Dispatch Church and Community Calendar: week of May 29

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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FARMERS MARKET OPEN — The Kenbridge Farmers Market is open now for the 2024 season, running from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, June 1. The market is held on East Fifth Avenue, just across from the Kenbridge Recreation Center.

WIDOW’S MITE — The Widow’s Mite Group will meet on Saturday, June 1, beginning at noon at Marinos Restaurant in Victoria. This is a newly formed group of locals, for those who have lost a spouse. All widows and widowers are welcome.


PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY — Saint Matthew’s Baptist Church in Kenbridge will celebrate the 14th pastoral anniversary of Pastor and Mrs. Kevin A. Robinson on Sunday, June 2, during the 10:30 a.m. service. Dr. Bridgett Wilson, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Waverley, will deliver the message. Dinner will be served following the service in the H.R. Watkins Fellowship Hall.

HOMECOMING — Gilfield Baptist Church in Kenbridge will hold homecoming services on Sunday, June 2, beginning at 11 a.m.

GUEST MINISTER — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will have guest minister Rev. Charles Lee deliver the message on Sunday, June 2, during the 11 a.m. service. Rev. Lee is the associate pastor of Mt. Bethel Church.

MORNING WORSHIP — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services on Sunday, June 2 with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Dr. Tom Stocks will continue the sermon series titled “Life of David”, with the sermon title “Felix Culpa”.

CHOIR ANNIVERSARY — First Baptist Church, located at 821 Lunenburg Avenue in Victoria, will hold a 97th anniversary for the church’s senior choir, with various singing groups on hand. The event begins at 3 p.m.

JUNE 5-7

REVIVAL — Gilfield Baptist Church in Kenbridge will hold revival services from Wednesday, June 5 to Friday, June 7, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Robert Waker from Forest Baptist Church in Meherrin will be the guest preacher.


MEDITATION AT THE LIBRARY — The Meditation for Busy People class will meet on Saturday, June 15 at the Victoria Library, located at 1517 7th Street. It will run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Attendees will learn several simple research-based meditation practices to improve overall wellness that easily fit into a busy schedule. Call or text Angie Tharpe at 434-447-9465 for more information.


MEDICARE 101 — The Ripberger Public Library will host a presentation and discussion about Medicare with Tammy Akers, the owner of Virginia Medicare Strategies LLC. Residents can come and ask any questions they have about Medicare. The event is free and starts at 2 p.m.


MUSIC IN THE PARK — The Town of Victoria will hold another ‘Music in the Park’ celebration on Friday, June 21. Musical guests for this event have yet to be determined. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Railroad Park.


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.

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.