Church and Community Calendar: week of Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Published 1:44 pm Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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BIBLE STUDY CLASSES — Rev. Kevin Callahan will teach bible study classes at West Hill Baptist Church, located at 10349 Oral Oaks Road in Victoria. The classes will be held at 7 p.m. via Zoom on the West Hill Baptist Church’s website. You can join by visiting


APPRECIATION QUILTERS — The Appreciation Quilters will hold their next workshop on Saturday, March 18. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church, located at 815 N. Main Street in South Boston. The group makes quilts for military veterans in appreciation of their service. All volunteers are welcome, even if you’ve never made a quilt before. For more information or to donate materials, email or call/ text 540-272-9169.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Rosewood Tavern, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will play Irish music throughout the day on Saturday, March 18 in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.


CHURCH SERVICES — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will hold services Sunday, March 5. Rev. Alma Mayo will deliver the message. People can attend both in-person or through teleconference, by calling 612-268-6360 and using the code 269.313.


FREEDOM FUND BANQUET — The Lunenburg branch of the NAACP will hold a Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, March 25. The event begins at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Peoples Community Center, located at 1021 Tidewater Avenue in Victoria. Kenbridge Mayor Wanda Morrison will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Mary Ingram at 434-676-3122 or email

VFW BANQUET — The VFW Auxiliary will hold its annual banquet. Members, plus their guest, should notify Sec. Edith Glidewell by phone or text if they plan to attend. Her number is 434-480-0201. There will be a social hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. provided by the Post. Deceased members from the last three years will be honored.


WORSHIP SERVICE — West Hill Baptist Church, located at 10349 Oral Oaks Road in Victoria, will hold in-person worship services on Sunday, March 26, beginning at noon. The Rev. Derrick Argro, associate minister of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Kenbridge, will deliver the message. You can go to to watch online as well.

ELDRIDGE BAGLEY ART EXHIBIT — The Lunenburg History Society will host a special art talk by Eldridge Bagley on Sunday, March 26. The event will start at 3 p.m. at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, located at 129 N. Main Street in Farmville, where Bagley’s works are currently on display. The exhibit will open at 1 p.m. on that day and the public is invited to come early to view the paintings before Bagley’s presentation.


CHURCH SERVICES — New Grove Baptist Church is open for in-person morning worship and teleconferences on the second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. In-person Sunday School will be held every week at 10 a.m. The call-in telephone number is 301-715-8592. The ID number is 825-3893-8062, with a passcode of 016713. Masks are required for in-person attendance.

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.

CHURCH SERVICES — Oak Grove Baptist Church, located at 127 Oak Grove Road, holds worship services on each first and third Sunday at 11:30 a.m. under the leadership of Rev. Boris Bullock.

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.