 calendar.
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 for both; 170th anniversary Homecoming October 20; Trunk or Treat October 31 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell
BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; pastor’s third anniversary October 27 at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Waddell Jones, Sr.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes
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 usher board anniversary October 13 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Reginald Carter as guest speaker.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; no Bible study Wednesday; October 13, 2:30 p.m., Rev. Mack at New Zion Baptist.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack
ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Minister Michael Jackson as guest speaker; Bible study continues on Tuesday.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley
MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Ushers anniversary Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Mattie Carr as guest speaker.
NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. third Sunday; Bible study Wednesday at noon; senior choir rehearsal October 11 at 5:00 p.m.; pastor aid ministry meeting October 12 at 10:00 a.m., missionary ministry meeting 11:00 a.m., church conference at noon with pastor, deacons and trustees meeting 10:00 a.m., male chorus rehearsal to follow; deacons, deaconess and trustees day October 13 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. DeWayne Mack, lunch served.
Pastor Willie Yancey
NEW ST. LUKE APOSTLE CHURCH
Free breakfast for the community October 13, 8:30-10:00 a.m.; Homecoming October 20 at 3:30 p.m. with Pastor Louise Hayes. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor H. Jerome Betts
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.; evening service October 13 at 6:00 p.m.; October 20, youth day at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Rodney Dillard.
BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 11, church conference 7:00 p.m.; October 13, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., senior citizens day at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Earl Brown, dinner will be served; October 19, gospel chorus anniversary 3:00 p.m.
SPANISH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 13, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m., Communion observed; October 20, 3:00 p.m. Men and Women’s Day with Rev. Frederick Wilson, lunch will be served; October 27, 3:00 p.m. Pastor Womack at New Bethel Baptist. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Womack
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