Sept. 29

— A Women Encouraging Women event will be held at the Paul R. Brown Building, located at 1360 MLK Jr. Drive in Elizabethtown at 7 p.m. All women are invited.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1

— Mt. Zion AME Zion Church Women’s Weekend — RECOVERY Women’s Conference doors open at 6 p.m. at Bladen Community College. Worship is at 7 p.m. Anyone with questions call 910-247-6579, text or email to or check out our website at

Oct. 6

— White Oak Family Worship Center will hold its sixth annual fish fry from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Anderson Drug parking lot on South Poplar Street in Elizabethtown.

Oct. 8

— Briar Branch Baptist Church will celebrate its Homecoming Service at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., the Rev. Kevin Kinlaw will bring the morning message followed by dinner on the grounds (weather permitting) at noon. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 42 Lula Long Road in Elizabethtown.

Oct. 16-20

— Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church of Bladenboro will hold a fall revival each night at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Heath Conner of Emerson OFWB Church. Oak Grove, located at 1423 Oak Grove Church Road, welcomes everyone to the services.

Oct. 22

— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council will have its annual Birthday Rally at 3:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Carolyn Jones and Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Fair Bluff. Everyone is invited.

Nov. 5

— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Council will celebrate Harvest Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Carl A. Smith will bring the morning message. Everyone is invited.

Out of county

• HARRELLS: Harmony Independent Presbyterian Church will host a non-denominational Full Gospel Tent Revival at Kerr Station (7640 Wildcat Road) from Oct. 3-6. The event will take place 6:30 p.m. to sunset each day. Ministers from across Southeastern North Carolina attending include Jim Owen, Tim Evans, Jonathan Hill and Tim Reaves.

• WHITEVILLE: Harvest Day and Revival Services will be held at Victory Baptist Church in Whiteville from Sunday, Oct. 1, through Wednesday, Oct. 4. Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. There will be special music and a nursery for each service. A free covered dish lunch will be served after the Sunday morning service. Victory is located at 2012 South Madison Street (one-half mile south of Wal-mart). Call 642-3500 for further information.

• WHITEVILLE: “From Our Family To Yourz,” a non-profit organization, is sponsoring a Cancer Tea on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. to honor cancer survivors and pay tribute to those who have passed away due to cancer. This event will be held at the Brunswick Waccamaw Association Building, located at 600 Pine Log Roa in Whiteville. Katrina Boykin, Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church’s First Lady, is the mistress of ceremony. There is also a Uniform Xchange Closet in which donated school uniforms are received and provided to needy families at no cost. The highlight of the evening features Ms. Anna Moore Freeman, motivational speaker and breast cancer survivor.


• 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.

• 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 to 8:30 p.m. at your location by phone. Call 605-475-4120 and join in (ID number – 3390591#). The teacher is Sis Vivian Caviness Wiggins.