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Church News, week of Aug. 5

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Unitarian — Rocky Mount

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Lois Cavenaugh-Daley as speaker.

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 Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Miracle of Faith

Miracle of Faith, 2112 NC 42, will have women’s day at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, with Geraldine Whitley as speaker.

St. James — Fountain

St. James Free Will Baptist Church will have Holy Communion at 5 tonight. The 100th church anniversary will be celebrated Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the Rev. Walter Blount as speaker for the morning service and the Rev. Doug Wilder along with Haddock Chapel Church in Greenville rendering the afternoon service.

Piney Groves

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

Union View — Bailey

Union View Church will have a brotherhood prayer breakfast at 8 today with Frankie Emerson from Wilson Chapel Church as speaker. Sunday school is 9:30 a.m. and youth day is 11 a.m. Sunday. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Dixon Chapel

Dixon Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with Renee Pigford as speaker and music by the praise team. An afternoon service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Natasha Tucker as speaker and music by Wilson Chapel Choir.

Salisbury

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

Mount Zion

Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church will celebrate its 44th church anniversary with homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Robert Daniels III as speaker for the morning service. Family and friends day will be held at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Steven E. Kent along with Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and choir as guests. Dinner will follow the morning service.

Calvary

Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Andrew Jones as speaker. Mid-week Bible study is 6 p.m. Wednesday.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and celebrate the anniversary of the Rev. Ralph E. Love at 11 a.m. Sunday with Anthony Love along with St. Mark United Holy Church of Greensboro.

Emanuel Chapel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church along with Alpha J. Herring will render service at 6 p.m. Sunday at Washington Branch Free Will Baptist Church, 716 Washington Branch Road, Snow Hill. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer is noon Friday.

Showers — Rocky Mount

Showers of Blessing Christian Center, 1740 E. Raleigh Blvd., will have a singles conference at 7 p.m. Thursday with Bernard Grant as speaker.

House of Praise

House of Praise, 1102 Downing St., will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Rev. Dianne Dew with services at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with the following speakers: Monday, Jaquarrence Knight; Tuesday, the Rev. Kenneth William; Wednesday, Pam Jones; Thursday, the Rev. Justin Barnes; and Friday, Billy Woodard.

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 7 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.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have prayer at 9 a.m. Sunday and morning worship at 11. Mid-week prayer is 6:30 p.m. and Bible study 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Service is 7:30 p.m. Friday at Shabok in Greenville with the Rev. Cathy Farmer as speaker.

Higher Calling

Higher Calling Baptist Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with Robert Earl Wooten from Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church as guest speaker.

Solid Rock

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

Suggs

Suggs Christian Temple Free Will Baptist Church will have a building fund program at 4 p.m. Sunday with Anthony Williams of Charlotte as guest speaker and music by the Renee Pigford and the Gospelettes.

Ward Boulevard

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.

Freedom

Freedom Ministries will have mid-week Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Omega Resource Center.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Willie T. Thomas as speaker. The mother’s ministry will celebrate its anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday. Mid-week prayer is noon Wednesday and Bible study 7 p.m.

St. Paul — Black Creek

St. Paul Church of Christ will have a five-fold ministry conference at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with the following speakers: Monday, Alexander Lockamy Erwin of Burning Bush Ministries and music by Salisbury AME Zion Male Chorus; Tuesday, Ray Joyner of New Beginning Christian Center in Merry Hill and music by Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church Male Chorus; Wednesday, Nell Smith of Living Waters Christian Church in Raleigh and music by St. James Church Choir of Stantonsburg; Thursday, Robin Britt Atwater of Helping Hand Church in Rocky Mount and music by Union View Free Will Baptist Church in Bailey; Friday, Winfred Parker of Howell Chapel in Selma; and 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, workshops on training and teaching pulpit and church etiquette with registration 8 to 9 a.m. A continental breakfast and boxed lunches will be served.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple Mission will have a men’s conference at 4 today with the Rev. Dennis Parker from Spirit of Truth Christian Center as guest speaker. Morning worship is at 11 Sunday. Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Church will have service at 9 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Steven E. Kent as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week devotion and Bible study will be at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Bread of Life

Bread of Life Church, 910 Granger St., will have a youth conference at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have services 10:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker for the morning service and a fruit of the spirit program for the afternoon service. A pre-men’s day service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Douglas Atkinson from Tabernacle of God Praise and Worship Center as guest speaker.

