CHURCH NEWS 1/11/13

Jan. 11, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Sunday sermon titled “Good News” from Ephesians 4:32 at 11 a.m. service. Lisa Perry will speak of her mission work in China at the 6 p.m. service. Every Wednesday, Bible study in the Chapel at 9:30 a.m. Food Pantry opens at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN
Sunday, 11 a.m. worship service: The Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon:  "Why Not Be Afraid?" First Scripture Reading: Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22, Second Scripture Reading: Isaiah 43: 1-7. "What Presbyterians Believe" Bible Study - Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and 20, and March 6 and 20 at 6:30 p.m. Men's Sweetheart Banquet: Sunday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Bible Study, Wednesdays, 6 p.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. 
 
CAMERON PRESBYTERIAN
Sunday at 4 p.m.: Guest Artist Series will feature Susan Rush in An Actor's Journey, Musically Speaking. Address: 600 Carthage St., Cameron.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE
Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; 3rd Sunday at 3 p.m. Noon Day Prayer, Tuesday 12 p.m. Bible Study, Wednesday 7 p.m., 2nd and 4th Friday, 7 p.m. Intercessory Prayer, Friday night, 11:15. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

CONNECT CHURCH
Worship each Sunday morning at 10 at Lee Christian School in their cafeteria. Pastor Thadd McElreath is currently teaching through the Gospel of Luke with a focus on gaining certainty in who Christ is and what his earthly ministry means to us in our lives now. www.connectchurchsanford.com.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST
Sunday: Sunday School classes will begin at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. The Men's Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 6:15 a.m at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant. Children's Choir at 6:20 p.m. and children's programs, youth ministry, Bible study and prayer meeting  7 p.m. on Wednesday. Services in Spanish led by the Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. eastsanfordbaptistchurch.org. Address:  300 North Ave.

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 the sermon “Dive In! ” at 11 a.m. edgewoodpc@windstream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL BAPTIST
Gospel Singing with Forever Changed at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. Love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN
The 11 a.m. Sunday worship service will be led by Deacon Bill Linkous. His morning message will be “The Runway Centerline.” Children’s Church held during the worship service will be led by Nancy Johnson. A Sunday afternoon Bible Study with Dr. Barry Drum, interim minister, will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a light supper. The Board of Deacons and the Church Council will meet on Monday at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. respectively. All board members are encouraged to attend.

EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION
The Trustee Board presents "The Psalm Project" on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. James White, pastor of Fair Promise AME Zion Church. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, east of Siler City. 

FLAT SPRINGS BAPTIST
The Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Ramsey on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. FPU will be held in Sanford at Flat Springs Baptist Church, located at 4148 Deep River Road. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m. Contact Emma Cotten at (919) 775-5922 to register.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY
Sunday service at 9 a.m. with Pastor Rita M. McLean. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

GRACE CHAPEL
Sunday: Pastor Rudy Holland will speak at 10:30 a.m. on "The Church of Berea."  Awana, Youth and Adult Bible Studies will be Sunday evening at 6:30. Address: 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

HAYWOOD BIBLE CHURCH
Sunday: Men's Breakfast 9 a.m., The Gospel Project 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Guest speaker: Chris Morris from Lifeline Recovery Ministries along with testimonies provided by a few of the residents. Address: Haywood Road, Moncure. 

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship; 11 a.m. Kids Worship; 5 p.m. Awana, Youth, Bible Study Classes; 7 p.m. Choir Practice. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Adult Bible Study, Youth, Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, Mission Friends. Thursday, 7 p.m., Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

INCREASING FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES
Service every Sunday from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. is Bible Expounding. Address: 117 Main St.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST
Saturday's “Five Wishes” advance directives workshop helps you explore and convey decisions about your end-of-life care. Open to all at no charge, Saturday, 9-11 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Sunday, the Rev. Hunter Preston preaches during worship at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. The Rev. Jorge Ochoa preaches via Skype in Spanish at 11 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Youth fellowship Sunday at 5 p.m. Zumba class on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., $1 fee. Wonderful Wednesday dinner, Pioneer Clubs, youth and adult studies on January 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. Philanthropy of Community Pathways training Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Finer Than Gold senior fellowship meets for a potluck lunch on Thursday, January 17, 11 a.m. at the church. Deadline to sign up for work trip to Eastern North Carolina (Jan. 30-Feb. 3) is extended to Wednesday, January 16. Address: 407 W. Main St.

