Saturday, May 24
Mt. Garland Baptist Church will hold an installation service for pastor-elect the Rev. Dwain R. Cosby at 4 p.m. The Rev. Darrell Bradsbery, Second Baptist Church, Frankfort, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will be the guest preacher. Dinner will be served immediately following service. The church is located at 4000 Buckner Rd., Bumpass.
Sunday, May 25
Ebenezer Baptist Church Missionary Ministry will sponsor a program entitled “I AM” at 3 p.m. The speakers for the program will include: the Rev. Arthur Scales of Thessalonia Baptist Church, the Rev. Virginia Farmer of Jerusalem Baptist Church, the Rev. Matthew Robinson of New Line Baptist Church, the Rev. Mark Brown and the Rev. Beulah Minor of New Anna Baptist Church, Elder Alice Christmas of First Bible Way and the Rev. Sherman Thomas. Music will be render by New Anna Baptist Church. The church is located at 864 Pendleton Rd., Mineral.
Canaan Soul Saving Station Church will celebrate its 51st church anniversary at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Haywood Sessoms, of Ahoskie, North Carolina, will be the guest speaker. Music will be rendered by The Christ Crusaders. The church is located at 6580 Venable Rd., Kents Store.
St. Thomas Baptist Church will celebrate “Deacon/Deaconess Day” at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Evelima Thurston of New Anna Baptist Church, Mineral. Church services begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by lunch at 1:15 p.m. The afternoon program will begin at 3:00 p.m. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. For more information, contact Deacon S. Jane Mallory at (540) 872-5126.
Wayland Baptist Church will welcome the Rev. Robert P. Anthony, associate pastor of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Barboursville, as guest speaker for 11 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 1228 Oakland Rd., Louisa.
Philippi Christian Church’s T.E. Anderson Gospel Choir will host a musical celebration at 3 p.m. Guest choirs will include Laurel Hill, New Beginnings, Shady Grove, Shelton Brothers, Watch Tower…and others. The church is located at 7133 Jefferson Hwy., Mineral.
Saturday, May 31
St. Thomas Baptist Church will hold Family and Friends Day with food, fellowship, praise and worship at 2 p.m. The guest preacher will be Pastor Mildred Jenkins of Second Chance Church of Emporia. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. For more information, contact Pastor Sharon Roberts at (540) 872-5228.
Sunday, June 1
New Line Baptist Church will celebrate the 17th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. J. R. Coney, during the 10 a.m. service. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Shirley McRae, associate minister of Beulah Baptist Church, Richmond. The church is located at 4876 New Line Rd., Gum Spring . For more information, call (804) 556-5506 or (804) 556-3332.
Union Baptist Church will celebrate its church anniversary at 3 p.m. with Pastor Charles Wormley of Mt. Zion Baptist Church Spotsylvania as the guest. He will be accompanied by his choir, ushers and church family. Dinner will be served following the morning service. The church is located at 1546 Vawter Corner Rd., Louisa.