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Church news for the week of Aug. 18

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Refuge Trinity — Elm City

Refuge Trinity Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11:15 and evening worship at 6:30 with the Rev. Sonny Griswold as speaker for all services. Midweek worship will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Abundant Life

Abundant Life Church Ministries will have women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sandra Barnes of Darden Chapel Church as speaker.

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Church of Christ Ministries will have service at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Darnell King and Vornetta King presenting their initial sermons and having their ordination service.

Perfected — Kenly

Perfected Praise Ministries will have revival at 7:30 p.m. today with the Rev. Antonio Worrells as speaker and a service at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Rocky Branch — Kenly

Rocky Branch United Church of Christ will have homecoming and family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Cleno Harris as speaker.

Emanuel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will have homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday with Alpha Herring as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Prayer will be noon Friday.

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. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Baptist

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

Shekinah

Shekinah Glory Church will have corporate prayer at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and morning worship at 11.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and quarterly meeting with holy communion at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Beverly Spears Webb as speaker and music by the gospel choir. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jerry Stephenson as speaker. Midweek prayer will be noon Wednesday and Bible study will be held at 7 p.m.

Standing —Sims

Standing on His Word Ministry will have a men of the Bible program at 4 p.m. today.

Mitchell — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Church will have a quarterly meeting at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Evettet Sanders along with New Jerusalem Holiness Church of Wendell rendering the service.

Divine Destiny

Divine Destiny Ministries Church of Deliverance will have a building fund service at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. David Shipman of Charlotte as guest speaker. Midweek prayer and Bible study will be 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

St. Mary — Bailey

St. Mary Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, will have mission day at 11 a.m. Sunday with Janie Harding of Running Branch Church of Christ in Clinton as guest speaker

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have morning manna at 10 Sunday and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ricky Locus as speaker. Empowering the believers service will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Youth empowerment will be 7 p.m. Thursday.

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 of the male chorus. A missionary roundup day will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Bass along with Word of Truth Church rendering the service. Midweek Bible study will be noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

Universalist Unitarian Fellowship will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Living Hope

Living Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 513-C Pender St., will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Cassandra Jones of Greenville as guest speaker. Music will be provided by Crisp Chapel Church Choir.

Rocky Cross — Zebulon

Rocky Cross Holiness Church will have a glory awakening conference and revival with a breakout session at 10 a.m. today. Service will be held at 7 p.m. today; and worship is planned for 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate its 51st church anniversary at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Ward as speaker. Quarterly meeting and holy communion will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with Allen Smith along with Mincey Chapel Church and Choir of Kenly rendering the service.

St. James — Fountain

St. James Free Will Baptist Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Nadine Wade as speaker. At 3 p.m., a jubilee service will be held with Ed Thomas Edward along with Salvation Praise Church of Farmville rendering the service. The home mission team will celebrate its anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Donald Lofton along with Flat Rock Church of Sims rendering the service.

Patterson Chapel

Patterson Chapel Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Julius Hunter as speaker and music by the gospel choir.

Greater St. Bethel — Middlesex

Greater St. Bethel United Holy Church will have service at 9 a.m. today with Geraldine Whitley of Lucama as guest speaker.

Fruit of the Spirit

Fruit of the Spirit Ministries will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Frank Roach from Delaware as guest speaker.

Higher Calling

Higher Calling Baptist Church will have youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Roosevelt Etheridge as speaker.

Christ Anointed — Spring Hope

Christ Anointed Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with Nannie Stevens as speaker. An appreciation service for Renee Stevens will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Jackson Chapel

Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. E. Ray Bynum as speaker. The ushers will celebrate their 11th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Gregory Evans of Crowell Missionary Baptist Church as guest speaker. Midweek Bible study will be noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Salisbury AME

Salisbury AME Zion Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11. A family and friends day service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Dinner will follow the morning service.

Damascus Road

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.

Miracle Deliverance

Miracle Deliverance Center will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11. An afternoon service is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist 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 and praise team. The church will be celebrating the 13th anniversary of the Rev. Steven E. Kent with pre-anniversary services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, C.L. Artis of Anointed Word Ministries of Lucama; Thursday, John Melvin of Higher Calling Baptist Church; and Friday, Dameion Royal of Contending for the Faith Ministries.

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. Rondric Coppedge as speaker and music by the gospel choir. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Living Waters

Living Waters will celebrate its 12th church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Robert Smith as speaker and music by the male chorus. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer will be noon Thursday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship at 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45. Bible study will be noon Monday. Midweek prayer will be noon Wednesday and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Mary Grove

Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have youth day at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Peggy Wooten as speaker. Lunch will be served.

Christian Life

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

Living Waters

The Living Waters Church Gospel Singers will celebrate the group’s anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 605 Douglas St.

Trinity Deliverance

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. Carolyn Brown as speaker and music by the ladies chorus.

Solid Rock

Solid Rock Ministries will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Kenneth Lofton as speaker.

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. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holy Church will have holy convocation at 11 a.m. today with the Rev. Samantha Hooker of New Beginnings Deliverance Church as speaker. An evening service will be held at 7 p.m. today with Danzel Segres as speaker. Morning worship will be 10 a.m. Sunday with Herbert Williams as speaker.

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Angela Battle as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday. A backpack giveaway will follow the Sunday service.

Low Level — Fountain

The Low Level Church, 3316 Lynch St., will have an appreciation service for Ernest Melton at 3 p.m. today with Ray Joyner as speaker.

Perry’s Temple

Perry’s Temple will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with J.N. Perry Jr. as speaker and music by the mass choir.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Henry Wingate as speaker and music by the gospel ensemble. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Jude

St. Jude will have family night at 6 p.m. today with singing, dancing and poetry.

Willing Worker — Lucama

Willing Worker Holiness Church will have a sister-to-sister service at 10 a.m. today. Pastoral day will be 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Nathaniel Spells as speaker and music by the senior choir.

Walking by Faith

Walking by Faith, Not by Sight will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Amie Pearl Melton of Amazing Grace Church.

Evening Light

Evening Light Mission will have youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Speight as speaker. An afternoon service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Carlos William as speaker.

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