Banister Baptist Missionary Convention: The convention will have a banquet at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Banister/Sunnyside Center with Brother Chris Carden in concert.

Banister Hill Baptist: The youth will go Christmas caroling on Saturday. Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. with music rendered by the senior choir. Dinner will be served after the 11 a.m. worship service. Bible class starts at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The Christmas play is at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. William F. Carr.

Baptist General Convention Of Virginia: District E-2 men and women ministry annual Christmas meeting will be at 9 a.m. on Dec. 14  at Bluestone Harmony Association Center. Bring a canned good to give to a family. 

Berry Hill Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 11 a.m. 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. The Christmas cantata will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday. A live nativity scene will be from 6 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The children/youth Christmas musical will be at 11 a.m. on Dec. 15. A Christmas celebration service will be at 11 a.m. on Dec. 22. A Christmas Eve communion and candlelight service will be held at 5 p.m. 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.  

Bethel Grove Baptist: A church meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Friday. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service/Holy Communion will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday with Pastor M. Lee Bowman and senior choir in charge. A Christmas musical service will be at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15 with goodies. No Bible study will be held until April. Pastor is the Rev. Marvin Lee Bowman. 

Black Walnut Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11 a.m. Adult, youth and children Bible study starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The HUGS group is collecting $5 fast food gift cards for the oncology patients. Let one of the members know if anyone can donate some for the gift bags. The Willing Hearts will be meeting at the church on Monday. Devotions at the Woodview will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. Christmas cards are due to the church by Dec. 15, so they can be sorted in time for Christmas. The Christmas cantata will be Sunday, Dec. 22, during morning worship service. The children’s play, “Angels Say What?” will be at 6 p.m. on Dec. 22. Refreshments will follow and maybe a special guest. A Christmas candlelight service will be held at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. The Rev. Raymond Wooten is pastor. 

Blue Wing Grove Baptist: An executive board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Church conference will be at 11 a.m.  Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor Coleman and the gospel chorus in charge. Pastor aide musical service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Missionaries will meet at the church at 10 a.m. on Dec. 14 to visit sick for Christmas. Pastor is Graham Coleman.

Cherry Hill United Methodist: Worship will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 11 a.m. Nursery is available. Access ramp is available. Ministry is all-inclusive. Pastor is Patricia Neilsen. 

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Sacrament meeting begins at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Sunday school for youth and for adults begins at 11:10 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month. Adult (priesthood and relief society) and youth (young men and young women) meetings begin at 11:10 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. The primary program, for children 12 years of age and under, begins at 11:10 a.m. each Sunday. Meetings end at noon. Fast and testimony meeting is the first Sunday of each month. 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.

County Line Missionary Baptist: Prayer and praise are at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Altar prayer is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school will be at 9:45. The youth are in charge of praise time at 11. Sunbeam and young adult choirs will render the music. Prayer service and Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard.

Cross Roads Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. Bible study starts at 7 p.m. each Wednesday weather permitting. Pastor is the Rev. Steve Wilson.

Crystal Hill Baptist: Prayer service begins at 9 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m.  Noonday Bible class is held each Wednesday. Bible study and prayer service starts at 7 each Wednesday night. Pastor is Dr. Louis S. Leigh Sr. 

Dan River Bethel Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Praise service begins at 10:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dwight Wilkerson bringing the message. The gospellettes will render the music.

Ebenezer CME: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship will be at 11 a.m.  During worship a Christmas musical for Baby Jesus will be performed. The Rev. Blanche J. Stewart is pastor. 

Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist:  Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. Morning worship begins at 11:30. Food bank distribution is from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Pastor is Julian Miller.

Fellowship Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Worship service follows at 11 a.m. Bible study begins at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Pastor is Robert Wimbish. 

 First Baptist, 220 Ferry St.: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will be at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the senior choir. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message “Bless His Holy Name,” taken from Luke 2:11-14. The Lord’s Supper will take place after worship. 

First Baptist, News Ferry: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship starts at 11 a.m. with music by the inspirational choir. Holy Communion will be served after morning worship service. The pastor is the Rev. Dr. Ronnie L. Keene. 

First Baptist, 815 N. Main St.: Sunday Bible study starts at 9:45 a.m. Worship service with the Rev. Garrett Bowman will begin at 11 a.m. The cantata will be at 7 p.m. On Monday, Grief Share in Faith Café will meet at 1 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.; children’s choir will be from 4 until 5 p.m. Chancel choir practice will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.                                       

First Presbyterian: Sunday school begins at 9:30. Worship service will start at 10:30 a.m. The Christmas cantata will be presented. It is titled “Once Upon A Night” by Pepper Choplin. Nursery is provided for children through second grade. Women’s Bible study meets at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday. Men of the church will meet at 7 p.m. each Thursday. Guest speaker will be Dr. Robert Ramey from Danville. 

Five Fork Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Church services start at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Guest speaker for the month of December will be the Rev. Jerald Jeffress. At 3 p.m. on Sunday, the Rev. Scot McKenzie, pastor of Corner Road Baptist Church in Java, will be guest speaker along with the Anointed Brothers in Christ.

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. Children’s Christmas play practice will be at 6 p.m. Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Hackberry Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship will follow at 11 a.m. with Minister Gaynalle White. Prayer and Bible study start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.  Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell. 

