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Parkview Baptist

In conjunction with Farmers to Families, Parkview Baptist Church in Morehead City is holding a food distribution beginning at 2:30 p.m. each Wednesday for the next seven weeks for families impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Food boxes will include sandwich meat, milk and cheese.

The church will hold a vacation Bible school and day camp Monday-Friday, July 27-31. Registration is online at, and those who register by Sunday will receive a free T-shirt.

The traditional VBS activities will be held from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 4 through fifth grade. Day camp activities will begin at noon and end at 4 p.m. for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

If parents want their children to be in both activities for the entire day, they will need to register them for both events. Vacation Bible school is free, however the day camp is $50 per child.

The church will re-start a free monthly Movie Night at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. The evening will include refreshments and a reimagined version of the movie “Lion King.”

Church leaders said they are committed to following Centers for Disease Control guidelines of maintaining social distancing and encouraging wearing face masks. In addition, anyone serving food will be wearing protective gloves and face masks. Hand sanitizing stations will be set up at each entrance of the building. The building is cleaned and sanitized after each use.

Newport Baptist

Denver Bierman of Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will present a patriotic concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 26 at Newport Baptist Church. A love offering will be taken.

Social distancing will be encouraged and church officials ask for no contact such as handshaking or hugging.  Face masks may be worn, but are not required. Those sick and/or running a fever are asked to stay home.

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