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Church news for the week of March 17

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Greater Love

Greater Love Church Ministries will have a gospel celebration in dance at 6 tonight featuring St. Paul Mime Team, The Remnant of St. James Church, Greater Love Praise and Dance Ministries, Potter’s Clay Ministries of Goldsboro and more.

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Arvid Straube as speaker.

First Apostolic — Bailey

First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and evening worship at 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as speaker. Mid-week worship is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Constance Williams as guest speaker and music by the gospel ensemble.

Christ Temple

Christ Temple of Praise Church will have revival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday with Leah McNair as guest speaker.

Willing Worker — Lucama

Willing Worker Holiness Church will have pastoral day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Nathaniel Spells as speaker. A pastor aid service will be 7 p.m. Friday.

Contending

Contending for the Faith Church Ministries will celebrate the 28th anniversary of the Rev. Dameion Royal at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Preston Hart of A New Beginning for God’s Holy Temple for the morning service and the Rev. Donald Crooms of Faith Tabernacle of Praise in Beaufort for the afternoon service.

Calvary

Calvary Presbyterian Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Marilyn F. Williams from Covenant Christian Church in Cary as guest speaker.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have a celebration service at 5 today.

Kenly Apostolic

Kenly Apostolic Church will have a fellowship service at 11 a.m. today with the Rev. Dakota Owsley as guest speaker. Sunday evening worship is at 6 with the Rev. Dakota Owsley as guest speaker.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of the Rev. George Ward at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dennis Battle of Freedom Ministries as guest speaker for the morning service and the Rev. Tony Sutton of St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ in Fremont for the afternoon speaker.

Stantonsburg

Stantonsburg Pentecostal Holiness Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday with the Rev. Robbie Parnell as guest speaker, and Thursday, Adam Fulghum as guest speaker.

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have quarterly meeting and Holy Communion at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the Rev. James Lucas as speaker for the morning service and the Rev. Fred Presley along with First Baptist Church of Eureka rendering the afternoon service. Dinner will follow the morning service.

Grace Baptist

Grace Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening Bible study at 6. Mid-week Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Restorative

Restorative Christian Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Rita Batts as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Emanuel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the usher’s anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with J.N. Perry along with Perry’s Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church rendering the service. Revival will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday with Terry Joyner of Greater Love Ministries as guest speaker. Prayer is noon Friday.

Greater St. Bethel — Middlesex

Greater St. Bethel United Holy Church will have a women’s fellowship at 9 today with Kathy Kent from Kairos Church Ministries as guest speaker.

Bailey Baptist

Bailey Baptist Church, 6646 Deans St., will have revival at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday with Don McCutcheon as guest speaker.

Christ Anointed — Spring Hope

Christ Anointed Church will have fellowship day at 11 a.m. Sunday with Darlene Parker along with St. Stephens Church of Trenton rendering the service.

Aenon — Elm City

Aenon Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ken Cobb as speaker.

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Church will have an appreciation service for their deacons and trustee at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Andy Barbour along with St. Jude Church and choir rendering the service. A pre-pastor anniversary service is 7 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Howard McNair along with New Stoney Hill Holiness Church and Choir rendering the service.

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Otis Finch as speaker and music by the ladies’ chorus. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with George Atkinson as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Bethel United — Kenly

Bethel United Holy Church will have a mission service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Leesie Edwards along with Lewis Chapel Church of Farmville as guests.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Willie Thomas as speaker. Mid-week prayer is noon Wednesday, and Bible study is 7 p.m.

Ebenezer

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and pastor’s anniversary service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Bynum along with Cherry Chapel Church and Choir. Mid-week Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Gospel Choir will celebrate its 67th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with a musical program. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served.

Burning Bush

Burning Bush Free Wilson Baptist Church will have service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Donnie Daniels as speaker; presider is the Rev. Eugena Ellis and music by the combined choir. An afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. with the Rev. George Carmon of Rose of Sharon as guest speaker and music by the combined choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesday. A believer’s in Christ empowerment fellowship ministers conference is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Charlie Howell of Kingdom Now Embassy; Thursday, the Rev. Ida Gorham of Wilson Chapel; and Friday, the Rev. Eugena Ellis. A workshop will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Karen Whichard and Friday with the Rev. Stephanie Barnes.

Damascus

Damascus Road Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Ada R. Harris as speaker.

Christian Life

Christian Life Fellowship International Ministries will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Magdalene Smith as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul

St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Chester L. Aycock as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Salisbury

Salisbury AME Zion Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11.

Suggs Christian

Suggs Christian Temple Free Will Baptist Church will have a building fund program at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Toinette Woodard of New Beginning Church as guest speaker.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have prayer at 9 a.m. Sunday, morning manna at 10 and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ricky Locus as speaker. Mid-week prayer is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Prayer at Healing Rain Prayer Center at 7 p.m. Thursday in Raleigh.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. Steven E. Kent as speaker and music by the youth choir. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Vaughn Chapel Church in Elm City for the Wilson Missionary Baptist Institute.

Patterson

Patterson Chapel Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Annie Perry along with Davis Chapel Church and Choir.

Sandy Fork

Sandy Fork Missionary Baptist Church will have a rainbow tea service at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Rocky Branch — Kenly

Rocky Branch United Church of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and deacon’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Cory Brown as speaker and music by Mincey Chapel Church. Revival is 7 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Leroy Dukes along with Popes Chapel United Church of Christ in Franklinton rendering the service.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and old-fashioned day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Ralph Love Jr. as speaker and music by the chorale ensemble. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Thursday.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with Clemetine Salter as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday, and prayer is noon Thursday.

Rountree

Rountree Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 8 a.m. and morning worship at 9 with the Rev. Norvell Cooper as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Miracle Deliverance

Miracle Deliverance Center will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday. A co-founder day service is 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. Walter Brown of Judah Place of Deliverance in Goldsboro; and Friday, Jackie Ellis of Holy Temple Church in Fremont.

Trinity

Trinity Deliverance Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a pastoral service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Carrie P. Jacobs as speaker and music by the ladies’ chorus.

St. Rose

St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Darian L. Grantham as speaker and music by the gospel choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ernestine McGee as speaker and music by the gospel choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Luke

St. Luke AME Church will celebrate its 105th church anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Abdue Knox along with Bethel Chapel Church and Lee Chapel AME Church as guests.

Leventon — Stantonsburg

Leventon Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with Bryon Benton of Berean Baptist Church in Raleigh as guest speaker.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship at 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school is 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:45, and at 4, the gospel choir will celebrate its anniversary. Bible study is noon Monday. Mid-week prayer is noon Wednesday, and Bible study is 7 p.m.

Bible’s Way

Bible’s Way Church Ministries will have a Who am I in Christ service at 7 p.m. Friday.

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Helen McEachin from Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church as speaker.

Mitchell — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church will have a men’s conference at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Buckhorn — Kenly

Buckhorn United Methodist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Carol Dean as speaker.

Feel Free

Feel Free Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Anthony Cox as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesday. Pre-pastor anniversary is 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, Annie Pettaway of St. Mark Church and Friday, Raphael Holloman of New Beginnings Ministries.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its deaconess and mother ministry at 5 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Roderick Tillery as speaker.

White Oak

White Oak Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and celebrating its 42nd church anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Governor Robinson along with New Vision Christian Center for All People of Elm City. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Church will have a pre-anniversary service at 4 p.m. Sunday with Richard Mercer along with Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Saratoga.

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