There will be an appreciation service for eldress Louise Royal, pastor of Jackson Grove Bible Church of God in Midway. It will be held at First Baptist Church, 900 College St., Clinton, on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Anthony Davis of Oak Grove Church of Erwin. The Martin Luther King choir will render the music. For more information call Mr. Patrick Stewart at (910) 260-7619. Let’s support this service. Don’t miss it.
The Little Piney Grove adult choir will celebrate their anniversary on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. Several gospel singers will participate: Mt. Zion youth choir of Delway; Little Piney Grove youth choir, Cedar Creek adult choir, both of Clinton; New Bethel choir of Magnolia; Unity male chorus of Rose Hill; First Baptist choir of Roseboro; and others. The Rev. Harold Boykin and the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin are the host pastors. For more information call Mrs. Ester Draughon at (910) 532-2390.
The annual Rainbow Tee, “A Celebration of Colors,” will be held at Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church in Turkey will be held on Saturday, March 21, at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Claudie Morrisey, associate minister of Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The music will be rendered by Lamanuel Boykin of Wilmington.
Eldress Louise Royal of Clinton will be preaching at Piney Green Church on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
Bible study will be held at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Clinton on Wednesday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. All members and friends are invited to attend.
A woman’s conference hosted by the Friendly Trio will be held March 20-22 at 7 p.m. nightly at the Friendly Community Center in Clinton. The theme will be “The Spirit of Excellency, More of You Lord.” The service will begin on Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. The guests will be apostle Catherine Newsome, choir and congregation of Spirit Filled Family Worship Center in Goldsboro. On Saturday, March 21, breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The seminars will be from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. There will be various subjects on interest: Praise and worship, domestic violence, breast cancer, diabetes, learning to release from hurt, women who choose to pray more of the supernatural, live testimonies by various people and others. Take home materials will be available. On Saturday night, March 21, will be praise and worship and fashions. Models are invited. On Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m., the sermon will be by evangelist Joy Whitley of Abundant Life Church of God in Christ in Raleigh. There will be praise and worship by Wanda Bland of Fayetteville, also. The emcee will be evangelist Emily Wallace. All women will be dressed in white. For more information call Mr. Charles Strickland at (910) 590-4925.
The most anticipated church choir recording of the year will be held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Clinton on Friday, March 27, at 6:45 p.m. The V.N. Fullwood Angelic Voices of Worship live recording will feature The Emtro Records recording artist bishop Bruce V. Parham Sr., SWG music group recording artist Trey G. and music group recording artist Transparent. The doors will open at 6 p.m. The host pastor is bishop Varnie N. Fullwood. For more information call (910) 564-6630.
March is women’s history month. My Sisters House will be honoring women preachers March 22-28, at Dobson Community Center and the banquet will be held at Juniper Community Center in Faison. Several ministers will participate. For more information call (910) 290-2722.
An evening with the prince of gospel will be held in the Marvin T. Clowney building on College Street in Clinton on March 29, at 6 p.m. The following groups will participate: Lamanuel Boykin and Co. of Wilmington; The Howard Family of Salemburg; Lisbon Street male chorus, Little Ann and the Redeemers, both of Clinton; Likely and the New Deniminison of Lumberton and many others. For more information call Michael Boykin at (910) 261-7115.
A thought for today: Love is the medicine for the sickness of the world.
We solicit your prayers for all the sick everywhere.
A special hello to all my good friends that I see in different areas and you know me by reading my column and I don’t know you. I appreciate you recognizing me by reading my column. So keep on reading. I love you all.
Go to the church of your choice this Sunday and have a blessed week.
Mae Bell Williamson is the news columnist for Brown’s Chapel. You can call her at 592-2468.