One Day Revival at Rose of Sharon today at 11 a.m.

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 5, 2014

The One Day Spring Revival at Rose Of Sharon Holiness Church, 255 Camp Road, begins today at 11 a.m.
Guest speaker will be Pastor Paschall McNair of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church of West End, NC.
First Presbyterian Church Salisbury will observe the fifth Sunday of Lent by celebrating the youth and their gifts, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary with a traditional worship service led by Dr. Randy Kirby.
At 8:50 a.m. in Lewis Hall and again at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, the youth will lead worship and music. Several high school seniors will work together to present the sermon for the day on the theme “Fruits of the Spirit.” Also during the 11 a.m. service, the first grade youth will be welcomed to the Lord’s Table.
The Salisbury District of the AME Zion Church will have its annual Evangelistic Crusade running April 7 through 9 at Soldier’s Memorial AME Zion Church at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Dr. Grant Harrison Jr. is the host pastor for the Crusade, which carries the theme of “New Wine! Old Wineskins.”
The evangelists for the three nights will be the Rev. Dr. Heath LaVon Cheek, senior pastor and Rev. Sharon Cheek, co-pastor of Metropolitan AME Zion Church of Washington D.C.
Dr. Heath Cheek is a graduate of Hampton University and holds his master of divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary and his doctor of ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C.
He is married to the Rev. Sharon S. Cheek, a cognitive mental health therapist and certified clinical supervisor who counsels victims of domestic violence, juvenile sexual offenders, abused children with behavioral and emotional challenges, substance abuse and addiction.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State and masters of divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary, and holds a masters of science degree in pastoral counseling.
CHINA GROVE — Revival at the China Grove Church of God begins with a 6 p.m. service Sunday and continues Monday through Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Johnathan Whichard will preach.
The church is located at 413 N. Franklin St.
CHINA GROVE — The Mount Zion UCC Players will be presenting “Mayberry Daze – Convicts at Large” in the fellowship hall on Sunday at 3 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken on behalf of the new construction fund.
During the 10 a.m. Sunday school hour, Mount Zion UCC children and youth will complete their journey to Jerusalem focusing on the topic of Easter morning.
During the 11 a.m. service the Lenten Candle of Welcome will be lighted.
Mount Zion UCC is located at 1415 South Main St.. Call 704-857-1169 or visit
First United Church of Christ will continue the journey of Lent at the 11 a.m. service with the sacrament of Holy Communion. After the service is a time of fellowship with cookies and punch.
At 5:30 p.m the Lenten journey will continue. A meal will be served with reservations required for the $6 meal. At 6 p.m. a meditation will be led by Dr. Trevor Eppehimer, academic dean at Hood Seminary. The Lenten series is based on the “Seven Deadly Social Sins” as reflected by Gandhi.
First United Church of Christ is located at 207 W. Horah St., where Rev. Carol Hallman is the resident pastor.
CHINA GROVE — China Grove Southside Church of God will hold one more one-day revival with Evangelist Bobby Callaham on Sunday. What started out as a successful one day revival has expanded to three Sundays. Rev. Callaham will be praying for the sick and others who have needs.
Services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The church is located at 163 3rd Ave. For more information call Pastor Joyce Miles at 704-467-4555.
“Messiah in the Passover,” a vivid demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover, will be held on Wednesday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Maranatha Bible Church located at 2320 Statesville Blvd. The presentation will be conducted by Dr. Dan Goldberg of Chosen People Ministries. The church invites the Christian as well as the Jewish community to attend. To make a reservation, contact the church at 704-637-1995 by Wednesday, April 9, as space is limited.
EAST SPENCER — Love Christian Center will be having its Friends and Family Day Sunday at 4 p.m. with a musical concert by the Williamson Family from Kannapolis and other guests. There will be a meal after the service.
For more information contact 704-925-9423. Bishop W. Ronald and Mother Lotis Hash, senior pastors. LCC is located at 102 N. Long St.
“The Trial” is a drama about justice vs. grace that will be presented next Sunday, April 13, at 9 and 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church. Special guests for the event will be the Creative Arts Team from Christ Fellowship Church of Atlanta, Ga.
