Church and community events

Published 11:22 am Thursday, April 2, 2020

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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@


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 SERVICES, at St. Level Baptist Church have been canceled until further notice.

ALL SERVICES, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Dillwyn, has been canceled until further notice.

ALL CHURCH FUNCTIONS, at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church located in Buckingham is canceling all church functions until Sunday, May 3.

ALL SERVICES AND MEETINGS, at Zion Hill Baptist Church have been suspended until further notice.

ALL SERVICES, at the Midway Baptist Church Farmville, has been canceled.

SERVICES AND PROGRAMS, at First Liberty Baptist Church, Dillwyn have been suspended until May 20 due to the governor’s guidelines.

SERVICES CANCELED at Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church, Farmville, until further notice.

SERVICES at Peaks Baptist Church has been canceled until further notice.

SUNRISE SERVICE for Bright Hope Center in Cumberland has been canceled.

CONFERENCE CALL CHURCH, 11 a.m. – noon hosted by Mt. Nebo Baptist Church. Dial the “participant access phone number” at (978) 990-5000. Listen to and follow the prompts” to enter the “participant access pin number”, 642337. If you repeatedly cannot connect, hang up and call Pastor Woodson at (804) 929-6874.


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. Participants will need to download the free zoom app.


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 event children will compete on teams in 10 different field events including the javelin throw, relay races, egg balancing, etc. Children in kindergarten through sixth grade will participate in the field events while younger children ages 2 through pre-kindergarten 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 Courthouse. Pastor Winfred M. Jones welcomes everyone.

REGULAR WORSHIP SERVICES, at First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect are canceled.

TOWNHALL MEETING, of the Cumberland County Landfill Alert meeting has been canceled.

SERVICES at Zion Hill Baptist Church will resume with Park and Praise service from 11 a.m. – noon.

SERVICES for the Monroe Baptist Church are canceled for the month of April. This includes the installation service scheduled for April 19.


MEETING, the Heart of Virginia Beekeepers meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. is canceled due to the current health crisis and state guidelines for use of the Prince Edward County Extension Office. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at 434-315-1433


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.


EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE at First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect is canceled.


BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1301 Milnwood Road, Farmville.


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. This event has been canceled.

MAY 29

MISSIONARY DAY, at Jericho Baptist Church has been canceled.

JUNE 19-20

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION, has been canceled.

FIREFLY FESTIVAL, 9-11 p.m. at High Bridge Trail State Park. Activities, crafts, food vendors and much more. The event will be held rain or shine. Parking fees apply. Parking will be at the Camp Paradise parking area.