HARRISTOWN NEWS: Meet the new pastor

Published 10:45 am Thursday, August 2, 2018

Willie Mae Harris writes the Harristown News for the SNAP.

New Pastor

There will be a “Meet and Greet” with our new pastor, the Rev. Shirley A. McConnell, from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, at McDonald AME Zion Church.

Light refreshments will be served.

We wish to introduce her to some and present her to others.

Back to School

Pride of Badin Masonic Lodge #557, P.H.A., in conjunction with Badin Chapter #457 Order of Eastern Star, will organize a back to school tool drive and hot dog dinner event at 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at Pride of Badin Lodge #608 on Thomas Street in Badin.

Come and get ready for school and have free hot dogs on us.

For more information contact Jeff Atkins at 704-680-2671, Ernest Peoples at 704-425-4322 or Calvin Peoples at 704-438-2546.


There will be a three-day homecoming revival service at 3 p.m. Aug. 12-14 at McDonald Chapel AME Zion Church.

The guest speaker for the homecoming kickoff will be the Rev. Anthony Neal, pastor of First Baptist Church.

Dinner will be served after the morning service.

Guest speaker for Aug. 13-14 will be Rev. Harold Timberlake, pastor of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist church in Badin, along with his choir and congregation.

The Rev. Shirley A. McConnell invites everyone out for this event.

Prayer Concerns

Annie Turner, Marilyn Lewis, Ruby Kendall, Eula Lewis, Margerite Pankey, Sybil Chandler, Odessa Watkins, Verna Solomon, Shirley Crump, Doris Billie Jean Rushing, Pinky Rushing, Rosa Grambling, Antionette Peoples, Lee Gaddy, Sam Miller, the Rev. Carl Short, the Rev. James Washington, the Rev. Parnell Kelly, Jamie Smith, Willie Herman Williams, Jackie Burch, Robert Watkins, Dora Watkins, Porsha Lewis, Margie Brown, Charles McRae, Bishop Ronald Carpenter, Ophelia Sharpe, Sandra Allan, Betty Evans, Rebecca Caraway, Larry Benson, Elizabeth (Betty) Knight, Christian Knight, Sadie Knight, Philetta Medley, Mildred Davis, Thelma Bennett and Ruth Hubbard.

Harristown News is by Willie Mae Harris.