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Oct. 18, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES

Sunday: Women's Day Service, “100 Women In Hats," at 3 p.m. Guest preacher will Associate Pastor Evelyn Reives of Tempting Congregational Church. Call (919) 774-8402 for questions or directions. Address: 2607D Fayetteville St.

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST

Supper and Bazaar: Saturday, Oct. 26. Supper 4-7 p.m. Auction 7-until. Pork BBQ and chicken tenders. $8 per plate. Eat in or take out. Address: 560 Wade Bright Road.

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "Give God Glorious Praise" and will be based on Psalm 66.1-12. The anthem will be "With God Nothing Is Impossible." 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 at the 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present sermon “The Complaining Brother" based on Luke 15:25-31 — a sermon looking at complaining and the effects of it on our life and ministry. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BETHANY BAPTIST

Revival: Sunday-Wednesday. Special guests will be Sunday: Marc Sanders and The Walters Family; Monday: Jason Golden; Tuesday: Robbie Gibson; Wednesday: David Crowther. All services begin at 7 p.m.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday at 11 a.m. service, guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Harold Stone whose sermon will be  "Unaware of Danger." First Scripture Reading: Psalm 52, Second Scripture Reading: Colossians 1: 15-23. Fall Festival: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the children. Kids may wear their Halloween (non-scary) costume! There will be a hot dog supper with all the fixin’s. Candy donations are needed. 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.; Youth Group, Sunday evenings - call for details: (919) 776-7313. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

CAMERON GROVE AME ZION

Sunday: Men’s Day and Lay Day will be held at 10 a.m. Special music and special presentations. Sunday, Oct. 27: Pastor Appreciation Day honoring the Rev. Ray P. Owens Sr. will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served following service. Address: 309 Vernon St., Broadway.

CAMERON PRESBYTERIAN

The opening of a concert series will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday featuring Only By Grace Men’s Ensemble from Southern Pines United Methodist Church, and Second Childhood band. Pastor is the Rev. Whitney L. Wilkinson. Address: 600 Carthage St., Cameron.

CENTER UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: The United Methodist Women and The United Methodist Men will meet together at 8:30 a.m. Marilyn Green from the Helping Hand Clinic will be guest speaker followed with a breakfast of pancakes and sausage provided by the men. A Penny and A Prayer monies will be collected. Time of fellowship each Sunday from 9:30-10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10-10:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. The United Methodist Youth meet each Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Pioneer Club (ages 4-12) will meet on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. Choir practice is at 7 p.m. weekly on Wednesday evenings. Thursday morning Bible study each week. The current study is based on Revelation and begins at 10:30. Address: 4141 South Plank Road.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Fall Harvest will be celebrated Sunday during worship service — dress like back in the old days. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at noon. Intercessory prayer every Friday night at 11 p.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

CHRISTIAN FAITH MINISTRIES

All friends and family of Pastors Donald and Diane Kivett of Christian Faith Ministries are invited to their 18th Anniversary Celebration Dinner at the Stevens Center at 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (919) 935-2377.

COOL SPRINGS BAPTIST

A GriefShare Recovery Support Group will continue each Sunday through Dec. 1 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (919) 718-9739 or (919) 776-4633.

CROSSROADS COMMUNITY CHURCH

Hallelujah Night will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. Free hot dogs, candy for each child. Costume judging contest and hayride. Address: 788 Bibey Road, Carthage.

DEEP RIVER MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

Community Yard Sale and Gospelfest will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Chatham County Fairgrounds in Pittsboro. Admission is $5.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

The 3rd Week-End October Fellowship and Fiscal Year close-out services will be held Saturday through Sunday morning. Schedule: Saturday at 9:45 a.m., Registration; 10 a.m. Guide Sermon; 11 a.m. Workshop presentations by Deacon Josh McGilberry -Time Management and by Pastor Thurman McNeil - Aim & Plea of the church. Following lunch at 1 p.m. will be the DCYF (Disciple of Christ Youth Fellowship) hour and at 2 p.m. will be a memorial service. The services will end with a Fall Banquet at Best Food Cafeteria at 5 p.m. Sunday morning services will begin at 9 a.m. with a special service of praise at the church's future site; Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Address: 17937 Hwy. 64 W., Siler City.

