Church Calendar


Greater Joy Baptist Church
The church is hosting a trip to Orlando, Florida June 14th to 20th, 2015 to visit the Holy Land Experience along with other areas. For info, call Annie Stanback 252-903-0298 or Sandra Virgil 252-955-0463.

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.

Englewood Baptist Church
FLAME will be in concert May 1st beginning at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. He will be joined by The Ambassador and Humble Tip from Liberty University. FLAME is a Christian hip hop recording artist with Clear Sight Music. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door and can be purchased in the church office or online at iTickets or www.englewoodbaptist.com. Community mission organizations will be present with booths and vendors will be providing food.

Englewood Assembly of God
The church is hosting a Women's Conference, "Nothing's Going to Steal My Joy," on Saturday, April 18 from 9:15 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church, 2181 S Halifax Road, Rocky Mount. Guest speaker/singer is Joani Tabor. Teen girls are encouraged to attend. Lunch provided on site and childcare will be provided. Everything is free, love offerings will be accepted. RSVP to Posy Kinsey at 252-459-4361.

Rock Creek Baptist Church
The church will host a breakfast and auction fundraiser on Saturday, April 18. Breakfast is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with a silent auction from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 1238 Rock Creek Drive in Nashville. Come enjoy pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, grits and toast along with coffee and juice. The meal is five dollars per person. For questions please call 252-459-4477.

Faith Family Worship P.H. Church
The church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, April 24 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the church, 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. Plates are $7 each and include BBQ Chicken, green beans, potatoes, bread and cake. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 544-1354.

Emanuel Chapel O.F.W.B. Church
The Combined Youth Department will sponsor an Evangelistic Service on April 19 at 4 p.m. with guest preacher Elder Bryant McNeil of Wilson and music by Higher Calling Youth Choir of Wilson.
Holy Communion Service will be held on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the church at 635 Henry Street in Rocky Mount. The EMC Minster's Choir will provide music.
A prayer, praise and Bible Study will be held on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the church with Elder Dennis Battle.
The church will celebrate youth sunday on May 1 at 9:45 a.m. with Elder Maurice Battle and the EMC Youth Choir.

West Haven Presbyterian Church
The church will host a Spring Concert Series featuring Katherine Lakoski on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. She is one of America's most acclaimed singers performing throughout the United States and Europe. A love offering will be received at the doors to defray the cost of the program. The church is located at 1001 West Haven Boulevard, Rocky Mount.

Rock Hill Missionary Baptist
The church will hold its second 100 Women in White Program on April 18 at 3 p.m. with speaker, Minister Shaun Bryant Baker. Sponsored by Sister Irma Boykin. The church is located at 2553 West Old Spring Hope Road, Nashville.

North End Missionary Baptist
The church will host a Women's Conference on Friday, May 1 at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Cynthia Hale, the founder and pastor of Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Georgia. The conference will be held at the Gateway Convention Center in Rocky Mount. Registration is $35. The deadline to register is April 15. For info, call 446-7755 or 904-8276.

Christian Living Ministry
The church will host Revival April 20 through 24 at 7:30 p.m. with different ministers nightly. The church is located at 810 Alston Street in Nashville. For info, call Pastor Terry Stample at 252-314-0236 or 252-478-3771.

Vaughan Chapel Church
The church will host a BBQ and Community Yard sale on Saturday, April 25. BBQ will be sold by the pound for $7.50 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Proceeds will help pave the church parking lot. A community yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tables will be available inside and outside for $10 for those who want to participate. For info, call 443-2929. The church is located at 7261 Vaughan Chapel Road in Elm City.

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 Community Sisterhood Outreach Ministry will host a special "Sisters, Pack a Pew Rally" April 22 through 24. This is a special service for the purchase of pews for the new sanctuary. Speakers are: Wednesday, April 22, Reverend Katie McClain, Associate Pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, Enfield. Music by the Edgecombe/Nash and Vicinity Minister's Wives and Minister's Widows Ensemble; Thursday, April 23, Pastor Juanita Phillips, Senior Pastor of Tabernacle of Deliverance in Rocky Mount with music by their combined choirs; Friday, April 24, Pastor Addie Rawls, Senior Pastor of New Generation Christian Church in Smithfield with music by their choir.
The Sisterhood Outreach Ministry will host its annual Summer Excursion August 9 through 14th. Contact Deborah Battle at 985-4481 for info.

Zion Chapel OFWB Church
Pastor Rosemary Thompson and the church family will be celebrating Women's Day on April 19 at 11 a.m. Evangelist Paddie Joyce Willingham Battle will be guest preachers at the church, at 439 Edgecombe Street in Rocky Mount.

Gillfield Missionary Baptist Church
The church will celebrate Family and Friends Day during its 11 a.m. service on April 19. The guest speaker will be Minister Everette Johnson, Jr. from New Red Mountain Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. Music will be rendered by the Happy Land Singers of Nashville.
The church will have three evenings of Revival starting on Wednesday, April 22 through Friday, April 24. Speakers include Rev. Victor Fenner of Castalia Baptist Church on Wednesday, Rev. Linda Taybron, of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Thursday and Rev. Alonzo West from White Rock Baptist Church. Services start at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The church is located at Highway 561 and Gillfield Loop Road in Wood.

Castalia Baptist Church
The church will host a fish fry on Friday, April 17 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the church on Main Street in Castalia. Eat in or curb service for $8. A portion of the proceeds support the Canaan Orphanage Haiti.

Edgecombe/Nash and Vicinity Minsters' Wives and Ministers' Widows Association
The Association will meet on Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Avenue, Rocky Mount.
The Association will host their Third Annual Closet and Barbecue Chicken Plate Sale onMay 1 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Farmer's Market on Peachtree Street. Proceeds will assist in funding from the Susan G. Koeman "Race for the Cure" Breast Cancer Awareness initiatives, scholarships and the Central Orphanage in Oxford. For info, call First Lady Shirley J. Parker at 977-9800.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Rev. Karla Brockie will speak on "Patchwork Theology: Dealing with the diversity of theologies within ourselves and within our congregation" on Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m. at the church, at 516 N. Church St., Rocky Mount. For information call 972-0221.

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