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WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
STUART, VA
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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 arlisaj@embarqmail.com; 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 hortonrhonda@gmail.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.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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