Breakfast, ice cream
A chicken and waffle breakfast is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Union Hill AME Church, 51 Harrison Road, Wilson’s Mills. The cost is $7.
An ice cream social is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. In addition to ice cream, the event will offer cornhole and an inflatable slide.
A yard sale will get underway at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 2017 Galilee Road, Smithfield.
The Oak Grove Boys will sing at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at New Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, 1461 New Jerusalem Church Road, Kenly. Hot dogs will go on sale at 6 p.m.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. July 13-18 at Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70 East, Princeton. The week will offer music, crafts, games, snacks, Bible study and snacks. The church will provide a nursery. To learn more, or to register, call 919-965-5886 or visit http://hbcprinceton.org.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. July 28-31 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 5217 Barber Mill Road, Clayton. VBS is for youth from age 3 through 12th grade. For more information, call 919-553-5187, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mountcalvaryclayton.com.
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 24-27 at the church., 2900 Ebenezer Church Road between Benson and Coats. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. VBS wraps up Sunday with a musical performance during the worship service. For more information, call 910-987-7230 or visit ebenezerpres.com.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 21-25 at Salvation Deliverance Temple, 420 E. Market St., Smithfield. For transportation, call 919-934-2824 or 919-934-2650.
Vacation Bible School for children is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 19 and 9:15 a.m. to noon July 20 at Bethesda Baptist Church, 4967 U.S. 70 Business between Smithfield and Clayton. VBS will feature music, crafts, games, Bible stories and snacks. Registration is available online at bethesdaclayton.com.
Hood’s Grove Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-18. VBS will kick off at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. It will continue at 6:40 p.m. Monday through Friday. The church is at 677 Hood’s Grove Church Road, Newton Grove. For more information, call 919-894-5977.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. July 21-14 at Progressive Presbyterian Church, 3790 Progressive Church Road, Princeton. Each day will offer games, crafts and snacks. Dan the Animal Man will be there July 23. For more information, call 919-936-2189.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 13-17 at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. VBS is for children from age 4 to rising fifth-graders. Also, the church will offer a Bible study for adults. A nursery/preschool class will be available. Register by July 4 by calling 919-934-5476.
The ushers of Sanders Grove Baptist Church will celebrate their anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at the church, which is on N.C. 210 west of Smithfield. Elder Larry Baker, pastor of St. Anna Free Will Baptist Church, will speak.
Evangelist Hattie Lofton of Smithfield will speak at 11 a.m. Sunday at Warren’s Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 5270 U.S. 301 North, Micro. She will speak at 7:30 p.m. July 21-23 at Summerville Chapel United Holy Church, 801 Vance St., Wilson. Lofton will speak at 7:30 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1 at Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church on U.S. 421 near Clinton.
The Rev. J.B. Woodhouse, a former pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church in Smithfield, is celebrating 50 years in the ministry. A banquet in his honor is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Bill Ellis Convention Center, 3007 Downing St. SW, Wilson. For more information, call 919-412-5842 or email email@example.com.
A home mission service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Warren’s Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 5720 U.S. 301 North, Micro. The Rev. Hural Barnes of Middlesex will speak.
Women’s Day services are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Union Hill AME Church, 51 Harrison Road, Wilson’s Mills.
A Women’s Day celebration is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20, Mitchener Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, 911 Blount St., Smithfield. Six women from area churches will speak on women of the Bible.
A Family and Friends Day service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Howell Chapel Church of Christ, 214 E. Preston St., Selma. The Rev. Sterling Freeman of First Missionary Baptist Church in Smithfield will speak. The church will serve lunch after the morning worship service.
A Men’s Day service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Mt. Sinai Holy Church on Pine Level-Selma Road near Pine Level. Minister Stephen Williamston of Wake Forest will speak, and a chorus from Smith Temple Baptist Church in Raleigh will sing. The church will service lunch after the morning worship service.
Grace Episcopal Church is offering Communion at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 16. The church is at 111 Lee Court in Clayton. That's off of N.C. 42 West. For more information, call 919-553-2810 or visit graceepiscopalclayton.dionc.org.
Super Sunday Nights are under way at Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church, 4440 Piney Grove Road, Angier. Through August, every Sunday evening will feature special music services. The schedule includes Tate & Marthieah on Aug. 3, One For Christ on Aug. 17 and The Dennis Family on Aug. 24. For more information, call 919-639-2481 or visit pineygrovechapel.org.
Christ Community Church has moved to its summer schedule. That’s coffee, juice, fruit and fellowship at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 10 a.m. and then information about upcoming activities. The church is at 1082 Amelia Church Road in Clayton. For more information, call 919-553-9770.
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