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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 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 aged 13 and up. Reserve your ticket at www.sactgroup.com.

AUGUST 4

HOMECOMING, 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church,125 Shiloh Church Road. The Rev. Horace Parham, Pastor, will bring forth the word and music by Brother Steve Hurt and Shiloh Praise Ensemble. All are welcome. Dinner will be served.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at New Galilee Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Elnora Miller will deliver the message with music by church choirs. Dinner will be served. All are welcome.

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 4-9

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 10:45 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 14167 Farmville Road, Meherrin. Speaker will be the Rev. Haney Thomas, Pastor of New Bethel. Dinner will be served. Revival will be held Monday through Friday. Prayer service starts at 7:30 p.m. with preaching at 8 p.m. Revivalist for the week is the Rev. Kevin Northam, Pastor of the Olive Branch Baptist Church, Dinwiddie. All are welcome.

AUGUST 5

NAACP TO MEET, 7 p.m. Lunenburg branch. Asking all to attend.

AUGUST 7

AARP MEETING, of the Twin Lakes Chapter #4014 at Brian’s Restaurant banquet room, South Hill. The meeting is held the first Wednesday of each month.

AUGUST 10

YARD EXTRAVAGANZA GIVE-AWAY, 8 a.m.-noon at Jonesboro Baptist Church, 1955 Jonesboro Road, Blackstone. Something for everyone. Come early for best selection.

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 how God is using people to care for the needy and share the good news of Jesus. A covered dish to follow worship.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 2104 Jonesboro Road, Kenbridge, with the Rev. Darrell K. Jones. Dinner will be served.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Oakland Christian Church. Smokey Wilson will be in concert. Dinner on the grounds at noon.