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Published 10:42 am Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by noon Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to

June 1

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 6 p.m. at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church. Bible study is open to all women.

June 4

MEN’S DAY, 4 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church in Meherrin. The Rev. Dr. Robert A. Diggs Sr., pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Petersburg, will be the guest speaker. He will be accompanied by his male chorus and church family. All are invited. The church is located at 14167 Farmville Road.

June 6

BEEKEEPERS MEETING, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. Lorien R. Koontz, private lands wildlife biologist, will speak on what we can plant for honeybees. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information, call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or visit Facebook.

June 5-8

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Mt. Tirzah Baptist Church. Grades K-6 are welcome. For more information, call (434) 542-5904.

June 5-9

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 5:30-8 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church in Red House. Pre-registration can be accessed at

June 11

YOUTH PROGRAM, 11:30 a.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Brookneal. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Fabian Poindexter, of Traynham Road Baptist Church, in Nathalie. The public is invited.

YOUTH DAY SERVICE, 11 a.m. at St. Level Baptist Church in Clarksville. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Mary Knighten, of Greater Deliverance Tabernacle Roxboro, with St. Level Baptist Church reunion choir rendering the music. The public is invited.

June 11-15

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, at Public Fork Christian Church in Red Oak. Bible School will start at 5 p.m. on June 11 with a polar party and will continue from 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly. For more information, call the church at (434) 735-8723.

June 11-16

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, at Bethel Baptist Church. Age two-fifth grade will meet Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-noon and the youth will meet Sunday at 4 p.m. and Monday-Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. The commencement service will be held Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the church.

June 17

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY POSTPONED, at Gethsemane Presbyterian Church. A new date will be announced soon.