ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES INC.
Sixth Church Anniversary: Today at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Wayne and Kimberly Johnson from Strait Gate Tabernacle of Praise in Lillington, and Sunday at 11 a.m. Address: 2607D Fayetteville St.
Saturday: Spring Fling. BBQ pork and BBQ chicken plates. $7 per plate. Serving time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and auction at 5 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the building fund. Address: 2413 Buckhorn Road.
BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “Communication in the Home” based on 1 Peter 3:1-12. Spring Fling will be held May 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $8 BBQ chicken plate, silent auction, Gospel music, kids games and activities. Relay for Life (cancer support), Friday, May 9, Beaver Creek Baptist Church Team, Sanford Fairgrounds. BBQ, chips and drink $5. VBS, June 16-20, 6-8 p.m. Classes for ages 4 through adults. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
BETHLEHEM UNITED METHODIST
Today: Spring barbecue plate sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $7 a plate. Eat in or drive thru. Free delivery of 10 plates or more. Contact Gail Logan at (919) 776-1898, Philip Oldham at (919) 776-8154 or Michael Paschal at (919) 776-6298. Address: 2334 N. Plank Road.
Sunday: Rev. Paul J. Shields, pastor, presents sermon: "Walking Home" at the 11 a.m. service. First Scripture Reading: Acts 2:14, 36-41, Second Scripture Reading: Luke 24: 13-35. Homecoming for Buffalo 2014. A covered dish luncheon will be shared after the service. Celebration of 217 years of continuous service to the Lord at Buffalo. 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.
CARBONTON UNITED METHODIST
Yard sale: Today from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Clothing, household items and collectibles. Sale will be held at the Carbonton Community Center at 6953 Carbonton Road.
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. Message this Sunday is based on Luke 24:13-35, and is titled “We Too Can See Jesus." The Junior MYF and the Methodist Youth will meet on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. Thursday morning Bible Study from 10:30-11:30 each week exploring the Gospel of John. Saturday: Missions’ yard and bake sale beginning at 8 a.m. Proceeds will be utilized to support local and global missions. Center UMC will host a Bible Study called “Not a Fan” based on the book by Kyle Idleman. It will be lead by one of the church's Lay Servants, James “Nicky” Gaster. It will begin on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. Community Watch will meet at Center UMC on Thursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. (This is a change from the fellowship hall). Vacation Bible School from Sunday, June 22 through Thursday, June 26. There will be an adult study so parents can participate as well. If you wish to preregister your children, please contact the church at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name(s) and age(s) of the children. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.
CHRISTIAN FAITH MINISTRIES
Revival continues through Saturday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. W. James Brown of Voice of Christ Worldwide Ministries in Orlando, Fla. For more information call (919) 775-1311. Supervision and activity provided for children ages 10 years and younger. All services will be held at 3110 Cameron Drive (beside Buchanan Park).
CHRISTIAN LIFE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER
Sunday: Choir anniversary at 3 p.m. Address: Get Smart on Washington Avenue.
COOL SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday-Wednesday: Awaken Conference — God's People Seeking Revival will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, speaker will be Dr. Alvin Reid, professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Monday, speaker will be Dale Elwell of Cross Culture Ministries; Tuesday, speaker will be Rev. David Yarborough, pastor of Moore Union Christian Church; Wednesday, speaker will be Rev. Keith Kimball, evangelist and chaplain of Roxboro Police Department. Address: 1313 Cool Springs Road.
DEEP RIVER MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
The Deep River Annual Session will be held Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Carthage. Keynote preacher will be Dr. Roosevelt Whitehead of Greenville. Adult workshop will be led by the Rev. Tom King of Fayetteville. The Young Adult and Youth Workshop will be led by the Rev. Sherell Raines of Lillington. Guest choir will be the Martin Luther King Jr. Choir of Raleigh. General Board will meet at 9 a.m. Address: 576 Needmore St., Carthage.
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 9:45 a.m. Senior Adult Sunday with Dr. Zeb Moss from Southern Pines speaking at 11 a.m. Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 6 p.m. service. Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the building at the new land 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.
EBENEZER GOSPEL ASSEMBLY
Sunday: Pre-anniversary service will be held at the church at 4 p.m. with guest speaker Apostle Joe Green and the Try Jesus Ministry. Address: 396 S. Plank Road.
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 Third Sunday of Easter at 11 a.m. The sermon “Live As If It Makes A Difference” will be based on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 and Luke 24:13-35. Youth will meet with the Lee County Presbyterian Youth Connection at Pocket Presbyterian at 5 p.m. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.
EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN
Sunday: Worship will be held at 11 a.m. with Dr. Barry P. Drum preaching. His sermon will be "Reconsidering the Prayer of Jabez" based upon text found in I Chronicles 4: 9-11. Nursery care is available. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food for the CUOC pantry. The Crock Pot Bible Study will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday for Bible study, following a light supper. The Women's Fellowship Rummage sale will be held this weekend, today and Saturday.
Sunday: Fellowship breakfast at 9:15 a.m., worship at 10:50 a.m. Children’s activities are every Sunday evening at 5:30 with evening worship following at 7. Pastor is Dr. David Boroughs. Address: 2724 White Hill Road.
EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION
The EC Gospel Choir Anniversary will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. Many music ministries have been invited to share in this celebration. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, Siler City.
FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST
Youth revival will be held from Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. The theme is “Youth Running to Win!” Speakers include Minister Alycia Marcena of Durham, Minister Corey McCrimmon and Minister Deon Allbrooks. Several guest choirs will also minister in song as well as the First Calvary Praise Dancers.
Sunday: The Rev. Ron Stoker will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. His sermon will be “From Stranger To Savior” from Luke 24. He will be leading a new Bible Study on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the library beginning this Tuesday. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.
GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY
Sunday: Worship at 9 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Minister is Pastor Rita McLean. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.
GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE
Saturday: The Youth Department will have a program at 5 p.m. “No More Boundaries For Me.” Guest speaker will be Minister Matthew McNeil from New Direction Life Ministries in Norwood. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.
GREEN GROVE AME ZION
Saturday: Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. Guest will be the Rev. Veronica Ingram from Cameron Grove AME Zion Church in Broadway. For more information, contact Ann Taylor at (919) 353-0387. Address: 2810 County Line Road.
HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Saturday: 8 a.m. Youth yard sale fundraiser located at 21163 N.C. 24/27, Cameron; Sunday: 9 a.m. Praise Team practice, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Preschool Worship, 5 p.m. Awana/Youth/Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m. Choir Practice; Tuesday: 10 a.m. Care Team C meeting; Wednesday: 7 p.m. Business meeting; Thursday: 6:30 p.m. Missions Committee meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.
HILLVIEW CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY
Sunday: Joy Lamonds will bring morning message. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. Children’s Church will start after praise and worship. Bible Study at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and food pantry is on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. A yard sale will be held Saturday, May 31, from 7 a.m. to noon. Address: 3217 Lemon Springs Road.
HOLLAND CHAPEL AMEZ
Pork barbecue plates and grilled chicken plates will be sold today and Saturday. Plates will include string beans, slaw or potato salad, roll, and dessert. Plate - $8 and barbecue sandwich - $4. Individual church members will be taking orders prior to these two days. People may also stop by the church fellowship hall to purchase plates for dine in or take out beginning at 10 a.m., until. Address: 360 Burgess Road, Apex.
HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday: Senior Adult Day at 11 a.m. Larry and Jeri Mercer will be performing. Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Senior Adult Fun Day, Antioch Baptist Church in Mamers. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.
JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST
Sunday: Celebration worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11a.m. in the sanctuary. Dr. Calvin Sayles will preach both services. Sermon title: “Passion!” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.
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.
LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP
Sunday: Worship service from 5 to 7 p.m. with Pastor Jason Trusell and First Lady Danielle Trusell. Power 2 Live Bible Study is held Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Address: 291 Wilson Road.
LION OF JUDAH HEALING AND DELIVERANCE MINISTRY
Sunday: Pastor’s Aid program at 3 p.m. with Pastor Samantha Robinson, pastor of Fire Chosen Ministries in Pittsboro, as guest speaker. Address: 1819 Lee Ave.
LOVE, FAITH AND POWER CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
Sunday morning service at a Sunday evening time. Service begins at 6 p.m. with Min. W. Williams preaching. The church has services the first and fourth Sunday at 6 p.m. (919) 943-5196. Address: 311 Carthage Street.
MISSION OF HOPE INDEPENDENT
Today: The Pastor's Aid Committee is sponsoring a chicken, fish and hot dog plate sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Broadway Community Center in Broadway. Prices range from $10, $7 and $3. Buy seven plates and get the eighth plate free. Delivery in the Sanford/Broadway area for orders of $49 or more. Cash only. Please have all delivery orders placed by 2 p.m.
