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Bailey’s Chapel AME Church in Woodsdale will host its annual Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker for the event will be the Rev. Marion Robinson of St. Matthew AME in Raleigh. Lunch will be served between morning worship and the afternoon program.

Old Lea Bethel Baptist Church, 6035 Ridgeville Rd., Leasburg, will celebrate its 78th anniversary on Oct. 15 during the 11 a.m. service. The special speaker will be the Rev. Alan Bottoms, who retired in January after serving as pastor of Old Lea after 18 years. Special music is planned. After the message, a covered dish luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall.

Pastor Frederick Eily and the Pleasant Grove - South Boston church family invite all to join to celebrate the 131st anniversary of the church on Sunday, Oct. 15 with church school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Minister Ernestine Robertson-Kight will deliver the message and the Voices of Hope will lead the music. Lunch will conclude the celebration.

World Day of Prayer will be held Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church, 1319 Virgilina Rd. The guest speaker will be Jay Dagenhart.

Providence Baptist Church, 1319 Virgilina Rd., will host Full Circle speaker Jaki Steward. On Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., come hear her talk about being a shoebox recipient and how it changed her life. Join in for a prayer walk at 6 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church.

Mid Week Services will be held at First Baptist church on Thursday, Oct. 19 at noon. The guest speaker will be Minister Cal Bradsher Jr., associate minister at Greater Cleggs Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. A fellowship lunch will be served. All are welcome.

Early services will be held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 15 beginning with Sunday school at 7:45 a.m. Worship services will begin at 9 a.m. with the associate minister, the Rev. Patrick Sanders, delivering the message and the First Baptist Male Chorus rendering the music.

Mount Bethel Baptist Church will have a “Rainbow Tea” service on Saturday, Oct. 14. The service will begin at 3 p.m. Everyone in the community is welcome.

Members of Hester Grove Baptist Church in Hurdle Mills, invite everyone to attend their first GRANDMOTHERS PA GEANT, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 in the church’s sanctuary starting at 2 p.m. The purpose of the pageant is to praise God and the grandmothers for their spiritual leadership over the years. concert

New St. James Baptist Church, 4130 Pixley- Pritchard Rd., Timberlake, will celebrate the Male Choir’s anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and help lift Jesus up in song.

Pleasant Grove - South Boston will celebrate its annual Choir Day on Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. with Allen’s Chapel Instruments of Praise appearing in concert.

The Music Ministry of NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH, 375 Ephesus Church Rd., Semora, will observe Choir Day on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. Several groups and choirs have been invited. Come out and enjoy lifting up the Lord through song and music. homecoming

Prospect Hill Missionary Baptist Church will observe its 139th Homecoming/Anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 15. Pastor George Harris Jr. will be in charge of the 11 a.m. worship service. Lunch will be served. At 3 p.m., Pastor Dwight L. Wilkerson, along with his choir and congregation from Dan River Bethel Batist Church, South Boston, Virginia will be the special guest. Come and experience the “River meeting the Hill.”

Homecoming will be held at Rock Grove Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. with Dr. Victor Blackwell as the guest speaker. Brooks Wilson will provide special music. Lunch will follow the worship service.

Join Leasburg United Methodist Church in celebrating Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 22. Pastor Jeanne Neal will speak during the 11 a.m. worship service and special music will be shared by the Chancel Choir and the Adult Hand Bell Choir. After the worship service, everyone is invited to enjoy a covered dish lunch.

Homecoming will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 6543 Goshen Rd., Oxford on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. for worship service and noon for a potluck lunch. All are welcome.

New St. James Missionary Baptist Church, located at 4130 Pixley-Pritchard Rd., Timberlake, will observe its annual Homecoming Celebration on Oct. 15 at 10:50 a.m. Pastor Lloyd Oliver Jr. will deliver the sermon. Dinner will be served and everyone is welcome.

Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 Old Durham Rd., will celebrate its 149th annual Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 15 during the 11 a.m. service. Pastor Dr. James A. Richmond Sr. will deliver the message and the Shady Hill Combined Choirs will render the music. Lunch will be served from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Starting at 3 p.m. the congregation will celebrate Richmond’s 29th pastoral anniversary with guest speaker the Rev. Arthur E. Haskins, pastor of New Haven Baptist Church in Milton. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation.

Revival will be held at Clement Baptist Church beginning Sunday moring, Oct. 15 and continuing through Wednesday night, Oct. 18. The visiting minister will be the Rev. Glen Newsome Jr., associate pastor of Antioch Baptist Church. Service begins at 7 p.m. nightly. There will be special music each night. Everyone is invited. fundraisers

Rock Grove Baptist Church will host a Fall Festival on Sunday Oct. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in for a safe and fun-filled night for children of all ages. Get ready to dress-up and fillup your trick or treat bags with some not-so-spooky goodies. There will be an indoor Trunk-or-Treat; carnival games, candy and prizes; cake walk; costume contest and food and snacks.

Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church, 4553 Surl-Mt. Tirzah Rd., Timberlake, will have a Stew Sale on Saturday, Oct. 14. The stew will be ready at 11 a.m. at $7 per quart. Pick up orders no later than 2 p.m.

Harvest Day Stew and Bake Sale will be held held at Montwood Baptist Church, 4416 Boston Rd., on Saturday, Oct. 14. Stew will be ready by 11 a.m. at $7 per quart. For advance stew orders call Montwood at 336-599-8933. There will also be a Bake Sale with cakes, pies and cookies.

Crossroads Baptist Church, 2728 Hurdle Mills Road, will be celebrating Autumn FesT on Saturday, Oct. 14 starting at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited. There will be games, food and fun for all. The church is loated across from Solomon and Son Grading and Utility.

A fall stew sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 at Old Lea Bethel Baptist Church, 6035 Ridgeville Rd., Leasburg. As in years past, the stew is cooked with wood. Stew will be ready at 11 a.m., eat in or take out at $6 per quart, hot or mild. Cakes, pies and other items will be for purchase. Pre-orders are being accepted through Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. by calling Phillip Wade at 336-562- 5408 and leave a message.

Antioch Baptist Church, 677 Antioch Church Rd., Timberlake, will have a HARVEST SALE Saturday, Oct. 14. Stew will be $7 per quart. There will also be a craft sale, bake sale and lunch at 11 a.m.

Warren’s Grove United Methodist Church will have a STEW Sale on Saturday, Oct. 14. Pick up time is 12 noon. The price is $7 per quart. Call Ginger Harris at 336-504-1786 to pre-order. Any pre-orders not picked up by 1:30 p.m., will be sold.

Salem United Methodist Church will host a BBQ and Harvest Sale on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Bushy Fork Community House. The auction start at noon. Plates will be available for dine-in or takeout. Serving starts at 5 p.m. BBQ plates will be $10 each and include 1/2 lb. BBQ, potato salad, slaw, hushpuppies and dessert. BBQ will be $8 per pound.

A Harvest Sale and Stew will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 beginning at 11 a.m. at Allensville United Methodist Church, 51 Denny’s Store Rd. Stew will be ready by 11 a.m. Dine in or take out. Stew will be sold in pints and quarts for take out. Stew is $8 per quart. The auction sale starts at 1 p.m.


All for ONe Conference will be held Saturday, Nov. 18 at Westwood Baptist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Lonnie Riley of Meridzo Center Ministries in Lynch, Kentucky. Participants will have access to two breakout sessions. The sessions will include, Deacons and Elders; Committees and Ministry Teams; Church and Personal Finance; Social Media in Ministry; Youth Ministry; Disaster Relief and more. Lunch will be served. Call the Beulah Baptist Association office or email Wendy at to register by Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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