There will be a Fruit of the Spirit service held at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, H.B. Lewis Road, Clinton, Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 6 p.m. Several area guests will participate: the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin, elder Shirley Parker, the Rev. Gloria Battle, minister Angelic White, the Rev. Michelle Raynor, minister Vivian Raynor, the Rev. William Powell, the Rev. Sharon G. Lane and Anthony Peterson. Music will be rendered by a choir. Don’t miss the special service with Jackie Christmas Praise Dancer or Rose Hill.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Andrew Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Sunday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. The pastor, elder Gerald Underwood, will bring the message and the senior choir will render the music.
Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church will observe the pre-appreciation service for their pastor Linda Mozee Friday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Eddie Parker, who will be accompanied by the Mingle Hill Choir and congregation of Salemburg. On Sunday, Sept. 9, the celebration will climax at 3 p.m. The guest speaker wil be the Rev. Marilyn Brewington, pastor of the Ashley Chapel AME Zion Church of Ingold. The music will be rendered by the Women’s Community Choir of Roseboro. Dinner will be served following the service.
The Howard family anniversary will be held at Mingle Hill Disiciple of Christ Chuch in Salemburg Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 6 p.m. Appearings on the program will be Chapel Hill Adult Choir, New Inspirational of Fayetteville, minister Barbara McPhail of Durham, brother Robert Williams of Clinton, Lisbton Street male chorus, Clinton, Mount Zion male chorus of Dunn and others.
Family, Friends and Homecoming celebration will be held at the Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton Sunday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Whitted. He will be accompanied by the Williams Family of Turkey. Lunch will be served following the morning service. The host pastor is the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin.
The ushers of Red Hill Missionary Baptist church will celebrate their anniversary Sunday, Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be pastor Judy Howard and the Ram in the Bush congregation. The host pastor is Ray Bolton.
Regular morning worship service will be held at First Baptist Church, Bowden, Sunday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Harold Boykin will bring forth the message and the adult choir will render the music. At 3 p.m., the Rev. Boykin will preach at Union Grove Freee Will Baptist Church in Keener for their Family and Friends Day.
The Christ Missionary Baptist Church, now located at Salemburg Elementary School, will have its regular morning worship service Sunday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Marvin T. Clowney, will bring forth the message and the CMBC choir will render the music.
The Jackson Grove Gospel Choir of Midway will celebrate their anniversary Sunday, Sept. 9 at 2:30 p.m. The following choirs will participate: The Sensational Gospel Singers, Union Hill, Chapel Hill senior choir, The New William Family, Crusade For Christ and others. For more information, call 910-260-2109.
The Genesis of Fayetteville will have their second year celebration Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. The special guest will be the Original Supreme Angels. Others appearing on the program will be Jeff Patterson and Company, The Legacy, Totally Committed of Marion, S.C. and the J.A. McDonald All Stars. The celebration will be held at the J. Building, located at 5315 Morganton Road, Fayetteville. For more information, call 590-1887 or 284-1716.
The male chorus of First Baptist Church in Roseboro will celebrate their anniversary Saturday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Appearing on the program will be Big Piney Grove, Snowhill male chorus, the Voices of Distinction and many others. The host pastor is the Rev. John T. Oliver.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Moun Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Sunday, Sept. 9 at 10:45 a.m. The pastor, Bishop Varnie Fullwood, will deliver the morning message and the senior choir will render the music.
New Life Outreach Ministry will have service Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Minister Sherry Bell will be the speaker. On Friday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m., they will hold youth night service. Attendance at both services will be appreciated. The host pastor is Regina Lucious.
Holly Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Clinton is urging the public to attend their annual Mother’s Mission Praise service Sunday, Sept. 16, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Kevin Allen and his church family of Bethelite Missionary Baptist Church, Magnolia.
A thought for today: Life is not about the prizes we win but the people we love.
Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to all families who lost a loved one recently.
We solicit your prayers and your visits for all the sick.
A special hello to all my good friends everywhere.
Go to the church of your choice this Sunday and have a blessed week.
(Editor’s note: Mae Bell Williamson is the news columnist for Brown’s Chapel. You can call her at 592-2468.)