Men’s Booster Day service at Greater Diggs AME Zion Church


Christine Carroll | Daily Journal Greater Diggs AME Zion Church


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Today

62ND CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, St. Mary’s Gospel Choir, 5 p.m., Solid Rock Holiness Church, Arnold Avenue, Aberdeen (behind Aberdeen Lake).

SANDY RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 123 Sandy Ridge Church Road, Rockingham, 5 p.m., open house, homecoming, fellowship.

Sunday

62ND ANNIVERSARY, St. Mary’s Gospel Choir, 3:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Holiness Church, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Hamlet.

FRIENDSHIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, N.C. 177, Hamlet, pastor J.L. McCullers’ and First Lady Linda McCullers’ 16th pastoral anniversary, 3 p.m.

GREATER DIGGS CHAPEL AME ZION CHURCH, 1258 Old Cheraw Highway, Rockingham, 1100 Men’s Booster Day service, 3 p.m. Guest speaker, the Rev. Johnny McLendon, Fisher Hill Community Church, Cheraw.

JOY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 864 N.C. 177, Hamlet, 6 p.m., 12th anniversary celebration; revival services, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Evangelist, Billy Poe Jones. For information, call Pastor June Grant, 910-206-2433.

LEE THEE AME ZION CHURCH, 428 lee Thee Church Road, Rockingham, Friends and Family Day. 9:45 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m., worship. 3 p.m., Pastor John Jackson and members of New Hope Baptist Church, Hamlet.

LONELY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 120 Lincoln St., Rockingham, 11 a.m., last sermon by Pastor Benny Kemp. Reception will follow. 2:30 p.m., musical service to honor Kemp, First Lady Arnetta Kemp.

NEW DIRECTION HOUSE OF PRAYER, 151 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, homecoming. 3 p.m., guest speaker the Rev. R.J. Ingram, Freedom Ministries, Hamlet.

PEE DEE METHODIST CHURCH, 101 Second Ave. Pee Dee, Rockingham, homecoming, 11 a.m. worship. Guest preacher, Lenier Furr. Meal will follow.

PEMBERTON TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 209 Monroe Ave., Hamlet, 4 p.m. service honoring Pastor Charles and First Lady Quick. Speaker, the Rev. Anthony T. Waymayers, Wallace, South Carolina.

ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1729 Derby Road, Derby, 11 a.m., celebration of Pastor Mary Lindsey’s 16th anniversary; guest pastor, the Rev. Sharon Gladden, St. John associate. Sunday School, 10 a.m. Lunch will follow morning worship. 2:30 p.m. service, guest pastor Sharon Lockhart, New Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Polkton.

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, 10:30 a.m., anniversary celebration of pastor the Rev. Darrell McSween. Speaker, the Rev. Bert Lattaker III, Raeford.

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, All Saints Sunday, 11 a.m. The service will remember congregaants who have died during the past year.

Monday

WEST ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF GOD, fall revival, 7 p.m. nightly, Nov. 6-8, 116 Garrett St. Rockingham. Speaker, the Rev. David Kee, Gibson Church of God.

Tuesday

FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, 5-6:30 p.m., ministerial training with Apostle Carlton Gould; 6:30-8:30 p.m., prophets in training with Apostle Mamie Gould. Dinner, 5:45-6:45 p.m.

Friday

FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD, 217 Rummage Packhouse Road, Ellerbe, 7:30 p.m., pre-anniversary program. Speaker, the Rev. Jesse McLendon, Goodwin Chapel AME Zion Church, Gibson.

Nov. 11

LONELY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 120 Lincoln St., Rockingham, banquet honoring Pastor and First Lady Benny and Arnetta Kemp, 5 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. Meet-and-greet, 4:30 p.m. Tickets, $15 single, $25 couple.

NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 Bus., Hamlet, New Hope Praise Ensemble concert, 7 p.m.

