Articles of Faith: World Community Day Celebration Set
Church Women United of Moore County is celebrating World Community Day Friday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 350 E. Massachusetts and S. Ridge Street, Southern Pines.
The theme will be "Signs of Healing -- Peace, Unity and Understanding." There will be representatives from many faiths and ethnic groups taking part in the presentation.
Child care is available. Call 949-2148 for more information.
On Saturday, Oct. 14, friends, family and co-workers gathered at the First Baptist Church in Robbins to congratulate Dr. James Ritter for completing his doctorate in education at the University of Mississippi.
Ritter now serves as principal of Page Street Elementary School in Montgomery County. He is the son of the late Ronald Ritter and Brenda Burks and stepfather, Jack Burks.
Beaver Creek Baptist Church will hold its fall festival Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 5:30 p.m.
"Trick or Trunk" will begin then, followed by a hot dog supper, games and prizes.
"Adults and children are invited to wear non-scary costumes and join the fun," says a spokesman.
The church is located at 2280 Nicholson Rd., Cameron.
On Wednesday evening, Oct. 18, the Men and Women of the Chapel jointly sponsored the weekly break night program and dinner in the fellowship hall of The Village Chapel. Together in Unity, a local gospel choir, performed a selection of gospel music.
Barbara Perry, a Bible study leader who enjoys sharing Christ through a replica of the Tabernacle, presented the program, Christ in the Tabernacle. Perry, who resides in Kinston, has taught numerous Bible classes and has spoken at several women's retreats and seminars.
For information on future programs at The Village Chapel, contact the church office at 295-6003.
Greater Harvest House of Prayer Ministries will hold a pre-anniversary service Sunday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m., featuring Elder Willie Davis of Raeford
The church will celebrate its first anniversary Nov. 1-5. Speakers include Pastor Shirley Gillis, Evangelist Ellen Sinclair, Elder Clarence Taylor and Elder Darryl Harris.
The church is located at 760 Midway Rd., Aberdeen.
The annual CropWalk was held Sunday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m. in Southern Pines.
Leading the crowd were Felton Capel and former police chief, Gerald Galloway.
"The four-mile walk included individuals of diverse backgrounds, all united in their belief that it does matter," says Bill Klimack. "Special thanks to Caroline Eddy and many others who gave of their time and talent in organzing the event."
The Sandhills Fellowship meets the second Tuesday of each month at different member churches.
Hallelujah Night will be held at Crossroads Community Church, 780 Bibey Rd., Carthage, Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
There will be free hot dogs, bags of candy for all children, games and the traditional hay ride.
Call 949-3971 for further information.
Beulah Hill Baptist Church will host a gospel singing at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, featuring Rick Strickland of Knoxville, Tenn.
Fifth Sunday Sing
Browns Chapel Christian Church in Robbins will hold a fifth Sunday night singing Sunday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. The featured performers are Jonathan Cox and New Generation from Lenoir,
"This talented youth group ranges in age from 13 to 18," says a spokesman.
Refreshments will be served after the service. A love offering will be taken.
For information, call 948-2729.
Taylor Memorial Baptist Church in Roseland is holding a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 4, from 3 to 6 p.m.
There will be games and prizes, bingo, a cake walk, hayrides, face painting and a silent auction.
A revival will be held at Community Friends Church, 3879 U.S. 15-501, Carthage, Sunday, Nov. 5, through Wednesday, Nov. 8. Sunday morning service is at 11 a.m., and the evening service is at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services are at 7 p.m.
Evangelist Kenny Greenway of High Point is the featured speaker.
New Home Baptist Church is hosting The Carpenter's Tools for a concert Sunday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 996 Lobelia Rd. in Vass.
Call 910-245-3432 for further information.
Family and Friends
Jesus is King of Deliverance Ministries will hold Family and Friends Day Sunday, Oct. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the church located at 550 Ashemont Rd., Aberdeen.
The guest speaker is Evangelist Dorothy Norwood of Dorothy Norwood Ministries in Alpharetta, Ga.
For further information, call 295-6744 or 281-3434.
Liberty Church have a covered dish luncheon following its 11 a.m. service Sunday, Oct. 29. A gospel singing begins at 1:30 p.m. featuring music from Jack Dove, Randy Vest, Billy Elkin, Robert Wicker, Sandra and Jeff Miller, Elaine Hinson, and Eddie Jackson.
The church is located at 1810 Quewiffle Rd., Aberdeen.
Our Saviour Lutheran Church will be holding a Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. This is an old-fashioned celebration of family fun and fellowship for all ages.
Activities will include a moon walk, pony ride, pumpkin painting (bring your own), a hamburger/hot dog dinner, musical performance from Wayne Livengood and the Bluegrass Tar Heels, square dancing, a pie auction and trunk-or-treating.
