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NR Church Notices for Oct. 11, 2012

SoVaNow.com / October 10, 2012
SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; administrative board meeting October 15 at 8:00 p.m. following Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; October 16, UMW meets at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Cecile Ford; breakfast October 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
Pastor George Gorman

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; October 13, Fun Day beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.; pastor at Mayo Grove October 14 at 5:00 p.m.; 132nd church anniversary October 21 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Frank Coleman. 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.; Bible study Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; BBQ dinner benefit for Aubrey Duffer October 12 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with concert at 7:00 p.m. with Ben and Linda Hughes and Sherry Link, love offering taken.
Pastor Barbara Parker

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; October 21, 3:00 p.m. church anniversary with Rev. Sylvester Crawley. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

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

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 14, 10:00 a.m. Grace for Israel Day with guest speaker Ken Keatherly, Professor of Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 12:00 noon covered dish luncheon; October 17, 6:30 p.m. AWANA Clubs, high school Bible study, English Second Language class, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
At 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, choir practice will be held. At 10 a.m. Father Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in the celebration of Holy Eucharist. This will be followed by Coffee Time at 11 a.m. in the undercroft. At 11:15 a.m. Sunday School will be held for all adults and children. On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the healing service will be held at 10 a.m. in the chapel, and at 6 p.m. a sack supper (bring your own) and book study will take place in the undercroft. There will be a Youth Yard Sale on Sat. Oct. 27 at the rectory from 8-11 a.m. Please clean out your attics and basements for items to donate. Call Tracy Quackenbush at 434-579-5760 to make arrangements to bring donations to the rectory. Homecoming Sunday is October 28. If you know of anyone who should receive an invitation, please notify the church office. We will be sending out printed invitations to all guests and friends. On Tuesday, Nov. 20, there will be a workshop “Surviving the Holidays” offered from 7-9 p.m. Come and learn how to enjoy less stressful holidays. If interested please call the church office and leave your name, address, and phone number.

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

CEDAR GROVE METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday, October 14, 6:00 p.m., Gospel Fest celebration with The Halifax Hillbillies, Rhonda and Steve Powell, Mark and Linda Satterfield. All are welcome at Hwy. 708, off US 58 West. Offering taken to help local feed the hungry groups.

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; October 13, 4:00 p.m. J.D. Terry Scholarship program; October 20, 5:00 p.m. senior choir anniversary; October 21, 3:00 p.m. usher board anniversary; October 27, 3:00 p.m. usher’s rainbow tea, Meadville Center.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

MURPHY’S GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual choir anniversary October 14 at 3:00 p.m. with many groups on the program. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Herman Robertson

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
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.

BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF
VIRGINIA
Area-E week of prayer October 13, 10:00 a.m. at Shockoe Missionary Baptist Church, Java.

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday, October 14, Homecoming with interim pastor Rev. Marvin L. Bowman delivering the message and The Heavenly Chorus of Zion Grove will sing. All are welcome to attend.

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; usher ministry anniversary October 13 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 12, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; October 14, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., Senior Citizens Day worship 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott, dinner will be served, call 454-7864 for details; October 21, gospel chorus anniversary 3:00 p.m.

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.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Weekend Mass Saturday at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; weekday Mass Thursday and Friday at 9:30 a.m., Holy Hour follows on Friday.

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.

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 14, pastor at Whitestone Church at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 14: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. praise, 11:00 a.m. worship Homecoming Day; October 17: 7:00 p.m. discipleship gathering; a nursery is provided up to age 3.

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sunday Bible classes for all ages 9:30 a.m., fellowship 10:15 a.m., adult worship/praise and children’s worship/praise 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday choir practice 6:30 p.m., praise team practice 7:15 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Mike Haskett, ministers.

FLORENCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
Fall revival October 14-17 on Sunday night, Rev. Allen Boggs will speak; Monday thru Wednesday, guest speaker will be Rev. Tim Miller. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Allen Boggs

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; church conference October 19 at 7:00 p.m.; pastor’s second anniversary October 28 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Gary Lee.
Pastor R. Haynes

ELLIS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Stew and bake sale Saturday, October 13, stew ready by 11:00 a.m. To place an order, call 349-6429 or 476-6237.

GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Culinary Day, along with footsteps of praise “Packing the Pew” October 14 at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Gregory Hardy

SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Praise Fest October 14 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Keith Carter and Devine Fellowship and praise dancers.

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 14, 3:00 p.m. annual missionary service with Pastor Thomas Divens.
Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh, Sr.

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon with prayer at 6:30 p.m.; October 14, 3:00 p.m. senior choir anniversary with Rev. Dr. C. Lewis Motley; October 15-17 at 7:00 p.m. nightly fall revival with Rev. Robert Tucker.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

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 Mrs. Tiffany P. Ruff; revival October 14 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Isaac T. Jackson.

