CROWNING OF MARY
St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold Crowning of Mary at 1 p.m. Sunday, with a procession and maypole dance.
Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, 220 Vandola Church Road, Danville, will hold the installation of trustees Wesley D. Kernodle and Jimmy L. Adams at 3 p.m. on Sunday, with guest preacher the Rev. William Churchill Randolph, accompanied by Mount Zion Baptist Church of Ridgeway.
FIRST FRIDAY MUSIC
County Line Christian Church, Axton, will have its First Friday Music, featuring “Jus’ Cauz,” at 7 p.m. today The event is free and open to the public. Free refreshments.
Grace Chapel Ministries, 182 Blackberry Road, Bassett, will have the initial sermon of P. Karlette Motley at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, with special music provided by the Junior Reunion Mass Choir from Mount Sinai.
FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY
St. James Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Family & Friends Day on Sunday, with Pastor Bobby Agnew speaking. Dinner will be served following the morning service.
PASTOR’S AIDE SERVICE
Divine Faith Holiness Church, 1002 West Fayette St., Martinsville, will hold a pastor’s aide service for Pastor Marshall Wells at 2 p.m. Sunday. Alan Preston will bring the message, accompanied by the congregation of Refuge Temple.
Pastor Marshall & Divine Faith Holiness Church, 1002 West Fayette St., Martinsville, will hold a fish fry at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Star of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 1116 Mary Hunter Drive, Bassett, will celebrate Pastor Warren V. and T. Yvonne Watts' seventh pastoral anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will be Rev. Ray Arrington with music by the choirs of the church. Lunch will be served.
Progressive Prayer Temple, 64 Cameron Road, Martinsville, and Bishop Milton Johnson Sr., pastor, will celebrate their 27th church anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, with guest speaker Avery Preston, pastor of Greater Love Ministries of Martinsville, accompanied by his church's choir and congregation.
Friendship Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Taylor Tolliver’s seventh anniversary at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, with guest Minister Jessie Jones of Winston-Salem, N.C., and at 3 p.m., with guest speakder Pastor James Perkins and True Vine Baptist Church of Rocky Mount. Lunch will be served.
First Galilee Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor a fellowship service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with guest preacher Pastor Robert Smith, accompanied by the Jerusalem Christian Church family. Services will be held at the Stoney Mountain Primitive Baptist Church, 67 Boondocks Road, Martinsville.
YARD/HOT DOG/BAKE SALE
Bassett Memorial United Methodist Church will hold a yard/hot dog/bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 8-2 on Saturday.
Antioch Baptist Church will hold spring revival services at 7 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. Guest speakers: Rev. Matthew Brown of St. Paul High Street Baptist Church on Monday; Rev. Johnnie Taylor of Rising Star Baptist Church on Tuesday; and Elder Lamont King of Assembly Chapel P.P Baptist Church on Wednesday.
Christian View Missionary Baptist Church will hold spring revival services Monday through Wednesday. Guest speakers/music: Jessica Hairston of New Vision Church of Danville and Parkway Summit Community Gospel Choir on Monday; Jonta Martin and Full Gospel United Holy Church of Bassett on Tuesday; and Shekina Mitchell and Rama Restoration of Reidsville, N.C., on Wednesday.
Mountain Valley Missionary Baptist Church, 8893 Mountain Valley Road, Axton, will hold revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Guest speakers: the pastor of First Galilee Missionary Baptist Church of Martinsville on Wednesday; Jeffery Schoolfield of Divine Faith Holiness Church in Martinsville on Thursday; and Dwight Mack of Mayo Missionary Baptist Church in Ridgeway on Friday.
PRE-PASTORAL CELEBRATION SERVICE
Mount Sinai Church, 7 Peters St., Martinsville, will hold a Pre-Pastoral Celebration Service at 3 p.m. Sunday, with special guests Bishop James Millner and the congregation from Shiloh Apostolic Temple in Ridgeway.
Gethsemane Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2380 Blackberry Road, Bassett, will celebrate women at 2 p.m. Sunday. Dorothy Echols and New Beginnings Holiness Church will be guests.
Spirit of Christ Worship Center, 4250 Chatham Road, Martinsville, will have as guests Jeff Hairston and Tabernacle of Praise of Rocky Mount for a service at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Tarpley Chapel Baptist Church, 16156 Mount Cross Road, Dry Fork, will celebrate its annual homecoming weekend with services Saturday and Sunday. A “kickoff” of praise and worship at 10 a.m. Saturday will feature a guest speaker and guest choir EnVue of Axton. A guest comedian from Kernersville, N.C., will also attend. There will be games, inflatables, lunch and ice cream. At 11 a.m. Sunday Pastor Robert L. Divens Jr. will be preaching, and the Fellowship Choir will sing. A special candle lighting ceremony will take place to commemorate those who have served at the church. The members and guests are asked to bring a framed photo of their love ones for the ceremony.