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Church news for the week of Aug. 21

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Refuge Trinity — Elm City

Refuge Trinity Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening worship at 6:30 with the Rev. Sonny Griswold as speaker. Midweek worship will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Grace Baptist

Grace Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Restorative

Restorative Christian Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 with the Rev. Rita Batts as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. James — Fountain

St. James Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its home mission department at 7:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Earl Wooten along with Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Lucama rendering the service.

Emanuel — Rocky Mount

Emanuel Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church will have midweek Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and prayer at noon Friday.

Higher Calling

Higher Calling Baptist Church will have youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Wanda Williams as speaker.

Mitchell — Bailey

Mitchell Chapel Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and a quarterly meeting at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Everett Sanders along with New Jerusalem Holiness Church of Wendell. Intercessory prayer and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Unitarian — Rocky Mount

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Christian Life

Christian Life Fellowship International Ministries will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Torase Barnes as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul

St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Chester L. Aycock as speaker and music by the male chorus. A missionary roundup service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Victor Baines along with Bread of Life Church rendering the service. Midweek Bible study will be noon Tuesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Mary Grove — Lucama

Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have youth day at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Maurice Battle of Freedom Ministries as guest speaker. Lunch will follow the service.

Greater Zion — Stantonsburg

Greater Zion Church will have Holy Communion and washing of feet at 7 p.m. Saturday. The congregation will celebrate its 52nd church anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Ward as speaker.

Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Corey Thomas as speaker.

Christ Anointed — Spring Hope

Christ Anointed Church will have family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday.

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge will have morning manna at 10 a.m. Sunday and morning worship at 11 with Ricky Locus as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilson Chapel

Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have early morning worship at 7:45 Sunday; Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45. The No. 2 choir will celebrate its anniversary at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Anthony Cox of Feel Free Church Ministry as speaker. Black and white attire is requested. Bible study will be noon Monday. Midweek prayer will be noon Wednesday and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Trinity AME

Trinity AME Zion Church will have women’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kimberly Hall as speaker.

Piney Groves

Piney Groves Free Will Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Robert Smith as speaker and music by the male chorus. A building fund program will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with Stephanie Harris and Sharon Knight of the Highest Praise Ministry Worship Center of Kenly as guest speakers. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer will be held at noon Thursday.

Patterson Chapel

Patterson Chapel Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Julius Hunter as speaker and music by the No. 2 choir.

Fruit of the Spirit

Fruit of the Spirit Ministries will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with Frank Roach along with the Flame of Fire Church of Delaware rendering the service.

Calvary

Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will have joy night at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Damascus

Damascus Road Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Ada R. Harris as speaker.

St. Rose — Sims

St. Rose Holy Church will have service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Otis Finch as speaker and music by the ladies’ choir. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Genesis — Elm City

Genesis Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with Jackie Lucas as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Barnes Chapel

Barnes Chapel Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. Steven E. Kent as speaker and music by the praise team and youth choir. A men’s day service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sherman Blandon of Mount Moriah Community Church and music by the St. Paul Male Chorus. Midweek devotion and Bible study will be 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Faith Temple

Faith Temple United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Ernestine McGee as speaker and music by the gospel choir.

St. Mary — Bailey

St. Mary Church of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and a mission day service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Patricia Thompson along with Miracle Outreach Church rendering the service.

Life in the Word

Life in the Word Ministry will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 with the Rev. George Atkinson as speaker. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Johnson Chapel — Elm City

Johnson Chapel Church will have service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Roderick Tillery Sr. as speaker. The male chorus will celebrate its anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday.

St. James — Stantonsburg

St. James United Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and men’s day at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. William Ragland along with Walters Chapel Church of Hollister rendering the service and music by the St. James Male Chorus. At 3 p.m. Sunday, the ushers will celebrate their anniversary with the Rev. John Wooten along with Higher Calling Baptist Church rendering the service.

Evening Light

Evening Light Holiness Church will have a mission service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Douglas Skinner as guest speaker and music by the Evening Light Gospel Ensemble. A mission service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. John

St. John AME Zion Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Janice Cox as speaker and music by the men’s choir.

Manna Bible

Manna Bible Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Sellers Jenkins as speaker. Midweek prayer and Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Jackson Chapel

Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. E. Ray Bynum as speaker. The ushers will celebrate their 12th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Sidney Dunston along with Union Hill Baptist Church rendering the service. Midweek Bible study will be noon Wednesday. Revival will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with James Worthy along with St. James Baptist Church of Rocky Mount rendering the services.

Trinity Deliverance

Trinity Deliverance Holy Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a pastoral service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Carolyn Brown as speaker and music by the ladies chorus.

Simon Grove

Simon Grove Holy Church will have a greeter grace conference at 11 a.m. Saturday with Carla Barnes-Jones as speaker. Bible study will be 3 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Samantha Hooker as speaker. Morning worship will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Herbert Williams Jr. as speaker and music by the conference choir.

Ward Boulevard

Ward Boulevard Church of Christ will have Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship at 10:30 and evening worship at 5 p.m.

St. Rose

St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have a pre-anniversary service at 4 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Chester Aycock along with St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ rendering the service. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. and a service celebrating the first anniversary of the Rev. Rondric Coppedge will be 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Rodney Parker along with St. Stephens Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ of Trenton rendering the service. Dinner will follow the service. Midweek Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Feel Free

Feel Free Church Ministries will have Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 with the Rev. Anthony Cox as speaker.

Ebenezer

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Charles Howard as speaker and music by the youth choir. Midweek Bible study will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Zion Temple — Rocky Mount

Zion Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church will have prayer at 8;15 a.m. Sunday; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with the Rev. Rosemary Thompson as speaker. A bachelorette service for Malcom Coley will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Malcolm Eatmon as speaker.

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