Church calendar April 11 publication
Saturday, April 13
Philippi Christian Church will hold a Men’s Day Musical Program at 3 p.m. Guest choirs will include Baptist Union Baptist Church, Blue Run Baptist Church, Chosen, Christian Gentlemen Gospel Chorus, First Antioch Men’s Chorus and Rising Sun Men’s Chorus. The church is located on Rt. 33 in Mineral.
New Anna Baptist Church’s annual prayer breakfast originally scheduled for March 9 has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. The church is located at 11639 Cross County Rd., Mineral.
The Negro Emacipation of Louisa and adjacent counties will hold a program at Watchtower Baptist Church at 10 a.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Debra Coles. The church is located at 375 Pottiesville Rd., Bumpass.
The Usher Board of Mt. Garland Baptist Church will host “An Evening of Gospel” at 3 p.m. featuring Nikisha Diggs, The Brooks Family, Thomas Mason, Thomas Epps, The Shelton Sisters and others. The program will be closed with an evening prayer by the Rev. Peggy Jackson of Laurel Hill Baptist Church. The church is located at 4000 Buckner Rd., Bumpass.
Sunday, April 14
St. Thomas Baptist Church will hold a service to celebrate eight years of working and worshiping together at 3 p.m. The Rev. Christopher Stevens of Union Baptist Church will bring the anniversary message. Lunch will precede the service at 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass.
Louisa Baptist Church will begin its next sermon series on “Building a Christian Home.” This five-week series will be shared at both the contemporary service at 8:30 a.m. and the traditional service at 11:00 p.m. Sunday school is begins at 9:45 a.m. and childcare is available during both services. The church is located at 305 E. Main Street, Louisa.
The Music Department of Dogwood Baptist Church will sponsor its annual Talent Night at 6 p.m. with a night of singing, skits, piano playing and featured talent of the Dogwood Baptist Boys. Dinner will follow the program. The church is located at 5677 New Line Rd., Gum Spring.
Monday, April 15
Living Water Fellowship will celebrating its 13th church anniversary Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will include Minister, Evangelist David Locklear of Glendale Community Church, Varina, on Monday; Pastor Andre Best of New Covenant Fellowship Church, Richmond, on Tuesday; the Rev. Nathaniel Young of Beulah Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, on Wednesday; Elder Comfort of Branch Fork Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, on Thursday; and Prophetess Henrietta Ford of New Destiny Ministry, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Friday. The church is located at 115 Jefferson Hwy., Louisa.
Saturday, April 20
Mineral Baptist Church women’s conference, “Women Of Joy,” will be held from 3:00 until 7:30 p.m. There will be testimonies and music on knowing the joy of Christ in your life. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Call (540) 894-4234 for more information. The church is located at 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral.
New Anna Baptist Church will present “The Seven I Wills of Jesus Christ” at 4 p.m. Guest speakers will include: Annie Holland of First Baptist Church, Matthew Robinson of New Line Baptist Church, Deacon Earl Dandridge of Antioch Baptist Church, Varina, Minister Terry Jones of First Baptist Church, the Rev. Gloria Coles of St. Thomas Baptist Church, Beaverdam, Evangelist Renee Edwards, founder of God’s Little Acre, Inc., and the Rev. Walter Barrett of Mt. Hope Baptist Church. The church is located at 11639 Cross County Rd., Mineral. For more information, contact Beulah Minor at (540) 967-2147, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 21
Mechanicsville Baptist Church will hold its revival Sunday, April 21 through Wednesday, April 24 with the theme “Reclaiming Our Ancient Past” at 7 p.m. nightly with guest speaker, Dr. Ed Bonniwell. A native Virginian, Bonniwell was raised on the East Coast and is a graduate of Asbury College, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary at Princeton University, M.Div. and Th.M.; and Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, D. Min. and Th.D. He is the founding pastor of the Faith Christian Fellowship Church. In 1995, the Lord gave him a vision, leading to the formation of the Miami Valley Christian Academy in Newtown, Ohio. He is also the visionary founder of Kingswell Theological Seminary, and served as chancellor for eight years and is a member of the Arlington Group, an association of national pro-family organizations. Bonniwell is also a contributor to the Global Pastor’s Network, having developed several courses for preaching which are sent via satellite television to more than five and one-half million third-world pastors. The church is located at 10200 Louisa Rd., Gordonsville. For more information, call (540) 832-3269.
The Louisa County and Vicinity Ministers’ Conference will host its spring revival “Sharing the Good News” Monday, April 22 through Wednesday, April 24 with prayer and praise service nightly at 7:00 p.m. followed by worship at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 102 Meadow Ave., Louisa. Guest preachers will include the Rev. Angelo Chatmon of Pilgram Journey Baptist Church, Henrico, on Monday; the Rev. LaChaunne Perry of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Goochland, on Tuesday; and Dr. Ray McKenzie of Gravel Hill Baptist Church, Varina, on Wednesday. For more information, call (540) 872-5228.
Mt. Gilliam Baptist Church (Old Site) will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day during the morning service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Donald King Sr. bringing the preached word and at 3 p.m. with special guest the Rev. Charles Hilliard, pastor of the Second New Hope Baptist Church, Fredericksburg. Hilliard will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Lunch will be served following the morning service. The church is located at 4641 Chalklevel Rd., Louisa.
Zion Travelers Baptist Church’s Women’s Ministry will hold a prayer breakfast from 9 until 11 a.m. Minister Kim Fortune of Galilee Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. The church is located at 3662 Roundabout Rd., Louisa.
Wednesday, April 24
Berea Baptist Church will hold revival services Wednesday, April 24 through Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. nightly. The message will be brought by the Rev. Barry Higgins of Berea and the Rev. Steven Whetzel of Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church. Music will be rendered by Bybee Baptist Church Choir, Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church Choir and Memorial Baptist Church Choir. The church is located at 5271 Poindexter Rd., Louisa.