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MUSIC

Operation Ninevah Worship Center, 1713 S. Church St., will have a gospel sing from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For information, call 236-2978.

All Things New Trio will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at Benvenue Baptist Church, 2464 Benvenue Road. For information, call 977-1950.

Luther Chapel Holiness Church, 10778 Church St., Castalia, will have a gospel sing featuring The Eaton Brothers, The Singing Deacons, The Old Liberty Male Chorus, The Spiritual Notes, The Gospel Travelers and Joe Alston and The One Man Band at 6 p.m. Sept. 6.

THEMED EVENTS

St. Paul Baptist Church, 421 S. McDaniel St., Enfield, will hold a community Family and Friends Day barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be free health screenings and food. A Family and Friends Day service will be 11 a.m. Sunday. Dinner will be served following the service.

Victorious Living Outreach Ministries will hold an end of summer celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Englewood Park.

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.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Leggett Chapel Church – 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The guest speakers will be Tuesday, the Rev. William Suggs; Wednesday, the Rev. Samuel Clemons and Thursday, Evangelist Selma Staton.
  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1151 Winstead Ave. – 7 p.m. daily Wednesday through Sept. 5. The guest speakers will be Wednesday, the Rev. Douglas Leonard; Thursday, the Rev. Stacy Evans and Sept. 5, the Rev. Samuel Clemons.
  • Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-11. The guest speaker will be Dr. Thomas J. Walker.
  • New Hope Missionary Baptist Church – 7 p.m. daily Sept. 9-11. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Richard D. Petway.
  • St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road – 7:15 p.m. Sept. 15-17. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Richard Battle.
  • Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church – 7 p.m. daily Sept. 23-25.

Vaughan’s Chapel Church, 7261 Vaughan Chapel Road, Elm City, will have a community yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6. Tables are available for $10. Barbecue will be available for $7.50 per pound. For information, to purchase a table or barbecue, call 443-2929.

Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church, 3911 Bulluck School Road, will have a men’s fellowship service at 9 a.m. Sept. 6. The speaker will be Larry Parker.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 844 Star St., will have a chicken and fish plate sale beginning at 11 a.m. Sept. 6. For information, call 442-2552.

St. John AME Zion Church will present Evangelist Antonia Parker, gospel comedian Mother Spirit, at 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Booker T. Washington Theatre, 170 E. Thomas St. Tickets are $20. For information, call 813-1521.

Homecoming services will be held at the following churches:

  • New Hope Missionary Baptist Church – 10 a.m. Sept. 7. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Samuel D. Clemons.
  • Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sept. 7. Holy Communion will be observed. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Leggett Chapel Church – 11 a.m. Sept. 7. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 11 a.m. Sept. 14.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W. – 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Dinner will be served following the service.
  • Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church – Sept. 28.

Christ Christian Center, 9779 York Chapel Road, Nashville, will hold a worship service at 3 p.m. Sept. 7. The guest speaker will be Elder Angela King.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W., will hold a deacon ordination service for Donald Knight at 4 p.m. Sept. 7.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • St. John 3:16 Missionary Baptist Church, 4000 Meadowbrook Road – 17th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Richardson, at 4 p.m. Sept. 7. The guest speaker will be the Rev. John Rooks.
  • Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 320 W. Thomas St. – 16th anniversary of its Sweet Hour of Prayer service at noon Sept. 10. For information, call 442-1627.
  • 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.

Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St., Nashville, will offer DivorceCare, a support group for people going through separation and divorce, at 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 9. For information, contact Kathy Smallwood at 459-1878.

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. Sept. 13. There will be inflatables, games and food. Admission is free. For information, call 459-3403.

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

  • The sisterhood ministry of Mount Zion First Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sept. 14. The guest speaker will be Jean Stephens.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will hold its kickoff meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 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.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will have a pastor’s aide service at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Lisa Mercer.

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

Englewood Baptist Church will hold its annual East Coast Women’s Bible Conference from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18. 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.

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.”

The East End Community Sisterhood Outreach Ministry, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold its 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. Breast cancer survivors will be honored. For information or to register, call 446-5442.

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.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association is seeking ministers’ wives and ministers’ widows to be a part of the association for the 2014-15 year. Membership enrollment is open to all ministers’ wives and widows who are licensed to a minister of the gospel. For information, call Deborah J. Battle at 985-4481 or the Rev. Katie McClain at 442-9553.

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.

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 Romans 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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