GOLDSBORO CHAPEL

Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, will have “The Last Sayings of Christ” 7 p.m. today. Sunrise service will be 6 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James E. Collins will bring the message. The gospel choir will sing. An Easter egg hunt will be 3 p.m. Monday. Refreshments will be served.

MOUNT CARMEL

The choir of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, will present the Easter cantata “How Marvelous” 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

BREAD OF HEAVEN

Bread of Heaven United Holy Church will have intercessory prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and a Family Day service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Charlie Mitchell will deliver the message. For more information, call 919-288-9115.

WOODS CHAPEL

Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 928 New Hope Road, will have sunrise service 6:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship and Holy Communion 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Leo Deans will bring the message. The mass choir will sing. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock Church, N.C. 581 North, will have a Good Friday service 7:30 p.m. today. Guests will include pastor Willie Faison III and Fertile Ground Ministries. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

HEART TO HEART

Heart to Heart Pray House, LaGrange, will have an Easter observance 11 a.m. Sunday. Evangelist Cora Swinson will preach. An Easter egg hunt will be 1:30 p.m. Monday.

DARDEN CHAPEL

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

PATETOWN

Patetown Church of God will have an Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. Saturday. After the hunt will be a hot dog luncheon. Dr. Preston Heath will be at Patetown Church of God in revival services 7 p.m. April 25-27 and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 28.

THOMPSON CHAPEL

Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 2393 Beston Road, LaGrange, will have an appreciation gospel concert honoring pastor Jacob R. Pickett Sr. beginning 3 p.m. April 28. Guest groups and soloists will be pastor Leo Deans Jr., the Jerusalem Male Chorus and the K-Brothers of LaGrange.

BARNES CHAPEL

Barnes Chapel Church, 1108 Rosewood Road, will have prayer meeting and Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday. Community Day, with activities and food, will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and Easter service 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will deliver the message. The youth choir will sing. There will be no Bible study this Wednesday. The JLL Singers will render music 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

PINKNEY BAPTIST

Pinkney Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt for children of all ages 11 a.m. Saturday. Lunch will be served at noon.

ST. LUKE

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

JERICHO

Jericho Deliverance Ministries, 609 Hugh St., will celebrate Easter with Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Curtis Wallace. Prayer meeting and Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

MOUNT PLEASANT

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4460 U.S. 13 N., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and an Easter worship service 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Marques E. Lewis of Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Burgaw, will deliver the sermon. The male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

JESUS APOSTOLIC

Jesus Apostolic House of Prayer for All People, 318 S. Landfill Road, Dudley, will continue revival 7 to 10 p.m. today. Evangelist service will be 8 p.m. Tuesday with bishop Genus.

THY WILL BE DONE

Thy Will Be Done Holiness Church, 3418 U.S. 117 S. Alternate, Dudley, will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Bishop Genus will preach.

HOLY TEMPLE

Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church, Snow Hill, will observe quarterly meeting 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Deloise Waddell will render the message. The male chorus will sing. Dr. Dameion Royal and the congregation of Contending for the Faith, Wilson, will render service 7:30 p.m. April 26 at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will observe Easter with Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joe A. Jackson will preach. The youth choir will sing. The Women of Faith fellowship breakfast will be 9 a.m. Saturday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday and 7 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 bring the message. The praise team will provide music. Immediately after the worship service will be an Easter program. Potluck supper will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. Midweek service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday. The messenger will be elder Sandrea Morrisey.

HALLELUJAH

Hallelujah Worship Center, 413 E. Ash St., will celebrate apostle Bernice Kenon’s 24th pastoral anniversary Wednesday with apostle Lashawna Perry of Keeper of Faith Ministries, Micro; Thursday, apostle Victoria Pigford, Life Changers Ministries; April 26, pastor Sandra Williams, Shackle Free Ministries; and 11 a.m. April 28, prophetess Kesha Hicks, Hallelujah Worship Center.

ST. JAMES

St. James Church of Christ, 514 S. Breazeale Ave., Mount Olive, will have a fish plate sale 10 a.m. Saturday. The pastoral anniversary of elder Ernest Watson Sr. and first lady elder Sadie Watson will be 11 a.m. April 28. The guest preacher will be elder Kenneth Freeman, St. Luke Church of Christ, Mount Olive.

UNION GROVE

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Fremont, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a pastoral worship service 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James Lucas will deliver the message. The gospel ensemble will render the music. Youth Day will be observed with Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. April 28. The Rev. Billie Coley will deliver the message. The Voices of Vision will sing. Pastor Lucas will be the guest preacher 4 p.m. April 28 at Perfected Praise Ministries, Kenly.

FIRST CHRISTIAN

First Christian Church, 1609 E. Ash St., will have meditation on the seven last words of Jesus and a Communion service 3 p.m. today. Children’s Easter egg hunt will be 11 a.m. Saturday. Sunrise service and flowering of the cross will be 7 a.m. Sunday. Church school will be 9:45 a.m. and worship celebrating the Resurrection will be 11 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 919-735-3092, email fccgb1609@gmail.com or visit firstchristiangoldsboro.org.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

The Rev. Claudia M. Frost will speak on “Liberating Easter” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs.

PERFECTING GOD’S WORD

Perfecting God’s Word Healing Ministries, 1200 N. George St., will have “No Cross, No Crown” service 7:30 p.m. today. Worship will be 3 p.m. Sunday.

ELM GROVE

Elm Grove Church Ministries will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and Resurrection service 10 a.m. Sunday. Study of the word will be 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. PWOP ministry will be on assignment 3 p.m. April 26 at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Facility.

NORTHVIEW

Northview Baptist Church, 600 Patetown Road, will celebrate Easter with service 11 a.m. Sunday. Holy Communion will be served. There will be no Sunday school. An Easter egg hunt will be held after the service. A nursery will be available.

HIGHER POWER

Higher Power Deliverance Ministries will have service with elder Clifford Southerland 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Sleep Inn in Mount Olive. An Easter basket and other prizes will be given away.

NEW STONEY HILL

New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St., will have Passion service 7:30 p.m. today. Prayer will be 9 a.m. Saturday. Men’s fellowship will be 11 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Howard E. McNair will preach. The male chorus will sing. The Easter program will be immediately after the worship service. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday. Women’s fellowship and “Women To Be” will be 7 p.m. Thursday.

SNOW HILL

Snow Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 1224 Red Hill Road, Mount Olive, will have Good Friday worship 7 p.m. today. Easter sunrise service will be 6:30 a.m. Sunday. A home-cooked breakfast will be served immediately after the sunrise service. Worship will be 11 a.m. Sunday.

EUREKA METHODIST

Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have a Good Friday service 7 p.m. today. A community Easter egg hunt and hot dog lunch will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Heart of David Ministry, 202 N. Church St., Eureka. A community Easter sunrise service will be 7 a.m. Sunday at Eureka Cemetery, N.C. 222 East, Eureka. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and Easter worship with confirmation 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. The prayer group will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday.

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have joint Stations of the Cross with Mount Carmel United Methodist Church at Salem Hall from 6 to 6:45 p.m. today. Good Friday Tenebrae service with Mount Carmel at Salem will be 7 p.m. today. Joint Holy Saturday Stations of the Cross with Mount Carmel at Salem Hall will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and Easter worship with pastor Liz Hounshell and flower cross will be 11 a.m. Sunday. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. A group picture will be made after worship. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www.salemumcgoldsboro.com.

ADAMSVILLE

Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have a sunrise service 7 a.m. Sunday with breakfast to follow. Sunday school will be 9:15 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Ryne Fullerton will deliver the message. AWANA and adult Bible study and prayer meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, visit www.adamsville.org.

HOLLY HILL

Holly Hill Church, 644 N. Beston Road, LaGrange, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and Easter service 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by Holy Communion. Pastor B.K. Robinson will bring the message. God’s Chozen will provide music. No Bible study will be held Tuesday night.

DEEPER LIFE

Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will have power enrichment classes 9 a.m. Saturday. The Resurrection celebration will be 10 a.m. Sunday. Bible studies will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

CHARA MINISTRIES

Chara Ministries Deliverance Center, 5976 U.S. 258 S., LaGrange, will have a fellowship service 2 p.m. Sunday. Guest pastor Osmin Lemus will deliver the word.

KINGDOM TRUTH

Kingdom Truth Ministries, 728 N. Bryant St., will have Resurrection weekend family game night 6 p.m. Saturday. Dinner will be served. Attire is casual. Resurrection worship will be 8 a.m. Sunday with guest preacher apostle William Powell of Keep It Real Christian Center, Clinton.

