— The 10th annual Camp Clearwater Chapel Motorcycle Ride will be held starting at Camp Clearwater Campground in White Lake at 10 a.m. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Fee is $25 per motorcycle and $35 with a rider. There will be a 50-50 drawing, door prizes, food and fellowship. Proceeds to benefit neddy children at Christmas and other church expenses. Call Donnie Weaver at 919-353-9613 for information. Rain date is Sept. 17.
— Tar Heel Baptist Church, located at 521 Tar Heel Ferry Road in Tar Heel, will host its revival today through Sept. 14 with three guest speakers. Today at 11 a.m. will be Ethan Drum; today at 7 p.m. will be the Rev. Warren Hill; on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. will be Dr. Jeff LaBorg.
— Homecoming will be observed at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, 410 Martin Luther King Drive in Bladenboro, on Sunday September 11, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Ronald Miller and the choir and congregation from St. James A.M.E. Zion Church in Goldsboro, N.C. will be guests. Dinner will be served. The public is invited to attend.
— The Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church Mass & Inspirational Choir will celebrate its anniversaries at 3:30 p.m. Many local groups will be on hand. Refreshments will be served.
— Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church will be celebrating its 132nd church anniversary at 11 am. We are asking everyone to come and join us for a spiritual blessing.
— The Voice of Praise Gospel Choir of White’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 30th anniversary at 6 p.m. The evening will feature Maurice McZeke of Dillon, S.C. and the Mighty Echoes … as well as many more. The public is invited. The church is located at 6838 Airport Road in the Lisbon community.
— Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church will have its annual revival for three nights — today through Sept. 23 — with the Rev. Staccato Powell, pastor of Grace AME Zion church in Raleigh, speaking. Everyone is invited.
— New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Lisbon will hold its annual fall revival beginning today and going through Friday at 7:30 p.m. each night. Elder Bakari Brown, pastor of Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church in S.C., will share the Word.
— Martin Chapel AME Zion Church of Elizabethtown will host “Women on the Move” today and Saturday at 7 p.m. each day. Special guest speaker will be the Rev. Joyce A. McLaughlin, pastor at Christian Plain AME Zion Church in Whiteville. For information, call Testa McKoy at 910-876-0554 or Jovanna McMillian at 910-549-4083.
— Martin Chapel AME Zion Church of Elizabethtown will host a Ladies Luncheon at Glenda’s Just Desserts, located at 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Elizabethtown at 4 p.m. The registration fee is $15. There will be free drawings and demonstrations. For information call Testa McKoy at 910-876-0554 or Jovanna McMillian at 910-549-4083.
— The Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church family will spearhead the church’s 107th anniversary/homecoming celebration starting with the 11 a.m. worship service. pastor Donald L. Thompson will deliver the morning message and, at 3:30 p.m., Pastor Jerry McDowell of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Riegelwood will be the special guest speaker. Lunch will be served between the two service.
— Kitchen Missionary Baptist Church invites young adult, youth, or senior choirs to join them for their Inspirational Choir’s 3rd anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Leaders who are interested in their choir(s) participating should contact Sis. Gloria Beatty at 910-669-3359 or 910-991-5088 or the Rev. Alice Moore at 910-879-6647 by Sept. 29.
— Singer Charles Billingsley will be at Northside Baptist Church in Bladenboro. Services begin at 7 p.m. For more information, please call the church at 910-863-3780. Everyone is invited to attend.
— World-renown Christian singer Ivan Parker will be in concert Friday, Dec. 2, at White Oak Baptist Church Gymnasium (used to be White Oak School Gym). Tickets will be $10.00 and are available from any church member. You may contact the church at P.O. Box 296, White Oak, NC 28399 or by phone by calling the parsonage at 910-866-4467 or the pastor at 910-874-3315. You may call James Pait at 910-866-4514 for information on obtaining tickets also. More information on Ivan Parker can be found at http://www.ivanparker.com/.
OUT OF COUNTY
— 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 holds a Women’s Fellowship every fourth Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 909 S. Poplar St., 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.