ANDERSON CREEK CHRISTIAN CENTER
Saturday: Dedication ceremony of the Mark Blue Education Building. Honoring the late Elder Mark Blue and 15 years of dedicated service of the Anderson Creek Church Child Development Center. Every parent that attends will receive free child care registration. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Address: 8247 Elliott Bridge Road, Spring Lake.
Sunday: Sunday School at 10 a.m. The Trinity Quartet will be in concert at 11 a.m. Nursery will be provided. Address: 2413 Buckhorn Road.
BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Sunday at the 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “The Authority of our Faith” from 2 Timothy 3:15-17. VBS will be held June 16-20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Classes for ages 4 through adults. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
Sunday: The Rev. Paul J. Shields, will present the 11 a.m. sermon. Pentecost Sunday will be June 8 at 11 a.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Supper and recognition of graduates. Buffalo Preschool Summer Camp begins Tuesday, June 10, and lasts until Thursday, Aug. 7. from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trinity Sunday and Father’s Day will be observed June 15 during the 11 a.m. service. Vacation Bible School will be held June 24-26 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This year's theme: "Surfing with the Savior." 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.
CAMERON HILL PRESBYTERIAN
Saturday: Pork BBQ or BBQ chicken plates with trimmings served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $7 per plate.
CENTER UNITED METHODIST
Sunday: Due to Youth Sunday beginning at 10:30 a.m. there will be no Sunday School classes held. Message will be presented by Seth Holt, one of Center UMC’s youth leaders. Covered dish luncheon will be held after morning service. The Junior MYF and the Methodist Youth will meet on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. The Thursday morning Bible Study from 10:30-11:30 each week studying the book of Daniel. Tuesday nights at 7: Bible Study called “Not a Fan," led by James “Nicky” Gaster. Vacation Bible School will be held June 22-26. There will be an adult study so parents can participate as well. Those who wish to preregister their children may contact the church at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name(s) and age(s) of the children. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.
CENTRAL BAPTIST TEMPLE
Sunday: Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Wednesday night prayer meeting at 7, during which time the teens will meet and the children’s Discovery Club will meet. Nursery provided for all services. Vacation Bible School will be held June 15-19. Address: 1411 Fire Tower Road.
CHURCH OF MANY COLORS
Sunday: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. Pastor Gerome Williams Sr. will be the speaker. Subject: You Don't Have To Go To Heaven, But You Can't Stay Here — Luke 16:19-31. Address: 2193 Pilson Road.
DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST
Pastor's Aide and members will celebrate the 11th anniversary of Pastor Bishop Elect Thurman McNeil. Banquet on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Silk Hope Community Building in Siler City. The program features Minister Jackie and Associates Drama Team Ministries of Rocky Mount, presenting “Take Me To The King.” Also on the program will be The Mime Kids of Deliverance. Celebration will convene on Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service with Dr. Roland Foreman bringing the morning message. Address: Siler City.
EAST SANFORD BAPTIST
Sunday: First Sunday of the month breakfast in the fellowship hall at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School assembly in sanctuary at 9:45 a.m. Classes will start at 10 a.m. William Ellis will speak at the 11 a.m. service and the Rev. John Perry from First Baptist Church at West End will speak at the 6 p.m. service. Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the building at the Hawkins Avenue site. Wednesday: 6:40-8 p.m. 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. www.eastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.
EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN
Sunday: Worship will be held at 11 a.m. with Dr. Barry P. Drum preaching. His sermon will be "Wrapping Up the Prayer of Jabez" based upon text found in I Chronicles 4: 9-11. Holy communion will be celebrated. Nursery care is available. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food for the CUOC pantry. The Bible Study has been postponed until next Sunday evening at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. emmanuelucc.simplesite.com, or like the church on Facebook.
EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION
Family, Friends & Fellowship Day will be held Sunday. The 11 a.m. communion message will be given by Pastor K.L. Swann. Dinner will be served at 1:15 p.m. At 2:30 p.m., the speaker will be Rev. Anthony J. Davis, pastor of Mitchell Chapel AME Zion Church in Pittsboro. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, Siler City.
