Hyde Park Baptist Church will continue its “Feed the 5,000” event on Sunday in the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.
The church has 700 packages left, and will give them away on a first-come, first-serve basis. Service attendance is required.
The church is at 301 N. Roberts Avenue, Lumberton.
Angelfood orders will be accepted at Covenant Worship Center until Sunday. The church is on Linkhaw Road in Lumberton. Anyone paying cash or using EBT cards can come by the church on Sunday from 3 until 6 p.m. to place orders. Users of debit and credit cards can go to the website, www.angelfoodministries.com, to make purchases.
The box of food costs $41, but contains approximately $93 worth of groceries. All items are fresh or frozen. For information, call Cindy at (910) 620-8991.
New Jerusalem Holiness Church members in Red Springs invite everyone to join them on Saturday evening at 7 for the presentation of their Easter program. “Waiting On My Ride” shows how God is using faithful men, women and children to proclaim His infallible Word.
Pentecostal Faith of God Church, 2650 McPhail Road, Lumberton, will present The Easter Story on April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
For information, call the Rev. Russell Kinlaw Sr., (910) 738-2136 or (910) 734-0054.
Supper will be served in the church’s fellowship hall after the service.
Everyone is invited.
Covenant Worship Center will sponsor a Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 23. The event is for children 12 years and younger, and will be from 10 a.m. until noon. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., or participants may also register at www.covenantcog.com
There will be 10,000 Easter eggs, and more than 20,000 pieces of candy. Also, there will be free hot dogs, games, prizes and face painting.
Covenant Worship Center is at 1270 Linkhaw Road, Lumberton. For information, call (910) 738-5870.
The Stations of the Cross services are being held every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1202 N. Chestnut St., Lumberton, and will continue every Wednesday during the season of Lent.
The services, led by Dr. Stan Knick, director of the Native American Resource Center at UNCP, commemorate the last hours before the crucifixion of Christ, with accompanying Scripture and prayers.
The Holy Eucharist and Healing with Father Roger Kappel as celebrant will follow each service. Visitors are welcome.
Lenten Souper Sundays continue at Trinity on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. A video from Rob Bell’s NOOMA video series will be shown, and discussion will follow the video presentation. Everyone is welcome. For information, call (910) 739-3714.
The Elrod-Purvis-Rowland area pastors and churches announce their ecumenical community Passion/Holy Week services April 17-22. The services will begin at 7 each evening.
The schedule is:
n April 18, Beauty Spot United Methodist Church, Purvis. Minister Larry Robinson will be the preacher.
n April 19, Christian Fellowship Church, Rowland. Minister Libby Malloy-Kisseih will be the preacher.
n April 20, New Hope United Methodist Church, Rowland. Minister Sarah Lewis will be the preacher.
n April 21, St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church, Elrod. Minister Jimmy Cummings will be the preacher.
n April 22, Providence African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Purvis. Minister Isabelle Alford will be the preacher. Sarah Lewis is the pastor.
Each host church will be in charge of devotions and other arrangements.
Chestnut Street United Methodist Church will present a dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” on Maundy Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m.
The youth of the church will re-enact the scene of the painting, dressed as disciples and ask themselves and God, “Is it I?”
The Adult Choir will present choral interludes appropriate for this solemn and sacred occasion. The public is invited to this program that is under the direction of Judy Seals. Harriette Lovin will direct the choir.
The Rev. Steve Little is the pastor. The church is on the corner of Chestnut and 8th streets.
Reedy Branch Baptist Church will present its Easter play on April 23 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited.
Oakton Baptist Church will have an Easter Son-rise service at 7 a.m., followed by a resurrection celebration breakfast. A joint family Sunday school will be at 9 a.m., followed by the presentation of the Easter cantata, “The Way, The Truth, and The Life,” at 10 a.m.
The church is at 203 Oakton Church Road. Everyone is invited.
Pastor Tim Tyner and the congregation of Baltimore Baptist Church invite everyone to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord on Easter Sunday.
