Church Briefs


Movie Night Tonight

Redemption Hill Church will present a free outdoor family-friendly movie tonight at 8 at 200 N. 13th St., Erwin. There will be free drinks and free popcorn. Bring a chair or blanket.

Super Sunday Nights Continue

Duo Kindred Spirit will be in concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church. Female soloist, Alice Hobbs will be featured on July 1 at 6 p.m. This will be part of the church’s Super Sunday Nights Series held throughout the summer.

Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church is located at 4440 Piney Grove Road, 5 miles east of Angier, off N.C. 210. To obtain a complete artist line-up for the Super Sunday Night Series, as well as additional information regarding these evenings, call 919-639-2481 or visit

VBS At Spring Branch Baptist

Vacation Bible School will be held June 24-27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spring Branch Baptist Church. A meal will be served at 6:10 p.m. There will be a contest between girls and boys, games, prizes and recreation. A children’s presentation will be given by Jane Poole. Pre-register to be entered into a drawing by calling VBS director Lynn Pate at 989-714-8555. Leave a message if necessary.

The church is located at 2391 N. Spring Branch Road, Dunn.

Coats PFWB To Hold Sing

You’re invited to a special music service Sunday at 11 a.m. at Coats PFWB Church, 1355 N.C. 55, Coats. Music will be presented by David Beasley.

VBS At The Love Center

Join The Love Center for Vacation Bible School June 26-28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Pre-school to adults are welcome. The theme is “Super God!”

The church is located at 345 Jackson Road, Dunn. Dr. Walter J. Haire is the pastor.

VBS Starts June 25 At Word Afire

Vacation Bible School for ages 6 to 17-plus will be held June 25-29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Word Afire Ministries. The theme is “Jesus The Kingdom Builder: Strong Families, Churches & Communities.” There will be Bible stories, fun activities, music and snacks. The event is free. Register today by calling 910-379-1727.

The church is located at 511 Spring Branch Road, Dunn.

Gospel Sing At Pentecost Worship

There will be a gospel sing July 1 at 10:45 a.m. at Pentecost Worship Center, 2744 Ross Road, Lillington. Featured will be the Port City Quartet. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 910-893-5652 or 910-893-6241.

VBS Kicks Off Saturday

Pastor Jeff Hyder of First Baptist Church of Linden invites all to its “Game On” Vacation Bible School. The kickoff is Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. VBS will be June 24-28 from 6 to 9 each evening. A snack supper will be served at 6 p.m. with VBS classes and activities following.

The church is located at 4130 Linden Road in Linden. For more information, call 910-514-1467.

Cape Fear ‘A’ Conference Celebrating 150 Years

The Cape Fear “A” Conference is celebrating 150 years with a special event Saturday and to do it, they’re inviting the community. Church Elder Laeulia Lisane said the event is not only a celebration of the church, but the community as a whole.

The highlight of the event is the day-long Barbecue Cook-Off Feast. It features pork, turkey and chicken and runs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the campus of Cape Fear “A” Conference located at 25 Beaver Road, Erwin. In addition to the cook-off, there’s also a car show and contest, a motorcycle contest, music, a bake-off, prizes and several vendors.

Admission to the event is free and along with honoring the church, the military, first responders and law enforcement will also be recognized and honored for their service to the community.

For more information about the day’s activities, email or call 919-539-0060.

Women’s Conference Starts June 29

Pleasant Grove FWB Church will hold a Women’s Conference June 29 at 7 p.m. and June 30 at 10 a.m. The theme is “Women Moving Ahead For Christ.” The speaker on June 29 will be Eldress Young and the speaker June 30 will be Eldress Smith. The conference is sponsored by first lady Norma McArthur. The host pastor is Alexander McArthur.

Two-Day Gospel Sing Starts June 30

There will be a two-day gospel sing June 30 and July 1. On June 30 at 6 p.m., the gospel sing will be at New Hope Baptist Church, 3675 Rose Hill Road, Fayetteville. On July 1, the gospel sing will be at Rockfish Church of God, 7869 Rockfish Road, Raeford. Featured on the program will be the Port City Quartet and Larry Chason. Admission is free. A love offering will be received at each sing.

For more information, call Larry Chason at 910-818-9768 or Eddie Maynor at 910-286-3214.

Legacy In Concert At Randall’s Chapel

Legacy will be in concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Randall’s Chapel Church, Newton Grove.

Revival At Smith Grove

Smith Grove FWB Church will hold revival June 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Assistant Bishop Dr. Thomas Washington Jr., pastor of Cutts Chapel FWB Church, Angier.

Smith Grove is located at 2191 N.C. 82 East, Dunn.

Fill-Your-Bag Yard Sale June 30

Blessing Box Ministry will hold a $5 fill-your-bag yard sale June 30 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brent Adams parking lot, 119 S. Lucknow Square, Dunn.

