Church News

Jun. 21, 2013 @ 07:55 AM

BARBECUE PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "Forgiveness and Acts of Kindness." 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

VBS Celebration at the 11 a.m. service Sunday. There will be no 6 p.m. service. Communion on Sunday, June 30, in the 11 a.m. service with a message titled “The Christian and the State." Pastor is Dr. Darrin Moore. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday: Guest preacher, the Rev. Warren Bock, presents sermon:  "The Sounds of Silence." First Scripture Reading: Psalm 42 and 43, Second Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 19: 1-15. The Christian Education Committee is sponsoring an “all included” Sunday School for June and July in the fellowship hall on Sunday at 10 a.m. with 30 minutes of discussion on Galatians. Itinerary is as follows: June 23, no Sunday School; June 30, What is Justification?; July 7, Law and Grace; July 14, Law and Grace, part 2; July 21, The Time Has Come; July 28, Life Together. Address: 1333 Carthage St.

  CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Holy Convocation, June 26-30. Intercessory Prayer, every Friday at 11 p.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.

  CHURCH OF MANY COLORS

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

  CROSSFIRE CHURCH

A new Assemblies of God church plant meets at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays at the Lee County Arts and Community Center, located at 507 N. Steele St. Enter the building from the Bracken side, go to the end of the hall and enter the auditorium. The church meets in homes on Friday evenings for fellowship and Bible study at 6:30. Call Pastor Ron at (919) 888-9027 for location and directions to the home Bible Study (they rotate locations from time to time).

  DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

Men's Conference 2013 with special guest speakers continuing throughout the week. The events are scheduled as noted: Today at 7:30 p.m., Pastor Eudora Womack of Pineview Christian Center, Lillington; Saturday, 6 p.m., Pastor Charlie Hawes of Love, Faith and Fellowship Church and Sunday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Thurman McNeil. The theme for the conference is “Tonight We Fight.” Many choirs are invited to minister through song. Address: 17935 Hwy. 64 West, Siler City.

  DIVINE OUTREACH

Revival will be held Sunday through Wednesday with Prophetess Cynthia Dumes of Fayetteville. Address: 154 McIver St.

  EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

Sunday: 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 the 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 a.m., fellowship at 10:30 and worship at 11. The sermon will be titled “How Can I Put Up With Difficult People?” Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

  EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Sunday: Gospel singing with The Rick Webb Family in concert at 6 p.m. Love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

  EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The 11 a.m. worship service will be led by Dr. Barry P. Drum, interim pastor, preaching. His sermon topic will be “Journeys of Faith – The Judges.” Nursery care is available during worship. Children’s Church, held during the worship hour, is for children 6-12 years. The Crock-Pot Bible Study will meet on Sunday, July 7, at 5:30 p.m. Address: intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.

  EPHESUS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School is Sunday-Friday from 6-9 p.m. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Sunday or online at www.ephesusbaptistsanford.com. A free meal and snacks will be provided each day. The VBS musical Colossal Coaster World will be presented on Friday at 6:15 p.m. with dinner and games to follow. For more information about VBS, call (919) 353-5692 or visit the website www.ephesusbaptistsanford.com. Address: 2724 White Hill Road.

  ETS MINISTRIES

Family and Fun Day from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday. Food available. Address: 2210 Lee Ave.

  FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

The 101st Sanford District Church School Convention, hosted by Fair Promise, will convene today at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. Vacation Bible School classes are scheduled for all age groups Monday-Friday, June 24-28, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  FAITH HOPE DELIVERANCE CHRISTIAN CENTER

Sunday: Annual Rainbow Tea Service at 11 a.m. Address: 646 Oakwood Ave.

  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Col. Charlie Hicks will lead the 9 a.m. contemporary worship service and the 11 a.m. traditional service Sunday. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

  FULL GOSPEL ASSEMBLY

Sunday at 10:30 a.m., special speaker will be the Rev. Max Garner from Swannanoa. Topic: God's Unchanging Plan. Address: 5905 McDaniel Drive.

  GETHSEMANE – MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY

Youth Day service will be held Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Deaconess Phyllis Marsh will be the speaker. Graduates and students will be recognized for their achievements.  Address: 243 Vernie Phillips Road in Goldston.

