— There will be a musical program for George Fishburn at Pleasant Union Church in East Arcadia at 5 p.m. The public is invited. For information call Retha Currie at 910-655-3788.
— There will be a Chicken and Plate Sale on Jan. 30, at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church 410 Martin Luther King Drive Bladenboro, N.C. at 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. $6.00 per plate. Sponsored by the Steward Board of St. Luke.
— St. Luke will host a Children’s Church Workshop on Jan. 30, at St. Luke A. M.E. Zion Fellowship Hall 410 Martin Luther King Dr. Bladenboro, N.C. at 9 a.m. until noon. Presenter will be Mr. Larry Hewett and registration will be $5.00 per person. Light breakfast will be served. This workshop is open to Adults that works with children of all ages.
— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the birthdays for January, February and March during their regular services. All are invited.
— Refuge of Deliverance Ministries Inc., located at 203 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Elizabethtown will host its first Kingdom Building Services at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Elder Corey Campbell Sr. from Conway, S.C. For information, call Pastor Felicia A. Horne-Murchison at 910-874-1996.
— A Valentine Gala ‘CANCER’ benefit for Relay for Life will be held at Living Springs Church, located at 909 S. Poplar St. in Elizabethtown. Donation of $30 per person, and tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be purchased at WBLA “Da Branch” Radio 1440AM or the Bladen Journal office.Call 910-991-6325 or 910-316-8408 for information.
— St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, will present “How’s Your Tea?” at 5:30 p.m. Various speakers will share how cups of tea can reflect our daily living. This program is to support the Youth Missionary Society of the St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church. The pastor is the Rev. Hardy Ballard Jr.
— Kitchen Branch Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2158 Baltimore Road in Council, will celebrate its fifth annual Pastoral Anniversary at 11:15 a.m. and against 3:30 p.m. Honorees will be Pastor Anthony Gause and his wife. The guest speakers will be Pastor Lorraina Jackson of Jerusalem HBC at 11:15 a.m. and Pastor Anthony Anderson of Overflow Ministries at 3:30 p.m. For information call the Rev. Alice Moore at 910-879-6447.
— Mt. Olive AME Zion Church in Elizabethtown and the Rev. Haywood Oliver will have its annual Black History Program at 3:30 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Edwin Ferguson, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Zion Church in Elizabethtown, who will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. The program is sponsored by Christian Education Department.
— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council will have its annual Black History program at 3:30 p.m. For information, call Jewell Smith at 910-862-6968.
OUT OF COUNTY
— 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 years old 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.