Faith briefs May 3-5
World of Faith honors Pastor Bost
World of Faith Outreach Ministries, 1500 East Council St., hosts 27th Appreciation Services for Pastor Kimberly Bost. Services continue today, Friday, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Apostle V. Byers of Faith Deliverance.
The last service is Sunday, at 4 p.m. World of Faith’s own Apostle Kevin Bost will be the speaker.
Fairview heights Missionary Baptist Church, 704 Old Concord Road, will host a fish fry Saturday in the fellowship hall, sponsored by the Usher Board, from noon until. Info at 704-634-2944 or 704-637-03290.
Echoes for Christ 7th anniversary
The Echoes for Christ celebrate their 7th anniversary Saturday at 5 p.m. at Fairview Heights Baptist Church, 704 Old Concord Road. Rev. Clarence Marlin is host pastor.
Trading Ford Baptist celebrates Recovery
Trading Ford Baptist Church hosts Pastor Kyle DeLong to begin the celebration of the 13th Anniversary of its Celebrate Recovery Ministry. He will speak on Sunday after the 10 a.m. worship.
Those who have a hurt, habit or hang-up are invited on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. for a special meal followed by worship with the TFBC Band and Celebrate Recovery Worship team. In addition a state leader of CR will speak.
Homecoming at St. James
ROCKWELL — Homecoming at St. James Lutheran Church, 131 W. Main St., will be observed on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon. Rev. Robert Young will be the guest preacher, Rev. Charles McManus will preside at the Lord’s Table, and Rev. Jason Huebner will assist. Music will be provided by Ashely File, Ben Sigmon, Jewell Broadway and Nathan Bowman. Info: 704-279-3150.
Mortgage burning at Cedar Grove AME Zion
On Sunday at 3 p.m. Cedar Grove AME Zion Church will hold a mortgage burning ceremony. Guest preacher will be Rev Dr. Grant Harrison Jr., Presiding Elder of the Sensational Salisbury District. Host Pastor is Rev. Dr. Bertha Pittman.
Women’s Day at St. Matthews
ROCKWELL — St. Matthews Baptist Church, 508 Watkins St., will observe its annual Women’s Day Program Sunday. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Minister Tiffany Miller of Macedonia Baptist Church, Rev. Jerry Miller, pastor.
The 3 p.m. speaker will be Pastor Alice H. Perry, pastor and founder of the Vineyard Worship Center.
Boxwood Missionary Baptist
MOCKSVILLE — Boxwood Missionary Baptist Church observes Men’s Day on Sunday with a 2 p.m. service. Guest speaker will be Pastor Randy Melton of God’s Will Be Done Church in Salisbury. Host pastor is Rev. Gary S. Milton.
St. John’s Men’s Chorus Spring Concert
On Sunday at 3 p.m., The St. John’s Men’s Chorus presents, “Wonder, Love, and Praise” a collection of favorite and time-honored hymns, under the direction of Jason Harwood and accompanied by Janie Rollins. Free admission. Nursery provided. A free-will offering will be collected to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Rowan. The Spring Concert is in the sanctuary. Please note that this concert will be one hour earlier than is usually offered.
Men’s Day at New Zion Baptist
Annual Men’s Day will be celebrated at New Zion Baptist Church, 2785 Dunn’s Mountain Road, on Sunday at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Frank Butler Jr., pastor of New Zion Baptist Church, Taylorsville. Host pastor is Rev. V. Patrick Jones Sr. 2785 Dunn’s Mountain Road. Info: 704-637-9324.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 2865 Enon Church Road, will celebrating its Ushers’ Anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m.. The speaker will be Valarie Watkins. Host pastor is Rev. Jerry R. Miller I.
The Reach Church (formerly Outreach Christian Ministries) will be having a fellowship service on May 5 with Apostle Charlene Kellam from Bethel Power of Faith Ministries as the speaker. The service will start at 4 p.m. at 722 W. Horah St.
Twelve Tribes at Providence
Providence AME Zion Church, 2415 Providence Church Road, presents a Twelve Tribes of Israel program Sunday at 4 p.m. Rev. Zacharias E. Allen Sr. is host pastor.
Revival at Union Chapel
LINWOOD — Union Chapel AME Zion Church, 4329 Sowers Road, will be having its Spring/Youth Revival Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8 at 7 p.m. each night. Rev. Dr. Rodney Coleman of First Baptist Church Chapel Hill will be the guest speaker. Rev. Michael Frencher Jr is host pastor.
Appreciation services at True Holiness
KANNAPOLIS — True Holiness Church of God, 309 Rosemont Ave., celebrates the 20th year appreciation services for Pastor Renwick V. E. Fisher and First Lady Esther Fisher.
Services are May 6-10 at 7 p.m. on the theme of “The Favor Is Real.”
Monday: Pastor Johnny Morgan of Grateful Heart Ministries;
Tuesday: Dr. Billy H. Casey of New Zion Baptist Church;
Wednesday: Pastor Willis Russell of New Generation Ministries;
Thursday: Bishop Ronald Carpenter of New Hope Baptist Church;
Friday: Pastor Louis Lothar of God’s Word Only.
The Whisnants in concert
pic MOORESVILLE — Save the date: The Whisnants will be in concert at West Corinth Baptist Church, 120 Corinth Church Road, on Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center.
Tickets are free, and a love offering will be taken. You must have a ticket to enter. RSVP to 704-433-8015.
Root of David Church of Deliverance
The Root of David Church of Deliverance, 1315 Short St., holds services every Sunday with the exception of first Sundays.
Purpose Driven Life classes
Purpose Driven Life classes are hosted by In My Father’s House, led by Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins will not be meeting until further notice.
Free community dinner at FUMC-CG
CHINA GROVE — First UMC China Grove, 110 W Church St., hosts a free community dinner Sundays at 4 p.m. followed by praise, worship and Bible study at 4:30 p.m.