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Sep. 20, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

BAPTIST CHAPEL

Saturday: 100th Anniversary celebration. Open house with bounce houses and The Band "Working On Commission" from 4 to 8 p.m. Celebration service: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Address: 2413 Buckhorn Road.

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "A Ransom for All" and will be based on 1 Timothy 2.1-7. Anthem will be "The Spirit of Jesus." 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

Sunday: At the 11 a.m. service, special guest will be Ben Weimer from the Youth for Christ in Fort Bragg. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, 11 a.m. worship service: the Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon:  "Business Ethics 101." First Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 8: 18-22; Second Scripture Reading: Luke 16: 1-13. Lee County Presbyterian Pulpit Exchange with countywide picnic at Jonesboro Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Sept. 29. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Brown Patten. Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon. Worldwide Communion. Sunday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. service. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. William Reinhold. Sunday School presentation on the Reinhold's missionary experience in Zaire from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Refreshments served. 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 A.M.E. ZION

Sunday: Mission Sunday will be observed at 10 a.m. with guest speaker, Dr. Gloria G. Williams, first vice president of Women’s Home and Overseas Missionary Society, speaking. Address: 309 Vernon St.

CENTER UNITED METHODIST

The Thursday morning Bible study has resumed. Current study is based on Revelation and it begins weekly at 10:30 a.m. Annual Harvest Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, with chicken stew and BBQ plates for $8/plate (dine in or take out). Meal hours are: Lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Auction begins at 1:30 p.m. Proceeds will support the mission of Center UMC. Fellowship each Sunday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10-10:45 a.m. Sunday worship begins at 11 a.m. Message this Sunday is based on Luke 16:1-13 and is titled, “I Can’t Believe He Said That.” The United Methodist Youth meet each Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Pioneer Club (ages 4-12) will meet on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Choir practice is at 7 p.m. weekly on Wednesday evenings. Address: 4141 South Plank Road.

CENTRAL BAPTIST TEMPLE

Sunday: Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sunday evening service is at 6 and Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 7 (children have Discovery Club during this time). Address: 1411 Firetower Road.

CHESTNUT CHURCH

Saturday: At 10 a.m., come and learn to coupon and save money on your grocery bill. Address: 4522 Buckhorn Road.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Leadership Conference: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, with Bishop Rodney Walker of Heritage International Church. Tuesday: noonday prayer at noon. Friday night at 11 p.m., intercessory prayer. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

CHRISTIAN LIFE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER

Saturday: Yard sale from 6 a.m. until. Baby clothes, appliances, furniture, plus sizes and men’s clothing. Address: 2626 Fayetteville St.

CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

Sunday: Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., worship service: 11 a.m. with Elder Sylvester Quick speaking. Address: 2320 Pilson Road.

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

Saturday, Sept. 28: Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring “The LeFevre Quartet” from Dunn. Address: 788 Bibey Road, Carthage.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: Meet in the sanctuary (Sunday School Assembly) at 9:45 a.m. Sunday School at 10 a.m. William Ellis will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service and the Rev. James Wright will speak at the 6 p.m. service. 5-6 p.m., GA's, RA's and Youth on Mission. Bible Study and prayer meeting 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Men's Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 6:15 a.m. at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Missions Night. Guest from Siloan Missionary Homes will be guest speaker. Children and youth will meet in sanctuary with adults. 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 a.m., coffee fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sermon: “What's The Point In Having It If You Don't Use It?” will be based on Luke 16:11-13. bill.edgewoodpc@windsgtream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Harvest Time Gospel Group will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday. Love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The 11 a.m. worship service will be led by Bill Linkous, deacon, preaching. Nursery care is available during worship. Children’s Church, held during the worship hour, is for children 6-12 years. Address: intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

EPHESUS BAPTIST

Sunday: Gospel Project at 9:45 a.m. with the worship service to follow at 10:50 a.m. Evening service at 7. Nursery provided. Wednesday: Bible Study at 7 p.m. in fellowship hall. Address: 2724 White Hill Road.

ETS MINISTRY

Wings as Eagles will hold a program at 6 p.m. Saturday. Prophet Paula Harris of Fayetteville will be guest speaker. Address: 123 S. Gulf St.

FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Woman’s Day will be observed Sunday at 11 a.m. Dr. Amanda L. McIver, assistant dean of the College of Engineering at A&T State University in Greensboro, will be the speaker. Missionaries are asked to wear their WHOMS attire and stoles for the event and photo shoot.

