The combined choirs of the Greater Mt. Calvary Holiness Church, Clinton, will celebrate their 19th anniversary Sunday, July 29, at 3:30 p.m. Appearing on the program will be: Billy Ray and the New Gospelaries of Clinton; Mingle Hill Fellowship Choir of Salemburg; elder Antonio Patterson of Clinton; North Carolina Prayer Tower; Brothers from the Street; Willie Harrington and Unity, all of Clinton; Snowhill Adult Choir and Faison Singers, both of Roseboro; and many more. The master of ceremonies will be the Rev. Roger Robinson of Wilmington. The host pastor is Ruby T. Boykin. For more information, please contact sister Loretta Boykin Thompson at 910-385-4037.
The Friendly Trio of Clinton will host a Gospel Explosion Sunday, July 29, at the Friendly Community Center, 421 North Hansome Road, Clinton. The theme is: “I Say Wait on the Lord.” On the program will be: New Again Gospel of Holly Ridge; Together By God of Raleigh; Traveling Stars of Richlands; Ricky Simmons of Louisburg; Inspirational and Devotional by evangelist Neal Thomas and Company of Raleigh and others. For more information, contact Charles Strickland at 910-590-4925.
The Original Free Will Baptist District Union No. 2 will convene at the North East Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church of Mount Olive July 28-29. It will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. The closing message will be Sunday with elder Jesse F. Warren, pastor of North East Chapel, who will be accompanied by the Union No. 2 mass choir. The host pastor is elder Jesse F. Warren.
Ram In the Bush Church, Clinton, will host Joy Night Thursday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. Family and Friends Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Royal Lane Park in Clinton. The church services are held each second, third and fourth Sundays. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and morning worshiop at 11 a.m. Bible study is held every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and noon day service is every Wednesday.
Deacon and Trustee Day will be held at the Snowhill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, Sunday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. S.E. Bryant, will bring forth the message and the senior choir will render the music. On Sunday, Aug. 19, the church family will celebrate their ushers’ anniversary at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Thomas Farrow Jr., of First Baptist Church, 900 College St., Clinton, accompanied by his choir and congregation.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Little Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, July 29, at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Harold Boykin, will bring forth the morning message and the Little Piney Grove male chorus and the Hayes Chapel male chorus will render the music.
The Christ Missionary Baptist Church , now located at Salemburg Elementary School, will have its regular morning worship service Sunday, July 29, at 10 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Marvin T. Clowney, will bring forth the morning message and the choir will render the music.
Sunday School will be held at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, H.B. Lewis Road, Clinton, Sunday, July 29, at 9:30 a.m. There will be no regular morning worship service at 11 a.m.
Point Level Disciple of Christ Church will hold a musical program Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m. Event is sponsored by the Point Level DOCC Male Chorus Building Fund. For more information, call Linda Faison at 919-963-3345. The host pastor is elder Dannie Robinson.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Lisbon Street Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Sunday, July 29, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Clifton Hunt.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Sunday, July 29, at 10:45 a.m. The pastor, bishop Varnie N. Fullwood, will bring forth the morning message and the male chorus will render the music.
On Saturday, July 28, the Friendly Trio, along with the church association, will give a meal to eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Friendly Community Building in Clinton.
Just a reminder about the 24th appreciation service for Mrs. Mae Bell Williamson. It will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at First Baptist Church, 900 College St., in the fellowship hall, at 6 p.m. There will be several guest speakers, plenty of good gospel singers and mime. Mark this date on your calender and don’t miss it. I will tell you more next week.
The Way of the Cross Ministries Church of Turkey presents its 2012 women’s conference Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be prophetess Ursula Wright, an apostolic prophetic herald anointed with governmental authority to transform the earth with heaven’s sound. On Aug. 11, at 1 p.m., the guest speaker will be apostle Ursula Wright.
A thought for today: If you are tempted to lose patience with one another, stop and think how patient God has been with you. Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.
Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to all the families who lost a loved one recently.
We solicit your prayers for all the sick and shut-ins everywhere.
Congratulations to the Williamson family who celebrated their family reunion recently at the home of Miss Annie P. Williamson on Isaac Weeks Road, Clinton. All the family has returned home safely.
Go to the church of your choice this Sunday and have a blessed week.
Mae Bell Williamson is the news columnist for Browns Chapel. You can call her at 592-2468.