High tea, special services coming up at local churches


Greetings from the Wesley Smith Chapel community.

The following events are coming up at local churches:

  • New Life Worship Center in Mount Olive invite you to join them in worship on Sunday, Jan. 12 and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. Elder Janice Williams is the pastor. She would like to say a special thank you to Elder Kenneth Freeman and the St. Luke Church and Elder Ernest Watson and the St. James Church as we all came together and had a wonderful, blessed New Year’s Eve service. Thank you to everyone who attended.
  • Women’s Fellowship service will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Greater Six Run MB Church in Turkey. Sister Shirley Moore and lady elect Joanne Morrisey invite you.
  • The Goldsboro Raleigh District Assembly will present a high tea at 3 p.m. Jan. 25 with ladies elect Tachala Hood and Darlene Parkers inviting you to come and fellowship. Ages 13 and up are invited to come and fellowship.
  • Red Hill MB Church, 45 Red Hill Church Road, Clinton, invites you to come and fellowship at a 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 service featuring guest preacher Apostle Francine Hargett delivering the word. The Pastor Ray Bolto invites you to come and fellowship.
  • Worship services are held at 11 a.m. every Sunday at Evangelical Church Ministry Center Street in Mount Olive, where Elder Curtis Lee serves as pastor. All are invited.

    Happy days

    Happy birthday to trustee Linda Moore on Jan. 21, trustee Bennie Ward on Jan. 24, Tiffany McCullen on Jan. 23, trustee Larry Ward on Jan. 16, Eugene Wolfe on Jan. 22, Stella Wolfe on Jan. 30 from Elder Kenneth Freeman and mother Vesta Freeman and the St. Luke Church family. Happy 34th anniversary to Elder Kenneth and mother Vesta Freeman on Jan. 25 from your St. Luke Church family. Happy birthday to Lillie Ammons on Jan. 10, Sandra Carmon on Jan. 23, and Donald Ammons on Jan. 24 from your sister, Elder Roberta Ammons, and the family.

    Happy special birthday to Alaha Hash, who turns 8 on Jan. 13, from your grandparents, Clintona and Marcus Lee, your great grandmother, Caroletha Langley, and your great-great grandmother Lila Belle Ward along with your St. Luke Church family and the Freemans.

    Happy 39th anniversary to Len and Renee Henderson.
    Happy special birthday to Eric Matthews of Majestic Funeral Home in Elizabethtown on Dec. 30. Happy special birthday to Keith (KJ) Bowers of Greensboro from your mother, Soisette, your brother, TJ, and grandmother, Linda Musgrave, along with Women On the Move For The Lord, your St. James Church family and Elder Ernest Watson Sr.

    Happy special new year to a beautiful, anointed, Woman of God who has shown so much love and care for me, who has prayed for me and encouraged me, Elderess Velma McKinley. Thank you for all you do... love you very much.

    Happy 20th anniversary to Milton and Colette Waters, who celebrated Jan. 1. May God continue to bless you with many more years of joy, peace and happiness.

    Happy special birthday to Kimberly Cooper Hobbs of Clinton on Jan. 1, Doris Allen of Dudley on Jan. 1, Esther Rogers of Goldsboro on Dec. 31 and Candace Stokes on Jan. 2. Happy birthday to Cherrie Louise Lewis on Jan. 4. And happy belated birthday to Edna Jones on Nov. 29. May God bless you to have a blessed 2020 and great birthday. We love you much.

    Congratulations to Stephanie Miranda an administrative clerk at NC Works in Goldsboro on the birth of her baby girl at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

    Final thoughts

    Thoughts for the week: Life is too short to argue and fight. Count your blessings. Love the friends and family that are always there. Smile more often. Make the most of everyday. Have a great and blessed week. Love one another and pray for one another. We are glad that mother Letha Graham is home from the hospital. Michael Ward is still a patient at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Please keep them in your prayers.

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