Community News for the week of October 20

Published 6:21 pm Thursday, October 21, 2021

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REVIVAL — Bethel Baptist Church in Phenix will hold a revival Friday through Sunday, Oct. 22 – 24 at 7 p.m. each evening and at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Garry Sims will deliver the message and special music will include The Reeves Sisters, The Currin Boys, Bethel Praise Team and Fear One. Everyone is invited.


COSTUMED RELAY RACE — The Charlotte Learning Center is sponsoring a Costumed Relay Race Oct. 23 from noon – 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.


FALL FESTIVAL — Aspen Community Association located at 101 Aspen Wall Road, Phenix will host a fall festival on Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be vendors inside and a multiple family yard sale outside. Stew will be available for purchase by the quart. You can pre-order your stew by calling 434-665-0108 or 434-610-9449. Leave a message if no answer.

USED BOOK SALE — The Friends of the Charlotte County Library will hold a used book sale on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. – noon, at the Main Library located at 112 LeGrande Avenue, Charlotte Court House. The sale will be held outside, and will be rescheduled in case of inclement weather.

GOLF TOURNAMENT — Randolph-Henry Athletics will host a Monster Mash Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 30, at Briery Country Club starting at 9 a.m., shotgun start. For more information or to sign up contact Christopher Holt at or 434-542-4111 ext. 4152.


MUSICAL WORSHIP SERVICE — Union Grove Baptist Church located at 2006 County Line Road, Keysville will hold a musical worship service Sunday, Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. Musical guests are The Powell Family from Raleigh, North Carolina. All are invited.


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.

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 Road, 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.