FAITH HOPE DELIVERANCE CHRISTIAN CENTER

Celebrating the 11th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor Leon Fogle Sr. at 7:30 p.m. today with Bishop Rocknie Jenkins, and also on Sunday at 11 a.m. with Bishop William Powell. Address: 646 Oakwood Ave.

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST DISCIPLES OF CHRIST

Sunday: Friends & Family Day. Minister Nickie Billings, associate pastor, will bring the morning message at 11:15 a.m. The church member who has the most friends and family that morning will receive a gift. Afternoon service at 2:30 p.m. will have Pastor Willie Brown from House of God in Fayetteville, along with his choir and congregation. The church member who has the most family and friends for the evening service will receive a gift. Fellowship dinner will be served after service. Address: 10565 McDougald Road, Broadway.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Yard sale: Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dogs and BBQ sandwiches, plus baked goods for sale. Lots of miscellaneous items. All proceeds go to church. A raffle drawing to fund local outreach ministries will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. Grand prize is a pair of tickets to the Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints game, second prize is a $75 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card, and the third prize is a mystery item worth $50. Tickets are $1 each or a pack of six for $5. To purchase tickets, call Pastor Robert Thomas at (919) 258-6960. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win. Address: 328 McIver St.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

The Rev. Art King will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Sunday School classes are held at 10 a.m. Youth groups meet at 5 p.m. in the Harper Center. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

GETHSEMANE HOLY CHURCH

The Gethsemane Mixed Chorus will celebrate its 47th singing anniversary Sunday, Sept. 27, at 2:30 p.m. Address: 243 Vernie Phillips Road, Goldston.

GRACE CHAPEL

Sunday: Early worship service at 8:15 a.m., Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Dr. Holland will be speaking on  “Created to Worship” in the 10:30 a.m. service. Awana is at 6 p.m. Wednesday night service is held at 7 p.m. weekly. Address: 2605 Jefferson Davis Highway.

GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE

Services will not be held on Sunday because the church will be participating in the Southern District Convocation of the United Holy Churches of America at Love Temple in Goldsboro. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Worship/Kid's Worship; 5 p.m. Awana/Youth/Adult Bible Study. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Care Team E meeting, 7 p.m. Bible Study/Youth/GA's/RA's/Mission Friends; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. Bread Basket Ministry. Gospel music singing featuring The Machine Shop Boys on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 5 p.m. Also performing will be The Grove Youth Band. For more information, contact the church office at (919) 499-4913. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HOUSE OF PRAYER

Revival will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Address: 549 Horton Road, Goldston.

HUNT SPRINGS BAPTIST

Homecoming: Sunday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served following the worship service. Former pastor, the Rev. Mark Meadows, will provide the message. Special music. Address: St. Andrews Church Road.

JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel, the Rev. Kenny Dail preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Sermon title, “New Wine Searching for Appropriate Wineskins.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Worship on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 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. Women's small group on Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m., explores “Biblical Womanhood.” Zumba on Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center; $1 per class. Pastor's Bible Study Wednesday mornings, 9:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center. Wonderful Wednesday dinner ($5/$2.50) features celebration of September birthdays. Also on Wednesday, kids choir at 6 p.m.; “God's Explorers” for kids, youth mid-week refuel and adult studies “Old Testament Stories from the Back Side” and “Consider the Birds,” 6:30-7:30 p.m.; choir rehearsal 7:30 p.m. Registration now open for four-person teams in the 3rd Annual JUMC Spelling Bee on Sunday, Sept. 29, 5-7 p.m.; call office to register. Ministerio en Español: Reunión de Oración, Miercoles 7 p.m.; Escuela Dominical, Domingo, 10 a.m.; Estudio Biblico, Viernes, 7 p.m. Información: jochoa@nccumc.org. Address: 407 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Youth will have a car wash on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. Deacon Ordination Service will be held Sunday. Juniper Springs will host the association’s Senior Revival on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Service will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a meal in fellowship hall. Friends Day will be held Sunday, Oct. 13. A covered dish dinner will be served after service. The Harvesters Quartet will perform Sunday, Oct. 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.

LITTLE GALILEE HOLINESS

Saturday: Pre-Anniversary service for Elder A. Frazier Davis at 6 p.m. Address: 1205 S. Vance St.

