* The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.
Rise Up – Restore
Tim’s Gift and Illuminate will host the annual conference on Jan. 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sampson County Agri Expo Center, 414 Warsaw Road, Clinton. FMI call 592-1126.
Baldwin Branch Missionary
The clothes closet will be open Saturday, Jan. 23 from 8 – 11 a.m. The food pantry, “From His Table to Yours” will be open the same day 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Personal identifications and transportation are required. No fee is involved in either ministry. Baldwin Branch is located at 4047 NC Hwy. 242 South, Elizabethtown.
The church will be observing Deacons and Trustees Recognition Day on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Valentino Bryant will be the guest messenger.
The sixth pastoral anniversary of Rev. Thomas R. Farrow, Jr. will be celebrated at FBC, 900 College St., Clinton, on Feb. 4 – 5. Rev. Leslie Morrisey along with Greater Six Runs MBC will be the guests on Feb. 4 and Bishop Varnie Fullwood along with Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Ministries will be the guests on Feb. 5. A repast will follow on Friday night. Both services will start at 7 p.m.
Evangelistic Team Revival will conclude on Friday, Jan. 22 and Elder Lamb will be preaching. Piney Green youth choir will be singing.
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. Pleasant Missionary
Every Sunday Mt. Pleasant MBC will have Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m. Bible Study “Hour of Power” will be each Wednesday night from 7 – 8 p.m.
The New Church
The church, 9659 Faison Hwy., Faison, will observe “The Prophets Are Coming in February.” Feb. 3-5, Prophet Apostle S.E. McKinney, Wilson; Feb. 10-12, Prophettess Apostle Gwendolyn Gibbs, New Bern; Feb. 17-19, Prophetess Dr. Evelena Oliver, Warsaw; Feb. 24-26, Prophet Bishop Machael Norris, Raleigh. FMI contact Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett at 260-2348.
The Robert’s Grove Church’s annual Women’s Auxiliary pancake supper and bake sale will be held Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Saint John Pentecostal
The church, 276 St. John Church Road, in the Bentonville area will have revival services with Bishop Jim Whitfield from Goldsboro on Jan. 24 – 27. Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday – Wednesday night services at 7:30 p.m. There will be special music each service.
Temple of God
The church, located at 307 Railroad St. in Roseboro, will have services every Sunday at 11 a.m..
Church of Christ
Missionaries on a Mission Program with 100 ladies in red or white will be held Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Trish Harleston and Sampson Chapel Church of Christ Male Chorus will render the music. The church is located at 716 Lisbon St., Clinton. FMI call 910-564-6941 or 910-379-9073.
Whosoever Will Disciples
of Christ Church
The church will have service on Jan. 21. The speaker will be Minister Charles Parker and the service starts at 7 p.m. The Joy Night service will be on Jan. 22. and the speaker will be Apostle Jason T. Blake from Living Word Kingdom Ministries in Wilson Mills. The service will start at 7:30 pm. The choir anniversary will be Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. with several different choirs attending. Church services will be held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. The church is located in Newton Grove.