Faith briefs Saturday, March 3
Today: The Gospel Singers of Files Chapel
LEXINGTON — Beginning today at 6 p.m. The Gospel Singers of Files Chapel Baptist Church, 900 Dixie St., will be celebrating their anniversary, bringing back all former members for a reunion. The celebration will conclude Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Rev. John Cade is host pastor.
Love Christian Center homecoming
EAST SPENCER — Love Christian Center, 102 North Long St., will celebrate homecoming on Sunday.
The 10 a.m. speaker will be Minister Tony Snipes, associate minister at Word of Life Family Worship Center. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Counseling.
The 4 p.m. speaker will be Apostle Charlene Kellam, pastor of Bethel Power of Faith Ministries and Chief Overseer of Christ Deliverance Temple of Dublin, Ga.
Host pastor is Bishop Ronald Hash.
McMahan’s initial sermon
COOLEEMEE — Deacon Quintenna W. McMahan will deliver her initial sermon at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Cooleemee on Sunday at 3 p.m..
Selenea Barker, Refuge Community Church of Cooleemee; Rev. James Fowler, Greater Cleveland Church of Winston-Salem; and Deshaun Cuthbertson, Ambassador for Jesus will minister in songs.
Rev. Dr. Ervin Baker is host pastor.
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran
The adult choir will sing at the 10:30 a.m. service at Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 355 East Ridge Road. At the 7 p.m. evening service, the guest minister will be Rev. Susan Bame from Lutheran Chapel in China Grove.
Rainbow Tea at Erwin Temple
The Missionary Society will host a annual Rainbow Tea at Erwin Temple CME Church, 155 Erwin Temple Church Road, Sunday at 3 p.m. Four colors of the rainbow will be represented: red, green, purple and orange. Those in each color group will present a talent program of enjoyable entertainment. Following the program, food will be served in the fellowship hall. Rev. Ervin L. Hannah Jr. is host pastor.
Care service at Outreach Christian Ministries
Outreach Christian Ministries, 722 W. Horah St., will be having a Shepherd’s Care service on Sunday with Bishop Stephen Williams from Goodwill Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, as the speaker.
Speakers at First UCC
First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St., will host guest speakers each Sunday at 6 p.m. as they journey through the season of Lent. This week’s guest is Rev. Nancy Allison, popular speaker, preacher and retreat leader. Host pastor is Carol Hallman.
Revival at Union Chapel
LINWOOD — Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, will host a community revival Monday through Wednesday, March 5-7 each night at 7 p.m.
Monday: Rev. Sam Harvey of Christian Baptist Church;
Tuesday: Rev. Williams Randall Foster of Tyro United Methodist Church;
Wednesday: Rev. Robbie Stephens of Churchland Baptist Church.
Rev Michael Frencher Jr. is host pastor.
Emmanuel Spring Revival
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2300 Bringle Ferry Road, will be hosting a Spring revival Monday through Thursday, March 5-8.
Pastor Mike Orman of Love of God Baptist Church in Thomasville will be conducting the services. There will be special singing each night.
Lent at Organ Lutheran
Organ Lutheran Church, 1515 Organ Church Road, hosts a Lenten Bible Study on March 7 at 6 p.m. The meal is sponsored by O-WINGS. At 6:30 p.m. is Bible study by Rev. Randy Drafts.
Lent at Gloria Dei
The theme for Lenten services at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd., is “Broken Promises.” George Jones, formerly of St. Paul’s Church, will speak on “Broken Marriages” Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Lenten season Music & Meditation
Join in prayer and meditation plus special music from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Mondays in St. John’s Chapel, 200 W. Innes St. This week’s music is by Steve Stringer on piano.
Celebrate 70 years of Bible classes in West Rowan Schools
CLEVELAND — March 10: Pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., cornhole tournament at 9 a.m., hot dog lunch, silent auction gospel sing at noon.
Donations accepted. Come for part or all. $40 per team. Pre-register at 704-902-5237.
Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road.
In My Father’s House hosts Purpose Driven Life
Purpose Driven Life classes, led by the Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins, will be conducted from noon-1:30 p.m. in the Hurley Room at Rowan Public Library. The next study date is Thursday, March 15.