DIVINE OUTREACH

Youth Revival will be held Oct. 23-25. Different speakers. Thursday, Minister Dean Allbrook. Friday, held at the Lee County Arts Center with Brother Solomon McAuley and many youth choirs and praise dancers. Address: 154 McIver St.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly in sanctuary at 9:45 a.m., classes will start at 10 a.m. The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. Men's Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 6:15 a.m. at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant. Wednesday 6:40-8 p.m. Children and Youth Bible Study and music. Services in Spanish led by the Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. wwweastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.

EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, coffee fellowship at 10:30 and worship led by the Rev. Laura Lupton, Mission Coordinator for the West Community of Coastal Carolina Presbytery, at 11. The Lee County Presbyterian Youth (Junior and Senior High) will meet at Jonesboro Presbyterian from 5-7 p.m. bill.edgewoodpc@windstream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Sunday: The 11 a.m. worship service will be led by Dr. Barry Drum, pastor. Message for the morning will be "There Is One Body,” based on scripture found in Eph. 4:1-6. Nursery care is available during worship. Children’s Church, held during the worship hour, is for children 6-12 years. A spaghetti lunch, served by Roger and Edie Page, and Rosemary and Billy Parten, will follow the worship service. The church council will hold is regular monthly meeting following the luncheon. Address: intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

ETS MINISTRY

Wings As Eagles will hold a program Sunday with the Rev. William Earl Gorham as guest speaker. Address: 123 S. Gulf St.

FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Today at 6 p.m., a Pastoral Appreciation Dinner honoring Dr. J.C. White and Cindy M. White will be held in the fellowship hall. Fair Promise Day and 145th church anniversary will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Chaplain Martin Scott Kendrick Sr. The event will culminate with the coronation of Little Miss and Mr. Fair Promise. The Christian Education Department is observing Special Emphasis Month in Sunday School. The study lesson for Sunday is “Blessings for Ishmael and Isaac.”

FAITH HOPE DELIVERANCE CHRISTIAN CENTER

Community Day will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 26. Food, household items, clothes will be distributed to the needy. Address: 646 Oakwood Ave.

FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST

Celebrating the 11th Pastoral Anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Thomas E. Smith Sr. on Sunday during the 11 a.m. worship service. The Rev. David Scotton Sr. of Harris Grove Baptist Church will be guest speaker and dinner will follow immediately after the worship service.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Revival: Sunday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Bill Korver, president of the Carolina College of Biblical Studies in Fayetteville. Special music. Address: corner of 5th and McIver streets.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Elder Julian Philpott will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday.  Church committees will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the church.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

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

GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE

The Pastor’s Aid will sponsor a service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Various guests will provide music. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.

HAW RIVER

The Traveling Sons of Pittsboro will have their 54th group anniversary Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m., the Traveling Sons anniversary will be at the fairgrounds in Pittsboro.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Kid's Worship, 5 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Awana/Youth, 7 p.m. Choir Practice; Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. Praise Team Practice, 7 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends; Thursday: 8:30 a.m. Bread Basket Ministry. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HILLVIEW CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 10:45 with special speaker, the Rev. Joy Lamonds. She and her husband Carson serve in a rest home ministry each week. Featured singer is Richard Walsh. The Kellam family reunion will be held Sunday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. All family and friends are being invited to attend and bring picnic lunch. Address: 3217 Lemon Springs Road.

HOLLAND CHAPEL AME ZION

The Harmony Male Chorus celebrates its anniversary Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Guests appearing on program: L&B Singers, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Male Chorus, The Bullock Singers, Mt. Olive Echoes, Thompson Chapel AMEZ Church and many others. Rev. Dr. Orlando R. Dowdy, host pastor. Appreciation Service for Rev. Dr. Orlando R. Dowdy and First Lady Marie Dowdy will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, beginning at 10 a.m. worship. Guest speaker is Rev. Norman T. Davis, interim pastor of Mt. Zoar Baptist Church in Durham. Appreciation Banquet will take place at 3 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in the Research Triangle Park. Tickets are adults $30 and children 11 and under $12.50. Those wishing to attend should see the Stewardess Boards Presidents Sisters Alice Stroud, Janice Wilson or Wilhemenia Thomas to purchase a ticket. Contact  (919) 362-8942 for more information. Address: 360 Burgess Road, Apex.

