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YOUTH

Youth Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Salem Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1992 Fishing Creek Road, Tarboro – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Demetris Shields.
  • St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev .Eddie L. Cherry.

MUSIC

Charlie Canty and Friends will hold a gospel sing featuring The Original Bright Stars, Higher Purpose and Gloria Harrison and The Gospel Singers at 4 p.m. Satuday at Redd Budd Holy Church, 1108 Luper St.

Southside Baptist Church, 4948 Carter Road, Elm City, will hold a “Singing for the City” gospel sing featuring Never Too Late Ministries, The Messengers, Holly Long and Christina Marks at 6 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 446-8579.

The deaconess board of St. John AME Zion Church will hold its annual gospel program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free; a freewill offering will be taken.

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, N.C. 11, Tarboro, will hold a musician appreciation service for Eddie and Antanie Arnold at 4 p.m. Sunday. The service will feature The Gospel 5, The Hassell Singers and The Chosen Few. For information, call 823-1664 or 883-2395.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 844 Star St., will have a gospel sing at 4 p.m. Sunday.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road, will hold its annual Choir Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Trinity Baptist Church, 2240 Benvenue Road – Seventh anniversary concert at 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • The mass choir of Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City – 4 p.m. Oct. 5; program features The Marvelettes.

Flame will perform with The Ambassador featuring Humble Tip at 6:30 p.m. May 1 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.

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.

THEMED EVENTS

The Church of the Open Door Baptist, 132 S. Glendale Ave., will hold a “Legacy of Love” banquet honoring Dot Armstrong Spruill at 7 p.m. today at the McCarter’s Center at New Morning Star Church of Christ, 225 S. Glendale Ave. Tickets are $30. For information or to purchase tickets, call Barbara Thorpe at 908-1889, Genotre Penny-Boone at 442-8261 or Barbara Thomas at 977-0575.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd., will hold a hat and fashion show in memory of first lady Joyce N. Walker at 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free; a free will offering will be taken. For information, call Ella Battle at 977-6571 or Lillian Culpepper at 442-3807.

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St., will hold its quarterly meeting followed by Holy Communion at 5 p.m. Saturday. The quarterly service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Galatia AME Church, 320 Galatia St., Nashville, will have a “Friends and Friends” pack a pew rally at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Rocky Mount, 516 N. Church St., will hold a moderated discussion on white privilege at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Family and Friends Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Bethlehem Baptist Church – 10:45 a.m. Sunday. For information, call 443-0659.
  • St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1150 Tarboro St. – 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Reuben Blackwell.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Macedonia Baptist Church, 551 Macedonia Road, Spring Hope – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Royce Williams. For information, call 478-5880 or 883-5039.
  • Barnes Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 5592 West Mount Drive, Nashville – 7 p.m. Wednesday through May 1.

Leggett Chapel will have a Sunday school program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Elder Larry Stokes.

Galatia AME Church, 320 Galatia St., Nashville, will have a 100 Women in Red and White program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Eight Women of the New Testament.”

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Wayman AME Church of Enfield – 149th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Dr. Kenneth Arrington.
  • St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 527 E. Thomas St. – 130th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday.

First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 825 Beal St., will hold a fashion show featuring praise and mime dancers at 4 p.m. Sunday.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will have a fellowship service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Christian Fellowship Building and Binding Us Together.”

Zion Cross Baptist Church will hold a series of Women’s Day services. Services and speakers are 7 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. Sally Arnold; May 1, the Rev. Doris Lindsey; 9 a.m. May 9, prayer breakfast, District Court Judge Brenda Branch; and 11 a.m. May 10, the Rev. Gwendolyn Tillery.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Whitakers will hold women’s fellowship services at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Nancy McDaniel on Tuesday and the Rev. Gloria Hinton on Wednesday.

Conferences will be held at the following churches:

  • Christ Christian Center, 9779 York Chapel Road, Nashville – 7 p.m. daily Wednesday, Thursday and May 1. The guest speakers will be Wednesday, Evangelist Elizabeth Stancile; Thursday, Evangelist Angela King; and May 1, Elder Matthew McFarlin. For information, call 459-8254.
  • 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.

St. Paul United Methodist Church will hold a barbecued chicken plate sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 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. May 2.

Remnant Christian Fellowship Church, 1217 Williford St., will hold a women’s workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2. 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. May 2 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.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows Association will meet at 6 p.m. May 4 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.

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

  • Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. May 3. The speaker will be Evangelist Margaret Knight. The Traveling Gospelaires will provide the music.
  • Leggett Chapel – 11 a.m. May 3. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Selma Staton.
  • Luther Chapel Holiness Church, 10778 Church St., Castalia – 4 p.m. May 3. 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.
  • Pittman Grove Baptist Church – 3 p.m. May 17. The speaker will be Acquanett Jones Chance.

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

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.

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.

Pittman Grove Baptist Church will have a Men’s Day service at 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.

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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