Banister Baptist: The church school executive board will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Arbor Baptist Church, South Boston. All superintendents are asked to be present. Business of importance will be discussed. 

Banister Baptist Missionary Association Women’s Ministry: Banister Women’s Ministry will be have a planning meeting for the upcoming year of (2021) at 6 p.m. on Oct. 15. All present Missionary Ministry from churches are invited. To call on your house phone, dial 1 -515-606-5187, code (578137). To call using your cell phone, dial  (515 -606 -5187), code (578137).  

Banister Hill Baptist: Drive-in morning services will be at 11 a.m., weather permitting. Minister Sandra Brown of Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church will be the guest minister. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. William F. Carr. 

Baptist General Convention of Virginia: Area E - Men and Women’s Ministry Week of Prayer will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. Cherrystone Association will host the event. Teleconference number is 1 – 720 – 650 – 3030, access code 5344759  

Berry Hill Baptist: Drive-in service is being held at 9:30 a.m. until further notice. Stay safe and maintain social distance. Pastor is the Rev. Ronnie Haynes.

Bethel Grove Baptist: No parking lot services until further notice. Worship is at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays via Zoom. Dial 897-3795-3502. Pastor is the Rev. Marvin Lee Bowman. 

Blue Wing Grove Baptist: Drive-in service begins at 9 a.m., weather permitting, with Pastor Coleman delivering the Word and music provided by Bro. Lionel Best Jr. Pastor is Graham Coleman. 

County Line Missionary Baptist: School bus delivery of breakfasts and lunches is at 12:45 p.m. daily. Pick up is at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parking lot service is at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school lesson in-summary is followed by morning worship. Sermons are live-streamed on Facebook and posted to the church’s Facebook page. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicles. Church conference will be at noon on Saturday. Contact Clarence Averett for food distribution from Piedmont Distribution Center in Gladys. Persons age 75 and older are to contact Vivian Lipford. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard. 

Crystal Hill Baptist: Drive-in service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Pastor is Dr. Louis S. Leigh Sr.

Dan River Bethel Baptist: Sunday morning worship service in the church will begin at 10 a.m. with Pastor Dwight Wilkerson bringing the message. Social distancing will be observed and everyone is to wear a mask. Holy Communion will be observed. 

Deliverance Tabernacle of the Apostolic Faith: Sunday morning worship (Power Hour) is at 10:45 with prayer and intercession. Join us inside the sanctuary or pull-up in the parking lot to worship. Presiding Prelate is Bishop Lawrence Richard Burrell and Pastor is Elder Burrell II.

Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist: Indoor service will be held this Sunday morning at 11 a.m. following social distancing guidelines. Face masks are required. Food bank distribution is from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, drive through only. Pastor is Julian Miller.

First Baptist, Ferry Street: Morning worship will be held at 11 on Sunday. Attendees are asked to wear face coverings/masks and practice social distancing. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message, “Anointed Leadership,” taken from Judges 7: 1-7. Music will be rendered under the direction of Bro. Clarence LaBraque Hairston, minister of music. 

Grace Baptist: Worship service begins at 9 a.m. with drive-in service, weather permitting. Sermon title will be “God’s Message for America’s Mess” with scripture from 2 Timothy 4:1-5. No evening activities for Wednesday.  

Main Street United Methodist: Online Sunday school on Facebook will begin at 9:30 a.m. Worship service in sanctuary with nursery provided starts at 11 a.m. Facebook Live stream starts at 11 a.m. Online Bible study on Facebook will be at 7 p.m. on Monday. Prayer group meets at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. UMW meeting starts at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. SPRC meets at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Central Va. food bank will be from 9 until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. South Boston garden club will meet from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, and chancel bells will practice at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. The DKG meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Youth group motivational/inspirational rock painting and supper will be at 6 p.m. on Friday. Blessing of the animals will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

McCanless Memorial United Methodist: Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. following COVID-19 safety precautions. Social distancing and masks are required. Pastor is the Rev. Bonnie Pizzeck. 

Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist: No services are scheduled until further notice. Keep safe, wear your mask and don’t forget to sanitize. Trust God in all that comes your way. Deacon Franklin Howerton is board chairman. 

Mt. Vernon Baptist: Prayer drive is at 6:30 p.m. this evening, Oct. 9 at Victory Cowboy Church. Worship, prayer and praise service will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Deacons and deaconesses meeting will be held on Sunday at 11:15 a.m. youth meeting at 6 p.m. Choir practice begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Free drop-in study hall will be 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday. Parents must be present. The Rev. William Wilkins is pastor.

New Shiloh Baptist: Early morning service begins outside at 10 a.m. every first through fourth Sunday. Remember to keep social distance and wear your mask. Remember the sick and shut-ins. A kind word can brighten up someone’s day. Pastor is Sylvester Crawley.

Owen’s Grove Baptist: Sunday service will begin at 9 a.m. following the COVID-19 guidelines. Pastor is John M. Leigh. 

Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist: Worship service will start at 10:45 a.m. There will be no Sunday school or Bible study on Wednesday. Each person must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Pastor is the Rev. Jackie Stamps.         

Pleasant Grove, South Boston: Pastor Eily will be preaching a message entitled “ How Should I Vote” taken from Romans 13:1-7. Parking lot service starts at 9 a.m. Tune your radio dial to FM 87.9 in the parking lot of the church. Join on Facebook at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church South Boston. Bible study starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday via conference call as Revelation, Chapter 6, is studied. The call-in number is 1-480-660-5306. The code is 216157 - follow the prompts. Intercessory prayer begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday via conference call. The number is 1-605-562-0400. The code is 4068152. Frederick Eily is pastor.

Saint John’s Episcopal: A service of Holy Eucharist will begin at 10 a.m. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696 or email us at stjohn@gcronline.com. Rector is the Rev. Timothy Jones. 

South Boston Seventh Day Adventist: Free gift bags will be given away as long as they last on Sunday, Oct.11, starting at 12:30 p.m. in the community center parking lot across from the church. 

Spanish Grove Baptist: Drive-in service will begin at 9 a.m. Social distancing and face masks are required. The Rev. Ronnie Womack is pastor.

St. Matthew Baptist, Highway 92, Clover: Worship service will be held inside the church sanctuary at 10 a.m. Please note we will be following CDC guidelines with mask and social distancing. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Chandler. 

Sunflower Missionary Baptist: Drive-in service starts at 11 a.m. Sunday with Sunday school starting prior at 10:15 a.m. Bible study will be held every second, third and fourth Wednesday of the month by teleconference. The number is 1-712-432-3900, code 693378. The Rev. Robert Tucker Jr. is pastor.

Union Grove CME: Prayer will be at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday. The ID number is 1-717-275-8941. The code number is 4515511. Bible study is held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, online via Zoom or Facebook Live. Worship service is held at 11 a.m. on Sunday with online streaming via Facebook Live. Pastor is the Rev. Charles Hudson.

Willow Oak Christian, Virgilina: Worship service through songs, prayer, communion and message starts at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday school or breakfast. Dr. Mike Haskett is minister.

The deadline for submitting items for the religion page is noon Wednesday. Items are published as space allows. Priority is given to upcoming special events happening within one week. Email items to religion@gazettevirginian.com.