CHURCH NEWS 4/12/13

Apr. 12, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "Transforming Life." The Sunday School assembly will begin at 9:45 a.m. with classes for all ages following. Address: 124 Barbecue Church Road south of Sanford.

  BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Sunday, April 28: Bread Of Life Quartet will perform at 6 p.m. with song and praise. Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Bible study on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in chapel. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

  BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: 11 a.m. worship service with the Rev. Paul J. Shields, presenting sermon:  "Working For A Living." First Scripture Reading:  Acts 5: 27-32, Second Scripture Reading: John 21: 1-14. Homecoming Sunday, May 4. Pot Luck Luncheon after service. 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.

  CAMERON GROVE AME ZION

Youth Revival to be held April 17–19 beginning at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Gregory B. Thompson, senior pastor at Judah International Ministries in Maxton. Address: at 309 Vernon St., Broadway.

  CAMERON PRESBYTERIAN

The church presents the Union Pines High School Choral Ensemble in special concert on Sunday at 6 p.m. with Cathy McCanless, director. Free-will offering received in appreciation. The Rev. Whitney Wilkinson is pastor. Address: 600 Carthage St., Cameron.

  CENTER UNITED METHODIST

Hosting Living Healthy Workshops on Wednesdays, April 17-May 22, 10 a.m.-noon. This is a free six-week workshop designed to help you take control of your health instead of letting it control you. If you have diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, COPD, fibromyalgia or any other chronic disease, then Healthy Living may be the program for you. For more information or to register, call Melissa at (910) 715-6270. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.

  CENTRAL BAPTIST TEMPLE

Sunday: Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship service at 11. Sunday evening service at 6. Wednesday: Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. during which time the children will have Discovery Club. Nursery provided for all services. Mike Oldham is pastor. Address: 1411 Firetower Road.

  CHESTNUT AME ZION

The Missionary Department will celebrate its Annual Missionary March on Sunday at 3 p.m. All Missionary Departments are invited. Address: 4522 Buckhorn Road.

  CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Founders Day will be Sunday. Elder Marion Williams will be speaker at 11 a.m. worship service. Dinner immediately following service. Elder Jackie Goldston will be the speaker at the next third Sunday evening services on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at noon. Intercessory prayer, every Friday night at 11:15. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

  CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday: Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11 a.m. Pastor Gerome Williams Sr. will be speaker. Address: 2320 Pilson Road.

  DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

Revival services will continue through today at 7:30. Pastor Darrell Harris with End Time Harvest and Deliverance Center will be guest revivalist preacher. Choirs ministering in music will include Unity Powerhouse from Siler City; New Era of Pittsboro; Holy Trinity from Siler City and Deliverance Gospel Choir. The revival will lead to the church's 10th Anniversary Celebration. A fellowship fish fry and awards day will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. and will the revival will conclude on Sunday with the 11 a.m. worship service. Address: 17935 Hwy. 64 West, Siler City.

  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 the 6 p.m. worship 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 until 8 p.m., Bible Study and prayer meeting 7 until 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.

  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 at 11 a.m. The sermon will be titled “Jesus Can Change You." Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

  EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Gospel singing with The Taylors in concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

  EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The Second Sunday after Easter will be observed this week with Dr. Barry Drum, interim minister, leading the worship. His sermon topic will be “The Good Shepherd.” The scripture reading will be John 10:1-18 . Children’s Church will be led by Nancy Johnson. A fellowship hour will follow the service. Andrew’s Box for this month will be designated for CUOC. Don’t forget the on-going collection for the Food Pantry. The monthly “Crock-Pot Bible Study” will meet next week on Sunday evening at 5:30 in the fellowship hall. After a light supper, they will continue their study of “Applying the Bible." Extra copies of the book are available in the fellowship hall. Address: corner of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

  EPHESUS BAPTIST

Several ministries to help children learn and interact with other children their age include the nursery, The Gospel Project, Children’s Church, Kids Connection, Sonshine and Believers Choir programs. The Kids Connection meets during the school year on Sunday nights at 6 for children kindergarten through 5th grade. Believer’s Choir, ages kindergarten through 5th grade, meet throughout the school year on Sunday nights at 5:30. Children 4 and 5 years old are invited to join the preschool choir that meets on Sunday evenings from 6 until 6:30. Sunday: Gospel Project starting at 9:45 a.m. with worship service to follow at 10:50 a.m. Evening worship at 7. Nursery provided. Wednesday, April 17: Studying the Book of Exodus beginning at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Address: 2724 White Hill Road.

  EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION

Women's and Men's Day will be observed Sunday. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Minister Janice Lee of Holy Trinity United Holy Church in Siler City. Music will be provided by The ECC Ladies Chorus. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Pastor Michael Alston of Burnette Chapel Christian Church in Snow Camp. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, east of Siler City.

  FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST

A gigantic yard sale will be held Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. the church. New clothes for ladies, kitchen items, household items, furniture, jewelry, linens, tools, etc. Anyone wearing women's plus sizes 18, 20, 22, etc,, or large, extra large, etc., will have many new, name brand items to choose from. Address: Fields Drive.

