CHURCH NEWS 5/3/13
ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES
Fifth Church Anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest preachers will be Apostle James and Pastor Beverly Prince from Walk By Faith Christian Center in Carthage. Gospel musical program at 3 p.m. Various musical artists. Address: 2607D Fayetteville St.
An evening of gospel music will be held Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m. featuring Mercy’s Well and The Jonathans. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received. For information: (336) 672-0074 or (336) 314-6787. Address: Asheboro.
BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Friday, May 10, at 11:30 a.m., the Widows, Widowers and Single Adult Ministry will meet for food and fellowship at Ms. Lacy’s Restaurant. Spring Fling on Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. with live music, food, silent auction, yard sale, and activities for kids and adults. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
Fish Fry: Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. $7 per plate, drinks $1. Fish, slaw, baked beans, hush puppies and dessert. Address: 605 Wall St.
Sunday, 11 a.m. worship service: The Rev. Paul J. Shields presents the sermon: "Loving, and Keeping, And Being Reminded." First Scripture Reading: Acts 16: 9-15. Second Scripture Reading: John 14: 23-29. Homecoming: Sunday, Pot Luck Luncheon after service. 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.
CENTRAL BAPTIST TEMPLE
Evangelist Jimmie Clark will be preaching Sunday in the morning and evening services. The Farmer Christian Academy will be here in the morning services. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Worship at 11. Sunday evening service at 6. Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 7 (children have Discovery Club during this time). Address: 1411 Firetower Road.
CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE
Prophetic Conference will be May 16-18. Prophetess Joyce Williams from Durham will be the speaker. Services start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Elder Marion Williams will be speaker at the third Sunday evening service on May 19 at 3 p.m. Elder Sharon Fuller will be the speaker on Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at noon. Intercessory prayer every Friday at 11:15 p.m. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure Road.
CHRISTIAN LIFE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER
Saturday: Yard sale from 7 until 12 at 2626 Fayetteville St. Sunday: Choir anniversary at 2 p.m. Address: Washington Avenue.
CHURCH OF MANY COLORS
Sunday: Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Church service: 11 a.m. Pastor Gerome Williams Sr. will be speaker Sunday. Address: 2320 Pilson Road.
Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m., fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The sermon will be titled “Jesus Is Calling You … And Sending You." Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.
EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN
The Fifth Sunday after Easter will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. worship service with Dr. Barry P. Drum, interim pastor, preaching. His sermon topic will be “Loving One Another." 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.
EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION
The Evans Chapel Gospel Choir will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday at 6 p.m. Many choirs and music ministries are scheduled to appear. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, east of Siler City.
FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION
The annual Mother’s Day Service, sponsored by the Deaconess Board, will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Guest speaker will be Rosa Wall Reynolds, class of 1960 at W.B. Wicker School.
FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST
It's time to register children for the Sound of Success — a musical program developed for children and adolescents in the communities to explore, understand, practice and receive the benefit of music through instrumentation. It targets young children through adolescents up to 21. One does not have to have an instrument to participate. Registration Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Calvary. $10 registration fee. All children ages 17 and under must have a guardian present to register. For more information, contact Raynard Jones, Creator and Director, (919) 776-6748 or email email@example.com. Youth Revival will be held at First Calvary Tuesday-Thursday at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest ministers include Minister Deon Allbrooks, Minister Tonya Petty and Pastor Brandon Lucas. Several guest choirs and Praise Teams will participate. Address: Fields Drive.
GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY
Service Sunday at 9 a.m. Bible study Monday at 7 p.m. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.
GOD’S FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN CENTER
Saturday at 5 p.m.: Rainbow Tea Service at the Broadway Community Building. Address: 124 A South Main St., Broadway.
GREATER ZION HOLY TEMPLE
Baked goods and yard sale items will be sold on the campus from 7 until 11 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the sales will benefit church projects. Sunday School and worship service will not be held this Sunday because the General Convocation of the United Holy Church of America will have Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. to be held at 5104 Dunstan Road off Highway 29 in Greensboro, the headquarters of the United Holy Church of America. The service at Greater Zion will resume Wednesday at 7 p.m. with prayer. Address: 608 Oddfellow St.
HAYWOOD BIBLE CHURCH
New six-week preaching and teaching series, gods at war, beginning Sunday. Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. This series addresses the modern day idols within us and how to defeat these idols. Address: Haywood Road, Moncure.
HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Saturday, 9 a.m., Awana Leaders Meeting. Sunday, 11 a.m., Worship; 5 p.m., Adult Bible Study/Awana/Youth; 7 p.m., Choir Practice. Wednesday, 10 a.m., Care Team C; 5:30 p.m., Youth Fundraiser Dinner; 7 p.m., Business Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.
HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday: Senior Adult Day at 11 a.m. Thursday: Senior Adult Fun Day from 9 a.m. until noon at Baptist Grove Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina. WMU annual meeting at 7 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Mamers. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.
JOHNSONVILLE A.M.E. ZION
Buds of Promise Program starting at 4 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday at 7 p.m., the Sunday Nite Express will be at same location. Sunday Nite Express groups are The Mighty Sanfordaires and J.D. Williams and The Gospel Echoes.
JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST
The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the chapel, Rev. Richard Wood preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Sermon title: “A Senior Duet." Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Yard sale: Saturday, 8 a.m. – noon. All proceeds go to benefit CUOC, Outreach Mission and the Bread Basket. 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. Finer Than Gold senior fellowship meets for dominoes and board games on Tuesday at 10 a.m. United Methodist Men prepare and serve lunch at the Breadbasket on Wednesday. Wonderful Wednesday includes dinner at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person), with youth and adult studies at 6:30 p.m. Studies include the bilingual “Aposento Alto/Upper Room,” “Fruit of the Spirit” and “Weekly Bible Review,” based on the week's lectionary. Zumba on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Center; $1 per class. Pastor's Bible Study Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center library. Registration is now open for a lesson on home canning, date to be determined. Call the church office at (919) 774-7023 to express interest. Address: 407 W. Main St.
JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST
Spring Revival will be held Monday-Wednesday with Kenny Dail as guest speaker. 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.
LEMON SPRINGS BAPTIST
Saturday: Youth will have a Spring Fling. Activities for children. Crafts and food. 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 with Pastor Andy Foley preaching. Children’s church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. Address: 876 Sanders Road, Lemon Springs.
LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST
Sunday at 11 a.m.: Youth Sunday. Youth of LSUMC will bring the message. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Prayer and Healing Service. Laying on of hands and annointing of oil and prayer. On the third Wednesday of the month, "Coming to Life Wednesday!" First one scheduled: May 15. Graduation Sunday: June 2. Summer Breakaway at Louisburg College: June 17-22. Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes: 3-International Lessons; 1-Bible Study. Wednesday events: Enjoy a covered dish dinner, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; with Sharing and Music at 6:45 p.m. and Community Gathering at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Choir rehearsal, 7:50 p.m. Youth Group, (6th grade and up) and Kingdom Kids (up to 5th grade) meet on Wednesdays, from 6:30-8 p.m. 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.
LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP
The Life Experience this Sunday at 5 p.m. with Pastor Jason Trusell for L-iberty I-mpact F-ellowship E-mpowerment. Address: 291 Wilson Road.
MCQUEEN CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
Join the Senior Choir for a pre “Mother’s Day” Celebration, Seasonal Tea, at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Free and open to public. For additional information, call (919) 258-6448. Address: 331 McQueen Chapel Church Road, Lemon Springs.
MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES
Women's Brunch, Saturday at 10 a.m. featuring Evangelist Barber Worthy. Further information, please contact Elect Lady Twana Ray at (910) 322-8330 or Kalisha McLean at (919) 721-8922. Women's Conference, July 25-28, concluding July 28 at 4 p.m. Fourth Sunday Unity Service featuring Evangelist Beatrice Smith, July 25-27. Speakers TBA. Registration fee $20. Address: 3438 Cameron Drive.
MONCURE UNITED METHODIST
Yard sale/bake sale fundraiser Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. In addition to baked items, there will be popcorn and cold drinks for sale, as well as household items, furniture, books, toys, clothes, baby items, etc. All proceeds benefit the church. Address: 16 Post Office Road, Moncure.
MORRIS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
Fundraiser grilled chicken dinner will be held Saturday from 4:30 until 7 p.m. to benefit our Mission Trip to Brazil. Adults $7. Kids 6/u $3. Address: 8533 Cox Mill Road.
MT. CALVARY HOLINESS
The 34th Pastoral Anniversary honoring Elder Cora Lee McIver will be held today at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Elder Sharon Watson Belk of Mt. Nebo Holiness Church in Ramseur. The services will continue on Sunday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Charlotte Bryant of Praise Tabernacle Church in Siler City and at 3 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Swann of Evans Chapel AME Zion in Siler City. Address: 578 Stockyard Road, Siler City.
MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY
The Annual Missionary Day will be observed Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Bishop Roy McKoy of Gethsemane-Mt. Sinai will provide the service. The United Fellowship choir will provide the music. Address: 1021 Washington Ave.
NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST
Pastor Douglas Waterson’s 7th Pastorial Anniversary celebration will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Victor Galloway, associate pastor of New Providence Church in Fuquay-Varina. Address: 3324 Truelove St.
RED BRANCH BAPTIST
Lumber River Quartet in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. Address: Carthage.
RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST
Sunday: Celebrate Pastor Kenneth Headen's 5th Anniversary at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Linwood Tuck from First Baptist Church in Cameron. The Outreach Ministries' Dance Group from Ramseur will perform. Dinner will be served. Address: 1160 Red Hill Road, Cameron.
ROCKY FORK CHRISTIAN
Homecoming on Sunday at 11 a.m. Guest minister will be Dr. John Browning from Rocky Mount, who served the church over 50 years ago. Covered dish luncheon in the fellowship hall follows the morning service. Saturday at 6 p.m., pizza supper with dessert and gospel music with Teresa Baker. Address: 4246 Rocky Fork Church Road.
ST. LUKE CHURCH
Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Speaker will be the Rev. Jacqueline R. Williams. Address: Goldston.
ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST
This weekend, The Gideons will be making presentations at all three worship services. Also, this Sunday the church will have Bob Hughes preaching in the Davenport Christian Life Center at 8:30 a.m. Praise and worship with the Awakening Band, led by Wayne Haiduven. Ronnie Jones will be preaching in Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. and in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.
ST. MARK UNITED CHURCH OF GOD
Family and Friends Day will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor Malcolm Curry. Address: 511 Church St.
ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL
Sunday, there will be two services of Holy Eucharist, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services and Dr. Fred Brown will be preaching this Sunday. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. and there is a nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.
The 145th Anniversary will be held Sunday, May 19.
SANFORD FREEWILL HOLINESS
Revival: Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. each day. Address: 3000 Lemon Springs Road.
SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST
Sunday: 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. Sunday Night Service at 7. 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
Lord’s Supper served Sunday and Revive us Lord! Spring Revival 2013 with Evangelist Joe Evett speaking on influence in our society today beginning Sunday morning May 5-9 and the church will have evening services at 6:30. Special music nightly. Solid Rock Youth night will be Thursday 6:30 p.m. Saturday morning visitation meets at church at 10:30 a.m. Choir practice Wednesday evening at 8 and Sunday at 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee-donuts/fellowship time 10-10:30 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Free dinner Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study 7-8 p.m., also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old 7-8 p.m. www.solidrockcc.org for more information, food bank or transportation, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.
STARTING LIFE CHURCH
Sunday: Family and Friends Day with Pastor Josh and Lady Stephanie Caudle. Service begins at 10 a.m. at the Pittsboro Community House, 65 Thompson St. in Pittsboro. The dress is casual and food will be served immediately after service. Address: Pittsboro.
THOMPSON CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION
Gospel Explosion: Saturday at 6 p.m., featuring The Heavenly Tones of Spring Lake, Gospel 4 of Parkton, Poplar Springs Male Chorus of Sanford and various other groups. Address: Goldston.
Sunday Morning Fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Dr. John Allen delivering his sermon titled "Older & Wiser." Adult Bible Study, Youth, CIA's and Mission Friends will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. May 18, Missions Rally, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Free. Local missions in the community will be featured. Learn about non-profit organizations and the opportunity to offer support. Already committed: Christian United Outreach Center, Family Promise of Lee County, Haven in Lee County, Lee County Industries, Reach-Out Pregnancy Crisis Center, Shepherd's Grace Ministries, and The Dream Factory of Sanford. Enjoy hearing the gospel through word and music. Four Heart Harmony will take the stage. The Lee County Sheriff's Dept. will be on-site. Bring your children out to the command center for fingerprinting. They can also speak with firemen from Tramway's Volunteer Fire Department; they will have a fire truck on-site. There will be other children's activities, including an opportunity to register for Vacation Bible School. Concessions will be available. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Sixth Sunday of Easter 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. Confirmation Class meets following the second service. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.
TRINITY UNITED METHODIST
Joy Night services at 7 p.m. today. Address: 523 Maple Ave.
TRUE GOSPEL UCOG
Women’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Evang. Ethelrine Hester from Greensboro. Address: 405 S. Third St.
Memorial Day/Homecoming beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Special program presented by choir and youth. Dinner on the grounds. Address: 23 Zion Church Road.