Church and Community Calendar: Week of May 31, 2023

Published 8:08 am Thursday, June 1, 2023

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The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to 

MAY 28 

GUEST PREACHER — Rev. Dr. Angela Dickens, Associate Pastor of the Shiloh Baptist Church of Blackstone, VA will be the guest preacher on Sunday, May 28, @ 12:00 noon at the West Hill Baptist Church of Victoria, VA.. Service will be in person and online. Go to for more information.


HOMECOMING — Gilfield Baptist Church in Kenbridge will hold homecoming services on Sunday, June 4. The event will start at 11 a.m. 

CHURCH SERVICE — The New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will hold a Quest Ministry time during services on Sunday, June 4. The guest preacher will be Rev. Melissa Hymon, associate pastor of the Flat Rock Baptist Church. 


VFW CHICKEN DINNER — Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host a fried chicken dinner fundraiser on Friday, June 16, running from 5 pm to 7 pm. The options include drive thru or dine in, with a menu including fried chicken, green beans, boiled potatoes, roll, dessert and water for $12 per plate. Preorders are highly encouraged and may be placed by calling 434-689-2739 prior to 10 pm daily. Preorders will be accepted until 10 pm on Thursday, June 15. The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s firehouse is located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road (the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road) in Palmer Springs.

JUNE 18 

QUEST MINISTRY — The New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will hold a Quest Ministry time during services on Sunday, June 18. The guest preacher will be Rev. Calvin Nunnally from Union Baptist Church. 


CHURCH SERVICES — Victoria Evangelical Presbyterian Church, located at 1419 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services each Sunday, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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.