Church Happenings


First Posted: 1/15/2009

Dr. Michael K. Moore and Bud Parrish of the Robeson Baptist Association are leading a Holy Land tour Feb. 19-27. The cost is $1,999, and generous co-host benefits are available for pastors and group leaders. Call (910) 458-7146 or 738-8186.

New Jerusalem Christian Center will give out commodities Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Items are given on a first-come-first-serve basis. The church is at 708 East First St., Lumberton.

Beverly Hopkins McIntyre will be the speaker Nov. 26 at First Baptist Church, North Main Street, Fairmont.
She will speak at the 100 Women in White service during the annual Women's Day program.
McIntyre is the mother of the Rev. Chester Hopkins, Jr., pastor of First Baptist. She is an active member of Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Everyone is invited.

Greater New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Women's Day on Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. Minister Jimmie Johnson will be the speaker.
The church is at 172 Plainview Drive, Lumberton.

Galeed Baptist Church, Bladenboro, is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 3 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a toy drive Dec. 2 at Peterson Toyota. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gifts also may be dropped off before Dec. 2 at Peterson Toyota.

Christian Faith Center of Lumberton will host its winter quarter Women's Conference Dec. 7-9.
The schedule is:
– Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Pastor Arline Fields, Christian Faith Center;
– Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Pastor Layla Caldwell of Agape Outreach Ministries, Tulsa, Okla.;
– Dec. 9, 10 a.m., Dr. Dee Dee of Seed Faith International Church, Waldorf, Md., and Evangelist Paula Edwards of New Birth Ministries, Lithonia, Ga.
The conference fee for all three days is $25. For information, call 671-1889.

THANKSGIVING

Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Seventh Street Road, Lumberton, will host a community Thanksgiving praise service on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served after the service.

A community Thanksgiving Eve service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Fairmont. A love offering will be taken for the Robeson County Church and Community Center.
Brian Herrington will deliver the message.
The church is at the corner of Trinity and Iona streets.

MUSIC
A Gospel Program will be Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Lumberton, 504 West Second Street.
The program will feature: the First Baptist Male Choir, Charles Gardner and the New Gospel SkyWays, Frank and the Voices of Dillon, S.C., Bobby Clark and the Gospelators of Laurinburg, Charles Cook and the Voices of Maxton, and the Dixie Aires Gospel Singers of Mullins, S.C.
Also featured on the program will be: soloist Minister Beatrice McDuffie, Blue and the Gospel Love Lights, Patricia Crawford and One Spirit of Mullins, S.C., soloist Keith Stanley of Maxton, and the Fantastic Davis Brothers of Mullins, S.C.
Everyone is invited.

The Lumber Bridge Community Choir Christmas musical service will be held Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church.
The choir will be celebrating 30 years of music ministry.
The Rev. Mike McGehee will be the narrator for the service. The service is centered on the nativity scene and how the Christ Child was worshippped by those who witnessed His miraculous birth and visited the Nativity scene.
Marvin Lynne Maxwell is the director. Everyone is encouraged to attend this service of worship and praise.
The church is on N.C. 71 in Lumber Bridge.

PLATE SALES

Boardman Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a barbecue plate sale Dec. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m.
Plates may be picked up at the church, and will include barbecue, baked beans, slaw and cake. They are $6 each.

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