Updated: July 31, 2014
A BBQ Chicken Plate Supper will be held at Lanwood Chapel Church on Saturday, August 2nd from 11:00am - 7:00pm. Plates are $8 and all proceeds benefit the Women and Men Auxillary. The church is located at 3056 Buffalo Road in Smithfield. For more information, call 919-262-6200.
The Social Security Boys will be at Ashbury United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 3rd at 6:00pm. The church is located on South Brightleaf Boulevard in Smithfield. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken. For more information, call Dianne Creech at 919-623-1405.
Burnell Baptist Church on Old School Road in Four Oaks will have a Gospel Sing featuring The Second Edition Quartet on Sunday, August 3rd at 6:00pm. A love offering will be received. For more information, call Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.
Branch Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School Sunday, August 3rd – Thursday, August 7th. This year’s theme is “VBS Scavenger Hunt: Finding My Place in God’s Story.” VBS will be from 6:15pm to 9:00pm. Supper will be served Monday through Thursday at 5:30pm. The church is located on NC Hwy 96 North in Selma. For more information, call 919-965-8854.
Elizabeth United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School for children ages 3-12 on Wednesday, August 6th-Friday, August 9th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Dinner will be served at 5:30pm each evening. The theme is "God's Circus." The church is located at 4269 Cleveland Rd. in Smithfield. For more information, call 919-989-8121 or e-mail email@example.com
There will be a Benefit for Billy Sullivan on Friday, August 8th from 11:00am - 7:00pm at Thanksgiving Baptist Church, 6701 NC Highway 42 East in Selma. All monies raised will go for medical expenses. Chicken plates with boiled potatoes and string beans will be sold for $8 per plate (eat in or carry out).
Living Waters will be in concert on Friday, August 8th at 7:00pm at United Christian Ministries located at 4102 Hwy 64 Alternate West in Tarboro. For more information, call Patricia Joyner at 252-903-6392.
Smithfield Advent Christian Church will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday, August 9th from 9:00am to 4:00pm. All age groups are invited for a day of fun, fellowship, crafts and games. Lunch and snacks will be served. The church is located at the corner of Hwy 210 and Galilee Road in Smithfield. For more information, call Debra Malarchik at 919-284-4431.
Powhatan OFWB Church will have Vacation Bible School Wednesday, August 6th-Friday, August 9th. Wednesday through Friday will be from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm with supper at 6:00 pm. On Saturday, VBS will be from 9:30am to 12:00 p.m. The theme is "Jungle Safari." There will be classes for all ages, including adults. A nursery will be provided. You can register online at powhatanchurch.com/ministries/vacation-bible-school. For more information, call Pam Radford at 919-333-1218.
Oliver's Grove Baptist Church will host a Coupon Class on Monday, August 11th at 6:30pm. The cost is $10 per person. The church is located on Hwy 301 in Four Oaks. For more information, e-mail Jeanie at Couponing4ChristNC@yahoo.com.
Mt. Carmel PFWB Church will host a “Stand Up For Jesus” event on Saturday,
September 13th at 10:00am at The Grove in Benson. The event will include: preaching, singing, free food and fellowship. Participants will also be walking
along Main Street to proclaim their faith in Jesus Christ. A planning meeting
will be held on Tuesday, August 12th at the church, located at 2425 Benson Hwy in Dunn. For more information, call the church at 910-892-8147 or Diane Hamilton at 919-894-1092
Yelverton Grove OFWB Church will have Vacation Bible School Sunday, August 10th - Thursday, August 14th. The church is located at 1094 Yelverton Grove Road in Smithfield. Sunday will start at 5:30pm and Monday - Thursday will be from 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Commencement and Fun Day will be Sunday, August 17th at 11:00am. The theme is "Jungle Safari" with classes for all ages. For more information, call Dianne Etheridge at 919-934-1838.
Wilson's Mills Baptist Church, located at 652 Swift Creek Road between Smithfield & Wilson's Mills, will have their Vacation Bible School Kickoff on Saturday, August 9th from 2:30pm - 5:00pm. There will be games, prizes, cotton candy, and sno cones. Vacation Bible School will be held on Sunday, August 10th - Thursday, August 14th from 6:30pm - 9:00pm with classes for all ages, including adults. The theme is "Workshop Of Wonders." For more information, call the church office at 919-934-4181.
Family Life presents The Art Of Marriage, a six-session video event, at Bethesda Baptist Church Friday, August 15th from 7:00 to 9:30pm and Saturday, August 16th from 9:00am to 4:00pm with lunch provided on Saturday. The registration deadline is Sunday, August 3rd. The cost is $50. For more information, bethesdaclayton.com/artofmarriage or contact Bridgette Creech at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-961-0759.
Way of Life Baptist Church will host a Gospel Sing featuring Full Reliance on Sunday, August 17th at 6:00pm. A love offering will be taken. The church is located at 2100 Harmony Court in Clayton.
Smithfield Advent Christian Church will host a "Talent Night" on Saturday, August 23rd at 6pm. A Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will precede the contest at 5pm. Smithfield Advent Christian Church is located at the corner of Hwy 210 and Galilee Road in Smithfield. For more information, call Debra Malarchik at 919-242-6301
Bethesda Baptist Church will open their Weekday Early Education Ministry on Tuesday, September 2nd from 9:15 am until 1:00 pm. WEE Ones is now accepting enrollment applications for children ages 2 through Pre-Kindergarten. There are 2-day, 3-day and 5-day programs available. The church is located at 4967 Highway 70 West Business between Clayton and Smithfield. For more information, call 919-907-0933 or email email@example.com.
A Cookbook entitled Seasoned With Hope & Love and created by Hope Church is now on sale. The cost is $15 and includes a free E-book version. All proceeds go towards the church building fund. For more information contact Barbara Rice at 919-553-5482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smithfield First Baptist Church is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Weekday Early Education Program. The half day classes are for children ages 2 through 4. Registration forms are available in the church office located at 202 South Fourth Street, Smithfield or visit fbcsmithfield.org. For more information, call 919-934-9771.
The Smithfield First Baptist Church Soup Kitchen is in need of Volunteers to serve every Monday and/or Thursday. There is a need for cooks, servers, and drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins. For more information, call the church office at 919-934-9771.
The Healing Hope Cancer Support Group sponsored by the Stephen Ministry at Mount Zion United Methodist Church holds meetings each month on the third Monday. Caregivers and family members are invited and encouraged to attend. The church is located at 15772 Highway 50 North, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-8415.