Faith Notes: April 13

April 11, 2014 

Fundraisers

A spring bazaar is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Bizzell Grove Church, 4700 Bizzell Grove Church Road, Princeton. The bazaar feature breakfast, crafts, vendors and lunch.

Bingo play is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Mosaic Community, a church that meets at Clayton Fitness, 1370 Cameron Way, Clayton. The evening will offer $2, $5 and and $10 rounds for cash prize. For more information, visit mosaicclayton.com.

A pancake breakfast is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. May 3 at Applebee’s, 5158 N.C. 42 in the Cleveland community. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-10. Children 3 and younger eat for free. Proceeds will go to Good Samaritan United Church of Christ. To purchase tickets, call 919-628-9320.

A country breakfast is scheduled from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at New Zealand Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 5312 Meadowbrook Road in the Meadow community. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.

Gospel music

A gospel music concert is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Smithfield Advent Christian Church, 2777 N.C. 210, Smithfield.

Mark Bishop will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church, 4440 Piney Grove Road, Angier. For more information, call 919-639-2481 or visit pineygrovechapel.org.

Easter

“The Seven Last Words,” an Easter program, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, April 18, at 1002 Massey St., Smithfield. Doors open at noon. The program is a project of the Johnston Central High School Alumni Association.

Here’s the schedule of Easter services at Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Lee Court, Clayton: 10:30 a.m. April 13, blessing of the palms and Communion; 7 p.m. April 18, Good Friday; 10:30 a.m. April 20, Communion; and April 27, the Rev. Nancy Allison will preach and preside over Communion.

Good Samaritan United Church of Christ will celebrate the resurrection and Communion at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at 72 Coats Commercial Drive near Cleveland Road in the Cleveland community. An Easter brunch and activities for children and young adults will follow.

An Easter sunrise service is scheduled for 5:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at Green Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2861 Brogden Road, Smithfield. A light meal will follow the service.

A sunrise service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at Believers Baptist Church, 100 Southerland Road near Wilson’s Mills. Breakfast will follow. The morning worship service will begin at 10 a.m.

An Easter Eggstravaganza is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. The event will feature games and egg hunts. For more information, call the Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.

A sunrise service is scheduled for 7 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 3168 N.C. 96 South, Four Oaks. The church will present an Easter medley at 11 a.m.

An Easter festival is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Smyrna Original Free Will Baptist Church on N.C. 96 in the Meadow community. The festival will feature an egg hunt, a puppet show, games and food, including hot dogs.

Rocky Hock Playhouse will present “God So Loved,” an Easter drama, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church, 652 Swift Creek Road near Wilson’s Mills. Tickets are $18 for adults, $17 for adults 62 and older, $12 for children 12 and younger and $15 for groups of 10 or more. For tickets, call 252-482-4621.

For children

A “Super Eggstravaganza” is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Pisgah Baptist Church, 3689 N.C. 210, Smithfield. The event will offer an egg hunt, games, a bouncy playground and a hot dog lunch.

An Easter program for children is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at Bentonville Disciples of Christ Church, 8566 Devil’s Racetrack Road, Four Oaks. The event will feature a puppet show, an egg hunt, a program and light lunch.

Community outreach

Red Hill United Church of Christ will serve free food and fellowship at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at the church, 10142 Buffalo Road, Clayton.

Programs, services

An anniversary service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at Mt. Sinai Holy Church, 2106 Pine Level-Selma Road near Pine Level.

Revival services are scheduled for 6 p.m. April 27 and 7 p.m. April 28-30 at New Zealand Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 5312 Meadowbrook Road in the Meadow community. The Rev. Grace Hargis will speak.

Revival services are scheduled for 6 p.m. April 13 and 7 p.m. April 14-16 at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. The Rev. Tom Wagoner will speak. For more information, call the Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.

Revival services are scheduled for 11 a.m. April 13 and 7 p.m. April 14-15 at Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 3168 N.C. 96 South, Four Oaks. The Rev. Chris Skinner of the University of Mount Olive will speak. Rita Ramphal, who converted from Hinduism to Christianity, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16.

A three-day lecture series on global missions will meet at 7 p.m. April 21-23 at First Missionary Baptist Church, 403 E. Caswell St., Smithfield. Guest lecturers will talk about preparing congregations for mission trips.

Lifeline Fellowship Church has started weekly services in the McGee’s Crossroads community. They’re at 6 p.m. Saturdays at the Rehobeth Community Building, 9856 N.C. 210. For more information, visit catchthelifeline.org, call Pastor Ashley Jones at 919-219-3240 or email awjones21001@yahoo.com.

Revival services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 14-16 at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, 9708 Hawley Road, Kenly. The Rev. Ricky Evans will speak.

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