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COMMUNITY NEWS

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. 

DECEMBER 24 

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE, 5 p.m. at Keysville United Methodist Church, 9290 Church Street, Keysville.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE, 5:30 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church.

CHRISTMAS EVE PROGRAM, 7 p.m. at St. Andrews Baptist Church in Cullen.

DECEMBER 31 

WATCH NIGHT, 10 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church of Keysville. The Rev. Lloyd Wesley, Pastor of the Mt. Ellis Baptist Church, Keysville, will deliver the message, accompanied by his church choir. Everyone is welcome to come out and give God praise.

JANUARY 7 

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office near Lowe’s in Farmville. Retired Longwood chemistry professor Pat Barber will speak on keeping honeybees in southside Virginia. Sign-ups for the bee school will be on a space available basis. 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 online at heartofvirginiabeekeepers.org.

JANUARY 11 

INTERFAITH DEVOTIONAL, 7 p.m. for followers of all faiths and none at 771 Greenfield Road, Charlotte Courthouse. Prayers, music, socializing and refreshments. “So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth” – Baha’u’llah.

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.