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Christmas time is coming

Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to the following people: Barbara Davis, of Arvonia, Tuesday, Dec. 20; Linda Miles, of Cumberland, Wednesday, Dec. 21; and James Boyles, of Cumberland, Thursday, Dec. 22.

An updated schedule change for this announcement: Victory Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Worley will host its first annual Christmas supper on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Woodman of The World building, 318 Harold St., Appomattox. Afterward, the church, 157 Dove Lane, Spout Springs, will host its first annual Christmas program “Going back To The Beginning, Leading Us To The End” on the same night at 7 p.m. Pastor Worley and the entire congregation cordially invites all to attend. For more information contact Pastor Worley at (434) 942-4652.

Hello this week to our good friend Rae Wootton of Richmond.

Buckingham United Methodist Charge, consisting of Browns, Hanes and Rocky Mount, will be hosting special services for Christmas at Browns UMC, on Route 617, Gravel Hill Road, off U.S. Route 15 north of Dillwyn. The Christmas Eve service will be held Saturday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. The Christmas Day service will be held Sunday, Dec. 25 with Sunday school beginning at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11:15 a.m. Pastor Rebecca Cook and the entire congregation cordially invites all to attend.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are sick and shut in Dillwyn and surrounding counties.

Michael Wayne Smith will offer a Gospel music concert on Sunday at 6 p.m. at the House of Prayer, 409 West James Anderson Highway, Buckingham. Pastor Cathy Seay and the entire congregation cordially invite all to attend. For further information, contact Pastor Seay at the church office, (434) 933-8288 or by cell phone, (434) 664-9115.

The Cumberland County Community Food Bank partnering with The Central Virginia Food Bank, A FeedMore Program of Richmond, will be distributing food to Cumberland County residents including Cartersville residents on Monday from 11:30 a.m. until all food is gone the old Cumberland County Elementary School Cafeteria next door to the gym, 1874 Anderson Highway. You must have already registered to get food or you must see the director Jerry Seal. All food recipients please bring bags. For further information contact the director, Jerry Seal, at (804) 492-4207 or Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806.

Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road on Route 650 north of Dillwyn, will host the following Christmas services as follows: Christmas Eve services, Saturday, Dec. 24 from 5-6 p.m.; Christmas Day services, Sunday, Dec. 25 with worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation cordially invites all to attend.

Do’s and don’ts of human food for dogs: Eggs are safe as long as they are fully cooked. Eggs have a lot of protein and can help with an upset stomach. Raw eggs can cause Biotin deficiency.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trents Mill. Her email address is fatcat091@verizon.net.