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Friday to Sunday
2018 GREAT AWAKENING CONFERENCE, 7 p.m., L.J. Bell Auditorium, 442 Hawthorne Ave., Rockingham. Speakers Carl Giddens, Dennis McSwaine, Pastor Gene Alexander. Music by Limited Time.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1, Rockingham, 9 a.m., brotherhood men’s breakfast.
LIVINGSTON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 18521 Hamlet Road, Hamlet, annual revival kickoff. Afternoon devotions, 2:30 p.m. Guests, the Rev. Kenneth Bethea and congregation, Cedar Grove First Baptist Church, Gibson.
Monday through Wednesday
LIVINGSTON CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 18521 Hamlet Road, Hamlet, annual revival, 7 nightly. Preacher for each night, the Rev. Dr. A.B. Coley, Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church, Addor.
PARSONS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 598 Parsons Grove Church Road, Lilesville, Women’s Day program, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. Speakers, the Rev. Beulah Legrand of Rockingham, Pastor Magdalene Purvis of Bennettsville, South Carolina, respectively.
FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1, Rockingham, Vacation Bible School kickoff, 5-7 p.m. Classes, 6-8 p.m. July 22; 5-8 p.m. July 23-25. Ice cream social, 6 p.m. July 26.
ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, 3 p.m., gospel choir anniversary. Soloists, choirs invited. Call 910-817-9872.
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 278 Hatcher Road, Rockingham, Vacation Bible School/”Shipwrecked,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., for those 3 years old to eighth-graders. For a ride, call Mack Buie, 910-206-5684, or Travis Wilkerson, 910-461-9008.
FLETCHER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 108 McCoy Drive, Hamlet. Annual building fund project with shoe rally fundraiser in memory of Jimmie Brower, Betty Ratliff, 4 p.m.
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.
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.
NEW FOUNDATION OUTREACH MINISTRY, prayer line, 712-451-0927, at 8 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. Access code: 611125. Call in to have someone to pray with.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 E., Hamlet, will have a community prayer service at 6 p.m. each Tuesday.
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.
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.
TOUCH OF GRACE MINISTRIES, 1109 Hylan Ave., Hamlet, 7 p.m., free guitar lessons on Tuesdays, Wednesdays. Call 910-417-7976, 910-817-9147 for information.