* The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.
The 23rd Founder Day service will be celebrated Oct. 26 – 30 at 7:30 p.m. There will be a different speaker each night. Sunday, 12 noon, will be pastor appreciation service with speaker Pastor Hazel Johnson of Mt. Sinai Holy Church.
The annual homecoming will be observed on Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. The Rev Eric Grant of Fayetteville will be the guest messenger. The BMBC combined choir will render the music. Dinner will be served.
The church will have Musicians Appreciation Program on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. for James C. Rich, Andrew Rich and Ausia White. FMI contact 910-385-6959.
Fall revival services will be Oct. 28 – 30 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Reginald Silver from Rock of Ages Church in Rocky Mount.
Homecoming will be celebrated Oct. 25 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 p.m. Pastor John Hobbs will deliver the homecoming message followed by dinner on the grounds.
Graves Memorial will host a preaching and teaching lecture series Oct. 24 – 25 with Rev. Mark S. Bryan, Ph.D., guest lecturer. The event schedule includes Sat., 8:30 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., lecture and study; 6:30 p.m., covered dish dinner, 7 p.m. illusion show. Sun. 9:45 a.m., combined Sunday school; 11 a.m., worship service and sermon.
Immanuel Baptist Church
A fall festival will be held Friday, Oct. 30, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Mr. Wolfe, NC State’s mascot, will be present at the festival.
Pastor’s appreciation for Rev. Dr. Victor L. Wilson will be held Oct. 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. Guest speakers include Rev. Jimmy Melvin, Rev. Leslie Morrisey, and Rev. Louie Boykin. The church is located at 501 Liston St., Clinton.
The church will be celebrating 101 years of ministry at homecoming service on Nov. 1 at 10:30 a.m. The Dove Brothers will be singing during the service. Wesley Smith, tenor with the Dove Brothers, will be sharing about his family ties with Mintz Baptist.
Homecoming will be observed Sunday, Oct. 25, beginning with worship service at 11 a.m. Dr. Jim Baldwin will deliver the message. Covered dish lunch will be served after the service in the fellowship hall.
The New Church
The church, located at 9659 Faison Hwy., Faison, will be have Prophetic Service Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Prophetess Gwendolyn Gibbs of New Bern along with her choir and congergation. FMI contact Assistant Pastor Yolanda Bennett at 260-2348.
New Mt. Zion
United Holy Church
Pastor Elder Lorenzo and First Lady Cheryl Simmons and the entire church family would like to announce the grand opening date of the New Mt. Zion UHC of Warsaw, 250 Lanefield Road, will begin Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. with Bishop Ralph Love bringing the message. The celebration will continue Nov. 1-8.
Youth Explosion will be Sunday at 10 a.m. Homecoming will be observed Nov. 1 at 10:30 a.m. The guest will be Pastor Willie Alford and Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Church family. Lunch will be served following the service. FMI call the church office at 910-299-5002.
Temple of God
The church, located at 307 Railroad St. in Roseboro, will have services every Sunday at 11 a.m.
Whosoever Will Disciples
of Christ Church
Church services will be held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. The church is located in Newton Grove.