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Religion news, Feb. 24


Saturday, February 24, 2018


■ Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, Macclesfield, will host a youth service at 4 p.m. today. The theme is “Following the Way.” Evangelist Margaret Knight will speak at 11 a.m. March 4.

■ Arthur Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 2632 Monk Road, Bell Arthur, will have a quarterly meeting service at 11 a.m. Sunday in observance of Black History Month. Lunch will be served following the service.

■ Bible Centered Christian Center, 2121 Ione St., No. 100, will host church anniversary services at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through March 3 and at 3 p.m. March 4.

■ Burney’s Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 2628 VOA Site B Road, will host its quarterly conference this weekend. A Communion service will be held at 6 p.m. today, followed by a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Lunch will follow at 1:30 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, members of St. Monica Missionary Baptist Church will be guests for the concluding service.

■ Burning Bush United Holy Church, 610 N.C. 43 North, Vanceboro, will host a Black History Month program at 3 p.m. Sunday. In addition to speakers, the program will feature historical re-enactments and a display of antiques.

■ English Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 101 E. Arthur St., will host a men’s and women’s conference at 4 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The theme is “Carry Your Own Corner.” Speakers include Eldress Angela Phillips, Pastor Mary Worsley and Emmanuel Community Church, Pastor Marcus Miller and New Birth Christian Center, Pastor Vanessa Byrd and Paradise Outreach Ministries and Pastor Canaan Fleming and Miracle of Faith Soul Saving Station Church.

■ Good Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 2506 Mill St., Winterville. will present a Black History Month program at 11 a.m. Sunday. Trustee Thurman McIntosh will speak, and there will be a presentation by the church’s praise dancers.

■ Haddocks United American Free Will Baptist Church, 111 Sunset Acres Lane, Winterville, will host a Black History Month program at 11 a.m. Sunday. The event will include music, skits and praise dancing.

■ House of Judah Church of God, 3867 W. Wilson St., Farmville, will host Co-Pastor Ronald Edwards and Radical Praise Church Family at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Down East Christian Organization will host a prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. March 3. Evangelist Joyce Bland will speak at 11 a.m. March 4. At 3 p.m. March 4, Eldress Elmer Campbell and Living Waters Ministries Church will be guests. At 7:30 p.m. March 9, Pastor Larry Green and Roberson Missionary Baptist Church will be guests.

■ Mount Calvary Church, 411 Watauga Ave., will have revival services at 7 p.m. March 6-8 with Pastor Ronnie Williams.

■ Next Generation Church, 2506 N. Railroad St., Winterville, will have a Communion service at 11 a.m. March 4.

■ St. John Missionary Baptist Church Soul-Saving Center, 2921 Briery Swamp Road, Stokes, will host pastor’s anniversary services at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday in honor of Pastor Gregory V. Black and Evangelist Patricia Black. Guests include Pastor Jeffrey B. Robinson of Juniper Level Missionary Baptist Church, Raleigh, and Pastor Freddie L. Hyman of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Oak City. Bishop Levi S. Murray of Jobe’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Swan Quarter, will be guest speaker at 11 a.m. March 4. A celebration banquet will be held at 4 p.m. March 3 at Yankee Hall Plantation. Tickets are required. The deadline for ticket purchase is Sunday. Call 531-8088 or 830-0259.

■ Mount Zion Holy Church, 3325 Ayden Golf Club Road, Winterville, will host a youth day service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Evangelist Cassandra Roach.

■ Waterside Free Will Baptist Church, 4631 Moye Turnage Road, Farmville, will have an old-fashioned day service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Amos Edwards of Divine Deliverance will be guest speaker. Eldress Ursula Turnage will be guest speaker at 7 p.m. Wednesday for a mothers and ushers service.

■ White Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 4525 Mobley’s Bridge Road, Grimesland, will celebrate Black History Month with a service at 3 p.m. Sunday. There will be poems, a play, character dramatizations and facts about black history. A meal of remembrance will be held prior to the service.


■ The Anointed Ones Ministries, 4271 N. Edge Road, Ayden, will host a career day event at 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be a panel discussion with representatives from various careers including business, education, health care, law enforcement, music and journalism.

■ Come As You Are Christian and Resource Center, 4158 N.C. 33 West, will host Next Level Women’s Fellowship Ministry at 10 a.m. March 10 with Evangelist Jeanette B. Whitehead.. Light refreshments will be served. Call 814-8089 or email


■ New Directions Community Church, 1700 W. Sixth St., will host “Advocacy for the Long Haul” from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. The event will include a presentation by Quaker organization Friends Committee on National Legislation. The session will address topics including the threat of war, congressional influence and media coverage. Visit fcnl.org updates/​advocacy-teams-37 for more information.

■ St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 1251 Fleming School Road, will host a men’s fellowship ministry meeting at 9 a.m. today. The guest speaker will be Ben Johnson of Arthur Chapel Church. A Black History Month service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Dan Lawson of United Gospel Outreach of Kinston will speak. Music will be by Tarboro’s Shades of Harmony.

■ Victory Christian Assembly, 4748 Stantonsburg Road, will host a Black History Month program at 3:30 p.m.. Sunday.

■ Wesley United Methodist Church, 2979 Wesley Church Road, Farmville, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake supper from 5-7 p.m. March 9. Cost is $7 each for eat-in or takeout.

■ Winterville Baptist Church, 2593 Church St., Winterville, will host a community meeting on church security at 7 p.m. March 5. Members of the Winterville Police Department will participate in a discussion with area church leaders. For more information, call 756-5955.


■ New Mercies Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Ministries, 2009 Pactolus Highway, will present “The Glory Train” drama at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

■ Progressive Free Will Baptist Church, 1503 Hooker Road, will host a musical program at 3 p.m. Sunday featuring Big James Barrett and the Golden Jubilees.

Send Religion news to Kim Grizzard at kgrizzard@reflector.com.