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Church and Community Events

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to CommunityCalendar@FarmvilleHerald.com.


HUMUH BUDDHIST STUDY GROUP, 7 p.m. at the Farmville-Prince Edward Library, 1303 W. Third St., Farmville. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 1 (800) 336-6015.


BARBECUE CHICKEN DINNER, 4:30-7 p.m. at the Randolph District Volunteer Fire Department sponsored by the auxiliary. The menu will be barbecue chicken, baked beans, Cole slaw, desserts, coffee and tea. Donations will be taken at the door. Come enjoy a delicious meal and support the fire department.

HEART OF VIRGINIA CHRISTMAS MOTHER, will hold an interest meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Uptown Café. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. This will be a great time to come out and learn what the organization does, meet the board members and meet this year’s Christmas Mother, Megan Clark.

SUMMER WINE & BREW SERIES, 5-7 p.m. at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) located at 129 N. Main St. There will be complimentary appetizers provided. The Summer Wine & Brew Series will continue each Friday throughout the summer until Aug. 26. Open to the public. 


1977 AND 1978 BCHS CLASS REUNION. A golf outing will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Farmville Municipal Golf course at a cost of $30. The reunion will be held Saturday from 5-11 p.m. at The BARN, also at a cost of $30. BYOB. Casual attire. Come out for an evening of food, music and memories. For information, contact C.B. Morgan at cboggsm@yahoo.com or text (443) 624-6877.


BICYCLE RODEO AND SAFETY DAY, 9 a.m. sponsored by the Farmville Police Department and Virginia State Park Police and VFW Post 7059 at the Farmville Community Marketplace, 213 North St. They will provide bicycle safety instructions, proper park trail riding etiquette and free bicycle helmets for children (while supplies last). Police officers and VFW members will also be cooking hotdogs for the kids. For more information on this event, please contact Det. Sgt. David Ragland at (434) 392-9295.

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR, 10 a.m. at EMPOWERMENT Temple 354 Wood Row Road, Pamplin. Centra Health will be on site to perform mammograms, which will accompany other activities and offerings. Call (434) 243-5800 for additional information and if you need transportation.

INSTALLATION SERVICE, 2 p.m. for the Rev. Marvin McKinley Oliver as pastor of the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Jetersville. The Rev. Sarah Coleman, pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Crewe, will deliver the installation message and she will be accompanied by her choir, ushers and deacons. The service will be held at Hope Chapel, which is located at 9611 Wayside Ave., Amelia Court House.

SCVGS TO MEET, 1:30 p.m. in the Family History and Research room of the Charlotte County Library, 112 LeGrande Ave. Charlotte Court House. Guest speaker for this month’s program will be Connie Routon Purvis. The topic of her presentation is entitled “Grandma’s Garden: A gift to the Generations.” For more information, visit www.scvgs.com.

SUPER SMASH BROS., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Library. Patrons age 8 and up can enter in the annual Super Smash Bros. tournament and battle it out for prizes. Snacks will be provided. Visit cvrl.net for more details.

BINGO, 6 p.m. at the Cartersville Volunteer Rescue Squad for the month of June. Doors open at 4:45 p.m.; a $1,000 jackpot if 75 or more players join. No children under age of 9. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

BLOODMOBILE, 1-6 p.m. sponsored by the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Farmville Masonic Lodge No. 41 at the Fuqua School Cafeteria in Farmville. There is an urgent need for types O negative and positive, B negative and A negative donors.

AFTERNOON OF SONGS, 5 p.m. sponsored by the women’s ministry of First Baptist Church, corner of Main and Fourth streets, Farmville, featuring the Royal Supremes and the JP A Praise Singers. A free will offering will be taken.

YOUTH RAINBOW TEA, 3 p.m. at Gill Hill Baptist. Everyone is welcome to make this program a success for the youth.

20TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. for Pastor Ollie W. Bolden, at Petersville Baptist Church, New Canton, with Apostle Steve Foreman as the special guest speaker along with music by Minister Brenda Jordan, Brother Tyrone Winfield and Elder Winfred Jones. A banquet will follow in the Nehemiah House. There will be games, live gospel music performances from all PBC Choirs, the Sons of Praise and the Dillwyn Holy Temple Choir, plus our three favorites, food, fun and fellowship.


12TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 5 p.m. at EMPOWERMENT Temple (formerly known as House of Prayer Family Worship Center) 354 Wood Row Road, Pamplin. The guest speaker will be Bishop Dwight Butler, Faith City Ministries, Altavista. For transportation, call (434) 248-5300.

