Church Services
Publication Salisbury Post
Date June 03, 2006
Section(s) Faith
Page B3
Brief Baptist

Blackwelder Park, Kannapolis --Stan Welch, pastor: "Change Your World," 9 and 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Days of Elijah." High school graduates honored. 6 p.m. presentation by Children's Choir, "Sermon on the Mound."

Calvary -- Dr. Rick Cockerham, p


Blackwelder Park, Kannapolis --Stan Welch, pastor: "Change Your World," 9 and 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Days of Elijah." High school graduates honored. 6 p.m. presentation by Children's Choir, "Sermon on the Mound."

Calvary -- Dr. Rick Cockerham, pastor: "The Eternal Word of God," 11 a.m. Graduates honored. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 7 p.m., "Doing the Work."

Carmel -- Ed Bitner, pastor: "Will We Rise to the Challenge?" 11 a.m. Anthem, "Since Jesus Came into My Heart." 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 6 p.m., Bible study.

Centerview -- Willie Rash, pastor. Special testimony, 11 a.m.

Community -- Chris O'Guin, pastor: "A Successful Future!" 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Trusting God." 9:30 a.m., Bible study; 6:30 p.m.,

concert at Dan Nicholas Park Amphitheater.

Emmanuel, Bringle Ferry Road -- Gene Sides, pastor: "The Great Accounting Day," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Canaanland Is Just In Sight." 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 6 p.m., "Recovering Lost Ground."

Enon -- Dr. Kendal "Kip" Mobley, Th.D., pastor: "Border Jumping with Jesus," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Come Holy Spirit." Graduation recognition and communion. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Faith -- Chaplain Lt. Mark Williams, guest speaker, 8:30 a.m. The Rev. Gary Bodford, guest speaker, 11 a.m. Graduation Sunday. Special music by Children's and Youth choirs. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; noon, lunch for graduates; 7 p.m., East Rowan baccalaureate service.

First, Cleveland -- Bobby Seagroves, interim pastor: "Earthen Vessels but Glory Bound," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 5 p.m., study in Genesis.

First, Rockwell -- the Rev. Todd Galloway, speaker: "To Those Who Love God," 9 and 10:30 a.m. Recognition of high school graduates. 6 p.m., "The Vine and the Branches."

First, Spencer -- Franklin Myers, pastor: "God's Word is Like ... " 11 a.m. Anthem, "Highway to Heaven." 9:45 a.m, prayer and meditation; 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Franklin -- the Rev. Court Greene, speaker: "Put on Your Mask," 11 a.m.; 7 p.m., Jason Plummer, speaker.

High Rock Community, 7800 Bringle Ferry Road -- Celebration services, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m.

Milford Hills -- Jerry Allen, pastor: "The Ruth Series," 11 a.m. Anthem, "He Touched Me." 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 6 p.m., worship.

Neel Road -- the Rev. Coy Prevette, guest speaker, 11 a.m. Anthem, "Trust." 6:30 p.m., worship.

North Main -- Dr. W. Dale Robertson, pastor: "The Marks of a Secure Family," 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Seniors recognition service.

Oakdale, Spencer -- the Rev. Mark Walton, speaker: "Coming Home," 11 a.m. Anthems, "Awesome God, Mighty God" and "I'm So Glad." 81st homecoming celebration.

Phaniels -- Mike Taylor, pastor: "Getting Out from Under the Shadow of Thy Wings," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school. Evening topic, "Night Visits."

Pine Ridge, China Grove -- George Bradshaw, pastor: "The Witnessing Woman," 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 6 p.m., The Danger of Drifting."

Southside -- Ricky Brown, pastor: "Failure to Listen," 11 a.m.; 10 a.m., Sunday school; 5:30 p.m., prayer rooms; 6 p.m., continuation of video series "Roundtable Discussion on the Da Vinci Code."

Stallings Memorial -- Robert Heard, pastor: "On Forming Good Habits," 10:30 a.m.; 9:15 a.m., Sunday school; 6 p.m., "Life's Greatest Questions."

