St. Mark Church of Christ celebrating 100 years


Greetings form the Wesley-Smith Chapel community.

Happy special 91st birthday to our Assistant Pastor, Elder Velma McKinley, on Wednesday. May God bless you to have a blessed and happy celebration from your pastor, Elder Kenneth Freemen, and the St. Luke Church family. We love you so much and we appreciate you so much.

Joel and Angie Gray would like to send a special thank you to each and everyone who prayed, showed love, stopped by, brought food and made encouraging statements to the family. Thank you to the Goshen Church family, Elder Donald DeWitt and to Worley Funeral Home of Clinton for your service. Please keep Joel and Angie Gray in your prayers.

Happy 12th anniversary to Minister Carl Faison who was honored during the month of February at The Prayer House in Faison. Carl would like to thank everyone who showed love and attended the service. A hearty thank you to Elder Velma McKinley and Pastor Janice Williams who preached sermonettes on the first Sunday night, to Elder Carl Jones of Durham who rendered service on the second Sunday, and to Dr. Everlena Oliver and St. Jude Church of Christ of Warsaw with the sermon that climaxed the celebration. What an awesome message.

Happy special birthday to Pastor Elder Keith Robinson on Feb. 27 from yours truly, Glenda and from Elder Kenneth Freeman and the St. Luke Church of Christ in Mount Olive, your wife, Nikki, and your entire Holly Hill Church family.

Happy special birthday to Veronica Bell on Feb. 27 from yours truly, Glenda, your husband, Henry Bell, your entire family, and Michael Kempson of the Supreme Angels.

St. Mark Church of Christ, 893 Lanetown Road, Faro, will celebrate their 100th church anniversary Sunday at 11 a.m. with co-pastor Alva Carlisle McGowan of Shining Light Bible Mission Church in Columbus, Ohio. The climax of the celebration will be at 3 p.m. with guest preacher General Bishop Alton Smith and St. Mark Church of Christ Choir, usher, and congregation of Goldsboro. The pastor, Bishop Robert D. Hood, invites you to attend. On March 9 at 5 p.m., the St. Mark Reunion Celebration will be held at Stantonsburg Community Center. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP Mother Ann Uzzell.

Revival is in progress at Mt. Livingstone United Holy Church, 403 Ethel St., Selma, March 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with guest preacher Elder Rashad Cobb, the evangelist preacher.

Mark your calendar and save the date of April 20, which will be an Easter Celebration featuring Pastor Shirley Caesar, Lil’ Roy and the Revelation, and Tammy Edwards with doors open at 4 p.m. The program is 5-8 p.m. Ticket prices are $25-$35 with VIP tickets $40. The event will be at the Rocky Mount Event Center, 285 NE Main St., Rocky Mount.

Darden Chapel OFWB Church Women’s Conference 2019 will be held on March 6-9 at 7 p.m. nightly. The theme is “Women of Glory; Taking Off the Mask, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” 2 Corinthians 3:18. Wednesday’s guest preacher will be Evangelist Thelma Edwards from Faith Temple 1&2 OFWB, Wilson. Thursday’s guest preacher will be Evangelist Linda Ward of Greater Zion OFWB of Goldsboro. Friday, Evangelist Doris Lewis of Parker Chapel OFWB of Goldsboro will speak, and Saturday a seminar will be held at 8:30 a.m. with Dr. Everlena Oliver of St. Jude Church in Warsaw. The host preacher is Lady-Elect Sandra Barnes.

Original Tabernacle of Prayer, 1005 S. John St., Goldsboro, will present the 2019 Spring Time Revival on March 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night’s guest preacher will be Pastor Delois Waddell and Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle of Snow Hill. On Sunday morning at 11 a.m. the guest preacher will be Apostle Willie Bogier, overseer of New Hope Tabernacle of Prayer of Thomasville.

Pastor Shahim and Lady-Elect La’Keesha Faircloth have a new location; House of Praise Church Ministries, 3522 U.S. 13 S., Grantham. Worship service is every Sunday with Power Hour at 10 a.m. and Praise and Worship at 11 a.m.. The pastor Shahim Faircloth invites you to come and fellowship.

New Life Worship Center, 218 Maple St., Mount Olive, will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday at 11 a.m. with guest preacher Elder Dante Randolph of Grace Park Church Ministry of Durham and music by Dr. Schenita Davis Randolph and Praise Team. Pastor Janice Williams invites you to come.

A fellowship service will be held at New Life Worship Center on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. with special guest minister Carl Harvey and music by The Mighty Warriors of Warsaw.

St. Luke Church of Christ worship service will be held on March 17 at 11 a.m. with the message delivered by our pastor, Elder Kenneth Freeman and music by the choir. At 3 p.m., the Shepherd Care Ministry will present “A Father, Son, and Holy Ghost” service with special guest speakers Elder Adrian Richardson, Minister Shonette Carraway, and Elder Faye Johnson. The president, Elder Cynthia Barnes, invites you to come and fellowship at St. Luke Church.

Sampson Chapel Church of Christ, U.S. 421, Clinton, invites you to a Family and Friends Celebration March 17 at 11 a.m. with the pastor, Elder Donald Graham, delivering the message.

The First Baptist Church of Calypso will celebrate its usher anniversary on April 7 at 3 p.m. with special guest Elder Donald Graham and Sampson Chapel Choir, usher, and congregation of Clinton.

Holly Grove Church of Christ, 114 N. McCullen Road, Clinton, will present the 22nd Pastoral Anniversary for their pastor, Elder Terrell Powell on Saturday at 6 p.m. with a musical concert featuring Voices of Triumph, Tru Prayze of Smithfield and Voices of Purpose of Kinston. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., guest preacher will be Pastor Timothy Dortch and Word of Truth Christian Fellowship of Goldsboro. On Sunday at 11 a.m., the guest preacher will be Dr. Dorothy Heath and New Greenleaf Church of Christ, Goldsboro.

Greater St. Luke UH Church, 310 W. South St., Rose Hill, will presents its annual First Lady Appreciation Service honoring Elder Vickie Flow on Sunday at 4 p.m. with guest speaker Elder Sharon Pickett and St. John UH Church of Burgaw and St. Delight UH Church of La Grange. The pastor District Elder Anthony Flow invites you to come and show love to this great woman of God.

Mark your calendar and save the date; Refuel Your Faith, Family, and Finance Conference will be held on May 4 at 3 p.m. with Elder Lonnie Manley, life insurance coach; Minister Cynthia Ward Manley, real estate broker; Dexter Jones, author of “Money Answers All Things”; Minister Donisha Dobson of Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle of Snow Hill; Felicia Kelley, lifestyle developer; and Pastor Will Best of Salvation Deliverance Healing Ministry of Goldsboro. The conference will be held at 350 Dollard Town Road, Goldsboro.

The Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, 211 W. Hooks River Road, Goldsboro, will be honoring Bishop Chester Aycock for 20 years of outstanding leadership on March 22 at 7 p.m. Bishop Aycock will be officially retiring. Special guest preacher will be Bishop Sheldon McCarter, senior pastor at Greater Church of Winston-Salem, with presider Bishop Winston Smith, the general bishop. All are invited.

Like Morning Dew Ministries will present a Spiritual Gifts Gathering on March 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at La Grange Community Center, 410 E. Washington St., La Grange. Elder Tachala Dawson Hood, founder of Like Morning Dew Ministries, will host.

The Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly Usher’s Convention will be held March 15 and 16. Friday night at 7 p.m. There will be a musical program featuring various choirs. On Saturday, the Usher’s Convention will begin at 10 a.m. At 2 p.m. there will be a Rainbow Tea. Registration fee is $20 for both days and a $10 donation for the Rainbow Tea. You are invited by the president of St. Luke Usher’s Board to come and support the Goldsboro-Raleigh Usher’s Convention. President Sister Betty Wells invites everyone to attend. To attend, call Cheryl Ammons at 919-738-0473.

St. James Church of Christ, Breazeale Ave., invites you to a Rainbow Tea Saturday at 6 p.m. with colors purple, green, red, and blue. Contact Carolyn Allen at 919-221-2379. Her color is blue.

St. Luke Church of Christ Women’s Fellowship will be held March 16 at 5 p.m. with special guest speaker Sharon Jones of Best Chapel Church in Seven Springs where the pastor is Elder Clifton Jones along with Evangelist Mary Ward and Evangelist Vondra McClain.

Goshen Disciple Church, Suttontown Road, Faison, will celebrate its pastor Elder Donald DeWitt on March 24 at 11 a.m. with guest preacher Elder Kenneth Freeman, St. Luke Church of Christ Choir, usher and congregation of Mount Olive. Goshen Church family invites you to come and celebrate their pastor.


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