CENTRAL HEIGHTS

The homecoming committee of Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will sponsor “Gospel Explosion” Saturday at the church. Doors open at 4 p.m. Service begins at 5 p.m. Admission is free. On the program are recording artists Just for Christ, Cruise, Legacy, New Men of Faith and Set Apart. The master of ceremonies will be pastor Scottie Rogers of Goldsboro. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and Communion worship services 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will deliver the message. The male choir will sing. Winter revival will be 5 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The guest speaker will be Dr. William Mitchell of Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church, Dudley. Bible study will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

PENTECOSTAL HOLY

Pentecostal Holy Church, 600 E. Pine St., will have a fish fry 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Dinners are $7. Sandwiches are $3. For more information, call 919-735-1401.

FAITH UNITED

Faith United Holy Church, 1603 S. Slocumb St., will have a yard sale 8 a.m. Saturday at 500 S. Audubon Ave.

ROUSE CHAPEL

The Rouse Chapel ushers will present “A Night of Excellence” 5 p.m. Saturday at the Frink Alumni Building, 5766 Aldridge Store Road, LaGrange.

BEAR CREEK

The Bear Creek Women of Word annual session has been changed from Bear Creek Association to Augusta Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 599 Durham Lake Road, Dudley, beginning 9 a.m. Saturday.

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. Zacchaeus Jones of Holly Grove UAFWB Church will speak on “God Expects Faithfulness.” The annual home mission program will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Jacob Pickett and the choir, ushers and congregation of McCoy Chapel UAFWB Church will render services.

GOSPEL TABERNACLE

Bishop David Howell and Mighty Warriors will render a kingdom-building service 7:30 p.m. today at Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church, Fremont. Elder Richard Darden and Gospel Tabernacle will render a pre-pastor anniversary service March 13 at Greater Morning Star, Fremont. The Louise Pope Scholarship Fund concert will be 7 p.m. March 15 at Gospel Tabernacle. Musical guests will be Pathway to Life United Holy Church, Fremont; Sounds of Redemption; soloist Natasha Hopkins; the OFWB Tabernacle choir, Fremont; vocalist Travis Darden; St. James Disciples Church, Benson; Designed for Purpose; and the Gospel Tabernacle youth choir.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

Ann Malpass will speak on “Cultivating Ourselves” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs.

ST. LUKE

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 3141 Summerlins Crossroad Road, Mount Olive, will host revival services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Lenwood Pigford, Rainbow Missionary Baptist Church; Thursday, the Rev. Anthony Ezzell, First Baptist Church, Calypso; and March 8, Wendell Newton, Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

HOLLY HILL

Holly Hill Church of Christ, 644 N. Beston Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship Sunday morning. Pastor B.K. Robinson will bring the message. The youth will provide music. The youth ushers will serve. The Pearls of Wisdom women’s fellowship will meet 10 a.m. Saturday. Bible study will be 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

ADAMSVILLE BAPTIST

Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have Sunday school 9:15 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Ryne Fullerton will deliver the message. AWANA and adult Bible study and prayer meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Sportsman Wild Game Dinner will be 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. During March, Adamsville Baptist Church will be collecting craft items. For more information, visit www.adamsville.org or call the church office at 919-778-1213.

EUREKA METHODIST

Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship with Holy Communion with pastor Connie Belmore 10:45 a.m. Sunday. 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.

DELIVERANCE

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

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and Transfiguration Sunday worship with Communion 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Liz Hounshell. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. The prayer shawl ministry will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday. Joint Ash Wednesday service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mount Carmel Church Road, Pikeville. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www.salemumcgoldsboro.com.

HEART TO HEART

Heart to Heart Prayer House, 114 N. Caswell St., LaGrange, will have “Burning Revival” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and March 8. The guest preacher will be pastor David Williams of St. Luke Church of Christ.

ST. JAMES

St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and will celebrate Holy Communion 10 a.m. Sunday. The deaconess board will meet 8:30 a.m. Saturday in preparation for Holy Communion. Senior Bible study will be at noon Tuesday. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Tuesday.

SHADY GROVE

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2506 New Hope Road, LaGrange, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a quarterly meeting service 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Wilbert B. Johnson will deliver the message. The adult choir will sing. Holy Communion will be observed. 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 Youth Day service 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joseph Williams will deliver the message. Endless Praise will render music. Pastor Williams will be the guest speaker for a men’s prayer breakfast 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity United Holy Church, Greenville.

ELM GROVE

Elm Grove Church Ministries’ Men of Integrity will have an outing 9 a.m. Saturday at Golden Corral, Smithfield. Holy Communion will be 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Women’s fellowship will be 7 p.m. Monday. The speaker will be apostle Delores Bailey from Raleigh. Study of the word will be 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. PWOP ministry will have service 7:30 p.m. March 8. The speaker will be evangelist Wanda Guilford.

DEEPER LIFE

Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will have Bible academy classes 9 a.m. Saturday. Intercessory prayer will be 9:30 a.m. and extended glory service 10 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Norbert E. Simmons will bring the word. Bible study will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

VICTORY AND DOMINION

Victory and Dominion Church, Snow Hill, will have an empowerment service 7:30 p.m. today. The guest speaker will be pastor Timothy Dortch of Word of Truth Christian Fellowship.

