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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.
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.
ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 217 Henderson St., Hamlet, will celebrate the Holy Eucharist beginning at 9 a.m. on Feb. 19 with the Rev. Stuart Hubbard Hoke. Vespers will be at 6 p.m.
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.
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.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet is a small congregation with a big heart welcoming all people to share in our worship and mission. We gather for worship on Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. for a service of Holy Communion using the traditional readings of the church. We are active in the community through a food ministry that touches many people in Richmond County. If you are a newcomer to the community or without a church home, we invite to visit us. You will find a warm welcome at the church with the bright red doors. For more information, please call 582-0729.
CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY FAMILY LIFE CENTER, 139 Flowers St., Rockingham, will hold an indoor cornhole tournament with registration starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. Two-player team, triple elimination, $50 per team. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Proceeds go to Relay for Life. Food and drinks available to purchase. For information, call Greg Henson at 910-206-6921.
NEW LIFE MINISTRY AND FAITH CENTER, 121 Wortham St., Wadesboro, will celebrate a service of appreciation for Minister Rosa Ellerbe and Minister Teresa David beginning with an 11:15 a.m. morning worship service with Pastor Cynthia Martin on Feb. 26. Dinner will follow the morning service. Elder Joshua Matthews of Spring Lake will speak at 3 p.m. We are asking you and your congregation to come and help us celebrate our associate ministers. Your visit will be returned upon request. For information or directions call Pastor Martin at 910-334-0484.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 329 West Ave., Hamlet, will have its annual “Poor Man’s Supper” from 1-3 p.m. on Feb. 26, sponsored by the Gospel Choir. On the menu: Boston butt, collards, cornbread, chicken, potato salad and a variety of desserts and beverages for a donation of $10. For information, call 910-582-2303 or 910-582-7391.
PINEY GROVE CHURCH, Windblow Community, Ellerbe, Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 will be celebrating the Pastor’s 13th Anniversary. Service starts at 5 p.m. on Feb. 25 with a musical. Service starts at 11 a.m. on Feb. 26 with Pastor James Baldwin as guest preacher.
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.
PHILADELPHIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Tina V. Travis Bryson will be the guest speaker for the Black History Program at the 11 a.m. service on Feb. 26.
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.
ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 217 Henderson St., Hamlet, will have its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 for $5 per person. Dine in or take out.
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.
JOY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 864 Hwy. 177, Hamlet, will have a Community Southern Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 3. Light refreshments will be served after the singing. Free. No love offering will be taken. For information, call Stan or Linda Jacobs at 910-895-7015.
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.
TIMMONS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Laurel Hill, will be having its annual Black History Month Program at 11 a.m. March 19 with speaker Sis. Kameshia Harrison. For information, email email@example.com.
LEE THEE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 428 Lee Thee Church Rd., Rockingham. The Lee Thee Men’s Choir is celebrating its 18th Annniversary with performances at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19. Your visit will be returned upon request. For information, call 910-652-5425.
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.
FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, invites all youth of other church families to Youth Friday Night Lights at 7 p.m. on the following Fridays: Feb. 24, March 3, March 10, March 17, March 24, April 7 and April 14. Faith Assembly is excited about empowering our youth through the word of God and teaching of Jesus Christ. For information, call 910-716-9106.
LEE THEE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH, 428 Lee Thee Church Rd., Rockingham. Join us for our car bike show at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 6. Your visit will be returned upon your request. For information, call 910-652-5425.