Abiding Branch Christian Ministries: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship service with Pastor Wallace M. Pierce at 10:30. Midweek Bible study is via teleconference 712-770-4005, access code 277702. Senior luncheon is served at Washington-Coleman School from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the third Thursday.
Banister Hill Baptist: Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m. Worship with youth rendering music will be at 11 a.m. Youth group bowling is Friday. Religious Institute will be at 6:30 p.m. starting Monday and going through Friday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. William F. Carr.
Banister Missionary Baptist Association: The Women’s Ministry will have a Queen’s Pageant at 3 p.m. on March 23 at Banister Sunnyside Center. All queens should report by 2:30 p.m.
Believers United in Christ: An ordination service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday for deacon elect, Brother Clyde Lea. Dinner will be served between services.
Berry Hill Baptist: Church school begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11. The Rev. Ronnie Haynes is pastor.
Beth Car Baptist: Dr. Eldridge Cullum IV is pastor and can be reached at 434-476-2567. Sermon topic for Sunday is “How to Share the Good News of Christ with Others.” Easy exercise class is held at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Watch the service by going to www.bethcarbaptist.net. Prayer requests, announcements and refreshments start at 9:45 on Sunday mornings in the Mary Barksdale Assembly Room, followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided during Sunday school and worship.
Bethel Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. every first/fourth Sundays. Worship service every second and fourth Sundays starts at 11:30 a.m. Pastor and choir is in charge. Pastor is the Rev. Marvin L. Bowman.
Blue Wing Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. with Pastor Coleman and male chorus in charge. Pastor and First Lady Coleman’s third pastoral anniversary will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Invited guests are Pastor Bruce Featherston and Silver Creek Baptist Church. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. First Lady Minister Jackie Coleman, choir and church family will be in revival at First Baptist Church in Roxboro, North Carolina, at 7 p.m. on Monday. The church will have service at Meadowview Nursing Home at 2 p.m. on March 31. Pastor is Graham Coleman.
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Catholic: 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. Stations of the Cross are at 6 p.m. every Friday during Lent. For additional information, call the church at 434-447-3622.
Cluster Pine: A Missionary Program will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The guest preacher for this occasion will be the Rev. Roy Fitzgerald, pastor of Gethsemane Church of High Point, North Carolina, along with his choir and congregation. Program sponsor is Sister Mae Anna Logan.
County Line Missionary Baptist: Prayer and praise are at 7 a.m. on Saturday. The Buds of Joy for girls ages 7-16 will meet at 11 a.m. in the youth center. Altar prayer is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45. Deaconesses and praise team are in charge of praise time at 11 a.m. Pastor Dillard will be celebrating his 33rd pastoral anniversary at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. James Carrington will preach the morning service, and the Rev. Willie Yancey will preach the afternoon service. Dinner will follow the morning service. Prayer and Bible study are at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard.
Dan River Bethel Baptist: Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Praise service is at 10:45 a.m., and worship service is at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dwight Wilkerson bringing the message. The Sons of Glory will render the music.
Ebenezer CME: Church school begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship starts at 11 a.m. Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Unity Faith Ensemble and the sunbeam choir will render praises in song during worship. March is National Women’s History Month. The Women’s Missionary Society will present recognitions to women. The Rev. Andre` P. Williamson is pastor.
Elkhorn Baptist: Prayer begins at 9 on Sunday morning. Sunday school will follow at 9:30. Praise, prayer and worship service will begin at 10:45. Elkhorn Combined Choir will minister in song. Bible class will not meet in March.
Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11:30 a.m. Ellis Creek Food Bank will be changing distribution dates from Wednesday to Tuesday beginning Tuesday, April 9, from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Pastor is Julian Miller.
Emmanuel Seventh-Day: Song/praise service is at 9:15 a.m. Sabbath school begins at 9:30 a.m. Sabbath divine worship is at 11 a.m. Prayer/praise/Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Pastor is John Coaxum.
Fellowship Baptist: Sunday morning worship is at 11 a.m. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Bible study is at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Pastor is Robert S. Wimbish.
First Baptist, Ferry Street: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and is followed by worship at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the youth choir. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message, “Grief and Sorrow,” taken from Isaiah 53:4.
First Baptist, 815 N. Main St.: Second Sunday of Lent Bible study is at 9:45 a.m. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. Grief share meeting in Faith Café is Monday at 1 p.m. Children’s choir meets at 4 p.m. Grief share meeting is in Faith Café at 6:30 p.m. Bible study in Good News classroom is at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Lenten lunch is at First Presbyterian Church at noon on Wednesday. Adult handbells practice at 6:15 p.m., and chancel choir practice is at 7 p.m.
First Baptist, News Ferry: The public is invited to attend early morning worship service at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Music will be rendered by the inspirational choir. Bible Study will be held Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Ronnie L. Keene.
