KINGDOM CONNECTION CHURCH will be feeding the homeless and less fortunate from noon until 2 p.m. All are invited to come and share in the gift of giving. If you know of anyone in need bring them out to share at this time.
CHRIST MEMORIAL HOLY CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 1110 E. Washington St. Rockingham, will welcome from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. to come to a gift giving in remembrance of Stanley Gilbert. Seven bikes will be given away, along with other gifts. Santa will also be present.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 329 West Ave., Hamlet, presents A Church Carol Christmas play and dinner on at 5:30 p.m. For more information or directions, call 461-8510. Prior to the service at 5 p.m., they will hold a candlelight service with music by New Born Soul.
ST. MARY’S invites all to join their Youth Restoration service on Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Elder Kevin Mayhou of Piney Grove FWB Church.
LOVELY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Rockingham, is having their annual Christmas Program on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. All are invited. A party will follow in the fellowship hall.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 Hwy. 74, Hamlet, and their Men Progressive Department will sponsor the monthly third Saturday fellowship breakfast from 8 a.m. until 110 a.m. in the fellowship hall. On Dec. 20, they will have a Church Christmas Program at the East Hamlet Community Center.
NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1596 Hwy. 74, Hamlet, will bid farewell to Rev. Dr. Wade H. Gatewood during their 11 a.m. worship. He is retiring after 51 years at New Hope. Rev. Curtis Everette Gatewood will speak.
PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 359 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Ellerbe, will have their Christmas program at 6 p.m.
CRESTVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH’S Adult Choir will present the cantata Love Transcending by John Peterson at the 11 a.m. worship service. The choir is directed by Jody Honeycutt. The children’s program will be that evening at 7 p.m.
EAST ROCKINGHAM FWB CHURCH, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham, young adults will perform a skit of Lifehouse “Everything” at 6 p.m.
ST. LUKE #2 FWB CHURCH, 119 Morrow St., Dobbins Heights, will host Minister Norma Jones on Dec. 20 for the 11:15 a.m. worship.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 208 Charlotte St., Hamlet, will present a Christmas cantata, “Jesus Our Emmanuel” by Marty Parks at 5 p.m. in the sanctuary.
BETHEL HILL AME ZION CHURCH will have a program at 3 p.m. presented by the Stewardess Board. Preacher will be Rev. Sharon Jackson of Victory Faith Fellowship Church of Hamlet.
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Pastor Ernie Walters and the congregation invite everyone to worship on at 11 a.m. and Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. In the 11 a.m. worship service, the choir will render cantata under the direction of Winfred Sowders, entitled, “Hallelujah, Christ Jesus is Born”. George & Sandra Long will present children’s bible time. Fenny Williams will conduct children’s church. The children will present their CHRIST-mas ministry entitled, “The Christmas Story through The Eyes of the Friendly Beast” at 7 p.m.
SANDY RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 123 Sandy Ridge Church Road, Rockingham, is having a Christmas program and play at 6 p.m. on Dec. 20. For more information, call 652-4077
OUTREACH COGIC, 1002 East Washington St., Rockingham, is having a special Fruits of the Spirit service at 3 p.m. on Dec. 20.
ST. MARY’S, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Dobbins Heights, is hosting an appreciation service for the Pastor Mother Mary L. Quick at 4 p.m. on Dec. 20. Speaker will be Elder Allen J. Sutton of St. Luke #2 FWB Church.
PROVIDENCE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1120 E. Washington St., Rockingham, will have an annual Sunday School Christmas program at 9:30 a.m. Includes all ages and will involve the lighting of the Advent wreath. Music composed by Dr. Martin V. Curtis will be performed. Dinner will be served following the morning worship in the fellowship hall.
CHURCH OF GOD, 210 Palmer St., Rockingham is having a Christmas play on Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. entitled, “The Christmas Stranger”.
PHILADELPHIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 157 Philadelphia Drive, Rockingham, is having an anniversary service for the church’s senior choir on Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Dora Dorsey.
VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH, Clemmer Road, Rockingham will have Evg. Melvin Sisson from West Somerset, Ky.
GLENWOOD UMC, Country Home Road, Rockingham, is having a Drop-in Communion on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.
DELIVERANCE TEMPLE, 108 Midway Road, Rockingham, is having a Mass Deliverance New Year’s Eve service on Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. until midnight. For more information, call 997-4391.
PLAIN TRUTH MINISTRIES, 207 Boone St., Rockingham, extends an invitation to join them on Dec. 25 at 10 a.m. for a Christmas service.