Church and community events

Published 7:59 am Thursday, August 2, 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@


SUMMER FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m. at Cartersville Community House, 2275 Cartersville Road, Cartersville to support the Cartersville Volunteer Fire Department. Outdoor movie, dinner and games. Movie is free with a charge for concessions and bounce house. Rain date, Aug. 4. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

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IN CONCERT, 7 p.m. Down East Boys at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, Saylers Creek Road, Jetersville. For more information call (804) 561-3690.

ARTISTS RECEPTION, There will be no artists reception for Central Virginia Arts.


ROUTES OF RHYTHM MUSIC TRAIL, to feature Davis Bradley Duo at Bear Creek Hall, 22 Bear Creek Lake Road, Cumberland. Performance is free and will be held rain or shine.

SUMMER NIGHT STARLIGHT, 8-9:30 p.m. at Sailor’s Creek presented by the Crewe Astronomy Club.

11TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 2 p.m. at Deliverance Church, 3732 West James Anderson Hwy., Gladstone, for Pastor Winfred M. Jones. All are welcome.

MEET AND GREET, 4 p.m. to meet “Nicci” Edmondston, a candidate for Buckingham’s Clerk of the Circuit Court at Ellis Acres Memorial Park, 245 Camden Street, Dillwyn.


KERSHAW TRAIL CLEANUP, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park. You will assist park personnel in removing debris from timbering. Volunteers are welcome to come and leave at any time during the event.


GUEST MINISTER will be the Rev. Clarence Eldridge, Associate minister of Baptist Union Baptist Church, at First Rock Baptist for the regular worship service.

CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Gill Hill Baptist Church, 1427 County Line Road, Keysville. Many groups will be appearing. Everyone is welcome.

MEMORIAL TRIBUTE CELEBRATION, 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville, in memory of the late Reverend Lee Watkins, Jr. The Springfield Travelers will be in concert. The Rev. Arlene Marble will lead the worship experience. Please come and share with us his legacy.

PASTOR AND 1ST LADY ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. at Spirit of Life Church of God in Christ, 308 S. Virginia St., Farmville for Pastor Novey W. Wiley and First Lady Geraldine Wiley.

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH, noon – 2 p.m. sponsored by Passion Community Church, PCC, 382 Fairground Road, Farmville, to benefit children and families in the community with school supply giveaways. Free food for all.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1144 Hendricks Road, Pamplin. Pastor Brown will deliver the message. Lunch will be served immediately after service. No evening service.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The pastor is the Rev. Walter M. Fells. The public is welcome.


HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church, 1913 Tuggle Road, with the Word by Pastor Stanley Wesley. Lunch served after service. No afternoon service. Revival begins Monday at 7 p.m. with worship at 7:30 p.m. There will be different guest revivalists each night. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Mt Zion Baptist Church of New Canton. The Rev. Jerry Stewart, former pastor, will be preaching the morning worship service. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. Lunch will be served. Revival will be begin at 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Dr. Joe Reed speaking each night. Music will be featured each evening. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, at Petersville Baptist Church, New Guangzhou. Lunch will be served after the 11 a.m. worship service. Worship services will be held each evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. There will different guest ministers and choirs each night.

HOMECOMING & REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church with lunch to follow worship service. Revival begins on Monday with praise and prayer at 7:30 p.m. and worship at 8 p.m. Guest revivalist will be Pastor Xavier Jackson, Chapman Grove Baptist Church, Charlottesville with different guest choirs and ushers each night.

HOMECOMING/ REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Woodland United Methodist Church, U.S. Route 64. The Rev. George Schaefer will deliver the message for the Homecoming Service. Dinner will be served. Revival will begin Monday at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. George Schaefer. There will be special music each. Everyone is welcome.


HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Eleven Oaks Baptist Church, Crewe. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Gilliam, Sr. will be the speaker for the Homecoming service followed by dinner. There will be different speakers each night. Prayer service at 7 p.m. with revival beginning at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.


HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 10 a.m. at Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn. Worship service at 11 a.m. with lunch following. There will be a song service featuring Chris Lewis at 1:30 p.m. Evangelist Roger Roller will be conducting Revival services Monday-Friday. The services will begin each night at 7 p.m. Special music each night.


POTLUCK MEETING, 6:30 p.m. of the Curdsville community center, 122 School Road off U.S. Route 15. Bring your favorite dish. There will be a program on school safety. Everyone welcome.


PRAISE AND WORSHIP, 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1144 Hendricks Road, Pamplin. The Rev. James Cobbs from Nelson County will be the guest speaker for the week. Community choirs will render the music. All are welcome.


NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, sponsored by The Town of Farmville. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community.

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office across from Lowe’s in Farmville. Dave Richmond will present a program on how to melt and clean beeswax and how to make things out of it. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433.


MEMORIAL TRIBUTE CELEBRATION, 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville, in memory of the late Reverend Lee Watkins, Jr. The Springfield Travelers will be in concert. The Rev. Arlene Marble will lead the worship experience. Please come and share with us his legacy.


FORESTLAND MINI WORKSHOP, 1-5 p.m. at Prince Edward Co. Extension Office. Contact Jennifer Gagnon at (540) 231-6391 or jgagnon@


TRIAD’S NINTH ANNIVERSARY, noon at the Firemen’s Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville. Vendor freebies, door prizes, food and free blood pressure checks. For more information, contact Darla Ellington at (434) 298-6897.


CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY MARKET, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Payne Memorial Methodist Church, Cumberland. There will be a variety of handmade crafts, antiques/collectibles, in season produce, yard sale items, direct market items. For more information contact Lisa Davis at (804) 387-2356 or by email at lisa.blanton62@

WOMEN’S DAY WORKSHOP, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. sponsored by The Women’s Ministry of Tearwallet Baptist Church, Cumberland. Brunch will be served. Theme: “The Father’s will for my Life.” Guest facilitator, Maida Wood-Davis. RSVP requested. (804) 492-4582.