  GOD’S FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN CENTER

Wednesday through Friday: Vacation Bible School from 6-7:30 p.m. All ages. Address: 124 A South Main St., Broadway.

  GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE

During the come as you are worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, the achievements of students will be recognized from pre-K to career college. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.

  HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Saturday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Car wash/bake sale to support Kenya Mission Trip at Cagle Furniture on Highway 87 in Spout Springs. Sunday, 9:45 a.m.: Sunday School, 11 a.m., worship/kid's worship; 5 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Youth/TeamKID/Preschool TeamKID; 7 p.m., Choir Practice. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Care Team E; 7 p.m., Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends. Thursday, 8:30 a.m., Bread Basket Ministry. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

  HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School will be Sunday through Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. with closing ceremony at 8 p.m. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

  INCREASING FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRY

Pastor Anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday. Address: 117 Main St.

  JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel, Ken Smith preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, Faithe Beam, Campus Minister at Campbell University, guest preacher. Sermon title, “Being Formed.” Dedicatory Piano Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday in honor of Maxine Oldham Matthews with Nancy Davis as guest pianist. Reception to follow in McDowell Hall. The Yamaha G-6 is a Conservatory Grand Piano that was given in honor of Mrs. Matthews by her children. Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

  JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Lay preachers will bring the message on Sunday: Ray Parish at 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and Norma Smith at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. The 15-person Mission Team departs for Ponce, Puerto Rico, Sunday morning and returns on Saturday, June 29. Zumba on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center; $1 per class. Bring a dish to share for “Potluck Summer” on Wednesday, June 26, 5:30 p.m., then stay for Bible study. Free concert by the All-State Youth Choir of N.C. Conference UMC on Friday, June 28, 7 p.m. Registration is open for children's Vacation Bible School and youth BAM (Be a Missionary) Week, July 8-12; call the church at (919) 775-7023 for information. Address: 407 W. Main St.

  JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday-Thursday. The theme will be Colossal Coaster World! 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.

  LEE’S CHAPEL CHRISTIAN

The church welcomes its new pastor, Rev. Bruce Parsons, wife Karen and son Aaron. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. and worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 453 Lee’s Chapel Road.

  LEMON SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Children’s church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. The Rev. Andy Foley will preach the morning sermon. Vacation Bible School will start Tuesday-Saturday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Theme will be God’s Backyard Bible Camp. Address: 576 Sanders Road.

  LOVE GROVE AME ZION

The Senior Choir will celebrate its 85th choir anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m. Groups attending will be Jonesboro Chapel, The Tides That Bind, The Taylor Singers, The Mitchelletts and Brittney Yarborough of Broadway. Address: 796 Love Grove Church Road.

  MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Pastor Archie and Elect Lady Twana Ray will have the 1st Annual Pastoral Anniversary to be held today through Sunday. Today at 7 p.m., Apostle Joseph Green of Try Jesus Ministries will be speaker; Saturday at 6 p.m., Pastor Jason Trusell of Life Changers Crusade Ministries will speak; Sunday at 11 a.m. Elder Tyrone Parker of The Revival Center in Linden will speak; and at 4 p.m., Apostle Marlene Jefferies of Joshua Generation Healing Ministry will speak. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.

  MISSION OF HOPE INDEPENDENT

The monthly Community Fellowship service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. John McNeil of New Beginning For Christ Independent Church will bring the afternoon message. Pastor is Bishop Ted Lane. Address: 522 John Garner Road.

  MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor Joseph Marsh of Siler City. Address: 1713 Colon Road.

  MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Dr. Monica Headen will deliver her initial sermon at 3 p.m. Sunday. Summer Camp for Women will be held June 29 through Aug. 10. $5 per session. A variety of topics will be discussed. Times for each session are: June 29, 10 a.m. to noon; July 6, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; July 13, 20, 27, 10 a.m. to noon; Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to noon and Aug. 17, Camp banquet in Raleigh, time and location to be announced. For more information, call (919) 834-7626 ext. 14. Address: 704 Old U.S. 1, Moncure

  NEW BETHEL F.W. BAPTIST

Summer revival will be held Tuesday-Thursday at 7 p.m.. Speaker for the week will be Apostle Harold J. Hunter from Power of Deliverance Tabernacle Church. Address: 1142 Boykin Ave.

