Community News

Published 2:38 pm Wednesday, August 9, 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


REVIVAL SERVICES, at Bethany Baptist Church, Kenbridge, with prayer and praise service at 7 p.m. and services at 7:30 p.m. Homecoming service will be Sunday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Clark delivering the message. Everyone is welcome.


UNVEILING CEREMONY, 10 a.m. of the Nathaniel Lee Hawthorne Historical Marker at 722 Mecklenburg Ave., Victoria, beside Gilfield RZUA Church. Reception to follow at People’s Community Center, Victoria.

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING, 11 a.m. at 200 David Bruce Ave. (intersection of routes 40 and 47) in Charlotte Court House. Guest speaker for this month’s program will be Connie Routon Purvis. The topic of her presentation is titled “Grandma’s Garden: A gift to the Generations, A study of Flowers and Shrubs passed from Grandmother to Daughter to Grandchild.” The programs are free and open to everyone. Should your interests be in genealogy or gardening, you will probably enjoy this program. For more information, visit our website at

YARD SALE EXTRAVAGANZA GIVE-AWAY, 8 a.m.-noon at Jonesboro Baptist Church, 1955 Jonesboro Road, Blackstone. Items to be given away include clothes (all sizes), toys, kitchen items, games and school supplies. Come early for best selection. Something for everyone.


HOMECOMING SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge. Preacher will be the Rev. Albert Walker Jr. of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Clarksville. Dinner to follow service. Revival will be held August 16-18 with different speakers each night. Everyone is welcome.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL at Star Light Baptist Church. The Rev. Ray A. Smith will deliver the message for the homecoming service at 11 a.m. Dinner will follow. Revival services will be held August 14-18 with prayer and praise service at 7 p.m. with service to follow at 7:15 p.m. There will be different preachers and choirs each night. Everyone is welcome.

AUGUST 16-18

ANNUAL REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. at Tussekiah Baptist Church, Lunenburg Court House. Guest preacher for the revival will be the Rev. Isaiah Hurt along with his choir and congregation. Homecoming will follow on Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. with Bethany Baptist Church pastor the Rev. Carlton O. Clark Jr. along with his choir, ushers, deacons and congregation. Dinner will be served after the service.


ANNUAL LISTINGS, The Lunenburg Rotary Club is collecting annual listings for the Kenbridge and Victoria Community Calendars. If you are not already listed and would like to place listings in the calendar, advertise or order calendars, please leave a message for Tracy Gee at (434) 676-4663 with your contact information. You may also contact us via e-mail at and at P.O. Box 15, Victoria, VA 23974. Please submit information by Aug. 18 to expedite the calendar orders for arrival before Christmas. Thank you for supporting the community through Lunenburg Rotary Club fundraisers.


2ND PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 2 p.m. of Pastor Anita Lewis at New Gilfield R.Z.U.A. Church. All are welcome. Dinner will be served.


CLASS REUNION, 6 p.m. of the Nottoway Senior High Class of 1977. Cocktails and dinner will be held at the Blackstone Herb Cottage. Cost is $35. Members may also attend the Nottoway High School home football game against Buckingham on Sept. 22. For more information or to get a registration form, contact Barbara (Thomas) Gilchrist, Beth Lawver or Cherol (King) Watkins via email at Members must register by Aug. 23.