CHURCH CALENDAR


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Items for the church calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, brought by our office at 123 E. Martin St., Suite 400 in Wadesboro or emailed to ndavis@s24519.p831.sites.pressdns.com.

Deadline is 3 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Calendar items must be complete and correct when submitted. Items must be submitted on 8½ by 11-inch (standard typing size) paper and include a contact telephone number.

Sept. 3

Madison Grove will host an Appreciation Celebration for Pastor Fred Leak Jr. and First Lady Alberta Leak. Morning service starts at 11 a.m. with guest speaker, Pastor Derrick Hall, of Flake’s Chapel in Wadesboro. Afternoon service starts at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker, Pastor David Casey, of Galilee Baptist Church in Oaksboro.

New Parkers Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its revival at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Bishop Alvester Lindsey. Night services on Sept. 4-8 will begin at 7 p.m. with guest speaker, Pastor Joshua Ellerbe.

Sept. 3 and 6-8

Homecoming services for Piney Grove Holiness Church, on Hwy 109 in Wadesboro, is today. Revival begins on Sept. 6 through Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Anthony Ledbetter will be the speaker.

Sept. 10

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will host our annual Homecoming at 10:00 a.m. with Interim Pastor Harvey Marsh, followed by dinner. Afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Matthew Rouse, ministering the word. Revival will follow Sept. 11-14 at 7 p.m. with Dr. Robert L. McGowens Sr. as the guest revivalist.

Sept. 16

East Rock Ford Missionary Baptist Church will host Health Fair Screenings and Education Fun Day from 9 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. They will have health checks for blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol; advance directive (living will) information; bingo with door prizes; and games and activities for youth. Everything is free.

Sept. 17

The Rev. Terry Little of West Deep Creek Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker at Smithfield White Rock Baptist in Charlotte for its pastor’s anniversary at 3 p.m.

Sept. 23

The Missionaries at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church are hosting the annual Parking Lot Ministry Event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the parking lot of EMBC at 612 Salisbury St. There will be free food, clothing, health screenings, flu shots, and the preached word. Walgreens, The Wingate University School of Pharmacy Students, Be the Match, and Carolinas Healthcare System Anson will partner with us at this event.

Sept. 24

The Health Ministry at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will host our annual True Blue Sunday for Prostate Cancer Awareness at 10 a.m. Everyone is encouraged to wear the color blue to morning worship.

Morning Star Redeemed Church of God will host an Usher Program at 3 p.m. in Lilesville. The guest speaker will be Pastor Joshua Ellerbe.

Nov. 12

The Rev. Terry Little of West Deep Creek Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church for the church’s anniversary at 2:30 p.m.

Ongoing

The Anson Singers, a community choir with members from Anson and surrounding counties, will resume rehearsals on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 118 E. Morgan St, Wadesboro. The Singers, directed by Emily Privette, will meet on a weekly basis each Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. in preparation for their annual Christmas concert. The Anson Singers is a non-profit, self-supporting group that is maintained solely through donations from community members and businesses. Anyone who enjoys choral singing is invited to join.

Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church’s women’s ministry will sponsor fun for seniors, the Salt and Pepper for Unity, every third Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rock Hill in Lilesville. All seniors 55 and older (exceptional adults, also) are welcome to attend. The church also has a Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. The public is welcome.

Thursday’s Child, a community children’s choir for kids in grades K-6, meets Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. in the children’s choir room of First United Methodist Church in Wadesboro. Gail Litaker is the director. It is a total arts experience with good character in mind.

Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church holds Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship is at 11 a.m. on Sundays, and prayer meeting and Bible study is each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The church will be at Anson Health and Rehabilitation every third Monday at 7 p.m.

North Wadesboro Baptist Church has intercessory prayer ministry at 9 a.m., Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. every Sunday. A prayer and praise service is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church also holds brotherhood meetings at 6 p.m. every third Saturday at the church. There will be a Bible study and a meal. Any men interested in joining are welcome.

