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JOY FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 864 Highway 177 South, Hamlet, will have an EASTER EGG HUNT at 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. There will be a message from our pastor, hot dogs, chips, cupcakes and lots of Easter eggs to find. Come and join us for the fun!!
MORNING STAR HOLINESS CHURCH will have a communion service at 12 p.m. with Pastor Willie Butler, Community Prayer House. Please wear white for the communion service.
TIMBERS CROSSING F.W.B. CHURCH, 277 Loch Haven Road, Rockingham, will be having an Easter celebration beginning at 11 a.m., with an egg hunt, games and hot dogs. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Pastor Charlie Tyler at 910-582-4517.
HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 401 Holly Grove Church Road, Rockingham, will be having a Resurrection Breakfast at 8 a.m. All are invited to come fellowship and worship with us. After breakfast, we will have Sunday school, worship service and an Easter Program. Come and be blessed. Host, Pastor Michael Patrick. For more info, call the church at 910-997-2012.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels Street, Hamlet, will have a sunrise service at 6 a.m., immediately following breakfast will be served. The morning service will be at 10 a.m. For more information, call Pastors Mordechi and Linda Ross at 910-995-2955.
CORDOVA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 130 Ledbetter Street, Cordova. The Cordova Community Sunrise Service will be held at 7 a.m. Breakfast will follow at 8 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The public is cordially invited to attend.
ROCKINGHAM WESLEYAN CHURCH, 618 North Lee Street, Rockingham, off US 220. Sunday school will begin at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m., which will feature a choir cantata entitled “He Came for Us”. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 910-895-4436.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 Highway 74 East, Hamlet, will have a sunrise service at 6 a.m. The annual observance of Men’s Day will be held during the morning worship service at 11 a.m., with Pastor John A. Jackson and the men’s choir.
TIMBERS CROSSING F.W.B. CHURCH, 277 Loch Haven Road, Rockingham, will be having a sunrise service beginning at 7 a.m. We will have breakfast after service. This will be our only service for the day. All are welcome to come and worship with us. For more information, contact Pastor Charlie Tyler at 910-582-4517.
MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 596 East Washington Street Extension, Rockingham, will have a sunrise service, which will include a live drama, music and breakfast to follow.
SAINT PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro Street, Hamlet, invites you to a coffee brunch in the fellowship hall at 10 a.m. Followed by the celebration of the resurrection of Christ in a festival service of Holy communion, beginning at 11 a.m. The service will include special music, the lighting of the 2017 Pascal Candle, the Easter gospel from Matthew, a meditation by the Pastor and familiar Easter hymns. All are welcome. For more information, call 910-582-0729.
RIVERS OF LIFE, 106 Pence Street, East Rockingham, will host “Dixie Echoes” in concert on April 20 at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
CORDOVA BAPTIST CHURCH would like to invite everyone to join us on April 21 at 7 p.m. for our monthly Family Movie Night. The feature presentation for this month will be “I Am Not Ashamed”. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 Highway 74 East, Hamlet, will have a car wash, bake sale and fish sandwiches on April 22 at 8 a.m., in the main parking lot of the church.
MOUNT PISGAH A.M.E. ZION CHURCH W.H.O.M.S. will be celebrating their annual Women’s Day service at 3 p.m. on April 23. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Wanda Cassidy of Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Rockingham, along with her congregation. Ladies please wear white. For more information, call Regina Bostick at 910-997-2144 or 910-206-1081.
MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH DEACONESS BOARD, U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will be having a “Sister and Sisters in Christ” program at 3 p.m. on April 23. The guest preacher will be Minister Donna Little and guest choir, “The Steele Sisters.” For more information, contact Cynthia Little at 910-434-8117.
FRIENDSHIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, N.C. 177, Dobbins Heights, will have its Father, Son and Holy Spirit program at 3 p.m. on April 23. Gust speakers will be Pastor James Smith of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Rockingham, Pastor Brice E. Sowell of Barringer Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Norwood and Pastor Roy Lisenby of Garris Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wadesboro. Each pastor will bring their choir and congregation. All are welcome.
SNEED GROVE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 1402 Greenlake Road, Ellerbe, we will have our 1st Annual Health Forum on April 29 at 6 p.m. During the forum, we will formerly introduce the Mineral Springs Improvement council and the 5th Annual Ellerbe Mayfest. Admission is free. All in attendance are asked to bring canned goods, water and toiletry items for our Ellerbe Food Pantry. Thanks in advance. For more information, contact Mrs. Annie Buie at 910-652-3791 or Barbara Moton at 910-206-6820.
TIMMONS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 27501 Marston Road, will have its annual family and friends day beginning at 11 a.m. on April 30 with Pastor Donald L. Covington. Dinner will be served following the service. For more information, call the church at 910-276-0072.
PROVIDENCE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1120 East Washington Street, Rockingham, will be having its Family and Friend’s Day on April 30, so go ahead and invite all of your friends, family and even the community. Morning worship service starts at 11 a.m. This will also be our dress down Sunday, so wear your jeans and t-shirts. After morning service, we will have a cook out in the church parking lot, then we will have games with prizes to be won. Whether you are a member, visitor, or if you have ever attended Providence for any reason in the past, we invite you to come back and share this day with us. For more information, contact Wanda Ingram at firstname.lastname@example.org
SAINT PETER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have the program, “I Survived”, on April 30 at 3:30 p.m.