LOVE GROVE AME ZION

Annual Women’s Day Service hosted by the Missionary Department will be held Sunday. Part one will be observed during the 11 a.m. service. Part two will convene at 3 p.m. with guest speaker, the Rev. Gwendolyn McNeill of Fayetteville. All women are asked to wear white, all men wear dark suits and all life members to wear stoles. Address: 796 Love Grove Church Road.

MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Three Days of Unity beginning today with Joy Night at 7 p.m., featuring Minister Corey McCrimmon of Voices of Triumph Ministries. Saturday: Unity Night at 7 p.m. featuring Pastor Jessica Randall of World Outreach Ministries in Fayetteville. Sunday at 4 p.m., Elder Demetrius Elliott of Green’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Lillington, will be speaker. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.

MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

Friday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., Wisdom Through Proverbs. Community Fellowship. Learning wisdom for everyone. Bring your “Proverbs” to share and exchange. Inspirational experience. Music ministries participating. Event will be held in the conference room at the Holiday Inn Express on Dalrymple Street. For more information, contact Clara Hickey at (919) 353-5648.

MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST

The Sons of Destiny will celebrate its anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Address: 1713 Colon Road.

MT. HERMAN AME ZION

The Golden Stars of Goldston will have a musical program at 6 p.m. Various groups and choirs will be present. MC will be Larry Dowdy of Goldston. Address: Goldston.

MT. VIEW AME ZION

Plate sale on Friday, Sept. 27. Featured items on each $7 plate will include fried fish, chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and a dessert. It will start at 10 a.m. and last until all food is sold. To pre-order plates, contact Ovelma Williams at (919) 545-4476, and to order plates that day, contact the church at (919) 542-4569. Deliveries are available with an order of five or more plates. The Rev. Laura Headen is the pastor. Address: Moncure-Pittsboro Road.

NEW LIFE MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Thursday, Sept. 26: Grief counseling session, facilitated by Dr. Dorothy Waterson, sponsored by Knotts Funeral Home. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Waterson at (919) 345-8002. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

NEW LIFE PRAISE

Saturday: Men’s Breakfast, open for the community, at 8 a.m. at the fellowship hall. Food Pantry is open at 9 a.m. to those who are eligible to receive a bag of groceries to help them out for the month. Pastor Jeff Chappell will be preaching the Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. and the Sunday evening message at 6 p.m. Sunday school Bible classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Nursery is provided on Sunday morning. Wednesday evenings at 6:30 — adult Bible studies. Youth meet at 6:15 p.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

NEW ZION AME ZION

Lay Council will host a fish fry on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information, contact the automated line at (910) 922-5052 or the church office on that day at (910) 948-4770. Address: 4967 Hwy 705, Robbins.

OAK GROVE HOLINESS

Sunday: The 11:30 a.m. speaker will be Evang. S. Melvin. No afternoon service. Annual revival will be held Monday-Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. each day. Guest evangelist will be Minister Raychon McKoy of Gethsemane Holy Church. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

PARADISE AME ZION

Homecoming celebrating the 105th church anniversary will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor Harrison Ray of God’s Fellowship Christian Center in Broadway. Revival will be held Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. each day. Speaker will be Evangelist Rev. Anissa Thompson Little of Evans Metropolitan Church in Fayetteville. Pastor is Dr. Donald Cozart. Address: 495 Lloyd Stewart Road, Broadway.

PENTECOSTAL DELIVERANCE FELLOWSHIP

NETWORK OF CHURCHES

Sunday School Convention, "The Oil Will Flow," will be held today with Dr. Julia A. Harris at Mt. Carmel Church at 620 Main St. and Saturday at 7 p.m. with speaker Dr. Cannon of Raeford. Sunday at 10:30 a.m., the teaching session will be with Apostle Karen Tribbey. At the noon service, the speaker will be with Apostle Jerry Jones.

PINEY GROVE CHAPEL BAPTIST

The Tim Greene Trio will be featured in a special worship service on Sunday at 6 p.m. No admission will be charged; however, a love offering will be received. For additional information or directions to the church, call (919) 639-2481 or visit the church website at www.pineygrovechapel.org. Address: Piney Grove Church Road, Angier.

POPLAR SPRINGS A.M.E.

A marrow donor registry drive for ages 18 to 44 will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Address: 1261 Blackstone Road.

ST. ANDREWS CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Sunday at 11:30 a.m., the Rev. Lawrence Womack, pastor of Faith Deliverance & Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church in Oxon Hill, Md., will be guest speaker. Revival services be held Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. Nightly speakers will be: Monday: Rev. Dr. Sandra Bullock-Hunter of Raleigh; Tuesday: Rev. Stanley Burnette of Moncure; Wednesday: Rev. John Rudd of Jamestown. Address: 723 Thompson St., Pittsboro.

