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Eureka Baptist Church, NC Hwy. 32, Corapeake, N.C. will have a Journey into Christian Discipleship during lay renewal weekend, April 1 – 2. Call 252-465-8329.

The Empowered Christian Inner Healing Ministries Conference 2006 will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn , 100 East Constance Road, April 1, beginning a Saturday morning session at 9 a.m., and a Saturday evening session at 7 p.m. Registration is $90 for all three sessions, or $40 for each. Call: 303-6847 or 371-1114.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will have First Lady Gloria Barnes Recognition program at 5 p.m., April 1.

Oakland Christian church, 5641 Godwin Boulevard, is holding its annual Easter Pie Sale to benefit the American Cancer Society’s relay for life. Orders will be taken until April 2, and pies will be available for pickup on April 13 and 14. For information or to place an order, call 255-4353.

Coming to Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Rd., on Sunday, April 2, at 11 a.m., will be Jon Cash and Nigerian Pastor Bishop Friday, who will share his testimony of how he has been shot for his faith in Nigeria. Call 539-5658.

The Carlson Trio will be in concert at Wilroy Baptist Church as they present a program of Gospel singing on Sunday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Call 539-5658.

First Baptist Church, Mahan Street will celebrate Emeritus Day on Sunday, April 2, at 11 a.m. They will honor the faithful and dedicated services of Deacon George L. Richards Sr., and Trustee Dr. James E. Richards Sr. Call 539-6623.

The N.F.B. fellowship usher board of New First Baptist Church, 1105 Hosier Road will celebrate their 28th anniversary on Sunday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m.

Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church will sponsor a service celebrating women of the Bible on Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. speakers will be Tonya Dildy, Ebony Drayton, Tonya Harris, Chastity Jordan, and Jessica Boone.

Rev. J. J. Ferguson will be the guest preacher at Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., on Sunday, April 2 at 11 a.m. in honor of the Senior Adults of the church.

A Community Lenten Service will be held at Metropolitan Baptist Church, with Oxford United Methodist Church as the partner church. The service, April 5 at noon, will be followed by a soup and sandwich lunch.

Piney Grove Baptist Church, Deerpath Rd., will be having its annual Spring Revival April 3, through the 7th nightly at 7;30 p.m. Dr. Mark Croston of East End Baptist Church will be the guest speaker for the week.

The House of Worship Committee of Suffolk Christian Church will hold a church-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to Noon.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will have its annual Health Fair from 9a.m. until noon, April 8.

Main Street United Methodist Church’s Palm Sunday (April 9) events include worship service at 8:30 and 11 a.m., gathering for downtown processional at 9:45 a.m., and praise connection at 6:30 p.m.

Revival Services at Wilroy Baptist Church begin on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and continue on April 10 to April 12, at 7 p.m. each night. Evangelist Roger Roper will be the preacher. Call 539-5658.

The 40-voice Chancel Choir of Suffolk Christian Church, 216 North Main Street, will present the powerful and majestic Easter musical &uot;It Took a Miracle&uot; on Sunday, April 9 at 4 p.m. Talmadge Darden is directing, and Mary Huber will be the organist, with Carmen Halley pianist. Soloists will be Dana Bilby, Alan garner, Stephanie Davis, Paul Fowler and Lynn pope. Call 539-9182

The Greeters Ministry of the Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will present a &uot;Parade of Fashions&uot; on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. Fashions will be provided by Wise Guys Fashion and Viola’ Place Fashions, and modeled by members of the church. Call 539-8533 or 539-0367.

Healing Chapel Baptist Church will have an ordination service for Deacons Elect Bro. Donnie Copeland, and Bro. Clarence Lee on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. Call 934-0527.

Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, celebrates 12 years of service by pastor Rev. James T. Elam Sr., at a pre-anniversary service April 9, at 2:30 p.m. The New Branch Baptist Church Family of Ivor will be the special guest.

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, 37527 Seacock Chapel Road, Zuni, will present the musical drama &uot;The Passion of His Love&uot; on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. call 242-6553

The Divine Church of Deliverance and Transformation, 418 E. Pinner St., is celebrating its Church Anniversary and is joined by the Rising St. James Church at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday April 6; St. Matthew’s Holiness Church at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7; Mt. Olive Evangelical Church at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8; and Miracle Temple Deliverance Center at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Prophet Brian E. Outlaw Sr., pastor, can be reached at 679-0909, or fax at 923-7658, or Outlaw40@verizon.net.

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week, each night at 7:30 p.m. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Monday, April 10, will be at New Emanuel on Sleepy Hole Road.

The Praise and Worship ministry of First Baptist Church, Suffolk, 237 North Main Street, will be presenting the worship musical &uot;Sanctuary, At Home in the House of the Lord&uot; Sunday April 9, and Monday April 10 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Call 539-4152.

