Ash Avenue Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship will be at 11 a.m. A community prayer walk will be at 6 p.m. on Monday. On Wednesday: 10 a.m. – devotions at Boston Commons, 5:30 p.m. - supper, 6:30 p.m. - Bible study – 7:30 p.m. choir practice. Sisters Serving Christ will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Devotions at Berry Hill will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, and at 1 p.m. – “The Warehouse” will meet. Call 572-2006 for up to date information. The Rev. Tim Mull is pastor 

Banister Hill Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship will begin at 11 a.m. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Men’s Day with the male chorus rendering music will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Dinner will be served by the women. Pastor is the Rev. Dr, William F. Carr. 

Banister Hill CME: The annual Family and Friends Day will be Sunday, with Sunday school starting at 10 a.m. and worship service starting at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served. Worship services are first, third and fourth Sundays. Pastor is the Rev. Yvonne Bostick. 

Banister Missionary Baptist Association Women’s Ministry: The women’s ministry will meet at 4: 30 p.m. on Thursday for the planning meeting.  Send a representative from each church and meet at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church.   

Baptist General Convention of Virginia: Area E- Women’s Ministry will have its annual Week of Prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. on Oct. 12 hosted by Bluestone Harmony Association of Keysville. 

Believers United in Christ: Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. on the first through fourth Sundays. Worship is at 11:30 a.m. Annual Family and Friends Day will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Guest speaker is the Rev. Larry Green of Zion Hill Baptist Church. Musical guests will be United for Christ from the Upper Room Holiness Church. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Eugene Lea is pastor.

Berry Hill Baptist: Church school meets at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. Youth Day will be observed. Prayer meeting and Bible study will begin 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. A new sermon series has begun on the Sermon on the Mount. The sermon on Sunday will be “Radical Love” with scripture from Matthew 5: 21-24, 38-48. Prayer requests, announcements and refreshments will be at 9:45 on Sunday mornings in the Mary Barksdale Assembly Room followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m., and worship service begins at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided during Sunday school and worship. Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Exercise classes will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. Watch the service by going to www.bethcarbaptist.net.  

Bethel Grove Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Bible study will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Senior Citizen’s Day worship will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, with a fellowship dinner served after the service. The pastor and choir will be in charge. The gospel chorus anniversary will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20. Pastor of the church is the Rev. Marvin Lee Bowman.

Bethlehem Baptist: The senior choir will celebrate their anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13. Sunday school is every Sunday at 10 a.m. Church service will be at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Sundays. Praise and worship service starts at 11:15 a.m. The Rev. Moses N. Dixon is pastor.

Blue Wing Grove Baptist: Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Worship is at 11 a.m. with Pastor Coleman and the senior choir in charge. The annual prayer breakfast will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Invited guest is Minister Laura Williams. Prayer and Bible study starts at 6 p.m. each Wednesday taught by First Lady Minister Jackie Coleman. 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. Bible study is at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Pastor is Patricia Neilsen.  

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: All members of the church are invited to participate in the 189th semi-annual general conference of the church on Saturday and Sunday. No local church services will be held on Sunday. Genealogy workshops, beginners and advanced alike, will be at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the church building. Addiction recovery programs: ldsarp.org are at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Stake Center, Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the South Boston building. 

Church Of The Good Shepherd: No Saturday Bilingual Vigil Mass will be held. 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.

Cluster Pines: Fall revival will be at 7 nightly Monday through Wednesday. The guest preacher will be Elder Gary  Copeland from Ebenezer Pentecostal Holiness Church of Martinsville. Different choirs will render the music for each night. Elder Anthony  Tucker is pastor. 

County Line Missionary Baptist: Prayer and praise will be at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Buds of Joy will meet at 11 at the RAY Group Youth Center. Girls, ages 7-17, are invited to attend. Altar prayer will be at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:45. The praise team will be in charge of praise time at 11. The invitation is to Ebenezer Baptist Church with Pastor Dillard and the male chorus plus on Sunday afternoon. Prayer service and Bible study are 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 begins at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. The Women’s Ministry will be sponsoring a fish fry on Saturday, Oct. 12, in the upper parking lot of Halifax County High School. Plates will be ready for sale at 11 a.m. Pastor is the Rev. Steve Wilson.

Crystal Hill Baptist: The quarterly church meeting will be at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 4. Prayer service starts at 9 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship will start at 11 a.m. The 130th church anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Pastor William A. Keen, along with Traynham Grove Baptist choir and congregation, will be guests. Noonday Bible classes are held each Wednesday. Bible study and prayer service are 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 Vaxaeadrene A. Allen bringing the message. The youth choir will render the music. The church will be celebrating Pastor Dwight L. Wilkerson’s 13th pastoral anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Rodney L. Dillard of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Virgilina bringing the message, and the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church male chorus will render the music.  

Ebenezer CME: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship is at 11 a.m. Holy Communion will be observed and hymns of praise sung by the senior choir. Homecoming will be Oct. 20. The Rev. Blanche Stewart is pastor. 

