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SEASIDE CRAFTERS, shown with some of the items they 've made for the iMbor Day weekend country fair, are (from left) Kay Singleton,
Nancy Clark, Catherine Farrington, Helen Deane, Donnie Boyer and Marilyn Barbee.
St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ground-Breaking Slated For September 4
The Rev. Beth Kearney will be
guest speaker Sept. 4 for the ground
breaking ceremonies of St. Luke
Evangelical Lutheran Church.
The new church facilities will be
constructed six miles south of
Shallotte on U.S. 17.
Kearney is assistant to Bishop
Mark Menees of the N.C. Synod.
She will be representing the bishop
at the ceremonies.
St. Luke currently has 129 mem
bers. having begun with 74 charter
members who formed the original
congregation in 1988. Pastor is
Donald Safrit. Weekly worship ser
vices have been held at Shallotte
Middle School until new facilities
could be built.
Construction contract for the
church has been awarded to Lew
ellyn Builders of Calabash. A Build
ing Committee is chaired by Carlton
"Bud" Craig assisted by David M.
Initially the congregation will
worship in an all-purpose area
which will scat approximately 200.
There will also be a pastor's office,
secretary's office, kitchen, class
rooms, nursery, restrooms, storage
areas, choir room and narthex. Plans
are to erect a sanctuary later.
The Iuitheran Men in Mission and
Women of the Evangelical Lutheran
Chorch of American (WELCA)
groups have held yard sales to assist
with the church furnishings. WEL
CA will be equipping the kitchen
with appliances and other items.
Teen Rally Sept. 4
A teen rally will be held Sunday,
Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. beside the Shal
lotte National Guard Army on Main
Featured will be Gary and Shan
non Casola of Heart Menders Mini
stry. The Casolas attended New Life
Bible College and arc popular lead
ers of youth conferences and rallies.
The rally will include music, dra
ma. free food and door prizes. All
teens are welcome, said spokesman
Lettie's Grove Pentecostal Free
will Baptist Church will celebrate its
annual Pastor's Appreciation Day on
Sunday. Aug. 28, at 11 a.m.
Pastor Maurice Milligan and wife
Margie have served the church for
IS years. He became pastor of
Lettie's Grove Church in 1967.
After serving the church for one
year, he went to Bladenboro where
he served for 11 years. He returned
to Lettie's Grove 14 years ago and
has seen the church grow under his
leadership from 17 members to an
attendance of more than 200.
Guest speaker for the occasion is
the Rev. Don Sauls, superintendent
of the Pentecostal Freewill Baptist
denomination in the United States.
Musical director is Sandy Duran.
A covered dish dinner will follow
the morning service. The public is
The Southeastern North Carolina
Area Women's Aglow is hosting an
enrichment seminary featuring na
tionally known Bible teacher Billie
Hunt of The Woodlands, Texas.
The seminar will take place Sept.
9 and 10 at Howard Johnson Plaza
Hotel, 5032 Market St., Wilmington.
Registration is S35.
For more information call 579
6623 or 287-3814.
Mt. Olive Drama
Mount Olive Baptist Church
Drama Company will present
"Plenty of Time" on Saturday, Aug.
27, at 7 p.m. at the church in Bolivia.
The presentation was first per
formed this past May. It was written
as an outreach to youth but is appro
priate for all ages, according to a
church news release.
The drama will be preceded by a
spaghetti supper at 5:30 p.m.
For information, call the Rev.
Anthony Clemmons at 253-5546.
11k Seaaliooal Nightingales of
Durham will be in concert at New
Hope Free Will Baptist Church in
the Soowfield Community, Leland,
Friday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.m.
For more information, call James
Scon, 253-5789; Daisy Scott, 253
6551; or Carolyn Blue, 395-0439.
At Holy Light
William Be King and the Be King
Lights will perform Sunday, Aug.
28, at 2 p.m. at Holy Light Pente
The church is on Big Neck Road,
Quartet To Perform
The Tar Heel State Quartet will be
at Sabbath Home Baptist Church on
Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
The public is welcome. The
church is on Sabbath Home Road.
Supply Baptist Church will cele
brate homecoming on Aug. 28.
The Rev. Fred Johnson will be
There will be no Sunday School
opening that day. Members and
guests will go directly to Sunday
School classes and then on to wor
ship services at 10:30 a.m.
Present and former members and
friends are invited by the Home
coming Committee and the Rev.
A gospel festival to benefit Lower
Cape Fear Hospice will take place
Sun., Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. at Ebenezer
Missionary Baptist Church, 2929
Princess Place Drive, Wilmington.
The Jinwright Family, a gospel
group from Supply, will represent
Brunswick County. A gospel group
from each county served by Lower
Cape Fear Hospice will perform.
Admission is free.
The Right Reasons'
The Rev. Michael Ward will
speak from the gospel of John 6:22
35, a sermon entitled "Coming to
Christ for the Right Reasons," this
Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Oak Island
The Sunday School will host a
"Rally Day" pancake breakfast at 8
a.m. All rising third-graders will be
Sunday school begins at 9:15
a.m., with worship services at 10:15.
