HARRISTOWN NEWS: Badin VFD to have Community Outreach Day

Published 10:11 am Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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May Day! May Day! May Day!

Can you believe it? It’s the time for the May pole, flowers, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, graduations, school vacations, and, of course, my birthday. Have a happy May.

Johnnie Harris writes the Harristown News.

Church News

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will end its revival tonight, April 30, at 7 p.m..

The speaker is Pastor Fisher of True Holiness Church, Kannapolis. Host pastor is Bishop Ronald Carpenter.

Sanctuary Christian Outreach Ministry, under the leadership of Bishop Gwendolyn Holland, will host its missionary revival, “Extending Hands (Strengthen the Disciples),” beginning May 5 at 3 p.m.

Bishop Tavaris Johnson, of Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Badin, will be the guest speaker.

Revival continues May 8-10, at 7 nightly. The speakers will be Pastor Tamara Horne, of The Room, Pastor Michael Stovall, of Resurrection Community Church, and Rev. Cecil Razar, of First Baptist Church, Norwood.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Badin, will have its annual Women’s Prayer Breakfast on May 18 at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Samantha Bowden, of Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Breakfast will be served after service.

Contact Brenda Lilly for breakfast tickets. There is a $15 donation.

Community News

Badin VFD invites the community to join them at the station for Community Outreach Day May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food trucks, bounce houses, firefighter demonstrations, med checks and more.

National Day of Prayer will be at Courthouse Square Park in Albemarle on May 2 at noon. The theme is “Now’s the Time for Believers to Come Together.”

Looking for fresh produce? Go to Stanly Commons for the farmers market on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


The community extends sincere condolences to the family of former resident Katherine Shepherd.

Prayer Requests

WaLillian Tyson, Marguerite Pankey, Eula Lewis, Dora Watkins, Willie Mae Gaddy, Melvin Watkins, Vanessa Chambers, John Westbrook, Margaret Cowan.


Beverly Spencer, Felicia Barringer, Hattie Gaston, Irish House, McKeithan Smith, Michelle Carpenter, Comal Sellers, Vegas Owens, Stan Owens, Angela Scott.

Johnnie Harris writes Harristown News. Call 704-985-8523 or mail PO Box 151, Badin, NC 28009.