SPECIAL PROGRAMS 

Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church: 1160 Red Hill Road, Cameron. Ushers' Day celebration is Sunday at 3 p.m. Dr. Joshua T. Jones is the keynote speaker.

Haymount Presbyterian Church: 2760 Rosehill Road. Family and Friends Day is Sunday, 11 a.m.

House of Emmanuel Church: 3790 S. Main Street, Hope Mills. Second pastoral anniversary for Dr. Matthew Rouse is Sunday, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dr. Bill Brewington will speak at the morning service and Dr. M. Dion Rouse will speak in the afternoon.

Davis Chapel United Holy Church: The Cross Ministries, 754 Chapel Hill Road, Spring Lake. Pastor and Elect Lady Appreciation Day is Sunday, 10:15 a.m. 

Anderson Creek Christian Center: 1680 Will Lucas Road, Linden. Founders Appreciation Celebration for Bishop Purdie and Elder Ida Elliott is Sunday at 5 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 10:45 a.m. Guest speakers at each service. 497-4350

"A Return to Grace": Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church presents a one-night screening of a film about the life of Martin Luther at Millstone 14, 3400 Footbridge Lane, on Oct. 2. Advance tickets only, must be ordered by Monday at http://luthermovie.link/fayetteville.

Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church: 2481 N. Hilltop Road, Red Springs. Women's Day is Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Tammy McNeil will speak.

Spring Branch Baptist Church: 21300 Old Wire Road, Wagram. Ushers' Day celebration is Oct. 8 at 3 p.m.

Dothan Presbyterian Church: 501 E. MLK Jr. Drive, Maxton, celebrates its 122 anniversary Oct. 8 at 11 a.m.

HOMECOMING

Bladen Union Baptist Church: 2224 Bladen Union Church Road. Homecoming is Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is former pastor Michael Skinner; special music by Clyde and Annette Hammond. Service is followed by lunch.

Second Baptist Church: 522 Person St. Homecoming is Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. followed by lunch on the grounds.

MUSIC

Clinton Family Worship Center: 103 Raiford Street, Clinton, hosts the 100th Sampson County Gospel Sing today. Various groups will perform. Free admission, free door prizes; doors open at 5 p.m. 910-742-8023 or 910-567-6888

Kingdom Place: 2610 E. 5th St., Lumberton. The Reggie Saddler Family will perform Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Union Oak A.M.E. Zion Church: 6544 U.S. 301 South, Hope Mills. Homecoming singing is Sept. 30, 3 p.m., featuring the Swans Creek All Male Choir and the New Pilgrims of Joy. Donations accepted. 850-2007

REVIVALS

Haymount Presbyterian Church: 2760 Rosehill Road, hosts joint revival services with College Heights Presbyterian Church Sunday at 5:45 p.m. and Monday-Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. Guest speakers Sunday and Wednesday; host ministers speak Monday and Tuesday.

Congregational Christian Church: 3314 N. Main Street, Hope Mills. Sunday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Special music nightly; the Rev. Ronnie Nichols will preach.

Grace Temple Church: 945 Vision Drive. Oct. 5 with Elder Tre'von McNeil of True Vine Ministries and Oct. 6 with Elder Devon Williams of Warren Chapel F.W.B. Services are at 7 p.m. each night.

FOOD, FUNDRAISERS

Village Presbyterian Church: 5303 Spruce Drive. The food pantry is open 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. Bring a bag or container. Monetary donations welcome. 425-4451 

Raeford United Methodist Church: 308 N. Main St., Raeford. Barbecue plate sale is Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Plates are $8 each, eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit effort to make the church fully accessible to the handicapped.

Reilly Road Presbyterian Church: 208 S. Reilly Road, annual Fall Festival is Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will feature over 50 vendors, games for children, a prayer tent and a variety of food, including barbecue dinners at $8 each. 867-5773.

Baltimore Baptist Church: 171 Baltimore Church Road, Fairmont. Fall Festival is Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

St. Patrick Catholic Church: 2844 Village Drive. Oct. 1, 4-9 p.m., Oktoberfest Dance features live music, dancing, food and drink. Cover charge, $10, does not include food and drink. For tickets and information call 485-3079 or email akknackav@gmail.com. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus.

St. Mary Church: 800 S. Main St., Laurinburg. Knights of Columbus flounder fish fry is Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Plates are $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12; eat in, take out or drive through. Onion rings available for an additional $1.50. Call 910-276-4468 in advance for carryout or delivery of ten plates or more.

MEETINGS

COAP Funeral Planning: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Ann Street. The Children of Aging Parents support group hosts Ken Herring Jr., who will speak on funeral planning and related topics. 483-0121

Cedar Falls Baptist Church: 6181 Ramsey St. A support group for survivors of suicide loss meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. 551-2638

Snyder Memorial Baptist Church: 701 Westmont Drive. Fairy Godmothers of Fayetteville meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon to knit, crochet and sew items for premature babies at Cape Fear Valley and Womack Army medical centers. The group also supports local nursing homes, cancer centers and hospices with a variety of items. New members welcome. 624-0232 or 423-4074

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rockfish Church: Fayetteville Road, Raeford. The church is offering baptisms 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through September. To arrange for a baptism, call 875-7058.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 400 Campbell Avenue, continues to hold regular services at the Fuller Complex, 6627 Old Bunce Road, until flood damage repairs are completed.

 

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