Celebration services continue at area churches


By Marilyn Wright - Contributing columnist



On Wednesday, Feb. 22-24 at 7 p.m. nightly (already in progress), the month of the prophets will be held at The New Church of Christ, Faison. The guest is Prophet S.E. McKinney and congregation of Wilson. The praise team will render the music.

On Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., Youth night service will be held at New Life Outreach Ministries, Clinton. The guest speaker will be Mayor Lew Starling.

On Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., Lisbon St. Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will have an Old Fashioned Black History Dinner in the fellowship hall.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m., Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will have their Youth Day service and the pastor the Rev. Kevin D. Parrish will bring forth the morning message. Music rendered by the youth choir. Pastor Parrish prayer line each Monday morning at 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. You can call 515-739-1459. Access Code is 649217.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., St. Jude United Holy Church, Clinton, will observe their Black History program. There will be several activities on the program. The pastor, Elder Willie Bryant, will bring forth the morning message and music rendered by the adult choir.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Ivanhoe, will observe their “Back In The Day” program. There will be several speakers, and a pot luck dinner will be served in the fellowship hall following the morning service.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., Bearskin Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will observe their Black History worship service. The pastor, the Rev. Valentino K. Bryant will deliver the message and music rendered by the gospel choir. An Old Fashioned dinner will be served.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., The Annual 100 Men’s Rally will be held at St. Peter’s AME Zion Church, 321 Barnes Loop Road, Elizabethtown. Elder Andrew Dixon Brown will bring forth the morning message and the combined male chorus will render the music. FMI call 910-590-4605.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m., Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton, will observe their Pastor Aide service. The guest messenger will be Evangelist Hattie Lofton of Four Oaks.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m., Point Level Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton, will celebrate their annual Black History program. There will be musical guests and different activities on the program.

On Saturday, March 4, at 2 p.m., a Praise Dance Explosion will be held at Temple of God Deliverance Ministry, 307 North East Railroad St, Roseboro. Refreshments will be served. FMI call 910-305-6729.

On Saturday, March 4, at 4 p.m., an Annual Rainbow Tea service will be held at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 9364 Wildcat Road, Ivanhoe. Different variety of activities will be in the service.

On Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m., the community male chorus will celebrate their 70th anniversary at Beaver Dam Missionary Baptist Church on Odom Road, Clinton. Various groups will minister through praises and songs. Refreshments will be served. FMI contact Deacon Sam Butler at 910-592-2323 or Deacon Tim Butler at 910-525-4944.

On Sunday, March 5, at 11 a.m., the celebration of Family and Friends Day will be observed at St. Stephens Holiness Church, Turkey. There will be a guest minister to bring forth the word. Music will be rendered by the adult choir. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning service.

On Sunday, March 5, at 11 a.m., Garland First Baptist Church will celebrate their 11th pastoral anniversary of Dr. Louis and the Rev. Jeanette Hackett. The guest messenger will be Dr. Shari Herring of Royals Chapel Church, Harrells. Dinner will be served following morning service. At 3 p.m. the guest messenger will be the Rev. Handy Gunter, choir and congregation of Mt. Elam Baptist Church, Garland.

On Saturday, March 11, at 6 p.m., Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their male chorus anniversary. Several musical guests will be on the program.

On Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m., Goshen Disciples Church in Faison will have their Church Mission. The guest messenger will be Pastor Betty Faison, choir and congregation of New Jackson Tabernacle. Please bring diapers to help with our Mission Project for the Sampson County Diaper Bank.

Prayer Service/Bible Studies:

Journey Group Bible Study/Sunday/6 p.m./The Journey Church/Plainview

Trinity United Freewill Holiness Church,Clinton/Bible Study/Sunday/8 a.m.

Prayer service/Monday/5:30 p.m./House of Jacob/Clinton.

Prayer service/Monday at 6 p.m./ Wednesday at 6:30 p.m./

New Life Outreach Ministries, Clinton.

Tuesday, 11 a.m./Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Ivanhoe

Tuesday, 7 p.m./Cooper Chapel UHC, Clinton.

Tuesday, 7 p.m./ Bearskin MBC, Clinton.

Tuesday, 7 p.m./The New Church of Christ, Faison.

