CHURCH NEWS 3/1/13
The sermon at the Sunday 11 a.m. service will be "Seeking and Clinging to God." Anthem for the service will be "Holy Ground." Sunday School assembly will begin at 9:45 a.m. with classes for all ages following. Address: 124 Barbecue Church Road.
BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Widows, Widowers and Single Adult Ministry will meet today at 11:30 a.m. for time of fellowship and food at Pizza Hut in Sanford. Every Wednesday, Bible study at 9:30 a.m. in chapel followed by the Food Pantry serving the community from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. The church offers a ride to and from church on Sunday mornings. Please call before Thursday 4:30 p.m. to schedule a pickup. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
Sunday: "Gifts of Women Sunday" will be conducted entirely by women — of all ages — in the congregation, and feature announcement of Honorary Lifetime Member of 2013. Special guests will be members and leaders of Girl Scout Troop 101. Sermon will be provided by the Rev. Jean Harmon of Vass. Prior to entering the ministry, the Rev. Harmon enjoyed a 23-year career as a Registered Nurse, including 10 years with the U.S. Navy and assignments throughout Europe and the U.S. Preschool Easter Egg Hunt, March 23 at 10 a.m. 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.
CONCORD UNITED METHODIST OF COLERIDGE
Family and Friends Day with Mercy's Well in concert on Sunday 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.
Derwin Hinson Ministries will be in concert on Sunday at 10 a.m. for the Founders Day celebration. Hinson plays 10 live instruments combined with Christian humor. Address: 477 Cumnock Road.
EAST SANFORD BAPTIST
Sunday: Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Sunday School classes will begin at 9:45 for all ages. Youth Sunday — Caleb Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 6 p.m. service. 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.
Sunday: Sunday School assembly at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:45, fellowship at 10:30 and worship at 11. The sermon will be titled “When The Well Runs Dry." Special choral music for Lent will highlight the worship. Special Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, and a very special Easter worship service starting at 10:30 a.m. (not the usual 11 a.m. worship time) on Easter, March 31. email@example.com. Pastor: Dr. William C. Hayes. Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.
EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN
The Third Sunday of Lent will be observed this week with Dr. Barry Drum, interim minister, leading the worship. His sermon topic will be “Journey to Jerusalem: The Map.” Children’s Church will be held for children ages 5-12 during the church service. Nursery care is available. A fellowship hour will follow the service. Address: corner of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive.
EVANS CHAPEL AME ZION
The Annual Missionary Candlelight March will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Rev. Larry Dobbins of Mt. Herman AME Zion Church in Goldston. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Missionaries from the surrounding communities are invited to this celebration of missions. Please wear white and bring a candle or a flashlight for the march. Address: 241 Evans Chapel Road, east of Siler City.
FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION
March 10: A birthday social will follow the morning worship service. March 17: A Shamrock Dinner will be served after morning worship. March 23: Spring Bazaar with lots of bargains. March 29: Good Friday Fish Fry, beginning at 11 a.m. Donation: $7 per plate. See trustees for tickets.
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.
HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST
Sunday: North American Missions Emphasis. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. worship; 11 a.m. kids worship; 5 p.m. — Awana, Youth, Bible Study Classes: Outlive Your Life, Radical and What Is God Like?; 7 p.m., choir practice. Wednesday: 10 a.m., Care Team C; 7 p.m. business meeting. Saturday, March 9, 8 a.m. churchwide cleanup day. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road.
HOUSE OF JACOB
Sunday: Afternoon service beginning at 3 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Willie Brown of The House of God Inc. in Fayetteville, accompanied by his congregation. Address: 123 Gulf St.
HUNT SPRINGS BAPTIST
Sunday, the church will begin a five-sermon Easter series titled: “The Road Jesus Traveled for Our Redemption.” This week's sermon, “The Road to the Cross Began with Temptation to Avoid Suffering,” begins at 11 a.m. Address: 1557 St. Andrews Church Road.
JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST
The Methodist University Chorale presents a free spring tour preview concert in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. today. 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 Rev. Hunter Preston preaching. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Breakfast Fast Lenten Prayer time Mondays, 7-8 a.m. in the sanctuary. Finer Than Gold senior fellowship prepares care packages for local military members, Tuesday, March 5, 10:30 a.m. 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. Registration now open for Chili Cook-Off and Cornbread Bake-Off on March 23; see www.JonesboroUMC.org for details. Address: 407 W. Main St.
JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST
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 school 9:45 a.m.; worship 11 a.m.; children’s church with Gwen Rackley and Amanda Holt. Pastor Andy Foley will present sermon. Wednesday night, prayer and Bible study in the book of Ephesians. Address: 876 Sanders Road, Lemon Springs.
LEMON SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST
Sunday, Rev. Roberta Byram will be speaking at 11 a.m. on “Examination of Conscience.” Sunday School classes for all ages at 10 a.m. Four adult classes. Wednesday events: Covered dish dinner, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; with Sharing and Music at 6:45 p.m. and Community Gathering, 7 p.m. in Sanctuary. Wednesday: E: LENT 2013: Examine how Jesus and the Holy Spirit have changed your life? Presented by Rev. Robert Bryam. 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. Upcoming youth events: Confirmation Sessions, Feb. 3–March 17 (Confirmation Sunday, March 24). Join the 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
Sunday at 5 p.m., Break Out Service. Pastor Jason Trusell. New Address: 291 Wilson Road.
