Faith Briefs Saturday, June 30
Guest speaker at John Calvin Presbyterian
The guest speaker at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 1620 Brenner Ave., will be Katherine Lamb. For more information, contact our website: johncalvinpres.com
All American Celebration & Car Show
4:00 p.m. Sunday July 1
Bring cars, trucks, bikes, tractors to show. Hot dogs, popcorn, cold drinks and ice cream provided. A free, kid-friendly birthday party for the United States.
Held at Landmark Church, 1910 Mooresville Road.
Weaver-Lunsford at FUMC-CG
CHINA GROVE — Matthew Weaver and Clay Lunsford will perform at First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Church St., on Sunday at the 11 a.m. service.
Matthew Weaver is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter and seven time winner of Pianist-Instrumentalist of the Year for the North Carolina Folk Festival (2011-2018), and plays 19 different instruments.
Clay Lunsford is an instrumentalist and vocalist from Union Grove. For 50 years, he has performed throughout the southeast entertaining people with his unique style of thumb picking. He is the president of the North Carolina Thumb Pickers Association.
First UCC hosts guest musician
First United Church of Christ welcomes Gretchen Tracy as guest musician on Sunday. Gretchen began piano study at age 3, eventually earning a master’s degree in performance and an artist diploma. She started cello study as an eighth grader in Charlotte public schools, and three years later was the youngest player under contract in the Charlotte Symphony. Since moving to Salisbury in 1998, Tracy has been active on the music scene, having played in the Salisbury Symphony for 10 years. And lately she has also been performing on bluegrass banjo!
Pray Rowan to meet July 7
CHINA GROVE — A gathering of all ages, denominations, and backgrounds in prayer will meet on Saturday, July 7, from 10-11 a.m. at the South Rowan YMCA, 950 Kimball Road. All are welcome. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 843- 991-4142 or www.facebook.com/prayrowan/
Bi-monthly youth Bible study
EAST SPENCER — The Bible study established in memory of 7-year-old A’yanna Allen meets every other Saturday at Southern City AME Zion, 940 N. Long St., and tackle different topics. Refreshments are served. Associate Pastor Mike Mitchell is host pastor. Learn more at 704-637-9043.
Root of David Church of Deliverance
The Root of David Church of Deliverance, 1315 Short St. (off Long St.), holds worship services in the Zeta Building every Sunday at 4 p.m. with the exception of first Sundays. Presiding Apostle is Susan Yarbrough.