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Church activities beginning Saturday

Saturday

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, near Norwood, will have it community breakfast from 7-10 a.m.
It will include a buffet of bacon, sausage, country ham, eggs, grits, toast, pancakes and more.
Donations are accepted for missions.
For more information call Faye Blalock at 704-474-3444.

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Sunday

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., 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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Monday,
Sept. 24

Grace Baptist Church, 644 Edgemont St., Albemarle, will have a Miraculous Mondays of September revival.
Monday, 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. 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. 28

Brian Free & Assurance will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Locust, 320 S. Central Ave., Locust, at 7 p.m. Sept. 28. (Doors open at 6.)
This is a free ticketed concert. Call the church office at 704-888-2431 to reserve tickets.
A love offering will be received.

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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.