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God’s Church of Faith invites all to a free Spring Fest today

KANNAPOLIS — God’s Church of Faith, 811 Elm St., is hosting a Spring Fest Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today with an inflatable slide and bouncy houses for the kids, live music, drama, free snacks and drinks.
The celebration continues on Sunday at 11 a.m. with worship in the sanctuary, followed by a hotdog picnic lunch. Afterward is an outdoor progam of drama, singing and more. This a free event for all.
The Echoes for Christ will be celebrating their second anniversary today at 5 p.m. at Fairview Heights Baptist Church. In and out of town guest have been invited. The Rev. Clarence Marlin is pastor at Fairview Heights, located at 704 Old Concord Road.
KANNAPOLIS — From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today is the Paws for Celebration & Pet Blessings event, with music, food, pet adoptions, bouncy house and K-9 search and rescue demonstrations.
It is being held at Memorial United Methodist Church, 1100 West C St. Visit memorialunitedmethodistchurch.org or call 704-932-6711 for details.
Providence United Methodist Church, 6450 Bringle Ferry Road, is having their annual BBQ chicken supper today from 4 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Half pit-cooked barbecue chicken, baked beans, slaw, dessert, and beverage is $8. Hot dogs also are available.
Proceeds will be used for United Methodist Men and Women’s mission projects.
Call Jackie Newark at 704-633-5326 for details.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the Ushers anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Jessica Hillie, associate minister of Shiloh Baptist Church of
On the third Sunday of Easter, May 4, First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury will celebrate the ordination and installation of newly elected ministry leaders.
The 8:30 a.m. worship is in the sanctuary and the 8:50 a.m. service is in Lewis Hall. During the 11 a.m. service in the sanctuary, the new ordered ministry leaders will be ordained and installed.
St. Matthew Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day program on Sunday. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Minister Barbara Hart of First Calvary Baptist church. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Frenchie McConneaughey, associate pastor of God’s Tabernacle of Believers, Rockwell. The Rev. John Geter is host pastor.
The annual Men’s Day will be observed at New Zion Baptist Church, 2785 Dunn’s Mountain Road, on Sunday at 3 p.m.
The speaker for this occasion will be Elder Dwight Moore, pastor of Disciples For Christ Outreach Ministries in Charlotte. All men from visiting churches will make up a combined male choir.
The host pastor is Rev. V. Patrick Jones Sr. Call 704-637-9324 for details.
Word of Life Family Worship Center will have its annual Spring revival Thursday and Friday, May 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. The speaker this year is Apostle Wash Carthon Jr., senoir pastor and founder of School of Tyrannus International Ministries Inc. in Newport News, Va.
He is a 31-year Navy veteran, he holds an associate degree from Central Texas College and bachelor’s of art degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. He is a graduate of International Apostolic University of Grace and Truth in Dayton, Ohio, where he earned his master degree and doctoral degree in Christian Counseling.
He is currently working with the Drug Court in the City of Newport News as an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilitator. Additionally, he is an employed contractor working for the U.S. Navy as an Education Service Trainer, teaching Sailors and their families about the awareness of operational stress control.
Dr. Martha Stark is the host pastor. The church is located at 726 East Liberty St. For transportation or additional information call the church at 704-633-2431.
SPENCER — Yadkin Untied Church, 203 NC Finishing Lane, will be offering the series “A 4-hour Introduction to the Bible” on Wednsdays in May for one hour per week. The course is free but pregregistration is requyested at 704-232-0441.
On Sunday at 3 p.m. the Senior Choir of St. Luke Baptist Church on Hawkinstown Road will be celebrating their anniversary.
The Rev. Donald Davis, associate pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church in East Spencer, will be the speaker.
The Rev. Arthur Heggins is the host pastor.
The pre-anniversary service for Bishop Harvey Rice will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Mount Calvary Holy Church 1400 Standish St.
Guest speaker will be Dr. Larry Blackwell from Move of God International Ministries of Greensboro.
KANNAPOLIS — North Kannapolis Baptist Church will hold revival services May 4 through 7 with Dr. James (Jim) Harris of Salisbury as the speaker.
