Church Outreach

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Church briefs can be placed by emailing [email protected] or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week.

National Day of Prayer

May 7, 9:30-11 a.m. public Bible reading; noon-1 p.m. prayer at the downtown courthouse in Clinton.

Bearskin MBC

Annual Men’s Day will be observed on Sunday, April 26 at 11 a.m.. The Rev. Mark D. Powell will deliver the message. Music will be rendered by the Community Male Chorus.

Black River


The 275th homecoming will be Sunday, May 3. Service begins at 11 a.m., with dinner on the grounds following. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Douglas Hix of St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg. There will be a choir from St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church, directed by Sharon Miller. The church is located at 65 Eddie L. Jones Road in Ivanhoe.

Cedar Point

The new “Women In Discipleship” class will begin with an orientation on April 25, at 10 a.m.. All women are invited to attend this information session. Join every 1st Saturday in the month for these fabulous sessions designed to empower the lives of women through Biblical principles and application. FMI (910) 594-0115.

Circle of Blessings

/Tim’s Gift

Dinner will be served every Tuesday, 5 p.m., at the old Scotchman store on Elizabeth Street in Clinton, across from Clinton Cemetery.

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.

Murphy Chapel

KWAHAMOT Ladies club will celebrate their 42nd annual Founder’s Day service, 3 p.m., April 26 at Murphy Chapel, 6250 NC 210 Hwy., Harrells. Guest speaker will be Minister Christopher Highsmith and New Birth Deliverance Church, Clinton.


Annual Community Fun Day will be May 2, 11 a.m-2 p.m..

Piney Green

Disciples COC

April 29, 30 and May 1, Youth revival with guest speaker Jammal McBryed. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays, Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and service at 11 a.m..


Assembly DOC

God’s Flower Garden Banquet, May 8, 7 p.m.. The Floral Auxiliary is asking each church to participate in our banquet this year by appointing a team captain to represent a church flower. Tickets are $10, children under 10 eat free. FMI Sister Linda Eason, 919-963-3345, or [email protected]


Will DOC

April 24, Gospel explosion, 7 p.m.. Church every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m.. Located at in Newton Grove. Pastor Eldress Gertie Stevens.

Calvary Baptist,


The Four in Christ Quartet from New Bern will be in concert May 30, 6 p.m. Church located at 709 Memorial Drive, Warsaw. Everyone is invited to worship with us. Free admission.

St. Paul Church

of Christ,


Mens Day, Sunday, April 26, 10:45 a.m. Pastor Martin and the men will be in charge of the service. Guests at 3 p.m. will be the Rev. Willie Alford and the Poplar Grove COC, Clinton.

House of Jacob

Clinton Correctional on Saturday along with Pastor Ellen. Sunday we will be at Deliverance Praise service with Pastor Linda Jones. Pastor Helen will be the speaker.

St. Mary’s UHC,


Pastor Elder Bobby C. Lamb, program on Words of the Bible on April 25, 3 p.m..

Snowhill MBC,


Youth choir anniversary, Sunday, April 26, 3 p.m. featuring Union Grove Youth Choir, Newlife Outreach Center Ministries and Pillar of Fire Worship Center and others.

St. Stephens

UHC, Turkey

April 29-May 1, pre-Women’s Day revival. April 29, Pastor Shirley Pigford, Revival Uplift Church; April 30, the Rev. Dr. Everlina Ovlier, St. Judes Disciples Church, Warsaw; May 1, Elder Diane Brown, accompanied by choir. Sunday, May 3, 11 a.m., Women’s Day with guest Pastor Patricia Faison of All Saint’s Dudley, accompanied by choir. Dinner after the service.


First Baptist

Revival services beginning Sunday, April 26 at 11 a.m. and continuing Monday, April 27-Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.. The Rev. Daniel Deaton, director of Missions for the Little River Baptist Association in Lillington, will be guest preacher. Located at 3720 South Salemburg Highway, Roseboro.

Freedom Missions

Antique tractor show, April 25, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.. Fann Farms, 220 Oscar Tate Road, Salemburg. Adults $6, children 8 and under free. Proceeds to benefit the NC Baptist Men, Baptist Children’s Home and Christian Food Bank of Salemburg. FMI 564-6738 or 564-6264.

Full Gospel


Tribute Quartet in concert, April 24, 7:30 p.m. FMI 592-3356 or 592-0161. Admission is free.

Saint Stephen

A.M.E. Zion,


The Anese Lee Choir will celebrate their anniversary on Sunday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m.

White Oak

Disciples of Christ,

Newton Grove

May 3 is Women’s Day Service. Bishop Charles Williams Sr is Pastor. Guest speaker will be Eldress Minnie Bennett. Please come join us we will have Holy Communion on this Sunday as well.

Red Hill


Annual Rainbow Tea on Saturday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in the Colonial Heights FWB Church Fellowship, located at 1140 Elizabeth St, Clinton.. The Rev. Mary King of Greater Six Runs MB Church will be the guest preacher. Donations are $10. FMI 910-214-5071.

Baptist Chapel

The Talleys in concert, Sunday, April 26, 7 p.m., 2208 Baptist Chapel Road, Autryville. Free admission. A love offering will be received.

Saint John PHC

Homecoming with “Canaanland”, a local singing group from Princeton, on Sunday, May 3, at 10:45 a.m. The Pastor Jim Skinner and congregation invite all to attend. Homecoming dinner will follow! Located at 276 St. John Church Road, Four Oaks. FMI call 919-689-9576.

ST. Thomas

AME Zion,


On Saturday, May 2 we will start our Weekend for Women with a Women’s Prayer Breakfast starting at 9 a.m. Then on Sunday, May 3 at 11 a.m. we will continue with our Annual Women’s Day and WHOM Society 135th Anniversary Celebration. The guest minister on Sunday will be Rev. Lisa McDow, pastor of Giddensville AME Zion Church, Faison. The St. Thomas Women’s Day Choir will render the music and all women are asked to wear white. All community women are cordially invited to attend. FMI 910-214-0426.

Faith In Glory

Church of Christ

On Saturday, April 24, 3 p.m. Pastor Peggy Jones will render service at The Friendly Community Center.Music rendered by the choir. For transportation, call Bishop Larry Mosson at 910-337-3272. Apostle Barbara McPhail will be at Erwin Elementary School on Saturday, April 25, 6 p.m. with Willis Pittman & The Burden Lifters, Lamanuel Boykin & Company and others. FMI Little Ann at 910-590-1887 or Chris Brown at 910-299-1126

Mount Pleasant,


Pre-Women’s Day, women in white, will be May 2, at 7 p.m.. The Rev. Gloria Battle will be the guest minister. Come and be blessed. The Rev. Tommy Jones, Pastor. Women’s Day, May 3, at 11 a.m.. The Rev. Bert Smith will be ministering the word. FMI 592-9595