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Upcoming events in area churches

Siloam Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its church anniversary Sunday, May 27 during the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Wayne Johnson will speak. Lunch will follow.

Warren’s Grove United Methodist Church will be holding a BBQ chicken plate fundraiser 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, June 1. The chicken plates will include slaw, baked beans, rolls and desert and be sold for $8 each. Plates will be available at the church, 1511 Wesleyan Road, Roxboro. To pre order or for questions call Ed Bogie 336-597-9278 or Aaron Duncan 336-597-3498. Proceeds go to the elevator fund.

Join Pastor John and First Lady Desiree Lyon along with the House of Prayer Ministries 4 p.m., Sunday, May 27, for a fellowship service with Dr. Eric Greaux & Triad Ministries COGIC. House of Prayer Ministries is located at 2081 Old Durham Road, Roxboro.

The annual Virgilina Memorial Day Service will be held on 11 a.m., Sunday May 27, at the Virgilina Cemetery. In event of rain it will be held at Union Christian Church. The speaker will be the Rev. Herbert Brown, interim pastor of Florence Avenue Baptist Church located at the intersection of Highway 49 and 96 in Virgilina. Harold Young and Pat Newton will perform special music. The Community choir will also sing. American Legion Post 8 will present the colors, doing the 21-gun salute, and Taps. Bruce Wainwright will play the bagpipes. Bring your chairs or seats will be available on the benches.

On Fourth Sunday, 11 a.m., May 27, New Ephesus Baptist Church will celebrate Women’s Day. Preaching the sermon for this occasion is Minister Tomeka Robinson.

The Fruit of the Spirit Service will be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 29 at Compassionate Ministries.

There will be a Central Childrens Home Celebration at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, on the campus of the Central Children’s Home in Oxford. Groups appearing are the Visionaires, the New Mighty Soul Lifters, Minister Carl Thorpe and God’s Word, and William Rigsbee the One Man Band.

Saint Matthew Gospel Chorus is sponsoring a Building Fund Program at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 10 at St. Matthew Baptist Church of Oxford. Appearing will be The Singing Deacons, The Melody Voices of Praise, Anointed Believers, The Gospel Angels, The Singing Sisters, New Beginning Gospel Choir, and Minister Carl Thorpe and God’s Word.

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