FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash St., will have a clothing giveaway and free breakfast for people in need 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the church gym.

TRUE HOLINESS

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

ST. JOHN

St. John AME Zion Church, 584 Pecan Road, Dudley, will have a homecoming service 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Wayne County Commissioner Edward Cromartie. Lunch will be served.

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. David Williams will deliver the sermon. The gospel choir will sing. Holy Communion will be observed during the service. Bible study is canceled due to the Association.

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

ST. JAMES

St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and will celebrate Holy Communion, homecoming and the pastor’s anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday. Members are asked to bring a dish or contact a member of the culinary ministry with a monetary donation. 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. The praise team will rehearse 5 p.m. Thursday. The choir will rehearse 6 p.m. Thursday.

HEPHZIBAH

Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70 E., Princeton, will have homecoming with Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Steve Stephenson, who served as pastor at Hephzibah from 1993 to 1999. Dinner will be served on the grounds. For more information, call 919-965-5886 or visit www.hbcprinceton.org or www.facebook.com/hbcprinceton.

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 will follow the service. Women of Destiny will present “50 Women in Purple/Seven Up.” Bible study will be at noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.

BROWNINGS METHODIST

Brownings United Methodist Church, N.C. 55 West near Dobbersville, will have its annual fall bazaar 6 p.m. Wednesday. An all-you-can-eat covered dish meal will be served. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12. An auction of crafts, gifts and baked goods will begin at 7 p.m.

BARNES CHAPEL

The pastor and congregation of Barnes Chapel Church, 108 Rosewood Road, will render services 11 a.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Wilson.

WOODS CHAPEL

Woods Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church, 928 New Hope Road, will sponsor a fried fish and grilled chicken dinner sale beginning 10 a.m. today. A dinner is $8, combo $10 and consists of two vegetables, bread and dessert. Eat in or take out. Delivery is available. Bottled water and sodas are available. Dinners for evening shift are available. For more information, call 919-778-2379, 919-734-6927, 919-344-8846 or 919-778-0958. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor elder Leo Deans will bring the message. Holy Communion will be held during the service. The mass choir will sing. The floral ministry will celebrate its anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday.

CENTRAL HEIGHTS

Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church’s homecoming committee will sponsor a plate sale of fried trout, french fries, cole slaw and cake 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Plates are $8. Eat in or take out. For more information, call Monica Lewis, 919-288-6608, or Central Heights Church, 919-778-0819. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and Communion worship services 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Burnett will deliver the message. The male choir will sing. Women’s fellowship ministry will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible study will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

SALEM METHODIST

Salem United Methodist Church, 2706 Salem Church Road, will have “Coffee and Chat” in the fellowship hall 8:50 a.m. Sunday. Worship will be 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. Blessing of the Animals will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Choir practice will be 7:30 pm. Thursday. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www.salemumc goldsboro.com.

HOLY TEMPLE

Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church of Snow Hill will celebrate its 34-year anniversary 7:30 p.m. today. Bishop Joey Baker will be the speaker. Elder Deloise Waddell will be the speaker for a youth service 11 a.m. Sunday. The young adult choir will sing.

CORNERSTONE

Cornerstone United Holy Church, 109 E. Boundary St., LaGrange, will honor pastor Linda G. Pridgen 7 p.m. today. Guests will include pastor Marlene Duncan and Holy Temple UHC of Goldsboro. Intercessory prayer will be 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and the eighth pastoral anniversary worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest pastor Kathye Batts will bring the message. Guests will include Central Heights UHC of Goldsboro.

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 Mission Day service 11 a.m. Sunday. Minister Renzella Mitchell will deliver the message. For more information, call 919-288-9115.

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. Women’s Bible study will be 10 a.m. Wednesday. Bible study will be 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice will be 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

JERICHO

Jericho Deliverance Ministries, 609 Hugh St., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Curtis Wallace. Prayer meeting and Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The church will celebrate its seventh-year anniversary 3 p.m. Oct. 21. Guests will include pastor Jeffrey Cox and God’s Way Church of God in Christ of Kinston.

