– Calvary Baptist Church, 2255 East Ridge Road, Pastor Appreciation during Sunday morning worship. Honoring Dr. Rick Cockerham, pastor at Calvary for 11 1/2 years. Lunch follows in fellowship hall. Public welcome. 704-633-2567.
– Ushers’ anniversary, Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 5890 South River Church Road, Cleveland, 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker: the Rev. Paul Rhinehart of Yadkin Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Salisbury, along with his congregation and choir. 704-278-2885.
– New Zion Baptist Mass Choir at Gay’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 5545 Woodleaf Road, 7 p.m. Sunday.
– Service of Healing and Wholeness, Milford Hills United Methodist Church, 1630 Statesville Blvd, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Pastor: the Rev. David Hockett. www.milfordhillsmethodist.org.
– Marable Memorial AME Zion Church, 400 Huron St., Kannapolis, 4 p.m. Oct. 5: local choir concert; 6 p.m. Oct. 11: centennial banquet with speaker Bishop George W.C. Walker Sr., presiding prelate of the Piedmont Episcopal District and senior bishop of the AME Zion Church. Part of Centennial celebration. 704-932-6211.
– Annual fall barbecue sponsored by Unity United Methodist Men, silent auction and bake sale sponsored by Unity Methodist Women, 10 a.m., Oct. 11. 8505 Unity Church Road, Kannapolis. Information: 704-932-7605; orders on Oct. 11: 704-932-7607.
– Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church fellowship service, 2865 Enon Church Road, 6 p.m. Sunday. Hosted by the Rev. Dr. W.T. Jackson, pastor.
– Zoe Church of Deliverance celebrating first church anniversary 5 p.m. Sunday. Bishop Theotis White of Gilbert, S.C. delivers the message, accompanied by Zion Hopewell choir and congregation. Service at Northside Community Development Center on North Long Street, East Spencer. Bishop Derek Kelly-founder and overseer of ministry; Elder Shay Geter-senior pastor.