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Submission guidelines: Submissions must be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office or emailed to Abbi Overfelt, at aoverfelt@civitasmedia.com, by Wednesday at noon for inclusion in Friday’s edition. Events occurring outside of Scotland County (with the exception of Maxton) will not be included. Please use full names and include time and date information and a phone number.



Anointed House of God invites the public to hear guest evangelist Brenda Terry speak at 7:30 p.m.


Galilee United Methodist Church will have its Communion Stewards sponsor a “Night in White” program at 4 p.m. Guests are asked to wear white and participate in the march. Sister Flora Bullard will be a speaker at the event. For more information call Johnnie Mae Pemberton at 910-844-3485.

Haven of Truth Church invites everyone to its 100 Women in Red program, kicking off at 3 p.m. with featured speaker the Rev. Essie Davis of Laurel Hill Baptist Church. Haven of Truth is located across from Pate’s Store.

Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming at 11 a.m.

New Light Holiness Church celebrates Family & Friends Day at 11:30 .m. at 451 Stewartsville Road, Laurinburg. All are welcome to attend.

Sept. 6

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Maxton will have Truly Blessed in concert at 7 p.m.

St. Mary Parish will have a yard sale and a plate sale from 7 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 800 Main St. in Laurinburg.

Bright Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church invites the public to a fish fry from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Plates are $7, fish sandwiches are $5. The church is at 601 South Main St., Laurinburg.

Faith Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church will hold a launch of its new campus at 11861 X-Way Road in Laurinburg from 5-8 p.m. Bible study and fellowship will be offered. For information, visit matthewsfaith.org.

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FAITH FELLOWSHIP FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH of Matthews invites everyone to join in the organization of a new congregation in Laurinburg on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5-8 p.m. The gathering will be held at 11861 X-Way Road, Laurinburg. More info. available at www.matthewsfaith.org, or call Pastor Eddie Simmons at 704-847-3600.

Sept. 7

Galilee United Methodist Church will hold its homecoming at 10:45 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church invites the public to come share in its celebration of Grandparents Day. The celebration will feature the Rev. Terence Williams as guest speaker for the 4 p.m. observance and the Imani Gospel Choir will perform. The church is located at 1176 Johns Rd., Laurinburg.

Franklin Chapel AME Zion Church will have its annual Usher’s Anniversary at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Charles Allen of Spaulding Chapel AME Zion Church in Pinehurst. Special music will be provided by Spaulding Chapel’s choir.

Sept. 16

Household of Faith will host an appreciation service for Overseer Pastor Willie Mae Graham at 5 p.m. The church is located at 19091 Blakely Road in Laurinburg. Participating churches include Faith Anointed, Anointed House, Household of Faith and Shekanah Faith.

Sept. 16-18

Bright Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will hold revival. Devotion will begin at 7 p.m. and worship will begin at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Rex Anderson of First Baptist Church in Fairmont will lead the program, and various choirs and praise teams will perform.

Sept. 19-20

Bright Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will hold a yard sale each day at 7 a.m. Household goods and clothing from infants to plus-size adult will be sold. Hot dogs, fish, collard sandwiches and more will also be available.

Sept. 20

Bright Hopewell Missionary Baptist Churchwill hold its Little Miss BHMBC pageant at 7 p.m. Six contestants will be presented and one crowned. Various choirs will perform.

Sept. 21

Bright Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 136th Homecoming beginning at 11 a.m. with a service delivered by the Rev. Garland Pierce. The G.P. Gospel Choir will perform. Dinner will be served following worship.

Sept. 25

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Maxton will have “Tasty Tuesday” from 5:15-6:30 p.m.

Oct. 12

Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher’s Day at 3 p.m. The event is open to the public.


Love Covenant International Fellowship Ministry along with School of Apostles and Prophet and Fivefold Ministry are having open registration for classes for Apostles, Prophets, Evangelist, Pastors and teachers. For information call Apostle Jimmie McLean at 910-384-7299 or Laura McLean at 843-506-7230.

Partners in Ministry will hold a free line dancing class every Tuesday at 7:15 p.m., hosted by the Community Resource and Referral Center. Other class times will be based on instructor availability and participant interest. For more information call 910-277-3355.

Partners in Ministry will hold a Senior Citizens Program for attendees 50 years old and older on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be Bible studies, games, crafts, music and movies. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 910-277-3355.

Partners in Ministry will be hosting free tutoring sessions every Tuesday from 4-5:30 p.m. Students from first to 12th grade are eligible to sign up for math, English, history, science, reading, writing and social studies.

Anointed House of Deliverance will hold a Bible study every second and fourth Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

Galilee United Methodist Church will collect gently used shoes, especially sneakers, at the church on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Those interested in donating shoes can also call the church at 910-276-0811 to schedule a delivery date and time. Shoes will be collected until Sept. 30.

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