WOODS CHAPEL

Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 928 New Hope Road, will have Women of Hope ministry 9 a.m. Saturday. The topic leader will be sister Deannie Lofton. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship including a home mission program 11 a.m. Sunday. Elderess Edna Howell of Post Oak Free Will Baptist Church, Kinston, will bring the message. The choir of Post Oak Free Will Baptist Church will sing. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

MOUNT GILEAD

Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, 2711 Beautancus Road, will have its annual Men’s Day program during service 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Thomas Smalls from Fayetteville.

DARDEN CHAPEL

Darden Chapel OFW Baptist Church, 111 Hooks River Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a pastoral service 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Carlton Barnes will preach. The mass choir will sing. Noonday prayer will be Tuesday. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Thursday.

LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock Church, N.C. 581 North, Pikeville, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Rodney Cone will preach. The White Oak Grove church choirs will sing. Prayer and Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

ONE ACCORD

One Accord Church, 3987 U.S. 70 W., Princeton, will have an Easter celebration with Palm Sunday observance 6 p.m. Sunday with praise and worship by The Mitchells; an Easter drama, “He’s Alive”; and an Easter message from pastor Greg Nethercutt.

ST. JAMES

St. James Church of Christ, 603 W. Spruce St., will have pre-Easter services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and April 19. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Betty Lee from Mount Livingston United Holy Church, Selma. Guests choirs are scheduled to provide music for these services.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will observe Palm Sunday with Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joe A. Jackson will preach. The sanctuary choir will sing. The men’s fellowship breakfast will be 8 a.m. Saturday. Tutoring will be 5 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

MOUNT OLIVE PENTECOSTAL

Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church will have an Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 in Westbrook Park. The celebration will include egg hunts for different ages, inflatables, face painting, carnival games and hot dogs. Goodie bags for children will be given away.

JESUS APOSTOLIC

Jesus Apostolic House of Prayer for All People, 318 S. Landfill Road, Dudley, will have an evangelist service 8 p.m. Tuesday with bishop Bell. Revival services will be 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and April 19.

SHEEPFOLD

The Golden Warriors of the Sheepfold Church of Jesus will be going to the North Carolina Museum of History in Durham on Saturday. They will be departing from the church at 8:30 a.m.

CHRISTIAN MISSION

The United Christian Mission Outreach Corp. will have services in Fremont 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the Villa Building and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the main building.

THY WILL BE DONE

Thy Will Be Done Holiness Church, 3418 U.S. 117 S. Alternate, Dudley, will have Sunday school 10 a.m., worship with bishop Genus 11 a.m. and Communion and washing of feet 6 p.m. Sunday.

GOLDSBORO CHAPEL

Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, will have prayer and praise 6 to 7 p.m. today. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James E. Collins will preach. The senior choir will sing. The home mission department will sponsor “The Seven Last Sayings of Christ” 7 p.m. April 19.

MOUNT PLEASANT

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4460 U.S. 13 N., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Marques E. Lewis of Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Burgaw, will deliver the sermon. The gospel choir will sing. Palm Sunday and Ushers Day also will be observed during the service. The ushers’ auxiliary will celebrate its anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include prophetess Mary Brown and the choir, ushers and congregation of Judah Place of Deliverance. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

FIRST BAPTIST EUREKA

The Fleming Sisters will be in concert 6 p.m. April 21 at First Baptist Eureka, 108 S. Baker St., Eureka. For more information, call 919-242-9535.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will deliver the message. Choir No. 1 will sing. Bible study will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

ST. LUKE

St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor David Williams will deliver the message. The Inspirational Voices will sing. Bible study will be noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.

GOSPEL LIGHT

Gospel Light United Holy Church, 442 E. Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, will have intercessory prayer 9:30 a.m., Bible church school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Dwight Morrisey Sr. will preach. The gospel choir will sing. The first lady support group anniversary, honoring first lady Sandrea Morrissey, will be 3 p.m. Sunday.

BARNES CHAPEL

The pastor, choir and congregation of Barnes Chapel Church will render services 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Creek Association Headquarters for the ushers’ one-day session. Barnes Chapel Church will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Larry Johnson will preach. The choir will sing. Mission meeting will 7 p.m. Wednesday.

