Ushers’ anniversary Sunday


Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 3414 Summerlins Crossroad Road, will celebrate its ushers’ anniversary during a special service at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Rev. Theodore Thomas III and First Missionary Baptist Church of Warsaw will render the service.

Homecoming, revivals begin Sunday

First Original Free Will Baptist Church, 816 N. Pine St., Warsaw, will host a homecoming and revival services Sunday through Wednesday, Sept. 11. A worship service and dinner will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a Gospel sing with Calvary’s Cross at 7 p.m. Monday’s service will be led by Rev. Jerry Ezzell, Tuesday’s service by Rev. John Butler and Rev. George Tucker will lead the service Wednesday night. The weekday services will be held at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Anxiety sermon Sunday

Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, 4408 N.C. Highway 111 N., Seven Springs, is hosting a sermon by the Rev. Claudia M. Frost entitled, “The Age of Anxiety,” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

This sermon will continue the church’s series on difficult emotions, including anxiety and worry. “We all have a certain amount of anxiety in our lives but too much can affect both our physical and psychological health,” according to Frost. “As people of faith, we’ll explore the spiritual aspects of living well with anxiety.”

‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ series starts Monday

Snow Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 1224 Red Hill Road, Mount Olive, will host “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a free class designed to help caregivers take care of themselves as they take care of others. The class will provide participants with tools and strategies to help with the unique challenges of caregiving. The 6-week curriculum will focus on communication skills, self-efficacy, self-care behaviors, management of emotions, stress reduction and decision making.

Six sessions are scheduled for 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7 and 14 at Snow Hill Church.

Contact Janis Herring at 919-222-9839 to register for the free class. Snow Hill Church is partnering with the Duplin County Services for the Aged to provide this series.


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