A yard sale is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks.
Plates of barbecued chicken will be on sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Lanwood Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 3056 Buffalo Road, Smithfield. The cost is $8 per plate and includes half a chicken, potatoes, green beans, hushpuppies, dessert and tea. Takeout will be available.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. July 31 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 1-4 at Yelverton Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, 1094 Yelverton Grove Road, Smithfield. Commencement and Fun Day will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 7.
Vacation Bible School is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 17-21 at Blackman’s Grove Baptist Church, 6793 Stricklands Crossroads Road, Four Oaks. The church will serve supper at 6 p.m. daily at the fellowship building, 1458 Wood-Lee Road. Ice cream will follow commencement on July 21.
Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12 is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 24-29 at New Hope Alliance Church, 2642 Old Fairground Road, Angier.
The Johnston District Missionary Baptist Association will hold its Laymen League banquet at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 2017 Galilee Road, Smithfield. The Rev. John D. Fuller will speak.
A gospel sing is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Charity Disciples of Christ Church, 407 E. Church St., Smithfield.
Bishop R.B. Mott, pastor of Small Chapel Church in Johnston County, will speak at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at HeavenBound New Vision Church, 218 Harrill Road, Lumberton.