Faith Briefs Feb. 28-March 1

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 28, 2020

Cedar Grove AME Zion hosts Women’s Conference
The Women of Grace Ministry of Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, 2430 Hildebrand Road, hosts its first Women’s Conference Retreat on Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m and Sunday at 11 a.m.
Sister Camille Starnes, Missionary Supervisor of the Mid-West Episcopal District and Rev. Dr. Debra J. Hall, pastor of New Hope AME Zion Church, will be the guest speakers. Selenea Barker, First Lady of Refuge Community Church, will lead praise and worship.
Rev. Dr. Bertha Pittman is host pastor.

Soup Smorgasbord at Third Creek AME Zion
CLEVELAND — The Annual Soup Smorgasbord sponsored by the Missionaries of Third Creek AME Zion Church will be held at noon on Saturday at 415 E. Main St. Enjoy soups, salads, desserts and fellowship. Rev. Harold L. Jordan is host pastor.

Files Chapel choir anniversary
LEXINGTON — The Gospel Chorus of Files Chapel Baptist Church, 900 Dixie St., will celebrate its choir anniversary beginning Saturday at 6 p.m. and concluding Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
All choirs, groups, soloists are welcome.

Erwin Temple Rainbow Tea
WOODLEAF — The Missionary Society of Erwin Temple CME Church, 155 Erwin Temple Church Road, will present its annual Rainbow Tea program Sunday at 3 p.m. There will be four groups representing the colors Red, Orange, Purple and Green. Each color group will present a talent for the program.
After the program, lunch will be served in the church fellowship hall. Rev. Ervin L. Hannah Jr. is host pastor.

Lenten Services at John Calvin
John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 1620 Brenner Ave., will have a special Lenten worship service Sunday at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, discussing the theme of Wilderness.

First UCC’s Lenten Sunday Supper Series
First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St., will host a Lenten Sunday Supper Series beginning Sunday at 5:30 p.m. There will be programs following supper with guest speakers from the community. The series, “What You Have Done to the Least,” comes from the 25th chapter of Matthew.
The first speaker will be Larry Jones from Families First.
RSVP to the church office if you plan to attend: 704-633-2723.

Multi-denominational Lenten series held at Haven Lutheran
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Haven Lutheran Church host the multi-denominational Lenten series, “A Cross Shaped Life,” with a weekly light meal at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. service in the fellowship hall at Haven, 207 West Harrison St.

March 4: Rev Kyle Bates, Wittenberg Lutheran. Topic: The discipline of emptying: “Have the Same Mind and Love.”

March 11: Father Rick Williams, retired. Topic: The discipline of love: “The Greatest of These.”

March 18: Rev Kevin Conley, Unity Presbyterian. Topic: The discipline of salt and light: “Noticeable.”

March 25: Rev Sean Barrett, St. Peter’s Lutheran. Topic: The discipline of seeing: “New Eyes.”

April 1: George Jones. Topic: The discipline of repentance: “Return and Rejoice.”

Smith Chapel Apostolic Holiness Church baptismal service

MT. ULLA — On Saturday at 1 p.m. Smith Chapel Apostolic Holiness Church, 220 Shady Grove Church Road, will be having a baptismal service open to all interested in being baptized. Contact Elder Jerry Brown at 704-701-4575, or Deacon Jimmy Brown at 704-202-2053. Candidates are asked to bring a towel.  Host pastor is Roger A. Williamson.

Treasure Feamster Scholarship
Accepting applications for the 2020 Treasure Feamster Scholarship through April 6. Available for high school seniors who are members of an Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship-affiliated church. For more information, call 704-639-1894 or 704-433-3277.

David Phelps coming to Thomasville
THOMASVILLE — Multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist David Phelps will be featured in Thomasville on March 20 at the Oak Hill Memorial Baptist Church, 1793 Tower Road. This concert begins at 7 p.m.
Phelps is perhaps best known as the tenor for the Gaither Vocal Band. This event also features Phelps’ musical entourage, including daughters Callie and Maggie Beth.
Ticket information is available at 1-800-965-9324, 336-705-4412 or


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