The Western Union Missionary Baptist Association Ministers’ and Deacons’ Union will be held at First Baptist Church, Roseboro, June 30. The theme is preaching, teaching and reaching through Christian education. The opening of the session will begin at 9 a.m. The welcome will be given by the host pastor, the Rev. John T. Oliver, minutes of the previous session by sister Naomi Lee and the roll call of the churches by sister Sandra Bennett. The workshop will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the youth talent hour at 11:15 a.m. with youth from area churches. The sermon will be delivered by the Rev. Judy Johnson of First Baptist Church, Clinton.
There will be a service at the Trinity United Free Will Holiness Church, Clinton, Sunday, July 2, at 10 a.m. Pastor Ann Mosson will bring forth the morning message and the choir will render the music. For transportation call 910-337-3272.
There will be a Father and Son Holy Ghost program at the Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, on Sunday, July 1, at 3 p.m. The guest speakers are: elder Lakeia Underwood; elder Heather Dixon; and evangelist Crystal Bennett. The music will be rendered by the Ram in the Bush Praise Team.
On Sunday, July 1, the Rev. James Jackson will be preaching at the Saint Stephens Holiness Church, Turkey, at 11 a.m. and the choir will render the music. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Morrisey, choir and congregation of Faison Chapel Church in Warsaw. The host pastor is Willie Bryant.
The Christ Missionary Baptist Church, now located at Salemburg Elementary School, will have its regular morning worship service Sunday, July 1, at 10 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Marvin T. Clowney, will bring forth the morning message and the choir will render the music.
The pre-pastoral anniversary celebration for pastor Claudie Morrisey of the Littlefield Missionary Baptist Church, Newton Grove, will be held Sunday, July 15, at 3:30 p.m.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Little Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Sunday, July 1, at 11 a.m. The sermon will be delivered by the Rev. Alice Jean Boykin and music will be rendered by the youth choir.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on H.B. Lewis Road, Clinton, on Sunday, July 1, at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Jeffrey White, will bring forth the morning message and the Senior Choir will render the music.
The Widows and Widowers Ministry of Snowhill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, is sponsoring a commemorative brick sale that will end June 30. For more information, call the Rev. Shirley Cooper at 910-525-4172 or Maggie Royal at 910-525-5263.
Vacation Bible School will be held at Running Branch Disciple Church, Clinton, July 20-22 from 6:45 to 8 p.m. nightly. All adults and children are invited. Refreshments will be served.
Vacation Bible School will be held at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on H.B. Lewis Road June 27-29 from 6 to 8 p.m. All children and adults are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served nightly. For transportation call 910-592-2468.
Vacation Bible School will be held at the Point Level Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton, June 27-29 at 6:30 p.m. nightly. The theme will be “Dare to Go Deep With the Lord”. All children and adults are invited to attend.
Joy Night will be held at the Ram in the Bush Church, Clinton, on Thursday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker is associate pastor Ashley Newkirt of the Overcomer Christian Church of Durham and will be accompanied by the choir. On Friday, June 29, there will be a special service at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday night, bible study and Thursday night, Joy Night at 7:30 p.m. Church services will be held every second, third and fourth Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday School and morning worship at 11 a.m. The host pastor is Judy Howard.
The Hargrove Family Reunion will be held Friday, June 29, with the meet and greet held at the Comfort Inn, 1412 Sunset Ave., Clinton. On Saturday, July 30, a cookout held at Royal Lane Park. Saturday night will be talent night and a fashion show will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. On Sunday, July 1, the family will worship at First Baptist Church, 900 College St. Clinton.
A thought for today: Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to all families who lost a loved one recently.
We solicit your prayers and visits for all the sick and shut-ins everywhere.
A special hello to Bernice Cooper of Roseboro, who is recuperating nicely at home.
Go to the church of your choice this Sunday and have a blessed week.
(Editor’s note: Mae Bell Williamson is the news columnist for Brown’s Chapel. You can call her at 910-592-2468.)