Trading Ford -- Mike Motley, pastor: "Haunting Hidden Secrets," 8:30 and 11 a.m.; 6:30 p.m., Aunt Bea's potluck supper followed by "Back to Mayberry" Bible study.

Roman Catholic

Sacred Heart -- Masses, Saturday, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7:45, 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mass in Spanish, 7 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday. The Rev. John Putnam, pastor; the Rev. Julio Dominguez, parochial vicar; the Rev. Mr. Pat Vallandingham, the Rev. Mr. Jim Mazur. Pentecost Sunday. Theme: "Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth."

St. Francis of Assisi, Mocksville -- Masses: Saturday Vigil, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Mass in Spanish, 12:30 p.m. Bible study, 6 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Andrew Draper T.O.R., pastor. Pentecost Sunday. Theme: "Come, Holy Spirit, come."

Orthodox Catholic

Blessed Sacrament Orthodox -- Masses 8 and 10 a.m. The Rev. Father William P. "Bill" Agner, pastor: "If You Love Me." For information, call 704-636-4385.

Christian Science

First, Salisbury -- 11 a.m. Bible Lesson-Sermon: "God the Only Cause and Creator," 11 a.m., Sunday school.


Christ, Cleveland -- Holy Eucharist, 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker and celebrant, the Rev. Jamie L'Enfant. 10:45 a.m., Sunday school.

St. Luke's -- Holy Eucharist and sermon, 8 and 10:30 a.m. the Rev. Whayne M. Hougland Jr., rector: "The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday." Anthem, "If Ye Love Me."

St. Matthew's -- Holy Eucharist, Rite II, 9 a.m. Coffee hour and fellowship after service.

St. Paul's -- Holy Eucharist and sermon, 11 a.m. Nelson B. Hodgkins, vicar. 10 a.m., intergenerational Bible study. Coffee hour after service.

San Mateo, 4401 Statesville Blvd. -- 1 p.m., Holy Eucharist in Spanish.

God's Table

God's Table, Rowan Helping Ministries -- 11:30 a.m.


Temple Israel, Salisbury -- 7:30 p.m., first Friday each month. Call 704-633-1702 for information or visit Web site:


Bethel -- the Rev. Carol Yeager, guest pastor, 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "One Final Lamb." Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

Calvary, Spencer -- David Martin, interim pastor: "Given a Voice," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Lord God, Accept My Heart this Day." Confirmation Sunday. Communion with confirmation. 9:30 a.m., fellowship; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 12:10 p.m., covered-dish lunch honoring confirmands and graduates.

Christiana -- Carl M. Haynes, pastor: "The Holiness of God," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "You are Holy." Graduate Sunday. 7:30 a.m., Council; 9:15 a.m., Sunday school.

Concordia, China Grove -- Ken Reed, pastor: "John 15 and 16," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Rain Down on Me." Communion. Graduates honored during worship and with a covered-dish luncheon after worship.

Ebenezer, China Grove -- Rev. Michael Comer, pastor: "The Power of the Holy Spirit," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Your Holy Spirit, Lord Alone." Holy Eucharist. Bring a Friend Sunday. Covered-dish lunch after service.

Faith -- Loyd Ginn, STS, pastor: "The Spirit Testifies," 11 a.m. Anthem, "I've Been Changed." Communion. 9 a.m., Faith Works; 9:45 a.m., opening; 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Gloria Dei -- Dr. William H. Battermann, pastor: "Fire from Heaven," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Gracious Spirit, Guide Me." Confirmation. Reception honoring confirmands after service.

Good Shepherd WELS -- Fred M. Archer, pastor: "Calvary Does!" 11 a.m.

Grace -- Woodrow F. Frick, pastor. Youth Sunday. "You're Invited," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Jesus Loves -- Me." 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

Haven -- Dr. Marcus B. Hovis III, pastor: "Brave with Spirit!" 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "If You Can Walk." Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school. Red balloon release.

Immanuel, Rockwell -- Bruce Sheeks, pastor: "The First Outpouring of Pentecost," 11 a.m. Anthem, "My Heart Overflows." Children's sermon, "What is Missing?" Communion. 10 a.m., Sunday school; 7 p.m., East Rowan baccalaureate service at Faith Baptist followed by reception.

