Announcements: March 26

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

Women’s Retreat Committee needs volunteers to join us on April 8, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 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.

Wake-Johnston Men’s Fellowship will host their Annual Good Friday Plate Sale on Friday, April 14, at State Street Community Church, 1200 South State Street, from 11:00am until 3:00pm.  You can purchase tickets from Deacon Lattie Baker, Brother Rickie Smith, or Brother Robert Braswell. Please purchase your ticket by April 13th.  You can also purchase on site on April 14.

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 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There is a one-time, non-refundable registration fee of $50 per child.  The weekly camp fee for the summer of 2017 is $60 per child. A payment plan is available for your convenience.  Early Bird Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $35 (deadline for early bird registration fee is Friday, March 31). Please see Rev. Frank Williams or Sherria Grubbs with 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 will be placed in the copier room.  All deposits must be paid today.  For more information, please see the committee members.

New Generation choir rehearsal will be Saturday, April 22 and April 29 at 2:00 p.m.

Cancer Support Ministry – Get Ready! Get Ready! Relay for Life at Lake Benson Park, Garner, on April 28-29, 2017, at 4:00 pm. Come fellowship at the Poplar Springs campsite. **Enjoy our menu items** of hot fish, barbeque chicken wings, and homemade lemonade. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made online to the Poplar Springs Team @

Royal Family Kids Camp – Volunteers needed – July 16-21; save the date. Please contact Robyn King at 919-800-7228 more information. 

Youth Announcements

Youth Ministry is providing a FREE Personal Finance workshop for middle and high school disciples on Sunday, April 9th, immediately following the 10:30 service.  The workshop will last until 3:00pm.  Lunch and all materials will be provided. Sign up in the copier room today only!  Contact Sister Patricia Taylor for additional information at

SMART Ministry is looking for young men ages 7 – 18 to assist with preparing eggs and candy bags for distribution after Resurrection Sunday Service, April 16.  We will meet on Saturday, April 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall.  Community service hours can be earned for this event.  Please sign up in the copier room or contact Rev. Frank Williams for additional information at