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NR Church Notices for Oct. 31, 2013

SoVaNow.com / October 30, 2013
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; annual Pre-Thanksgiving dinner November 17 after worship. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Moses N. Dixon, Jr.

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 Holy Communion this Sunday; Bible study Wednesday at noon.

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 PreK-5th grade.
Pastor Ed Rigg

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.

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

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 2, 10:00 a.m. church meeting; November 3, pastor at Cherry Hill Baptist, Clarksville; November 12, 6:00 p.m. pastor’s aid and missionary meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

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

BANISTER HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; missionary workshop with Rev. Jackie Stamps November 2, registration 9:00 a.m. there is a charge, workshop 10:00 a.m.; church conference November 4 at 7:00 p.m.; gospel chorus “Gospel Train” November 10 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. William Carr

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
November 3: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service with youth leading worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; November 6: 6:30 p.m. Awana ages PreK-eighth grade, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; pastor aid musical program November 2 at 6:00 p.m.; deacon, trustee and trustee aid conference November 9, 10:00 a.m.
Pastor T.E. Betts

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Nov. 3, 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. 5th, bring a bag supper and join us in a Book Study at 6:00 p.m. in the Rector’s study. On Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 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

CLOVER CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Stew and bake sale November 2 at 10:00 a.m. For more information, call 579-5941.

OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Traditional Latin Mass November 3, 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Oakleigh Avenue and River Ridge Road, Appomattox. Call 434-352-7976 for information.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Homecoming services November 3, 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Bill Greenwood. Lunch and fellowship will follow the service.; November 5, Election Day, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study; November 6, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; November 7, 7:00 p.m. Collinsworth Family concert at HCHS; November 10, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting, budget meeting, 4:00 p.m. My Hope for America at Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club; November 17, collection day for Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes, 12:01 p.m. Thompson Mission Fund meeting, 2:00 p.m. Eagle Scout Ceremony Chris Ford.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

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.

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 guest speaker Louis S. Leigh.
Pastor John M. Leigh

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual youth revival November 7-8 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Pastor Tim Bowes and Pastor Dwight Wilkerson, respectively; November 9, prayer breakfast for youth 9:00 a.m. with Sis. Tameka Robinson as guest speaker; November 10, annual youth day at 11:00 a.m. with Shaquille “Shaq” Oliver. All are welcome to attend.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
October 28, mass choir rehearsal 7:00 p.m.; November 3, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship at 11:00 a.m.; Bible study each Wednesday 6:45 p.m.; November 10, annual choir day 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Frederick Eily

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; Harvest Festival for youth and parents November 2 at 4:00 p.m.; senior choir rehearsal November 2 at noon; Communion observed November 3.
Pastor Willie Yancey

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., Bible study 7:30 p.m.; third Sunday intercessory prayer 9:45 a.m.; November 3, 3:00 p.m. ushers anniversary with Pastor Wallace Pierce.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

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.; prayer first and third Saturday 8:00 a.m.; November 3, pastor at Shewbread Church at 3:30 p.m.
Pastor Elder William Howerton, Sr.

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; Baptism November 3 at 9:00 a.m.; November 17, 3:00 p.m. church’s 129th anniversary with Rev. Steve Taylor.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

HALIFAX COUNTY USHER’S UNION AND VICINITY
The Union meets November 2 at First Baptist Church, Ferry Street, workshop committee 1:00 p.m., president’s council 2:00 p.m., business meeting 3:00 p.m. Visitors welcome.

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; administrative board meeting November 5 at 7:30 p.m.; November 9, BBQ dinner will be held, all proceeds benefit “StopHungerNow.”
Pastor Charles Townsend

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; women’s ministry observed W.M. Wagstaff Hat Sunday this week with special presentation of women in the Bible; pastor in service at Mt. Grove Baptist Missionary; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.
Pastor Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

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.; Men and Women’s Day this Sunday with Minister Vealer Staten, dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Jefferson Goode

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Smith bringing the message; prayer at noon on Wednesday and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome to attend.

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
November 2, 7:30 a.m. prayer, church conference 9:00 a.m., gospel ensemble rehearsal 10:00 a.m.; November 3, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., Holy Communion observed and at 3:00 p.m., male chorus in concert at Wesley Chapel; fall revival November 6-8 at 7:00 p.m. nightly with Rev. Elrick Tucker; Bible study Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. and prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; November 3, 3:00 p.m. Union Grove Male Chorus in concert for the Steward program; November 9, 2:30 p.m. senior choir celebrates their 50th anniversary with Union Grove and New Arbor choirs rendering music; first quarterly conference November 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Union Grove CME. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

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

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
October 31: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Halloween event at 1213 N. Main Street and 4384 Brentwood Drive; November 3: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship with Lord’s supper, 6:30 p.m. quarterly business meeting, Sunday evening service resumes November 10, 7:30 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; November 6: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night supper, 6:30 p.m. prayer. A nursery is provided up to age 3.

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with youth choir singing; church conference November 6 at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

ST. PAUL CME CHURCH
Church conference November 2 at 11:00 a.m., followed by Bible study at noon; November 3, 3:30 p.m. guests will be Rev. Dr. Rickey D. Helton. All are welcome to attend.

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion observed this week; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; church conference November 2. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

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.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell

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

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; November 3, 4:00 p.m. Men’s Day with Elder Troy Nevilles.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

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

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., the invitation is to Pleasant Grove Baptist at 3:00 p.m.; Bible study Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; delegates to attend one day session of BMBA 9:00 a.m. November 9; Buds of Promise meets November 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

AARON’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday coffee and fellowship 9:30 a.m., Sunday school and Kids’ Creek 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m. public viewing “The Bible” and prayer.
Pastor, Rev. Joe McDowell

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH MEADVILLE
100th celebration of the church November 16 at 6:00 p.m. with a banquet at Meadville Center, see church members for tickets, with special guests “Vision” and November 17, following Sunday school at 10:00 a.m., Elder Gaye Tucker will preach.

SCOTTSBURG UMC
Homecoming services Sunday, November 3, 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kerry Halbert. Lunch will follow. No worship services at Clover UMC and members invited to attend.

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.; November 10, Veterans Day program with Pastor John Elliott at 3:00 p.m.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., W.W. Club meet at noon; November 8, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; November 10, guest speaker Rev. Maurice Ferrell. All are welcome to attend.

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; senior choir anniversary Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

PEACEFUL TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; evening worship third Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Jackie Stamps


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