Kimball Memorial, Kannapolis -- Dr. Hoke H. Ritchie, pastor: "The Fresh Breath of the Spirit," 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Lutheran Chapel, China Grove -- Bill Connelly, pastor: "Perfect Time," 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; 8:30 a.m., Communion.

Luther's Lutheran, Richfield -- Ed Harper, interim pastor: "When God Sends Forth The Spirit," 11 a.m. Communion. 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Messiah -- the Rev. Gilmer Boggs, guest speaker: "The Meaning of Language," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Communion Hymn." Communion. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 5 p.m., Bible study.

Mount Moriah, China Grove -- Joseph Tallent, pastor: "Sin, Righteousness and Judgment," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Lord Most High." Confirmation. Holy Communion. Recognition of graduates. 9:15 a.m., Sunday school. Covered-dish lunch after worship honoring confirmands and graduates.

New Bethel, Richfield -- Glenn C. Reichley, interim pastor: "Spirit Power," 11 a.m.

New Hope, Kannapolis -- Doug Kearney, interim pastor: "Still Birthing the Church," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Organ -- Clarence Sifford, interim pastor: "The Leaves are Fully Grown--But the Growing Season is not Over!" 11 a.m.; 8:30 a.m., early worship; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Prince of Peace -- Maurice Staley, pastor: "Power from the Dynamo," 11 a.m. Communion. Youth sermon, "Receiving the Holy Spirit."

St. Enoch, Kannapolis -- John Mark Beam, pastor: "Spirited Witness -- The Holy Spirit According to Acts," 8:45 and 11 a.m.

St. James, Rockwell -- Craig E. Sigmon, pastor: "Is the Cross Still There?" 10:30 a.m. Communion. 8:30 a.m., Council; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

St. John's -- 8:30 a.m. (chapel) 10:45 a.m. (sanctuary) Jennifer Ginn, pastor: "A Holy Set-up." 9 a.m., Contemporary Center Celebration, Carl R. Sachtleben, pastor: "Discover Your Priorities: Repentance." Anthem, 8:30 a.m., "O Shepherd of Israel." Anthem,

10:45 a.m., "The Call." 9:50 a.m., Sunday school. Communion at 8:30, 9 and 10:45 a.m.

St. Luke's, Mount Ulla -- Mary Louise Sitton, pastor: "All Stirred Up," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Come Down, O Love Divine." Confirmation Sunday. Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

St. Mark's, China Grove -- Greg Yeager, pastor: "Fire from on High," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Praise to the Spirit." Confirmation. 9 a.m., Sunday school. Covered-dish lunch after service.

St. Mark's -- Chad R. Walker, pastor. Communion, 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Summer Sunday Celebration.

St. Matthew's -- Gary Coble, pastor: "Who is in Control?" 10 a.m.; 8 a.m., Confirmation and communion. 8 a.m., Council; 9 a.m., Sunday school.

St. Paul's -- William S. Ketchie, pastor: "The Mighty Tide of God," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Gracious Spirit Dwell with Me." Pentecost Sunday. Recognition of graduates. 8:30 a.m., Council; 5 p.m., WELCA quarterly meeting.

St. Peter's -- David E. Ridenhour, pastor: "What Does This Mean?" 10:30 a.m.; 9:15 a.m., Sunday school. Radio broadcast at 9:30 a.m. on WSAT AM 1280.

St. Stephen's, Gold Hill -- Constance Garrett, pastor: "Flame On!" 11 a.m. Anthem, "On the Wings of a Dove." Communion. Confirmation. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 10 a.m., "Lutheran 101." Reception in hut honoring confirmandi.

Salem -- Dr. David R. Keck, interim pastor: "From Chaos to Clarity and Power," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Go Ye Into All the World." Confirmation Sunday. Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school. Confirmands honored with congregational reception after service.

Trinity, Landis -- Jarrod Lanning, pastor: "How Now?" 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Send Down Your Spirit Lord." Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school and "Secret Grandparent" breakfast.

