CHURCH NEWS 5/10/13

May. 10, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

BALFOUR BAPTIST

An evening of gospel music will be held Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m. featuring Mercy’s Well and The Jonathans. Admission is free but a love offering will be received. For information: (336) 672-0074 or (336) 314-6787. Address: Asheboro.

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be “What Must I Do to Be Saved?”. The Sunday School assembly will begin at 9:45 a.m. with classes for all ages following. Address: 124 Barbecue Church Road.

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

The Widows, Widowers and Single Adult Ministry will meet today at Mrs. Lacy’s Magnolia House at 11:30 a.m. for a time of food and fellowship. Stop by the church’s Cancer Support booth at this year’s Relay for Life today — hot dogs and other items will be sold to go toward the cause. Join the worship on Sunday as the church will honor mothers in the 11 a.m. service. There will be no 6 p.m. service. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday at the 11 a.m. service, the Rev. Paul J. Shields, presents sermon:  “There Are Kingdoms and Kingdoms.” First Scripture Reading: Luke 24: 44-53, Second Scripture Reading: Acts 1: 1-11. Preschool Graduation: Sunday, May 19, at 11 a.m. 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.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Prophetic Conference will be May 16-18. Prophetess Joyce Williams from Durham will be the speaker. Services start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Elder Marion Williams will be speaker at the third Sunday evening service on May 19 at 3 p.m. Elder Sharon Fuller will be the speaker on Friday, May, 24, at 7 p.m. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at noon. Intercessory prayer every Friday at 11:15 p.m. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

CHRISTIAN FAITH MINISTRIES

Sunday: Mother’s Day celebration at 10:45 a.m. Address: 3110 Cameron Drive.

CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday: Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Church service: 11 a.m. Pastor Gerome Williams Sr. will speak on “When a Nobody Meets Somebody.” Address: 2320 Pilson Road.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

The Church Women’s Ministry will host its 11th Women’s Conference Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 nightly. Speaker for Tuesday night “from a man’s point of view” will be Pastor Arthur Simmons from Church of God in Broadway; Wednesday will be Rev. Cindy Goldston of Christian Life Family Worship Center, and Thursday, Minister Patricia Covington from Kingdom Life Community Church in Asheboro. There will also be a Fashion and Hat Show and a youth lesson. Address: 17934 Hwy. 64 W., Siler City.

DIVINE OUTREACH CHURCH OF CHRIST

The 9th annual women’s conference Wednesday-Friday will begin at 7 p.m. each day. Wednesday’s special speaker will be Minister Rachael Carnegie of Durham; Thursday, Pastor Dia Smith of Smithfield will be speaking, and on Friday night, special speaker will be Dr. Alice Hooker. Address: 154 McIver St.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School classes will begin at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and the 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 6:40 p.m., children’s programs, youth programs 6:40 - 8 p.m., Bible study and prayer meeting 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Services in Spanish led by Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. eastsanfordbaptistchurch.org. Address: 300 North Ave.

EBENEZER GOSPEL ASSEMBLY

Celebrating Pastor Delois Williams-Washington’s 20th pastoral anniversary at 7 p.m. today. Apostle Norma Bryant of Liberty Chapel will be guest speaker. Thursday and Friday, May 16-17, at 7 p.m. Chief Apostle Allan Hinnant will be guest speaker and also on Saturday, May 18, at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Apostle Charles Williams of Bethel Tabernacle in Lakeland, Fla., will be guest speaker at 10 a.m. All services will be held at the church. Address: 396 S. Plank Road.

EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, Fellowship at 10:30 and a special Mother’s Day Celebration during worship at 11. Jody McNeill will be guest speaker. bill.edgewoodpc@windsgtream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Gospel Singing with “Right Turn” in concert on Sunday, May 26, at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Mother’s Day will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. worship service with Dr. Barry P. Drum, interim pastor, preaching. His sermon topic will be “The Ultimate Mother.” Nursery care is available during worship. Children’s church held during the worship hour is for children 6-12 years. The Board of Deacons will meet Monday at 6 p.m., with the church council meeting at 7 p.m. A Theatre Party to attend “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Temple Theatre is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, May 19. Reservations are due by Sunday and payment by Monday. Contact Nancy Johnson (919-499-5577) for reservations. Address: intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

ETS MINISTRIES

Pre-Mother’s Day Celebration will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Address: 2210 Lee Ave.

EXOUSIA CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

Sunday worship held each Sunday at 11 a.m. Address: 700 Bragg St.

FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

The annual Mother’s Day Service, sponsored by the Deaconess Board, will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Rosa Wall Reynolds, class of 1960 at W.B. Wicker School. A special celebration is coming on May 19 at 11 a.m. Further details are forthcoming.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Dr. Warren Buck will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday. Women’s Circle meetings will be held Monday. A churchwide yard sale will be held Saturday, May 18, beginning at 7 a.m. in the Harper Center. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

FOUNTAIN OF LIFE MINISTRIES

Family/Friends Day at 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 3491 Cameron Drive.

