Church and community events

Published 10:22 am Thursday, September 13, 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@

FREE FLU SHOTS FOR SENIORS living in Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Nottoway, Lunenburg and Prince Edward counties. Call Jordan Miles at PSR at (434) 676-5588 for more information.


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CANCELLATION: The VA Department of Veterans will not be at the Farmville library on this date due to inclement weather.


GRAND OPENING, 10 a.m.-noon for Delma’s Wellness Center. The Wellness Center is a community exchange program for durable medical equipment and will be located inside of the Delma’s Pantry building.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. sponsored by Cumberland Community Cares. Call (804) 517-8454 for more information about the event and to claim a yard sale space. The American Legion Cumberland Post 269 will be selling their barbecue chicken.

CRUISE-IN, 4-8 p.m. of the Heart of Virginia classic car club in the parking lot at the old Schewels. This will be the last cruise in for 2018.

MATRIARCH CELEBRATION, 2 p.m. at 15 Gospel Lane, Farmville sponsored by Fire For Christ Ministries, Inc. Bring your Matriarchs and celebrate them with us on this special day.

MARK BISHOP IN CONCERT, 6 p.m. at White Hall United Methodist Church, 860 Main St., Dillwyn. Everyone is welcome.

BENEFIT YARD SALE, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 6413 Abilene Road, Farmville sponsored by the Women of Douglas Presbyterian Church to benefit various mission projects.

IN HONOR, 2-4 p.m. the Piedmont Area Veterans Council in cooperation with VFW Post #7059 and American Legion Post #32 to sponsor David Hamon with the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission at the Thomas Hardy Graham VFW Post #7059 located at 1616 Graham Road in Farmville.

CLOTHES CLOSET, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, 1847 Anderson Highway, Cumberland, sponsored by the Women’s Ministry. Clothes are at no cost.


101ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 11 a.m., hosted by the Robert Russa Moton Museum in partnership with First Baptist Church, to honor the Rev. L. Francis Griffin. The Rev. Griffin’s youngest son, the Rev. Eric Griffin, pastor of Saint Stephen United Church of Christ in Greensboro, North Carolina, will deliver the morning’s message. Everyone welcome.

SUNDAY SERVICES, 11a.m. will be the Rev. Kevin Callahan of Richmond, at Forest Baptist Church of Meherrin. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING, 10:45 a.m. at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church of Prospect,136 Harris Creek Road, Prospect. Following the service there will be a covered dish luncheon and fellowship for time to meet and chat with friends. At 2 p.m. Mark Bishop, noted Southern Gospel performer, will be in concert. The public is welcome.

CONTINUED REVIVAL SERVICE, 3 Mt. Lyle Baptist Church, Pamplin with Pastor Ricky Ferguson. Pastor Stanley Wesley will be the guest minister for the afternoon on Sept. 23. Come and join us.

HOMECOMING, 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, intersection of Howardsville and Jerusalem Church Roads in Glenmore and Buckingham County, 4825 Howardsville Road. Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Virginia Herman Hollerith will be joining us. A meal will follow the service. All are welcome to attend.

ALL CHOIRS DAY, 3 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Red House. The Mt. Zion Youth Choir is hosting the anniversary this year. Refreshments will be served.

LATIN MASS, 3 p.m. at Lady of Peace Catholic, 2938 Leigh Ave., Appomattox. Everyone is welcome.


MUSIC REVIVAL, 2 p.m. at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church, 146 Harris Creek Road, Prospect. Mark Bishop will kick things off with a one-hour concert, following the Homecoming Service and meal. Monday through Thursday nights, various singers and groups will perform. Nightly services begin at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Dillwyn, with Pastor Michael Mosley bringing forth the morning message and the mass choir rendering music. Fellowship dinner will be served. Services will convene Sunday afternoon with prayer and praise service beginning at 2:30 p.m. and worship service at 3 p.m. Afternoon preacher will be Pastor Kevin Caleb of Thessalonia Baptist Church of Fork Union accompanied by his choir and church family. Revival will begin Monday with prayer and praise service at 7 p.m. and worship service at 7:30 p.m. Different choirs each night.


