Arbor Baptist: Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Morning worship service is at 11:15 with music by the mass choir.  Church conference is at 7 p.m. on Monday.  The Rev. Nelson Stamps is pastor. 

Ash Avenue Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11.  Zak Ford will be guest speaker. Prayer and Bible study are at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. For up-to-date information, call 572-2006.

Banister Association Women Ministry: First Ladies Day will be observed at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Meadville Center, Hwy. 57, Nathalie.  The Association Youth Choir will be on the program.  For further information, call Linda Dixon at 434-454-6926.

Banister General Convention of Virginia:  The Area E Men and Women will meet at 10 a.m. on Aug. 6 at Cherrystone Association Center. Bring missionary items. 

Banister Missionary Baptist Association Women’s Ministry: The women’s ministry will meet at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church. All missionary presidents or a representative are asked to attend.

Berry Hill Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship is at 11. Bible study is at 7 p.m. each Wednesday.  Church conference has been rescheduled at 11 a.m. on Aug. 13. The Rev. Ronnie Haynes is pastor.

Bethel Grove Baptist, Mt. Laurel: Prayer service will be held Friday evening at 7. Sunday school union will meet at Zion Grove Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Pastor M.A. Ferrell will be preaching at Vance Street Baptist Church at 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m. The Senior and Voices of Vision choirs will be singing at Zion Grove Baptist Church. The pastor is the Rev. Maurice A. Ferrell. 

Blue Wing Grove Baptist: Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with Pastor Coleman and the mixed choir in charge. Prayer and Bible study are held at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Homecoming will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Aug. 7.  Dinner will follow the service. Pastor is Graham Coleman. 

Cherry Hill United Methodist: Worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday school begins at 11 a.m. A nursery is available, and the building is handicap accessible. Bible study is held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.  A family movie night will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday. Showing will be War Room. Pat Neilsen is pastor of the church. 

Clover Church of God of Prophecy: Bible school will be held from 6:30 until 8:30 each evening Monday through Friday. This year’s theme is “Deep Sea Discovery, God knows me everywhere I go.” Refreshments will be served each night.

County Line Missionary Baptist: Prayer and praise are at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Altar prayer is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:45.  The Brotherhood of Moses is in charge of praise time at 11. Prayer service and Bible study are at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard. 

Crystal Hill Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Noon-day Bible class is each Wednesday.   Bible study and prayer service are at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Homecoming service is at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, with Pastor Dr. Louis S. Leigh Jr. of First African Baptist Church of Goldsboro, North Carolina, as guest. Pastor is Louis S. Leigh Sr.

Dan River Bethel Baptist: Early service begins at 9 a.m., casual dress. The mass choir will sing. Pastor is Dwight L. Wilkerson. 

Ebenezer Baptist, Java: Sunday school will not be held Sunday. Worship is at 8 a.m. The Union Grove male chorus will minister in songs at 4 p.m. on Aug. 6.  M. DeWayne Mack will be the guest preacher for the Men in Black service. Delano Medley is pastor.

Ebenezer Christian Methodist Episcopal: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.  Worship service is at 11 a.m.  Bible study begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.  The male chorus will render the music Sunday. The “Annual Family and Friend’s Day” begins at 11 a.m. Sunday.  The guest speaker will be Kathy Hamilton Gore of the Raleigh, North Carolina, area. She is an associate professor in the College of Natural Resources at the University of North Carolina State University in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. She is a product of South Boston. Music will be provided by the combined choir. Dinner will be served after the service.  The theme is “Family and Friends Matter With Jesus as the Center in Worship, Fellowship and Unity.” Pastor is the Rev. Andre’ P. Williamson.  

First Baptist, 815 N. Main St.: Sunday Bible study begins at 9:45 a.m.  Worship service will be broadcast over WHLF. Worship service is at 11 a.m. with Dr. Bob Ballance.  Summer community choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.  Quarterly business meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  The Downtown Mission meets at 7 p.m. on Friday.  

First Buffalo Baptist Long Island: Staunton River Sunday School Union meets at 9 a.m. at Cluster Pine, Gretna.  Sunday worship service will begin at 11 a.m.  Pastor is the Rev. James L. Carrington.

First Cross Roads Baptist, Turbeville: Sunday school (for all ages) is at 10 a.m.  The nursery is open for both services.  Sunday morning worship service is at 11.  At 6:30 the Wednesday evening services begin; adult Bible study and prayer, youth Bible study and fellowship. 

Grace Baptist: At the 9 a.m. service on Sunday, Eric Barto, 12-year cancer survivor, will share his testimony and a message of hope. His wife, Debbie, will be speaking to caregivers during the Sunday school hour. Also, the River Creek Band will be bringing special music. 

Greater Mayfield Apostolic: The senior choir will celebrate its annual anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday.  Special guests have been invited.  For additional information, contact Sister Charlotte Cole at 434-471-0010.  Pastor of the church is District Elder Bernard Wilkins. 

Hackberry Baptist: Bible study is at 7 p.m. each Wednesday.  Sunday school begins at 8 a.m. Worship service begins at 9 a.m. this Sunday with guest speaker Minister Gaynelle White.  Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell.

Halifax United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with adult, children and youth classes. Worship begins at 11 a.m. The Scouts will not meet again until school starts. The Daniel Bible study continues at 1 p.m. on Thursdays. A new Bible study on the television mini-series “The Bible” is beginning soon. Those interested may contact the pastor at the church office at 476-1094. 

Hickory Grove Baptist: Sunday school union will be held at Cluster Pine Holiness Church in Gretna at 9 a.m. Sunday with worship at 11 a.m.  Hickory Grove will join them. Pastor of the church is T. E. Betts. 

Household of Faith Apostolic: Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m., Sunday Jubilee is at 11:30 a.m. Prayer and Bible study are at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer meeting is held at 8 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays. The church’s 23rd anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Aug. 7. Guests will be Bishop Breedlove and the Word of Faith Church family of Milton, North Carolina. Dinner will be served. Elder William Howerton Sr. is pastor. 

Jeter Chapel Baptist: The Y.E.S. Ministry will present a program at 3 p.m. on Sunday. On the program will be the youth choir from Shady Hill Baptist, the Power Initiative will present “Not Ashamed Movement,” and New Vernon Baptist Praise Dancers will perform.

Main Street United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.  Worship is at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Nursery provided at 11 a.m. service. 

Mayo Grove Baptist: No fifth Sunday service will be held. On Aug. 7, homecoming and the 140th church anniversary will be celebrated. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:15 with guest speaker the Rev. Bruce Hearst, choir and church family from Leach Springs Baptist Church in Raeford, North Carolina. Lunch will be served.  The Rev. Vaxaeadrene Allen is pastor. 

McCanless Memorial United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., and worship service is at 11 a.m. No choir practice will be held this week on Thursday.  Pastor is the Rev. Joe Trickey Jr. 

McLaughlin Memorial, Decatur Avenue: Sunday school is at 10 a.m., and worship is at 11:15 am. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Pastor is Jeffrey McLaughlin. 

Millstone Baptist: Bible study is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.  Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship service are at 11 a.m. At 3 p.m. the Rev. Ceasar T. Johnson will deliver the message.  Paul O. Crews is pastor.

Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist: Sunday school is from 9:45 a.m. til 10:45 a.m.  Sunday morning worship begins at 11 a.m.  Prayer/praise and Bible study are at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.  Family and Friends Day will be celebrated Sunday.  The Rev. Thomas L. Divens is pastor. 

Mt. Vernon Baptist: Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday; worship service is at 11 a.m. Special fifth Sunday will be taken for cemetery fund. The ladies Bible study on Beth Moore’s “Daniel” starts at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.  Choir practice is at 6:30 on Wednesday night.  Durham Bull’s baseball game will be at 7 p.m. Friday at a fee of $10 per person plus food. Participants will leave Mt. Vernon Baptist at 4 p.m. and return at 11:30 p.m.  The Rev. Bill Wilkins is pastor and can be reached at 476-8164 or billwilkins5014y@yahoo.com.

New Bethel Baptist, Highway 360: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., worship service begins at 11 a.m.  “Lott Carey Day” with Pastor Moses Dixon and Five Fork Baptist Church and Bethlehem Baptist Church families.  Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - BMBA-RICCE - Midday Summer Religious Institute will be held at NBBC - “The Autopsy of Deceased Church” by Thom Rainer ....On Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. Pastor Mack will preach at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Java, for their Men’s Ministry. The Rev. M. DeWayne Mack is pastor. 

New Bethel Missionary Baptist, Alton: Homecoming will be celebrated during the 11 a.m. worship service on Aug. 7. The Rev. Dr. Harvey L. Bigelow is pastor.

New Ephesus Baptist, Semora: Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Worship will be at 8:30 a.m. on the first and third Sundays; second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. Pastor is Gerald K. Franklin.

New Shiloh Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. followed by regular church service at 11 a.m.  Prayer and Bible study begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Homecoming will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7. The message will be delivered by Pastor Sylvester Crawley. Afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. with Pastor Willie Yancey of New Zion Baptist Church as speaker. Dinner will be served between the two services. 

New Vernon Baptist: Sunday school is held at 9:30 each week. Prayer service and Bible study are at 11:30 Tuesday morning and at 6:45 Wednesday evening. Worship service starts at 11:45 a.m. During morning worship service, music will be rendered by the male chorus. Pastor is the Rev. John A. Elliott. 