Winston Trio Charged With Larceny, Assault, Robbery
Three Winston-Salem residents,
including a teenage girl, were arrest
ed early Saturday after allegedly
robbing a Shallotte man and hitting
his face and head with a shovel, po
Michael J. Myers, 21, and Shawn
W. Ward, 21, remained in Bruns
wick County Jail Tuesday under
S 10,000 secured bond. The third
suspect, 19-year-old Nancy Jane
Dickens, was released Monday on
SI 5.500 bond.
Shallotte Police Chief Rodney
Gause said all three have been
charged with felony larceny, armed
robbery and assault with a deadly
weapon inflicting serious injury.
In addition, authorities charged
Dickens with felony possession of
cocaine and hindering and delaying
after she allegedly gave police offi
cers a false name.
Gause said Danny Browning, 41,
of Shallotte. and the three suspects
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Rev George D. Speake, Minister
4807 Main St, Downtown Shallotte
were "partying" into the early hours
of Saturday morning at Browning's
home on Forest Drive.
Police were called to the resi
dence around 2:30 a.m., where they
found Browning lying on the floor
in a pool of blood.
"He was hit with a shovel several
times in the face and back of the
head. He was also punched several
times," Cause said. "Danny needed
about 30 stitches behind his head
and on his face."
Browning's vehicle was reported
missing along with approximately
S80 in cash, Gause said.
About two hours later Browning's
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Old Georgetown Road
Or. Francis M Womack. Jr.. Minister
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Worship Service Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School al 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallottc Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
vchicle was spotted in Whiteville,
where it was detained by Officer
Kyle Jones of the Whiteville Police
Shallotte Officer Keith Smith
drove to Whiteville and arrested the
three suspects, Gause said.
Cause said Browning had met the
suspects two or three days before the
"We're still not sure exactly what
started it. We've heard two or three
sides so it's still under investiga
tion,'* he said Tuesday.
The chief speculated that the sus
pects may have planned the attack.
They could have done this to try
to get him intoxicated so they could
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1 300 Seaside Rrf SW (Hwy 9041
steal his car and go back to Winston
Salem. They did not have a vehicle,"
Meets Labor Day
Holden Beach Commissioners
will hold their next regular meeting
Monday, Sept. 5, instead of Tuesday,
Sept. 6, as originally planned.
Town Manager Gus Ulrich said
the meeting date was switched to
Labor Day so the town attorney can
attend. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.
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Sunday Evormg Wonhip-7:00 pm
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casual drau ? nuraary provided
Prayer b the language
Larry Knowtas, Pastor
1672 Mt. Ptsgah Rd. SW
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8:30 a.m. Intcr-Dcnominational (Service
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Country Fair To Highlight
Weekend In Seaside Area
Labor Day weekend will bring a
two-day Country Fair to the Seaside
Seaside United Methodist Church
is planning the event, which will oc
cur Friday, Sept. 2, from 3 until 8
p.m. and Saturday, Sept 3, from 8
a.m. until 4 p.m. The church is on
N.C. 179 near Sunset Beach.
Crafts, next-to-new clothing,
plants, produce, household items
and baked goods will be for sale.
Activities appealing to children will
be offered in Gamesville. Hot dogs.
popcorn, cnilicrs. peanuts and soft
drinks v;li be available throughout
A spaghetti dinner will be served
Friday, 5 until 7 p.m. Tickets will
cost $4 for adults and $2 for chil
dren. Chicken shiskebobs will be
available at noon on Saturday. An
auction of household goods and yard
sale items will begin at 1 p.m.
Proceeds of the fair will go to the
church's capital improvement fund.
The public is invited.
Coastal Baptist Center Offers
Two Winter Semester Courses
The winter semester of study at
Coastal Baptist Study Center will
begin with its first class meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 8:30 a.m.
On that day, time forms will be
filled out and fees paid. Students
will receive books and study guides.
"Studies in Galatian" will be of
fered at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The
course focuses on Paul's letter to the
Galatians and considers such matters
as purpose, date and authorship of
"Teaching the Bible to Adults"
will be offered Wednesdays at
10:30. The performance-based
course emphasizes understanding of
the Bible, adults and teaching tech
niques. Videotaped lectures will be a
part of the course instruction.
The Rev. Horace L. Jackson will
be instructor in both classes. Some
scholarship funds are available.
For more information, call V.C.
Potter Jr. at 253-5731 or the Bruns
wick Baptist Association Resource
Center at 754-7979.
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a 4 Square Ministry presents
Youth Rally By the Sea
? Youth pastor and music team Faith and
Victory Church from Greenville, SC
? Bill and the Southern Gospel Sound
from Loris. SC
Saturday, August 27, 5:00 pm
by the cross In the parking lot at
Ocean Isle Beach
For more information call: 754-7363
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