Faymont Baptist Church: 3663 Cumberland Road. Kickoff for Operation Christmas Child 2018 is Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. Area churches, organizations and individuals are invited to participate. Alyona Eakes, who received a Christmas Child box as an orphan in Ukraine, will speak.
Victory Ministry: 1915 Ramsey St. Experience Heaven or Hell on a walk through, open through Oct. 31, 7:30-10 p.m. For information call 910-488-1108. Group reservations available.
Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church: 21300 Old Wire Road, Wagram. Women's Day is Oct. 27. A prayer breakfast is at 9 a.m.; worship is at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Rose Highland-Sharpe, host of Town Talk TV.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 400 Campbell Avenue. Annual Women's Day is Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. Judge Toni King will speak.
Massey Hill Baptist Church: 1027 Southern Avenue. 118th homecoming service is Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m. The service will include special music and Dr. Randy White of New South River Baptist Association will deliver the message. A meal will be served after the service.
First Missionary Baptist Church: 195 W. David Parnell St., Parkton. Homecoming and Family & Friends Day is Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.
Parks Chapel United American Free Will Baptist Church: 868 Amye St. Homecoming services are Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. A meal will be served after the morning services. Pastor E.N. Jackson will speak at the morning service, Pastor Bishop Benjamin Sutton will speak at the afternoon service.
Solid Rock Bible Church: 5464 Muscat Road, Hope Mills. Homecoming and Family & Friends Day is Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.
Hillside Baptist Church: 3807 Legion Road, Hope Mills. Homecoming service is Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Joel Perry.
New Hope Church of God: 3109 Camden Road. A gospel sing is Oct. 28 at 6 p.m., featuring Worth and Linda Stephens of Roseboro.
Baywood Pentecostal Holiness Church: 1830 Baywood Road. Treat yourself to a Hallelujah Night of Southern Gospel Music Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m., featuring the Anchormen and Larry Chason. Event will be outdoors, weather permitting, or move inside for inclement weather. A love offering will be received. 910-818-9769 or 910-264-2555
Bladen Union Baptist Church: 2224 Bladen Union Church Road. Gospel sing with Gary & Friends is Nov. 4 at 5 p.m.
The Roadshow Christmas Tour: Nov. 29 at the Crown Coliseum. Compassion LIVE presentation features Matthew West, Matt Maher, Building 429, Plumb, Josh Wilson and Leanna Crawford. Tickets are available at CapeFearTix.com, 888-257-6208, the Crown Complex Box Office and Leisure Travel Services located on Fort Bragg.
Grace Temple Church: 945 Vision Drive. Fall Revival is Nov. 1-2 at 7 p.m. with Pastor Leanna Washington.
FOOD, FUNDRAISERS, FESTIVALS
Trinity United Methodist Church: 6974 Raeford Road. Pumpkin sale is daily through Oct. 31. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 1-7 p.m. Sunday. Prices range from 75 cents to $60. A fall sale of crafts, baked goods, chili and soups is Oct. 27, 6-7 p.m.
Lebanon Baptist Church: Craft and Vendor Fair is Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fall Festival and trunk-or-treat is Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m.
Victory Chapel: 1106 Lillington Highway, Spring Lake. Fall Festival is Oct. 27, 4-7 p.m. Trunk or treat, games, hayride and concessions for purchase.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 400 Campbell Ave. Fall Festival is Oct. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. For information, call 910-860-3166.
Westminster Presbyterian Church: 2505 Village Drive. Fall Festival is Oct. 31. Meal is at 5:30 p.m., costume parade at 6 and trunk-or-treat, games and prizes at 6:15. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-485-8128 if you plan to partake in the meal.
Hillmon Grove Baptist Church: 384 Hillmon Grove Road, Cameron. Trunk-or-treat is Oct. 31, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Costume contest, food and candy.
Westminster Presbyterian Church: 2505 Village Drive. Second annual fall plate sale is Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Plates include choice of barbecued pork or barbecued chicken; potato salad, slaw and a brownie; eat-in or take out. Cost is $8. Large orders will be delivered. Proceeds benefit youth projects. 485-8128.
St. Mary Church: 800 S. Main St., Laurinburg. Knights of Columbus flounder fish fry is Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Plates are $8; eat in, take out or drive through. Onion rings are an additional $1.50. For pick up or deliver of orders of ten or more, call 910-276-4468 in advance.
Second Missionary Baptist Church: 522 Old Wilmington Road. The Outreach Ministry sponsors Feed the Hungry Nov. 10, noon-2 p.m. 910-483-5925 2nd Saturday
Falling Run Missionary Baptist Church: 2852 Cedar Creek Road. The church, along with Cumberland County Council on Older Adults, serves hot meals daily, Monday-Friday, from 11 a.m.-noon. Cumberland County residents age 60 or older are eligible. Transportation is available. Call 910-483-3822 to find out more.
Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship: Oct. 27, 7-9 a.m., at K&W Restaurant, Bordeaux Center. Peggy Middleton will speak. 910-425-3041
Peace Presbyterian Church: 3203 Ramsey St. Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Saturday at 7 p.m.
Evans Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church: 301 N. Cool Spring St., knit and crochet class meets each Monday from 10 a.m to noon. For all skill levels; beginners welcome for learning, fellowship and refreshments. 910-483-5717
Just Between Us Ministry: Bible study group meets Wednesdays, 7-8:45 p.m., Highland Presbyterian Church, 111 Highland Avenue. 910-303-4154
Fayetteville Area Habitat Team: Third Thursday, noon. An interest meeting to engage the faith community in future Habitat programs, events, and build opportunities. RSVP to 910-483-0952.
Overhills Community Church: 948 Overhills Road, Linden. Celebrate Recovery group meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. for fellowship, coffee and snacks. Nursery provided. 910-977-8991 or 910-893-3012
Caesarea Worship Center: 726 Ramsey St. Community Bible Study meets Fridays at noon. Lunch is served.
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