— A special 15th year memorial tribute to the Shipman family will be held at Saint James AME Zion Church on Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro beginning at 5 p.m. Master of Ceremony De’Jour Alexander Simpson will introduce guests that will include Mt. Zion AME Zion Church combined choir and soloist Harold Boone of Mt. Hebron AME Zion Church.
— Oyster roast and bazaar 10 a.m until at White Oak Family Worship Center Pavilion. Oysters, peel and eat shrimp, chicken bog, and hushpuppies $30.00. For tickets or booth rental call 910-978-0289 or 910-874-4341.
— First Missionary Baptist Church of Abbottsburg will hold their birthday program at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Boykin of Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church. He will be joined by his choir.
— Refuge of Deliverance Ninistries will sponsor a free community hot dog lunch starting at 11 a.m. at 203 Martin Luther King Drive. The community is invited. The lunch will consist of a hot dog, bag of chips, cookie and drink; there will also be small personal hygiene care packages given away consisting of toothbrush, toothpaste, bar of soap, toilet tissue and deoderant.
— The Adult Choir at Center Road Baptist Church will present the cantata “Heaven’s Child” at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.
— The Children, Youth and Praise and Worship Choir at Center Road Baptist Church will present their Christmas Drama at 7 p.m. during the annual Children’s Christmas Tree. Everyone is invited.
Out of County
— The Heavenly Hearts Foundation will host a Power to Praise Gospel Fest 2016 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Friendly Community Center in Clinton. On program will be Billy Ray and the Gospelairs, Matthew Murchison and Fresh Sounds, Deliverance Victory Temple Choir, Perry Parker and the Jubilair, Spiritual Voices and Genesis and many more. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information or directions call 910-271-8324.
— I Am Inc. in conjunction with God’s Garden of Paradise Inc. will offer every month free meals and free haircuts. For more information check with Glendas Just Desserts and Lunch Counter located at 315 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown and Barbers Inn located at 410 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown.
— College Small Group will meet from 6 until 7 p.m. (ages 18 to 23) followed by AMPED Student Ministry worship service from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. each Sunday night at Dublin First Baptist Church. The upbeat worship service will be lead by our student ministry band, and include drama, and deep Biblical teaching.
— Dublin First Baptist Church Day School is now accepting registration for 2, 3, & 4 year olds for half-day classes. Call 910-862-2277 or 910-876-0419 for more information.
— Living Springs Church is having Women’s Fellowship each Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 909 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown.
— I Am Inc. will offer a free yard sale. Open day and night located at 900 block of Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown.