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Faith briefs

Remnant in Christ
Remnant in Christ Outreach Worship Center is offering a hot free lunch today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Prior to lunch, a prayer service will be held in the church at 10 a.m.
For more information, call 704-433-8566 or email ricoevents627@aol.com.
Remnant is located at 627 Newsome Road; Apostle Miriam Parker Keller, pastor.
New Beginning Church
CONCORD ó Friends and Family Day at New Beginning Church is Sunday. At the 11 a.m. service, Prophet Chavis Maxwell will speak.
The church is located at 5717 Alexander Road, right off Hwy. 3.
For more information, please contact the church office at 704-938-2088.
Love Christian Center
EAST SPENCER ó Love Christian Center will hold its annual homecoming on Sunday.
The 11 a.m. speaker is Elder Reuben K. Hash Sr., associate minister at St. Peters World Outreach Center in Winston-Salem. He is the oldest son of Bishop R.K. Hash Sr. and Mother Mildred Hash.
The evening service will start at 4 p.m. Bishop W. Ronald and First Lady Lotis Hash are the senior pastors at LCC, located at 102 N. Long St., 704-433-1341.
New Zion Missionary
The Senior Choir of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Twelve Tribes of Israel service on Sunday, March 6 at 3 p.m.
The church is located on Dunnís Mountain Road. The Rev. Paul Jones Sr. is pastor.
Erwin Temple CME
The Missionary Society of Erwin Temple CME Church will hold its annual Rainbow Tea on Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m.
A talent program will be presented featuring an invited guest or guests from each of the rainbow color groups.
A full course dinner will be served afterwards in the fellowship hall.
Nellie P. Hargrove is president of the Missionary Society. The Rev. Ervin L. Hannah Jr. is pastor.
Blessing of God
LEXINGTON ó The Blessing of God Ministry, 412 Westside Drive, will host a guest speaker, Pastor Gloria Cross of Wings of a Dove Ministry, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 6.
Community Baptist
The Gospelaires will be in concert at Community Baptist Church this Sunday at 6 p.m. Community Baptist is located at 18 Carolina St.
Calvary Baptist film
ěEnd of the Spear,î a film based on a true story, will be shown at Calvary Baptist Church on Sunday, March 6, at 6 p.m.
Worlds collide when missionaries from the United States make contact with a fierce Amazon tribe. In searching for answers about his fatherís death, one young boy will discover the power of forgiveness and redemption.
The film is rated PG-13 and runs 111 minutes. For details about the film visit www.calvarysalisbury.org.
Pastor of Calvary Baptist is Rick Cockerham. The church is located at 2255 E. Ridge Road, just beyond Ellis crossroads.
Pastorís Aid crusade
The Rowan County Pastorís Aid Union 18th annual crusade will be held at Hallís Chapel Primitive Baptist Church from Monday, March 7 through Friday March 11, with services beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.
Speakers in charge are as follows:
Monday, Elder Richard Johnson and Hallís Chapel Primitive Baptist; Tuesday, The Rev. Paul Jones and New Zion Missionary Baptist; Wednesday, the Rev. Rickey Johnson and Antioch Missionary Baptist; Thursday, the Rev. Clarence Marlin and Fairview Heights Missionary Baptist; Friday, the Rev. Nilous Avery II and Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist.
Devotional praise teams will open the worship throughout the week.
All services are at Hallís Chapel, 611 E. Monroe St. For information or transportation, call 704-636-7605.
St. Johnís Lutheran
St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St., hosts its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Fiesta on March 8 from 5-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
The evening will feature music, art and a presentation about mission partners in Guatemala. Free will offerings will be accepted to support future mission work. For more information call 704-636-3431.
Mt. Zion Lutheran
RICHFIELD ó Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 111 E. Church St., will celebrate Shrove Tuesday with a Pancake Supper at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.
The observance of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday with worship, including Holy Communion and the Imposition of Ashes, on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Call the church at 704-463-7280 or visit www.mtzionrichfield.org for more information. Pastor is Ruth Ann Sipe.
Kimball Lutheran
KANNAPOLIS ó Kimball Lutheran Church announces Shrove Tuesday Lenten Services. On Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. there will be a pancake supper, free for the community. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday.
