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Oris P. Jones - South Hill

We take pride in offering your family the best in professional services; priced to fit your needs and desires. • Cost Estimates • National Shipping • Online Condolences • Cremation Services • Notary Public • Pre-Planning Options • Veterans Burial & Benefits Counseling (We are available 24/7 to assist you)


McKenney Location 11107 Doyle Blvd. • McKenney (804) 478-4411 Joseph M. Johnson, Manager


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OHNSON SERVICES FUNERALS AND CREAMTIONS WWW.JOHNSONSERVICES.US Petersburg b Location 530 S. Sycamore St. • Petersburg (804) 863-4411 Wendal A. Givens, Manager

Oris P. Jones Est. 310 W. Atlantic St. • South Hill, VA (434) 447-7158 Mary Johnson Fields, Manager

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The Tri-Cities Leading Newspaper Since 1865

YOUR WISHES ARE OUR MAIN CONCERN Funeral Home • Crematory • Pre Arrangements • Pet Services

Proud To Have Served The Community For Over 60 Years 1952 - 2012 2033 Boulevard • Colonial Heights

3935 S. Crater Road • Petersburg

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Powers Memorial Baptist Church 2807 Jackson Street, Hopewe Hopewell, ell, VA 23860 (804) 458-1251 “You are no longer outsiders..., insteadd there is a place for you in the family of God.” Ephesians 2:19 OUR MISSION The mission at Powers Memorial Baptist church chhurch of Hopewell is to glorify God by proclaiming proclaim ming Jesus Christ, winning the lost, and preparing members for life-long ministry. AAtt Powers, we have a great commitment to th the he Great Commission (Matthew 28:1620), and to the Great Commandment (Mat (Matthew tthew 22:37-39), on order to become a great church. Simply put, we love God, we love others, and desire to serve the world.

Sunday WHAP 1340 am Radio Broadcast of Service • 8:00 am Adult Choir Rehearsal • 9:15 am Sunday School • 9:45 am Morning Worship • 11:00 am Evening Worship • 6:00 pm PMBC TV Broadcast Cable Channel 17 - Chesterfield • 8:00 pm

Our desire at Powers is to be connected to our ouur Creator through dynamic worship, to be con connected nnected to each other in Sunday School, or small-group Bible fellowship, and connected to the world as we share the Gospel mes message ssage of Jesus Christ to each person.

Tuesday PMBC TV Broadcast Cable Channel 3 - Hopewell/Prince George/Colonial Heights/Petersburg • 8:00 pm

We gather together to focus our attention oon n Jesus Christ, expressing our worship andd receiving His guidance, blessing, and inspiration. Studying the Bible is vital to us because Scripture not only instructs intellectually, but guides us spiritually. We firmly believe in and accept God’s Holy Word thatt is alive and applicable to life today.

Wednesday Prayer Meeting • 7:00 pm

Shepherd’s Staff



Books • Gifts • Music Offering an impressive assortment of Christian books, gifts, and music. Shepherd’s Staff can also supply popular church products including Christian education materials and supplies, Communion supplies, and MORE! Hours: Sunday 8am-2pm Monday-Thursday 11am-2pm Monday & Wednesday 6pm-8pm. Located inside of Good Shepherd Baptist Church

2223 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23803 • (804) 863-2665 T4

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Life Church

An Assemblies of God Fellowship - Life is for Everyone

Home of Evangel Christian School and Preschool

Evangel Christian School & Preschool Sunday Services 10:00 AM - Sunday Celebration • Kid Life Jr. (ages 4-6) • Kid Life (ages 7-12) • Nursery (ages 0-3)

Wednesday Night 7:00 PM - Digging Deeper Life Groups - Ignite Youth Ministry - Sunlight Kids - Rainbows - Mpact Girls Club - Royal Rangers Other Life Groups held on various nights, both on and off campus locations, includes various topics.