Sunday: Youth Sunday at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. Confirmands will join the church at the 11 a.m. service. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.
FORT BRAGG VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
The Fort Bragg Garrison Chaplain's Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be held June 23-27 at Irwin Intermediate School, in the Hammond Hills neighborhood, daily from 9 a.m. to noon. VBS is available for DoD family members who have completed kindergarten through the sixth grade. Registration forms for students and volunteers are available at any of the post chapels, Watters Family Life Center or the Religious Support Office at the corner of Macomb and Jackson streets. Transportation will be provided to and from Linden Oaks. For more information, please contact Jeff Nevin at (910) 394-1351 or Tim McHale at (910) 394-1886.
GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY
Worship at 9 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Rita McLean preaching. Bible Study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.
GOOD NEWS BAPTIST
Sunday: Contemporary service at 10 a.m. Nursery and classes through fifth grade. Youth meetings and senior citizens’ activities. Pastor is Steve Ray and music leader is Judy Nowell. Address: 1801 Nash St., Dennis Wicker Civic Center.
HICKORY MOUNTAIN UMC
Homecoming Sunday: Worship service at 11 a.m. will be conducted by the Rev. Mary Ellen Bender. Everyone is invited to bring covered dish lunch. Also, everyone is invited to bring an item of non-perishable food in support of the food pantry. Address: 201 Hadley Mill Road, Pittsboro.
HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. 62nd Homecoming Service, 12 noon covered dish lunch; Wednesday: 10 a.m. Care Team C, 7 p.m. business meeting; Saturday, June 7: 9 a.m. VBS Training, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. youth car wash fundraiser. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.
HILLVIEW CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY
Saturday: The Ladies of Love will have a church yard sale. Sunday: Pastor Ray Bodin will bring message. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Children’s Church will start after praise and worship. Family time in fellowship hall after service. 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.
HOLLAND CHAPEL AME ZION
Saturday: The Second Women's Session "Relationships — How to Make Them Work" sponsored by The Life Givers Ministry (women group) of Holland Chapel AME Zion Church will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Guest speaker will be Minister Micara Sessoms. Men are also welcome to attend. Rev. Orlando R. Dowdy is host pastor. For more information, call the church office at (919) 362-7831. Address: 360 Burgess Road, Apex.
JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST
Sunday: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel with the Rev. Richard Wood preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Graduate Sunday worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with Dr. Calvin Sayles preaching. Sermon title: “Stand Firm.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Vacation Bible School will be June 15-19, 6-8 p.m. This year’s theme is Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind. Pre-register online at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.
JOSHUA GENERATION HEALING MINISTRIES
The 4th Pastoral Anniversary honoring Senior Pastor Apostle Marene Jeffries will begin today at 7 p.m. with Apostle Sirander Allen from Vision Baptist Ministry speaking. Saturday at 5 p.m., Apostle Julia Harris, chief overseer of Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Holiness, will speak at the pastoral banquet to be held at Ron’s Barn. Sunday at 10 a.m., Elder Robert Cameron of IFM will speak, and at 4 p.m., Pastor Bruce Petty of Trinity Methodist will be the keynote speaker. Address: Second floor of Lee County Arts Center.
JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday: Sunday school at 10 a.m. Morning worship at 11. Wednesday night Bible studies at 7 (third Wednesday night, coffee and donuts at 6:30). Vacation Bible School, “Agency D3," will be held June 15-19. The WMU will host its first Women’s Conference on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Rev. John Hackney is pastor. Address: 852 Buckhorn Road.
LEE’S CHAPEL CHRISTIAN
Saturday, June 7, 6 p.m.: Three Rivers Chapter of Christian Sportsmen's Fellowship inaugural meeting. Men, women and youth are invited. Supper will be served. Saturday, June 14: 2 p.m. until. Children's Day. Games, hot dogs and snacks. For children of all ages. Sunday, June 22, 10 a.m.: Homecoming. Gospel singing at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. with guest Pastor Jim Brady. June 23-26 at 7 p.m., Revival with special singing and different speakers each night. Sunday School at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and children’s church at 11 a.m. Wednesday: Choir practice at 6:30 p.m., prayer meeting at 7 p.m., Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Address: 453 Lee’s Chapel Road.
LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP
Sunday: Worship with Pastor Jason Trusell and First Lady Danielle Trusell from 5 to 7 p.m. Power 2 Live Bible Study is held Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Address: 291 Wilson Road.
LION OF JUDAH HEALING AND DELIVERANCE MINISTRY
Saturday: Special program titled The 7 Last Sayings will be held at 5 p.m. Various speakers. Address: 1819 Lee Ave.
MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES
Today at 6 p.m.: Happy Pentecost—I with fasting, praying, rejoicing and worshiping will be held in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express on Dalrymple Street. Music praises with songs and hymns. For more information, call Clara Hickey at (919) 353-5648.
MORRIS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
Homecoming will be held Sunday. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Doug Currin will be the guest speaker. Sunday School will begin at 11 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be served in the fellowship hall at 12 p.m. Address: 8533 Cox Mill Road.
MT. CARMEL HOLINESS
Sunday: Sunday Night Express at 7 p.m. with The Mighty Sanfordaires and others. Address: 620 W. Main St.
MT. NEBO FWB
Sunday: Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. Address: 3292 Edwards Road.
MT. OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST
The Mass Choir will celebrate its anniversary Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Address: Moncure.
MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY
Sunday: Elder Sherman Blandon of St. Paul Full Gospel Baptist Church of Fayetteville will conduct service at 3 p.m. Address: 1316 Hodge St., Siler City.
MURCHISON CHAPEL AME ZION
Saturday: Rainbow Tea at 6 p.m. Address: 5141 Olivia Road.
NEW BIRTH NON-DENOMINATIONAL
Community Outreach “Cookout” will be held June 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Depot Park. Free food and drinks. Live music, face painting, games. For more information, contact Pastor Tammy Carter at (910) 813-3019 or Apostle Rosa Martin at (910) 261-3498.
NEW CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE
Women’s Revival: Services will be held at 7 p.m. Pastor Patricia Hall will lead service on Sunday, Pastor Barbara Powell on Monday and Eldress Barbara Broughton on Tuesday. The Pentecost Service will be held Friday, June 6, at 7 p.m. with Apostle Lonnie Sessoms. Address: 1259 Firetower Road.
NEW LIFE PRAISE
Pastor Jeff Chappell will preach Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service “Bondage Breaker” from Acts 5:17-32. Observance of Lord’s Supper Sunday. The 6 p.m. message will be based on the study of the Book of Revelation. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Nursery is provided on Sundays. VBS registration is on June 14 with hot dogs and games for the children, and also, uard sale. To register early for VBS, go to the website www.newlifepraise.org. The Food Pantry is open Friday, June 6, from 8 to 9 a.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.
NEW ZION AME ZION
A Fruit of the Spirit Tea will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Message for the afternoon will be brought by The Hackett Brothers — Ministers Bryan, Aaron and Jason Hackett, and praise dance by Javion Boggan. Address: 4967 Hwy 705, Robbins.
Sunday: No Sunday school today. Homecoming festivities for the 56th anniversary begin at 10:30 a.m. with the worship service conducted by the pastor, Dr. Mike Johnson. The group, “Visions Beyond," will present a special musical program. The service will be followed by a covered dish luncheon in the fellowship hall. Bring non-perishable food items for CUOC and toys and toiletries for Christmas shoeboxes. Address: 3301 Hawkins Ave.
Sunday: “Friends and Enemies” will be the sermon delivered by the Rev. George Walton at the 11 a.m. service, taken from I Samuel 18:1-8; Day Circle will meet at 12 noon in the fellowship hall for lunch and Bible study; night circles at 7 p.m. Good Neighbors Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall for lunch, devotion and entertainment. A special guest will provide entertainment. Youth group will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. followed by band practice. Address: 3363 Olivia Road.