Tuesday, 7 p.m.till 8p.m. Tune Up Aerobics/Trinity Outreach Ministries,Clinton.

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m./Mt Pleasant Church, Turkey.

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m./Ram In The Bush Church, Clinton.

Prayer service/Bible study is held every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m.

and every Friday at 7 p.m. at Point Level Disciples of Christ Church,Clinton.

Wednesday, 6 p.m./ Brown’s Chapel MBC, Clinton.

Wednesday, 6 p.m./ Littlefield MBC, Newton Grove.

Wednesday, 6 p.m./Elizebeth MBC, Autryville.

Wednesday, 6 p.m./Wards Chapel MBC, Delway.

Wednesday, 6 p.m./First Missionary Baptist, Warsaw

Wednesday,before the1st and 3rd/ 6 p.m./Cedar Creek MBC, Clinton

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m./ First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton.

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m./Holly Grove Church of Christ, Clinton.

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m./Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Ivanhoe.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Roseville Missionary Baptist Church, Harrells

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Hour of Power/Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist, Clinton.

Wednesday,7 p.m and./2nd and 4th Friday/ 7 p.m. (Spanish Ministry)

Holly Grove Holiness Church 1519 Indian Town Rd.Clinton.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./ Morning Star United Holy Church, Clinton.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./ The New Church of Christ, Faison.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Faison Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Warsaw

Wednesday, 7 p.m./ Piney Green Disciple Church, Newton Grove.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./St. Stephen A.M.E. Zion Church, Garland

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Dunn

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Garland First Baptist Church, Garland.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./The Journey Church. Plainview, Dunn.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Greater St. Luke United Holy Church, Rose Hill.

Every 1st.Wednesday, 7 p.m./ Mission night/Baptist Men/WMU/Youth

Turkey Baptist Church, Turkey.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./ First Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Corporage Prayer

Every 1st Wed./St.Peter United Holiness Church, Keener.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton.

Wednesday, 7 p.m./Robinson Chapel Missionary Baptist, Roseboro.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m./St. Jude Church of Christ, Warsaw

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m./ First Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m./ Roseboro United Methodist, Roseboro.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m./Original Bible Way Tabernacle, Mt.Olive.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m/Holy Tabernacle U.H.Church, Roseboro.

Held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 7:30 p.m./Goshen Disciples Church,

Faison, and preaching is every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, at 5 p.m. till 5:30 p.m (Prayer Service) Bible Study/

5:30 till 6:30 p.m at Lisbon St. Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton.

Thursday, at 6 p.m./House of Prayer in Faison/Rev. Everlena Oliver

Thursday, 6:30 p.m./Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey.

Thursday, 7 p.m./WhoSoEver Will Disciples of Christ Church, Newton Grove.

Thursday, 7 p.m./Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey.

Thursday, 7 p.m./Milton Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton.

Thursday, 7 p.m.and Joy night every 4th Friday night

held at Whosoever Will Disciples of Christ Church, Newton Grove.

Thursday, 7 p.m./Bible Discussion/Trinity Outreach Ministries, Clinton.

Thursday, 7:30 p.m/St. Jude United Holy Church, Clinton.

Joy Night 7:30 p.m./Ram In The Bush/every 3rd Thursday, Clinton.

Every Friday, 7 p.m./Faison Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Warsaw.

Prayer service held after 2nd – 4th Sundays.

Regular Morning Services held at:

Brown’s Chapel M.B. Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Jeffery B. White/male chorus

Greater Mt. Calvary Holiness Church/Clinton/11:30 a.m.

The pastor Rev. Ruby T Boykin/combine choir.

The New Church of Christ/Faison/11 a.m.

The pastor, Apostle Blonny Aycock/youth choir

Clinton International Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Paul Blue/combine choir

Turkey Baptist Church/Turkey/11 a.m.

The pastor, Dr. Ron Bryan/church choir

Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin/adult choir

Snowhill M.B.Church/Roseboro/11 a.m.

The pastor, Dr.S.E.Bryant/youth choir

Olivet Institutional Baptist Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Willie Bowden Sr./mass choir

Union Grove Church of Christ/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Dr. Timothy Peppers/church choir

First Missionary Baptist Church/Bowden/11 a.m.

