Faith Briefs Saturday, April 14
EAST SPENCER — A’yanna Allen Bible Study for children and youth. Noon-1 p.m. at Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 940 S. Long St. The Bible study meets every other Saturday. 704-245-0729.
The men’s breakfast at Neel Road Baptist Church is today at 8 am.
The Shelby Mission Camp Trip will be supported by a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The Annie Armstrong Missions offering goal for the month of March was exceeded by more than a thousand dollars. The Women’s Ministry will begin a Bible study titled “The Quest” on April 22 at 6 p.m.
Missions Sunday at NorthGate Church will feature two sets of guest speakers.
Dr. Chip and Chari Kingsbury have ministered in Kenya since 1980. They minister in several capacities at Daystar University, including faculty development, student ministry, and the Ukarimu House. “The purpose of Ukarimu House is to be a relevant ministry demonstrating the biblical call to be salt and light to emerging leaders and a place of rejuvenation for current leaders in the Body of Christ and society.” www.kingsburyfamily.org
Jacques and Flor Goy are based out of France and Mexico. Their ministry is mainly in hostile regions of the 10/40 window so their exact locations may not be disclosed. They are focused on cross-cultural missions in places with unreached people groups for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. www.voiceforthenations.org
Dr. Kingsbury will speak Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and Flor Goy will speak at a special evangelistic meeting that evening at 6 p.m.
Mt. Zion Baptist
MT. ULLA — The Usher Board Ministry of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1765 White Road, will celebrate its annual Ushers’ Anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Timothy Bates, pastor of Cameron Presbyterian and Calvary Presbyterian Churches, Statesville. Host pastor is Rev. Corey F. Barr.
Union Chapel AME Zion
The Women of Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, will be celebrating Women’s Day on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. LeJune Gray of Freedom United Church of God in WoodLeaf will be the speaker. Rev Michael Frencher Jr. is host pastor.
Sills Creek AME Zion
MOORESVILLE — Sills Creek AME Zion Church, located at Highway 150 and 3165 Bradshaw Road, will celebrate Women’s Day on Sunday. Lunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. Rev. Jarma Renea Chisholm is the the 3 p.m. guest preacher.
Chisholm holds a BA in political science from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., and a Master’s in Educational Leadership School Administration from Winthrop University. Chisholm has been in education for over 25 years and is currently Dean of Students at Northridge Middle School in Charlotte.
Chisholm is pastor of Columbus Chapel AME Zion Church in Davidson.
Rev. Morgan Glenn is host pastor.
Friendship Missionary Baptist
COOLEEMEE — Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will observe its annual Women’s Day on Sunday, at 3 p.m.
Guest speaker will be Evangelist and First Lady Cathye Marlin of Fairview Heights Missionary Baptist Church of Salisbury.
Dr. Ervin Baker is host pastor.
New Bethel Baptist
MOCKSVILLE — New Bethel Baptist Church, 3727 US 601 Hwy South, hosts its Annual Women’s Day program on Sunday at 3 p.m. Elder Tamela Tatum, associate minister at New Jerusalem Apostolic Church in Mocksville will be the guest speaker.
Elder Tatum is the visionary of S.O.S (Saving Our Sisters) Women’s Ministry. Elder Tatum is the owner of Hair Solutions hair salon in Mocksville. She earned a BS in business administration from Salem College in Winston-Salem, taught business education in middle and high schools in Davie County and served on boards in the Davie County community including the Davie County Advocacy Center and Care Net Counseling of Davie.
The Rev. John Bankhead Jr. is host pastor.
Root of David Church of Deliverance
The Root of David Church of Deliverance, 1315 Short St. (off Long Street), holds worship services every Sunday with the exception of first Sundays of the month. Services are at 4 p.m. at the Zeta Building. Presiding Apostle is Susan Yarbrough.
The Chapeleers Gospel Group and Matthew Weaver and Clay Lunsford will be in concert at Salem Lutheran Church, 5080 Sherrill’s Ford Road, on Sunday at 6 p.m. The concert is free but a love offering will be received.
Rockwell UMC revival
ROCKWELL — Rockwell United Methodist Church hosts its Spring Spiritual Revival beginning Sunday at 6 p.m. with special music by the Rockwell Choir.
The 7 p.m. Monday service also features music by the Rockwell Choir and the 7 p.m. Tuesday service features special music by Jon and Marti Lakey.
Each night the message will be brought by guest Minister Rev. Cliff Wall, pastor at Clarksbury UMC in Harmony. Wall attended ECU for undergraduate work and received his Master of Divinity from Duke University.
United Ministerial Alliance
The United Ministerial Alliance will host its joint worship service at 7 p.m., Sunday, at Mt. Calvary Holy Church, 1400 Standish St. Rev. Robert A. Wood, pastor of Gray’s Chapel Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of the Americas, Salisbury, will deliver the message. Rev. Charles Susong is host pastor.
The business meeting of the UMA is 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Tower of Power United Holy Church, 601 East Cemetery St. Clergy welcomed.
Aaron Shust: Unplugged
Aaron Shust, contemporary Christian music artist, with worship hits like “Ever be”, “My Hope is in You”, and “My Savior, My God”, will be at St. John’s for a live acoustic concert in the Faith Center, Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets for this event are $20 GA and $12 with valid student ID.
Church of God District Convention
EAST SPENCER — North Western – South Eastern Church of God District Convention will be held at Love Christian Center, 102 N. Long St., from Wednesday through Friday, April 18-20 nightly at 7:30 p.m. Following are the speakers:
Wednesday: Bishop Charles Hash, Charles Hash Ministries, Winston Salem;
Thursday: Bishop Cecil Reid, Refuge Temple, Jonesville;
Friday: Bishop Ronald Hash, Love Christian Center, Salisbury;
Dynamic Youth Celebration Friday night.
Special musical guests nightly.
District Overseer is Bishop Ronald Hash. For additional information call 704-433-1474.
Purpose Driven Life study
In My Father’s House sponsors Purpose Driven Life classes, led by the Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins, from noon-1:30 p.m. in the Hurley Room at Rowan Public Library. The next study date is Thursday, April 19.
The Breath of God Ministerial Alliance
The Breath of God Ministerial Alliance presents “After the Resurrection” — 40 days, 10 services, 5 locations: April 19-May 25.
After the resurrection of Jesus, He appeared to the disciples and other believers over a 40-day period of time. This series will attempt to put these appearances in order and perspective. Join us as we retrace the steps of Jesus “After the Resurrection.”
Pastor Alice Perry
Pastor Johnny Morgan
True Holiness Church of God, Kannapolis
Pastor Martha Starks
Pastor Willis Russell
Yadkin Grove Baptist, Salisbury
Pastor Renwick Fisher
Pastor Phyllis Gill
Life Giving Church of God, Concord
Pastor Stanley Rice
Bishop Keith Felton
Grateful Heart Ministries, Salisbury
Pastor Terrance Grooms
Pastor Vincent Tillman
Trinity Christian Center, Charlotte
For more information call 704-938-3972 or 980-621-4794.
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 3760 Stokes Ferry Road, will host its annual Ladies’ Conference on Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for ages 6 and up.
The title is The Sea, the Sand and the “SON” with guest speaker Frances Simpson.
Ages 5-11, girls only, $6; ages 12 and up, $12. For more details call 704-645-9328 or 704-798-9512.