CHURCH NEWS 1/18/13

Jan. 18, 2013 @ 04:00 AM

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

The sermon at the 11 a.m. Sunday service will be "Jesus' First Sign." Anthem for the service will be "Name of Love." 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

Baptist Men’s Day Sunday beginning with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and throughout the 11 a.m. service. Wednesday opportunity is Bible study in the chapel at 9:30 a.m. and the Food Pantry serves the community from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BLANDONIA PRESBYTERIAN

The annual MLK Unity Event is set for 6 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be community organizer and social justice minister the Rev. Doctor Curtis Gatewood of Durham. The Rev. Gatewood is a past president of the Durham branch of the NAACP and a lifelong freedom fighter. This event is sponsored by the Lee County Chapter 5447 of the NAACP. For more information, call (919) 775-7622 or (919) 478-1664 or any member of the Sanford NAACP. Address: 605 Wall St.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, 11 a.m. worship service: the Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon:  "Cana Surprise?" First Scripture Reading: Isaiah 62: 1-5, Second Scripture Reading: John 2: 1-11. "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.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. Third Sunday 3 p.m. Noonday prayer 12 noon, Tuesdays. Bible study Wednesday, 7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Friday, 7 p.m. Intercessory prayer Friday night 11:15. Prophet Monroe will be the speaker Sunday at 3 p.m. Minister Paul Goldston will be speaker Friday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. Address: Lower Moncure Road.

CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Church service: 11 a.m. Elder Sylvester Quick will be speaker Sunday. Address: 2320 Pilson Road.

CONNECT CHURCH

Worship each Sunday morning at 10 at Lee Christian School in the 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 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 6:40 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.

EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, fellowship at 10:30 and worship — featuring the sermon “The Best Life Possible!” at 11 a.m. 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.

FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Special tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Sunday at 11 a.m.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

The Men of the Church breakfast will be held Sunday at 8 a.m. in the Harper Center. Dr. Arnold Lovell will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The church office and walking track will be closed on Monday in observance of MLK Day. Address: 203 Hawkins 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.

GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE

UNITED HOLY CHURCH OF AMERICA

Sunday at 3 p.m., the Pastor’s Aid Committee will sponsor a musical program. Various guest choirs will participate. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.

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: Outlive Your Life, Radical and What Is God Like? 7 p.m. Choir Practice. Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Adult Bible Study, Youth, Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, Mission Friends. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Baptist Men’s Day will be observed at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Pastor Mike Rogers of Dunn’s Creek Baptist Church in Brevard. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

HOUSE OF JACOB

Sunday at 3 p.m., the Rev. Addie McCrimmon of King's Chapel Church, Cameron, will be the speaker. Address: 123 Gulf St.

HUNT SPRINGS BAPTIST

The Baptist Men will lead the service Sunday. John Whitley, director of N.C. Baptist Men's Region 4, will bring the message Sunday at 11 a.m.

JOHNSONVILLE A.M.E. ZION

Choir will celebrate its anniversary Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

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: 852 Buckhorn Road.

MT. NEBO FWB

Gospel Messengers Anniversary will be observed Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Many groups participating. Address: 3292 Edwards Road.

MT. PISGAH LEE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Elder Reginald Hinton Jr. will be guest speaker. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.

NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP

October Baby movie is Jan. 26 at 6 pm. Register to win a $50 gift card. The movie is a compelling story of a young woman who was adopted by loving parents after a failed abortion attempt. Teen Girl Conference: Starts Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. His Revolution Love Conference will target middle and high school girls. Speaker: Lynn Cowell. Cost: $5 per person. Address: 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage.

NEW LIFE PRAISE

Pastor Roger Thomas will be preaching the Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. on “I Am Come For Judgment." Sunday evening message is “Opening John's Gospel.” 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. This Saturday is the monthly Men’s Breakfast at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Food Pantry distribution will be at 9 a.m. after breakfast. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST

The Mark Trammell Quartet will be in concert on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7 pm. The quartet has recently been recognized as having the No. 1 song of 2012 with "I Want To Know."  No admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For more information: (910) 692-0992 or (910) 692-7360. Address: Southern Pines.

ST. JOHN PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS

An ordination service for Minister Benjamin Baker will be held today at 7:30 p.m. Address: Dove Road, Cameron.

ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

This Sunday, there will be services 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. 

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. Youth Challenge: Sunday, 4:30 p.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

Saturday is the buffet style Men’s Fellowship breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the food bank distribution at 10 a.m. Sunday is Solid Rock Men’s Day with buffet style breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sunday morning at 10:30 will be testimony and Brother Eddie Oldham brings the message, Pastor Craig Dodson brings the evening message at 6 p.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 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

Second Sunday after Epiphany 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. TLC Youth Group meet following the second service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

TRUE GOSPEL UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

Saturday at 1 p.m., a prayer clinic will be held. Theme will be “From Pain to Gain." There will be a program on the 12th Tribe of Israel. Address: 405 Third St.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Sunday at 4 p.m. service, guest speaker will be Pastor Alston along with his congregation of Fuquay-Varina. Address: 1360 Osgood Road