Spring revival begins May 8
ANDERSON — Anderson Zion Baptist Church, 2008 Rev. James T. Menifee St., Anderson, will hold its spring revival featuring the Rev. Dr. Edgar Woodall, of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, from May 8 through 10 at 6:30 p.m.
This year’s theme is “God’s Grace Will See Us Through.”
Church hosts Singspiration
ANDERSON — Today, Central Community Chapel, 1004 Indiana Ave., will host a Singspiration at 6:30 p.m. The ladies group is hosting a building fundraiser and will serve spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, a drink and dessert from 4 to 6 p.m.
The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children; children under 4 eat free.
On Sunday at 5 p.m., “The Christian Cavaliers” will share their gospel message. Enjoy some gospel music and more.
Anniversary celebrated Sunday
ANDERSON — The Church Upon the Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 303 E. 29th St., will celebrate its 24th anniversary on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
Guests will be Pastor Edgar Woodall and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
The theme is “I Am Determined” from 1 Corinthians 2:2.
Spring concert at Central Christian
ANDERSON — Central Christian Church at 10th and Jackson streets invites the public to the free “Spring at Central Concert,” at 3 p.m. Sunday. Featured will be the combined choirs of Broadway United Methodist (Indianapolis) and Central Christian (Anderson) churches. Conductor Schuyler Brinson and organist Randy Frieling will lead the choirs in John Rutter’s “Requiem.”
A freewill offering will be accepted. For those with mobility concerns, there is a ramp on 10th Street between Central’s main building and chapel. From there, an elevator is available.
Visit www.central-christian-church.com or call the church office at 643-6957 for more information.
Church celebrates 40th anniversary
ANDERSON — Greater St. Mark Church of God in Christ, 2232 Dewey St., Anderson, will celebrate its 40th church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Special guests will be Supt. John L. Smith and the Congregation of Prayer House of Deliverance, Muncie.
Spring revival begins May 8
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- Church News: Dec. 7 The following are brief Church News items of local interest.
- Verna Davis: Look for the star that outshines all others Can you name a star? A real star, a star in the sky? Well, there's Vega, the fifth brightest star in the sky, 25 light years from the sun. But then there's that other star. The one mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew. The star that was so bright in the night sky that it outshined all other stars.
Candlelight vigil marks World AIDS Day service
World AIDS Day turned into a service for faith and information in Anderson on Monday.
- Ballet Folklorico performs at Paramount, boasts diverse corps of dancers The St. Mary's-based Ballet Folklorico dance group is all about diversity.
- Kid's Learning Station and Christmas Program at Madison Park Madison Park Church of God invites the community to the Kid’s Learning Station and North Kids Christmas Program on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. at Madison Park Church of God.
Verna Davis: Remember: perfect gift has already been given
I know some people who are experts at buying gifts. No matter what the circumstance, they find just the right gift for the right person at the right time. I envy those people. I try to pick the right gift for the right person.
- Early Thanksgiving dinner teams with public transportation, feeds about 600 As Kathy Kellams prepared the kitchen at Cross Roads United Methodist to handle the influx of people who would be arriving to receive an early Thanksgiving meal, one of her volunteers told her there were already a few people waiting in the lobby.
Church of God convention leaving Anderson
For the first time in almost 100 years, Anderson will not host the annual Church of God Convention. The ministry announced Monday that Oklahoma City will be the new site for the 2014 convention and General Assembly meeting. Anderson will serve as a satellite location.
- Three churches have plans for expansion Three churches have plans to expand following approval from the City Council to vacate two streets.
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