Church Calendar

Faith Family Worship P.H.
The church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, July 31 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 4839 Redman Road in Rocky Mount. Plates are $7 and will include BBQ Chicken, potatoes, green beans, bread and cake. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 544-1354. All proceeds will go to building funds.

Driven to Destiny Outreach Center
Women's Empowerment Supportive Service for Women of all ages is every first Monday of the month from 12 until 1 p.m. Topics include marriage, family, goals, education and life. Space is limited and seating is limited. Call Pastor/Prophetess Shareta Berry at 252-985-0076 Wednesday or Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. or on Fridays from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church is located at 554 Paul Street in Rocky Mount. The church will hold a Bible Study, Prayer Night Fridays, with prayer from 6 until 6:30 followed by Bible Study at 7 p.m. For info, call Pastor/Prophetess Shareta Berry at 919-438-1473.

East End Baptist Church
The church will hold a community prayer meeting and testimonial service at 7 p.m. each Wednesday evening. The service will be followed by Pastor Mack E. Battle facilitating in a verse-by-verse study of the book of First Corinthians. Pastor Mack E. Battle and the East End Community Brotherhood Outreach Ministry will facilitate a special brotherhood session for men in the community each first and third Saturday at 11 a.m. The Sisterhood Outreach Ministry will host its annual Summer Excursion Aug. 9 through 14th. Call Deborah Battle at 985-4481 for info.

Emanuel Chapel O.F.W.B. Church
Youth Day will be held on August 2 from 9:45 until 11 a.m. with the Elder Maurice Battle and the EMC Youth Choir. Youth Revival will be held on August 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Min. Matthew McFarlin, of The Gathering Place in Raleigh. Special music will be provided by The Voices of Praise of Rocky Mount.

Nashville United Methodist
The church has added a new Praise and Worship Service on Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 209 E Washington Street in Nashville.
Crossroads Baptist Church
The church will be hosting a Family Fun Night on August 4 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the church at 3224 Benvenue Road near the intersection of Thomas Betts highway. There will be various games, frisbee, water balloons, football toss, corn hole toss, and more. National Night Out is a crime prevention awareness night and a Rocky Mount Police officer will be available to share crime prevention tips and information. For more information, call the church at 977-2400.

Ephesus Baptist Church
The church will hold a fundraiser Yard Sale on Saturday, August 1 at 7 a.m. at 7300 W Old Spring Hope Road, off 581. There will also be breakfast biscuits, a bake sale and frozen casseroles. A bbq plate sale will be held at 12 noon with plates at $10. Take out only.

St. John Missionary Baptist
The church will have "Family and Friends Day" on Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be games and fun activities for youth and adults as well as refreshments, including hot dogs, hamburgers and fish.
The church will observe its annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, August 16 at the 11 a.m. worship service. The church will celebrate the Ushers/Hospitality Ministry Anniversary on Sunday, August 23 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Doris Lindsey, Pastor of Mann Chapel Church will be the guest speaker.

West Edgecombe Baptist Church
The church will hold a Back 2 Christ Event on Saturday, August 15 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The second annual event will include live music, free food, school supplies, and more. For info, call 442-7041 or 557-9039. The church will feature "An Evening with Christy Nockels" on Saturday August 15 at 7 p.m. TIckets are available to the public for a $5 or more donation. Reserve tickets online at The church is located at 13821 NC 43 N, Rocky Mount.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
The church will have their annual Men's Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, August 1 at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be Brother Wesley Alston from Galatia AME Church of Nashville.
The church will have their annual Men's Day Service on Sunday, August 2 at 11:15 a.m. Rev. William Robinson of Shiloh will preach.

Take it by Force Ministries, Inc.
The organization is sponsoring a "Back to School" Youth Dominion Camp Meeting at the South Rocky Mount Community Center Track and Field in Rocky Mount on Saturday, August 8 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. This event offers something for the entire family: motivational speaking, cultural arts groups, food, music door prizes, community service vendors and much more. The event is free and open to the public. For info, call Pastor Kelvin Lucas at 919-618-0260.

Vaughan Chapel PH Church
The church will host Outback Rock VBS on Saturday August 8th at 10 a.m. Our closing ceremony will be Sunday August 9th at 11 a.m. For information, call (252) 443-2929 or Pastor Jonathan Stafford at (910) 304-7394 or by email at The church is located at 7261 Vaughan Chapel Road, Elm City NC 27822.

Englewood Baptist Church
The church will host a one-day marriage conference, "The Marriage You've Always Wanted," led by Dr. Gary Chapman on Saturday, August 22 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the church at 1350 South Winstead Avenue in Rocky Mount. Tickets are $45 per person or $85 per couple. Lunch is available for purchase and childcare can be provided with pre-registration. Tickets can be purchased online at or through the church office. Call Julie Green for more information at 937-8254.

Macedonia Baptist Church
The church will hold Vacation Bible School August 3 through 7 from 5:45 until 8:30 p.m. each night. VBS is for ages 3-12. The theme is Son West Roundup: A Rip Roaring Good Time with Jesus. The church is located at 551 Macedonia Road, Spring Hope. For info, call Pastor Tim Andrews at 478-5880 or 883-5039.

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