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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.

JULY 21-25

HOMECOMING/ REVIVAL, 9 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 175 Ankum Road, Gasburg beginning with Bible School for all ages followed by a homecoming worship service at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served. Revival services will continue Sunday-Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with pre-service concerts at 7 p.m. Ice cream and fellowship will follow the Thursday night service. Guest Evangelist will be Cameron Bailey of Kenbridge Christian Church.

JULY 21-26

HOMECOMING/ REVIVAL, noon at New Gilfield RZUA Church, Victoria beginning with the homecoming service. The Rev. Pamela Simmons of Bethlehem RZUA will deliver the message, accompanied by her choir and ushers. Revival services will take place Wednesday-Friday at 7 p.m. with different pastor’s each night. Everyone welcome.

JULY 22-26

REVIVAL, 7:15 p.m. at New Grove Baptist Church. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Jimmy Dews, pastor of St. Luke Baptist Church, Broonkneal. Various choirs and ushers will serve.

REVIVAL, 8 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 6351 South Hill Road, Kenbridge. Prayer and praise service will begin at 7:30 p.m. There will be different Evangelist each night. Everyone is welcome.

JULY 25

MEETING, 6 p.m. of the Lunenburg County Public Library System, Inc. Board of Trustees at the Victoria Library. This meeting is open to the public. We will elect Directors and Officers and are seeking new members to help revitalize the organization.

JULY 27

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, 7 p.m. at the Kenbridge Community Center, 511 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge. Suggested for audiences ages 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www.sactgroup. com

JULY 28

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 821 Lunenburg Avenue, Victoria. The Rev. Franklin M. Watson, II will be the guest speaker. Saint Luke Baptist Choir will render the music.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at New Grove Baptist Church with echoes from home-comers, visitors and friends. At noon, Pastor Bagley will conduct the morning worship service. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Vanessa HIcks, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Zion Church. Dinner will be served.

WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Historic Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge. Speaker will be the Rev. Darrel K. Jones, Pastor Elect.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, 3 p.m. at the Kenbridge Community Center, 511 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge. Suggested for audiences aged 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www. sactgroup.com.

CHOIR FESTIVAL/ ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church Kenbridge.

PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 14167 Farmville, Road. Meherrin for the 24th anniversary of Pastor Haney Thomas, Jr. Guest Preacher will be the Rev. Walter Fells, Pastor of Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Hampden Sydney along with choir and congregation.

JULY 28-AUGUST 1

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 5:30-8 p.m. daily at Victoria Baptist Church. Participation from ages 4 through fifth grade is free of charge and includes a free dinner every night at 5:30 p.m. To pre-register, go to the church website: victoriabaptistchurch. com or call the church office at (434) 696-2025 Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon.

JULY 29-AUGUST 2

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 821 Lunenburg Ave., Victoria. The Rev. Jerry Streat will be the guest speaker for the week with a different choir each night.

AUGUST 2

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, 7 p.m. at the Kenbridge Community Center, 511 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge. Suggested for audiences aged 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www. sactgroup.com

AUGUST 3

BENEFIT PROGRAM, 4 p.m. for Brother Thomas Colbert at Commandment Apostle Worship Center, 522 North West Ave., Blackstone. The event is sponsored by Elder Charles White. We ask for your prayers and support. All are welcome.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, 7 p.m. at the Kenbridge Community Center, 511 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge. Suggested for audiences ages 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www.sactgroup. com.

AUGUST 4

REUNION, 12:30 p.m. for the Wallace, Overton and Ashworth families at VFW Post #9954, Victoria. A covered dish luncheon will be served. Music to follow.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, 3 p.m. at the Kenbridge Community Center, 511 East Fifth Ave., Kenbridge. Suggested for audiences aged 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www. sactgroup.com.

AUGUST 11

MISSIONARY SPEAKER, 11 a.m. at Victoria Baptist Church. Ion & Marinela Damian will be sharing about missions in Romania to the Roma people. Come join us and learn about how God is using people to care for the needy and share the good news of Jesus. A covered dish to follow worship.