Community News

Published 11:39 am Wednesday, June 7, 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

JUNE 7-9

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Gilfield Baptist Church, Kenbridge. The Rev. Leroy Green of Pleasant Oak Baptist Church, Victoria, will be the speaker. There will be different choirs and ushers each night.

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at Pleasant Oak Baptist Church, Victoria. There will be different choirs and ushers each night.


CHS 50TH CLASS REUNION, 8 p.m. at the home of Nancy and Chippie Chappell, 1128 South Broad St., Kenbridge. All classmates are urged to attend. Please contact Gene Hart at (434) 696-2919 if you have not registered and need details.

SUMMER KICK-OFF TO KICK-OUT CANCER, 6:30 p.m. at Waverly Estate, 11586 Courthouse Road, Lunenburg. Music will be provided by Southbound Band and food from Mainstreet Bagels and Bistro. Tickets are a $10 minimum donation per person and can be purchased in advance or at the gate.

SCVGS TO MEET, 1:30 p.m. in the family history and research room of the Charlotte County Library, 112 LeGrande Ave. Charlotte Court House. Guest speaker will be Connie Routon Purvis. The topic of her presentation is entitled “Grandma’s Garden: A gift to the Generations.” Should your interests be in genealogy or gardening, you will probably enjoy this program. For more information, visit


YOUTH EXPLOSION, 3 p.m. at New Gilfield RZUA church. Youth message will be given by the Rev. Jessica Jones with music by Steve Hurt & Pleasant Oak Youth Choir. The praise and worship leader will be Pastor Pamela Simmons. Zion Union Youth Praise Dancers will be in attendance. Please wear yellow.

MISSIONARY DAY, 3 p.m. at The Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Pastor Lisa Taylor, along with the Kingdom Community Church family, will be special guests. All missionaries, if possible, should wear white. Everyone is welcome.

APPRECIATION SERVICE, 3 p.m. for Pastor Rev. John D. Conwell Jr. at White Rock AME Zion Church, 1123 Lew Jones Road, Alberta. Featured artists will be The Gospel Angels, Sisters of Praise from Richmond, Praise in Motion of Petersburg and New Covenant AME Zion Choir of Colonial Heights. A fish fry will follow the morning worship and after the appreciation concert.

80TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church of 1197 Burkeville Road, (Route 723) Victoria. Pastor James Isaac and the Choir, of St. Luke Baptist Church, South Hill, will be the guests. Dinner will be served.

JUNE 11 & 25

WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge. Speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Osa Dowdy, of Springfield Baptist Church, Meherrin. Sunday school is held each Sunday at 10 a.m.

JUNE 14-16

YOUTH REVIVAL, at New Gilfield RZUA Church. Special recognition of the youth will be held nightly.

JUNE 16-18

CLOVER CAMP, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox, will be held June 16-18. Cloverbud Camp is designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to the 4-H camping experience. A trained volunteer leader will be present for every five campers. Cost will be $97 per camper. This covers all programming fees, meals and lodging. For more information, contact Dillon Robinson, 4-H youth development agent, at (434) 696-5526, (434) 265-0201, or


A TASTE-A-STATE, 3 p.m. at the People’s Community Center, 1021 Tidewater Ave., Victoria for an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship. The event will feature facts, entertainment and great food from around the country. If you enjoy good food, then you will definitely enjoy a sampling of dishes from many areas of the United States by MayContact Ethel Gunter at (434) 676-4694 or any member of Mayflower Baptist Church for tickets.

JULY 3-7

LUNENBURG 4-H CAMP WEEK, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox. This camp is geared for all youth ages 9 – 13 (as of September 30, 2017). The total cost per child will be $195 which includes overnight lodging, meals, insurance, counselor and adult supervision, classes, program costs, camp tee shirt, and transportation to and from camp. Campers have the opportunity to participate in exciting classes, with many options to choose from: scuba, canoeing, riflery, archery, swimming and horsemanship, just to name a few. There are also swimming and recreation times, special evening events, songs, games and much more. For more information contact Dillon Robinson, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at (434) 696-5526, (434) 265-0201, or