  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Dr. Dale Miller will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Monday, deacons meet at 6:30 p.m. and elders meet at 7 p.m. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

  GETHSEMANE – MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY

The 33rd Anniversary of Bishop Roy L. McKoy will be observed Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Raychon McKoy, Associate Minister of Gethsemane Holy Church, will be the speaker with the United Male Chorus providing the music. Address: 243 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

  GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Service at 9 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Rita M. McLean. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

  GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST

Homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday. Dinner at 12:30 and gospel singing at 1:15 p.m. Appearing will be Don Sherle, The Back Porch Folks from Johnsonville, Cindi Agee and Cecelia Del Prado, Christin and Lynn Flynn, and Pastor George Brice. A special skit will be presented by the youth. Address: 246 Flynn McPherson Road, Cameron.

  HAYWOOD BIBLE

Saturday at 6 p.m.: The 11th annual Hee-Haw to benefit Relay for Life will be held. Guests will be Haywood’s Hee-Haw Band, George Sisters, Corbin and Linda Whitaker, Comedian Henry Eubanks and more. Refreshments follow program. Address: Moncure.

  HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Saturday: 8 a.m. church council meeting. Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, 11 a.m. worship with special music by Haven and Jason Roe, 11 a.m. Kids Worship; Wednesday: 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/Girls in Action/Royal Ambassadors/Mission Friends; Thursday: 7 p.m. Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

  HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Saturday: Regional Children’s Bible Drill will be held at Coats Baptist Church. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the drill will begin at 10 a.m. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

  JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Third Sunday of Easter: Celebration worship at 8:45 a.m. in the chapel with Ken Smith preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Sermon title: “The Fire Descends from Heaven."  Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

  JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Saturday: Talent Show and Spaghetti Supper, $5, 5:30 pm. “Gratitude Sunday” worship on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Finer Than Gold senior fellowship on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Wonderful Wednesday on April 17 includes dinner at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person), with youth and adult studies at 6:30 p.m. Zumba on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center; $1 per class. Pastor's Bible Study Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center library. Item donations are being collected for the UMMen Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Saturday, April 20; call the church office at (919) 775-7023. Durham Bulls vouchers at $9 each for any home game support summer mission trip; youth plans a group outing on April 21. Address: 407 W. Main St.

  JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Spring Revival will be held May 6-8 with Kenny Dail as guest speaker. 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 BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. A Gideon speaker will be special guest. Children’s Church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m. Address: 876 Sanders Road, Lemon Springs.

  LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: 11 a.m., Roberta Byram will be speaking on "Is Life in Christ, the Kingdom of God?". Emmaus Prayer and Healing Service at Hollands UMC, Saturday, April 20, 7 p.m. Kaleidoscope at Camp Don Lee: April 12–14 (Friday – Sunday). Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis: April 27 (Saturday). Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes: 3-International Lessons; 1-Bible Study. 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.

  LIBERTY CHAPEL

The 15th Pastor’s Anniversary honoring Apostle Norma Bryant will be held April 21 at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Address: 1855 Old U.S. Hwy. 1, Moncure.

  LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP

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

  LITTLE GALILEE

Sunday: Youth and Fellowship Service at 4 p.m. Speaker will be Prophet Obadiah Quick from Hamlet. For more information, call (919) 774-4657. Address: Fields and Vance Street.

  MCQUEEN CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST

Spring 2013 Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Free information on nutrition, wills and power of attorney, dental health, zumba, and much more. Free lunch. For additional information, call (919) 550-4037. Address: 331 McQueen Chapel Church Road.

  MERCIFUL HAND OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Family and Friends Day at 4 p.m. Sunday featuring Evangelist Annette McKoy of Lion of Judah. 4th Sunday Unity Service, April 28, at 4 p.m. featuring Elder Sonya Murphy of Jehovah Jireh Outreach Ministries.

  MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

Friday, April 26: A community fellowship celebrating “The Feast of Pentecost” will be held at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel at 2110 Dalrymple St. Music ministries participating. For more information, call Clara Hickey at (919) 353-5648.

  MIDDLE CROSS BAPTIST

A Classic Car Cruise In and Kids Fest will be held April 27 from 12 noon until 6 p.m. Free food, silent auction, puppet show and more. For more information, call (910) 986-3205. Address: 440 Lucas Road, West End.

  MT. OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Annual Scholarship Program will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Monica Headen along with Winston-Salem State Choir in concert. Address: Moncure.

  NEW BETHEL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Song Fest will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday. Appearing will be The New Tie That Binds, The Heavenly Tones from Spring Lake, Eldress Juanita Jenkins from Spring Lake, Truly Blessed of Lillington and Caliborn Baker and The New Gospel Winds from Chapel Hill. Address: 1142 Boykin Ave.

  NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP

Saturday, April 27: Dessert Theater: "Assignment: Hindrance!" The youth will put on a skit at 6:30 p.m. Family entertainment,  desserts and encouragement for the soul. For more information, call New Covenant Fellowship at (910) 947-1412. Address: 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage.

  NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Franklin Trapp will preach his initial sermon at 3 p.m. Sunday. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

  OAK GROVE HOLINESS

Sunday: 2:30 p.m. service with Pastor Luther Jackson and Scott Ave. Church of God of Prophecy as guests. Family and Friends Day will be held Sunday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. Guest pastor and church will be Pastor Xavier Ellis and Temple of New Beginning Ministries in Lillington. For more information, call (919) 776-3819. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

  ROBERTS CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Sunday at 3:30 p.m.: Woman’s Day Program with speaker Portia H. Brandon of Raleigh, executive board member and certified instructor. For further information, call (919) 775-4668. Address: Goldston.

  ST. ANDREWS CONGREGATIONAL

Sunday, April 28: Pastor's Anniversary. Service will begin at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mary Jo Gilmore will deliver the morning message. A fellowship luncheon will be served afterward. The Rev. Barry Palmer and his congregation will provide the afternoon service beginning at 2:30 p.m. Address: Hwy. 64E, Pittsboro.

  SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY

Sunday: At the 3 p.m. service, speaker will be Pastor and Evangelist Burma Spinks of Raleigh. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

  ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

Wednesday Night Live spring classes are starting up. Dinner at 5:30, followed by studying either "Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus," or "Not a Fan" at 6:30 pm. Zumba classes on Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:30.  Saturday at noon, there will be the “Showers of Blessings” fashion show and luncheon in the Davenport CLC. Tickets are $10. All proceeds will benefit the “Blessed to be a Blessing” ministry. Communion will be offered in the DCLC worship service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. and in the sanctuary at 11 a.m.  Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

  ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

The ushers will celebrate their Annual March on Sunday at 4 p.m. Speaker will be Minister Denease Moore. Address: 511 Church St.

  ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

Sunday: Two services of Holy Eucharist 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 a nursery is provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

  SALEM PRESBYTERIAN

Salem Spring Celebration! April 27, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Free games, free cookout and music from Jus’ Right Bluegrass. Activities for kids and adults. 145th Anniversary, Saturday, May 19. Address: 3554 Avents Ferry Road.

  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

Spring Revival with Evangelist Joe Evett May 5-9. Sunday: Pastor Craig Dodson will speak on, "God Offers Us Life Or Death." Brother Kevin Dodson will bring the evening message at 6. Adult Bible Study and Youth Classes at 9:15 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Light meal (pot luck) every Wednesday 6-7 p.m., Adult Bible Study and Prayer from 7-8 p.m.; also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old. Men’s fellowship breakfast and Food Bank distribution third Saturday (April 20) beginning at 9 a.m. Transportation available, call (919) 777-6579 or (919) 775-9939. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

  STRAIT GATE TABERNACLE OF FAITH

The second church anniversary will be held today at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Speaker today will be Bishop Robert Wyche of Prayer Praise Cathedral in Pinehurst, and speaker on Sunday will be Bishop Jeffrey Alexander of Faith, Hope & Love Ministries in Fayetteville. Address: 6494 McDougald Road, Lillington.

  SWANN STATION BAPTIST

Spring Revival services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday. Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Ira Sutton, former pastor of Cool Springs Baptist Church, will be guest preacher. Special music each service. Address: 7592 Hwy. 87 South.

  TAYLORS CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Spring Revival will be held Monday through Wednesday beginning at 7:30 nightly. Speaker for the week will be the Rev. Barry Palmer, pastor of Tempting Congregional Church. Address: 3233 Mays Chapel Road.

  THE HOUSE OF PRAYER

Pre-Anniversary program for Pastor Ann Glover will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Richard Carnegie. For more information, call (919) 776-5419. Address: 549 Horton Road, Goldston.

  TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 with Pastor Dr. John Allen bringing his sermon titled "Behold & Believe." 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. There will be a Youth Yard Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. All proceeds will benefit the youth's mission trip to Hendersonville. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

  TRINITY LUTHERAN

Third Sunday of Easter worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Timothy Martin. Worship services start at 8:15 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at this service. The second service is 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows the second service. The Youth Group meets following the second service. Sunday School convenes at 9:15 a.m. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

  TRY JESUS MINISTRIES

Pre-Anniversary Service for Apostle Joseph Green and Pastor Pansy Green will continue today at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Richard Carnegie from Love, Faith and Power Outreach Ministries in Durham. Address: 311 Carthage St.

  WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER

Revival: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. Address 1395 Firetower Road.

  ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Today at 7 p.m.: Revival with Pastor Austin of Fuquay preaching. Saturday at 5 p.m., Pastor Burnette from Erwin will be speaking. Preaching at Zion Hill on Sunday at the 11 a.m. service will be Pastor Al and Evang. Beatrice Smith; and at the 6 p.m. service, Pastor Richard Carnegie of Love, Faith, Power Outreach Ministries in Durham will speak. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.