Church and community events

Published 11:49 am Thursday, July 11, 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@ FarmvilleHerald.com.

JULY 12

SUMMER OUTDOOR FILM SERIES, dusk, at Crute Stage, corner of Main and Fourth Street, Farmville. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Popcorn, candy and drinks will be for sale. No pets permitted. Rain date will be following evening.

JULY 13

RED, WHITE AND BLUE PICNIC, 6-8 p.m. at 315 Catalpa Lane, Prospect, site of the old post office and law office. Hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, drinks and watermelon for a donation. Bring your own chair. The plan is to have some Prospect history presented.

JULY 14

BIBLE STUDY, COMMUNION AND WORSHIP, 9:45 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church with communion and worship at 11 a.m.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Aspen Hill Baptist Church, Brookneal, with Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Maurice Finney. Dinner will be served. There will be no afternoon service.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. beginning with the regular service at Monroe Baptist Church, Rice. Homecoming service will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Walter Fells of Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Farmville, along with his choir, ushers, deacons and church family. Revival will begin Monday with prayer and praise service at 7:30 p.m. and the preached word at 8 p.m. nightly. There will be different speakers and choirs each night.

HOMECOMING, 11:15 a.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Cumberland, with the Rev. Tim Woodson bringing the word. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Ollie Bolden of Petersville Baptist Church, New Canton will deliver the message for the afternoon service at 3 p.m. All are welcome.

JULY 14-19

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Jericho Baptist Church, Farmville beginning Sunday worship service followed by a fellowship luncheon. Evening service at 3 p.m. with pastor elect the Rev. Cetric Gayles of the Cornerstone Baptist Church accompanied by his choir and ushers. Revival service nightly at 7 p.m. No 8 a.m. service.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Baptist Church. Lunch will be served. Homecoming service will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Deborah Burton of the Living Word of God Tabernacle, Petersburg. Revival will begin each night with prayer and praise at 7:30 p.m. There will be different preachers and their choir for the week. All are welcome.

JULY 15

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church, Tuggle Road, Farmville. Enjoy games and fellowship. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

NAACP MONTHLY MEETING, 6 p.m. of the Prince Edward Branch at the SCOPE building, 505 Griffin Blvd., Farmville. All are welcome.

JULY 15-19

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Aspen Hill Baptist Church, Brookneal. Preacher for the week will be the Rev. Troy R. Anderson, pastor of St. Mary’s Baptist Church of Amherst. Different choirs will render the music each night. Come and be blessed.

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at Monroe Baptist Church. The Rev. Vincent Eanes will preach Monday and Tuesday nights with the Rev. Leon Jackson Wednesday-Friday. Guest choirs will minister in music nightly. All are welcome to attend.

JULY 16

YMCA COMMUNITY GARDEN WORK DAY, 8-10 a.m. at the YMCA, Farmville. Share the work, share the harvest. Seeds and tools provided. All ages welcome. Stay as little as you like or as long as you can. For more information call (434) 392-4246.

JULY 17

CAMINO WISDOM: Lessons for the caregiver’s journey, 10 a.m. at Farmville Presbyterian Church, 200 West Third St. Pat Thorne, LCSW, will share lessons she learned on the Camino de Santiago in Spain that will help you manage the challenges of your caregiving journey. Free and open to the public. Call or email to register at (434) 392-5005 or Pat@ PatThorne.com.

JULY 17-19

REVIVAL, 8 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Cumberland with the Rev. Sam Trent of Old Green Creek Baptist Church, Farmville. A different choir will perform each night. Prayer and praise service will begin at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.

JULY 18

FARMVILLE BOOK CLUB TO MEET, 6:30 p.m. at Farmville Library to discuss the book “Where’d You Go” by Maria Semple. Everyone welcome.

JULY 19

FARMVILLE BOOK CLUB TO MEET, 2 p.m. at Farmville Library to discuss the book “Where’d You Go” by Maria Semple. Everyone welcome.

JULY 20

FARMVILLE BOOK CLUB TO MEET, 10 a.m. at Farmville Library to discuss the book “Where’d You Go” by Maria Semple. Everyone welcome.

YOUTH CELEBRATION OF PRAISE, 3 p.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church. The theme will be “I’ll Give Him My Best Praise,” through songs, praise dancing, poetry reading and dramatizations. Refreshments will be served.

