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Church news for the week of Sept. 30

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Ward Boulevard

The Ward Boulevard Church of Christ will have Bible study at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 and evening worship at 5. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

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

Bailey Baptist

Bailey Baptist Church will have homecoming at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Duane Caldwell as guest speaker. Lunch will follow the service.

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.

Union View — Bailey

Union View Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11. The Rev. J.N. Perry Jr. will be celebrating his 43rd anniversary 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. George Ward from Greater Zion Church in Stantonsburg and Friday, Nathaniel Spells from Willing Workers Church in Lucama.

Union Grove — Eureka

Union Grove Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The ushers will celebrate their anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with music by St. James Church Choir of Farmville.

Standing —Sims

Standing on the Word Ministry will have service at 5 today with the Rev. Bryant McNeil as speaker.

Owens Chapel — Elm City

Owens Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will begin revival at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and continue 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Kevin Jackson as guest speaker for all services.

Emanuel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will have a pastor’s aide service at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Williams along with Morning Star Church of Pinetops. Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, and prayer is noon Friday.

Abundant Life

Abundant Life Church Ministries will have a pastoral service at 3 p.m. Sunday with Janice Thomas from His Kingdom Ministries of Durham as guest speaker. Pre-anniversary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. James Carmon of Amazing Grace Church in Fountain as guest speaker. A fruit of the spirit service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Shekinah

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

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 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. Mid-week Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Calvary Holy

Calvary Holy Church will celebrate its 65th church anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Bobby Diggs from Mount Zion United Holy Church in Bethel as guest speaker.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 8 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ernestine McGee as speaker. The junior choir will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. DaeMarkis Faison Love of Macedonia United Holy Church in Beulaville as guest speaker.

Salisbury

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

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Otis Finch as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Piney Groves

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

St. James — Fountain

St. James Free Will Baptist Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Aquilla Carmon from World Overcome Church in Raleigh as guest speaker and music by James Barrett and the Golden Jubilee of Greenville.

Rocky Branch — Kenly

Rocky Branch United Church of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11. Revival is 7 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Otis Finch of St. Rose Church in Sims 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., and Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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. Mid-week Bible study is noon Wednesday.

Sandy Fork

Sandy Fork Missionary Baptist Church will have revival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the Rev. Henry Cox from Three Tabernacle Church as guest speaker.

New Bethel — Rocky Mount

New Bethel Free Will Baptist Church will have a youth revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the Rev. DaQuan Deans of Middlesex as guest speaker.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have pastor appreciation services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Corey Thomas as speaker for the morning service and the Rev. Robert Gorham for the afternoon service. A women’s conference beginning with intercessory prayer is 6:45 p.m. Friday and service at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. Andrea Taylor from St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ as guest speaker and music by Miracle Deliverance Praise Team. Intercessory prayer is 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, followed by the service at 10 a.m. with Jerry Stevens as speaker and music by Glory Center Church Praise Team of Greenville. Lunch will follow the service on Saturday.

Patterson Chapel

Patterson Chapel Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Ramon Dunston from Davis Chapel Church in Lucama as guest speaker and music by Davis Chapel Male Chorus.

Mary Grove

Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday with John M. Wooten of Higher Calling Baptist Church as guest speaker. Music will be provided by the following choirs: Tuesday, Holy Temple Choir; Wednesday, Suggs Christian Temple Male Choir; and Thursday, Higher Calling Baptist Church Choir.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ralph Love Jr. as speaker and music by the chorale ensemble. An appreciation service for the seniors will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Laura Williams from Bailey as guest speaker.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will have service at 4 today with the Rev. Stephanie Hart from Mount Zion Church Ministries in Goldsboro as speaker. Sunday school is 9:30 a.m. and youth day at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ashley W. McNair from Mount Mariah Church in Raleigh as guest speaker.

First Baptist — Bailey

First Baptist Church, 12256 O’Neal St., will celebrate its 100 years homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. William C. Elliott along with St. Rest Holy Church rendering the service.

Burning Bush

Burning Bush Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Eugena Ellis as speaker; presiding will be the Rev. Angela Boddie.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Church will have service 9 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Steven E. Kent as speaker. Mid-week devotion and Bible study will be at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Food distribution will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with proper ID.

Solid Rock

Solid Rock Ministries will have service at 1 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Community Church with Steven O. Campbell from Word of Life Ministries in Pennsylvania as guest speaker.

Greater Love

Greater Love Church Ministries will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Robin Joyner as speaker and music by the youth choir.

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. A musical program will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Willing Worker — Lucama

Willing Worker Holiness Church will have a missionary service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Renee Strayhorn along with First Baptist Church and choir of Lucama.

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Lucas as speaker and music by the gospel choir. A harvest rally will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Julius Hunter and Patterson Chapel Church and choir rendering the service.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Robert L. Gorham at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Douglas Atkinson of Tabernacle of Praise and Worship Center in Saratoga; Thursday, Hurbert Williams from Simon Grove Church; and Friday, Willie Thomas of Brown Chapel Church and St. Luke Church in Stantonsburg.

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 Wiley Reid as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Holiness Church will have a rainbow tea fellowship at 5 today.

Trinity Deliverance

Trinity Deliverance Holy Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a pastoral service at 11 a.m. with music by the gospel choir.

Rountree

Rountree Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Norvell Cooper as speaker. The senior choir will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with Robert E. Daniel of Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church as speaker.

Christian Life

Christian Life Fellowship International Ministries will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday at West Wilson Church of God Family Life Center with the Rev. Carl Massey 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 will be celebrating the youth choir anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Tracy Joyner as speaker. A jubilee deliverance service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Chester L. Aycock as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

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

St. James — Fremont

St. James Church of Christ will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. William Ed Holmes as speaker and music by the male chorus.

Perry’s Temple

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

Evening Light — Stantonsburg

Evening Light Soul Winning will have women’s day at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with Sheila Barnes as speaker for the morning service and Barbara Ellis Harris of Suggs Christian Temple as speaker for the afternoon service.

Evening Light

Evening Light Mission will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

New Macedonia

New Macedonia Holy Church will have a seminar on the gift base ministries at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with James Tyson as speaker.

St. Mark

St. Mark Holiness Church will celebrate the anniversary of its missionary at 7:30 tonight with the Rev. Reginald McDonald along with Bridge of Life Community Center and choir. A missionary service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday with Alberta Fuller as speaker.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holiness Church will have an appreciation service for its musicians at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sonja Solan of Triad Christian Center in Greensboro as guest speaker and music by St. Peter’s Free Will Baptist Church Mass Choir of Snow Hill.

Kairos

Kairos Church Ministries will have service at 9 a.m. Sunday with Charles Lewis as guest speaker. A 10th pastoral anniversary service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday with the Rev. William Keys of Pines Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Pinetops.

IF YOU HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT you would like to be included in Church News you may submit it by email to churchnews@wilsontimes.com, fax to 243-7501, or by mail to Church News, The Wilson Times, P.O. Box 2447, Wilson, NC 27894-2447. The deadline is noon Thursday prior to the event.

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