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

NAACP MEETING, 6 p.m. of The Prince Edward County branch at the SCOPE building in Farmville. All are welcome.


CANDIDATE’S FORUM, 7 p.m. at the Buckingham Agricultural building for the Circuit Court Clerk election. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates and enjoy a meet and greet reception after the forum. All are welcome to attend.

FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT TOUR, 9 a.m-3 p.m. hosted by the Cumberland Extension Office and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the State Forestry Department. Lunch provided for a fee. Pre-register at https:// or call the Cumberland Extension Office at (804) 492-4390.


VIRGINIA PESTICIDE COLLECTION PROGRAM, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Farmville Southern States, 182 Smi Way, Farmville, for disposal of unwanted and outdated pesticides.

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY LISTENING FORUM, 7:45-9 a.m. at the Prince Edward middle school to hear Superintendent, Dr. Johnson speak and ask for feedback from citizens to continue to move forward.

12-WEEK PROGRAM, Living with type 2 diabetes at Crossroads, 2966 Sulphur Spring Road, Prospect. To register, call (434) 767-5588.


BOOK SIGNING, 5:30 p.m. at the Moton Auditorium, 900 Griffin Blvd., Farmville for Shirley Robertson Lee, Trails & Trailblazers. Books will also be available for purchase at this event.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, 8 a.m. High Bridge parking lot, 555 River Road. Open to all community members dealing with loss. Contact the Rev. Amanda Hayes-Bowman for more info at (434) 395-1042 or

NARFE TO MEET, 11:30 a.m. at LaParota Grill, 1503 South Main St., Farmville. All current and retired federal employees are welcome to attend. Lunch will be followed by the speaker Leslie Ravenell, the Virginia Federation National President.


COMMEMORATION PROGRAM, 11 a.m. sponsored by Post 7059 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary on the lawn of the Prince Edward County courthouse. Everyone is welcome.


CVA MEMBERSHIP PICNIC, 4-7 p.m. at the home of Paul and Lisa Hoffman, 988 Sulphur Spring Road, Prospect.

MOTON FASHION SHOW, 4:30 p.m. at the Moton Auditorium, 900 Griffin Blvd., Farmville. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund.

LAW ENFORCEMENT LIP SYNC CHALLENGE, 9 a.m. at Prince Edward County High School Track, 35 Eagle Drive, Farmville sponsored by the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s office.


160TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 11 a.m. for Goshen Baptist Church, 2381 Axtell Road, Howardsville. All are welcome.

SUNDAY SERVICES, 11 a.m. will be the Rev. Kevin Callahan of Richmond, at Forest Baptist Church of Meherrin. All are welcome.

AFTERNOON PRAISE, 3 p.m. sponsored by the Usher Ministry of Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Dillwyn. Denise and the Traveling Aires will be in concert. Come out for an afternoon of song and praise.

ANNUAL FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 3 p.m. at Gravel Hill Baptist Church, 3357 Cutbanks Road, Pamplin. Guest speaker will be Minister Leroy Woolridge, Jr., Associate Minister at Mt. Airy Baptist Church, Gladstone, accompanied by the Mt. Airy Choir. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.


OLD FASHIONED TENT REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Bible Church, 401 Southern Dr., Keysville and continues each evening at 6 p.m. in the tent. Come out and hear the Rev. Jim Critchley, of Altavista, as he brings the powerful Word of God.


FAMILY AND COMMUNITY LISTENING FORUM, 6-7:15 p.m. at the Rice Fire Department, to hear Superintendent, Dr. Johnson speak and ask for feedback from citizens to continue to move forward.


HOMEBUYERS SEMINAR, 6-7 p.m. at Virginia Credit Union’s Farmville Branch, 100 Midtown Avenue off S. Main Street in Farmville. Mortgage experts will be on hand to answer specific questions. To register, call (804) 323- 6800 or visit www.vacu. org/seminars.