  NEW LIFE PRAISE

Pastor Roger Thomas will preach the Sunday morning service “With a Little Help from My Friends” and the 6 p.m. service is on “The Veil of the Tabernacle.” There will be a business meeting at 7 p.m. At 9:30 a.m., adults and children’s Bible study classes. On Wednesday evenings, adult and a women’s Bible study and the summer youth group all meet at 6:30 p.m. Food Pantry open on the second Friday of each month from 8 to 9 a.m.; and on the third Saturday at 8 a.m. men’s brotherhood breakfast open to everyone; and at 9 a.m. the Food Pantry is open again. Our Vacation Bible School “Kingdom Rock!” is from July 29 through Aug. 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

  NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Thursday, June 27 at 7 p.m., Knotts Funeral Home will present program on Grief Counseling. Free. Theme: Celebrating Life Sessions will run quarterly June 27, Sept. 26 and Dec. 19. Facilitator: Dr. Dorothy Waterson. RSVP to (919) 345-8002. Refreshments served. Those who have any questions can contact Mint Downey at (919) 478-9178 or Dr. Dorothy Waterson (919) 345-8002. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

  OAK GROVE HOLINESS

Service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Guest pastor and church will be Pastor JoAnn Davis and Greater Glory Kingdom Outreach Mission from Laurel Hill. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

  OLIVIA PRESBYTERIAN

“SonWest Roundup” Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday through Wednesday. On Sunday 5-8 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Ages toddler to 12 invited. For further information, jeanneanderson@windstream.net.

  PENTECOSTAL DELIVERANCE FELLOWSHIP

NETWORK OF CHURCHES

The 17th Annual Holy Convocation continues and will conclude on Sunday. The service begins today at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the banquet will begin at 6 p.m., $10 per person and $5 for children under 12 years old. Complimentary photos will be given to all banquet attendees (1 photo per person) and Apostle Harris will honor a local pastor in the community for outstanding services. It will be held at God's Promise, which is located at 610 E. Main St. Sunday morning service will begin at 11:30 and will be at The Stevens Center located at 1576 Kelly Drive, which will include the ceremonial Apostle dressing of Apostle Julia A. Harris, PhD. Speakers for the week are: today, Bishop O'Bryan McRae; Saturday, Apostle Banquet (Sunday Best Dress or Gown and Tux); Sunday, Apostle Chester Watson. Email pdfnews@yahoo.com for more information.

  PENTECOSTAL FREE WILL BAPTIST

Camp Meet Meeting, July 21-28. Saturday and both Sundays at 6 p.m. All other evenings at 7:30. Location: PFWB Church Conference Tabernacle in Dunn. General superintendent and camp meeting chairman will be Dr. Preston Heath. Speakers: Sunday, July 21, Dr. Preston Heath; Monday, July 22-Friday, July 26, Dr. Bryan Cutshall; and Saturday, July 27-Sunday, July 28, Evangelist Tyler Jernigan. Nursery provided (infant-4 yrs.). Location: Long Branch Fellowship Hall (across from Heritage Bible College/facing Long Branch Road). Kids Camp Meeting provided (5-10 yrs.) at HBC Chapel.

  PREVAILING LIFE MINISTRIES

Appreciation service at 3 p.m. Sunday honoring Dr. Herman and Denese Morris. Guest speaker will be Pastor Deloris Williams Washington of Ebenezer Training Center. Address: 207 McIver St.

  RECOVERY ROOM MINISTRIES

Honoring Elder Nathane and Elect Lady Donna Hooker’s 13th Pastoral Anniversary through Sunday. Speakers are: today, Pastor Edward Murchison and Greater Praise; Sunday at 11:30 a.m., Dr. Luis Hooker and Works For Christ Christian Center, and Sunday at 4 p.m., Elder Gregory Shepherd and St. Stevens UCOG. Saturday, a celebratory cookout will be held at 3 p.m. at Kiwanis Park.