Services will be held Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday through Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. A special emphasis is planned for each service:
Sunday morning, public servants day; Sunday evening, business persons night; Monday, kids night; Tuesday, youth night; Wednesday, outreach/senior night.
Dr. Harris has pastored churches on the West Coast as well as North Carolina and has also spent more than twelve years of his ministry as an evangelist.
The church is located at 312 Locust St. Call 704-933-2125 for additional information.
MOCKSVILLE — The annual Gospelfest will be held at New Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Special guests will be the Spiritual Survivors of Cheraw, S.C. Other local and out of town groups will also be on the program. The church is located at 3727 US 601 South.
CONCORD — New Beginning Church of God will host a 10th appreciation service for co-pastor Chavis and Lady Tosha Maxwell.
Services will take place beginning on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m.with guest speaker Chris Huffstetler, associate pastor of OneChurch, Greensboro.
Services continue Saturday, May 10 at 11 a.m., and will conclude on Saturday night at 7 p.m. when Minister Jamaine Smith of First Baptist Church Kannapolis, brings the message.
Services are in honor of the work they have done within the community and our congregation.
New Beginning Church of God, with pastor Bishop Gene Roseman, is located at 5717 Alexander Road.
CHINA GROVE — South China Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating its 86th year during homecoming service on Sunday beginsning at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by a special song service at 10:30 a.m. and a message by visiting pastor, the Rev. Chuck Brawley.
There will be a covered dish meal in the family life center immediately following
The church is located at 501 Haney St., one block off of Thom Street between Highway 29 and South Main Stree. For more information call 704-857-3611. Rev. Tony Wagoner is the pastor.
KANNAPOLIS — True Holiness Church of God, 309 Rosemont Ave., will be observing the church’s anniversary/appreciation service for Pastor Renwick and First Lady Esther Fisher on May 7 through May 9 at 7 p.m. nightly.
The speakers for the occasion are as follows:
Wednesday: Pastor Willis Russell of New Generation OutReach Ministries of Kannapolis;
Thursday: Pastor V. Patrick Jones of New Zion Baptist Church of Salisbury;
Friday: Bishop Keith Felton of Trinity Christian Center of Charlotte.
Pastor Fisher and First Lady Fisher have been faithful and committed servants of the Lord and the church for 15 years. For more information call True Holiness Church of God at 704-938-3972.
The LeBeaus, the Lextington-based father-son Southern gospel duo, will perform in concert on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Landmark Church, 1910 Mooresville Road.
Tim and Timmy LeBeau have just completed a new CD entitled “The Bridge.”
Timmy says, “Some people think that you really don’t need to get serious about being a Christian until you’re old. What most of them don’t realize is the decisions we make between now and the next 10 years will affect us the most. Without God guiding us we make a mess of our lives.” Phone 704-633-8200 for more information.
STATESVILLE — Horizon Church, 316 Signal Hill Drive, will begin offering an additional Sunday morning service weekly. Beginning May 4 Horizon will introduce an 11 a.m. service that will mirror the 9:30 a.m. service time that the church currently offers. Horizon Kids Ministry will also be available for both morning services.
Visit www.horizonchurch.net for details.
Christian Outreach East, 2218 Statesville Blvd., will host a mother-daughter luncheon on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be various speakers and entertainment. This event is free and open to all women. Attire is casual dress. With questions, call Eva Harold at 704-310-0347.
On May 10 from 8 a.m. until, Gay’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 5545 Woodleaf Road, will sell homemade cakes, cookies and pies to benefit Gay’s Chapel United Methodist church renovation fund.
In addition, a flower and plant sale will benefit the West Rowan Bible Teacher’s Association.
CONCORD — A ham breakfast and sale will be held May 10 from 7 to 11 a.m. with country ham, scrambled eggs, grits and biscuits for $6.
Proceeds will benefit Epworth’s summer missions project. The church is located at 1030 Burrage Road NE. Visit epworthnc.com
CHARLOTTE — Celebrate mothers and see a fashion showcasing church hats on May 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2020 W. Sugar Creek Road in Charlotte.
Tickets are $10, advance purchase required. Call 704-598-2219 or visit www.ebcchartlotte.org to find out more.

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