Flakes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. All are invited.

Voice of Evangelism Church holds Bible studies every Wednesday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. and worship service each Sunday at 10 a.m. An intercessory prayer is held every Saturday at 9 a.m. and every Sunday at 8 a.m. The “Lift Up the Savior Radio Ministry” is aired every Sunday at 8:15 a.m. on WKDX Power & Glory 1250 AM. Elder Garcia Morman is the host. Voice of Evangelism Church is located at 10876 N.C. 145 South in Morven.

Sacred Heart Mission holds Catholic services at 8:30 a.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. on Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call the office at 910-582-0207 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, or contact the rectory at 910-557-5306.

Lamb of God Outreach Ministries, Inc. holds intercessory prayer at 5 a.m. every first Saturday of the month, at 6 p.m. every third and fourth Friday, at 6 p.m. every Wednesday and at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Bible study is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. Sunday (with breakfast for youth classes), with worship service following at 11 a.m. Special prayer times, services and events are posted at www.lambofgodoutreach.com. The church is located at 8390 S.C. 9, Chesterfield, South Carolina. Call 843-623-3777 for more information.

Anson community prayer is held every first Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in Lilesville at Hatcher Park, Wadesboro on the square, Polkton on the square, Ansonville on the square and Morven at the park in front of Town Hall. All are invited to attend and pray for Anson County.

Community prayer is held on the Anson High School campus at 4 p.m. each Sunday. Parents and students, community leaders, faith leaders and all citizens are invited to come together to pray for Anson’s schools and community. It is also held at Morven Elementary School on the last Monday of each month from 7-7:15 a.m. at the flagpole. All concerned citizens are asked to attend.

New Life Ministries holds church services Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. The church also holds a women’s Bible study at 6 p.m. every Friday. All women are invited to attend, and finger foods are served at each session. The church is located at N.C. 109 South and Trexler Drive in Wadesboro. For more information on the women’s Bible study, contact the Rev. Randy or Sharon Brooks at 704-690-4900.

Pathway to Peace will hold its “Victory in the Sanctuary” series every Saturday. Learn about the model of the biblical sanctuary and Bible prophecy. It will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 11775 N.C. 109 South, Peachland. Bring your Bible, pen and paper. Free lunch will be provided. For information, call 704-695-1441 or visit www.PathwaytoPeace.net.

House of Faith Outreach Ministries holds a Bible study on Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m. House of Faith is located at 198 Wortham St. in Wadesboro.

Ebenezer Presbyterian Church has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.

Expected End Ministries, Harlem Heights Road in Wadesboro, has morning worship at 10 a.m. and Tuesday night Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Bible study is also held by the Rev. Betty Tillman at noon each Wednesday. A prayer line is available to anyone from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays at 704-695-1842.

Lindsey Chapel Friendship Church of God holds Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11:15 a.m. On first Sundays, there is only morning worship at 8 a.m. Bible study is held every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Savannah A.M.E. Zion Church, 518 Firetower Road, Lilesville, holds Bible study and prayer meeting every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.

Greater St. Mark Church of Deliverance in Wadesboro holds Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday morning service at 11:30 a.m. Prayers are held at noon each Tuesday.

House of Faith Outreach Ministry has prayer every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. followed by Bible study. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m., morning worship at 10:15 a.m.

Gatewood Station AME Zion Church has a prayer meeting every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Saron Missionary Baptist Church has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Bible study after the service.

Harden’s Park & Recreation Center will host morning services at 8 a.m. The pastor is Paul Ingram. The building is located behind Red Hill Baptist Church on N.C. 109 North.

New Parkers Grove Missionary Baptist Church hosts a women’s substance abuse class every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. Contact Bishop W.R. Ellerbe at 704-695-2332 for details.

West Deep Creek Missionary Baptist Church will have Bible study each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Parsons Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and Bible study every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. For more information, call 843-910-0018.

