Oct. 5

— The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church is one of 20 host churches that are sponsoring Fayetteville’s WIDU 2016 Anniversary “Together-As-One” services at 7 p.m. Host churches throughout the general area have been requested to invite ten other churches in their local areas to attend this momentous service. Baldwin Branch is featuring the Rev. Dr. Edwin M. Ferguson of Mt. Zion AME Zion Church of Elizabethtown as the guest speaker with musical ministry by Bishop Perry Williams & The New Travelaires. See the video at

Oct. 8

— Refuge of Deliverance Ministries will celebrate its seventh Bridging Family & Friends at noon at The Factory Event Center, located at 404 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker will be Apostle N.J. Dunlap from Temple of Refuge of the Living God in Charlotte. Everyone is invited.

Oct. 9

— Kitchen Missionary Baptist Church invites young adult, youth, or senior choirs to join them for their Inspirational Choir’s 3rd anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Leaders who are interested in their choir(s) participating should contact Sis. Gloria Beatty at 910-669-3359 or 910-991-5088 or the Rev. Alice Moore at 910-879-6647 by Sept. 29.

— Join us at Center Road Baptist Church beginning at 11 a.m. for the annual Fall Festival. This year we will be celebrating Homecoming on that day as well with guest speaker Dr. Jim Harris. Come out and enjoy the music, food, preaching, bounce houses, and good Christian fellowship. Lunch will be served. Our revival with Dr. Harris will begin Monday, Oct. 10, and run through Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. each day.

— Baker’s Creek AME Zion Church of Dublin will celebrate its 154th anniversary starting with the morning worship at 10 a.m. and continuing in the afternoon worship at 3 p.m. The Rev. Wendy McKoy of Shady Grove AME Zion Church of Council will deliver the message for the afternoon service. Everyone is invited.

— The Youth & Young Adult Inspirational Choir Anniversary will be held at 3 p.m. at Kitchen Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Council. All are welcome. Call Janet Cherry at 910-876-0907 for information.

— Peace Baptist Church, located at 125 Hwy. 242 South in Bladenboro, will host a special Pastor Appreciation Day at 11 a.m. for the Rev. Buddy Cain. Lunch will be served after the service. All are invited.

Oct. 10

— The Carvers Creek Community Revival will be held today through Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. all three evenings at Kitchen Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Council. Call Janet Cherry at 910-876-0907 for information.

Oct. 16

— Antioch United Methodist Church, 4404 N.C. Hwy. 210, Garland, will celebrate Homecoming at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Pam Russell, who serves as director of Children’s Ministry at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church of Clayton.

— Tar Heel Baptist Church, located at 521 Tar Heel Ferry Road, will host a First-Responders’ Appreciation Service at 6 p.m. The Rev. Warren Hill, assistant chaplain for the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, will preach and all first responders will receive prayer. The public is invited.

Oct. 23

— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council will be having their Annual Birthday Rally at 3:30 p.m. Guests will be the Rev. Anthony Q. Jones and Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Fair Bluff. Everyone is invited.

Nov. 6

— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council will be celebrating Harvest Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Carl A. Smith will deliver the morning message. There will be no afternoon service. Everyone is invited.

Nov. 16

— Singer Charles Billingsley will be at Northside Baptist Church in Bladenboro. Services begin at 7 p.m. For more information, please call the church at 910-863-3780. Everyone is invited to attend.

Dec. 2

— World-renown Christian singer Ivan Parker will be in concert at White Oak Baptist Church Gymnasium (used to be White Oak School Gym). Tickets will be $10.00 and are available from any church member. You may contact the church at P.O. Box 296, White Oak, NC 28399 or by phone by calling the parsonage at 910-866-4467 or the pastor at 910-874-3315. You may call James Pait at 910-866-4514 for information on obtaining tickets also. More information on Ivan Parker can be found at

Jan. 21, 2017

— East Bladen High will host “Gospel Jam Explosion” with Willie “B.B.’ Brown of Fayetteville serving as master of ceremonies. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the program starts at 5 p.m. In performance will be Renewall of Clinton, Spiritual Voices of Warsaw, Blessed from Spivey’s Corner, and many more. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Food will be available for sale and door prizes will be given. For information call 910-271-8324, 910-249-2451, 904-514-7058 or 910-441-0734.




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— 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.