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Path of Tribulation

Beulah Baptist Church in Bennett presents its annual Tribulation Trail on Friday October 29 and Saturday October 30. The trail opens at 7 p.m. each evening. Each trip takes approximately 35 minutes.

Tribulation Trail is a mile-long wagon trail through woods and pastures stopping at eight stages to demonstrate different events of the Apocalypse. Groups of 10 or more can register online at; everyone else can just show up at the event.

Tickets cost $ 5 per person. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or adult due to the graphic nature of what is depicted.

The church is located at 8454 Howard Mill Road.

Church anniversary

Love Conquers Outreach is celebrating its first pastoral / church anniversary with a formal banquet from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, at La Hacienda, 480 N. Main St., Biscoe. Tickets are available for a donation of $ 20.

The celebration continues at 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 7, with morning worship. The church is located at 157 Eagle Lane, Biscoe.

Community Bible study

Pinehurst’s Community Bible Study (CBS), a non-denominational Bible study, invites those interested to join a 30-week study on 1 & 2 Peter, Christian Living and Colossians. The class will meet on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., until May 3. Women and men of all ages are welcome. Related programs for children and youth are available for registered parents or guardians.

In addition, an online study for women will be offered on Wednesdays. Online courses will be led by a CBS trained facilitator on Zoom.

CBS’s mission is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through compassionate and in-depth Bible study, accessible to all. Each CBS study is authored by Bible scholars, based on the scriptures, and includes a three-part approach with personal study questions, a small group discussion, and a weekly teaching session.

Christian Science

“Eternal Punishment” is the topic of the Christian Science Bible Lesson Sermon for Sunday, October 31st. The Christian Science Society service begins at 10 am and will be held at the Civic Club, 105 S. Ashe St., Southern Pines.

The Society maintains a reading room at 173A NE Broad St. in Southern Pines where there are useful articles on a range of topics, reports of healing accomplished through prayer alone, and resources for Bible study. The reading room is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Call (910) 692-7759.

Our Lutheran Savior

Our Lutheran Church of the Savior is running Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. via Zoom for now and a worship service at 10:30 a.m. which is both in person and via vimeo online-

There is a small in-person service in the sanctuary on Wednesdays at noon.

Communion at the wheel takes place on the first Sunday of the month at noon. There is a 15-minute service on FM 89.5, followed by Communion.

The church is located at 1517 Luther Way, Southern Pines. For information, visit or call (910) 692-2662.

Lutheran Saint Paul

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Whispering Pines has services at 9 a.m. every Sunday.

“Due to the passing of Pastor Melms, we have visiting pastors and chaplains,” a spokesperson said.

The church has a trunk or a treat on Saturday, October 30, from 10 a.m. to noon. “Wear your suits,” says a spokesperson. “There will be a parade in the parking lot to enjoy Halloween candy wrapped in decorated trunks.”

St. Paul Lutheran is located at 3253 Niagara-Carthage Road in Whispering Pines.

For more information, call (307) 214-8166.

Mt. Pleasant CC

The Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, located at 4460 Lobelia Road, Vass, has church services at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Sunday school services start at 9.45 a.m. Masks are optional. Social distancing is privileged.

The village chapel

The village chapel offers in-person and live services. The village chapel is open for all Sunday services (8:15 am, 9:30 am and 11:00 am) every Sunday, with back-up procedures to minimize health risks. Sunday services are broadcast live and can be viewed at or to

The village chapel will host its trunk or annual treat on Thursday October 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. spokesperson.

You are invited to the village chapel on Sunday October 31 for the Sunday invitations. There will be a service at 10 a.m. There will also be a catered reception in the chapel room after the worship service. The daycare is available during the service. For other questions or more information, contact the Chapel office at (910) 295-6003.

On Wednesday November 3 (first Wednesday), the village chapel will observe a monthly fraternity meal in the chapel room. Meals will be provided for, reservations are therefore required and can be made by contacting the village chapel office at (910) 295-6003. The purpose of the FWF is to provide a monthly opportunity for members, non-members and newcomers to connect and develop lasting relationships.

The Duke University Choir returns to the Village Chapel on Sunday, November 7 at 4 p.m., a concert tradition that spans 50 years. The Choir, directed by Dr Rodney Wynkoop, is the main choral ensemble of the Department of Music and has over fifty singers. The repertoire of the Choir and its Chamber Choir includes both sacred and secular music from many cultures and traditions. The Choir was formed in 1970 when the male and female Glee Clubs were merged into a single choir. This concert is free and open to the public. Contributions to the village chapel music series are graciously accepted. For more information, call Stephen Gourley at (910) 295-6003.

The retreat for men from the community is open to all Christian men from the larger community. This year’s retreat is scheduled for Saturday, November 13, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse Main Ballroom at Pinehurst # 9. Breakfast would include coffee, water and sandwiches. breakfast. Lunch would be a choice of two different sandwiches, all served with fries, pickles and dessert. Bee coffee, soft drinks and iced tea will be provided at all times. The cost is $ 28 per person. You can pay by check payable to La Chapelle du Village and in the “memo” section write RETREAT or pay online by going to, click on the “donate” tab in the upper right corner, select “Ministry of Men” from the drop-down menu, then in the Memo box, enter “Retreat for Men”. The agenda will include communion and one or two guest speakers. The first guest speaker is Edward Graham, son of Franklin Graham and grandson of Dr. Billy Graham. Edward graduated from West Point, then served in the military as a ranger / special operations officer for eight deployments. At the end of 2018, he left the military after 16 years to become vice president of programs and government relations for Samaritan’s Purse.

On Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m., The Village Chapel Music Series presents the first part of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ as ​​part of a community benefit for TambraPlace, an organization that works to provide a safe haven for at-risk young women in County of Moore. TambraPlace was founded in 2018 with the specific purpose of targeting homelessness in the region.

The professional choir and orchestra will be conducted by Stephen Gourley, Music Director of the Chapel. You can find more information about TambraPlace at, and concert information can be obtained by calling (910) 295-6003.

There is no admission fee and tickets are not required. An offering of plates will be received during the concert.

The village chapel choir is open to singers aged 16 and over. Rehearsals take place Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 pm The chapel choir conducts all musical elements during religious services at 9:30 am and 11 am as well as special services throughout the year. All inquiries should be directed to Stephen Gourley at [email protected] or 295-6003.

The village chapel children’s choir meets on Sunday morning after the 9:30 am church service. The children present musical offerings in worship every month. At the moment, the face covering is mandatory for everyone participating in the children’s choir. Inquiries should be directed to Deborah Holden at [email protected]

The youth group meets on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Care Cottage (55 Community Road), with the exception of the first Sunday of each month.

Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina The “Sacred Reading” meets in the shrine every Monday at noon, led by Pastor John.

The Thursday Men’s Fellowship Bible Study, led by Pastor Ashley, meets at 4 p.m. at Care Cottage and will study the book of 1 Samuel.

Pastor John’s CS Lewis class takes place on Fridays at 10 a.m. at Chapel Hall.

A prayer service with communion and homily takes place every Thursday in the sanctuary at 10 a.m.

Support for caregivers with dementia is always available. For more information, contact Pat Soler at [email protected] or call (925) 708-3691.

The Village Chapel is an interfaith church welcoming Christians of all faiths to worship with us, located at 10 Azalea Road, Pinehurst. For more information about The Village Chapel’s regular programs and activities, or upcoming Christian education classes, call The Village Chapel office at (910) 295-6003. The website is



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