Plates of barbecued chicken will be on sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Blackman’s Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall on Wood-Lee Road south of Four Oaks. The cost is $8 per plate, with takeout available.
A sausage and pancake supper is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Pauline Baptist Church, 501 Strickland’s Crossroads Road, Four Oaks.
A salute to evangelist
TPC Magazine wil honor Smithfield evangelist Hattie Lofton on Friday, Feb. 20, in the Life Enrichment Center at Wake Chapel Church, 3805 Tarheel Club Road, Raleigh. For more information, call the magazine at 919-796-4724 or Genel Webb at 919-451-1985.
Lenten season at Horne Memorial
Here’s the schedule for Lenten season services at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church on Second Street in downtown Clayton:
Ash Wednesday service – 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the sanctuary. Mark the beginning of Lent by acknowledging sinfulness and mortality while seeking repentance. Receive ashes on your forehead during this service of reflection, scripture and song.
Palm Sunday – March 29, with traditional worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and a contemporary worship at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
Maundy Thursday service – 7 p.m. April 2 in the sanctuary.
Good Friday service – 7 p.m. April 3 in the sanctuary.
Easter Sunday – April 5, with traditional worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and a contemporary worship at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
For more information, call the church office at 919-553-6464, Ext. 121.
A black history program is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 2017 Galilee Road, Smithfield. Wesley Chapel AME Church will present a play titled “The Glory Train.”
February at Grace
Grace Episcopal Church has a busy February on tap. An Ash Wednesday Communion service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 18. A men’s breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. Feb. 21. Melvin McPhearson, a career Army Man and ordained minister, will speak on “Men and Faith.” “A Journey with Mark,” a six-week exploration through scripture and art, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22. “Listening to God,” an ancient practice of prayer and scripture, meets from noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the church. For more information about Grace Episcopal programs and services, call the Rev. John Gibson at 919-553-2810.
For young people
AWANA, a club for students from age 4 through sixth grade, meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 5217 Barber Mill Road, Clayton. Also, the church has a youth group for students in grades 7-12. For more information, call 919-553-5187 or email email@example.com.
Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church in Selma offers Mother’s Morning Out, a free child-care program. While moms run errands or go to appointments, their children take part in Bible stories, activities, crafts, music and more. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through May 20. The registration form is online at edgertonumcofselma.com.