WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 23-25
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: "Arrow Island: Choosing God's Way," children under the age of four must be accompanied by a parent/guardian; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Green Mountain Baptist Church, 995 Shelor Rd., Meadows of Dan.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: "IncrediWorld," for ages 4-12, visit www.hisgraceforyou.org or call 694-5211 for information; 5:45 to 8:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
FRIDAY, JULY 25
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: speaker: Rev. Travis Cassell; music by the House of Prayer Praise and Worship Trio and Teresa Roberson; Merrill Hopkins will lead worship with a dance; 7 p.m., Wilson Street Pentecostal Holiness Church, 200 Wilson St., Martinsville.
SATURDAY, JULY 26
CREATION CELEBRATION/INCREDIWORLD FUN FAIR: lunch provided; games, bounce house, puppets, songs, popcorn, sno-cones and more; call 694-5211 or visit www.hisgraceforyou.com; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Sonshine Puppets, Bible study, crafts and games for kids ages 3-12; lunch provided, ice cream social at the end; for information or a ride, call (276) 694-7614 (leave message) or visit www.mayomountainchurch.com; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mayo Mountain Church, Dry Pond Hwy., Stuart.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: classes for all ages, hot dog lunch after classes; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vesta Pentecostal Holiness Church, Vesta.
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: music by Sue Nester and Friends, Almost There, Goodfellers, Southern Prophets, and Marshall Brothers and High Road; free admission, donations accepted; concessions available, doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
SUNDAY, JULY 27
70TH HOMECOMING: with Rev. Francis Martin, dinner to follow, bring a covered dish; 11 a.m., Mayo Baptist Church, 85 Penn Store Rd., Spencer.
McALEXANDER REUNION: begins at 10 a.m., potluck lunch at 1 p.m., Shelter #3, Fairy Stone State Park.
LAWSON REUNION: for descendants of Willis Lawson; bring a covered dish, for information call 694-7421; meal at 1 p.m., Dry Pond Community Building.
McALEXANDER FAMILY REUNION: beginning at 10 a.m., potluck lunch at 1 p.m., Shelter #3, Fairy Stone State Park.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY: special singing by Vernon Harris and Shelley Roberts, service at 11 a.m., lunch at noon, singing by Judy and Lester Weddle and Linda Wright after lunch; Parkway Church of the Brethren.
MONDAY, JULY 28
MONDAY MARKET: fresh produce and more; music by the F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. and face painting for the kids; free parking (stop at pay booth for a free market pass; 5 to 7 p.m., Allied Picnic Area, shelters 3 and 4; Fairy Stone State Park.
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, JULY 28-30
REVIVAL: speaker: Pastor Michael Jordan; special music nightly; for information call (276) 957-2714 or (276) 618-0450; 7 p.m., Mayo Baptist Church, 85 Penn Store Rd., Spencer.
MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 28-AUGUST 1
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: "The Game of Life: We Are On God's Team;" for children of all ages, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 south of Stuart, beside Patrick County High School.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1
GUEST SPEAKER: Elder Ricky Harcrow from Alabama, 6 p.m., Stuart Primitive Baptist Church, Blue Ridge St. across from Moody's, Stuart.
BLOOD DRIVE: 1 to 6 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2
GOSPEL SINGING/MEAL: music by The Country Boys; donations accepted, proceeds go to the Lord's Acre Sale; menu: chicken variety tray, ham, sandwiches, chips, dessert and drink; singing from 5 to 6 p.m., meal from 6 to 7 p.m., inside New Hope United Methodist Church, 1867 Clark House Farm Rd., Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Dr., Patrick Springs.
END OF SUMMER BIBLE SCHOOL: for information call Stephanie at 251-3258, lunch provided, registration begins at 9:30 a.m., Bible school begins at 10 a.m..; Unity Presbyterian Church, Ararat.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 3
SPECIAL GUEST: Ze'ev Nevo of Israel Media Ministries, a Israeli Jewish believer; for more Information call Shawn Carter at (336) 326-7741; 11 a.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
SENIOR DAY: guest speaker: Rev. Tommy Fuquay, covered dish lunch in the fellowship hall following service, for information call (276) 251-5499; 10 a.m., Mt. View Pentecostal Holiness Church; pastor: Neil Pressley.
BIBLE STUDY: on the book of Esther; "For such a time as this," teacher: Linda Light; 10 a.m., Mayo Mountain Church, Stuart.
SMART-WILLIAMS REUNION: for descendants of Clarender and Mamie Williams Smart; for information call (276) 694-2946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; reunion begins at 12:30 p.m., covered dish meal at 1 p.m., Dobyns Community Building.
