Church News

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will continue the series “God’s Desire for the Church” with the sermon “The Centrality of Christ” Ephesians 1:3-5. Prayer Rally will be held at 9 a.m. April 5. The church will be praying for our churches, community and nation. Pickin’ At The Creek on Saturday, April 12. Home cooked BBQ dinner at 5:30 p.m. $7 a plate. Gospel music at 7 p.m. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: 11 a.m. worship service, the Rev. Paul J. Shields presents the sermon, "Woe To The Angry, And You Others As Well." First Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 30: 15-18, Second Scripture Reading: Matthew 5: 21-37. AM BUZZ with the Sanford Chamber of Commerce hosted by Buffalo, Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Coffee and refreshments provided. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Women's Circle, second Monday of the month, 2 and 6:30 p.m.; Men's Dinner, last Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m.; Youth Group, Sunday evenings — call for details: (919) 776-7313. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

CENTER UNITED METHODIST

Fellowship and coffee (or hot tea) each Sunday from 9:30-10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10-10:45 a.m. Sunday worship begins at 11 a.m. The message on Sunday is based on Psalm 51:5-8 and Romans 1:18-23 and is titled, “Ignorance is No Excuse.” The United Methodist Youth and the Junior MYF meet on Sundays at 2 p.m. The Thursday morning Bible Study is held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. each week with the Gospel of John. Lenten Bible Study on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. It is titled, “Mosaic: When God Uses All The Pieces,” led by Eileen Kelly, one of Center UMC’s lay servants/lay preachers. Carolee Mitchell, one of Center UMC’s lay servant/lay preachers, will bring the message on Sunday, March 30. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.

CHRISTIAN FAITH MINISTRIES

Friends and Family Day will be held at 11 a.m. March 30. Lunch will be served following service. Address: 3110 Cameron Drive.

CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY

Revival will be held Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Bobby Shearl. Address: 2277 S. Plank Road.

CROSSROADS COMMUNITY

DAVID BIBEY MINISTRIES

Spring fundraiser plate sale will be held today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $8 per plate. BBQ pork or fried chicken plates with baked beans, cole slaw and roll. All proceeds go to World Mission. Orders of five plates or more can be delivered in Moore County only. To place orders, call (910) 949-3971. Gospel singing featuring “Right Turn” will be held at 10 a.m. March 23. Address: 780 Bibey Road, Carthage.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

The Pastor's Aide Auxiliary will sponsor a program on Sunday at 3 p.m. Minister Brandell Brooks from Pine Hill United Church of Christ in Siler City will be guest preacher. Address: 17935 Hwy. 64 West, Siler City.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly in sanctuary at 9:45 a.m., depart for Sunday School at 9:50 and classes will start at 10 a.m. Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship services. Men's Prayer Breakfast will be on Tuesday at 7 a.m. at the building on the land on Hawkins Avenue behind Food Lion. Wednesday night from 6:40-8, Children and Youth Bible Study and Music. Services in Spanish led by Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. wwweastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.

EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, coffee fellowship at 10:30 and worship for The Sunday In Lent at 11. The sermon, “Time For A Change,” will be based on Genesis 12: 1-4(a) and John 3:1-17. The youth will meet with the Lee County Presbyterian Youth Connection at 5:30 p.m. at Pocket Presbyterian. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The morning worship will be celebrated on Sunday at 11 a.m., led by Dr. Barry P. Drum, pastor. His sermon topic will be "Lent: A Journey to Jerusalem,” based on text found in Micah 6:6-8, Matthew 16:24-28. Nursery care is available during worship.  Children’s Church held during the worship hour is for children 6-12 years. Emmanuel is hosting a group of students, led by Dr. Drum, from North Carolina Wesleyan College working on outreach projects this weekend through Sunday. They will be working on several Habitat for Humanity projects. Connect Church and Northview Church will be hosting the group for two meals while here. emmanuelucc.simplesite.com. Address: intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION

A musical program will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, Siler City.

FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST

Sunday: At 11:15 a.m., the First Calvary Children's/Youth Church will host Angela Marks of With His Hands Creative Arts with her presentation of "God Wants You" in the Family Life Center. Gospel musical puppet show for all ages. Address: 240 Fields Drive.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Pancake breakfast in the Harper Center from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Rev. Ron Stoker will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. His sermon title is “Love Means Letting Go” from Genesis 12. Lenten service on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the church chapel. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

GOOD NEWS BAPTIST

Contemporary service every Sunday at 10 a.m. Nursery and classes through fifth grade. Youth meetings and senior citizens activities. Pastor: Steve Ray. Address: Dennis Wicker Civic Center.

GREEN GROVE AME ZION

Sunday: Usher’s Program at 3 p.m. Address: 2810 County Line Road.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9 a.m. Praise Team Practice, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Preschool Worship/Kid's Worship, 5 p.m. Awana/Youth/Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m. Choir/Cantata Practice; Wednesday: 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/Girls in Action/Royal Ambassadors/Mission Friends, 8 p.m. Cantata Practice; Thursday: 7 p.m. Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HILLVIEW CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY

Sunday: Pastor Ray Bodin will be preaching on sermon series, “Jesus Will Make A Way." Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and worship starts at 10:45 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday and food pantry is on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Address: 3217 Lemon Springs Road.

JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the chapel with Dr. Calvin Sayles preaching.  Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Dr. Calvin Sayles will be preaching. Sermon title: “The Parachute.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: The JUMC Handbell Choir will provide special music during 11 a.m. worship in the sanctuary. Worship also is celebrated in English at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and in Spanish at 11 in the chapel; enter the education building under the breezeway and follow the signs. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. JUMYouth participate in the Stop Hunger Now food packaging event this Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday's youth gathering at 5 p.m. features soccer and “Shamrock shakes.” Bring your lunch for Women's Lunch Bunch on Tuesdays, noon - 1 p.m. Pastor's Bible Study Wednesday mornings, 9:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Wonderful Wednesdays offer dinner at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person), with Faith Weavers kids activities, youth music practice and adult studies at 6:30 p.m. The Lenten study, “The Daniel Plan,” considers how faith, food, fitness, focus and friends influence your relationship with God. Also on Wednesdays: Handbells rehearsal at 6:30 p.m., prayer meeting in Spanish at 7 p.m. and JUMChoir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Zumba classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., $1 donation per class. Yoga on Saturdays at 10 a.m., donations accepted. Ministerio en Español: jochoa@nccumc.org. Address: 407 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible studies at 7 (third Wednesday night, coffee and donuts at 6:30). Vacation Bible School will be held June 15-19. The WMU will host a Women’s Conference on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Rev. John Hackney is pastor. Address: 852 Buckhorn Road.

LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Pastor Roberta Byram will be speaking at 11 a.m. on  Second Sunday Lent: "How Can this Be?" Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Light Supper at 6 p.m.; 6:45 p.m., contemporary singing; 6:30 p.m., Kingdom Kids (children) and youth group (sixth grade & up). Theme for Wednesdays through April 9: Lenten Bible Study: Passion Narratives. Youth Activities: Confirmation sessions through March 25. Address: 7225 Lemon Springs Road.

LOVE FAITH AND POWER CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

Sunday: 7 UP Service at 6 p.m. Evangelist Smith will be heading this service. The church is located at Try Jesus Ministries, 311 Carthage St. Services are held first through fourth Sundays at 6 p.m. Pastor and Co-Pastor Richard and Barbara Carnegie. Telephone (919) 943-5196.

MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

“Women and Men in Ministry” fellowship program will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express on Dalrymple Street/Horner Boulevard. For more information, call Clara Hickey at (919) 353-5648.

NEW CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Ministers Appreciation Service will be held March 19-21 at 7 p.m. Evangelist Tonya White from Joshua Generation will speak on March 19, Pastor Emma Petty from St. Luke will speak March 20 and Bishop William Powell of New Church of Deliverance will speak March 21. Address: 1259 Firetower Road.

NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Sunday: Annual Missionary Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Suzanne Earle of Hood Memorial AME Zion Church of Charlotte. Everyone is asked to wear white. Music by the Male Chorus of New Zion. The Rev. Douglas Waterson is pastor. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

OAK GROVE HOLINESS

The 23rd Annual Memorial Service of the late Bishop C.J. McMillian will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 23. Guest evangelist will be Carolyn Street and the Scott Avenue Church of God of Prophecy. Services will be held Friday, March 28, through Sunday, March 30. Minister Covington from Tempting Congregational Church will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28. Elder Cliffous Johnson from Greater Love Ministries in Lillington will speak at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29. Pastor Pearline McMillian will speak at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 30. For more information, call (919) 776-3819. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Celebrating the 101st Homecoming at 11 a.m. with dinner to follow. Julie Olive Hughes will be guest speaker. The scripture will be from Matthew 22:34-40. The sermon is “Back to Basics." The Youth Band will provide the special music, performing “Lord I Lift Your Name on High." Address: 3363 Olivia Road, Olivia.

MERONEY UNITED METHODIST

A pancake breakfast will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 and all proceeds go to support Relay for Life. Address: Bear Creek.

MONCURE BAPTIST

Saturday, March 22: Baptist Men’s Dental Van will provide free dental services from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For an appointment or more information, call (919) 548-5577 or email kennie.ellis@windstream.net. Address: 75 Davenport St., Moncure.

MOORE UNION FWB

Sunday at 3 p.m., Ushers Anniversary will be celebrated with a special guest speaker, Elder Derrick Graham of Lakeview Chapel. Each member is asked to pay $20 to support this program. Address: 9415 Old Hwy. 421, Broadway.

MT. CALVARY BAPTIST

The Deep River Deaconess Annual Tea and Fashion Show will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday. Address: 1713 Colon Road.

MT. CARMEL

Spring revival will be held March 19-21 at 7 p.m. with Bishop O’Brian McCray of Raleigh as the speaker. Apostle Julia Harris is senior pastor. Address: 620 W. Main St.

MT. NEBO FWB

Saturday: Annual Rainbow Tea will be held at 5 p.m. Address: 3292 Edwards Road.

NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP

Saturday, April 12, at 7 p.m., Aaron Shust Concert. The church will host a full tour stop for The Morning Rises tour featuring Aaron Shust, Mikes Chair, Jonny Diaz and Lauren Daigle. Ticket prices are $25 for premium seats, $18 for middle section and $10 for general seating. Address: 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage.

NEW HOPE AME ZION

The Annual Missionary March program will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There will be a speaker and singing. Address: 431 South Plank Road.

NORTHVIEW CHRISTIAN

Sunday: Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. with some special guests from Wesleyan University accompanied by Dr. Barry Drum. The pastor, Dr. Mike Johnson, will conduct worship service at 11 a.m. Choir rehearsal for the Easter Cantata will be at 5 p.m. All singers are encouraged to join. The church continues to collect non-perishable foods for CUOC. Donations should be placed in the fellowship hall. Items needed for the Christmas Child program are listed in the bulletin. Location: 3301 Hawkins Ave.

PILGRIM’S REST

Church revival will be held March 19-21. Speaker will be Minister Sherry Gray of Gethsemane Holiness Church in Goldston. Address: 181 Murchison Road, Olivia.

POCKET PRESBYTERIAN

Sponsoring a “hymn-sing” this Sunday at 4 p.m. Contact us for directions or more information at (919) 774-1610, or by e-mail at pocketpreschurch@windstream.net. Address: 669 Pocket Church Road.

