Community News

Published 11:45 am Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to


VALENTINE DANCE, at VFW Post 9954. Tickets will be $20 per couple. See any VFW or Auxiliary member for tickets.

BENEFIT FUNDRAISER, 6-10 p.m., for the Kenbridge Lions Club. The event will be held at the Kenbridge Town Hall, 511 E. 5th Ave., Kenbridge. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by D.J. James Boswell along with drawings and prizes. Contact Thelma at (434) 676-2020 for more information.

VALENTINE SOCIAL, 2 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church sponsored by the Missionary Ministry. Everyone is welcome.

ONE HOUR OF POWER, at Zion Hill Baptist Church of Farmville every second Sunday. The Rev. Leon Jackson is pastor.


BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2:30 pm. at Flat Rock Baptist Church of Lunenburg County. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Andy Hargrove, pastor of the Williams Grove Baptist Church. He will be assisted by the Williams Grove Choir and membership. The public is welcome.

MOVIE AT VICTORIA NAZARENE, 6 p.m., titled “Fireproof” in Johnson Hall. Come and enjoy the movie and fellowship. Bring a snack to share.

CELEBRATION AND WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge, in celebration of African-American History Month. Speaker will be the Rev. Rickey C. Allen Jr., associate minister of Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church, Blackstone. Cedar Creek is also seeking a minister of music to play on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Call (434) 676-2907 for more information.


VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, will be hosting a Southside Commercial Fruit Tree School and Private Pesticide Re-certification at the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center (SPAREC) in Blackstone from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Cost will be $20 with lunch and resources included. Please pre-register by Feb. 10, to the Nottoway County Extension Office at (434) 645-9315 or


12th ANNUAL WHOLE WOMAN CONFERENCE, at the Clarksville Community Center. Jane Lyon, the conference worship leader, invites all women to come aside and experience the life-changing love of Christ. This year’s theme is “Letting Go.” The cost of the conference is $50 and a Crusader Camp for children ages 2-12 is available. Complete details and registration are available online at or by contacting V.J. Springer at (434) 374-5256 or or Nicky Farmer at (434) 374-4925 or


FREE WORKSHOP, 11 a.m., at Zion Hill Baptist Church of Farmville, on “Members Responsibilities.” The event is free to community churches.