  ROBINSON CHAPEL AME ZION

The fourth anniversary of the Robinson Chapel Gospel Choir will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest groups are Tides That Bind, Redeemed, Sons of Destiny, Voices of Truth, Clairborne and the New Gospel Winds, Mount Olive Male Chorus, Green Grove Gospel Choir, Reaves Chapel Gospel Choir, Mount Zion Gospel Choir, Truly Blessed of Lillington, Poplar Springs Male Chorus and others. Address: 236 Castleberry Road.

  ST. ANDREWS

The Golden Stars of Goldston will celebrate their annual gospel singing anniversary at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Various choirs and groups will appear. Address: Hwy. 64 East, Pittsboro.

  ST. JOHN PENTECOSTAL HOLY MINISTRIES

Sunday: Senior Ushers program at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Mary L. Graham, associate minister of St. Peters Holy Church of God in Christ Without Blemish in Lemon Springs. Address: Dove Road, Cameron.

  ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST

The St. Luke Vacation Bible School kids raised enough money to build a house in El Salvador. The church's partnership with the Methodist church there is helping a needy family have a new place to live. The Mission Explorers program for rising 4th, 5th and 6th graders will begin Monday. The church will serve lunch at the Breadbasket. Registration forms are available in the church office. This Sunday, Pastor Gene will preach in the Davenport Christian Life Center at 8:30 a.m., where the Awakening Band perform and in the sanctuary at 11 a.m., where Holy Communion will be offered. The Rev. Jaye will preach in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.

  ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD

Brother Shakeel Harris will preach his initial sermon at 4 p.m. Sunday. Address: 511 Church St.

  ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

Sunday: Two services of Holy Eucharist, 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: Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m.Youth Challenge at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 6:30 is Family Movie Night. This month's movie will be "Last Ounce of Courage." Free popcorn and drinks. 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

"Kickin' It Old School" Vacation Bible School kicks off starting with the VBS Cookout Sunday at 5 p.m. Pastor Craig Dodson will speak at 10:30 on "A Passion For People." VBS in full swing Sunday evening. It is not too late to register online for June 23-27 Vacation Bible School at solidrockcc.org. Adult Bible Study and youth classes at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and children's church provided. Pot luck 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. Food Bank distribution times each month: first Wednesday (July 3) night at 7 p.m. and third Saturday (July 20) at 10 a.m. after the men's fellowship breakfast and devotional. Transportation available, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Visit us at solidrockcc.org. and solid rock community church on Facebook. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

  STARTING LIFE CHURCH

Pastor Josh Caudle, Lady Stephanie Caudle and the members of Starting Life Church (non denominational) cordially invite all women to their first ever "Women Breaking Chains" Conference 2013 on Saturday at 10 a.m. The conference will be held at Best Foods Cafeteria in Siler City. Guest speaker will be Pastor Sharon Mitchell of Olivers Chapel Church. Following  the message, there will be a panel discussion that will include: Minister Silvia Degraffrenreaidt and Minister Juanita Cannon. Registration is $15, which will include the meal and can be paid at the door. To register in advance, please contact Stephanie Caudle at (919) 428-7448 or Ann Alston at (919) 548-1189.

  SWANN STATION BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School “Colossal Coaster World” for nursery through adults will be held Sunday through Thursday from 6:25 p.m.-9 p.m. VBS kick-off and registration will be held Sunday from 5 until 6 p.m. with free food and games. Celebration Service at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 30. For more information, call (919) 499-4652 or email at swannstationbc@christian.net. Address: 7592 Hwy. 87 South.

  TAYLORS CHAPEL

Honoring the Pastor and First Lady as they celebrate six years of pastoring with the church. The celebration will be Sunday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Brooks, choir and congregation of St. Matthews AMEZ Church in Pittsboro. Address: 3233 Mays Chapel Road.

  TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10.  Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "Behold The Lamb." Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

  TRINITY LUTHERAN

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost worship service will be ministered by the Rev. Timothy Martin. Worship services start at 8:15 a.m. Holy Communion will be served. Second service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows the second service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

  UNION GROVE

Fish plate sale today starting at 11 a.m. Vacation Bible School will be held Monday-Friday from 6:30-8 p.m. for all ages, including adults. Address: 84 Howard-Mac Ln., Broadway