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YOUTH

Youth Day/Young Adult Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 9:45 a.m. Sunday and Aug. 2.
  • Leggett Chapel Baptist Church, 406 N.C. 97, Tarboro – 11 a.m. Sunday; the Rev. Christopher Bryant of Kingdom Living and Praise Church will be the guest speaker. The Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Young Adult Choir will provide the music. For information, call Dorothy Davis at 813-3126.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd., will hold a summer camp for 5- through 12-year-olds from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 14. The cost is $20 per week. Registration is accepted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays by calling 446-2378.

MUSIC

Faith Family Worship Center, 4839 Redman Road, will hold its monthly gospel sing at 7 p.m. Friday. The featured group will be Sapony Creek Bluegrass. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Supper will be served at 6 p.m.

THEMED EVENTS

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

  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 9:45 a.m. July 12.
  • Hickory View Baptist Church – 11 a.m. July 26.
  • Remnant Christian Fellowship Church, 1217 Williford St. – 5 p.m. Sept. 20. The guest speaker will be Alonza Martin, founder of Christian Network Center. For information, call 977-3813.

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

  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Lloyd St., Tarboro – 11 a.m. July 12. N.C. Sen. Erica Smith-Ingram will be the guest speaker. For information, call 823-4483.
  • Remnant Christian Fellowship Church, 1217 Williford St. – 11 a.m. Aug 9 and 5 p.m. Aug. 16. The Rev. Authurice Mitchell of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker Aug. 9. Dr. Mildred Braswell of Light of Peace Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. For information, call 977-3813.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Hickory View Baptist Church – Ushers and nurses anniversary; 4 p.m. July 19. The Rev. Jimmy Williams will be the guest speaker.
  • Willing Worker Club of St. Paul Baptist Church, 1151 Winstead Ave. – 56th anniversary; 5 p.m. July 19. The Rev. James Williams of Morning Star Baptist Church in Pinetops will be the guest speaker.
  • Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – Pastor’s aide anniversary; 4 p.m. July 19.
  • Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 13943 U.S. 64 Alt., W. – 4 p.m. July 19. The guest speaker will be Elder Frederick Williams.

Vacation Bible school will be held at the following churches:

  • Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St., Nashville – 6-8 p.m. daily July 12-16. The program for age 3 through sixth-graders is “Blast to the Past.” For information, go to nashvilleumc.net.
  • Union Missionary Baptist Church, 9853 E. N.C. 97 – 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 12-16. The program for ages three through adult includes Bible lessons, crafts and music. Dinner will be served each night. For information, call 977-9772.
  • Anderson Chapel Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Church Road, Macclesfield – 7 p.m. daily Monday through July 10. The program is open to all ages. For information, call Ella B. Pitt at 531-1320.
  • Mark’s Chapel Baptist Church, 2355 Leggett Road – 9 a.m.-noon July 13-17. The theme is “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”
  • Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1703 Reges Store Road, Nashville; 6-9 p.m. July 20-24. Based on Joshua 24:15, the theme will be “Sonworld Adventure Park.” The program is for age 4 through high school. Dinner will be served nightly. For information, call Allen Williams at 459-0255.

Abundant Life Ministries, 500 Peachtree St., will sponsor a free citywide festival from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11. Music will be provided by Canton Jones, a Gospel Choice Award-winning recording artist, and the Rev. Luther Barnes. Activities include inflatables, face painting, games and a fire safety house display. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 557-1333, ext. 7.

Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1104 Taylor Store Road, Nashville, will hold a special service with the theme “It’s Your Time: A Day for Lillie Reynolds” at 4 p.m. July 12. The Rev. Luther Barnes, pastor of the Restoration Worship Center Church, will be the guest speaker. Music will be by the Restoration Worship Center Church Choir. Proceeds will benefit a fund supporting Reynold’s liver transplant.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold pastor’s aide services at 7:30 p.m. July 15, Aug. 12 and Sept. 16.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd., will honor Bishop George Battle of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church at a service at 6 p.m. July 17. N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper will be the guest speaker. For information, call 446-2378.

Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 South, Elm City will hold a worship service at 8 a.m. July 19. The Rev. Jimmy Bynum will be the guest speaker.

Hillsdale Missionary Baptist Church, 1601 Cherry St., will hold a homecoming service at 11 a.m. July 19. Elder Brandon Howard of Battleboro First Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. For information, call 955-1404.

Remnant Christian Fellowship Church, 1217 Williford St., will hold a fellowship service at 5 p.m. July 19. The Rev. Larry McKoy of Believing By Faith Ministries will be the guest minister. For information, call 977-3813.

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. A Family and Friends Day service will be held at 11 a.m. July 26.

The Golden Years Ministry will present the play “The Old Ship of Zion” at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at Morning Star Disciple of Christ Church, 225 S. Glendale Ave.

Proctors Chapel Baptist Church, 2917 Old Wilson Road, will offer Upward Soccer for girls and boys from 4 years old through sixth grade. Early registration is $35 through Aug. 14 and $45 after. Skills evaluation registration sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 13, 14 and 20. The season’s first game will be Aug. 22. For information, call 446-3683.

ONGOING

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will hold 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., will hold 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 will hold 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, will meet 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 will lead 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.

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.

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