Union Missionary Baptist Church, 9853 E. N.C. 97, is offering community basketball for boys and girls age 13 through 12th grade from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays. For information, call 977-9772.
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church of Battleboro will have a musician appreciation service at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Marks Chapel Baptist Church. 2355 Leggett Road, will hold an anniversary service for Alice Bailey at 3 p.m. Sunday. The service will feature the Marks Chapel Combined Choir, Charlie Canty and Friends, Shirley McNeil and the Gospel Singers of Faith and Deacon Raymond Harrell and the Hassell Gospel Singers.
A gospel caravan featuring the Rev. Shirley Caesar, the Gospel Keynotes, the Rev. Dallas Lockett and Leviticus, the Rev. Mike McCowin of the Mighty Clouds and Marc Archibald and Perpetual Praise will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Opportunities Industrialization Center Auditorium, 402 E. Virginia St. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at door. Tickets are available at Affordable 2 Insurance, 302 S.W. Main St., or by calling the Rev. Mary Lockett at 406-5501.
Right Turn and Faith Family Worship Center will hold their monthly gospel sing featuring Heavenly Sunrise at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Faith Family Worship Center, 4839 Redman Road. Supper will be served at 6 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.
A gospel sing featuring Bethlehem Baptist Church Combined Choir, The Joyful Noise Choir of Red Hill Baptist Church, Brothers and Friends Ensemble, The Friendship Singers and the Edgecombe County Law Enforcement Choir will be held at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 4455 N.C. 33, Tarboro. Proceeds benefit the Raymond D. Parker Kidney Transplant Fund.
The senior choir of Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 317 Beauvue Road, Elm City, will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Nov. 15.
Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:
- Open Door Ministry of Faith Deliverance Center, 800 Planters St. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 and Nov. 29 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. The guest speakers will be Sunday, the Rev. Calvin Deans; Nov. 15, the Rev. Mickey Field; Nov. 20, Dr. Dorothy Green; Nov. 22, the Rev. Maurice Garrett; and Nov. 29, Dr. Charles McCoullum.
- Glory Church of Jesus and Rhema Word of God – Anniversary of its pastor, Dr. James B. Taylor, at 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd. Tickets are $25 per person. For information or to purchase tickets, call Mother Mary Hatfield at 903-5664, Rosa Mitchell at 883-8837 or Wylene Ricks at 450-9483.
- Greater Mount Hermon Baptist Church – 94th anniversary at 11 a.m. Nov. 15. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Milton Batts.
- First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church of Battleboro – First anniversary of its pastor, Elder Brandon Howard, at 5 p.m. Nov. 15. The guest speaker will be Bishop V.B. Phillips.
- Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church, 614 Goldleaf St. – 124th anniversary at 11 a.m. Nov. 22. For information, call 442-7068.
- St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Lloyd St., Tarboro – 40th anniversary of the Rev. Minnie Terry at 4 p.m. Nov. 22. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Luther Barnes. For information, call 823-4483.
Thanksgiving services will be held at the following churches:
- St. James United Methodist Church, 211 E. St. James St., Tarboro – Community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Nov. 22. A special offering will be taken for the Tarboro Community Outreach Center. For information, call 823-3783.
Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church, 614 Goldleaf St., will hold revival services at 7 p.m. daily Nov. 17-18. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Stacey Evans. For information, call 442-7068.
Castalia Baptist Church, 9563 Main St., Castalia, will hold a barbecue plate sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Cost is $8 per plate. For information, call 459-4663.
Westside Church of Christ, 2551 Benvenue Road, will host Dr. Richard Oster, Christian scholar in the study of the seven churches of Asia and Revelation, at 7 p.m. daily today and Saturday and 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday.
Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church, 3911 Bulluck School Road, will have a men’s fellowship service at 9 a.m. Saturday. The speaker will be the Rev. Jesse Forbes. For information, call 442-1293.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will have a Seven Up program at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 317 Beauvue Road, Elm City, will have a Veteran’s Day service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Oliver Vick.
St. John 3:16 Missionary Baptist Church, 4000 Meadowbrook Road, will have a Harvest Rally service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Cherry Hill Baptist Church of Tarboro will hold a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Zina Pittman. The Free Union Choir will provide the music. Service will not be held on the fourth Sunday.
Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1742 Ringwood Road, Enfield, will have a Veteran’s Day service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. A wreath will be set at 2 p.m. Randolph Park.
East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold church dedication services at 4 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 15. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Richard Battle Sunday and the Rev. Steve Allen on Nov. 15.
Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will have a pastor’s aide service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Faith and Love Kingdom Ministries will hold a series of anniversary and apostolic affirmation services for the Rev. Keith A. Anderson on Nov. 13-15. Services are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, the guest speaker will be the Rev. Jewel Lee; noon Nov. 14, apostolic affirmation service at United Fellowship Church Ministries, 4316 S. Hathaway Blvd., Sharpsburg; 10 a.m. Nov. 15, surprise ministry gift at Comfort Inn Suites, 200 Gateway Blvd.; and 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at Comfort Inn Suites, 200 Gateway Blvd. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Joe Grady.
Hickory View Baptist Church will have a women’s fellowship service at 10 a.m. Nov. 14. The guest speaker will be Sister Bessie Tyson.
An appreciation dinner for the Rev. Reginald Bradshaw will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Rocky Mount Senior Center, 427 S. Church St. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 16 and younger. For information, call Kay Thomas at 977-3451 or James Brown at 903-8272.
The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will have its sixth annual Founder’s Day banquet at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the R.T. McCarter Family Life Center, 225 S. Glendale Ave. The speaker will be Dean Leola Coston. Tickets are $25. For information, call leading lady Deborah Battle at 985-4481 or leading lady Shirley J. Parker at 977-9800.
Hillsdale Baptist Church will have a Senior Citizens Day service at 11 a.m. Nov. 15. Dinner will be served following the service.
Luther Chapel Holiness Church of Castalia will hold its annual brotherhood fellowship service at 4 p.m. Nov. 15. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Tony Kearney. The Old Liberty All Male Gospel Choir and Deacon Joe Alston will provide the music.
Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church, 614 Goldleaf St., will hold a Family and Friends Fellowship Banquet at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Booker T. Washington Resource Center, 225 S. Church St. For information, call 442-7068.
The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministries’ Widows Association will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 7. Membership enrollment is open to all ministers’ wives and ministers’ widows who are licensed as a minister of the gospel. For information, call leading lady Deborah J. Battle at 985-4481 or the Rev. Frances Davis at 442-3204.
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.
East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., holds 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., holds 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 holds 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, meets 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 leads 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.