Church and Community Calendar: week of Oct. 25

Published 10:42 am Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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MONDAY NIGHT QUILTERS EXHIBIT — The Monday Night Quilters will have their annual quilt exhibit on display at the Victoria Public Library, located at 1417 7th Street in Victoria, through Nov. 27. This includes a number of quilts made by residents of both Kenbridge and Victoria. The exhibit is open during regular library hours. 


BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING — The Lunenburg County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26. That starts at 5 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library. 


TRUNK OR TREAT — The Trunk or Treat event for Kenbridge Christian Church will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church. People are asked to come in their favorite costume and enjoy games, pumpkin painting, food and fun. The church is located at 519 S. Broad Street in Kenbridge. 

ROSEWOOD HALLOWEEN PARTY — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will hold a Halloween Costume Party on Saturday, Oct. 28, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be prizes, music, craft beer and food. 


WORSHIP SERVICE — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services on Sunday, Oct. 29. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and worship begins at 11 a.m. Dr. Tom Stocks will preach on The Fruit of the Spirit. 

MUSICAL WORSHIP SERVICE — On Sunday, Oct. 29, a musical worship service will be held at Union Grove Baptist Church. That starts at 11 a.m. with lunch following afterward at noon. The special guests will be musical group Prodigal Son. 


BOO THE FLU VACCINATION CLINIC — The Piedmont Health District will hold a flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at the Lunenburg Senior Center. The Center is located at 1121 Tidewater Avenue in Victoria. Piedmont Senior Resources will provide transportation to the site and residents can call (434)- 767-5588 to schedule a ride. Residents will need to bring their insurance card, Medicare Part B and/or Medicaid cards. The clinic will run from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jameka Elliott at 434-767-5588 ext.1200 for further information. 


VETERANS CLAIMS REVIEW — The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 28 will hold an informal seminar and claims review on Thursday, Nov. 2. That’ll take place at 1019 Mt. Nebo Road in Blackstone. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., certified staff will be able to help submit and review disability claims. 


ADOPT A ROAD CLEANUP — The Friends of Heartland, located at 5104 Double Bridges Road in Meherrin, will venture out onto Double Bridges Road from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to clean up the area by collecting debris. Bring something to share if you want, for the potluck happening afterward. 

AARP REGIONAL MEETING — AARP will hold its monthly regional meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Wilson’s Barbeque in South Hill. That starts at 11 a.m. 


CHURCH SERVICES — Bethany Baptist Church, located at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge, holds worship services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Service starts at 11 a.m. and masks are optional. 

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 optional 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.