Church and Community Events for the week of Dec. 7

Published 3:20 pm Thursday, December 8, 2022

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CENTRAL HOLIDAY CONCERT — The bands and choirs from Central Lunenburg High School and Lunenburg Middle School will perform their holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Central High School Gym, located at 131 Kenbridge-Victoria Road in Victoria.


FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Rosewood Tea Room, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will host musical group Stoney Clements and the Rendezvous on Saturday, Dec. 10. Music begins at 7 p.m.

CAROLS AND CANTATAS — The Commonwealth Chorale will perform “Carols and Cantatas for Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Crenshaw United Methodist Church. The church is located at 200 Church Street in Blackstone. The event will combine classical songs with contemporary Christmas favorites, giving people a look at holiday traditions through the centuries. The concert begins at 4 p.m.


ONLINE SERVICE — The West Hill Baptist Church of Victoria will hold online services on Sunday, Dec. 11, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Rev. Kevin Callahan of Henrico will deliver the message. Online Sunday School starts at 11 a.m. Go to for login information to join the service.


FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Rosewood Tea Room, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will host musician Michael Redman on Friday, Dec. 16. Redman will be playing Christmas tunes on his saxophone. Music begins at 7 p.m.


CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will host their annual children’s Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 18. The event will begin at 7 p.m.


CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold a candlelight communion service, beginning at 5 p.m.


CHURCH SERVICES — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, has re-opened its church doors for in-person and teleconference services. These will be held every first and third Sunday, beginning at 11 a.m. Masks are required and people are asked to bring their own Bible.

VFW MEETINGS — The VFW and VFW Auxiliary meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at VFW Post No. 9954 in Victoria. The members of the VFW and the Auxiliary share a dinner at 6:15 p.m. prior to the meeting.

LUNENBURG REPUBLICANS — The Lunenburg Republicans meet the first Tuesday of each month at the La Victoria Mexican Restaurant in Lunenburg at 6 p.m.

BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH — Bethany Baptist Church located at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge holds in-person services at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Sunday School is every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Bring your Bible. Face masks are required and social distancing will be practiced.

ST. LUKE’S BAPTIST CHURCH — The St. Luke’s Baptist Church, formerly St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located at 409 North Broad Street in Kenbridge conducts worship services at 11 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. The Rev. Ricky C. Allen Sr. is the pastor of the church.

ROSEBUD BAPTIST CHURCH — Rosebud Baptist Church has re-opened for in-person and teleconference worship services at 11 a.m. every first and third Sunday. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. every Sunday via teleconference at (667) 770-1411; Access Code: 528853#. Masks are required to be worn in the building. All are welcome. The church is located at 249 Gigg Road in Dundas.

KENBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH — Kenbridge Christian Church holds one service at 10 a.m. and offers it as a drive-in service, an inside service and online service all hosted by Pastor Cameron Bailey. The drive-in worship is held in the church parking lot. The church is located at 519 S. Broad St., in Kenbridge.

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

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.