ARTICLES OF FAITH: Capel Gives King Sermon at Cameron Presbyterian Church
Moore County community leader Kenneth Capel is the scheduled guest speaker at Cameron Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 4, in honor of Black History Month. Capel will give a performance of one of the many sermons written by the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Capel will begin his presentation at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary, to be followed by refreshments in the church fellowship hall.
Kenneth Capel is the son of Felton and Jean Capel. Since the age of 7, he has had a genuine interest in the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He has performed throughout the state and region the sermons and speeches delivered by Dr. King. Capel grew up in Southern Pines and graduated from Pinecrest High School. He then attended and graduated from Chowan College. He lived and worked in the Washington, D.C., area immediately following college and now resides in Southern Pines.
"The event is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to join Cameron Presbyterian in celebration of Black History Month," says a spokesman.
Cameron Presbyterian Church is located at 600 Carthage St., Cameron.
For more information on the event, call 910-245-7901 or visit the Web site at www.cameronpresbyterian.com.
The Creative Learning Center (CLC), in collaboration with the Southern Pines Police Department, will present a special session on "what is and is not" a crime for those ages 10 to 16, Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m., at First Missionary Baptist Church, 315 S. Gaines Street, Southern Pines.
This is the first workshop in a series that will be sponsored by First Missionary Baptist Church Youth Department to provide vital information to today's youth.
Bethesda Presbyterian Preschool is accepting applications for the 2007-2008 school year for three-and four-year-olds. The program nurtures and develops learning and social skills that are age-appropriate. The preschool is reasonably priced and operates September to May, Tuesday through Thursday mornings.
"Stop by the church with the lake out front on U.S. 1 in Aberdeen or call 944-1319," said a spokesman.
Sandy Grove Bible Church of God in Vass will hold a candlelight march Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Evangelist Janice Martin.
Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating its 125th anniversary Sunday, March 4, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The speaker for the 11 a.m. service will be the Rev. Susan Knight-Brooks, assistant pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Carthage.
The speaker for the 3 p.m. service will be the Rev. John McKoy Jr. from Spring Lake Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, Spring Lake.
Community Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Southern Pines will present several special events and programs during the Lenten season, beginning in March.
The East Carolina University Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Daniel Bara, will perform in concert on Sunday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Admission is free.
On Wednesday, March 14, Dr. David Bowling will begin a three-week Bible study with "The Road to the Cross," followed by "The Crucifixion" on Wednesday, March 21, and "The Resurrection" on March 28, in preparation for Holy Week. The study series will begin at 6 p.m. with a pot luck supper in the fellowship hall each Wednesday evening.
The Rev. Michael J. Garber will be confirmed as Minister Emeritus in a ceremony during the 11a.m. worship service on March 18. Garber retired in 2002 after 26 years of service as senior pastor of the Community Congregational Church.
Lent will culminate with the following Holy Week services:
n Palm Sunday, April 1, at 11 a.m.
n Maundy Thursday, April 5, Service of Tenebrae with communion at 7 p.m.
n Easter Sunday, April 8, at 11 a.m.
"All are welcome to visit us at 141 North Bennett St. in Southern Pines," says a church spokesman.
For further information, call 692-8468 or visit the Web site at www.communitycongregational.org.
Jesus Is King of Deliverance Ministries will host appreciation services for Deacon Jerome King Sr. and Pastor Virginia D. King beginning Wednesday, Feb. 28, and continuing Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Services will conclude on Sunday, March 4, at 5 p.m.
The week's speakers include Dr. Vera Davis, New Nazareth Apostolic, Hartsville, S.C. (Wednesday); Bishop O.T. Johnson, Christian Center Ministries, Fayetteville (Thursday); Pastor Wilehemenia Daniels, The Fellowship Churches (Friday), and Bishop James P. Swinson, Highway Holiness, Fayetteville (Sunday).
"We cordially invite everyone to come out and help us celebrate this grand occasion for our great leaders," says a church spokesman.
The church is located at 550 Ashemont Road, Aberdeen, N.C. 211 near McCain. For more information, call 295-6744 or 281-3434.
Lenten Lunches at Page Memorial United Methodist Church located in downtown Aberdeen will be held Feb. 28 through April 4.