K-3 thru 12th grade • Member of ACTS • Low student to teacher ratio • Utilizes Accelerated Traditional Curriculums • State of Art Computer and Science Labs • Offers dual enrollement at local colleges • S.A. T. Test reveals students typically score well above the national average for their Grade Level. • Awarded The Best of Chester Award for Private and Parochial Schools for several years. • Before and after School Care

Additional information

520-5297 0r 526-5941

Additional information

526-7000 or 526-2771

Many people are feeling overwhelmed and on the point of giving up. Our Prayer Team would like to join in prayer with you and your family. E-mail your confidential prayer request to us at Watch our church’s broadcast every Monday on Fox Television at 6:00 a.m. We are praying for more skilled musicians, signers, christian dancers, and rappers. Our senior pastor, Dr. Marietta Brown has served two pastors for over 25 years before being released to Pastor. Mailing address: P.O. Box 2489, Petersburg, VA. 23804

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Join us for our Sunday Morning Service at 11:30 a.m. Revival continues every Sunday with special quest speakers at 210 South Market Street, Petersburg, VA. We are accepting registration for the Angel Care Center Ages 2 months to 13 years old and The Restoration Prepatory and The Restoration Military Academy Grades PreK3 to 12th grade by calling 862-1600.

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PETERSBURG, VA 23803 PHONE: 804.732.6850 FAX: 804.732.6288




236 Grove Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803 Senior Pastor Joseph P. Green (804) 732-7950 •

This church governs itself according to the standards of the Torah (Old Testament) scriptures, Jewish writings, Hebraic prospective and commentary, wisdom of the Hebrew language, observance of God’s Feast Days, and the Brit Hadashah (New Testament) scriptures and commentary. MINISTRIES OF THE CHURCH Bible-Teaching • Pastoral • Music • Drama • Intercessory Prayer • Prison • Servant/Leader Media • Youth • Hebrew Language • Dance • Compassion • Outreach • Doorkeepers • Men Women • Van Service


Church Weekly Schedule Saturdays 9:00 am---Hebrew Language 10:45 am---Sabbath Service Wednesday 6:00 pm---Youth Hebrew Language Class 7:00 pm---Mid-Week Service Friday 7:00 pm---Erev Shabbat (Evening of the Sabbath) Monday through Thursday 9:00 am---Intercessory Prayer God’s Feast Days---Spring and Fall (call church for details and other activities)

EWC Community Center The church mission: To lead people to know Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Saviour; To disciple believers to develop their fullest potential in righteousness living; To disciple believers to become involved in reaching people for Jesus and develop them as disciples; To provide believers with God-given ways to share the work of ministry; To equip and mobilize believers for ministry through study of the Word of God; To integrate believers into the pastoral ministry of leading, proclaiming and caring; To evaluate every activity, project and plan of the church; To evaluate each believer’s contribution in achieving the mission of the church.

First Baptist Church of Hopewell

401 N. 2nd Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860 | (804) 458-2752

Corner of Rt. 10 & 2nd Ave., 2 blocks East of John Randolph Medical Center A moderate Baptist church affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

Sunday Worship Schedule First Praise Service 8:45 a.m. (Casual/Contemporary) Sunday School 9:45 a.m. • Traditional Worship 11:00

Rev. Jeff Raymond, Pastor

Experience Christmas with a Walk Through Bethlehem Follow the star to the city of Bethlehem, and celebrate the birth of Jesus! Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of life in this obscure town. (Tours begin every 15 minutes).

Friday, November 30: 6:00 - 8:30 pm Saturday, December 1: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Sunday, December 2: 4:00 - 7:00 pm

There is no admission fee, but a voluntary donation of a canned food item will be gladly accepted and given to the Hopewell Food Pantry. For more information, visit our website T8

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516 Lyons Avenue • Colonial Heights

Lyons Avenue Bible Church Pastor Donald Grover 504-0656 • 520-7813 Fundamental Independent Bible Teaching Sunday School 10:0am Worship Service 11:00 am Evening Service 7:00pm Wed Bible Study 7:00 pm

All Are Welcome Directions from the Blvd. turn East on Lyons Ave., from Temple Ave., turn on to Hamilton, go 5 blocks o Lyons Ave., turn left, Church is on the left

Tabernacle Baptist Church The Community Life Center of Tabernacle Baptist Church houses the church administrative offices, the Banquet Facility, Daycare, and classroom/meeting spaces. Tabernacle Baptist Church has partnered with the Petersburg Department of Parks and Leisure Services to provide daily programming for Petersburg’s “Seasoned” Citizens aged 55 and older. Senior activities are conducted Monday-Thursday, 9:30-1pm and include the following: • Aerobics (low impact and chair) • Pokeno and Bingo with prizes • Crochet/Knitting • Movies • Health Screenings

• Guest Speakers • Bible Study • Lunch provided • Dances and more!

