• Joint Watch Night Services for Moore’s Chapel, Soldiers Memorial, New Hope and Ardis Chapel AME Zion churches, tonight at 10:30 p.m. at Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 500 Partee St. The Rev. Dr. Debra Hall, pastor of New Hope AME Zion Church, will speak.
• Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, Linwood, hosts the 4th annual Gospel Fest on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at 6 p.m. with gospel soloists and groups from N.C. and S.C. This event serves as an annual fundraiser for the Steward Board of Union Chapel.