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Community News

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to CommunityCalendar@TheCharlotteGazette.com.

SEPTEMBER 19

FOOD DISTRIBUTION – Distribution of USDA food boxes, along with food purchased with donations from Mt. Zion and Providence Baptist Church will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Red House from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, for those in the Phenix and surrounding Red House Community.   Please bring a large cardboard box and identification. For questions, call Bernice Pannell at 248-6465 after 5 p.m. and before 8 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 20

REVIVAL – Emmanuel Baptist Church in Keysville will hold a revival with Evangelist Rick Via of World Reach Partnerships beginning Sunday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. Services will continue Monday through Wednesday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 3

SIT & SIP – This event has been canceled. The Third Annual Miss Janie’s Sit & Sip Wine Festival will be at the Gil-Har House on Patrick Henry Highway. The fundraiser, to benefit cancer patients in Charlotte County, will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 6 p.m.Tickets are available for purchase online at www.barksdalecancerfou.wixsite.com/mysite, or from any board member. 

OCTOBER 24

GOSPEL CONCERT – Michael Wayne Smith will be in concert Saturday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Keysville.

OCTOBER 31

MONSTER MASH TOURNAMENT – Randolph-Henry High School Athletics is presenting the Monster Mash Golf Tournament Saturday, Oct. 31 at Briery Country Club. With a 9 a.m. shotgun start, the event will feature a four-person scramble format and an 18-team limit. All registration and hole sponsorship forms must be received by Oct. 26. For questions about the tournament and about receiving the forms, contact Christopher Holt at holtc@ccps.k12.va.us or (434) 542-4111 ext. 4152.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

BEAUTIFUL PLAIN BAPTIST – Beautiful Plain Baptist Church will hold services the second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House until further notice.

HEBRON UNITED METHODIST – Hebron United Methodist Church in Saxe will hold in-person services at 9:45 a.m. until further notice. Masks are required to attend.

LEBANON UNITED METHODIST – Until further notice Lebanon UMC on Crofton’s Gate Highway in Drakes Branch will be holding in-person worship at 11 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month. Masks are required to attend.

CHARLOTTE COURTHOUSE UNITED METHODIST – Until further notice Charlotte Courthouse UMC will be holding in-person services at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Masks are required to attend. Services will also be broadcast on Facebook Live.

PHENIX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – Phenix United Methodist Church, 225 Church St., in Phenix will have a worship service each Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.

MT. CARMEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 1101 Mt. Carmel Rd., in Brookneal will have a worship service each Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.