Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett, will have VBS at 5:30-8:30 nightly June 17-21, with theme "Athens-Holy Land Adventures." There will be a celebration pool party at 2-5 p.m. June 23. For information, call 276-629-2662 or to register, go to the church's web page.

Vision Assembly of God, 12 Oakland Drive, Collinsville,will have VBS, “Giddy Up Junction” for ages 2-12, at 6:30-8 nightly Sunday through Wednesday. Students will be served a light dinner each night, and there will be a story time, puppet show and games nightly. On Wednesday there will be a petty zoo, pony rides and a bounce house. For transportation to the church, call 276-647-8914.

Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Inc., 601 Third St., Martinsville, will have VBS at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15, with theme “Praise Break…Celebrating the Works of God.” All ages welcomed. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. If transportation is needed, call 276-638-1303.

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, 107 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, will have “Kick Off” for VBS at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. There will be bounce house, snow cones and popcorn. VBS will be at 6-8:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Friday, with theme “In the Wild.” Classes available for preschool, children, youth and adults. For more information, call 276-638-7824.

St. Paul Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1397 Sunset Drive, Bassett, will have VBS at 11a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, with theme “Roar: When life is sad, God is good.”


The Interfaith Council of Martinsville & Henry County will hold an Interfaith Community Dialogue concerning The American Heritage of Religious Freedom, with presenters from the Jewish, Christians and Islamic traditions at 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Islamic Center of Martinsville & Henry County, 17125 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville.


The Assembly Chapel Church, Cascade, will begin summer revival each Tuesday night at 7 during the month of June. Guest speaker this Tuesday is the Rev. Joel Clark, accompanied by his St. Paul Baptist Church family.

Mountain View will have revival services at 7 nightly Tuesday through Thursday. Guest speakers: Tuesday, the Rev. Kevin Kernodle of Rising Sun Baptist Church, Penhook; Wednesday, Bishop Tim Nuckles of Mercy Crossing, Martinsville; Thursday, Rev. Bill Russell of Harvest City Church, Greensboro, N.C.


Galilean House of Worship, 5078 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville, will hold Noonday Manna at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, with special guest speaker Elder LaVarra Hagwood of Mount Zion Uuited Holy Church of Martinsville. Lunch will be served following the service.


Shiloh Way of the Cross Church of Christ of the Apostolic Doctrine, 938 Brookdale St., Martinsville, will celebrate Pastor’s Day with Bishop Earley Dillard at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.


Reach Out Apostolic Tabernacle, 225 Brenda Drive, Axton, will hold a clothing giveaway at 9-11 a.m. Saturday.


New Design Missionary Baptist Church, Axton, will celebrate its 130th church anniversary/homecoming on Sunday, with lunch served following the morning service. A service at 3 p.m. will feature Pastor Dwight N. Mack of the Mayo Missionary Baptist Church of Ridgeway.

Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Thurman O. Echols Jr.'s 43rd anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Eric F. Hairston, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church, Martinsville, will be guest speaker, accompanied by his choir and congregation. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m.

Jerusalem Christian Church, 35 Meadow Garden Lane, Martinsville, will hold a homecoming celebration with morning worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by lunch and a service at 3, featuring the Rev. Joe Shuford, pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Claremont, N.C., accompanied by his church choir.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2700 Soapstone Road, Ridgeway, will celebrate its 134th anniversary at 7 nightly June 17-21. Speakers will be: June 17, Missionary Night, with Pastor G. Perry of Grace Presbyterian Church, Martinsville; June 18, Usher Night, with Pastor Donald Smith of Saint Matthews Baptist Church, Danville; June 19, Men’s Night, with Pastor Jeffrey Millner of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Danville; June 20, Choir Night, with Pastor John Adams of First Galilee Baptist Church, Martinsville; June 21, Young Adult Night, with Pastor George Reynolds of Mount Lebenon Baptist Church, Danville. On June 23, at 3 p.m., Rev. William Wilson Sr., pastor of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church of Eden, N.C., will be guest. Lunch will be served upon their arrival.

Christian View Missionary Baptist Church Music Ministry will have an anniversary celebration at 6 p.m. Saturday. Various choirs will be on the program.

Greater Vision Assembly Holiness Church, 3201 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, will celebrate Usher Board anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday with a gospel music singing.


County Line Christian Church, Axton, will have First Friday music, featuring “Rebound Road,” at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available.


First Baptist Church East Martinsville will celebrate Youth Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Way of the Truth Holy Church Praise Ministry, 3736 Preston Road, Martinsville, will have a youth service “I will give Him praise service” at 5 p.m. Saturday, with as special guests Mount Olive Praise Team & Dancers from Martinsville; Kortni Love of St. Mark United Holy Church of Greensboro, N.C., and Way of the Truth Praise Dancers. Guest speaker will be Andre Kidd from Mount Olive Holiness Church, Martinsville.

Mount Olive United Holy Church, 246 Cabell St., Martinsville, will have Elder Tremayne King of Tabernacle of Praise in Rocky Mount as guest speaker for youth service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with God’s Love Outreach Ministries as musical guests.


God’s Love Outreach Ministry, 1223 Chatham Heights Road, will offer lunch for ages 18 and under through the USDA Summer Feeding Program at noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday through July 17. For transportation, call 276-224-0898.


Church Without Walls (KMB), 3770 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, will have the Rev. Rufus Fuller III of East New Hope Baptist Church of Danville, accompanied by his church's congregation and choir, for a service at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Mount Bethel Holiness Church, 929 Brookdale St., will have Gregory Ross as guest speaker at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Christ Worship Center, 4250 Chatham Road, Martinsville, will have as its guests the congregation of Rock Hill Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Sunday.


Smith River Missionary Baptist Association Women’s Missionary and Education Auxiliary will meet at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, with an executive board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Eric Hairston is moderator.


Gospel Song Fest will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Horsepasture Fire Department. Various choirs will perform. This is a scholarship fundraiser sponsored by the Martinsville Henry County Alumni Chapter of Winston-Salem State University.


Bible Way Greater Assurance Ministries, 155 Moses Moore Drive, Bassett, will have Women’s Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with as guest speaker Elder Demetria Redd from Reach Out Apostolic Tabernacle Church. Women should dress in white and wear hats.