CHURCH NEWS 12/28/12

Dec. 28, 2012 @ 05:00 AM

BAPTIST GULF HOUSE OF PRAYER

New Year’s Eve service from 7:30 p.m. until midnight. Breakfast at midnight. The Dosses will be singing. Address: 1431 Gulf Road, Gulf.

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Communion will be taken on Sunday in the 11 a.m. service along with a message titled “A Call to Consecration.” Every Wednesday the church has Bible study at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel and the Food Pantry serves the community from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, worship service at 11 a.m. with guest preacher, the Rev. Harold Stone, presenting sermon: "Among Us!” First Scripture Reading: Psalm 148, Second Scripture Reading: John 1: 1-5, 9-18. "What Presbyterians Believe" Bible Study - Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, and March 6 and 20. 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. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Watch Night Service will be Monday, Dec. 31, at 9 p.m. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. Noonday Prayer every Tuesday at 12 p.m. Intercessory Prayer Friday at 11:30 p.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

CHRISTIAN PROVISION MINISTRIES

Youth Sunday at 11 a.m. Youth are in charge of the service. Special guest will be Gospel recording artist Canton Jones. Monday at 9 p.m., there will be a New Year’s Eve celebration. Address: 2300 Courtland Drive.

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.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

The 5th weekend fellowship will be held Saturday and Sunday with the service starting at 9:45 a.m. Saturday with registration. The guide sermon message will be by Deacon John W. Smith. Following will be workshop presentations. The DCYF program will be at 2:30 p.m. and Angela Marks will do a puppet presentation. The day will end with a state rally at 4 p.m. with all 50 states represented by members. Sunday morning, there will be regular worship service at 11 with Pastor McNeil bringing the morning message. The service will convene Sunday afternoon with Youth Minister Kristen Obey sponsoring a musical program at 3. Watch Night Service on Monday at 10 p.m. Breakfast will be served immediately afterward. Address: 17935 Hwy. 64 W., Siler City.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday School classes will begin at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. service. Special music will be performed Sunday at 6 p.m. by Howard Bumgarner, country music singer. 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. 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.

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.

GETHSEMANE - MT. SINAI HOLY

New Year's Eve service will be held beginning at 10:30 Monday night. Bishop Roy McKoy will be in charge of the service. Address: 243 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Sunday service at 9 a.m. with Pastor Rita M. McLean. New Year’s Eve Service will start at 11 p.m. Monday with Pastors Sylvester and Brenda Bennett of Morven as guests. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

GREEN GROVE AME ZION

Sunday: Missionary program at 11 a.m. Speaker will be Lois Gilchrist. Other missionary departments have been invited. Address: 2810 County Line Road, Cameron.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., worship, 11 a.m., Liberty Commons visit, 2 p.m. Wednesday,Care Team A, 6:30 p.m., Bible Study, 7 p.m., Youth, GA's, RA's, Mission Friends, 7 p.m. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HOUSE OF JACOB

Platform service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Speakers will be Evang. Shirley Tolson from Fayetteville, Pastor Donald Ward from Cameron and Evang. Eunice Strange of Sanford. Address: 123 Gulf St.

JOINT WATCH NIGHT SERVICE

The annual Joint Watch Night Service of Blandonia, Fair Promise, First Calvary, New Bethel and Trinity will be held Monday at 10:30 p.m. at First Calvary Baptist Church, 240 Fields Drive. A fellowship breakfast will be served following the service.

JONESBORO CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION

The United Gospel Caravan program will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, featuring The Sons of Destiny, The Gospel Messengers, the Jonesboro Chapel Male Chorus and guests, and the Love Grove Male Chorus, all of Sanford. Address: 2627 Fayetteville St.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

The first Sunday after Christmas features a single, combined worship service at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. (No 8:30 services this week.) Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Wonderful Wednesday and Zumba classes are on break until the first full week of January. Address: 407 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

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 "Love, Hope, Joy, Peace." 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. 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. First 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.

MAYS CHAPEL BAPTIST

New Year's Brunch immediately following the 9:30 a.m. worship service, which will consist of a message for 2013 from Pastor Eric N. Davidson. Address: 26 Rosser Road, Bear Creek.

MISSION OF HOPE INDEPENDENT

Sunday: 11 a.m. worship service with the Rev. Hubert Stacker bringing the message. Address: 522 John Garner Road.

MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY

The Quarterly Saints Gathering will convene tonight at 7:30. Elder Reasie Marsh will be the speaker and music will be provided by the church choir. Saturday at 4 p.m., a program is schedule with the Fellowship Choir providing the music. Sunday morning worship will begin at 10:30 with Elder Belinda McKoy. Address: 1021 Washington Ave.

NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Watch Night Service begins at 10 p.m. Monday. Speaker will be the Rev. Wayne McKoy of Star of Hope. Choir will accompany him. The Praise Team will open the service. The Rev. Douglas Waterson is pastor. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

ROBINSON CHAPEL AME ZION

Sunday at the 11 a.m. service, the Rev. Lynn McIver will be speaker. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Address: 236 Castleberry Road.

SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY

New Eve Service beginning at 10 p.m. Monday. Various speakers and pastors. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

New Year’s Eve Service will be held Monday beginning at 10:30 p.m. Address: 511 Church St.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

Sunday, services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. No Sunday School this Sunday because of Christmas break. Nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Christmas Lessons and Carols at the 10 a.m. service.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. 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

Sunday: 6 p.m., fifth Sunday Singspiration. Brother Kevin Dodson brings the Sunday morning message “Give Me My Mountain.” Choir practice 8:30 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee-donuts/fellowship time 10 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Covered dish dinner Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible study 7-8 p.m., also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old 7-8 p.m. Men's fellowship breakfast third Saturday each month 9 a.m. Food Bank distribution is first Wednesday (1-2-13) at 7 p.m. and third Saturday (1-19-13) morning at 10. solidrockcommunitychurch.net. For transportation, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

Worship on Sunday will include Holy Communion with carols of the season. There will be one service, at 10:30 a.m. No Sunday school. Address: 525 Carthage St. 

TRUE GOSPEL UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

New Year’s Eve program beginning at 10 p.m. Monday with Overseer Samuel Wright along with Elder Paul McNeill of Christ Life Family Worship Center. Address: 405 Third St.

WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER

New Year’s Eve service on Monday beginning at 10 p.m. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Today at 7:30 p.m.: Women’s Abasten Box Ministry presents Healing and Deliverance Service titled Dare To Believe with Evangelist Michelle McNeill as master of ceremonies. Saturday at 6 p.m.: Program sponsored by Minister Al Smith as speaker and Evangelist Beatrice Smith. Fifth Sunday: Zion Hill Christian Center, God's Fellowship Christian Center and Merciful Hands Outreach Ministries present Unity Explosion at 11 a.m. featuring Evangelist Millie Harris. Covered dish luncheon follows morning service. The 4 p.m. service will feature Evangelist Shelby McNeill as special speaker. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.