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Church activities beginning Saturday

Saturday

Uwharrie Community Church, 1510 Moss Springs Road, Albemarle, will sponsor a women’s conference called “At The Well.”
The event will be filled with inspiration through songs, drama, speakers, comedy and more.
Special guests include Cheryl Fellores, Michelle McNair, Donna Smith and Karen Messick.
Breakfast will be at 8 a.m. and the event will start at 9 a.m. The event is free.
For reservations, go to: www.atthewellexperience.com.

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The United Methodist Women of Union Chapel Methodist Church, located on U.S. Highway 52 Business South near the Stanly County Fairgrounds, will have a yard sale from 7 a.m.-until on the church grounds.
Sausage biscuits and coffee will be available, as well as hot dogs, cold drinks and baked goods.
Proceeds will be used for the UMW mission projects.

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The Community Table, a community meal at New London UMC, will resume, with the meal being served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month. The public is invited.
If you have any questions, call 704-463-5669.

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Sunday

Grace Baptist Church, 644 Edgemont St., Albemarle, will have its 97th homecoming at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Nathan Fox bringing the message.
A covered dish meal will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall.
All are invited.

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Union Chapel Methodist Church, U.S. Highway 52 Business South, near fairgrounds, will serve Second Sunday Lunch from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
The menu is meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn, roll and choice of dessert. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for 12 and under.

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Freedom Baptist Church in Locust will host The Parables of Christ for gospel singing. All are invited to the 6 p.m. performance, with a small feed in the fellowship hall.
The Outreach Ministry will accept donations to keep its pantry full.

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Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 32056 Herrin Grove Road (Finger Community), will have its Second Sunday Gospel Singing Service at 6 p.m. with Second Chance Bluegrass.
It will be an evening of gospel music, food and fellowship.
If you are able, bring a canned food, personal or paper item for donation to the Stanly Community Christian Ministry’s food bank.

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Sunday-Sept. 12

First Baptist Church of New London will begin its annual homecoming Sunday. Lunch will be served after morning worship.
The speaker for the 3 p.m. service will be the Rev. Jayvan Clyburn of First Baptist Church of Wadesboro.
The speaker for the three nights of revival will be the Rev. Donnelle Taylor of East Rocky Ford Church of Wadesboro. Night services begin at 7 p,m.

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Monday,
Sept. 17,
Sept. 24

Grace Baptist Church, 644 Edgemont St., Albemarle, will have Miraculous Mondays of September revival beginning Sept. 10.
Monday, the Rev. Jeff Holder, pastor of Society Baptist Church, Statesville, will bring the message.
Sept. 17, the Rev. Danny Laws, pastor of South Albemarle Baptist Church, will bring the message.
Sept. 24, the Rev. Terry Burris, pastor of Stoney Fork Baptist Church, Mount Gilead, will bring the message.
All are invited to come and enjoy the choir specials, special music, great fellowship and the messages.

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Sept. 16

St. Matthew United Church of God, 813 W. 8th St., Oakboro, will have its annual Missionary Day program at 4 p.m.
The speaker will be Elder Sandra Ford of Greater St. James United Church of God, Charlotte.
The pastor of St. Matthew is Elder Perry Hester.

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“Another Afternoon with John Denver,” part of New London United Methodist Church’s continuing Music and Missions series, will be from 4:30-6 p.m.
Rod Almond and friends will once again present an hour and a half of John Denver’s music, recreating a typical concert from before Denver’s untimely passing 21 years ago.
There is no charge to attend, but donations are accepted.
All proceeds go to Stanly County Homes of Hope, Inc. It is a non-profit organization working to reduce homelessness in Stanly County through transitional housing, emergency housing, case management, resource connections and skill acquisition that will enable individuals and families in need to gain independence and become successful community members.
More information on this charity is available at homesofhopestanly.org/home.

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Sept. 22

The annual Community Yard Sale at Christ Episcopal Church, Albemarle, will be from 8 a.m.-noon.
Vendors, including crafters, are welcome to set up their own tables in the big lot adjoining the church on 428 Pee Dee Ave. There is no fee to sell, but donations are appreciated.
Tours of the historic stone sanctuary will be available during the yard sale.
Call the church office at 704-982-1428 for details and to sign up for a space. Office hours are 9:30-1:30, Monday through Thursday.

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Sept. 29

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will hold a financial literacy class from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 29 at 401 Wall St., Albemarle.
The event will include credit repair seminar, budgeting and saving money and financial literacy class for grades 6-12.
The event is free.
There will be child care services provided for elementary age children during the event.
To register, contact Tomeika Baldwin at 704-985-2321 by Sept. 21.

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Centerview Baptist Church, 508 NE Connector, Albemarle, will host a women’s conference, “Anchored in the Storms of Life,” from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Sept. 29.
Program includes keynote speakers Tara Furman of Knowing God Ministries and Renea Henderson, a Christian humorist. Musical guests are Kristi Vance and Jordan Caddell.
Cost of $15 includes lunch.
For more information or to purchase tickets call Sylvia Lingerfelt at 704-982-4049 or email s.lingerfelt@yahoo.com.

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Ongoing

Kinza Memorial Baptist Church, 4311 Love Mill Road, Stanfield, is participating with the NC Baptist on Mission on a project called Appalachian Christmas Outreach. The Appalachian Coalfields ministry seeks to meet the physical and spiritual needs of people living in the Appalachian area.
The goal is to collect 15,000 backpacks for children ages 4-15 in the states of North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Kinza Memorial Baptist Church is leading this project in Stanly County.
Kinza seeks help in providing backpacks filled with winter hats, gloves, socks, hygiene kits, Bibles and candy.
If your church ministry or organization can help, call Kinza Memorial Baptist Church at 704-888-0807 and leave a message.
Assistance is greatly appreciated.