Danville Church Calendar for Saturday, November 5

Danville Church Calendar for Saturday, November 5

From a tour of the Holy City of Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque to pilgrimages to the Western Wall and the Kaaba in Mecca, worshipers and visitors from around the world can take virtual reality spiritual journeys to some of the Earth’s most sacred sites. Virtual reality religious explorations are one of many evolving spaces in the immersive virtual world known as the metaverse. “We believe virtual reality is the new internet, the new way for people to not just passively watch things on screen, but to teleport and be able to travel and explore,” said Nimrod Shanit, producer and director. of The Holy City. virtual reality experience. In 2015, Shanit began building The Holy City, an immersive virtual reality experience that allows people to visit Jerusalem’s holiest sites. Thanks to the Metaverse, virtual pilgrims can now follow Orthodox clerics as they exit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher during the Holy Fire Ceremony, they can slip a prayer note into a crack in the Western Wall, or follow the no thousands of worshipers during Ramadan. at Al-Aqsa Mosque. Similarly, in 2015, Ehab Fares, managing director of digital agency BSocial, began creating a virtual experience that would allow VR visitors to pilgrimage and explore some of Islam’s holiest sites, including The Mecca. He called it Experience Makkah. The latest version can be explored via Google Cardboard, a low-cost cardboard attachment that turns smartphones into virtual reality viewers.

E-mail special events at news@registerbee.com. The deadline is Wednesday noon.


Union Hall Baptist Church Food and Clothing Ministry, 6861 Strawberry Road, Chatham, will be offering food and clothing from 9 a.m. to noon today. For more information, call 434-724-4354 or 434-250-8964.


New Ephesus Missionary Baptist Church, 375 Ephesus Church Road in Semora, North Carolina, will celebrate Bishop Gerald Franklin’s 14th pastoral birthday at 2 p.m. Sunday with preaching from Bishop Wallace Pierce of Abiding Branch Christian Ministries in Halifax. Anyone choosing to pray inside the church must wear a face mask and adhere to other health safety precautions related to COVID-19. Attendees can also choose to listen to the service from the church parking lot by turning the radio to FM 107.3 or at any location you can dial our teleconference line at 978-990-5000, access code 197724 or use Facebook Live.

People also read…


Shockoe Missionary Baptist Church, 857 Java Road, Java resumed its monthly Wellness Walk Ministry from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., meeting every fourth Saturday. All ages are invited to participate. The Department of Health and Wellness will meet at 9 a.m. prior to each walking session. For more information contact Kathy B. Ramsey at 434-251-0379 or bjrk@gmail.com


Ascension Lutheran Church, 314 West Main St. worship Sundays at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and live on Facebook at www.facebook/ascensionlutherandanville.

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church offers in-person services at 10 a.m. every Sunday as well as online worship services every Sunday at mtvernonumc.org or www.facebook.com/MountVernonUMC.


Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1172 Franklin Turnpike, will have worship services on site Sundays at 11 a.m. Masking requested if not immune. Social distancing except for family members. Free books available at all times in the outdoor library located on a pole beside the walkway.

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 406 Gay St., has in-person services at 10 a.m. for Feeding Hour on the first and third Sundays.

New Hope North Baptist Church, 123 Old Piney Forest Road, resumed worship services at 11 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 p.m.

Glorious Church of God of Mount Sinai, 716 Jefferson St., will hold services in the sanctuary with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Attendees are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. The service will also be broadcast on Facebook.

Mount Freeman Baptist Church, 2100 Laniers Mill Road, hosts in-person service at 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be no Sunday school.


Sacred Heart Catholic Church will livestream worship at 9 a.m. Sunday in English and noon in Spanish at www.facebook.com/sheartchurch.


Staunton River Baptist Church, Long Island, will hold drive-in services at 10 a.m. each Sunday.


Sacred Heart Catholic Church celebrates mass every weekend with a vigil mass at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 p.m. on Sunday in English and noon in Spanish.

Watson Level Missionary Baptist Church holds Sunday services each week at 11 a.m. Due to COVID-19, a face mask is required for all attendees and social distancing is mandatory.

Calvary Church of the Nazarene, 2450 Franklin Turnpike, from 6-7 p.m. every Sunday, will hold Ladies Need Encouragement, an hour of worship and prayer. Attendees are asked to bring a Bible and practice social distancing. The event is accessible from 10 years old under the supervision of an adult. For more information, call 540-907-8836.

Temple of Mount Zion, now located at 503 Hughes St., presents The Word Homelitic Institute at 10 a.m. every Sunday. Transportation is provided by calling Bishop David K. Fuller at 434-429-8960.

#Danville #Church #Calendar #Saturday #November

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *