Church and community events for the week of Dec. 8

Published 5:05 pm Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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DONATION DRIVE — The Christmas at Dominion Donation Drive is collecting gently used/new children’s toys and clothes to help make this Christmas merry and bright for the young boys and girls. The Christmas at Dominion giveaway will be Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10:30 a.m. – noon at 706 E. Virginia Avenue in Crewe. Donation drop off is at the Dominion Worship Center Dec. 1 – 10. Call ahead before dropping off donations. For more information on the Donation Drive, call or text Stephani Fowlkes at (804) 571-0060.


FAMILY NIGHT — The Lunenburg County Public Libraries are having family night on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library in Kenbridge. Families with children under age 12 are invited to attend. We will be reading a new holiday book, making an edible holiday tree, completing a craft project and will have music. To register, please call (434) 676-3456 or stop by the library.


HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR — The Lunenburg County Historical Society will host a holiday tour at 300 East Fifth Avenue, Kenbridge, home of community newcomer and author Lori Wray White. The ivy-covered, Colonial Revival cottage will be open from 1 – 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12. Masks are optional. However, there may be a short wait at the door to avoid overcrowding inside. Admission at the door benefits projects of LCHS.

GUEST MUSICIAN — Guest musician Ken Vaiden will be at Victoria Baptist Church located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12.


GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION — First Baptist Church located at 821 Lunenburg Avenue in Victoria invites all to Pastor Violet F. Olive’sr farewell Happy Birthday Jesus Gospel Music Celebration at 5 p.m. on Dec. 18. Hear local gospel artist Deneen Reese and the Anointed Fire of God Youth Choir, Bemeche Hicks, Lee Walker and special guest gospel artist Steve Hurt and Company as they minister the gospel in music.


SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM — The Sunday School Christmas Program will be held at Victoria Baptist Church located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19.


CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE — A Christmas Eve Candle Light Worship Service will be held at Victoria Baptist Church located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24.


WILLIAMS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Come and worship at Williams United Methodist Church located at 4670 Longview Drive, Kenbridge. Pastor Mike Day holds traditional services each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome.

GILFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH — Gilfield Baptist Church at 11285 South Hill Road in Kenbridge has gone to services via telephone. To participate call (978) 990-5255. The code is 675042. There will be no in-person services.

THRIFTS CHAPEL CHURCH — Services at Thrifts Chapel Church are now open with live string music and singing by the Poorhouse Boys and preaching by Mike Johnson. Services begin at 10 a.m. each Sunday.

BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH — Bethany Baptist Church at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge has discontinued dial-in access to worship services. All are welcome to attend services in person on the second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. Face masks are required. Bring a bible.

KENBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH — Outdoor drive-in services are held at 9:30 a.m. hosted by Cameron Bailey, pastor of Kenbridge Christian Church on 107.1 FM each Sunday from LGS (Lunenburg Girls Softball field) on Maple Street in Kenbridge. The closer to the ballfield, the better the reception. The church is having indoor services at 10:30 a.m. each week.