ROCKY FORK CHRISTIAN

The Christian Women Fellowship will hold its 5th Annual Women's Conference and Tea on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Deborah Ross, a Christian speaker and author from Charlotte. Her topic will be "Keepin’ It Real." She is the author of several books, including Healing a Broken Marriage. She also has a radio show call Choose Life!, which can be heard from Huntington, W.Va. WEMM FM Gospel 107.9. No charge for this event. Address: 4246 Rocky Fork Church Road.

ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

"Table Talk" Sunday at 5 p.m. All ages welcome. Free hot dog dinner. Bring a dessert to share. Participants will learn how to see the Ten Commandments with new eyes. Worship at 8:30 a.m. in the DCLC with the Awakening Band, 8:45 in Casey Chapel where Holy Communion will be celebrated, and at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:45. Wednesday Night Live starts back on March 19. Dinner begins at 5:30. Call the church office to RSVP. Lenten study is based on ‘Thank God It’s Thursday," by Bishop Will Willimon. Class begins at 6:30.  Early Responder Training will be offered Saturday, March 29. The Basic Course is $30. 8:30 a.m.- 4:40 p.m. Re-certification is $15. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, see website: saintlukeumc.org. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

This Sunday there will be two services of Holy Eucharist, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. Nursery provided from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A Lenten study and meal will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 26, and April 2 at 6 p.m. Morning prayer will be offered at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during Lent.

SANFORD FREEWILL HOLINESS

Sunday: Gospel singing at 6 p.m. Singers will be The Walters Family. Address: 3000 Lemon Springs Road.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Praise and worship will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday night service at 7. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Tune in to WDSG 107.9 FM on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. to hear Pastor Dr. Larry Martin or visit www.wdsg-fm.com. Address: 22 Big Springs Road (corner of Center Church and Big Springs Road).

SOLID ROCK COMMUNITY

Home-cooked fellowship breakfast Sunday at 8:15 a.m. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship is at 10:30. This Sunday Pastor Scott Yow brings part two of the series, “ How To Recognize Toxic Relationships,” James 3:16. Wednesday evening Bible Study and prayer from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday evening Youth meeting 6-7. Sunday morning fellowship at 9 and Sunday School all ages 9:30. Transportation available, call (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

STARTING LIFE CHURCH

Women Breaking Chains 2014 on April 25-26. Guest pastor will be Dr. Gail Dickens of New Life Fellowship Church in Olivia. Registration is open now. Please call (919) 548-1189 for more information.

STRAIT GATE TABERNACLE OF FAITH

Men’s Prayer Breakfast gathering Saturday at 7 a.m. It Is Finished Ministries, 17 Colleys Lane, Olivia, will host the service. Bishop Jeffrey Alexander will speak. Church anniversary celebration: The celebration will begin on Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Darius Martin of Emmanuel Fellowship in Siler City will provide the service. On Saturday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m.,  join in at Ron’s Barn for an evening of dining and fellowship. Celebration will end Sunday, April 13, with regular worship service at 10 a.m. and afternoon service at 4 p.m. Apostle James A. Prince of Walk By Faith Christian Center will close out the celebration. The theme is "As I Look Back Over My Life." Address: 6494 McDougald Road, Lillington.

TEMPTING CONGREGATIONAL

Saturday: Church meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Address: 398 Tempting Church Road.

TIES THAT BIND ANNIVERSARY

The Ties That Bind will celebrate their anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday at Lee County Arts and Community Center on N. Steele St.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Youth Sunday. Morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise & Worship Service will begin at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Kevin Davis speaking on "Filled With The Spirit." Wednesday: Family Night Supper at 5:30 p.m. followed by Children's Choir Rehearsal, Mission Friends, CIA's, Youth Alive, WMU and Brotherhood at 6:30 p.m., and Adult Choir Rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

Wednesday Lenten meal starts at 5:30 p.m. and Lenten service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Second Sunday in Lent worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. Worship services will be held at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at the both services. Coffee hour follows the second service. Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Sunday: Walking in God’s Favor Ministry Anniversary will be held at 3 p.m. Address: Osgood Road.