BURNETTE/COCK REUNION: for descendants of Marion Columbus Burnette and Martha Jane Cock; bring picnic lunch to share, family history, photos and items of interest; plates, cups and utensils provided; for information call Rhonda A. Horton, 187 Highland Park Dr., Hillsville, VA 24353 or email@example.com; or Hilda Underwood, 131 Emmanuel Rd., Willis, Va. 24380; building opens at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m., Vesta Community Building.
PLASTER REUNION: paper products and beverages provided, bring covered dish to share; 1 p.m., ministry center, Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.
MONDAY, AUGUST 4
MONDAY MARKET: fresh produce and more; free parking (stop at pay booth for a free market pass; 5 to 7 p.m., Allied Picnic Area, shelters 3 and 4; Fairy Stone State Park.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT: sponsored by the Patrick County Sheriff's Office, cookout, swimming, live music, corn hole tournament (registration until 6:15 p.m.); 6 to 9 p.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9
NRA REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM CRIME PREVENTION AND AWARENESS SEMINAR: cost is $15 and includes the four-hour personal safety seminar, 90-page booklet and NRA certificate; to register visit www.nrainstructors.org/searchcourse.aspx or call (276) 358-1179; 8 a.m. to noon, EMI Security, Bassett;
BENEFIT YARD SALE/CAR WASH: for Larry Shelton and family to help with medical expenses; sausage biscuits, hot dogs, baked goods, drinks and chips will be sold; for information call Lynn at 694-7969; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church, Rt. 8 south of Stuart.
STUART HIGH SCHOOL REUNION: for information call Polly at 694-3723 or Nellie at 694-7911; begins at 2 p.m., covered dish supper at 4:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 10
BOYD/PENDLETON REUNION: bring musical instruments and a covered dish; for information call (276) 952-2120; noon, Vesta Community Center.
MONDAY, AUGUST 11
MONDAY MARKET: fresh produce and more; music by Les Moore; free parking (stop at pay booth for a free market pass; 5 to 7 p.m., Allied Picnic Area, shelters 3 and 4; Fairy Stone State Park.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 14
BLOOD DRIVE: 1 to 6 p.m., Red Bank Ruritan Club, Red Bank School Rd., Claudville.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
GOAD/ALDERMAN REUNION: for descendants and relatives of George Washington "Wash" and Lula Nester Goad or George Washington and Thelma Dalton Alderman; bring food and drinks to share; plates, cups, utensils and napkins provided; 11 a.m., Carter's Park, E. Lee Hwy., Max Meadows.
Monday, July 28: 2-2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, July 29: 2-3:15 p.m., Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy., Woolwine; 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:20-5 p.m., Roberts Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, July 30: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee's Greenery, Doe Run Church Rd.; 12:45-1:30 p.m., Willis Gap Community Building; 1:45-2:15 p.m., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:30-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, July 31: 10:30-11 a.m. Wildwood Acres, off St. Rd. 694, 11:15-noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:25-4:25 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:15 p.m., Midway area, Rt. 58.
END TIME WARNING SERIES
The End Time Warning Series is presented on Sundays at 6 p.m. at Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church. The series is based on The Harbinger, a book by Jonathan Cahn, which shows how America is following the same pattern as Israel followed in Isaiah 9:8-10 when God send judgment on that nation. The emphasis is on repentance and turning back to God.
MEADOWS OF DAN ADDICTIONS RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
The Meadows of Dan Addictions Recovery Support Group meets each Monday night at Mayberry Presbyterian Church, Mayberry Church Rd., at 7 p.m. Meetings include prayer, fellowship, sharing, networking, and the 12-Step Program to assist with a journey of healing and recovery. For information, call facilitator Felecia Shelor at (540) 593-3062.
WOOLWINE HAPPY HEALTHY HEARTS
Woolwine Happy Health Hearts is an exercise class for all levels and meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday nights from 6 to 7 p.m., and Thursday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate; dress comfortable and join in the fun, fellowship and fitness. Classes are held in the lower level of the fellowship hall at Woolwine United Methodist Church, Rt. 8, Woolwine Hwy.
RIDE TO CHURCH AVAILABLE
Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church has started a van ministry route and will pick up anyone who wants or needs a ride to the church. Call Pastor Kenneth Terry at 930-2673 with questions or to make arrangements.
WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
The Lose to Gain weight loss support group meets each Monday at First Christian Church. The weigh-in begins at 5 p.m. and a short topic discussion is held at 5:30 p.m. Bring one canned food item to support the local food bank. For more information, call (336) 601-0846.