A sunrise service will be at 7:30 a.m., and breakfast will be served at 8. Sunday school will be at 9, and worship will be at 10.
The church is at 171 Baltimore Church Road, just off N.C. 130 West, Fairmont.
Singletary Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., followed by a resurrection celebration breakfast in the church’s fellowship hall.
Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. and worship at 11.
There will not be an evening service.
The Rev. Mitchell Nance is the pastor. The church is at 4061 Singletary Church Road, Lumberton.
Pastor Doug Richardson will be the speaker on Easter Sunday at New Beginning Church of Lumberton. The service will begin at 11 a.m. New Beginning is at 950 Linkhaw Road.
Passion Week services will be held at local churches. The services begin at 7 p.m., and the churches and speakers are:
n April 17, New Beginning Church of Lumberton, Bishop Syvalla Washington of Cromartie Temple of Praise.
n April 18, Rock Hill Baptist Church, the Rev. E. Tinling of Full Gospel Tabernacle of Life.
n April 19, New Zion United Methodist Church, Dr. O.E. Pelham of New Beginning Church.
n April 20, Cromartie Temple of Praise, R. W. Cumming of New Zion United Methodist Church.
- April 21, Sand Hill Baptist Church, Bishop George Matthews of Rock Hill Baptist Church, communion night.
n April 22, Full Gospel Tabernacle of Life, the Rev. Vinston Rozier of Sand Hill Baptist Church.
n April 24, sunrise service at 5:30 a.m. at Pentecostal United Holy Church on Gavintown Road.
A presentation of “The Last Seven Words of Jesus” will be Sunday at 4 p.m. at Pentecostal United Holy Church on Gavintown Road in Lumberton.
Special music will be performed by the Holy Swamp Praise Team and the Pentecostal Men’s Choir.
An Easter celebration musical, “The King Is Coming,” will be presented by a choir and orchestra made up of members of Godwin Heights Baptist Church and Parkton Baptist Church.
The presentations will be:
n Sunday, Godwin Heights Baptist Church, 704 Godwin Avenue, Lumberton, at 7 p.m.
n April 22, Parkton Baptist Church, 108 E. David Parnell St., Parkton, at 7 p.m.
Holy Swamp Baptist Church, Lumberton, will have an Easter program April 23 at 5 p.m.
A sunrise service will be at 6 a.m. at the church on April 24. Minister Irvine Lucas will be the speaker.
Breakfast will be served in the fellowship hall after the service. Everyone is invited to celebrate Easter on April 24 at 11 a.m., and “pack the pews” at Full Gospel Tabernacle of Life Church, Lumberton. Free gifts will be given to every visiting family, and there will be gifts for the children. The church is at 1918 E. 5th Street. The Rev. Erol Tinling is the pastor.
“Praise Fest 2011: Generation on the Rise” will be April 23 at 7 p.m. at Harvest Church of the Assemblies of God.
This service will focus on the youth, but the message is relevant for everyone.
Harvest Church is at 986 Raynham Farms Road, Rowland.
Revival services at Branch Street United Methodist Church will be Saturday and Sunday.
Adrian Hammonds will be the speaker in Saturday evening’s Youth Night service at 6.
The Rev. Leonard Fairley, Rockingham District Superintendent, will preach Sunday in the 11 a.m. service. Special music will be presented by The Branchmen.
At 6 pm. on Sunday, the Rev. Dufrene Cummings will be the speaker. The Locklears and Wendy will present the special music.
The church is on Case Street in Lumberton.
Pleasant View Baptist Church on N.C. 130 East, Fairmont, will have revival services Sunday evening at 6:30, and Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Revs. Roosevelt Scott and Larry Chavis will be the speakers.
There will be special singers each night.
Pastor Ricky Burnett and congregation invite everyone.
Butters Baptist Church will have revival services Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Warren Hill will be the speaker. There will be special music each evening.
The Revs. Lindbergh Chavis and Nicholas McNeill will speak in revival services Sunday through Wednesday at Union Baptist Church.
The Sunday service will begin at 6 p.m., and services Monday through Wednesday will start at 7 p.m.
