Thursday, May 2
“Monumental,” a film by Kirk Cameron, will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Louisa Arts Center. Something’s very wrong in America. In this documentary, Cameron seeks to find where we went wrong by rediscovering the foundational truths that made America great. Rated PG. Tickets are free and available at the Louisa Arts Center box office (540) 967-2200 and (540) 894-3675. Seating is limited. The film is sponsored by the Louisa National Day of Prayer Task Force.
Saturday, May 4
Temple of Deliverance, HCG will hold its women’s conference “Endeavoring to Keep the Unity” starting at 9:30 a.m. Scheduled speakers include Jennifer Brown of Refuge Temple COOLJC, Washington DC, speaking on One Hope: A Singles’ Workshop; Territa Amos, Refuge Temple COOLJC, Washington, DC, speaking on One Faith: Trusting God Through Separation, Divorce, Single Parenthood and Widowhood; Alice Christmas of First Bibleway Church, Louisa, speaking on One Flesh: A Marriage Workshop; Celestine Peters of Greater Refuge COOLJC, Richmond, speaking on Endeavoring to Keep the Unity. Tickets are $10 for participants age 13 through 17 and $25 for ages 18 and older. The church is located at 5756 Zachary Taylor Hwy., Mineral. For more information, call (540) 894-4458.
Laurel Hill Baptist Church will hold an ordination service for Ministers Costello Jackson and Alice Morgan-Brown at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Gregory Jones, pastor of the Fluvanna Community Bible Way Church, Fluvanna, as guest speaker. Also to be included in the service will be the ordination of the following deaconesses, Lucy Barney, Gertrude Coleman, Elease Morgan, Delorise Morgan and Marin West. Prior to this service will be catechized at 11 a.m. at which time all ordained ministers are invited to attend. For additional information, contact Rev. Barry Carpenter (540) 948-3921, or Alice Morgan-Brown, clerk at (540) 872-3129. The church is located at 7652 Kentucky Springs Rd., Mineral.
Rising Sun Baptist Church will host a prayer breakfast beginning at 9 a.m. The theme will be on Love. The church is located on Rt. 618, Mineral.
Sunday, May 5
Divine Baptist Church will celebrate its 21st annual Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Evangelist Laverne Morris of Second Union Baptist Church, Goochland, will be the guest speaker and a church choir will render the music. Light refreshments will be served prior to the program.
Union Baptist Church will hold its Men and Women’s Day at 3 p.m. Minister Miranda Williams, associate minister of First Baptist Church Denwood, Brandywine, Maryland, will be the guest minister. Zion Union Baptist Church Men’s Chorus of North Garden, will render the music. The theme is “ Equipping Men and Women for the Work of the Ministry.” The church is located at 1546 Vawter Corner Rd,. Louisa.
The Ladies of Praise, of Louisa, will appear at Union Grove Baptist Church, 471 Black Cat Rd., Keswick, along with other musical guests, motivational speaker and dancers from 3 until 5 p.m.
The District Chapter Club of Watchtower Baptist Church will celebrate its 66th anniversary at 3 p.m. with featured gospel singers “Chosen.” For more information, contact Clineth Graves at (540) 872-3760. The church is located at 375 Pottiesville Rd., Bumpass.
Zion Travelers Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Austin G. Bates. Rev. Bates will bring the message during the 11 a.m. worship service followed by lunch. The Rev. Phillip Carter of Union Baptist Church, Afton, will bring the word at 3 p.m. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. The church is located at 3662 Roundabout Rd., Louisa.
Blue Ridge Shores Baptist Church will observe Homecoming, led by Pastor Steve Whetzel, at 11 a.m. followed by a fellowship dinner. Revival services will be held Monday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 8 with the following guest pastors: Pastor Hubert Hart, Waldrop Baptist Church on Monday; Pastor Barry Higgins, Berea Baptist Church on Tuesday; and interim Pastor Chet Smith, Antioch Baptist Church on Wednesday. Special music will be provided each evening. The church is located at the back entrance of Blue Ridge Shores community, 1230 Firehouse Dr., Louisa.
Eagle Baptist Church will hold its Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. with guest preacher the Rev. Donald King of Mt. Gilliam Old Site Baptist Church, Louisa. He will be accompanied by his choir, congregation and ushers. The church is located at 4682 Mt. Airy, Rd., Louisa.
Philippi Christian Church will hold service at 11 a.m. instead of the usual 8 a.m. time to celebrate its annual Friends and Family Day. The church is located on Rt. 33, Mineral.
Monday, May 6
New Anna Baptist Church will hold its annual spring revival Monday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 8 with prayer and praise at 7:30 p.m. followed by worship service at 8:00 p.m. Guest ministers will include: Pastor Sherman Hudson of Peach Grove Baptist Church, Louisa, on Monday; Pastor Authur Lee of Rising Sun Baptist Church, Mineral, on Tuesday; and Pastor Virginia Farmer of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Mineral, on Wednesday. Each minister will be accompanied by their choir and ushers. The church is located at 11639 Cross County Rd., Mineral.
Wednesday, May 8
Springfield Baptist Church, will hold its annual spring revival Wednesday, May 8 through Friday, May 10. Prayer and praise will begin at 7:30 p.m. and worship service at 8:00 p.m. Guest ministers will include: Minister Tyrone McCowin of Kingdom United Ministries, of Louisa, on Wednesday; Minister Justin House of Evergreen Baptist Church, Palmyra, on Thursday; Minister Michael Crawley of Foster Creek Baptist Church, Louisa, on Friday.
Each minister will be accompanied by their choir and ushers. The church is located at 1042 Zion Rd., Gordonsville.
Sunday, May 12
Zion Travelers Baptist Church will hold its Mother’s Day celebration at 11 a.m. led by Loretta Strothers. The church is located at 3662 Roundabout Rd., Louisa.
Springfield Baptist Church will hold its annual Mother’s Day Program at 11 a.m. Minister Velvet Coleman, associate minister at Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church, Charlottesville, and First Lady of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Columbia, will be the guest speaker. Minister Geraldine Shelton of Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Louisa, will be the worship leader. The church is located at 1042 Zion Road, Gordonsville.