Nov. 12

BIBLE FREEWILL CHURCH OF WORSHIP, 682 N.C. 381, Hamlet, revival, 6 p.m. Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-17. Featured speakers, Brother Michael Sanderson, Brother Robert “Junior” Chavis, Sister Jessica Smith, Sister Rose Wilkins, Brother Chris Cummings, Brother John Caudle.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 329 West Ave., Hamlet, 3 p.m., diaconate ministry program. Guest preacher, the Rev. John Jackson, New Hope Baptist Church, Hamlet.

FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1, Dobbins Heights, 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. services to celebrate 11th church anniversary. Nightly services 7 p.m. Nov. 13-17.

HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 401 Holly Grove Church Road, Rockingham, 3 p.m. youth choir second anniversary. Other church choirs, mime teams, soloists invited to participate. For information, call 910-331-6919, 910-206-4001.

MOUNT CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 685 Ledbetter Road, Rockingham, annual harvest program, 3 p.m. Guest preacher, Pastor Wanda Cassidy, Beautiful Zion Baptist Church, Rockingham.

NEW DIRECTION HOUSE OF PRAYER, 151 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, revival, 3 p.m., the Rev. Vashon Ingram, Sandy Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, Morven.

OLIVER GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 232 Davis Haywood Road, Mount Gilead, 11:15 a.m., Family and Friends Day, annual Thanksgiving dinner, celebration. Guest pastor, the Rev. James Baldwin, St. Joseph Holiness Church, Windblow community. Lunch will follow worship.

PEMBERTON TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 209 Monroe Ave., Hamlet, 3 p.m. Guest speaker, the Rev. Dr. Charles R. Ingram, Roper Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gilead.

Nov. 16

FAITH TEMPLE HOLINESS CHURCH, 300 Hendersonville St., Hamlet, pastor’s 25th anniversary celebration, 7:30 p.m. Speaker, Pastor Elizabeth Quick.

Nov. 17

FAITH TEMPLE HOLINESS CHURCH, 300 Hendersonville St., Hamlet, pastor’s 25th anniversary celebration, 7:30 p.m. Speaker, Pastor Garry Marshall, Bethel Church of God in Christ, Ellerbe.

Nov. 18

CENTENARY AME ZION CHURCH, Rainbow Tea and pew rally, 5 p.m., U.S. 74 East, Lilesville. Please wear gold, brown, yellow or orange.

WOMEN’S GATHERING 2017, featuring Pastor Pauline Forkwa of Cameroon, 10 a.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. Facilitator, Prophetess Tyrhonda Ratliff, Kingdom Minded Ministries. No registration fee. For information, email tyleak09@gmail.com, or call 910-995-4686.

Nov. 19

FAITH TEMPLE HOLINESS CHURCH, 300 Hendersonville St., Hamlet, 11:30 a.m., pastor’s 25th anniversary. Speaker, Bishop William McLaughlin II.

NEW DIGGS CHAPEL AME ZION CHURCH, 494 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, 63rd anniversary celebration, 3 pm. Speaker, the Rev. Fred Miller, pastor, Centenary AME Zion Church, Lilesville. Dinner will be served. For information, call 910-895-3486

NEW DIRECTION HOUSE OF PRAYER, 151 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, revival, 3 p.m., the Rev. Lois Robinson, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Gibson.

NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 E., Hamlet, 108th Ushers’ Anniversary, 3 p.m. Speaker, the Rev. Eric Tratham, Trusting in Jesus Full Gospel Church, Dobbins Heights.

PINEY GROVE CHURCH, Windblow community, Ellerbe, 3 p.m., Calvary Gospel Singers anniversary.

Nov. 26

MOUNT CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 685 Ledbetter Road, Rockingham, first pastoral anniversary, Pastor Elizabeth Galley-Quick. 10 a.m., Sunday School; 11:15 a.m., worship with guest speaker Prophet Obadiah Galley. Lunch will follow service. 3 p.m., guest preacher Steven Hatcher, Wilmington.

Dec. 3

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, 3 p.m., Choir Day. Other church soloists, choirs, groups invited.

ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Hamlet, 3:30 p.m., appreciation service for Pastor Elder Billy Quick. Guest preacher, Pastor Tommy Graham, Victory Deliverance Church of God in Christ, Hamlet.

Dec. 17

MULTICHURCH CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, New Diggs Chapel AME Zion Church, 494 Mizpah Road, Rockingham. Choirs from other churches invited to participate. Call 910-434-6643 for information.

Ongoing

BAND NO. 2 OF THE CHURCH OF GOD offers home-bound prayer meetings for those who can’t get to church as the result of illness. Call for an appointment for prayer or Bible study in your home, 910-997-1213.

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 406 McDonald Ave., Hamlet, will open its doors 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays to pray for the nation. For information, call 910-582-0289. The church offers Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6:30 Sundays. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7.

COBB MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH, 108 Sixth St, Rockingham, offers Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6 Sundays. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7, including teen programs such as RAs and GAs.

EAST ROCKINGHAM FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham, offers Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6 Sundays. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7. For information, call 910-817-7496.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, offers a soup kitchen 9-10:15 a.m. every Sunday and 5:45-6:45 p.m. every Tuesday. Food furnished by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and donations. No one turned away. The church also offers Sunday breakfast and delivery at 9 a.m., Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11:45. Every second Sunday, it offers its Sister 2 Sister program at 4:30 p.m. The church holds Tuesday Bible study at 7 p.m., Friday morning food box at 10:30, Friday night service at 7:30 and Saturday morning food box at 10:30. The church prayer line is open noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Call 910-716-9106 to have someone pray with you. Or call to leave a prayer request. A minister will return your call.

FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, offers services at 9 and 11 a.m. Sundays. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening services are at 6. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7.

GREATER HARVEST PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 8720 Peeles Chapel Road, Laurel Hill, offers Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 and intercessory prayer at 6:30 p.m. Sundays, as well as Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

HARVEST MINISTRIES CONGREGATIONAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 103 Harvest Church Road, Rockingham, offers Sunday School at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11. Wednesday night Bible study is at 6.

KINGDOM INSTITUTE FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 1971 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will offer prayer and impartation at 6 p.m. and Bible study 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m., and morning worship with youth empowerment, at 11 a.m. Sundays.

McDONALD BAPTIST CHURCH, 259 McDonald Church Road, Rockingham, offers Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6 each Sunday. Wednesday night services include Mission Friends, GAs, RAs and Acteens at 6:45, Bible study at 7 and choir practice at 7:45.

MORNING STAR HOUSE OF REFUGE, 120 McArthur St., Hamlet, will hold a 10 a.m. service and 7 p.m. service every first, second and third Sunday of the month. Bible study will be 6-7 p.m. Thursdays.

NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 E., Hamlet, will have a community prayer service at 6 p.m. each Tuesday.

POPLAR SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 18 N. John St., Polkton, will hold noonday Bible study and prayer each Wednesday. The church also will provide breakfast for worshipers every first Sunday.

PRAYER DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES, 108 School St., Rockingham, offers food to the homeless each Wednesday.

ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF CHRIST, U.S. 74 E., Rockingham, offers a free home Bible study by mail for those who find the Bible hard to understand. Call 910-895-4035, and clearly leave your name and mailing address.

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet. Pastor Darrell McSween preaches weekly morning services at 10:30 Sundays.

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, extends an invitation to worship with us at 11 a.m. Sundays. Our congregation follows the traditional worship of the church, observing seasons and special days, and following a three-year cycle of readings.

SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will have community Bible study at 7 p.m. each Thursday and community prayer, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

TABERNACLE OF FAITH PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 101 Pine St., Hamlet, will hold prayer from noon to 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Bible study will be 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The food bank will open every second and fourth Thursday.

WEST ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF GOD, 116 Garrett St., Rockingham, offers Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6 each Sunday. Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m.

Christine Carroll | Daily Journal Greater Diggs AME Zion Church
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