Church and Community Calendar: week of March 29, 2023

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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TAX SERVICE — The Tri-County Community Action Agency is offering free tax preparation services through the VITA program. To qualify, your 2022 adjusted gross income must be $59,100 or less. Current year personal income tax returns, business tax returns are limited. Federal and state tax returns will be e-filed by TCCAA. Call 434-575-7916 to schedule your appointment in Charlotte Courthouse.


REVIVAL — Wylliesburg Baptist Church will hold revival services on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. Rev. Norman Talley will deliver the message, with special music.


STEW FUNDRAISER — The Keysville Garden Club is sponsoring a stew on Saturday, April 1. The stew master is Butch Shook and the cost is $8 per quart. Stew will be ready for pickup between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in front of Keysville Auto Center. Please contact Mary Howard or any Garden Club member to pre-order.


HEART OF VIRGINIA BEEKEEPERS MEETING — The Heart of Virginia Beekeepers will meet on Tuesday, April 4, beginning at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Prince Edward County Extension Office, located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville. Dr. Morgan Roth, assistant professor of biology at Liberty University, will speak about small hive beetles. For more information, call Mary Jane Morgan at 434-315-1433 or visit Facebook or our website at Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome.


STEW FUNDRAISER — Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church will hold a stew fundraiser on Saturday, April 8 to raise money for missions. It’ll be held at the shop of Brenda and Jerry Bowers in the Sugar Hill, Brookneal area, across from Lester’s Fast Mart. There will be three pots each of chicken, beef and a mixture of both. The cost is $9 per quart or $32 per gallon, with pickup available after 10:30 a.m. To pre-order, call Pat at 434-446-3274.


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.