JOHNSONVILLE A.M.E. ZION

Appreciation Service for Rev. Dr. Thurman McGougan will be held Sunday during the morning worship service starting at 11 a.m. Speaker will be Presiding Elder of Dunn-Lillington District Rev. Joseph Brown. Gospel comedian Willie B.B. Brown of Fayetteville will be at the morning service.

JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Richard Wood 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 Search for Glory.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Operation Christmas Child Kickoff Celebration this Sunday at 3 p.m. Address: 316 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

The Harvesters Quartet will perform Sunday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. 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.

KENDALE ACRES FREE WILL BAPTIST

Sunday: Homecoming at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow. This will be "Old Fashion Day," so people can feel free to dress in their best old-time apparel.

LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST

Sunday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Roberta Byram will bring the message "The Hound of Heaven Persists". Wednesday at 7 p.m., begins an eight-week study on the "Birth Narratives." Dr. James “Mickey” Efird will provide the account of Jesus' birth shown in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, and the differences between the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes. Covered dish dinner, Wednesdays at 6 p.m, with Sharing and Music at 6:45 p.m., Coming to Life at 6:50 p.m., and Community Gathering, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. 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.

LITTLE GALILEE HOLINESS

Sunday: Women In Red program will be held at 3:30 p.m. with Evang. Polly Elliott preaching. For more information, call Pastor Hancy Barnes at (919) 774-4657.

LOVE, FAITH & POWER CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

Church service is canceled for Saturday at 5 p.m. A donut sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 7 a.m. until all donuts are sold. It will be at Try Jesus Ministries, 311 Carthage St. Krispy Kreme donuts will sell for $6 a dozen.

MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Oct. 25 - 27: Friday, Joy Night with Apostle Marlene Jefferies of Joshua Generation Healing Center Ministries; Saturday, Unity Night with Elder Tyrone Parker of The Revival Center in Linden; Sunday, 4th Sunday Unity Service with Apostle Cravon Smith of New Dimensions of Faith Outreach Ministries, Fayetteville/Erwin. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.

MORRIS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST

Annual harvest sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 2. Turkey and dressing plates with all the trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at $7 per plate. Live auction begins at 4 p.m. Worship service begins each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday School following at 10:30 a.m. Address: 8533 Cox Mill Road.                              

MT. CALVARY HOLINESS

Revival services will begin Wednesday, Oct. 23, through Friday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. Guest revivalist will be Pastor Samantha Dowdy of Higher Dimensions Christian Center in Pageland, S.C. Address: 578 Stockyard Road, Siler City.

MT. OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST

The Youthlettes will celebrate their 40th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Address: Moncure.

MT. PISGAH LEE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Saturday at 4 p.m.: Rainbow Tea honoring the late Elder Willie D. Hammonds. Colors: Red, blue, green, purple, orange and yellow. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.

MT. PLEASANT CHRISTIAN

Harvest Sale: Saturday. Serving 4 to 7 p.m. Chicken and dumplings, barbecue and roast beef. Plates $7 each. Auction at 7 p.m. Address: 4460 Lobelia Road, Vass.

MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY CHURCH

The 68th Annual Holy Convocation will continue today at 7:30 with Rev. Raychon McKoy. YPCW Club Convention on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Deacon Robert Gray presiding. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with Elder Curtis Boykin delivering the message with the Gethsemane Mixed Chorus providing the music. Services will be held at Gethsemane Holy Church at  243 Vernie Phillips Road in Goldston.

MURCHISON CHAPEL AME ZION

Sunday: The Rev. Shirley Williams’ Appreciation Service will be held at 11 a.m. Address: Thomas-McGee Road, Olivia.

