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WORSHIP NOTES – The Park’s 5K to stomp out childhood hunger
Weekly events listing for Charlotte’s faith community
Published Thursday, May 15, 2014
by Staff Reports

May 17

The Park Church is hosting the Spring Sprint 5k Run/Walk to Stomp Out Childhood Hunger. The race will start at The Park Expo and Conference Center (800 Briar Creek Road) at 8 a.m. Hundreds of men, women and children are expected to participate. A portion of the funds raised will be donated to A Child's Place. Online registration and additional information is available at www.raceagainsthunger.net. Following the race and awards ceremony will be the Healthy Soul Festival with music, face painting and food trucks.

May 17

Macedonia Baptist Church Outreach Ministries, 1300 Hateras Ave., is hosting a Hot Dog Fest and membership campaign from 12-1 p.m. There will be free hot dogs, giveaways, music, fellowship and family fun. Call (704) 392-8496 for more information.

May 17-18

First Fellowship Ministries of Charlotte is celebrating its first Women's Day event. Assistant Minister Janet Garner-Mullins will lead a women's workshop titled "Why Women Are Special" Saturday 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch will be served. Admission is free. First Fellowship will hold a Women's Day Program Sunday at 10 a.m. with First Lady Jean Humphrey as the featured speaker for Morning Worship Service. First Fellowship is located at 7700 Lawyers Road. Rev. Brad Humphrey is pastor.

May 18

New Beginnings Youth Choir of Greenville Memorial AME Zion Church will present its annual concert at 5 p.m. The church is located at 6116 Monteith Drive.

May 16-18

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 64th church anniversary and the 14th anniversary of Rev. Clifford Matthews Jr. as pastor. This year’s focus will be on family and community. The celebrations kicks off with a Friday Night Bowling Fellowship on May 16. On May 17, enjoy “Fun in the Son,” a day of outdoor activity and family fun for all ages.

Sunday worship service begins at 10 a.m. and will include the ordination of Minister Sandra McDuffie and Minister Jonathan Davis, recent graduates of Union Presbyterian Seminary. St. Luke is located at 1600 Norris Ave. Visit www.stlukembc.org for more information.

May 21-25

Little Rock AME Zion Church will host a weekend of events to celebrate the ninth annual Little Rock Day Observance. The Annual Spring Revival will be held May 21-23 at 7 p.m. with Evangelist Rev. George Washington Carver Walker Jr., pastor of St. Mark AME Zion Church in East Chicago, Ind.

The “Excellence In Ministry” Awards Luncheon will be held May 24 in the Little Rock Fellowship Hall at 1 p.m.

Sunday service will be held at 10 a.m. with guest preacher Bishop Seth O. Lartey, presiding prelate of the Western West Africa Episcopal District. Contact the church at (704) 334-3782 or by email at contact@littlerockamezion.org for more information.

May 24

The Youth Department of Restoration Apostolic Church will hold a two-day pre-youth revival titled "Tell Hell I Ain't Coming." Saturday’s program begins at 5 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Algernon Stanley of Power of God Ministries.

Sunday service will begin at 11 a.m. with Evangelist Joatella Thompson of Restoration Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ. A second service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor James Ancrum of Time of Deliverance Apostolic Church. 

All services will be held at the church, locaed at 2239 Belmeade Drive. Call (704)398-2000 for more information.

May 31

Get ready for an evening of urban and contemporary gospel along with Christian hip hop and stand-up comedy at the “Continuing the Excellence” benefit concert at the Victory Christian Center Dome. Performers include Grammy nominee and three-time Dove Award winner, Canton Jones, comedian Akintunde and Stellar Award nominee Travis Greene of Charlotte. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. VIP seating is available for $25. Tickets can be purchased online at www.VCCS25years.org or in person at the Victory Christian Center Dome, located at at 7228 Kings Ridge Drive. Show begins at 6 p.m.

June 1

Join Restoration Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in celebration of Pastor Sarah C. Broadie's anniversary. Program begins at 3 p.m. The speaker of the hour will be Apostle Raquel D. Broadie of Restoration Apostolic International Network Inc. Service will be held at the church, 2239 Belmeade Drive. Call the church at (704) 398-2000 for more information.

June 11-15

Restoration Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ will host their annual "Made By Fire" Men's Conference. Services will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. June 11-13 with a luncheon on June 14 at 11 a.m. The weekend will conclude with a Father’s Day Celebration June 15 at 11 a.m.  For more information call the church at (704) 398-2000.

June 29

Reach One Teach One Youth Day will be held 12-6 p.m. at Freedom Park's Band Shelter.  The event is sponsored by Apostle Raquel Broadie of Restoration Apostolic International Network/Restoration No Walls Evangelistic Mission. It will be a day of family fun with praise dancers, singers, step teams, bands, and words of encouragement along with informative sessions. There will also be giveaways and free food. Plus, vendors will also be on site. Call (704) 398-2000 for more information 

To submit your announcements, email the information in text format without attachments to Michaela.Duckett@TheCharlottePost.com. Weekly deadline is 12 p.m. Monday.





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