Church and Community Calendar: week of July 26, 2023

Published 5:09 pm Wednesday, July 26, 2023

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 CommunityCalendar@ KVDispatch.com.

JULY 26-JULY 31

POPSICLES AND PUZZLES — The Ripberger Public Library will be holding “Popsicles and Puzzles” every day the doors are open in July. You can visit the library to work on a puzzle and enjoy a popsicle while you’re doing it. The library’s open Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They have puzzles for children, teens and adults available.

JULY 25-27

REVIVAL — Mount Gazerine Baptist Church, located at 3606 Kenbridge Road in Blackstone will hold revival on July 25, 26 and 27. Rev. Alexander Williams, pastor of Big Bethel Baptist Church of McKenney will deliver the message each night. Prayer and praise services begin at 7:15 p.m., with worship starting at 7:30 p.m.

JULY 29

JULY JUBILEE — The town of Kenbridge will hold a July Jubilee on Saturday, July 29 at the Kenbridge Town Park. There will be soccer tournaments and a Wild West and educational show from Rocking M Regulators, celebrating the life of the cowboy. Food and merchandise vendors will be on hand, along with activities for the kids like a bounce house. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

DAY OF THE COWBOY — Celebrate “National Day of the Cowboy” at Ripberger Public Library in Kenbridge on July 29. Cowboy Bob Atkins will show Roy Rogers movies from 11 a.m. to noon and Gene Autry from 2 to 3 p.m. Anyone is welcome to cool off with some cowboy fun and door prizes. Children are welcome to stop by and complete a cowboy craft with Connie Krupa.

JULY 30

MUSICAL WORSHIP SERVICE — Union Grove Baptist Church, located at 2006 County Line Road, will hold a musical worship service on Sunday, July 30, beginning at 11 a.m. The musical guests will be bluegrass gospel band Prodigal Son. Lunch will follow the service at noon.

UNION CHURCH SCHOOL — The Upper End Union Church School will be held at New Grove Baptist Church, located at 32 New Grove Road in Kenbridge, on Sunday, July 30. The session begins at 10 a.m.

AUGUST 1-3

REVIVAL — Flat Rock Baptist Church, located at 2993 Brickland Road in South Hill, will hold revival services from Monday, Aug. 1 to Wednesday, Aug. 3. Services start at 7 p.m. nightly, with different ministers each night. On Monday, Rev. Waverly Brown from Rosebud Baptist Church will deliver the message. On Tuesday, Rev. Treva Hawkins from Zion Hill Baptist Church will preach and on Wednesday, it will be Rev. Garland Liggon from Faith Hill Baptist Church giving the sermon.

AUGUST 5

ANNUAL YARD SALE — The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 5. The sale will run from 7 a.m. to 11 .m. rain or shine at the firehouse, located at the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road. Household goods, furniture, electronics, tools, linens, clothes and much more will be on sale with all proceeds going to support the Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department. The group will be accepting donated items Wednesday, Aug. 2 through Friday, Aug. 4, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

THE G.L.A.D. ZONE — The Victoria Public Library will play host to The G.L.A.D. Zone, which stands for Gratitude, Love, Appreciation and Delight. Set up as an evidence-based program for wellness of mind, body and spirit, the free program will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., with the goal of improving mood, sleep, the immune system and heart health. For more information, call or text 434- 447-9465.

AUGUST 6

HOMECOMING — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will hold homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 6, beginning at 11 a.m. The guest minister will be Rev. Aileen B. Mooremen.

HOMECOMING — Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Victoria will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 6, beginning at 11 a.m. The guest minister will be Rev. Anthony Ray Sr., pastor of the Little Union Baptist Church in Amelia. The Little Union Baptist Church Choir will provide special music. A carry-out lunch will be provided after the service.

HOMECOMING — Flat Rock Baptist Church, located at 2993 Brickland Road in South Hill, will hold homecoming services on Sunday, August 6, beginning at 1 p.m. Rev. Melvin O. Jiggetts from Churchland North Baptist Church will deliver the message.

AUGUST 13

THE G.L.A.D. ZONE — The Victoria Public Library will play host to The G.L.A.D. Zone, which stands for Gratitude, Love, Appreciation and Delight. Set up as an evidence-based program for wellness of mind, body and spirit, the free program will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., with the goal of improving mood, sleep, the immune system and heart health. For more information, call or text 434- 447-9465.