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WAYMAN CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 1923 Osborne Road, Hamlet, will have its four gospels program at 6 p.m. The preachers for this program will be the Rev. Jessie McLendon of Goodwin Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church as Matthew, the Rev. Vivian Williams of Stelley Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church as Mark, the Rev. Vashon Ingram of St. Stephen’s Baptist Church as Luke and the Rev. Melvin L. Ingram Jr. of Sneed Grove A.M.E. Zion Church as John. Everyone is invited to attend.
NEW DIGGS CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 494 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its 5th pastoral anniversary with an appreciation service for the Rev. Carol Turner at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Victor Womack of Mountain Grove A.M.E. Zion Church in Raeford. Everyone is invited.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1 will have a musicians appreciation service at 6 p.m. Bishop McDonald from Latter Days Deliverance will be the guest preacher along with his congregation. Choirs are invited.
SOUND DOCTRINE FELLOWSHIP, 342 Mill Road, Rockingham, will hold its second annual women’s conference at 6 p.m. at Leak Street Cultural Center in Rockingham. The guest speaker will be Pastor Virginia King of Jesus is King Deliverance Ministries in Aberdeen. There is no registration fee, and refreshments will be served.
SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will host Sanctuary Deliverance Church of the Living Word Saints Gathering at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Tamara D. Horne of Rivers of Overflow Ministries in Albemarle. All are invited to attend.
SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will host Sanctuary Deliverance Church of the Living Word Saints Gathering starting with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and regular worship at 11:30 a.m. The message will be brought by Pastor Arlester Simpson Sr. All are invited to attend.
TIMMONS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 27501 Marston Road, Marston, will have a youth day service at 11 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Brother Corey Dale Hope of Rockingham. The public is invited to come.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, will observe the beginning of the long season of Pentecost at 11 a.m. with a Service of the Word. All are welcome to join and explore together what it means to be a member of the church sent into the world to share love. For more information, call 910-582-0729.
LOVELY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 120 Lincoln St., Rockingham, will have its annual family and friends day celebration at 11 a.m. with praise and worship services. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Claude T. Morrisey of Little Field Missionary Baptist Church in Newton Grove. All families, friends and the public are invited. Lunch will be served after the morning service.
ST. LUKE NO. 1 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, Ellerbe, will celebrate the presentation of “Men of the Bible” at 3 p.m. Come and be blessed. Call 910-652-5340 for more information.
MOUNT CALVARY ROCK OF AGES CHURCH, 464 County Home Road, Rockingham, will host 2nd Chance Ministries in concert at 6 p.m.
FAITH FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, on Airport Road across from the airport, will host The Rivertown Boys in concert at 6 p.m.
PRAYER DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES at 108 School St. hosts a feeding program for the homeless each Wednesday.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES will be having a soup kitchen 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. Everyone is invited to share in this experience. For additional information, call 910-997-2468.
THE ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF CHRIST is offering a free home Bible study by mail. Does the Bible seem too hard to understand? The community is invited to participate. 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.
POPLAR SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will provide breakfast for worshipers every first Sunday. For more information, call 910-997-2468.
NEW BETHEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH will have a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. every first and third Saturday. The breakfast is $5 for eat-in or take-out.
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 E., 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 people are invited to attend.
MORNING STAR HOLINESS CHURCH, 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 worship here.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 N. U.S. 1, Rockingham, offers a contemporary service at 9 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Sunday school is in between at 10 a.m. with Sunday night services beginning at 6 p.m. and Wednesday night Bible study starting at 7 p.m.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH will host the Pastors’ United Fellowship with noonday prayer, business meeting at 5 p.m. and Bible study at 6 p.m. on June 3.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate its Family and Friends Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 6 at Falling Creek Park. Everyone is invited to attend.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 11 a.m. morning service on June 7. The public is invited to come out and enjoy praise and worship.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate its eighth anniversary at 11 a.m. on June 7 with a “Pack A Row” program. Everyone is invited to help celebrate.
HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 401 Holly Grove Church Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its 146th church anniversary starting with morning worship on June 7 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Michael Patrick and at 3 p.m. with the Rev. T.J. Horne of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Lilesville along with his choir and congregation. Dinner will be served after the morning service.
CHAPPELL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 111 Godfrey Road, Ellerbe, will have its men’s day program at 2:30 p.m. on June 7. The guest speaker will be the Rev. E.L. Lindsey with his members. The music will be rendered by The Tears of Glory of Rockingham.
ST. STEPHEN’S MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 434 St. Steven’s Church Road, Rockingham, will have its Deacons’ Day at 3 p.m. on June 7. The guest preacher will be the Rev. John Jackson of New Hope Baptist Church in Hamlet. Everyone is invited to attend.
LIVINGSTON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have its deacon ordination service at 3 p.m. on June 7. The two men being ordained are Kevin Wall and Charles Willis. Moderator Jimmy Gilchrist of the Pee Dee Missionary Baptist Educational Association will bring the message. All deacons are welcome to come and participate in this service.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Dobbins Heights, will have a pack the pew program with gospel singing at 4 p.m. on June 7.
EAST ROCKINGHAM FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham, will welcome The Singing Revelations from Lumberton at 7 p.m. on June 12. There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be received. Everyone is invited to attend.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 East, Hamlet, will have its men’s fellowship luncheon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 13. Topics will include brotherhood in ministry and a brother in leadership ministry.
EAST ROCKINGHAM FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham, will have a fellowship lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 13. Donations will be received.
MCDONALD BAPTIST CHURCH, 259 McDonald Church Road, Rockingham, will have its vacation Bible school kickoff from noon to 3 p.m. on June 13 for registration. The “Journey Off The Map” themed Bible school will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly June 14-18.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 11 a.m. morning service on June 14. Bishop Lomuel Stroman of Church of God of Prophecy in Ellerbe will preach the afternoon service for its 112th church anniversary at 3 p.m. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1 will have its second Sunday fellowship at 2:30 p.m. on June 14 with Prayer Deliverance’s congregation as guests.
TRINITY EMMANUEL HOLINESS CHURCH, 130 Entwistle St., East Rockingham, will have revival at 6 p.m. on June 14 and at 7 p.m. nightly June 15-19. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Keith Speed with special singing each night.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH is currently conducting registration for its annual Sinai Kingdom summer camp. The camp will begin on June 15, will end July 31, but will be closed during the week of July 6 in observance of Independence Day. The camp is open to young people from ages 4-14. The camp will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The initial registration fee is $45, and the weekly rate is $30. If there are multiple children from a family, discounts will be given. Contact Camp Director Cordelia Steele at 910-417-9552 to arrange a time to complete the registration packet. This packet, along with the registration fee, will need to be completed and received before the young person(s) can attend the camp.
MACEDONIA CHURCH OF GOD, 391 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will host its fourth annual women’s conference at 10 a.m. on June 20. Guest speakers will be Shirlene Davis of Miracle Plumbline in Bennettsville, South Carolina, Sandra G. Ellerbe of New Parkers Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wadesboro and Valerie Little of Expected Ends Ministry in Wadesboro. Registration fee is $10, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Denise Crouch at 910-652-1775.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Elder Charles Ellerbee preach its 11 a.m. morning service on June 21. The public is invited to come and enjoy praise and worship.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Dobbins Heights, will have its vacation Bible school from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly June 22-26.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 11 a.m. morning service on June 28. The public is invited to come and enjoy praise and worship.