Published 8:58 am Thursday, March 22, 2018

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MARCH 23-24

CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday at the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department. Sponsored by the auxiliary. The sale will include items for newborns to teens, books, furnishings, etc. For questions contact Pat, (434) 574-6538, Kathy (434) 248-9218 or Linda at (434) 574-6579.

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MOVIE NIGHT, 7 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 2160 Ca Ira Road, Dillwyn featuring the movie “Wonder.”

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT, 11 a.m. at the Straight Street of Buckingham facility, Route 20, next to the Carter G. Woodson Education Complex. Free and open to the public. Accepting any vendors interested in setting up during the event.

FUN AND FELLOWSHIP, 4 p.m. at the Cumberland County Public Library, 1539 Anderson Highway, Cumberland. Baskets are available now at the library and may be previewed on the library website at

GLOW IN THE DARK EASTER EGG HUNT, 1-4 p.m. at Passion Community Church, Farmville Campus, 382 Fairgrounds Road, Farmville. All ages. Indoor. Visits with the Easter Bunny plus games, a bounce house, face painting, crafts, giveaways and free food. Event to be held rain or shine. Contact Jaimie Parisi, Farmville Kids coordinator, at

PRUNING WORKSHOP, 11 a.m. at 2975 Redlawn Road, in Boydton. Learn correct methods for pruning Crape Myrtles. Bring your pruning tools. No registration required. Call Linda Logan (434) 738-9692 for more information. Rain date is March 31.

HAM DINNER, 5:30-7 p.m. at Mount Harmony Church, 3505 Mt. Harmony Road, Keysville. Contact Elizabeth Eggleston, (434) 736-0208 for information.

CVA WRITER’S WORKSHOP, 10 a.m. at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library.

KINDERGARTEN KICK-OFF, 10-11 a.m. at the Farmville Library. Start tracking your child’s 1,000 books to boost brain development. Listen to a book, enjoy some snacks and mingle.

KINDERGARTEN KICK-OFF, 4-5 p.m. at the Buckingham Library. Start tracking your child’s 1,000 books to boost brain development. Listen to a book, enjoy some snacks and mingle.


PALM SUNDAY SERVICE, 11:15 a.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 2160 Ca Ira Road, in Dillwyn.

ANNUAL USHER’S PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at The Zion Hill Baptist Church titled “The Gospel of Alphabets.” Minister Trenna Gilliam will be the Worship Leader and several special guest singers will be in attendance.

GUEST PREACHER, 11 a.m. at The Forest Baptist Church, Meherrin, will be the Rev. Jesse Gatlin for the month of March, second, third and fourth Sundays.

FIFTH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Baptist Union Baptist Church, 125 Baptist Union Road, Dillwyn. Morning worship, 11 a.m. with Pastor Timothy I. Jackson Sr. Luncheon will follow. Afternoon anniversary service will begin at 3 p.m. with the Pastor Faith Jones, gospel choir, ushers and congregation of the Union Branch Baptist Church, Arvonia.

MARCH 25-30

PASSION WEEK at White Oak Grove Baptist Church of Phenix. Services begin Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with prayer and praise service and preaching at 3 p.m. Services will be Monday-Friday evenings. Prayer and Praise from 7-7:30 p.m., with preaching at 7:30 p.m. Different host churches each night.


MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE, noon-2 p.m. at the Farmville Library featuring “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Bring your own snacks.

MARCH 26-30

PASSION WEEK, 7 p.m. nightly at Gravel Hill Baptist Church, Jetersville. Special worship services each night. There will be different pastors, deacons, choirs and ushers each night. All are welcome.


MEETING, 11 a.m. of The Piedmont Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural Building, located at 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. The public is invited to attend.

STORYTIME, 10:30 a.m. at the Buckingham Library for caregivers and children ages 0-5. This week’s theme will be birds.

LUNCH AND LEARN, noon, at Buckingham Library. Bring a lunch and meet other community members. This week’s topic, Power of a Health Lifestyle.


4-H CLUB MEETING, 3-4:15 p.m. for ages 8-14. Meeting held at Full Circle Nature School, 1751 Lockett Road, Rice. Call (434) 607-1578 for more information.

LENTEN SERVICES AND LUNCH, Noon at Payne Memorial United Methodist Church. The speaker will be the Rev. Kyle Corbin and the topic is “With a Little Help From My Friends.” The lunch will be provided by members of the congregation.

STORYTIME, 10:30 a.m. at Farmville Library. Children ages 0-5 can join. This week’s theme, birds.

MOVIE MATINEE, 11 a.m. Farmville Library. This week’s movie, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Bring your own snacks.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY, 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Farmville Library. This week, design a basket that goes up, up and away in the Hot Air Balloon lab.

MARCH 28-30

SPRING REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The guest revivalists will be the Rev. Stanley Wesley of Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church, the Rev. Frankie Fells of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and the Rev. Thomas of Mt. Zion 2nd Baptist Church. All are invited to attend.


GRAMMY WINNER TO PERFORM, 7:30 p.m. Grammy winning artist Dom Flemons is set to perform at H-SC as part of the American Acoustic Music Series. This event is sponsored by the Fine Arts Department. The show is free and open to the public, in the Tiger Inn of the Brown Student Center.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY, 4-5 p.m. at Buckingham library. This week, design a basket that goes up, up and away in the Hot Air Balloon lab.


BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, 400 High St., Farmville.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE, 7 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1909 Cartersville Road in the Gold HIll section. Theme, “The Coins and The Cross — Betrayal for our Redemption.” There will be different guest ministers each night. All are welcome.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE, 7:30 p.m. at The Macedonia Baptist Church of Rice. Guests will be the Rev. Wayne L. Moody and his church family from Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Midlothian.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE, 7 p.m. at Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road Dillwyn.

FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m. at Buckingham Library. This week’s movie, “Race to Space.” Bring your own snacks.


COMMUNITY BAPTISM, noon at Spring Hill Baptist Church, 403 Spring Hill Road, Blackstone. If you or someone you know has given their life to Christ but has not been baptized, please contact us at (434) 292-3156, leave your name, telephone number and indicate your interest in Baptism. Your call will be returned.

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT, 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 2160 Ca Ira Road, Dillwyn.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 11 a.m. at Cedar Baptist Church 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn. Lunch will be served.


EASTER SERVICES, 6:30 a.m. at Cedar Baptist Church, 2923 Bell Road, Dillwyn. Sunrise service will be followed by breakfast with worship service at 8 a.m. No Sunday School.

CELEBRATE EASTER, 6:45 a.m. at Farmville United Methodist Church on High Street. Sunrise worship will be held at West View Cemetery, followed by a free full breakfast in the church social Hall and an Easter egg Hunt between the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. All are welcome. Questions FUMC (434) 392-4686.

JOINT EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE, 6 a.m. hosted by The Cumberland Union Baptist Association of Central Virginia at Bright Hope Center. the Rev. Bobby Jones, Pastor of Sharon Baptist Church and his choir will render the service.

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE, 6:30 a.m. at the Nazareth Baptist Church of Phenix with Prayer and Praise testimonials. Preaching begins at 7 a.m. with an inspiring message from Pastor Russell Lomax. Breakfast will be served. All are welcome.