– North Kannapolis Baptist Church homecoming in celebration of church’s 78th anniversary Sunday. 9:45 a.m.-Sunday school; 10:50 a.m.-worship. Dinner on the grounds at 12:30 p.m. All members, former members and friends invited. 312 Locust St. 704-933-2125.
– Fairview Heights Baptist Church Gospel Choir will celebrate its sixth anniversary Sunday at 4 p.m. Various groups will participate. The Rev. Clarence Marlin is host pastor.
– Gospel Choir of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Mount Ulla, celebrates 20th anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m. Choirs and singing groups are invited to attend and join in celebration. 704-663-5192.
– Marable Memorial AME Zion Church, Kannapolis celebrates “Everybody’s Birthday” 4 p.m. Sunday. Part of Centennial Celebration. Public invited. 704-932-6211.
– Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church fellowship service, 6 p.m., Sunday. Dr. W.T. Jackson is pastor.
– Faith Healing and Life Ministries Inc. Women’s Day Celebration 4 p.m. Sunday. Theme: “Women of God, Thou Art Highly Favored.” 201 East Pinetree Drive, East Spencer. 704-633-7510. www.faithhealinglife.com.- New Beginning Church of God, 1124 Thomas Ave., Kannapolis Fruit of the Spirit worship service, 3 p.m. Sunday. 704-938-2088.
– Yadkin Grove Baptist Church, 4 p.m. Sunday. Speaker: Pastor Donnell Peterson of Mount Calvary Holy Church, Greensboro. 130 Leonard Road.
– Rodgers Park Reformed Church, hot dog sale 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Hot dogs, cakes, pies. Proceeds benefit local and world mission and church projects. 704 East 22nd St., Kannapolis. 704-932-8301.
– Mighty Miracle Temple jubilee celebration. 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 6 p.m. Oct. 5. Speakers, singers, musicians, praise and step teams. Fish, hot dogs, slaw, baked beans, chili, beverages. 2655 Dunns Mountain Road. 704-637-0059.
– Blessing of the Animals for the Kannapolis Community 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 at Village Park. Contemporary music and prayer service by Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church. Officiating pastors: the Rev. Richard Rhoades and the Rev. Dr. Hoke Ritchie. Have pets on leash or in cage.