JORDAN TEMPLE BIBLE CHURCH OF GOD
Hosting a Financial Fitness Workshop from 6 until 8 p.m. today. The Presenters are Jennifer Pernell and Latasha Sledge. They will speak on what to look for in buying a home, knowing your credit score, saving, spending, and budgeting. On Saturday at 9 a.m. Dallas Dafford from Dafford Funeral Home will speak on End of Life Preparation, Life Insurance and how much is enough? At 10 a.m., Mr. Walker from Walker’s Funeral Home will present their service that is being offered to the community. The public and surrounding churches are invited to attend this free event. Contact number for more information is 910 892-4843 Dorothy Blue. The pastor is Sarah Campbell. Address: Lillington.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST
Baptist Men’s Day will be observed Sunday, Jan. 27. Regular services: 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: Buckhorn Road.

LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST
Sunday, Roberta Byram will be speaking at 11 a.m. on "The Big Catch". Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes: 3-International Lessons; 1-Bible Study. Wednesday Events: Dinner, 6-6:30 p.m.; Sharing and Music, 6:45 p.m.; Community Gathering, 7 p.m.; Choir Rehearsal, 7:50 p.m. January 16: "Catch!" (Answering Three Important Questions: People looking for purpose in their lives; relationships with others; relief from anxiety & depression). Youth Group (6th grade and up, meet on Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.) Kingdom Kids (up to 5th grade), meet on Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. 1st Monday each month: the Reunion Group - 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 service held at The Get Smart Community Center. Join us for The Life Experience this Sunday at 5 p.m. with Pastor Jason Trusell for L-iberty I-mpact F-ellowship E-mpowerment. Address: 1309 Washington Ave.

LION OF JUDAH HEALING & DELIVERANCE MINISTRY
Saturday: Service at 5 p.m. Saturday. Speakers will be Pastor Sharon McIver, Minister Carolyn Griffin, Evangelist Shelby Ray McNeill, Evangelist Veronica Ingram and Evangelist Annette McKoy. Sunday regular services are Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 11, Tuesday Night Bible Study at 7. Pastor is Sharon McIver. Address: 1819 Lee Ave.

LOVE GROVE AME ZION
The Missionary Dept. Clothes Closet Give-Away is back in operation and will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New and lightly used clothes for children and adults. We also have household goods. Address: 796 Love Grove Church Road.

NEW BETHEL FWB
Ladies Ministry, A New Beginning, will be held today at 10 a.m. Address: 1042 Boykin Ave.

NEW LIFE PRAISE
Pastor Roger Thomas will be preaching the Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m., “Six Strong Men to Carry You”. Sunday evening message is ‘A Certain Man.’  We will have a Children’s Story and a Deacon Ordination during the morning service, and during the evening service we will have our prison ministry “SomeOne  Cares.” Sunday school Bible classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m.  Nursery is provided on Sunday morning. Wednesday evenings at 6:30, there are adult Bible studies. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

OAK GROVE HOLINESS
Service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Guest pastor will be Bishop Larry Brown of House of Prayer in Pinehurst. Guest choir will be Synagogue of Christ’s Choir. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN
Hosting The Harvester's gospel group Saturday 6 p.m. It is free to the public with refreshments to follow. This is leading up to our 100th anniversary March 13th.  For more information see our website: www.oliviapc.org or call 919-499-5822. Address: 3363 Olivia Rd., Olivia.

RECOVERY ROOM MINISTRIES
Recovery Room Ministries Youth Department presents a Youth Empowerment – “Youth Dead On Target For God” today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Friday night speaker will be Bro. Marcus Campbell, Saturday night speaker will be Bro. Darnahum Person and Bro. Donavon Fairley. Address: 504 Monroe St., Carthage.

SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY CHURCH
Joy Night Service at 7 p.m. today. Speaker will be Elder Charles Green of Try Me Jesus Ministries. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL
This Sunday, there will be two services with the first at 8 a.m. and the second at 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. and there is a nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST
Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m.  Sunday Night Service at 7. 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
Saturday, January 19 is the Men’s Fellowship breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the food bank distribution at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 will be Solid Rock Men’s Day with buffet style breakfast at 8 a.m. Join us Sunday morning at 10:30 as Pastor Craig Dodson speaks on, “The Prescription For A Great Church.” Brother Kevin Dodson brings the evening message at 6 Sunday. Choir practice 8:30 a.m. Adult & Youth Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee-donuts/fellowship time 10 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Enjoy a covered dish dinner Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study 7-8 p.m., Children/Youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old 7-8 p.m. solidrockcommunitychurch.net. For more information or transportation call 919-775-9939 or 919-777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

TRINITY LUTHERAN
Women of the ELCA will meet Saturday at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Baptism of Our Lord worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Timothy 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. Sunday School convenes at 9:15 a.m. Confirmation Class follows the second service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER
Healing The Woman Within will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. with Dr. Alice Hooker as speaker. All women are welcome to attend. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER
Revival: Continues through Saturday. Service at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Richard Carnegie from Love, Faith & Power Outreach Ministries in Durham. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.