On Ash Wednesday, March 9, there will be a noon worship service, a 6 p.m. meal and a 7 p.m. worship service.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Services will include the imposition of ashes on the forehead and Holy Communion. Lent is the 40 days before Easter. It is a time of prayerful and thoughtful preparation before the celebration of our risen Savior on Easter Sunday.
Kimball Lutheran is at 101 Vance St., near the Research Campus. Call 704 933-4101.
Park Avenue UMC
The Downtown Salisbury Cooperative Parish of The United Methodist Church announces an Ash Wednesday Service and a free bag lunch.
On Wednesday, March 9 at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, the service begins at 11:15 a.m. and a bag lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Call 980-234-4775 by Sunday March 6 to reserve a bag lunch.
Park Avenue UMC is located at 500 Park Ave.
Second Presbyterian
Second Presbyterian Church, 732 Lincolnton Road, will host a family supper on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall, followed by the Ash Wednesday Worship service, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.
This service is intended to set in motion the reconsideration of the meaning of life and death, apart from Christ and in Christ. It is a service of repentance that marks the beginning of Lent. The imposition of ashes will be offered. A meditation will be given by the Rev. Margaret Almeida and a special solo performance by Lynne Harrell.
First Missionary
CONCORD ó Ash Wednesday Services will be held at First Missionary Baptist Church, 59 Chestnut Drive SW, on Wednesday March 9 at 6:45 p.m.
Guest speaker will be the Rev. Keith Gaston of Rosehill Baptist Church, Kannapolis.
Pastor of First Missionary Baptist is the Rev. Herb Rhedrick.
First Presbyterian
KANNAPOLIS ó First Presbyterian Church in Kannapolis will conduct an Ash Wednesday Service this Wednesday, March 9, at 6:45 p.m. in the sanctuary.
The service, led by the Rev. Catherine George, begins the Lenten journey to the cross and Easter. It will be a simple service focusing on ashes and the cross. A nursery will be provided. For more information, call 704-938-4623 or visit www.FirstPresb.org.
Prince of Peace
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (corner of Hwy. 152 and Old Concord Road) will observe Ash Wednesday with worship including Holy Communion and the Imposition of Ashes on Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact the church at 704-857-9588, princeofpeacesalisbury@windstream.net, or at www.princeofpeacesalisbury.org. The pastor is Ray Sipe.
St. Luke Baptist
St. Luke Baptist Church, 410 Hawkinstown Road, will hold a two-day spring revival on Thursday and Friday, March 10 and 11, at 7 p.m. each night.
The Rev. Williams Speas, pastor of Mooreís Chapel AME Zion Church of Cleveland is the guest speaker for Thursday and the Rev. Ervin L. Hannah Jr., pastor of Erwin Temple CME of Cooleemee is the speaker for Friday.
The Rev. Arthur L. Heggins is pastor of St. Luke Baptist.
Spencer Presbyterian
SPENCER ó Spencer Presbyterian Church will have a breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 12 from 7-10 a.m.
The menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, grits, toast, coffee, milk and orange juice. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
Proceeds will support various ministries of the church. Breakfast will be served in the fellowship hall of the educational building, 117 First Street, off Salisbury Avenue across from the entrance to the Transportation Museum.
St. Paulís Episcopal
St. Paulís will provide its traditional Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, March 8, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. A free-will donation will be appreciated.
On Ash Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m., the Rev. Rick Williams, Vicar, will officiate this service which starts off the Lenten season.
St. Paulís is located at 930 South Main St. in Salisbury at the corner of Harrison Street. Parking is located behind the church. Our Sunday Holy Eucharist is held at 11:00 a.m. preceded by Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Please join us after the service for a time of fellowship and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall.
Singles conference
The Singles Ministry of Word of Life Family Worship Center invites all singles to attend the 2011 Singles Conference that will be held on Saturday-Sunday March 12-13.
The conference theme is ěSingle and Living Godís Best Lifeî with speakers Apostle James and Pastor Delphine Dawkins of New Life International Ministries, Taylors, SC.
The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday with a continental breakfast. Following the last session there will be Q&A time and a luncheon.
Call 704-633-2431 to pre-register. There is no fee, but contributions are accepted.
The church is located at 726 E. Liberty St.
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If you have questions, please call 704-797-4243.

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