Published 2:06 pm Wednesday, May 22, 2019


The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to CommunityCalendar@ TheCharlotteGazette. com

MAY 22-24

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. nightly at Mt. Ellis Baptist Church, 8409 George Washington Hwy., Keysville. Prayer and praise service will begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

MAY 23

MASS MEETING, 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Farmville hosted by the NAACP and Moton Museum in recognition of the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the 60th anniversary of the closing of Prince Edward Public Schools and the 55th anniversary of Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward. Reception will follow in the L. Francis Griffin Fellowship Hall at 9 p.m.

MAY 24

TOUR OF MOTON MUSEUM, 8-10 a.m. followed by a panel discussion: Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward. Lunch will follow from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Another panel discussion will take place from 2-4:30 p.m. on the Impact of Brown in the community followed by dinner at Longwood Hall and a discussion on Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward.

MAY 25

BREAKFAST AND DISCUSSION, 8 a.m.- noon, at Moton Museum. Panel discussion: Legacy.

CEMETERY CLEANUP, 10 a.m. sponsored by the Roanoke Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, 444 Ridgeway Road, Brookneal. Meeting and light lunch will follow. Rain date, June 1. Bring a rake.

MAY 26

LADIES DAY, 3 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be a Minister Brenda Yuille and we are asking all ladies to wear white. The public is welcome.

MEMORIAL DAY PICNIC, 5 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church, 6101 Scuffletown Road, Randolph. All are welcome.


CHARLOTTE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE, noon-9 p.m. at Southside Virginia Community College. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Show on Earth,” there will be circus decorations and entertainment. Each team will have games, raffles and prizes at their tents. Bands Stoney Ridge and Fear One, will be on scene to entertain everyone. Barbecue cooked by Albert Watts and Watts Warriors will be available on-site.

PASTOR INSTALLATION, 3 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church for pastor-elect, Dr. Rev. Horace Parham. The Rev. Dr. Peter Jeffrey, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Dinwiddie, will be the guest proclaimer. All are welcome to witness this special event. Dinner will be served.

JUNE 3-7

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 5:30-8 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church in Red House entitled Roar where kids discover that when life gets wild, God is good. Meet new friends, share amazing crafts, creative sports, incredible music and so much more. Dinner will be included for all children attending.

JULY 16-17

FLOOD THE STREETS OF SOUTHSIDE WITH CHRIST REVIVAL, 6:30-8:30 the Robert E. Lee building in Chase City featuring musicians Bryann Trejo, Antwoine Hill and Lynn Cooper. Event is free. For questions contact Getum Ministries at (434) 210-6175 or (434) 471-6844.


DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 7 p.m. every third Monday of the month at the Drakes Branch Municipal Office, 4800 Drakes Main St., Drakes Branch. Any questions contact Rebecca Daly at (434) 454-0122.