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NR Church Notices for Aug. 28, 2014

SoVaNow.com / August 27, 2014
SOUTH BOSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Bible study at 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Private Bible study and free Bible correspondence available by calling 575-7138.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA ROMAN
CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Mass Saturday 5:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Spanish; Sacrament of Reconciliation first Friday 6:00 p.m.; weekday Mass Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 434-374-8408.

ST. PASCHAL CATHOLIC CHURCH
Regular weekend Mass Saturday 4:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m.; weekday mass Wednesday 9:30 a.m. followed by Adoration of Holy Eucharist; Sacrament of Reconciliation first Friday 6:00 p.m.; weekday Masses Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m.; Holy Hour Friday 9:30 a.m. following 9:30 a.m. Mass.

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship first and third Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Communion September 7 and missionary celebrates Grandparents Day at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

BETHEL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
August 29, prayer services 7:00 p.m.; August 31, Roanoke District Sunday School Union at 10:00 a.m., musical concert at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

CHERRY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor’s anniversary September 14 at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker, Rev. Winston Blank. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Raymond E. Dowdy

SAINT JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
August 31, 10:00 a.m. Interim Rector, Father Cleon Ross, leads the congregation in service of Holy Eucharist, followed by coffee; no Sunday school during the summer; September 3, Healing Service at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel. For more information, call 476-6696.

ST. MICHAEL AME CHURCH
Pastor Gloria Skinner-Pettiford and church family invite you to Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday noon; fifth Sunday connectional service of the Western district churches at 4:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion CME Church, Martinsville.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
August 31, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study resumes next month. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Frank E. Coleman, Jr.

WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Laity cookout at Edmunds Park August 30 at 12:30 p.m.; missionary society musical program August 31 at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Keith Mitchell

NEW VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. John A. Elliott

BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; executive board meeting September 3 at 5:00 p.m.; church conference September 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Hayward Jennings, Sr.

SHADY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery available for both; choir practice Wednesday 7:30 p.m.; administrative council meeting September 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the church.
Pastor Charles Townsend

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided; September 3: children’s choir 4:30 p.m., chancel handbells 6:15 p.m., chancel choir 7:00 p.m.

ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship second and fourth Sunday 11:30 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; see any pastor’s aid member for upcoming birthday calendar project; September 5, 6:00 p.m. church conference meeting; September 13, 5:00 p.m. missionary ministry program “Sunday Best” with guest speaker Dr. Eula Payne-Williams.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred L. Chandler

CHERRY HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Traditional worship 10:00 a.m., Sunday school 11:00 a.m. nursery available.
Pastor Patricia Neilsen

AARON’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday gathering 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. Sunday school and Kids’ Creek, 11:00 a.m. worship; Wednesday Bible study and prayer 7:00 p.m.
Pastor, Rev. Joe McDowell

WILLOW OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible classes for all ages 9:45 a.m., fellowship 10:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. a farewell lunch for Andrew and Christina after worship. Andrew Keeney and Dr. Michael Haskett, ministers.

STAUNTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Dr. P.A. Medley, pastor of Staunton Baptist Church, Long Island, will be preaching during the pastor’s anniversary service at Life Line Gospel Church, Chatham, Sunday, August 31 at 3:00 p.m.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
August 31: 9:00 a.m. contemporary service, 10:00 a.m. Sunday school, 11:00 a.m. traditional service, 6:00 p.m. evening service; September 3: 6:30 p.m. Awana clubs meeting, 7:00 p.m. Bible study, 7:30 p.m. choir practice.

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. first, third and fifth Sunday, Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship second and fourth Sunday 9:15 a.m., Sunday school 8:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:30 p.m.; missionaries seek canned goods for Harvest House; GPC choir rehearsal August 30 at 9:00 a.m., combined choir rehearsal 11:00 a.m.; August 31, Rev. J. Marshall Brown preaching.
Pastor Willie Yancey

NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. Nelson C. Stamps

BETH CAR BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer, announcements and refreshments Sunday 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with nursery provided for both; guest speaker Sunday Dr. James Vaught.

MILLSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.
Pastor Paul O. Crews

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Prayer Saturday 7:00 a.m.; altar prayer Sunday 9:45 a.m. with Rev. Ragsdale and Rev. Poindexter preaching, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; quilting ministry Thursday 9:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard

SCOTTSBURG BAPTIST CHURCH
Come join us for AWANA with registration Sunday, August 31, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and first club night Sunday, September 14, 4:30-6:15 p.m. Clubs being offered from 2 years old to 6th grade. For more information, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Bible study Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; August 31, no Sunday school, Staunton River Sunday School Union at 9:00 a.m. New Second Buffalo Baptist, 11:30 a.m. worship; September 7, 11:00 a.m. pastor preaching at Millstone Baptist Church.
Pastor T.E. Betts

ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
September 7, church anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker, Rev. Otis Dillard. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor R.L. Dillard

TRAYNHAM GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m., Youth Explosion at 3:00 p.m.. with many youth to perform talents.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. William A. Keen

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; Bible study Wednesday at noon and 6:00 p.m.; August 31, Lott Carey Day at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Frankie Jones. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor, Rev. M. DeWayne Mack


BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:55 a.m. with Rev. Greg Smith, baptism service, deacon election, a nursery is provided, 7:00 p.m. contemplative service; prayer/Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m., choir practice 8:00 p.m.

CLOVER APOSTOLIC HOLINESS CHURCH
100 Women in White Sunday, August 31, 3:00 p.m. with guest speaker Bishop John Coles. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Hallie Shelton

NEW SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Sylvester Crawley and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30 p.m.; September 14, 3:00 p.m. State Rally; September 20, 9:00 a.m. Rainbow Tea; September 21, gospel chorus anniversary 3:00 p.m.

NEW LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Paul W. Bruce and church family invite you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.

MT. VERNON BAPTIST CHURCH
August 30, 6:00 p.m. fish fry at Hitesburg Baptist, music at 7:00 p.m. donations to Tri County Benefit Committee; August 31, 9:30 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. worship, 1:00 p.m. Saved by Grace at Pleasant Grove Christian; September 13, 8:15 a.m. Beth Moore Simulcast at Dan River Baptist, there is a charge, 9:00 a.m. 3:6 Teen river cleanup, 10:00 a.m. HCCA Walk for Hope; September 14, 5:00 p.m. Four:13 Dan River Baptist Association Fall Youth Celebration at Dan River Baptist.

UNION GROVE CME CHURCH
August 31, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., praise 10:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Alfred S. Parker, Jr.

WORD IS LIFE CHURCH
August 29, 7:00 p.m. guest speaker Bishop Cranford Davis; Bible study Wednesday; Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; August 31, youth day at noon. All are welcome to attend.
Pastor Bessie T. Watkins





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