— Lisbon Baptist Church will hold spring revival services today through Sunday. Leading the services will be the Reverend Dwight Jackson, pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Services on Friday and Saturday night will begin at 7 p.m. and the Sunday service will begin that morning at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Our church is located at 4588 Lisbon Road, Clarkton.
— Hickory Grove Baptist Church cordially invites the community to a concert by The Keffers at 7 p.m. in the church’s Family Life Center. The church is located at 6414 Center Road, Bladenboro. The concert is free-of-charge, and open to everyone. A love offering will be received. For more information call 910-648-6864 or please visit http://www.thekeffers.com.
— St. John AME Zion Church will host a community flea market on the lot across the street from the church between 7 a.m. and noon. There is a $5 fee to participate. Participants are responsible for providing their table, chair, etc. and clearing away all unsold items. Breakfast plates will also be sold at this event. The cost of breakfast will be $6.
— Liberty Worship Center will be having a church yard sale at 89 North Grove Street in Clarkton from 7:30 a.m. until noon, the proceeds of which will benefit the church building fund. For more information, call 910-840-4325. In case of rain, the sale will be rescheduled.
— The Baldwin Branch Male Chorus will be celebrating its 45th anniversary at 3 p.m. at the Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church. Numerous choruses will be there. Pastor Andy Anderson of Whiteville is the master of ceremony. Baldwin Branch is located at 4047 N.C. 242 Hwy. South in Elizabethtown.
The Young Adult Ministry of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 16920 Twisted Hickory Road Bladenboro, will have their Spring Revival April 13 – April 15 starting at 7:30 p.m. The messenger for the week will be Preacher Algnernon McKinzie from Mt Olive MBC in Whiteville.
— St. John AME Zion Church will host a breakfast plate sale and silent auction in the cafeteria between 7 a.m. and noon. The cost of plates will be $6.
— Greater Vision Free Will Baptist Church will hold a barbecue plate benefit for missions at Midway Beauty Shop in Bladenboro starting at 11 a.m. until the food is gone. The plates are $7 each and will include barbecue, slaw, baked beans and bread. Delivery is available and donations are welcome.
— Homecoming services will be held at Lisbon Baptist Church. The worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the guest speaker will be the Rev. Rodney Phillips, professor of Bible Studies at Carolina College of Biblical Studies and a doctoral candidate of Liberty University. A covered-dish luncheon will follow the service. Guests are welcome. LBC is located at 4588 Lisbon Road, Clarkton.
— Family and Friends Day will be observed at Carvers Creek A.M.E. Zion Church located at 210 Carvers Creek Church Road in Council, at 11 a.m. The guest Minister will be Bishop Jameel Bryant from Burlington. The meal will be served following the service. Everyone is invited to attend.
— The 14th Pastoral Anniversary Pre-Musical Celebration for Pastor Carl A. Smith will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council. Several choirs, groups and soloists will be on the program. Everyone is invited to come out and help us celebrate these festivities with our pastor.
— There will be a Home Missions and Conference Workers Program at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Drive, Bladenboro, at 4 p.m. Speakers will be Bessie Rothwell from Clarkton District Home Missions President and Sister Patricia Cromartie, Clarkton District Conference Workers President. The special music will the youth choir from Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church of Elizabethtown. Everyone is invited to attend.
— St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, located at 410 Martin Luther King Drive, Bladenboro, will observe their Church Anniversary at 4 p.m. The guest Minister will be Rev. Algernon McKenzie and the guest choir are from Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Whiteville. Everyone is invited to attend.
— Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council will host its 14th Pastor’s Anniversary Celebration for the Rev. Carl A. Smith at 11 a.m. with Elder Charles Simpson, choir and congregation of St. James United Holy Church in Council as the guests. The afternoon service will begin at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Matthew D. Rouse III, choir and congregation of Piney Grove East Missionary Baptist Church of Marshville as the guests. We are inviting everyone to come out and help us celebrate this special occasion with our pastor.
— The Carvers Creek Community will celebrate the annual Carvers Creek Community Reunion and May Day Celebration from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Baltimore Center. There will be a parade with parade line-up at 9 a.m. at Figure 9 Road. There will be lots of games, food and other activities for all ages. The highlight of this event will be the wrapping of the May Pole. Please come out and help celebrate this event.
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— On Saturday, April 9, at 6 p.m., Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, Male Chorus will be observing their 15th Male Chorus Anniversary. Many musical guests.
— The Rev. Marvin T. Clowney, Sr. and Christ Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their seventh Church Anniversary. On Saturday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. – until, a chicken and fish plate sale will be held in the parking lot of O’Reilly’s Auto Parts Store on Highway 701 in front of Roses. Single and combo plates will be available as well as drinks. On Sunday, April 10, at 10 a.m., our Church Anniversary Service will be culminate with guest preacher, the Rev. Clary Phelps, Pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, Salisbury, and the CMBC Combination Choir. For further information, please contact Denise Faison at 910-590-4618.
— I Am Inc. in conjunction with God’s Garden of Paradise Inc. will offer every month free meals and free haircuts. For more information check with Glendas Just Desserts and Lunch Counter located at 315 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown and Barbers Inn located at 410 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown.
— College Small Group will meet from 6 until 7 p.m. (ages 18 to 23) followed by AMPED Student Ministry worship service from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. each Sunday night at Dublin First Baptist Church. The upbeat worship service will be lead by our student ministry band, and include drama, and deep Biblical teaching.
— Dublin First Baptist Church Day School is now accepting registration for 2, 3, & 4 years old half-day classes. Call 910-862-2277 or 910-876-0419 for more information.
— Living Springs Church is having Women’s Fellowship each Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 909 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown.
— I Am Inc. will offer a free yard sale. Open day and night located at 900 block of Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown.