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YOUTH

R.R. Dickens Ministries will host a “Holy Ghost Fire” back-to-school jam at 6 p.m. Saturday at Church of God of Deliverance. School supplies and gift cards will be given away. Students are asked to wear their school’s colors.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold youth revival services 7:30 p.m. daily Wednesday through Aug. 8. The guest speakers will be Wednesday, the Rev. Rod Edwards; Thursday, Elder Latoya Brewington Dickens; and Aug. 8, the Rev. Demarcus Kelly.

MUSIC

An appreciation and benefit concert for Junior Winstead featuring The Oak Grove Boys and Stephanie, The Ambassadors, The Tim Taylor Family and Northside Community Church Men’s Trio will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Northside Community Church, 1660 Beaver Pond Road.

The combined choir of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W., will celebrate its anniversary at 4 p.m. Aug. 17.

THEMED EVENTS

Morning Star Church of Christ, 225 Glendale Ave., will have a yard sale from 6:30 a.m. to noon Saturday inside the fellowship hall.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 844 Star St., will have a clothing giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church, 3911 Bulluck School Road, will have men’s fellowship service at 9 a.m. Saturday. The speaker will be William Featherson Sr. For information, call 442-1293.

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

  • New Hope Missionary Baptist Church – 10 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Elizabeth Herring.
  • United Friendship Church of Christ, 1213 Scott St. – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Tachala Dawson-Hood.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 11 a.m. Aug. 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rosemary Thompson.
  • Remnant Christian Fellowship Church – 5 p.m. Aug. 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Pamela Deloach.

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

  • Leggett Chapel Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mitchell Harris.
  • New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 7798 Red Oak-Battleboro Road – 11 a.m. Sunday.
  • Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Whitakers – 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Leroy McGuire. A men’s prayer breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be James Alston.
  • United Friendship Church of Christ, 1213 Scott St. – 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Elder Brandon R. Smith.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W. – 15th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Arthur Vincent, at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Elder Frederick Williams.
  • The ushers and hospitality ministry of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road – 3 p.m. Aug. 24. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gregory Evans.

Vacation Bible school will be held at the following churches:

  • Grace Reformed Baptist Church, 5645 Hunter Hill Road – 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 8; kindergartners through sixth-graders. The theme is “Faith Expedition – God’s Treasure Revealed.” For information, call 382-4331.
  • East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. – Aug. 11-15. For transportation, contact Gwen Johnson at 446-5442.

The Open Door Ministry of Faith Deliverance Center, 800 Planters St., will hold its third Holy Convocation at 7:30 p.m. daily Thursday and Aug. 8 and 5 p.m. Aug. 10. The theme will be “Seeking God First.” The guest speakers will be Thursday, the Rev. Linda Gilchrist; Aug. 8, Bishop Lonnell Phillips; and Sunday, Bishop Joe Dixon. Daily seminars will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 8-9. For information, call 446-1194.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Lloyd St., Tarboro, will hold a flea market from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at The Oakland House. There will be clothes, toys and housewares. Vendor spaces available for $5. For information or to reserve a table, contact Doris Marshburn at 458-3299 or Hilda Morris at 563-5561.

Red Budd Holy Church, 637 Cleveland St., will hold a Community Day from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 9. There will be inflatables, games, entertainment and food. Admission is free.

St. Paul Baptist Church, 1151 N. Winstead Ave., will hold its homecoming and Family and Friends Day service at 11 a.m. Aug. 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Flowers.

Red Budd Holy Church, 637 Cleveland St., will have an ushers celebration service at 3 p.m. Aug. 10. The speaker will be Dr. Kimberly Walston. The Red Budd Mass Choir will provide the music.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road, will have a Family and Friends Day service at 11 a.m. Aug. 17. A Family and Friends Day celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16.

St. Paul Baptist Church, 421 S. McDaniel St., Enfield, will have an usher appreciation service at 4 p.m. Aug. 17. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mark Barfield.

The Bread of Life Christian Center, 907 Holly St., will hold its annual Community Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23.

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. Aug. 30. There will be free health screenings and food. A Family and Friends Day service will be 11 a.m. Aug. 31. Dinner will be served following the service.

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.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt. W., will hold its homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Dinner will be served following the service.

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 1 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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