ST. DELIGHT

St. Delight UHC, LaGrange, will have quarterly meeting and Holy Communion 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Bishop Devin C. Pickett Sr. will preach. The gospel choir and senior ushers will serve.

WALNUT CREEK

Walnut Creek OFWB Church, 138 N. Beston Road, LaGrange, will have homecoming services featuring the Called Out Singers 10 a.m. Oct. 14. Lunch will be served in the fellowship building.

BIBLE WAY NO. 2

Bible Way Church No. 2 will have Sabbath classes 10 a.m. Saturday. Sabbath service will be 11 a.m. Saturday with Dr. G. McClary. Prayer meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

BEST GROVE

Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with sermon by pastor Joe A. Jackson and music by the Laymen’s League Chorus. All activities at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church are canceled from Monday through Oct. 14 due to the 146th Annual Session of the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association.

BLACK JACK GROVE

Black Jack Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, 341 Black Jack Church Road, will have homecoming services with Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Bobby Jackson will deliver the message. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. Fall revival services will be 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with brother Franklin Lane, pastor, bringing the message. Each night will include music.

NORTHEAST CHAPEL

Northeast Chapel OFWB Church, Mount Olive, will celebrate pastor Jesse Warren’s 18th pastoral anniversary 11 a.m. Oct. 21. Apostle Dexter Smith, Princeton, will be the guest preacher. Music will be by St. Matthew, Farmville.

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. Jeremiah Sutton will present the YPCL topic.

NEW ST. JOHN

New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St., will have church school 10 a.m. and Communion worship services 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James N. Sheares will bring the message. The calendar committee will meet immediately after worship. Trustees will meet with the church membership after morning services. Bible study will be 4 p.m. Wednesday. The outreach ministry is recruiting volunteers to support the “lunch buddy” program at Carver Heights School. Potential volunteers are reminded that to serve as volunteers in Wayne County Public Schools this year, they must register online.

NEHEMIAH

Nehemiah Tabernacle Ministry, 1007 S. John St., will have Family and Friends Day 3 p.m. Sunday.

OUTLAW’S BRIDGE

Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. 111 N., Seven Springs, will have its annual harvest sale and supper beginning with an auction 3 p.m. Saturday. Barbecued pork and chicken supper will begin at 6 p.m. Ann Malpass will lead the annual water service 11 a.m. Sunday.

EUREKA METHODIST

Eureka United Methodist Church, 128 N. Church St., Eureka, will have its annual barbecue and chicken fall fundraiser 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Plates are $8 each. A country kitchen will be available with homemade goodies and crafts for sale. A live auction will start at 6:30 p.m.

HOLLY GREEN

Holly Green Missionary Baptist Church, 487 Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Elder Bajei Garrett will deliver the message. Bible study will be at noon Tuesday.

DEEPER LIFE

Deeper Life Church Ministries will travel 7 p.m. today to Victory and Dominion in Snow Hill with apostle Zebedee Sheppard. Bible academy classes will be 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.

HEART TO HEART

Heart to Heart Prayer House, 114 N. Caswell Street, LaGrange, will have quarterly meeting services beginning 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Charles Miller. Pastor Marvin Taylor and the Washington Branch Baptist Church congregation of Snow Hill will render the afternoon service. For more information, call mother Gloria Miller at 252-523-9911.

VICTORY

Victory Free Will Baptist Church, 1806 Wayne Memorial Drive, will have its Operation Christmas Child kickoff 11 a.m. Sunday. Stephanie Seymore, regional area director for OCC, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call the church at 919-735-9485 or 919-300-9343.

ROSEWOOD

Rosewood Church of God, 100 Tower Lane, will have its annual harvest sale Oct. 13. Barbecued pork plates are $8 and will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. An auction will begin at 4 p.m. For more information, call pastor Jeff Barnes at 252-286-6949.

CALYPSO PRESBYTERIAN

Calypso Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Center St., Calypso, will celebrate its 115th homecoming Oct. 14. Sunday school will be 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. The Rev. Tim Reaves, formerly of Calypso, will be guest speaker. Lunch will follow the worship service.

