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Church and Community Events

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.


VETERANS SERVICES, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Farmville Prince Edward Library, 1303 West Third St. Call the Lynchburg office at (434) 582-5102 with any questions.


FREE SWEET CAKES, to active duty, retired and veteran military members at Huddle House, 1800 South Main St., Farmville in observance of Veterans Day. Military ID required.


NOVEMBER MEETING, 10 a.m. of The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Guest speaker will be Joelle Denison, director of Programs and Training with the Richmond Justice Initiative. The topic of her discussion will be “Human Trafficking.”

BRUNSWICK STEW, noon at Oakwood UMC, 1291 Columbia Road, to benefit the choir fund. In case of rain, stew pick up will be at the Dotson home, 1155 Ampthill Road. Pre-order by calling (804) 375-3617.

38TH PASTOR ANNIVERSARY, 2 p.m. at St. Douglas Baptist Church for pastor, the Rev. Wendell E. Brown. All are welcome.

FUNDRAISER, 4-7 p.m. at Three Roads Brewing Company. Chicken and beef stew will be sold to benefit the United Way.

TURKEY DINNER, 5-7 p.m. sponsored by Beulah United Methodist Women at the Abilene Community Center to benefit the UMW Missions Fund. Take out begins at 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information call Betty Gryder at (434) 223-8343.

PIG PICKING SUPPER, 5-7 p.m. hosted by the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary at the firehouse located at 45 Campbell Hill Road in the Village of Prospect. The meal will include pulled pork, green beans, potato casserole, coleslaw, apples, bread, dessert and a drink. The cost is a donation at the door. Carryout available. Everyone is welcome.

VETERANS DAY LUMINARY, 6 and 7 p.m. at Sailor’s Creek State Park with each hike lasting about 45 minutes. The Hillsman House will be open for tours from 1-7 p.m.


VETERANS DAY SERVICE, 10 a.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church with a fellowship brunch to follow. The service will feature personal military service narratives by attending veterans, service acknowledgment presentations, an honor guard ceremony and a special sermon befitting the day. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 12247 South Constitution Route, 5 miles south of Scottsville. More info at (434) 286-2519.

151ST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Sharon Baptist Church,1130 Plank Road, Farmville. Guest preacher will be Pastor Walter Fells, of the Mercy Seat Baptist Church accompanied by his choir, ushers, deacons and entire church family. There will be a fellowship dinner following the morning worship service.

PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Baptist Church, Dillwyn for Pastor Eddie Giles. Guest minister will be the Rev. Ronald C. Taylor, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Chesterfield. Reed Rock Baptist Church choir, Amelia, will render the music. Dinner will be served. All are welcome.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Aspen Hill Baptist Church. Come out and join us to help make this day a success. Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall following the service.

37TH PASTOR ANNIVERSARY, 2 p.m. at High Rock Baptist Church in Rice for Pastor, the Rev. Bernard S. Hill, Sr. The Rev. Joseph Jones, Pastor of New Prospect Baptist Church, along with his church family, will render services. All are welcome.

VETERANS DAY SERVICE, 2:30 p.m. at Slate River Baptist Church, 3409 Slate River Mill Road, Dillwyn. All veterans and their guest are welcome. The Rev. Charles Simms of Morning Valley Baptist Church will be the guest speaker along with his choir, ushers and congregation. Dinner will follow.

INSTALLATION SERVICE, 2:30 p.m. at First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect for the Pastor-Elect, Rev. James E. Hurt, Jr. The Rev. John Hurt, pastor of Bethel Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest minister. The New Store Inspirational Choir will render the music. Refreshments will be served following the service.

MISSIONARY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at High Bridge Baptist Church. Skit entitled: Directions to Jesus’ House. Various participants will render songs and praises. All are welcome.

67TH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at The Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations. Elder Norman Wade will be the guest speaker, accompanied by the Christ Temple Apostolic Church family. Pastor Betty Jones welcomes all to attend.

YOUTH TALENT PROGRAM, 3 p.m. of the Mount Olive Baptist Church Youth Ministry. Theme for this year is “Taking it to the NEXT LEVEL!” Brother Stephan Banks from the Zion Baptist Church will be Gospel Rapping Master of Ceremony. Come join us as we take God’s Ministry to the next level.

USHER’S ANNIVERSARY, scheduled at New Witt Baptist Church has been canceled.


BREAKFAST FOR VETERANS, 9 a.m. at Cumberland Elementary School. Students will perform patriotic songs during the breakfast.

FREE VETERANS LUNCH, 11 a.m. at Dillwyn First Baptist Church. Food, door prizes and fellowship. All veterans and their guest are welcome. Delivery is available for homebound Buckingham veterans. For delivery or questions call (434) 392-7981. The church is located at 16980 Oak St., Dillwyn.


JAZZ ENSEMBLE, 7:30 p.m. at Jarman Auditorium on the Longwood campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Door open at 7 p.m.

SPEAKER AT LONGWOOD, 3 p.m. will be Beatrice Coron, a New York City-based artist to speak about her work. A reception will follow her talk, which is free, and the broader community is welcome to attend.


NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING, 6:30 p.m. for the Prospect community at Crossroads Community Center, Sulphur Spring Road, Prospect. All citizens of the Prospect area are welcome to attend.


NATURE PRINTING WORKSHOP, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Prince Edward Extension Conference Room, 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. Spend the day collecting leaves, flowers, pods and much more, to be inked and pressed to fabric of your choice. Choose from a wall-hanging, table runner, shoulder bag or apron when you register. Visit https://forms.gle/AKGP6CUZtAz24aBX6

SUBARU SHARE THE LOVE EVENT, 4:30-6 p.m. sponsored by Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce at the PSR office at 1413 South Main St., in Farmville. There will be food, music, and opportunities to learn about how you can be part of our Santa for Seniors event, which is in partnership with the Share The Love Event. PSR will be accepting non-perishable food items, along with toiletries, such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand towels, shampoo, lotion, etc.

SATSANG SPIRITUAL STUDY GROUP, 6:30 p.m. hosted by The HÜMÜH Buddhist Center at Prince Edward Community Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 1 (800) 336-6015.


HUNTERS LUNCH, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, Ca Ira Road, Buckingham. Eat at the church or take with you. A free will offering will be taken to help families in need.


PASTOR’S FOURTH ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. for the Rev. Tanya Richardson at First Liberty Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Elder Ruben Lewis, Jr, senior pastor at Galilee Baptist Church, Louisa. Dinner will be served.

SENIOR CITIZENS APPRECIATION DAY, 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Dillwyn. The Rev. Earl Pendleton from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Charlottesville and the Slate River Baptist Church choir and ushers will be our guests. We will be honoring all senior citizens and the organizations that serve them on that day. A Thanksgiving dinner will be served afterward. Hope to see you there.

146TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Peaks Baptist Church. Guest will be the Rev. James Pryor from Mt. Vernon Baptist Church along with his choir and congregation. All are welcome.


OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD EVENT, 10 a.m. at Heritage Baptist Church, 700 Milnwood Road, Farmville. Hear testimony by shoebox recipient Elena Nicholson.