Announcements: March 12

 Homecoming 2017 – Celebration will be Sunday, May 7th. If you would like to volunteer, sign up in the copier room.

Annual Women’s Tea will be held on Sunday, March 19th, at 5:00pm.  Wear your hats and gloves.  Please sign up in the copier room.

FREE Fatherhood Program for ALL Dads! Learn about strengthening the connection with your children, getting along better with Mom, resources for jobs and finances, and so much more! All Dads are welcome, including those who have been perviously incarcerated and young Dads 16 – 24.

Day 2 Day Dads offers: free workshops, meals at each workshop, transportation assistance, and cash incentives, success coaching, employment services, and more. Day and evening workshops available.  Enrollment & Orientation on:

  • Tuesday, 3/14 from 5:30 – 8PM at Shaw University
  • Tuesday, 3/14 from 5:30 – 8PM at Wake County Human Services
  • Thursday, 3/16 from 12 – 2:30PM at NC Works 1830 Tillery Place

Meals will be served at the Enrollment & Orientation. Let us know you’re coming!   Please call (919) 834-9300 x210 or email us at

Connecting Couples: Black Marriage Day “An Evening Affair”  – Please join us for a dinner date night to celebrate Black Marriage Day on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the fellowship hall with an evening filled with fun, laughter, and motivation!  Dress is semi-formal.  Please sign-up in the copier room or RSVP with Tim Grubbs.

Royal Family Kids Camp Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 25th at 6:00 pm.  Our theme this year will be Sowing Seeds of Hope.  Tickets are free and will not be given out at the door; however, you must have a ticket to     attend.  Please see Robyn King for tickets by March 19th.  

Spouses of the Deacons will volunteer at HOPE Ministry on Saturday Wake Johnston Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will be held in the fellowship hall on Saturday, March 25th, 8:00 – 10:0 am. Guest speaker will be Deacon David K. Baker.  All men are invited.  

Women’s Retreat Committee needs volunteers to join us on April 8th, 8:00am-12:00pm, in preparing the church for Homecoming with the following tasks: cleaning windows (inside and out), blinds, baseboards throughout the church, bathrooms, sanctuary (pews, windows, exhaust system vents,) and other tasks.  Sign up in copier room.

Poplar Springs is offering 10 weeks of summer camp from June 13 – August 18, 2017.  You may register for as many weeks as you would like with a two-week minimum.  Camp will operate from 7:00am to 6:00pm. There is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $50.00 per child.  The weekly camp fee for the summer of 2017 is $60.00 per child. A payment plan is available for your convenience.  Early Bird Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $35.00 (deadline for early bird registration fee is Friday, March 31st). Please see Rev. Frank Williams or Sherria Grubbs for questions.

Women’s Retreat Committee – We have one full bus for the Women’s   Retreat to New York City, September 13 – 17, 2017.  In order to take a second bus, we need 25 more ladies to sign up.  A sign-up sheet is in the copier room.  All deposits must be paid by March 26th.  For more information, please see the committee members.

Royal Family Kids Camp – Volunteers needed – July 16-21, save the date. Please contact Robyn King for more information.

State of NC Internships Program is available for HBCU students (Preference is for College Juniors, seniors, and Grad Level Students). Application deadline is March 24th.

Men’s Ministry— All men are invited to meet on Monday, March 20th, 7:00- 8:15 pm in Classroom #2.  The Men’s Fellowship will meet the 4th Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.

Youth Announcements

Youth ages 7 to 18, join us for Sunday Night Live at Christian Faith Baptist Church, Sunday, March 12th, 6:00 pm.  Please sign up in the copier room. Contact Rev. Frank Williams for more information.

All young ladies ages 7-17 are invited to join us for Youth Night, this Friday, March 17th.  We will meet at 7:00pm in the fellowship hall.

Youth Leaders meeting will be this Saturday, March 18th, 9:00am at the Poplar House.  Anyone interested in joining this exciting and growing ministry is welcome to join us!  Contact Rev. Frank Williams for additional information at