Church News

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Sunday: Communion service at 11 a.m. along with a message from Matthew 13. Begin each Wednesday with Bible study at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel followed by Food Pantry open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: The Rev. Paul J. Shields, pastor, presents sermon: "Too Deep" at 11 a.m. First Scripture Reading: Romans 12: 9, 14-18; Second Scripture Reading: Matthew 16: 21-28. Youth Confirmation and Baptism during the morning service. Youth Worship Service: Sunday, Sept. 7, at the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School Teachers Recognition Day: Sunday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. Buffalo's Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon. Regular events: 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. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

CENTER UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Fellowship and coffee (or hot tea) from 9:30-10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10-10:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. The message this Sunday will be based on the scripture passage Romans 12:9-21 and is titled “Where is the Love?” The message will be presented by Melody White-Humphreys, a church lay servant. Tuesday night Bible Study has resumed each Tuesday evening at 7. The study is based on Kyle Idleman’s book “God’s at War” and is led by Melody White-Humphreys. Participants will need to purchase their own book. The Thursday morning Bible Study will resume on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 10:30 a.m. and will continue study of the book of Daniel. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.

CHRISTIAN PROVISION MINISTRIES

Sunday: Youth are in charge of services at 11 a.m. Special guest is Gospel Comedian Marcus Wiley from The Yolanda Adams Morning Show. Address: 2300 Courtland Drive.

CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday: Sunday School 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Minister Wilbert Graham of Christian Assembly Church will be guest speaker during the 11 a.m. service. Also, at 5 p.m., guest speaker will be Minister Margaret Graham McMillan of Covenant Love Church from Fayetteville. Address: 2193 Pilson Road.

COUNTRYSIDE PRESBYTERIAN

Yard Sale Fundraiser on Sept. 6 from 7 a.m. to noon at church. All proceeds to benefit New Horizon Christian School in Mexico City, Mexico. The church is sponsoring its second Men’s Ministry Conference, Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m. -noon. Gary Yagel, Executive Director of Forging Bonds of Brotherhood, will lead the conference. Every father, husband or son is invited to register. A $25 fee includes a conference notebook. Register online at countrysidepres-pca.org or call (919) 499-2362. Address: 127 Ponderosa Road, Cameron.

COVENANT CHRISTIAN CHURCH MINISTRIES

Heart to Heart, special prayers with healing words of comfort and inspirational scriptures beginning Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and continuing every second Saturday of the month. Address: 5112 Hwy. 1, Southern Pines.

DIVINE OUTREACH

Today: A Pastor Aide Program will be held at 7:30 p.m. with Evangelist Paulette Jennings of Kingdom Living Training Center preaching. Address: 154 McIver St.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

Fifth Sunday Week-end Fellowship Services: Saturday at 9:45 a.m. Registration, 10 a.m. Guide Sermon by Minister Chad Gales, 11:15 a.m. Church Etiquette Workshop presented by Debbie McNeil-Smith and Pastor McNeil will present “New Members Orientation” Workshop; lunch-12:30 p.m.; business session, 1:30 p.m.; 3 p.m. DCYF (Disciple of Christ Youth Fellowship) will present a Casual Tea with youth from local churches speaking to include 1st Baptist, Jordan Grove, Unity Powerhouse and others. Sunday morning services will begin with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. with Minister Latoya McMiller delivering the message. Address: Hwy. 64 West, Siler City.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly in sanctuary at 9:45 a.m. Classes will start at 10 a.m. Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be on Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the building at the Hawkins Avenue site. Wednesday from 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. Church office will be closed on Monday for Labor Day. www.eastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.

EBENEZER GOSPEL ASSEMBLY

Saturday: There will be a Fish Fry at the Sanford Barber School beginning at 8 a.m. along with a yard sale. Community is invited to participate. Address: 396 S. Plank Road.

EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Special 5th Sunday Sunday School Assembly featuring “Dr. Bill” and his puppets at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, Coffee Fellowship at 10:30 and worship at 11. The sermon “Some things Are Good To Know” will be based on Matthew 16:21-28. bill.edgewoodpc@windstream.net. Pastor: Bill Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EPHESUS BAPTIST

Sunday: Worship beginning with pre-worship announcements at 10:50 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Sunday evening is 5th Sunday Duck Dynasty Night at 7 p.m. Ice cream, refreshments and fellowship followed by Phil Robertson’s testimony via DVD. Weekly activities are: Sunday: Breakfast at 9:15, Sunday School at 9:50; Monday: Women’s Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study and Prayer service at 7 p.m. www.ephesusbaptistchurch.com. The Rev. Dr. David A. Boroughs is pastor. Address: Address: 2724 White Hill Road.

FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Saturday: The Sanford District Choir will rehearse at 10 a.m. Sunday: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and Fifth Sunday worship and fellowship service is at 11 a.m.

FIRST PENTECOSTAL

Saturday: The Dowdy Boys will perform at Quartet in The Community at 6 p.m. Special guest will be the Gospel Keynotes of Tyler, Texas. For more information, call (919) 888-8557. Address: Asheboro.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Col. Charlie Hicks will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. His sermon will be “Co-Workers with God.” The church office and walking track will be closed Monday. Tuesday Bible study will be held at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the church library. Weekly prayer meetings resume Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

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

GOOD NEWS BAPTIST

Contemporary service every Sunday at 10 a.m. Nursery and classes through fifth grade. Youth meetings and senior citizen activities. Pastor is Steve Ray and music leader is Judy Nowell. Address: Dennis Wicker Civic Center at 1801 Nash St.

GRACE CHAPEL

Sunday: During the 10:30 a.m. service, Jack Garrell will be sharing a report about his mission trip to China and will also be preaching on “Evangelism.” There are no scheduled evening activities. Fall Women’s Rally “Highway to Happiness” will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured speaker will be Katherine Caldwell. Breakfast and lunch will be served. $15 donation per person for any portion of the day. Register online by Aug. 29 at www.gracechapelsanford.com/ministries/women or call (919) 774-4553. Address: 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE

Pastor Joseph L. Barnes of High Point will host a conference today, Saturday and Sunday, of the Cape Fear District Union and Young People’s Holy Association (YPHA) comprised of churches in Fayetteville, Sanford, Saint Pauls, Roseboro and Dunn. Today at 7:30 p.m., Ushers’ Night, Barbara Owens, president of the district’s association of ushers, will be in charge. Minister Nathan Faison of Roseboro will preside. Guest speaker will be Rev. Ronald Highsmith of Robinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Roseboro. Music will be provided by the choir of Greater Zion. At 3 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Ralph Washington of Roseboro will speak during the session for the Young People’s Holy Association, and at 6 p.m., Minister Sheila Vines will preside during the worship service of the Young People’s Holy Association with guests, speaker Rev. Kenneth Swann and choir of Evans Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church of Fayetteville. Sunday at 11 a.m., Rev. Adrian Grandy of Saint Pauls and Pastor Joseph L. Barnes will preside over proceedings. Speaker for the worship service will be the Rev. Ronnie Jones of Greensboro, the Cape Fear District’s Elder. Music will be provided by the Cape Fear District’s Mass Choir and musicians. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9 a.m. Praise Team Practice, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Preschool Worship; Monday: 6:30 p.m. Deacon's meeting; Wednesday: 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HILLVIEW CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY

Sunday: Gospel Singing at 10:45 a.m. with special guest Southern Gospel Singer Marcus Parker. Family time in fellowship hall follows service. Bible Study at 7 p.m. each Wednesday (dealing with discouragement) and Food Pantry is on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. New ministry “A Common Bond A Grieving Heart” is on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Facilitator will be Joyce Barbour. On Sept. 21 at 10 a.m., there will be a Hillview Family Reunion and the 53rd Anniversary Homecoming. Address: 3217 Lemon Springs Road.

HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School at 10 a.m., Worship at 11 a.m. and Awana from 4 to 6 p.m. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with Dr. Calvin Sayles preaching. Sermon title: “Victory in the Storm.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

JONESBORO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday at 11 a.m.: Fifth Sunday alternative worship service and covered dish luncheon. Worship through the music of Mike and Diane Wallick and Family. The Wallicks are retired music teachers who moved to Broadway from Hamilton, Ohio, to be near their grandchildren and loves sharing their musical talent and love of God. Bring a covered dish to share and enjoy in the fellowship hall following worship. Regular services: Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m., Spanish Speaking Worship at 10 a.m., Announcements at 10:55 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Address: 2200 Woodland Ave.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Worship is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, with Rev. Hunter Preston preaching. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Tickets now on sale for Chicken Tender Plate Sale, Thursday, Sept. 18; lunch orders of 10 or more plates will be delivered free. Registration open for fall Bible studies and Sept. 13 “Rough Cut Men” event; see JonesboroUMC.org for details. On Tuesday, bring lunch and enjoy Women's Lunch Bunch, noon - 1 p.m. Pastor's Bible Study, Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. in the church library. Wonderful Wednesday fall kick-off on Sept. 3 includes dinner for $5/adult, $2 under 12; Bible study; kids activities and music rehearsals. Zumba classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.; $1 donation per class. Yoga on Saturdays at 10 a.m.; donations accepted. Ministerio en Español: www.facebook.com/latrinidad.jonesboroumc. Address: 407 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). The Baptist Women will host a Women’s Conference on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The conference is for all women. Featured speaker will be Phyllis Elvington of Green Sea, S.C. For questions, call Cynthia Myers at (919) 770-6749. The Rev. John Hackney is pastor. Address: 852 Buckhorn Road.

LEE’S CHAPEL CHRISTIAN

Saturday at 6 p.m.: Movie Night. Children’s movie, also. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and children’s church at 11 a.m. Wednesday: Choir Practice 6:30 p.m., prayer meeting 7 p.m., Bible Study 7:30 p.m. Address: 453 Lee’s Chapel Road.

LION OF JUDAH HEALING AND DELIVERANCE MINISTRY

Saturday: Pastor Sharon McIver will be having a Mother/Daughter Tag Team Service at 5 p.m. Speakers will be Pastor Barbara Carnegie and Evangelist Rachel Carnegie, Pastor Beatrice Smith and Sister Tonya Gray, Pastor Sharon McIver and Minister Mae Bryant. Address: 1819 Lee Ave.

MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

Today: Celebrating Discipleship Works - Part 2. Anointing, supernatural power, rejoicing. Families invited to bring children for school blessings. Meet in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express on Dalrymple Street.

MT. CALVARY BAPTIST

Sunday: The Sons of Destiny will host The Gospel Caravan at 6 p.m. The Jonesboro Male Chorus, The Gospel Messengers and others will perform. Address: 1867 Colon Road.

MT. CARMEL P.H.A.

No Sunday School will be held Sunday morning. Worship begins at 10 a.m. Apostle Julia Harris is the senior pastor. 2014 PDF Sunday School Convention “Pursuing His Presence” will be held Sept. 19-20 at Mt. Carmel P.H.A. with Apostle Julia A. Harris, PhD. Sept. 19 at 7 p.m., speaker will be Min. Solomon McAuley from Cameron Grove AME Zion in Broadway, and on Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. there will be Sunday School events for all ages. Address: 620 Main St.

MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY

Today: The Quarterly Saints Gathering will convene at 7:30 p.m. with Elder Ruby Graham as the speaker. The Gethsemane Mixed Chorus will provide the music. Saturday at 4 p.m., there will be a program with the United Youth Fellowship Choir providing the music. Morning worship will begin Sunday at 10:30 with Elder Curtis Boykin as the speaker. The United Fellowship Choir will provide the music. The service will be held at the Gethsemane Holy Church located at 243 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

NEW CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Services celebrating the 18th Church Anniversary will be held Sept. 2 with Pastor Herman Morris at 7 p.m., Sept. 3 with Apostle Prince at 7 p.m., Sept. 4 with Bishop Matthew at 7 p.m., Sept. 5 with Pastor Folger at 7 p.m. and Sept. 7 with Bishop William Powell at 11 a.m.