The guest messenger/combine choir

Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church/Keener/11 a.m.

The pastor, Bishop Garland Mayes/gospel choir

Littlefield M.B. Church/Newton Grove/11 a.m.

The pastor, Dr. Claudie Morrisey/youth choir

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church/Clinton/10:45 a.m.

The pastor, Bishop Varnie N. Fullwood/youth choir

First Missionary Baptist/Roseboro/10 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. John T.Oliver/senior choir

St. Jude United Holy Church/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Willie H. Bryant/adult choir

First Missionary Baptist Church/Turkey/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Bob Rogers/youth choir

Mingle Hill Disciples of Christ Church/Salemburg/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Eddie Parker/youth choir

First Missionary Baptist Church/Kenansville/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Cornolius Moore/male chorus

New Life Out Reach Ministries/Clinton/8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

The pastor, Minister Regina Lucious/New Life Outreach Ministries Choir

New Birth Deliverance and International Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor,Dr.Ronald Highsmith/praise & worship team

Robinson Chapel M.B.Church/Roseboro/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev.Jeffery Carr Sr./male chorus

Chapel Hill M.B. Church/Autryville/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Freddie Herring/future lights choir

Big Piney Grove M.B. Church/Clinton/10 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Kevin D. Parrish Sr./youth choir

Christ Missionary Baptist Church/Clinton/10 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Marvin T.Clowney/youth choir

Andrew Chapel M.B.Church/Clinton/10 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Gerald Underwood/adult choir

Lisbon St. M.B.Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Thaddeus Godwin/male chorus

Bearskin M.B.Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Valentino Bryant/adult choir

The House of Prayer/Faison/7:30

Guest speaker for the evening/combine choir

First Baptist M.B.Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The guest messenger/men’s choir

Point Level Disciples Christ Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Dannie Robinson/male chorus

Holly Grove Church of Christ/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Terrell Power/male choir

Jackson Grove Bible Church of God/Midway/11 a.m.

The pastor,Elder Louise Royal/gospel choir

Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church/Clinton/11 a.m

The pastor, Elder Calvin Deans/disciples of sounds

Goshen Disciples Church/Faison/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Donald Dewitt/senior choir

Giddenville A.M.E Zion Church/Faison/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev.Lisa McDow/gospel choir

Elizebeth Missionary Baptist Church/Autryville/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev.Tyman M.Wallace Sr./Jr. choir

Holly Grove Holiness Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Dr. Randy Simmons/praise and worship team

Ram In The Bush Church/Clinton/11 a.m.

The pastor, Apostle Judy Howard/combine choir

Whosoever Will Disciples of Christ Church/Newton Grove/11 a.m.

The pastor, Dr.Gerdie Stevens/combine choir

Original Bibleway Tabernacle/Mt. Olive/11 a.m.

The pastor, Apostle Steven C. Moore/bible way choir

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church/Ivanhoe/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev.Larry B. Faison./male chorus

St. Stephen A.M.E.Zion Church/Garland/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Dr. Hugh Miller Sr.

Garland First Baptist Church/Garland/11 a.m.

The pastor, Dr. Louis Hackett/male chorus

The Journey Church/Plainview area/11 a.m.

The pastors, the Rev. Andy and Terri Shaffer/praise and worship team

Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church/Turkey/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Leslie Morrisey/united voices of praises

First Missionary Baptist Church/Warsaw/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Theodore Thomas lll/jr. choir

Holy Tabernacle United Holy Church/Roseboro/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Christopher Brown Jr./church choir

Temple of God Deliverance Ministry/Roseboro/9 a.m. till 11 a.m.

The pastor, Bishop Andrew Thomas/praise team

Greater St. Luke United Holy Church/Rose Hill/11 a.m.

The pastor, Elder Anthony Flow/senior choir

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church/Dunn/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Floyd Ray/male chorus

Roseville Missionary Baptist Church/Harrell/11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Rodney Hansley/combine choir

Everyone is cordially invited to attend these services..

Thought for the Day:

“If you are being obedient to God, you are going in the right direction.”

Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to the families, who lost a loved one recently.

We solicit your prayers for the sick and shut-ins everywhere.

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By Marilyn Wright

Contributing columnist

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