Church events

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, located U.S. 301 North. in Lumberton, will present 17th annual Moriah’s Singing on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. The singing will include The Unity Quartet, Three Days Journey, The Singing Revelations, Heart Song and the host group, The Moriahs. Food will be served beginning at 4 p.m. For information, contact Sarah Locklear at 910-738-4562 or B. Oxendine at 910-738-7063.

Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, in the Cotton Valley Community of Rowland, will hold a Baby Contest at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Rosco Smith, of Holy Swamp Baptist Church in Lumberton. For more information call contest sponsor is Annie Mae McAllister at 843-774-5659. The pastor of Mount Pleasant Methodist Church is the Rev. Gwen McNeill.

First Orrum Missionary Baptist Church, has scheduled a seventh anniversary celebration for Pastor Charles R. Parker for Sunday. The Rev. Anthony Powell of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Whiteville will be the guest speaker. The Gospel 4 of Parkton will be in concert. Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m., and the morning service starts at 10:30 a.m.

Rock Hill Baptist Church, located at 3698 Pine Log Road, in Lumberton, will be celebrating the church’s 105 years on Sunday at 3 p.m. Apostle Elli Baker, of True Believers Church in Lumberton, will be the guest speaker. For information, contact Ethel Ward at 910-733-2656.

St. James AME Zion Church, located at 116 W. Brown Ave., in Red Springs, will hold its 149th anniversary and its homecoming service on Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. Dinner will be served immediately after the morning worship.

Morning Star Community Baptist Church, located at 702 Dunn Road in Lumberton, will hold its fall camp meeting revival Aug. 13-16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Timmy Hunt, of Northside Independent Church, will be the guest speaker during the Aug. 13 and Aug. 14 services. Apostle Anthony A. Buie, of St. Joseph Revival Center, will be guest speaker during the Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 services.

The Pentecostals, located at 1011 Carthage Road in Lumberton, presents a program titled “God Of Wonders” Aug. 13, 20 and 27 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day. The guest speaker will be Evangelist David Smith, of Okemah Okla. Call 910-738-9259 for more information.

Greenville Baptist Church, on Greenville Road, in Lumberton, will be celebrating their homecoming, on Aug. 20, at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Rev. Jerome Billups.

St. James AME Zion Church, located at 116 W. Brown Ave., in Red Springs, will hold its summer breeze service on Sept. 3 from 10 until 11:15 a.m. All are invited.


Anointed Believers Ministries, located at 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, is back in its church after the flood from Hurricane Matthew. Services begin with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:30 a.m. Bible study is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Crown of Life Outreach Ministries, 127A. E. Broad St. in St. Pauls, meets each Sunday for prayer at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Every Saturday there is prayer at noon. There is Monday Bible study at 7 p.m. Pastor Kenneth R. McAllister is the church pastor. For information, call 910-316-5712 or 910-774-6376.

St. James AME Zion Church, located at 116 W. Brown St. in Red Springs, holds Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; worship at 11 a.m., and Wednesday night services at 7. The Rev. Sharon Mitchell is the pastor.

New Beginnings Church of God, 119 S. Lafayette St. in St. Pauls, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11. It has evening services on the second Sundays of the month at 6 p.m. Weekly Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The Rev. Steven Keesecker is the pastor.

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

Bethany Christian Fellowship holds its Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. Bible study is held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The church is located at 307 S. Jones St. 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.

New Beginning Church, located at 950 Linklaw Road in Lumberton, will have weekly services beginning with Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Prayer meetings and Bible study are held on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. New Beginnings has clothing and food available for those in need. Call 910-671-6700 for more information.

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.

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

Destiny Now Ministry of Lumberton meets at 11 a.m. each Sunday at the church 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.