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Community News for the week on August 25

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.

AUGUST 25

REVIVAL — St. Louis Baptist Church will hold Revival services Wednesday, Aug. 25, Thursday, Aug. 26 and Friday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. There will be no prayer and praise service. The guest speaker of the week will be Rev. Samuel Trent of the Morrison Grove Baptist Church.

AUGUST 28

CHARLOTTE LEARNING CENTER — An Open House and Back to School Book Sale to benefit Charlotte Learning Center will be held Saturday, Aug. 28 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Charlotte Learning Center, 395 Thomas Jefferson Highway, Suite B, in Charlotte Court House. 

AUGUST 29

PICNIC — The Charlotte County Republican Committee will host a picnic Sunday, Aug. 29 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte Court House ballpark pavilion. Free hot dogs and signs will be available.

SEPTEMBER 2

VIRGINIA 211 — A virtual informational session on the Virginia 211 service will be held Thursday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 7 p.m. The informational session, facilitated by Altise M. Street, will cover 211 Virginia, a free service that helps locate local resources. Register at  https://bit.ly/2X2hh2I to learn more.

OCTOBER 23

COSTUMED RELAY RACE — The Charlotte Learning Center is sponsoring a Costumed Relay Race Oct. 23 from noon until 4 p.m. at 395 Thomas Jefferson Highway, Suite B, in Charlotte Court House. Teams should register in advance to obtain forms to track donating sponsors.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

ST. MICHAEL BAPTIST CHURCH — The St. Michael Baptist church in Drakes Branch will be worshipping in their church the second and forth Sundays at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to fellowship with us. Rev. James E. Goode is the pastor.

AMATEUR RADIO MEETING — The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club meets the first Sunday of the month at the Drakes Branch Municipal Building which is located at 4800 Drakes Main St. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Dan at (434) 210-8383.

ST. ANDREWS BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Andrews Baptist Church in Cullen will hold worship service the first and third Sundays at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be the first, second, third and fourth Sundays at 9:45 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Maurice Finney is the pastor.

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.