Trent’s Mill News

Published 2:06 pm Thursday, July 23, 2015

Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to Faye Marion, of Cumberland, and Susan Absher, of Dillwyn, celebrating July 30 and Sam Givens, of Brookneal, celebrating July 31.

Barry and Linda Miles, of Cumberland, along with Jane Cooke and her grandson, Sam Givens, of Brookneal, enjoyed a southern gospel concert featuring The Dixie Melody Boys from North Carolina on July 18 at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church in Prospect.  Ed O’Neal formed the group 54 years ago and has had many great men over the years singing in his group.

Sympathy is extended to the Kear family of Cumberland. Janie Louise Davis Newton Kear, 91, went home to be with the Lord on July 11. A funeral service was held July 15.

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She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Barry and Linda Miles, along with Annie May Miles of Dillwyn, had a nice visit with Clarence Walters.

Maranatha Baptist Church, 2204 Tuggle Road in Farmville, will host Vacation Bible School July 27- 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly for ages 4-12.

This year’s theme is “Hometown Nazareth” where Jesus was a kid. Pastor Steve Conwell and the congregation invite all to attend. For further information, call (434) 392-6679.

Maranatha Baptist will also host a southern gospel music concert Sunday at 6 p.m. with Smokey Wilson in concert. A love offering will be received. Refreshments will be served.  Pastor Conwell and the congregation invite all to attend. For further information, call (434) 392-6679.

Hello this week to our dear friends in Christ, Tom and Mildred Brown of Cumberland.

Our prayers go out to James Boyles, of Cumberland, who has not been well for the past few weeks.

Also, our prayers go out to the sick and shut-in everywhere.

The House of Prayer & Revival Center, 4.5 miles east of Bent Creek in Buckingham, will host old-fashioned revival services July 26-31 at 7 p.m. nightly.

Guest speaker for the week will be Pastor Terry Bryan, grandson of pastor Oscar Bryan, a native of Buckingham. There will be special music each night. Pastor Cathy Seay invites all to attend.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church, on Gravel Hill Road in Dillwyn, will hold homecoming and revival services. Homecoming will be held Sunday with a song service at 10 a.m. and worship at 11:15 a.m. Pastor Rev. Rebecca Cook will preach. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall.

Revival will be held July 27-31 at 7 p.m. nightly with  special music each evening: Monday, Baptist Union Baptist Church Youth Choir from Dillwyn; Tuesday, Sarah Garceau; Wednesday, Smokey Wilson of Concord; Thursday, Browns Chapel United Methodist Youth Choir; Friday, Chris Lewis. Guest speaker for the week will be Rev. Billy Swan of Buckingham. Pastor Cook invites all to attend; or further information, call (434) 983-2269.

Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn, will hold homecoming and revival services August 2-7.

Homecoming will be held Aug. 2 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Tommy Armstrong will preach. Lunch will follow in the church fellowship hall.

At 1 p.m. Smokey Wilson, of Concord, will sing. Revival will be Aug. 3–7 at 7 p.m. with special music nightly.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Jerry Gray of Iva, S.C.

Pastor Tommy Armstrong invites all to attend.