Transportation available by contacting the City of Petersburg Parks and Leisure Services at 804-733-2394. Adult Aerobics also held on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm Early Worship Church School Morning Worship Holy Communion Family Bible Study Children’s Church

Sundays - 8:00 am Sundays - 9:30 am Sundays - 11:00 am Second Sunday - 8:00 am & 11:00 am Wednesdays - 7:15 pm 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sundays 11:00 am

Broadcast live over WVST 91.3 FM Sundays 11:00 am

Planning a Celebration? We can help. The Banquet Facility located in the newly built Community Life Center of Tabernacle Baptist Church can be customized to suit your needs. We are designed to handle all types of events from birthday parties to conferences. Tabernacle was founded as a “holy hill” of God in 1890 and has been a beacon light in the historic City of Petersburg more than 113 years. Our church is a “Concerned Church for ALL People,” and ours is a holistic approach to ministry; offering a broad range of religious programs for people of all ages. If you are new to the area and in need of a church home or just visiting our city, please come and worship with us. The congregation and I would love to have you join us in our warm and spirited time of prayer, praise and preaching. May God continue to bless you in every way. Sincerely, Robert A. Diggs, Sr. Pastor Servant of Christ

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Oliv e Br anch Ba ptist C hu rch Founded 1868

11119 Boydton Plank Road Dinwiddie, VA 23841 (804) 469-7500 Rev. Kevin M. Northam, Pastor Valuable, Visible, Viable, and Vital in the community. Connected Again in 2010 Phillipians 2:1 Mission The mission of OBBC is to be a powerful organism that is empowered by the Holy Spirit to help people experience a growing knowledge of God as our Heavenly Father, to share freely Christ and His teaching; to experience a meaningful fellowship with God and fellow believers, while ministering unselfishly to persons in our church, the community and throughout the world.

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• Open for Breakfast 7 Days a Week • Senior Early Bird Specials M-F 2-4 • Kid’s Night Specials Every Tuesday • Steak on Dinner Buffet Every Day • Banquet Rooms Available • Buffet ToGo & Catering

Located at Southpark Mall Corner of Conduit Rd. & Temple Ave. 804-520-4581

WE CARRY CHOIR ROBES, PULPIT ROBES & USHER BOARD UNIFORMS Discover the most complete selection of name brand Hard to find Bra Sizes • Choir Robes • PulPit Robes • Scrubs

(804) 520-8775 • 2200-A Boulevard, Colonial Heights (one block north of Temple Ave.)

Rainbow Christian Books & Gifts Locally owned & operated Christian retail store. You will find Christian books, Bibles, music, DVD’s, apparel, cards and lifestyle gifts for the whole family as well as church supplies. 70 Southgate Square • 526-7022 Mon.-Thur. 9:30am - 7pm • Fri. 9:30am-9pm • Sat. 9:30am-6pm Tri-Cities Worship Guide


BLAND ENTERPRISES, INC As we celebrate 60 years in business this year we thank you for continuing to endear your loved ones into our care. Our goal is to make you pleased that you allowed us to serve you in your time of need. Our mission at Bland Enterprises, Inc. is to provide families with a respectful, dignified, affordable traditional funeral or cremation service in a comfortable and worry free environment. We have a variety of affordable funeral packages designed to fit your financial needs.

William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home 137 Harrison Street Petersburg, Virginia 23803 Phone: (804)732-7841 Fax: (804)732-8179 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1717 Petersburg, VA 23805

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During our countries economic difficulties, let us show you how PrePlanning your funeral is in your financial best interest. The staff of Bland Enterprises, Inc. would like to thank you in advance for the opportunity to serve you and the community. We trust you will find your experience with us satisfying today and for all of your future family burial needs. On behalf of our founders and the generations to follow, we appreciate your continued trust and support. We are presently grooming our third and fourth generations to continue the “Legacy�. Our staff is currently assisting Peace-Bland Funeral Home in Waverly, Virginia. Mrs Kathleen Cook is the owner and Mr. James I. Gay is the Manager. You may reach those establishments by also contacting William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home (804) 732-7841. Rev. & Mrs. William N. Bland, Jr. The Second Generation

National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association

Better Business Bureau

Virginia Funeral Directors Association

Pi Sigma Eta National Morticians Fraternity Masonic Lodge

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