Church and community events

Published 8:31 am Thursday, June 14, 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

JUNE 15-16

FIREFLY FESTIVAL, 9-11 p.m. at High Bridge Trail State Park. Parking fee applies. Closest access if from the Camp Paradise parking area. Food trucks available. Educational lessons will be offered.

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JUNE 15-17

CLOVERBUD CAMP at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center. Ages five-eight. 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 Sunday.

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.

YOUTH CELEBRATION PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Cumberland. Come out and support our youth.

NEW MEMBERS PICNIC, 5 p.m. for anyone interested in joining the Friends of Twin Lakes State Park. Join to learn more about activities to support the mission of the park. Rain date Sunday.


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.

FATHER’S DAY MEAL, noon for all fathers at Calvary Baptist Church, 1144 Hendricks Road. Pamplin.

PASTOR’S AIDE PROGRAM, at Peaks Baptist Church, 1948 Peaks Road, Prospect. Guest preacher, the Rev. Lamont Johnson of West Durham Baptist Church, Durham, North Carolina. Refreshments will be served.

GUEST PREACHER, 9 a.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville will be the Rev. LaWanda Hampton. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church of Keysville. Pastor Wyatt Vaughan, Jr. will be delivering the message. Dinner will be served.

LATIN MASS, 3 p.m. in Appomattox at Lady of Peace Catholic Church, corner of Oraleigh Avenue and River Ridge Road. Questions, call (434) 352-7976.


REGULAR MEETING, 11 a.m. of the Piedmont Soil and 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. This is a change from our regularly scheduled meeting. The public is welcome.

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church Tuggle Road, Farmville. Board games, fellowship and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

JUNE 18-20

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8 p.m. entitled “I’ve Got Talent” — showcasing my work for Jesus at First Baptist Church, Farmville, at the Corner of Fourth and Main Streets.

JUNE 18-22

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. each night at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Red House. Pastor Daniel Watson, Pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church, Gordonsville, will be the guest minister. Various choirs will render the music.

REVIVAL SERVICE, 7 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, Keysville. The Rev. Leon Jackson will be the proclaimer for the week. Guest choir each night.


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.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET, 6 p.m. at the High Bridge Trail sign in downtown Farmville. Contact the Rev. Amanda Hayes-Bowman at or (434) 395-1042 for more info.


GRAND OPENING, 1 p.m. for the newly renovated Clover Center. Facility tours will be offered and light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


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.

FARMVILLE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, 3 p.m. at the home of Dickie Cralle, 1 Hudson St., Farmville. Bring a heavy hors d’ oeuvre to share. Bring a chair. Casual dress.

ANNUAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE, 8 a.m. – noon at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 919 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland. Guest speaker, Minister Sandy Patterson, Associate Minister at Dillwyn Holy Temple, Dillwyn. She will also be the guest preacher for 11 a.m. Women’s Day Worship Service Sunday, June 24.


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.

3RD CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. for the Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church Adult Choir, Tuggle Road, Farmville. Various choirs on the program. Light refreshments will be served before the program beginning a 1 p.m. All are welcome.


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

JUNE 25-29

4-H SUMMER CAMP for youth ages nine-13 as of Sept. 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 392-4246 to register.


100 MEN IN BLACK PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church, 615, Franklin St., Farmville. Guest speaker on the theme “Dressed for the Test” will be the Rev. Dr. Cavell Phillips, Assistant Pastor of the Richmond Christian Center and the 106.5 “The Beat” radio host. The program will pay tribute to men in black suits from the counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward. The event will benefit Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). All are welcome.


USHER MINISTRY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church,1144 Hendricks Road, Pamplin. Guest Speaker the Rev. Bland of Mt. Pero Baptist, Powhatan.


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.


CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY MARKET, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Payne Memorial Methodist Church at 1 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland. Handmade crafts, antiques/collectibles, produce, yard sale, direct market items and prepared food items. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tables will be set up inside and outside. For information contact Lisa Davis at (804) 387-2356 or by email at