Church news for Oct. 11
Homecoming Sunday: Barbecue Church will celebrate it 255th anniversary. The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "Amazing Belief" and will be based on Deuteronomy 6.1-7 and Mark 6.1-6a. Guest preacher will be Cameron Thomas, a child of the church, who is in his final year at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Va. Anthem will be "With God Nothing Is Impossible." There will be a fellowship luncheon after the service. 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: Message for the 11 a.m. service will be from Matthew 9:9-15, Calling Sinners. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
Revival: Sunday, Oct. 20: Marc Sanders and The Walters Family; Monday, Oct. 21: Jason Golden; Tuesday, Oct. 22: Robbie Gibson; Wednesday, Oct. 23: David Crowther. All services begin at 7 p.m.
Celebrating 132 years as Lynda Yow will be preaching at 11 a.m. Covered dish after service. Address: 2334 North Plank Road.
BUCKHORN UNITED METHODIST
Annual Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cape Fear Community Club Building on Hwy. 42 in Corinth. Ham and sausage biscuits, homemade soup, crafts and baked goods. Drawings will be held at 1 p.m. for a king-size quilt, $100 and $50 gas cards and a $50 Food Lion gift card.
Sunday, at t he 11 a.m. service, the Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon: "It’s An Attitude." First Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7; Second Scripture Reading: Luke 17: 11-19. Preschool Fall Festival: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. 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
The Life Members Council of the Missionary Department will sponsor a program Sunday at 3 p.m. Several speakers will be speaking on the letters "MISSION." Pastor: Rev. Ray P. Owens Sr. Address: 309 Vernon St., Broadway.
CENTER UNITED METHODIST
The Thursday morning Bible study has resumed. The current study is based on Revelation and it begins at 10:30 a.m. Time of fellowship each Sunday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. followed by Sunday Bible study from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship begins at 11 a.m. Message this Sunday is titled, “A Bunch of Ingrates." The United Methodist Youth meet each Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Pioneer Club (ages 4-12) will meet Sundays from 2-4 p.m. Choir practice is at 7 p.m., weekly on Wednesday evenings. Address: 4141 South Plank Road.
CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE
Fall Harvest will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 20, during worship service. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at noon. Intercessory prayer every Friday at 11 p.m. Address: 2233 Lower Moncure 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
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.
CUMBERLAND STREET BAPTIST
Saturday: Southern gospel music program begins at 6 p.m. which will feature recording artist Ivan Parker. Address: 200 South King Ave., Dunn.
EAST SANFORD BAPTIST
Sunday: Homecoming. Meet in the sanctuary (Sunday School Assembly) at 9:45 a.m., and classes start at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Brad Harrison of Wrightsboro Baptist Church in Wilmington at 11 a.m. who will also lead in the revival starting Sunday at 6 p.m. through Wednesday. Covered dish luncheon will follow the Sunday morning service. Men's Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday at 6:15 a.m. at Mrs. Wenger's Restaurant. Services in Spanish led by Rev. Jim Wright held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. wwweastsanford.org. Address: 300 North Ave.
EBENEZER GOSPEL ASSEMBLY
Pre-Homecoming Revival will be held at 7 p.m. today with guest speaker Chief Apostle Allan Hinnant. Sunday at 10 a.m., guest speaker will be Pastor Fitz Barclay of Chicago. Address: 396 S. Plank Road.
Sunday: Sunday School Assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, coffee fellowship at 10:30 and worship at 11. The sermon: “Don't Make It Harder Than It Has To Be!” will be based on Luke 17:11-19. firstname.lastname@example.org. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.
Today at 7 p.m.: United in Christ Fellowship Service. Sunday at 8 a.m., Hour of Power with speaker, Evangelist Eunice Strange. Sunday at 3 p.m., Evangelistic Service with Evangelist Linda Spence as speaker. Address: 123 S. Gulf St.
FIRST PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS
Sunday: Homecoming. The Jacobs Group from High Point will be singing at 10 a.m. The Rev. Greg Long will preach at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow worship service. Address: 3606 Wicker St.
Dustin Ellington, a missionary who the church helps support, will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. At 10 a.m. he will meet with all who would like to learn more about his experiences as a missionary in Lusaka, Zambia. Women’s circles meet on Monday. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.
GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY
Sunday: Worship service at 9 a.m. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.
Today: A fundraiser program will be held at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Bishop Willie Gilmore from Fellowship House of God in Carthage along with his congregation. Guest will be Pastor Jessica Ward from World Outreach Ministries. For more information, call (919) 353-0387.
HAYWOOD BIBLE CHURCH
Homecoming Sunday at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Kevin Dodson. Special music by Dave Cyphert. Pig picking and covered dish following service. Revival Sunday-Wednesday at 7 nightly. Sunday night: Speaker, Larry Pittman with music by Jimmy and Charlotte Walton; Monday night: Speaker, Scott Wilson with music by Mitch Yarborough; Tuesday night: Speaker, Robert Thomas with music by Eddie and Debbie Oldham; Wednesday night: Speaker, Ira Sutton with music by Ashley Redman and Chelsy Lett. Address: Haywood Road, Moncure.
HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Youth Sunday, 5 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Awana/Youth, 7 p.m. Choir Practice; Monday: 6:30 p.m. Women on Mission Meeting; Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. Praise Team Practice, 6:30 p.m. Care Team A, 7 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Youth/Royal Ambassadors/Girls in Action/Mission Friends; Thursday: 7 p.m. Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.
HOLLAND CHAPEL AMEZ
Sunday: Joseph Davis, National President of ACE and District Director of Christian Education for the Durham District, will be guest speaker at 10 a.m. The occasion is in celebration of James Varick Church School and Christian Education Day. Lunch will be served. Dr. Orlando R. Dowdy is senior pastor. Address: 360 Burgess Road, Apex.
HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday: Homecoming. Morning worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Dr. David Horton, president of the Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute. Revival will be held Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Dr. David Horton preaching. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church, Broadway.
JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST
Twenty-first 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 with the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Listen live at www.jhbc.org. Operation Christmas Child Kickoff Celebration, Sunday, Oct. 20, from 3-5 p.m. Contact Donna Smith at (919) 777-8786 for more information. Address: 316 W. Main St.
JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST
Friends Day will be held Sunday. A covered dish dinner will be served after service. 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.
LEE’S CHAPEL CHRISTIAN
Revival will be held Sunday-Wednesday. Special speakers and singers each night. Speaking Sunday: Dr. Larry Martin and Shepherd’s Flock Choir; Monday: Rev. Darrel Davis and singing will be Penny Davis; Tuesday: Rev. Craig Church speaking with Lisa Martin singing, and Wednesday: Dr. Scott Wilson speaking with Don Brown singing. Address: 453 Lee’s Chapel Road.
MAYS CHAPEL BAPTIST
Fall Revival begins Sunday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Bob Griffin. Services continue through Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Mack Keck on Sunday, the Rev. Brian Teeter on Monday and the Rev. Wesley Thomas on Tuesday. Special music in each service. Address: 24 Rosser Road, Bear Creek.
Annual Homecoming on Sunday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Homecoming events include the Ambassador Quartet, a Sketchboard presentation titled "The Boomerang," and a bounce house for children. Address: 830 Harvey Faulk Road.
Friday: Celebrating the 26th Church Anniversary service continues tonight with Prophetess Ruby Shepherd and concluding Sunday at 11 a.m.
MT. PLEASANT CHRISTIAN
Harvest Sale: Saturday, Oct. 19. 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 convene Monday through Friday at 7:30 nightly. Elder Belinda McKoy will be the speaker on Monday, Elder Ruby Graham on Tuesday, Rev. Sherry Gray on Wednesday, Elder Reasie Marsh on Thursday, and Rev. Raychon McKoy on Friday. YPCW Club Convention on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. with Deacon Robert Gray presiding. Sunday, Oct. 20, worship at 11 a.m. with Elder Curtis Boykin delivering the message. The services will be held at Gethsemane Holy Church at 243 Vernie Phillips Road in Goldston.
MURCHISON CHAPEL AME ZION
Sunday: The Rev. Clyde Watson Pastoral Appreciation Service will be held at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served immediately after service. Address: Olivia Road.
