A “Sweet Thru” will open at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 20, at Discovery Church, 5586 Covered Bridge Road, Clayton. The drive-thru bakery will offer homemade cupcakes (two for $3) and cookies (two for $1). Lemonade will also be available. Plus, you can “Pie the Pastor” for $5. The sale will continue until all items are sold. Proceeds will benefit Stop Hunger Now.
The Adult Choir will present “A Journey to Hope,” a cantata, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Sharon Baptist Church, 116 Britt St., Smithfield. Those attending are asked to bring nonperishable items for the church’s food pantry.
An egg hunt and lunch will follow the morning worship service Sunday, March 20, Stevens Chapel Baptist Church, 2850 Stevens Chapel Road, Smithfield. Also, the church will give away more than $500 in coupons to area restaurants.
Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. March 23-25 at St. Peter’s Church of Christ, 1011 E. Massey St., Smithfield. The Rev. Robert Hood will speak.
A “12 Tribes of Israel Rally” is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Mitchener Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, 911 Blount St., Smithfield. A male choir will sing.
Here’s the schedule of Easter events at Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70, Princeton: 10 a.m.-noon March 26, Easter for children, including egg hunt, crafts and lunch; 7 a.m. March 27, sunrise service in the church cemetery; 8:45 a.m. March 27, Sunday School; and 10 a.m., worship service, including musical “Champion of Love.” For more information, call 919-965-5886, go to hbcprinceton.org or visit facebook.com/hbcprinceton.
A program titled “The Seven Last Words” is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Johnston Central Alumni Center, 1002 Massey St., Smithfield. A number of pastors will speak. Fish plates and chicken dinners will be on sale for $7.
The Rev. John L. Hart Jr. will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Burning Bush Holiness Tabernacle, 714 W. Market St., Smithfield.
A sunrise service is scheduled for 6 a.m. Sunday, March 27, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 217 Galilee Road, Smithfield. The Rev. Tremain Royster of First Missionary Baptist Church in Selma will speak.
Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. March 23-25 at Hickory Grove Disciples of Christ Church, 5260 Devil’s Racetrack Road, Four Oaks. The Rev. Deron McLamb will speak. He is pastor of Bentonville Disciples of Christ Church.
A sunrise service is scheduled for 6:30 a.m. Sunday, March 27, at Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church on U.S. 701 south of Four Oaks. Evangelist Hattie Lofton of Smithfield will speak.
An Easter Eggstravaganza is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. The event will feature games and egg hunts. The church will hold a sunrise service at 7:06 a.m. Sunday, March 27. Burnell will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday, April 3. The Watchman Quartet will sing. Lunch will follow the 11 a.m. service.
An Easter Extravaganza is scheduled from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at Baptist Center Church, 2163 Ranch Road, Clayton. The event will offer crafts, snacks and an egg hunt.
A Midweek Lenten service is scheduled for noon March 16 at First Presbyterian Church, 215 S. Third St., Smithfield. Bishop R.W. Johnson, pastor of St. Peter’s Church of Christ, will speak. On Palm Sunday, March 20, an Easter egg hunt and hot dog lunch will follow the morning worship service at First Presbyterian. The church will hold prayer vigils at noon March 21-22. Here are other Easter week events at the church: 7 p.m. March 23, Holy Wednesday service; March 24, meal at 6 p.m. and Maundy Thursday service at 7; community service, noon Friday, March 25; and 7 a.m. Sunday, March 25, sunrise service in Sunset Memorial Park.
At 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Faith Baptist Church in Selma hosts meals for children. Bible study for kids follows at 6:30. Parents are welcomed to attend. The church is at 204 Ricks Road.
Hope Church in Clayton now has Wednesday services at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary at 1696 Amelia Church Road. To learn more about the church, call the pastor, Luke Long, at 919-612-2029 or visit hopechurchclayton.com.
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