Berry Hill Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 11. Bible study is held at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rev. Ronnie Haynes is pastor.

Beth Car Baptist: Dr. Eldridge Cullum IV is pastor and can be reached at 434-476-2567. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The easy exercise class will be at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Watch the service by going to www.bethcarbaptist.net. Prayer requests, announcements and refreshments will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings in the Mary Barksdale Assembly Room, followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided during Sunday school and worship. Guest speaker on Dec. 29 will be the Rev. Tim Bowes.

Bethel Grove Baptist: Sunday school on the first/fourth Sundays is at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship every second and fourth Sundays will be at 11:30 a.m. A watch night service will be held at 11 p.m. on Dec. 31. Pastor is the Rev. Marvin Lee Bowman. 

Black Walnut District Sunday School Union: Black Walnut District Sunday school union will meet at Dan River Bethel with Pastor Dwight L. Wilkerson and congregation at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. All other business will take place at 10 a.m.  Deaconess Rosa Hunt is president. 

Cherry Hill United Methodist: Worship will begin at 10 a.m. No Sunday school will be held this week. Nursery is available. Access ramp to the sanctuary is available. Ministry is all-inclusive. Pastor is Patricia Neilsen. 

Church Of The Good Shepherd, South Hill: Regular weekend Masses are Saturday Bilingual Vigil at 7:15 p.m. and at 8 a.m. on Sunday. Reconciliation is every Saturday before Mass and by appointment. Weekday Mass is at noon on Wednesday. For additional information, call the church at 434-447-3622.  

County Line Missionary Baptist:Gospel jubilee choir will rehearse at 6 p.m. on Friday. Prayer and praise are at 7 a.m. on  Saturday.  Senior ushers will meet at noon. Senior missionaries will meet at 1. Church conference is at 2. Altar prayer is at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Bible spelling bee is at 9:45. Brotherhood of Moses is in charge of praise time at 11. County Line Missionary Baptist is special guest at Banister Sunnyside Center at 3 p.m. A watch night service will be at New Zion Baptist Church at 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard.

Fellowship Baptist: The church family will be in service with the Unity Group at the First Baptist Church of Meadville.  Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship will follow at 11a.m. No Bible study this week. Support the Banister Association youth department at 3 p.m. at the Banister / Sunnyside Center (Meadville Center). Pastor is Robert S. Wimbish. 

First Baptist, Ferry Street: Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the sanctuary choir of First Baptist Church. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message “Don’t Look Back,” taken from Genesis 19: 10-26. The church will have a New Year’s Eve worship service from 10:30 p.m. until midnight. The service will be rendered by the Rev. Jeffrey McLaughlin, pastor of the McLaughlin United Holy Church of South Boston and his church congregation.  

First Baptist, News Ferry: Early morning worship service will start at 9 a.m. on Sunday and will be rendered by the inspirational choir.  Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Ronnie L. Keene. 

First Baptist, 815 N. Main St.: Sunday Bible study begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship service with the Rev. Garrett bowman will begin at 11 a.m. Bible study in Faith Café will be from 5 until 6 p.m. The church office will be closed Jan 1.             

First Presbyterian: Nursery is provided for children through second grade. Women’s Bible study meets at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday. Men of the church meet at 7 p.m. each Thursday. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m., and worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Patrick Cherry. 

Glenwood United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship service begins at 11:15 a.m. Pastor is Betty Marshall. 

Grace Baptist: Worship service will be at 9 and 11 a.m. Children’s church starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. No activities will be held on Wednesday.

Household Of Faith Apostolic: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Morning jubilee will begin at 11:30 a.m. Prayer and Bible study will start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer on the first and third Saturdays will begin at 8 a.m.  Pastor is William Howerton Sr. 

Main Street United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship will begin at 10:55 a.m. (Nursery is provided) The church office will be closed on Jan. 1. 

McCanless Memorial United Methodist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11 a.m. Choir practice will be at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Joe Trickey Jr.  

New Arbor Baptist: Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 11:15 a.m. Pastor is the Rev. Nelson Stamps.  