Elkhorn Baptist: The church will host its annual 2019 homecoming on Sunday. Prayer will begin at 9 a.m.; Sunday school will begin at 9:30 and will be facilitated by Sister Barbara Barley. Brother Donald Tucker and Deaconess Carolyn Waller will share in teaching the adult class. At 10:30 a.m., “Preparation Praise” will begin and will be followed by worship service. Elkhorn Gospel Chorus will minister in song. The preached “Word” will be delivered by Pastor Ronald J. Rodgers. Following the service, dinner will be served.  

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 Tuesday. Pastor is Julian Miller.  

Fellowship Missionary Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11 a.m. Bible study meets at 5:30 p.m.  each Wednesday. Pastor is Robert S. Wimbish. 

First Baptist, 220 Ferry St.: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship will be at 11 a.m. Music will be by the male chorus. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr., pastor, will deliver the message “Signs and Wonders,” taken from Acts 2:41-47. 

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. The Rev. Keene’s 21st anniversary will be celebrated during morning worship service. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Michael Jackson. Lunch 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 begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship service with the Rev. Garrett Bowman starts at 11 a.m. Youth and children’s programs are from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday: 1 p.m., Grief Share in Faith Café, children’s choir is from 4 until 5 p.m., Grief Share in Faith Café will be at 6:30 p.m. Chancel choir practice is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.                 

First Presbyterian: Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. Traditional worship service with praise elements starts at 10:30. 

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 is at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Children’s church is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Kidzlife will be at 5 p.m. Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Hackberry Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship will start at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible study will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Ushers’ anniversary is at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor James Royster and Evangelical Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Hubert Pannell.

Household Of Faith Apostolic:w The semi-annual fall tea will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Guest speaker will be Bishop Cleave Adams. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning jubilee at 11:30. Prayer and Bible study begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer is held at 8 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays. Pastor is William Howerton Sr.

Main Street United Methodist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Worship begins at 10:55 a.m. World Communion is at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Denise Bates bringing the message. Jane Jones Food Bank direct delivery is from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Monday. Prayer group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Humane Society meeting is 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Bible study begins at 10:25 a.m., UMW meeting is at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday, chancel bells meet at 6:15 p.m., and chancel choir rehearses at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, Crafty Critters meets at 2 p.m. and men’s Bible study is at 5:30 p.m.  

Mayo Grove Baptist: Worship service will begin at 9 a.m. with Pastor Allen to bring the Word and the mass choir to sing.  Pastor Allen and church family will travel to Dan River Bethel Church for the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Vaxaeadrene 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  meets at 10 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11:15 a.m.  Noonday prayer takes place each Wednesday in October. 

Memorial Baptist: The 131st church anniversary will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Sunday with songwriter and minister, Leretha Hairston Wyatt from Love and Faith Christian Fellowship Church in Greensboro, North Carolina, senior pastor Michael Thomas along with special musical guests. Lunch will be served following the service. The Rev. Dr. Richard A. Terry is pastor. 

Millstone Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship service starts at 10:45 a.m.  Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is the Rev. Paul Crews.

Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist: Sunday school is from 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Morning worship begins at 11 a.m. Prayer/praise/Bible study begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Deacon Franklin Howerton is board chairman. 

Mt. Olive Baptist: Quarterly church conference will be held at 7 p.m. Friday. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship will be at 11 a.m. The first pastoral anniversary for Bishop Michael Byrd and First Lady Alesia Byrd will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Guests will be Bishop W.E. Purvis and the Jeter Chapel Baptist Church. Noonday prayer is on Wednesday. Mid-week Bible study will be at 7 p.m. on “12 Steps to Effective Prayer.” Bishop Michael Byrd is pastor of the church.  

Mt. Pleasant Baptist: The Rev. Edwin Taylor of Rivermont Baptist Church, Lynchburg, will be the guest preacher for the month of October on the first and third Sundays.

Mt. Pleasant CME: Regular worship service is held at 11 a.m. each week. Communion service is held every first Sunday. Church school meets at 10 a.m. every week. Bible study is cancelled until further notice. Quarterly conference will be held at noon on Saturday at Bannister Hill CME Church. Pastor is the Rev. Evon Bush.

Mt. Vernon Baptist: A church trip to Golden Corral in Roxboro, North Carolina, will be Saturday with participants leaving the church at 4 p.m. or meeting at the Golden Corral at 5 p.m. Bible study will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Worship service and Communion starts at 11 a.m. “3:6 Teen” youth meets at 6 p.m. Fall revival at Pleasant Grove Christian will be Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. Breakfast at Oak Level Vol. Fire Department will be at 7 a.m. on Oct. 12. Leadership conference at Grace Baptist will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 12. The deacons and deaconesses will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 13. “Rise Against Hunger” event at First Baptist of South Boston will be at 5 p.m. on Oct. 13. Unload truck and set up at 3:30 p.m. Church trip to Morris’s Orchard and Blue Ridge Parkway is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19. Leave Mt. Vernon at 8 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Pastor is the Rev. Bill Wilkins. 

