Church and community events

Published 7:51 am Thursday, May 2, 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@

MAY 2-4

KANDER AND EBB, CABARET, 8 p.m. hosted by Wolfbane Productions at the new indoor venue, the Wolf Den, located at 197 Old Courthouse Road, Appomattox. Doors open at 7 p.m.


RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m. for the Hotel Weyanoke show at the bar in Campagna at the hotel. All members and guests are welcome.

LIVE AT RIVERSIDE, music at Riverside Park at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Farmville. Music is presented by Farmville Jaycees in partnership with the Heart of Virginia Festival.

COMMUNITY BINGO NIGHT FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m. at Buckingham County Elementary School. Proceeds to benefit the Carter G Woodson K5 PTO. For more information and prize details, visit Facebook @ CGWPTO.

DUCK DERBY, 6:30- 9:30 p.m. sponsored by The United Way of Prince Edward during the Farmville Jaycees May Live at Riverside event.


HEART OF VIRGINIA BREAKFAST, 7-9 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church in the fellowship hall for a complimentary breakfast before enjoying the Heart of Virginia Festival.

OPEN HOUSE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. of the High Bridge Railroad Club during the Heart of Virginia Festival. Located at 106 Fourth St., (in the basement of Crute Stage) in downtown Farmville. Admission is free but donations are gladly accepted; be sure to bring the children. For more information contact Rod Vance at (434) 392-5100.

HEART OF VIRGINIA FESTIVAL, the 41st annual Heart of Virginia Festival in downtown Farmville from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Enjoy a day of crafts, music, food and much more. Visit www. for more information.

MINISTRIES AND AUXILIARIES MEETING, 10 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 283 Sugarfork Road, Cumberland. We strongly encourage those in leadership positions to attend and all servants who fulfill the duties in such ministries and auxiliaries.

THIRD ANNUAL WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP CONFERENCE, 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Red House. Laurietta Faulkner, first lady of the White Oak Fork Baptist Church will be special guest along with the Women’s Ministry of her church. Light refreshments will be served.

INITIAL SERMON, 2 p.m. of Deacon Jeffrey A. Minter at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 919 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland. Everyone is welcome.


SERVICES, at Farmville Baptist Church. Bible study, 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11 a.m.

SERVICES, 10:30 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 342 Pleasant Road, Pamplin, hosted by Pastor Franklin R. Royster and the Heirs of the Living Waters, LLC ensemble. All are welcome.

GUEST PREACHER, 11 a.m. will be the Rev. Barbara Reed at Calvary Baptist Church, Burkeville.

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

ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church. Preacher for the occasion will be the Rev. Darlene Bland from the Mt. Pero Baptist Church accompanied by her choir and ushers. Dinner will be served. The church is located at 615 Franklin St., Farmville. The Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor, III is the pastor.

PASTOR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church. The Rev. Garland Liggon will be the guest speaker along with his choir. Dinner will be served.

MISSIONARY ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Mount Zion 2nd Baptist Church. The Rev. Samuel Trent, Pastor of Morrison Grove Baptist Church and Old Green Creek Baptist Church will be the guest preacher accompanied by Morrison Grove Baptist Church Choir of Charlotte, Court House. The church is located on 3753 Green Bay Road, Green Bay. All are welcome.

MAY 5-8

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Tar Wallet Baptist Church, 150 Tar Wallet Road, Cumberland. There will be different speakers and choirs each night. Everyone is welcome. Come join us and be revived. For more information contact Kathy Weaver at (804) 492-3472 or the Rev. Furman Joye (434) 574- 2011.


MOVIE AND DISCUSSION, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Farmville-Prince Edward Library for the movie, Annie with a short discussion after the film on foster care and adoption. Drinks and popcorn provided.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church.

MONTHLY MEETING/ POTLUCK DINNER, 6:30 p.m. of the The Curdsville Community Center. The program will be a celebration of mothers. Everyone is welcome. Bring your favorite dish or dessert. The Community Center is located at 122 School Road, 633, just off U.S. Route 15.


PANCAKE SUPPER, 5-7 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 7825 Howardsville Road, Buckingham at Glenmore. Come for pancakes, sausage, coffee, fellowship, live music and more.

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. Rick Fisher, district representative to the State Beekeepers Association, and his wife Pamela (former President of VSBA and President Emeritus of EAS), will present a program on “Splits for swarm control and colony increases” and talk about the State Beekeepers Association. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433, visit Facebook or

MAY 10

SPRING FLING VENDOR FAIR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital, 5001 E. Patrick Henry Hwy., Burkeville. A variety of crafts and items. For more information contact Dominique Watson at (434) 767-4539 or email

MAY 11

HUGE YARD SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Piedmont Area Veterans Council, 820 Longwood Ave., (Fourth Street) Farmville for Jack Garland American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 32. The public may leave donations for office supplies used by the PAVC to prepare Veterans’ casework. Key Office Supply has the paper and toner needed if anyone wants to purchase and deliver personally.

MAY 12

SERVICES, at Farmville Baptist Church, Bible study at 9:45 a.m. fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and communion and worship service at 11a.m.

ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY, 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 4050 Salem School Road, Red Oak. If anyone is interested in singing in the Salem Baptist Church Community Choir, rehearsals will be Saturday at noon. Come out and let’s lift the Lord’s name in songs and the word.

MAY 13

WATERSHED IMPLEMENTATION PLAN MEETING, 9 a.m. of the CRC in the Mill Room basement conference room.

FOSTER PARENT AND INFORMATION SESSION, 4-6 p.m. at Farmville-Prince Edward Library to learn more about the need for foster parents in our region. Coffee and doughnuts provided.

MAY 18

COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Heritage Baptist Church. The event is open to the community. Reserve a space and to come together to sell household goods in a group setting. Proceeds from the reservations will benefit Missions Work. Contact the church office at (434) 392-6119 for more details.

ANNUAL MISSION DAY, 3 p.m. at First Liberty Baptist. Program titled “Women in the Bible.” New Store Baptist Choir will render the music. Light refreshments will be served.

MAY 19

SERVICES, at Farmville Baptist Church. Bible study at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11 a.m.

MAY 22

MOVIE AND DISCUSSION, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Farmville-Prince Edward Library for the movie “Instant Family.” A short discussion will follow on foster care and adoption in our region. Drinks and popcorn provided.

MAY 26

SERVICES, Farmville Baptist Church. Bible study at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11 a.m.

MAY 30

FOSTER PARENT AND INFORMATION SESSION, 4-6 p.m. at Farmville-Prince Edward Library to learn more about the need for foster parents in our region. Bottled water provided.

JUNE 14-15

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL DAY CAMP, at Maysville Baptist Church, Buckingham Courthouse. Hours will be Friday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All children ages four through sixth grade are welcome. Lunch will be provided both days and families are welcome on Saturday at noon for lunch and the closing program. Fun, interactive Bible teaching, games, snacks, experiments, music and more. Call (434) 969-4657 to register.