Church Calendar

Mount Zion First Baptist Church
The church will hold, "Sweet Hour of Prayer," Prayer and Praise Service every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at the church's family life center at 320 West Thomas Street in Rocky Mount. Lunch is served after the service. For info, call 442-1627.

Summer Community Worship Services
The 10th annual Summer Community Worship Services will be held each Sunday, starting Sunday, July 17 through August 7. All services begin at 6 p.m. A love offering will be accepted to support Communities in Schools. This year's theme is "Being God's Peace." For info, call Trinity Lutheran Church at 443-7462. Services on July 31 will be held at St. Mark AME Church, 1150 Tarboro Street, Rocky Mount with Rev. Mary Harris Todd, Pastor of Morton Memorial Presbyterian. Services on August 7 will be held at Church on the Rise, 3520 Bishop Road, Rocky Mount with Rev. Milton Batts, Pastor of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist.

East End Baptist Church
Pastor Mack E. Battle will facilitate a special brotherhood session for men in the community every first and third Saturday at 10 a.m.
The church will hold a community prayer meeting and testimonial service at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. The service will be followed by Pastor Mack E. Battle facilitating in a verse-by-verse study of the book of 2nd Corinthians.
The East End Community Sisterhood Outreach Ministry annual excursion will be August 7 through 11. The group will travel to Lancaster, PA to Sight and Sound Theater to see the live theatrical production of "Samson." The excursion will also include a Heritage tour of Washington, DC. The price ranges from $350-$625. Call Lady Deborah Battle at 985-4481 or Deaconess Wilma Sweeney at 446-5647 for info.

St. Luke Missionary Baptist
The church will hold summer camp June 13 through August 19 for ages 6 to 12 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. There is a registration/application fee of $10. The weekly camp fee is $30 and includes breakfast, lunch and snack. For info, call 919-937-3882 or the church at 252-459-3533.

United Fellowship Assembly
The Lasting Love Broadcast/Apostle Mal & Pastor Mary Williams offer free Marriage Enrichment sessions, for singles and couples on the second Friday of the month at Country Inn & Suites, 672 English Rd., Rocky Mount. For info, call 933-6935 or 459-1990.

St. John M.B. Church
The church will have its annual Family/Friends Day activities beginning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 at 11 a.m.
The church will celebrate the Ushers/Hospitality Ministries Anniversary on Sunday, August 28 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Timothy Edwards, of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Weldon.

Johnson Chapel M.B. Church
The church will hold its Missionary Anniversary on Sunday, August 14 at 5 p.m. with guest minister Rev. Clarence J. LeMay, pastor of Grace M.B. Church of Kittrell.
The church will celebrate its Male Chorus Anniversary on Sunday, August 21 at 5 p.m. The church is located at 317 Beauvue Road in Elm City.

Edgemont Baptist Church
The church will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday, July 30 from 12:30 until 5 p.m. The theme for youth will be "Ocean Commotion, Diving into Noah's Flood." The adult class will be "Spiritual Warfare from Biblical Perspective." Dinner and six foot ice cream sundae afterwards. The church is located at 1622 West Mount Drive, Rocky Mount.
The church will celebrate its 65th birthday with a homecoming service on September 25 at 10:30 a.m. Former Pastor Thayer Stamper will fill the pulpit. Special music and dinner will follow.

White Rock Baptist Church
The Congress of Christian Education of the Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Association will convene at the White Rock Baptist Church in Hollister on July 30 at 10 a.m. Facilitators are Ms. Janice Neal, Mrs. Marie Robinson, and Rev. Dr. Nilous Avery, II. Pastor Jeffrey Anderson is the guest preacher, the Lee's Chapel Baptist Church Choir will render the music, and the Hollister Chapel Baptist Church Ushers will render service.

Castalia Baptist Church
The singing group, "Servant's Heart" will be at the church on Sunday, July 31 at 6 p.m. The concert is free but a love offering will be taken. The church is located at 9563 Main Street, Castalia.

Lighthouse Baptist Church
The church will hold a ham plate dinner fundraiser on August 13 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. The cost is $7. The plate contains ham, potatoes, string beans and a roll. You can eat in or take out. For tickets or info, call Carol Pelt at 459-2779 or Vivian Taylor at 443-2680. Proceeds go to building fund. The church is located at 1703 Reges Store Road, Nashville.

Christ Christian Center
The church will hold services on Sunday, August 7 at 4 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Cornelius Alston, of Church on the Rise in Rocky Mount. Music will be by the choir of St. Mary's Chapel in Nashville. The church is located at 9779 York Chapel Road in Nashville.

Emanuel Chapel FWB Church
The church will hold a noon day prayer service every Friday at 635 Henry Street, Rocky Mount.
The church will celebrate its annual youth revival August 10, 11 and 12 with the theme "Youth Got Hope" at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guests are Minister Jerome Williams, Associate Minister of Mt. Sinai in Wilson on August 10; Minister Tevin Boykin, Associate Minister of Union View in Bailey on Aguust 11; and Minister Justin Howard, Associate Minister of Cathedral Love Ministries in Spring Hope on August 12.
The church will hold a Woman's Day Service on Sunday, August 14 at 11 a.m. with guest preacher Evangelist Jackie Taylor, Associate Minister of Darden Chapel in Goldsboro.

Deadline to submit church events is noon on Mondays.