Beginning July 8, the deadline for church briefs will be noon on Wednesdays.
M. B. Church
Annual Senior Citizens Appreciation Day will be observed Sunday, July 26, 11 a.m. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Mark D. Powell will deliver the message. Music will be provided by the gospel choir. The church will participate in a Stuff the Bus event. The church bus will be parked at Walmart, located at Sampson Crossing Shopping Center, Friday, July 31, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to collect school supplies and backpacks for students in Sampson County and Clinton City School Districts who may be in need for the upcoming school year. FMI contact Carolyn Williams-Monk 910-590-7789 or Elverso Powell 910-580-5800.
Missionary Baptist Church
Brown’s Chapel MBC, 3360 HB Lewis Road, Clinton, will have a Rainbow Tea on July 25 at 5 p.m. Revival will be held August 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Hattie Lofton. Family and Friends Day will be August 9 at 3 p.m. with guest Pastor Clowney and Christ Missionary Baptist Church. FMI, 910 385-6959.
Disciples of Christ
The deacons and mothers at Cedar Point Disciples of Christ Church invite everyone, especially the deacons and mothers of the surrounding churches, to a Deacon’s and Mother’s Fellowship on Aug. 2, at 3:00 p.m. The theme is I Am. Elder Eric Hampton and the Thaddeus Disciples of Christ Church Family, Fayetteville, will be the guest church for the service. The 118th homecoming celebration at Cedar Point will be Sept.13. The theme is Behold, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords. Attire for the day is overalls, jeans, bonnets and long skirts. Clinton Family Worship Church will be the guest church for the 3 p.m. service. Please bring donations for our Operation Christmas Child mission project
The Women’s Ministry of Christ MBC will sponsor a Women’s Conference July 29 – 31 at 7 p.m. Special guests are: Wednesday – Minister Jawanna Murphy of Red Hill BC, Clinton; Thursday – Pastor Terri Shaffer, The Journey of Dunn and Olivet Institutional BC choir, Clinton; and Friday – Minister Crystal Ellis of Union Grove Missionary BC, Laurinburg. The theme for the conference is Empowering the Every Day Woman – Ephesians 3:16.
FBC, Turkey will conclude the youth month services on Sunday at 11 a.m. The minister will be Rev. Nicole Hodges. They will have a baby contest for the pastor aide fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. FMI call Addie Hodges 910-293-4238.
House of Jacob
Services will be held Aug. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. with Apostle Edwards speaking. Prayer service Monday at 5:30 p.m.
The public is invited to the anniversary celebration for Elder James Bryant and Minister Mary W. Bryant for 20 years of service with Camp Agape youth July 25 at 3 p.m. The church is located at 91 McKoy Street, Clinton. FMI call 910-379-8444 or 910-592-7006.
The New Church
Prophetic service will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Prophet Leroy Hargett of Life Changes, Smithfield. The annual family and friends day will be Aug. 2, 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Anointed Apostle Perry Ashford of New Vision Christian Church, Clinton, along with his choir and congregation. Dinner will be served after the service. There will be activities and fun games for the adults and children in the evening. FMI call Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett, 910-260-2348.
The 30th anniversary celebration of Rev. Willie Bowden will be held Sat., July 25, with a banquet at 5 p.m. Speaker is Elder Eddie Parker. Service will be held Sunday, July 26, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Jackson speaking.
Pentecostal Free Will
Baptist Church Conference
PFWB Church will have camp meeting Sunday, July 26 at 6 p.m. and July 27-31 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Tim Hill from the Church of God in Cleveland, Tenn. A nursery and kids’ camp meeting will be provided. The church is located on 1107 Long Branch Road, Dunn.
There will be a concert July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Roseboro Church of God located at 501 S. West St. FMI 910-525-4732.
VBS will be held Aug. 2-8 at 6 p.m. for ages up to eighth grade. Supper will be served each night. Registration will be on Sunday, Aug. 2, with food, fire trucks and games. Saturday, Aug. 8, there will be a pool party at Salemburg Country Club. The church is located at 300 Broad St. FMI call the church office at 525-4470.
Saint John Pentecostal
St. John PHC, located on St. John Church Road in the Bentonville area, will be having Vacation Bible School July 26-29. Activities will begin Sunday, 5:30-9 p.m. and continue Monday-Wednesday, 6:45 – 9 p.m. Classes for all ages nursery through adults. Mission program will be How to Serve Others with a beach theme.
Snow Hill Original
Free Will Baptist Church
Snow Hill Church, Mount Olive, will be hosting Vacation Bible School, EVEREST, Aug. 10-14. Supper will be served Monday – Thursday at 5:30 p.m. VBS assembly will start in the sanctuary at 6:15 p.m. All ages are invited to attend. FMI contact VBS director Shannon Hobbs at 910-249-3934 or email@example.com. Register online at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/snowhill/gpgs/Home.aspx. More information at www.snowhillchurch.org.
AME Zion Church
The annual Family and Friends Day program will be held Sunday, July 26. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. and the morning service at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Carennia Shaw. Lunch and games for all ages will follow the morning service. Union Chapel is located at 8465 Garland Hwy., Clinton.
Ward’s Chapel Missionary
The next community worship service will be Aug. 2, 8 a.m. at the church located on highway 421 in Harrells. FMI contact Pastor J.N. Canty 910-233-4813, Bro. Charles Strickland 910-590-4925 or Rev. Lilly Hollingsworth 910-523-2626.
Whosoever Will Disciples
of Christ Church
The church, located in Newton Grove, will have joy night service on July 24, 7:30 p.m. Apostle Perry Ashford of New Vision in Clinton and the church family will be rendering the service. A musical program will be held July 26 at 3 p.m. The Parker Family, Ryan Elliott, Spiritual Voices of Warsaw, The Robinson Family, Piney Green Male Chorus, Teresa Williams and others will be on the program. Church services are held 2nd and 4th Sunday at 11 a. m. Church is located in Newton Grove.