Henderson Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Greater Faith Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 7040 Vintage Road in Lilesville, holds the following services: Sunday school at 11 a.m.; worship at noon; Wednesday evangelist at 6:30 p.m.; and Friday prayer Bible study at 6:30 p.m.

Womble AME Zion Church has services every Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Yvette Caple. The church is located in Lilesville off N.C. 145 South. Call 704-848-4976 for information.

Calvary Episcopal Church in Wadesboro holds the following services: Beginning the first Sunday after Labor Day, the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month, Holy Eucharist will be at 11 a.m.; on the second and fourth Sundays of the month, morning prayer is at 11 a.m. Beginning June 3, on the first, third and and fifth Sundays of the month, Holy Eucharist will be at 10 a.m.; on the second and fourth Sundays of the month, Holy Eucharist will be at 8 a.m. and morning prayer at 11 a.m. Throughout the year, Wednesday evening prayer will be at 5:45 p.m. Thursdays, Holy Eucharist will be at 7:15 a.m.

The Greater Deliverance Food Pantry on Laccawanna Street in Peachland operates under the following schedule: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon, and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon. Participants must call on the last Friday of each month between 10-11 a.m. to make an appointment. For more information or an appointment, call 704-272-7866.

Evangelistic Outreach Center, U.S. 74 West, Polkton, holds Bible study or Biblical school every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m.

Freedom Baptist Church, N.C. 218 near Peachland, has the following weekly services: Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship hour Sundays at 11 a.m. and evening worship Sundays at 6 p.m.; and prayer service and children and youth ministries at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The First Baptist Church of Wadesboro on Lee Avenue has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sunday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer service is at 7 p.m.

Bessie Chapel has Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Harmony Community Church, near Peachland at the corner of Pulpwood Yard Road and Gold Mine Extension, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Prayer night services are Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, call 704-272-7410.

A Tools for Christian Living Academy will be held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month at New Piney Grove Ministries in Wadesboro.

White Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds Bible class each Monday evening at 6 p.m.

A Bible study will be held each Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Forestville A.M.E. Zion Church.

Every Wednesday, Red Hill Baptist Church will have Bible study at noon.

Fellowship services will be held on Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. for Sunday school and 11:30 for the service, at Faith Believers of Deliverance Holiness Church on U.S. 52 North, Mockingbird Hill. Petula Little is the pastor. The services are on the first, third and fifth Sundays.

Lakeside Holiness Church holds Bible study every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The church is on N.C. 109, north of Wadesboro.

Pastors are needed as volunteer chaplains at Anson Community Hospital. For information, contact Cynthia Furr at 704- 695-3405.

Bible study and prayer service are held each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Centenary AME Zion located on U.S. 74 east of Lilesville.

Prayer meeting will be held at Ramsey Chapel Church from 6-8 p.m.Tuesdays.

Morning services are held at 11 a.m. every Sunday at Cecil Bishop AME Zion Church, at 55-I Mockingbird Hill, U.S. 52, north of Wadesboro.

Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church holds worship service the first through fourth Sunday of each month. Sunday school starts at 8:45 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Wednesday prayer Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Resurrection Christian Church holds Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 9:45 a.m. For more, call 704-618-0919 or 704-535-1413.

Garris Grove Baptist hosts Bible studies and prayer meetings on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. with the Rev. R. A. Lisenby. The church is located five miles north of Wadesboro on N.C. 109.

Greater Faith Temple Church of God has prayer services on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and pastoral every Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church Awana clubs will meet every Sunday, 5-7 p.m. Activities are provided for ages 3-18.

Poplar Hill Baptist Church holds its Hour of Power Bible study Wednesdays at 7 p.m. It is taught by associate ministers Eddie Smith and the Rev. Bobby Fox.

Each Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m., join the Sunshine Seniors in the Morven United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall for fun, fitness and fellowship, sponsored by the Anson Parish Nurse Ministry. Free blood pressure and weight checks, health care, diet information and light exercise are featured. Call 704-851-9828 or 704-695-3233 for more.

