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SPRING HILL WESLEYAN CHURCH, located off N.C. 38 on Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet, will have its country breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on July 1. Price is $6 for all-you-can-eat. Carry out plates are available. Funds raised will go for future projects, missions and those in need.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, Pastor Darrell McSween will preach for the 10:30 a.m. morning service on July 2. The public is invited to come out and enjoy praise and worship service.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1 will host the United Pastors’ Fellowship quarterly services at 4 p.m. on July 2.
ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be having a appreciation service for the mother of the church, Dorothy Evans at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker for the afternoon will be Pastor Galley Quick of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, along with her congregation and choir. All are invited.
NEW BETHEL AME ZION CHURCH, Dobbins Heights, will giving the pastor, the Rev. Javan Leach, a farewell appreciation service starting at 11 a.m. Morning worship speaker will be Apostle Brenda Ferebee from Trusting in Jesus, Dobbins Heights. Speaker for the 3:30 p.m. service will be the Rev. Kelvin Freeman of Hunter’s Chapel AME Zion Church in Laurinburg.
NEW LIFE CHURCHES OF DELIVERANCE, 410 Third St., Hamlet, will begin its annual revival with homecoming at 4 p.m. Revival will continue July 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. with Elder Burt of Beginning a New Life Outreach Ministry of Cheraw, South Carolina.
MARSTON FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 220 Stroman Road, invites everyone to a pastoral anniversary service. The Rev. Dr. Keefe Howell will render morning worship service at 11 a.m., with dinner to be served afterwards, followed by Apostle Marvin Leak, of Sound Doctrine Fellowship of Rockingham, rendering a service at 3 p.m.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH will host an ice cream social and cookout at 6 p.m.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH will host a choir reunion service at 4 p.m. All present and former choir members and everyone else are invited to attend.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
JOY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH will hold Vacation Bible School July 17-21 from 6 to 9 p.m. Contact Pastor June Grant at 910-206-2433.
CORDOVA BAPTIST CHURCH will host Vacation Bible School (Galactic Starveyors) July 17-20 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. For ages K-12. For more information, call 910-895-4045.
WAYMAN CHAPEL CHURCH, 1935 Osborne Road, Hamlet, will have a mega merchandise sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 8. There will be bedding, curtains, rugs, coffee makers, toiletries, small appliances and more for sale.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1 will celebrate its choir’s 7th anniversary at 6 p.m. on July 8. The celebration will continue at 2:30 p.m. on July 9 with guest speaker Bishop B. Burley of Mullins, South Carolina, along with his congregation.
HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 401 Holly Grove Church Rd., Rockingham, invites everyone to the annual Missionary Day at 3 p.m. July 9. Speaker for the program will be the Rev. Lewis Blakeney, pastor of Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church of Marshville, along with his choir and congregation.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH will host a Sunday School Convention of Solid Rock Holiness Churches, Inc. Tuesday, July 11, thru Sunday, July 16, 2017. Tuesday through Friday services will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Saturday youth program will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday school will begin at 100 a.m. with morning worship beginning at 11:45 a.m. Host is pastor-Elder William Quick.
PRAYER AND FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 217 Thomas St., Hamlet, will host guest speaker Superintendent Dr. Herman Platt of Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ in Greensboro at 4 p.m. on Aug. 20.
PRAYER AND FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 217 Thomas St., Hamlet, will host guest speaker Bishop Leroy J. Woolard of the Greater N.C. Jurisdictional Prelate at 4 p.m. on Aug. 27.
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.
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 to come and pick them up. Bring something to put them in. For more information, call Preston Waddell at 910-895-1739.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet extends an invitation to all people, but particularly those new to the community or without a church home, to worship with us on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.. Our congregation follows the traditional worship of the church observing seasons and special days and following a three-year cycle of readings. Participation in the service encourages everyone to share the gospel in their daily lives and with neighbors near and far. For more information, call 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.