Union -- Dr. C.P. Fisher, interim pastor: "Renewal Time," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Send Your Holy Spirit." Communion. Confirmation. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school. Reception for confirmands followed by covered-dish luncheon for Danny Buckner and family after worship.

Wittenberg, Granite Quarry -- Thomas Cogan, pastor: "The Gifts Renewed!" 10 a.m. Anthem, "Holy Spirit Live In Me." Confirmation. 7 a.m., LMIM breakfast; 9 a.m., Sunday school; reception honoring confirmand after service; 12:30 p .m., San Antonio prep meeting.


Bethel -- Sherri Barnes, pastor: "Breathe," 11 a.m.; 7 a.m., men's breakfast at Jimmy's Restaurant; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; noon, UMW luncheon buffet; 1:30 p.m., Charge Conference.

Centenary, Mount Ulla -- Eric Reece, pastor: "You Have a Friend," 11 a.m.

Central, Spencer -- Dr. Robert McLawhorn, pastor: "Come, Holy Spirit," 9 and 11 a.m. Anthem, "I Will Remember Thee."

Christ -- Jim King, pastor: "The Secret of Passing Life's Test," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Find Your Wings."

Graduate recognition.

Cleveland -- Shirley Jones, pastor: "What Really Happened at Pentecost," 11 a.m.

Coburn Memorial -- Cynthia L. Mackey, pastor: "Get out of the Church Box!" 11 a.m., Dan Nicholas Park Amphitheater; noon, picnic lunch at Dan Nicholas Park shelter 1.

Ebenezer -- Floyd J. Wood, pastor: "How to Be and How Not to Be," 11 a.m.

First, China Grove -- Vance Lowe, pastor: "Swooshed," 8:30 and 11 a.m. Anthem, "Wherever the Wind Blows." 5 p.m., hot dog and hamburger supper; 6 p.m., variety show.

Gays Chapel -- Tony Jeffrey Jordan, pastor: "Supercharged," 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

Grace -- Donna Strickland Smith, pastor: "Stepping Out," 11 a.m. Graduates recognized.

Liberty, Gold Hill -- Mark Helms, pastor: "The Alternative," 10:55 a.m.

Main Street -- Angela R. Marlowe, pastor: "The Miracle of Pentecost," 11 a.m. Anthem, "The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference." 5 p.m., Bible study.

Milford Hills -- David C. Hockett, pastor: "The Holy Spirit, the Giver of Life," 8:30 and 11 a.m. Anthem, "Seekers of Your Heart."

5 p.m., youth pool party.

Mount Tabor -- Dale W. Bost, pastor: "Unnatural Birth," 11 a.m. Confirmation.

Park Avenue -- Annalee Allen, pastor: "The Gift of Pentecost," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Providence -- Dan Gobble, pastor: "The Adoption Is Final," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Greater is He That is in Me." 9:15 a.m., Sunday school.

Rock Grove -- the Rev. Bill Ruckart, guest pastor: "Get Your Third Class Tickets Here," 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Rockwell -- Dr. John F. Blalock Jr., pastor: "Kingdom Dy-No-Mite!" 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Fresh Winds of the Spirit." Communion. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

Shiloh, Granite Quarry -- Jonathan Marlowe, pastor: "The Breath of God.'

Other congregations

Agape Faith Christian Center -- Worship and children's church, 10:30 a.m. Danny Dillard, pastor.

Bethany Bible Chapel -- Speaker 11 a.m., Michael Thomas. 9:30 a.m., Lord's Supper.

Central Church of Christ -- Chris Townsend: "Avoiding God's Judgement: The Vineyard Owner," 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Bible study; 6 p.m., "Habakkuk: God Is Always At Work."

Dayspring Community -- Gerry Steedley, pastor: "Who Do You Say That I Am?" 11 a.m.; 10:05 a.m., Discipleship.

First Assembly of God, Landis -- William H. Coughlin, pastor: "Pentecost and You," 10:30 a.m.; 6 p.m., DVD series, "The Purpose Test," Part 10 of DVD series, "From Dream to Destiny."