HOLY GHOST

Holy Ghost Cathedral will have Good Friday service 7:30 p.m. today. Apostle Preston Grimes will bring the message. Sunday school will be 10:15 a.m., praise and worship 11:15 a.m., and apostle Grimes will bring the Easter message 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The mass choir will sing. Spring revival services will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday with evangelist Hattie Lofton of Smithfield and different choirs each night.

MOUNT NELSON

Mount Nelson Missionary Baptist Church’s adult music ministry, children, youth and sign team will present an Easter cantata, “Amazing Love,” during worship 11 a.m. Sunday.

CORNERSTONE

Cornerstone United Holy Church, 109 Boundary St., LaGrange, will have intercessory prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and pastoral and Easter worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Linda G. Pridgen will bring the message. The mass choir and junior ushers will serve. Prayer and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. JOSEPH

St Joseph Free Will Baptist Church, 280 Claridge Nursery Road, will have its fifth annual “Seven Last Sayings of Christ” program, presented by seven preachers, 6 p.m. Saturday. Easter worship will be 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Leslie C. Capers will deliver the message.

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 male choir and ushers.

EBENEZER

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, LaGrange, will have Easter activities including games, food and an Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. All participants are asked to bring their own Easter basket. The youth ministry will present an Easter skit titled “Easter is About Jesus” during worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Michael Johnson will preach. The Voices of Inspiration gospel choir will sing.

ST. JAMES

St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and Resurrection service 10 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ronald Miller will preach. Easter Eggstravaganza for children will be 11 a.m. Monday at the church. 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. The “100 Men in Black” service will be 4 p.m. April 28.

DELIVERANCE

Deliverance Temple of God will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Ronnie Harris will preach. Appreciation service for Lydia Harris will be 4 p.m. Sunday.

HOUSE OF REFUGE

House of Refuge Deliverance Ministries, 716C E. Ash St., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Brenda Hill Ingram will deliver the message. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. JAMES

The male chorus of St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will celebrate its 36th anniversary 5 p.m. Sunday. Guest choirs and groups have been invited to sing.

SHARING AND CARING

Pastor Vanessa Barr of Faith Tabernacle of Praise, Selma, will speak 4 p.m. Sunday at Sharing and Caring Ministries.

MOUNT CALVARY

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

GUIDING STAR

Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church will observe Easter with corporate prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joseph Williams will deliver the message. Endless Praise will provide music. Prayer will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

NEW GREENLEAF

New Greenleaf Church of Christ, DOC, 301 W. Hooks River Road, will observe Family and Friends Day 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will include elder Melvin Kelly and the choir, ushers and congregation of St. Philip Church of Christ, DOC, New Bern.

NEW ST. JOHN

New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will observe the pastor’s appreciation 3 p.m. Saturday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. William Pickett, Wave of Gloria Church. The Wade Sisters will provide music. A reception will follow the service in the church dining room. Church school will be 10 a.m. and Easter worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. James N. Sheares will bring the message. The praise team will lead the music. The N.C. Annual Conference luncheon will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and “Night in White” service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Maxwell Center. The opening session of the N.C. Annual Conference of the AME Church, Second Episcopal District, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Maxwell Center. The conference will run daily Thursday through April 27. A memorial worship service will be held 10 a.m. April 27.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Church of Christ, DOC, 700 W. Ash St., will have Hour of Power 8:05 a.m., Sunday school Easter production 9:30 a.m. and Resurrection Sunday worship 11 a.m. with bishop Alton A. Smith. The New Generation Choir will sing.

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 deliver the word. The youth choir will sing. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have sunrise services with prayer 6 a.m. and service 7 a.m. Sunday. Worship will be 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Prophet Rodger L. Taylor Jr. will bring the message. The praise team will provide music. Prayer will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible enrichment will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

BARNES CHAPEL

Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1108 Rosewood Road, will have Community Day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. Activities will include a car, truck, motorcycle and boat show; crime prevention; health education; bounce houses; emergency services; face painting; and food.

GREENLEAF

Greenleaf Christian Church (DOC) will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and a Holy Communion Easter worship service 10 a.m. Sunday. Bishop William J. Barber II will proclaim the word. The Unity Mass Choir will render music accompanied by elder Ronzel Bell, organist.

PATHWAY TO LIFE

Pathway to Life United Holy Church, 600 Sycamore St., Fremont, will have prayer 7 a.m. Saturday. Sunrise service will be 6 a.m. Sunday at Hooks Grove in Pikeville. Pastor Helen Reid of Pathway to Life will bring the message. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.