Church News


Lawson Chapel Baptist Church

Lawson Chapel Baptist Church will sponsor a Rainbow Tea at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24 at the church. The guest speaker will be Rev. Diane Cash, Assoc. Minister and First Lady of Cleggs Chapel Baptist Church. Repast will follow the service. For more information call Rev. Rick Daniel at 336-597-5944.

Greater Covenant Church

The men’s ministry of Greater Covenant Church will sponsor a car, truck, and bike show, along with a plate sale, beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24 in the Advance Auto/Roses’ parking lot. Entry fee is $15. Plates include grilled half chicken, fish, or ribs, with choice of two vegetables. For pre-orders call 336-598-1470.

Siloam Missionary Baptist Church

The missionaries of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church will have a candlelight march at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25. The guest speaker will be Minister Loretta Elliot of Elijah Grove Baptist Church. The church is located at 4688 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Rougemont.

Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church

The Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1500 Old Durham Rd., will celebrate its 151st anniversary, and ninth memorial dedication at 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at the church.

Allen Chapel AME Church

The Allen Chapel AME Church will observe Missionary Day during its 11 a.m. service, Sunday, Aug. 25. The Rev. Janet Pass, of St. John AME Church in Gibsonville, will be the guest speaker. That same day, at 3 p.m., the church’s choir will observe its 16th anniversary, with several guest choirs performing. The church is at 145 Allen Chapel Church Road, Roxboro.

Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church

The Cedar Grove Male Chorus will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25 at the church. Many other groups have been invited. The church is located at 1851 Cedar Grove Church Road, Roxboro.

New Ephesus Baptist Church

New Ephesus Baptist church, located at 375 Ephesus Church Rd., Semora, will celebrate its annual homecoming at 11 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 25, at the church. Pastor Gerald K. Franklin will be the speaker. A praise dance will be performed, and a meal provided, after the service. For more information contact Sharon Womack at 336-599-6738.

Hyco Zion Baptist Church

Hyco Zion Baptist Church will celebrate 20 years of service by Pastor Stanley Kearney at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. The guest speaker will be Bishop George Brooks. Lunch will be served following the service. The church is at 996 Concord Church Road, Roxboro.

Cedars of Lebanon Bible College

The Cedars of Lebanon Bible College will hold an interest meeting, or information session for prospective students, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Temple of Deliverance, 614 N. Main St., Roxboro. For more information contact Rev. Dr. Theodora K. Moss at 919-323-5509, or

Salem United Methodist Church

Salem United Methodist church will host a barbecue chicken plate fundraiser to support Person County Relay for Life, beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Bushy Fork Community House/Grange Hall, 7854 Burlington Rd., Roxboro. Cost is $8 per plate. Meals will be sold for takeout only.

St. Mary and Edward Catholic Church

St. Mary and Edward Catholic Church will host a yard sale from 6:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31 at the church, 601 N. Main St., Roxboro.

Somerset Baptist Church

Somerset Baptist Church, located at 141 Somerset Church Road, will host Al Nucciarone, a missionary from Jerusalem, and pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1.

Oak Grove United Methodist Church

Oak Grove United Methodist Church is holding its annual stew sale beginning at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at 854 Oak Grove-Mt. Zion Road, Roxboro. Cost is $7 per quart. Pre-orders accepted through Sept. 5, at 336-364-3434 or 336-599-0344.

Helena United Methodist Church

Helena United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual trader tots consignment sale Saturday, Sept. 14. Organizers will accept good quality fall and winter clothing for infants, children and teens, toys, games, baby gear, books, bedding, and furniture. Anyone interested in selling can email or call 906-396-2883 for more information. The deadline to register as a seller is Sept. 3. The seller drop-off date is Sept. 13. The church is located at 290 Helena-Moriah Road, Timberlake.

Olive Branch Baptist Church

The Olive Branch Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming celebration on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the church, with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m., with guest preacher Tommy Puryear. Lunch will follow the service. Bring your favorite covered dish to share with family and friends. The church is at 7588 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro.

Greater Harvest Full Gospel Baptist Church

Greater Harvest Full Gospel Baptist Church will hold healing revival and deliverance services at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29-30 at 5110 Antioch Road, Oxford. The guest preacher will be Pastor James Oppong of Boston, Mass.

Union Chapel AME Zion Church

Union Chapel AME Zion Church will hold a musical program at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25. The church is located on N.C. 96 in Creedmoor. For more information, call Yvonne Parker at 919-528-6240.

Fall revival

Annual city-wide fall revival services will be held at the Mary E. Shaw Memorial Center, 205 Lanier St., Oxford, at 7 p.m. nightly from Monday, Sept. 30 – Friday, Oct. 4.

Sharon Baptist Church

Sharon Baptist Church, 6746 Goshen Road, Oxford, is hosting a fall trip to The Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, Amish Country in Lancaster, Pa., Sight and Sound Theater, and the Bible Museum in Washington, DC. on Sept. 30 – Oct. 4. There are a few seats available. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Rev. Victor Blackwell at 336-322-3140.


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