Church and Community Calendar: week of Sept. 20

Published 9:30 am Wednesday, September 20, 2023

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL – The Randolph-Henry High Statesmen football team will play a home game against Cumberland High on Friday, Sept. 22. The game starts at 7 p.m. and the school is located at 755 David Bruce Ave. in Charlotte Court House.


CAR & BIKE SHOW – Charlotte County Christmas Parents will host a car and bike show on Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The event will be held at Heartland Business Park. To take part, a would-be vendor just has to call 434- 470-8180. Attendees are asked to bring a new toy to donate to needy families.


HOMECOMING – Union Grove Baptist Church, located at 2006 County Line Road in Keysville, will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at 11 a.m. Local bluegrass gospel group First Go ‘Round will perform during the 11 a.m. service, with a covered dish luncheon following after. For more information, call 434- 736-9970.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY – St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at 11 a.m. Pastor James Goode will deliver the message, with music by the Organ Hill/St. Michael combined church choir.


YARD SALE – Midway Baptist Church will hold a yard sale and baked goods sale at the Phenix Pavillion on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will go to help provide clean water in Asia through projects with the International Missions Board.


HOMECOMING – Mt. Carmel United Methodist and Phenix United Methodist Church will hold a joint homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. The service will be held at Mt. Carmel United Methodist, located at 1101 Mt. Carmel Road in Brookneal. There will be multiple groups providing special music, with Pastor Mike Teixeira delivering the message. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall.


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.

SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH – Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 125 Shiloh Church Road in Drakes Branch holds services every Sunday at 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Horace B. Parham Jr. is the pastor. All are welcome.

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. 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. There will be no Sunday school.