CHURCH NEWS 2/15/13

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES

The Power of Black, Black History Program, will be held Sunday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. Address: 2607-D Fayetteville St.

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Every Wednesday the church offers morning Bible study at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel followed by the Food Pantry serving the community from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. The church offers a ride to and from church on Sunday mornings. Please call before Thursday at 4:30 p.m. to schedule a pickup. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday at the 11 a.m. service, the Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon: "Desert Survival.” First Scripture Reading: Exodus 15: 1-2, 13-18, Second Scripture Reading: Luke 4: 1-13. "What Presbyterians Believe" Bible Study, Feb. 20, and March 6 and 20 at 6:30 p.m. Gifts of Women Sunday, March 3, 11 a.m. service. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Bible Study, Wednesdays, 6 p.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.

CHRIST CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE

Elder Sharon Fuller will be speaker Sunday at 3 p.m. Elder Williams will be the speaker Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. Services: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Noonday prayer every Tuesday at 12 noon and intercessory prayer every Friday at 11:15 p.m.

CONCORD UNITED METHODIST OF COLERIDGE

Family and Friends Day with Mercy's Well in concert on Sunday, March 3, at 10 a.m. A love offering will be received. For more information, call (336) 879-6094. Address: 7 miles north of Bennett on Hwy. 22.

DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF CHRIST

Annual Love Fellowship program, Sunday, at 3 p.m. with a pageant focusing on the youth department. There will be songs, poems, praise dancing and public speaking from the contestants. Guest preacher will be Pastor Phyllis Carter with choir and congregation from New Beginning Ministries in Siler City. Program theme: “Love one another as Jesus loved us. Freely, Sacrificially, Graciously." Address: 17935 Hwy. 64 West, Siler City.

DOUBS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST

Chicken and Dumplings – Saturday at 4 p.m. $8 per plate includes dessert and beverage. An auction of homemade cakes and pies will begin at 5:30 p.m. Address: 1444 Doubs Chapel Road, West End.

EAST SANFORD BAPTIST

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. worship 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.

EBENEZER GOSPEL ASSEMBLY

Service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with guest speaker, Dr. J.C. White of Fair Promise AME Zion along with his choir and congregation. Address: 396 S. Plank Road.

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 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The church will begin the Season of Lent with the sermon “Remember Who You Are.” and will celebrate the Sacrament of Communion. edgewoodpc@windstream.net. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Gospel singing: The Bledsoe’s will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

The First Sunday in Lent will be observed this week. Dr. Barry P. Drum will preach on the topic, "Journey to Jerusalem: What's It All About?" Nancy Johnson will be the lay reader. Children’s Church (ages 5-12) will be led by Annette Linkous. Sunday afternoon the “Crock Pot Bible Study” will meet under the direction of Dr. Drum at 5:30 in the fellowship hall for a light supper and discussion. Betty Sauls is the hostess this month. Please let her know (919-258-6371) if you are planning to attend. Address: 1089 Wilkins Drive.

EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION

A Sunday afternoon fellowship service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Toddy Brooks of Rose Hill AME Zion Church in Moncure. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, east of Siler City.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

The Men of the Church breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday in the Harper Center. The annual Soup Cook Off will be held at noon in the Harper Center. Proceeds will go to the Senior High Youth for their mission trip. Friday, Feb. 22, and Sat., Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m., there will be a candlelight concert. Tickets are $15 per person and include music, coffee and dessert. Tickets available in the church office. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Service at 9 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Rita M. McLean. Bible study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

GRACE CHAPEL

Pastor Rudy Holland will be speaking at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Awana meets at 6 p.m. and youth and adult Bible studies meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Address: 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: Woman's Missionary Union Focus Day. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship with guest speaker Rebekah Gossman. Special music featuring the Ladies Ensemble. 4 p.m., Men's Cake Bake; 6 p.m., choir practice. Wednesday 7 p.m., Bible study, youth, Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors and Mission Friends. Thursday, 7 p.m., Brotherhood Meeting. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Wednesday at 7 p.m., Roger Brown will give a Nicaragua Mission Trip report. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

HOOD CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION

The Christian Education Department will observe its Annual Black History Program at 3 p.m. Sunday. A soul food dinner will be served prior to the program. Address: 320 McNeill St., Cameron.

HOUSE OF JACOB

Sunday at 3 p.m. Evang. Eunice Strange of Exousia Christian Fellowship will speak. Address: 123 Gulf St.

INCREASING FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES

Services every Sunday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Bishop Ulysses Upchurch and Pastor Denise Upchurch. Address: 117 Main St.

JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Lenten worship Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, 8:30 a.m. in the Wesley Center and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, with the Rev. Hunter Preston preaching. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. JUMC hosts Family Promise for the week. Men's fellowship supper on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Brick City Grill. Zumba classes on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6:15 p.m.; $1 fee per class. Pastor's Bible study Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Wonderful Wednesday with dinner, Pioneer Clubs, youth and adult studies begins at 5:30 p.m. Address: 407 W. Main St.

JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Baptist Women’s Day will be observed Sunday. 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.

LEMON SPRINGS BAPTIST

Sunday: Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Andy Foley will bring the message. Children’s Church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. Valentine’s luncheon following the worship service. Address: 576 Sanders Road.

LILLINGTON CHURCH OF GOD

Second Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 30, from 3-5 p.m. Inflatables, balloon art, face painting, an egg hunt and much more. The Easter Story will be presented by the Jolly Raleigh Klown Alley. The event will be held for free rain or shine. For further information email: lillingtoncog@gmail.com or call (910) 893-4577.

MT. ZION FWB

Black History Month will be observed at 11 a.m. Sunday. A soul food dinner will be served immediately after morning service. Bible study is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Pastor is Thomas C. McGilveary. Address: 903 Burgess Circle, Broadway.

MURCHISON CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION

A breakfast plate sale will be held Saturday from 7:30 until 11:30 a.m. A regular plate will cost $5 and a combination plate will cost $7. Beverages are included in price. Sunday at 3 p.m., “Put On Your Traveling Shoes” with speakers from the local area and Fayetteville. Also a guest singer will perform. Address: 1511 Olivia Road.

NEW BETHEL FWB

Today at 6 p.m. the YPCL will have a Love Program. Dinner served after program. Men’s fellowship will meet Saturday. Mother Jenkins will be having a church care program Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Speaker will be Elder R.V. Harris from Pittsboro. Noonday prayer and outreach will be Tuesday. Address: 1142 Boykin Ave.

NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP

Teen Girls conference on Feb. 23. Speaker, Lynn Cowell is from the Proverbs 31 ministry out of Charlotte. Half day conference (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and the speaker will be sharing in two sessions: Why Wait and Gutsy God Girl. Address: 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage.

NEW DIRECTION OUTREACH

Today at 7:30 a.m. and Saturday at 12 noon, the ministers present Deliverance, A Kingdom Prayer Explosion. Prayer, healing, wealth restoration. Infuser will be Apostle A. Antonio Walker. Address: 2623 North U.S., Vass.

NEW LIFE PRAISE

Pastor Roger Thomas will be preaching the Sunday morning worship service at 10:30.  Sunday evening message is at 6 on “The Touch of Jesus.” 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.  Saturday is the monthly Men’s Breakfast open to everyone at 8 a.m. Food Pantry distribution will begin at 9 a.m. Address: 2398 Wicker St.

RED BRANCH BAPTIST

Bruce Frye will be in concert at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Feb. 24. Address: 1748 Old River Road, Carthage.

ST. LUKE CHURCH

Musical program will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (919) 898-4531 or (919) 353-7419. Address: Goldston.

SAINT LUKE UNITED HOLY

Joy Night at 6:30 p.m. today with the Rev. Clinton Edwards of New Endland AME Church as speaker. Address: 1414 Farrell Road.

SHEPHERD'S FLOCK BAPTIST

Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday Night Service at 7. Youth Challenge at 4 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

Prepared for all by the men of Solid Rock, the fellowship breakfast and devotional meets Saturday at 9 a.m. Food Bank Distribution Saturday at 10 a.m. Pastor Dodson brings a message of hope Sunday. Saturday visitation meets at church 10:30 a.m.; Choir practice Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee-donuts/fellowship time 10 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Covered dish 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. For more information or transportation, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

TEMPTING CONGREGATIONAL

Saturday: Love & Enlightment Banquet will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Hawkins Avenue. Speakers are Minister Vonda Reives of Christian Provision Ministries, and Pastor Eugene Staton of Taylor’s Chapel. Address: 398 Tempting Church Road.

TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Baptist Women's Day will be celebrated Sunday at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Brenda Gray of Baptist Children's Homes of N.C. Morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. Family Night will be Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. followed by WMU, Brotherhood, Youth, CIA's and Mission Friends at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

TRINITY LUTHERAN

First Sunday in Lent 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. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Lenten Services start Feb. 20 and continue through March 20. Lenten meals begin at 5:30 p.m. and the service is at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

WORKS FOR CHRIST CHRISTIAN CENTER

The Rev. C.E. Willie will be guest speaker Sunday at 3 p.m. Address: 1395 Firetower Road.

ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Today at 7:30 p.m.: Heart to Heart Valentine Ball; Saturday at 5 p.m., the service will be led by Pastor Richard Carnegie of Love, Faith & Power Outreach Ministries; and Sunday at 4 p.m., Pastor Austin of Fuquay-Varina will lead the service. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.