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Upcoming events in area churches

Fried flounder plates with slaw, potatoes, hushpuppies and dessert will be available at Warren’s Grove UMC 4:30-6::30 p.m., Friday, July 27. To place an order or for information call Aaron Duncan at 336-597-3498 or Ed Bogie at 336-597-9278. Plates are $9. Proceeds go to church activities.

The First Baptist Church Male Chorus will celebrate its anniversary 4 p.m., Sunday, July 22. Special guests will be Zeb Harrison & The Sounds of Praise Band, the Rev. Devin Paylor & The Allen’s Chapel Instruments of Praise Choir, and The Union Baptist Church Hearts of Praise Mime Ministry.

The Vermont Mission Fish Fry Fundraiser will be held 4-6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at the Beulah Baptist Association office, 230 South Morgan Street, Roxboro. To preorder, call 336-599-6117 or email Drive thru take out or eat in available. Plates, available for an $8 donation include fish, slaw, baked beans, hush puppies, dessert and beverage. Chicken tenders are available for those who don’t eat fish.

“You Belong Here” is the theme for Allen Chapel AME Church Family and Friends Day Celebration on Sunday, July 22. Pastor Larry McDonald Sr. will deliver the morning message beginning at 11 a.m. Music will be rendered by the Inspirational Choir under the direction of Brother Victor Torain.

The Rev. Michael A. Cousin, pastor of St. Paul AME Church of Chapel Hill, will be the guest speaker for the afternoon service beginning at 2:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the Macedonia AME Church Choir. A repast will be served between the morning and afternoon service.

The Ushers of Ministry of Greater Covenant Church, located at 334 Industrial Drive, will celebrate its anniversary at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. The guest speaker is the Rev. Tony Smith and Choir of St. Level Baptist Church of Red Oak, Virginia. Area ushers are invited to participate. Refreshments will be served following the service.

Young’s Chapel Baptist Church Usher Anniversary will be observed in the 10:45 a.m. service, Aug. 5.

Salem United Methodist Church will hold a fundraising event for Relay for Life at noon, Saturday, July 21, at the Bushy Fork Grange Hall/Ball Park located at 7854 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills. Members of the church will sell barbecue chicken plates (take-out only) for $8 a plate. The plate includes one-half barbecue chicken, slaw, potato salad and bread. Proceeds will go to Person County Relay for Life.

Warren’s Grove UMC is having a combined worship service 10 a.m. each Sunday this summer through August 19. The One Room Sunday School for kids will be held at 9 a.m., with coffee, snacks and fellowship starting at 8:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

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