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. Dwight Morrisey, pastor of Gospel Light United Holy Church, Dudley.


Walnut Creek OFWB Church, 133 N. Beston Road, will have spring revival 7 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Dr. De W. Eakes; April 10, the Rev. Ray Wells; April 17, the Rev. Charles L. Renfrow; and April 24, the Rev. Harold Jones.


Jericho Deliverance Ministries, 609 Hugh St., will have an appreciation service for musician Nevaro Pitt 5 p.m. Saturday. Guests will include Just for Christ, Souls of Joy, Deacon Ed Jones and Brother Xavier Bell.


Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 928 New Hope Road, will host District Union No. 3 this weekend. Holy Communion will be 7 p.m. today. Dr. Juanita M. Whitfield of Revelation Mission Church will bring the message. Saturday night will be Youth Night. Eldress Annie Sadler of Center of Love Church will bring the message. District elder W.C. Hutchins of Bethel Light Church will bring the message 11 a.m. Sunday. Assistant district elder James Collins of Goldsboro Chapel Church will close out the union 2 p.m. Sunday. Union No. 3 Choir will sing. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.


Elder Betty Bynum will bring the word 4 p.m. Sunday at Sharing and Caring Ministries.


Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will not have regular services today through Sunday due to the meeting of the NWB District 3 Union. The fifth Sunday gospel program will be 6 p.m. Sunday at Central Heights FWB Church. Bible study will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.


Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70 E., Princeton, will have singing 6 p.m. Sunday featuring Damascus Ridge, a bluegrass gospel group from Raleigh. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. Refreshments will be served afterward. For more information, call 919-965-5886 or visit


The Rev. Justin Lapoint will speak on “Hosea Ballou Was Right: The Problem With the Vicarious Atonement” during service 11 a.m. Sunday at Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs. The fifth Sunday offering will go to Health Volunteers Overseas.


Greater St. Luke UHCA, 310 W. South St., Rose Hill, will have a mission service 11 a.m. April 7. The messenger will be associate minister Dexter Ingram.


Ram in the Bush Holy Church will have a pre-pastor anniversary service for pastor Annie Wade 11 a.m. Sunday. Guests will include pastor Gloria Howell and Nehemiah Tabernacle Ministry.


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.


St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church, 222 E. Nelson St., Mount Olive, will celebrate elder Merwin K. Smith’s 11th pastoral anniversary 4 p.m. April 7. The guest preacher will be elder Timothy Dortch, Word of Truth Christian Fellowship. For more information, call deacon Earl Raynor at 919-658-2257.


Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th St., will have intercessory prayer 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.


St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and will celebrate lay service 10 a.m. Sunday. Senior Bible study will be noon Tuesday. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Tuesday.


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. The safe sanctuaries committee will meet 4 p.m. Sunday. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit


Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have Sunday school 9:15 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Fellowship will be 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. AWANA and adult Bible study and prayer meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. During April, Adamsville Baptist Church will be collecting stuffed animals for Operation Christmas Child. For more information, visit


Spring Creek Baptist Church will have teen and junior revival at 3177 Indian Springs Road, Seven Springs, with games 6 p.m. April 5 and service beginning at 7 p.m. The event will include free pizza, obstacle courses, a basketball goal, sumo wrestling, face painting, football toss, rock wall, mini golf, a bounce house, ski ball and a fireworks show. For more information, call 919-658-1318 or email


Deliverance Temple of God will have a pastoral service 9 a.m. Sunday. Revival will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and April 5 with apostle Leroy and Francine Hargett.


Bible Way Church No. 2 will have Youth Sabbath with Sabbath class 10 a.m. and Sabbath service 11 a.m. Saturday. Prayer meeting will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Praise service will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Hood Swamp Friends Church, Hood Swamp Road, will have adult Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Visiting pastor Jim Futrell will bring the message.


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. Just for Christ will provide music. Corporate prayer will be noon April 6. The speaker will be minister Jennifer Jones of Grace Covenant Church.


Elm Grove Church Ministries will have worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Prophetess Edna Vaughn will be the speaker. Apostle Vaughn will be on assignment 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mark Church of Christ DOC, Faro. Study of the word will be 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Denmark St., will have church school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Elaine Powell will deliver the message. Revival will be April 10-12.


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.


New Season Gospel Fellowship will host a mother/daughter concert featuring psalmist Brittani Brown and pastor Sharon Brown 6 p.m. April 13 at 600 E. Pine St. Guests will include The Loving Sisters of Roxboro and other gospel groups.


New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have church school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James N. Sheares will bring the message. The praise team will provide music. Pastor Sheares will be the preacher 3 p.m. Sunday at White Rock AME Church, Micro, for a Family and Friends Day service. Bible study will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.


St. Mark Church of Christ, DOC, will have “Hour of Power” 8:05 a.m. Sunday with guest preacher the Rev. Antonio M.K. Lawrence, Faith Presbyterian Church, and service 11 a.m. with elder Otis Isler.


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 praise team will render music accompanied by organist Mother Eleanor Barber.


The Word Warehouse will have worship this weekend 11 a.m. Saturday instead of Sunday.


St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will have Sunday school 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. and a youth worship service 10 a.m. Sunday. Minister Mary Day will deliver the sermon. The Gospel Adores youth choir will sing.


New Greenleaf Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 301 W. Hooks River Road, will have a mini health fair beginning 10 a.m. today. Topics include nutrition, oils, herbal life, assisting adults and a financial workshop. Gift bags will be given to participants. The men’s fellowship will have a fundraiser beginning 11 a.m. today. On the menu are barbecued chicken, barbecued turkey, green beans, cole slaw, rolls and dessert.