FIRST BAPTIST

First Baptist Church of Fremont will have service 11 a.m. Sunday. First Vice Moderator Charles Kittrell will preach. Brother Charles Fuller will render music.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Central Heights United Holy Church, 3010 Thoroughfare Road, will have Passion Week observances Monday with guests pastor Doretha Brown and Parker’s Chapel OFWB Church; Tuesday, pastor Malcolm Sowell and Lighthouse City of Refuge; Wednesday, evangelist Geraldine Whitley of Willing Workers Holiness Church, Lucama; and Thursday, pastor Curtis Wallace of Jerico Church Ministries. “The Seven Sayings of Jesus From the Cross,” with guest musical ministry, will be April 19. Speakers are minister Cassandra Best, Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church; minister Rosalind Croom, New First Corinthians United Holy Church, Dudley; elder Christopher Mitchell, Bread of Heaven United Holy Church; minister Cleo Mitchell, Bread of Heaven United Holy Church; minister Veronica Best, Holy Temple United Holy Church; evangelist Retha Forte, First Baptist, Eureka; and minister Blondie Parks, St. Delight United Holy Church, Parkstown/LaGrange.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Holiness Church of Deliverance, 114 Lakeview Drive, Four Oaks, will have the 37th annual pastoral appreciation services for overseer E.J. Covington 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Morning guests will include apostle J.A. McDonald and Deliverance and Praise Church of Worship, Fayetteville. Afternoon guests will include pastor Cheryl McLean and Cameron Temple Bible Church of God, Fayetteville.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

Michael Mozingo will speak on “Easter Symbols” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs.

UNION GROVE

Pastor James Lucas and Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Fremont, will render service for Men’s Day 11 a.m. Sunday at Mincey Chapel, Kenly. Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host spring revival services 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and April 19. The evangelist and choir for Wednesday are pastor Dexter Sutton and St. Matthew Church, Zebulon; Thursday, pastor James Perry of Kenly and the Mount Zion male chorus of Wilson; and April 19, bishop Henry Cox and the Three Tabernacle Holy Church choir of Kenly.

NEW STONEY HILL

New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St., will have prayer 9 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Howard E. McNair will preach. The senior choir will sing. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

NORTHEAST

Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, 489 Northeast Church Road, Mount Olive, will have a pre-Easter service 6 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include Karson McCullen, a member of the Wilmington Celebration Choir.

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have a joint Easter Fest with Mount Carmel United Methodist Church at Salem from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Those who attend are asked to bring their own baskets. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and Palm Sunday worship with palm processional with pastor Liz Hounshell 11 a.m. Sunday. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www.salemumcgoldsboro.com.

EUREKA METHODIST

Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and a Palm Sunday service 10:45 a.m. Sunday with pastor Connie Belmore. The youth group will meet 5 p.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Sunday. Communion service will be 7 p.m. Thursday. Good Friday service will be 7 p.m. April 19. A community Easter egg hunt will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at Heart of David Ministry, 202 S. Church St., Eureka. A hot dog lunch will be provided.

JERUSALEM

Jerusalem UAFWB Church, 395 Jerusalem Church Road, Seven Springs, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Anthony Davis Sr. and the senior choir and ushers.

ST. JAMES

St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will observe Palm Sunday with services 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ronald Miller will preach. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. Senior Bible study will be noon Tuesday. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Men’s Day will be observed 10 a.m. April 28. A “100 Men in Black” service will be 4 p.m. April 28.

PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Elder Margaret Williams Barnes will bring the message. The praise team will render music.

LIGHTHOUSE

Lighthouse Ministries Worship Center, 105 W. King St., LaGrange, will not have services this Sunday. Pastor Reginald Wiggins will be preaching at Leventon Chapel Free Will Baptist at 11 a.m.

ST. JOHN

New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have Palm Sunday services with church school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Sheares will deliver the message. The praise team will coordinate the music.

HOOD SWAMP

Hood Swamp Friends Church, Hood Swamp Road, will have adult Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Lee Lane will bring the message. Bible study will be 2 p.m. Wednesday.

DELIVERANCE

Deliverance Temple of God will have an apostle aid service 7:30 p.m. today. Pastor Helen Reid will preach. Pastoral service will be 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Lydia Harris will preach. Apostle aid service will be 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor William Mitchell will preach.

ST. STEPHEN

St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson St., will have Youth Day on Sunday. Sunday school will be 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest minister will be the Rev. T.J. Walker, associate pastor of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, and Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Louisburg. Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Burgaw will sing. Attire is T-shirts and jeans.

