ST. STEPHENS UNITED CHURCH OF GOD – Homecoming, Oct. 14 – 16, 7:30 p.m.

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TROY CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH - Fall Festival and Academic/Spiritual Explosion, Oct. 31 beginning at 10 a.m. The Spoken Word, spiritual music, public school and community college representatives, seminar on societal expectations of our youth, liturgical dance, puppet ministry, games, and food. All children and families are welcome to attend. No charge.

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HICKORY GROVE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH – Barbecue, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sold by the plate or pound. Church is located on Pekin Road.

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FORKS OF LITTLE RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH – Yard sale, fish fry and auction, Oct. 17. Yard sale, 7 a.m. – Noon; Fish plates, $7, 2 – 4:30 p.m.; auction starts at 6 p.m. at Forks of Little River Baptist Church.

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SNOWHILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – Family and Friends Day, Oct. 18, 11 a.m., dinner following service.

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FIRST WESLEYAN CHURCH – Homecoming, Oct. 18, 10:50 a.m. Special music by “Higher Purpose.” Lunch following the service in the Preusz Center.

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BELFORD BAPTIST CHURCH - Pastor Brenda K. Robinson and First Man John Appreciation Celebration, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Oct. 24, 7 p.m., and Oct. 25, 3 p.m. Tuesday morning Bible study 10 a.m. Dining with grace at 11:30 a.m. $1 donation. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m.

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MT. ZION A.M.E. ZION CHURCH – Fish and chicken sale, Oct. 23 and 24, 11 a.m. – until.

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LOVE JOY UMC - Barbecue and auction, Oct. 24. Barbecue 4 p.m., auction immediately following.

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WHITE CREST BAPTIST CHURCH – Fall Festival, Oct. 24, 5 p.m. Brotherhood Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. Fall Family Day at the Cabin, Nov. 7, 3 p.m.

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MT CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH - Association Wide Missions Conference, Oct. 25 and 28, 7 p.m. Hosting the Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 27, with a meal starting at 5:30 p.m. Fall Festival and Truck or Treat, Oct. 31 starting at 6 p.m.

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, MT. GILEAD – Trunk or Treat, Oct. 31, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the church parking lot. All children welcome. Each Sunday, Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship service, 11 a.m.

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MT. GROVE/INGRAM CHAPEL A.M.E. ZION CHURCH – 100 Men and Women in Hats program. Wear your best hat and celebrate Missionary Day. Enjoy light refreshments, Nov. 8, 3 p.m.

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BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH - Nov. 8th, 5 p.m. "Evil in the Church.”

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FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES – The Bowling Family in Concert, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

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HOLLY MOUNT BAPTIST CHURCH – Lacy Ray Thompson’s Hickory Cooked Barbecue pork or chicken, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eat in or carry out, adults $8, children $4.

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MOUNT ZION CHURCH OF DELIVERANCE - Come and worship with us at 211B Main Street, Mt. Gilead across from Steves Pizza, Elders Aubrey and Rosalyn Wade are the pastors. Sunday morning worship 11:30 a.m.

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, TROY – Fellowship and worship for the whole family and programs for all ages, Sunday. Sunday 5 – 7 p.m. youth group grades 6 – 12. Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for mission friends grades 1 – 6.

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LOVE JOY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Coffee and prayer breakfast each Sunday 9:30 - 10 a.m. Sunday school 10 a.m. Worship service 11 a.m.

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TROY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – Community meals has changed days from Friday to each Monday, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sunday school 10 a.m., Sunday service 11 a.m.

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BELFORD BAPTIST CHURCH - Dining for Grace meals will be served Tuesdays only at 11:30 a.m. $1 donation requested. Bible Study Tue. 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wed. 7 p.m.

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MAIN STREET BAPTIST CHURCH – Youth and family movie and activity night. Second Saturday every month at 6 p.m.

