Faith Notes: May 18

May 16, 2014 

Summer’s coming

A Summer’s Coming Celebration is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. The celebration is designed especially for people who are new to the community or to the church.

Starting June 1, Christ Community will launch its summer schedule. That’s coffee, juice, fruit and fellowship at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 10 a.m. and then a potluck lunch and information about upcoming activities.

For more information, call 919-553-9770.

Community Day

Community Day is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Friendly Chapel Church, 11455 N.C. 50, Benson. The event will offer free food, blood-pressure checks and information from private and government agencies on such topics as education, recreation, safety and health.

Saturday Night Alive

Starting May 24, Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church will offer “Saturday Night Alive” at 6 p.m. Saturdays in its fellowship hall at the corner of West Waddell and South Sumner streets in Selma. Through Aug. 30, each Saturday night will offer music and a message.

For older adults

The JOY Connection of First Presbyterian Church in Smithfield will meet at noon Sunday, June 1, at the church, 215 S. Third St., Smithfield. The church invites seniors to share a free meal, music and fellowship. For more information, call 919-934-0988.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School for all ages is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 23-27 at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. For more information, call the Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.

Women’s Day service

A Women’s Day service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, May 18, at Bethel AME Church on N.C. 96 north of Selma. The Rev. Marian Phillips will speak.

Gospel music

The King’s Messengers and Legacy will sing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Everett Chapel Church, 307 Everett Ave., Clayton. Admission is free; the church will collect an offering for the quartets. A hot dog supper is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Eric and Laura Ollis will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. Admission is free; the church will collect an offering for the group. For more information, call the Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.

Heaven’s Way will sing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Oliver’s Grove Baptist Church, 8715 U.S. 301 South, Four Oaks. Admission is free. The church will hold a silent cake auction, with proceeds going to the ninth annual Vision Walk in honor of Jaylen Stanley, the 8-year-old son of Kelley and Eric Stanley.

The V iew Masters of Clinton will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Hood’s Grove Baptist Church, 677 Hood’s Grove Church Road, Newton Grove. Admission is free; the church will collect an offering for the group. For more information, call 919-894-5977.

Fundraisers

Plates of barbecued chicken will be on sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70, Princeton. The cost is $7 and includes potatoes, green beans, a roll and dessert. Takeout will be available. For more information call 919-965-5886 or visit www.hbcprinceton.org.

A country breakfast is scheduled from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 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.

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