Dispatch Church and Community Calendar

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, February 14, 2024

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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 CommunityCalendar@KVDispatch.com. 


FREE LOCAL MUSIC — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will play host to saxophone player Michael Redman on Saturday, Feb. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. 

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM — Springfield Baptist Church will host the North- End Union Sunday School Black History Program on Saturday, Feb. 17. The service will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Minister Renetta Bradford as guest speaker. Lunch will be served. 


BLACK HISTORY SERVICE — Zion Hill Baptist Church, located in Victoria, will hold its Black History Service on Sunday, Feb. 18, during the 11 a.m. service, with a meal served after. The church is located at 1197 Burkeville Road in Victoria. 

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM — The Deaconess Ministry of Saint Matthew’s Baptist Church, located at 219 North Broad Street in Kenbridge, will sponsor a Black History Month program on Sunday, Feb. 18. The event starts at 2 p.m. and will include both musical selections and a presentation of the play “The Glory Train”. 


FREE LOCAL MUSIC — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will play host to musician Mama Bribri on Saturday, Feb. 24, beginning at 7 p.m. 


CHICKEN DINNER — The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fried chicken dinner on Friday, March 1, running from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drive through and eat-in options are available. Plates consisting of fried chicken, green beans, boiled potatoes, roll, dessert and water will be available for $12 per plate. Pre-orders are encouraged by calling 434-689- 2661 by Thursday, Feb. 29. The firehouse is located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road, at the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road. 


FIELD TRIAL — Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will hold a field trial on Saturday, March 2. The hounds will be cast at daylight and awards/trophies will be presented mid-afternoon. The Palmer Springs Field Trial is a HGA hunt with 10 places for each class. The activities begin at the Palmer Springs Firehouse, located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road, at the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road. 


FREEDOM FUND BANQUET — The Lunenburg County branch of the NAACP will hold a Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, March 23. The event begins at 3 p.m. and will be held at The People’s Community Center, located at 1021 Tidewater Avenue in Victoria. Farmville attorney Mr. James E. Ghee will be the guest speaker. For ticket information, call President Mary Ingram at 434-676-3122 or email lcnaacp.office@gmail.com. 


CAR CLUB MEETS — The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club meets the second Monday each month at Merk’s Place in Farmville. Eat in at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Cruise ins are held on the third Saturday from April through October in the parking lot by Tractor Supply in Farmville. 5 p.m. till dusk. Any car owner is welcome to join the club or bring their car to the cruise ins.

CHURCH SERVICES — Bethany Baptist Church, located at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge, holds worship services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Sunday School is every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Bring your Bible. Face masks are required and social distancing is practiced. All are welcome. 

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. 

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.