Announcements: Week of May 30

Poplar Springs Christian Church Summer Camp (PSCC) is excited about summer camp and hope you will consider joining us. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, fun and engaging experience for your child. If you are interested, in enrolling your child in PSCC Summer Camp and/or need more information, please see Sherria Grubbs. You can register in the narthex after service or in the church office.

Summer Camp Kick Off/Parent Orientation – If your child will be attending Poplar Springs Summer Camp and/or you are interested in your child/children attending please join us for our summer camp kick-off on Saturday June 11 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.  There will be a parent orientation about summer camp from 9:30 -10:00am. Our camp Kick Off will immediately follow and will consist of hands on activities, food, music and fun!  There will also be on-site registration! Please sign-up in the copier room if you plan to attend.

A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry – Executive committee meeting is Tuesday, June 7 at 10:00am.

Race for the Cure 2016 – T-shirts are available in the Fellowship Hall today for pick-up.  Please come by and get your t-shirt.  Today is the final day to sign-up in the copier room for transportation.

The Justice Theater Project is presenting “Ragtime” – The Musical. Performances will be held at Clare Hall, 11401, Leesville Road, Raleigh, The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi on June 10-26, 2016. A special group rate price of $19.22 is available for groups of 10+. Saturday, June 25 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm is “Poplar Day”. If you would like to attend, please call the church office or sign up in the copier room. The last day to purchase tickets will be Sunday, June 12.

A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry – is preparing for their 2 Annual Queen for a Day celebration. If you are interested in participating, please sign up in the copier room. The program will be on Sunday, September 11.

A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry – is planning their biannual trip. They will be traveling to Charleston, SC on October 20-22, 2016. For more information or to travel with them, contact Tina Smith or Mildred Keith.

Media Ministry – is currently looking for dedicated volunteers to work on Sundays and special events. Contact Neal Boyke at 919-608-5117 or Jackie Branch at 919-779-2628 for more information.

Food Bank Volunteers Needed July 30, 2016 – Women’s Retreat 2016 will be volunteering again at the NC Food Bank on Saturday, July 30 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm. We are asking men, women and teenagers to sign up in the copier room. For more information contact Jacqueline Branch at 919-779-2628 or 919-961-7614. We thank you in advance for your willingness to give back!

Poplar Springs get ready for VBS, Vacation Bible School – June 27 to July 1 our theme this year is, “I’ve Got Talent”. So come out and showcase your God-given Talent at our VBS Talent Show for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes. We are in need of teachers, husband & wife team or young adults who would like to team up   together and teach a class are welcome. Please contact Rev. Williams at (919) 327-8907 or

Students Annual Recognition and Awards Banquet, Saturday, June 25 at 4:00pm in the church fellowship hall. Each year the Scholarship Ministry recognizes all students of Poplar Springs for their accomplishments made during the year. These accomplishments can be church, school or community-related. We will celebrate our students by honoring them and their families with a banquet.

We are asking all students to complete the Student Annual Banquet Awards and Recognition Form, located on the table near the Pastor’s Office and in the Narthex. The form should be completed and returned to the Scholarship mailbox or given to any member of the Scholarship Ministry. THE DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, JUNE 12. Any forms received after the deadline, will result in students’ names being omitted from the student recognition program booklet.

Please print the form(s) to minimize errors and complete it in its entirety. A separate form must be completed for each child. The information will be read on Saturday, June 25 at the banquet.

If you are a preschool, high school/college graduate, you do not need to complete an additional form. Your graduation information has already been submitted.

Scholarship Ministry – Each year the Scholarship Ministry recognizes preschool, high school and college graduates. We are in the process of gathering our 2016 graduates. If your name is missing or you know of someone whose name is missing, please contact a member of the Scholarship Ministry immediately. Plans are being made to have a photo book made for the graduates and their families. Please place your preschool, high school and/or college graduate’s names in the scholarship mailbox and include a phone number and email address. These are our 2016 preschool, high school and college graduates to date.


  • Jeremiah Partin Eason
  • Jocelin Williams
  • Tristen Legrand

High School

  • Tyra Burt
  • Kyla Clanton
  • Szaria Credle
  • Dominque Gear
  • Dzyre Zoe Harris
  • Morgan Hinton
  • Charles Tyler Horton
  • Eushonda Hurst
  • Aaron Marshall
  • Mariah Partin
  • Jordan Ragland
  • Terrance Quarles, Jr.
  • Kareem D. Smith
  • Tyler Stallings
  • Malik Williams
  • Rachael Woods


  • Amarachi Ankaraonye
  • Christina Bell
  • Delwin Clark
  • Tanessa Dunn
  • Sherria Grubbs
  • Derrick McCarter, Jr.
  • Denise Rhodes
  • Johnnie Rhodes
  • La Africa Smith
  • LaMonda Sykes
  • Martin Ray Thomas
  • Shauntia Thomas
  • Pamela P. Williams

Sick and Prayer List

  • Brother Charles Evans, Rex Rehab
  • Brother Bobby Height
  • Sister Nicole Jones
  • Sister Letha McLean
  • Sister Gloria McPherson
  • Sister Rosa Partin, Pruitt Health
  • Sister Alease Pryor
  • Sister Lula Sanders
  • Karen Fountain (James Fountain’s mother)
  • Wallace Horton, Pruitt Health (Erma Phillips’ brother)
  • Pedro McKoy (Florida McKoy’s brother)
  • Joseph Ragland, WakeMed (Roberta Howard’s son)
  • Miquel Sanders (LaQuetta Sander’s husband)