St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a worship service celebrating the deacons, mothers and trustees’ 84th anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor David Williams will deliver the message. The male chorus will sing. Women of Destiny will sponsor a program, “50 Women in Purple,” 4 p.m. Sunday. Noonday prayer will be Wednesday. Prayer will be 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, will have a prayer and praise service 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 gospel choir will sing.
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.
Darden Chapel OFW Baptist Church, 111 Hooks River Road, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and a Youth Day service 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Evangelist Deborah Taylor will preach. Ninety-day prayer will be 6 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
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 youth choir. The Women of Faith fellowship will meet 9 a.m. Saturday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. The sanctuary choir will rehearse 6 p.m. Thursday.
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.
Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2506 New Hope Road, LaGrange, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with sermon by Dr. Wilbert B. Johnson and music by the youth choir. Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The barbecued chicken dinner at New Hope Church of God, 702 E. New Hope Road, has been postponed to Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pastor Wanda Fisher and Chosen Vessel Ministries, LaGrange, will render service 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Shekinah Church of Deliverance, 139 Humphrey Road, Kinston.
The Dwelling Together in Unity Community Expo that was planned for Saturday at 1401 N. Carolina St. has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22.
Deeper Life Church Ministries will have power enrichment classes 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.
Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 1080 Gurley Dairy Road, Pikeville, in the Nahunta Community, will have fall revival 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Rev. Johnny Sullivan, pastor of Rains Crossroads Free Will Baptist, will be the evangelist. Each night will include singing.
Because of Hurricane Florence, the Bear Creek Woman’s Baptist Home and Foreign Missionary Auxiliary has rescheduled the Mabell Britt Brown Pre-Annual Session Banquet to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association Headquarters, 1800 S. Slocumb St. The Bear Creek Woman’s Auxiliary Annual Session has been rescheduled to 9:30 a.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Sept. 21.
The Voices of Inspiration young adult gospel choir of Ebenezer, 209 S. Carey St., LaGrange, will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest soloist will be sister Gabby Smith, recording artist from Greenville. The presider will be the Rev. Katrina Reid of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Goldsboro. The captains are sister Annie Croom, sister Bernadette Robinson and brother Donnell Joyner. Attire is casual.
Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Ervin Drive, will observe quarterly meeting this weekend. Choir No. 1 and the JLL Singers will rehearse 10 a.m. Saturday. Holy Communion will be 7 p.m. Saturday. Officers are asked to be present at 6:30 p.m. Central Heights FWB Church will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m., and Dr. Isaac Burnett Jr. will deliver the quarterly meeting message 11 a.m. Sunday. Music will be by the JLL Singers. Pastor Burnett and the congregation will render services 3 p.m. Sunday at McCoy’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Quarterly members meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Woods Grove Church has postponed its women’s retreat featuring Suzie Jones Summerlin on Saturday because of Hurricane Florence.
Due to the weather conditions, Free Chapel PFWB Church’s harvest sale and auction on Patetown Road has been canceled for this weekend.
St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1606 E. Pine St., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. and will celebrate its 68th homecoming service 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Gray Southern as guest speaker. Celebrate Recovery will be 6 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. WWK and Bible study will be 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Union Grove will observe quarterly meeting worship 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James Lucas will deliver the word. Holy Communion will be observed 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Fred Presley of First Baptist, Eureka, will deliver the afternoon message.
Homecoming for Sunday at Riverside Free Will Baptist Church in Princeton has been postponed due to Hurricane Florence.
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 begin at 10:45 a.m. Boy Scout Pack 581 will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Troop 581 will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday Choir practice will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 919-735-9210 or visit www. salemumcgoldsboro.com.
Philadelphia Community Church, 1214 Parkway Drive, will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday with message by pastor Aletta Taylor and music by the praise team. Prayer will be 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bible enrichment will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Holy Ghost Cathedral, 812 E. James St., Mount Olive, will celebrate Family and Friends Day with Sunday school 10:15 a.m., praise and worship 11:15 a.m. and worship 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Apostle Preston Grimes will be the speaker. The Just for Christ male chorus will sing.
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. The message will be by elder Nathaniel Best. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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. The congregation will be celebrating “Throwback Sunday,” dressing in one’s era of choice. A donation lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. 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. The Golden Lights senior group will meet 11 a.m. Sept. 26 for lunch and entertainment.
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.
Winn Chapel Church will have revival 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sept. 21. Guest speakers include the Rev. Michael Wiggins, the Rev. David Howell and the Rev. Charles Kittrell.
Elm Grove Church Ministries will have Sunday school 9 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Prayer breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The speaker will be minister Sandra Alston from St. James COC Church, Goldsboro.
St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., will have services 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday with sermons by the Rev. Ronald Miller. Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. The pastor, choir and congregation will travel 1 p.m. Sunday to Summerville AME Zion Church in Leland for a 3 p.m. service. 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.
Stephanie Seymore, regional area director for Operation Christmas Child/Samaritan’s Purse, will speak during service 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at Victory Free Will Baptist Church. This service will kick off Victory’s 2018 Shoebox Campaign. Shoeboxes are distributed to underprivileged children in countries throughout the world. The shoeboxes contain small gifts, school supplies and hygiene items, and the gospel is presented at these distributions.
Jefferson United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Jefferson Ave., will have homecoming Sunday. The Rev. Eric Lindblade will be the speaker. Lunch will be served after the worship service.
St. James Church of Christ, 514 S. Breazeale Ave., Mount Olive, will have a mission program 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be minister Cynthia Barnes, St. Luke Church of Christ, Mount Olive.
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St., will have revival 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with the Rev. Keith Marshall of Macedonia Baptist Church, Trenton, N.J., and guest choirs each night.
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. The annual Afro-Centric Hour, with African attire and food tasting, will be 7 p.m. Thursday.
REACHING THE WORLD
Reaching the World for Christ Ministries Church, 815 N. George St., will have revival 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with bishop Edwin Newsome from Empact Church of Goldsboro; Thursday, James P. Chapman from Raynor town in Kinston; and Sept. 21 with Jessie Warren from Warren and North-East Chapel in Farmville.
St. James Church of Christ, Fremont, will have Sunday school 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
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 will be 4 p.m. Wednesday.