SHARING AND CARING

Sharing and Caring Ministries will have Joy Night 7 p.m. today. The speaker will be pastor Lottie Leach of God’s Holy Temple Deliverance Ministries.

ST. LUKE

The youth choir of St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., will be celebrating its 60th anniversary. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Andrew Jones will be the guest preacher. Bible study will be noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday. St. Luke Church of Christ will have a food and clothing giveaway 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4.

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. Mother board service will be 4 p.m. Sunday. Elder Bruce Smith Sr. will be the guest preacher. Noonday prayer will be Tuesday. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Thursday.

WORD CHURCH

Vickie Mozingo will speak 11 a.m. Sunday at The Word Church, 500 N. William St.

FRESH OIL

Fresh Oil Kingdom Ministries, 1202-A Wayne Memorial Drive, will have prayer 10 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Christopher Robinson will bring the message. Fellowship service will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Dennis Battle and Freedom Ministries will be guests.

FIRST BAPTIST

First Baptist Church, 410 S. Goldsboro St., Fremont, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will include minister Nevelyn Coley and New Hill Baptist Church, Clayton.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Church of Christ DOC, Faro, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and an appreciation service celebrating bishop Robert D. Hood’s 15 years as pastor 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest preacher will be apostle Keith Anderson of Faith and Love Kingdom Ministries, Rocky Mount. Guests at 3 p.m. Sunday will include Dr. Shirley Brown and the choir, ushers and congregation of Destiny International Ministries, Raleigh.

BROGDEN METHODIST

Brogden United Methodist Church, 2918 U.S. 117 S., Dudley, will have its spring barbecued chicken luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4. Plates are $8. Eat in or take out. Proceeds go toward building repairs. For more information, call 919-734-5244.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

The Rev. Claudia M. Frost will speak on “R-E-S-P-E-C-T — Our 7th Principle Theology” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs.

NEW STONEY HILL

New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St., will have prayer 9 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Howard E. McNair will preach. The gospel choir will sing. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ATKINSON CHAPEL

Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 634 S. Oak Forest Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and quarterly meeting and Communion 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Tracy Lewis will deliver the message. The choir will sing.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Denmark St., will have a clothes giveaway 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Church school will be 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.

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. Missionary service will be 2 p.m. Sunday. Minister Angela Wynn, vice president of the missionary department, will bring the message. The missionary choir will sing.

ELM GROVE

Elm Grove Church Ministries will have a meet-and-greet for new members 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Study of the word will be 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. STEPHEN

St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson St., will celebrate the fifth pastoral anniversary of pastor Malcom E. Lewis with Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will include pastor Anthony Worrells and the choir, ushers and congregation of St. Delight Missionary Baptist Church, Walstonburg. Bible study will be 5 p.m. Wednesday.

DELIVERANCE

Deliverance Temple of God will have a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Noonday prayer will be Tuesday. Spiritual uplifting service will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

BIBLE WAY NO. 2

Bible Way Church No. 2, 408 Carver Blvd., will have Sabbath classes 10 a.m. and Sabbath service 11 a.m. Saturday. Prayer meeting and Bible study will be 6 p.m. Tuesday.

SHADY GROVE

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2506 New Hope Road, will have a Women’s Day program, “We Walk by Faith,” 3 p.m. May 5. The guest speaker will be elder Nay Howell of Harvest Word Ministries, accompanied by her choir and ushers.

HIGHER POWER

Higher Power of Deliverance Ministries will have service with pastor Clifford Southerland 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Sleep Inn in Mount Olive. Women’s Day service will be May 19. Apostle Earnestine Grimes will bring the word.

ST. JAMES

St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will have Sunday school 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Tony Sutton will deliver the sermon. The gospel choir will sing.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church, 222 E. Nelson St., Mount Olive, will have its second annual women’s prayer brunch, “Reflections: The Woman God Sees,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4. The guest speaker will be eldress Bonita Burney Simmons, recording gospel artist. For more information, call sister Mary Carr, 919-273-5629. The annual Women’s Day service, “Women Marching Forward in Christian Love and Unity,” will be 11 a.m. May 5. The guest preacher will be eldress Selma Corbitt, New Vision Free Will Baptist Church, Kinston.

WHITE OAK GROVE

White Oak Grove OFWB, 2261 Big Daddy’s Road, will have a mission service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Dorian Suggs will bring the message. The United Voices of Praise gospel choir will sing. The ushers’ anniversary will be held 5 p.m. Sunday. Bishop William E. Jones of Jones Tabernacle Church, Kinston, will be the speaker.

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 male chorus will sing. Bible study is canceled for Wednesday due to the Bear Creek annual revival.

WOODS CHAPEL

Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 928 New Hope Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Leo Deans will bring the word. The male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. Friendship Day will be 11 a.m. May 5 featuring pastor Michelle Gooding and the choir of Herring Grove Free Will Baptist Church, Kinston, and soloist Kristy Barnes Wellington of The Word Warehouse. Colors are royal blue, white and black. Dinner will be served after the service.

