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COMMUNITY NEWS

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. Email events to CommunityCalendar@KVDispatch.com.

JUNE 21

OUTDOOR YOGA, at Kenbridge Community Center, Kenbrige. For more information call Debbie at (518) 248-7220 for time and details.

JUNE 22

FREE FELT CRITTER CREATIONS, at Kenbridge Town Hall. Call Debbie at (434) 808-1575 for more information.

JUNE 23

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at New Popular Mount Baptist Church of Nottoway. Come out and hear the mighty word of God.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge. The Rev. Darrel K. Jones, Pastor Elect.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Pastor, the Rev. C.L. Hobbs Jr. will preach the message. Dinner will be served. Everyone is welcome.

LUNENBURG COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 2 p.m., Victoria Public Library. Barrow Wheary will discuss and demonstrate stringed music originating in Southside Virginia in the early 1800s.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 3 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 6351 South Hill Road, Kenbridge. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Dr. James Taylor III, pastor of the Jericho Baptist Church, Farmville, accompanied by his choir and congregation. Theme: “Pack the Pews with Your Favorite Color”. Come out and worship with us.

MISSIONARY DAY, 3 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Kenbridge, with the Rev. Sandra Jones and The First Baptist Church, Victoria, as guest. All participants are asked to wear white.

JUNE 24-26

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 6351 South Hill Road, Kenbridge. The theme for this year is “On Safari: Managing What Belongs to God,” Psalm 24:1. The lessons will focus on stewardship. Classes will be held for ages preschool through adult.

JUNE 24-28

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. nightly at New Galilee Baptist Church. Guest minister will be the Rev. Mack Talley with a different choir each night. All are welcome.

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. nightly at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Different ministers, along with their church family, will render the service each night.

JUNE 30

MUSICAL SERVICE, 11 a.m. Union Grove Baptist Church, 2006 County Line Road, Keysville. Lunch will be served at noon. Musical guests are The Churchmen from North Carolina. All are welcome.

JULY 2

ORDINATION SERVICE, 3 p.m. at Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church, 3606 Kenbridge Road, Blackstone, for the Reverends Gerard Wilson and Carolyn Jones into the Gospel Ministry. The Ordination Council will convene at 2:30 p.m. All licensed and ordained ministers are welcomed in the Council. The Rev. Eva B. Hurt and the High Bridge Baptist Church of Rice will be the guest church in charge.

JULY 3

FIREWORKS AFTER DARK, 4:30- 10:30 p.m. at Farmville Airport, 130 Wedgewood Drive, Farmville.

JULY 4

SECOND ANNUAL JULY JUBILEE, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the Town of Kenbridge.

JULY 6

100 MILE YARD SALE, 7 a.m. beginning at Chula Junction Flea Market Antiques and Collectibles on U.S. Route 360 in Amelia County.

JULY 10

BREAST CANCER WORKSHOP, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at R. T. Arnold Library, South Hill for women of all ages. Free blood pressure and sugar screening available. Learn about breast health education and awareness, intervention and early detection.