Church calendar Sept. 13 publication
Saturday, Sept. 15
Louisa Baptist Church will simulcast Beth Moore in her study Living Proof Live from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and space is limited. Visit www.louisabaptist.org to purchase tickets or for more information.
New Anna Baptist Church will hold the program, The Apostles of Jesus, featuring speakers from different churches. For more information, contact Deacon Haywood Minor at (540) 967-2147. The church is located at 11639 Cross County Rd., Mineral.
Mechanicsville Baptist Church will hold a time of fellowship and fun with fellow hunters at 5 p.m. Durrell Nelson will offer his testimony, “The Lone Hunter.” An experienced Hollywood stunt man and technical mountain climber, he is president of The Heart of the Game Ministries. Hear how to step boldly into the divine calling of your life. Bring a covered-dish to share. For more information or to RSVP, call (540) 832-3269. The church is located at 10200 Louisa Road, Louisa.
Sunday, Sept. 16
First Bible Way Church will hold its annual Homecoming Sunday, Sept. 16 and Revival Monday, Sept. 17 through Friday, Sept. 21. Pastor Robert A. Christmas will lead services at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday followed by dinner. Bishop John Gray, pastor, Bethel Restoration Center, Williamsburg, will lead the services at 3:00 p.m. Revival services will continue Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. nightly with Bishop Lyle Dukes, pastor, Harvest Life Changers Church, Woodbridge, on Monday; Lynn Beanum Jr., pastor, Temple of Deliverance, Mineral, on Tuesday; Bishop Darnell Dixon Sr., pastor, Bible Way Temple, Raleigh, North Carolina, the remainder of the week. For more information, visit www.firstbibleway.com or call (540) 967-1738. The church is located at 785 Goldmine Rd., Louisa.
Bethany Christian Church will host The Harvesters, a Southern Gospel Group from North Carolina, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2402 Bethany Church Rd., Bumpass. For more information, call the church at (540) 872-3707, or Margie Nelson at (540) 872-3837.
New Line Baptist Church’s Robinson Memorial Choir will celebrate its 63rd anniversary at 3 p.m. Guest singers will include the Cole Sisters of Rockville and the Heavenly Lights Gospel Singers of Powhatan. The church is located at 4876 New Line Rd., Gum Spring. For more information, call (540) 894-5387, (804) 556-5506.
St. John Baptist Church will celebrate the 11th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Gerry Coleman. Morning worship will begin at 11:30 a.m. with guest preacher the Rev. Connie Gore of Washington, DC, followed by lunch. The 4 p.m. service will be led by guest speaker, the Rev. Freddie Davis, pastor of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Washington, DC. The church is located at 5482 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Mineral.
Free Union Gospel Church will celebrate its Homecoming with services conducted by Bishop John Marshall at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and again at 3:00 p.m. led by Guest Bishop Rufus Hayes of Charlottesville Church of God in Christ. Revival will be held Monday, Sept. 17 through Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Services will be led by Bishop Hayes on Monday and Tuesday, Dr. Charles Haden of Haden Ministry on Wednesday, and Elder Maurice Carter of Crystal Cathedral, Dillwyn, on Thursday and Friday. Various churches will render the music. The church is located at 10378 Louisa Rd., Gordonsville.
Ebenezer Baptist Church will host the A.L. Carter Singers’s 30th anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. Guest musical groups will include Rising Sun Baptist Church Male Chorus, Evergreen Baptist Church Male Chorus of Fluvanna, Ebenezer Baptist Church Male Chorus of Mineral, Mr. and Mrs. Ruby Davis. The church is located at 109 Ebenezer Rd., Mineral.
Forest Hill Baptist Church will celebrate its Homecoming at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mike Nickle as guest speaker followed by lunch. Special music by Donnie Garner will follow the meal. Rev. Nickle will lead Revival services Monday, Sept. 18 through Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. Nickle is the native of Indiana who spent four years serving his country in the Navy, later graduating from the University of Florida. He heard the call to the ministry and became a full-time pastor at Good Hope Baptist Church for 15 years. Now retired, he leads worship service at Christopher Run Campground where he and his wife Dianne have ministered for 25 years. The couple also ministers to race car drivers. Nickle offers prayer prior to races in Virginia and Pennsylvania while his wife sings the national anthem. The church is located at 4409 S. Spotswood Trail, Gordonsville. For more information, contact Pastor Kenny at (540) 223-2074.
House of God will hold a Rosh Hashanah service at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 and Monday, Sept. 17 at 12 p.m. The church is located at 5442 Columbia Rd., Gordonsville. Call (540) 832-5119 for more information.
First Bible Way Church will celebrate its annual Homecoming and Revival Sunday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Sept. 21. Nightly services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Guest speakers will include Bishop John Gray, Bishop Lyles Duke, Bishop Lynn Beanum and Bishop Darnell Dixon. Various choirs will render the music. The church is located at 785 Goldmine Rd., Louisa. Visit www.firstbibleway.com for more information.
Watchtower Baptist Church will celebrate Women’s Day at 4 p.m. with guest preacher the Rev. Green of Life Ministeries, Charlottesville. The church is located at 375 Pottiesville Rd., Bumpass.
Zion Travelers Baptist Church will revert back to regular worship service at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. The Men’s Day program will be held at 3 p.m. with guest groups Faith Redeemers, Philippi Men’s Chorus and Gospel Laborers. The church is located at 3662 Roundabout Road.
Friday, Sept. 21
Rising Sun Baptist Church will host a Women’s Ministry Retreat at 7 p.m. Guest speakers will include Pastor Sharon Roberts, St. Thomas Baptist Church, Bumpass and the Rev. Dr. Deborah Sams, First Baptist Church, Richmond. A BBQ-style dinner will be served from 5 until 7 p.m. The church is located on Rt. 618, Mineral.
Saturday, Sept. 22
Wayland Baptist Church will celebrate its Friends and Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 22 starting at 10 a.m. with guest Pastor Washington, of The Bridge Ministry, Charlottesville, and Sunday, Sept. 23 starting at 11 a.m. with guest the Rev. Hilton of Union Baptist Church and his church family. Food, family, fun and a car show. The church is located at 1228 Oakland Rd., Louisa.
Sunday, Sept. 23
Free Union Gospel Church will hold a gospel music service at 3 p.m. featuring Cheryl and Maggie Ingram who are part of the Family of Praise Community Choir. The church is located at 10378 Louisa Rd., Gordonsville.
Sharon Christian Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary and Homecoming at 11 a.m. The service’s topic will be “Generational Faith.” As a part of the celebration, the church will rededicate the gifts given the church over the years and honor the many families and individuals in whose honor they have been given. Special guest for the day will be the Rev. Lee Parker, regional minister of the Christian Churches (DOC) in Virginia. The morning service will be followed by a luncheon and discussion on Sharon’s history and a sharing of memories lead by Mabel Harris Nelson. The church is located at 852 Bumpass Road, Bumpass. For more information, call (540) 872-5565.
St. Thomas Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day with its pastor, the Rev. Sharon Roberts at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. The Rev. Ruth Morris, associate minister of Shady Grove Baptist Church will be the guest preacher for the 2:30 p.m. service. Music will be rendered by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir, Mineral. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass.