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Upcoming events in area churches

St. Mark’s Episcopal CHURCH, 422 N. Main St., will host a seven-part series for the community, The Way of Love: Spiritual Practices for Jesus-Centered Living, on Sunday afternoons, 3-4:15 p.m. Programs are scheduled for Oct. 7, 14, 21 and Nov. 4. This study will be led by St. Mark’s Vicar, The Rev. Dr. Jeanine Driscoll.

Roxboro Chuch of God, located at 1415 N. Main St, is taking orders for navel oranges; grapefruits; juice oranges; toffee & mandarins; pears; pecans; and Washington Red Delicious apples from Florida Indian River Groves. Orders will be ready the 1st or 2nd week of Dec. Proceeds will benefit the Roxboro Church of God. For further information call 336-599-6862. Thank you for your support!

Life outreach worship center, located at 1701 N. Main St., will host a Rainbow Tea at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. All colors will be represented. A meal will follow the service. Pastor Tonia Cunningham is the pastor.

Allensville United Methodist Church will hold its Homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 21. Rev. Jimmy Weaver will be the guest preacher. Worship - 9:45 a.m.; Special Homecoming Sing and Sunday School - 11 a.m.; and Potluck Lunch - 12 p.m.

The Senior Choir of FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21. The Heavenly Stars of Leasburg will be in concert along with the First Baptist Church Senior Choir.

Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1500 Old Durham Rd., will celebrate it’s 150th annual Homecom- ing Service at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 21. Pastor Dr. James A. Richmond, Sr. will deliver the message and the Shady Hill Combined Choirs will render the music. Lunch will be served following the service. There will only be one service to allow time for a documentary video of The Shady Hill Story.

Clelment Baptist church, 8480 Burlington Rd., Hurdle Mills, will host Ken Turner, former bass singer for the Grammy and Dove Award winning Gospel ground The Blackwood Brothers, in a concert of inspiration music Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 11 a.m. worship service. For the past 30 years, Ken has embarked on a solo ministry that has spread the Gospel all over the world. The concert is free but a love offering will be taken to benefit his ministry.

Jones Chapel Baptist church SPIRITUAL ENSEMBLE, will celebrate its choir anniversary at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21. The Rev. Sanley Daye of Mebane Chapel United Holiness Church of Hillsborough, will be the guest speaker.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD will have two drop-off sites in Roxboro Nov. 12-19 to collect shoebox gifts filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items for the Samaritan’s Purse project. Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church, located at 1026 Longs Store Rd., will be open: Nov. 12-16 from 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-12 Noon; Nov. 18 from 12 Noon-2 p.m.; and Nov. 19 from 8-10 a.m. Providence Baptist Church, located at 1319 Virgilina Rd., will be open Nov. 12-16 from 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 17 from 1-4 p.m.; Nov. 18 from 12 Noon-2 p.m.; and Nov. 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This year, Roxboro-area residents hope to collect more than 16,500 gifts to contribute to the 2018 global goal of reaching 11 million children. For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call (704) 583-1463, or visit samaritanspurseorg/occ.

Greater Clegs Chapel Comunityu Missionary Baptist Church located at 2016 Surl-Mt. Tirzah Rd., Timberlake, will have a Pre-Homecoming Celebration Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. Special guest will be: GCCCMBC Praise Team, Accompanied by Total Praise Dance Ministry; GCCCMBS Band; GCCCMBC Mass Choir; The Yancey Family, Oxford, NC; and Spiritual Lights, Rougemont, NC. Pastor Louis E. Cash.

OLD LEA BETHEL BAPTIST located at 6035 Ridgeville Rd., Leasburg, will observe its “79th Annual Homecoming” Sunday, Oct. 21. The homecoming speaker will be Rev. Bobby Tate who pastors Friendly Hills Baptist Church. A covered dish luncheon will follow.

CONCORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, located at 70 Concord Church Rd., will have have Annual Country Ham Supper Saturday, Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m. Adults are $12 and under 12 are $5. Supper includes baked apples, peas & corn, potato salad, bread and dessert. All you care to eat! The Harvest Auction with Col. Tim Williams starts at 7 p.m.

