Ascension Cathedral: Prayer service will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. Guest speaker will be Apostle Sharon Peace from Word of Peace Ministries in Richmond. Pastor is Apostle D. Edward Penn II.

Banister Missionary Baptist Association Women’s Ministry: The Women’s ministry will be meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church. Send a representative from your church. 

BGC of VA: Area E men and women executive session will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Cherrystone Center in Ringgold. Committee meetings will be at 10 a.m. Business in session. All member churches are urged to be in attendance. Respective presiding officers are Deacon Thomas Majors and Deaconess Joyce W. Jackson. 

Berry Hill Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship starts at 11 a.m. Come dressed in your favorite sports team t-shirt or jersey to the 11 a.m. worship service. The church will be celebrating Black History month at 2 p.m. on Feb. 9 with Sister Diana Faison presenting “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman.” An old fashioned dinner will be served. The Rev. Ronnie Haynes is pastor. 

Beth Car Baptist: Dr. Eldridge Cullum IV is pastor and can be reached at 434-476-2567. The sermon on Sunday will be “How to Make Up Your Mind” with scripture from James 1:5-8, and Souper Bowl for Caring will be Sunday with collection for Good Samaritan. Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Easy exercise class is at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

Bethel Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. every first/fourth Sundays. Worship service starts at 11:30 a.m. every second and fourth Sundays. Pastor is the Rev. Marvin L. Bowman.

Cherry Hill United Methodist: Worship will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday school will start at 11 a.m. 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: Prayer and praise are at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Altar prayer is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school will start at 9:45. Praise team is in charge of praise time at 11. Support NAACP King Joshua Easley. Under the theme “Tell the Children Our Stories of Blood, Sweat & Tears” for Black History month, the orator for the first Sunday in February will be Willie Daniels. Worshipers are invited to dress in Afrocentric attire or purple. Prayer service and Bible study are held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard. 

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

Crystal Hill Baptist: Prayer service is held at 9 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Worship starts at 11 a.m. Noonday Bible class is held each Wednesday.  Bible study and prayer service will start 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 starts at 10:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dwight Wilkerson bringing the message. The youth choir will sing.

Ebenezer Baptist, Java: Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. The church will be celebrating Black History. Guest speaker will be Brother Dwight Scott from Scottsburg. Delano L. Medley 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. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 11. Pastor is Julian Miller.

Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist: Divine Hour is at 11 a.m. every Saturday. Sabbath school is at 9:15 a.m. Dinner is served the second and fourth Sabbath Saturdays. A Black History program will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday with Elder Calvin Green as speaker.  

Fellowship Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship will follow at 11a.m. Pastor is Robert S. Wimbish. 

First Baptist, Ferry Street: Sunday school, at 9:45 am, and morning worship, at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the male chorus. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message “Church of Smyrna” taken from Revelations 2: 8-11.  

First Baptist, News Ferry: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the inspirational choir. 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. “Souper Bowl of Caring” for Good Samaritan is Sunday. Children’s choir will practice from 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday. Chancel choir practice will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. 

First Presbyterian: Nursery is provided for children through second grade. Women’s Bible study meets at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. Ed Lyons from Persecution Project Foundation will be the guest speaker.

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. Kidzlife is at 5 p.m. Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Hackberry Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship starts at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible study are 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 starts at 11:30 a.m. Prayer is held at 8 a.m. the first and third Saturdays. Pastor is William Howerton Sr.

Living Word Of Christ Fellowship: Sunday school is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by worship starting at 11:15 a.m. On Feb. 16 following the morning service a Black History dinner will be held followed by Pastor Michael Bethel of For God So Loved the World Outreach Ministries at 3 p.m. The Rev. Mattie Carr is pastor and the Rev. Frank Carr is co-pastor.

Main Street United Methodist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship follows at 10:55 a.m. Nursery is provided. Mission Team meeting is at noon on Sunday. Youth group “Souper” Bowl Party will be at 5:30 p.m. The prayer group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Humane Society meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Bible study will be at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday. Chancel bells practice is at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, and chancel choir practice will be at 6:45 p.m. The men’s Bible study starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. 

Mayo Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11:15 with Pastor Allen to bring the Word. The mass choir will render the music. The Rev. Vaxaeadrene Allen is pastor. 

McCanless Memorial United Methodist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11 a.m. A business meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. 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 follows at 11:15 a.m. Pastor is Jeffrey McLaughlin. 

Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist: Sunday school is from 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. No Bible study until March. Deacon Franklin Howerton is board chairman.

Mt. Olive Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. 40 Days of Consecration will be at 7 p.m. each night until Feb. 9.   

