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YOUTH

Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 South, Elm City, will have a back-to-school workshop on bullying at 10 a.m. Sept. 20. The speaker will be Dr. Katrina Sweet. A Community Fun Day will start at 11 a.m. For information, call 236-3215.

First United Methodist Church will have a special event for all area teens featuring Dr. Duffy Robbins, a leading voice in youth and family ministry, at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 in the fellowship hall. There will be music, spiritually driven conversation and food. Robbins will speak to parents on how to communicate best with their children at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21.

Silver Ring Thing will present “No Strings Attached: Breaking Ties With the Lies of Culture,” an event that speaks to teens about God’s plan for sex, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Parkwood Baptist Church, 1731 Hunter Hill Road. Admission is free. For information or to register, go to silverringthing.com.

The youth ministry of Temperance Hall United Methodist Church, 3834 Temperance Hall Road, Elm City, will have a pancake and sausage supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 23. Cost is $6 per person. For information, email thumcyouth@gmail.com.

First Baptist Church childcare and preschool is accepting applications for the 2014 school year. The church offers Christian care with a Bible-based curriculum with drop-in and after-school care available with pickup services. For information, call 446-7416 or go to fbcrm.org.

MUSIC

Right Turn and Faith Family Worship Center Ministries will present the Corban Whitaker Ministries in concert at 7 p.m. today at the Faith Family Worship Center, 4839 Redman Road. Supper will be served at 6 p.m.

The gospel choir of St. John AME Zion Church will celebrate its anniversary featuring the Enfield Gospelaires at 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.

The sanctuary choir of Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 15463 N.C. 33 N.W., Whitakers, will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Oct. 5.

THEMED EVENTS

House of Resurrection, 102 S. King St., Whitakers, will have a “Seven Things God Hates” service at 7:30 p.m. today. For information, call 437-5673.

Conferences will be held at the following churches:

  • Second annual “Let It Rain For God Reigns” conference – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the South Rocky Mount Community Center, 517 Ravenwood Drive. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Audrey McCarter Hedgepeth. Tickets are $15
  • East Coast Women’s Bible conference – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Englewood Baptist Church. The guest speaker will be Wendy Blight. Cost is $30 per person and includes lunch on Oct. 17 and two workshops. For information or to register, call 937-8254 or go to englewoodbaptist.com.
  • Sixth annual Ladies in Pink luncheon and conference – Oct. 26-27. Activities include 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 26, luncheon at Four Seasons Restaurant, 209 N. Church St. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Addie H. Rawls; and 11 a.m. Oct. 27, worship service at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. Breast cancer survivors will be honored. For information or to register, call 446-5442.

Nashville Baptist Church, 512 E. Washington St., Nashville, will have a Community Fun Day and Awana kickoff celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be inflatables, games and food. Admission is free. For information, call 459-3403.

Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church, 718 E. Church St., Tarboro, will hold a Women’s Day brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Laura Cherry. The theme is “A Woman of Strength.”

An ordination and installation service for the Rev. Elvis Pitt will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bynum Chapel Baptist Church, 3110 Bynum Farm Road, Pinetops. The guest speakers will be Apostle Matthew Vaughters and Elder Mashunda Vaughters.

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

  • Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church, 718 E. Church St., Tarboro – 10 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Laura Cherry. The theme is “A Woman of Strength.”
  • The sisterhood ministry of Mount Zion First Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Jean Stephens.
  • Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1213 Leggett Road – 10:45 a.m. Sept. 21. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Evangeline Bullock.
  • Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 844 Star St.– 11 a.m. Sept. 28. The guest speaker will be Elder Beatrice Garrett. The Law Enforcement Choir will provide the music. For information, call 442-2552.

Homecoming 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 the Rev. Wayne Hines.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 11 a.m. Sunday.
  • Ivory Hill Baptist Church, 4505 Medoc Mountain Road, Enfield – 11 a.m. Sunday. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Zion Cross Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Dr. Marvin Battle. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W. – 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sept. 21.
  • Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church – Sept. 28.

Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 15463 N.C. 33 N.W., Whitakers, will hold a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Williams. Holy Communion will be observed.

