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Church news for the week of March 18

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First Apostolic — Bailey

First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and evening worship 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as speaker. Bible study 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Willing Worker — Lucama

Willing Worker Holiness Church will have pastoral day 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Nathaniel Spells as speaker and music by the senior choir.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Rev. George A. Ward 10:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dennis Battle along with Freedom Ministries.

New Life

New Life Rock of Ages Christian Fellowship Church, 309 Green St., will celebrate its 14th church anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday with David Dickens as guest speaker.

Restorative

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

Emanuel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the ushers’ anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday with J.N. Perry Jr. as speaker.

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Church will have a fellowship service 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Angela Curry as speaker. Revival will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the Rev. Terry Joyner from Greater Love Church as speaker. Prayer noon Friday.

Shekinah

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

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Church will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Lucas as speaker and music by the gospel choir. Quarterly meeting will be held 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Fred Presley as speaker along with First Baptist Church and Choir of Eureka. Union Grove will render pre-pastoral anniversary/revival service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Lucas as speaker and music by Union Grove Mass Choir.

First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, will have a Lenten service 12:10 p.m. Wednesday followed by lunch for $6.

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

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

Union View — Bailey

Union View Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and foreign mission service 11 a.m. Sunday with Lillie Stokes from Union Star Church in Clinton as guest speaker. A youth service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday. Bible study 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Baptist

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

Bailey Baptist

Bailey Baptist Church will have revival 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 6:40 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Carlyle Hall from Castalia Baptist Church as guest speaker and music by John Swaim from Nashville, Tennessee.

Rocky Cross — Zebulon

Rocky Cross Holiness Church, 12524 Anderson Road, will have revival 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Larry Massey as guest speaker.

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Holiness Church will have pre-pastor anniversary service 6 tonight with the Rev. Carolyn Spells and the Rev. Q.J. Spells as guest speakers. Sunday 11 a.m. there is a deacon and trustee appreciation service with the Rev. Andy Barbour along with St. Jude Church and choir.

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have early morning worship 8:30 Sunday with the Rev. Otis Finch as speaker and music by the ladies’ chorus. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have prayer 9 a.m. Sunday, morning manna 10, morning worship 11 and word, faith and power perfecting the saints service 6 with the Rev. Cathy Farmer as speaker. Prayer is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Bible study 7:30 p.m.

Temple of Praise

Temple of Praise will have a building fund service 7 tonight with Roy Kelly of Tabernacle of God Worship Center in Saratoga, Benny Watson and Herbert Dudley of St. Rest Church as guest speakers and music by Tabernacle of God Praise and Worship Center Male Choir in Saratoga.

Christian Life

Christian Life Fellowship International Ministries will have service 10 a.m. Sunday at West Wilson Church of God Family Life Center. Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Rose

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

Ward Blvd.

The Ward Blvd. Church of Christ will have Bible study 9:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship 10:30 and evening worship 5. Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Church of Christ Ministries will have a rainbow tea service 4 p.m. Sunday. Pre-pastor appreciation services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, Hilda Jones along with Jones Shekinah Church in Kinston; Thursday, Leroy Hargett along Life Changers Kingdom Ministries in Clayton; and Friday, Steven Smith along with Cornerstone Gospel Tabernacle Ministries in Princeton.

Miracle Deliverance

Miracle Deliverance Center will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and a fellowship service 11 a.m. with E.L. Covington along with Mount Calvary Holiness Church of Deliverance in Four Oaks. Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Greater Love

Greater Love Church Ministries will have a gospel celebration in dance at 6 tonight featuring: The Remnant of St. James Christian Church, RB Youth Praise Dance Ministry of Red Bud Holy Church of Rocky Mount, Daughters of the King of St. James Christian Church, Greater Love Church Ministries Dance Ministry and special guests, Potter’s Clay Ministries of Goldsboro.

Patterson Chapel

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

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have service 8:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Steven E. Kent as speaker. Barnes Chapel will render service 10 a.m. Sunday at Feel Free Church Ministries.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Ralph Love Jr. as speaker and music by the junior choir. The Rev. Curtis Artis along with Anointed Word Church of Lucama will render service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Bible study is 7 p.m. Thursday.

First Free

First Free Will Baptist Church, 4865 Nash St. NW, will have a gospel singing 6 tonight featuring The Anchormen, Generation III, Covenant and The Chandler Trio. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken. All proceeds will go towards the Columbia mission trip.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holy Church will have a pack-a-pew service 4 p.m. Sunday with Richard Mercer from Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Saratoga as speaker.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Robert Smith as speaker and music by the male chorus. A building fund service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dougal Atkinson from Tabernacle and Praise Worship Church in Saratoga as guest speaker. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer is noon Thursday.

Repha

Repha Church of God will have morning worship 9 Sunday and Sunday school 10 a.m. Bible study and prayer 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Faith Temple

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

Salisbury

Salisbury AME Zion Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Carol Robbins as speaker.

Burning Bush

Burning Bush Church will have service 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Donnie Daniels as speaker and music by the male choir. Closing out church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Charles Lewis from Karios Ministries as guest speaker.

Damascus

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

Zion Temple

Zion Temple Original Baptist Church will have prayer 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Rosemary Thompson as speaker. An afternoon service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Brinkley as speaker.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its deaconess and mother’s ministry 5 p.m. Sunday with Danny F. Ellis from St. Paul Baptist Church of Enfield.

Perry’s Temple

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

First Missionary — Elm City

First Missionary Baptist Church will have pre-anniversary for the Rev. Mark Johnson 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Herbert Joyner along with Great Restoration Church and Choir of Elm City.

Solid Rock

Solid Rock Ministries will have service 1 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Community Church with the Rev. Kenneth Lofton as speaker.

St. Paul

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

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 10:30 with the Rev. Jacqueline Lucas as speaker.

Evening Light

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

Davis Chapel

Davis Chapel Church will have service 6 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Tevin Boykins from Union View Church in Bailey as guest speaker and music by Voices of Praise.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., morning worship 10:45 a.m. The gospel choir will celebrate its 65th anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday with a musical program. Bible study is noon Monday. Prayer is noon Wednesday and Bible study 7 p.m.

Zion Temple — Rocky Mount

Zion Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church will have prayer 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Rosemary Thompson as speaker and music by the Sister Sister Choir. An afternoon service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday with Ernestine Brinkley from Deliverance Tabernacle of Praise as speaker.

Mitchell Chapel — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with Dorothy C. Lucas as speaker.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Willie Thomas as speaker. Prayer is noon Wednesday and Bible study 7 p.m.

Anointed Word — Lucama

Anointed Word Ministries Praise and Worship Center will have service 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. C.L. Artis as speaker. The Rev. C.L. Artis will be the guest speaker 3 p.m. Sunday at St. James Holiness Church in Stantonsburg. The Rev. Carolyn Spell and the Rev. Quincy Spell Jr. will be the guest speaker for pre-pastor anniversary service at St. John Holiness Church in Black Creek at 6 tonight. Bible study is 7 p.m. Thursday. Alicia Melvin will be the guest speaker 7:30 p.m. Friday at House of Prayer Ministries.

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