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.

New Bethel Baptist Church

Vacation Bible School kick off is Saturday, June 20, at 4 p.m. VBS will be June 22-26 each night from 6-8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Journey Off the Map.”

Saint Stephen A.M.E. Zion

Saint Stephen will celebrate Father’s/Mens’ Day on Sunday, June , 21. The guest speaker will be the Rev. George Patrick.

Christian Fellowship Church

On Sunday, June 21, at 11:30 a.m., apostle Adrian Mcphail will deliver the Father’s Day message. Music by the choir. On Sunday, June 28, at 11:30 a.m., morning worship will begin with a special guest speaker along with a choir.

Mt. Zion United Holy Church

The new church will be open to the public July 5 at 11:30 a.m. and the grand opening/ homecoming will be on July 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the new church on 250 Lanefield Rd., Warsaw.

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.

Snow Hill MBC

Men’s Day/Father’s Day will be celebrated Sunday at 11 a.m. The male choir will render the music. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Herring from Littlefield Baptist Church.

Trinity AME Zion

Men’s Day service Sunday at 3 p.m.

Chapel Hill MBC

Men’s Day Sunday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Lloyd Thompson of New Birth in Keener.

St. Peter United

Holy Church

Friday, 7:30 p.m., elder Josephine Newkirk. Saturday, 4:30 p.m., business meeting. Evening service at 6 p.m. with guest speaker elder Bryan Garland of St. Peter.

Union Grove DOC

Community yard sale, Saturday, June 20, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

House of Prayer

Fellowship dinner Saturday at 4 p.m.

New Vision Christian

Worship celebration Sunday at 10 a.m. On Sunday, June 28 at 10 a.m. “Youth Recognition Day” will be held. For more information please call the church 910-299-5002.

The New Church of Christ

Second annual Non-Denominational convention June 20-21 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Raleigh at 8 a.m. VBS June 22-25 at 6 p.m.

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.

Sampson Chapel Church

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday-Wednesday, June 29-30 and July 1, 6-8 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant


June 20, 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.

N.C. Prayer Tower

Deliverance Ministries

Service June 21 for Father’s Day at 11:45 a.m. with guest speaker Apostle Larry Mosson and the Trinity United Holiness Church. Prayer begins at 9 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Kitchen Branch MB Church

The Rev. Dr. Louie Boykin, pastor of Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church, travels to Kitchen Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Council June 20 for their men’s conference. The conference runs from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Breakfast is served 8-9 a.m. with lunch 1-2 p.m.

St. Jude United Holy Church

Pre-Father’s Day service June 25-26 with the Rev. Livis Freeman of Little Field Baptist Church speaking. Music will be done by the Community Male Chorus on June 25 and Little Field Baptist Church Choir on June 26. Service is at 7:30 p.m. Father’s Day celebration on the fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. Pastor Elder Willie H. Bryant will bring the message. Men will be in charge of the service. A Male Chorus singing program at 4 p.m. with various guest groups.

Christian Fellowship Church

Father’s Day service June 21 at 11:30 a.m. with Apostle Adrian McPhail of Raleigh as guest speaker. Music will be by the choir.

House of Prayer

Fellowship dinner June 20 at 4 p.m