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Faith Briefs, April 5-7

Appreciation services continue tonight
KANNAPOLIS — Ministers Appreciation at United Baptist Church, 3001Clermont Ave., continues this evening at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 with Rev. Clarence Marlin of Fairview Heights Baptist Church.
Services conclude on Sunday with Rev. Perry Dye of Henderson Grove Baptist Church, at 3 p.m. Rev. John E. Jones is host pastor.

Program tonight at WWLTC
SPENCER — The Deacon and Deaconess Ministry of Whosoever Will Let Them Come Ministries, 318 8th St., hosts “Stepping Up, Stepping Out” this evening at Friday, April 5 6 p.m. Guest speaker is Thomas McDonald, senior pastor of CrossLife Church in Spencer. Hosts are Bishop Chris Brown and Senior pastor Patricia Brown, 704-633-3876.

Women of the ELCA conference
CHINA GROVE — The Rowan Conference Spring Gathering of Women of the ELCA is Saturday at Lutheran Chapel Church, 135 Eudy Road. Welcome and social breakfast is at 9:30 a.m., the program, “Called to be Women in Mission,” begins at 10 and lunch is around noon. Registration can be paid at the door. $8 includes lunch. Info: 704-857-5696.

Pray Rowan meets Saturday
From 10–11 a.m Saturday at Salisbury Academy, 2210 Jake Alexander Blvd N. A gathering of all ages, denominations, backgrounds in prayer. Contact prayrowan@gmail.com or 843-991-4142 or www.facebook.com/prayrowan/

Poor Man’s supper at Patterson Grange
Patterson Grange hosts a Poor Man’s Supper at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Grange Hall. Cost is $6/plate; hotogs are also available. 704-857-7760.

Women’s Sunday at Union Chapel
LINWOOD — Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, celebrates Women’s Day Sunday April 7th at 3 p.m. Rev. Carolyn Bratton of St. Stephens AME Zion Church of Gastonia will be the guest speaker. Rev. Michael Frencher Jr. is host pastor.

Concord Macedonia Baptist celebrates 132 years
CONCORD — Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 6740 Macedonia Church Road, celebrates its 132nd church anniversary (1887-2019) on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
The morning speaker is Rev. Nathaniel Gales Jr., associate minister of Macedonia Baptist Church.
The afternoon speaker is Shon Hagwood, senior pastor of First Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Charlotte.
Host pastor is John Leazer. 704-786-7308, Macedoniaofconcord.com

Root of David Church of Deliverance
The Root of David Church of Deliverance, 1315 Short St. (off Long St.), holds services in the Zeta Building every Sunday at 4 p.m. with the exception of first Sundays.

Fellowship service at Outreach Christian
Outreach Christian Ministries, 722 W. Horah St., will be having a fellowship service on Sunday at 4 p.m. with Bishop Elect Darryl White from Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center, Charlotte, as the speaker.

Piedmont Singing Men
CHINA GROVE — The Piedmont Singing Men will be singing the entire service at Pine Ridge Baptist Church on Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Info: 857-3182

First UCC Lenten Series
First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St., concludes its weekly Lenten Series “Walking Through Holy Week” on Sunday with a discussion of Friday of Holy Week. presented by Pastor Carol Hallman. Lenten supper at 5:30 p.m. and presentation at 6 p.m. For supper, RSVP to 704-633-2723.

Spring Revival at Homestead Baptist
KANNAPOLIS — Spring Revival at Homestead Baptist Church featuring Evangelist Brendt Carr and the Carr Family Singers.
Services are Monday-Wednesday, April 8-10 at 7 p.m.. Homestead is located at the corner of West 22nd and N. Main Streets.

Gold City Quartet in concert
Gold City Quartet will be in concert Thursday, April 11 at First Baptist Church of Salisbury. This is a free concert with a love offering being taken.

Wednesday Lent at Gloria Dei
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd., hosts Lenten season Wednesday meals and services on the theme of “A Time for Tears.”
April 10: “Praying with Tears in your Eyes,” Rev. Ed Harper, interim pastor at Haven Lutheran Church.

Purpose Driven Life classes
Purpose Driven Life classes are hosted by In My Father’s House, led by Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins. They are held from 10-11 a.m. on the first and second Thursday of each month, at Brookdale Assisted Living, 2201 Statesville Blvd. The next study date is April 11.

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