Saturday, Dec. 9
The music ministry of Mt. Zion Baptist Church will present the Celebration Male Chorus for a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. The chorus is a 50-voice ensemble consisting of men from various churches composed of carpenters, electricians, plumbers, truck drivers, teachers, police officers, social workers, engineers, trash collectors, ministers, factory workers, doctors, musicians, postal workers, auto mechanics, tailors, firemen, bus drivers, laborers, morticians, retired persons, as well as a universe of other occupations. The church is located at 3909 Holly Grove Dr., Bumpass.
Huntington Community Fellowship Church of the Nazarene will hold a winter Vacation Bible School with the theme “The True Meaning of Christmas.” Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. with programming following from 9:15 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A closing ceremony will be held 4:00 p.m., in which parents are invited. The church is located at 147 Shortmans Rd., Mineral. For more information, contact Milly Shackelford at (540) 872-8254
Sunday, Dec. 10
Shady Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the 14th anniversary of its pastor and first lady starting at 10 a.m. featuring a special guest. The church is located at 3384 Oakland Church Rd., Gum Spring.
Mineral Baptist Church will host A Celtic Christmas concert at 6 p.m. featuring musicians playing Irish flutes and penny whistle, hammered dulcimer and guitar along with vocal selections. The church is located at 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral.
Laurel Hill Baptist Church will celebrate payment-in-full of its church building with a special mortgage burning ceremony at 3 p.m. Special reminiscences about the building project will be given and a special message will be delivered. Light refreshments will follow the morning worship service. For more information, contact the Rev. Alice Morgan-Brown at (540) 872-3129. The church is located at 7652 Kentucky Springs Rd., Mineral.
New Line Baptist and Mt. Garland Baptist churches will host a Christmas candlelight service at 4 p.m. at Mt. Garland. Following the service, a Christmas dinner will be served. Mt. Garland is located at 4000 Buckner Rd., Bumpass.
Little River Baptist Church’s youth choir will present the Christmas musical, “The Power of the King,” at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the program. The church is located at 4959 Buckner Rd., Bumpass.
Holly Grove Christian Church will go Christmas caroling in the community starting at 6 p.m. A social will follow in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 1637 Holly Grove Dr., Bumpass.
Cornerstone Baptist Church will present its Christmas program “Heaven Came Down,” at 6 p.m., followed by refreshments. The church is located at 10564 Jefferson Hwy., Mineral.
Friday, Dec. 15
Bethpage Christian Church will host “Another Christmas Carol” Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. For more information, call (540) 872-0595 or Facebook. The church is located at 4491 Fredericks Hall Rd., Mineral.
Saturday, Dec. 16
Mineral Baptist Church will present its Christmas cantata “Forever God is With Us” on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. The church is located at 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral.
Holly Grove Christian Church will present its Christmas play, “His Story,” at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1637 Holly Grove Dr., Bumpass.
St. Thomas Baptist Church will host a workshop service entitled “The Results of a Successful Revival” at 11 a.m. with light luncheon served. Contact Melvin Roberts at (540) 872-5228 for additional details. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Rt. 601, Bumpass.