The Morning Star United Holiness Church, McKoy Street, Clinton, will celebrate their annual Family and Friends Day Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. A pageant involving children will be held at the church. On Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m., morning worship with Dr. Lloyd Butler Jr will deliver the morning message and the adult choir will render the music. We would like for you to be in the count and join us. Dinner will be served following the morning service.
The Friendly Trio Musical Gospel Train will be held Sunday, March 17 at the Friendly Community Center, U.S. 421 north (Hanson Road) at 6 p.m. The theme will be “O Magnify the Lord With Me.” Several persons will participate on the program, including The McNeils, The Inspirationals, Evangelist Shirley Devone, Donnie and the Voices of God, The Untouchables, Faith Tabernacle Gospel Singers, Joe Alcorta and Family, Prophetic Worship and others. Make plans to attend this service.
On Sunday, March 17, the Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will have a “Seven Up” program at 3:30 p.m. Several speakers will participate. Monday, March 18 through Wednesday, March 20, the speaker will be Evangelist Hattie Lofton of the Hickory Grove Disciple Church of Four Oaks. Several choirs will participate. Everyone is invited to attend. The host pastor is the Rev. Ray Bolton.
Trinity United Free Will Holiness Church will have service Sunday, March 17 at 10 a.m. The pastor, Ann Mosson, will bring forth the morning message and the choir will render the music. For transportation, call Bishop Larry Mosson at 910-337-3272.
Pastor Aide Revival will be held at the Saint Jude Holiness Church, H.B. Lewis Road, Clinton, March 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. On Thursday, the speaker will be Elder Patrick Cooper and Saint Jude and St. Stevens male choruses will provide the music; on Friday, the guests will be the Rev. Larry Morrisey, choir and congregation. The host pastor is the Rev. Willie Bryant.
Jackson Grove Bible Church of God in Midway will celebrate Mother Eva King’s annual birthday program Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. The guest preacher will be Pastor Allen McNeal of the Crossroad Bible Church of God, choir and congregation in Erwin. Everyone is invited.
The initial sermon for Deacon Billy Thompson of Clinton will be held at the Beaver Dam Missionary Baptist Church Sunday, March 17, 4 p.m. All are invited to attend.
Regular morning worship service will be held at the Little Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Sunday, March 17, at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Harold Boykin Jr., will bring the message and the adult choir will render the music.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Union Star Free Will Baptist Church Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m. The pastor, Bishop James Leftdwrige, will bring the message and the combined choir will provide the music.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Snowhill Missionary Baptist Church, Roseboro, Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. S.E. Bryant, will bring the message and the adult choir will render the music. At 3 p.m., the pastor, choir, ushers and congregation will render service at the Kingdom Living Church in Raeford. All members are asked to attend. The bus will leave following the morning service.
The Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Autryville will celebrate their Young Adult Choir’s anniversary Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Celebration will continue Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. There will be singing from various groups, including Mingle Hill choir of Salemburg, Sensational Gospel Singers of Clinton, Jackson Grove Choir of Midway, Union Hill mass choir of Midway, Billy Ray and the Gospelaires of Clinton, Elizabeth Gospel Singers of Autryville, Mt. Zion male chorus of Dunn, Stedman First Baptist choir and New Hope choir. For more information, call Lisa Williams, 910-486-3067.
The Friendly Trio’s 2013 Women’s Conference will be held March 22-24 at the Friendly Community Center. The theme will be “Be Thou Faithful Until Death Is Your Reward in Glory.” Several speakers will participate. On Friday night, March 22, 7:30 p.m., the speaker will be the Rev. Rene Turner; on Saturday morning, March 23, breakfast at 9:21 a.m., seminars at 10 a.m., minister Gladys Sutton, continuing education, business development, the Sheriff’s Department, domestic violence, ladies beautification, health service. On Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., Dora Medina. Then on Sunday, March 24, at 4 p.m., Apostle Sheila Newkirk of Wallace. Don’t miss it.
A Gospel Explosion will be held Sunday, March 31 at the Friendly Community Center at 5 p.m. On the program will be the Harrington Family of Apex, Bishop Eddie Adkinson of Selma, Jerusalem Travelers of Turkey, Signaires of Raleigh, the Traveling Stars of Richmond, Men of Wisdom, Brother Jerry Harrison and Faith of Rocky Mount, the Goldenaires of Dunn and the New Men of Faith of Goldsboro. Don’t miss it.
Regular morning worship service will be held at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, H.B. Lewis Road, Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Jeffrey White, will bring the morning message and the male chorus will render the music. You are invited.
The Friendly Trio, along with the Church Association, will give out food bags Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The Christ Missionary Baptist Church, 5220 Faison Hwy., Clinton, will have their morning worship service Sunday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. and Bible study will be held each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The host pastor is the Rev. Marvin T. Clowney.
Psalm Sunday Resurrection Day will be held Saturday, March 23 at 6 p.m. at the Sunset Avenue School auditorium, 505 Sunset Ave., Clinton Tickets will be $15 for adults, $5 for teens. For more information, call 919-424-1229.
Our love and deepest sympathy goes out to all families who lost a loved one recently.
We solicit your prayers for the sick everywhere.
A thought for today: Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.
Go to the church of your choice Sunday and have a blessed week.
Mae Bell Williamson is the news columnist for Brown’s Chapel. You can call her at 592-2468 or 704-3490.