First United Methodist Church, 146 East Main St., Martinsville,will hold Lent service at noon Wednesday in the sanctuary, with Community Fellowship Pastor Michael Harrison speaking and special music by tenor Byron Corcoran.

St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold Lent discussion sessions at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, with discussion on McCarrick and the scandal moderated by Father Mark and Gerry Lawicki.


Mount Olivet Apostolic Church, 8770 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville, will hold a Transformation and Restoration Spring Revival at 7 nightly on March 27-29. Guest speaker is Apostle Darnell Dixon Sr. of Bible Way Temple, Raleigh, N.C., and  guest choirs nightly.

Gospel Light United Holy Church, 85 Gospel Light Church Road, Axton, will hold spring revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday through March 15. Guest on Wednesday will be Rev. Green Moore of St. John Baptist Church in Axton; on Thursday, Elder Louis Simmons of Way of Truth United Holy Church in Martinsville; and on March 15, Elder Anthony Love of St. Mark United Holy Church family in Greensboro, N.C.


New Design Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the seventh anniversary of Pastor Tony Dillard and First Lady Cassandra Dillard at 11 a.m. Sunday, with guest Minister Archie White, and at 3 p.m., with guest Pastor Percy Pass and Laurel Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Lunch will be served following morning worship.

Divine Faith Holiness Church, 1002 West Fayette St., Martinsville, will celebrate its anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, with Pastor Fibbie Hairston delivering the message, accompanied by Greater Vision congregation.

Mount Olive East Christian Church, 3611 Spencer Preston Road, Martinsville, will hold its 28th pastoral anniversary celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday honoring Pastor Kenneth Davis and First Lady Kathy Whittle-Davis, with guest speaker Kendall Davis of WDBJ7.

Mount Olive Holiness Church, Cabell Street, Martinsville, will celebrate its 67th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, with musical guest The Voices of Melody.

Bibleway Greater Assurance Ministries, 155 Moses Drive, Bassett, will hold a pre-anniversary service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with Pastor Lisa Keen of Life Center in Martinsville and her congregation as guests.


Spirit of Christ Worship Center will welcome Pastor Cecil Scott and the congregation from The Vine Church of Roanoke at 4 p.m. Sunday.


Mount Bethel Holiness Church, 929 Brookdale St., will have sermon about the seven emblems representing the Holy Ghost at 3 p.m. Sunday. There will be various speakers. The pastor is Monique Jamison.


Fieldale United Methodist Church will hold its free community meal at 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 15. Dine in only.


Gospel Light United Holy Church, 85 Gospel Light Church Road, Axton, will hold Family & Friends Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, with guest speaker Rev. Loren McGhee, associate minister at St. Thomas Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Summerfield, N.C.


Harvest Worship Center, 21225 Jeb Stuart Highway, Stuart, will hold the Carman Legacy Tour at 7 p..m. Thursday. Admission is free. For more information visit www.harvestworshipcenter.org or www.facebook.com/HWCLive


The United Way of the Cross Churches will convene its spring conference at The Alpha Faith Temple Church, 1014 Jordan St., Martinsville, at 7 p.m. March 15, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on March 16. For more information, call 276-632-0148.


Church Without Walls Family will hold a church building fund service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with Bishop Johnson and the Progressive Prayer Temple choir and congregation.