County churches continue homecoming and revival services


Matt Harrelson | Daily Journal A small cross sits atop the steeple of The Church of God of Prophecy on Flowers Street in the East Rockingham community. The church was first organized in 1932, rebuilt in 1965 and enlarged to the size it currently stands in 1982.


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SATURDAY

FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will have its brotherhood men’s breakfast at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, and its Women of Faith will sponsor a tasting party and silent auction at 11:30 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Tickets are $10 each. All are invited.

FLETCHER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, U.S. 1 N., Hoffman, will present “Women of the Bible” at 6 p.m. For more information, call 910-627-5744.

MARSTON FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 220 Stroman Road, Marston, will have an honorary service for a resident of Marston at 6 p.m.

RIVERS OF LIFE CHURCH, 106 Pence St., Rockingham, will host The Singing Revelations in concert at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

SUNDAY

ST. STEPHENS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Rockingham, will celebrate its homecoming beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served after the morning worship. An afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with Pastor Joe Wilkes of Abundant Life Church in Rockingham. Revival services will be at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 22-25.

MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3920 U.S. 1 N., Hoffman, will celebrate is homecoming beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., morning devotional service at 10:45 and morning worship service at 11:15. Music will be rendered by the male chorus. A homecoming fellowship dinner will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the benediction. Revival services will take place at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 24-26 with a guest speaker and choir each night.

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 10:30 a.m. morning service. The public is invited.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 329 West Ave., Hamlet, will celebrate its homecoming beginning with morning worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Colene Ellerbe of First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Hamlet. An afternoon service will take place at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Raymond Mitchell of St. Stephens AME Zion in Hamlet. Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 22-24 with guest speaker the Rev. Daniel Scott of Ebenezer Baptist Church. The public is invited.

ROCKINGHAM WESLEYAN CHURCH, 618 North Lee Street, will have a celebration service at 11 a.m. This special service will also be a day for youth and children to receive school supplies for the upcoming school year. Following the service there will be a potluck lunch held in the fellowship hall. After the lunch, kids will enjoy a fun outside activity. All are welcome. For more information, call 910-895-4436.

MOUNT CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 685 Ledbetter Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its annual homecoming with morning worship at 11:15 a.m. followed by dinner at 1:15 p.m. The afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. followed by revival services at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 22-24 with Pastor John Jackson of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Hamlet.

STELLY’S TABERNACLE CHURCH will celebrate its homecoming beginning with morning worship at 11:15 a.m. An afternoon service will take place at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. James Moore of Streater Grove AME Zion Church. Revival services will be at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 22-24 with guest speakers the Rev. Donnie Bennett of Mount Sinai Baptist Church and Rev. Moore.

PRAYER AND FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, corner of TR Legrand and Thomas streets, Hamlet, will have a special service at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Darryl Carter of Ellerbe Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Rockingham.

BASS TEMPLE UNITED CHURCH OF GOD, 157 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, will host a program titled “Seven Sins That God Hates” at 3 p.m. For more information, call 910-582-2134 or 910-260-7847.

FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will have a special ladies service titled “Evidence of Hope” at 6 p.m. Men will meet in the fellowship hall.

ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH will host guest speaker Evangelist Adrian Franklin at 6 p.m.

UPCOMING-ONGOING

PRAYER DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES, 108 School St., Rockingham, hosts a feeding program for the homeless each Wednesday.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES will be having a soup kitchen 9 to 10:15 a.m. every Sunday and from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday. No one is turned away. Food furnished by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and donations.

POPLAR SPRINGS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be having a noonday Bible study and prayer meeting every Wednesday. The church will also provide breakfast for worshipers every first Sunday. Everyone is invited. For information, call 910-997-2468.

ROCKINGHAM CHURCH OF CHRIST is offering a free home Bible study by mail for those who think the Bible is too hard to understand. The community is invited. Call 910-895-4035 and clearly leave your name and mailing address.

BAND NO. 2 OF THE CHURCH OF GOD is offering homebound prayer meetings to the homes of people who can’t get out to go to church due to illness. Call for an appointment for prayer or Bible study services in your home at 910-997-1213.

NEW BETHEL AME ZION CHURCH will have a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. every first and third Saturday. The breakfast is $5 for eat-in or take-out.

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 406 McDonald Ave., Hamlet, will open its doors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday to pray for the nation. Everyone is invited. For information, call the church at 910-582-0289.

TABERNACLE OF FAITH PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 101 Pine St., Hamlet, will have noonday prayer from noon to 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. The church will also have Bible study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, its food bank will be opened.

NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 U.S. 74 East, Hamlet, will have community prayer service at 6 p.m. each Tuesday of the month. This is a prayer service for local communities and the nation. All are invited to attend.

MORNING STAR HOUSE OF REFUGE, 120 McArthur St., Hamlet, will have a 10 a.m. morning service and a 7 p.m. night service every first, second and third Sunday of the month. Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday. All are invited to attend.

FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH, 987 U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, offers two services on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school is in between at 10 a.m., and Sunday evening services take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study will be at 7 p.m.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, offers Sunday morning breakfast and delivery at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11:45 a.m. Every second Sunday, it will offer its Sister 2 Sister program at 4:30 p.m. The church will have its Tuesday soup kitchen at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday Bible study at 7 p.m., Friday morning food box at 10:30 a.m., Friday night service at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday morning food box at 10:30 a.m.

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 311 Marlboro St., Hamlet, invites those without a church home or new to the community to worship with its congregation on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. and to share in the mission to feed the hungry of the community. With a more traditional worship, St. Paul observes the church year calendar of Sundays and seasons. Food donations are welcomed and may be dropped off at the church from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Tuesdays. For information, call 910-582-0729.

KINGDOM INSTITUTE FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 1971 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, will have prayer and impartation at 6 p.m. and Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. and morning worship with youth empowerment at 11 a.m. on Sundays.

SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will have community Bible study at 7 p.m. each Thursday and community noon-day prayer from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. All are invited to attend.

GREATER HARVEST PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, 8720 Peeles Chapel Road, Laurel Hill, will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m., intercessory prayer at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

FAITH ANOINTED DELIVERANCE CENTER, 189 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, will have a two-night revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 26-27 with guest speaker Pastor Annie Blakely of Laurinburg. Everyone is invited.

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 10:30 a.m. morning service on Aug. 28. The public is invited.

NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 121 New Birth Drive, Hamlet, will celebrate its annual homecoming beginning with a morning worship at 11 a.m. on Aug. 28 with Pastor Christopher Smith. Dinner will be served following the morning service. An afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Edward L. Alexander of Saron Baptist Church in Ellerbe. Revival services will take place at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 29-31 with the Rev. R.L. Dockery of Macedonia Baptist Church in Hoffman.

MARSTON FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 220 Stroman Road, Marston, will celebrate its annual homecoming beginning with morning worship at 11 a.m. on Aug. 28 with Pastor John W. Gould. Dinner will be served following the service. An afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Donald Covington of Timmons Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Marston along with his choir and congregation. Revival services will take place at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 29-Sept. 2 with Pastor Nathaniel Cox of Resurrection Church in Lumberton. The public is invited.

SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will celebrate its 142 anniversary during the 11 a.m. morning worship on Aug. 28 with guest speaker Pastor Wayne Scott of Pennsylvania Ashly Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate the 2nd pastoral anniversary of the Rev. John A. and Elder June A. Jackson during the 11 a.m. morning service on Aug. 28. An afternoon service will be held at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Bishop Chris Brown of Whom So Ever Will Ministries in Spencer. A fellowship dinner will be served after the evening service. The public is invited.

FREEDOM MINISTRIES NO. 1 will have an afternoon service at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 28 with guest speaker the Rev. Robert Davis of Henry Grove Baptist Church in Lilesville.

PARK AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH will celebrate its departure from the PC (USA) and becoming part of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church with a cookout at 5 p.m. on Aug. 28. RSVP by emailing parkavepc@earthlink.net.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 148 Daniels St., Hamlet, will have its Revival Fire 2016 from Sept. 1-21 with 21 days of fasting, 21 days of noon-day prayer from noon to 1 p.m., 21 nights of revival and 21 anointed speakers. For more information, contact Shavier Leak at 910-894-3473 or Tyrhonda Leak at 910-995-4686.

ST. LUKE NO. 2 FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Hamlet, will have Pastor Darrell McSween preach its 10:30 a.m. morning service on Sept. 4. The public is invited.

ST. PETER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Bridges St., Hamlet, will celebrate its annual homecoming at 11 a.m. Sept. 4 with the Rev. Angelo Troy bringing the message. Revival services will take place at 7 p.m. nightly Sept. 6-8 with the Rev. Anthony T. Waymyer of Grace Temple Fellowship Church in Wallace, South Carolina, along with his congregation. Everyone is welcome.

GREEN LAKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 507 Green Lake Road, Rockingham, will celebrate its homecoming beginning with morning worship at 11:15 a.m. on Sept. 11 with the Rev. Jerry McNeil delivering the message. An afternoon service will take place at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Minister Diana McLaughlin of Lee Thee AME Zion Church in Rockingham. Dinner will be served following the morning service. Revival services will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly Sept 13-15 with Pastor Robert Dockery of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Hoffman.

SIDNEY GROVE CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE, 401 McIntyre Road, Ellerbe, will celebrate 43 years of service by Bishop Arlester and First Lady Annie Simpson with a banquet at 5 p.m. on Sept. 17. Cost is a donation of $20. For more information, call Annie Buie at 910-652-3791.

Matt Harrelson | Daily Journal A small cross sits atop the steeple of The Church of God of Prophecy on Flowers Street in the East Rockingham community. The church was first organized in 1932, rebuilt in 1965 and enlarged to the size it currently stands in 1982.
http://yourdailyjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0460.jpgMatt Harrelson | Daily Journal A small cross sits atop the steeple of The Church of God of Prophecy on Flowers Street in the East Rockingham community. The church was first organized in 1932, rebuilt in 1965 and enlarged to the size it currently stands in 1982.
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