First Christian, Salisbury -- Jonathan Laws, speaker, 10:40 a.m.; 6:30 p.m., worship. Communion at both services.

First Reformed Church, Landis -- David P. Franks, pastor: "Lethal Inflections," 8:15 and 11 a.m. Anthem, "Praise the Lord." 9:15 a.m., Breakfast; 9:25 a.m., FRY meeting; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 3 p.m., baccalaureate service; 6 p.m., WAVE -- Grandparents Night Out.

Grace Bible, Rockwell -- Joey Phillips, pastor: "The graduate Sunday," 11 a.m. "How to Understand Your Bible," Part III.

Greater Glory Triumphant Center -- Bishop Albert E Young, speaker, 11 a.m. Anthem, 'When the Holy Spirit Glorifies Jesus Christ." 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Higher Grounds Christian Ministries, 910 S. Fulton St. -- Robert N. Archie, evangelist: "Watch That Tongue, It's Dangerous," 10:30 a.m.

Historic Grace (Lower Stone), Rockwell -- Kevin Gilliam, pastor: "Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the World," 11 a.m. Pentecost Sunday. Communion. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school opening with light breakfast; 4 p.m., St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon.

Landmark -- Benny R. Hillard, pastor: "When God Moved Out," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Redemption Draweth Nigh." 6 p.m., Richard Kelly, speaker: "Keeping Watch."

Lyerly Evangelical, Rockwell -- Junior Gaither, interim pastor: "Don't Look Back," 10:30 a.m. Monica Ostraska, guest soloist. 9:30 a.m., Sunday school.

Maranatha Bible -- Bob Freitas, pastor: "Parenting and Disciplining," 10 a.m.; 9 a.m. Sunday school; 6 p.m., Brian Baker, evangelist. Olympian Award Night.

Mount Calvary Holy Church, 1400 Standish St. -- Bishop Harvey L. Rice, pastor: "The Third Sex," 11 a.m.

NorthGate -- Ken Koontz, pastor:

Progressive Outreach Ministry, 335 Swink Ave. -- Apostle Lenard King of Charleston, S.C., guest speaker, 10:30 a.m.

Remnant in Christ Outreach Worship Center, 1401 Long St. -- Miriam P. Keller, pastor: "Having A Blessed Assurance," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 10:45 a.m., praise and worship.

Resurrection Life Church, 216 S. Main St. -- Tom Parsley, speaker: "Come Now, Let Us Reason Together," 10 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Prayer and fellowship time. For more information, call 704-638-0002.

St. Luke's Reformed -- Johnny Boggs, pastor: "An Audience of One," 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "The Holy Spirit Came at Pentecost." Recognition of elder emeritus and graduates.

Shiloh Reformed Church, Faith -- Kayla Fink, Andrew McCombs and Jena Shores, speakers, 11 a.m. Anthem, "We Trust in the Name." Graduate Sunday with recognition of graduates. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school. Luncheon for graduates and families after worship.

Tabernacle of Joy Ministries, Mooresville -- Sylvester Gillespie, speaker, 11 a.m.; 10:30 a.m., Prayer time. Saturday prayer available from 9-11 a.m. by calling the church, 704-799-0774.

Thomas St. Church of Christ -- William Latten, pastor: "Making the Best out of a Bad Situation," 11 a.m.; 6 p.m., "I Press Toward the Mark for the Prize of the High Calling of God in Christ Jesus."

West Innes Street Church of Christ -- Steve Short, minister: "The Great Commission," 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., Bible study. Evening topic: "Close Doesn't Count." Communion at both services.


Back Creek (PCA), Mount Ulla -- Bill Thrailkill, pastor: "Abram and God's Covenant Care," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Feed Me Lord." 10 a.m., Sunday school. No evening service.

Bethpage, Kannapolis -- Amy Busiek, associate pastor: "The Unleashing of the Holy Spirit," 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Cleveland -- Dr. David Olah, supply pastor: "A Citizen in the House of God," 11 a.m.; 10:15 a.m., Sunday school.