Pastor Ronald Locklear and the church family invite everyone.
Revival services will be April 27-29 at Holy Swamp Baptist Church. The services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Holy Swamp is at 216 Anointed Drive, Lumberton.
Covenant Worship Center’s half-pound candy egg sales are in full swing. The eggs are $5 each, and chocolate peanut butter, chocolate crunchy peanut butter and coconut eggs are on sale.
To order, visit the church’s website, www.covenantcog.com, or call (910) 738-5870. Local deliveries of six or more orders will be available.
A benefit singing will be April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Union Chapel Church. The event will be for Jonathan Deal, who was in a four-wheeler accident.The program will feature Felix Deal, Buck Oxendine, The McDonald Quartet and Tina, Carla and Redemption and Sounds of Praise.
Jimmy Strickland and the church family invite everyone.
Elrod Baptist Church will host a Haiti Earthquake Relief and Medical Benefit singing on July 31 at 6 p.m. The Lumber River Quartet will be the special guests.
The church is at 536 McRae Road, Rowland.
The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church, Fairmont, will have their annual Springfest on Saturday. The event will be from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall on the corner of Church and Davis streets.
Chicken salad plates will be on sale, and may be eaten at the church or taken out. Also on sale will be baked goods, casseroles, ham and sausage biscuits, sandwiches, drinks, crafts, plants and flower arrangements.
Proceeds will go to local, national and world mission projects.
The Glorymen will be in concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church on N.C. 41, between Lumberton and Elizabethtown.
The Rev. Leroy Burke is Zion Hill’s pastor.
Harvest Church of the Assemblies of God will have a gospel singing on Sunday. The Hunt Family will be the featured singers. The church is at 986 Raynham Farms Road, Rowland.
The Down East Boys will be in concert April 29 at Butters Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to come and hear a night of good gospel music.
The church is at 1877 Berry-Lewis Road, Bladenboro, just of N.C. 211 Business.
The Inspirational Choir at McCormick Chapel AME Church, Lumberton, will sponsor their anniversary on Sunday in a program at 3:30 p.m.
The church is at 215 Main Street.
The Burnt Swamp Association singing is Sunday at Ten Mile Center Church on U.S. 301 North. The program starts at 3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant AME Church, Rowland, will have a plate sale beginning at noon on Saturday. Chicken, fish and barbecue plates at $6 each. Sandwiches are $3 each, and drinks are 50 cents.
Mt. Pleasant is at 921 Echo Road.
For information, call (910) 422-3280 or (910) 322-5273.
Living Faith Fellowship Church will have an ordination service for its newly selected pastor, Shannon D. Spaulding, on Sunday at 6 p.m. Living Faith Fellowship Church is off N.C. 211 West, at 2150 Clybourn Church Road, Lumberton.
The Rev. Leon Walker of Suffolk, Va., will be the guest speaker Sunday at Christian Fellowship Ministries of Rowland. The service will start at 11 a.m.
Christian Fellowship is at 304 Canal St., Rowland.
A Joy Fest service, sponsored by the Holy Swamp Baptist Church Women of Faith will be April 19 at 7 p.m. The program will include singing, worship and praise dancing. The church is at 216 Anointed Drive, Lumberton.
The Thompson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church family will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their pastor, the Rev. James H. Abraham, April 20-22 at 7 p.m. and April 24 at 11 a.m.
The St. Paul AME Church members will have a pastor appreciation service for their pastor, the Rev. Jesse Peacock, on Sunday at 4 p.m.
The Rev. Bobby Bethea and the Union AME Adult Choir of Lake View, S.C., will lead the service.
St. Paul AME is at 3169 Oakdale Church Road.
Christian Faith Center will host a “Women Businesses at Home Session to Help the Children” on Saturday afternoon at 3.
For information, call Landa B. Gaddy, coordinator, (910)628-9294 or (910) 316-6027, or Jennifer McLean, trainer, (910) 474-4555.
The church is at 1203 Lovette Road, Lumberton. Dr. Michael Fields is the senior pastor.