New Rock Spring Christian Church Depar tment of Credmor, NC, will host “Annual Rainbow Tea” Saturday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at Creedmoor First Baptist Church located at 119 South Main St., Creedmoor. The team is sponsored by I’ll Do You Will Missionary Department of New Rock Spring Christian Church Deparment. Appearing on the service: The New Stars of Faith of Durham; The Pettiford Brothers sof Durham; and sister Hope and thee Brothers of Faith of Youngsville. 2018 Table Colors: Clarice Green Poole - Red; Aileen Hernandez - Orange; Freda Eaton - Green; Hattie Eaton - Red; Linda Eaton - Carolina Blue; Ann Haskins/Lois Green - Pink; and Anthony Rogers - White. A full buffet dinner will be served. Emcee will be Rev. Nathaniel Fuller for Hope Church International of Durham. For ticket information contact Clarice Green Poole at 919-528-9340.


NEW LIFE INDEPENDENT BAPTIST, located at 6413 Burlington Rd., Hurdle Mills, will host a Leadership Conference Revival Oct. 24 - 27. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. - Kickoff for ALL; Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. - Men’s Night (All Men/ Young Men 16+) with Pastor Darrell Worley; and Friday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. - Ladies’ Night (Ladies/Young Ladies 16+) with guest speaker Mrs. Gail Mills. Supper will be provided Thursday and Friday nights at 6 p.m. followed by the service at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. - Hope Youth Rally. Special message by D. R. Harrison and special music by combined youth choir. Food will be served after the Rally. If you plan to attend, please send a courtesy email for food preparation with number of guest per night to:


Salem United Methodist Church will host its BBQ & Harvest Sale Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Bushy Fork Community House. Auction starts at 12 p.m. Plates available for dinein or take-out. Serving starts at 5 p.m. Plates are $10 each and include 1/2 lb. BBQ, potato salad, slaw, hushpuppies and dessert. BBQ can also be purchased for $8 per lb. Preorders are being accepted through Oct. 8 and can by ordered by calling 336-599-6333 or by emailing

COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH, located at 2954 Morton-Pulliam Rd., will host a Fall Festival from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. There will be games, inflatables, food and fun. For more information contact Pastor Jay Geisler at 336- 264-9075.

Leasburg United Methodist Church, at 7550 U.S. 158 East, will hold its annual Harvest Sale Saturday, Nov. 3. Crafts, games, and other homemade items will be for sale starting at 10 a.m. Stew will be ready at 11 a.m. The cost is $6 a quart or bowl for adults and $3 for children. All you can eat includes dessert and drink. There will be an auction at 1 p.m. featuring cakes, pies, homemade crafts, wreaths and gift baskets.


Hebron United Methodist Church in the Hightower Community will host its semi-annual Ham and Egg Supper from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27. The supper will be held at the Prospect Hill Fire Department. The cost is $8 a plate which includes scrambled eggs, grits, red eye gravy, baked apples, jellies, coffee, and butter.


ANTIOCH BAPTIST, located at 677 Antioch Church Rd., will have its Harvest Sale and Stew, beginning at 11 a.m, Saturday, Oct. 20. There will be a craft sale, bake sale and lunch. Stew is $7 per quart. Call 336-583-4770 to pre-order. Orders will be taken through Oct. 7 or until limit reached.

timberlake baptist church, located at 3035 Surl Mt. Tirzah Rd., will have a stew Saturday, Oct. 20. Ready at 11 a.m. Stew is $7 per quart. To pre-order call Allie Whitlow at 336-597-9903 and leave a message.

Old Lea Bethel Baptist Church, located at 6035 Ridgeville Rd., Leasburg, will have a fall stew sale beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The cost is $6 per quart. A bake sale with cakes, pies, and other goodies will also be held. Pre-orders are being taken by Phillip Wade at 336-562- 5408. Pre-orders must be in before Oct. 26.

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