Dispatch Church and Community Calendar: week of June 12

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, June 12, 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.


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 15. The market is held on East Fifth Avenue, just across from the Kenbridge Recreation Center.

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.

CRUISE-IN — The Heart of Virginia Classic Car Club will hold its June cruise-in on Saturday, June 15 at the parking lot by Tractor Supply in Farmville. The event will run from 5 p.m. until dusk. Residents are invited to bring their classic or antique car to show or stop by to check them out.


HOMECOMING — The Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Kenbridge will hold homecoming services on Sunday, June 16 at 11 a.m. Pastor C.L. Hobbs Jr. will deliver the message.

GUEST PREACHER — New Galilee Baptist Church, located at 4565 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will feature guest preacher Rev. Daniel Smith of Blackstone on Sunday, June 16 during the 11 a.m. service.

MORNING WORSHIP — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services on Sunday, June 16, 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 “What Will Your Final Words Be?”

JUNE 17-19

REVIVAL — Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Kenbride will hold revival from Monday, June 17 to Wednesday, June 19. Prayer service starts at 7 p.m. with the revival beginning at 7:30 p.m. On Monday, Rev. Charles Lee and New Galilee Baptist Church Choir will be there. Tuesday, Rev. Lisa Taylor and the Kingdom Community Church Choir be on hand. Finally on Wednesday, it’ll be Rev. Ray Smith and Unity Baptist Church Sr. Choir.


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.

ROSEBUD BAPTIST CHURCH — Rosebud Baptist Church has re-opened for in-person and teleconference worship services at 11 a.m. every first and third Sunday. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. every Sunday via teleconference at (667) 770- 1411; Access Code: 528853#. Masks are required to be worn in the building. All are welcome. The church is located at 249 Gigg Road in Dundas.