CORDOVA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will sponsor a Family Fun day on from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a bounce house, games and refreshments.
RIVERS OF LIFE located on 108 Pence St., East Rockingham, will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. with the Singing Revelations and Joy Singers. Everyone is invited to attend.
REACHING TO SAVE MINISTRIES, 1751 Highway 74, East Hamlet, Pastor Jerome Tomblin, will have morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening services at 5 p.m. every Sunday. Contact 995-4587 or 610-7418 for more information.
JEFFERSON PARK FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 308 Forrest St., Rockingham will host a Camp Meeting Sunday, Aug. 1 - Wednesday, Aug. 4 with special guests Evangelist Jack Lassiter and Evangelist Derek Stinnett.
PROVIDENCE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1120 E. Washington St. will celebrate its annual Homecoming Service on Sunday, Aug. 1 with Sunday school starting at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. The morning message will be at 11 a.m. by the host pastor, Rev. Lamont J. Johnson, Sr.. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the morning services. Nightly services will be Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Ulric Eley of First Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Newton, Va.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH of Dobbins Heights will hold a Friends and Family Day. Special services begin at 5 p.m. with guests Pastor R. Chris Brown and congregation of Sword of Truth Church, Bennettsville, S.C. Revival will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly Monday and end on Friday.
GREEN LAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will be celebrating Homecoming with a former member and Richmond County resident, Rev. Roger Thrower . Roger’s parents are the late Thomas and Elizabeth Dawkins Thrower; his brother is T.K. (Tommy) Thrower of Rockingham and his sister is Mary who lives in Nashville, Tenn. Rev. Thrower will bring the morning message at 11 a.m. Rev. Thrower is the senior pastor at New Hope Foursquare Church in Fairmont, West Virginia. Lunch will follow the morning message in the fellowship hall.
SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE in Ellerbe will convene its services on Sunday morning August 1.
PLEASANT HILL A.M.E ZION CHURCH of the Galestown Community will have their homecoming services on at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Christie McDonald of Last Days Deliverance in Hamlet.
SNOW HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will start their Homecoming/Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. with Pastor Michael Patrick bringing the morning message. Lunch will with be served after the morning service. Rev. W.H. Sturdivant, pastor of Parson’s Grove Baptist Church in Mt. Gilead will be the speaker at 2:30 p.m. Revival services will be Aug. 2-4 nightly at 7 p.m. with Rev. R.J. Ingram and his congregation of Freedom Ministries in Hamlet.
CARTLEDGE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH located at 152 Ben Hudson Road, Rockingham will host “Backstage With the Bible: This Year VBS is Gonna Rock!” A VBS experience takes children to the ultimate concert experience each day to worship and sing with the Go Fish Guys. It also offers kids “backstage” access as they learn foundational truths such as the 10 Commandments, the books of the Bible, and how to be saved by grace through faith. Aug. 1 registration begins at 5:30 p.m. August 2 - 6, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Dinner provided nightly. Ages 3 - 6th grade. An adult class will also be offered.
FRIENDSHIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Hwy. 177 Dobbins Heights will have their annual Homecoming on with morning worship at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. J.L. McCullers. The afternoon worship service with Rev. Barbara Covington of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Rockingham is at 3 p.m. with her choir and congregation. Revival will start Wednesday August 4 to August 6 at 7 p.m. The guest speakers for the three night services will be Pastor Robert L. Dockery of Macedonia Baptist Church of Hoffman. Area churches have also been invited for each night. The host pastor is Rev. Dr. J.L. McCullers.
ASHLEY CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Rockingham, Sis. Mary Patrick and Sis. Dorothy Bloomfield will be consecrated as Deaconess in a special Sunday service. All are invited. Host pastor is Rev. Ricardo Leak Sr.
NEW LIFE CHURCHES OF DELIVERANCE located at 410 Third St. in Hamlet will celebrate their 10th anniversary at 4 p.m. The speaker for the event will be Pastor Robert J. Ingram of Freedom Ministries #1 in Dobbins Heights. For more information call (910) 582-2110. The host pastor is Bishop Dr. S.W. Davis Jr.
