Religion Calendar

Nov. 14

— There will be a yard sale in support of the Christian Women’s Job Corps of Bladen County from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. The yard sale will take place at the Tar Heel Community Building. For more information contact Jennifer Carter at 910-733-5497 or Pansy Druzak at 910-549-7258.

Nov. 13

— Women’s Ministry Game Night at 7 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Elizqabethtown.

Nov. 15

— First Missionary Baptist Church of Abbottsburg will celebrate Harvest Day during the 11 a.m. worship service. Lunch will be served following the worship service.

— The Mt. Olive Mass Choir will celebrate their 48th anniversary along with their first reunion of former choir members and musicians at Mt. Olive AME Zion Church, Elizabethtown, at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and help make this a joyous occasion in songs and praise.

— Deacon’s Day at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 851 South Braddy Plantation Road in Council. Service will begin at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Carl Smith is the pastor.

Nov. 21

— The Pastor’s Support Ministry of White Creek’s Missionary Baptist Church, located at 6838 Airport Road in the Lisbon Community, will host a program at 6 p.m. The gues speaker will be Pastor Charles Marsh of Inner Circle Holiness Church in Robeson County.

Nov. 28

— A special 15th year memorial tribute to the Shipman family will be held at Saint James AME Zion Church on Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro beginning at 5 p.m. Master of Ceremony De’Jour Alexander Simpson will introduce guests that will include Mt. Zion AME Zion Church combined choir and soloist Harold Boone of Mt. Hebron AME Zion Church.

Dec. 6

— First Missionary Baptist Church of Abbottsburg will hold their birthday program at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Boykin of Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church. He will be joined by his choir.


Out of County


Oct. 31

There will be a Fall Festival from 5 until 7 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Whiteville. This will be for children 5th grade and under and their parents. Games, face-painting, candy, and hayrides are free. There will be a nominal charge for hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, popcorn, and drinks. The church is located at 2012 South Madison Street (one-half mile south of Walmart). For further information call the church office at 910-642-3500.

Nov. 15

— Evangelist Gary Bill will be preaching revival services at Victory Baptist Church in Whiteville from Sunday, Nov. 15, through Wednesday, Nov. 18. Bill will be speaking at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Everyone is invited to attend. There will be special music and a nursery for each service. A free barbecue lunch will be served after the Sunday morning service. the church is located at 2012 South Madison Street (one-half mile south of Wal-mart). Call 910-642-3500 for further information.

Jan 16

— The Heavenly Hearts Foundation will host a Power to Praise Gospel Fest 2016 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Friendly Community Center in Clinton. On program will be Billy Ray and the Gospelairs, Matthew Murchison and Fresh Sounds, Deliverance Victory Temple Choir, Perry Parker and the Jubilair, Spiritual Voices and Genesis and many more. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information or directions call 910-271-8324.




— 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 year olds for 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.