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Church news for the week of July 21

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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 11:15 and evening worship at 6:30 with the Rev. Sonny Griswold as speaker. Midweek worship will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Aenon — Elm City

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

Lewis Chapel — Farmville

Lewis Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Leccie Edwards as speaker. An appreciation service for the Rev. Leccie Edwards will be at 4 p.m. Sunday with James Tripp and Holly Hill Church in Belvoir rendering the service.

First Missionary — Lucama

First Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 7:45 a.m. and youth day at 8:45 Sunday with the Rev. Darrick Smith of Summit Church in Raleigh as speaker and music by the First Missionary Baptist Church Praise Team.

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Church of Christ Ministries will have youth services at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A 7-Up program will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have service at 7:30 p.m. today with the Rev. Justin Heath as guest speaker. Morning manna will be 10 a.m. Sunday and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ricky Locus as speaker. A youth empowerment gathering will be 7 p.m. Thursday.

St. Paul

St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Geraldine Battle as speaker and music by the ladies chorus. Midweek Bible study will be noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Faith and Praise

Faith and Praise Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 411 W. Nash St., will have service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with Anthony Atkinson Jr. as guest speaker.

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. Midweek Bible study will be noon Wednesday.

Suggs Christian

Suggs Christian Temple Free Will Baptist Church will have a pack-a-pew program at 3 p.m. today with the Rev. James Lee Smith of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Little River, South Carolina, as guest speaker.

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. The choirs will celebrate their anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday. Midweek Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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 senior choir. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer at noon Thursday.

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Church will render service at 7:30 p.m. Friday at New Covenant Christian Center in Goldsboro for Thurman McCuller’s pastoral pre-anniversary with the Rev. James Lucas as guest 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. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Shekinah

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

Oak Level — Elm City

Oak Level Baptist Church will have a hospitality ministry program at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Perfected Praise — Kenly

Perfected Praise Ministries will have service at 7:30 p.m. today with Betty Lee of Mount Livingstone United Holiness Assembly in Selma as speaker. A perfected fire service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Joann Byrd as speakers.

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. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Rose

St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Valerie J. Melvin of First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ of Reidsville, as guest speaker and music by Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church. Men’s day will be at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. C.L. Artis from Anointed Word Ministries of Lucama as guest speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday. Dinner will follow the Sunday morning service.

Kairos

Kairos Church Ministries will have a youth explosion at 3 p.m. today with the Rev. Sherman Blandon as guest speaker. Morning worship will be 11 Sunday with Charles Lewis as speaker.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have service Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and morning worship 10:45 with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Standing — Sims

Standing On His Word Ministry will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dwight Davis as speaker.

Temple of Praise

Temple of Praise will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Ellen Murray as speaker.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Church will have a women’s prayer brunch at 10 a.m. today with Phylicia Bridgers as speaker. The cost is $10. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Lakia Crutchfield as speaker and women’s day at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with Ashley Ward McNair of Mount Moriah Church in Raleigh as guest speaker. Midweek devotion and Bible study will be 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Salisbury AME

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

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. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Burning Bush

Burning Bush Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Donnie Daniels as speaker and presider is the Rev. Eugena Ellis. An appreciation service for Queen Daniels will be at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Lorraine Horne of Mission of Faith Church as guest speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Erma Jenkins of Evening Light Victory Church of Rocky Mount as guest speaker and music by Evening Light Victory Church, Evening Light Soul Winning Church and Evening Light Mission of Prayer. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. John — Black Creek

St. John Holiness Church will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Preston Hart along with New Beginning for God’s Holy Temple Church and Choir.

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.

Restoration

Restoration Church of Christ will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Dennis Nicholson as speaker and music by First Baptist Church of Battleboro. Revival will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. James Perry and music by Warren Chapel Baptist Church; and Friday, the Rev. Delores Batts and music by Morning Star Disciples of Christ Church in Rocky Mount.

True Holiness

True Holiness Holy Ghost Power House will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday. A fellowship union will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, Betty Hinnant of Perfected Praise Ministries of La Grange, David Robertson of New Jerusalem Church of Rocky Mount and Lillie Loftin of St. Mary’s Praise and Worship and the Rev. James Hocutt presiding; and Friday, the Rev. Anita Murphy of New Jerusalem Church of Rocky Mount and presider, the Rev. Annett Cox of Perfected Praise Church of La Grange.

St. Luke — Stantonsburg

St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Willie Thomas as speaker. The senior usher board will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Malcolm Eatman from Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Rocky Mount as guest speaker.

Mount Zion

Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its male chorus at 4 p.m. Sunday. Youth revival will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the Rev. Isaac Barnes of Wilson Chapel Church as guest speaker.

Anointed Temple

Anointed Temple, 121 Tarboro St. S., will have service at noon Sunday with the Rev. Ryan Edwards as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Mitchell Chapel – Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Church will have service-end pastoral services for the Rev. Vicky Burgess of Abundant Door Ministries of Zebulon at 11 a.m. Sunday with Helen Monroy as speaker and the Rev. Geneva Fair of Miracle Room House of Prayer in Zebulon presiding.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holy Church will have service at 5 p.m. Sunday with Anthony Kelly delivering his initial sermon.

Repha

Repha Church of God will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11:30. Prayer will be 6:30 and Bible study 7 p.m. Thursday. Vacation Bible school will be held at noon Wednesday through Friday.

Greater Love

Greater Love Church Ministries will have service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Terry Joyner as speaker and music by the mass choir. A pre-anniversary service for the Rev. Terry Joyner will be at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Atkinson along with Life in the Word Church Ministries rendering the service.

St. Paul — Black Creek

St. Paul Church will have mission day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mary Bland Williams as speaker and music by the Pleasant Grove Church Choir of Lucama. Dinner will be served.

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 gospel choir. A men’s day service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kelvin Lamb as speaker and music by Contending for the Faith Ministries Male Chorus.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will celebrate the anniversary of its youth choirs at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have an early morning service at 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and the women’s Christian society will celebrate its anniversary at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The deacons and mothers will celebrate their anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Lorraine Isom along with Power of Praise and Worship Ministry rendering the service.

Christian Life

Christian Life Fellowship International Ministries will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Patty Harris-Perkins as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple Mission will have a pastor aide service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. J.D. Williams of Greater Praise Outreach in Elm City as guest speaker.

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