Announcements: Week of October 15

Church Conference will be Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m.

Pleasant Hill UCC will celebrate their Homecoming today. Rev. Brooks, choir, and ushers will render the afternoon service beginning at 1:00 p.m. The address is 8824 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC.  

HIS Daughters Needs You!  Our young ladies ministry needs your assistance with cake mix, frosting, and construction paper for children of incarcerated moms, who are involved in the Mothers and Their Children, Inc. (MATCH) Program. This program allows mothers to visit with their children for their birthday, bake cakes together, and give the children birthday cards made by HIS Daughters.  Help us help these children continue this bond in a special way. Thank you for your support! Next Sunday, a box will be placed in the Narthex and near the mail boxes for your donations.  For more information, contact Karon Hardy, 919-779-0749.

Fall Food Drive – Please bring non-perishable food items during the month of October and  place them on the altar.  

FREE Fatherhood Workshop – For the Daddy’s…all ages from our church & community!  Please join us on Thursdays beginning October 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Greeters Ministry will meet in the Fellowship Hall Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 p.m.  This meeting is for current members and anyone interested in becoming a member.

Cancer Awareness Sunday will be October 22. Please join the Cancer Support Ministry in the fellowship hall following church service as we honor cancer survivors and remember all those who fought the good fight!  We also ask that you wear any color that represents one of the different types of cancer. 

Baby Contest – The A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry’s annual “Baby Contest” will be Sunday, October 29, 3:00 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity (Faith Partners) – needs volunteers to assist in building homes on: October 28, December 30 and January 6.  If you are interested, please sign up in the copier room.

New Generation Choir rehearsal will be Saturday, October 28, 2:00 p.m.

Poplar Springs Summer Camp is accepting applications for the 2018 Camp Coordinator position. Please contact Rev. Williams for information.

WOW!  Poplar Springs Christian Church!  Thank you for helping to change the future and make a positive impact in the lives of all those who are affected by heart disease and stroke. Total amount raised for my American Heart Association Team was $1,697 to date; the goal was set at $2,500. There is still time if you would like to give. Go to and find Vanessa’s Go-getters Team and make a donation.

Hallelujah Carnival—Poplar Springs Annual Hallelujah Carnival is October 31st, 6:00 p.m–8:00 p.m.  We are in need of volunteers for this event as well as generators to operate some of the inflatable bouncy houses.  Please sign up in the copier room if you would like to volunteer and/or you have a generator we can use.  We are also asking for your   assistance with candy donations.  Please bring your candy donations to the Secretary’s Office. If you have any questions, please contact Pam Jackson at 919-815-4729.

It’s Popcorn Time Again.  See the Lacewell Boys to place your order today. They are located by the mailbox or in the Narthex.

The Food Pantry Ministry needs men over the age of 18 to assist in loading and unloading the truck every 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Please contact Katherine Branch at 919-772-6119 for details.

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


Youth Announcements

Youth Church is every 2nd and 4th Sunday for ages 7 to 18.

Sick and Prayer List

  • Sister Pat Baker
  • Brother Torrence Bryant
  • Sister Evelyn Chalmers
  • Sister Irene Cooper, Duke Raleigh
  • Brother Charles Evans, Rex Rehab.
  • Brother Eugene Gilbert
  • Sister Vennie Almeta Hall
  • Sister Geneva Hammon
  • Sister Deidre Harvey, Duke Raleigh
  • Sister Rossie Horton
  • Sister Alice Jones
  • Sister Nicole Jones
  • Sister Patricia Jones-Denning
  • Sister Irene Leach , Rex Hospital
  • Brother Curtis McCullers
  • Brother Dennis Moore
  • Sister Rosa Partin
  • Sister Sylvia Partin
  • Sister Alease Pryor
  • Sister Cupid Sorrell
  • Sister Charlene Thames
  • Sister Rachel Wiggins
  • Sister Mary Elizabeth Williams
  • James “Ricky” Boykins (Cathy Harris’ cousin)
  • 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)