Church Calendar


Swift Creek MB  Church
Youth Day Worship Service will be observed Sunday, April 27, beginning at 11:15 a.m. Pastor O.D. Sykes will deliver God’s Word. Everyone is cordially  invited. Women/Mother’s Day worship service will take place Sunday, May 11, beginning at 11:15 a.m. Guest speaker will be Sister Helen McEachin of Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Elm City.  P{astor Rev. O.D. Sykes.  All  are cordially invited.

Rock Hill Baptist Church
A Musical Program will take place May 17 at 4 p.m., by Trustree Charles and Mabel Richardson. Many groups will be there. Annual Women Day will be observed May 25, beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship services at 11:15. Minister Linda Morris of Rock Hill Baptist Church will be the speaker. New Hope choir of Spring Hope will provide the music. The church is located at 2553 W. Old Sprig Hope Rd., Nashville. Rev. John Neal, pastor.

Mount Zion First Baptist Church
Gospel Ensemble Choir Concert will take place Saturday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 320 W. Thomas Street, Rocky Mount. Special Guests: First Corinthians Baptist Church Mass Choir, of Brooklyn, N.Y.,  “Malachi”and local choirs and congregations. Kelvin G. Thurman, Sr., Pastor and Von Stewart, Minister of Music.

Social Union Baptist
Social Union Baptist will celebrate Choir Day on Sunday, April 27,  at 5 p.m. Guest Choirs will appear on the program. Social Union is located at 10011 Cooper Rd., Nashville and Rev. Nathaniel Bunn is the pastor.

United Fellowship Assembly
Pastor Mary Williams of United Fellowship Assembly, Nashville, will host 2014 Women of Virtue Conference: Women Moving in Power, Prayer and Purpose: May 14-16 at 7 p.m. at The Four Seasons, 209 N. Church Street, Rocky Mount. 252-933-6935 or 459-1990 or email WOVConference@gmail.com

Castalia Baptist Church
A fish fry will take place Friday, April 25, from 4-8 p.m., at Castalia Baptist Church, Main Street, Castalia All you can eat eat in or curb service. Cost: $8. Phone:  252-459-4663.

Peachtree Baptist Church
BBQ Lunch/Dinner Fundraiser - will take place at Peachtree Baptist Church Friday, May 2, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the church, 3523 North NC 581, Spring Hope, 478-4418. Eat-in or take-out menu is BBQ Pork, Cole Slaw, Boiled Potatoes - Cost: $7 /plate. Delivery available for 10 or more plates. Tickers available from Catherine Gupton, 478-3766.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives
 and Ministers’ Widows Association
The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will host their final meeting, Monday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Avenue.  This will be the final meeting for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Covered dish will be served. All wives or widows of a licensed minister are invited to be a part of this association. Please call First Lady Deborah J. Battle, President at 985-4481, Rev. Katie McClain, 1st Vice-President at 442-9553, or Reverend Frances Davis, 2nd Vice-President at 442-3204 for more information.

Nashville United Methodist Church
Nashville United Methodist Church is sponsoring a community block party on Saturday, April 26, from 3-7 p.m.  This is a free event which includes a BBQ cook off, inflatables, face painting, a DJ, dunk tank, silent auction and much more!  Proceeds received from the silent auction will fund bibles for area youth.  For additional details please visit www.nashvilleumc.net.

Rocky Cross Holiness Church
Spring Fling - Excitement for all ages will take place Saturday, April 26, 1- 4 p.m., at Rocky Cross Holiness Church Family Life Center, 12524 Anderson Rd., Zebulon. Food, craft and retail vendors, silent auction, Kids Korner blow up games, face painting. Featuring Live Gospel/Christian Music. For directions or more information: http://www.rockycrossholiness.org. Rocky Cross Holiness Church is located at the Franklin/Nash Co. border, just minutes from Zebulon in the Rocky Cross Community.  Visitors welcome.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church
St. John Missionary Baptist Church will observe National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  All are invited to join us as we pray for our nation.  Rev. Herbert C. Scott, Pastor.

Faith Family Worship PH Church
BBQ Chicken Plate Sale - will take place on Friday, April 25, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  at the church, located at 4839 Redman Rd., Rocky Mount. For information call Rev. Gerald Parker, 252-544-1354. All proceeds go to building funds.

Barnes Hill OFW Baptist Church
Spring Revival will be observed April 28 - May 2, beginning at 7 nightly. Listen to dynamic messages with Rev. Dale Burden, and enjoy good gospel singing with special music each night. Barnes Hill OFW Baptist Church, located at 5592 West Mount Drive, Nashville. For more information call 252-442-0459.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church
St. John Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Choir Day on Sunday, April 27, starting at 3 p.m. Come celebrate Choir Day. Rev. Herbert C. Scott, Pastor. Contact Mildred T. Alston, day 252-459-9945 or church 252-443-1433.

Gillfield Missionary Baptist Church
The Gillfield Male Choir will celebrate their 17th anniversary on Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m. The church is located at Highway 561 and Gillfield Loop Road in Wood.

Shiloh Baptist Church
The church will hold its annual Women’s Fellowship Service on April 29 and April 30 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Doris Lindsey and Manns Chapel AME Church on Tuesday and Rev. Brenda Tuten, Pastor of From the Heart Ministries on Wednesday

Christ Christian Center Holy Church
Pastors Willie and Jacqueline Richardson invite you to worship with them April 23-25 nightly at 7 at Free Women In Christ Annual Chasing After God Conference. Wednesday, speaker is  Rev. Rodney Alston, Cedar Rock Baptist Church, choir, ushers, and congregation. Thursday and Friday speaker, is Evangelist Gloria Johnson, Rocky Mt., choir, ushers and congregation. Contact,  Rev. Jacqueline Richardson,  252.459.8254.

East End Baptist Church
Old Fashion Prayer Meeting and Bible Study - Community prayer meeting and testimonial service will take place at 7 p.m. each Wednesday evening at 928 E. Highland Avenue Rocky Mount, followed by Pastor Mack E. Battle facilitating in a verse-by-verse study of the book of 1st Corinthians. East End Community Brotherhood Outreach Ministry Breakfast - The East End Brotherhood meets on the first and third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at 928 E. Highland Avenue Rocky Mount. The focus of the group is to empower men to be responsible leaders in their church and community. Pastor Mack E. Battle is the facilitator.

Deadline to submit church events is noon on Mondays.