Church happenings

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Saturday, July 13

Lowesville Gospel Concerts at Living Word Ministries, 1062 South Hwy 16, Stanley (Lowesville,  presents The Mylon Hayes Family from Hudson and The Rogers Family from Rutherfordton at 6 p.m. A great way to send a Saturday evening in the cool air conditioning, singing praises to our Lord.  A freewill offering only to be received and you are invited. Contact Carroll Cooke 704-618-9762.

Sunday, July 14

Come celebrate Bost and Dry Family Day at 3 p.m. at Reeves Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 4955 Hamby Branch Road, Concord. The Rev. Robin Stitt is the pastor.

First Congregational United Church of Christ, 248 Tournament Drive, Concord, will celebrate the 17th Anniversary of Rev. Edward L. Holloway at the 10 a.m. worship service. Rev. Dr. Donna White Cook of the Morris Hill Baptist Church family in Charlotte will be the guest pastor.

Join Forest Hill United Methodist Church for a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at the Kerr Street Activities Building (419 Kerr St. NW, Concord,) from 5 to 7 p.m. All proceeds and donations will go to support our Tuesday Community Meal Ministry, which is held in the Activities Building each week. Come out for food, fellowship and to support this important ministry!


Tuesday, Aug. 6

The Senior Citizens at Living Water Church of God Advanced Youth Group, 60 and over, will meet at 2 p.m. Seniors’ get-together is to start finding ways to help the community. Anyone in the community is invited to come. The church is located at 166 N. Little Texas Road, Kannapolis. For more information, call 704-932-6396.


Blackwelder Park Baptist Church has launched a new church website. The new web address,, replaces the old site. The old site has been taken down and traffic routed to the new web address. For more information, call 704-932-4266.



Bethel Baptist Church, 1209 Opal St., Kannapolis, clothing pantry will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday and Thursday. For information, call 704-933-2324.



Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Meeting is held the second Tuesday of each month at noon at Kannapolis Church of Christ, 2315 Concord Lake Road, Kannapolis. Contact Pat for more info at 704-305-3073.

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 204 N. Little Texas Road, offers free tutoring for any subject in grades K-12 on Tuesday’s from 5-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 812-827-9134.

A nondenominational prayer breakfast is held on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. at Troutman’s Barbecue, 362 Church St. N., Concord. There will be breakfast, Bible study, prayer and fellowship. For information, call Ed at 704-794-3100.

Families in recovery, an open support group for both individuals in addiction recovery and their family members, meet at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 220 George Liles Parkway, Concord, Room 116 the entrance is on side of the building. For more information, contact: Debbie Lamm at 704-707-4277.



C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Outreach Ministries holds Bible Encounters through the study of God’s Word on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at 142 Maple St., Mooresville. Contact our church office if you have any questions or need directions at 704-662-8854.

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road will have a Bible discussion round table on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. The study will be David Jeremiah’s “Facing the Giants in Your Life.” Workbook is available. Come enjoy the lively discussions.

Tutoring sessions are back Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at Harmony United Methodist Church, 101 White St., Concord. For more information, call Pastor Thad Brown at 704-782-8237 or Kaylene Thompson at 980-622-8171.

Chair/mat yoga class will be held every Wednesday at St. James Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 104 Union St. S, Concord. Drop-in from 1-2 p.m. Each class $3 and is given by Angie Buchannan, certified yoga/pilates instructor. For more information, call 704-467-3321.



Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 251 Union St. N., Concord, has a free clothing distribution every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All sizes. For more information, call 704-782-1109 or visit

The food pantry at Shady Brook Baptist Church, 1009 Oakwood Ave., Kannapolis, will serve the Kannapolis area each Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m.

New Hope Lutheran Church, 1615 Brantley Road, Kannapolis, holds a Noon Bible study covering relevant topical discussions. Study materials not required, bring yourself, a notepad, and a desire to grow. Class lasts approximately 45 minutes. Call the church office at 704-932-3716 for more information. 

Calvary Baptist Church, 703 Buick Ave., Kannapolis, has a food pantry open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Entrance is near church office door.



Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 204 N. Little Texas Road, has a giveaway of children’s clothes on the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 812-827-9134.

Covenant Presbyterian Church USA, 5835 Charlie Walker Road, Kannapolis, will host a food pantry every second and fourth Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

The first Saturday of each month, New Hope Lutheran Church, 1615 Brantley Rd. Kannapolis, offers a free lunch for the community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 pm. Lunch includes a hot dog, drink, side, and dessert with a time of devotion and fellowship. Everyone is welcome, call the church office at 704-932-3716 for more information.  

GriefShare presents a series of Grief Recovery Seminars meets at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 200 Sims Parkway Room 21 in Harrisburg, each Saturday morning at 10 a.m.GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. For more information, call D. McIntyre at 704-455-8144.



Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at Impact Church, 44 Cabarrus Ave. W, Concord, on Sundays from 3:30-5 p.m. For more information, call Linda P. at 704-788-4879.

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