The following people have volunteered to greet visitors and hand out bulletins at the front doors before the Worship Service on Sunday mornings:

February 2017

5 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

12 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

19 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

26 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

March 2017

5 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

12 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

19 – Larry & Linda Smith

26 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

April 2017

2 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

9 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

16 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

23 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

30 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

May 2017

7 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

14 – Larry & Linda Smith

21 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

28 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

June 2017

4 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

11 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

18 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

25 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

July 2017

2 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

9 – Larry & Linda Smith

16 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

23 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

30 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

August 2017

6 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

13 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

20 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

27 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

September 2017

3 – Larry & Linda Smith

10 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

17 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

24 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

October 2017

1 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

8 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

15 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

22 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

29 – Larry & Linda Smith

November 2017

5 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

12 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

19 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

26 – Beverly Casey & Wayne Beal

December 2017

3 – Pam Radford & Wanda Benson

10 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

17 – Janet Jones & Lynn Holloman

24 – Larry & Linda Smith

31 – Herman & Dianne Lancaster

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:12

If you would be willing to volunteer, see Wanda Benson. If you are unable to fill in on your scheduled date, please contact Wanda Benson at 919-553-2994.

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BBQ Chicken

Our next BBQ Chicken Fundraiser/Outreach is scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018.

At our semi-annual BBQ Chicken Fundraiser/Outreach, the church body comes together to prepare plates containing:

  • 1/2 chicken, grilled w/BBQ sauce;
  • boiled potatoes;
  • green beans;
  • a dinner roll;
  • a dessert.

Dining options include:

  • eating at the church (in which case, a drink is included with the meal);
  • carry out;
  • local delivery (to the Clayton, NC area – deliveries must be arranged ahead of the event).

With the meal, we include literature about Christianity, salvation, and information about our church.

Come out, support our church, and share in the faith, food, and fellowship!

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Condolence Meal Ministry

Whenever a church member (or a member of their family) dies, the church body serves the family a meal after the funeral. This may be held either at the church or at a family member’s home. Our Condolence Meal Coordinator is Wanda Benson (919.553.2994). The effort is further divided among different groups, as listed below:

Coordinator – Wanda Benson 919.553.2994
Group Group Caller Group Members
Servers Linda Bunn
Joyce Carter
Becky Harden
Betty Johnson
Janet Jones
Elgie Rhodes
Meats Janet Jones
Wanda Benson
Jeanette Canady
Sandra Canady
Ellen Evans
Jackie Guy
Pauline Haislip
Ginger Hill
Gala Hogg
Janet Jones
Sandra Peedin
Clara Williams
Fruits & Vegetables Clara Williams
Linda Blackman – green beans
Carol Blinson – corn
Linda Bunn – potatoes
Barbara Chestnut – green beans
Kelly Cormack – butter beans
Sue Greene – butter beans
Becky Harden – deviled eggs
Betty Johnson – deviled eggs
Rita Jones – corn
Ann Narron – potato salad
Breads & Beverages Wanda Benson
Connie Barton
Barbara Barbour
Jeanette Canady
Jane Hardy
Nikki Jones
Joyce Adcox
Wanda Benson
Linda Bunn
Desserts Becky Harden
Joyce Adcox
Joyce Carter
Janet Chestnut
Cathy Lee
Elgie Rhodes
Donna Riggs
Wilhelmina Wall

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a short summer program ministering to local children and adults. The program features a central theme, and teaches the Gospel message and Bible lessons through stories based on this theme.

Maker Fun FactoryThis year, VBS ran from Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15. Our theme was Maker Fun Factory by Group. Pam Radford (919-333-1218) was our director.

Here are some of our other recent programs:

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Nursing Home Outreach

Powhatan Nursing Home Outreach

Powhatan’s nursing home outreach consists of scheduled monthly visits with the following local nursing homes:

During the visits, God’s Word is shared through hymns and fellowship. The visitation schedule is listed below and on the church calendar, and the visits are open to anyone who would like to attend. For more details, see Becky Harden (919-550-5177).

The Nursing Home Outreach visitation schedule for 2016 is below.


14 – Meadowview

19 – Smithfield Manor


11 – Meadowview

16 – Smithfield Manor


10 – Meadowview

15 – Smithfield Manor


14 – Meadowview

19 – Smithfield Manor


12 – Meadowview

17 – Smithfield Manor


9 – Meadowview

21 – Smithfield Manor


13 – Meadowview

19 – Smithfield Manor


11 – Meadowview

16 – Smithfield Manor


8 – Meadowview

20 – Smithfield Manor


13 – Meadowview

18 – Smithfield Manor


10 – Meadowview

15 – Smithfield Manor


8 – Meadowview

20 – Smithfield Manor

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Serving Teams

To spread the workload, the Laymen’s League and the Women’s Auxiliary have created teams to serve during our three annual dinners-on-the-grounds: Oldest Members Sunday, Homecoming Sunday, and Pastors Appreciation Day.

Dinner LL Team WA Team
Oldest Members Sunday
1st Sunday in August
Charlie Williams
Dan Harden
3rd Sunday in September
Buck Canady
JE Barbour
Pastors Appreciation Day
3rd Sunday in November
Nelson Blinson
Joey Canady

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Sunday School

Join our Sunday School program for Christian growth and fellowship. Weekly lessons and scripture study provide a framework for learning Biblical doctrine and history. Our class sizes and informal atmosphere encourage participation in small-group-style discussions. Come grow with us!

The ages listed for each class are guidelines; members are encouraged to attend where they feel comfortable. Click here to see where the classrooms are located, or click the map at the bottom of the page for a printable PDF.

Our current Sunday School Superintendent is Sandra Peedin, and Janet Jones is her assistant.

Teachers: Rita Jones & Ann Narron
Ages: birth through 2 years

Pre-K through K
Teachers: Pam Radford & Amanda Winfrey
Ages: 2 through 5 years

Teachers: Wanda Benson & Jane Hardy
Grades: 1st through 5th grade

6 to 12
Teacher: Kim Canady Barnes
Grades: 6th grade through High School

Young Adult
Teachers: Scott & Janet Chestnut
Ages: young adults

Honey Bunn Class
Teachers: Jeanette Canady
Ages: young to Middle-aged adults

Willard Benson Class
Teachers: Connie Barton, Mike Collins, Barbara Barbour, JE Barbour, & Dan Harden
Ages: Middle-aged to senior adults

Power Light Class
Teachers: Janet Jones & Sandra Peedin
Ages: Ladies’ class

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Laymen’s League

The Laymen’s League meets on Family Nights in the new Fellowship Hall. After a short devotional, the group attends to business. Whether making plans for the next BBQ Chicken Fundraiser or getting together over coffee and biscuits to make sure the church and grounds are in good working order, the Laymen’s League always tries to include a little food and fellowship in its hard work. Our current president is Buck Canady.

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The minutes from the 8/3/2011 meeting are here.