Millers Chapel AME Zion Church, 256 Millers Chapel Road, will have Family and Friends Day on Sunday. Worship will be 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Edith Robinson-Davis. Guest speaker at 3 p.m. will be the Right Rev. Dr. Kenneth Monroe, 95th elected and consecrated bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
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 bring the word. The combined choir will sing.
Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church 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 p.m. Wednesday.
First African Baptist Church, 803 Harris St., will have a women’s fellowship breakfast 9 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. For more information, call Ophelia White, 919-734-6043.
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. Ninety-day prayer will be 6 p.m. Friday.
St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The youth will be in charge of the service. Pastor David Williams will deliver the message. Bible study will be noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Minister Thurman Wooten of Snow Hill will be the speaker for a pastor-aide service 7:30 p.m. today at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church, Snow Hill. Elder Deloise Waddell and the congregation of Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle will render a one-night revival service 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tabernacle of Prayer Church for All People, 1005 S. John St. Minister Angela Harper will be the speaker for a missionary service 11 a.m. Sunday at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church.
Abundant Love Ministries, 510 A St., will have a pre-anniversary service 4 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include Word Faith Center. Bishop Williams Phillips will preach. Youth Explosion, a night of singing, dancing and puppeteering, will be 7:30 p.m. March 29. For more information, call 919-987-9081.
First Baptist Church of Fremont will have service 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. John T. Forbes will preach. Brother Charles Fuller will render music.
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 preach. The choir will sing. Prayer meeting and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The ushers at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, 2711 Beautancus Road, will celebrate their 94th anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Theodore Thomas of First Baptist, Warsaw.
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 male chorus will sing. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Holy Communion service 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 bus will leave Best Grove at 2 p.m. Sunday for a worship service at Trent River Oakley Grove Baptist Association, Jacksonville. The spiritual formation work group will meet 10 a.m. Saturday. Tutoring will be 5 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Song Birds from the Peggy Seegar Senior Center and Wayne County Services on Aging will be in concert 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John AME Zion Church, 584 Pecan Road, Dudley. Admission is free; donations for the gospel group will be accepted.
Charity Williams Ministries will present “The Legends: First of First Gala” 5 p.m. Saturday at the Holy Ghost Drawing Center, 607 S. Slocumb St. The gala will honor and recognize outstanding leaders, living and deceased, in the city and community. Proceeds will be used for scholarships. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from Yolanda Williams Farmer, 919-750-3322, or at the door.
Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will have YPCL 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will preach. The youth choir will sing. Sister Sharon Diane Best will preach her initial sermon 3 p.m. Sunday at the church. The Lewis Family will provide music. Bible study will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 401 Shady Grove Church Road, Snow Hill, will host a Women of Purpose conference 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 6. The free conference includes lunch. Arrive by 9 a.m. for a light breakfast. The keynote speaker will be Larkeysha Sheppard. Thurmond Sheppard and Company will provide music. RSVP by March 31 at www.eventbrite.com, event Women of Purpose; Facebook; 252-747-3721; or firstname.lastname@example.org. Eldress Georgia Lanier will be the guest preacher for a Women’s Day program, “Chosen for His Purpose,” 3 p.m. April 7.
NEW STONEY HILL
New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St., will render services 7 p.m. today at St. John Holiness Church, Black Creek, for bishop Sessoms’ pre-pastor anniversary. New Stoney Hill 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. Women’s fellowship and “Women To Be” ministry will be 7 p.m. Thursday. Elder Gerri Bynum will be the speaker.
Jimmy Merritt will speak on “Form Versus Function” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs.
The Women of Faith of Bible Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 1807 S. Slocumb St., will celebrate Jesus as the Messiah 10 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be pastor Angela Taylor. Praise and worship songster will be evangelist Avis Baker. Refreshments will be served.
Joyous Praise Christian Fellowship Church, Warsaw, will celebrate Family and Friends Day 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Patricia Peterson and music by the PS Peterson Traveling Choir and 3 p.m. with pastor Christopher Rose of Kingdom Partnership Christian Center, Virginia Beach, Va., and musical guest Abundance.
Spring Hill OFWB Church, 2127 U.S. 70 W., will celebrate 150 years of service to the community with Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The University of Mount Olive concert choir will sing. A catered meal will be served after the service.
