Faith Briefs Saturday, Jan. 24
TONIGHT: Gospel Singing at God’s Church of Faith
KANNAPOLIS — God’s Church of Faith, 811 Elm St., will host a Gospel Singing this evening at 7 p.m. featuring the Cook Family of Denton. Before the singing, there will be a hotdog and chicken salad croissant fundraiser from 4-6:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to missions. For orders or info, call 704-933-9433.
Meal fellowship at Pine Ridge Baptist
CHINA GROVE — The regular midweek meal at Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 880 Old Linn Road, continues on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. There will be a brief inspirational message, and the menu is different each week. For more informatiuon, call 704-857-3182 or 704-279-0574.
‘Revival Fires’ at Rowan Christian Assembly
Dr. Larry Martin, global evangelist, will lead revival services at Rowan Christian Assembly, 923 N. Salisbury GQ Ave., on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. as well as Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Call 704-279-6676 for more information.
The Cedar Grove AME Zion
The Cedar Grove AME Zion Church Buds of Promise will observe Marie L. Clinton Day on Sunday during the 11 a.m. service. The theme is “The Mission is Possible.” Adrian Rudisell, son of Traci Cuthbertson and Lamont Rudisell, the grandson of Alex and Geraldine Cuthbertson and Nesbit and Leila M. Rudisell will be the speaker. Adrian is a 7th grader at North Rowan Middle School where he is as a straight A student. Adrian plays football at North Rowan and on the track team. He has two sisters, Zavia and Vivien, and a brother, Nolan. The Buds of Cedar Grove will also participate in the worship service.
Margaret Ellis is the Buds Superintendent at Cedar Grove. The Rev. Dr. Bertha E. Pittman is pastor.
CHINA GROVE — Genesis Baptist Church will begin revival services on Sunday with guest speaker Evangelist Sam Moore from Bentonville, Ark.
In addition, Pastor Gene Edwards has proclaimed Sunday morning to be “friend” day. Bring a friend to worship at Genesis, 9710 Old Concord Road. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday night services begin at 7 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury
On Sunday, First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury will celebrate the gift of children in a Children’s Sabbath Sunday. First Kids will sing during the 11 a.m. service accompanied by Dr. Dunkin and his autoharp.
Regular early worship is at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary and Sunday school is at 10 a.m.
Mount Zion UCC
CHINA GROVE – During the 11 a.m. service, Mount Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 S. Main St., will celebrate the sacrament of baptism for Davis Young Harwood. Also participating will be the Mount Zion children’s choir under the leadership of Michelle Walker and Carole Brooke.
For more information see mtzionchinagrove.com or call 704-857-1169. The Rev. Mark L. Burns is pastor.
Usher Board annual program
Hall’s Temple Church on N. Long Street will be honoring the life and memories of Overseer Mother Margaret Turner on Sunday at 3:30 p.m., with guest speaker the Rev. Rickey Johnson of Antioch Baptist Church in Granite Quarry.
Host pastor is the Rev. E. Bruce
Bethel Power of Faith
Bethel Power of Faith Ministries, 1021 N. Main St., will have a guest speaker on Sunday. Apostle Michael Marshall of Full Deliverance Outreach Center in Lexington will speak at at 5 p.m. Host pastor is Apostle Charlene Kellam.
God’s Tabernacle for Believers
ROCKWELL — God’s Tabernacle for Believers, 304 W. Main St., will celebrate its 13th anniversary on Sunday. Guest speaker for the 3 p.m. service will be Elder Dwight Moore, pastor of Disciples for Christ Ministries in Charlotte. The Rev. Reginald Dean McConneaughey Sr. is senior pastor.
January at Liberty United Methodist
Liberty United Methodist Church will host an Evangelism, Outreach and Nurture Team meeting on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.
The Liberty pre-school board of directors team will meet Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Dancing for Missions: The Women’s Quilting Group is sponsoring line dancing classes in the fellowship hall during the month of January. Classes are Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and on Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Also throughout the month, canned food products and baby items for Rowan Helping Ministries will be collected.
Service of Christian Unity
On Sunday from 7 to 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., will host a special worship service seeking peace, understanding, and hope within our community. Begun last year by St. John’s Lutheran Church, this service will bring together people from diverse Christian traditions for the sake of unity. The Rev. Dr. Andre Resner, Hood Theological Seminary professor, will speak. Clergy, instrumentalists and choirs representing seven different congregations will join together in leading this service.
Blessing of God Ministry hosts Perry
LEXINGTON — Pastor Alice Houston Perry of the Vineyard Worship Center will be speaking at the Blessing of God Ministry, 412 Westside Drive in Lexington on Sunday at 3 p.m.
‘Pickin’ for the Master’
On the last Friday of every month beginning on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m., Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road, will host “Pickin’ for the Master.”
The evening will begin with a featured local band and conclude with an acoustic jam session, open to all. Concessions will be available.
For more information, call 704-633-5986 or visit www.tradingford.net
Charlie Griffin to sing in Lexington
LEXINGTON — Charlie Griffin, soloist and motivational speaker, will be in concert Sunday at Christ United Church of Christ, 4 Price Road, Lexington. The 10:45 a.m. concert is open to the public.
Charlie is the son of Kyle Griffin of Hudson and Geneva Smith Johnson of Deep Gap. He is a theology student at Liberty University.
A love offering will be received. For more information, contact Pastor Alan Hutchins at 336-775-2338.
Gospel Program at Gethsemane
DAVIDSON — The Gethsemane Gospel Singers continue their annual Gospel program on Sunday at 3 p.m., at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 565 Jetton St. On program will be The Messengers for Christ of Cleveland, The Pilgrimaires of Salisbury, Redemption of the Carolinas, The Late Bishop Thomas’ Voices of Faith and The Gospel QCs of Mt. Holly. The program is free; a seed offering will be accepted. For more information call Peggy Rivens at 704-609-0160.
Matt Weaver and the GV Band in concert
CHINA GROVE — Matt Weaver and the GV Band will be in concert on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Church St. The pre-concert begins at 10:15 a.m.
For more information contact Lisa Troutman, Music Ministries and Worship Arts director, 704-857-9713 ext. 13. The Rev. George Yates is host pastor.
Blackwelder Park Baptist launches new website
KANNAPOLIS – Blackwelder Park Baptist Church, 2204 Summit Ave., has launched a new church website. www.blackwelderpark.org replaces www.bpbc.cc and features a home page with the church’s mission — One Hope; One Heart; One Mission — explained, along with pictures of the church, plus service times and contact information.
For more information, call 704-932-4266. The Rev. Phil Goble Jr. is senior pastor.
Hospice workshop at Providence Baptist
HARRISBURG — Providence Baptist Church, 5315 Hwy 49 S., Harrisburg, will host an Advance Care Planning Workshop on Saturday, Feb 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chaplain Joanna Buckley of Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County will be conducting the workshop, which is open to anyone interested. Notaries public will be present, and no fee will be charged for anyone wishing to prepare a Living Will or Healthcare Power of Attorney.
To RSVP or for information, call 704-455-2813.
Girls for Change spiritual retreat
TERRELL — Rehobeth United Methodist Church of Terrell is hosting a Girls for Change “Do Life Big” spiritual retreat Jan. 30 through Feb 1. The cost is $25 and includes a weekend of small groups, praise and worship, and serving thecommunity. Contact Natalie at 704-213-3143.
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