Church and Community Events for the week of Nov. 2

Published 4:56 pm Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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HOLIDAY BAZAAR — St. Theresa Church, located at 700 Buffalo Street in Farmville, will hold a two-day Holiday Bazaar in November. It will run on Friday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then on Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


VETERANS FELLOWSHIP — Safe Haven Christian Ministries, located at 5150 Patrick Henry Highway in Meherrin, invites everyone to come out on Saturday, Nov. 5 to honor veterans at the Veterans Fellowship program. That’ll be held from 9 a.m. to noon with guest speaker and retired Col. Lynette Doswell Short, formerly of Meherrin, and retired Sgt. Major Douglass Randolph of Charlotte Court House.

APVA STEW — The Charlotte County APVA will hold its annual stew on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Keysville Auto Center. The event will run from 10 a.m. until noon, with stew sold at $8 per quart. Pre-orders can be made by calling (434)- 736-9241.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE — Ontario Christian Church, located at 175 Old Kings Road in Drakes Branch, will host a musical performance from Michael Wayne Smith on Saturday, Nov. 5. The event begins at 6 p.m., with the writer of songs like “Run to Jesus”, “Until the Storm is Over” and “My Home” singing. There will be light refreshments afterwards.


VETERANS DAY PARADE — The Charlotte County Farmers Market will sponsor a Veterans Day Parade in Drakes Branch on Saturday, Nov. 12. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m., with those involved lining up an hour earlier across from the Drakes Branch Baptist Church. Those who want to participate are asked to contact Julie Hamlett at crewite@hotmail. com. All veterans are invited to take part.


WOMEN’S MINISTRY WORSHIP — A worship service with Confident Women Ministry is held every Sunday at 3 p.m. online via conference call. Services are led by Rev. Loretta Bailey and anyone is invited to call 1-657-390-7012 to take part.

ST. MICHAEL BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch holds worship services at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays of each month Masks are required. The 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 holds worship services at 11 a.m. the first and third Sundays. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. the first, second, third and fourth Sundays. The Rev. Dr. Maurice Finney is the pastor.

BEAUTIFUL PLAIN BAPTIST — Beautiful Plain Baptist Church holds services at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House until further notice.

HEBRON UNITED METHODIST — Hebron United Methodist Church in Saxe holds 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 worship service is at 9 a.m. each Sunday morning. 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 worship service is at 11 a.m. each Sunday morning. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.