LILLINGTON CHURCH OF GOD
Second Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 30, from 3-5 p.m. Inflatables, balloon art, face painting, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (910) 893-4577.
MAYS CHAPEL BAPTIST
Children's sermon and worship Sunday during the 9:30 a.m. service. The Easter season will include special sermons on The Way to the Cross and music by the church praise team. Address: 25 Rosser Road, Bear Creek.
MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRY
The 4th Sunday Unity Service will be held at 4 p.m. March 24 featuring Apostle Mary McKoy of The Healing Center Ministry of Erwin. Spirit of Unity with Pastor Archie Ray and Elect Lady Twana L. Ray. God's Fellowship Christian Center, Merciful Hands Outreach Ministry and Zion Hill Christian Center present The Unity Explosion at 4 p.m. March 31 at Merciful Hands Outreach Ministry featuring Apostle Dr. Ron Spears of Faith Power Christian Center in Dunn. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.
MT. PISGAH LEE ORIGINAL FREE WILL BAPTIST
Sunday: Musical program at 3:30 p.m. Appearing will be the White Rock Gospel Choir of Chapel Hill, the New Hill Male Chorus of Bennettsville, S.C., and The Heavenly Voices of Raleigh. Address: 2725 Mt. Pisgah Church Road.
MURCHISON CHAPEL AME ZION
Sunday: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. with Communion. Crowning of King and Queen, Billy Brewington Jr. and Wanda Brewington, who will represent the church. Pastor is the Rev. Clyde Watson. Address: 178 Olivia Road.
NEW LIFE PRAISE
Pastor Roger Thomas sermon will be titled “A Life in Spiritual Reverse” at the Sunday morning 10:30 worship service. The Lord’s Supper will be observed. The Sunday evening message at 6 is “A Faith To Die For.” Sunday school Bible classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Nursery is provided on Sunday morning. Come as you are. Wednesday evenings at 6:30, adult Bible studies. Address: 2398 Wicker St.
PREVAILING LIFE MINISTRIES
Sunday: 9:15 a.m. prayer, 10 a.m. worship. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Dr. Herman Morris. Address: 208 McIver St.
RED HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST
The 131st Church Anniversary will be celebrated Sunday at 3 p.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Cicero Summers with White Oak Missionary Baptist in Lillington. Address: 1160 Red Hill Road, Cameron.
ST. LUKE UNITED METHODIST
Sunday: New Young Adult Sunday School class: The Breakfast Club, all classes, including those for children, begin at 9:45 a.m. Contemporary worship led by laity in Davenport CLC at 8:30 a.m. Pastor Gene preaching at Casey Chapel at 8:45 a.m. and in sanctuary at 11 a.m. Address: 2916 Wicker St.
ST. PAUL AME ZION
Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Annual Black History program and dinner will be held. Cost will be $7 per person. A drama skit will be presented and special guest will be John Jackson. Address: 550 Cumnock Road.
ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL
This Third Sunday in Lent, there will be two services of Holy Communion, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fr. Craig J. Lister will officiate at both services. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m. and there is a nursery provided from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Each Wednesday in Lent there will be a Eucharist service at 11:30 a.m. and an evening prayer/Lenten program and meal at 6 p.m.
Salem spring celebration. April 27, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Free games, free cookout and music. Activities for kids and adults. 145th Anniversary, Saturday, May 19. Address: 3554 Avents Ferry 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: Sunday 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
Sunday: The Lord’s Supper. Pastor Dodson brings the message speaking on “Importance of Visitation.” Sunday evening Brother Greg Lamb speaks on “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Saturday visitation meets at church at 10:30 a.m. Choir practice Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Coffee-donuts/fellowship time at 10 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church provided. Covered dish dinner Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study from 7-8 p.m., also children/youth classes ages 3 to 18 years old from 7-8 p.m. For more information or transportation, call (919) 775-9939 or (919) 777-6579. Address: 989 White Hill Road.
THE SALVATION ARMY
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Worship, 1 p.m. Corps Cadets (Teens), 2 p.m. Afternoon Service. Tuesday: 5 p.m. Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Men's Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. Women's Ministries. Wednesday: 5-7 p.m. Children/Youth Character Building Programs. Thursday: 5 p.m. (Bi-Weekly) “Ladies Night Out." Call (919) 718-1717 or (919) 478-1353 for information/transportation. Corps Officers: Sergeants Terry and Barbara Hertzog. Address: 507 N. Steele St.
Sunday morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 followed by Sunday School at 10. Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Dr. Allen preaching on "The Word of Suffering." Adult Bible Study, Youth, CIA's and Mission Friends at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Third 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 meal begins at 5:30 p.m. and the service is at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.
UNION GROVE UNITED METHODIST
Chicken and fish plate sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the church. Address: 84 Howard-Mac Ln., Broadway.
ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER
Saturday: the Rev. Richard Carnegie from Love, Faith, Outreach Ministries in Dunn will speak at 5 p.m. Sunday: Pastor Randleman from World Outreach Ministries in Fuquay-Varina will speak at 4 p.m. Musical program at 6 p.m. March 9 sponsored by Deacon Gary Graham. Various groups and choirs will appear. Guest group is The Divine Spirituals of Carthage. For more information, call (919) 499-3004. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.