Dispatch Church and Community Calendar week of April 3

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, April 3, 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 hold a classical music night with musician Ashby Pernell on Friday, April 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 


VFW BANQUET — The annual VFW/VFW Auxiliary #9954 banquet will be held on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. That’ll take place at the Post home in Victoria. All members are welcome, but must notify Edith Glidewell via Facebook if attending. 


SPECIAL SERVICE — Springfield Baptist Church will dedicate the church’s ramp and honor Deacon Dr. Robert L. Stokes Sr. during a special service on Sunday, April 7, beginning at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 1784 Springfield Road in Meherrin. 

GUEST SPEAKER — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services on Sunday, April 7. Sunday School will be at 9:45 a.m., with worship beginning at 11 a.m. Eldridge Bagley will be the guest speaker. 

GUEST PREACHER — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will have Rev. Jimmy Dew of South Hill as a guest preacher on Sunday, April 7. Service starts at 11 a.m. 

VETERANS EVENT — Representatives of the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond will be at the Kenbridge Town Hall auditorium on Sunday, April 7. The program will focus on how veterans and their families can supply information for a permanent collection about those who served in World War II and other U.S. military operations. The town hall is located at the old Kenbridge High School, 511 E. Fifth Avenue and the event, sponsored by the William Taylor chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, begins at 2:30 p.m. 


CRUISE IN — The Heart of Virginia Auto Club will hold its first cruise in of the season on Saturday, April 20, at the parking lot by Tractor Supply in Farmville. Bring your classic or antique car to the show or just drop by and check out all the cars. The Cruise in starts at 5 p.m. and runs till dusk. There will be a 50/50 raffle. The club meets the second Monday each month at Merk’s Place in Farmville. Eat in at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. 


GUEST PREACHER — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will have Rev. Jimmy Dew of South Hill as a guest preacher on Sunday, April 7. Service starts at 11 a.m. 

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REVIVAL — West Hill Baptist Church, located at 10349 Oral Oaks Road in Victoria, will hold their annual spring revival from Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26. The Reverend Marquis Carlisle of New Bethel Baptist Church will be the guest preacher for the week, with a variety of community church choir and usher ministries invited as well. Services start at 7 p.m. each night. 


VICTORIA HIGH SCHOOL REUNION — The annual gathering of former students and guests from Victoria High will take place at Lunenburg Middle School, beginning at noon on Saturday, April 27. No advance registration is required for the luncheon. The cost is $20 for a baked chicken meal, payable at the door. All who attended Victoria High and their guests are welcome. For more information, contact Alumni President Bobby Johnson at 804-288-9423. 


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.