DaySpring (ARP), 3875 Statesville Blvd. -- Brian Phillips, pastor: "The New Math," 11 a.m.; 10 a.m., Sunday school.

First, Salisbury -- Dr. Jim C. Dunkin, pastor: "What in the World is the Holy Spirit?" 8:30 and 11 a.m. in sanctuary. Anthem, "God is a Spirit." 8:50 a.m., Life Center worship at Lewis Hall in new Family Life Center. Communion at all services. 10 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., First Grade Wonders of Worship Class will be welcomed to the Lord's table.

Franklin -- Dr. Larry Summey, pastor: "The Heart of Unity," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Rain Down on Me." 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 10:30 a.m., fellowship.

Immanuel, 365 Brown Road, China Grove -- Barrie M. Kirby, pastor: "When the Wind Doesn't Blow," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school. Session meets after worship.

John Calvin -- Marvin Lindsay III, pastor: "Now You're Speaking My Language," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Gracious Spirit, Dwell With Me."

Communion. 10 a.m., Sunday school. First Sunday sandwich lunch after service.

Maupin Avenue (ARP) -- Randy Foster, pastor: "Cultivating the Soul of a Graduate," 11 a.m. Anthem, "No Other Word for Grace But Amazing." 10 a.m., Sunday school.

New Hope PCA, China Grove -- James Byers, pastor: "Shape Up By Being Fat," 11 a.m.; 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Prospect, Mooresville -- Joanne R. Hull, pastor: "Shaped, Molded, Fired and Glazed," 11 a.m. Anthem, "The Potter's Hand." Reception of 2006 confirmation class. 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Second, Salisbury -- Roger Mackey, pastor: "Faith Basics-The Church-Scornful Wonder," 11 a.m.; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Spencer -- Elinor Wilburn, pastor: "Go Fly a Kite,"11 a.m.

StillWaters (PCA), 2324 S. Main St. (KidSports) -- P. Cameron Kirker, pastor: "Father Knows Best," Part VI, 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "God Will Make A Way."

Third Creek, Cleveland -- Dr. Ed Lewis, interim pastor: "Don't Forget the Batteries," 11 a.m. Anthem, "His Glorious Church."

Thyatira at Millbridge -- Sandra "Sandy" McNeill Kern, pastor: "Difference Between Babbling and Witnessing," 11 a.m. Confirmation. Communion. 10 a.m., Sunday school.

Unity, Woodleaf -- the Rev. Jennie Leake Hemrick: "Can these Bones Live?" 10:30 a.m. Anthem, "Nothing is Impossible." Graduation recognition. Covered-dish lunch.

United Church of Christ First, Salisbury -- Jim Humphrey, pastor" The Spirit of Pentecost," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Glorious is the Lord Almighty." Special music by Salisbury High School Varsity Singers. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school.

Mount Hope -- David L. Crook, interim pastor: "Surprised By The Spirit," 11 a.m. Anthem, "Come, Holy Spirit." 10 a.m., Sunday school. Congregational meeting after service.

Mount Zion, China Grove -- William J. Campbell, pastor: "Stepping Out of the Rut!" 11 a.m. Anthems, "Come, Spirit, Come," and "Sweet Hour of Prayer."

St. John's, Kannapolis -- the Rev. Bill Willett, guest speaker, 10:30 a.m.

St. Paul's, Enochville -- Phred Causey, interim pastor: "Pentecost People," 10:30 a.m. Congregation is asked to dress in red. 9:15 a.m., Breakfast/Sunday school; 6 p.m., Family Night meal.

Ursinus, Rockwell -- Jim Staunton, pastor: "New Life Into Old Bones," 11 a.m. Anthem, "God is A Spirit." Pentecost Sunday.


Gold Hill -- Mark Loman, pastor: "A Double Minded Life," Part I, 11 a.m.; 9:30 a.m., "The Truth Project"; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., youth service in chapel.

Trinity Wesleyan -- Ernest G.Mullins, pastor: "Got Questions?" 10:45 a.m. Anthem, "I Love the Lord." 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 1:30 p.m., Door of Hope; 6 p.m., ministry groups for all ages.