Religion news, Sept. 8
Saturday, September 8, 2018
■ Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, Macclesfield, will celebrate its ushers anniversary at 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Elder Robert Williams and Washington Branch Church will be guests.
■ Burney’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 2628 VOA Site B Road, will host pastor’s anniversary services at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Guests include Elder Curtis Vines and Pastor Kenneth Joyner and the male chorus of Haddocks United American Free Will Baptist Church.
■ Burning Bush United Holy Church, 610 N.C. 43 North, Vanceboro, will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be no service the third or fourth Sundays because of the Southern District Convocation in Goldsboro.
■ Come As You Are Christian Center, 4158 N.C. 33 West, will host a meeting of The Next Level Women’s Fellowship at 10 a.m. today. Elder Ronnie Cherry and Word of God Church, Enfield, will be guests at a service at 4 p.m. Sunday.
■ Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 3503 S. Walnut St, Farmville, will resume regular worship service hours at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will meet at 10 a.m. A covered-dish luncheon will be served after service. Breakfasts will resume the first Sunday of the month starting Oct. 7.
■ Good Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 2506 Mill St., Winterville, will celebrate Pastor Alton K. Wooten’s anniversary with services at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Guests include Pastor Vandy Mitchell of Deliverance Temple Holiness Church, Ayden; Elder Robert Wilder of Haddocks Chapel and Pastor Paul Edwards of Academy Green Free Will Baptist Church. Michael Pretty of Joe’s Branch Church will be guest speaker at 11 a.m. Sept. 16. At 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Pastor John Flowers and Church of Faith and Deliverance will be guests. Dinner will be served following the afternoon service.
■ Haddock Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1548 Ivy Road, Winterville, will have a women’s day service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Eldress Lillie Barnhill of Good Hope Free Will Baptist Church will be guest speaker.
■ Haddocks United American Free Will Baptist, 111 Sunset Acres Lane, Winterville, will have a women’s and men’s day service at 11 a.m. Sept. 23. Trudy Robinson and St. Paul Disciples of Christ Church, Ayden, will be guests.
■ Holly Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 755 Porter Road, will celebrate its Christians In Action Anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday.
■ Hollywood Church, 5103 N.C. 43 North, will celebrate National Back to Church Sunday with an open house at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 16. A worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. A covered-dish lunch will follow.
■ House of Judah Church of God Ministries, 3867 W. Wilson St., Farmville, will have a youth service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Evangelist Joyce Bland. Bishop Virgil Smith and First Born Holiness Church of Grimesland will be guests for a service at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
■ King’s Crossroads Original Free Will Baptist Church, 2080 Seven Pines Road, Fountain, will have homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sept. 16. Lunch will be served following the service.
■ Koinonia Christian Center Church, 1405 S.W. Greenville Blvd., will host family and friends weekend Sept. 14-16. The movie “I Can Only Imagine” will be shown on the church lawn at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Worship services will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16. For more information, visit the website kccfamily.com or call 752-1898.
■ Lewis Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 9705 U.S. 264 Alternate, Farmville, will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mamie Woodard and Bethel United Holy Church, Kenly, will be the guests.
■ Live Oak United American Free Will Baptist Church, 1577 Rock Road, Grifton, will host homecoming, communion and quarterly meeting with services at 7 p.m. Sept. 21-22 and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 23. Speakers include Pastors Julius Phillips of Elm Grove United American Free Will Baptist Church; Jeffrey Wilson of St. Edwards Church; Demetrius Williams; and Kenneth R. Joyner from Haddocks United American Free Will Baptist Church.
■ Mills Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 4943 Gaskins Road, Grimesland, will host its annual women’s day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Helen Williams of The Anointed Ones Church will be guest speaker.
■ Mount Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 230 Boyd St., Winterville, will celebrate its homecoming, church anniversary and quarterly meeting with services at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Lunch will be served following the morning service. The Rev. J. Spruell and Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Ayden, will be guests for the afternoon service.
■ New Vision Faith Ministries, 102 Eastbrook Drive, will celebrate Youth Super Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The event will include music and poetry and will feature guest speaker Tommy Ebron.
■ St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 3674 N.C. 222, Falkland, will have its annual homecoming celebration this weekend. A fish fry picnic will be held from 3-6 p.m. today, followed by a gospel concert from 6-8 p.m. A homecoming worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday.
■ St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 1251 Fleming School Road, will host a women’s fellowship meeting at 10 a.m. today. A seniors fellowship meeting will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Nikki Hyatt of Vidant Cancer Services will be guest speaker. A men’s fellowship meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 22. Pastor Melvin Murphy from Sweet Hope Free Will Baptist Church of Simpson will be guest speaker.
■ Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 Hooker Road, will host Pastor Thomas Banister of Temple Memorial Baptist Church, High Point, for a service at 10:40 am. Sunday. The church’s senior ushers will celebrate their 86th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jeffrey B. Robinson, pastor of Juniper Level Missionary Baptist Church, Raleigh, will speak.
■ White Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 4525 Mobley’s Bridge Road, Grimesland, will have homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday. A meal and outdoor games and activities will follow.
■ Wynn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4419 Staton Mill Road, Robersonville, will have a homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Jerry Evans and St. Paul Church of God in Christ, of Rocky Mount will be guests. Lunch will be served.
■ New Dimensions Community Church, 1700 W. Sixth St., will host the women’s forum, “Occupying Faith or Overcoming Fear,” at 11 a.m. Sept. 15. Lunch will be served.
■ New Mercies Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2009 Pactolus Highway, will have a family yard sale at 7 a.m. today. Clothes, shoes and kitchen appliances will be available for sale. No early sales.
■ Oakmont Baptist Church, 1100 Red Banks Road, will host GriefShare sessions at 6 p.m. Mondays beginning next week and continuing for 13 weeks. Call 756-1245.
■ Reedy Branch Church, 4457 Reed Branch Road, Winterville, will host Alive Youth Rally from 6-8 p.m. today for students and parents. Dinner will be served.
■ St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 2700 E. Fourth St., will host a National Day of Remembrance for Unborn Children from 9:30-10:30 a.m. today. Visit AbortionMemorials.com or contact Joan Mansfield at 364-2194 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Winterville Baptist Church, 2593 Church St., Winterville, will host Chicken on a Mission today. Barbecue chicken dinners will be available from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and from 4-6 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for ages 10 and younger. Dine-in, takeout and delivery (10 plates or more) options are available. An auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit missions. Call 756-5955.
■ Unity Free Will Baptist Church, 4301 Charles Blvd., will host a concert by Sisters and the Tim Sutton Trio at 6 p.m. Sept. 15. There is no admission charge. An offering will be accepted.
■ Wesley United Methodist Church, 2979 Wesley Church Road, will host The Powell Family at 6 p.m. Sept. 22. Dinner will follow the concert.