First Presbyterian: Two services are offered each Sunday with the Rev. Russell Lee Jr. as pastor. Nursery is provided for children through second grade. Contemporary service is at 9 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m.; traditional service is at 11 a.m. Lenten luncheons will be at noon on Wednesday. Bring a bagged lunch. The Rev. Ridge Cullum from Beth Car Baptist Church will lead the devotional at 12:30 p.m. Beverage and desserts are provided. Women’s Bible study meets at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday.
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 services are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sermon is titled “Step Into The Deep,” with scripture from Ezekiel 47. Children’s church is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Kidzlife is from 5-6:30 p.m. Youth group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Hackberry Baptist: Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. Worship will be at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell.
Household Of Faith Apostolic: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Sunday morning jubilee starts at 11:30 a.m. Prayer and Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer meets at 8 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays. Pastor is William Howerton Sr.
Main Street United Methodist: Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided. Youth group will meet Sunday at 11 a.m. at HUMC. Dairy delivery is at 6:15 p.m. on Monday. Bible study is at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday. UMM meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Food pantry is at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Noon Lenten luncheon will be at First Presbyterian Church on Wednesday; food pantry is at 5:30 p.m. Chancel bells practice at 6:15 p.m., and chancel choir practice is at 7 p.m. Crafty Critters meets at 2 p.m. on Thursday. DKG meeting is at 5 p.m. Men’s Bible study is at 5:30 p.m., and Young Women’s Bible study is at 6 p.m.
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. The Down East Boys will be in concert at the church at 7 p.m. on Friday. Admission is free, and a love offering will be taken. Pastor is the Rev. Joe Trickey Jr.
Millstone Baptist: Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Men/Women Missionary Day worship service will be observed at 11 a.m. Pastor is Paul O. Crews.
Mt. Laurel United Methodist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. with worship service following at 11 a.m. Bible study is at 6 p.m. on Monday at the church. Handicap parking and ramp are available. The Rev. Don Pizzeck is pastor.
Mt. Olive Baptist: Noon-day prayer is held on Wednesday. Mid-week Bible study starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 10:45 a.m. with Bishop Michael Byrd and the combined choir. Services will be held in the lower auditorium until further notice.
Mt. Vernon Baptist: Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship is at 11 a.m. The men’s ministry will meet at Victory Cowboy Church at 4 p.m. “3:6 Teen” Bible study will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Women’s Bible study on “David” will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the fellowship hall. Choir practice is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. “3:6 Teen” will visit Holocaust Museum and Virginia War Memorial in Richmond on Saturday, leaving church at 9 a.m. Pastor is the Rev. Bill Wilkins, who may be reached at 476-8164.
New Arbor Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship service at 11:15 a.m. Bible study is at 6:30 on Wednesday night. The pastor is the Rev. Nelson Stamps.
New Corinth Baptist, Oxford, North Carolina: Revival will be held Sunday through Wednesday. Pastor Glenn Faulkner of White Oak Fork Baptist Church in Virgilina will preach at 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. on Monday. Pastor Terry Yancey of Greater Grace Baptist Church in Henderson, North Carolina, will preach at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
New Life Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Prayer and praise service/Bible study are held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Pastor is Paul W. Bruce.
New Shiloh Baptist: Pastor is Sylvester Crawley. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. every first through fifth Sundays. Every first through fourth Sundays regular church service begins at 11 a.m. with prayer/praise service, and regular worship service will be at 11:30 a.m. Prayer/Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. A health fair will be from 9 a.m. until noon on March 23 sponsored by the nursing unit. The usher anniversary will be at 2:30 p.m. on March 24 with Pastor Younger of Evergreen Baptist Church delivering the message.
New Vernon Baptist: Sunday school is held at 9:30. 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 gospel chorus during worship service. At 2:30 p.m. the annual rainbow tea will be held. The Pastor is the Rev. John Elliott.
New Zion Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m., and worship service follows at 11 a.m. Bible study is Wednesday at noon. Missionaries are asking all members to continue to bring canned food for the Harvest House. The month of March the canned food is lima beans. Male chorus rehearsal will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Fellowship choir rehearsal is Saturday at noon. Gospel chorus rehearsal is March 23 at 11 a.m.
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 meets at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship begins at 11. Prayer and Bible study will be at noon on Wednesday. Women’s Day program will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest preacher the Rev. Teresa Jones Hardy and choir from Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Providence, North Carolina. Lunch will be served after morning worship. The pastor is the Rev. Jackie Stamps.
Piney Grove Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:45 every Sunday except fifth Sunday. Worship service on the first, second and third Sundays will begin at 11 a.m. This is “dress down” Sunday. The Rev. Anthony Jones, youth choir and ushers are in charge of the service. Pastor is the Rev. Anthony Jones.
