Church and Community events for the week of June 1

Published 3:32 pm Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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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@


YARD SALE — The Women Empowerment Outreach Ministry (WEOM) of Salem Baptist Church is having a community yard sale at the Chase City Farmer’s Market Pavilion on Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to noon. There is a fee of $10 per table/ space to sell items. No selling of food or drinks allowed. For more information, call Celestine Brooks at (434) 579-3654 or Octavia Allen (919) 832- 0614.


WOMENS DAY PROGRAM — There will be a womens day program at Mossingford Baptist Church in Saxe on Sunday, June 5 at 11 a.m. Rev. Rosa Bedford will be the guest preacher. All are welcome.


BEEKEEPERS MEETING — The Heart of Virginia Beekeepers will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at the Prince Edward County Extension Office located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville next to Lowe’s. Local Gardener and Beekeeper Robin Simoni will speak on What to Plant for Bees. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or visit them on Facebook or online at


CANCER SURVIVORS CELEBRATION — The Charlotte County Relay for Life will host a Cancer Survivors Celebration on Saturday, June 18, at Southside Virginia Community College. This event will start at 6 p.m. and will end at dusk. The Celebration will include a dinner catered by Sheldon’s Restaurant, Bingo games and other activities. James “J.D.” Gregory Sr. will be the D.J. and the celebration will end at dusk with a Luminaria display to celebrate our survivors and remember those who lost their cancer battle. For more details check out Relay for Life of Charlotte County on Facebook or call or email Annie Cooper at (703) 543-9307 or Annie.

JUNETEENTH — On Saturday, June 18, the Central High Museum will celebrate Juneteenth with “Freedom Day” at 10:45 a.m. on the museum grounds. There will be a special performance of “Juba Juba Jubilee” written and directed by Yemaja Jubilee, various community leaders as guest speakers and music by Pastor Derek “The Change Man” Smith and DJ Al “B”. There will be delicious food for sale, museum tours and vendors. African attire is encouraged. All are invited.


ST. MICHAEL BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch will hold worship services the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. Mask are required. Rev. James E. Goode is the pastor.

AMATEUR RADIO MEETING — The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club meets the first Sunday of the month at 1426 Estes Road in Chase City. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Jason at (434) 944-9100.

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.