God’s power in Wings Over Wayne

God’s power in Wings Over Wayne

By Matthew Whittle One of the easiest things to take for granted living in Goldsboro is Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Not its economic impact or the great people it brings to our community. But the sheer awesomeness of what those men and women do every day. Many of us who moved to Goldsboro as adults remember being awed the first time we saw that F15-E fly over McCall’s and Wilber’s. Some of us may…

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Knowledge Is The Best Defense Against Prostate Cancer

Knowledge Is The Best Defense Against Prostate Cancer

1 in 5 Black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer within their lifetime. First African Baptist Church will hold a Prostate Health Educational Symposium on Saturday, June 10th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at 803 Harris Street, Goldsboro, NC. Register online: http://prostatehealthed.org/symp or contact Mrs. Ophelia White, Health Coordinator (919) 734-6043, op10254@yahoo.com and Deacon John Wooten (919) 800-8444, wootenjr1@nc.rr.com Free and open to the public: Men and Women Invited, Lunch Provided.

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Wayne County Jazz Showcase

Wayne County Jazz Showcase

January 20th ∙ 7:30 p.m. — Arts Council of Wayne County & PNC PNC presents this monthly jazz concert every third Friday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. If you are a lover of jazz music, you will not want to miss this performance of our area’s most talented musicians. This month’s featured artist, Larry Draughn, will present a tribute to Nina Simone. FREE & open to the public! For more information, call 919.736.3300.

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29th Annual MLK Luncheon

29th Annual MLK Luncheon

January 16th ∙ 12 p.m. 29th Annual MLK Luncheon By the City of Goldsboro & Wayne County In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s lifelong dedication to justice, equality, and service for the greater good, the City of Goldsboro will once again join with Wayne County to host its 29th Annual MLK Holiday Celebration. The Luncheon will be held at the Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly located on 211 West Hooks River Road, Goldsboro, NC, 27530. Tickets…

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“The Theology of the Hammer”

“The Theology of the Hammer”

By: Matthew Whittle, SAVED News Guest Editorialist When I wrote for Saved News over the summer, I attempted to explain what Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne does and why it’s so important in this community where nearly a quarter live in poverty and many others are in some sort of housing need. That’s why we build houses. But more than that, that’s why we build homes – homes in which we, as a Christian-based organization,…

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SAVED Night Out ~ An Evening Of Elegance

SAVED Night Out ~ An Evening Of Elegance

Enjoy a evening of elegance at SAVED Night Out on October 29th from 7 until 10 pm at this formal/semi-formal affair. This evening boasts jazz by Jessie Wallace; songstress, Judith Gray; singer, Rick Mobley; keynote speaker, David Simmons; and special guest artist, Sydney “Brown Eyes” McCall; with Vickie Barnes-Mobley as the evening host. Hors d’oeuvre will be served. Call 919-648-4800 for VIP tickets $50.00 or $15.00 for general admission.

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Azusa Conference NC 2016

Azusa Conference NC 2016

Apostle Fred and Wilma Barry will be at Azusa Conference from October 6th to 8th. Embassy Event Center 560 Farragut St., Greensboro, NC hosted by Apostle Sylvia Pristel of Faith Hub & Housetop Warriors. Register at eventbright.com and search for Faith Apostolic Hub Azusa NC

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NC NAACP & Forward Together Moral Movement to Hold Moral March to the Polls Tour Stop in Moore County

NC NAACP & Forward Together Moral Movement to Hold Moral March to the Polls Tour Stop in Moore County

Goldsboro – On Sunday, September 25, 2016, at 5:00pm at the Greenleaf Vision of Faith Community Center, Home of Rebuilding Broken Places CDC, the North Carolina NAACP in partnership with the Goldsboro/Wayne NAACP will hold the 4th stop on the Moral March to the Polls tour with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. They will be joined by Democracy North Carolina and local coalition partners. The event will be used as an opportunity to announce…

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ACM Award Nominee RaeLynn To Perform At The N.C. Pickle Festival

ACM Award Nominee RaeLynn To Perform At The N.C. Pickle Festival

MOUNT OLIVE, NC—Academy of Country Music Award nominee RaeLynn will perform for the Friday Night concert at the 30th annual N.C. Pickle Festival April 22. The concert, presented by Katie Country 97.7, will also feature the Eastern North Carolina-based Blake Kearney Band. RaeLynn first appeared on the country music scene as a contestant on Team Blake from season two of The Voice and returned to the hit NBC show to perform her gold-certified single, “God…

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