Church outreach

The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.

Bearskin Missionary

Baptist Church

The Rev. Lionel Cartwright of Fayetteville will be the guest messenger on Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. The B.M.B.C Gospel Choir will render the music for the worship service.

Big Piney Grove

Missionary Baptist


Installation for new pastor, Rev. Gregory Davis, will be Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. John D. Fuller, Sr. and Lewis Chapel MB Church, Fayetteville.

Chapel by

the Bay

There will be a Legacy Daycare Fundrasier with BBQ and chicken plates Sept. 26 beginning at 11 a.m. A gospel sing will be featured at 7 p.m. Revival services will be held Sept. 27-30 with Pastor Rick Stanley, Elvis’ step-brother. Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Other services will be held at 7 p.m. with a Q/A session about Elvis at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The chapel is located at 216 Michigan Ave., Surf City. FMI, 910-592-4002.

Clement Church of

God of Prophecy,

Revival services will be held Sept. 27 – 30. Evangelist Rebecca Spicer from Dublin, Virginia will be the guest speaker. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Mon.-Wed. services will be at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3990 Maxwell Road, Autryville. FMI contact the pastor, Anthony Stewart, at 910-514-2014 or the church at 567-2177.

Clinton Chapel

AME Zion Church

On Sept. 27, at 4 p.m., Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 620 Lisbon St., Clinton, will celebrate the 11th year Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Linda B. Mozee. There will be a guest messenger and choir.

Clinton Family

Worship Center

The Sampson County Gospel Sing will be at the the Family Worship Center, 103 Raiford St., Sept. 26 starting at 5 p.m.

Friendly Community


The Friendly Trio will host a support program for food distribution: The Spiritual Crowns on Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. The theme is No Cross, No Crown. Worship leaders include: Bro. McNeil, Pastor Alice Barnes, Min. Tokeshia Underwood, Rev. Tommy Core, Evangelist Katina Skinner, and several others. The Center is located at 75 Hanson Road 421 North, Clinton. FMI call Charles Strickland, 910-590-4925.

Garland First

Baptist Church

The mass choir anniversary will be held Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Various singers and gospel groups will be on program. FMI, 910-627-2811.

Goshen Disciples


Women’s conference will be held Sept. 26, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Activities will include health screenings, door prizes, and lunch along with various speakers.

Gospel Tabernacle


The Women’s Ministry at Gospel Tabernacle Church, located at 2105 West Cumberland St. in Dunn, will be hosting a chicken and pastry fundraiser (green beans, candied yams, hushpuppies, desert, drink incl.) on Oct. 2. Lunch will be served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and supper from 4-7 p.m. Will deliver for 10 or more. FMI, 910-892-4011.

Holly Grove

Presbysterian Church

The church, located at 3940 Union School Road, Clinton, will have their annual Harvest Day on Oct. 11. Church will begin at 11 a.m. A covered dish lunch will follow. FMI, 596-1293 or 299-0608.

Lisbon Street Missionary

Baptist Church

The church, located at 501 Lisbon St., Clinton, will be holding revival services Sept. 29 – Oct 1. at 7 p.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Reginald Wells, Falling Run Baptist Church, Fayetteville. FMI contact Vivian Bass, 910-305-1019.

The New Church

of Christ

The church will be having prophetic service Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at 9659 Faison Hwy., Faison. Guest speaker will be Prophet Leroy Hargett of Life Changing Church, Smithfield, along with his choir and congergation. On Sept. 27, services will be in Summerville, S.C. at the New Church of Christ #2 at 11 a.m . Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett will preach. FMI call 260- 2348.

Piney Green

Disciples of Christ

Every week the church has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning service at 11 a.m.

Red Hill Missionary

Baptist ChurchN

An appreciation service for Apostle Judy Howard will be held Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.

Red Hill



Red Hill, located on U.S. Highway 421 about 10 miles South of Clinton, will have their 69th annual ingathering fundraiser on Oct. 3 with an auction beginning at 3 p.m. and a chicken salad and barbecue pork supper beginning at 5 p.m.

Roanoke Chapel

PFWB Church

Homecoming will be held at Roanoke Chapel, 1197 Roanoke Road, Newton Grove on Sept. 27. The speaker is Rev. Freddy Wayne Langston. There will be special singing. Revival services will begin Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Services will continue Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. with speaker, Rev. Dock Hobbs.

Warsaw United

Methodist Church

The church, located on 107 W. Plank St., will present Merita Hall, violinist; Doug Shaw, flautist; and Kathryn Whitley-Jordan, organist/pianist in recital on Sept. 27 at 5 p.m.

Whosoever Will

Disciples of Christ


The church will be having a Fruit of The Spirit program on Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. There will be different speakers and music by The Spiritual Voices. Church services every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m. Church is located in Newton Grove.