Davidson College Presbyterian presents children’s musical

DAVIDSON - The primary and junior choirs will present "Life of the Party!" on May 1. This musical play about Mary and Martha shows how two sisters can be very different from one another in showing their love for Jesus. The musical and dinner will be held in the Congregation House at 5:45 p.m. Make reservations by noon, April 29 by calling 704-892-5641.

The church also invites the public to a book discussion on “Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse it)” by Robert Lupton, beginning at 9:45 a.m. May 5 and 12 in Jetton Hall. Join others in discussing community-building and asset-driven ministry. Call 704-892-5641 for more information.

Davidson College Presbyterian is located 100 N. Main St.


Davidson United Methodist offers plant sale fundraiser

DAVIDSON – A plant sale will be held to benefit the Davidson Methodist youth April 27-28 and May 4-5 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. on the chapel lawn. The event is sponsored by the high school and middle school youth groups and choirs, and proceeds will benefit summer youth events.

Plants available will be petunia hanging baskets, “Million Bells” mini petunia hanging baskets, mixed flower hanging basket, mandevilla plants, hibiscus standard or braided plants, and geraniums.

Contact Allison Foscue at asfoscue@gmail.com or Kristen Krabath at krabath@bellsouth.net for more details. Davidson United Methodist is located at 304 S. Main St.

Gethsemane Baptist holds national day of prayer service

DAVIDSON – The church invites everyone to attend a community-wide National Day of Prayer Service at Gethsemane Baptist to pray for our nation, our leaders, our community, our youth and the church body.

The event takes place at 7 p.m. May 2.

For more information call 704-892-1635 or visit www.gbclakenorman. Gethsemane Baptist is located at 565 Jetton St.


Grace Covenant, Mt. Zion, and Bethel Presbyterian gather for National Day of Prayer

CORNELIUS – Local churches will gather at noon May 2 on the steps of the Cornelius Town Hall to pray for the nation.

The first Thursday of May was designated The National Day of Prayer by Congress in 1952. Anyone in the community is invited to come pray for leaders, schools and the community. Church leaders from Grace Covenant, Mt. Zion Methodist and Bethel Presbyterian will be direct portions of the community program.

Contact Nick Fry at Grace Covenant for more information at 704-892-8005, x246, or nick@gracecovenant.org.

Grace Covenant is located at 17301 Statesville Road; Mt. Zion Methodist, at 19600 Zion Ave.; and Bethel Presbyterian, at 19920 Bethel Church Road.

Lake Forest worships through blues music

Lake Forest continues its fifth annual Hope in a House of Blues, a series about finding hope amidst the reality of the blues, with national artists playing gospel, bluegrass, rock and Americana worship music. Experience this balm for the soul on Sundays through May 5 at the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at both the Huntersville and Davidson campuses.

“We hope it will be a powerful, transformative and ultimately healing experience for every person who walks in our door,” lead pastor Mike Moses said.

Bluegrass banjo player Stevie Barr will perform with The Church Sisters in Huntersville on April 28 and in Davidson on May 5.

Also on May 5, Mike Farris comes to Huntersville for the finale of the series. Mike Farris was winner of the 2010 Dove Award for “Best Traditional Gospel Album of the Year.”

For more information on Hope in a House of Blues, contact Susan Arrington at 704-650-2009 or sarrington@lakeforest.org, or visit the website at http://lakeforest.org. Lake Forest Huntersville is located at 8519 Gilead Road. The church's Davidson campus meets at Davidson Elementary, 635 South St.

Lake Norman Baptist presents fashion show and speaker

HUNTERSVILLE  – The church will hold a women’s fashion show called “Fashioned by Faith” on April 27 from 2-4 p.m.  Lynn Marshall will be the guest speaker. Tickets cost $10. Contact Pam McMurray at pamcmurray@aol.com or 704-236-2998 for more information.

Lake Norman Baptist is located at 7921 Sam Furr Road.


St. Phillip church hosts fellowship and usher events

HUNTERSVILLE – On April, 28 St. Phillip Missionary Baptist Church will host Friends and Family Day, which is free and open to the public. After morning worship at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 1 p.m., followed by a day of fellowship, fun and games. Attire is casual.

On May 5 at 3 p.m. St. Phillip church will celebrate an Usher’s Anniversary. Rev. Hazel Washington of Nazareth Outreach Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

St. Phillip Missionary Baptist is located at 524 Dellwood Drive. For information, contact Randella Foster at 704-394-5689.            


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