Church and community events

Published 8:08 am Thursday, January 17, 2019

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@


GUEST PREACHER, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville, will be the Rev. Cedric Gayles. Service is 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Service on the third Sunday is Hour of Power from 9-10 a.m.

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COMPULSIVE EATERS ANONYMOUS, 10-11 a.m. HOW meetings will be held at the Farmville Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Third. St., Farmville for help recovering from compulsive eating. For more information contact Debbie at (518) 248-7220 or Joan at (434) 607-1576.


FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Buckingham library. Movie: Flicka.


WOMEN’S MARCH IN D.C. BUS TRIP, 6:30 a.m. departure from Longwood. This is for students, faculty, staff and community members. All are welcome. For more information contact Dr. Jes Simmons, or call (434) 395-2395.

CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT, 6 p.m. at Red House Volunteer Fire Department. Food will be served at an additional cost. Enjoy 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Winning team will receive a monetary prize. Come and help support the fire department. Call Shannon at (434) 665- 4610 or Larry at (434) 420-9054.


UNIVERSITY SUNDAY, 10-11 a.m. at Lee Grand Dining Room. Ecumenical service led by the Interfaith Group of Farmville during brunch in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

GUEST MINISTER, 11 a.m. at First Rock Baptist Church will be the Rev. Preston Little of Lynchburg.

PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church will be commemorating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Guest speaker, Dr. Rev. Earl Pendleton, Assistant Pastor of Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church, Charlottesville. The Buckingham Community Choir rendering music. Lunch will be served.

LATIN MASS, 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 2938 Oakleigh Ave., Appomattox on the third Sunday of each month.

CVA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, 3 p.m. at the home of Richard and Deborah McClintock, 1001 Fourth Avenue Ext., Farmville. Members are requested to bring a savory or a sweet bite. Contact Leslie Dennisonor Lois Thomas if you are planning to bring a treat.

COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETING, 3 p.m. of the Cumberland County Landfill Awareness group at the Cumberland County Community Center located at 11 Davenport Road, Cumberland. All are welcome.


CLOSURE. Farmville and Buckingham libraries will be closed.

MLK SERVICE CHALLENGE, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lankford Ballroom. Students have the opportunity to serve their community during “A Day On, Not Off.” The day will begin in Lankford Ballroom with a quick breakfast. Teams will then break into groups and head off campus to work on service projects in the community.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SERVICE, 10 a.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Rice.


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, in Farmville. The public is welcome.

NAACP MEETING, 6 p.m. at the Scope Building on Griffin Avenue. All are welcome.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS, 7 p.m. at the Jarman Auditorium will be Washington Post Journalist Sydney Trent, goddaughter of Barbara Johns, to deliver an address on the importance of morality and mountaintop imagination in American history and present-day culture.


COMPUTER CLASSES, 10-11 a.m., Farmville library. This week: Internet Basics. Call the library at (434) 392-6924 to sign up.

WEDNESDAY MOVIE MATINEE, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Farmville library. Bring lunch or snack. Movie: Antz.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY, 3:30-5 p.m. at Farmville library for children age 6-12. This week: Lego Club.

ART AFTER DARK WORKSHOP, 6 p.m. LCVA welcomes Morgan Everhart as host. All materials are provided completely free. Refreshments served.

DISCUSSION, 6 p.m. Building Bridges; Community Policing at Moton Museum. This panel discussion on methods of community policing will feature Prince Edward Commonwealth’s Attorney Megan Clark, Longwood Chief of Police Robert Beach, Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington and Attorney Khalil Latif.

MONTHLY STUDY GROUP, 6:30-8 p.m. at Farmville library sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension for home and commercial fruit growers.


BABY STORY TIME, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Farmville for ages 0-24 months and have playtime with other babies.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Farmville library for children ages 0-5.

BROWN BAG WORKSHOP, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Maugans Alumni Center Virginia Room.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY, 3:30-5 p.m. at Buckingham library for children ages 6-12. This week: Lego Club.


FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Buckingham library. Movie: Pete’s Dragon.

MONTHLY MEETING, 1 p.m. of the MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) at the Riverside Café in Farmville. All active, former and retired military officers and spouses are welcome to attend. Program topics are geared toward military interests and issues.

OPENING RECEPTION, 5:30-8 p.m. for the LCVA winter exhibitions. The exhibitions will be on display from Jan. 26 through March 31.

OPEN-MIC CABARET WITH LP, 7 p.m. at the Upchurch University Center first-floor lounge Stage. Headliner poet Sha’Condria “iCon” Sibley will perform alongside students in an open mic forum.


TEFAP FOOD DISTRIBUTION, 8:30-10 a.m. at Delma’s Pantry. Send any questions to

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Anderson Hwy., Cumberland.

LITTLE KIDS WINTER SOCIAL, 2 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Anderson Hwy., Cumberland for children eight and under. Refreshments will be served.

MOVIE, 5 p.m. at Upchurch University Center Soza Ballroom entitled BlacKkKlansman, an African-American police officer from Colorado Springs successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

GOSPEL BLUEGRASS CONCERT, 6-8 p.m. at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 25450 E. Saylers Creek Road, Jetersville featuring Appalachian Express along with the Sandy Creek Gospel Bluegrass band. Also making their debut appearance, Last Chance. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken.


MALE CHORUS 4TH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Peaks Baptist Church, 1948 Peaks Road, Prospect. Guest will be the White Oak Grove Baptist Church male chorus of Phenix, Sulphur Spring Baptist male chorus of Pamplin and Mt. Zion Baptist male chorus of Red House. All are welcome.


A MATTER OF BALANCE, 10 a.m.-noon at the SCOPE Center, 505 Griffin Blvd., Farmville sponsored Piedmont Senior Resources. Classes are held once a week on Tuesdays for eight weeks. Learn to control falls, set goals to increase activity, change environment to reduce falls and much more. For more information call (434) 767-5588.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Centra PACE, 1530 South Main St., Farmville. Offered by Centra PACE this program offers a caregiver support group to help caregivers. Angela Edmonds, clinical social worker with Centra PACE will facilitate the meeting. You do not need to be part of the PACE program to attend.

FREE TAX PREPARATION, for taxpayers with incomes under $50,000. Clients sign up for appointments by calling the public library at (434) 392-6924. Sessions are held Tuesday 2-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Clients should bring photo ID, all family Social Security Cards, all tax materials received, refund deposit information, and if possible a copy of last year’s returns. Additional volunteers needed. Call Ellery Sedgwick at (434) 392-3588 for information. Sponsored by IRS.


TASTE OF FARMVILLE, 5-8 p.m. sponsored by The Rotary Club of Farmville at the Fireman’s Sports Arena. If you would like to have a booth, email admin@ farmvilleareachamber. org for more information.