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Church news for the week of May 25

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Unitarian — Rocky Mount

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

Refuge Trinity — Elm City

Refuge Trinity Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6:30 with the Rev. Sonny Griswold as speaker. Mid-week worship is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace

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

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.

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

First Missionary — Lucama

First Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 7:45 a.m. and women’s day at 8:45 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Renee Strayhorn as speaker and music by the ladies’ community choir.

Temple of Praise

Temple of Praise will have a building fund service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Ossie Edward along with St. Paul Church and male chorus of Black Creek rendering the service.

Red Oak Grove — Bailey

Red Oak Grove Baptist Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Stacy Atkinson of Life in the Word Church as speaker and music by New Hope Baptist Church Choir of Spring Hope and a special performance by the Women’s Day Steppers.

Ebenezer — Nashville

Ebenezer Pentecostal Holiness Church will have service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. David Radford as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Mitchell Chapel — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church will have an usher board program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, Anita Murphy of New Jerusalem Church of Rocky Mount; Thursday, the Rev. Carol Strickland of St. John Church; and Friday, the Rev. Cox of Perfected Praise Church of LaGrange.

Restoration

Restoration Church of Christ will have service at 9 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Douglas Leonard and music by the Jubilee Singers.

Union View — Bailey

Union View Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. J.N. Perry. An evening service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday with JoAnn Barnes along with Davis Chapel Church and male Chorus of Lucama as the invited guest. Mid-week Bible class is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Christian Life

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

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a rainbow tea at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Norwayne Alumni Building, 106 E. Norwayne Alumni Way with the Rev. Morris Artis as speaker. Youth day is 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Billy Coley as speaker and music by the Voices of Vision Youth Choir.

Patterson Chapel

Patterson Chapel Church will celebrate the anniversary of the male chorus at 4 p.m. Sunday with St. Paul Male Chorus of Black Creek as special guest.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Holy Communion and washing of feet at 7 p.m. Saturday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Robert Smith as speaker and music by the senior choir, followed by dinner. The senior ushers will celebrate their anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with Clarisa Wilkes from Wilson Chapel Church as guest speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday, and prayer is noon Thursday.

St. Paul — Elm City

St. Paul Holiness Church will have a gospel concert at 2 p.m. Saturday featuring The Gospel Consolators of Fremont with Ellen Ryals and the Greater Mount Zion Male Chorus of Stantonsburg. Morning worship is at 11 Sunday with the Rev. Govenor “Rob” Robinson of New Vision Christian Center for all People of Elm City. This is family and friends weekend, and the dress is business casual.

New Daniels — Fremont

New Daniels Chapel Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Rosemary Thompson of Zion Temple Church of Rocky Mount as guest speaker. Dinner will be served.

Lewis Chapel — Farmville

Lewis Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Leccie Edwards as speaker. The deacons and trustees will celebrate their anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Richard Mercer along with Piney Grove Church rendering the service.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple Mission Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Najiyah Madu as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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 noon Wednesday with the Rev. E. Ray Bynum as speaker and 7 p.m. with Joyce Parks as speaker.

Barnes Chapel

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 and music by the Voices of Hope Choir and Praise Team. Mid-week Bible study and devotion will be at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Luke — Stantonsburg

St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church will have Holy Communion at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship is at 11 with Willie Thomas as speaker. An afternoon service will be at 2:30 Sunday with Fred Jenkins as speaker and music by Brown Chapel Choir. Lunch will follow the morning service. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have a word of faith and power empowering the believer service at 10 a.m. Saturday with Stanley Artis of Kingdom International Ministry as speaker. Morning manna is at 10 Sunday and morning worship at 11 with Ricky Locus as speaker.

Calvary Baptist

Calvary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Andrew Jones as speaker and music by the male choir.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Roderick Tillery Sr. as speaker.

Manna Bible

Manna Bible Baptist Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sellers Jenkins as speaker. Mid-week prayer and Bible study will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Solid Rock

Solid Rock Ministries will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kenneth Lofton as speaker.

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 Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

St. John

St. John AME Zion Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and family and friends day at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Charlrean Mapson as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Salisbury AME

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

Repha

Repha Church of God will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and will be celebrating the pastor’s anniversary at 11:15 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Vernice Alexander-Dingle as guest speaker. Mid-week prayer is at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will have a prayer summit at 8 a.m. Saturday with brunch being served. Morning worship is at 11 Sunday with the Rev. Katie Farmer as speaker and music by the mass choir. The ushers will celebrate their anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Patrick Batts as speaker and music by the mass choir.

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with Jackie Lucas as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Church will have a morning dew service at 9 Sunday with the Rev. George Ward as speaker.

Anointed Word — Lucama

Anointed Word Ministries Praise and Worship Center will celebrate its 18th church anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Preston Hart of A New Beginning for God’s Holy People as guest speaker. Mid-week Bible study is at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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.

Ward Boulevard

The Ward Boulevard Church of Christ will have Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship at 10:30 and evening worship at 5.

White Oak

White Oak Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and a pastoral worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sherry Lucas as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Jude

St. Jude Apostolic Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and pastoral day at 11:15 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Andrew Barbour as speaker and music by the gospel choir. The church will celebrate its 86th anniversary with the Rev. Curtis Artis along with Anointed Word Church Ministries of Lucama rendering the service.

Higher Calling

Higher Calling Baptist Church will have a memorial service for deceased members at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Davis Chapel

Davis Chapel Church will have women’s day at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with Beatrice Hopkins along with Patterson Chapel Church rendering the service.

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