* The deadline for church briefs is noon on Wednesdays.
Shoebox Collection Week will be Nov. 16-23. Sampson County drop-off locations will be Grove Park Baptist Church, Clinton and Unity Presbyterian Church, Newton Grove.
The church on Odom Road will have worship Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. with guest messenger Rev. Tyman Wallace of Raeford. Music will be rendered by the mass choir.
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.
The Friendly Trio will host a musical gospel train service Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at 75 Hanson Road, Clinton. The program will include The Lighthouse Singers, The Cornerstones, The Messengers and more. FMI, Charles Strickland, 910-590-4925.
The Kingdom Builders will have an anniversary celebration on Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m. It will be held at Guiding Star UHC, Goldsboro. The program will include Apostle Norbert Simmons & The Gospelaires, True Prayze, The Wade Sisters, Truth, Design for Purpose, and others. Admission is free.
A tribute to veterans program will be held Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. Dr. A. J. Conners, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Rocky Point, will be the guest speaker. All veterans of all branches of service are welcome to attend. The church is located at 6210 Taylors Bridge Hwy., Clinton.
The fifth Sunday Singing Series will be held at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 29, featuring the 11th Hour. “One Bethlehem Night,” a Broadway style musical production, will be held Dec. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. Doors open both nights at 6 p.m. Admission price is canned foods for the Salemburg Food Bank. The church is located at 3761 Old Mintz Hwy., Roseboro. FMI call 910-564-6500.
The New Church
The church will host Men of Power Giving Thanks Nov. 16-21 at 7 p.m. Guest speakers will be: Monday — Deacon Charles Faison, Clinton and Deacon Joe Parker, Smithfield; Tuesday — Deacon Owen McNeil, Harrells and Deacon Adine Preddie, New Bern; Wednesday — Bro. Bruce Fryar, Mt. Olive and Bro. Dewayne Owens, Roseboro; Thursday — Pastor Willie Harrington, Clinton and Bishop Grover Aycock, Faison. Friday — Deacon Elbert Melvin, Clinton and Deacon Marshall Hobbs, Clinton; Saturday — Minister Machel McPhil, Salemburg and Deacon M. Herring, Clinton.
The Afffirmation Service for Pastor Regina Lucious will be Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. The location has been changed to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church on Bonnetsville Road in Clinton.
There will be a food giveaway Saturday, Nov. 14 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Worship celebration will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. FMI call the church office at 299-2003.
Piney Green Disciple
of Christ Church
A Pre-Thanksgiving program will be held Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. with pastor Rev. Shirley Pigford and her church family from Mt. Olive. The church has services every first and third Sunday and Sunday school every Sunday at 9:45 p.m.
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.