— A fellowship brunch will be held at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Juana Moore, member of First Baptist Church in Clarkton. Donation is $15. This event will be sponsored by The Women’s Home & Oversea Missionary Society of St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church. For information, call 910-863-4409 or 910-876-9906.
— Family/Friends Day will be observed at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro. Pastor Hardy Ballard Jr. will bring the morning message at 10 a.m. Afternoon service will begin at 3:30 p.m. with Guest Minister Jerry Buie, choir and congregation from Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Riegelwood. Dinner will be served. The public is invited to attend.
— The Pastor’s Aide Committee of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church in Bladenboro will spearhead their pastor’s anniversary celebration starting at 11 a.m. with Pastor Carl Smith of Piney Grove MBC as special guest. At 3:30 p.m., the Rev. Timothy Moss of Green Chapel MBC from Bolton will conduct the service. Dinner will be served between the services.
— Living Springs Church will host the annual Bladen County Walk for Christ, starting at the Bladen County Courthouse at 10 a.m. There will be prayer, various speakers, music and fellowship. All walk participants are asked to wear a white T-shirt.
— New Zion AME Zion Church, located at 2533 Lisbon Road in Council, will celebrate Family & Friends Day at 3:30 p.m. with guest Pastor Rev. Hayward Oliver from Mt. Olive AME Zion Church, with his choir and Praise Team. Everyone is invited. Dinner will be served between services.
— Oak Grove OFWB Church on Oak Grove Church Road in Bladenboro will be holding Vacation Bible School today through July 22 from 6-9 p.m. each night. Everyone — from youth to adults — is invited to attend.
— The missionaries of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church will take the lead in celebrating Women’s Day. All women are asked to wear white and men will wear aprons and feed the women.
— Come with us on a Bible School “Submerged” adventure like no other, deep within the mysterious depths of the deep blue sea. Kids submerge themselves in God’s Word and discover that Jesus didn’t just see what’s on the outside; He looked deep down on the inside. So put on your goggles, and dive in to find truth below the surface. “Submerged” Vacation Bible School begins today and will continue through July 28, from 6-8 p.m. each night. There will be classes for all ages, crafts, music, and food. Parents and guests are invited to attend adult classes. The church is located at 2039 Pleasant Grove Church Road in Bladenboro. Call 910-316-0002 for more information.
— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the birthdays for July, August and September. Come and blow out your spiritual candle for your birthday.
OUT OF COUNTY
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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 Glenda’s 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.