FIRST BAPTIST

First Baptist Church, 125 S. John St., will have a Christmas Eve candlelight worship service 5 p.m. Monday.

MOUNT CARMEL

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Liz Hounshell. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. Christmas Eve candlelight service will be 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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 message. The male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 6 pm. Wednesday.

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. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Thursday. New Year’s Eve service will be 10 p.m. Dec. 31.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will observe Christmas and Holy Communion services 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 sanctuary choir will present its annual Christmas concert 5 p.m. Sunday. Bible study is canceled Tuesday morning and Wednesday evening due to the holidays. Best Grove will not have service Dec. 30 due to the Union. Watch Night service will be 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31. Breakfast will not be served.

GOLDSBORO CHAPEL

Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James E. Collins will bring the word. The combined choir will sing.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

The Rev. Claudia M. Frost will lead “Let Us Sing — Hope” service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs. After worship will be a family Christmas party with a visit from Santa.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Holiness Church of Deliverance, 114 Lakeview Drive, Four Oaks, will have its annual year-end revival 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Dec. 28. The guest speaker will be pastor Donta Covington, Higher Calling Ministries, Smithfield.

HOLLY HILL

Holly Hill Church, 644 N. Beston Road, will have worship 8 a.m. Sunday. Pastor B.K. Robinson will bring the message. The male chorus will sing. The senior ushers will serve. There will be no Bible study Tuesday night due to the Christmas holiday.

ATKINSON CHAPEL

Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 634 S. Oak Forest Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and Christmas worship service 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Louis Wright will preach. The choir will sing.

ANTIOCH

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St., will have a pre-Christmas worship service 10 a.m. Sunday.

EUREKA METHODIST

Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The youth group will meet 4 p.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Sunday. Christmas Eve worship with Holy Communion will be 5 p.m. Monday.

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 choirs and ushers.

ADAMSVILLE BAPTIST

Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have Sunday school for all ages 9:15 a.m. and worship/children’s church 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Candlelight worship service will be 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Adult Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. JAMES

St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. The music, Christian education and liturgical departments will sponsor a Christmas play, “A Father’s Love,” during service 10 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ronald Miller will preach.

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday with pastor Liz Hounshell. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. Sunday school will be 10:45 a.m. The joint Christmas Eve candlelight service at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, will be 5:30 p.m. Monday.

REACHING THE WORLD

Reaching the World for Christ Ministries Church, 815 N. George St., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Watch Night service will be 10 p.m. Dec. 31.

DEEPER LIFE

The drama and arts ministries of Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will present a Christmas production, “Anna and Simeon,” 10 a.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

DELIVERANCE TEMPLE

Deliverance Temple of God will have a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Ronnie Harris will preach. Spiritual uplifting service will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

PATHWAY TO LIFE

Pathway to Life United Holy Church, 600 Sycamore St., Fremont, will have prayer 7 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and a Youth Day service 10 a.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

ST. LUKE

St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The youth ministry will be in charge of the service. Pastor David Williams will deliver the message. One-hour Christmas service will be 8 a.m. Tuesday.

FIRST BAPTIST

First Baptist Church, Fremont, will have worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. John Forbes will preach.

MOUNT PLEASANT

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4460 U.S. 13 N., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and a Christmas observance worship service 11 a.m. Sunday. Minister Jannis Scales of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will deliver the sermon. The male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

SHEEPFOLD

The Sheepfold Church of Jesus will have service 9 a.m. Sunday instead of 11 a.m. The original service schedule will resume in the new year.

MADISON AVENUE

Madison Avenue Baptist Church will have a Christmas Eve candlelight communion service 7 p.m. Monday in the fellowship hall of the church.

BARNES CHAPEL

Barnes Chapel Church, 108 Rosewood Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Larry Johnson will deliver the sermon. The choir will sing. Bible study and prayer service are canceled for Wednesday.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and youth worship services 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will deliver the message. The youth choir will sing. Christmas worship services will be 8 a.m. Tuesday. Eldress Laura Bush will bring the message.

WAVE OF GLORY

Wave of Glory will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Daniel Uzzell and the Gospel Keys will present a Christmas concert featuring the Hobbs Sisters, the Wave of Glory Praise Team and others 5 p.m. Sunday. Wave of Glory will have a Watch Night service 10 p.m. Dec. 31.

ST. STEPHEN

St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson St., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Malcom Lewis will bring the Christmas message. The youth choir will sing. Bible study will not be held for two weeks.

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. The Christmas program will be immediately after the morning service. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ELM GROVE

Elm Grove Church Ministries will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. The celebration of Christ’s birthday will be 9 a.m. Tuesday. Prayer breakfast is canceled due to the holidays and will resume Jan. 8. Bible study is canceled due to the holidays and will resume Jan. 9. PWOP ministry will be on assignment 3 p.m. Dec. 28 at Willow Creek Nursing Facility.

SHARING AND CARING

Sharing and Caring Ministries will celebrate Joy Night 7:30 p.m. today. The speaker will be elder Hazel Gonzalez. Prophet Betty Dawson will be the speaker during service 11 a.m. Sunday.

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 will deliver the message. Bible study will not be held next week.

WORD WITHOUT WALLS

The youth ministry of Word Without Walls, 610-B N. Madison Ave., will sing Christmas carols at the Highlands of Goldsboro 5 p.m. today. The youth ministry’s Christmas program will be 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

FAITH UNITED

The youth department of Faith United Holy Church, 1603 S. Slocumb St., will present a Christmas program 4 p.m. Saturday.

DESTINY MINISTRIES

Destiny Ministries will have service 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be no service on Sunday.

GREENLEAF

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

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. The Rev. James N. Sheares will deliver the message. Bible study on Wednesday will be postponed until the following week.

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. Bishop J.E. Reddick will deliver the message. The choir will sing. The Christmas program will be 6 p.m. Sunday.

GUIDING STAR

Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church will have corporate prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joseph Williams will deliver the message. Voices of Praise will sing. Bible study will not be held Wednesday.

WHITE OAK GROVE

White Oak Grove OFWB Church, 2261 Big Daddy’s Road, Pikeville, 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.

BIBLE WAY NO. 2

Bible Way Church No. 2 will have Sabbath classes 9 a.m. and Sabbath service 10 a.m. Saturday. Revival services will be 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. The speaker will be Dr. Gladys McClary.

PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have service 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday. Prophet Rodger L. Taylor will bring the message. Prayer and Bible enrichment will not be held next week.

UPPER ROOM

Elder William Sutton will bring the word 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Upper Room Church, 506 E. Elm St.