Swift Creek Missionary Baptist Church will have a Grandparent’s Day service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Social Union Baptist Church, 10011 Cooper Road, Nashville – 11:30 a.m. Sunday. For information, call 443-6905.
  • The usher board of Bethlehem Baptist Church – 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Dennis Gunter.
  • The ushers and nurses of East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. – 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Dr. William Smith. For information, call 443-1201.
  • The ushers of Swift Creek Missionary Baptist Church – 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 2932 S. Halifax Road – 124th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sept. 21. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jimmie Parker.
  • The ushers ministry of Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 4 p.m. Sept. 21. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Milton V. Batts.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 7:30 p.m. daily Sept. 24-28. The guest speakers will be Sept. 24, Eldress Annie Perry; Sept. 25, Dr. Lionel Moore; Sept. 26, Elder Marvin Taylor; and Sept. 28, Elder George Ward.
  • The ushers of First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 825 Beal St. – 4 p.m. Sept. 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Tyrone Jones.

Oak Level Missionary Baptist Church, 7541 S. N.C. 58, Elm City, will have a mission ministry program at 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Dr. James T. Worthy. For information, call 478-5491.

Power House Church of God In Christ, 8737 N.C. 58, Elm City, will have a Men’s Day service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Lorenzo Edge.

Proctors Chapel Baptist Church, 2917 Old Wilson Road, will have a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Family Worship Center. Admission is free. For information, call 446-3683.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will hold its kickoff meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. For information, contact Deborah Battle at 985-4481 or the Rev. Katie McClain at 442-9553.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Hart’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 5241 Nobles Mill Pond Road – 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Samuel Clemmons.
  • St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road – 7:15 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Richard Battle.
  • Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church – 7 p.m. daily Tuesday through Thursday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Thomas Ray Green.
  • Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church – 7 p.m. daily Sept. 23-25.
  • House of Resurrection, 102 S. King St., Whitakers – 7:30 p.m. daily Sept. 23-25.
  • Olive Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Sharpsburg – 6 p.m. Sept. 28 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30. The guest speakers will be Sept. 28, the Rev. Charles Howard; Sept. 29, the Rev. Kelly Andrews; and Sept. 30, the Rev. Keith D. Miller.
  • Christ Christian Center, 9779 York Chapel Road, Nashville – 7 p.m. daily Oct. 1-3.

Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St., Nashville, offers DivorceCare, a support group for people going through separation and divorce, at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. For information, contact Kathy Smallwood at 459-1878.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Day of Prayer from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The doors of the church will be open for anyone who would like to pray, sing or read.

New Hope Baptist Church, 7798 Red Oak-Battleboro Road, will hold a series of appreciation services for its pastor, the Rev. Delano Keith Miller, at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Activities include Wednesday, worship service with guest speaker the Rev. Oliver D. Washington; Thursday, “The Explorsive” presentation of the seven days of God’s creation; and Sept. 19, appreciation and fellowship banquet at the Drake Community Center, 5561 Drake Road, with guest speaker the Rev. Dennis Jones. Donations for the banquet are $25 adults and $10 children. For information, call 908-1290.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will have a pastor’s aide service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Lisa Mercer.

Hillsdale Baptist Church will hold a pancake fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at Applebee’s, 1120 Wesleyan Blvd., Tickets are $7 per person. For information, contact Vickie Barrett at 442-1329 or the Rev. James Stewart at 446-8457.

Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City, will hold a worship service at 8 a.m. Sept. 21. The guest speaker will be Dr. Brenda Taylor Hart.

East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold its annual Senior Citizen’s Day at 11 a.m. Sept. 21. The guest speaker will be Dr. Tyrone P. Jones. For information, call 446-5442.

Hillsdale Baptist Church will have a Family and Friends Day service at 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Dinner will be served following the service.

Bethlehem Baptist Church will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22.

Bethlehem Baptist Church will celebrate Shaw Day at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 28. The guest speaker will be Dr. James Ashmore.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will have a home mission service at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1.

Prophetess Shareta Berry Ministries will hold an international women’s alliance ministry local network meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at 1201 Luper St. Attendees are asked to bring four nonperishable goods for the Thanksgiving feeding program. For information, call 919-438-1473.

Christ Christian Center, 9779 York Chapel Road, Nashville, will hold a worship service at 3 p.m. Oct. 5. The speaker will be Bishop Curtis Morgan.

The East End Community Sisterhood Outreach Ministry, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold its fall session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-29. The topic is “Sisters United in Prayer.”

St. James United Methodist Church of Tarboro will hold a holiday bazaar Nov. 15. Vendor spaces are available for $25. For information, contact Jeff O’Neil at 377-5491.

ONGOING

Valley of Hope Ministries offers prayers on request for individuals. For prayer requests, call 544-5464.

The prayer warriors 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.

Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 320 W. Thomas St., will hold prayer and praise service from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, call 442-1627.

East End Missionary Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., holds its prayer meeting followed by a verse-by-verse study of 1st Corinthians at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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. on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

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.

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.

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.

East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will host a brotherhood meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Saturday.

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