Sunrise services to be held at local churches


By Marilyn Wright - Contributing columnist



All are invited to join us at Mt. Pleasant MBC for our Passion Week Services as we celebrate Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Services will be held tonight-Friday at 7:30 p.m. We will have our very own Ministers of the Gospel to bring forth a Word from the Lord each night. On Easter morning Sunday, March 27, we will have Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. with the word being preached by Elder Kathy McNeil, followed by the Resurrection morning message from our very own pastor, Bishop Varnie N. Fullwood, at 10:45 a.m.

On Thursday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m., Community Passion Service will be held at First Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro. The guest speaker will be Pastor John Melvin and mass choir of Sam’s Spring A.M.E. Zion Church, Roseboro.

On Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m., The Brotherhood of Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey will have a Good Friday Service. The theme is: The Way of The Cross. Light refreshments will be served. FMI call 910-335-1272.

On Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m., Youth Night Service will be held at New Life Outreach Ministries, Clinton. The guest speaker will be Apostle Lavon Brock of Kinston. Inviting all youth to come out and have a good time. Refreshments will be served.

On Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m., The Last Seven Sayings of Christ Service will be held at Little Field M.B. Church, Newton Grove. Different speakers will participate on the program. Refreshments will be served.

On Saturday, March 26, at 12 p.m., Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, will have their Annual Easter egg hunt.

On Saturday, March 26, at 4 p.m., Little Field Missionary Baptist Church Easter egg hunt for the children will be held at Weeks Park, Newton Grove.

On Saturday, March 26, at 6 p.m., First Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, will have Free Movie Night. The movie War Room will be shown.

Holly Grove Disciples of Christ, Clinton is in need of a keyboard player for the first, second and fourth Sundays. FMI, call 910-592-5764.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., annual sunrise service will be held at Union Grove Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Clinton. Men’s choir will render the music. Breakfast will be served. Easter Worship and Youth Program will begin at 11 a.m. Music by the combine choir.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., annual sunrise service will be held at Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton. One of the Associate Minister’s will bring forth the message and the youth choir will render the music. Breakfast will be served.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., annual sunrise service will be held at St. Peter United Holiness Church, Keener. Pastor Bryan Farland will minister the word and the combine choir will render the music.Breakfast will be served following the service.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., Sunrise Service will be held at Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Autryville. The speakers will be the Associate Ministers of the Church. Breakfast will be served, and regular service will begin at 10 a.m. Pastor Freddie Herring will minister the word and the combine choir will render the music.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., Sunrise Service will be held at Mingle Hill Disciples of Christ Church, Salemburg. The guest speaker will be the Rev.Andrea Rouse of Snow Hill M.B. Church, Roseboro. Breakfast will be served following the service. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Pastor Eddie Parker will minister the word and the youth-adult choir will render the music.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m and 11 a.m., Sunrise Service and regular morning service will be held at Elizebeth M.B. Church, Autryville. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Tyman Wallace of Raeford. Music rendered by the combine choir and male chorus.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m and 11 a.m., Sunrise Service and regular morning service will be held at Jackson Grove Bible Church of God, Midway. The messenger will be Elder Patrick Stewart, and music rendered by the gospel choir. Breakfast will be served following the morning service.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6 a.m., Annual Sunrise Service will be held at The New Church of Christ, Faison. The pastor, Apostle Blonny Aycock, will minister the word. Breakfast will be served following the service. At 11 a.m. worship service, Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett will minister the word, and the combine choir will render the music. At 3 p.m. the Easter Program will be held by the youth. There will be skits from the bible, singing and praise dancing. After the service, they will have a cook-out and a Easter egg hunt for the children.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6:30 a.m., Sunrise Service will be held at Sam’s Spring A.M.E. Zion Church, Roseboro. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Carolyn Bennett of First Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6:30 a.m., Annual Sunrise Service will be held at Snow Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro. The Rev. Felicia Forte will minister the word. Breakfast will be served after the service. Sunday School immediately after breakfast. Easter Program following Sunday School. At 11 a.m. regular morning service will be held and Pastor S.E. Bryant will minister the word, and music rendered by the youth choir.