Cornerstone Church is located at 315 Webb Road, 704-855-1218 x122, or
Grace Deliverance Tabernacle’s 100 Women in Red program is Sunday at 3 p.m. with speaker Elder Katie Crockett of Mount Calvary Holy Church.
This is a reservation-only event that includes dinner. Call for seat availability at 704-267-3542 or 704-267-9400. Grace Deliverance is located at 1237 Old W. Innes St. (Salisbury Woman’s Club).
CONCORD — Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 127th church anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Special guests will be Pastor David Leaven and the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Cleveland.
Rev. John N. Leazer is pastor of Macedonia, located at 6740 Macedonia Church Road, 704-786-7308.
KANNAPOLIS — An evangelistic revival will be held at United Baptist Church, 3001 Clermont Ave. Local evangelists will preach during the week of April 7 through April 11, starting each night at 7 p.m.
Rev. John E. Jones is the host pastor. For details, call 704-932-7316.
HUNTERSVILLE — Pastor Andy Wing will begin an eight-week bible study titled “The Gospel in Life” by Tim Keller on Tuesday, April 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Ramah Presbyterian Church. RSVP to
MOORESVILLE — Tomorrow during the 10:30 a.m. worship service in lieu of a customary spoken sermon, the congregation will assemble and pack 10,000 meals for undernourished world neighbors, in partnership with Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger relief agency.
Saint Patrick’s will provide the labor and Stop Hunger Now provides the equipment. Saint Patrick’s also purchases the supplies.
The hands-on event is open for people of all ages. With questions, contact Beryl Frey at 704-663-5659. Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church is located at 201 Fairview Road.
Solid Rock Church of God, 1004 Locke St., will host a men’s prayer breakfast on Saturday, April 12, at 9 a.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Everrett Scott of Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church, Concord. All men and boys of the community are encouraged to come. Solid Rock’s pastor is the Rev. Samuel A. Washington.
St. Luke Baptist Church on Hawkinstown Road is celebrating its annual Men’s Day on Sunday at 3 p.m. The guest speaker is the Rev. Dr. Keith Curry of Oak Grove Baptist Church in China Grove. He is a native of Lexington, and graduated from NC AT&T State University and Hood Theological Seminary. He is currently a special education instructor for the Lexington City School System. The Rev. Arthur Heggins is host pastor.
SPENCER — The scrapbooking “Spring Scraptacular” is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Central United Methodist Church, 200 4th St.
The $20 cost includes table, lunch and snacks. To RSVP call 704-798-8497. There is limited seating, and all proceeds benefit church missions.
Damascus Emmanuel Ministries hosts the Mac-Attack Wagon at 502 E. Fisher St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12.
Proceeds from the event benefit the scouting programs and youth programs at the church, and the young people who participate learn service and responsibility. The Mac-Attack Wagon, which specializes in dip fried chicken, returns once a month. The program is managed by Tichica M. King,
A group of pastors and local community leaders are planning an event called Community Based Ministry Cafe on May 17 at New Zion Baptist Church 2785 Dunns Mountain Road.
In relationship with CCDA (, this is a one-day training event for pastors, leaders, and organizers who are interested in reaching and transforming their communities.
Key objectives: Training from well-seasoned leaders, networking with other leaders, strategic planning, discussion of current trends, issues, and best practices, and Q&A.
The main session speaker will be Alexia Salvatierra, special assistant to the Bishop of Welcoming Congregations for the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, international consultant, author of Faith-Rooted Organizing.
$10 per person includes lunch and resources. Register at
For more information contact Pastor Dustin Wilson at 336-688-2567
The Event Center presents Leadercast 2014 on Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A day of inspiration, learning and networking, Leadercast is one of the largest events of its kind, broadcasting around the world. Speakers include Former First Lady Laura Bush, Andy Stanley, Dr. Henry Cloud and more.
Early registration until April 27 is $79, groups (10+) $69; General registration as of April 28 is $89, groups (10+) $79. All registrations include lunch.
For details, call 704-855-1218 x.120 or email The Event Center, 315 Webb Road,