Thursday, Feb. 13
Servants of Christ Baptist Church will give away a bowl of soup, along with rolls and cookies, starting at noon. Eat-in only. This community outreach mi,nistry is being hosted by the Servant Ladies. The church is located at 60 Sommerfield Dr., Zion Crossroads, Rt. 15N, across from Spring Creek and next to UVA Community Credit Union.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Shady Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Black History Month with the production of “Evolution of a Black Girl” at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are a $10 donation. For more information or tickets, contact Evangelist Ruth Morris at (804) 356-5017, or the Rev. Juanita Mickens at (804) 755-1255. The church is located at 3384 Oakland Church Rd., Gum Spring.
Philippi Christian Church’s Sunday school will host the Black History program “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” at 3 p.m. The church is located at 7133 Jefferson Hwy., Mineral.
Thessalonia Baptist Church Youth Ministry will hold a Black History program and soul food dinner at 5 p.m. The church is located at 278 Old County Rd., Mineral.
Sunday, Feb. 16
Shady Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Black History Month with the youth of the church being in charge of the service. Worship begins at 10 a.m. The church is located at 3384 Oakland Church Rd., Gum Spring.
First Bible Way will hold its annual Black History celebration at 3 p.m. Union Baptist Workshop Choir will be in full concert. The church is located at 785 Goldmine Rd., Louisa.
Gateway Church announces new evening services to bring God’s word to Charlottesville at 6 p.m. at 300 6th St., SE. Pastor Rocky Nicely will be the speaker For more information, call (434) 249-5785.
First Baptist Church will be the host of Tiffany Graves’ initial sermon at 3 p.m. Dr. Janet Copeland, St. John Baptist Church in Richmond, will render the music. The service will conclude with a meal in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 102 Meadow Ave., Louisa.
Saturday, Feb. 22
A Black History program will be held at County Line Baptist Church beginning with dinner at 4:30 p.m. followed by the program at 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 4070 County Line Rd., Kents Store.
The Mineral Spirits will host its 10th annual gospel sing at 4 p.m. in the Family Life Center of Mineral Baptist Church. Groups scheduled to perform, in addition to the Mineral Spirits, will be John Bindel, True Spirit Bluegrass Gospel Band, SONRISE Bluegrass Gospel Band and Sanctified Power. The program will continue until approximately 9 p.m. with door prizes and a drawing for a handmade afghan created by Becky Weakley. Food will also be available throughout the evening with proceeds benefitting the Mineral Baptist Church youth and their summer camps. The church is located at 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral. For information call (540) 894-4939.
Sunday, Feb. 23
Union Baptist Church will hold a Black History praise and worship service at 3 p.m. Various praise teams from surrounding churches will bring blessings in praise and dance. The church is located at 1546 Vawter Corner Rd., Louisa.
Shady Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Black History Month with talent from around the community. The theme will be “It’s good to go back to the old time way.” Worship will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a Soul Food luncheon. The church is located at 3384 Oakland Church Rd., Gum Spring.
Wayland Baptist Church will welcome Elder William Coleman of Live Life Ministries, Gordonsville, as guest speaker for 11 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 1228 Oakland Rd., Louisa.
St. Thomas Baptist Church will hold a Black History celebration at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Minister Orlando Morris of Living Water Fellowship, Louisa. Guests are asked to dress in old-fashioned attire. Morning worship will be at 11 a.m. followed by an old-fashioned meal at 1:15 p.m. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. For more information, call (540) 872-5228.
The Usher Ministry of Ebenezer Baptist Church, of Mineral, will celebrate Black History with a program on at 3 p.m. The Rev. Alex Shelley of Mt Olivet Baptist Church, Montpelier, will delivery a sermonette. Joyce and Arlean of the Coles Sisters, Chosen and Marvin Shelton and his brothers will render the music. The church is located at 864 Pendleton Rd., Mineral.