Church News

Jun. 14, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Father’s Day service Sunday titled “A Father’s Pride.” No evening  service. VBS, Colossal Coaster World, Monday-Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

  BETHANY BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School (Colossal Coaster World) will be held Sunday through Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. each day. Ages 3 to adult. Kick-off will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. with hot dogs, treats, a water slide, a bouncy house and games. Family night will be on Friday at 7 p.m. Address: Gulf.

  BLANDONIA PRESBYTERIAN

Yard sale: Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Address: corner of Horner Boulevard and Wall Street.

  BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, 11 a.m. Worship service: Pastor, Rev. Paul J. Shields, presents sermon:  "What Are You Waiting For?" First Scripture Reading: Luke 7: 36-50, Second Scripture Reading: Galatians 1: 11-24. The Christian Education Committee is sponsoring an “all included” Sunday School for June and July in the fellowship hall on Sunday at 10 a.m. for 30 minutes of discussion on Galatians. Itinerary is as follows: June 16, Source of Paul’s Gospel; June 23, No Sunday School, Rev. Shields on vacation; June 30, What is Justification?; July 7, Law and Grace; July 14, Law and Grace, part 2; July 21, The Time Has Come; July 28, Life Together. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Women's Circle, second Monday of the month, 2, 6:30, and 7 p.m.; Men's Dinner, last Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m.; Youth Group, Sunday evenings — call for details: 776-7313. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

  CROSSROADS COMMUNITY

Gospel singing featuring Charles Scarlette at 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 788 Bibey Road, Carthage.

  EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m., fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and worship, featuring a special recognition of the men, at 11 a.m. Sermon will be titled “How Can I Be A Christian Man?” Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

  EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The 11 a.m. worship service will be led by Dr. Barry P. Drum, interim pastor, preaching. His sermon topic will be “Journeys of Faith — Caleb." Scripture reading: Numbers 13:1-3; 25-33. Nursery care available during worship. Children’s Church, held during the worship hour, is for children 6-12 years. The Crock-Pot Bible Study will meet on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Address: at the intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

  EPHESUS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School starting June 23. Registration starts at 5 p.m. VBS is 6-9 p.m. June 23-28. Theme is Colossal Coaster World, Facing Fear, Trusting God. All ages are welcome and a free meal will be served each evening at 5:45 p.m. For more information, please call (919) 353-5692 or email at myow@windstream.net or jeuniforms@windstream.net. Address: 2724 White Hill Road.

  FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Sunday at 11 a.m., the annual Father’s Day Celebration will be held in conjunction with Men’s Day. Dr. J.C. White, pastor, will deliver the message with focus on “Boys To Men.” The 101st Sanford District Church School Convention, hosted by Fair Promise, will convene on Friday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday, June 22, at 9 a.m. Vacation Bible School classes are scheduled for all age groups Monday-Friday, June 24-28, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Saturday from 2 until 4 p.m.: Summer Fun Festival. Snacks, puppet shows, games, music, prizes, refreshments. Address: corner of Fifth and McIver streets.

  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Betty Sherrod, CLP, will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and 11 a.m. traditional service Sunday. Church committees meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

  FLAT SPRINGS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Theme is “Backyard Bible Camp.” Commencement at 11 a.m. Friday with a pizza party following.

  GREATER PRAISE FELLOWSHIP

Saturday at 4 p.m. Annual Rainbow Tea will be held at the San Lee Park Recreation Building on Pumping Station Road. Address: 250 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

  HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship. Wednesday: 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends. Thursday: 7 p.m. Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

  JOHNSONVILLE AME ZION

Vacation Bible School continues through Wednesday at 6 p.m. June 20-21, the Dunn-Lillington District Sunday School Convention starts at 7 p.m. June 20 and at 9 a.m. June 21. Address: Cameron.

  JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Vacation Bible School: Sunday-Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Theme is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God." Address: 316 W. Main St.

  JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Worship celebrations on Sunday will feature commissioning of the JUMC Puerto Rico Mission Team, Building the Church First Fruits offering and Vacation Bible School (VBS) previews. Services take place at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Donuts for Dads celebration and welcome to visiting missionaries Reverends Jorge and Erika Ochoa, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Zumba on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center; $1 per class. Bring a dish to share for “Potluck Summer” on Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., followed by Bible study. Helpers now being recruited for Vacation Bible School and youth BAM (Be a Missionary) Week, July 8-12. Address: 407 W. Main St.

  JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: The women of the church will give a special musical presentation on Father’s Day. Vacation Bible School will be held June 23-27. Theme will be Colossal Coaster World! Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible studies at 7. (third Wednesday night, coffee and donuts at 6:30). The Rev. John Hackney is pastor. Address: 852 Buckhorn Road.

  KING’S CHAPEL

Summer revival meeting begins Monday and continues through Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Pastor Addie M. McCrimmon. Address: 631 Atkins Road, Cameron.

  LEE’S CHAPEL CHRISTIAN

The church welcomes the new pastor, the Rev. Bruce Parsons, wife Karen and son Aaron. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. and worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 453 Lee’s Chapel Road.

  LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday at 11 a.m., Rev. Roberta Byram will bring the Father's Day message "Our Adopted Father." Wednesday, 7 p.m., Coming to Life Contemporary Service, "Is it Me you’re looking for?" Summer Breakaway at Louisburg College: June 17-22. Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes: 3-International Lessons; 1-Bible Study. Wednesday events: Covered dish dinner, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; with Sharing and Music at 6:45 p.m. and Community Gathering, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Choir rehearsal, 7:50 p.m. Youth Group (6th grade and up) and Kingdom Kids (up to 5th grade) meet on Wednesdays, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join the Reunion Group on the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Every Monday, prayer 11 a.m., followed by lunch at Jim’s Restaurant. Address: 7225 Lemon Springs Road.

  LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP

Sunday: Worship at 5 p.m. The Life Experience with Pastor Jason Trusell — L-iberty I-mpact F-ellowship E-mpowerment. Address: 291 Wilson Road.

  LOVE GROVE AME ZION

Sunday: Father’s Day speaker at 11 a.m. will be the Rev. Cathy Chalmers Mason of Houston, Texas. She is formerly of Sanford, a daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Chalmers. She is a 1979 graduate of Lee County High School and resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Deacon Joseph Mason. She is Associate Pastor of Southwest Community “The Bridge” Church. Vacation Bible School beginning Monday through Wednesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Bible study, music and crafts for all ages. Address: 796 Love Grove Church Road.

  MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Pastor Archie and Elect Lady Twana Ray will have the 1st Annual Pastoral Anniversary to be held Friday, June 21-Sunday, June 23. June 21 at 7 p.m., Apostle Joseph Green of Try Jesus Ministries will speak; June 22 at 6 p.m., Pastor Jason Trusell of Life Changers Crusade Ministries will speak; June 23 at 11 a.m. Elder Tyrone Parker of The Revival Center in Linden will speak; and at 4 p.m., Apostle Marlene Jefferies of Joshua Generation Healing Ministry will speak. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.

  MT. CARMEL

Elder June McDonald of New Life Healing Ministries in Lillington will be guest speaker at 6 p.m. Saturday. Address: 620 W. Main St.

  MOUNT MORIAH MISSIONARY

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Food, fun and Bible Bee each evening. Address: 18318 Hwy. 24/27 West, Cameron.

  MT. NEBO FREEWILL BAPTIST

Men’s Day program will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. with Elder Ozzie Adams Jr. from Elizabeth Chapel FWB Church as special guest. Address: 3292 Edwards Road.

  MT. PISGAH LEE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Friday Night Fire Service at 7 p.m. today. Pastor Doretha Hendley of New Destiny House of Deliverance in Fayetteville will be guest preacher. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.

  NEW BETHAL F.W.B.

Monday: 7Up meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Address: 1142 Boykin Ave.

  NEW ENDLAND AME ZION

Saturday: The Trustee Board will sponsor a fish plate sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Smitty and Leo’s Barber Shop. Proceeds go to the fuel fund. Fish plate, baked beans, cole slaw and beverage $7. Fish and chicken sandwiches $3. Single drinks $1, homemade desserts $1. Address: 164 Farrell Road.

  NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. VBS kick-off “Theme Day in the Park — Jesus Family Reunion” at Depot Park. Sunday at 11 a.m.: Father’s/Men’s Day celebration. Speaker will be the Rev. Stanley Burnett of Moncure. The men will be in charge of the service. Vacation Bible School will be held June 19-21 at 6:30 p.m. each day. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

  OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

“SonWest Roundup” Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday, June 23, through Wednesday, June 26. Sunday 5-8 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Ages toddler to 12. For further information, jeanneanderson@windstream.net.

  PENTECOSTAL DELIVERANCE FELLOWSHIP

NETWORK OF CHURCHES

The 17th Annual Holy Convocation will be Wednesday, June 19, and conclude on Sunday, June 23. The service will begin nightly at 7 for June 19-21. On June 22, the banquet will begin at 6 p.m., $10 per person and $5 for children under 12 years old. Complimentary photos will be given to all banquet attendees (one photo per person) and Apostle Harris will honor a local pastor in the community for outstanding service. It will be held at God's Promise at 610 E. Main St. Sunday morning service June 23 will begin at 11:30 and will be at The Stevens Center located at 1576 Kelly Drive, which will include the ceremonial Apostle dressing of Apostle Julia A. Harris, PhD. Speakers for the week are: Wednesday, June 19, Apostle Allen Hinnant; Thursday, June 20, Apostle Tammy Alexander; Friday, June 21, Bishop O'Bryan McRae; Saturday, June 22, Apostle Banquet (Sunday Best Dress or Gown and Tux); Sunday, June 23, Apostle Chester Watson. Email pdfnews@yahoo.com for more information.

