COMMUNITY NEWS

Published 2:02 pm Thursday, September 19, 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. 

SEPTEMBER 21 

CLUB MEETING, The Southern Virginia Daylily Club (SVDC) meets Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Butler Memorial Library in Chase City. The program will be a Plants-for-Members daylily auction. The SVDC club serves the southern Virginia counties including Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward. For information call Belinda (434) 294-4691.

SEPTEMBER 22 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at St. Michael Baptist Church. Pastor James Goode will deliver the message and the senior choir will render the music. Lunch will be served.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House, with the Rev. James Hurt to deliver the message and a guest choir will render the music. All members and friends can dress casually that day. Lunch will be served.

PASTOR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at New Rehoboth Baptist Church for the Rev. John Craighead. The Rev Dr. Finney will be guest speaker along with the Aspen Hill Choir.

SEPTEMBER 29 

SPECIAL GUEST, 10:30 a.m. Evangelist and bestselling author Bruce Van Natta from Sweet Bread Ministries, will be at Spring Creek Baptist Church. An evening service will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Brock Robinson at (434) 390-2979 or visit sweetbreadministries.com. The church is located at 918 Darlington Heights Road, Cullen.

175 YEARS OF MINISTRY, 11 a.m. at New Store Presbyterian Church. Lunch will be served. Anyone who has photos or memories to share about the history of the church are asked to contact Terri Harris at (434) 838-0255 or by email at harris9969@aol.com. Stories may also be emailed to Karen Wolfe at kwolfe1038@gmail. com.

ANNUAL MEN’S DAY, 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 4050 Salem School Road, Red Oak. Theme, “Arise and Fight For What Belongs To You.” Samuel 30: 1-10. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Haney Thomas, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, Meherrin, along with the male chorus. Everyone welcome.

PRAYER/PRAISE/ HEALING/DELIVERANCE SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Triumph Baptist Church, 2756 Darlington Heights Road, Prince Edward. Pastor, the Rev. James W. Morris will preach and the church’s choir will sing. Everyone welcome.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Phenix United Methodist Church. David Canada will be the guest preacher and Taylor Trent will also deliver a youth message. Special music provided by Goff Mountain Bluegrass Gospel and Sheila Schaeffer. A covered-dish luncheon will follow. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING MUSICAL SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church, 2006 County Line Road, Keysville. Musical guests are the Trinity Quartet. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Garrison Michael Hickman will deliver the message and the Bethel Grove gospel chorus, Clover, will provide the music. Lunch will be served.

CONCERT, 7 p.m. featuring “The Stoney Ridge Band” 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.

OCTOBER 4 

HOMECOMING PARADE, 5 p.m. for Randolph-Henry High School. Line-up will begin at 4 p.m. on Statesmen Drive. For more information, contact Patrick Shay at shayp@ ccps.k12.va.us

OCTOBER 5 

WINE FESTIVAL, 1-7 p.m. hosted by the Barksdale Cancer Foundation at the historic Gil-Har House in Phenix. Entertainment will be provided by the Stoney Ridge Band of Keysville and Public Consumption from Halifax.

OCTOBER 17 

FALL FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE TOUR, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 400 George Washington Hwy., Charlotte Court House. This event is sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension.

ONGOING 

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