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JAYA MINISTRIES NON-DENOMINATIONAL – Sunday school 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible study and power hour 7-8 p.m. Pastor Lynn Boger. The church is in Troy.

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TROY WESLEYAN CHURCH – Community lunch every Friday, 11 a.m. – noon, $1 donation. 842 Ophir Ave., Troy. For more information, 910-975-5874.

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TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH OF TROY – Sunday school 10 a.m., worship services 11 a.m., Sunday night service 6 p.m., Wednesday night service 7 p.m.

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TRUE WORSHIP MINISTRIES – Sunday morning service 11 a.m., Thursday Bible study 7 p.m. Heavenly Gifts Clothing Closet open every 2nd and 4th Thursday, 4:45-6:45 p.m. Phenomenal Women Chat Session every 1st Saturday, 6 p.m. L.O.V.E meeting every 2nd Saturday. For more information call 910-571-0539.

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WADEVILLE METHODIST CHURCH – Worship service at 11 a.m. each Sunday.

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STAR HOUSE OF PRAISE – Clothing Closet, open Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon, items free to those in need. Accepting donations of clothing and household items.

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TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – 8:55 Open Door Praise Service, Sunday 8:55 to 9:45 in the fellowship hall. A come-as-you-are, informal service of praise music, prayer and a short message, as well as light refreshments and a time of fellowship. Traditional service in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. For more information, visit the church website at trinityumctroy.org.

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LOMAX MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH – Sunday school 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday night service 7 p.m. Youth Meeting 2nd Sunday of the month, 7 p.m.; Youth Choir practice 3rd Sunday of the month, 5:30 p.m. Teen Youth meeting 4th Sunday of the month, 5:30 p.m.

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CLOTHING CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, on Candor Troy Road, open every Tuesday morning 8-12 and third Saturday. The closet has served the community for 34 years with clothes donated by people throughout the community/county. Clothing is free; anyone in need of clothes is welcome, and all donations are appreciated. Phone 910-974-7337.

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CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH – Regular schedule: Sunday school-9:45 a.m., worship-10:55 a.m., study-7 p.m. Pastor- Rev. Reese English.

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TROY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH – Sweet Hour of Prayer, noon-1 p.m., last Wednesday of each month. The church is at 401 E. Main St., Troy.

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WADEVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH – Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship service 11 a.m. each week.

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WHITE CREST BAPTIST CHURCH – Sunday school 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Wednesday Bible study and Impact for youth 7 p.m. Community meal site, Thursday 11 a.m.

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FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES – Live Stream on 10:30 Sunday mornings and 7:30 Wednesday nights, visit www.familyworshipministries.com.

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OPHIR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – Service times: Sunday school 10 a.m., worship services 11 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Bill Knapp.

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SHARING THE JOURNEY MINISTRIES – First Saturday of each month at 7 p.m. service of fellowship, music and good preaching from various speakers. For information call (910) 948-3266. 2951 Spies Rd., Robbins.

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CORNERSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH – Sunday school 10 a.m., morning worship service 11 a.m., Wednesday night service 7 p.m. Children’s church morning service only. Call 975-0552 for more information. The church is at 303 Lambert Rd., Biscoe.

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UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH MINISTRIES BIBLE STUDY – Come fellowship and study the Bible every Thursday at 7 p.m., at the home of Bill and Sharon Branche. 6074 Susan Dr. For more info and directions call 336-873-7339.

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TROY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – Join us for lunch on the third Sunday of each month immediately following the 11 a.m. service. Sunday school 10 a.m. The church is at 202 East Main Street. Call 910-572-2944 for more information.

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FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH OF TROY – Sunday school 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., Sunday night worship 7 p.m., Wednesday night worship 7 p.m. Fourth Sunday is Youth Sunday. Fifth Sunday – special singing at 11 a.m.

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TROY PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH – Sunday school 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., evening service 6 p.m., Wednesday night service 7 p.m. Children’s church in all services. Call 576-0521 for more information.