Greater Love

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

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 the Rev. Malcolm Johnson as speaker and music by the male chorus. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship at 7:45 Sunday, Sunday school at 9:45 and morning worship at 10:45. A scholarship service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday with Cedric Frisby along with St. John United American Free Will Baptist Church in Farmville as guests. Bible study is noon Monday. Mid-week prayer is noon Wednesday and Bible study is at 7 p.m.

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. Eugena Ellis as speaker and the Rev. Angela Boddie presider. Music will be provided by the combined choir.

Trinity Deliverance

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

New Vision — Elm City

New Vision Christian Center for all People will have service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Elm City Middle School with the Rev. Governor Robinson as speaker.

Rountree

Rountree Misssionary Baptist Church will have a pre-mission day service at 5 today with Karen Holmes from Outreach Christian Center as guest speaker. A mission day service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Parker from William Chapel Church in Elm City as guest speaker.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 8 a.m. and morning worship at 9 with the Rev. Yolanda Day as speaker. The Rev. Ernestine McGee will celebrate her 12th anniversary 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Robin Atwater along with Helping Hand Church; Thursday, the Rev. Nell Smith along with Living Waters Christian Church; and Friday, the Rev. Herman Lucas along with Branch Memorial Tabernacle.

Shekinah

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

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.

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Otis Finch as speaker and music by White Oak Baptist Church Male Chorus in Spring Hope. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Repha

Repha Church of God will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Mid-week Bible study and prayer will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holy Church will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Herbert Williams and the Joyful Uplifters at 5 p.m. Sunday. Doors will open at 4 p.m., and admission is free.

St. Paul

St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Tracy Joyner as speaker and music by the youth choir. 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.

Union Grove — Fremont

Union Grove Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dexter Sutton of St. Matthews Church in Zebulon as guest speaker and music by Truth of St. Matthews Church.

Ebenezer

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with Walter Gordone from Chesapeake, Virginia, as guest speaker and music by First Baptist Church Male Chorus in Lucama.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will celebrate the anniversary of its youth ministry at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Patrick Batts Sr. as guest speaker and music by the junior choir. Mid-week Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Angela Battle 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. Ed Holmes as speaker and music by the male chorus.

Restoration

Restoration Church of Christ will have an appreciation service for the Rev. Florence Nicholson 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Francis Davis from Red Hill Baptist Church in Whitakers as guest speaker and music by First Baptist Church Choir of Battlesboro.

Davis Chapel — Lucama

Davis Chapel Church will celebrate the anniversary of their senior choir 4 p.m. Sunday.

St. Timothy’s

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 202 N. Goldsboro St., will have vacation Bible school 9 a.m. Monday through Friday for ages 5 -11. You may register online at sttimothyswilson.org or in the church office.

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.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. Ashley W. McNair from Mount Moriah Church in Raleigh as speaker.

Walking by Faith

Walking by Faith not by Sight will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mildred Batts as speaker.

Anointed — Lucama

Anointed Word Ministries Praise and Worship Center will have service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. C.L. Artis as speaker. The 16th anniversary of the Rev. C.L. Artis will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. Sherman Blandon as guest speaker and music by St. James Church Ensemble of Stantonsburg; and Friday, the Rev. Damien Royal of Contending for the Faith Church.

Piney Grove — Saratoga

Piney Grove Church will celebrate its pre-church anniversary 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the following speakers: Thursday, the Rev. Douglas Horne along with Artis Grove Church; and Friday, the Rev. Anthony Worrell along with St. Delight Church in Walstonburg.

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