Church news Feb. 23

Here is a listing of church news for Feb. 23
Feb. 21, 2013 @ 04:23 PM

The AAA Class of Heidelberg United Church of Christ,  118 Salem St. in Thomasville, will host its monthly Sunday luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 24, in the fellowship hall.  The menu will consist of chicken and dressing casserole, green beans and corn, rice, cole slaw and various desserts.  Donations are welcomed and all proceeds will go to Fairgrove Family Resource Center.

First Presbyterian Church, 21 Randolph St. in Thomasville, will offer a Lenten devotional and luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Lunch is provided by the Presbyterian Women and proceeds will benefit various mission and outreach programs.
Worship begins at noon and a lunch of soup, sandwich and dessert and beverage served at 12:30 p.m. The cost is a $6 donation.
Here is a list of speakers for the remaining Lent luncheons.
Feb. 26: the Rev. Mike Burris of Pine Woods United Methodist Church.
March 5: the Rev. Michael Hall of First Baptist Church.
March 12: the Rev. David Albertson of Central Wesleyan Church.
March 19: the  Rev. Cyrus Bush, tenor, chaplain of Thomasville Medical Center with Gray King as accompanist.
March 26: Josef Walker, organist of Heidelberg United Church of Christ.
In addition, the church will hold Maundy Thusday, March 28, worship and communion at 7 p.m.

The Pneuma Pentecostal Church of Deliverance will celebrate the conferring of an honorary doctor of divinity degree upon the church's pastor, Bishop Faye D. Thomas, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 31.  The service will be held at Pneuma Pentecostal Church of Deliverance, 200 Kern St. in Thomasville. For more information, call 472-8567 or email

The Methodist Men of Archdale United Methodist Church are accepting orders for  Brunswick stew at $8 per quart or three small containers for $9. To place an order, call the church office at 431-7111. Pick up time will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 9,  in the community room. The church is located at 11543 N. Main St., Archdale NC.

Piedmont Crossing invites the public to attend an upcoming Lent series at noon Wednesdays through March 27.
The Rev. Dr. Roland Cavanaugh,  director of spiritual life at Piedmont Crossing, will lead the seven week series. Cavanaugh will discuss the biblical history relating to the 40-day Lenten season and explain why Christians around the world observe the time of preparation before Easter to pray, fast and give service to the community.
For more details or to reserve your seat for the series, contact Cavanaugh at  474-3624.

The United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church will hold a soup lunch from 12:15 to 1:46 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 in the church fellowship hall. The menu will include a  variety of soups,  cornbread, crackers, dessert and drink.  The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 3 to 10 years, and free for children under 3.  Proceeds will be used for United Methodist Women mission projects. The church is located at 100 E. Sunrise Ave. in Thomasville. 

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem will hear   the Rev. Lisa Schwartz speak on “Mission Possible: The Fellowship’s Calling” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. At the 9 a.m. forum, Don Woodward will lead a discussion of current events. The fellowship is at 4055 Robinhood Road. For more information, visit or call 659-0331.

His Laboring Few Harvest Camp seeks sponsors and participants for its annual golf tournament  set for Saturday, April 13, at Winding Creek in Thomasville.
Teams will consist of four players and the cost is $50 per player. The hole sponsorship will be $50 for a partial sponsor and $100 for a full sponsor.
Harvest Camp is the drug and alcohol program that also a working farm which provides produce for the camp as well as for the Father’s Table, which feeds those less fortunate. The camp is funded solely by donations.
For more information, contact President Brandon Byerly at 336-918-2935.

Fairview United Methodist Church will host their "Looking for Spring" chicken pie supper from 5 to 7 p.m.  Saturday, Feb. 23. Plates also will include sweet potatoes, green beans and corn, slaw, roll, dessert and drink. The cost is $7 for adults, $4  for children 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and under. Vegetable plates will be available for $5. Take-out plates will also be available. Whole chicken pies will not be sold.
All proceeds will go toward the Methodist Women’s Chrismon project, the Silver Valley Backpack Program, and other building projects. The church is located on Old 109 close to Denton.  For more information call 859-4742.

Daishin Buddhist Center offers meditation class at 6:30 p.m. every Monday. The classes are conducted by the abbot, resident monks or visiting monks. The Daishin Buddhist Center Temple is located at 11267 East US Hwy. 64 in Thomasville. Call 472-0446.


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