Church and community events

Published 9:42 am Thursday, February 7, 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.


Empowerment Temple #1 COGIC 354 Wood Row Road, Pamplin. Sunday School Institute, 9 a.m., POWER Sunday Service, 9:45 a.m., and Straight Talk Bible Study, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Empowerment Temple #2 COGIC, 1617 Park Avenue, Lynchburg, Sunday School Institute, noon, POWER Sunday Service, 12:45 p.m. and Fresh Air Bible Study, 7 p.m.


VETERANS SERVICES 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Virginia Department of Veterans Services will be at Farmville-Prince Edward Library, 1303 West Third St., Farmville.

FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Buckingham library. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy a free movie. This week: Tangled.

VOLUNTEER DRIVER TRAINING, 1-5 p.m. at Piedmont Senior Resources, 1413 Main St., Farmville to assist in driving seniors to local medical appointments. For more information call Jordan Miles at (434) 767-5588.

SPAGHETTI DINNER & SWEETHEART RAFFLE, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Randolph District Vol. Fire Dept. The sweetheart raffle will consist of five different prizes. Tickets will be on sell at the dinner or you can buy in advance from any auxiliary member. You do not have to be present to win. Any questions call Nancy at (434) 391-1250.

OPENING RECEPTION, 6-8 p.m. for Central Virginia Arts at Riverside Cafe, 522 N. Main St., Farmville.


BRUNSWICK STEW, 8 a.m. sponsored by Pamplin Eastern Star at the Pamplin Fire Department. Advance order requests for pickup may be made by calling Shirley Moore at (434) 390-0651, Brenda Richardson (434) 248-5780 or Clara Elder (434) 808-9763.

CIVIL WAR SEMINAR 8:30 a.m. sponsored by Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, the Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy, and the Center for Southside Virginia History at Longwood University at Jarman Auditorium on the Longwood University campus in Farmville.

BLUEBIRD HOUSE BUILDING WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon at the Bear Creek Hall in Bear Creek Lake State Park, Cumberland County.

VALENTINE MAKING FAMILY WORKSHOP, 10:30 a.m. at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts at the intersection of Third Street & Main Street, Farmville. This program is free and open to the public.

FEBRUARY MEETING, 10:30 a.m. of The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution at the Farmville-Prince Edward Library, Farmville. The guest speaker will be Magi Van Epes, Prince Edward County Tourism and Visitors Center Coordinator. The topic will be: “LOVEworks.”

SEMINAR, 11 a.m. for married and singles for conversations about love and relationships at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church hosted by Pastor Timothy Woodson. Lunch provided.

PROGRAM AT TWIN LAKES PARK, 1 p.m. entitled Testing the Waters. Those who attend this (miniature) dam-building activity will find out how the men who built the lakes at the park managed to do just that. Meet at the concession stand.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church, corner of Hill and Franklin Streets. Come out and help us celebrate our heritage. Sponsored by the Ernestine W. Herndon Scholarship Ministry.

DOLL TEA PARTY, 2-3 p.m. at Farmville library. Children ages 12 and under can bring their favorite doll and enjoy a tea party at the library. Listen to a story, play games, enjoy snacks and make a craft.

BLACK HISTORY SERVICE, 3 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church. The message will be brought by the Rev. Dr. Maurice Carter of Crystal Cathedral, Dillwyn. He is also a part of the faculty at Longwood University as well as an author, community organizer and former Superintendent of Schools for Fluvanna County Public Schools. Our musical guest will be the Buckingham Community Choir and the Old Ship of Zion.

JAZZ CONCERT, 7 p.m. at the Moton Auditorium to celebrate Black History month.

NOT SO NEW NEWLYWED GAME, 7 p.m. at the Farmville Fire Department. Members and their significant others will answer questions while having fun. Light refreshments provided. Donations accepted. 50/50 Raffle.


FELLOWSHIP SUNDAY, 9:45 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church for Sunday School, fellowship, worship service and communion.

BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION, 3 p.m. at The White Oak Grove Baptist Church. Everyone welcome. Soul Food will be served after the program.

VIDEO SERIES, 7 p.m. at Worsham Baptist Church entitled “Whatever Happened to the Human Race?” Narrated by the late Dr. Francis Schaeffer and Dr. C. Everett Koop, the video discusses the current assault on the sanctity of human life. The series has five sessions, on Sunday nights. Admission is free.


CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP LUNCH, 11:45 a.m. at The Woodland community center.


BREAKFAST MEETING, 9-10:30 a.m. for landowners in Amelia, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties at the Crewe Fire Department, located at 1105 West Virginia Avenue. The meeting will cover what to know before building a pond, such as required permits and construction considerations. Register by Friday, Feb. 8. To register, call Charlie Wootton at (434) 392-3782 ext. 128. The series is hosted in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

BEEKEEPER’S SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. School consists of three classes and a possible hands-on session. Cost of $50 per family includes all classes and two books. Grant money is available. Classes presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email


SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHEON, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. hosted by STEPS, at the Farmville Train Station. Attendance and food are by donation only. The silent auction will take place during lunch and feature various items from local businesses and organizations. Proceeds benefit homeless people in our area. For more information contact Amy Beatson, Vice President of Program Services, at (434) 315-5909 x211 or email her at abeatson@

PRESENTATION, 4 p.m. of the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce Looking Our Best award at Barnes & Noble at Longwood Bookstore.

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


LIVING WITH DIABETES, 10:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. held weekly at Bluestone Harmony Center, 635 Bluestone Road, Keysville. To register, call Jordan Miles or Nikki Dean at (434) 767-5588. Free of charge.


PRODUCTION OF LOVING, 7 p.m. presented by Peter Manos at the Moton auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at door.

MUSIC SERIES, 7:30 p.m. Unravelling Beethoven, Nick diEugenio, violin and Mimi Solomon, piano at Crawley Forum, Hampden-Sydney College.


A CHILDREN’S STORY, 10:30 a.m. Art project with Red Door 104 in the Moton auditorium.

DOLL TEA PARTY, 2-3 p.m. at Buckingham library. Children ages 12 and under are can bring their favorite doll and enjoy a tea party at the library. Listen to a story, play games, enjoy snacks and make a craft.

PANCAKE SUPPER, 5-7 p.m. hosted by the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary the firehouse, 45 Campbell Hill Road, Prospect. The meal will include pancakes, sausage, bacon, apples, and a drink. The cost is a donation at the door. Carryout will be available.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT, 6 p.m. at Red House Volunteer Fire Department. Register at the door. $5 Blind Draw, 50/50 and food will be available for purchase. Prize is monetary. Contact Larry at (434) 420-9054 or Shannon at (434) 665-4610.


VALENTINE LUNCHEON at Farmville Baptist Church. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. and Valentine Luncheon at 12:15 p.m.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Dillwyn. Longwood College’s B.A.S.I.C. Gospel Chorus will be rendering the music. The afternoon will be filled with portrayals of unknown Black History Contributors in costume. Morning service will begin at 11a.m. with Pastor Mosley, followed by a delicious Soul Food luncheon at 1 p.m. Come out for an afternoon of fellowship, food and growth in your Black History knowledge.

LOVE SONGS, 3 p.m. a cabaret of music all about love at the Moton auditorium.