Church Outreach

Beginning July 8, the deadline for church briefs will be noon on Wednesdays.

Ashley Chapel AME

Zion Church

The church in Ingold will have revival services Aug. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Tony Harrington of First Baptist Magnolia is the preacher.

Baldwin Branch

M. B. Church

Rev. Dr. Louie Boykin and Lady Katrina Boykin will be celebrating their third pastoral anniversary. Rev. Artie Odum, Fayetteville, will be the banquet preacher Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. Cost is $15. Rev. Dr. Brandon Davis, Ohio, will be the worship preacher, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. and the anniversay service will be held at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Onyx Martin, Sr.


M. B. Church

The church will participate in a Stuff the Bus event. The church bus will be parked at Walmart, located at Sampson Crossing Shopping Center, Friday, July 31, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., to collect school supplies and backpacks for students in Sampson County and Clinton City School Districts who may be in need for the upcoming school year. FMI contact Carolyn Williams-Monk 910-590-7789 or Elverso Powell 910-580-5800.

Brown’s Chapel

Missionary Baptist Church

Brown’s Chapel MBC, 3360 HB Lewis Road, Clinton, will have revival services Aug. 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Hattie Lofton with choirs. Family and Friends Day will be Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. with guest Pastor Clowney and Christ Missionary Baptist Church. Ushers anniversary, Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. with speaker Lisa Morrisey. Scholarship program, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. FMI, 910-385-6959.

Cedar Point

Disciples of Christ


The deacons and mothers at Cedar Point Disciples of Christ Church invite everyone, especially the deacons and mothers of the surrounding churches, to a Deacons’ and Mothers’ Fellowship on Aug. 2 at 3 p.m. The theme is I Am. Elder Eric Hampton and the Thaddeus Disciples of Christ Church Family, Fayetteville, will be the guest church for the service. The 118th homecoming celebration at Cedar Point will be Sept. 13. The theme is Behold, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords. Attire for the day is overalls, jeans, bonnets and long skirts. Clinton Family Worship Church will be the guest church for the 3 p.m. service. Please bring donations for our Operation Christmas Child mission project.

Christ Missionary

Baptist Church

The Women’s Ministry of Christ MBC will sponsor a Women’s Conference concluding July 31 at 7 p.m. Special guest is Minister Crystal Ellis of Union Grove Missionary BC, Laurinburg. The theme for the conference is Empowering the Every Day Woman – Ephesians 3:16.

Elizabeth Baptist


Second Saturday night sing, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.

First Baptist


FBC, Turkey, will have a baby contest for the pastor aide fundraiser Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. FMI call Addie Hodges 910-293-4238.

Goshen Disciples


A mission service will be held Aug. 2 at 3 p.m. with Dr. Janice Brown, Mt. Pleasant Missionary Church, preaching, and Wilson Harmonettes, Cary, singing. Evangelist Linda Smith will preach the Homecoming service at The Prayer House in Faison at 7:30 p.m. On Aug. 6-7, Evangelist Linda Smith will preach at a women’s conference at Mount Carmel in Clinton at 7:30 p.m. Goshen Praise Team will sing on Thursday night and Gospel Revival Uplift will sing Friday night. The Senior Choir will have their anniversary Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. Goshen will have revival with various preachers and choirs Aug. 17-21, 7:30 p.m. Homecoming will be celebrated Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Donald Dewitt preaching. Lunch will be served. The evening service will be rendered by First Baptist, Calypso.

House of Jacob

Services will be held Aug. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. with Apostle Edwards speaking. Prayer service Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Mt. Zion

MB Church

Revival service conclude July 31 at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Claudie Morrisey, guest speaker. Ugandan Thunder, a children’s choir from Africa, will be performing to help raise funds to feed the children of Africa on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 9030 Harnett-Dunn Hwy, Dunn. FMI, 910-990-9878 or

The New Church

of Christ

The annual Family and Friends Day will be Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Anointed Apostle Perry Ashford of New Vision Christian Church, Clinton, along with his choir and congregation. Dinner will be served after the service. There will be activities and fun games for the adults and children in the evening. FMI call Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett, 910-260-2348.

New Vision

Christian Church

Worship celebration in Faison will begin Sunday at 9 a.m. Apostle Ashford and the NVCC family will be the guest at 11 a.m. for their Family and Friends Day. FMI call the church office, 299-5002.

Pentecostal Free Will

Baptist Church Conference

PFWB Church will have camp meeting concluding July 31 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Tim Hill from the Church of God in Cleveland, Tenn. A nursery and kids’ camp meeting will be provided. The church is located on 1107 Long Branch Road, Dunn.

Roseboro United

Methodist Church

VBS will be held Aug. 2-8 at 6 p.m. for ages up to eighth grade. Supper will be served each night. Registration will be on Aug. 2 with food, fire trucks and games. Saturday, Aug. 8, there will be a pool party at Salemburg Country Club. The church is located at 300 Broad St. FMI call the church office at 525-4470.

Snow Hill Original

Free Will Baptist Church

Snow Hill Church, Mount Olive, will be hosting Vacation Bible School, EVEREST, Aug. 10-14. Supper will be served Monday – Thursday at 5:30 p.m. VBS assembly will start in the sanctuary at 6:15 p.m. All ages are invited to attend. FMI contact VBS director Shannon Hobbs at 910-249-3934 or Register online at More information at

Ward’s Chapel Missionary

Baptist Church

The next community worship service will be Aug. 2 at 8 a.m. at the church located on highway 421 in Harrells. FMI contact Pastor J.N. Canty 910-233-4813, Bro. Charles Strickland 910-590-4925 or Rev. Lilly Hollingsworth 910-523-2626.

Zoar PFWB Church

Zoar Church, 740 Zoar Church Road, Salemburg , will be hosting Vacation Bible School Aug. 2, 4:30 p.m. and Aug. 3-6, 5:45 p.m. The VBS theme is Camp Discovery.