The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.
Bearskin MBC will host their annual back-to-school rally Aug. 22, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Please note the change in date and time. Free school supplies will be distributed and refreshments will be served. FMI contact Carolyn Williams-Monk 910-590-7789 or Dora Raynor 910-592-2394.
Brown’s Chapel MBC, 3360 HB Lewis Road, Clinton, will conclude revival services Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Hattie Lofton with different choirs. Scholarship program, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Angela Harding. FMI, 910-385-6959.
Cedar Point Disciples
of Christ Church
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.
Coharie UMC will celebrate homecoming Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. Nadine and Stevie will be singing and Sister Silvia Collins Ball will bring the message. There will be a special homecoming meal at the church located at 4890 Hwy. 421 North, Clinton. FMI, 910-564-5904.
Faith-R-Us Store will be held Sept. 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Tumbleweed Building located at 2665 Southeast Blvd. (701 South about ½ mile passed Dairy Queen), Clinton. Various vendors will be providing door prizes and donating 10% of the sales to the EBA Toy Store ministry to help provide Bibles, coats, toys, stockings, and a bag of food to the children and families that will be coming to the annual EBA toy store). FMI call EBA, 910-293-7077.
Elizabeth MBC, 2316 Maxwell Road, Autryville, will hold its annual Family and Friends’ Day Aug. 16, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. There will be food, music and fellowship. The annual Daughters of Zion Candlelight service will be Aug. 23 at 5 p.m.
The Friendly trio will host A Musical Gospel Train Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. The theme is My yoke is easy, and My burden is light. The Center is located at 421 Hanson Road, Clinton. Musicians include Praise and Worship, Brother McNeil; Inspriational Word, Rev. Deanna Newsom; The Cornerstone, Clinton; The Lighthouse Singers, Turkey; The Gospel Messengers, Clinton; Connie Colvin, Clinton and others. FMI call Charles Strickland, 910-590-4925.
FBC, 408 College St., will open the soup kitchen Sept. 3, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. This date has been delayed from Aug. 13. FMI call Vonnie Marshburn, 590-6439 or church office, 592-8124.
The Friendly Trio will host a Musical Gospel Train Sunday, Aug. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Friendly Community Center, 421 Hanson Road, Clinton. The program will include Brother McNeil, the Rev. Deanna Newsome, The Cornerstone, The Lighthouse Singers, The Gospel Messengers and Connie Colvin, among others. FMI, call Charles Strickland, 910-590-4925.
The Full Gospel Chapel presents James and Starla Dean in concert Friday, Aug. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and a love offering will be received. The chapel is located at 1010 McKoy St. in Clinton. FMI call Christine Kivett, 910-592-3356 or 910-592-0161.
Goshen Church, 7120 Suttontown Road, Faison, will have fall revival with various preachers and choirs Aug. 17-21, 7:30 p.m. Homecoming will be celebrated Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Donald Dewitt preaching. Lunch will be served. The evening service will be rendered by First Baptist, Calypso. Goshen youth choir anniversary will be held Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. Women’s conference will be held Sept. 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will include health screenings, door prizes, and lunch along with various speakers.
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 Southern Gospel artist, The Whisnants, will be in concert Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. This is a free concert, but a love offering will be taken. Mintz Baptist is located at 3761 Old Mintz Hwy, Roseboro.
Annual Women of Rhema Conference, Aug. 19-21. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Elder LaTysha Johnson, Mt. Zion, Newport News, Va.; Thursday, Pastor Denise Wilson, The Rock Christian Center, Herndon, Va.; Friday, Pastor Bonnie Compton, Rhema Christian Center, Lewisburg, W. Va. Theme is find it, contain it, disable it – ladies this means war!
Ugandan Thunder, a children’s choir from Africa, will be performing to help raise funds to feed the children of Africa on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 9030 Harnett-Dunn Hwy., Dunn. FMI, 910-990-9878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Vision will have worship celebration Sunday at 10 a.m. A food give-away will be held Aug. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. There will be a Back-to-School Explosion on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. Guest will include Minister Brandon Biggs and Purposed by Design. Pastor Kenneth Battle and his church, New Covenant Community Church, Greenville, will be special guest on Sunday, August 30 at 10 a. m. FMI call the church office at 299-5002.
N. C. Prayer Tower
Worship service at NC Prayer Towerl Deliverance Ministries is held every Sunday at the prayer tower located at 79 Lessie Lane, 701 S. Garland Hwy. The lift up Jesus revival will begin Aug. 16 at 11:45 a.m. Guest preacher will be Christiane Rich, Turnbull, N. C. Prophetess Elvira Watermaker-Underwood will be the guest preacher at 4 p.m. The revival will conclude Aug. 23. Elder Jennifer Goodridge will be the guest preacher at 11:45 a.m. and Apostle William Powell will preach at 4 p.m. FMI, Pastor Thira Peterson, 910-592-7057 or Rev. Janet Peterson, 990-0911.
Disciples of Christ
The church will be observing Senior Citizens’ Day Aug. 16. Service begins at 10 a.m. Every week the church has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning service at 11 a.m.
Disciples of Christ
The church will celebrate homecoming Aug. 16, 10:45 a.m. Pastor Bishop James A. Pearson, Broadway, N. C., will be the guest minister.
Pre-pastor anniversary begins Aug. 19 and continues through Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. nightly. On Wednesday, Minister Elm Hodges; Thursday, the Rev. Elwood McPhail; Friday, the Rev. John T. Oliver. On Sunday, Aug. 23, the pastor’s anniversary for Elder Willie H. Bryant, will be held at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Emeuel Gilbert and Morning Star Choir. FMI, call 910-990-0712.
St. Jude Church
Annual Single’s Day will be observed in morning worship Sunday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Dr. Evelena Oliver. Pre-pastor’s anniversary service at 4 p.m. with guest preacher, Rev. Ray Wilson, St. Matthews AME Zion, Secreta. Pre-Pastor’s revival will be held Sept. 1-4. Sept. 2-4 guest preacher will be Apostle Leroy Hargett of Life Changers Kingdom Ministries. Pastor’s Anniversary Service will be Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. Guest preacher will be Pastor Vinson Morrisey of Christian Fellowship of Richmond, Va.
Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Roseboro’s men is having a cookout from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 Roseboro Park. Free food and activites. On Sunday, Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church is hosting its usher anniversary with the Rev. Dr. Reginald Wells with the usher’s choir and congregation from Falling Run Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Refreshments will be served following the service. Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church’s associate ministers will observe their anniversaries, with guests, Rev. Terrell Powell and the congregation of Holly Grove Church of Christ in Clinton.
Service Sunday at 8 a.m. with bishop Larry Mosson speaking. Music by the choir.
Union Chapel, 8465 Garland Hwy., Clinton, will be celebrating a birthday rally celebrating your birthday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m. Donations accepted. FMI call Brenda Blackmon 910-592-3207 or Ned Highsmith 910-592-4294.
Mother’s Alliance will meet Aug. 15 starting at 9 a.m. with a prayer breakfast. The second annual union will convene Aug. 29-30 at 11 a.m. with several speakers.