20TH CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. of the New Store Inspirational Choir. Guest choirs include Sharon Baptist Church, Midway Baptist Church, Second Liberty Baptist Church and the New Store Inspirational Choir.

ANNIVERSARY 3 p.m. of the JHT Combined Voices of Jericho Baptist Church. Special guests are the Fifth Street Church Choir of Richmond and Steve Hurt and Company. All are invited.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-9 p.m. at Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn for ages two through high school. There will also be an adult class beginning at 6:15 p.m. each night. All are invited to come out and enjoy the fun.

BAPTISM SERVICE, 1:30 p.m. for Biblical Baptist Church at Wilcks Lake Boat Ramp instead of their usual Sunday afternoon service.

TIM KAUFMAN TO PERFORM, 7 p.m. at Worsham Baptist Church. Tim is a nationally-known Christian singer, and has been a frequent guest on Dr. Charles Stanley’s “In Touch television” program and Adrian Rogers’ “Love Worth Finding” television program. He has also supplied special music for the NFL’s Washington Redskins and has sung the national anthem for the NBA’s Washington Wizards as well as the Orlando Magic. There is no charge for attendance, but a love offering will be taken during the service.

MEETING, 6:30 p.m. of The Farmville Jack Garland American Legion Post 32 and the Legion Auxiliary at the Farmville VFW Post, 1616 Graham Road in Farmville. All members are asked to attend for change of command.

CHICKEN BARBECUE, at Glenmore Fire Department, 179 Fire House Road, Buckingham. Dinner will be available starting at 12:01 p.m. Call in orders (434) 969-2317 from 9-11 a.m. Sunday only. Dinner will consist of a half chicken, two sides, roll, dessert and beverage at a cost of $10 per plate.

12TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 5 p.m. of the EMPOWERMENT Temple (formerly known as House of Prayer Family Worship Center) 354 Wood Row Road, Pamplin. Guest Speaker will be Bishop Dwight Butler, Faith City Ministries, Altavista.

WOMEN AND MEN DAY, 3 p.m. at Gravel Hill Baptist Church. A mini-message will be delivered by Minister Rosa Bedford, associate pastor of Saint Andrews Baptist Church, Cullen and the Rev. Irving Booker, associate pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Amelia. The B.W. Choir of Amelia will render the music. All are welcome.

SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. of the Traveling Angels at New Bethel Baptist Church, Meherrin. Featured will be Denise and The Traveling Aires, The Adams Family and more. All are welcome.

JUNE 11-15

VBS KICKOFF AND COOKOUT at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, County Line Road, Charlotte Court House. June 11 from 4-7 p.m. will be the kickoff and family cookout with inflatables, games and fellowship. Bible school will begin on June 12 from 6-8:30 p.m. for preschool through grade eight.

JUNE 12-15

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church, Route 15, Dillwyn. The theme will be God’s Super Heroes.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church. Classes for all ages and van service will be available. All are invited to attend.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1301 Milnwood Road, Farmville. All children ages three through 12 are welcome. Everyone is invited to join us for dinner Monday-Friday at 5:30 p.m. Food will be provided. Parents are invited to come to dinner and be with their children during this time until the program begins. Please RSVP by contacting Beth Marmorstein at (434) 392-9871 or purplegamba@gmail.com.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6:30-9 p.m. at Baptist Union Baptist Church, on Route 692, Dillwyn. The theme is “Glow for Jesus — Let Your Light Shine.” Each evening there will be Bible classes, crafts, music, snacks and recreation. Children of all ages and adults are welcome to attend. For more information and/or transportation, call (434) 983-3786 or (804) 241-3774.

JUNIOR 4-H CAMP, overnight camp at Holiday Lake 4-H Center for youth ages 9-13.

JUNE 12-16

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Hampden Sydney. All are welcome.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8 p.m. at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church, Prospect. Theme for this year will be “Maker Fun Factory.” Come join us and bring a friend.


SUMMER WINE & BREW SERIES, 5-7 p.m. at The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) located at 129 N. Main St. There will be complimentary appetizers provided. The Summer Wine & Brew Series will continue each Friday throughout the summer until Aug. 26. Open to the public. 

POW!er INTO SUMMER BASH, 8:15 p.m. The Piedmont Community Health Coalition has had three months of community competition through its Piedmont Out Walking (POW!) Program and will publicly recognize the efforts of our walking teams. The event will take place at High Bridge Trail State Park with parking at the Camp Paradise lot. The event is free to the public, except for parking.