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.
LUNCH AND LEARN — Learn about the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and what to look out for with your loved ones this holiday season with a Lunch and Learn scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Some helpful information on how to make the best of this holiday season as caregivers to those living with Alzheimer’s and related dementia, whether living at home or in a care community will also be shared. To register, call (757) 383-8552.
DECEMBER 18 – 20
DRIVE-THRU NATIVITY — Cool Spring Christian Church will have a Drive-Thru Nativity. See the Christmas story brought to life by live actors and animals while listening to the story from the comfort of your car. Tune in to 88.1 FM upon arrival and take a listen. The nativity will be held Friday, Dec. 18, Saturday, Dec. 19, and Sunday, Dec. 20. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night. The church address is 3088 Ontario Road in Keysville. For questions, call Dave Richmond at (434) 321-2060.
DECEMBER 19 – 20
DRIVE-THRU NATIVITY — A Drive-Thru Nativity event will be held Saturday, Dec. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, 6700 Barnesville Highway in Red Oak. The event is free. Donations of non-perishable foods will be accepted to serve neighbors in need.
BEGINNING BEEKEEPING — Register now for a 2021 Virtual Beginner Beekeeping Class to be held Tuesday, Feb. 2 presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For details, the time of the class, and to receive the link to the class, email: email@example.com
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.