* The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.
Ashley Chapel AME Zion
Ashley Chapel AME Zion Church will observe Women’s Day on May 15 at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Cassandra Fisher will be the guest preacher for the evening. A women of the Bible program will be held May 21 at 6 p.m. featuring 10 speakers for the night.
Baldwin Branch MB Church
The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church clothes closet will be open Saturday from 8-11 a.m. The food pantry, “From His Table to Yours” will be open as well from 10 a.m – 12 p.m. Personal identifications and transportation are required. No fees are involved in either ministry. Baldwin Branch is located at 4047 NC 242 Highway South, Elizabethtown.
Mac Melvin, Baldwin Branch’s Sunday school superintendent presents his initial sermon at 3 p.m. April 24 at the church. Musical ministry by the male chorus.
Daughters of Destiny
Will be presenting Back to the Basics Saturday, May 21, at 11 a.m. at the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center. Lunch provided with registration fee. For more information, all 1-919-672-2326.
Feed the Need
Free lunch Saturday, April 23, at the Roseboro Park from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rain date is April 30. This event is free and open to the public.
First Baptist, Wallace
The North Carolina Baptist Singers and Orchestra will be in worship concert May 2 at 6:45 p.m.
Friendly Community Center
A benefit service will be held Sunday, April 24, at 3 p.m. Different musical guests on the program.
Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church
Thai Dance & Likay Drama Program Sunday at 7 p.m. This program is free.
Grove Park Baptist Church
The youth plant sale will be April 30 from 8:30 a.m. – noon in the upper parking lot.
Mt. Carmel Church of God of Prophecy
Mother and Father’s Day shopping expo, April 30, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Vendor and craft fair, sausage biscuit and grits breakfast, hot dog lunch, antique car and tractor display. Vendor spaces available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information/application.
New Jerusalem MB Church
Minister Wesley J. Cherry Jr. will have his ordination service Sunday at 3 p.m. He is formerly of Lisbon Missionary Baptist Church and now an associate minister at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist in Wilmington.
Open Arms PFWB Church
Spaghetti supper Friday, April 22, from 5-8 p.m. Eat in or take out.
Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church
Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church will host an exciting evening of Gospel music on Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m., as popular multi-award winning singer and musician, Gordon Mote will be featured during a special musical service.
St. Paul Episcopal Holiness Church
Homecoming and revival services with Bishop Jim Whitfield from Goldsboro Sunday, May 1 and revival services May 2-4
at 7:30 p.m.
Living Free for families with addictions meetings will be held on second and fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Union Chapel AME Zion
Union Chapel AME Zion church Missionary department will celebrate its WHOMS program Sunday April 24, 2016 at 11 am. Rev. William Bennett is the Pastor. For more information you may contact President Helen Hobbs at 910-880-0724. All churches and public is invited.
Union Grove Church of Christ
Disciples of Christ, Inc.
Spring Revival will be held May 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Rev. Luther Barnes, pastor of Restoration of Rocky Mount.
Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist
Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is observing its Mission Anniversary on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3 p.m. The guest messenger is Minister Linda Williams of Burning Bush Holy Church of Faison. The Wilson Chapel Ushers are having a barbecue pork/grilled chicken plate sale on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the O’Reilly Parking lot in the Roses Shopping Center. The cost per plate is $8. Orders of 10 or more plates will be delivered.
Zoar PFWB Church
Emergency Response Appreciation Day May 15. Following the church service, there will be a luncheon.