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Communion; October 21, Sons of Glory 32nd fellowship day with Rev. McArthur Pettiford; October 13, Health Fair; thanks to all who supported our pastoral celebration.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with gospel chorus singing; junior choir anniversary October 14 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson Stamps

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Holy Eucharist Sunday at 11:00 a.m.; Christian Formation (Sunday school) for children at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments are served.

BANISTER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
100 Men in Black Program at Piney Grove Baptist Church Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m.

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/Bible study each Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; October 14, evening service 6:00 p.m.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
October 13, breakfast at Oak Level Fire Department 7:00-9:00 a.m., local mission in action fall fundraiser at the church 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 8:30 a.m.-noon HOPE at Dan River Baptist, noon-7:00 p.m. Makayla’s fundraiser at Mt. Laurel Ruritan Club; October 14, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting, 3:00 p.m. prayer walk; October 16, 10:00 a.m. Bible study at church; October 17, 6:00 p.m. choir practice; October 19, 8:45 a.m. distribute food at Good Shepherd; October 20, 8:45 a.m. distribute food at Good Shepherd, noon “3:6 Teen” helps at Habitat pumpkin patch and then Liberty hockey game at 4:00 p.m.; October 21, 4:00 p.m. Stop Hunger Now at First Baptist Church; October 22, 8:00 a.m. women’s Bible study group goes to Mt. Airy, NC.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; intercessory prayer third Sunday 9:45 a.m.; October 10, 7:30 p.m. pastor at Evening Light Holiness Church; October 13, 6:00 p.m. appreciation dinner for elect lady and pastor at Westover Hill Community Center; October 14, 3:00 p.m. men’s day with Pastor Melvin Fuller; October 21, 3:00 p.m. male chorus anniversary with Pastor Ben Elliott.

SUNNYSIDE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
October 20, association meets at St. Mark Baptist Church for its one day session at 9:00 a.m. Churches are kindly asked to submit information to be included for the 2013 calendar year.
Pastor H.M. Pettiford

GREATER MAYFIELD APOSTOLIC CHURCH
October 21, ushers ministry anniversary with Elder Carl Clement leading service at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Elder Bernard Wilkins

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
October 14, 8:00 a.m. church school, worship at 9:00 a.m.; October 17-19, annual youth fall revival at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Brandon Smith, Pastor Jackie Stamps and Pastor AnTori Brown, respectively; October 21, 126th church anniversary at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marion Motley as guest speaker, lunch will be served; October 24, Bible study resumes 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Frederick Eily

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. second and fourth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. first and third Sunday; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned goods for Harvest House; senior choir rehearsal October 13 at noon; deacons, deaconess and trustees day October 14 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Frederick K. Wilson; church conference October 20 at noon, pastor, deacons and trustees meet 10:30 a.m., pastor aide ministry meets 10:00 a.m., missionary meets 11:00 a.m., male chorus rehearsal 2:00 p.m.; gospel chorus rehearsal October 27 at 11:00 a.m., male chorus program at 5:30 p.m.; October 28, usher anniversary.
Pastor Willie Yancey

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
We invite all men to dine with the UM Men on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. 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.

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school for all ages 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with special guest Mr. Tony Brooks, nursery provided, children’s church ages 3-6 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 7:00 p.m.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m. with Genesis singing; Bible study/prayer Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; November 4, gospel music program at 4:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m., usher’s anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Sis. Beatrice Petty.

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Marcus A. Motley, active duty U.S. Army Lt. Colonel, delivering the message and at 3:00 p.m. Pastor Motley in service at New Bethel Baptist Church.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

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.; quilting ministry meets Thursday 9:00 a.m.; junior ushers meets Thursday at 6:00 p.m.; senior missionaries anniversary October 13 with seven last sayings of Jesus, admission by ticket at Meadville Center at 4:00 p.m., dinner served.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

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.; senior choir anniversary October 14 at 3:00 p.m.

FIVE FORKS BAPTIST CHURCH
137th church anniversary October 28 at 3:00 p.m. with Dr. W.A. Keen as guest speaker. A repass will follow the service. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Moses Dixon

BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA
Area E week of prayer will be held October 13 at 10:00 a.m. at Shockoe Missionary Baptist Church.

BANISTER MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION WOMEN’S MINISTRY
Women’s ministry will meet October 18 at 5:00 p.m. to plan our calendar for 2013 at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.

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

JETER CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. AnTori D. Brown and lady Wanda Brown’s 7th anniversary October 14 at 3:00 p.m. with guest preacher Rev. Dr. Calvin L. Gary, dinner will be served. All are welcome to attend.

ZION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school at 10:00 a.m., morning worship first and third Sunday at 11:15 a.m.; prayer and Bible study each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.; senior choir anniversary October 28 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode


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