Faith Briefs Saturday, Sept. 2
Tonight at Ambassador Christian
There will be a pastoral appreciation service for Elder Norzely Krider tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Ambassador Christian Church, 726 Lincolnton Road. Overseer Ivey L. Cowan will be the speaker.
Homecoming and revival at White Rock AME Zion
GRANITE QUARRY — White Rock AME Zion Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday. The Rev. Thomas D. Lee, pastor of White Rock AME Zion Church will bring the 11 a.m. message. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Ernest Jeffries, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, Davidson, will be the 3 p.m. speaker. The Rev. Wilbert L. O. Davis, pastor of St. Peter’s AME Zion Church of Gastonia, will lead the revival. Services will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 5 and run through Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. nightly.
Music Sunday at Holy Cross Lutheran
MOCKSVILLE — Sunday is Music Sunday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1913 US Highway 601, south of Mocksville. The Rev. Dr. David P. Nelson, interim pastor, will offer historical comments about the hymns that the congregation will sing during this time. In addition, the newly purchased brass communion ware will be dedicated to the memory of the late Edith Waller, the first pianist at Holy Cross and played there from 1959-1990. She majored in music at Elon and elementary education at Catawba. She taught in Spencer, Woodleaf, and Cooleemee elementary schools for 26 years. The worship service is at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1913 US Highway 601, south of Mocksville.
RICHFIELD — Luther’s Lutheran Church, 4955 Richfield Road at the corner of Stokes Ferry Road, will be holding a Youth Lock-In for all youth of the community that begins Sunday at 5 p.m. and continues until 9 a.m. Monday morning, Sept. 4.
Also, Luther’s Lutheran Church continues its school supplies collection through Sunday, Sept. 3.
In My Father’s House
In My Father’s House, led by the Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins, meets the first two Thursdays of each month from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The next services will be on Sept. 7 and 14 in the Hurley Room at Rowan Public Library, and will continue to study “The Purpose Driven Life.”
Inspirational Choir of Trinity celebrates
The Inspirational Choir of Trinity Presbyterian Church USA, 300 S. Caldwell St., will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 10.
The anniversary will be a weekend event beginning on Saturday, Sept. 9 with a Charity Gospel Fest from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All choirs are invited to come and participate. There will be an opportunity for vendors to purchase a space to sell items. Vendors or singing groups can contact Clementine Wellington at 704-637-7558. Fee is $25 fee per table; deadline is Sept. 9. Choirs are invited to sing on Saturday and again on Sunday where the program will begin at 4 p.m.
NHCS prepares to celebrate 50 years
North Hills Christian School will be holding its 50th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 5-8 p.m. They will also be holding a Grandparents and Special Friends Day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 29.
Financial Peace University opportunities
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• First Reformed Church, Landis. Two sections will be offered, one during Sunday School as an elective class and the other will on Tuesday evenings. Begin Sunday, Sept. 10 (10-10:45 a.m.) or Tuesday, Sept. 12 (6:30-7:30 p.m.). Sign-up ends Sept. 3 at www.daveramsey.com or the church at 704-857-7119.
• Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road. Classes begin Sunday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m.
• Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church, 2570 Saint Peters Church Road. Classes begin Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Contact www.daveramsey.com for more information or to register.