"This is a great opportunity for spiritual reflection, Christian conversation, and delicious meals," says a spokeaman.
Participants will gather on Wednesdays at noon in the church fellowship hall. The cost is $4 per person and includes a home-cooked meal, tea, coffee, rolls, dessert, and a time of ministry and fellowship. Speakers and menus are as follows:
-- Feb. 28, the Rev. Beth Hood, Page Memorial United Methodist Church. Menu includes baked ham, pineapple casserole, and green beans.
-- March 7, the Rev. Dennis Sheppard, Hope Mills United Methodist Church. Menu includes roast beef and gravy, new potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, and beet pickles.
-- March 14, the Rev. Joe Forbes, retired United Methodist minister. Menu includes baked turkey and gravy, peas and carrots, and potato salad.
-- March 21, the Rev. Mike Branscome, Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Menu includes chicken casserole, pear salad, and butter beans.
-- March 28, the Rev. Bob Bundy, retired United Methodist minister. Menu includes beef stew with rice, buttered carrots, and green beans.
-- April 4, the Rev. Janet Buffaloe, United Methodist Church. Menu includes baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, and corn with pimento.
Community Friends Church will hold revival services Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 25, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Rev. Darrell Garner will be the speaker.
The church is located at 3879 U.S. 15-501, Carthage.
For information, call 947-2002.
The Sandhills Fellowship of Churches will have its annual Lenten services this year at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines at noon Wednesday, Feb. 28, and Wednesday, March 7. The subject will be the life and ministries of Jesus.
The Rev. John Tampa will give the sermon on Feb. 28, and the Rev. Rick Schliepsiek on March 7.
There will be fellowship after the service.
"Since it is near lunch time you may feel free to brown-bag it, and drinks will be served," says a spokesman. "All are welcome to come."
For further information, call Nan Cunningham at 295-5191.
Crossroads Community Church in Carthage will host a gospel singing featuring Mountain Creek Harmony from Albemarle, Sunday, March 4, at 10 a.m., at the church located at the Whispering Pines intersection of Vass-Carthage and Niagara-Carthage roads.
For more information or directions call 910-949-3971 or 910-949-3080.
There will be a gospel program at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church in Carthage at 584 Bryant Rd., Saturday, March 17, at 6 p.m., featuring The Sensational Royal Lights of Dillon, S.C.
Also, there will be a musical program on Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m. with several area groups attending.
Day of Prayer
Church Women United of Moore County will celebrate "World Day of Prayer," Friday, March 2, at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Southern Pines, 175 Midland Road.
The theme is "United Under God's Tent," prepared by the women of Paraguay.
Through World Day of Prayer, women from more than 170 countries and regions affirm that prayer and action are inseparable and that both have immeasurable influence in the world. Because it is a movement that takes place around the world on that day, prayer continues for 24 hours.
"Come join us as we celebrate this powerful event," says a spokesman.
Refreshments will be served after the program. If child care is required, contact Jacque Klimack, president, at 910-281-0129.
St. Paul Lutheran Church will hold Lenten services on Wednesdays, Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 7 p.m.
Our Saviour Lutheran
On Wednesdays, Our Saviour Lutheran will hold noon prayer and scripture reading in the chapel. On Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m., participants may experience Bible-time culture by sharing a meal and a visit to the Jerusalem Market Place.
Our Saviour Lutheran is located on Luther Way near the Barn Restaurant in Southern Pines
Call 692-2662 for information.
Beaver Creek Baptist Church continues its substance abuse recovery ministry Monday through Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. The church has recently opened its Rescue Mission House for recovering addicts and is in need of monetary donations as well as household items.
The church is located at 2280 Nicholson Rd., Cameron. Call 919-499-9632 for information.
The Unitarian Universalist Breakfast Group will meet each second and fourth Sunday, at 9 a.m., at the Travelodge Restaurant on U.S. 1, Southern Pines.
For more information send e-mail to email@example.com or go to www.uua.org to learn more about this progressive religion.
A church ministry is looking for donations for home-school material (pre-K, second grade, and fourth grade).
"We are also looking for volunteer home-school teachers that will also be screened," said a spokesman.
For more information, contact Tonya at 910-687-0257.
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.
Call 692-8888 for information.
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