May 21

— Whites Creek Missionary Baptist Church, located at 6838 Airport Road in Lisbon, will be having a Joy Night sponsored by all the choirs of of the church. Joy Night will consist of choirs and soloists coming together for a Gospel Good Time. Everyone is invited.

— St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, will have a candle light march at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Zella Johnson, Chairman of the Life Members Council for the Clarkton district. All Missionaries are invited to come and be a part of this great program.

May 22

— The Rev. (retired) Robert Skirving, bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, will celebrate Holy Eucharist at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2606 West Broad St., Elizabethtown,at 10:30 a.m. Please join us in celebration of our Lord Jesus Christ.

— St. James Untied Holy Church, located at 917 Braddy Plantation Road Council, will celebrate Women’s Day 2016. The Apostle Gwendolyn Wilson will be the guest speaker. The service begins at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.

— The Steward Board of Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church and Pastor Rev. Haywood Oliver will be sponsoring an evening program at 3:30 p.m. with speaker Rev. James T. McDowell of Zion Chapel A.M.E.Zion Church of Lagoon along with his choir and congregation. Mt. Olive AME Zion Church is located at 36 Mt. Olive Road in Elizabethtown. We’re inviting everyone to come for an evening of worship.

— Pastor Jimmy and the Rev. Janet Melvin will deliver the message “The Power of Agreement” at 11 a.m. at St. John AME Zion Church. For information please call 910-872-1673

May 28

— Elizabethtown Church of God located at 1767 NC Hwy 242 North in Elizabethtown will have a Memorial Day singing beginning at 4 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited to attend.

May 29

— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 16920 Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro, will have its birthday celebration for April, May and June at their 11 a.m. worship service.

— The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church Young Adult Missionary Ministry will present “Pack the Pew 2016,” with the theme “Let’s Go Higher” at 9:45 a.m. with Worship leader and Co-Pastor Ashley Carter of World Overcomer’s Christian Church in Durham. Guest speaker will be Pastor Sherman Blandon of Mt. Moriah Christian Church in Wilson. Everyone is requested to bring canned goods or any non-perishable food items to pack-the-front-pew supporting their food pantry “From His Table to Yours.” Additionally, this is the annual family and friends’ day. Rev. Dr. Louie Boykin is the pastor. Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church is located at 4047 N.C. 242 Hwy. South in Elizabethtown.

— Bro. Jamonte Ballard will be the 11 a.m. speaker at St. John AME Zion Church. Music will be rendered by the St. John Male Choir. For information please call 910-872-1673

June 4

— St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, will present a last day of school Biblical carnival from noon until 4 p.m. Wristbands and tickets will be for sale. For more information call 910-231-9583.

June 5

— Center Road Baptist Church’s annual VBS will start today and run daily through Thursday, June 9. A meal will be served each night beginning at 5:3 p.m. An adult class will be taught by the Rev. David Rutland for ages 18 and above. This year’s theme is “Submerged.”

— Tar Heel Baptist Church will have VBS through Friday the 10th. There will be a meal served at 6 p.m each night. There will be Bible Study, games, crafts, music, and water slides for kids and youth. There will be Bible Study and crafts for the adults. Friday night will be our VBS celebration where parents can come enjoy dinner and see what their kids have learned through Bible Study, music, crafts, and recreation all week. Everyone is invited and transportation is available.

— Clarkton Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church will host its 63rd annual homecoming. At 10 a.m. Jerri and Larry Mercer will share their talents of gospel singing; at 11 a.m. our guest speaker will be the Rev. Preston Heath of the PFWB Conference Headquarters in Dunn; at noon a covered dish lunch will be served in the Fellowship Hall. Please remember to invite friends and family to our homecoming activities.

June 18

— Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church will be having a church bazaar starting at 7 a.m. Different items will be available, along with food and bounce houses for the kids. Please stop by at 32 Mt. Olive Church Road in Elizabethtown. The event will be held across from the church.

— Elizabethtown Church of God located at 1767 NC Hwy 242 North in Elizabethtown, will host Gospel Fest 2016. Cook offs begin at 11 a.m. There will be singing, bounce houses, games, drama, and choirs. Tickets are $5.00 per person and children under 10 are free. Call 910 234-5464 or 910-770-7725 for more information.

June 24

— “Submerged” Vacation Bible School comes to Hickory Grove Baptist Church starting today through June 29 at 6 p.m. each day. We’ll enjoy Bible study, music, crafts, supper, and recreation. Classes are available for ages Babies – sixth grade, and parents and guests are also invited to join us nightly for our Worship Rally and fellowship supper. The church is located at 6414 Center Road, Bladenboro. Call 876-0136 for more information.

— Elizabethtown Church of God, located at 1767 N.C. Hwy. 242 North in Elizabethtown, will host a Fishing Tournament. There will be a $25.00 Entry fee with $500.00 payout for Catfish with a minimum of 50 entries and 50/50 payout for Panfish. It will start at 5 p.m. with a meal and devotion. Final weigh in will be Saturday at 8 p.m. All proceeds will go to Men’s Fellowship. Contact Larry Martin at 910-991-6559 for more information.



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— 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.

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