  PILGRIMS REST

Saturday: 10 a.m. Men’s Conference. Prayer breakfast. Speaker will be Pastor Malcolm Curry, pastor of St. Mark United Church of God. Speaker for the 7 p.m. service will be Min. Rayshawn McKoy from Gethsemane Holiness Church in Goldston. Sunday: Father’s Day speaker at 11 a.m. will be Minister Freddie McGee. Address: 181 Murchison Road, Olivia.

  PREVAILING LIFE MINISTRIES

Bishop Michael and Pastor Louise Goings from Dillon, S.C., will speak and minister prayer today at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 10 a.m., Dr. Zerulabell from East Africa will be guest speaker. Address: 207 McIver St.

  RECOVERY ROOM MINISTRIES

Honoring Elder Nathane and Elect Lady Donna Hooker’s 13th Pastoral Anniversary from Wednesday, June 19, through Sunday, June 23 . Speakers for the week are Wednesday, Bishop Powell and New Church of Deliverance; Thursday, Overseer Russell and Stone’s Chapel; Friday, Pastor Edward Murchison and Greater Praise; Sunday at 11:30 a.m., Dr. Luis Hooker and Works For Christ Christian Center, and Sunday at 4 p.m., Elder Gregory Shepherd and St. Stevens UCOG. Saturday, June 22, a celebratory cookout will be held at 3 p.m. at Kiwanis Park.

  ST. ANDREWS

The Golden Stars of Goldston will celebrate their annual gospel singing anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23. Various choirs and groups will appear. Address: Hwy. 64 East, Pittsboro.

  ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

Worship this week includes Carrie Carpenter preaching in the Davenport Christian Life Center along with the Awakening band, led by Wayne Haduven at 8:30 a.m.  Communion will be offered in Casey Chapel at 8:45, with Pastor Gene Cobb preaching. Pastor Gene is also preaching in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. It is not too late to sign up for Vacation Bible School. It will begin June 17. Go to www.saintlukeumc.org to sign up. 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. and nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

  SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Saturday: Huge yard sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. (Davison's Steakhouse parking lot) All proceeds go to Building Fund for the new church. Sunday: 8:30 a.m., meet at Golden Corral for breakfast and help celebrate Father's Day. Sunday is Youth Day. Young people will be in charge of the services. No Sunday Night service. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study at 7. 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

Men’s fellowship breakfast with devotional followed by the food bank Saturday morning beginning at 9. Pastor Craig Dodson will speak at 10:30 a.m. on "God's Instructions For Fathers." Brother Greg Lamb will speak on "The Need For Godly Fathers In The Body Of Christ." Please register online for June 23-27 Vacation Bible School  at solidrockcc.org — with the kickoff cookout Sunday, June 23, at 5:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study and Youth Classes at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Pot luck dinner Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., bring your favorite dish. Wednesday evening Prayer Time 7-7:30 p.m., Bible Study 7:30-8 p.m.; also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old. Food Bank distribution times each month: first Wednesday night at 7 p.m. and third Saturday (June 15) morning at 10 after the men's fellowship breakfast and devotional. Transportation available, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Visit us at solidrockcc.org. and solidrock community church on facebook. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

  STAR OF HOPE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Youth Revival begins today at 7 p.m. The Rev. Frederick T. Faison, University Chaplain at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, will be guest preacher. The Pastors Aide will sponsor a breakfast Sunday from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Cost is $6. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Annual Men’s Day Program will be observed Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. Elder Wayne McKoy will be the speaker. Address: 2834 Dalrymple St.

  SWANN STATION BAPTIST

BBQ plate fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in church fellowship building. $7 per plate. BBQ, slaw, baked beans, buttered potatoes, roll, dessert and drink. Quilt raffle tickets available for purchase at door. $2 per ticket/$5 for 3 tickets. Quilt raffle drawing at end of fundraiser. All proceeds for summer mission trip to Mexico. Sunday: Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Nursery provided. No evening services. Address: 7592 Hwy. 87 South.

  TAYLORS CHAPEL

Honoring the Pastor and First Lady as they celebrate six years of pastoring with the church. The celebration will be Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Brooks, choir and congregation of St. Matthews AMEZ Church in Pittsboro. Address: 3233 Mays Chapel Road.

  TEMPTING CONGREGATIONAL

Saturday: Church meeting will be held at 4 p.m. All members are asked to be present.

  TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "A Wise Father." Missions Night will be Wednesday with WMU, Brotherhood, CIA's and Mission Friends meeting at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

  TRINITY LUTHERAN

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. Worship services start at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at both services. Coffee hour follows the second service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous will meet on Friday at 8 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

  UNION GROVE

There will be a fish plate sale on Friday, June 21, at Union Grove Church. Time is 11 a.m. until. Address: 84 Howard-Mac Lane, Broadway.