GUIDING STAR

Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church will observe Youth Day with corporate prayer 9 a.m., Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The message will be by pastor Joseph Williams Sr. Music will be by Endless Praise.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Holiness Church of Deliverance, 114 Lakeview Drive, Four Oaks, will have its 36th annual Founder’s Weekend, “Approved by God,” celebrating overseer E.J. Covington, 7 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Sunday. Speakers include pastor Donta Covington, Smithfield; pastor Cheryl McLean; Fayetteville; and pastor Kenneth Williams, Wilson.

LIGHTHOUSE

Lighthouse Ministries Worship Center, 105 W. King St., LaGrange, will not have service this Sunday.

ANTIOCH

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St., will have a rainbow tea 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. Call 919-734-2066 to get tickets in advance, or pay at the door.

WHITE OAK GROVE

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

SECOND BIRTH

Second Birth Christian Ministries will host a multicultural Christian jamboree Oct. 12-14 on the campgrounds, 185 Alert Cable Road, Dudley. The jamboree will include on-site overnight parking, RV parking, open mic, outdoor movies and exhibits to engage singles, families and friends. Christian singing groups, poets and musical artists are needed. There is no fee for the weekend event; donations are appreciated. To register one’s musical talents or to get more information, call Sandra McCoy at 919-735-2642/2699.

BEAR CREEK

The 146th Annual Session of the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association will convene today through Oct. 14 beginning with the banquet 6:30 p.m. today. The Youth Explosion will be 11 a.m. Saturday. The opening will be 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Antoni Lawrence of Faith Presbyterian Church will be the speaker. He will be accompanied by his choir, ushers and congregation. The speaker Monday evening will be the Rev. Bennie Smith Jr.; Tuesday, the Rev. Charles E. Franklin; Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Anthonette Wright, pastor of Community of Hope Baptist Church, Raleigh; Thursday, the Rev. Marshall K. Thompson; and Friday, community service, the Rev. Dr. Harry L. White Jr., pastor of Watts Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Raleigh. Senior members 80 years of age or older will be honored 10 a.m. Saturday. The Bear Creek Mass Choir will observe its 23rd anniversary at 1 p.m. The unity service will be 3 p.m. with the Rev. Charles Kittrell as speaker. Early service will be 8 a.m. Oct. 14. The speaker will be the Rev. David E. Howell Sr. Closing service with Holy Communion will be 11 a.m. Oct. 14. Moderator Joe A. Jackson will bring the message. A fellowship dinner will be served.

NEW STONEY HILL

New Stoney Hill UHC, 1003 Poplar St., will have prayer 9 a.m. Saturday. Youth outreach will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Howard E. McNair will preach. The youth choir will sing. Bible study and YPHA will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

SPRING HILL

Spring Hill OFWB Church, 2127 U.S. 70 W., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and will celebrate its 149th homecoming with worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Al Warrick will preach. Karen Warrick Sullivan will sing. There will be a memorial service for those who passed away this past year. Borden Howell’s name will be submitted to the Wall of Honor at the University of Mount Olive.

HOLY GHOST

Holy Ghost Cathedral, 812 James St., Mount Olive, will have Sunday school 10:15 a.m., praise and worship 11:15 a.m. and worship 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Preston Grimes will deliver the message. The mass choir will sing.

PATHWAY TO LIFE

Pathway to Life UHC, 205 E. Main St., Fremont, will have prayer 7 a.m. Saturday. Pastor Helen Reid and the congregation will render a pre-anniversary service 11 a.m. Sunday at New Covenant in Goldsboro.

ST. JOHN

St. John Free Will Baptist Church, 1926 N.C. 111 S., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with pastor Wade Parker. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

DELIVERANCE TEMPLE

Deliverance Temple of God will have a pastors aid service 7:30 p.m. today. Pastor Roosevelt Johnson will preach. Pastoral service will be 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Ronnie Harris will preach. Pastor Ebora Martin will preach 4 p.m. Sunday.