Mt. Pleasant Baptist: Worship service begins at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Sundays with the Rev. Finley Fields as guest preacher for the month of February. The church will have a short memorial service to celebrate the one year anniversary of the death of late pastor, the Rev. James Edward Traynham.

Mt. Vernon Baptist: Bible study on Ezekiel will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Worship service starts at 11 a.m. “3:6 Teen” youth will meet at 6 p.m. on Sunday. “Four Chaplains” service will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the South Boston Church of God school auditorium. Community women’s Bible study, Beth Moore “Quest”, starts at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Oak Level Vol. Fire Dept. breakfast will be at 7 a.m. on Feb. 8. Deacons and deaconesses will meet at 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. Pastor is the Rev. Bill Wilkins.

New Arbor Baptist: Baptism will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. Morning worship will begin at 11:15 a.m. Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Nelson Stamps.   

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

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

New Zion Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service starts at 11 a.m. No Bible study until further notice. Missionaries are asking all members to continue to bring canned food for the Harvest House. The month of February, the canned food is green beans. Baptism and communion will be celebrated during worship. The deaconess will be having their annual Valentine banquet beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Banister Center. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Glenn and Mrs. Faulkner. Pastor of the church 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 begins at 10:45 a.m. Worship service starts at 11 a.m. the first through fourth Sundays. 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 begin at noon on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Jackie Stamps. 

Piney Grove Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. except the fifth Sunday. The Rev. Anthony Jones, the unity choir and ushers will be in charge of services on Sunday. The Unity choir is sponsoring “Pack the Pews.” On Feb. 9, Holy Communion will be observed; no Sunday school, baptism will be at 10 a.m. Worship is the first, second and third Sundays at 11 a.m. 

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist: Church school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Eily and the new generations choir. Pastor Eily will be preaching a sermon entitled “Smyrna, The Poor Church That Was Rich”. Scripture will be taken from Revelations, Chapter 2, verses 8 thru 11. Holy Communion will be served. Frederick Eily is pastor.

Republican Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Praise and worship service will start at 11:15 a.m. every second and fourth Sunday. The Rev. Stedman Davis 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 starts at 7 p.m. Pastor is Kenneth Dunn.

Saint John’s Episcopal: A service of Holy Eucharist will be held on Sunday, followed by coffee time. A healing service will be held 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 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 on Wednesdays at Windmill Bakery. 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. 

South Boston Seventh Day Adventist: Weekly Bible study on the book of Daniel will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the church fellowship hall. 

Spanish Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m., followed by praise, testimony and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Usher’s Ministry will be having a stew on Saturday at the Heritage House. Stew will be ready at 10 a.m.  Cost is $7 per quart. Pre-orders will be taken at 222-1652 and/or 222-9836. All proceeds will go towards the Halifax County Ushers Union Scholarship/Queen Rally. The Rev. Ronnie Womack is pastor. 

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. James Missionary Baptist: Church school will begin at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11:30. The Holy Word will be preached by the Rev. Gerald Jeffress. The gospel chorus will minister in songs of praise. Deacon Walter W. Hayes Jr. is board chairman. 

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.  

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Sacrament meeting is at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school for youth and for adults begins at 11:10 a.m. on the first and third Sundays. 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, will 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. 

The Deliverance Tabernacle of Apostolic Faith: School of Wisdom is held at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. Morning worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday Night Live Hour of Power begins at 6 p.m. Women’s meeting, men’s meeting and youth meeting held at 6:30 p.m. every Monday. Bible class is held weekly at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Black History service will be held at 3 p.m. on Feb. 9. Pastor is Bishop Lawrence Richard Burrell.

Traynham Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Morning worship starts at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Keen delivering the message. The sunbeam choir will sing songs of worship and praise. Bible study/prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The Sunday school anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Feb. 9 with the Rev. Braxton Braswell and the Crystal Hill Church choir and congregation. The Rev. Dr. William A. Keen is pastor.  

Trinity Baptist: Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Morning worship begins at 11:15. Bible study will return in March. Pastor is Kevin L. Chandler.

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.  

Union Grove CME: Gospel ensemble rehearsal will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Music will be rendered by the gospel ensemble. Holy Communion will be observed. At 2:30 p.m., Minister Trayvon Ragsdale will be the guest preacher. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer starts 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.  

Zion Grove Baptist: Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. each week. Morning worship is held at 11:15 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of each month. Installation of officers will be held during morning worship. Communion will be observed this Sunday. The Black History program will be presented at 3 p.m. by the Rev. Michael Bethel of Danville. Refreshments will be served between services. Prayer and Bible studies will resume at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Rev. Tony Scott is pastor.