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Upcoming events in area churches

Quinn Chapel AME Church, located at 824 Durham Road, will host Christmas at 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 at Quinn’s. Dinner will be served following the service.

First Baptist Church, located at 14 Main Circle, will have early services on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. and Sunday School will be at 7:45 a.m. Mid Week Services will be held on a Thursday, Dec. 20 at 12 noon. Rev Robbie Bynum from Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. A fellowship lunch will be served.

The Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church Sunday School will have its annual Christmas program at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16. The theme is entitled “There’s No Christmas without Jesus.” Billy Farrish will be rendering the music.

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Pleasant Grove - South Boston, VA - Sunday, Dec. 16: Church School - 9:45 a.m. Worship with Pastor Frederick Eily and the sanctuary choir at 11 a.m. Tune in for Bible Study each Wednesday evening at 6:55 p.m. for teleconference participation. Code information: dial 302-202- 1108; wait for operator’s instructions and dial access code 868-087. On Tuesday, Dec. 31 the church will host the 11 p.m. Watch Night service. Pastor Frederick Eily, Minister Novella B. Leigh and Deacon Chris Hunt will deliver the semonette messages. Dan River View Combined Choir will lead the music.

MARKHAM CHAPEL MISIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, located at 3630 Old Chapel Hill Rd., Durham, will host Come Celebrate Kevin Wilson 44th Anniversary Saturday, Jan. 5. Doors open at 4 p.m. Services start at 5 p.m. Featuring: Doc McKenzie and The Hi-Lites; The Canton Spiritual; Luther Barnes and The Sunset Jubilaires; Blessed; Jarrell Smalls & Company and New Creation. For more information contact Rubena Woods at 919-667-3477.

GOD’S HOUSE OF DELIVERANCE, located at 1108 Raleigh St., Oxford, will host a Birthday Celebation for Pastor David McShaw Saturday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. Guest groups: Tony & The Magnificent Voices of Durham; Thelma Bass & The Faithfulaires of Durham; Willie Hargrove & The Dynamic Singers of Faith of Manson; TDWC Praise Team of Bahama; and The Spiritual Entertainers of Oxford. Free will offering. Food will bee sold. Emcee will be Larry Downey of Oxford. For more information contact Mc- Shaw at 919-482-4799

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