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YOUTH

Castalia Baptist Church, 9563 Main St., Castalia, will have a “Breakfast for Supper” youth fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Cost is $7 per plate. Proceeds benefit youth attendance for summer camp.

The Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Association will hold its annual Youth Extravaganza at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ivory Hill Baptist Church of Enfield. The guest speaker will be Dr. Reginald A. Silver, clinical assistant professor at University of North Carolina-Charlotte College of Business. Lunch will be served.

It’s a Girl Thing, an organization focused on youth to address the issues of present day, will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 8 at Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. The topic will be teen pregnancy.

MUSIC

Flame will perform with The Ambassador featuring Humble Tip at 6:30 p.m. today at Englewood Baptist Church, 1350 S. Winstead Ave. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at door and can be purchased in the church office or at englewoodbaptist.com.

Gospel sings will be held at the following churches:

  • Rocky Mount Church of the Nazarene, 1530 Hunter Hill Road – 7 p.m. today; featuring Right Turn. For information, call 907-3876.
  • Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5260 Old Raleigh Road – 6:30 p.m. Saturday; featuring Right Turn. For information, call 907-3876.
  • Family Worship Center, 4839 Redman Road – 7 p.m. May 8; featuring Called Out II. Supper will be served at 6 p.m.

Sunday Drive will perform at 7 p.m. May 15 at Nashville Baptist Church, 512 E. Washington St., Nashville. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.

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

St. Paul United Methodist Church will hold a barbecued chicken plate sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church. Plates are $7. Delivery available for orders of 10 or more plates. Proceeds benefit mission projects. For information or to order plates, call 443-3468.

Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Elm City will hold its Titus Avon Women’s Fellowship at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church, 3911 Bulluck School Road, will have a men’s fellowship service at 9 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jimmy Parker.

Remnant Christian Fellowship Church, 1217 Williford St., will hold a women’s workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rubie Height. Registration is $10 and includes handouts and lunch. For information or to register, call 977-3813.

A retirement celebration for the Rev. Florence Pender, former pastor of St. John AME Zion Church, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Church of God of Deliverance, 140 E. Goldleaf St. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Bell. A $20 donation is requested. For information, call Kay Thomas at 977-3451 or 813-3425.

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

  • Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Evangelist Margaret Knight. The Traveling Gospelaires will provide the music.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W. – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Queen Arrington.
  • Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Elm City – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Gladys Harris. Dorothy Barnes and The Bells of Joy will provide the music.
  • Leggett Chapel – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Selma Staton.
  • Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Whitakers – 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Vanessa Staton. A women’s prayer breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Zina Pittman.
  • Luther Chapel Holiness Church, 10778 Church St., Castalia – 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Alicia Jackson.
  • The East End Community Sisterhood Outreach Ministry – Rainbow brunch at 9 a.m. May 9. The speaker will be Deaconess Annie Battle. Tickets are $7. A Mother’s Day/Women’s Day service will be held at 11 a.m. May 10. The guest speaker will be Dr. Barbara Conyers. For information, call 446-5647.
  • Swift Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 2480 Swift Creek School Road, Whitakers – 11:15 a.m. May 10. The guest speaker will be Helen McEachin.
  • Pittman Grove Baptist Church – 3 p.m. May 17. The speaker will be Acquanett Jones Chance.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Arlington Baptist Church – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday.
  • United Friendship Church, 1213 Scott St. – 7 p.m. Wednesday. The guest speaker will be Elder Dennis Battle.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W. – 7:30 p.m. May 28-29. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Alvin McDaniel on May 28 and the Rev. James Taylor on May 29.

Arlington Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service at noon Sunday in the ministry center.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Rocky Mount, 516 N. Church St., will hold “Reading with Sally,” a series of readings and poetry with the musical support of pianist Sally Moseley, at 2 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 972-0221.

Gethsemane Temple Full Gospel Church, 2050 Thomas A. Betts Parkway, will have a “Ladies in Hats, Men in Suits” service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Elder Patricia Harrison. Presentations will be included with a trophy given to all winners. There will also be door prizes and refreshments.

Pine Chapel Baptist Church of Hollister will hold its annual ushers service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Danny Jones.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows Association will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at East End Baptist Church. 928 E. Highland Ave. Wives or widows of licensed ministers are invited. For information, call 985-4481 or 442-9553.

The National Day of Prayer will be observed from noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall and at 7 p.m. at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts.

Conferences will be held at the following churches:

  • Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 4946 Speight Chapel Road, Whitakers – 7 p.m. Thursday and May 8 and 11 a.m. May 10. The theme is “Qualifications of a Virtuous Woman – Where Do You Stand?” The guest speakers will be Thursday, the Rev. Linda Staton; May 8, Evangelist Cassandra Rollinson; and May 10, Evangelist Ellen Hagwood. For information, call Barbara Faison at 977-7695 or Patricia Norman at 446-7237.
  • 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.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows Association will hold its third annual closet and barbecued chicken plate sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at the Farmers Market. Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” breast cancer awareness initiatives and the Central Orphanage. For information, call first lady Shirley J. Parker at 977-9800.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will have a pastor’s aide service at 7:30 p.m. May 13.

The women’s ministry of Hillsdale Baptist Church, 1601 Cherry St., will hold an educational workshop on May 16. Registration will be held from 9:30 to 10 a.m. For information, call Annie Steward at 985-1975.

A retirement celebration for the Rev. W.R. Burston will be held at 3 p.m. May 16 at New Morning Star Church of Christ, 225 S. Glendale Drive.

The ushers ministry of Marks Chapel Baptist Church, 2355 Leggett Road, will present a “Ladies in Hats, Men in Suits” program at 3 p.m. May 17. The guest speaker will be Elder Ella Boone.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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. every Wednesday after the first, third and fourth Sunday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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