ST. LUKE #2 FWB CHURCH located in Dobbins Heights, Rev. Effrem Smith will be present for the 11:15 a.m. worship service.
WAYMON CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 451 Osborne Road, Hamlet, will be having their homecoming and revival services starting Sunday until Wednesday. Homecoming services will be on Sunday. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. The preacher for the morning worship will be Bro. Steven Omar Dawkins from St. Peter outreach Center, Winston-Salem. Afternoon service at 3 p.m. with Rev. Rodney Moore, pastor of Keslar Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Wadesboro. The preacher for August 2- 4 will be Rev. Darryl Carter, Ellerbe Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ellerbe. Service each night begins at 7 p.m.
HOLLY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have its annual revival. The morning message will be given by Rev. Carvie Jones. The afternoon message will be given by Rev. J.J. Covington, Livingston Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Ghio, along with his choir and congregation. The messenger for the week of August 2 - 6 will be Rev. Grainger Davis from First Baptist Church of Hamlet.
POPLAR SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 478 Sandhills Road, Rockingham, will hold their annual homecoming and revival beginning Aug. 1-6. Morning worship will be conducted by Rev. Jakeem Bowman of Cheraw, S.C. Dinner will be served after morning worship. Rev. Darryl Todd of Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Raeford, will deliver the 3 p.m. message. Speaker for the week will be Rev. Harold C. Miller of Raleigh. Service will begin at 7 p.m. each night. The Rev. Gladys Broome is the interim pastor.
EBENEZER MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Rockingham, will have their annual homecoming and revival services. Rev. Daniel C. Scott will deliver our morning message. Elder Timothy Newton of Bibleway Church, Rockingham, will deliver the afternoon message at 3 p.m. Lunch will be served immediately after the morning message. Revival services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 4 until Friday, Aug. 6. at 7 p.m. each night. Rev. James Rand of Mt. Missionary Baptist Church, Cheraw, S.C. will deliver the message each night.
LEE THEE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Rockingham, will have their annual homecoming and revival services beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., lunch, afternoon services at 3 p.m. Rev. Carol Turner of New Diggs A.M.E. Zion Church will be the guest speaker along with their choir and members. Services for revival will be nightly at 7 p.m. August 2 - 3 Rev, Stanley Gould is the speaker and August 4 - 6 Rev., Paulette Cash from Evangelistic Outreach Center, Inc., Polkton will speak. Everyone is invited to come.
COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN AMERICA, Midway Road, Rockingham, will host it’s VBS beginning Sunday, Aug. 1 and continuing through Thursday Aug. 5. Time is 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. each night with the theme “The Race Is On”. There will be skits, music, crafts, snacks, and a Bible study.
CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY, 139 Flowers St. in Rockingham will have Vacation Bible School Aug. 2-6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The theme is Experience the High Seas Expedition, the program is for ages two years old to adult. For more information call 997-4906.
SOUTHEASTERN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY located at 257 Freeman Mill Road, Hamlet, announces its annual Open House on Monday, Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m. On-site registration is available for grades 1-12. Contact Rev. Bill Reynolds for more information (910) 997-1269.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 200 Rice St., Hamlet will host a “Read the Bible in 90 Days” event beginning on Aug. 4 and will continue on each Wednesday through Oct. 27. There will be two different classes offered on Wednesday: The first will be at 1 p.m. and the other at 6 p.m. Call the church office with questions or if you would like to participate. The number is 582-0111
MIRACLE TEMPLE PLUMBLINE MINISTRIES located at 558 US Hwy. 1, Rockingham, will be hosting a fundraiser at Bojangles Restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
FEED THE NEED OUTREACH DELIVERANCE CENTER will be hosting its monthly crusade on Aug. 5-6. Guest speakers will be Bishop and Pastor Green from Sanford. Services will start at 7:30 p.m. each night. Contact Sis. Jennifer for directions or more information. The phone number is 894-3492.
ST. STEPHEN’S MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a “Birthday Tea” on Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. at the East Rockingham Park. Tickets are $10. Event is sponsored by the Pastor’s Aide Committee. Contact 410-8848 for more information.