Religious Institute of Christian Education: The Spring Institute will be held Monday through Friday at the Banister Hill Baptist Church at 6:30 nightly. All denominations are invited. The classes and teachers for the week are Missionary Class - Sister Joyce Jackson; Clergy Class - the Rev. Alfred Chandler and the Rev. James Jones; Deacons and Trustees - the Rev. Neville Kidd; Class on “The Church”- the Rev. Avon Keen; Toddlers and Youth (8 and under)- Sister Cecil Dance; and Young Adult (9-17)- the Rev. Robert Wimbish.
Republican Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship service begins at 11:15 a.m. Bible study begins at 7 on Thursday night. Evangelist Pannell will be celebrating her 12th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Guest speakers will be Pastor Allen Pannell from First Saint Paul Church in Rustburg and Pastor Keith Jennings from New Second Buffalo Church and choir. The Rev. Stedman Davis is pastor.
Second Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Prayer meeting followed by Bible study will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Rev. John Lewandowski is pastor.
Shady Grove United Methodist:w Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. with worship services following at 11 a.m. Nursery is available. Join Pastor Shayne at Windmill Bakery from noon until 1 p.m. Bible study continues at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Shayne Estes is pastor.
South Boston Church of Christ: Sunday morning Bible study is at 10 a.m. Worship service follows at 11 a.m., and Sunday evening service will be at 6 p.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 Listen to the “Power and the Glory” radio program at 9:35 on Sunday mornings on WHLF 95.3.
Saint John’s Episcopal: A service of Holy Eucharist will be held Sunday followed by coffee time. Sunday school starts at 11:30 a.m. A healing service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the rector’s study. For further information, call the church office at 476-6696.
Spanish Grove Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by praise and testimony at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. The ushers’ ministry will be having its anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The Rev. Ronnie Walker, pastor of Riceville Baptist Church, his choir, ushers and church family will be the guests. 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 will be at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday. Stations of the Cross are at 3 p.m. every Friday during Lent. For additional information, call the church at 434-374-8408.
St. James Missionary Baptist: The annual Family Summit will be presented beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The keynote speaker will be Pastor Samantha Robinson of Fire Chosen Ministries in Pittsboro, North Carolina. The workshop facilitator is Dr. G. Hardy of Redemptive Faith, Durham, North Carolina. The Rev. Gerald Jeffress Sr., Pastor Ronald Claiborne and others will lead panel discussions. Church school will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday followed by worship service at 11:30. The Holy Word will be preached by Dr. G. Hardy of Redemptive Faith, Durham, North Carolina, and the Blackwell Inspirational Singers will render songs of praise. The Rev. B. B. Blackwell is pastor.
St. Matthew Baptist: The nurses’ ministry will sponsor their Annual Wellness Day from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday with a special guest speaker. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Chandler.
St. Paschal Baylon Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are Saturday Vigil at 6 p.m. and at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Reconciliation is every Saturday before Mass and by appointment. Weekday Mass starts at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Stations of the Cross are at 12:15 p.m. every Friday during Lent. For additional information, call the church at 434- 572-2285.
St. Paul CME: Church school each Sunday is at 9 a.m. Regular worship service is on first and third Sundays starting at 10:15 a.m. Usher board anniversary is Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Glenis Grinage with music rendered by Victor Majors and the Shining Stars.
The 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. The first Sunday of the month is fast and testimony meeting. This month, the meeting on March 31 also will be a fast and testimony meeting. The genealogy workshop for March is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, when the public can come learn about their ancestors. The weekend of April 6-7 is the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Traynham Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Morning worship begins at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Keen delivering the word. The senior choir will sing songs of praise. Bible study/prayer service is at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The Genesis’ will celebrate its19th anniversary at 5 p.m. on March 23. A program “100 Men Praying” will be held on March 31 with the Rev. Dr. William Carr and Male Chorus from Banister Hill Baptist Church, Halifax. The Rev. Dr. William Keen is pastor.
Union Christian: Sunday worship services are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. A spaghetti fundraiser lunch will be held after the 9 and 11 a.m. services on Sunday, March 24. Cost is $10 per plate, take out or eat in. Pastor is Norman Talley.
Union Grove CME: The evangelist board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The usher board will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday; mass choir rehearsal is at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., praise and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Music will be by the mass choir. Pastor Hudson and the evangelist board will render a service at Berry Hill Nursing Home at 2 p.m. and at Woodview at 3 p.m. Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer is at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Pastor is the Rev. Charles Hudson.
Wesley Chapel CME: Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. every first, third, and fourth Sundays. State rally will be at 2:30 p.m. on March 24 with The Mt. Grove Missionary Baptist Church Choir. The Rev. Matthew Richardson III is pastor.
Willow Oak Christian, Virgilina: Sunday prayer meeting meets 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 and praise service starts at 11 a.m. Dr. Michael Haskett is minister.
Zion Grove Baptist: Sunday school is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. Morning worship services are held on the first and third Sundays of each month at 11:15 a.m. Prayer and Bible study are held at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rev. Tony Scott is pastor.