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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.

DECEMBER 29

HOME-DELIVERED MEALS, for Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging will not be delivered due to the holiday. There will be no Friendship Café Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of News Year’s Day.

DECEMBER 30

PRE-NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION, 4 p.m. featuring The Sensational Nightingales at Jericho Baptist Church, 615 Franklin St., Farmville, under the direction of Deacon Perry Carrington. Sermonette, Pastor James H. Taylor III.

DECEMBER 31

COMBINED NEW YEAR’S EVE WATCH NIGHT SERVICE, 10 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church. Pastor Irma T. Watson will be delivering the Word of God and Midway Mass Choir will render the music.

NEW YEAR’S SERVICE, 11 a.m. with Christmas caroling and Pot Luck Lunch at Oakwood United Methodist, Columbia.

SMOKEY WILSON IN CONCERT, 11 a.m. at Payne Memorial Methodist, 1 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland, at the Charge New Year’s Eve Service. A New Year’s Eve theme lunch will be served. Bring your family and friends along with a covered dish and join us in this special event. A love offering will be taken to help Smokey with his ministry.

NEW YEAR’S EVE MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE, 10 a.m. at The Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations’ with an evening service at 10 p.m. Elder Norman Wade, Pastor of the Christ Temple Apostolic Church, will be the guest speaker. Pastor Betty Jones invites all.

MACEDONIA CALL SERVICE, 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Appomattox. Guest preacher will be Pastor Mark Everhart, Lynchburg, along with church family.

PRAYER/PRAISE/HEALING AND DELIVERANCE SERVICE, 2 p.m. at the Triumph Baptist Church, on Darlington Heights, Prince Edward. The Rev. Darryl Brown, Pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Prospect will be the guest preacher and the Triumph Church Choir will sing songs of praise. Everyone welcome.

JANUARY 1

NEW YEAR’S DAY TRADITION, 10 a.m. with a ranger-led guided hike at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park, Rice, starting and ending at the Hillsman House parking lot. Free to the general public.

JANUARY 2

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office across from Lowe’s in Farmville.

Registration for Beginner Beekeeping classes will be accepted. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or visit Facebook.

JANUARY 3

LIVING WITH DIABETES CLASSES, 2-4 p.m. at Prince Edward County Extension Office. Call (434) 392-4246 to register.

4-H CLUB MEETING, 3-4:15 p.m. at Full Circle Nature School, Rice. Club is free and open to ages 8-14. Kids need not be a student at Full Circle to attend. Call (434) 607-1578.

JANUARY 6

EPIPHANY PLAY, 6 p.m. written by Maria Baber at Oakwood United Methodist, Columbia. Refreshments will follow.

JANUARY 17

4-H CLUB MEETING, 3-4:15 p.m. at Full Circle Nature School, in Rice. Club is free and open to ages 8-14. Kids need not be a student at Full Circle to attend. Call (434) 607-1578.

JANUARY 18

BEGINNER BEEKEEPING CLASSES, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension office across from Lowe’s in Farmville. A hands-on session will be held on a date to be announced. For more information and to register, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email at wmorgan476@gmail.com.

JANUARY 21

COMMEMORATE THE LIFE OF DR. MARTIN L. KING, JR., 3 p.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kevin Bolden, Pastor of Oak Union Baptist Church, Charlottesville. Guest choir Zion Baptist Church, Dillwyn. A fellowship meal will take place following morning worship service. Everyone welcome.

JANUARY 31

4-H CLUB MEETING, 3-4:15 p.m. at Full Circle Nature School, Rice. Club is free and open to ages 8-14. Kids need not be a student at Full Circle to attend. Call (434) 607-1578.

FEBRUARY 2

FREE LAY RESCUER TRAINING, 2-3:30 p.m. at Crossroads Community Services Board, 214 Bush River Drive, Farmville. Learn how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency. Registration is required by calling (434) 392-9461 or nhill@crossroadscsb.org.