Church Briefs


Thanks & Thunder Revival each Tuesday

Faith Presbyterian Church, 2114 N. Berkeley Blvd., will host its annual Thanks & Thunder Revival each Tuesday evening during the month of November.

Praise will begin at 6:45 p.m., with worship following at 7. On Nov. 5, the guest minister will be Bishop Alton A. Smith of St. Mark Church of Christ. Music will be rendered by St Mark’s Choir.

Sunday school is held each Sunday at 10 a.m., followed by a worship service at 11.

Thunder Swamp’s fundraiser Nov. 2

Thunder Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1519 Thunder Swamp Road, will host its annual fall fundraiser from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.

Plates of barbecue chicken or pork will be sold for $8 with dine-in or drive-thru options available. A live auction will be held at 7 p.m. Homemade cakes, pies, handcrafted quilts and more will be available at the Harvest Sale. All proceeds will benefit the church.

Bible Academy starts Nov. 2

Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 Eleventh St., Goldsboro, is hosting Bible Academy classes, studying the Old and New testaments starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Bible studies are also held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the church. Intercessory prayer is held at the church every Sunday beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by an extended glory service at 10 a.m. with Apostle Norbert E. Simmons.

Motorcycle club bringing toys Nov. 2

The ghost Riders Motorcycle Club will continue its 20-year tradition of bringing toys for children at Falcon Children’s Home to the Thunder Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church at 2 p.m. Saturday.

service Sunday

Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. Highway 111 N., Seven Springs, will host “Gratitude” a sermon by Ann Malpass at 11 a.m. Sunday. The service is dedicated to Rev. Lois Cavanagh-Daley, who often provided the church with a November service. When thinking about Thanksgiving, she would share her thoughts on Gratitude. Please bring your gratitude thoughts to share as the church dedicates this service to Lois.

Four Seasons program Nov. 9

Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 3414 Summerlin Crossroad Road, will host its Four Seasons program at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, featuring M.B. Church’s Mother Betty Melvin-Hallsville, who sill speak on spring; Anita Daniels, who will speak on summer, from Union Baptist in Durham; Nannie Barfield, who will address fall from Smith Chapel M.B. Church; and Deacon Charles Faison, who will close out the program on winter from Mount Pleasant M.B. Church. Mother Spirit of Wilson will provide a special performance.

St. James to
offer programs

St. James Church of Christ, 514 S. Breazeale Ave., will host a Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, featuring guest preacher Elder Kenneth Freeman of St. Luke Church of Christ in Mount Olive.

St. James will host a service featuring Elder Ernest Watson Sr. at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. All are invited.

Dixie Melody Boys
in concert Nov. 15

Seven Springs Baptist Church in Seven Springs will host the Dixie Melody Boys in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. Since their original formation decades ago, the Kinston-based quartet has enjoyed tremendous success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine. The quartet is led by 50-year veteran and recent Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, Ed O’Neal, who has enjoyed over 20 Top 40 hits, including eight Top 10 releases and a No. 1 single.


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