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 preach. The Voices of Praise will sing. Missionary service will be 2 p.m. Sunday. Associate minister Cassandra Best will preach. The missionary choir will sing.
Elder Sarah Floyd will speak during service 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Upper Room Church, 506 E. Elm St.
Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship with pastor Liz Hounshell 11 a.m. Sunday. A nursery and children’s church will be provided. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www.salemumcgoldsboro.com.
Deliverance Temple of God will have an apostle aid service 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Kathye Batts will preach.
Elm Grove Church Ministries’ PWOP ministry will be on assignment 3 p.m. today at Willow Creek Nursing Facility. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Apostle Vaughn and the congregation will be on assignment 4 p.m. Sunday at Sharing and Caring Church, Dudley. Study of the word will be 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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. The Jerusalem male chorus will celebrate its first anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include the Woods Chapel male chorus of Goldsboro; the Mighty Men male chorus of Mount Pisgah, Erwin; and Beulaville male chorus of Beulaville.
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St., will have worship 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Tate. The mass choir will sing. Bible study will be noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will have marriage and singles classes 9 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.
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 youth choir will sing. Corporate prayer will be noon April 6. The speaker will be minister Jennifer Jones of Grace Covenant Church.
NEW ST. JOHN
New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have church school 10 a.m. Sunday and will celebrate Men’s Day beginning with worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. James N. Sheares will bring the message. The praise team will provide music. Lunch will be served after worship. Men’s Day will continue with service 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Howard Johnson of St. James AME Church, Kinston, will preach. The St. James AME Church choir will sing.
Stephen Arnold, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak during worship 11 a.m. Sunday at Mount Nelson Missionary Baptist Church. The program is “To the Jew First ...” Romans 1:16, and Mount Nelson Missionary Baptist Church is inviting the Christian and Jewish community to attend. For more information, call 919-242-5996.
Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have Fire Friday 7 p.m. today. The speaker will be minister James Jones Jr. of City Church. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Elder Donnell Hamilton 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.
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.
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 preach. The gospel choir will sing.
Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday with pastor Connie Belmore. Revival with speaker Doug Johnson will be 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. Dinner will be served 5:30 p.m. Sunday prior to revival service. The prayer group will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Golden Lights senior group will meet 11 a.m. Wednesday for lunch and fellowship.
Faith United Holy Church, 1603 S. Slocumb St., will have bishop Raveion Moses’ pre-anniversary service 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will include bishop Thurman McCuller Sr. and the congregation of New Covenant Christian Center. The gospel choir will sing. Prayer meeting will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Parkers Chapel Church will have a mission service 11 a.m. Sunday. Evangelist Joyce Parker will bring the message. The New Beginning gospel choir will celebrate its 28th anniversary 5 p.m. Sunday.
The gospel choir of Stanley Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, will celebrate its anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday. Elder Leland Higgs will preside. Several area choirs have been invited to join in the celebration.
Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 634 S. Oak Forest Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. James Williams will preach. The choir will sing.
St. Mark Church of Christ, DOC, 700 W. Ash St., will have “Hour of Power” 8:05 a.m. Sunday with guest preacher elder Matthew McNair, Alum COC, Dover; and service 11 a.m. with elder Otis Isler. Baptism and Communion will follow both services.
First Christian Church, 1609 E. Ash St., will have church school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 Sunday. Lenten supper and study will be Wednesdays, March 27, April 3 and April 10. For more information, call 919-735-3095 or email email@example.com.
St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1608 E. Pine St., will have contemporary service 8:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Celebrate Recovery will be 6 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday and 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. St. Luke UMC is hosting community Lenten services Wednesdays at noon.
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 preach. The Men of Calvary will provide music. The Men of Calvary will celebrate their anniversary 6 p.m. Sunday. Guests will include the Goldsboro Chapel male chorus; the St. Paul male chorus, Richlands; and Sycamore Hill male chorus, Greenville.
SHARING AND CARING
Sharing and Caring Ministries will have services 7 p.m. today with apostle Eugene Durant; 3 p.m. Saturday, prophetess Kim Lucas; and 4 p.m. Sunday, apostle Kenneth Vaughn.
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 Ministry will render music accompanied by the Rev. Ronzel Bell, organist.
Payne Temple AME Zion Church, 915 S. Center St., Mount Olive, will have a Lent revival service 7 p.m. Thursday. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Mary C. Nixon. Guests will include St. John AME Zion Church.