Community News

Published 12:54 pm Wednesday, June 21, 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


MEETING, 5 p.m. of the Friends of the Victoria Public Library. Dues will be collected from new and continuing members for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Dues must be paid by this meeting to be eligible to vote in elections next month. For more information, visit


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, local entertainment and great food from around the country. If you enjoy good food, then you will definitely enjoy sampling dishes from the South Carolina low-country; Virginia famous Smithfield ham; the Mississippi Delta; the Louisiana Bayou; Tex-Mex; and many other samples. The event promises to be a treat for people of all ages. The event is sponsored by Mayflower Baptist Church. Contact Ethel Gunter at (434) 676-4694 or any member of Mayflower Baptist Church for tickets.

MISSIONARY MINISTRY WORSHIP SERVICE, 2 p.m. at Gilfield Baptist Church, Kenbridge. The event will include a children’s fun fest featuring fruits of the spirit, games and food. Please come and worship with us.


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 each Sunday at 10 a.m.

LUNENBURG COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING, 2 p.m. in the historic courtroom at Lunenburg Courthouse. Program and book-signing by Connie Lapallo, popular speaker and author of the final book in her Jamestown trilogy. Public is invited.

36TH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. of The Mighty Southerneers of Lawrenceville at the New Mt. Sinai Church, Brodnax. The mistress of ceremony will be Nicole Young.

TALENT PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Kenbridge sponsored by the senior choir.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, 2 p.m. entitled “Thirteen Reasons Why” at Oak Grove Baptist Church sponsored by the Missionary Ministry. Speakers for the event will include Tracey Young Coles and Anita Yancey Harper.


COMMITTEE MEETING, 7 p.m. of the Lunenburg County Democratic Party at the Senior Citizens Building, Tidewater Avenue, Victoria. All are invited to attend.

HOMECOMING SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Pastor Hobbs will deliver the message. Revival will begin on Monday with prayer and praise beginning at 7 p.m. There will be different guest preachers and choirs each night. Everyone is welcome.

JUNE 26-30

ANNUAL REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at Lone Oak Baptist Church. Different choirs will render spiritual songs each night. The Rev. Isiah Hurt, of Keysville, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist and Gill Hill Baptist, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome to come and worship.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Friendship Baptist Church, 6351 South Hill Road, Kenbridge. Our theme this year is “Faith Run: On Course with God!”

REVIVAL SERVICES, 7:30 p.m. nightly at New Galilee Baptist Church, 4565 Plank Road. Monday’s service will include the Rev. Jimmie Dews; Tuesday, the Rev. Leroy Green; Wednesday, the Rev. Eva Hurt; Thursday, The Rev. Carlton Clark; and Friday, The Rev. Sarah Coleman.


LUNENBURG CHAMBER MEETING, noon at Mildred’s Meals in Kenbridge. The Chamber of Commerce will present a certificate of award to the student of the quarter. For more information, visit All are invited to attend.


CARWASH, 9 a.m. until, at the Tastee Freeze in Kenbridge. This event is sponsored by The 5 O’clock Women’s Support Club. The public is invited to attend and support the club and its community activities and events.

JULY 3-7

LUNENBURG 4-H CAMP WEEK, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox. This camp is geared for youth ages 9-13 (as of Sept. 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, including scuba diving, 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