Plates of barbecued chicken will go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15, at Faith Baptist Church, 204 Ricks Road, Selma. The cost is $7 a plate. For tickets, call 919-464-0794.
An hot-air balloon Egg Drop will take place Saturday, March 26, at Stones Creek Advent Christian Church, 343 Woods Crossroads Road, Benson. The Easter Bunny will drop eggs from a balloon for children to collect. The afternoon will also feature face painting, inflatables, good and games with prizes. Hours are 3 to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
A sunrise service is scheduled for 7 a.m. Sunday, March 27, at Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church, 3168 N.C. 96 South, Four Oaks. A cantata will follow at 10 a.m., and the morning worship service will be at 11.
An Easter cantata is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, March 27, at Faith Baptist Church, 204 Ricks Road, Selma. Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 3-6.
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Here’s the schedule of Easter week services at Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Lee Court, Clayton; Palm Sunday, 10:30 a.m. March 20; Maundy Thursday, 7:15 p.m. March 24; Good Friday, 7:15 p.m. March 25; and Easter, 7:15 p.m. March 27.
Amazing Greys, a group for adults 55 and older, will meet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Charity Christian Church, 407 E. Church St., Benson. The group offers food, crafts, games and movies. To learn more, call 919-391-8087. Revival services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 24-25 and 1 p.m. March 26 at the church.
A revival service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Blessed By God Ministries, 906 Blount St., Smithfield. Apostle Cathy Farmer of Wilson will speak.
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 of St. Mark Church in Wayne County will speak.
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.
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.
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.
On Palm Sunday, March 20, an Easter egg hunt and hot dog lunch will follow the morning worship service at at First Presbyterian Church, 215 S. Third St., Smithfield.. 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 27, 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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