Regular morning worship service will be held at Snowhill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Charles D. Farmer of Fayetteville and will be accompanied by Snowhill Youth Choir. At 4 p.m., the associate ministers of the church will have their annual program. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Bobby Rogers, ushers, choir and congregation of First Baptist, Turkey. All associate ministers from all area churches are invited to be in the processional. Don’t miss this great service.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Leslie Morrisey, will bring forth the morning message and the senior choir will render the music. At 4 p.m., the deacons and deaconess will have their annual program. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Marvin T. Clowney, choir and congregation of Christ Missionary Baptist Church of Salemburg. Don’t miss it.
There will be a pre-pastor 22nd anniversary revival at Saint Jude Holiness Church, Clinton, for the Rev. Willie Bryant Aug. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker on Wednesday, Aug. 19, will be elder Michael Norris and First Love Christian Ministry Church family; on Thursday, elder Dexter Stevens and Mount Zion United Church, choir and congregation of Warsaw; and Friday, elder Alven Galiste, choir and congregation of Mingle Hill. The big celebration will climax on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be eldress Hazel Johnson, choir and congregation of Mount Sinai Holiness Church of Clinton, accompanied by Saint Jude and Saint Stephens male chorus. Everyone is cordially invited.
On Sunday, Aug. 23, Lisbon Street Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will observe their annual Women’s Day program at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Janice Armwood Gaskins of Fort Washington, Md. The women’s choir will render the music. Dinner will be served following the morning service.
The Women of Rhema Women’s Conference will be held at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Clinton Aug. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest speakers are evangelist Lillie Hammond of New Beginning Church of Lumberton, apostle Carolyn Hicks of Hope Mills and pastor Bonnie Compton of Eagle Nest Ministries of Orlando, Fla. Everyone is cordially invited.
The Friendly Trio of Clinton will host a Gospel Explosion on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at Friendly Community Center in Clinton. The theme is “Make a Joyful Noise.” The following groups will participate: The Sensational Evening Five Singers of Raleigh; Appointed Praise Singers of Fayetteville; True Love Church International; Sister Mamie Pope and the Gospel Chordettes of Raleigh; Lifestyle Singers of Fayetteville; the Traveling Stars of Jacksonville; Stephine Newkirk of Rose Hill; the Heavenly Sent Gospel Singers of Jacksonville; the Promise Singers of Lillington; and Kingdom Purpose of Raeford; and others. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 590-4925.
Revival will be Aug. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. nightly at Trinity AME Zion Church of Harrells. The guest speaker Wednesday will be eldress Louise Royal of Jackson Grove Bible Church of Midway; on Thursday, the Rev. R. Hooker of Hayes Chapel Baptist Church of Rose Hill; and Friday, the Rev. Leon Kerr of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Ivanhoe. On Sunday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m., the pastor, the Rev. Robert Wilson, will bring forth the morning message and the senior choir will render the music. At 3 p.m., there will be a Pastor’s Aid program. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jerry Parker of Saint Stephens AME Zion Church, choir and congregation. For more information, call 592-5895.
Revival will be held Aug. 19-21 at the North Carolina Prayer Tower Deliverance Ministries at 8 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker for Wednesday will be pastor Christine Rich of Free Holy Mission Church of Turnbull, N.C. The guest speaker for Thursday and Friday will be bishop Bobby King of Faith Respiration Deliverance Church of Beauville. The host pastor is Thira Peterson. Call 592-7057 for more information.
There will be a fund-raising program at Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. Appearing on the program will be the Brown family of East Aricda, N.C.; Chapel Hill Adult Choir of Clement; the Howard family of Salemburg; the Brothers for Christ of Clinton; the Boykin Brothers of Winnabow; Lisbon Street male chorus; Sensational Gospel Singers of Clinton; and others. For more information, call the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin at 592-3411 or 990-9226.
On Sunday, Aug. 23, there will be a mother’s missionary service at First Missionary Baptist Church, Bowden, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Bert Smith, associate minister of Rainbow Missionary Baptist Church in Warsaw, who will be assisted by a choir.The Rev. Harold Boykin is the host pastor.
Bible study will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. It is taught by the Rev. Claudie Morrisey. Everyone is invited.
A quarterly conference will be held at Holly Grove Disciple Church on McCullen Road, Clinton, at 6 p.m. Friday. All members are urged to attend. On Saturday, there will be a special Holy communion service at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be bishop Alton Smith of Saint Mark Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Goldsboro, accompanied by his choir and congregation. Everyone is invited.
A thought for today: Life is a puzzle, look to God for the missing pieces.
We solicit your prayers for the sick and shut ins everywhere. Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to all families who lost a loved one recently.
A special hello to Mrs. Annie Wilson of Clinton and to all the nice people I meet every week. Go to the church of your choice this Sunday and have a blessed week.
Mae Bell Williamson is the new columnist for Browns Chapel. You can call her at 592-2468.