Homecoming services will be held at Walnut Grove Baptist Church on Sunday, July 5, during the regular 9 a.m. worship service.
Dr. Timothy J. Walker Sr., pastor, will bring the homecoming message. Music will be by the Walnut Grove Choir.
Revival services at Walnut Grove Baptist Church will be held Tuesday, July 7 - Thursday, July 9, with devotion beginning at 7:15 p.m. and revival service starting at 7:30. There will be different speakers and choirs each night as follows:
Tuesday night, Bishop Johnny Alston from Gospel Unlimited, Castalia; Wednesday night, Pastor Anthony Alston, St. Stephen Baptist Church, Warrenton; Thursday night, the Rev. Michael Alston from Burnett's Chapel Christian Church, Graham.
Perry's Chapel Baptist Church, Franklinton, will have its annual pig picking at the church on Saturday, July 4, at 5 p.m. Bring a side dish, dessert or drink and enjoy a time of good food and fellowship.
Pastor Johnny Alston and Gospel Unlimited Church of Christ's Disciples, Castalia, will be celebrating their 51st Church Anniversary on Sunday, July 5, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.
Perry's Missionary Baptist Church, Centerville, will observe its annual Youth Day service on Sunday, July 5, at 11 a.m. Dr. James Williams, son-in-law of Sister Alice Richardson, will be the speaker. Music will be rendered by the Perry's Combined Choir.
Also included will be youth participation through recitations, songs, praise dances and more.
The Rev. Alton Buffalo of First Baptist of Soul City will be the guest speaker at Hawkins Chapel Baptist Church, 2199 Grove Hill Road, Franklinton, for the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, July 5. The Hawkins Chapel Male Chorus will provide the music.
Vacation Bible School
LifeLine Outreach Ministries will have Vacation Bible School on Wednesday nights, July 8, 15, 29, and Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. The theme is "Shine For Christ, Show Jesus to the World."
Teachers will be: Kevin Waller, youth class; Karl Young, teenagers; Tammi Hartsfield, adults. There will be teaching, arts & crafts, and food.
LifeLine is located at 3227 Hwy. 581, Louisburg. Everyone is welcome.
Bridges of Hope Outreach Ministries, Inc. will provide the Joy and Fun Summer Camp during the week of July 6-10 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily. For additional information, please contact the Rev. Diane F. Dozier, camp director, at (919) 494-2708.
The First United Church of Christ, 20 West Green Street, Franklinton, will be celebrating Homecoming/Family Day on Sunday, July 5, at 11 a.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Cleno Harris, Jr. of Pleasant Hill United Church of Christ, Fuquay-Varina.
Revival services at First United Church of Christ will be held July 8-10, beginning at 7:30 each night. The revivalist will be the Rev. Rodney Fox of Children's Chapel United Church of Christ in Graham.
Pastor Debnam and the St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church Ministerial Staff and congregation had special prayer in remembrance of the nine Charleston, S.C., shooting victims during the Holy Communion service on Sunday, June 28. Members of the congregation joined in by calling out the names of the victims and giving thanks for their brothers and sisters in Christ.