UNION GROVE

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Fremont, will have its annual harvest rally 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Julius Hunter and the Patterson Chapel Church congregation of Wilson will render the service. Pastor James J. Lucas and the Union Grove Church congregation will render service Oct. 16 at Parker’s Chapel, 312 Fedelon Trail, Goldsboro. The Union Grove gospel choir will celebrate its 71st anniversary 4 p.m. Oct. 21.

HOLLY HILL

The Pearls of Wisdom women’s fellowship of Holly Hill Church, 644 N. Beston Road, will meet 10 a.m. Saturday. Sunday school will be 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with message by pastor B.K. Robinson. The Nu’Generation youth choir will sing. The youth ushers will serve. Bible study will be 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

NEW GREENLEAF

New Greenleaf Church of Christ, DOC, will celebrate the Mighty Men of Valor anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday. Guest groups will include Gospel Keys from Wave of Glory, Parker’s Chapel and the Darden Chapel men’s choir.

GREENLEAF

Greenleaf Christian Church (DOC) will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and a 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. Ronzel Bell, organist. Bishop Barber will be the guest speaker at The Rally at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Headquarters 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

ELM GROVE

Elm Grove Church Ministries will have Bible college 9 a.m. Saturday. Men of Integrity will have an outing 9 a.m. Saturday at Golden Corral in Smithfield. Leaders summit meeting will be 8:45 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will be 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. The initial sermon for mother Darlena Newsome will be 4 p.m. Sunday. Prayer breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at 320 John St. The speaker will be prophetess Edna Vaughn. PWOP ministry will be on assignment 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Brian Center.

GREATER ST. LUKE

Greater St. Luke UHC of America, 310 W. South St., Rose Hill, will have a mission service 11 a.m. Sunday. The messenger will be elder Hazel Johnson, pastor of Mount Sinai UHC, Clinton, accompanied by the Mount Sinai UHC choir.

MOUNT NELSON

Mount Nelson Missionary Baptist Church, 206 W. Main St., N.C. 222, Eureka, will observe its 127th homecoming Oct. 14. Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. Music will be presented by the music ministry of Mount Nelson at 10:30 a.m. Worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. David Walker, former pastor, will bring the message. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall.

WESTWOOD METHODIST

Westwood United Methodist Church, U.S. 70 West, will have a ham supper and auction Saturday. The supper will be 4 to 7 p.m. Meals are $9 per plate. Eat in or take out. The auction will follow the supper.

MOUNT CALVARY

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Denmark St., will have church school 9:30 a.m. and homecoming worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Winford Galmon Jr. will deliver the message. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

VICTORY LIFE

Pastor Edward Ray Sutton will deliver the message 11 a.m. Sunday at Victory Life Christian Ministries, 115-B Goldsboro St., Pikeville. Intercessory prayer will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, followed by Bible study.

NEW ST. DELIGHT

New St. Delight will observe Youth Day with Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and praise and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Bishop Quincy Gardner Jr. will preach. The youth and children’s choir will sing. Bishop Gardner and the congregation will travel to St. Peter UHC, Magnolia, to climax the pastor’s anniversary for elder Woodrow and minister Evangeline Grandy. The service will begin at 3 p.m. Bible enrichment will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

LIFE CHANGING

Apostle Corey will travel to Strait Way Tabernacle of Deliverance 5 p.m. Saturday. Life Changing Christian Church, 350 Dollard Town Road, will have worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible study and prayer will be 6:30 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 with message by bishop J.E. Reddick and music by Men of Calvary. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

PINKNEY BAPTIST

Pinkney Baptist Church youth will have a yard and bake sale 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Nahunta Farm Fresh, N.C. 581.

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. The Rev. Verna Daye will deliver the message. The male chorus will sing.

WAVE OF GLORY

Wave of Glory Faith Ministries, 915 McDaniel Ave. and U.S. 117 South, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Daniel Uzzell will deliver the message. The praise team will sing. Intercessory prayer will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

ST. LUKE

St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1608 E. Pine St., will have contemporary service 8:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and traditional worship 10:55 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.

FAITH PRESBYTERIAN

Faith Presbyterian Church, 2114 N. Berkeley Blvd., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Antonio M.K. Lawrence will deliver the sermon. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.