Faith Briefs February 2

  • Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Above, Kyle Delon. Below: Allie Brindle
Above, Kyle Delon. Below: Allie Brindle

Potter’s House Outreach Ministries are hosting two days of special ministries.

The women’s ministry program titled, “My Cup Runneth Over,” featuring several speakers will begin at 3 p.m. today.

The one-day men’s ministry program at 3 p.m., sponsored by Elder Anthony Horton, will start at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Speakers include Elder Horton, Elder Richard Johnson, Bishop Samuel Thompson and Elder Clay Thompson.

Potter’s House is located at 119 Clancy St.

Krider appreciation service

Appreciation service for Dr. John L. Krider will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ambassador Christian Church.

The Rev, Louis Turner will speak.

Ambassador Christian Church is located at 726 Lincolnton Road.

Souper Bowl Sunday at Mt. Zion UCC

CHINA GROVE — During the 11 a.m. service Sunday, members and friends of Mt. Zion UCC are invited to bring a can of soup and saltine crackers to share for Souper Bowl Sunday.

All donations will be shared with Main Street Mission of China Grove.

Mount Zion UCC is located at 1415 South Main St., 704-857-1169,

Super events at Cornerstone

Cornerstone Church will host a special Super Bowl Sunday 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

It is a casual Sunday and all are encouraged to wear a favorite sports team jersey.

Pastor Bill Godair will speak on “Get In The Game!”

Pastor Joslyn Blackburn and the Praise Team will lead worship.

Student pastor Taylor Ford and his band “Offered Soul” will lead “Unplugged” from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

This is a casual, contemporary service. Children’s activities (fifth grade and under) are provided.

Bill Godair will lead the water baptismal service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

To sign up for water baptism call 704-815-1218 or visit

Pastor Wayne Pugh will speak at 7 p.m. on “When Grandparents become Parents Again.”

Kristen and Marco Zapata will lead the married life event (for 18 and up), “The Newlywed Game” from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday in The Event Center. The cost is $5 and includes coffee, soft drinks and desserts.

Child care is provided and registration is required at 704-815-1218 or

Cornerstone Church is located at 315 Webb Road; Bill Godair, lead pastor.

Calvary Baptist Super Bowl party

Calvary Baptist Church will have a Super Bowl Party in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Watch the game on a large HD TV screen while enjoying snacks and fellowship. There will be a special half-time presentation titled “Power to Win,” when three members of the NY Giants, last year’s Super Bowl winner, will give their testimonies.

This party is part of the Baptist Men’s Day celebration at Calvary.

Three of Calvary’s men, Jeff Rone, Brandon Benfield and Ron Truman, will speak during the morning service.

All this will follow the 9 a.m. breakfast in the fellowship hall.

Calvary Baptist Church is located at 2255 East Ridge Road, just beyond Ellis crossroads, 704-633-2567; Rick Cockerham, pastor.

Calvary Fundamental

LANDIS — David W. Ballinger, missionary to the West Indies, will be bringing the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday at Calvary Fundamental.

Calvary Fundamental Baptist Church is located at 414 Upright St.; Rev. Allen Merrington; pastor.

Salisbury First Church of the Nazarene

Special guest speaker for revival week at Salisbury First Church of the Nazarene is the Rev. Kyle Delong, youth pastor at Concord Church of the Nazarene.

The kickoff is at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a covered dish dinner and fellowship.

Evening services are at 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, including

• Manic Monday

• All-but-Typical Tuesday

• Youth night Wednesday with teen testimonies, followed by an ice cream social

• Testimony Thursday: How God saved Kyle from a life of drugs and alcohol

• Fantastic Friday

• Saturday Finale.

Allie Brindle, East Rowan High School senior, will bring special music at the services all week.

Salisbury First Church of the Nazarene is located at the corner of 12th and Jackson Streets, 704-223-1245.

Horizon’s football-themed family event

STATESVILLE — Horizon Church will host “The Big Game Outreach,” a free football-themed family event at 5 p.m. Sunday.

The Super Bowl will be shown in the sanctuary on a huge screen and free burgers, hot dogs and fixins’ will be served.

A short presentation will replace the televised half time show. Admission is free, but those who attend are asked to bring non-perishable food items for the Horizon Church Food Pantry Ministry.

Horizon Church is located at 316 Signal Hill Drive, 704-873-5250; Charles Williams, lead pastor.

Southern City Women’s retreat

EAST SPENCER — Southern City AME Zion hosts “Women of Valor — Women of Virtue — Women of Victory: A Rebirth” Thursday through Saturday.

Services and speakers are as follows

• 6:30 p.m., Thursday: Cynthia Johnson of Southern City AME Zion Church

• 6:30 p.m., Friday: Estella Walker of The Living Church, Charlotte

• 3 p.m., Saturday: Shawnte Heilig of The Church of the Word of God, Salisbury

Southern City AME Zion Church is located at 940 S. Long St., 704-637-9043.

Macedonia Missionary Baptist

CONCORD — Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will host a banquet in honor of Pastor John Leazer’s and First Lady’s Darlene Leazer’s 16th pastoral anniversary.

The banquet is next Saturday, in the Macedonia Baptist fellowship hall at 6 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for youth 12 and under, and dress is semi-formal. There will be live music and a four-course meal.

For tickets or information, contact Deaconess Sadie Johnson at 704-455-2854 or Deaconess Leslie Williamson at 704-779-9206.

Macedonia Missionary Baptist is located at 6740 Macedonia Church Road, 704-786-7308,

Jazz Vespers

St. John’s Lutheran Church is hosting Jazz Vespers at 7 p.m. next Saturday in the chapel, with the theme of “Where Jazz Meets the Spoken Word.” Performing are the Larry Draughn Trio and Elijah Furquan, a hip-hop artist and spoken word poet. The concert is free, and a reception to meet the musicians follows.

St. John’s Lutheran Church is located at 200 W. Innes St.; the Rev. Rhodes Woolly, senior pastor; Danielle Kosanovich, diaconal minister for youth and outreach.

Hotdog and dessert sale

KANNAPOLIS — Rodger’s Park Reformed Church’s hotdog and dessert sale is Thursday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All proceeds go to church projects, local and world missions.

Rodger’s Park Reformed Church is located at 704 East 22nd St., 704-932-8301.

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