NEW HOPE AME ZION

Saturday: Pre-Anniversary Service for the Rev. M. McMillian at 6 p.m. Elder Pearline McMillian of Oak Grove Holiness Church and congregation will conduct the service. Address: 541 South Plank Road.

NEW LIFE PRAISE

Pastor Jeff Chappell will preach Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday school Bible classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Nursery is provided on Sunday morning. Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., three adult Bible study groups and the youth meet at 6:45 p.m. for recreation and Bible study. This Saturday is the monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at 8 a.m. The Food Pantry opens at 9 a.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

Annual Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pig picking and BBQ chicken plates, $7 per plate, eat in or take out. All day country store, auction at 4 p.m. with local crafts, preserves and baked goods. Call ahead for large orders to go. (919) 499-5711. Address: 3363 Olivia Road.

PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST

Singing on the Hill: A benefit concert for BackPack Pals featuring the Mark Trammell Quartet, The Whisnants and the Jay Stone Singers will be held Friday, Nov. 22, at 6:45 p.m. Love offering will be taken for BackPack Pals. Address: Southern Pines.

POCKET PRESBYTERIAN

Homecoming this Sunday. The Rev. Kathryn Dudley will be preaching and there will be a covered dish after service. Address: 669 Pocket Church Road.

POPLAR SPRINGS

Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., serving BBQ and chicken stew. Take out or eat in. Auction at 2 p.m. Items for sell prior to auction. Address: 1809 Poplar Springs Church Road.

POWER OF DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE

Sunday: Program at 4 p.m. with speaker, Apostle S.A. Diallo from Raleigh. Address: 218 E. Main St.

ROBINSON CHAPEL AME ZION

Saturday: Plate Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chicken or barbecue plates and sandwiches. Pastor: Walter Cotton. Address: 236 Castleberry Road.

ST. JAMES AME

Annual Missionary Program will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Theme is Love. Address: 1024 Boykin Ave.

ST. LUKE UNITED HOLY

Sunday: The 11 a.m. service will have Elder Cathleen Hooper speaking. Pastor is Elder Emily Petty. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

SANFORD AGLOW LIGHTHOUSE

Saturday: Kathy Davis will speak will speak from 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be available. Program will be held at the Lee County Arts and Community Center on N. Steele Street. Please use the Bracken Street entrance.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Special music concert featuring Bill Wilson at 7 p.m. Sunday. 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

Breakfast Saturday at 9 a.m. Fall Revival kicks off Sunday-Thursday. Revival begins 10:30 Sunday morning with special guest speakers each evening beginning Sunday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Yow. Pastor Dodson brings the 10:30 message Sunday morning. Rev. Scott Yow is beginning a new young adult Sunday School class in the sanctuary. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes commence at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Free meal every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Time 7-7:30 p.m., Bible Study 7:30-8 p.m.; also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old. Transportation available, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

THE HOUSE OF PRAYER

Saturday: Fellowship Jubilee at 6 p.m. Musical program with groups from the surrounding area. For more information, call (919) 776-5418. Address: 549 Horton Road, Goldston.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

The 23rd Annual Harvest Sale & Auction will be this Saturday. Bake and craft sale will run from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Serving home-cooked BBQ or chicken 'N' dumplings from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eat-in, take-out or drive-thru for $7 per plate which includes green beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert. The auction will be conducted by Joe Johnson from 2 to 4 p.m. All proceeds benefit  the Building Fund. Sunday, Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his message from II Timothy 4:9-10, titled "The Defection of Demas." Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth Alive, and Adult Bible Study will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. Worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Holy Communion will be celebrated at this service. No early service. Lunch follows this service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

TRUE GOSPEL UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

Saturday: One day prayer conference beginning at 10 a.m. Theme: Your Step to Victory. Various speakers. Workshop at 12 p.m. For all ages. Conference ends at 2:30 p.m. Address: 405 Third St.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Saturday at 5 p.m., Sister Natalie Horton will be speaking at special program. Address: Osgood Road.