Church and community events

Published 9:43 am Thursday, February 14, 2019

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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-2 p.m. 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.

A GREAT CAUSE, 5-8 p.m. Visit Buffalo Wild Wings for some great food and 10 percent of all net food sales will be donated to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 7059 to benefit special veteran projects.


QUILT GROUP TO MEET, 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church Social Hall, 815 N Main St., South Boston. Quilts are made for patients in military hospitals overseas, as well as patients at the VA hospital in Salem. All welcome, no experience required. Questions call Ellie (434) 572-1998.

FOOD BANK, 10-11:45 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Red House for those in the Phenix and surrounding Red House community who are residents of Charlotte County.

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

PROGRAM, 1 p.m. at Twin Lakes State Park entitle ‘Home Sweet Home.’ Design you own dream park. Meet at the concession stand.

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.

SWEETHEART DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight hosted by the Cumberland Fire Department Auxiliary at the firehouse on Rt. 13, Old Buckingham Road, Cumberland featuring DJ Bob Huddleston of Buckingham. Must be at least 21 years old. All proceeds will benefit the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department.


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.

GUEST MINISTER, 11 a.m. at First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect will be Minister James Hurt, associate minister of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.

SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Jamestown Presbyterian Church, 1751 Lockett Road, Rice, featuring the Hampden-Sydney College Men’s Chorus.

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.

FEBRUARY MEETING, 2 p.m. of the Cumberland County Historical Society in the Cumberland County Visitor’s Center & Museum (Old clerk’s Office) in Cumberland Courthouse. Jimmy Hurt, President of the Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society will present a program on the Sears Roebuck Kit Homes. Come and bring a friend.

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

BLACK HISTORY SERVICE, 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville. The Theme of the Service It’s A Spiritual Warfare: Ephesians 6:12. The music ministry guest will be the Second Union Baptist Church Praise Team of Goochland, Zion Hill Baptist Church Youth Choir of Farmville and the As One Mime Team of Farmville. Come and share in this celebratory service with Praising the Lord.

BLACK HISTORY SERVICE, 3:30 p.m. at Spirit of LIfe Church of God in Christ, 308 S. Virginia and Church Street, Farmville. Everyone is welcome.


MONTHLY MEETING, 6 p.m. of the Prince Edward Branch NAACP at the SCOPE building in Farmville.

COMMUNITY INFORMATIONAL NIGHT, 6-7 p.m. at CHS/CMS Cafetorium to learn the facts about the third largest international crime industry that primarily targets women and girls, Human Trafficking. This event is sponsored by The Cumberland Woman’s Club and Cumberland County Public Schools.


QUILT GROUP MEETING, 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 815 N. Main St., South Boston. The group makes throw size quilts for veterans and wounded military. If you have questions, or cannot attend meetings but would like to help contact Ellie at (434) 572-1998.

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


STORY AND CRAFT TIME, 11 a.m. at the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Appomattox. A library employee will read an age appropriate book followed by a simple craft project. This program lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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


JOB TRAINING, 10 a.m.-noon. Meet with representative from Region 2000 Workforce at the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Main Street, Appomattox. The Workforce Center serves unemployed workers who may need assistance searching for jobs or additional training for updating their skills.

JAMERSON BOOK CLUB MEETING, 2:30 p.m. in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library. This month’s book selection is any nonfiction book with the author’s last name starting with “G.” If you can’t find a title you want, you can use the letter “G” in the title as well.

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

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION, 5:30 p.m. featuring the book “A lesson before Dying” at the Moton auditorium.


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.


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.

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.