BETHEL LIGHT

Bethel Light Free Will Baptist Church Ministries, 2499-A U.S. 117 S., will celebrate the 18th pastoral anniversary of pastor W.C. Hutchins 7:30 p.m. Tuesday with apostle Stephanie Hart, Mount Zion Church; Wednesday, pastor Leo Deans, Woods Chapel; Thursday, pastor Ray Williams, Shackle Free Church Outreach; May 3, apostle Edwin Newsome, Impact Church; 11 a.m. May 5; and 4 p.m. May 5, pastor Ivan T. Davis, Canaan Church. A banquet will be served 5 p.m. May 4 at Goldsboro Raleigh Assembly.

BARNES CHAPEL

Barnes Chapel Church, 1108 Rosewood Road, will have Community Day, with health information, food and activities, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Larry Johnson will preach. The choir will sing.

THOMPSON CHAPEL

The Rev. Chester McClarin will be the guest preacher 11 a.m. Sunday at Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Thompson Chapel will have gospel singing honoring its pastor, elder Jacob R. Pickett Sr., 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest groups will be elder Leo Deans and the Woods Chapel male chorus, the Jerusalem Free Will Baptist male chorus and the Kittrell Brothers of LaGrange.

GOLDSBORO CHAPEL

Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, will have prayer and praise 6 to 7 p.m. today. Family and Friends Day, with food and games, will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the church parking lot. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and worship celebrating the church’s 147th anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James E. Collins will bring the word. The combined choir will sing.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will observe Holy Communion service with Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joe A. Jackson will preach. The senior choir will sing. The spiritual formation work group will meet 10 a.m. Saturday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Lynette Overman will give the message. 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 homecoming worship service 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Liz Hounshell will be the guest speaker. Lunch will be in the fellowship hall. 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.

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 combined choir and ushers.

HOLLY HILL

Holly Hill Church will have service 8 a.m. Sunday and baptism afterward. The messenger will be pastor B.K. Robinson. The male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

DEEPER LIFE

Members of Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will travel 7:30 p.m. today to be in fellowship with Alpha and Omega Church in Kinston with bishop Elaine Edwards. Apostle Norbert Simmons will minister the word. Deeper Life will have marriage and singles classes 9 a.m. and extended glory service 10 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Simmons will bring the word. Bible studies will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

CORNERSTONE

Cornerstone United Holy Church, 109 E. Boundary St., LaGrange, will have a Women of Power conference 10 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be elder Vicki Devonda Gorham of Evergreen United Holy Church, Washington, N.C. Pastor Linda G. Pridgen and the women’s choir will provide music. Pastor Magnolia Walker will be the guest pastor 3 p.m. Sunday. Prayer and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

UNITED FELLOWSHIP

United Fellowship Assembly, Nashville, will have a women’s tea party brunch, “Like Mother, Like Daughter,” with giveaways, games and food, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at 342 Shirley Plantation Drive, Snow Hill. To register, call 252-933-6935.

UPPER ROOM

Elder William Sutton will speak during service 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Upper Room Church, 506 E. Elm St. The praise team will provide music.

HOUSE OF REFUGE

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

NEW ST. JOHN

New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have church school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder David Atkinson will bring the message. The praise team will lead the music. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Church of Christ, DOC, 700 W. Ash St., will have “Hour of Power” 8:05 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with bishop Alton A. Smith. Voices of Praise will provide music.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, 602 S. Wooten St., LaGrange, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday celebrating quarterly meeting. Bishop J.E. Reddick will preach. The choir will sing. Guests during service 3 p.m. Sunday will include pastor Veronica Jackson and Emmanuel Hill Memorial Free Will Baptist Church of Kinston.

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 Joshua and Caleb men’s choir will render music accompanied by elder Ronzel Bell organist.

PENTECOSTAL HOLY

Pentecostal Holy Church, 600 E. Pine St., will have a fish fry 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and May 3. The pastor’s pre-anniversary service will be 3 p.m. Sunday with guest speaker Dr. Isaac Burnett, Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church.

PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Prophet Rodger L. Taylor Jr. will bring the message. The praise team will provide music. Youth Festival of Praise will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Word Faith Center, 296 Buck Swamp Road. Philadelphia Community Church will have prayer 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible enrichment will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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 bring the message 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The youth choir will sing.

STANLEY CHAPEL

Stanley Chapel will celebrate Family and Friends Day 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Dexter Waters will preach. The gospel choir will sing. The Christian education program 3 p.m. Sunday will feature the Voices of Praise, Stanley Chapel’s youth choir, Angelic Anointing and invited guests Praise in Mime 4 Dance and Dewon Forte, guest speaker.

PATHWAY TO LIFE

The youth choir of Pathway to Life United Holy Church, 600 Sycamore St., Fremont, will perform for a youth concert 1 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Prayer. Pathway to Life will celebrate Youth Day with Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and service 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

PARKER’S CHAPEL

Parker’s Chapel Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a mission service 11 a.m. Sunday. Evangelist Doris Lewis will bring the message.

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 Youth Day service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Charlie Mitchell will deliver the message. Pre-pastor anniversary service will convene 3 p.m. Sunday with bishop Annzor Blue from Linden, New Jersey, along with Faith Temple No. 1 OFWB Church, Wilson. For more information, call 919-288-9115.

LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock Church, N.C. 581 North, Pikeville, will have worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Rodney Cove will speak. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.