NEW LIFE PRAISE

Pastor Jeff Chappell will preach Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. service on "Labor Day Lessons" from Exodus 20:8-11. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Nursery is provided on Sundays. Beginning Sunday evening, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m., the church is starting a children’s AWANA program for ages 4-18. The Food Bank will be open on Friday, Sept. 5, from 8 to 9 a.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: The message for the 11 a.m. service is taken from John 14:6 titled “Is Jesus The Only Way To Heaven?” and will be delivered by Michael Matson. Special music will be provided. Awakening service at 8:30 a.m. following breakfast at 8; Sunday School at 9:45. The youth group and band practice will resume on Wednesday at 6:30. The foundation of the Memory of Faith Garden has been set in place, but anyone can still have a brick placed in the garden in memory, honor, etc. with a donation of $100. Call Doris Hickman at (919) 499-6133. Initial order will be placed within the next few weeks, so place your order now. Address: 3363 Olivia Road.

PINEVIEW CHRISTIAN CENTER

Services start at 11 a.m. on the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of each month. Bible Study is held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The current study topic is “Faith." Elder Adrian L. Ingram Sr. is pastor. Address: 533 Joe Collins Road, Lillington.

PREVAILING LIFE MINISTRIES

Sunday: Intercessory Prayer at 8:15 a.m. followed by Leadership Class for all ages at 9 a.m. Dr. Herman J. Morris will deliver the morning message at 10. Immediately following service, a 5th Sunday fellowship dinner will be held. Address: 207 McIver St.

ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Awakening Band will play during worship at 8:30 a.m. in the Davenport Christian Life Center. Traditional worship will be celebrated at 8:45 in Casey Chapel, and at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday school for everyone at 9:45. There will be no programming for children or youth this week, and the church office will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Crown Financial Freedom seminar, Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10 includes lunch. Contact Rev. Jaye in advance to attend. (919) 776-2012. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

This Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost there will be two services of Holy Eucharist, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. Nursery provided from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be a 5th Sunday Luncheon following the 10 a.m. service, so please bring a covered dish and/or a dessert to share.

SANDY BRANCH BAPTIST

Today: 5th Quarter is back! It will begin after Chatham Central’s football game tonight and will last until 11:30 p.m. Students in grades 7-12 are invited for fun, food and fellowship. Address: 715 Sandy Branch Church Road, Bear Creek.

SANFORD FREEWILL HOLINESS

Sunday: Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. with “Right Turn." Address: 3000 Lemon Springs Road.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. The 5th Sunday Singing will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Annual Harvest Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. BBQ pork and/or BBQ chicken, $8 a plate. Dine in or take out. Delivery of 10 or more plates. Cakes, crafts and general store. 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

Morning worship at 10:30 Sunday with Pastor Scott Yow. This week, he will speak on Matthew 6.9-14, “Give Us Our Daily Bread.” Morning fellowship 8:45-9:30 a.m., Sunday school all ages is 9:30-10:15. Wednesday evening Bible Study/Prayer time at 7. Nursery provided. Transportation available. (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

STAR OF HOPE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Community Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Food, entertainment, a variety of activities, fun and fellowship. Elder Wayne McKoy is pastor. Address: 2834 Dalrymple St.

THE POTTER’S HOUSE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST

Sunday: The church will celebrate its 17th Homecoming and Church Anniversary at 11:15 a.m., followed by a covered dish dinner in the fellowship hall. Dress in casual attire. Address: 619 Oakwood Ave.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Morning Fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10.  Morning Praise & Worship will begin at 11 with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "Wonderful Words of Life" based on Colossians 1:9-14. Food Collection for the CUOC and observance of the Lord's Supper will take place during the worship service. Children's Choir Rehearsal, Children in Action, Mission Friends, Youth Alive, and Adult Bible Study will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. followed by Adult Choir Rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRY JESUS MINISTRIES

Today: Joy Night at 7:30 p.m. Casual dress. Speaker will be Bishop Elect Richard Carnegie from Love, Faith & Power Christian Ministries. Address: 311 Carthage St.