NEW CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE
Christian Fellowship Community Outreach Holy Convocation Week will be held Monday-Friday, Oct. 18. Speakers will be: Monday, Pastor Barbara Powell from New Church of Deliverance; Tuesday: Pastor Patricia Taylor from House of Refuge; Wednesday: Evangelist Shanora Johnson from Fountain of Life; Thursday: Pastor Denise Upchurch from Increasing Faith Ministry, and Friday: Elect Lady Jutorri Jenkins from Redemptive Revelation Cathedral in Farmville. Address: 1259 Firetower Road.
NEW LIFE PRAISE
Sunday: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. and evening service at 6. Address: 2398 Wicker St.
Sunday at 3 p.m.: Usher’s Anniversary. Speaker will be Minister Freddie McGee. Address: 181 Murchison Road, Olivia.
ST. JAMES AME
Program at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest speaker, the Rev. Annette Dickerson of Burlington. Address: 1024 Boykin Ave.
ST. JOHN PENTECOSTAL HOLY MINISTRIES
Sunday: Family/Friends Day at 4 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Anita Owens Scott of New Direction Life Ministries in Norwood. Address: Dove Road, Cameron.
ST. LUKE UNITED HOLY
Mission service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor Sharon McIver Church from Lion of Judah. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.
ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST
Sunday: Celebrate Children’s Sabbath in all three services. The Awakening Band will lead worship at 8:30 a.m. in the Davenport Christian Life Center. Traditional worship is at 8:45 a.m. in Casey Chapel and at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.
SANDY BRANCH BAPTIST
Saturday: Free family event — turkey shoot and BBQ supper. Activities will begin at 4 p.m. and are for all ages. In addition to the competition and meal, there will be prizes and archery demonstrations. BB guns will be provided for the shoot. Address: 715 Sandy Branch Church Road, Bear Creek.
SANFORD FREEWILL HOLINESS
Fall Festival and Yard Sale: Saturday. Yard sale starts at 7 a.m. BBQ and chicken plates will be sold from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $7 per plate. Plates include green beans, slaw, roll and dessert. 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
Sunday: Rev. Scott Yow is beginning a new young adult Sunday School class. Fall Revival kicks off Oct. 20-24. Sunday, Pastor Craig Dodson will speak at 10:30 a.m. on "The Blessing of Giving." Evening service Pastor Craig Dodson’s sermon will be on “Christians Married To Royalty.” 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.
SPRING HILL UNITED METHODIST
Annual Harvest Sale on Saturday. Today, 5-7 p.m., the United Methodist Men (UMM) will host its annual steak supper. Tickets are $12 per person which includes steak, baked potato, tossed salad, bread and beverage. Tickets are available for presale by any UMM and are available through the church office. Saturday, 10 a.m. until. Pig-picking BBQ, hot dogs, hamburgers, smoked sausage. Lots of homemade cakes, pies and desserts. Live auction begins at 11 a.m. The 2013 Memorial Quilt and Name Quilt will be auctioned at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Address: 1960 Spring Hill Church Road, Lillington.
SWANN STATION BAPTIST
Sunday: Homecoming. Sunday School for all ages (nursery provided) at 10 a.m. The Rev. Dan Deaton, Director of Missions with Little River Baptist Association, will be guest preacher at the 11 a.m. service. The adult choir will present music. A covered-dish lunch will follow in the fellowship building. Awana at 5 p.m. (Nursery-grade 5), youth and adult Bible studies. Address: 7592 Hwy. 87 South.
THE HOUSE OF PRAYER
Saturday, Oct. 19. 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.
Sunday Morning Fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Praise and Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Max Dolan bringing the message. Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth Alive, Brotherhood and WMU will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for Mission's Night. 23rd Annual Harvest Sale and Auction will be Saturday, Oct. 19. 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. Auction will be conducted by Joe Johnson from 2 to 4 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Building Fund. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Women of the ELCA will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. All ladies of the church are invited. The 21st 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. Blessing of the Animals at 5 p.m. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.
Annual Men’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Curtis Boykins and his congregation from Mount Sinai United Holy Church will be in charge of the service. Address: 386 East Forrest Oaks Drive.
WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER
Men's Conference will be held today at 7 p.m. with Dr. Lewis Hooker speaking. "Healing the Woman Within" will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. with Dr. Alice Hooker speaking. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.
ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER
Sunday: At 3:30 p.m., Elder Thurman McNeill from Deliverance Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ in Siler City will be speaking. His congregation will also accompany him. Address: Osgood Road.