Church news

May. 24, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

MEMORIAL WEEKEND COMMUNITY EVENT

Memorial Weekend Community Event presented by “Temple Connection” Solid Rock Community, Kendale Acres Church, Sanford Community Church and Cumnock Baptist Church will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Sanford Depot Station. Take me to the King live production, the story of Jesus Christ, from the birth to the resurrection, to the coming of the King! Refreshments will be available on location. Also, this program will be presented again Sunday at Cumnock Baptist Church at 6 p.m. For more information, please call (919) 352-4408 or (919) 777-5224.

  BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

The church will participate in the BBQ Cookoff on Saturday at the Hope Fest in Southern Pines. Sunday, Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. There will be a reception following for the military, veterans and their families in the Family Worship Center. There will be no 6 p.m. service. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

  BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday, 11 a.m. Worship Service: Guest preacher the Rev. Jean Horman will present the sermon “Remembering.” First Scripture Reading: Romans 5: 1-5, Second Scripture Reading: John 14:25 and John 16: 12-15. Preschool Summer Camp begins on Tuesday, June 4, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 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.

  CAMERON HILL PRESBYTERIAN

Saturday: Yard Sale/Pancake Breakfast will begin at 6:30 a.m. and continue until 1:30 p.m. Rain or shine. All you can eat sausage and pancakes. $5. Address: 437 Hwy. 24, Cameron.

  CAMERON PRESBYTERIAN

Music Appreciation Sunday will be held June 9 at 9:30 a.m. featuring Billy Ethridge and Austin Cameron when the Sanctuary Choir sings some of their favorites in a 30-minute presentation in the sanctuary. Food and fellowship follows presentation. Worship at 11 a.m.

  CENTER UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Christian Fellowship from 9:30-10 a.m., Discipleship Classes 10-10:45 a.m., Worship at 11 a.m.; Thursdays: Bible Study (through May) from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Youth Sunday, June 2. There will be no Discipleship Classes and worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. Center UMC is collecting shoes for Soles4Souls. Please leave the shoes in the collection box in the Narthex on Sunday morning. Lunch and Learn in the church fellowship hall on Sunday, June 23, immediately following worship. Blood Drive Wednesday, July 10. Please contact the parish nurse at (919) 775-5748 to set up an appointment. Please leave a message on her voicemail if there is no one to answer your call. Address: 4141 S. Plank Road.

  CENTRAL BAPTIST TEMPLE

The Dosses will perform Sunday at 10 a.m. and at 11 a.m. They will be singing and Bro. Neil Latham will be preaching. Sunday evening service at 6 and Wednesday night prayer meeting will begin at 7 (children will have Discovery Club during this time). Address: 1411 Firetower Road.

  CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY

Celebrating the 7th anniversary of Pastor Richard Covington and First Lady Idell Covington. The service will convene on Saturday at 6:45 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Saturday will be a night of singing. Pastor Helen Glover from The Church of God of Prophecy in Goldston will be the speaker for Sunday afternoon service. Address: Siler City.

  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 celebrate Trinity Sunday during worship at 11 a.m. The sermon will be titled “What Does The Trinity Do?” Address: 316 W. McIntosh St.

  EMMANUEL BAPTIST

Gospel singing with “Right Turn” in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday. A love offering will be taken. Address: 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage.

  EMMANUEL CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN

Sunday: Memorial Day will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. worship service with Dr. Barry P. Drum, interim pastor, preaching. His sermon topic will be “A Memorial.” Scripture reading, Joshua 4:1-9. 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.

  FAIR PROMISE A.M.E. ZION

Sunday: Commemoration of Pentecost at 11 a.m. Please wear red. The Eastern Stars’ anniversary will be held Sunday at 4 p.m.

  FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Col. Charlie Hicks will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday. The church office and walking track will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Address: 203 Hawkins Ave.