SPRING HILL WESLEYAN CHURCH, Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet, will be having a Country Breakfast on May 6 at 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. All you can eat for $6.00. Funds raised will go for future projects, missions, and those in need.
GREATER NORTH CAROLINA JURISDICTION 14TH ANNUAL MISSION TO MEN CONFERENCE 2017, will be held May 17-19 at Smith Temple Church of God in Christ, 2296 Slater Avenue, Fayetteville. Host Pastor is Superintendent Dr. Thomas C. Leak. Morning services start at 9 a.m. and evening services at 6 p.m. The Jurisdictional Prelate is Bishop Leroy J. Woolard. For more information, please contact Minister Alex Leonard at 910-995-4170.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH MEN OF POWER, 1596 Highway 74 East, Hamlet, will have the Men’s prayer breakfast on May 27 at 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall.
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 406 McDonald Ave., Hamlet, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6:30 p.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7 p.m.
LEE THEE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 428 Lee Thee Church Road, Rockingham, will have a car and bike show at 10 a.m. on May 6. For information, call 910-652-5425.
GREATER DIGGS CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 1258 Old Cheraw Hwy., Rockingham has free sweet potatoes for anyone who wants them. They are beside the fellowship hall, and no one needs to be at the church for you to come and pick them up. Bring something to put them in. For information, call Preston Waddell at 910-895-1739.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, gathers for worship on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. for a service of Holy Communion using the traditional readings of the church. We are active in the community through a food ministry that touches many people in Richmond County. If you are a newcomer to the community or without a church home, we invite to visit us. During Lent we also gather at 6 p.m. on Wednesday evenings for a simple supper followed by informal worship from Martin Luther’s Small Catechism, and is being studied by Lutherans around the world in this 500th anniversary year of the Reformation. For more information, please call 910- 582-0729.
PRAYER DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES, 108 School St., Rockingham, hosts a feeding program for the homeless each Wednesday.
HARVEST MINISTRIES CONGREGATIONAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 103 Harvest Church Road, Rockingham will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night Bible study will be at 6 p.m.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES will have a soup kitchen from 9 to 10:15 a.m. every Sunday and from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday. No one is turned away. Food furnished by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and donations.
POPLAR SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be having a noonday Bible study and prayer meeting every Wednesday. The church will also provide breakfast for worshipers every first Sunday. Everyone is invited. For information, call 910-997-2468.
ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF CHRIST is offering a free home Bible study by mail for those who think the Bible is too hard to understand. The community is invited. Call 910-895-4035 and clearly leave your name and mailing address.
BAND NO. 2 OF THE CHURCH OF GOD is offering homebound prayer meetings to the homes of people who can’t get out to go to church due to illness. Call for an appointment for prayer or Bible study services in your home at 910-997-1213.
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 406 McDonald Ave., Hamlet, will open its doors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday to pray for the nation. Everyone is invited. For information, call the church at 910-582-0289.
TABERNACLE OF FAITH PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 101 Pine St., Hamlet, will have noonday prayer from noon to 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. The church will also have Bible study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, its food bank will be opened.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 East, Hamlet, will have community prayer service at 6 p.m. each Tuesday of the month. This is a prayer service for local communities and the nation. All are invited to attend.
MORNING STAR HOUSE OF REFUGE, 120 McArthur St., Hamlet, will have a 10 a.m. morning service and a 7 p.m. night service every first, second and third Sunday of the month. Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday. All are invited to attend.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, offers two services on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school is in between at 10 a.m., and Sunday evening services take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study will be at 7 p.m.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, offers Sunday morning breakfast and delivery at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11:45 a.m. Every second Sunday, it will offer its Sister 2 Sister program at 4:30 p.m. The church will have its Tuesday soup kitchen at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday Bible study at 7 p.m., Friday morning food box at 10:30 a.m., Friday night service at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday morning food box at 10:30 a.m.
KINGDOM INSTITUTE FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 1971 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will have prayer and impartation at 6 p.m. and Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. and morning worship with youth empowerment at 11 a.m. on Sundays.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, has a prayer line open from noon until 1 p.m. each Tuesday and Friday. Call 910-716-9106. We will be happy to pray with you. Or, you can call any time and leave your prayer request, and a minister will return your call.
SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will have community Bible study at 7 p.m. each Thursday and community noon-day prayer from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. All are invited to attend.
GREATER HARVEST PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 8720 Peeles Chapel Road, Laurel Hill, will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m., intercessory prayer at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.
MCDONALD BAPTIST CHURCH will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night services include Mission Friends, GAs, RAs and Acteens at 6:45 p.m., Bible study at 7 p.m. and choir practice at 7:45 p.m.
COBB MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night Bible study will be at 7 p.m. and includes teen programs such as RAs and GAs each week.
EAST ROCKINGHAM FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night Bible study will be at 7 p.m. each week. Come visit with us. For more information, call 910-817-7496.