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Church news for the week of Sept. 8

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Lamm’s Grove — Lucama

Lamm’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6031 Wiggins Mill Road, will have homecoming 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Tony Hawley as speaker and music by Randy Stubbs and Second Chance of South Carolina. Revival is 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with Adam Fulghum as guest speaker.

Refuge — 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. Revival is 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with the Rev. Curtis Teague as speaker.

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

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

Higher Calling

Higher Calling Baptist Church will have a pre-anniversary service for John Wooten at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mark Johnson along with First Baptist Church in Elm City.

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

Lewis Chapel — Farmville

Lewis Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mamie Woodard along with Bethel United Holy Church in Kenly rendering the service.

First Missionary — Lucama

First Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 7:45 a.m. and will be celebrating Grandparents Day at 8:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jeffrey Simms as speaker and music by the youth choir.

Great Restoration

Great Restoration Church Ministries will have an empowerment summit at 5 p.m. Sunday with Charles Lewis along with Kairos Church Ministries rendering the service.

Aenon Missionary — Elm City

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

St. Luke — Stantonsburg

St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and an appreciation service for the Rev. Willie Thomas at 11 a.m. Sunday with Corey Thomas of Winston-Salem as speaker and music by St. James Holy Church Youth Choir of Stantonsburg.

Shekinah

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

Salisbury

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

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have morning manna at 10 and morning worship at 11 followed by Holy Communion with the Rev. Cathy Farmer as speaker. An empowering the believers service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with Stanley Artis as speaker on Thursday and Stanley Douglas of Dunn as speaker for Friday. Empowering the believers will continue at 10 on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Maxwell Convention Center in Goldsboro with Justin Heath of Mount Olive and Laverne Chapman of Tomsonville, South Carolina, as guest speakers.

Standing — Sims

Standing on His Word Ministry will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Dwight Davis as speaker.

Temple of Praise

Temple of Praise will celebrate the 13th anniversary of the Rev. Sylvia Best at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Governor Robinson along with New Vision Christian Church in Elm City rendering the service.

Anointed Temple

Anointed Temple Church will have services at noon and 5 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Quincy Spell at noon and the Rev. Aquila Carmon along with Original Rose of Sharon Church for the evening service. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Holiness Church will have an appreciation service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Annette Jones along with St. Mark Church and choir of Sims rendering the service.

Praisers of New

Praisers of New Hope New Life Ministry will have service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Brenda Lewis as speaker.

Patterson Chapel

Patterson Chapel Church will have a prayer breakfast at 8 today with Cynthia Whitley and Eddie Roy Hopkins as speaker. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with Beatrice Hopkins as speaker.

Rountree

Rountree Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 7:45 a.m. and morning worship at 9 with the Rev. Norvell Cooper as speaker and music by the male chorus.

Union View —Bailey

Union View Church will have quarterly conference at 5 tonight followed by Holy Communion at 7. Sunday school is 9:30 a.m. and homecoming at 11 with the Rev. J.N. Perry and music by the Community Male Chorus. A pastor’s aide service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship at 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school at 9:30 and morning worship 10:45. Bible study is noon Monday. Prayer is noon Wednesday. The minister’s revival is 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Mary Grove

Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the ushers’ anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with Percell Cooper of Suggs Christian Church as speaker.

Willing Worker

Willing Worker Church will have joy night at 6 tonight with 100 women in red and 100 men in black suits and red ties with John L. Hart as speaker and music by the ladies’ chorus. The Rev. Nathaniel Spells will celebrate his fourth anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Friday with Margaret Spells along with Summerville Chapel Church rendering the service.

St. Jude

St. Jude Apostolic Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and a pack-a-pew service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Nathaniel Spells along with Willing Worker Apostolic Holiness Church of Lucama rendering the service.

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.

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 ladies’ choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday, and prayer is noon Thursday.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. George A. Ward as speaker.

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.

Christian Life

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

St. Rose

St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have a missionaries in white, hats of color in Scripture at 3 p.m. today. Sunday school is 9:30 a.m., and morning worship is at 11 with the Rev. Rondric Coppedge as speaker and music by the mass choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Abundant Life

Abundant Life Church will have a pre-anniversary service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Teresa Williams of Three Dimension Church of Elm City.

St. John

St. John AME Zion Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Charlean Mapson as speaker and music by the Anointed Praise Choir. An afternoon service will be at 4 p.m.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have service at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Bryant Cox of Jacksonville, Florida, as speaker and music by Sallie B. Howard School’s choir and Life in the Word Youth Praise and Dance Team.

Repha

Repha Church of God will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with Cassandra Darden Latham as speaker. Mid-week prayer is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, and Bible study is at 7 p.m.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will host its 10th Holy Convocation at 11 a.m. Sunday with Katie Farmer as speaker and music by the Convocation Choir.

Barnes

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. The choir will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. Mid-week Bible study and devotion will be at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mary — Bailey

St. Mary Church of Christ will have revival at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the following speakers: Monday, Hattie Lofton; Tuesday, the Rev. Ralph Love Jr. along with St. James Church of Stantonsburg; and Wednesday, Winfred Parker of St. John Church of Dover.

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 mass choir. Mid-week Bible study is at noon on Tuesday and 7 p.m. on Thursday.

St. James — Fremont

St. James Church of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Tony Sutton as speaker and music by the senior choir.

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

Faith and Praise

Faith and Praise Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Anthony Atkinson as speaker.

St. Paul — Black Creek

St. Paul Church will end the male chorus anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Revival is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday with the Rev. Roy Spells as speaker and music by Summerville Chapel Choir on Wednesday and Union View Church Choir of Bailey on Thursday.

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. Mid-week Bible study is at noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple Mission will have morning worship at 11 Sunday. Mid-week Bible study is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Dinner will follow the morning service.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a fellowship service at 9 today with Brandon Everett as guest speaker and music by First Baptist Church of Lucama. The deacon and trustee ministry will have a service at 5 p.m. Sunday with George Ward of Greater Zion Baptist Church of Stantonsburg as guest speaker.

Daniels Chapel

Daniels Chapel Church will have Generation III in concert 6 p.m. Sunday.

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