GETHSEMANE-MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY

Revival services will be held Monday through Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. each day. Elder Belinda McKoy of Mt. Sinai United Holy Church of Siler City will the evangelist. Address: 243 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Regular service at 9 a.m. Sunday. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

GREEN GROVE AME ZION

Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. Saturday. A donation of $10 is requested. Food will be served. For more information, call 498-2305 or (919) 353-0387.

HAYWOOD BIBLE CHURCH

New six-week preaching and teaching series, gods at war, beginning Sunday. Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. This series addresses the modern day idols within us and how to defeat these idols. Address: Haywood Road, Moncure.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Mother’s Day Breakfast; 11 a.m. Worship, special music — “Like Jesus” featuring children’s choir. Evening services will not be held Sunday. Monday, 6:30 p.m. Women on Missions meeting. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Missions Committee meeting. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Care Team A; 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.

HOLLAND CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION

Evangelist Phyllis C. Dowdy of The Worship Center in Southern Pines and Director of Records and Registration, Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst, will be guest speaker for Mother’s Day at 10 a.m. The 153th Homecoming Service will be held Sunday, May 19, at the 10 a.m. worship service. Guest speaker will be Presiding Elder Lawrence A. Miller of the Durham District. Recognition of the church pioneers will be given by having their family members stand. Present and former family members invited. Dinner will be served immediately following service. The Rev. Dr. Orlando R. Dowdy is host pastor. The Harmony Male Chorus will provide music. Address: 360 Burgess Road, Apex.

HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Mother’s Day celebration with a baby recognition service will be held at 11 a.m. No evening services. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road.

HOOD CHAPEL

Sunday: Mother’s Day speaker will be the Rev. Annie Bostic of Rockingham at 11 a.m. Address: 320 McNeil St., Cameron.

HOUSE OF PRAYER

Celebrating Pastor Glover’s 35th Pastoral Anniversary Saturday and Sunday. Guest speaker at 6 p.m. Saturday will be Pastor Lockamy from Erwin. Sunday at 11 a.m., guest speaker will be Minister Berma Spinks from Cary and at 3 p.m. Sunday, guest speaker will be co-Pastor Gala Barber from Raleigh. Address: 549 Horton Road, Goldston.

JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel, Ken Smith preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

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.

LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: At 11 a.m., Mother’s Day, Lee Henesley will bring the message. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Coming to Life Contemporary Service. Graduation Sunday: June 2. 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.

MCQUEEN CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST

Join the Senior Choir for a pre “Mother’s Day” Celebration, Seasonal Tea, at 6 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (919) 258-6448. Address: 331 McQueen Chapel Church Road, Lemon Springs.

MISSION OF HOPE INDEPENDENT

Saturday: Cookout from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Chicken, fish, and hot dog plate sale at the Broadway Community Center. Delivery has been made available for orders $35 or more, within the Sanford/Broadway area. Please call (919) 356-5969 by 1 p.m. for delivery.

MT. CARMEL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS

Evangelist Jana Todd, publisher of the Peace Magazine in Fayetteville, will be guest speaker for Women’s Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 620 W. Main St.

MOUNT NEBO FREEWILL BAPTIST

Mother’s Day and Women’s Day will be held Sunday during morning worship at 11. Guest speaker will be Pastor Cynthia Franklin of Greater Faith Church. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Prayer and Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m. for youth and adults. Address: 3292 Edwards Road, Lemon Springs.

MT. PISGAH LEE FREE WILL BAPTIST

Women’s Luncheon Conference will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Speaker will be Minister Alice Pearson of Workers for Christ Ministries. Women’s Day services at 11 a.m. Sunday. Minister Mimmie Cookie Cameron from Mt. Pisgah Harnett Free Will Baptist Church in Erwin will be speaking. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.

NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP

Saturday, May 18: Super Hero Spring Fling from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This is an evangelistic outreach event for families in the  church and community. Guests will get a superhero mask and cuffs, try out the superhero obstacle course, play carnival games about true heroes, get their picture taken with Captain America and Spider-man, climb on the sticky wall, eat free food, and learn about Jesus, the greatest superhero of all. Address: 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage.

NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Sunday: Mother’s Day celebration at 11 a.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Dorothy Hammond of Mt. Pisgah Lee Church. Music will be the New Zion Mass Choir. Mothers will be in charge of the celebration. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

POPLAR SPRINGS AME

Sunday, May 19: Anniversary celebration presenting “A Day in the Life of Rev. Dr. Saundra Bullock-Hunter (Pastor)” at 3 p.m. Special guests will be the Rev. Harold D. Garner and the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church family of Liberty, including special music by the CMC Ensemble and the Oak Grove Missionary Gospel Choir. Address: 1261 Blackstone Road.