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

Main Street United Methodist: Christmas play dress rehearsal will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship will begin at 10:55 a.m. (Nursery is provided.) The Children’s Christmas play is at 11 a.m. UMW and UMM Christmas dinner will be at 5 p.m. Jane Jones food bank direct delivery is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday. The prayer group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. UMW will be going to Ascension Lutheran Church and dinner at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. On Wednesday chancel bells will meet at 5 p.m.; Christmas play practice will be at 5:30 p.m.; chancel choir will practice at 6:30 p.m. Parents Together Time will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. 

Mayo Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship service starts at 11:15 with Pastor Allen to bring the word and the mass choir to sing songs of praise. The Rev. Vaxaesdrene Allen is pastor. 

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. 

McLaughlin Memorial: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11:15 a.m. 

Mt. Olive Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Worship is at 11 a.m. Noonday prayer is on Wednesday. Mid-week Bible study is at 7 p.m.  

Mt. Pleasant Baptist: A church meeting will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Elder Brenda T. Spinner will be guest preacher for the month of December. Worship is held at 11:30 a.m. every first and third Sunday.

Mt. Vernon Baptist: Pleasant Grove Christian Church Christmas program will be at 6 p.m. on Friday. The community “Living Christmas Tree” will be at Mt. Vernon Baptist on Saturday. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. The deacons and deaconesses will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Worship is at 11 a.m. The Christmas program is at 6 p.m. at Victory Cowboy Church on Dec. 14. Oak Level children’s Christmas program is at 7 a.m. on Dec. 15. The second performance of the Community Living Christmas Tree will be at 6 p.m. on Dec. 21. Breakfast at Mt. Vernon Baptist will be at 9 a.m. on Dec. 22. Worship will be at 11 a.m. “3:6” Teen” Christmas caroling will be at 5 p.m. at Berry Hill Health and Rehab., Woodview and Commonwealth Health.  Pastor is the Rev. Bill Wilkins.

New Arbor Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship follows at 11:15. Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Nelson Stamps.  

New Vernon Baptist: Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m. Prayer service and Bible study are held at 11:30 on Tuesday mornings. Worship service starts at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. Music will be rendered by the youth choir on Sunday. The pastor is the Rev. John Elliott.    

New Shiloh Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. the first through fifth Sundays. Every first through fourth Sundays, regular services begin at 11 a.m. with prayer/praise service and 11:30 a.m. with regular worship service. Prayer/Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Pastor of the church is Sylvester Crawley.

New Zion Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Worship will begin at 11 a.m. Communion will be observed. 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. Missionary ministry will be having its donation drawing and selling of hot dogs at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall on Saturday. 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 is held at 9:30 a.m. Testimony service starts at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. Worship service will be at 11 a.m. Bible study meets at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Pastor is John M. Leigh. 

Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible study will be at noon on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Jackie Stamps. 

Piney Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship will begin at 11 a.m. The community dinner will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday. A planning meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Dec. 21. Finance committee meeting will begin at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Anthony Jones, unity choir and ushers will be in charge of the service. Pastor is the Rev. Anthony Jones. 

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist, South Boston: Church school begins at 8 a.m. Worship is at 9 a.m. Pastor Eily will be preaching a sermon entitled “Inspiration and in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day” on Sunday. Scripture will be taken from Revelation 1:11-14. A Barn Dinner Theater Christmas outing is planned for Dec. 14. The van will be leaving from the church at 8:30 a.m. Turn in Prison Outreach Ministry personal item gift bags on Dec. 15.  The church adopted Christmas family will be blessed after worship on Dec. 15. Frederick Eily is pastor.  

Saint John’s Episcopal: A service of Holy Eucharist will be held Sunday followed by coffee time. A healing service will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the rector’s study. 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 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. The youth will go caroling on Friday, Dec. 20. Anyone can join in. The UMW Christmas dinner will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday. 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.  

Spanish Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. followed by praise and testimony and morning worship beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Womack will render the morning worship message and Communion will be served. Church conference has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. The youth department will be having their annual Christmas jubilee at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15. The Rev. Ronnie Womack is pastor.

St. James Missionary Baptist: Church school will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Worship service will begin at 11:30. The Holy Word will be preached by the Rev. Jasper Cheek, associate minister of Crystal Hill Baptist Church. The senior choir will render musical praises. Deacon Walter W. Hayes Jr. is board chairman. 

Sunflower Missionary Baptist: The praise dance ministry will be having its anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Dinner will be served starting at 1 p.m. A church business meeting will held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday with the deacon board. The church conference will begin at 7:30 p.m. Bible study has be suspended for the month of December and will resume in January with teleconference. Missionary ministry meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday. Hour-of-Power will be from 11 a.m. until noon on the first and third Sundays. Regular service will start at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Pastor is the Rev. Robert Tucker Jr.

Traynham Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. with morning worship at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Keen will be delivering the message. The Genesis will sing songs of worship and praise. Bible study/prayer service is held at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rev. Dr. William A. Keen is pastor. 

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. The Christmas program will be at 5 p.m. on Dec. 15. Refreshments will be served after the program. Pastor is Norman Talley.   

Union Grove CME: Male chorus rehearsal will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Music will be rendered by the male chorus.  Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer is at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Pastor is the Rev. Charles Hudson.   

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.

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