Faith Briefs Saturday, Nov. 25
Union Chapel AME Zion
LINWOOD — Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, will be celebrating its 144th church anniversary Sunday starting at 11 a.m. with the morning service.
Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. and the 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Tyquan Alston of Swift Street AME Zion Church of Greensboro. Rev Michael Frencher Jr. is host pastor.
Pine Ridge Baptist candlelight memorial service
Pine Ridge Baptist Church will hold a Candlelight Memorial Service Sunday night at 6 p.m. to remember and call out the names of loved ones and dear friends.
Advent at Gloria Dei
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church’s Midweek Advent services will begin Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in the main sanctuary. This is a time of prayer and worship to prepare hearts and minds for the celebration of Christmas. The church is located at 1908 Statesville Blvd.
New Bethel Baptist concert list
MOCKSVILLE — New Bethel Baptist Church, 3727 US 601 South, offers opportunities to worship during the Christmas and New Year’s Eve season.
• Concert Dec. 2: Doors open 12:30 p.m. Joshua Rogers, Sincere Praise & Winston-Salem University Inspirational Gospel Voices. Tickets $20 upper level, $15 lower level, live screen only.
• Concert Dec. 9: Doors open at 12:30 p.m. will features Rev. Luther Barnes and The Sunset Jubilaires, Heirs of Salvation and Sincere Praise. Tickets $20 upper level, $15 lower level, live screen only.
• Concert Dec. 31. Doors open 2:30 p.m. Tiquila Wilson, Unity N Praise, New Bethel Baptist Church Spiritual Choir and Sincere Praise. Tickets $10.
Purchase through New Bethel Baptist Church, at 336-284-2990 or newbethelbaptistchurch.webs.com or PayPal.
Host pastor is John R. Bankhead Jr.
Holiday Gospel Festival
The Holiday Gospel Festival featuring the Gospel Key Tones is Saturday, Dec. 2. Doors open at 4 p.m. Starts at 5 p.m.
At Tower of Power United Holy Church, 601 E. Cemetery St. Also appearing: Unity & Praise, Echoes for Christ, Men Over 60, Shady Grove Praise Team and more. For more info contact Wanda at 704-636-3015 or Ann at 704-314-5997. Host pastor is D. M. Mason.
Christmas crafts event
CHINA GROVE — Saturday Dec. 2 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Christmas ornaments and decor, home decor items, gifts, cakes, cookies, snacks, candy. Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 4914 Old Beatty Ford Road at the corner of Old Concord Salisbury and Old Beatty Ford Roads. Info 704-857-1377. Proceeds benefit the organ fund.