NEHEMIAH

Nehemiah Tabernacle Ministry, 1007 S. John St., will have a pastoral service 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Gloria Howell will bring the message.

WOODS CHAPEL

Woods Chapel UAFWB Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Leo Deans will preach. The mass choir will sing. The deacons and mothers fellowship service, “Deacons and Mothers Trusting and Leaning on the Everlasting God,” will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Apostle Frank M. Dawson and the Alpha and Omega Christian Center will render the service. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. Spring revival, “The Church That God Desires,” will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday and March 8. Eldress Novella Wooten will deliver the message on Thursday, and the Rev. David Williams of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will deliver the message on March 8, accompanied by the choir.

NEW ST. JOHN

New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have church school 10 a.m. and a Communion worship service 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. James Sheares will bring the message. The praise team will lead the music.

WHITE OAK GROVE

White Oak Grove OFWB Church, 2261 Big Daddy’s Road, Pikeville, will have a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Dorian Suggs will bring the message. The United Voices of Praise gospel choir will sing.

FAITH PRESBYTERIAN

Faith Presbyterian Church, 2114 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have a breakfast buffet meeting 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Artis Daily Bread, 2103 N. William St. Sunday school will be 10 a.m. and a Women’s Day celebration 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Madie D. Bell. Ash Wednesday service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

AUGUSTA CHAPEL

Augusta Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Brady Carmack will deliver the message. The fellowship choir will sing. Pastor aide service will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Elder Walter Brown will deliver the message. Guests will include Judah Place of Deliverance.

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.

SNOW HILL OFWB

Snow Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 1224 Red Hill Road, Mount Olive, will have revival services 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Rev. Gary Bailey will be the evangelist. Each service will include music. For more information, call 919-607-3002 or visit www.snowhillchurch.org.

FIRST CHRISTIAN

First Christian Church, 1609 E. Ash St., will have church school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Ash Wednesday service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. MARK

St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, will have “Hour of Power” 8:05 a.m. and the 93rd church anniversary. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. J.O. Williams, honorary member of St. Mark Church. For more information, visit stmarkchurch.org.

PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Elder Donnell Hamilton will bring the message. Communion will be given. Pastor Aletta Taylor’s birthday celebration will be 4 p.m. Sunday at the church. Prayer will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible enrichment will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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 Men of Calvary will provide music.

The deacons and mothers of Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church will have their annual fellowship celebration 6 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include pastor James Collins and choir of Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

ST. JAMES

St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will have Sunday school 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Tony Sutton will deliver the message. The male chorus will sing.

PARKER’S CHAPEL

Parker’s Chapel Church will have a pastoral service 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Douglas Bell will bring the message. The 17th ministers board anniversary will be 6 p.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Terry Joyner of Greater Love Church, Wilson, will bring the message.

HOLY GHOST

Holy Ghost Cathedral will celebrate First Lady Day with Sunday school 10:15 a.m. and praise and worship 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Phoebe Daniels of Salvation and Deliverance Ministries, Garner, will present the message.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Pastor Kathye Batts and Central Heights United Holy Church of Goldsboro will render a Lent consecration service 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Shekinah Church, 139 Humphrey Road, Kinston.

TRUE HOLINESS

True Holiness House of Prayer Church, 500 Stronach St., will have Sunday school 10:15 a.m. and praise and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Nathaniel Best will deliver the message. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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. Minister Jannis Scales of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will preach. The gospel choir will sing. Holy Communion will be observed. Bible study on Wednesday is canceled due to the Bear Creek Annual Institute at 7 p.m.

SIMRO

Simro Free Will Baptist Church, 5251 Old Jason Road, LaGrange, will have quarterly meeting and Old-Fashion Day beginning with Holy Communion 6 p.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:45 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. William Ingram will preach. The adult choir will sing. Dinner will be served after the service.

BARNES CHAPEL

Barnes Chapel Church, 108 Rosewood Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. The pastor, choir and congregation will render services 3 p.m. Sunday at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church in celebration of Best Grove’s missionary anniversary. Bible study and prayer services will be 7 p.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 combined choir will sing. Holy Communion and feet washing will follow the worship service. Bible study will be noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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 Holy Communion and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James E. Collins will bring the word. The male chorus will sing.

DARDEN CHAPEL

Darden Chapel OFW Baptist Church, 111 Hooks River Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and a pastoral service 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Carlton Barnes will preach. The mass choir will sing. Women’s conference will be 7 p.m. Wednesday with evangelist Thelma Edwards of Wilson; Thursday, evangelist Linda Ward, Wilson; March 8, evangelist Doris Lewis, Parker’s Chapel; and March 9, Dr. Evelena Oliver, St. Jude Church, Warsaw.

HOLY TEMPLE

Apostle Micheal Artis of St. John Kingdom Ministry, Snow Hill, will climax revival 7:30 p.m. today at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church, Snow Hill. Elder Deloise Waddell will be the speaker for a Youth Day service 11 a.m. Sunday at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church. The youth choir will sing. Elder William Hudson of Kinston will render service 3 p.m. Sunday at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Joe A. Jackson will preach. The Laymen’s League Chorus will sing. The missionary ministry will celebrate its anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include the Rev. Dr. Larry M. Johnson and the choir, ushers and congregation of Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday evening Bible study is canceled due to the annual Spring Institute being held at Bear Creek Headquarters.