Faith Notes: June 30

June 27, 2013 

Gospel concert

•  Samaria Baptist Church is hosting a gospel concert 6 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Samaria Church Lane, Middlesex. For information, call 252-478-3350 or 252-230-2662.

Homecoming service

•  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will hosts its homecoming and community fun day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at 952 Morphus Road, Wendell.

Impact youth weekend

•  The producers of the faith-based movie “Jackson’s Run” and founders of the Impact Challenge are working with representatives of several eastern Wake County churches to bring Zebulon Impact Challenge Youth Weekend to Norris Creek Outdoor Entertainment Complex July 26-28. The event will showcase the North Carolina debut of the movie, several Christian bands and more. Tickets cost $5 per person. Norris Creek is located at 751 Old Halifax Road in Louisburg, north of Zebulon. For more information, call Cindy Privette at 919-269-8359.

Vacation Bible school

•  Vacation Bible school at Knightdale Baptist Church is 4-7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Harper Park, 207 Main St., Knightdale. Vacation Bible school continues 6:30-9 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 8-12, at 15 Main St. Knightdale.

Outdoor movie

•  Knightdale Baptist Church presents “The Lost Medallion” 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 15 Main St., Knightdale. This movie is free.

Preschool registrations

•  Wendell Baptist Preschool is registering 2- to 4-year-olds for the 2013-14 half-day preschool program. They also offer a five-day pre-kindergarten program. Call 919-365-3103.

Zebulon United Methodist Church Preschool is accepting children for the current school year. The church offers two-, three- and five-day programs for children ages 16 months through 4 years. Call 919-269-6554 or email zum@church.org.

•  Heritage Baptist Church Preschool is accepting children for the 2013-2014 school year. The church offers programs for children ages six weeks through 4 years. Call 919-269-6915.

Bible studies

The Women’s Study Group at Zebulon United Methodist Church meets 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Call 919-269-9408.

•  The couple’s fellowship of Zebulon First Baptist Church meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of each month at 304 E. Barbee St., Zebulon. Call 919-269-7355.

•  Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 405 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon, has Bible study at noon and 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Call 919-227-6266.

•  An adult-singles group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Pearces Baptist Church, 4634 Pearces Road, Zebulon. Call 919-269-9768 or email k_orndorff@msn.com.

Dinner and fellowship

•  Zebulon United Methodist Church offers dinner and fellowship for children and youths, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 919-269-9408 for reservations.

Former Zebulon minister appointed

Bishop Omega Travell Perry, formerly the assistant minister of St. John United Holy Church in Zebulon, was recently named the new director of The Original United Christian College at the Roxboro and Kittrell extensions.

Bishop Perry is a member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Kittrell, where he works as a licensed independent insurance agent.

Food ministries

•  Mt. Zion United Holiness Church runs a soup kitchen 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday at 405 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon.

•  Brown Bag Ministry serves free lunches 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at Zebulon United Methodist Church, 121 W. Gannon Ave. Call Cindy Privette, 919-269-8359.

•  Table of Grace offers dinners at 6 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at Wendell United Methodist Church, 129 N. Main St.

•  Green Pines Baptist Church operates a food pantry 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays at 1498 Hodge Road, Knightdale.

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