New Zion Baptist: Gospel choir rehearsal is Saturday at 11 a.m. Sunday school is every first, second and fifth Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday school is held every third and fourth Sundays at 8 a.m. and worship service at 9:15 a.m. with Pastor Willie N. Yancey. Prayer and Bible study are at noon on Wednesday. Missionaries are asking all members to continue to bring canned food for the Harvest House. The canned food for July is canned meat. The male chorus will be cleaning the church for the month of July. Youth revival will be held at 7 nightly Tuesday through Thursday with the Rev. Michael Bethel of Danville as guest speaker.  

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. 

Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. followed with worship at 11 a.m.  Prayer and Bible study are at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.  Evening worship is held each third Sunday at 6.  Pastor is the Rev. Jackie Stamps.

Pleasant Grove: Black Walnut District Sunday School Union will meet for registration at 9:45 a.m. and the call to order for business at 10.  Frederick Eily is pastor.

Revelation Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.  Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. Sunday evening choir practice starts at 5:15.  Sunday evening services are at 6.  Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The Rev. Kenny Dunn is pastor.

Second Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Youth group meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesday followed by choir practice at 7 p.m. Ministry at Berry Hill Nursing Home is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Communion will be observed Sunday.  James McAlister 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 for both services. Pastor Shayne will be at Italian Delight for pizza, pasta and prayer from 5 until 6:30 on Thursday nights. Shayne Estes is the pastor. 

South Boston Church of Christ: Bible study is at 10 a.m. Worship services are at 11 a.m. 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.  View the website at www.sobochurchofchrist.com.  

St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are at 5:30 Saturday evening and at 9:30 Sunday morning and 1 p.m. in Spanish.  Weekday Masses are at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday and at 9:30 a.m. on Friday followed by Holy Hour. For additional information, call the church at 434-374-8408. 

St. John’s Episcopal: The Rev. Cleon Ross will lead the congregation in a service of Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. Coffee time will follow the service. A healing service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the chapel.  For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.  Interim Rector is the Rev. Cleon Ross.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist, Alton: A fish fry will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Heritage House on Old Halifax Road to benefit the building fund.  Plates will be $7. Pastor is Herbert Pettiford.

St. Mark, Alton: Sunnyside Ministers, Deacons and Lay Members Union will meet on Saturday at St. Mark Baptist Church, Alton with Open Forum at 9 a.m. and the call to order for business at 10.  The inspirational message will be by the host pastor, the Reverend H.M. Pettiford.   Gerald K. Franklin is president. 

St. Matthew Baptist, Clover: Worship service on the second and fourth Sundays will start at 11:30 a.m., and Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.  Pastor is the Rev. Alfred L. Chandler.

St. Michael AME: Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. each Sunday. Bible study is held at noon each Wednesday. A fifth Sunday AME connectional worship service will be held at 4 p.m. at St. Michael AME Church on Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Irene Hemby, pastor of Mt. Pisgah AME Church in Alton. Pastor is George W. Ford Sr. 

St. Paschal Baylon Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are held at 4 p.m. Saturday and at 11 a.m. Sunday.  Weekday Mass is at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday followed by Holy Hour.  Scripture study is at 5 p.m. Sunday followed by the Rosary. For additional information, call the church at 434-572-2285. 

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

Trinity Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship is at 11:15 a.m. Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday, Aug. 7, during worship service. Pastor is the Rev. Kevin L. Chandler. 

True Light Baptist: Sunday school for all ages begins at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11 a.m. Kids For Christ (KFC) is at 11 a.m. for ages 3-7. Evening worship service begins at 6. Wednesday worship service is at 7 p.m. Wednesday Evening Discovery Clubs are held for ages 4-18. A bus ministry is available for anyone who needs a ride to church, call 572-9777. www.truelightbc.com. Pastor is Greg Thomas. 

Union Grove CME: At 5 p.m. on Saturday, “The Twelve Tribes of Israel and the Tabernacle” will be presented by the Missionary Society. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Praise service is at 10:45 a.m., and worship begins at 11 a.m. Music will be by the combined choir. Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pastoral prayer requests will be from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Thursday. Hour of prayer is from10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Pastor is the Rev. Bonita Collins-Hobbs.

White Oak Fork Baptist: The Hour of Power worship service will start at 8 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Glenn L. Faulkner. 

Willow Oak Christian: Sunday school classes for all ages meets at 9:45 a.m.  Fellowship begins at 10:30 a.m. Worship and praise service are at 11 a.m.  Dr. Michael Haskett is minister. 

Zion Grove Baptist: Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship is held the first and third Sundays at 11:15 a.m.  Gospel praise service is Sunday at 3 p.m. Prayer and Bible study are at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Sunday school mass meeting is at 9 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, contact Deacon Charlie Jones, Elaine Claiborne or Ida Terry. Guest minister for the month of July is the Rev. James Jones.