Church and community events

Published 8:08 am Thursday, June 7, 2018

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@


2018 SAFETY AND SECURITY PROGRAM, 9 a.m. – noon sponsored by The Rocky Mount Baptist Church and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office to be held at the church. Focus will be mass shooting, active shooters, hostage and robbery situation, special safety procedures and much more. Wear comfortable clothes. Questions, contact Deacon Jeffrey Minter.

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COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. sponsored by Cumberland Community Cares to support Delma’s Pantry, at 1550 Anderson Highway, behind the Cooperative Extension office in Cumberland. Spaces are available. Delma’s Pantry will be hosting an open house and registration during the yard sale. Call (804) 517-8454 for more information.

FARMER’S MARKET AT PAYNE MEMORIAL METHODIST, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Chicken will be available for sale. Bicyclists will be coming through to visit. Lots of different events will take place. If interested in setting up booths, contact Lisa Davis at (804) 387-2356.

PANCAKE SUPPER, 5-7:30 p.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church, 947 Trents Mill Road, Cumberland. Proceeds benefit the summer mission trip. Plates are sold by donation.

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP CONFERENCE, 9 a.m. at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church. The speaker will be Sister Melvin Lovelace of Rising Sun Missionary Baptist Church, Monne. All are welcome.

QUARTERLY MEETING, noon at New Hope Baptist Church of Keysville. All members are asked to be in attendance.

RAINBOW TEA, 3 p.m. sponsored by the Gill Hill Baptist Youth, 1427 County Line Road, Keysville. Come help celebrate.

JUNE 9-13

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6:30-8 p.m. at Arvon Baptist Church for kids kindergarten through fifth grade. A meal will be available from 6-6:30 p.m. There will be a kickoff cookout Sunday, June 8, beginning at 5 p.m. All events are free and open to the community.


ANNUAL SPRING CHICKEN BARBEQUE, noon at Glenmore Volunteer Fire Department, 179 Firehouse Road, Buckingham. You may pre-order by calling (434) 969-2317, Sunday only, from 9-11 a.m. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. of the JHT Combined Voices of Jericho Baptist Church, 615 Franklin St. Special guests will be The New Bethel Male Chorus and St. Andrews Mass Choir. All are welcome. The Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor, III is senior pastor.

21ST CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. of The New Store Inspirational Choir. Come out and help us celebrate. Different guest groups to perform. All are welcome.

JUNE RALLY, 10 a.m. at Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church. Pastor Eddie Giles of Holy Trinity Baptist, Dillwyn, will be the guest preacher along with the Bethlehem Baptist Church Choir of Cumberland. All are welcome. Dinner will be served.

WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Forest Baptist Church, Meherrin will be preached by the Rev. Bruce Boling. All are welcome.

JUNE 10-14

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-9 p.m. nightly at Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, for ages 2 through high school. There will also be an adult class beginning at 6:15 each night. All are welcome.

JUNE 11-13

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Thomas Chapel UMC, 1313 Cartersville Road. Dinner from 5:30-6 p.m. and program 6-8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Baptist Union Baptist Church, 125 Baptist Union Road, Dillwyn. Theme: Follow the Leader. There will be Bible class, music, crafts, snacks, and recreation for ages preschool to adult. All are welcome.

JUNE 11-15

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 9 a.m. at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church. Transportation is available. Contact the church for additional information.

SHIPWRECKED VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Kids will join a missions effort to collect items for Operation Christmas Child. Ages 3-12. All are welcome.


FREE LAY RESCUER TRAINING, 10-11:30 a.m. at Crossroads, 214 Bush River Drive, Farmville. Learn how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency with administration of naloxone.

4-H DEMO DAY, 9 a.m. – noon at SVCC. John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville. 4-H Demo Day will explore healthy eating and offer summer crafts.


ART CAMP, 9:30 a.m. – noon at SVCC John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville. To register, call Le’Tina Giles at (434) 736 2023 or email letina.

MONTHLY FELLOWSHIP, noon – 1 p.m. at Payne Memorial United Methodist Church. This year’s theme, “Choosing Life.” Speaker, the Rev. Lewis Brandt. All are welcome.

POETRY GROUP TO MEET, 10 a.m. at the Atkinson Museum, Hampden-Sydney College.


HUMUH BUDDHIST STUDY GROUP, 7 p.m. at Prince Edward Community Library, 303 West Third St., Farmville. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call (800) 336-6015.

JUNE 15-17

CLOVERBUD CAMP at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center. Ages 5-8. Contact Jake at (434) 392-4246 for more information.


YARD SALE/CRAFT FAIR, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cartersville Rescue Squad, 1667 Cartersville Road. Call (804) 308-5748 to reserve your space.

YOUTH FISH FRY, noon, sponsored by the Rev. John Richardson at NAPA, 1587 Anderson Hwy., Cumberland. All proceeds will go directly to the Mt Olive Baptist Church Youth Ministries.

RANGER CHALLENGE, 1-3:30 p.m. sponsored by The Friends of Twin Lakes State Park. This event is open to youth 14 and younger with an adult partner. Teams will compete in various competitions. Prizes will be awarded at 4 p.m. Parent may participate in more than one team. Register at the sport of choice on the day of the event. The rain date is June 17.

ROUTES OF RHYTHM MUSIC TRAIL, 7 p.m. at Bear Creek Hall featuring Pete Mont. The event is free. Daily parking fees apply. Light refreshments available.

JUNE EXTRAVAGANZA, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cartersville Volunteer Rescue Squad building, 1667 Cartersville Road. Yard sale/craft fair, coffee and breakfast and a chicken barbecue meal will be available.

MEATLOAF SUPPER, 5-7 p.m. at the Prospect Firehouse, 45 Campbell Hill Road, Prospect. Donation at the door appreciated. Carry out will be available. Everyone is welcome.

SCREENING OF THE BLACK PANTHER, 7 p.m. in the Moton Museum auditorium. Admission is free. Refreshments available.


FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH, 9:30 a.m. at Arvon Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome to come to this free event honoring our fathers.

WORSHIP SERVICES, 11 a.m. at Forest Baptist Church, Meherrin will be preached by the Rev. Larry Williams. All are welcome.


BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Milnwood Road, Farmville.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT, 5:30 p.m. at the Robert Russa Moton Museum with the Hon. Henry L. Marsh III.


HAT RALLY SERVICE, 3 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 837 Guinea Road. The Voices of Unity will be in concert. Men and women are asked to wear and model their favorite hat. All are welcome.


WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Forest Baptist Church, Meherrin will be preached by the Rev. Bruce Boling. All are welcome.

CBC MISSIONARY CIRCLE ANNUAL DAY, 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville. The Springfield Travelers of Keysville will be in concert. Come and help us lift Jesus.


BBQ CHICKEN DINNER, 5-7 p.m. at MacCallum More Museum and Gardens. Eat in or takeout. For more information, call (434) 372-0502 or

JUNE 25-29

4-H SUMMER CAMP for youth ages nine-13 as of September. 30. Sign-up day May 26 at Prince Edward Extension Office, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed. Sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension. Call Jake, (434) 392-4246.


ALL MEMBERS SHOW, 5-7 p.m. at Hampden-Sydney College. As a reminder, this show is open to all CVA members and you may submit one piece of art, for sale or NFS.


HAY WORKSHOP, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Prince Edward Extension Office. Lunch provided for a fee. Call (434) 392-4246 to register.