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Sharpton preaching among special faith events in area this week

Sharpton preaching among special faith events in area this week


» Charlottesville Prayer Coalition holds a United Prayer Walk beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rotunda at the University of Virginia and walking to Market Street Park. Participants will then join a prayer service at 4 p.m. at Christ Church, 120 W. High St., and the Better Together-Unified event at 6 p.m. at the Sprint Pavilion. or (434) 760-2100.

» Chestnut Grove Baptist Church (Esmont)  celebrates Homecoming  during morning worship and a 3 p.m. service with guest preacher Pastor Wardell Jones and the choir of New Free Spring Baptist Church in Rustburg on Aug. 19. Revival services, with a different preacher each night, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 to 24. 8825 Chestnut Grove Road. (434) 996-6807.

» Christian Study Center for University of Virginia international students holds the “Summer in Romans” Bible study at 6 p.m. each Thursday at Charlottesville Elim Church, 1675 Avon St. Ext. (434) 277-0811.

» Congregate Charlottesville hosts A Service for Repair, led by “women of color,” at 3 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. 500 Pak St. (434) 296-1447.

» Covenant Church holds the Covenant Cares Celebration with guest speaker Tim Hill, Dove Award winner and general overseer of the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee, at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. 1025 E. Rio Road. (434) 973-5536.

» Crozet Baptist Church hosts Bonnie and Friends in Vocal Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. 5804 St. George Ave. (434) 823-5171.

» C’ville Sing Out combines the voices of local choirs and community members at 4 p.m. Sunday at the IX Art Park. A rehearsal will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church, 105 Lankford Ave. Details at

» Effort Baptist Church (Palmyra) holds a sale of gently used items benefiting Fluvanna Meals on Wheels, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 18. 7820 Thomas Jefferson Parkway. (434) 589-1685.

» First Baptist Church (Louisa) celebrates Homecoming with the Rev. Bruce S. Jones preaching at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, and the Rev. Micah Jackson of Seventh Street Memorial Baptist Church in Richmond preaching at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Revival services with the Rev. Michael Moore of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Richmond will be held at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20 to 22. 102 Meadow Ave. (540) 967-0703.

» James River Brewery (Scottsville) hosts Hops & Hymns from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19. 561 Valley St.  (434) 286-7837.

» Laurel Hill Baptist Church hosts a men’s Bible study at 6:30 p.m. each Monday, and a Bible study based on John MacArthur’s “Fundamentals of the Faith: 13 Lessons to Grow in the Grace & Knowledge of Jesus Christ” will be held at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 29. Airport Road. (434) 973-6125.

» Mount Zion First African Baptist Church hosts civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton preaching at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. 105 Lankford Ave. (434) 293-3212.

» Operation Esther Prayer Circle meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Christian Study Prayer Room, 128 Chancellor St. (434) 227-0811.

» Overseas Students Mission Summer Spiritual Growth Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday and the Korean Dinner and Student Bible Study Fellowship meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each Thursdaythrough Aug. 30 at the Center for Christian Study Prayer Room on Chancellor Street. (434) 227-0811.

» Southside Christian Church celebrates Bible Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 808 Blenheim Ave. (434) 244-6000.

» Union Baptist Church (Afton) celebrates Homecoming with Elder Ruben Lewis Jr. and the UBC Combined Choir at 11 a.m. Aug. 19. Lunch will follow the service. Revival services with Elder Lewis will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 to 24. 783 Avon Road. (540) 456-6977.

» Zion Union Baptist Church hosts the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP’s observance of the Unite the Right rally anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. 1051 Preston Ave.

This calendar, published every Saturday, lists special events of a religious nature. Because of space constraints, notices about regular worship services cannot be included. Items intended for publication, including an address and phone number, should be faxed to (434) 978-7252; mailed to Worship Calendar, The Daily Progress, P.O. Box 9030, Charlottesville, VA 22906; or emailed to Material must be received by 4 p.m. the Wednesday prior to publication.

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