Faith briefs

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 9, 2012

Music and Meditation will take place from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Mondays, March 12, 19 and 16, in the chapel of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. The schedule is as follows:
March 12: Rosemary Kinard, flute; Rob Durocher, piano
March 19: Michelle Trivette, saxophone; Rosemary Kinard, piano
March 26: David Kirby, clarinet; Matthew Brown, piano
Durocher is minister of music at St. John’s and Kinard is associate parish musician. Trivette is a music specialist for Rowan-Salisbury School. She teaches at Cleveland and Enochville elementary schools and attends St. John’s with her husband, Daniel. Kirby is associate professor of music at Pfeiffer University, and Brown is director of music and organist at First United Methodist Church.
The weekly services will be led by the Rev. Rhodes Woolly, St. John’s senior pastor.
Mt. Zion Boyden Quarters
The Spiritual Voices of Mt. Zion Boyden Quarters will celebrate their 37th anniversary today, March 10, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 11 from 2:30 p.m. until.
Note their new location: 2785 Dunn’s Mountain Road in Salisbury. The Rev. Paul Jones Sr. is host pastor.
No food will be sold. For more information contact K. D. Krider Sr. at 704-232-1316 or Helen Eberhart at 704-232-2095.
St. Paul’s Episcopal
The Ruth Chapter of the Order of The Daughters of the King at St. Paul’s will hold an Anglican Rosary from 5:30-6 p.m. on each of the Wednesday evenings during Lent. All are welcome to attend.
St. Paul’s is located at 930 South Main St. at the corner of Harrison Street. Parking is located behind the church. Sunday Holy Eucharist is held at 11 a.m. preceded by Bible study at 9:45 a.m. All are welcome after the service for fellowship and refreshments.
Resurrection Life
Evangelist Joseph Morrison, along with his wife, Mennie, will be the guest speaker at Resurrection Life Church, 216 S. Main St., on Sunday, March 11 at 10 a.m.
While serving in the U.S. military, Morrison was involved in a fatal accident where one of his fellow soldiers was killed. Morrison himself was seriously injured and the doctors held out very little hope. After being in a coma for 31 days he had an out-of-body experience in which the Lord called him to teach and preach the gospel.
Morrison is an ordained minister and certified chaplain with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team, deployed to areas affected by devastation to minister to the victims. He has also served as chaplain for a local arena football team in the course of his ministry.
For more information, call 704-638-0002. RLC is located at 216 S. Main St.
Milford Hills Baptist
Dr. Brent Barker, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada, Miss., will be in revival at Milford Hills Baptist Church March 11-14.
Barker, formerly of Salisbury, graduated from North Rowan High School in 1983, received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from NC State in 1988, a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1991 and his Doctor of Ministry degree from there in 2010. He is the son of Carolyn and David Barker of Salisbury.
Revival services run Sunday, March 11 at 11 a.m. through Wednesday night at 7 p.m. There will be music, preaching and a provided nursery at each service.
The church is located at 1238 E. Colonial Dr.
Twelve Tribes rally
GRANITE QUARRY — The Estella McGorda Missionary Society of White Rock AME Zion Church will sponsor a Twelve Tribes of Israel Rally on Sunday, March 11 at 4 p.m. Susan Lowe is the president of the Society. The Rev. Morgan Glenn is pastor.
Ardis Chapel AME Zion
Ardis Chapel AME Zion Church will be having a Twelve Tribes program on Sunday, March 11 at 4 p.m.
The Ardis Chapel youth revival is Monday-Wednesday, March 12-14, at 7 p.m., with speakers: (Monday) the Rev. Thomas Grinter of New Hope AME Zion, (Tuesday) Brother Mike Mitchell of Southern City AME Zion Church and (Wednesday) the Rev. Timothy Bates of Calvary and Cameron Presbyterian.
Ardis Chapel is located at 1940 Old Mocksville Road.
St. Matthews
St. Matthews Lutheran Church’s Lenten services will be held each Sunday in March. The service topics will focus on people that were near Jesus during the week of Passion. Services begin at 5:30 p.m. with soup and sandwiches, followed by a sermon by pastor Gary Coble at 6 p.m. and a skit in the Family Life Center, located at 9275 Bringle Ferry Road.
Joint film service
The film “Courageous” will be shown at Calvary Baptist Church in a joint service with Community Baptist Church, on Sunday, March 11, at 6 p.m.
The Rev. Keith Mason and the Community Baptist Church will join Pastor Cockerham and Calvary Baptist Church at Calvary for this special evening service.
Calvary Baptist Church is located at 2255 East Ridge Road.
First UMC
At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 as part of its Wednesday Lenten Service series, First United Methodist Church will host the Rev. Steve Combs, pastor of Milford Hills UMC, as guest speaker.
Joint Lenten services
ROCKWELL — The congregations of Immanuel Lutheran and Organ are joining together for meals and services during the Lenten season. Immanuel (2070 Immanuel Church Road) hosts this week’s meal beginning at 5 p.m., followed by the 6 p.m. service. The free chicken and dumpling meal will be prepared by the Boger-Brown-Miller Circle.
This week’s service features two mini dramas revolving around the portrayals of those who turn against Jesus.
James in concert
STATESVILLE — Eddie James, featuring Excaliber, Ultimate Call and TAB, will be in concert at Christian Outreach on Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1424 Rickert St. For more information call 704-881-0425.
‘Saints on Trial’ play
WOODLEAF — A play by Donald Gray, “Saints on Trial,” will be performed Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Freedom United Church of God, Hart Rd.. The play is free and open to the public.
Gray, a native of Woodleaf, has written many plays and has performed in “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “My Grandmother Prayed for Me.”
Spring revival
Providence UMC, 6450 Bringle Ferry Road, will hold spring revival beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 11 and continuing through 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, with guest speakers and special music.
Duke Chorale performs today
The FirstARTS series of First United Methodist Church will host the Duke University Chorale in concert today at 7 p.m. The chorale is under the direction of Dr. Rodney Wynkoop.
The 50-member chorale is the primary choral group of the department of music at Duke.
The group’s repertoire typically features both sacred and secular music.
The concert is free and open to the public. The church is located at 217 S. Church St.