MT. CALVARY HOLINESS
The 35th Pastoral Anniversary of Elder Cora Lee McIver will be held at 7:30 p.m. today with Elder Sharon Watson Belk from Mt. Nebo Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ramseur, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with Elder Belinda McKoy from Mt. Sinai Holy Church in Siler City, and Sunday at 3 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Swann from Evans Chapel AME Zion Church in Siler City. Address: 578 Stockyard Road, Siler City.
MT. OLIVE UNITED METHODIST
Sunday: Mt. Olive United Methodist Church will sponsor a program at 3 p.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church. Speaker will be Minister Larry McNeill and he will bring a choir. Address: 84 Howard-Mac Lane, Broadway.
MT. PISGAH LEE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST
Sunday: Women’s Day Program at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Minister Janie Robinson of Holiness Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Godwin. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.
NEW BEGINNING FOR CHRIST INDEPENDENT
Sunday, May 11: Mother’s Day service will be held at 11:30 a.m. The pastor is Rev. John McNeill. Deaconess Marie King will be presiding and LaTonya McLean will be the speaker. Address: 44 Allen Lane.
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.
Sunday: The message titled “Prelude To David” will be delivered by the Rev. George Walton at the morning worship service. Scripture taken from I Samuel 1:1-18. Awakening service at 8:30 a.m., following breakfast at 8 a.m. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Youth group and band will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 7, PW Co-Ordinating Team meets at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tuesday: Day circle meets at noon in fellowship hall and night circles at 7 p.m. The women will be celebrating the Presbyterian Birthday Offering at those times. Choir practice will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Youth group will meet at the church on May 10 at 8:30 a.m. for a trip to the zoo in Asheboro. Address: 3363 Olivia Road.
OVERHILLS COMMUNITY BAPTIST
Today: BBQ pork or BBQ chicken plate, green beans, potatoes, roll and dessert. $7 donation (eat in or carry out). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address: 948 Overhills Road, Linden.
RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST
Celebrating Pastor Kenneth Headen's 6th anniversary Sunday. The Rev. George E. Headen, pastor of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Moncure, and his congregation will be the guests for the 3 p.m. service. Dinner will be served after the 11 a.m. service. Address: 1160 Red Hill Road, Cameron.
Sunday: Women’s Day program will be held at 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Wilma Dillard of Durham. Address: Goldston.
ST. LUKE UNITED HOLY
Sunday: Evening service will be held at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Elder Wayne McKoy and Male Choir from Star of Hope Baptist Church. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.
ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST
St. Luke encourages its members to support Cardboard Box City fundraiser for Family Promise on Saturday. Sunday, casual worship in the Davenport Christian Life Center featuring the Awakening Praise Band at 8:30 a.m. Traditional worship in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45. Sanctuary worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday Night Live dinner at 5:30 and classes start at 6:30. Zumba Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for $1. saintlukeumc.org. Address: 2916 Wicker St.
ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD
Sunday: Family and Friends Day will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. with Elder Malcolm Curry preaching. Address: 511 Church St.
ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL
This Sunday there will be two services of Holy Eucharist, at 8 a.m. and at 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. and nursery is provided from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Salem Spring Celebration! Saturday, May 17, from 2-6:30 p.m., featuring games, food and family fun. Music by Jus’ Right Bluegrass. Address: 3554 Avents Ferry Road.
SANFORD FREEWILL HOLINESS
Saturday: Women’s Conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Teresa Ammons. Address: 3000 Lemon Springs Road.
SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST
Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Worship begins 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).
Sunday Fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise & Worship Service will begin at 11 with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "The Spirit of Pentecost." Scripture for the message will come from Acts 2:1-4. Children's Choir, Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth Alive and Adult Bible Study will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. followed by Adult Choir Practice at 7:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
WORLD CHANGER HARVEST CENTER MINISTRY
Saturday at 10 a.m.: Women of Influence Fellowship Ministry. “What’s In Your Cup” based on John 5:6. Contact Minister Rhonda Dowdy at (919) 200-1038 or Chrishanda Hawkins at (910) 489-0143 for more information. Address: 1444 Tramway Road.
Sunday: Homecoming-Memorial Day Service at 10:30 a.m. Special program by children and choir. Address: 23 Zion Church Road. (Deep River community)
ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER
Saturday at 8 a.m.: Mother & Daughter Prayer Breakfast. Keynote speaker will be Evangelist Beatrice Smith. Address: Osgood Road.