Murphy’s Grove Baptist: A fruit of the sSpirits program will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Speakers on the different fruits of the spirit will be Laverne Betts, Daneshia Brandon, Betty Majors, Jirgetha Pettysettles, Glennyleen Terry, Shevon Welch, Barbara Wimbish, and ministers Sandra Brown and Rosetta Jackson. Refreshments will be served after the service.

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

New Life Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship service follows at 11 a.m. Evening service will be held at 6 on Sunday and on Oct. 13. Bible study is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. P. W. Bruce is overseer.

New Shiloh Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. every first through fifth Sundays. Prayer/praise service starts at 11 a.m. every first through fourth Sundays, and regular worship service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Prayer/Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The Shiloh senior choir and the male chorus will be celebrating their anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13.

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. Music will be rendered by the unity choir during worship. The pastor is John Elliott.  

New Zion Baptist: The pastor aid ministry will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday. GPC choir rehearsal is at 9:30 a.m. The anniversary committee will meet at 11:30 a.m.  Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m., and worship service will follow at 11 a.m. Bible study will be at noon on Wednesday. Missionaries are asking all members to continue to bring canned food for the Harvest House. The month of October, the canned food is sweet potatoes. Church conference is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11. The pastor, deacons and trustees will meet at 5 p.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.

Owens Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:30 a.m. Testimony service starts at 10:45 a.m. Worship service will follow at 11 a.m. Bible study is held at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. The Bostonaires will be celebrating their anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Pastor is John M. Leigh.   

Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist: Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship follows at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible study are held at noon on Wednesday. St. James male choir will be in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The Rev. Jackie Stamps is pastor.  

Piney Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. on the first, second and third Sundays. On Oct. 6, regular service will be combined with men and women day. The usher’s anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Oct. 12. Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The Rev. Anthony Jones is pastor.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist: Church school meets at 9:45 a.m. Pastor Eily and the New Generations will lead the 11 a.m. worship service. Holy Communion will be observed. The church family will travel with Pastor Eily to Pleasant Grove in Nathalie for a 3 p.m. service. Fall revival will be held at 7 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays with Elder Carl Clement and Freedom Worship Center, Danville; Pastor Kenneth Stokes, First Baptist, Roxboro, North Carolina; and Pastor Fred Wilson, Mill Hill Baptist, Roxboro, North Carolina. Frederick  Eily is pastor. 

Saint John’s Episcopal: A Service of Holy Eucharist will be held on Sunday followed by coffee time. 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. 

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 services following at 11 a.m. Join Pastor Shayne for lunch from noon until 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Windmill Bakery. Bible study meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the church. The finance committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. on Thursday. 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. 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. 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. Praise and testimony begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Womack will be delivering the morning message with the sanctuary choir singing. Church conference will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. 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. For additional information, call the church at 434-374-8408. 

St. James Missionary Baptist: Church school will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, followed by worship service at 11:30. The Holy Word will be preached by the Rev. Calvin Barbour of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Musical praises will be rendered by the gospel chorus. 

St. Matthew Baptist: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. except on the fifth Sunday. Worship service on the second and fourth Sundays begins at 11:30 a.m. Bible study starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. St. Matthew’s annual birthday calendar campaign for 2020 has started. See the clerk or any member of the pastor’s aid committee for details. The ushers’ ministry will be celebrating its anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20. Pastor is the Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Chandler.  

St. Michael AME: Pastor is the Rev. Dr. George W. Ford Sr. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. Worship service will begin at 11 a.m.

St. Paschal Baylon Catholic: Regular weekend Masses are Saturday Vigil at 6 p.m. Sunday Mass will be at noon on Sunday. Reconciliation is every Saturday before Mass and by appointment. Weekday Mass is at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. For additional information, call the church at 434-572-2285.  

 Sunflower Baptist: Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. First and third Sundays, Hour-of-Power will begin at 11 a.m. The second and fourth Sundays, regular church service will start at 11 a.m. Missionary ministry will be celebrating its anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Dinner will be served after morning worship starting at 1 p.m. Rendering the service for the afternoon will be the Rev. Paul O. Crews, pastor of Millstone Baptist Church, along with his church family. Pastor is the Rev. Robert Tucker Jr. 

Traynham Grove Baptist: Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. with morning worship following at 11:30. Pastor Keen will be delivering the message. The sunbeam choir will sing songs of worship and praise. The pastoral 36th anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, with the Rev. Bruce Featherston and congregation from Silver Creek, Danville as guests. Morning worship with the Rev. Moses Dixon Jr. Bible study/prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rev. Dr. William A. Keen is pastor. 

Union Christian, Virgilina: Sunday worship service will be at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school meets at 10 a.m.  Bible study starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Pastor is Norman Talley. 

Union Grove CME: Quarterly conference will be held at Banister Hill CME Church 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. The usher board anniversary will be at 3 p.m. on Oct. 13. Bible study starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer will be 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. Music will be by the senior choir. Holy Communion will be observed. Family and Friend Day will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 with Minister Carmina Eder and the Mt. Grove Missionary Baptist Church Choir and church family. The Rev. Matthew Richardson III is pastor. 

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 services are held at 11:15 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of each month. Communion will be observed this Sunday. Prayer and Bible study starts at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rev. Tony Scott is pastor.