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.

— Piney Grove A.M.E Zion will have the Rev. Larry Campbell’s appreciation at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Wendy Mckoy of Shady Grove A.M.E Zion will be the guest pastor.

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.

Oct. 28

— White’s Creek Baptist Church, located at 6838 Airport Road in the Lisbon Community, will host a Youth Gospel Explosion at 6 p.m. Many youth from the area will come together in songs praise dances to celebrate Jesus. The program is being sponsored by the White’s Creek Youth Choir. The public is invited.

Nov. 5

— Tar Heel Baptist Church, located at 521 Tar Heel Ferry Road in Tar Heel, will host its annual Homecoming beginning at 10:30 a.m. with an outdoor worship service. There will also be free food, inflatables and fun for the whole family. Bring your own lawn chairs if wanted.

— 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

• None listed


• 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.