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NR Church Notices for Sept. 19. 2013

SoVaNow.com / September 20, 2013
DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; September 19, mass choir rehearsal 6:00 p.m.; September 20, Stars of Heaven rehearsal 5:30 p.m.; September 22, 3:00 p.m. Stars of Heaven annual fellowship day.
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

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.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; September 22, Homecoming with lunch at 1:45 p.m.; September 29, 9:00 a.m. Sunday school union at Mt. Airy Baptist; October 27, 3:00 p.m. missionary day with guest speaker Pastor Sylvester Crawley.
Pastor T.E. Betts

GREATER BRANDON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Missionary hosts Women/Men Conference September 21, registration 9:15 a.m., conference 10:00-12:00 with Rev. Dr. James D. Ballard “Unity in the Church.” There is a charge.

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 10:00 a.m. Nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

AARONS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday 9:30 a.m. coffee and fellowship, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship; Wednesday 7:00 p.m. public viewing of “The Bible” and prayer.
Pastor Joe McDowell

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.; Bostonaires anniversary October 6 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor John M. Leigh

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available; children’s choir Wednesday 4:30-5:00 p.m. for PreK thru 5th grade.
Pastor Ed Rigg

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; Fall clean up September 28 at 8:00 a.m.; Christian Education Sunday September 29 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Jack Stewart. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m.; male chorus anniversary September 29 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 22: 9:45 a.m. prayer, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. welcome, 11:00 a.m. worship, 7:15 p.m. worship choir rehearsal; September 25: 5:30 p.m. supper, 7:00 p.m. prayer A nursery is available up to age 3.

ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Church school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. George W. Ford, Sr.

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
September 28, 5:00 p.m. Choir Day; we’re collecting items for Disaster Relief Programs, for more information contact 454-6926, 222-6665, 454-7159, or 454-6255.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m. the Interim Rector, Rev. Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in the celebration of Holy Eucharist. Following the service Coffee Time will be held in the undercroft at 11:00 a.m. Sunday School will be held for all children and adults at 11:20 a.m. On Wednesday, Sept. 25, there will be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel and at 6:00 p.m. there will be a book study. An Open House for the Church and Parish House will be held on Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 29, at 10:00 a.m. there will be a Homecoming Celebration as well as a Rededication and Blessing Service for the Parish House and the Church Building. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.
Interim Rector Rev. Cleon Ross

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 22: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. service; September 25: 6:30 p.m. Awana ages PreK to 9th grade, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
141st church anniversary September 22 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Eric Tillman, meal at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

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.

MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
September 21, Bro. Anthony Holt musical program at 5:00 p.m.; September 22, 3:30 p.m. Men and Women’s Day with Rev. Anthony Q. Tucker.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Bible study tonight 7:00 p.m.; September 21, senior choir rehearsal 10:00 a.m., male chorus rehearsal 3:00 p.m.; September 22, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:30 with Rev. John Brown, scholarship day observed, senior choir anniversary 3:00 p.m.

HOUSEHOLD OF FAITH APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Sunday school 10:15 a.m., jubilee 11:30 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; first and third Saturday prayer 8:00 a.m.; September 22, 3:00 p.m. Eld. John Coles guest speaker.
Pastor Eld. William Howerton, Sr.

MOUNTAIN GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Marriage Conference 2013 September 20, 6:30 p.m. and September 21, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Dr. James Crowder; Sunday school Sunday 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Thomas L. Divens

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
September 20, youth praise ensemble rehearsal 6:30 p.m.; September 21, 12:00-5:00 p.m. 100 Teens in Jeans Fun Day; September 22, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
September 20, 8:45 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd; September 21, 8:45 a.m. food distribution at Good Shepherd, 12:00-4:00 p.m. “3:6 Teen” youth group car wash at Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club; September 22, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship; September 24, 10:00 a.m. women’s Bible study.

BANISTER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION MEN’S MINISTRY
Men’s Ministry meets Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church.

BANISTER MISSIONARY
WOMEN’S CONVENTION
Women’s Convention annual fundraiser “God Fashion in Colors” September 28, 3:00 p.m. at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school with Fall Rally 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with pastor Smith; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; POP team ministry September 24 at 5:45 p.m. all youth invited.

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Pastor Scott’s anniversary September 22 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Claiborne, dinner will be served.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; fourth Sunday breakfast this Sunday at 8:30 a.m., choir practice resumes on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Charles Townsend

HACKBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with annual state rally; Wednesday prayer 7:00 p.m., Bible study 7:30 p.m.; third Sunday 9:45 a.m. intercessory prayer.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell

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. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

REPUBLICAN GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Homecoming September 22 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Andy Schulze and special music. Lunch will be served.

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday, 8:00 a.m. third Sunday; no Bible study until October 2 at noon; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; dance rehearsal September 21 at 9:00 a.m., gospel chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m.; youth day September 22 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michael D. Nedd, usher ministry meets after church.
Pastor Willie Yancey

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise and worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer service Friday at 6:00 p.m.; missionary board service at 11:00 a.m. September 29, all missionaries are asked to wear white; Voices of Praise in concert October 13 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

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

EBENEZER CME CHURCH
The Sunshine Singers in concert Sunday, September 29, 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Andre’ Williamson

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

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; Sis. Leenora Raye Harrison preaches her initial sermon September 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; choir practice Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett ministers.

FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual Homecoming September 22 at 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served.
Pastor R.S. Wimbish

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., male chorus plus anniversary at 6:00 p.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

REPUBLICAN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Brandon Smith in service September 22 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
September 22, church school 8:00 a.m., worship 9:00 a.m. with Pastor Frederick Eily; September 28, women’s conference 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Osa Dowdy “Embrace Your Season with Prayer.”

ELKHORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. official ministry team meeting; Bible study Tuesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Dr. C. Lewis Motley

CHERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Women’s day October 6 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Eva Hurt. All are welcome to attend.

CLOVER APOSTOLIC HOLINESS CHURCH
Pastor’s anniversary week October 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, closing celebration October 6 at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Suffragan Bishop Leonia Palmer. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Hallie Shelton

ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Rodney L. Dillard

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; church conference September 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

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 6:30 p.m.; Rainbow Conference September 21 at 9:00 a.m. with Lauretta Faulkner.

GREATER MAYFIELD APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Annual Homecoming Sunday at noon with guest speaker Elder Christopher Valentine; Tuesday noon prayer; Wednesday Bible study 6:30 p.m.

NEW ST. LUKE APOSTLE CHURCH
September 22, Christian Education 10:30 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. free community breakfast, 3:30 p.m. Pastor Lorretta Murray guest speaker.
Pastor H. Jerome Betts

SPANISH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., old fashioned worship 11:00 a.m. with covered dish luncheon to follow.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Womack


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