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Special events

St. Mary Holy Bible Church of God will continue its convening from today until Sunday. The church is located at 69 Chamber St. in Lumberton. The host pastor is Bishop Leo Dawson Sr.

Morning Star Community Baptist Church will continue its youth revival titled “Pursue” from today to Sunday. The service will be held at 7 tonight, Saturday service will be held at 6 p.m. and Sunday’s service will be held at 10 a.m. For information, call the Rev. Aaron Lowery at 910-258-6840.

Harvest Church will have a youth service on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Jeff Barton will be the speaker. A Youth Fun Day will follow the service at 3 p.m.

Singletary Baptist Church will host a community afternoon gathering on Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. The gathering will feature food, Vacation Bible School registration and ice cream. Vacation Bible School will follow from Sunday to Thursday from 5:45 to 8:30 each day with a commencement ceremony to follow on Aug. 5. The church is located at 4061 Singletary Church Road.

Antioch Baptist Church, located at 2341 Fire Tower Road in Proctorville, will hold its youth and fall revival from Monday to Wednesday at 7:15 nightly. The Rev. Robert D. Williams Sr., associate minister at First Baptist Lumberton, will be Monday night’s speaker; the Rev. Eric P. Sanders, youth pastor at Faith Tabernacle Christian Center in St. Pauls, will be Tuesday night’s speaker; and the Rev. Jerome Billups, pastor of Greenville Baptist Church in Lumberton, will be Wednesday night’s speaker.

Christ Worship Center, located at 4453 Black Bridge Road in Parkton, will host a Family Festival Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The church will give away more than 800 book bags with school supplies. The event will also feature food trucks, turkey legs, a video game truck, free haircuts for boys and more. For information, visit

Pentecostal United Holy Church will host a Pentecostal Hat Parade on Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. For information, call 910-734-6173.

The Robeson County Church and Community Center will have its annual meeting on Aug. 18 at Chestnut Street United Methodist Church in the Asbury Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. A light dinner will be provided. For information, call 910-738-5204. The church is located at 200 E. Chestnut St. in Lumberton.

Greater New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will have a summer revival from Aug. 17 to 19 with nightly services at 7. The speaker will be Paul McDowell, pastor of Arrow Swamp Missionary Baptist Church in Rowland.

Morning Star Community Church, located at 702 Dunn Road in Lumberton, will host a Brotherhood Singing on Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Morning Star Sanctuary Choir, Morning Star Praise Team, The Locklears and Wendy, Sounds of Praise and Bobby Deal and Family. For information, call Austin Emanuel at 910-740-7497.

Greenville Baptist Church will celebrate its homecoming on Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jerome Billups speaking.

Northside Church, located on Circle Drive in Lumberton, will host an anniversary singing tonight at 7. The pastor is Timmy Hunt.

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, located on U.S. 301 in Lumberton, will host the Moriah’s 16th anniversary singing on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. The concert will feature The Moriah’s, The Singing Revelations, Unity Quartet, The Tyler’s and Three Day’s Journey. Food will be served at 4 p.m. For information, call Sarah Locklear at 910-738-4562.

First Baptist Church of Fairmont will host its second annual JJ Johnson Scholarship Golf Tournament on Aug. 13 at Pinecrest Country Club in Lumberton. Registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost to play is $50 per player or $200 per team. Fees include green fees, cart, range balls, scoring, water, juice and a catered lunch. Prizes will go to the first, second and third teams, the player with the longest drive, the player closest to the pin, putting contest winners and more. For information, call 910-733-1781.

Grays Creek Baptist Church in Hope Mills will celebrate the Ministers of Music and Directors six year anniversary. The program will be held Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. The pastor at Grays Creek is the Rev. Kelvin Barnes.


First Presbyterian Church in Lumberton invites the community to listen to the church’s services online at every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Lighthouse Ministries food pantry, located at 8878 N.C. 72 E. in Lumberton, serves the communities of Long Branch, Sand Hill, Broadridge, Mt. Elm, Smyrna, Proctorville, Orrum, Barnesville, Fairmont and Marietta. The pantry opens every second Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Lighthouse Ministries will distribute TEFAP government commodities between 10 a.m. and noon on the third Saturday of each month for all of Robeson County.

St. Mary Holy Bible Church of God holds Bible study from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and day prayer services at noon on Thursdays. Sunday services begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by Morning Worship services at 11 a.m. For information, call 910-739-2885 or 910-739-5352.

Hillside Church holds its Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 11 a.m. The recently opened church is located at 1212 W. Fifth St. in Lumberton. For information or to join the church’s text message-based Bible study service, call 910-610-7337.

Bethany Christian Fellowship holds its worship services at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays and at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HealthKeeperz building beside Maxway on West Third Street in Pembroke.

First Missionary Baptist Church holds its worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. on the first through fourth Sundays of the month. There is no 11 a.m. service on the fifth Sunday. The church is located at 501 Martin St. in Elizabethtown. For information, call 910-862-4649.

Words of Life Worship Center holds its praise, worship and fellowship services Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. A different speaker will present at each service. The church is located at 980 Dixie Drive in Red Springs. For information, call 910-674-9665.

House of Joy of the Lord holds its Bible study Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Sabbath service Fridays at 7 p.m. Morning events on Saturdays include Bible study at 9 a.m., Sabbath service at 10 a.m. and a free Hebrew class at 11 a.m. The church is located at 508 E. 15th St. in Lumberton

Freedom Christian Fellowship holds its celebration service Sundays at 10 a.m.; prayer Mondays at 7 p.m.; free instrument training and playing Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; youth and children christian training Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; adult discipleship Thursdays at 7 p.m.; and on the first Friday of every month is a men’s and women’s meeting at 7 p.m.

Word of Life Worship Center holds its Bible study Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.; morning worship service at 10 a.m. on Sundays; and its Joy Nights at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays. The church is located at 980 Dixie Drive in Red Springs. For information, call 910-674-9665.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church of Fairmont holds Bible study at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Lumberton Aglow meets every third Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral in Lumberton. There is a new speaker each month.

Saint James AME Zion Church holds Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; morning worship at 11 a.m.; children’s church every second and fourth Sunday; every fifth Sunday the Youth department leads morning services; prayer service and Bible study Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; Intercessory prayer is held the second through fifth Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. The church is located at 116 W. Brown Ave. in Red Springs. For information, call 910-875-4490.

The Pentecostals holds a group Bible study and prayer meeting Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Refuge Youth Center. The church is located at 1011 Carthage Road in Lumberton.

Pentecostal United Holy Church holds youth Bible study at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. The church is located at 2300 Gavintown Road in Lumberton. For information, call 910-734-6173.

The Come One Come All Deliverance Youth Center holds its Sunday morning worship service every week at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Prayer service is held from 6 to 7 p.m. and Two and One Service is held at 7:30 p.m., Evangelistic service is held on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 8784 Shannon Road in Shannon. For information, call 910-483-2219 or 910-483-0152.

Destiny Now Ministry of Lumberton meets at 11 a.m. each Sunday at the on Wintergreen Drive in Lumberton.

St. Joseph Miracle Revival Center Solid Rock Ministries holds its Sunday school services at 9 a.m.; Sunday worship at 10 a.m.; Tuesday Bible service at noon; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.; and Early Worship at 8 a.m. each fourth and fifth Sunday. The church is located at 4657 Daniel McLeod Road in Red Springs.

To submit church news, contact Gabrielle Isaac at 910-816-1989 or email information to The deadline to submit church news is 10 a.m. on Thursday.

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