This organization is nonprofit and all proceeds go toward assisting families in Harnett, Johnston, Sampson, Cumberland and Wake counties.

Men’s Day At Evening Star

Sunday at 11 a.m., the annual Men’s Day service will be observed at Evening Star Holiness Church. Elder James Myles will be the guest speaker.

Evening Star is located at 108 S. Sampson Ave., Dunn. The pastor is Elder Kenneth Dixon.

Buffet Breakfast At Calvary Baptist

Calvary Baptist Church will sponsor a country buffet breakfast Saturday from 7 to 10:30 a.m. The menu consists of country ham, sausage, bacon, grits, eggs, homemade biscuits, red-eye gravy, peaches, jellies, molasses, coffee and juice. Donations are accepted for the meal.

The church is located approximately 7 miles east of Dunn on N.C. 55 near the N.C. 242 intersection. The Rev. Jerry Hicks is the pastor.

Kingdom Building Worship Center News

Kingdom Building Worship Center will honor Assistant Pastor Vanilla Burns with a weekend appreciation beginning tonight at 7:30. The guest speaker will be Eldress Karen Teasly. Music will be by Bethlehem Choir. Saturday at 6 p.m., the guest speaker will be Elder Travis Taylor. Music will be by Straight Gate Praise Team. Sunday at 3p.m., the guest speaker will be Eldress Charlesene Blue. Music will be by Bible Way Choir.

KBWC is located at 2497 U.S. 301 North, Dunn. Everyone is invited. The host pastor is Overseer Bettie Vann.

Evening Of Gospel Music

Long Branch Disciples of Christ Church invite you to an evening of gospel music Sunday at 3 p.m. Featured guests will be Bentonville, Piney Grove, Piney Green, The Gospel Tones and others.

The church is located at 1921 Barefoot Road, Newton Grove. For more information, call Bridgett Elliott at 910-758-6094.

Family And Friends Day

Greater Faith & Deliverance Ministry will hold its Family and Friends Day Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. The evening guest speaker will be Elder Carl Core, pastor of Johnson Chapel and Elizabeth Chapel FWB Church of Red Springs and Pine Bluff. Also featured will be Teens In Action Goal (TAG) from Augusta, Ga.

Greater Faith & Deliverance is located at 7070 Plain View Highway, Dunn. The host pastor is Elder Lewis A. Geddie. For more information, call 910-988-9022, Betty Wright, or Pastor Geddie at 910-584-7839.

Male Chorus Fest

A Male Chorus Fest will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Cape Fear “A” Conference.

Sampson Chapel News

Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a church fish fry held at the Cape Fear Conference “A” Headquarters in Erwin. This will be held along with the conference barbecue cookoff and car show.

Sunday, there will be a Men’s Day service at 11 a.m. Elder Larry Melvin and Spring Hill Church family will render service.

The host pastor is Elder Laeulia Lisane and Sampson Chapel is located at 8709 Green Path Road, Dunn.

Men’s Day At St. James

St. James Disciples of Christ Church will celebrate Men’s Day Sunday. Pastor Fernando Geddie and Piney Green Disciples of Christ Church will render the service. The church is located at 320 W. Harnett St., Benson. The pastor is Dr. Montorom Williams.

God’s House Of Prayer News

Revival services conclude tonight at God’s House of Prayer. Overseer Apostle Bob McArthur Sr. will be the speaker. Sunday’s service will begin at 11 a.m. with Assistant Pastor Debra McArthur as the speaker. All music will be rendered by the GHOP Choir.

New Covenant At Street Praise

New Covenant Outreach will render a service at Street Praise Sunday at 3 p.m. Pastor Sammie McKoy will break the bread of life. Pastor Alvester McKoy will be the presider and Heaven Bound will usher the Holy Spirit in the congregation’s presence.

Benefit Spaghetti Supper June 29

There will be a benefit spaghetti supper for Evelyn Aranda on June 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Donations will be accepted for the meal. There will also be a silent auction.

The church is located at 205 E. Church St., Benson.

Women’s Conference At Prayer Room

There will be a Women’s Conference tonight at 7:30 at Prayer Room Church. The speaker will be Dr. Christine Elliott. Saturday at 7 a.m., there will be a hot dog sale at 1507 Denim Drive, Erwin. The pastor is Lillian Sanders.

New Beginning News

Minister Latasha Baker will speak on a Women’s Conference Saturday at 10 a.m. at Green’s Chapel Church.

Pastor Larry Baker will speak Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at New Beginning Christian Center in Laurinburg. This will be a homecoming service.

Rainbow Tea Set Saturday

St. Stephens Disciples of Christ Church, 206 S. Sampson Ave., Dunn, will sponsor a Rainbow Tea program Saturday at 4 p.m. Bishop David Patterson will speak on the topic “Rainbows: God’s Promise, God’s Covenant.” You are invited. Donations will be accepted at the table and dinner will be served.


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