Church and Community Calendar for the week of April 29, 2023

Published 10:44 am Saturday, April 29, 2023

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LIBRARY MEETING — The Lunenburg County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, April 27. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library.

APRIL 27-28

FREE DEBRIS PICKUP — The Town of Victoria will hold free vegetative debris pickup on Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28. This is for trees and shrubbery debris only. Any piles that include trash, furniture or construction debris will not be picked up. Residents are asked to pile the debris near the road. Call the town office at 696-2343 and leave the address of the debris pile.


FRIED CHICKEN FUNDRAISER — Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host a fried chicken dinner fundraiser on Friday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu includes fried chicken, green beans, boiled potatoes, a roll, dessert and water for $12 a plate, either drive thru or dine-in. Preorders are highly encouraged and may be placed by calling 434-689-2631 or 434-689- 2661 prior to 10 pm daily. Preorders will be accepted until 10 pm Thursday, April 27. The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s Firehouse is located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road.


REGIONAL OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD EVENT — Ash Camp Baptist Church in Keysville will hold a special Operation Christmas Child event on Saturday, April 29 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Shoe box recipient Dania Andraos from the Middle East will share her testimony about how God answered her prayer through the simple gift from Operation Christmas Child.


UPPER END UNION SESSION CHANGE — The Upper End Union will reconvene its session on Sunday, April 30, beginning at 10 a.m. The session will be held not at Bethany Baptist Church, but at The New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge.


KING’S CORONATION PARTY — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will hold a garden party celebrating the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, May 6. There will be performances by the Longwood University String Quartet, an unlimited grazing table, mimosas and iced tea, along with prizes given for best couple and best lady’s hat. Ladies are asked to wear a dress and hat, while men are asked to wear a suit and tie. The cost is $70 per ticket.


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.

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.