On Sunday, March 27, at 6:30 a.m., Annual Sunrise Service will be held at Greater Mt. Calvery Holiness Church, Clinton. Regular morning service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Minister Tanisha Boykin will minister the word, and the combine choir will render the music. On the Easter Program, there will be speeches and solos (etc.) Easter egg hunt and refreshments after the service.

On Sunday, March 27, at 7 a.m., Annual Sunrise Service will be held at Little Field Missionary Baptist Church, Newton Grove. Several ministers will speak. Breakfast will be served following the service.

On Sunday, March 27, at 8 a.m., breakfast will be served at Robinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro. At 10:30 a.m. they will celebrate their Annual Easter Sunday Service.

On Sunday, March 27, at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Journey Church will hold three Easter Celebrations. The Journey Church is located at 4191 Plain View Highway, Dunn, directly across from Plain View Elementary School. FMI contact Pastor Andy or Terri Shaffer at 910-990-2209 or 910-385-6789.

On Sunday, March 27, at 10 a.m., First Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their Senior Citizen Day. Pastor John T. Oliver will minister the word and the senior choir will render the music.

On Sunday, March 27, at 11 a.m., Family and Friend’s Day will be observed at Bearskin Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton. The theme for the day-Bring Home Love for Family and Friends. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Anthony Young of Jacksonville, and music will be rendered by the adult choir. Dinner will be served.

On Sunday, March 27, at 11 a.m., The Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey, will observe their Annual Family and Friend’s Day. Pastor Leslie Morrisey will bring forth the word. Families and friends will be recognized. Music will be rendered by a special choir. FMI call 910-533-3328.

On Sunday, March 27, at 11 a.m., Regular morning service will be held at Lisbon St. Missionary Baptist, Clinton. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Dr. Lionel Cartwright of Fayetteville. Music will be rendered by the male chorus.

On Sunday, March 27, at 11 a.m., Regular morning service will be held at Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton. The pastor, Elder Calvin Deans will minister the word and the disciples of sounds will render the music. Annual Easter egg hunt for the children following the morning service. The Pastor’s Aide Service will be at 4 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Regina Lucious, choir and congregation of New Life Outreach Ministries, Clinton.

On Sunday, March 27, at 11 a.m., Regular morning service will be held at First Missionary Baptist Church, Bowden. The pastor, Harold Jr. Boykin, will minister the word and music rendered by the combine choir. At 6 p.m. they will have their Easter program. There will be speeches, poems and solos.

On Sunday, March 27, at 3 p.m., Little Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will celebrate their Adult Choir Anniversary. Several choirs will participate on the program.

On Sunday, March 27, at 4 p.m., Usher’s Anniversary will be held at Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Keener. The guest messenger will be Elder Terrell Powell, choir and congregation of Holly Grove Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton.

On Monday, March 28, at 11 a.m., Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Union Grove Church of Christ, Clinton.

On Monday, March 28, at 3 p.m., Annual Easter Egg Hunt for the children will be held at Mingle Hill Disciples of Christ Church, Salemburg. Sponsored by the Usher Board.

On March 29-31 at 7:30 p.m., Women’s Conference will be held at Andrew Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton. The theme: “Learning To Trust God’s Perfect Timing.” Dr. Hattie Lofton of Four Oaks, will be the guest messenger.

On Wednesday, March 30-April 1, at 7:30 p.m., Spring Revival will be held at First Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Ray Bolton of Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton.

On April 6-8, at 7 p.m., Spring Revival will be held at Garland First Baptist Church, Garland. Different speakers each night.

To report your church news, please call 910-709-7317 or 551-8624. You can email me at [email protected]

By Marilyn Wright

Contributing columnist

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To report your church news, please call 910-709-7317 or 551-8624. You can email me at [email protected]

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