ST. MARY’S HOLINESS CHURCH will have a Back to School Carnival on Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be free food, games, school supplies and fun for all ages. The church is located at 178 Channie McManus Drive in Dobbins Heights. For more information contact Riqui Quick McNeil at (910)206-5716, Keyla Jones at (336) 880-5326 or Jean Quick-Lovely at (910) 206-0246. The host pastor is Rev. Howard McLaurin Jr.
CORDOVA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will sponsor a steak dinner on Aug. 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per plate. You can eat in or carry out.
PINEY GROVE CHURCH in the Windblow community, Ellerbe, will celebrate their 16th anniversary on Aug. 7. The Piney Grove Mixed Chorus will be performing. The service begins at 6 p.m. Several guest groups are expected.
SPRING HILL WESLEYAN CHURCH will sponsor an All-You-Can-Eat country breakfast on Aug. 7 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The cost for the buffet is $4 per person. Carry-out plates will be available.
PEE-DEE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have a Country Breakfast on Aug. 7 from 6:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Cost is $4 per person.
ST. LUKE #2 FWB CHURCH located in Dobbins Heights will have Homecoming/Revival beginning Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. with Sunday school starting at 9:45 a.m. Pastor Sutton will preach the 11:15 a.m. service. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following morning worship. At 3 p.m. Rev. Lamont Johnson Sr. will preach the homecoming services. Revival will be held Aug. 9-13. The speaker of the week is Rev. Robert Dockery, Pastor of Macedonia MBC, Hoffman. Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Churches and choir groups have been invited to sing and help with the devotion.
FULL GOSPEL CHURCH located on US Hwy. 1 in Hoffman, will be honoring our Pastor, Estelle R. Quick, with her Fourth Pastoral Anniversary on Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Lizzy Jackson of New Citadel Deliverance Church in Rockingham, along with her congregation. You re invited to come and help us honor our Woman of God, Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall after service.
ASHLEY CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Rockingham, will have their annul Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 8 with morning worship at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ricardo Leak, Sr. Dinner will follow. Afternoon worship at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Andrew B. Smoke, Presiding Elder of the Concord District. Revival is August 9 - Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Dr. J.P. Henderson, WCNC Board of Evangelism Chairman. Area churches are invited.
GREEN LAKE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Gibson - Revival begins Sunday, August 8 with morning worship. The pastor, Rev. Rebecca Rorie will bring the 11 a.m. message. Evening worship begins at 7 p.m. with Rev. Anthony Waymeyers, Pastor of Grace Temple Ministries. Revival will resume on Aug. 11, 12, and 13 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Joletha Dockery, Pastor of Rocky Mount A.M.E. Zion Church.
BETHEL HILL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Rockingham will celebrate Homecoming and Revival services on Sunday Aug. 8 with Rev. Henry Lockett speaking the morning service. The afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with Rev. Stanley Gould as the messenger. Revival services will be Wednesday Aug. 11 - Friday Aug. 13. at 7:30 p.m. The reverend Luther McLendon of Galilee A.M.E. Zion Church, Morven will be our evangelist. You are cordially invited to attend.
ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH located on School Street in Rockingham will have a gospel singing on Saturday August 14 at 7 p.m. The special group will be the Oxendines from Shannon, NC and Under His Grace from Outreach for Jesus in Hamlet. For more information call (910) 410-0544, the host pastor is Rev. Joe B. Wilkes, Jr.
SMITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 2296 Slater Ave., Fayetteville, is sponsoring a Prayer Breakfast in the banquet room on Saturday, August 14 from 9 a.m. - noon. Guest speaker is First Lady Evelyn McMurray of Greensboro.
ST. STEPHEN’S MB CHURCH in Rockingham and the Healing For the Hurting Soul Ministry will have a Fellowship Luncheon on August 14. The location of the event it 601 Oak Ave. in Hamlet. The price is $10 per person, the guest speaker will be Pastor Joletha Dockery of Rocky Mount A.M.E Zion Church in Ansonville. At 11:45 a.m. will be the meet and greet, lunch at 12:15 p.m. and the program will follow. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Shirleen Freeman at (843) 337-9576 of Sis. Dawn Mason at (910) 997-7284. The deadline to purchase tickets is August 2, you will not be able to purchase tickets at the door limited seating available.