Church Briefs for Feb. 16

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 01:27 PM

Damascus Road Ministries

A drug-alcohol support group will meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the church. Call 704-220-7789.

Faith Baptist Church of Hemby Bridge

In concert “John’s River Quartet” from Linville, N.C.

Sunday February 24, at 6:00 p.m.

No Admission but a “Love Offering” will be taken.

Join us for some good “Southern Gospel Quartet Music.”

First Baptist Church of Indian Trail

First Baptist Church Indian Trail is hosting the 22nd annual Real Evangelism Conference on March 6-8. The conference schedule is as follows:

• March 6: 6:30 p.m. – Roc Collins, David Ring, Music by Greater Vision

• March 7: 10 a.m. – Junior Hill, Craig Conner; 1:45pm – Gerald Harris, Bob Pitman; 6:30pm – Ron Lynch, Craig Conner, Music by Triumphant Quartet

• March 8: 10 a.m. – Rick Coram, Roc Collins; 1:45pm – Steve Smith, Rick Coram; 6:30pm – Tommy Steele, Music by Collingsworth FamilyDaily musical guests include The Mike Speck Trio.The church is located at 732 Indian Trail Fairview Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079. For more information, please contact the church office at 704-882-1005 or visit

Grace United Methodist Church

A chicken or pork barbecue will be served Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plates are $8 for eat in or take out. Call 704-282-0330 or 704-289-1115.

Greater Grace Missionary Baptist Church

The Rev. Bruce Williams will be honored at 4 p.m. Feb. 23. All groups and choirs are invited. Call 704-327-4024

Hebron United Methodist Church

United Methodist Women meeting will be Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. at the church.

Family Fellowship Supper will be Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the church.

Community Movie Night will be Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. with hot dogs and chips.

Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church

A Missions Barbecue is planned March 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chicken or pork. Take out or eat in for &8 a plate. Pick up stations are at stoplight in Mineral Springs, Park Grove Grocery on Highway 200 S and at the church. Call 704-283-8383.

Mount Calvary AME Zion Church

Men's choir fifth anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Feb. 17. Call 704-289-6186 for information.

Pleasant Plains Baptist

Pleasant Plains Baptist Church will be having the Eighth Annual Tim Sherin Memorial Men’s Softball tournament April 12-13. We are looking for church ball teams that would like to be involved in this tournament. If you are interested, please call Tim Alexander at 704 254-7437 for details. Our church is located at 3316 Pleasant Plains Rd., Matthews, NC. Our pastor is Rev. Ron Riddley.

Poplar Hill Missionary Baptist Church

Spring revjval  will be March 12-14 at 7 p.m. nightly. Tuesday speaker will be Pastor Moe Parker of Antioch Baptist; Wednesday speaker will be Y-Tushae McNeill of New Restoration Ministries and Thursday speaker will be Pastor Vincent Tillman of Live Giving Word Ministries. Call 704-294-6912.

Prospect United Methodist Church

A Tailgate Extravaganza is planned for Feb. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. This is a community-wide awareness event to show the community what Prospect UMC has to offer. If you are the chair person of a group (UMM, UMW, Youth, Children’s ministry, Bible study group, Mission group, etc.) we would like for your group to set-up a display telling about your group, their purpose, meeting times, etc. We would like for each group to have a food item and information about your to present to those who visit.

Set-up will begin at 11 a.m. and you will be able to set up anywhere in the church. Church tours given.

Stallings United Methorist

Stallings United Methodist Preschool is currently registering for the school year 2013-2014. The school year runs September through May. PreK classes meet Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The two and three year old classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Please call 704-821-1365 for more information or to schedule a tour.

Union Baptist Church

Union Baptist Church Wednesday night Bible study will now include supper each week. Bible study and supper will begin at 6:30 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your appetites and your Bibles! Choir practice will begin at 7:30 p.m.

A Sweetheart Banquet is planned for Saturday night, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m.  Our musical entertainment will be provided by Lauren Miller.  Our guest speaker is  Alan Cox, the president of Piedmont International University in Winston Salem.  He will also be bringing the message for Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Feb. 17. Union Baptist Church is located at 4312 Old Pageland-Monroe Road, Monroe, NC  28112, and pastored by Rev. Tim Madaris.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church

Community Event:  Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church has scheduled a Poor Mans Dinner for its next Community Event.  It will be at the church in the Community Building on March 9 from 5 PM to 8 PM .  The menu will consist of potatos, cabbage, pinto beans, cornbread, and tea.  Dine in or take out  Price will be $7 per plate and children under 7 eat free.  So load up the family (yes, bring the mother in law), and enjoy your evening. Proceeds will be used for Capital Fund Replacement Windows for the community building. Call Pastor Greg at 704-201-9009 for more info.

Donate food items for the school kids Back Pack project; donate used devotional literature for distribution at the assisted living facilities.  You do not have to be a member to donate or to help with visits to assisted living facilities.  Please call Pastor Greg Collins for details at 704-201-9009.

Help Wanted:  We are looking for individuals who would be interested in enhancing our music ministry in the church.  No age limit.  Please apply by phone with Pastor Greg at 704-201-9009.