Dec. 24

— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church in Bladenboro will celebrate with a Church Christmas Service starting early at 8 a.m.

Dec. 25

— Christmas Day

Dec. 31

— New Year’s Eve

— The deacons of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church in Bladenboro will spearhead the “Watch Night Service” starting at 10:30 p.m. with a candlelight march. The Rev. Donald Thompson will bring the midnight message.

Out of county

• LUMBERTON: The Kids Place Choir of Kingdom Place will present their Christmas musical “Best Present Ever” on Sunday morning, Dec. 24, in the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. Kingdom Place is located at 2610 E. Fifth St. in Lumberton.

• WHITEVILLE: A brief Christmas Eve Service will be held at Victory Baptist Church at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Singing of traditional Christmas hymns in a candle-light service can be a new family tradition before going back home for family Christmas Eve activities or just getting a biblical focus before Christmas Day. Victory is located at 2012 S. Madison St. (one-half mile south of Walmart). For information call the church office at 642-3500.

• LUMBERTON: Kingdom Place will be feeding the homeless, lonely, traveling or hurting at Village Station in Lumberton, on Monday, Dec. 25,h from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The meal is free — come and receive your blessing.


• 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 and 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.