  FRUIT OF THESPIRIT MINISTRY

Annual WoMen Encouraging WoMen Fellowship at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Shelby McNeill. Service is for both men and women. Address: 3486 Cameron Drive.

  GOD CHOSEN MINISTRY

Sunday: Memorial Day service at 9 a.m. Bible Study at 7 p.m. Monday. Address: 3002 Industrial Drive.

  HAYWOOD BIBLE CHURCH

New six-week preaching and teaching series, gods at war, continues 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.

  HICKORY MOUNTAIN UNITED METHODIST

Homecoming will be Sunday, June 2. The worship service at 11 a.m. will be conducted by the Rev. Mary Ellen Bender and guest speaker will be Dr. Reginald Ponder. Everyone is invited to bring a covered dish for lunch and to bring an item of non-perishable food in support of the food pantry. Address: 201 Hadley Mill Road, Pittsboro.

  HILLMON GROVE BAPTIST

Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship/Kid’s Worship. No evening services. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Care Team E, 7 p.m., Adult Bible Study/Youth/Girls in Action/Royal Ambassadors/Mission Friends. Address: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron.

  HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST

Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. Sunday. All deceased Holly Springs Baptist Church veterans will be recognized. Address: 385 Holly Springs Church Road, Broadway.

  INCREASING FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRY

Saturday: Single Road To Marriage Conference, part 2, guest speaker will be Apostle Charles Thomas. Address: 117 Main St.

  JONESBORO HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Trinity Sunday: Celebration Worship at 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Dail preaching. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Jeff Roberts preaching. Sermon title, “When Jesus is Lord of His People.” Listen live at www.jhbc.org. The Taylors in Concert June 2 at 6:30 p.m.  Vacation Bible School: June 16-20, 6-8 p.m. Theme is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.” Pre-register for VBS online at www.jhbc.org. Address: 316 W. Main St.

  JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST

Sunday: Worship service 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. Wonderful Wednesday on May 29 concludes the school-year schedule and features dinner at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person), with youth and adult studies at 6:30 p.m. 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 now open for home canning lessons, various dates beginning June 1. Call the church office at (919) 774-7023 to express interest. Address: 407 W. Main St.

  JOSHUA GENERATION HEALING MINISTRY

Sunday: Talent Show at 2 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee. There will be a prize. For more information, contact Apostle Marlene Jefferies at (336) 772-2227. Address: In the Arts Center on Horner Blvd.

  JUNIPER SPRINGS BAPTIST

Vacation Bible School will be held June 23-27. 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.

  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. Pastor Andy Foley will bring morning message. Address: 986 Sanders Road.

  LIFE CHANGERS FELLOWSHIP

Today at 7:30 p.m.: “Fresh Fire Friday” with guests Bishop Ronnie Moore and Kingdom Connections Church of Rockingham. Address: 291 Wilson Road.

  LOVE GROVE A.M.E. ZION

The Male Chorus will celebrate its anniversary Sunday at the church at 3 p.m. Appearing will be the Mitchellettes, Thomas Battle Duet, The Heavenly Tones of Spring Lake, Star Hope Male Chorus and the Male Chorus of Mt. Nebo in Lemon Springs. Address: Love Grove Church Road.

  MERCIFUL HANDS OUTREACH MINISTRIES

The 1st Anniversary Celebration begins today at 7 p.m. with a Joy Night service. Speaking will be Prophetess Millie Harris and Evangelist Shelby McNeill of Broadway. Sunday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Evangelist May Bryant will be speaking. The 4th Sunday Unity Service speaker will be Apostle Prophet Vander Williams with Kingdom Citizens Ministry in Lillington. Anniversary Revival will be held Tuesday, May 28-Friday, May 31 at 7 p.m. Address: 3483 Cameron Drive.

  MIDDAY FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

“Feast of Pentecost” Part 2 will be held Friday, May 31, at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel. Community fellowship with great music ministries. Address: 2110 Dalrymple St.

  MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Appreciation Service for Associate Ministers the Rev. Fred Dunlap Sr. and the Rev. Charles Johnson will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be Elder Larry Murchison of Emmanuel Glorious Church of God along with his church. Address: 1867 Colon Road.

  MT. OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST

The Mass Choir will celebrate its anniversary on Sunday, June 2, at 2:30 p.m. Address: Moncure.

  MT. SINAI UNITED HOLY CHURCH

A special memorial service remembering the life of the late Bishop J.G. Lowdermilk, founder and organizer of the Mt. Sinai United Holy Church Inc., will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Elder Curtis Boykin, congregation and choir of Mt. Sinai Holy Church of 1021 Washington Ave. will provide the service. Address: 270 South Plank Road.

  NEW ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST

Commissioning Service for Dorothy Roland Waterson with a Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. Address: 3324 Truelove St.

  OAK GROVE HOLINESS

The 54th Church Anniversary service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Guest pastor and church will be Pastor Rhonda Dowdy of St. Matthew AME Zion Church in Pittsboro. The Dowdy Boys of Pittsboro will perform. Prayer Warrior Crusade service will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. Guest pastor and church will be Pastor Timothy Worthy of New Shady Grove Baptist Church in Shannon. For more information, call Pastor Pearline McMillian at (919) 776-3819. Address: 202 Tempting Church Road.

  PENTECOSTAL DELIVERANCE FELLOWSHIP

NETWORK OF CHURCHES

The 17th Annual Holy Convocation will be Wednesday, June 19, and conclude on Sunday, June 23. The service will begin nightly at 7 for June 19-21. On June 22, 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 June 23 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: Wednesday, June 19, Apostle Allen Hinnant; Thursday, June 20, Apostle Tammy Alexander; Friday, June 21, Bishop O’Bryan McRae; Saturday, June 22, Apostle Banquet (Sunday Best Dress or Gown and Tux); Sunday, June 23, Apostle Chester Watson. Email pdfnews@yahoo.com for more information.

  PILGRIMS REST

The 98th church anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor Terrence McCrimmon, pastor of Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church in Lumber Bridge. Address: 181 Murchison Road, Olivia.

  ST. THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL

Sunday: Two services of Holy Eucharist, with the first at 8 a.m. and the second at 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: Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday night service at 7 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: Baptism. Gideon Speaker John Orum will bring the 10:30 a.m. message. Sunday evening service at 6 as Pastor Greg Dodson speaks on, “Confidence In God’s Presence is Our Comfort.” Adult Bible Study and Youth Classes at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and Children’s Church provided. Light meal on Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., 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 night at 7 p.m. and third Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Transportation available, call (919) 777-6579 or 775-9939. visit: solidrockcc.org. Address: 989 White Hill Road.

  TRAMWAY BAPTIST

Sunday: Morning fellowship will begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m. at the church. The Annual Church in the Park will follow at Kiwanis Park at 11 a.m. at the picnic shelter. The worship service will be followed by a covered dish lunch and recreation and fellowship. Wednesday, Adult Bible Study, Youth Group, CIA’s and Mission Friends will meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 2401 Jefferson Davis Highway.

  TRINITY LUTHERAN

The Holy Trinity 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. Memorial service for Otto Scheim will be held at 3 p.m. Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Address: 525 Carthage St.

  WORD EDUCATION CHURCH

Word Gospel Choir anniversary celebration will be held Sunday, June 2, at 4 p.m. Address: 26 Word Lane, Lillington.

  ZION HILL CHRISTIAN CENTER

Saturday: Joy Night at 7 p.m. Several speakers. Sunday: At 4 p.m., Women’s Conference, Pressing Forward to Greater, will be held. Guest speaker will be Pastor Pansy Green of Try Jesus Ministries. Pastor Richard Carnegie and co-pastor Barbara Carnegie of Love, Faith, Power Christian Ministries in Durham will be speaking. Address: 1360 Osgood Road.