Greetings and love from the Wesley Smith Chapel community. I pray that each and everyone had a great, safe and blessed weekend.
Several events are coming up at local churches.
Holly Grove Church of Christ in Clinton will celebrate its pastor’s 23rd anniversary on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30. Elder Donald Terrell Powell is the pastor. Apostle Edna Cavanaugh will render the service Thursday night, Apostle Norbert Simmons on Friday night, and Deeper Life Church Ministry choir, usher and congregation of Goldsboro on Saturday. The climax celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Everlena Oliver and the St. Jude Church of Christ choir, usher and congregation of Warsaw set to render the service.
Men of F.I.C. will celebrate its annual Togetherness Anniversary Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the American Legion hall in Mount Olive with special guest Rep. Raymond Smith. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from any member of Men of F.I.C. or you can call Al Southerland at 919-394-0198. The banquet will honor Cliffornia William Pearsall, Ed Cromartie, Joe Scott and Kenny Moore.
Save the date of March 8 to celebrate and honor Apostle Kimberly Armstrong at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Mount Zion Church of Deliverance, 207 Odom St., Calypso. More details will be given.
Mount Zion Church of Deliverance Ministry, 207 Odom Street, Calypso will celebrate its pastor, Apostle Kimberly Armstrong, at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 8 with special guest Pastor Tonya Davis of New Life CCDOC Of Greenville. At 4 p.m., Apostle Shirley Brown and Destiny Intel Ministries of Raleigh will render the service. Mount Zion Church of Deliverance invites you to come and fellowship.
New Life Worship Center, 218 Maple St., will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 8 with guest preacher Elder Dante Randolph of Durham delivering the word and Dr. Schenita Randolph and the praise team leading the music. Pastor Janice Williams invites all family and friends to join them.
Saints Delight United Holy Church, 976 La Grange Road, La Grange, invites you to an appreciation celebration honoring lady elect Sharon Pickett on March 8 at 4 p.m. with special guest Elder Mary Jackson of Jerusalem UH Church in Reidsville rendering the service. The pastor, Bishop Devin Pickett Sr. and the church family invites you to come and show love to this awesome amazing woman of God.
St. Paul Church of Christ, 4009 Lake Wilson Road, Wilson, will present Women Conference 2020 at 7:30 p.m. on March 13-15 with Pastor Wanda Williams of Hull Road FWB Church in Kinston on Friday, March 13; Elder Tachala Hood at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 14; and Elder Andrea Taylor at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 15. The pastor, Bishop Chester L. Aycock, and lady Tina Aycock invite you to come and fellowship.
St. James Church of Christ, 514 S. Breazeale Ave., will present a Rainbow Tea on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m.
St. Luke Church of Christ will host a worship service on Sunday, March 15 at 11 a.m. with the pastor, Elder Kenneth Freeman, set to deliver the word and the gospel choir the music. At 3 p.m., The Shepherd Care will present a “Fill the Pew” program at the church with guest preacher, Bishop Robert Dedrick Hood, and the St. Mark Church of Christ choir, usher and congregation of Faro rendering the service.
Andrew Chapel MB Church, 2541 Reedsford Road, Clinton will present Women Conference 2020 at 7:30 each night March 17-19. Guest preacher Elder Angela Whitehead of Running Branch Church of Christ Clinton will lead the service Tuesday night. Elder Stacee Carr of Mount Pleasant MB Church of Clinton will lead the program Wednesday night. Pastor Sharon Lane of Roseboro Community Church will lead the service Thursday night.
New Life Worship Center will present a two-night fellowship service on March 19-20 at 7:30 nightly with guest preacher Elder Christopher Williams of Living Waters Church Ministry of Roseboro.
Holy Temple UH Church, 405 Parker St., Calypso, invites you to help show love and appreciation to its pastor, Elder Scottie Rodgers, and his wife, Tonya Rodgers, at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 22 with special guest Pastor Michael Reid and the Pearsall Chapel Church Choir, usher and congregation of Kenansville. Dinner will be served. Guest preacher, Elder Derrick Oats, will climax the celebration at 3 p.m. with the Johnson Chapel Church Choir, usher and congregation of Dudley.
Burning Bush UH Church of Faison will celebrate its choir anniversary on Sunday, March 22 at 4 p.m. with several choirs on the program. The pastor, Elder Beulah Pickett, invites you to come and help celebrate.
Shacklefree Church Outreach Ministries, 806 S. George St., Goldsboro invites you to its 15th annual Pastoral and Church Anniversary Banquet to be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22. Tickets are being sold for $20 apiece and can be purchased at Bread of Heaven Restaurant. The pastor Elder Ray Williams and his wife, Sandra Williams, invite you to join them.
Goshen Disciple Church in Faison will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary on Sunday, March 22 at 11 a.m. with Elder Kenneth Freeman and the St. Luke Church choir, usher and congregation rendering the service. Dinner will be served. Goshen’s pastor is Elder Donald DeWitt.
Happy birthday to the following people: Elder Jean Ward on Feb. 20; Deacon Lenwood Thompson of Faison, Francina Belton and Brenda Kelly on Feb. 23; Sharlene McDoe and Jacob Graham on Feb. 24; Patricia Norman of Raleigh and Tear Mae Truzy on Feb. 26; Veronica Bell of Fayetteville on Feb, 27, Shirley Taylor of Raleigh and Pastor Louie Boykin of Clinton on Feb. 28; musician Andrew Truzy on March 1; Rozina Barden on March 2; Elsie Dee Long of Massachusetts on March 3; Veronica Harris, Satina Stewart Swain and Gwen Walls Oates on March 4; Jenita Marie on March 6; Teresa King and Brandon Grandy March 10; and Judy Leach on March 23.
May God bless you to have many more!