Food giveaway in Clayton
Feed My Sheep Food Pantry will give away food from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. Recipients must present their ID card. For more information, call the church office at 919-553-9770.
Yard sale, tractor show
New Zealand Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church will hold a yard sale and tractor show Saturday, April 18, at Carolina Furniture Factory Outlet, 15590 Hobbton Highway, Newton Grove. That’s near the junction of U.S. 701 and Interstate 40. The event will begin at 6 a.m. The church youth will sell sausage biscuits, hot dogs and homemade ice cream. A parade of tractors will begin at 1 p.m.
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For teen girls
“I Am More ... in Him,” a two-day event for girls in grades 6-12, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. April 19 and 26 at Generation Church, 34 Oleander Drive, Clayton. The event will feature a speaker, music, door prizes, skits, a photo booth and snacks. Register online at https://watershedministriesinc.webconnex.com/moreinhim
Bishop Michael Ferrell of Breakout Ministries of Raleigh will speak at 7:30 p.m. April 9-10 at Burning Bush Holiness Church on West Market Street in Smithfield.
Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 6-8 at Avery Grove AME Zion Church on Freedom Road near Smithfield. The Rev. Otis T. Millan will speak.
Youth revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 17, 6 p.m. April 18 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 19 at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. For more information, call or text 919-820-2615.
A program titled “I Am That I Am” is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at Green Chapel Baptist Church, 2861 Brogden Road, Smithfield.
Overseer E.J. Convington is celebrating his 33rd anniversary as pastor of Mt. Calvary Holiness Church of Deliverance, 114 Lakeview Drive, Four Oaks. Services in his honor are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 23 and 6 p.m. April 24 at the church. For more information, call 919-793-3008.
Help for the needy
Wilson’s Mills Advent Christian Church has launched a community ministry, H.E.L.P. Station. H.E.L.P. is short for helping, encouraging, loving and praying. The ministry will guide people to community resources such as food banks and assistance programs. Also, it will help people apply for jobs and direct them to health and wellness sources, including prescription drug programs. The ministry is available from 9 to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month at the church, 676 Main St., Wilson’s Mills. Also, people may leave prayer requests in the box near the church sign.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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