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Christmas banquets and programs abound

Happy belated birthday wishes are sent to the Rev. Cameron Cloud, pastor of Hatcher Baptist Church of Cumberland (Nov. 27); Jacksyn Waycaster (Nov. 28); Wilburn Whitehead and Alice Deane, both of Dillwyn (Nov. 30) Dylan Cloud (Dec. 3).

Happy birthday wishes are sent to: Daniel Morris, of Dillwyn, and Toney Clifton, of Appomattox, (Dec. 5); Doris Allen, of Dillwyn, (Dec. 6); and Lynn Cloud (Dec. 10). Belated happy anniversary to James R. and Margy Smith, of Farmville, and James and Virginia Boyles, of Cumberland (Nov. 27). Visiting in the home of James and Virginia Boyles, of Cumberland, this week was Ailene Snoddy, of Arvonia, and Barbara Kritzer of Fluvanna.

The 2015 Annual Thanksgiving Dinner was held at the home of James and Virginia Boyles Nov. 29. A large crowd attended.

Our prayers for a special recovery to Steve Ragland, of Buckingham, who underwent a knee replacement Dec. 1.

Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, will hold its annual Christmas program “A Christmas Cupcake” on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Pastor Tommy Armstrong invites all to attend.

Sympathy is extended to the Connell family, of Dillwyn. Helen Ala Connell, age 83, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 23. She will be greatly missed by all.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will hold its annual Christmas Banquet on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 14405 W. James Anderson Highway, Buckingham. All members and guests are invited to bring a covered dish  (meats and drinks furnished by the association). Door p rizes and election of Board of Directors for 2016 will follow. For further information call (804) 492-5806.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church, 1711 Gravel Hill Road,Dillwyn, will hold its annual Christmas program  Sunday at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “The Christmas Bells Arrive.” Refreshments will follow. Pastor Rebecca Cooke invites all to attend.

ANNIE MAY MILES is columnist for Trents Mill. Her email is fatcat091@verizon.net.