OVERHILLS COMMUNITY BAPTIST
The Dennis Family will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 948 Overhills Road, Linden.
RECOVERY ROOM MINISTRIES
Saturday: The Pastor’s Aide Department will sponsor a Seasons of Love Program at 6 p.m. The program will be held at the Carthage Community Building, 203 Barrett St. in Carthage. Dress is casual.
ROCKY FORK CHRISTIAN
Saturday: Annual Community Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun free event. Food, music, rides, water slid and bounce houses. Sponsoring Annual Blood Drive. For more information, call (919) 499-7454.
ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN
Today: Chartered Trail Life USA Troop is having a BBQ pork plate fundraiser. Tickets are $8 each, or $15 for two. Profits go to support summer and high adventure trips. Visit website www.TLUSAnc0919.com for information. Address: 5422 St. Andrews Church Road.
ST. JOHN PENTECOSTAL HOLY MINISTRIES
Sunday: Pastoral Anniversary for Elder Shryl D. Baker during 11:15 morning worship. Speaker wil be Apostle Lonnie Sessoms of True Victory Deliverance Tabernacle in Cameron. Address: Dove Road, Cameron.
ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST
Sunday: Senior Sunday, honoring the church's graduating students. Contemporary worship in the DCLC at 8:30 a.m. with the Awakening Band. Traditional worship at 8:45 in Casey Chapel and at 11 in the sanctuary. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:45. Pack meals for Stop Hunger Now on Saturday, June 7. Setup begins at 9 a.m. and meal packing starts at 10 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.
ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD
Saturday: The 25th Pastoral Anniversary for Elder Malcolm and Evangelist Emma Curry will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. with Overseer Willie Purcell preaching and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. with Bishop Samuel Wright preaching. Address: 511 Church St.
ST. PAUL AME ZION
Registration for beginning music classes is being held. Classes for the summer session will be held on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings beginning in June and are appropriate for beginning musicians of all ages who wish to learn to play the piano, guitar or bass guitar. Stop by the church to register in person on Saturdays throughout the summer between 9 and 11:30 a.m. or register online at http://tinyurl.com/n4t9oub. For more information, call (919) 774-7848 or e-mail email@example.com. Address: 550 Cumnock Road.
SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST
Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m.; worship begins at 11 a.m. and evening service at 7. Youth Challenge at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m., Kickoff for VBS — food and games, — on Pressley Foushee Road (future home of Shepherd's Flock Baptist Church). VBS will be held June 15-18.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).
Women’s Conference will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch will be served. Various workshops. Speakers from Wilmington, Greenville, Hallsboro and Asheboro. Host will be Dr. Jessie L. Cole. Donation of $25 per person will be accepted. Address: 1107 Washington Ave.
SOLID ROCK COMMUNITY
Saturday: Women’s Conference meeting from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guest speaker is Phyllis Elvington. VBS June 26-28. Lord’s Supper during the Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship. Guest speaker/evangelist will be the Rev. Rick Montes. Sunday school for all ages is 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Transportation available. (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.
Sunday: Pastor Josh Caudle and the members of the church will celebrate the ordination of Deacon Andre Paige and Deacon Thomas Goins. Service will begin at 10 a.m. Address: 65 Thompson St., Pittsboro.
Saturday: Women’s Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Speakers will be Minister Joyce Cox of New Life Tabernacle, Minister Patsy Murchison of Mt. Calvary in Colon, Co-Pastor Liz Ballard of Ebenezer Gospel Training Center. Sunday: Guest speaker will be Minister Rachel Bower of Bear Creek Congregational Church. Address: 398 Tempting Church Road.
Sunday morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10. Praise & Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "Great Truths for Great Living." Scripture for the message will come from Matthew 16:24-26 and 20:26-28. Children's Choir, Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth Alive and Adult Bible Study will meet Wednesday evening at 6:30 followed by Adult Choir practice at 7:30. Agency D3 Vacation Bible School will be held June 15-19 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. with supper served nightly. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.