CORNERSTONE

Cornerstone United Holy Church, 109 E. Boundary St., LaGrange, will have intercessory prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and mission worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The congregation will present “The Last Seven Words of Jesus.” Pastor Linda G. Pridgen and the male chorus will render the music. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

PATETOWN

Patetown Church of God, Church of God Road, will have a yard sale 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Breakfast items also will be sold.

GUIDING STAR

Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church will have corporate prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joseph Williams will deliver the message. The Voices of Praise will sing.

HOLY GHOST

Holy Ghost Cathedral will have Sunday school 10:15 a.m., praise and worship 11:15 a.m., and apostle Preston Grimes will preach 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The praise team will provide music. Spring revival services will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The speaker will be evangelist Hattie Lofton of Smithfield. Different choirs will sing each night. Good Friday service will be 7:30 p.m. April 19. Apostle Grimes will bring the message.

HOLLY HILL

Holly Hill Church will have Sunday school classes for all ages 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor B.K. Robinson will preach. Gods Chozen will provide music. Holly Hill Church will be guests 3 p.m. Sunday at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church for a deacons, mothers and trustees anniversary. Bible study will not be held on Tuesday evening.

ST. JOSEPH

St Joseph Free Will Baptist Church, 280 Claridge Nursery Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Leslie C. Capers will preach. The fifth annual “Seven Last Sayings of Christ” program, presented by seven preachers, will be 6 p.m. April 20

NEW SEASON

New Season Gospel Fellowship will present a mother/daughter concert featuring psalmist Brittani Brown, pastor Sharon Brown and the Loving Sisters of Roxboro 6 p.m. Saturday at 600 E. Pine St.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Denmark St., will have church school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Winford Galmon Jr. will deliver the message. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sunrise service will be 6 a.m. April 21.

FAITH PRESBYTERIAN

Faith Presbyterian Church, 2114 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have Sunday school 11 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Antonio M.K. Lawrence will preach. Maundy Thursday service will begin at 7 p.m. The lupus support group will meet 1 p.m. April 20.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Church of Christ, DOC, 700 W. Ash St., will have “Hour of Power” 8:05 a.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be elder Matthew McNair, Alum COC, Dover. Worship will be 11 a.m. Sunday with elder Curtis Tuten. The Men of St. Mark will provide music. Maundy Thursday service will begin at 7 p.m. “Meet Me at the Cross” Good Friday service will begin at noon April 19.

SHADY GROVE

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2506 New Hope Road, LaGrange, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Wilbert B. Johnson will preach. The adult choir will sing. Pastor B.K. Robinson and Holly Hill Church of Christ Disciples of Christ will be in charge of the annual mothers, deacons and trustees program 3 p.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

GREENLEAF

Greenleaf Christian Church (DOC) will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Bishop William J. Barber II will proclaim the word. The praise team will render music accompanied by the Rev. Ronzel Bell, organist.

STANLEY CHAPEL

Stanley Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, will have its annual scholarship program 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest preacher will be district elder Antonio Blow of District IV, pastor of Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, and St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church of Snow Hill. Eldress Mary Ashford of Stanley Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will preside. The Smith Chapel youth choir will sing.

ST. JAMES

The Women of Greatness women’s ministry of St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will sponsor a pre-Women’s Day service 7:30 p.m. today. Guests will include pastor Dorothy Heath and the New Greenleaf Church choir, ushers and congregation. The singles ministry will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Table space can be purchased for $5 per table for those who would like to sell items. Donations of items for the yard sale are being accepted. To donate items, call 908-472-6705 by today. Hot dogs, chips and drinks also will be sold. Sunday school will be 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Tony Sutton will preach. The senior choir will sing. The Youth Easter Celebration will be 7 p.m. Wednesday for ages 3 to 17.

PATHWAY TO LIFE

Pastor Helen Reid and Pathway to Life United Holy Church, 600 Sycamore St., Fremont, will render a pastor aide service 7:30 p.m. today at Deliverance Temple. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and a Pastoral Day service 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Willie Lewis will render a pre-pastor anniversary service 3 p.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

EBENEZER

The youth ministry of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 209 S. Carey St., LaGrange, will sponsor Easter activities, including an Easter egg hunt, games and food, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20. All children are asked to bring their own Easter egg baskets. Easter worship will be 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Michael A. Johnson will preach. The Voices of Inspiration will sing.