Hitesburg Baptist Church celebrates 100th anniversary

Hitesburg Baptist Church will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Sept. 22.

Services that day will begin with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. During the worship hour, the centennial committee will be sharing a brief history of the church. 

The committee has composed information about the church and community dating back to 1918. A 100-year history book will be available for purchase at $15 each. 

After morning worship, a community lunch will be served to those who attend the celebration free of charge. After lunch, a special music program has been planned, messages will be given from previous pastors of the church and a more detailed history provided. 

The Rev. Ian Rigney is pastor of Hitesburg Baptist Church. 

Anyone interested in purchasing a 100-year history book, contact Elizabeth Langford at 434-585-2846.   

Baptist General Convention Of Virginia set Saturday

The District E-2 men and women’s ministry will meet at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3240 Cherry Hill Church Road, South Boston on Saturday.

Committee members will meet at 9 a.m. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. The food drive is going on. Bring a non-perishable item. 

Sunnyside Division of Clergy to host annual revival

The Sunnyside Division of Clergy annual revival will be at 7 nightly Monday-Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, 220 Ferry St. in South Boston. 

The guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Charles Dunning, pastor of the Jericho Missionary Baptist Church in Lynchburg. Vocalist Leslie Swann will render the music. 

The Rev. Paul W. Bruce is president. 

Staunton Baptist Church to celebrate 118th anniversary

The Staunton Baptist Church, located at 6101 Straightstone Road, Long Island, will be observing its 118th church anniversary at 4 p.m. on Sunday. 

The guest preacher will be Dr. Carlton Jackson Jr. of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Lynchburg.  

The pastor is Dr. P.A. Medley.

Williams Temple CME plans revival

Williams Temple CME Church will hold a one-night revival beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday. 

The Rev. Michael Byrd and the Mt. Olive Baptist Church family will be guests. The church is located at 1155 News Ferry Trail in South Boston. Pastor of the church is the Rev. Andre P. Williamson. 

Virginia State Baptist Ushers Union Convention set in South Hill

The 60th anniversary of the Virginia State Baptist Ushers Union will be held at New Hope Baptist Church, 255 Union Hill Road, South Hill. 

The convention will be on Friday and Saturday respectively.

The celebration will begin at 9 a.m. each day. The annual banquet will be at 6 p.m. on Friday.