Announcements: Week of April 22

Thank you to all who participated in the yearly fundraiser for Royal Family Kids Camp. Several of our members participated in the Chili Cook Off, donated money, cakes, and auction items; the amount raised for the evening was $18,072. We will have ten additional campers this year, which will total more than 50 children; therefore, more volunteers are needed. Applications are now being accepted for those age 18 and over who want to participate. Camp week is July 15-20, 2018. See Robyn King for full details/applications. She can also be reached at

Norfolk State University will provide on-site admission and financial aid award packages Thursday, April 26, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Brownstone. Please RSVP to Pat Baker at 919-600-2686.

There will be youth flag football at the park on Homecoming Sunday. Please sign up in the copier room.

Community Navigators, Community Builders, owned by Cleopatra Lacewell, is having a fundraiser raising money for community youth planning a community event to be held in December. She will be in the narthex taking orders for Krispy Kreme donuts at $10/box. Thank you for your support.

You are invited to attend the Prayer Breakfast hosted by the Poplar Springs Intercessory Prayer Ministry April 2, 9:00 a.m. , in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend as we learn how prayer changes things. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.; breakfast will be served promptly at 9:30 a.m. Please sign up in the copier room or on our website ( through the Contact Us Form. If you have questions, contact Al McCutcheon at 919-723-1233 or Kimberly Hinton at 919-749-7939.

RACE FOR THE CURE IS HERE – SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018. The Poplar Springs Christian Church Race for the Cure Team is live and moving. The final day to register online for the PSCC Team is Wednesday, April 25, before midnight. Paper registration forms are also available. Go online and register today! The cost for joining the team is $30. See Rena’ Brooks if you have any questions.

The Young Adult Ministry is collecting back packs for their annual back pack drive. Collection sites are in the hall near the mailboxes and in the narthex. Thank you for your support!

Dr. Jeffery B. Robinson from Juniper Level Missionary Baptist Church will be the speaker this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. as the Missionary Ministry celebrates their anniversary. Please be supportive!

If you want to be a “doorkeeper” for the Lord and you are ready to serve with a smile, the Adult Usher Ministry is seeking new members! Adult male and female ushers are needed for worship services. Please call Pamela Taylor Shaw at (919) 418-0199 or Shawn Gear at (919) 696-1875, if you are interested.

The Security Ministry is looking for new members. Please see Ruby Hodge for information.

The A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry is presenting their Bi-annual King and Queen Contest, initially brought to the group by the late Mrs. Annie Bell Davis and the late Deacon Major Hinton. In memory of their hard-working efforts, we are asking the congregation for support to make this year’s event a great success. If you would like to participate, please sign up in the copier room; see Ms.Tina Smith for more information.

Garner Relay for Life will be April 27 – 28, 2018, at Lake Benson Park, Garner, NC, 4:00 p.m. until… Sponsored by the Cancer Support Ministry.

Registration is now being accepted for Poplar Springs summer camp. The registration fee is $50. See the Youth Ministry leaders for details.

New Generation Choir will rehearse on Saturday, April 28, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

The A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry is offering a trip to Washington, DC October 17-20, 2018. Please see Mildred Keith or Tina Smith for details and payment dates.

Ladies, are you excited at this year’s Women’s Retreat?!? We’re traveling to the ATL September 13 – 16. Join us for fellowship, shopping, tours, etc. Grab a roommate or two, complete a registration form, and make a $75 deposit. Payment collections are each 4th Sunday; however, you can put your payment in a Women’s Retreat envelope located on the Trustees’ Office door and leave with them or the secretary.

We are looking for positive and enthusiastic Summer Camp Counselors who enjoy working with children. Join us as a Camp Counselor at Poplar Springs Christian Church for fun in the sun, field trips, crafts and daily academic enrichment. Counselors must be 18 years of age or older, Junior Counselors must be at least 17 years old; all counselors must be willing to participate in all indoor and outdoor activities, and must be available four or more hours per shift. Please contact Rev. Frank Williams for additional information 919-327-8907.

Please refer to the church calendar at for the week’s activities.

Please send your announcements to by Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Please contact the Media Ministry at 919-961-7613, if there are problems with the broadcast so they can work to correct it as soon as possible.


Sick and Prayer List

Zikia Brice, UNC Children’s Hospital
Burn Center
Evelyn Chalmers
Pat Chrisp
Irene Cooper
Charles Evans, Rex Rehab
Willie Gilbert, Tower Nursing & Rehab Ctr
Kaye Hinton
Vennie Almeta Hall
Deidre Harvey
Gwen E. Johnson
Alice Jones
Clarence Jones, WakeMed
Nicole Jones
Marie Lowe
Curtis McCullers
Terry McCullers
Fleeter Merritt
Dennis Moore
Leon Partin
Rosa Partin
Sylvia Partin
Erma Phillips, PruittHealth
Alease Pryor
Faydean Robinson
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Mattie Almanzar (Julia Davis’ sister)
James “Ricky” Boykins (Cathy Harris’ cousin)
Margaret Christmas (Mr. & Mrs. Lane Whitaker’s daughter)
Angela Cloud (Mildred Keith’s friend)
Darlene P. Craig (Patrice Baker’s sister)
Barbara Jean Evans (Sonnia Carter’s mother)
Wallace Horton (Erma Phillips’ brother)
Lorene Jones (Gloria Williams sister-in-law)
Warren Lassiter (Mildred Keith’s friend)
Kim Saunders (Della Watson’s cousin)
Susan Umstead (Marie Taylor’s niece)
Constance VanDyke (Mildred Keith’s friend)
Mary Washington (Nathaniel Washington’s mother)
Ramona Wright (Marie Taylor’s niece)
Dallie Williams (Barbara Johnson’s sister)
Earl Williams (Alyce Williams’ husband)
Joyce Williams (Pamela C. Williams’ mother- in-law)
Mary Wells (Dorothy Grays’ friend)
Georgia Winston (Melissa Winston-Brown’s mother)