New Zion Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11 a.m. No Bible study will be held until further notice. Missionaries are asking all members to continue to bring canned food for the Harvest House. The month of December the canned food is black-eyed peas. The New Year’s Eve community worship service will consist of four churches, New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, County Line Missionary Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church and Elkhorn Baptist Church. This year New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will be the host church with the service beginning at 10 p.m. on Dec. 31. The Rev. Delano Medley of Ebenezer Baptist Church will be preaching with his choir singing.  Pastor is the Rev. Willie Yancey. 

North Fork Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11 a.m. Pastor of the church is Doug Ballew. 

Owens Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Testimony service starts at 10:45 a.m. Worship service the first through fourth Sundays will be at 11 a.m. Pastor is John M. Leigh. 

Piney Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. except on the fifth Sunday. Staring in January, worship service on the first and third Sundays will be at 11 a.m. The church family will attend a watch night service at Spanish Grove at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The Rev. Jones, unity choir and ushers will be in charge of the service on Jan 5. Pastor is the Rev. Anthony Jones.

Pleasant Grove, South Boston: Watch night service will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 31. Pastor Frederick Eily and Minister Novella B. Leigh will deliver the messages.  Special music will be rendered. Church school will be at 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 5. Worship with Pastor Frederick Eily and the New Generations at 11 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated during the worship service. Bible study information to be shared. Frederick Eily is pastor. 

Revelation Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday night service starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study and prayer service start at 7 p.m. Pastor is Kenneth Dunn.

Saint John’s Episcopal: A service of Holy Eucharist will be held Sunday followed by coffee time. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.  

Second Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Prayer meeting is at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Rev. John Lewandowski is pastor.

Shady Grove United Methodist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. with worship service following at 11 a.m. Nursery is available. Join Pastor Shayne for lunch at Windmill Bakery from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible study continues at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Pastor is Shayne Estes.  

South Boston Church of Christ: Sunday morning Bible study is at 10 a.m. Worship service follows at 11 a.m. Sunday evening service will be at 6. Mid-week Bible study is at 7 on Wednesday evening. Private Bible study is available by request. Free Bible correspondence courses are available by calling 434-575-7138. Visit the Blessing Box in front of the church building. View the website at www.sobochurchofchrist.com. Listen to the “Power and the Glory” radio program at 9:35 on Sunday mornings on WHLF 95.3.  

St. Catherine Of Siena Roman Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are Saturday Vigil at 4 p.m. and at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Reconciliation is every Saturday before Mass and by appointment. Weekday Mass is held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday.For additional information, call the church at 434-374-8408.

St. Matthew Baptist: Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. every Sunday except the fifth Sunday. Worship service will start at 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Bible study will resume in the spring. Pastor Chandler and the combined choirs will be at Spanish Grove Baptist at 10:30 p.m. for the watch night service on Dec. 31. A church planning meeting for 2020 will be at 6 p.m. on Jan. 3. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Chandler. 

St. Paschal Baylon Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are Saturday Vigil at 5 p.m. and at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Reconciliation is every Saturday before Mass and by appointment. Weekday Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. For additional information, call the church at 434-572-2285.  

Sunflower Missionary Baptist: Bible study will resume in January with teleconference. Missionary ministry meetings have been suspended until March. Hour-of-Power will be from11 a.m. until noon the first and third Sundays and regular service at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Pastor is the Rev. Robert Tucker Jr. 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Sacrament meeting is at 10 a.m. on Sunday. This will be the only meeting this week. Genealogy workshops, beginners and advanced alike, meet at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the church building. Addiction recovery programs ldsarp.org meets at 7 p.m. on Sundays at the Stake Center and at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at the South Boston building.

Sunnyside Ministers, Deacons and Lay Members Union - New Ephesus: The Union will meet on Saturday at New Ephesus Baptist Church, Semora, North Carolina. Pastor Gerald K. Franklin, will lead the presentation “Church Administration, Part 2” at 9 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Michael T. Galloway is president. 

Union Christian: Sunday worship services are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is Norman Talley.  

Willow Oak Christian, Virgilina: Sunday prayer time starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school classes for all ages meet at 9:45 a.m. Fellowship is at 10:30 a.m. Worship through songs, prayer, communion and scripture starts at 11 a.m. Dr. Michael 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.