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ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1729 Derby Rd., will celebrate the church’s 109th anniversary along with a Mortgage Burning Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 with Pastor Benny Kemp of Lovely Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., his choir and congregation.
ASHLEY CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH,332 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, will be celebrating their 130th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 12 beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Praise and Worship. Morning Worship will be at 11 a.m. Rev. Brandon Ingram will be bringing forth the message. All invited to attend.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH, 222 Earl Franklin Dr., Hamlet, Pastor Linda Ross and the church will sponsor Singles Night Out at 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Food, fun, games and prizes. For information call Tyrhonda Leak at 910-995-4686.
YOUTH CONVENTION OF THE SOLID ROCK HOLINESS CHURCHES INC. Youth Convention will be held Feb. 10 — 12 at St. Mary’s Holiness Church. 7 p.m. Friday — Testimonies from area youth. 6 p.m. Saturday — Gospel Singing and Praise Dancing. 10 a.m. Sunday — Sunday School and 11:30 a.m. Morning Worship. The Convention Finale is at 3:30 p.m. with special guests Pastor Charles Quick and congregation of Dwelling Faith Ministry, Bennettsville, S.C. The public is cordially invited to attend.
TIMMONS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 27501 Marston Road, will have a Sweetheart Ball at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Rev. Jesse McClendon of Goodwin Chapel will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend this lovely program. For more information call Angela P. Hope at 910-895-0601.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, U.S. Hwy. 1 North, Rockingham, will have Early Morning Worship Service from 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Sunday School from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Worship Service from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Sunday Evening Service from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
NEW BEGINNINGS COLLINS REVIVAL CENTER MINISTRIES, 136 Collins Church Rd., Rockingham, will celebrate the 2nd pastoral anniversary of Pastor Collins, with Pastor Joletha Dockery of Bessie Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church at 4 p.m.
NEW BETHEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, Dobbins Heights, will have men’s fellowship at 3 p.m. with the theme, “Living in the Overflow,” sponsored by Brother Donnie Quick. All men are invited.
MT. PISGAH A.M.E. ZION CHURCH will have their 3rd Annual Men’s Booster Program at 3 p.m. Pastor Keith Ellerbe of Mt. Airy and Chesnut A.M.E. Zion Church in Mt. Gilead as guest preacher.
LOVELY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Rockingham, will be celebrating Black History during the month of February. Morning worship services begin at 11 a.m. with speaker Dr. Fred McQueen Jr. of Marston. The public is invited.
THE UNREACHED DELIVERANCE CENTER, 100 Main St., Hamlet, welcomes Prophetess Tonya Wright from Santee, S.C. at 5 p.m. For further details, contact Deacon David at 910-817-8177.
SAINT LUKE No. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preaching the 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 12. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
ST. STEPHEN A.M.E. ZION, 307 West Avenue, Hamlet: stewardess board program will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Lester Chambers of Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Zion Church. The public is invited.
SAINT LUKE No. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preaching the 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 12. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
GREATER DIGGS CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 1258 Old Cheraw Hwy., Rockingham, will have its Annual Heritage Revival at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 through Feb. 17 with the Rev. James Moore, Pastor at Streater Grove A.M.E. Zion Church of Morven on Wednesday, Bishop T.R. Harrington, Pastor of Whole Word Baptist Church of Rockingham on Thursday and the Rev. Keith Ellerbe, Pastor of Chestnut and Mt. Airy A.M.E. Zion Churches of Mt. Gilead on Friday — along with their choirs and congregation rendering service.
TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 104 South Stewart St., Rockingham, will be having a breakfast plate sale from 7 a.m. until on Feb. 18. Please come out and donate to this special occasion. Plates are $7 and a sandwich with a drink costs $2.50. For information call Rachel Leonard at 910-417-7485.
NEW BEGINNINGS COLLINS REVIVAL CENTER MINISTRIES, 136 Collins Church Rd., Rockingham, will celebrate the 2nd pastoral anniversary of Pastor Collins, with Apostle Joseph David Jr. of Great Deliverance World Outreach Church at 5 p.m. on Feb. 26.
BASS TEMPLE UCOG, 157 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, presents “Fruits of the Spirit” at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26 with Benjamin Faison, Overseer and Elder Willie Moore, Pastor.
MOUNT CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 685 Ledbetter Rd., Rockingham. Deacons and Deaconesses will celebrate their annual program at 3 p.m. Feb. 19. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Charles Bethea of Philadelphia United Methodist Church of Rockingham. Everyone is invited to attend.
SAINT STEPHENS BAPTIST CHURCH, Rockingham, will celebrate their pastor Rev. Gregory Freeman’s anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19. Morning message at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Gwen Jones, associate pastor. At 3 p.m. guest preacher will be the Rev. Joletha Dockery, pastor of Bessie Chapel A.M.E. Church of Lilesville. Everyone is invited. Dinner will be served.
SAINT LUKE No. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preaching the 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 19. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 276 Hatcher Road, Rockingham, will host its beautiful women’s conference from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 18. Lunch will be provided.
NEW BEGINNINGS COLLINS REVIVAL CENTER MINISTRIES, 136 Collins Church Rd., Rockingham, will celebrate the 2nd pastoral anniversary of Pastor Collins, with Pastor Mary Lindsey of St. John Missionary Baptist Church at 4 p.m. on Feb. 19.
SAINT PETER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 N. Bridges St., Hamlet will host 100 Women in Red “Under the Blood” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The Rev. Artemus Woods, pastor of New Birth Baptist Church of Cheraw, will speak. The Saint Peter male choir and guests will render music. Everyone is welcome. For information, call 910-997-3493.
SAINT LUKE #2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preaching the 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 26. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
TRINITY EMMANUEL HOLINESS CHURCH, 130 Entwistle 3rd St., Rockingham, will have revival services at 7 p.m. nightly Feb. 27 through March 3 with guest speaker Evangelist Joy Yates teaching on end time prophecy.
CHAPPELL GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, will have an appreciation service for their pastor, the Rev. H.K. Williams, beginning with the morning services at 11:30 a.m. March 5. Guest speaker Pastor Anthony Waymyer of Grace Temple Baptist Church of Wallace, S.C. will speak at 3 p.m. and deliver his afternoon message alone with his choir. Come and be with us.
SAINT LUKE No. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preaching the 10:30 a.m. service March 5. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the praise and worship service.
BASS TEMPLE UCOG, 157 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, invites everyone to our Pre Spring Concert at 3 p.m. on March 18. Soloists, musicians, choirs and praise dancers will perform. For more information, contact Lady Moore at 910-582-2134 or Sis. Bloomfield at 910-260-7847.
PRAYER DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES, 108 School St., Rockingham, hosts a feeding program for the homeless each Wednesday.
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.
NEW BETHEL AME 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 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.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, invites those without a church home or new to the community to worship with its congregation on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. and to share in the mission to feed the hungry of the community. With a more traditional worship, St. Paul observes the church year calendar of Sundays and seasons. Food donations are welcomed and may be dropped off at the church from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Tuesdays. For information, call 910-582-0729.
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.
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.
EAST ROCKINGHAM FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 189 Airport Rd. will have Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. each Sunday. Bible study will be each Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 910-817-7496.