ST. JAMES AME

Health/Job Fair will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. William Alston of Pleasant Garden will be speaker at a special program at 4 p.m. Sunday. Address: 1024 Boykin Ave.

ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

The church will welcome Bishop Hope Morgan Ward this Sunday. Bishop Ward will meet with all Fairway District leaders at 3 p.m. Praise and worship at 8:30 a.m. in the Davenport Christian Life Center. Traditional worship will begin in Casey Chapel at 8:45, and a service of Word and Table at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. There will be no programs for children and youth this week. Wednesday Night Live meals begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by studies on "The Birth Narratives,"  "Hot Topics" and Zumba! Call the church office to make reservations for dinner. A grief support group will meet on Tuesday evenings at 5:30. Call Rev. Jaye for more information.  Fletcher Rosser Day plate sale Friday, Sept. 27, to benefit The Bread Basket! Address: 2916 Wicker St.

SANDY BRANCH BAPTIST

Sunday: Sandy Branch will hold its first Biker Sunday. All area bikers are invited to the 11 a.m. worship service and then leave following the service for a ride and a stop for lunch. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes appropriate for riding. Address: 715 Sandy Branch Church Road, Bear Creek.

SANFORD AGLOW LIGHTHOUSE

Special speaker will be Versie Brady at 10 a.m. Saturday. She holds two ministerial licenses, has been active in prison and rest home ministry and has ministered as part of a singing group. Service will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lee County Arts and Community Center. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call (919) 774-4163.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Family Movie Night, "The Encounter." Free popcorn and drink. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Youth Challenge at 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

Free Breakfast Saturday morning at 9 a.m. prepared by the men of Solid Rock Community Church. Sunday, Pastor Craig Dodson will speak at 10:30 on, "We Don’t Need To See The Way If We Follow The One Who Is The Way." Sunday evening Brother Kevin Dodson brings the message. Sunday morning fellowship time coffee and donuts at 9 a.m. Sunday, Adult and Youth Sunday School classes commence at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Free meal every Wednesday bring a friend to dinner Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., bring your favorite dish. 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.

SPRING LANE ASSEMBLY OF GOD

Revival: Friday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Ronnie Whitaker preaching; Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. with Frank Blanchard preaching; Sunday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Dexter Adams preaching, and at the 6 p.m. service, the Rev. Greg Davenport will preach. Address: 1715 Spring Lane.

SWANN STATION BAPTIST

Golf tournament, sponsored by Swann Station Baptist Men is Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8:30 a.m. at Ponderosa Golf Course. Cost is $30 and prizes will be awarded. Download registration form at www.swannstationbc.org. Registration deadline is Sept. 23. To sponsor a hole or for more information, contact Charles Burns at (919) 499-4789. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Nursery provided. Worship service and children’s church at 11 a.m. Address: 7592 Hwy. 87 South.

TAYLORS CHAPEL

Celebration of Love will be held today at 7 p.m. at the Dennis E. Wicker Civic Center. Speaker is Rev. Ronnie Brooks, pastor of St. Matthews AMEZ Church in Pittsboro. Special guest is Gospel Nominee New Creation from Hillsborough and The Dowdy Boys of Pittsboro. Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door before 8 p.m.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Morning Fellowship will begin Sunday at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "Lessons from the Life of Jeremiah." The text for the sermon will be Jeremiah 18:1-6. Mission Friends, CIA's and Youth Alive will begin Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Tim Martin. The first service will be held at 8:15 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated at this service.The second service is at 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows this service. Confirmation Class meets at 4 p.m. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

TRINITY UNITED METHODIST

Celebrating the anniversary of Pastor Bruce E. Petty at 6 p.m. Saturday and on Sunday at 11 a.m. Address: 523 Maple Ave.

TRUE GOSPEL UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

Today: Youth Night at 10 p.m. with Minister Lakesha Purcell as speaker. Performing will be the Praise Team from St. James in Raeford and the Combined Choir of True Gospel and St. Mark. Sunday: Celebrating the church’s 29th anniversary at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Billy Buie from Pilgrim Rest Church. Address: 405 Third St.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Saturday at 6 p.m., Apostle Willie B. Simpson will be speaking. Address: Osgood Road.