The dress is casual denim attire, with no Halloween costumes. The event will be held outdoors. There is no charge for the evening, but a love offering will be collected.
Call Debbie Stephenson at 692-2662, extension 112 for further information.
Adoration Quartet will be in concert at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2237 Camp Easter Rd., Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m.
For information, call 692-0992.
Saint Joseph A.M.E. Church, 309 Keyser St., Aberdeen, will hold a "Reclaiming the Glory" fall revival Wednesday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday's speaker will be the Rev. John L. Penny Sr. of Harrington Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Southern Pines. Thursday's speaker is the Rev. Marvin Lee of Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church in Southern Pines. The Rev. Paul Rigsby of the Joseph Temple A.M.E. Church in Laurinburg will be Friday's speaker.
Shiloh Presbyterian Church will hold its annual ingathering on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plates include either pork barbecue or chicken salad, along with accompaniments. The cost is $5, dine-in or take-out.
The church is located at 6167 Aberdeen Rd.
Time of Prayer
"What if pastors joined together in prayer to bring the presence and power of God to their communities?" asks David Pratt, the coordinator of PrayMOORE County. "Our communities would be transformed because God would add to our churches those who are being saved, because the church is loving one another and seeking God together in unity."
Pratt will bring together pastors and ministry leaders from all denominations for a time of prayer.
"You are cordially invited to attend this prayer breakfast for pastors and ministry leaders, to discover the key to unlocking evangelism in your community," he says.
RSVP by Nov. 1, to Pratt at 910-944-6033 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairview Baptist Church, located at 1580 Carthage Road in West End, will hold its 45th homecoming celebration Sunday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. Special music will be provided by the Wilson family, and a covered dish lunch will follow.
The church will begin its fall revival services on Sunday evening, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., and continue through Thursday, Nov. 2. The Rev. Mike Snelgrove of Cornerstone Fellowship Church in Forest City will be the guest speaker.
On Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m., there will be a singing at Vass United Methodist Church. The church is located on Alma Street.
Pentecostal Assembly of Jesus Christ, 150 Eastman Road, Southern Pines, will hold its annual Hallelujah Night Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
There will be a "Mental Health Conference for Clergy and Laity" Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Raleigh. Registration is $5, which includes lunch.
There will be presentations by the Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder of Mental Health Ministries and John Tote, MHA/NC executive director.
The conference is sponsored jointly by the N.C. United Methodist Conference Committee on Disability Concerns, National Alliance on Mental Illness-NC, NAMI Wake County, NAMI-SC, and the NC Mental Health Association.
Find out more at www.nccmentalhealth.org or contact John Crowe at 919-759-2146.
Trunk or Treat
Middle Cross Baptist Church in West End will hold a "Trunk-or-Treat" Sunday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. for children ages one to 14.
The event will be held at the gated Stanley Plant Parking Lot in West End.
There will be a discussion of terrorism, the forms it takes to impress us, then to paralyze us, and finally to manipulate us and how to deal with it, at noon Friday, Oct. 27, at the Christian Science Reading Room, a community resource available to all, located next to Sunrise Theater, 244 Broad St, Southern Pines. Call 910-692-7759 for information.
"We will also be open to discussing the 'terror' of age, forgetfulness, etc.," says a spokesman.
The Royal Lights of Dillon, S.C., will appear in concert at Love Grove Freewill Baptist Church, 293 Dawkins St., Jackson Hamlet, Sunday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m.
Fall Festival will be held at the Village Chapel of Pinehurst Monday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will be carnival games, prizes, candy and food. There is no charge.
For more information, call 295-6003.
Shady Grove Holiness Church will be the site of the Southeastern District Conference Rainbow Tea Saturday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 29, at 11:30 a.m., the conference will be closing out with a service.
"All members as well as visitors are encouraged to attend," says Pastor Melvin Chambers.
The church is located two miles east of Aberdeen on N.C. 211.
For information, call Mable L. Graham at 692-4072.
A fall festival will be held at First Missionary Baptist Church, 315 South Gaines St. in Southern Pines Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Children and youth are asked to wear biblical outfits. There will be an assortment of games plus a male teen fashion show.
A church ministry looking for donations for homeschool material (pre-K, second grade, and fourth grade).
"We are also looking for volunteer homeschool teachers that will also be screened," said a spokesman.
For more information, contact Tonya at 910-687-0257.
Aberdeen First Baptist Church will hold a fall festival for children and adults Saturday, Oct. 28, from noon to 3 p.m.
There will be food, music, puppets, games and prizes.
The TLC Mission offers inexpensive clothes for men, women, and children. Donations are accepted.
The mission, located on N.C. 211 near the line between Moore and Hoke counties, is open Monday through Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. For information, call 944-6064.
Christian Singles, for adult Christian singles from 40 years of age and up, meets each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at various restaurants in the Southern Pines and Aberdeen area.all 692-8888 for information.
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