HARRISTOWN NEWS: Pastoral anniversaries coming up

Published 11:13 am Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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We made it through February and now we welcome March. A time for kite flying, spring arriving, St. Patrick’s Day, and most of all Easter.
Keep your eyes on the weather at all times.

Community News

Johnnie Harris writes the Harristown News.

An Easter egg hunt will be at 2 p.m. March 30 in West Badin Community Park. The Easter bunny will be on site. Donations of plastic eggs, candy, juice, water, chips, etc. will be appreciated.
Contact Vonisha Gramling, Veronica Williams or Fonda Leamon.

Church News

Pastor Anthony Neal, and Lady Christie Neal, will be honored for 10 years of service to First Baptist Church this weekend.

The celebration begins with the 10th Year Pastoral Anniversary Banquet on Saturday at Anderson Grove Family Life Center at 4 p.m. It continues Sunday at First Baptist Church at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Dr. Winwood Galmon Jr., of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Goldsboro.

The finale will be at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Robert L. McGowens of Greater Galilee Baptist Church, Charlotte and Winston-Salem.

All are invited to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Badin, on Sunday as it honors Bishop Tavaris Johnson and First Lady Whitnei Johnson on their 3rd Pastoral Anniversary.

The 10 a.m. speaker will be Pastor Beverly Alexander of Harvest of Faith Worship Center, Winston-Salem. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Apostle Dwayne Simms, of Greater International Deliverance Ministry, High Point. Lunch will be served at 12:30.

At 10 a.m. March 17, Evangelist Vanessa Chambers will be the speaker at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Saints Delight Church will host a blood drive for the Red Cross 3-7 p.m. May 15.

Visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter SaintsDelight to schedule your appointment.


Sincere condolences are extended to the family of Lena Mae Steele.

Prayer Requests

Jeffrey Hampton, Marguerite Pankey, WaLillian Tyson, Eula Lewis, Delores Smith, Melvin Watkins, Dora Watkins, Vanessa Chambers, John Westbrook.


Cheryl Williams, Charlene Kelly, Tondra Clark, Cleo Clark, Frank Butler, Carl Apperwhite, Kim Caple-Brown, Lola Green, Debra Robinson, Sharon Williams, Crystal Hamilton, Ryan Williams.

Johnnie Harris writes Harristown News. Call 704-985-8523 or mail PO Box 151, Badin, NC 28009.