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Faith Notes: July 24

Larry and Jeri Mercer will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Sardis Baptist Church, 5444 Brodgen Road, Smithfield. Admission is free; the church will collect an offering for the group

Vacation Bible School for all ages is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Smithfield Advent Christian Church at the corner of N.C. 210 and Galilee Road west of Smithfield. The church will serve snacks and lunch.

Vacation Bible School for all ages is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 24-28 at Wilson’s Mills Baptist, 652 Swift Creek Road, Smithfield.

A Women’s Day service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 2017 Galilee Road, Smithfield. The Rev. Addie Rawls will speak.

Vacation Bible School for all ages is scheduled for 5 p.m. July 31 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1-3 at Saint John Pentecostal Holiness Church on St. John Road in the Bentonville community. The first night will feature a meal, outdoor water fun and games.

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 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.

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