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The male chorus of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Lloyd St., Tarboro, will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 823-5053.

Rocky Mount Church of the Nazarene, 1530 Hunter Hill Road, will have a concert featuring Ann Downing at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free. A community breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m.

A pre-Thanksgiving gospel festival and the 21st anniversary of William Rigsbee will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the O.D. Moore Alumni Building, 806 S. Alston St., Nashville. A donation of $10 is requested. There will be free turkey giveaways. For information, call 885-9604.

Christmas concerts will be held at the following churches:

  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Lloyd St., Tarboro – “Christmas Carols and Spirituals by Candlelight” at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. For information, call 823-4483.
  • Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 320 W. Thomas St. – “He Came for Us All” at 4 p.m. Dec. 13.
  • The Christian Education Department of East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. – Cantata at 5 p.m. Dec. 13. Christmas bags will be distributed to all children.
  • First Baptist Church of Tarboro – “A Celebration of Carols” at 6 p.m. Dec. 14.

THEMED EVENTS

Whitakers United Methodist Church is accepting donations for its annual Coats for the Cold benefit. For information or to make a donation, contact Nancy Taylor at 437-8751 or 955-9663.

Mann’s Chapel AME Church, 9992 Red Oak Road, Whitakers, will hold its fall Shoe Rally at 7:30 p.m. today.

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Rocky Mount, 516 N. Church St., will have a discussion on “The Pitfalls of Patriarchy” at 10 a.m. Sunday. For information, call 972-0221.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Marks Chapel Baptist Church, 2355 Leggett Road – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Samuel Clemons Jr. The mass choir will provide the music.
  • Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church – 123rd anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Raymond L. Privott.
  • The pastor’s aide ministry of Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 844 Star St. – 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Roy Pittman.

Branch Memorial Holy Church, 223 Key St., Enfield, will have a Mission service at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Atkinson.

Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church, 718 E. Church St., Tarboro, will hold a mortgage-burning ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Look Where He Brought Us!”

Thanksgiving services will be held at the following churches:

  • Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church – 7 p.m. Sunday. Attendees are asked to bring a canned good. Canned goods and the offering will benefit the Tarboro Community Outreach Center. For information, contact the Rev. Kristina Yeatts at 823-3783.
  • St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Red Oak Baptist Church, Calvary Chapel and Red Oak Methodist Church – 7 p.m. Sunday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road.
  • Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Elm City – 7 p.m. Monday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Linda Speight.
  • Proctors Chapel Baptist Church, 2917 Old Wilson Road – 7 p.m. Tuesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Tim Barnette. The community choir will provide the music.
  • The Holy Ghost Fire Outreach Ministry, 901 Columbia Ave. – Noon Wednesday. There will be food, gospel singing and preaching. For information, call 316-8011 or 316-8012.
  • Swift Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 2480 Swift Creek School Road, Whitakers – 7 p.m. Wednesday.
  • St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, 1811 W. Wilson St., Tarboro – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 823-1766.

Remnant Christian Fellowship Church will hold a worship service at 11 a.m. Nov. 30. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Fred Williams.

First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 825 Beal St., will hold a trustee service at 4 p.m. Nov. 30. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Worthy.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows Association will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 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 Community Brotherhood and Sisterhood Outreach Ministry of East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will host its annual Christmas celebration at 6 p.m. Dec. 2. For information or to RSVP by Tuesday, call 446-5442.

Hearts Haven Youth Ranch, Englewood Baptist Church and Southside Baptist Church will present “A Journey to Bethlehem” from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 and 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 at Hearts Haven Youth Ranch, 6131 Town Creek Road, Elm City. There will be biblical re-enactments, live animals, realistic scenery and guided tours. Admission is free. For information, call 245-0632.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows Association will hold its annual Christmas fellowship dinner at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. Tickets are $15. Space is limited. For information, contact Shirley Parker at 977-9800 by Nov. 30.

Rock Creek Baptist Church, 1238 Rock Creek Drive, Nashville, will hold its live nativity scenes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 12-14. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. For information, call 459-4477.

The Holy Ghost Fire Outreach Ministry, 901 Columbia Ave., will hold a Toys for Tots program at 7 p.m. Dec. 20. Participants are asked to attend worship services to get their name on the list for the program. For information, call 316-8011 or 316-8012.

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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