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COMMUNITY NEWS

SEPTEMBER 19

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

SEPTEMBER 20

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 6 p.m. at Morrison Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House. All women are invited.

SEPTEMBER 22

BRUNSWICK STEW, 8:30-9:30 a.m. pickup at Concord Baptist Church in Chase City and 10:30 a.m. pickup at Sheldon’s in Keysville and the Drakes Branch Pavilion. Preorders may be placed no later than Sept. 17 by calling the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels office in Keysville at (434) 736-8441. Stew will be prepared by Scott Winn.

FALL FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church in Cullen. The event will include inflatables, games, a cakewalk, face painting and more. The church is located at 918 Darlington Heights Road.

FREE CAR WASH, 10 a.m.-noon at Spring Creek Baptist Church. The church is located at 918 Darlington Heights Road.

FFA STEW FUNDRAISER, 11 a.m. at Keysville Hardware. Pre-orders are recommend. Please call (434) 736-0043.

SEPTEMBER 23

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch. Pastor Goode will deliver the message and lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Abilene. The guest speaker will be evangelist the Rev. Matt Wilkins from Lynchburg. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service. Everyone is invited.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church. The guest minister will be Minister Edward Lockett from Charlotte, North Carolina and the guest choir will be the Beautiful Zion Choir from Red House. All are invited.

SEPTEMBER 23-26

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday at Spring Creek Baptist Church in Cullen. The church is located at 918 Darlington Heights Road.

SEPTEMBER 24

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks are provided. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

SEPTEMBER 26

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

SEPTEMBER 29

MEN’S DAY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church in Red Oak. Various games will be played and the guest speaker will be Minister Michael Haskins of Organ Hill Baptist Church.

SEPTEMBER 30

MEN’S DAY, 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church. The Rev. Glen Faulkner of White Pak Fork Baptist Church in Virgilina will be the guest speaker along with a guest male chorus.

SMOKEY WILSON CONCERT, 7 p.m. at Rough Creek Presbyterian Church. There will be light refreshments following the concert and all are welcome to attend. The church is located 3 miles north of Phenix on Highway 727.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 3 p.m. at Aspen Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. Robert Tucker, Jr. will officiate along with this choir from Sunflower Baptist Church. Light refreshments will be served following the service.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Phenix United Methodist Church. Special music will be provided by Shelia Schaefer. Preacher Mike Teixeira will deliver the message. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service. All are welcome.

OCTOBER 1

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks are provided. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

ACTIVE PARENTING, 5-7 p.m. at the Farmville Community Library. This class is sponsored by Crossroads Prevention Services. To register, call Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274 or email acook@ crossroadscsb.org. Space is limited.

OCTOBER 6

OPPORTUNITY FUND SKEET AND TRAP CLASSIC, 8 a.m. registration at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox. participants will shoot one round each of skeet and trap, have breakfast and lunch, win prizes and take home awards for their shooting skills. All proceeds will go to the nonprofit Southside Opportunity Fund’s scholarships for graduating high school seniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area. For more information or to register as a participant or sponsor, please contact Mark Thomas, community relations coordinator in SEC’s Altavista office, at (434) 645-3276 or mark. thomas@sec.coop or visit www.sof.coop.

OCTOBER 8

ACTIVE PARENTING, 5-7 p.m. at the Farmville Community Library. This class is sponsored by Crossroads Prevention Services. To register, call Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274 or email acook@ crossroadscsb.org. Space is limited.

OCTOBER 13

HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Drakes Branch Farmer’s Market. Craft vendors still needed. For more information, contact Julie Hamlett at (434) 568-6451 or crewite@hotmail.com.

OCTOBER 14

PACK THE PEW, 11:15 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church. This event is sponsored by the Shiloh Youth Department. Dress is casual. Refreshments and games will be held after service. The church is located on U. S. Highway 360 and state road 730.