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NR Church Notices for Sept. 5, 2013

SoVaNow.com / September 05, 2013
CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m.
Pastor Patrician Neilsen

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

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

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

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.; quarterly church meeting September 6 at 6:00 p.m.; September 14, 5:00 p.m. missionary ministry baby contest; we’re collecting items for the Disaster Relief Program, call 454-6926, 222-6665, 454-7159 or 454-6255 for information.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

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.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 8: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, youth praise team leading, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; September 11: 6:30 p.m. Awana ages PreK to 9th grade, 7:00 p.m. adult Bible study, 7:45 p.m. choir practice.

BANISTER BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 6:00 p.m.; Christian education annual day September 8 at 3:00 p.m.; states/colors represented, missionary annual day September 15 at 3:00 p.m. with Joyce Jackson speaker.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William Carr

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with Homecoming message by Charles Townsend, nursery is available for both services and a covered dish luncheon will follow; September 10, UMW meeting in the home of Jean Reaves with Nell Hudson in charge of program. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Charles Townsend

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; missionaries seek canned items for Harvest House; dance ministry meets September 7 at 11:00 a.m., pastor’s 24th anniversary September 8 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Darwin Holland and 3:00 p.m. service by Rev. William Coleman, lunch at 1:30 p.m.
Pastor Willie Yancey

ANNUAL 45 DAY SESSION
Annual 45 Day Session September 7, 9:00 a.m. at Banister, Staunton River, Sunnyside Center.

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.

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with grandparents/senior citizens day, lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps

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

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study 7:00 p.m. Children’s church during morning worship, children’s music class and nursery is available.
Pastor R. Dan Ward

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

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with grandparents being recognized for Grandparents Day, nursery is provided; Sunday at 5:00 p.m., Back to School party; Wednesday prayer at 7:00 p.m., choir practice 8:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Greg Smith

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

EMMANUEL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST
Sabbath school 9:15 a.m. Saturday, worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer Tuesday 7:00 p.m.; gospel crusade Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 p.m. thru September 16 with Pastor Stanley Hood.

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; blood drive September 21 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 170th anniversary Homecoming October 20.
Pastor Dr. Michael Parnell

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

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
On Sunday, September 8 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 resume for all children and adults on September 15. On Wednesday, September 11, there will not be a Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. The 6:00 p.m. book study will resume on Wednesday, September 18 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

SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Youth “Pack the Pew” Day September 8 at 11:15 a.m. and an afternoon of cookout, games, face painting and more. For more information, call 470-2190.

SUNNYSIDE ASSOCIATION MEETING
An urgent business call meeting will be held Saturday, September 7, 9:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Virgilina. All members church of the Sunnyside Association are invited.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
September 6, youth group trip to Liberty Academy, leave 4:30 p.m.; September 7, 911 Day of Service, 3:6 Teen youth group at Staunton River for cleanup, leave 8:30 a.m.; September 8, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. worship by Gideon speaker and Rev. Bill LaWall; September 11, 6:30 p.m. choir practice; September 14, 10:00 a.m. HCCA Walk for Hope, 10:00 a.m. fundraiser for Jerry Terry at Dan River Ruritan Club; September 15, 12:01 p.m. deacons and deaconess meeting.
Pastor, Rev. Bill Wilkins

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Homecoming September 22, lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor T.E. Betts

ASH AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 8: 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 10:50 a.m. announcements, 11:00 a.m. worship, 5:30 p.m. pastor’s town hall meeting with church family; September 11: 7:00 p.m. prayer. A nursery is provided up to age 3.

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH
Annual candlelight service September 14 at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor Frederick Wilson. All are welcome to attend.

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
September 7, stewardess meeting 9:30 a.m., pastor’s aide 10:00 a.m., missionaries 10:30 a.m., male chorus rehearsal 11:00 a.m.; September 8, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m., 3:00 p.m. male chorus anniversary; September 21, noon-5:00 p.m. 100 Teens in Jeans Fun Day; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; prayer Thursday 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION
OF VIRGINIA
The District E-2 Men and Women’s ministry meets September 14 at 10:00 a.m. at Bluestone Harmony Association, Keysville. Bring a canned good.

MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Welcome to Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; noonday prayer Wednesday with Bible study at 7:00 p.m.; September 10, 6:00 p.m. signup day for POP team ministry, all youth invited.

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 and first lady’s 14th anniversary September 15 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Preston Medley; Pastor Jennings in service at Blue Wing Baptist, Roxboro, September 22 at 3:00 p.m.; choir day September 29 at 3:00 p.m.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.

BERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.; musical program September 7 at 6:00 p.m.; women’s ministry bingo September 12 at noon.
Pastor, Rev. Ronnie Haynes

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Praise dancers practice September 6 at 6:00 p.m.; prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m., Buds of Promise, girls ages 7-16, meet at 1:00 p.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; invitation to Spanish Grove September 8 at 3:00 p.m.

MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:45 a.m., 3:30 p.m. missionary service with Rev. Annie Adams; September 14, 11:00 a.m. friendly supper fundraiser selling dinner plates.
Pastor Elder Charlie Tucker

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.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon and 6:30 p.m.; Officials Day September 8 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Rodney Dillard.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack

DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE OF APOSTOLIC FAITH
School of wisdom 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m., appreciation service for Juanita Burrell September 8 at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Carmen Mills.
Pastor Bishop Lawrence R. Burrell, Sr.

DAN RIVER BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; September 14, CWA Annual Health Fair from 10:00-1:00 p.m. “Preparing Our Bodies for The Future.”
Pastor, Rev. Dwight L. Wilkerson

HALIFAX COUNTY USHERS UNION MEETS
The Halifax County Ushers Union meets September 7 at St. James Baptist, president’s council 2:00 p.m., regular business meeting 3:00 p.m.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
Sunday school 8:00 a.m., worship with Pastor Frederick Eily at 9:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:45 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 6, church meeting 7:00 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship/Communion at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Neville Kidd; September 19, Bible study 7:00 p.m.; September 22, senior choir anniversary 3:00 p.m.

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer service each Friday 6:00 p.m.; senior choir anniversary postponed to a later date; District Planning meeting September 14 at Broomfield CME Church, Richmond; church conference September 17 at 6:00 p.m.; annual Homecoming service September 15 with Rev. Dwight Wilkerson.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

ST. JAMES MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Usher’s ministry musical program September 8 at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Byrd B. Blackwell

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.; September 8, evening service 6:00 p.m.; September 14, women’s meeting 4:00 p.m.; September 15, pastor’s anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Larry Wilson.

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.; September 15, gospel chorus anniversary at 3:00 p.m.; September 21, Rainbow conference at 9:00 a.m. with Sis. Lauretta Faulkner; September 8; State Rally at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Carrington.


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