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Church news for the week of May 20

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Unitarian — Rocky Mount

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

First Apostolic — Bailey

First Apostolic Church will have a gospel singing 7 tonight featuring the Chandler Trio of Elm City. Sunday school 10 a.m. and evening worship 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Atkins Memorial — Sims

Atkins Memorial Tabernacle Church, 6740 Rock Ridge Sims Road, will host the Williamson-Springfield Alumni Association gospel festival at 3 today featuring the following groups: Roy and the Carolina Jubilees, Maurice Mitchell and the Salisbury AME Male Chorus, the Hobbs Sisters, Suggs Christian Temple Male Chorus, St. Paul Disciples of Christ Male Chorus, Faith Temple Holy Church Male Chorus and Grace Horton and the Savior Seekers. Registration starts at 2:30 today. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken.

Tabernacle Baptist

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd. W., will have the McKameys in concert 7 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.

Word of God — Zebulon

Word of God Church will have a rainbow tea building fund service 3 p.m. Sunday.

Restorative

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

Metropolitan — Rocky Mount

Metropolitan Baptist Church will celebrate its 52nd church anniversary 10:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. E. Ray Bynum of AMEN Ministries as guest speaker.

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Church will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Lucas as speaker and music by the mass choir. The Rev. James Lucas along with Union Grove Church and mass choir will render the quarterly meeting 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Eureka.

Tuskeegee Holiness

Tuskeegee Holiness Church, 624 Tuskeegee St., will have a women’s conference 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. Patricia Thompson of Miracle Outreach in Lucama; and Friday, the Rev. Juanita Phillips of Tabernacle of Deliverance in Rocky Mount.

Union View — Bailey

Union View Church will have youth day 5 p.m. Sunday.

Grace Baptist

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

Nobles Chapel — Sims

Nobles Chapel Baptist Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, will have Second Edition and The Four in Christ in concert at 6 tonight. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken.

Mount Zion

Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church will celebrate the 19th anniversary of Robert Earl Daniels III 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday with Doris Maddox as speaker for the morning service and the Rev. Percell Cooper along with Suggs Christian Temple Church and choir for the afternoon service. Lunch will follow the morning service.

Mitchell Chapel — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church will have a rainbow tea service for its college fund at 1 p.m. today. The mother board will have an appreciation service 11 a.m. Sunday with Diane Artist of Union View Baptist Church in Bailey as guest speaker.

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and youth day 11 a.m. with the Rev. Daquan Deans from Greater St. Bethel Church in Middlesex as guest speaker and music by the Coleman Sisters. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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 7 p.m is. mid-week Bible study.

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. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul — Elm City

St. Paul Apostolic Holiness Assembly Church, 5614 N.C. 58 N., will have pastor appreciation for Gwen Council 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Parker along with Williams Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and choir in Elm City as guests.

St. James

St. James Christian Church, Disciples of Christ will have pre-church anniversary services 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Carrie Hinton of St. Andrews Christian Church in Dudley; Thursday, the Rev. Willie Leftridge of Holy Trinity Church in Goldsboro; and Friday, James Brown of St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 11 with Rybin Smith as speaker and music by the male chorus. A building fund program will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Stephanie Harris from St. Paul Church in Black Creek as guest speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer is noon Thursday.

Burning Bush

Burning Bush Free Will Baptist Church will have ladies’ day 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the Rev. Eugena Ellis as speaker and the Rev. Angela Boddie presider, and music by the male choir for the morning service and the Rev. Dale Fleming of Wilson Chapel Church presiding, and the Rev. Samantha Hooker of New Beginning Deliverance as guest speaker for the afternoon service.

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 evening worship 6 with the Rev. Cathy Farmer as speaker. Service is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Blessed by God in Smithfield. Revival is 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday on the corner of Killette and Goldsboro streets with Andrea Hinnant as guest speaker. A word, faith and power empowering the believers service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at City of Refuge.

Damascus

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

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Holiness Church will celebrate its church anniversary 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Henry Cox along with Three Tabernacle Church and Choir of Kenly; Thursday, the Rev. Otis Finch along with St. Rose Church and Choir of Sims; and Friday, the Rev. David Sutton along with St. Paul Church and Choir of Black Creek.

Repha

Repha Church of God will have morning worship at 9 with Cleo Darden as speaker and Sunday school 10 a.m. Mid-week prayer and Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Greater Love

Greater Love Church Ministries will have women’s day 3:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Hattie Lofton as speaker and music by Greater Love Praise Team.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and youth day 10:45 a.m. with Tasheika Barnes of Deeper Life Church Ministries in Goldsboro as guest speaker. Mid-week Bible study and devotion are 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

New Vision — Elm City

New Vision Christian Center for all People will have service 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Elm City Middle School, 215 Church St. E.

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. Chester L. Aycock as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Destiny — Fremont

Destiny Ministries will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kem Lucas as speaker.

Perry’s Temple

Perry’s Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church will have family and friends day 10:45 a.m. Sunday with J.N. Perry Jr. as speaker and music by the mass choir.

New Jerusalem — Rocky Mount

New Jerusalem Praise and Worship Center will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with Cedric E. Murphy Sr. as guest speaker.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Ralph E. Love Jr. as speaker and music by the junior choir. A pre-pastor anniversary service will be held 3 p.m. with the Rev. Bobby Diggs along with Mount Zion Church of Bethel as guests. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Thursday.

Faith Temple

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

Willing Workers — Lucama

Willing Workers Holiness Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and pastoral day 11 a.m. with the Rev. Nathaniel Spells as speaker.

Freedom Ministries

Freedom Ministries will have service 10 a.m. Sunday at Omega Resource Center with Dennis E. Battle as speaker and music by Voices of Freedom.

Trinity Deliverance

Trinity Deliverance Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship 11 with the Rev. Carolyn Brown as speaker and music by the senior choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Solid Rock

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

Lamb of God — Elm City

Lamb of God Ministry will celebrate its church and pastor’s anniversary 7:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Connie Ballard as speaker.

Rountree

Rountree Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school 8 a.m. and morning worship 9 with the Rev. Norvell Cooper as speaker.

St. James — Fremont

St. James Church of Christ will have revival 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the Rev. Michael Artis of St. John Kingdom Ministries in Snow Hill as guest speaker and music by St. James Praise Team.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its ushers’ anniversary 5 p.m. Sunday with Willie Thomas of St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church of Stantonsburg and Browns Chapel Baptist Church as guest speaker.

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. A spring tea service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Evening Light

Evening Light Mission will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Speight as speaker.

Jackson Chapel

Jackson Chapel Church will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and morning worship 10 with the Rev. E. Ray Bynum as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Walking by Faith

Walking by Faith not by Sight will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with Janet Faye Cox as speaker.

Christian Life

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

New Macedonia

New Macedonia Holy Church will have service 6 p.m. Sunday with Minnie Barnes as speaker.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will have a building fund service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Yvonne Woodard as guest speaker and music by Evening Light Gospel Ensemble. At 4 p.m. Sunday, Manna Bible College will hold its graduation with the Rev. Millard S. Newsome of Trible C Bible College in Ahoskie and of Reaching Out Bible Baptist Church in Murfreesboro as guest speaker.

Zion Temple — Rocky Mount

Zion Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and celebrating the 23rd anniversary of the Rev. Rosemary Thompson 11 a.m. Sunday with Mamie Brown along with Union View Mass Choir.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and quarterly meeting 10:45 a.m. with George A. Ward as speaker.



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