Church Calendar

East End Baptist Church
The church holds a community prayer meeting and testimonial service at 7 p.m. each Wednesday evening followed by Pastor Mack E. Battle facilitating in a verse-by-verse study of the book of 1st Corinthians. 
The East End Brotherhood meets on the first and third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at 928 E. Highland Avenue in Rocky Mount. The focus is to empower men to be responsible leaders in their church and community.
The church will hold a Leadership Service on November 9. Dr. Charles Hart, of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Norfolk, VA will render the 11 a.m. service. Pastor Larry Terry, of New Life Christian Center in Manson, NC will render the 4 p.m. service.

Edgecombe/Nash and Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and
Ministers’ Widows Association
The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will celebrate their 5th annual founder’s day celebration, Saturday November 8th, at 5 p.m. at the RT McCarter Family Life Center. Dr. Shirley Alexander-Hart of Chesapeake, VA who served as the 5th president (1986-1994) of the International Association of Ministers’ Wives & Ministers’ Widows, Inc. will be the guest speaker. Tickets for this event are $ 25. Contact Program Coordinator, Mrs. Shirley Parker at 252-977-9800 for info.
The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will meet on November 3rd at 6 p.m. at East End Baptist Church  Membership enrollment is open to all Ministers’ Wives or Ministers’ Widows who are licensed to a minister of the gospel. Please call First Lady Deborah J. Battle, President at 985-4481, Rev. Katie McClain, 1st Vice- President at 442-9553, or Rev. Frances Davis, 2nd Vice-President at 442-3204 for info.

Emanuel Chapel O.F.W.B. Church
The church will celebrate and honor Elect Lady, Eldress Paddie Joyce Willingham Battle, the pastor’s wife for 16 years of dedicated and faithful service.  The church will hold Prayer Day every Friday at noon at 635 Henry Street in Rocky Mount.  The church will hold a Prayer, Praise and Bible Study every first and third Wednesday night from 7:30 until 9 p.m. This month, the study is on 3rd Corinthians 4:1.
The church will have Rest Home Ministry and Communion Service at South Village Nursing Home on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. with guest preacher, minister Charlene Battle and the Outreach Choir. 

Southside Baptist Church
The church will hold its Second Annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 8 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be many local vendors with fabulous gifts, including tupperware, mongrams, Thirty One, Vinyl gifts,  homemade jewelry, funnel cakes, hot dogs and more! The church is located at 4948 Carter Road in Elm City. For info, call the church office at 446-8579. The church will have a Turkey Shoot every Friday and Saturday night from 7 until 9 p.m. from October 3 until mid-December. All proceeds will benefit mission projects. The church is located at 4948 Carter Road in Elm City.

Philadelphia M.B. Church
Nashville’s American Legion Post 293 will present its Ninth Veterans Day Appreciation Service, “They Answered the Call,” on Sunday, November 9 at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Davis. The service will recognize those in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. The guest choir will be Saint John Baptist Church All Male Choir. The church is located at 2872 Duke Road, Nashville.

Driven to Destiny Outreach Center
Driven 2 Destiny Outreach Center Inc. Needs your help this Fall/Winter Season. You can drop off Gently or Newly used Coats, Hats, Gloves and Scarves to 554 Paul St. Rocky Mount. October 22nd through November 22nd Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please make sure that the coats are in good wearable conditions and are clean free from holes or stains) All sizes are needed, Men, Women and Children, Infant Coats. (If you would like to Host a Coat Drive for us please feel free to contact us via email or call 919.213.1341. For info you can also visit

Faith Family Worship P.H. Church
The church will hold a BBQ Pork Plate Sale on Friday, October 31 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates will include potatoes, slaw, bread and cake and are $7. The church is located at 4839 Redman Road in Rocky Mount. Proceeds will go to building funds. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 252-544-1354.

Red Oak Baptist Church
The church will hold a craft sale and bazaar/yard sale on Saturday, November 8 from 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Red Oak Baptist Church parking lot. Tables are available for rent for $25 to set up your wares. Anyone with crafts, jewelry or independent business owners and individuals with yard sale items can participate. Money raised will go to youth and children’s 2015 mission camps. For info, call Amy Cary at 904-2797 or Christy May at 813-6927 or go by the church office. Reserve your spot no later than November 5.

Greater Joy Baptist Church
The church is hosting a trip to Orlando, Florida  June 14th to 20th, 2015 to visit the Holy Land Experience along with other areas. If interested in information or reservations, please contact Annie Stanback 252-903-0298 or Sandra Virgil 252-955-0463.

Marks Chapel Baptist Church
The church will hold United Order of Tent, Pure Light Chapter #337 Anniversary Sunday November 2 at 2 p.m. at the church on Leggett Road in Rocky Mount. The speaker will be Minister Mary Blackwell-Hinton. For info call 252-452-5799 or 252-469-0516.

Macedonia Baptist Church
The church will hold a Fall Festival on October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Come Hang out with Jesus, He Hung out For You.” There will be all kinds of activities; face painting, games for all ages, corn hole, hayride, hot dogs and drinks, candy and a pumpkin story along with a cowboy corner. The church is located at 551 Macedonia Road in Spring Hope. Call 478-5880 or 883-5038 for info.

Shiloh Baptist Church
The Christian Women United in Christ Ministry will hold a Psalms 23 program on November 8th at 4 p.m. The church is located in Whitakers.

Rock Hill Baptist Church
The church’s combined choir will celebrate its anniversary on Sunday, November 2 at 5 p.m. The church is located at 2553 West Old Spring Hope Road in Nashville.

Marks Chapel Baptist Church
The church will hold an anniversary celebration for Sister Alice Bailey on Sunday, November 9 at 3 p.m. featuring Tony and the Magnificent Voices, Destiny’s Journey, Hearts of Men, Shirley McNeil and the Gospel Singers of Faith, Marks Chapel Mass Choir, Charlie Canty and Higher Purpose. The church is located at 2355 Leggett Road in Rocky Mount.

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