PREVAILING LIFE MINISTRIES

Honoring Linda C. Sydnor on her Air Force retirement today at 6 p.m. at Ron’s Barn. Sunday: Minister Percilla Gould and Minister Quenette Hollingsworth will be morning speakers and Margaret Murchison will receive special honors on Mother’s Day. Service starts at 10 a.m. following Sunday School and morning prayer. Address: 207 McIver St.

SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY

Sunday: Mother’s Day service with Pastor Elder Emily Petty speaking. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

This Sunday, in addition to honoring Mother’s Day, the church will celebrate the Ascension of the Lord. Communion will be offered in the Davenport Christian Life Center at 8:30 a.m. with Pastor Gene preaching and the Awakening Band offering praise music. David Mellnik will be preaching in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. and Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:45 a.m. Pastor Gene will preach again in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. St. Luke UMC  is partnering with Trinity UMC at the Boys and Girls Club at O.T. Sloan Park on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to “Change the World!” There will be a distribution of clothing, personal care items, children’s books and a free lunch to anyone in need. Those who would like to help in this endeavor can contact Rev. Jaye at (919) 776-2012 ext. 104. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

Sunday: 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 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

SALEM PRESBYTERIAN

The 145th Anniversary will be held Sunday, May 19.

SHALLOW WELL

Sunday: All mothers will be honored during the 10:55 a.m. service with a small gift. All mothers are welcome to worship with the church on this special day. The Day Circle will meet Monday at 11 a.m. at Golden Corral. The Circle of Hope will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at the church. Cub Scouts will meet in the Scout Hut at 7 p.m. All boys first grade through fifth grade are invited to join them. There will be a deacons meeting at 7 p.m. in the library of the church Tuesday. Boy Scouts will meet in the Scout Hut on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. All boys 11-18 are welcome to join them. Weight Watchers will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in McFarland Hall. Address: Broadway Road.

SHEPHERD’S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday: Mother’s Day Breakfast at Golden Corral at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. No Sunday night service. 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

Come as you are and bring your mother Sunday. Pastor Craig Dodson inquires “What are We Teaching Our Children?” Brother Greg Lamb will bring the evening message “Your Best Life Now.” Adult Bible Study and Youth Classes at 9:15 am. Nursery and Children’s Church provided. Light meal (pot luck) every Wednesday 6-7 p.m., Adult Bible Study and Prayer Time 7-8 p.m.; also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old. Choir practice 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Men’s Fellowship Breakfast and Food Bank distribution third Saturday (May 18) beginning at 9 a.m. Transportation available, call (919) 777-6579 or (919) 775-9939. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

STAR OF HOPE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

The Pastors Aide will sponsor a breakfast Sunday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Cost is $6. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The Home Mission’s annual Women’s Day Program will be observed Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service. Elder Wayne McKoy will be the speaker. Address: 2834 Dalrymple St.

THE POTTER’S HOUSE

The annual Mother’s Day Feast in remembrance of the late Mother Harriet C. Johnson, and to honor Mother Helen “Mum” Covington, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Lots of food with inspirational music. Gospel concert will begin at 3 p.m. Many groups will be appearing including The Original Sons of Zion, The J.J. Singers, the Traveling Sons, Jennifer Boykin, The Ties That Bind, Sons of Destiny, Christian Disciples and Christian Disciples. MC will be Amos Marks of WXKL 1290. Bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be inside the church.

THE WORD EDUCATION CHURCH

Services will be conducted Sunday at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Featured guest speaker will be Dr. Earl D. Johnson. Address: 26 Word Church Lane, Lillington.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. The worship service will begin at 11 a.m. with special recognition given to mothers. Pastor Dr. John Allen will deliver his sermon titled “A Mother’s Love.” Family Night Supper will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. followed by WMU, Brotherhood, Youth, CIA’s and Mission Friends at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, May 18, the church will host a Mission Rally/Community Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free event for all. There will numerous organizations present including Lee County Health Dept., Helping Hands Clinic, Lee County Sheriff’s Dept., Tramway Fire Dept. There will be face painting and other children’s activities as well. Various speakers and singers will be present. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

The Seventh Sunday of Easter worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. Worship service starts at 8:15 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at this service. The second service is at 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows the second service. Council meeting follows the second service. Sunday School convenes at 9:15 a.m. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER

Men’s Conference will be held today at 7 p.m. with Min. Maurice McLeod speaking and conclude Saturday at 7 a.m. with prayer. All men are invited to attend. Healing the Woman Within will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. All women are invited. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.