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week, each night at 7:30 p.m. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Tuesday, April 11 will be at Rose of Sharon on Nansemond Parkway

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week, each night at 7:30 p.m. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Wednesday, April 12 will be at Faith Community on White Marsh Road

Annual Fellowship services will be held jointly between Missouri Baptist, Bethlehem Christian, and St. Paul Baptist churches at Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., on Wednesday, April 12, with prayer and praise beginning at 7 p.m. and Fellowship Service at 7:30. Rev. Myrick and the Bethlehem Christian Church family. Thursday, April 13, Elder C.V. Russell and the St. Paul Baptist Church family. Friday, April 13, Ronnie Boone and the Missouri Baptist Church family.Call 539-1176.

Main Street United Methodist Church’s Maundy Thursday (April 13) Holy Communion and Chance Choir presentation of the Holy week portion of &uot;Out of The Shadows&uot; will begin at 7 p.m.

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week, each night at 7:30 p.m. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Thursday, April 13, will be at Friendship Cathedral on Godwin Boulevard.

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, 37527 Seacock Chapel Road, Zuni, will have Maundy Thursday Communion at 7 p.m.

Main Street United Methodist Church’s Good Friday service starts at 7 p.m., Friday, April 14.

Christian Home Baptist Church, 20123 Longview drive, Windsor, will sponsor a trip to Lancaster, Pa., to see the play, Behold the Lamb, Friday April 14, returning April 15. All proceeds go to the Relay For Life (Cancer Society) Call 934-6104, 255-4607, 255-0617, 357-6680, 238-3226 or 255-2173.

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week, each night at 7:30 p.m. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Friday, April 14 will be at St. Mary on Nansemond Parkway.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries will present an Easter Eggstravaganza with an Easter egg hunt, egg toss, egg decorating, and more, at the Windsor School of Dance, 40 E. Windsor Blvd., Windsor, on Saturday, April 15, starting at 3 p.m.

Main Street United Methodist Church’s Easter Sunday service will be at 8:30 and 11 a.m., April 16, and

&uot;Celebration of the Resurrection of Our Lord&uot; at 6:30 p.m.

Easter Sunrise Service at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Rd., will be at 7 a.m., Sunday, April 16. Breakfast will follow, and the Easter celebration will continue with small group Bible Fellowships at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship and praise at 11 a.m.

Six local churches will come together during Passion Week. They are New Emanuel, Rose of Sharon, Faith Community, Friendship Cathedral, St. Mary, and Gates of Heaven. Sunday, April 16, sunrise service will be at Gates of Heaven, 112 Beech Street, at 6 a.m. A free breakfast will follow the service. For information or to arrange transportation, call pastor Simpson 925-1900.

Easter Sunrise service at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave, will be at 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 16.

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, 37527 Seacock Chapel Road, Zuni, will have an Easter Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow.

Providence United Methodist Church will have a Yard Sale on Saturday, April 22, from 8 a.m. to noon, at 3109 Providence Rd. (corner of Pruden Blvd.) Lots of clothes and furniture will be sold in this church-wide sale. This sale is famous for its $5 bag. Call Bob Thurman at 536-0803.

Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, celebrates 12 years of service by pastor Rev. James T. Elam Sr., at an anniversary service April 23, at 3 p.m. The Dunamis Church Family of Hampton will be the special guest.

Providence United Methodist Church is holding its annual Fish Fry Dinner at the church, 3109 Providence Road, on April 29th from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for a complete meal to eat-in or take-out. Desserts are available as an extra. Tickets in advance or at the door. Call Bob Thurman 536-0803.

St. Johns Episcopal Church in Chuckatuck is celebrating its 250th anniversary. The final event will be a luncheon and dedication of a new brick walkway following the 10:30 a.m. service April 30. The building will be rededicated during the morning service.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will have its Women’s Day luncheon from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., May 6.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will celebrate Women’s Day at regular services, May 7.

The Upper Room Holiness Church, 5684 Godwin Blvd., will have the 6th pastor’s appreciation banquet on May 13 at 6 p.m., in the Chuckatuck II dining room of the Hilton Garden Inn. Music will be provided by The Wilson Five, and the speaker will be Bishop Jenkins. $25 for adults, $10 for children. Call 934-2175.

Parents’ Nights

St. Mary’s COGIC will offer Parents’ Night every third Friday of the month. Registration will be held every third Thursday. Parents’ Night is an evening childcare service offered by the community. Call 539-0155.

Free Dinner

Suffolk Capernaum Seventh Day Adventist, 314 York St, On Fridays 3 to 5 p.m., there will be fresh fruit, vegetables and canned goods. Call 934-9814 for more information.

Tutoring

Love Center Family Church, 362 E. Washington St., is offering free tutoring sessions in math, reading, English and science for children ages 7-18.

Sessions are Tuesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Call 539-7079.

Singles Classes

Singles classes for singles, divorced and widowed persons are held on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road. Call 539-4274.

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