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ELLERBE GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 62 Ellerbe Grove Church Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its 101st anniversary, 3 p.m., with evangelist Danies D. Zabach.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1, Rockingham. Dr. Al Nucciarone, pastor of the Jerusalem Baptist Church, will preside at the 9 and 11 a.m. services.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH, 171 Graham Bridge Road, Rockingham, “Parade of Hats,” 3 p.m. Guest speaker, Pastor Faye Galley-Quick, Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Rockingham. Awards for the best woman’s, man’s hats.
ST. PETER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 Bridges St., Hamlet. Homecoming and annual revival will begin with 11 a.m. worship. Meal will follow. Revival nightly at 7, Tuesday through Thursday. The Rev. Artemus Woods, New Birth Baptist Church, Cheraw, South Carolina, will speak Tuesday and Wednesday; the Rev. Anthony Waymyer, Grace Temple Fellowship Church, Wallace, South Carolina, will speak Thursday.
VICTORY DELIVERANCE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 169 Fifth St., Hamlet, Family & Friends Day, 11:30 a.m. service, with evangelist Mary Pearson, Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ, High Point. Dinner will follow. Afternoon service at 3, with the Rev. Jean Douglas, Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Rockingham.
PRAYER & FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 217 Thomas St., Hamlet, will hold a special service at 4 p.m. with Elder Charles Quick of Pemberton Temple COGIC, Hamlet, as the guest speaker.
FAITH TEMPLE HOLINESS CHURCH, Windblow community, will celebrate its revival at 7:30 nightly through Friday, with Pastor Mary Lindsey, St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Ellerbe.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1, Dobbins Heights, will hold its monthly service for the United Pastors’ Fellowship at Victory Deliverance Church of God in Christ, 114 Bridges St., Hamlet. Prayer, 5 p.m.; business meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m.
OUT REACH TO THE UNREACHED CHURCH, 100 Main St., Hamlet, will host a three-night revival with Apostle Legrande Ingram as the speaker. Services begin nightly at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 910-817-8177.
MIRROR IMAGE TABERNACLE OF FAITH, 639 McNair St., Rockingham, will hold its 2017 men’s conference, “Empowering Men to Lead,” 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Men of all faiths invited. Cost $15 for adults. Those 14 to 17 may attend free. Lunch provided. Call 910-534-1035 or 910-206-6790 for information and to register.
PEMBERTON TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 209 Monroe Ave., Hamlet, will offer Rainbow Tea at 5 p.m. Speaker, the Rev. Donald Covington, Timmons Grove Church, Marston.
FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1, Dobbins Heights, Family & Friends Day, 2:30 p.m. Preacher Pastor Finkley, Mullins, South Carolina.
GREEN LAKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 507 Green Lake Road, Rockingham, will begin celebrating its homecoming and revival at 11:15 a.m., with a message by pastor the Rev. Jerry McNeil. Dinner will follow. Speaker for 3 p.m. service, Pastor Robert Richardson, First Baptist Church, Hamlet. Revival services 7:30 nightly, Sept. 12-14, with the Rev. Diana McLaughlin, Lee Thee A.M.E. Zion Church.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will celebrate the anniversary of Pastor Darrell McSween at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Dockery, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Hoffman.
TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 104 S. Stewart St., Rockingham, fellowship service, 3:30 p.m., speaker the Rev. John Jackson, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Hamlet.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1, Rockingham, Women’s Embrace ministries, 7 p.m., church fellowship hall.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY, Solid Rock Holiness Churches, through Sept. 17 at St. Mary’s Holiness Church, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Dobbins Heights. 7 p.m. Sept. 13, special guests Bishop Arvester Lindsey and Rose of Sharon, Ansonville. Sept. 14, Bishop Thomas Wooten and House of Prayer Feed My People. Sept. 15, Bishop Arlester Simpson and Sidney Grove Church of Deliverance. Noon sessions Sept. 14 and 15, Brotherhood Department and Missionary Department, respectively. Sept. 16, Youth Day.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH, 171 Graham Bridge Road, Rockingham, summer revival, 7:15 nightly through Sept. 14. Speakers: Tuesday, the Rev. Lamont Johnson; Wednesday, Bishop Ronnie Moore; Thursday, the Rev. Vincent Terry.
BASS TEMPLE UNITED CHURCH OF GOD, 157 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, celebration of pastor Elder Willie Moore’s seventh anniversary, 7 tonight and Sept. 15; 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1, Rockingham, will welcome the Fearless 2017 Youth Revival at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16. Zach Kelly of Fayetteville will speak.
WEST ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF GOD, 116 Garrett St., Rockingham, benefit gospel sing, 6 p.m. Pierce Choir, Lumber Bridge; Bobby Deal Family, Pembroke; the Rev. Donald Deal, Ruby Church of God. Donations will go to the church building fund.
BEAVER DAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 714 Beaver Dam Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its annual homecoming beginning with the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Terry Cornelius will preside. A covered-dish lunch will follow at 1 p.m., in the Family Life Center. Revival services 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
NEW DIGGS CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 494 Mizpah Road, Rockingham. “Ladies in Hats,” 3 p.m. Guest speaker, the Rev. Janice Ingram, Waylon Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Rockingham. Dinner will be served. Participants should wear their favorite hats. For more information, call Clara Crenshaw, 910-895-3486.
HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 401 Holly Grove Church Road, Rockingham, welcomes the Rev. Cynthia Martin, pastor of New Life Ministries Faith Center, Wadesboro, along with her choir and congregation, as the messenger for the 58th Usher’s Anniversary at 3 p.m.
TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 104 S. Stewart St., Rockingham, fellowship service, 4:30 p.m., with Elder George Coney Jr. and congregation, House of Prayer, Clinton.
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CHAPPELL GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 111 Godfrey Road, Ellerbe, will begin its homecoming and revival services with the Rev. H.K. Williams delivering the morning message at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Lunch will be served immediately after service. Afternoon services will start at 2 p.m. with Elder James Baldwin, pastor of St. Joseph Bible Church of God, Ellerbe, along with his choir and members. Nightly revival services will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 3-5 with the Rev. Anthonty Ledbetter, pastor of Piney Grove Holiness Church, Wadesboro.
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.