Local church happenings

* The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.

Bethany PFWB


Bethany Ladies Ministry will have a yard sale Dec. 5, 7 a.m.-12 noon at 1068 Rackley Road, Clinton. BBQ sandwiches, chips and drink will also be available for purchase.

Clinton Community


Christmas Care will be accepting unwrapped new toys or monetary donations Dec. 5 at Burkes, Dollar General and Bojangles. Christmas Presence: the Greatest Present of All will be presented Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1901 Sunset Ave., Clinton. FMI call 910-592-3624.

Garland First

Baptist Church

Deacon’s and trustess anniversay will be observed Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. Guests will be Rev. Thomas Farrior, Jr. and Clinton First Baptist Church.

Goshen Disciples


Home Mission Service will be held Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. The preacher will be Pastor Will Best from Salvation Healing and Deliverance Church along with his choir. FMI contact 910-594-1845.


St. Luke UHC

There will be a mission service at Greater St. Luke UHC of America, 310 W. South St., Rose Hill, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. The message will be given by Elder Angela Williams, Mt. Olive.

Immaculate Conception

Catholic Church

The church, 104 John St., Clinton will have their building fund raising gala Jan. 30, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 12 midnight with dinner at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center. This will be a black tie event with photographer and DJ. FMI call Agata 910-592-1384.

Mt. Elam

Baptist Church

The church will present a live, drive-through Nativity Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Follow the signs from U.S. 13 or U.S. 421 to 3113 Straw Pond School Road, Roseboro. FMI call the church at 910-567-6582.

The New

Mt. Zion UHC

The 19th Pastoral Anniversary of District Elder Lorenzo and First Lady Cheryl Simmons will be celebrated Dec. 9 – 13. Dec. 9 — Pastor Hazel Johnson, Mt. Sinai UHC of Clinton at 7:30 p. m. Dec. 10 — Bishop Donald Crooms, Faith Tabernacle of Praise of Beaufort at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 — Apostle James McGrady, Jesus Peace Ministries of Fayetteville 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 — Elder Arto Pickett, Burning Bush of Faison at 11:30 a.m. service and Elder Josephine Newkirk, New Jerusalem UHC of Kenansville at 3 p.m.

The New Born

Church of God

The church, 3876 Old Mintz Hwy., Roseboro, will have their annual Evangelistic Service Dec. 4 – 6. Service time is 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11:45 a.m. on Sunday. FMI contact Thomas McLaughlin, Jr. at 910-512-4389.

The New Church

of Christ

The church, 9659 Faison Hwy., Faison, will be having Prophetic Service Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Prophet Machael Norris, First Love Ministry, Raleigh along with his choir and congregation. Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. will be the annual shut- inn. Dec, 9 – 13 will be the celebration of the preaching anniversary of 20 years for Apostle Blonny Aycock at 7 p.m. Guest speakers will be: Wednesday — Dr. Ron Spears of Faith & Power Christian Center, Dunn. Thursday — Chief Apostle S.E. McKinney of Greater Oasis Church, Wilson. Friday — Apostle J.A. McDonald of Deliverance & Praise Church, Fayetteville. Saturday — Banquet at the Civic Center at 6 p.m. Sunday — Apostle Gwenolyn Gibbs of Love Ministry, New Bern. FMI contact, Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett at 910-260-2348.

Piney Green Disciple

of Christ Church

The church has services every first and third Sunday and Sunday school every Sunday at 9:45 p.m.

Temple of God

Deliverance Ministry

The church, located at 307 Railroad St. in Roseboro, will have services every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Whosoever Will Disciples

of Christ Church

Church services will be held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. The church is located in Newton Grove.

Grove Park

Baptist Church

The Goodie Gala will be Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. All proceeds go towards the Lottie Moon Offering for International Missions.

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