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Upcoming events in area churches

Short Short Roxboro Chuch of God, located at 1415 N. Main St., is taking fruit orders. Orders will be ready the 1st or 2nd week of December. For further information call 336-599-6862.

Salem United Methodist Church, located at 933 Salem Church Rd, Hurdle Mills, is presenting workshops from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 18. Therapeutic Alternative-Geriatric Specialty Team staff will present a program on brain health and aging. In addition, on Nov. 18 the spotlight will be on caring for caregivers, identifying needs of those caring for aging family members and how church families can support them. For further information contact the church office at 336-599-6333 or

Compassionate ministries, located at 1282 Pointer St., will host the initial sermon of Sister Danielle Short on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD will have three drop-off sites in Roxboro Nov. 12-19 to collect shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for the Samaritan’s Purse project. Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church, at 1026 Longs Store Rd., will be open Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Nov. 18 from 12 - 2 p.m.; and Nov. 19 from 8 - 10 a.m. Providence Baptist Church, at 1319 Virgilina Rd., will be open Nov. 17 from 1-4 p.m.; Nov. 18 from 12 Noon-2 p.m.; and Nov. 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Helena United Methodist Church, at 290 Helena Moriah Rd., Timberlake, will be open: Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Nov. 18 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.; and Nov. 19 from 8-10 a.m.

The OLD MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, located at 1111 Oak Grove Mt. Zion Rd., will celebrate its 80th Usher Anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 17 during the 11 a.m. worship service. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Rev. Diane Cash, Associate Minister of Greater Cleggs Chapel Missinary Baptist Church, Timberlake. Music will be rendered by the Old Mt. Zion Youth Choir. The church is asking that area churches send at least two ushers to help celebrate.

The HESTER GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, located at 590 Wheeler’s Church Rd., Hurdle Mills, will celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Pastor Joe C. Clayton Sunday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. Rev. Corey Pointer of Greater Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mebane, will deliver the anniversary message. Lunch will be served after morning worship.

Compassionate ministries, located at 1282 Pointer St. will host its pre-Thanksgiving Worship Service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20. Pastor Michelle Fitz and the New Hope Baptist Church, Leaburg, will render the service. Pastors Clevie and Phyllis Brandon.

The beulah baptist association’s mission blast team, will be preparing a breakfast for all Emergency Personnel on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22 at 6 a.m. at the Beulah Baptist Association office building located at 230 S. Morgan St. All Law Enforcement Officers, Firemen, EMS and Hospital Staff are invited. For more informtion call 336- 599-6117.

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