March 25

— The annual Relay For Life Hot Breakfast at Lisbon Community Club House will be held 6 to 11 a.m. Bring your family, eat in or take out. We are expecting you at 6 a.m. For more info, please call Mary 910-991-6325.

— The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church clothes closet will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. ​The food pantry, “From His Table to Yours,” opens the same day 10 a.m. to noon. Personal identifications and transportations are required. No fee is involved in either ministry. The Rev. Dr. Louie Boykin is the pastor. Baldwin Branch is located at 4047 N.C. 242 South in Elizabethtown.

March 26

— St. Peters AME Zion Church, located at 321 Barns Loop Road in White Lake, will host a “Big Birthday Celebration” at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Brother Darious Ballard.

— The Ushers of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating their Ushers Anniversary at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Q. Jimmel Williamson and Pleasant Union Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest. For more information contact Sister Joyce Montgomery at 910-876-7491.

April 2-5

— Clarkton PFWB Church will host its Spring Revival. Sunday night’s service will begin at 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday night’s services will begin at 7 p.m. The Rev. Charles Dudley of Fairbluff Church of God will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Dudley and his wife Lydia will provide singing nightly. T.J. Tatum will also be singing each night. For information call the Rev. Charlie Tatum at 910-991-6540.

April 9


— St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, will celebrate its 124th church anniversary at 3:30 p.m. The guest for this program will be the Rev. Michael Ballard, pastor of St. John and Harrison Creek A.M.E. Zion Churches. A total of 124 balloons will be released in memory of loved ones. If you would like to release a balloon in memory of someone, please contact Janice B .Blanks at 910-648-5313. We look forward to having you join us as we strive to move forward.

April 10

Passover begins

April 14


April 15

— The second annual Relay for Life 5K Bunny Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. at the Town Hall of Bladenboro, 411 Ivey St. Registration forms available at Town Hall, HealthWorks of Elizabethtown, and other locations. For more info, please call Otis at 910-549-7618.

April 16


May 5-6

— New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (Lisbon Community) is sponsoring a trip to Amish Country, Lancaster, Pa. to enjoy the Live Bible production, JONAH. For more info, please call Mary at 910-645-6464. We have a waiting list with minimum seating available.








— 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 Glenda’s 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 holds a Women’s Fellowship every fourth Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 909 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown.

— I Am Inc. will offer a free yard sale. Open day and night located at 900 block of Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown.

— A Power In The Word Ministry Bible study will take place every Thursday from 8:10 – 8:30 p.m. at your location by phone. Call 712-432-3900 and join in (ID number – 176890#). The teacher is Sis Vivian Caviness Wiggins.