The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Place church briefs by emailing or calling the office at 910-592-8137. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week.

Circle of Blessings/Love of Christ/

Tim’s Gift ministries

Breakfast served on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at the old Scotchman store on Elizabeth Street in Clinton, across from Clinton Cemetery.


Gospel Singing

June 12-Legacy MDS Building, 206 Skyland Drive, Smithfield, Fridays 7 p.m.

First United MC

Yard and warehouse sale, Saturday, June 6, 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. At 709 ½ SW Blvd., Clinton. Proceeds go to Youth, Pastor’s Discretionary Funds & Tim’s Gift. FMI, Chris 919-634-5657.

Original Bible

Way Tabernacle

Apostle Steven Seymour and church family will be at the Friendly Community Center on June 21, 4 p.m.. Spreading the word and holding nothing back. FMI call Lisa Lewis 910-305-8453.

New Light AME Zion,


We will celebrate Women in White on Sunday, May 31, at 11 a.m.. The speaker will be the Rev. Linda Baldwin. The pastor is Carl Sweety. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.


Chapel MBC

Deacon Famous Raynor Day will be 3 p.m., June 7, at 3360 HB Lewis Road, Clinton. The Pastor is Jeffery White.

Friendly Trio

A Gospel Explosion, Theme: “Remind the Believers” on Sunday, May 31, 6 p.m. at the Friendly Community Center, 421 Hanson Road, Clinton. On Program: Devotional- Inspirational- Mr. McNeil; The Jerusalem Travelers- Turkey; JC Singinaries-Raleigh, Bishop Eddie Atkinson &the Messengers- Salem, Renewed-Clinton, Deacon Jones-Goldsboro, The Spiritual Voices-Warsaw, The Cornerstone-Clinton, and more! All are welcome! Come out and be a part of this very special service. FMI – Charles Strickland at 910-590-4925

Immanuel Baptist

VBS will be June 22-26, 6-8 p.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1017 Sunset Ave., Clinton. Classes for all ages to include adults.

Mt. Pleasant


June 20th, the Benefit Ride for Kayleigh Middlebrooks. Kaleigh’s presence on this Earth was a blessing and a gift from God. God allowed her a time on Earth so that we could learn from her love, strengthen and faith. The Eagles’ Nest club is sponsoring a motorcycle ride to help purchase a beautiful gravestone for her. This is a wonderful reason to ride. FMI contact 990-8611, 214-0545 or the church administration at 564-6630.

Piney Green


June 7, Pastor’s Anniversary at 11 a.m. with Pastor William Alford from Poplar Grove and his church family. At 3 p.m. will be Pastor Eddie Parker with his church family. Church 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and service at 11 a.m.. Pastor is Elder Fernando Geddy.


Mt. Calvary

The 22nd combined choir anniversary will be Sunday, June 14, at 3:30 p.m. at 515 SE Blvd., Clinton. On the program will be the Renewed of Clinton, Talented Voices of Evergreen, Master Jordan Boykin of Clinton, NC Prayer Tower of Clinton, Spiritual Voices of Warsaw, Cannon Voices of Fayetteville, Selah of Roseboro, Faison Family of Roseboro and Antonio Patterson of Clinton. FMI 379-1892, 592-1954 or 990-0833 or the church at 299-0777.


Chapel PFWB

Vacation Bible School, “Adventures on Promised Land” Kickoff will be Sunday, June 7, 6 p.m. and will continue Monday-Wednesday, June 8-10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Greater St.

Luke UHC

Mission service, Sunday, June 7, at 11 a.m. The message will be given by Elder Hazel Johnson, Pastor of Mt. Sinai UHC, Clinton and she will accompanied by her choir.


Church of God

Sing Saturday, June 6, 6 p.m. featuring the Dixie Travelers.

Royal Chapel

MB Church

Family and Friends Day Sunday, June 7, at 11 a.m. Located at 7660 Ivanhoe Rd., Ivanhoe.

New Vision

Christian Church

The 17th year church anniversary tonight Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. Apostle Zebeedee Sheppard along with his church Victory & Dominion World Outreach Center, of Snow Hill, will be in charge of service. Morning worship will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. For more information please call the church office at 910-299-5002.


Chapel PFWB

Youth Sunday, June 7. Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 10:50 a.m. At 6 p.m., kick off of VBS, to be held Monday-Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The theme is Adventures on Promise Land.

St. Peter United

Holy Church

Friday, June 5, Joy Night, with speaker elder Perry Cobbs of Greater Peace United Holy Church of Kinston. A Men’s Day Revival June 10-12 with different speakers each night. Speaking June 10 is Shawlin Dubois of Union Wesley AME Zion of Mt. Olive, June 11 is Timothy Cavenaugh of Liberty International of Richlands and June 12 is Xavier Ellis of Temple of New Beginnings of Lillington.

Union Grove

The Pastor’s Aid Committee of Union Grove Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Inc. 716 Lisbon St. will host a fish & chicken plate sale, Friday, June 12, 11 a.m. until. For more information, call the church at 910-592-5812; Chris Herring, 910-987-2974; JoAnn Butler, 910-624-8694; Tawana Carr, 910-990-2944 and Sarah Mathis. 910-305-6041.

Way of

the Cross

Way of the Cross Church Ministries will celebrate Apostle Marcus Becton’s 26th pastoral anniversary with a Pre-Pastoral Anniversay Service on Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. Guest will be Apostle Wayne McNeill and Kingdom Life International Ministries, Greensboro. The church is located at 836 Waycross Road, Turkey. FMI, call 910-533-2521 or 910-385-2500. Host Pastors are Apostles Marcus and Wendy Becton.