Church and community events

Published 4:41 pm Thursday, March 19, 2020

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FRIENDSHIP CAFES sponsored by Piedmont Senior Resources will be closed. Services for home-delivered meals and non-emergency transportation program clients will not be interrupted, as these services are essential to most of the older adults’ day-to-day functions.

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ALL ACTIVITIES, at Jericho Baptist Church have been canceled until further notice.


ALL EVENTS, at Moton Museum have been canceled.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, that meets on Monday and Wednesdays at Farmville United Methodist Church will be suspended until April 6 at least, or until further notice. The group will be meeting via Zoom meetings on Monday and Wednesdays, newcomers are welcome to participate by calling Anna B. at (434) 480- 6778. You will need to download the free zoom app.


LCVA’S CABIN FILM SERIES, 7 p.m. presents Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


ST. PATRICK’S DAY DANCE, hosted by the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary has been canceled.

MEETING, 10 a.m. of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution at Farmville Presbyterian Church. There will be an awards ceremony followed by a presentation from guest speaker Roma Morris, Director of Prince Edward Social Services. Topic of discussion will be “Empowering People”.

GOSPEL CONCERT, 4 p.m. hosted by the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has been canceled.

SPAGHETTI SUPPER, at Prospect Fire House has been postponed.

BOOK SIGNING, 6-9 p.m. at Cumberland Elementary School with Bill Bean, star of Discovery channel’s “A Haunting”, author of Dark Force and Exorcist. Come and meet Bill and hear his story and get a copy of his book.

ASTRONOMY NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. at Twin Lakes State Park has been canceled.


28TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Jericho Baptist Church of Farmville has been canceled.

PASTOR’S 7th ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Baptist Union Baptist Church, Route 15N/Road 692, Dillwyn, for Pastor Timothy I. Jackson, Sr. and First Lady Wanda Jackson. The Rev. Keven Caleb, pastor of the Thessalonia Baptist Church, Bremo Bluff, will be the guest preacher, along with his ushers and congregation. The Maynard R. Jones Family Singers will render the music. The color scheme is brown and blue. Lunch will be served following the morning service. All are welcome.

MEET AND GREET, 11 a.m. at Monroe Baptist Church with Pastor-Elect Malvin Eanes. This will follow the regular 11 a.m. service. Members and families are welcome to attend.

ALL SERVICES, at Monroe Baptist Church, Rice, have been canceled.

MARCH 22-25

SPRING REVIVAL, at Heritage Baptist Church, Farmville has been canceled until further notice.


MEETING, 11 a.m. of the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural Building located at 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. The Education Committee will meet at 10 a.m. at the same location. The public is welcome.

MARCH 25-26

SPRING REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The Rev. Daniel Freeman from New Beginning Baptist Church, Lansing, Kansas, will be the guest speaker. All are welcome to attend.

MARCH 25-27

SPRING REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Baptist Church of Cullen. Praise service begins at 7 p.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Lloyd Wesley, Sr, pastor of the Mt. Ellis Baptist Church, Keysville. There will be different choirs performing each night.

SPRING REVIVAL, at Mercy Seat Baptist church has been canceled.


CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, will not be meeting in April or May. However, an online Caregiver Support Group will meet via Zoom meeting every Thursday at 2 p.m. You have to download the Zoom App to your computer, tablet or cell phone to be able to connect with this meeting. Contact Marion Kyner via email at or call (434) 547-7850 and leave a message.


MOAA MONTHLY LUNCHEON, has been canceled.


CHRISTIAN CONCERT, 6 p.m. at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, Jetersville, has been canceled.


VIETNAM VETERANS COMMEMORATION DAY, 2-4 p.m. at the Fireman’s Sports Arena to honor Vietnam-era Veterans and their families.

MISSIONARY DAY, 3 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church has been canceled.


SAFETALK TRAINING, 5-7:30 p.m. at Farmville Public Library. SafeTALK is a workshop that teaches participants how to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Registration is required and food will be served during the training.


MUSICAL, 7 p.m. entitled “Legally Blonde” will be presented by Buckingham County High School’s drama students in the high school auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door.


PORTRAIT DRAWING WORKSHOP, at Central Virginia Arts with Marjorie Perrin has been canceled.

D-EGG-CATHALON EVENT, 1 p.m. at Maysville Baptist in Buckingham Courthouse. At this fun event children will compete on teams in 10 different field events including the Javelin Throw, Relay Races, Egg Balancing, etc. Children in K – sixth grade will participate in the field events while younger children ages 2 – pre-K can enjoy an egg hunt and a bounce house. Each child will receive a candy bag. This event is free and open to the public. To register, call the church office (434) 969-4657 or message with any questions.


TIME CHANGE, for Sunday worship services at Deliverance Church of Christ, Gladstone, will be changed to 10:30 a.m. The first and third Sunday services are held at 3732 W. James Anderson Hwy., with the fourth Sundays being held at the Annex, 13046, W. James Anderson Hwy., across from the Buckingham County Court House. Pastor Winfred M. Jones welcomes everyone.


SPRING REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. nightly at Petersville Baptist Church, 3330 Petersville Church Road, New Canton. Different pastors, choirs and ushers each night. Everyone is welcome.


COLORED PENCILS AND ACRYLICS WORKSHOP, at Central Virginia Arts with Dawn Flores has been canceled.


MISSION TRIP, hosted by the Old Dominion Honor Flight (ODHF) has been canceled.


COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND OPEN FORUM, 5-6:30 p.m. to learn the risks, warning signs and differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia at the VFW Post 8446, 14405 W. James Madison Hwy., Buckingham. Reservations preferred by calling (800) 272-3900 or


MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE, 7:30 a.m.- noon in the parking lot of the Halifax Library on Main Street, Halifax. Several varieties will be for sale. If you want to guarantee you will succeed with succulents, pick up one of the painted “rock garden cactus”, which require no care at all on a desk or bookshelf.

HEART OF VIRGINIA FESTIVAL, coming the first weekend in May. Adam Paulek and Angela Bubash are the new CVA/HOV coordinators.