Wadesboro First Baptist Church on Sikes Avenue has 11 a.m. Sunday worship and Wednesday prayer and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. This session is held at Heritage Hills Nursing Home each month on the first Wednesday.

Harris Chapel AME Zion Church sponsors a senior afternoon outreach at 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Activities include bingo, consumer education sessions and refreshments. For more, call 704-848-4085 or 704-851-3990.

The Rev. James Smith Jr. and the Rev. Levander Gaddy welcome all to Thomas Chapel AME Zion Church in Lilesville for Bible class at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. A Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays with the Rev. Morgan Glenn.

The Rev. Brooks McKenzie invites all to come and worship with Word of Life Church in Peachland. Services are Sunday morning from 10 a.m. to noon and evening worship from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. with Bible study at 7 p.m. There is fellowship at 7 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church has prayer service and Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Sundays are pastoral days.

Camden Presbyterian Church, 6090 N.C. 109 South, Wadesboro, is a small body of believers who work to pay close attention to what God may be saying. If you are looking for a church home, bring a couple of cans of food to help feed the hungry through Crisis Assistance Ministry and worship with the church. Worship is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

The Church in the Name of Jesus Christ holds weekly prayer services Wednesday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday morning prayer service at 11:30 a.m., Sunday praise and testimony service at 12:30 p.m., and the Sunday sermon at 1 p.m. The church is located at 1234 E. Caswell St., Wadesboro.

New Jerusalem Friendship Church of God, N.C. 52 South in Morven, has services the first and third Sunday of each month. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., Morning worship is at 11:30. Bible class is Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

New Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible study from 7-8 p.m. There are also free exercise sessions each Wednesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Call the church for a ride to or from any event. The pastor is the Rev. Sharon Lockhart.

A soup kitchen is held on the first, second and third Thursday of every month from noon until 1 p.m., at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church at 612 Salisbury St., Wadesboro. Ebenezer also has Hour of Power Bible studies each Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. Sunday school is held at 9 a.m. and Sunday morning worship is held at 10 a.m.

Kesler Chapel AME Zion Church holds a prayer meeting and Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Church school is every Sunday at 9:45 a.m.

Calvary Episcopal Church will host a group meeting of artists and crafters each Thursday from 1-4 p.m.

Agape Fellowship Church, a division of the Rev. Joel D. Briley Ministries, will have Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. It is located at 433 Whispering Pines in Wadesboro. Bible study every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m.

Rock Hill Baptist Church has Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Christ Chapel of Truth hosts Bible study from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday and an ongoing women’s ministry every second Saturday.

Victory Temple Miracle Center holds Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday. Every Wednesday night, there is Bible study at 7:30 p.m.

Madison Grove Baptist Church holds Bible study each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Pee Dee Cowboy Church at Circle G Arena, Lilesville. Monday nights 6:30 p.m, light refreshments served. Worship at 7 p.m. Warm, enclosed facility in winter. Community oriented, casual atmosphere. For information, call Pastor Bob Wells at 704-465-8712. Affiliated with the Cowboy Network North America and N.C. Southern Baptist Association.

Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church has Bible study and prayer every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

True Word Church of God in Christ holds Sunday services at 11 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m., prayer and Bible band each Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Friday services at 7 p.m.

New Hope Methodist Church in Cason Old Field holds services the first and third Sunday of each month at 9:45 a.m. Sunday school the first and third Sundays at 10:45 a.m. Second, fourth and fifth Sundays at 9:45 a.m.

Faith Believers of Deliverance Holiness Church invites all to attend its Sunday school at 11 a.m. Worship service will be at 11:30 a.m. and every third Saturday will be Bible study at noon. The address is 215 Brown Creek Road, Wadesboro.

Empowering Word Ministries Gospel Lighthouse Cafe has reopened for the year. Free lunch every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church/cafe is on U.S. 52 South in Wadesboro. For more information, call 704-694-3013.

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