Announcements: Week of August 13

PSCC Repairs/Reminder – The church office will be closed August 21-28 for repairs. Please no food or drinks in the sanctuary.

Summer Announcements Reminder– Please send your weekly announcements to Alecia Anderton at during the summer. The deadline to submit announcements is Thursday at 5 p.m.

Annual Revival – The PSCC annual revival will be held August 14-16, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. featuring Minister Winford Kennadean Rice, Jr. and Music Ministry guest choirs.

Revival Fast – The Prayer Ministry would like to encourage everyone to join them in prayer and fasting in your own way for the 7 days leading up to Revival. Beginning 8-7 and ending 8-14. For information contact any prayer ministry member.

2017 Baby Contest Contestants – The A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry will sponsor their annual “Baby Contest” on Sunday, September 17 at 3:00 p.m. Please support our contestants: Isaiah Hayood, Miriam Stillman, Jalaya Young and Tristan Riley Chambers.

NAACP Freedom   Fund Banquet – Anyone interested in attending the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet which will be held on August 19, 2017 at 5 p.m. Location is Martin Street Baptist Church. Please contact Emily Hinton, church secretary or Vanessa Snellings. First come, first serve. There are only 8 tickets available to represent Poplar Springs.

Women’s Retreat Workshop – All ladies attending the Women Retreat workshop on September 9, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. please sign up in copier room.

Resources and Health Fair – The AARP Foundation – Connecting Caregivers to the Community (CC2C) and Poplar Springs First Aide Ministry will host a resource and health fair on Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

African American Cultural Festival – Lakeisha Coffey, the Festival Volunteer Coordinator for the 8th Annual African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County has a need for volunteers for the festival on September 2-3, 2017.  There are over 20 different opportunities available for both teens and adults.  This is a family friendly event so all ages are welcomed to attend.  I have included a letter that outlines our need in more detail.  Volunteer information can be accessed by visiting our website at  For questions, please contact Lakeisha Coffey at

Food Pantry Ministry – The Food Pantry Ministry needs men over the age of 18 years old to assist in loading and unload the truck, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Please contact Katherine Branch for details.

Youth Announcements

National Museum of African American History Trip – Join the Youth Ministry in visiting The National Museum of African American History and Culture, Friday, September 8, 2017. The ministry will depart PSCC at 5:30 a.m. and depart DC 5:30 p.m. Youth age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a School Day!  Please check with your child’s’ school regarding absences. Cost is FREE however we are asking for donations of any (2) canned food items, or any (2) snack food items, or case of water or Canned meats or size 5 diapers.

Preparing for the ACT/SAT – Join us August 18 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about what families should know about choosing the ACT or SAT, core differences between the tests, how to use the SAT/ACT scores to get scholarships, overview of sample questions and strategies, free resources available to prepare and more.

Empowerment Hour Bible Study Leaders Needed – The Youth Ministry needs teachers to join our Wednesday Night Empowerment Hour Bible Study Team.  Please contact Rev. Williams for more information at

Sick and Prayer List

  • Sister Diane Allen
  • Sister Pat Baker
  • Sister Harriet Blue
  • Sister Valecia Booth
  • Sister Evelyn Chalmers
  • Sister Twanda Clark
  • Sister Patricia Crisp
  • Brother Charles Evans, Rex
  • Brother Eugene Gilbert
  • Sister Geneva Hammond
  • Sister Alice Jones
  • Sister Nicole Jones
  • Brother Curtis McCullers
  • Brother Dennis Moore
  • Sister Rosa Partin
  • Sister Alease Pryor
  • Sister Cordella Rashid
  • Sister Cupid Sorrell
  • Sister Bertha Thomas
  • Sister Martha Williams
  • Sister Mary Elizabeth Williams
  • Minister Clarence Young
  • Paul Bowen (Friend of Delois Whitaker) Tower Rehab
  • Channing Carrington (Wendy Carrington’s niece)
  • Angela Cloud (Mildred Keith’s friend)
  • Wallace Horton (Erma Phillips’ brother)
  • Constance McNeil (Mildred Keith’s friend)
  • Douglas Sanders (Marilyn Sanders’ brother)
  • Joyce Williams (Pamela C. Williams’ mother-in-law)
  • Albert Logan (LaTrenda Thomas’ father)