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YOUTH

Youth Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church –Youth/Young Adult Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Authurice Mitchell will be the guest speaker.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 11 a.m. June 7.

MUSIC

Gospel sings will be held at the following churches:

  • Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1742 Ringwood Road, Enfield – 6:30 p.m. May 30; featuring Mercies Cross.
  • First Free Will Baptist Church, 3150 Western Blvd., Tarboro – 7 p.m. May 31; featuring the Four in Christ Quartet. For information, call Jeaneene Cook at 883-0557.

Power House Church of God, 8737 N.C. 58 S., Elm City, will hold a musical celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday. For information, call Elder Charlie Frink Jr. at 972-2881.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • The mass choir of Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City – 4 p.m. Oct. 5; program features The Marvelettes.

THEMED EVENTS

Conferences will be held at the following churches:

  • Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City – Women’s conference at 7 p.m. daily Oct. 15-17 and 4 p.m. Oct. 19. The guest speakers will be Oct. 15, the Rev. Wanda Lyons; Oct. 16, the Rev. Thelma Lee Bulluck; Oct. 17, Vivian Washington; and Oct. 19, Venzella Perry. For information, call 236-3215.

Women’s Day/Mother’s Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City – 10:40 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Elder Minnie Bullock. The Evans Sisters will provide the music.
  • Bethlehem Baptist Church – 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Katie McClain. The Pleasure Hill Women’s Choir will provide the music. For information, call 443-0659.
  • Bethlehem Baptist Church – 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Katie McClain of New Bethel Baptist Church of Enfield. Music will be by the Pleasure Hill Women’s Choir. The colors are white with yellow. For information, call 443-0659.
  • Marks Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2355 Leggett Road – 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Evangelist Ethel Silver of Jireh Outreach Ministry of Enfield.
  • St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Latisha Lassiter.
  • St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 527 E. Thomas St. – 11 a.m. May 31. The guest speaker will be Vilma Leake, Mecklenburg County commissioner.
  • Pine Chapel Baptist Church, Hollister – 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Linda D. Inman, president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, will be the guest speaker. Music will be by the Pine Chapel Senior Choir. For information, call the Rev. Robert G. Hedgepeth at 586-5848.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church – 7 p.m. today. The Rev. Jimmy Lowe will be the guest speaker.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 29. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Alvin McDaniel on Thursday and the Rev. James Taylor on May 29.

Men’s Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W. – 11 a.m. June 7. The guest speaker will be David Pearce.
  • Pittman Grove Baptist Church – 11:15 a.m. June 28. The guest speaker will be Chief Damon Williams. A fellowship breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. June 27. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Samuel Clemmons.

Memorial Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – Memorial-Armed Forces service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Roderick Tillery Sr. will be the speaker. The Johnson Chapel Gospel Choir will provide the music.
  • Daniels Chapel Baptist Church, 5413 Justice Branch Road, Enfield – 11 a.m. Sunday. The event honors the memories of love ones, members of the armed forces and law enforcement and firefighters. Music will be by Mann’s Chapel AME Choir. Dinner will be served after the service.
  • Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1742 Ringwood Road, Enfield – 2:30 p.m. Sunday. A wreath will be placed at 2 p.m. at Randolph Park. Refreshments will be served after the service. For information, call the Rev. Alvin R. Davis at 445-3206 or 904-3768.

The deaconesses of First Baptist Church of Enfield will hold a memorial service at 11 a.m. Sunday. For information, call the Rev. Alvin B. Harmon at 445-2272.

First Baptist Church of Enfield will hold an ordination and stewardship service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Three deacons-elect and three-trustees-select will be installed. For information, call the Rev. Alvin B. Harmon at 445-2272.

Hillsdale Baptist Church will have a Family and Friends Day service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The youth choir and praise dancers of Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church of Wilson and saxophonist Gregory Williams of First Baptist Church of Battleboro will perform.

Galatia AME Church, 320 Galatia St., Nashville, will presents a “Raindrops of Blessings” gala from 6 to 9 p.m. May 30 at the Edgecombe County Incubator, 110 Fountain Park, Battleboro. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bob C. Pulley. Tickets are $50. For information, call 212-1602.

Power House Church of God, 8737 N.C. 58 S., Elm City, will hold a district union service at 5 p.m. May 31. For information, call Elder Charlie Frink Jr. at 972-2881.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 433 S. Winstead Ave., will hold a TLC Summer Splash program from 2 to 4 p.m. June 6. There will be games and treats. For information, call 443-7462.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. daily June 22-26.

Mark’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2355 Leggett Road, will have a community yard sale starting at 7 a.m. June 13. For information or to participate, call 977-6771.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W., will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. July 19. The guest speaker will be Elder Frederick Williams.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold its quarterly meeting followed by Holy Communion at 5 p.m. July 25. The annual quarterly Family and Friends Day service will be held at 11 a.m. July 26.

ONGOING

The prayer ministry of Whitakers United Methodist Church offers prayers on request for individuals. For prayer requests, contact Sheila Lanier from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 437-2450.

Old Trinity Episcopal Church, N.C. 258 N., Scotland Neck, offers traditional language Anglican vespers at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. For information, call 826-4616.

St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 527 E. Thomas St., will hold Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays.

St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 527 E. Thomas St., will open its food pantry at 9 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month for Edgecombe County residents. Participants must meet requirements and provide identification.

Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1213 Leggett Road, will hold Bible study at noon and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Union Missionary Baptist Church, 9853 E. N.C. 97 will hold “Kids for Jesus” classes for first- through sixth-graders at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. There will be Bible lessons, crafts, music and mission activities. For information, call 977-9772.

East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold a community prayer meeting and testimonial service at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. This service will be followed by the Rev. Mack E. Battle leading a verse-by-verse study of the book of 1st Corinthians.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold a prayer, praise and Bible study from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday after the first, third and fourth Sunday.

Destiny Apostolic International Prophetic Worship Center will hold Bible study and prayer night beginning at 6 p.m. Fridays. For information, call Prophetess Shareta Berry at 919-438-1473.

Graceful Girls, a ministry for girls ages 8-15, will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. every second and fourth Saturday at Fellowship of Christ Church. For information, call 977-1901.

Young Men In Purpose, a ministry to boys and young men aspiring to live Christian lives, meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday at Parker Middle School. For information, call 977-1901.

The Rev. Mack E. Battle will lead a special brotherhood session for men at 11 a.m. of the first and third Saturdays of the month at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave.

Union Missionary Baptist Church, 9853 N.C. 97 E., will hold a study of the Book of Revelation at 6 p.m. Sundays. The Rev. C. Ray Barnhill will be the speaker.

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