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Church plans homecoming
Help celebrate homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Crystal Spring Missionary Baptist Church at 4754 Blue Banks Loop Road in Leland.
Guest speaker will be the Rev. Gordon Griffin of Moore’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Currie.
Dinner will be served following the morning service and will include ribs, turkey wings, rice and gravy, potato salad, peas, butter beans, okra, corn on the cob, rolls and assorted desserts.
Alternative gift market planned
Calabash Presbyterian Church on Georgetown Road in Calabash will host its annual Alternative Giving Market from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.
Buy a gift of a farm animal such as a yak or a goat or a flock of chickens to provide a renewable food supply, or help a child by giving them the chance they need in a third-world country.
Learn how sponsoring programs like these can provide food and income or meet critical medical and sanitary needs in poverty-stricken areas throughout the world. These programs are sponsored by Heifer International, World Vision (Adopt a Child) and seven Brunswick County charities.
Give the world a present as an alternative gift this year. There are also fair trade items and arts and crafts from Ten Thousand Villages. For more information, call the church at 579-7356.
Church plans harvest event
Great Tabernacle of Longwood will host its annual harvest day/family friend’s day beginning at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7.
Guests will be the Rev. Robert Williams and the El-Bethel Church family of Whiteville. Everyone is invited to come and worship.
Dinner will be served following the service. Pastor is Cathy S. Moore.
Hallelujah Night set for Oct. 30
The Lighthouse Mission Church in Calabash will celebrate Hallelujah Night on Oct. 30 with a free fish fry and fun and games for kids.
Ocean View Baptist Church will have its fall festival from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31. There is no charge for admission or food.
There will be food, games, hayrides and other activities at 7025 Beach Drive SW, between Ocean Isle and Sunset Beach.
Call 579-6833, Monday- Friday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for more information.
Dixon UMC to have oyster roast
Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church, 190 Varnamtown Road, will have its annual oyster roast from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.
Cost for adults is $20 and children 8 years of age and younger are $10. Includes: hushpuppies, coffee and pickles served with the oysters.
Fresh fish plates will be available. Adults are $10 per plate and children 8 years of age and younger are $5. Includes: candied potatoes, slaw and hushpuppies served with fish plate.
There will also be a bake sale, craft sale, hot dogs and soft drinks. Bring your own knife and sauce of your choice.
For information, call 842-6425, 842-6492 or 842-9840.
Church plans trunk or treat
Sabbath Home Baptist Church, 970 Sabbath Home Road, will be doing their part on Halloween. To provide a safer holiday, the church will be participating in a trunk or treat activity on Oct. 30.
Church members will have their trunks open in the church parking lot from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with lots of Halloween goodies. The community is invited.
Sharon UMC plans bazaar
Sharon United Methodist Church, 2030 Holden Beach Road, will host its 15th annual bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30, including a yard sale, crafts, baked goods, canned goods, books and much more.
Everyone is invited to stop by as you go to the Holden Beach Festival by the Sea.
Breakfast will be available each day from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Lunch will be sold after 10:30 a.m. On Friday, there will be a barbecue dinner from 4-7 p.m. A silent auction will take place all day both days. Beginning at 7 p.m. there will be a live auction for rounds of golf, beach vacations, supper cruises and more.
Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to the local benevolence fund. The remaining amount will help pay for the new sanctuary.
Trinity plans homecoming
Trinity Baptist Church, 883 Holden Beach Road, will be having homecoming at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, featuring singing by the Singing Shepherds.
Dinner will follow the service.
Fall festival set for Oct. 30
The Rev. Rodney Cox and the congregation of Sonrise Baptist Church, 8375 River Road in Southport, invite everyone to its fall festival from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 30. There will be lots of games, a cakewalk, hotdogs and candy.
On Sunday, Oct. 31, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 209 E. Nash St. in Southport, the Rev. Jeff Roberts’ sermon will be “Living Dangerously,” based on scripture from Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15.
New worship times will begin with an 8 a.m. casual service and an 11 a.m. traditional worship service in the sanctuary. The 9:30 a.m. contemporary service led by the praise team with music by the worship band, Promise., will be in Murrow Hall.
Nursery care is available during all services and children’s church takes place during the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 and 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 457-6633.
Trinity UMC plans fall festival
Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport will have its annual fall festival from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.
A yard sale sponsored by United Methodist Youth Fellowship will take place on the lawn. A hot breakfast and coffee will be served in Murrow Hall.
Inside, the feature of the day will be the Cookie Walk where homemade holiday cookies can be purchased by the pound. At the bake sale, stock up on pies, breads, pound cake, muffins, coffee cake, cupcakes, brownies and candy in time for the approaching holidays. The New-to-You Jewelry Boutique will feature rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings and watches.
Hand clapping, foot stomping music will be provided by P.D. Midgett, a former Trinity pastor. There will also be activities for children and the opportunity to own three handmade quilts.
Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. featuring homemade soup and cornbread.
All proceeds will benefit mission projects for women and children. The church is located on the corner of Nash and Atlantic in Southport, across the street from the Southport post office.
Church to have yard sale
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will have a yard, bake and craft sale at its fellowship hall at 494 Mount Pisgah Road from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30.
Proceeds will benefit the building fund.