— Pastor Corell Pittman of Charis Discipleship Center (of Andrew Wommack Ministry) will be conducting the following conference today through Sunday: Friday, 7:30 p.m., Identity Theft & Identity Restored; Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m., Spirit, Soul, Body; Saturday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Believer’s Authority; Saturday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., free lunch for all attendees (call to reserve); Saturday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Christian Philosophy; Sunday, 2 p.m., closing. This conference will be held at the Elizabethtown Deliverance Evangelistic Center, located at 412-A Peanut Road, Elizabethtown 28337. All are welcomed to attend. For information call 910-778-3376 or 252-382-4330.
— Pittman’s Chapel Church in Abbottsburg, and the Bishop R. Pittman would like to invite everyone to Men’s Day at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Fletcher Collins. The M.C. will be Rev. James E. Purdie.
— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 16920 Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro, will host a “Children’s Day” program during the 11 a.m. worship service. All neighborhood children are invited to attend for a special recognition.
— New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkton will celebrate its third annual Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor Harry Primus and First Lady Keteriah Primus starting at 11 a.m. Special guest at 11 a.m. will be Pastor Carl Smith of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church; special guest at 3 p.m. will be Pastor Q. Jimmel Williamson of Pleasant Union Missionary Baptist Church of East Arcadia. An old-fashioned dinner will be served after the morning service. For information, call the Rev. Rachel Mitchell at 910-879-6665 or Sister Lisa Smith at 910-874-5062.
—Men’s Day will be observed at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, on at 4 p.m. Guest Minister will be Rev. Hugh Miller, Choir and Congregation from St. Stephens A.M.E. Zion Church Garland. The public is invited to attend.
— Tar Heel Baptist Church has rescheduled VBS through Friday, June 17. There will be a meal served at 6 p.m each night. There will be Bible Study, games, crafts, music, and water slides for kids and youth. There will be Bible Study and crafts for the adults. Friday night will be our VBS celebration where parents can come enjoy dinner and see what their kids have learned through Bible Study, music, crafts, and recreation all week. Everyone is invited and transportation is available.
— Starting today and running through Aug. 13, Martin Chapel AME Zion Church on NC Hwy 53 West in Elizabethtown will host a Summer Enrichment Program for students entering the first through sixth grade from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Breakfast, lunch and snack provided; a field trip every week; Friday “splash day;” academic tutoring; youth mentoring; sports and recreation all will be available. For information, call Connie Council at 980-263-1852 or the church at 910-866-4383.
— Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church will be having a church bazaar starting at 7 a.m. Different items will be available, along with food and bounce houses for the kids. Please stop by at 32 Mt. Olive Church Road in Elizabethtown. The event will be held across from the church.
— Elizabethtown Church of God located at 1767 NC Hwy 242 North in Elizabethtown, will host Gospel Fest 2016. Cookoffs begin at 11 a.m. There will be singing, bounce houses, games, drama, and choirs. Tickets are $5 per person and children under 10 are free. Call 910 234-5464 or 910-770-7725 for more information.
— The deacons of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 16920 Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro, are asking all fathers to be present for a “Father’s Day Celebration” during the 11 a.m. worship service.
— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 16920 Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro, will host Vacation Bible School through June 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. The theme will be “Jesus the True Superhero.” All neighborhood children are invited.
— “Submerged” Vacation Bible School comes to Hickory Grove Baptist Church starting today through June 29 at 6 p.m. each day. We’ll enjoy Bible study, music, crafts, supper, and recreation. Classes are available for ages Babies – sixth grade, and parents and guests are also invited to join us nightly for our Worship Rally and fellowship supper. The church is located at 6414 Center Road, Bladenboro. Call 876-0136 for more information.
— Elizabethtown Church of God, located at 1767 N.C. Hwy. 242 North in Elizabethtown, will host a Fishing Tournament. There will be a $25.00 Entry fee with $500.00 payout for Catfish with a minimum of 50 entries and 50/50 payout for Panfish. It will start at 5 p.m. with a meal and devotion. Final weigh in will be Saturday at 8 p.m. All proceeds will go to Men’s Fellowship. Contact Larry Martin at 910-991-6559 for more information.
— “Submerged” Vacation Bible School at Briar Branch Baptist Church will start today and end on June 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. Classes are available for babies through adults. We will enjoy supper, Bible study, music, crafts, and recreation. Briar Branch Baptist Church is located at 42 Lula Long Road, Elizabethtown (beside N.C. 242 North). Call 910-872-4427 for information.
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— 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.
— A Power In The Word Ministry Bible study will take place every Thursday from 8:10 – 8:30 p.m. at your location by phone. Call 712-432-3900 and join in (ID number – 176890#). The teacher is Sis Vivian Caviness Wiggins.