Church and community events

Published 7:23 am Thursday, February 21, 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


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.


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 11 a.m.-noon in the conference room of Jamerson Memorial Library in Appomattox. We will be learning from some of the New Testament books of the Bible. Each study is formatted so that you can join us at any time and not feel as though you must “catch up.” For more information, call (434) 352-8574.

MONTHLY SELF-PAY LUNCHEON, 1 p.m. of the MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) at the Riverside Café in Farmville. All active, former and retired military officers, spouses, widows and widowers are welcome to attend. February’s topic is preparing for/dealing with issues regarding military death benefits.

LCVA FILM SERIES, 7 p.m. at the Longwood Cabin, 1401 Johnston Drive, Farmville. Showing will be the 1982 horror film “The Poltergeist.”


CLOTHING GIVEAWAY, 9 a.m-12:45 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Anderson Hwy, Route 60, Cumberland.

WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. by Richard McClintock on making a three-dimensional, family-history collage. The workshop will be held at the Atkinson Museum, at Hampden-Sydney College.

TIME TRAVEL, 1 p.m. during a program called Worth 1,000 Words at Twin Lakes State Park. We’ll scour the park to find, and photograph, the modern-day places featured in vintage photos taken at the park in the 50s and 60s. Meet at the Cedar Crest Conference Center.

BLACK HISTORY THROUGH GOSPEL MUSIC, 3 p.m. hosted by The Prince Edward Branch of the NAACP at the Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations, 1358 Sheppards Road, Farmville. Come out for an evening of praise and worship. Different groups will be performing. Call (434) 547.8641 for tickets.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN BANQUET, 3 p.m. at the Frances Redwood Education Center, 27294 North James Madison Highway, New Canton, sponsored by the United Baptist Women’s Missionary and Educational Convention of Central Virginia. Call (434) 547-7728, (434) 983-2935 or (434) 315-8729 by Monday, Feb. 18.

BLACK HISTORY THROUGH MUSIC, 3 p.m. sponsored by The Prince Edward NAACP at the Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations,1358 Sheppads Road, Farmville.


SUNDAY SERVICES, 9:45 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Worship Service at 11 a.m.

BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION, starting at 10 a.m. at Fork Union Baptist Church followed by a delicious Soul Food dinner. The afternoon program begins at 2:30 p.m. and features an original play entitled “A Dream Come True.” The public is welcome. The church is located on Route 636, Buckingham.

LOOKING FOR A CHURCH HOME?, 11 a.m. join Living Word Church at the Scope Building, 505 Griffin Blvd., Farmville.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 11 a.m. at Galilee Baptist Church. A Soul food dinner will be served after service.

GUEST PREACHER, 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3010 Sandy River Road, Burkeville will be Minister Barbara M. Reed.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at New Witt Baptist Church. The message will be delivered by Pastor Vincent Eanes, Pastor of the Lone Oak Baptist Church of Keysville. New Witt is located on Farmville Highway South. The Rev. Winston Bland is the Pastor. The public is welcome.

GREATEST GIFT IN LOVE SERVICE, 3 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church. The service is to support the building fund. The guest choir is The Anointed Voices. Midway is located at 837 Guinea Road in Farmville. Rev. Irma T. Watson is pastor. All are welcome.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at High Bridge Baptist Church. The Harmonizing Echoes of Crewe, will be in concert. Linda Hempburn of Green Bay, will present a skit. A soul food dinner will be served at 2 p.m. African attire or clothes of years gone-by are welcomed.

FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY, 3 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. James Taylor and the Jericho Baptist Church from Farmville, will be the guest. All are welcome to attend.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church. The theme is “Keeping the dream alive.” A soul food luncheon will be served.


SUNBONNET SUE STITCHERS, 10 a.m. will meet in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Main Street, Appomattox. They are a knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing and cross stitch group. If you are interested in learning or sharing, you encouraged to attend.

BOOK DRIVE, 4-7 p.m. at the Farmville-Prince Edward Library sponsored by the Farmville Junior Youth Groups. Donate new or used books in good condition for children ages three-12. Leave in donation box.


STORY AND CRAFT TIME, 11 a.m. at the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, on Main Street in Appomattox.

FILM SERIES, 7 p.m. Showing will be “Darkest Hour” at Gilmer Hall, Room 019 as part of the Hampden-Sydney Rhetoric Program’s 40th anniversary film series.

CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. featuring Longwood University’s Wind Symphony joined by the Fuqua School Senior Band and the Prince Edward County High School Band, in a concert featuring marches, concert works and a guest composer/conductor. The concert will be held in Jarman Auditorium and is free and open to the public.


GAME NIGHT, 4 p.m. in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Appomattox. Posthumous Z, a team based zombie survival and horror game full of cheesy famous zombie movie zingers. Choose between team human and fight for your life, or team zombie to try and bring on the apocalypse. Fun, fast-paced, and geared toward a more mature audience. Recommend age 13 and up to play.

KICK THE STRAW HABIT, 5:30-7:30 p.m. sponsored by Clean Virginia Waterways and the Longwood Sustainability Partners at the Bedford Auditorium, as they launch a campaign to Kick the Straw Habit in Farmville and beyond. Opening reception with light refreshments, short film, followed by four presentations and a Q&A on single use plastics, their impact, and how the science of behavior change can inspire students and citizens. Space is limited. RSVPs are encouraged at


THE CHURCH PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Route 60, Cumberland. Special guests will include the Sharon Baptist Church Combined Choir.

PROGRAM, 3 p.m. entitled “Fruit of the Spirit” sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid Ministry of Jericho Baptist Church presented by the Deacons and Trustees. Music will be provided by The New Store Inspirational choir. Jericho Baptist Church is located at 615 Franklin St., Farmville. The Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor, III is the Pastor.


FILM SERIES, 7 p.m. Showing will be “The Post” at the Gilmer Hall, Room 019 as part of the Hampden-Sydney Rhetoric Program’s 40th anniversary film series.

TUGGLE NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Moriah-Upper Room Baptist Church on Tuggle Road.


LENTEN SERVICES/FREE LUNCHEON, noon-1 p.m. at Payne Memorial United Methodist Church. The theme this year is “Season of Joy and Gladness.” The speaker will be the Rev. Rick Bucher. Lunch will be provided. All are welcome. The church is located at 1 Stony Point Road in Cumberland (across from the courthouse.)

ARTIST TALK, 7 p.m. by artist Emma Steinkraus at the Thompson Commons in Brinkley Hall, Hampden-Sydney College.


DO YOU NEED A RIDE, Senior veterans age 60 and older can get a ride to McGuire Veterans Affairs Hospital in Richmond. Make your appointment with the VA and call Piedmont Senior Resources at (434) 767-5588.


BASKETBALL DEADLINE, Time to get your teams together. Adult basketball league registration began Feb. 1. Deadline for registration is March 8. Age groups are 18 and up. A team roster, team name and full payment are due at the time of registration. For more information, contact the Farmville Recreation Department at (434) 392-3737. Sponsored by Farmville Recreation Department.


2ND SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE, 10 a.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church. All are welcome.


LECTURE SERIES, 7 p.m. The Profession of Social Work: Often Misunderstood by Dr. Theresa A. Clark, retired professor at Longwood. Talk will be held in the meeting room of the Barbara Rose Johns Library.


BAKED POTATO DINNER, 4:30-6:30 p.m. hosted by the Randolph District Fire Department and Auxiliary. Takeout will be available. Make a donation at the door for the meal, which supports the fire department. The fire house is located at 2145 Cumberland Road.


YOUTH PROGRAM, 10 a.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Route 60, Cumberland. Youth speaker will be Lorraine Foster. Theme: You Don’t Know My Story.


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