Gazette Church and Community Calendar: week of Nov. 24

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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@ TheCharlotteGazette.com. 

NOVEMBER 23 

THANKSGIVING SERVICE — Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 125 Shiloh Church Road in Drakes Branch, will have Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Horace will deliver the message. 

NOVEMBER 25 

CHRISTMAS IN NOVEMBER — Phenix Fire Department will hold Christmas in November Prize Bingo on Saturday, Nov. 25. Doors open at 1 p.m., with the games starting at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, with a fish dinner that includes fish, baked beans, potato salad, slaw and hot dogs for sale, beginning at noon. There will be door prizes, 50/50 raffle, a money tree and more. 

DECEMBER 2 

CHRISTMAS MUSICAL — “Hope Awakens in Bethlehem”, presented by the Charlotte County Community Choir, will be performed throughout the region. The first show will be on Saturday, Dec. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Tirzah Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House. The second show will be Sunday, Dec. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Victoria Baptist Church in Victoria. 

DECEMBER 3 

RED HILL OPEN HOUSE — The annual Christmas Open House at Red Hill will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Patrick Henry Auxiliary sponsors the event, which is free to attend. Guests will take guided tours of the buildings at Red Hill, including Patrick Henry’s house and law office. Free hot mulled cider and homemade cookies will be available as well. 

DECEMBER 10 

CHRISTMAS MUSICAL — “Hope Awakens in Bethlehem”, presented by the Charlotte County Community Choir, will be performed throughout the region. The final show will be on Sunday, Dec. 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Bible Church in Keysville. 

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

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. 

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.