Faith Briefs Nov. 3

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The New Voices Of Faith of Mocksville will celebrate their 15th anniversary today at Henderson Grove Baptist Church in Salisbury at 2:30 p.m. and admission is free. Musical guests include The Messengers for Christ of Salisbury, Big Anthony McCrae of Durham, the Mighty Tenornaires of Burlington, and The Mighty Pilgrimaires of Salisbury.

First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury celebrates All Saints Sunday tomorrow in the Sanctuary at 8:30 or 11 a.m. or in Lewis Hall at 8:50 a.m., to celebrate the lives of those that have joined the church triumphant in this last year.
The public is also invited to a Handbell Festival Concert today at 5 p.m.Ringers from nine area handbell groups, comprised of 60+ people, will come together under the direction of Timothy Waugh.LEXINGTON – The men’s conference at The Blessing of God Ministry is today, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. on the theme “I’m Still Standing.” Speakers are Minister Rick Waddell, Brokenness to Holiness Ministry, Greensboro ? Minister Dairl Scott Jr., Union Chapel AME Zion Churchland ? Bro. Justin Carter, Union Chapel AME Zion, Churchland? Bro. Josh Brenan of Sloan Lake Community Church, China Grove.
The church is at 412 Westside Drive. Admission is free, dress is casual. 336-470-9669.

KANNAPOLIS – 98th annual Atwell Singing Convention will be held on Sunday at Unity United Methodist Church beginning at 2:30 p.m. Choirs form area churhces will perform. Unity is located at 8505 Unity Church Road.

KANNAPOLIS – Revival with speaker Rev. Tom Tucker, 703 Buick Ave., starts Sunday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m., continues Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 5-7 at 7 p.m.
The Millers, a husband and wife team, will speak, Elizabeth on Thursday and George Raymond Miller on Friday.
CHINA GROVE – Main Street Baptist celebrates homecoming Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and a meal will be served immediately following. The church will also be honoring their pastors in this service. The church is located at 1615 N.Main St.Holy Tabernacle of Jesus Christ, 325 Malcolm Road, hosts a two night revival Thursday-Friday, Nov. 8-9, at 7:30 p.m. The husband and wife team of Elizabeth and George Raymond Miller will speak, she on Thursday and he on Friday. Host pastor is Priscilla Overstreet, co-pastor is Calvin Overstreet.

Catawba College’s Gospel Choir, under the direction of Young-Artist-In-Residence and Inspire the Fire founder, Dennis Reed ’06, will offer a free fall concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in Peeler Crystal Lounge, Robertson College-Community Center.

9 a.m. until, today, Nov. 3. Walk Thru Bethlehem is an outdoor drama with a multi scene set to build. Needed: carpenters, electricians, painters, handymen, artists, those who want to help.
Camp Wesley, 3090 Deal Road (extension of Linwood Road). Bring tools and lunch. Contact, 704-660-5909.

Cornerstone Church celebrates 26 years of ninistry Sunday, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. with special guests pastors Derek and Sandra Purser of Fresh Vision Church in Smyrna, Tenn.
The congregation and pastoral teams will show their appreciation to lead pastors Bill and Tina Godair in the weekend services. Cornerstone has recently acquired 45.88 acres along I-85, as well as the former West Rowan YMCA in Cleveland.

Dianne Williams will preach her trial sermon on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 m. .at Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, Cleveland. Rev. Dr. Bertha Pittman is the pastor.

The Dove Award winning Easter Brothers and Easter Family will be in concert at the Salisbury Church of God on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 10:30 a.m., 1715 Second St.

Tickets are on sale now for Houghton’s “Jesus at the Center” tour on Saturday, Nov. 17 and also the one-on-one personal workshop for pastors, church leadership and music minsters with with Israel on Nov. 17 from 1-4 p.m. The evening concert is at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at
The Event Center is located at 315 Webb Road, www.cornerstone-church.netSafe Harbor Baptist Church, 270 Dunns Mountain Church Road, hosts Old Fashion Day Sunday with Dean McNeese as guest speaker. Preaching begins at 11 a.m. with dinner on the grounds afteward. Special singing in the evening service before the preaching is provided by The Gospel Plowboys bluegrass gospel band. The evening service begins at 6 p.m.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 300 S. Caldwell St., holds revival services on Nov. 5-7 at 7 p.m. on the theme “God Favors Me.”
Speakers, in order, are ? Monday, Rev. Harvey Rice Jr. of Marantha Fellowship Church ? Tuesday, Rev. Timothy Bates Cameron of Calvary Presbyterian Church ? Wednesday, Rev. Dwight Moore of Disciples for Christ Outreach Ministry.

An opening reception for “Embracing the Least of These: Photography of the Great Commission,” is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Chapel Lobby of St John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. The art show takes place in the St John’s Art Gallery, adjacent to the lobby. The exhibit is on display through Dec. 10 during regular business hours and by appointment. Call the church for more information at 704-636-3431.

Salem Lutheran Church holds All Saints Worship Service on Sunday, Nov. 4 with a litany to remember and give thanks for the saints, those in heaven and on earth. For those grieving the loss of a loved, be a part of the Grief Share Support group which meets at 9:45 a.m. Salem will also recognize the Hospice Sabbath. Contemporary service is at 8:30 a.m.; traditional at 10:45 a.m. Salem is located at 5080 Sherrills Ford Road ,

Dorsett Chapel United Church of Christ will celebrate their 99th church anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 4. Pastor John Geter and congregation of St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church of Rockwell will be the guests for the 3 p.m. service.

KANNAPOLIS – The Missionaries of United Missionary Baptist Church will host its pre-Thanksgiving revival Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 5-7, at 7 p.m. The purpose of the Revival is to raise money to assist families in need. There will be different speakers each night. Contact the church at 704-932-7316 for more information.

SPENCER – Spencer Faith Community Health Ministry presents “The Eye’s Have It!” on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 12:30 p.m. at Central Methodist Church, 200 4th St., Spencer. It is a lunch and learn presented by Thomas Hawkins, MD, of Davidson Eye Associates. Spencer Presbyterian would like to thank our Methodist friends for sharing their facility with us while ours is under renovation.
Information: Dot Landis, 704-636-9352 or 336-250-2289

WOODLEAF – Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church celebrates its 142nd anniversary on Sunday. Rev. Dr. Emery Rann III will preach the 11 a.m. sermon, followed by lunch in the fellowship hall.
At the 3 p.m. service, special recognition will be given to descendants of the Marlin family. The late John Marlin Sr., built the first worship structure in 1870. Mt.Vernon is on Carson Road.
Rev. Clarence Marlin, pastor of Fairview Heights Baptist Church will deliver the 3 p.m. message.

KANNAPOLIS – Calvary Baptist Church, 703 Buick Ave., celebrates revival Sunday-Wednesday with speaker Rev. Tom Tucker. Sunday’s service is at 6 p.m. and the Nov. 5-7 services begin at 7 p.m.

The missionary department of Outreach Christian Ministries announces their fourth annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 22 and is asking for assistance through donations of food items, time or monetary gifts. They would like to feed as many individuals as possible. Contact Victoria Connor at 704-232-5128. Outreach Christian Ministries is located at 722 W. Horah St.