Church and community events

Published 6:00 am Friday, July 17, 2020

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@


A TIME OF PRAYER, Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. hosted by the United Baptist Association of Central Virginia. The conference call number is (701) 779- 9869, there is no access code. Those wishing to call in are asked to start calling by 6:25 p.m. so that group may be able to begin at 6:30.

VIRTUAL SERMON, 11 a.m. every Sunday presented by the Rev. Toney W. Smith, pastor of St. Level Baptist Church, Clarksville and Greenwood Baptist Church, Boydton. The public is welcome to join in and listen to the message. Call (804) 665-9969. When asked put in code 9059059#.

LIVE STREAMING SERVICES at First Liberty Baptist Church will be held the first and third Sunday at 10 a.m. and Bible study via teleconference on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Dial in at 617-793- 8841, no code. All other programs and services will remain suspended in compliance with the governor’s orders.

IN-PERSON SERVICES, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon, at Biblical Baptist Church until further notice.

VIRTUAL SERMON, 11 a.m. every Sunday at Farmville United Methodist. May be viewed on the church’s Facebook page and at other times. https://www.facebook. com/pg/farmvilleunitedmethodistchurch/videos/

PARK AND PRAISE SERVICE, 10-11 a.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church on Sundays until further notice.

PARKING LOT SERVICES – Sharon Baptist in Cumberland parking lot worship services will be held at 9 a.m. on the first through fourth Sundays until further notice. Homecoming and revival services scheduled for August 2020 have been canceled.

CHURCH ACTIVITIES CANCELED – New Grove Baptist Church calendar activities, including annual revival and homecoming are canceled until further notice. Virtual Worship Service will continue to be conducted on second and fourth Sundays, and Sunday school/Bible study on first and third Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

OUTDOOR SERVICE – Until further notice, Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church at 1913 Tuggle Road, Farmville will have outdoor church service at 10 a.m. on first through fourth Sundays.

ZION BAPTIST SERVICES – Zion Baptist Church of Dillwyn will have phone conference services each Sunday morning at 11 a.m. To join in call 1-559-671-2916. Homecoming and revival have been canceled. Also, beginning Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. prayer service will be held using the same number.

PEAKS BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES – Peaks Baptist Church at 1948 Peaks Road Prospect will have worship and praise services on first, second and fourth Sundays in the church parking lot at 8 a.m. until further notice. Homecoming and revival services for August has been canceled due to the COVID-19 regulations

MERCY SEAT BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES – Mercy Seat Baptist Church will have parking lot worship service the first and third Sundays at 9 a.m. until further notice.

MT. NEBO BAPTIST CHURCH – Mt. Nebo Baptist church in Dillwyn will continue having outdoor services beginning at 10:30 a.m. the first and third Sundays of the month.

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH PARK AND PRAISE – Bethel Grove Baptist Church, in Rice, will have Park and Praise at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday until further notice. All are welcome.

FOREST BAPTIST CHURCH – Forest Baptist Church will alter its worship service hours on the second, third and fourth Sundays from 11 a.m. to 10 a.m. due to high temperatures and elevated heat conditions. Everyone is welcome to this worship service.


CEDAR BAPTIST CHURCH – Cedar Baptist Church at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn will have a drive-in worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 19. There will also be an 11:15 a.m. service inside the church sanctuary. Worshippers will be asked to wear a mask for the inside service.


SOIL AND WATER BOARD MEETING – The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, July 21 at 11 a.m. in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural Building located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville. The public is allowed to attend but must inform the office by Friday, July 17 if they plan to attend so appropriate distancing measures can be installed.


CHESTNUT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH – Chestnut Grove Baptist Church at Route 636 and Route 612 in Buckingham will hold a drive-up homecoming Sunday, July 26 at 11 a.m. Rev. Roger Woody will preach. There will be no luncheon. Drive-up revival services will be July 26, 27, 28 and 29 beginning at 7 p.m. Rev. Michael Khol, pastor of Mulberry Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. There will be special music nightly.


MT. NEBO BAPTIST CHURCH – Sunday, August 2, there will be a baptism service at 9 a.m. Immediate families only will be allowed in the church during the baptism service. The service will be followed by Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. and a cookout after the morning service.


MT. NEBO BAPTIST CHURCH – Homecoming is canceled this year, there will be regular outdoor service on Sunday, August 16, at 10:30 a.m.


ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM, at Mercy Seat Baptist Church has been postponed until further notice.