The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to CommunityCalendar@TheCharlotteGazette.com.
BRUNSWICK STEW — Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will hold its Brunswick Stew fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 7. Pick up will be by drive thru only from 8 a.m. to noon at the firehouse located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road (the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road) in Palmer Springs. Stew is $8 per quart. Preorders are highly encouraged and can be placed by calling (434) 689-2631 or (434) 689-2661. The stewmaster is Larry Clark.
VETERANS DAY DINNER — Randolph District Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Veterans Day dinner featuring a pork BBQ dinner with two sides, a roll and dessert. The event will be Friday, Nov. 13 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the fire department. Veterans eat free. The cost is $10 per meal. No pre-orders will be available. Cash and checks only please.
PARKING LOT SERVICE — First Baptist Church of Wylliesburg with Pastor Opie Terrell Jr., will hold a parking lot service Sunday, Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. The service can be heard on car radio channel 91.9 FM. All are welcome.
LUNCH AND LEARN — The Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter is hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn Seminar on Risk of Dementia in the Veteran Community on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Please join us for this discussion with local experts. We will learn about Alzheimer’s and dementia and how such risk factors as post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury impact risk for dementia. The program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
SOYBEAN AND WHEAT PRODUCTION — A soybean and wheat production meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration is at 9 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. Face coverings are required for all participants. A zoom link is available for those who wish to attend virtually. RSVP to the Appomattox Extension office at (434) 352-8244 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited to 30 participants.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
GAME NIGHT — Come to the Gathering Place at 6 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month for Game Night. Food is provided at this fun-filled family affair. The Gathering Place is located at Grace Community Church, located in Charlotte Court House next to Dollar General and across from the ball field.
AMATEUR RADIO MEETING — The Charlotte County of Amateur Radio Club meets the first Sunday of the month at the Keysville Fire Station located at 500 Osbourne St behind Burger King at 3 p.m. Any questions, contact Dan at (434) 210-8383.
BEAUTIFUL PLAIN BAPTIST — Beautiful Plain Baptist Church will hold services the second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House until further notice.
HEBRON UNITED METHODIST — Hebron United Methodist Church in Saxe will hold in-person services at 9:45 a.m. until further notice. Masks are required to attend.
LEBANON UNITED METHODIST — Until further notice Lebanon UMC on Crofton’s Gate Highway in Drakes Branch will be holding in-person worship at 11 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month. Masks are required to attend.
CHARLOTTE COURTHOUSE UNITED METHODIST — Until further notice Charlotte Courthouse UMC will be holding in-person services at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Masks are required to attend. Services will also be broadcast on Facebook Live.
PHENIX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Phenix United Methodist Church, 225 Church St., in Phenix will have a worship service each Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.
MT. CARMEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 1101 Mt. Carmel Rd., in Brookneal will have a worship service each Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.
ST. ANDREWS BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Andrews Baptist Church in Cullen will hold worship service the first and third Sundays at 11 am. Sunday School will be the first, second, third, and fourth Sundays at 9:45 am until further notice. The Rev. Dr. Maurice Finney is the pastor.
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