MONTHLY CRUISE-IN, 4-8 p.m. hosted by The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club at the parking lot by Tractor Supply and AA Storage. Bring your classic car to show or just drop by and admire all the cars. The cruise ins are held the third Saturday each month April-September.

ASTRONOMY NIGHT, 8-11:30 p.m. at High Bridge. Learn about NASA’s Apollo program, see a moon map with the six Apollo landing sites identified and learn about how the moon affects life on earth. Event is free. Parking rates apply.

JULY 21

BIBLE STUDY, 9:45 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church with worship service to follow at 11 a.m.

ANNUAL DAY, 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 387 Guinea Road, Farmville hosted by the Pastor’s Aide Ministry. This year’s theme is “Are You Serving Wholeheartedly?” with the scripture reference Romans 12:1-12. The Rev. Silas Blanton, Associate Minister of Sharon Baptist Church, Farmville, will deliver the preached word.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Hobson’s Chapel, 6483 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan. Potluck meal will follow. Everyone welcome.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. John Hurt will deliver the morning message with dinner served immediately after the service. No afternoon service. Revival services will resume Wednesday, July 24-26. The Rev. Earl Walker of Fourth Mount Zion Baptist, Crewe, will be the guest minister for the week. Prayer and praise at 7:30 p.m. and the preached word at 8 p.m. Various choirs from the community will render the music. All are welcome.

INSTALLATION SERVICE, 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 18 Horsepen Road, Farmville for the Rev. Cetric A. Gayles as the new pastor.

JULY 22-26

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at Mercy Seat Church. There will be different guest revivalists for the week. Prayer and praise service will begin at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

JULY 24

FUN BUNCH LUNCH, noon at Merk’s, hosted by Farmville Baptist Church.

JULY 26-28

CAMP LOUD & CLEAR for youth ages 8 and older who are deaf or hard-of-hearing at Holiday Lake 4-H Center. Contact Jake for more information.

JULY 27

ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 6 p.m. at Farmville Baptist Church.

JULY 28

BIBLE STUDY, 9:45 a.m. at Farmville Baptist Church with worship service to follow at 11 a.m.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at High Bridge Baptist Church with a dual sermon by Pastor’s Reginald and Eva Hurt. The Rev. Dr. Irene B. Allen and choir of Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church, Blackstone, will provide the service at 2:30 p.m.

GUEST PREACHER, 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, Burkeville, will be the Rev. Barbara. Homecoming service will be held July 28 at 3 p.m. with Pastor William Thomas guest preacher. Mount Zion 2nd Baptist Church choir and congregation will accompany him. All are welcome.

USHER’S ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church. The program will feature the Waller Sisters from Altavista. All are welcome to worship with us.

JULY 28-AUGUST 2

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Old Green Creek Green Baptist Church. Dinner will be served immediately after morning service. Revival services will begin Monday, July 29 thru Friday, Aug. 2. Prayer and praise will begin each night at 7:30 p.m. with revival at 8 p.m. Pastor Joseph Allen of Spreading Oaks Baptist Church, Arvonia will be the Revivalist. All are welcome.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. service with Pastor Carrington at Tearwallet Baptist Church. Dinner will be served with a service to follow at 3 p.m. Revival will begin Monday with different speakers, choirs and ushers each night.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church, Jetersville with Pastor, the Rev. Marvin Oliver delivering the morning sermon. Lunch will be served. An afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Damion T. Batts of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Blackstone accompanied by his church family. Revival will begin on Monday with prayer and praise service at 7:30 p.m. and worship service at 8 p.m. There will be different pastors each night. All are welcome.

JULY 29-31

FOOD CHALLENGE: SUMMER EDITION, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for youth ages nine and up to learn cooking skills and participate in a Food Challenge cooking competition on Aug. 2 with other area teams and a Pork Challenge competition in Smithfield on Aug. 24. Space is limited. Contact Jake at VCE, (434) 392- 4246.

JULY 29-AUGUST 2

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. nightly at High Bridge Baptist Church. There will be different preachers and choirs each night. Everyone is welcome.

JULY 30

YMCA COMMUNITY GARDEN WORK DAY, 8-10 a.m. at the YMCA, Farmville. Share the work, share the harvest. Seeds and tools provided. All ages welcome. Stay as little as you like or as long as you can. For more information call (434) 392-4246.