Scholarships available

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 14, 2005

The scholarship committee of the Suffolk Christian Church is seeking applications for three scholarships given annually to current Elon students and high school seniors accepted for study at Elon University. Applications should be mailed to the Scholarship Committee, Suffolk Christian Church, 216 N. Main St., Suffolk, Va. 23434-4421. The deadline for the applications is Friday.

Oxford United Methodist new outreach program

Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., has initiated a new outreach program for children in the intermediate area of the church. The &uot;Covenant Club&uot; for boys and girls from ages 6-13 will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month.

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The club features music, stories, games, art and snacks. Each child must have a signed permission slip by parent or guardian before attending. To receive a permission slip, call the church office at 539-8253 between 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday.

Bethlehem Christian sponsors singles ministry

Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, invites adult singles, the divorced and widowed to visit their new adult singles class. Meet new friends while enjoying the in-depth Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 539-4274.

Potter’s House Anniversary

Potter’s House Christian Fellowship Center, located at 132 Bank St., will be celebrating their 10th annual 100 Youth-in Jeans service at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be Minister Michael Wright from Signs and Wonders Church of Deliverance (located in Stony Creek). There will be praise dancers, choirs, soloists and many extras. This program is being sponsored by the Y.A.M.S. Ministry. Call 925-1333 for transportation and more information.

Pastor honored at Shiloh

Shiloh Baptist Church of 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, is celebrating 11 years of dedicated service honoring the pastor. On April 17 at 3 p.m., the Rev. Eustice Mitchell and Gilfield Baptist Church of Ivor will be the special guest. At 3 p.m on April 24, the anniversary service will conclude with the Rev. James T. Elam Jr. and the Dunamis Church Family of Hampton.

Zion United Church of Christ

Zion UCC Male Chorus presents &uot;Standing on the Word&uot; anniversary concert at 6 p.m. Saturday featuring an Elite Revolution, the Hurdle Brothers, Spiritual Edition, Gethsemane Male Chorus, Galatians Male Chorus and more. The church is located at 5200 Quaker Drive. Call 539-2421 or 539-7177 for details.