Upcoming Vacation Bible Schools
Arlington Baptist Church
9801 Arlington Church Road, Mint Hill
“Adventures on Promise Island”
June 10 to 14
For more information, call 704-545-4589.
Cross & Crown Lutheran Church
300 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews
June 18 to 22
For more information, call 704-847-5967.
First Baptist Church of Matthews
185 S. Trade St., Matthews
“Amazing Wonders Aviation”
June 25 to 29
For more information, call 704-847-9150.
Idlewild Baptist Church
12701 Idlewild Road, Mint Hill
June 10 to 14
For more information, call 704-847-6565.
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Golf event to raise money for church missions
The Bob Bryant Memorial Golf Classic, hosted by Blair Road United Methodist Church on Friday, June 15, will raise money for church missions and youth.
People must sign up for the golf tournament by Monday, June 11, to take part. The entry fee is $85, and prizes will be awarded to the top four teams, the worst team and for different individual accomplishments like best drive or closest to the pin.
Registration on June 15 starts at 10 a.m., followed by a barbecue lunch at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The day wraps up at 5 p.m. with the awards presentation.
For more information on the tournament, contact Steve Denison at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 704-619-1648.
Blair Road UMC is located at 9135 Blair Road, in Mint Hill.
Carmel Baptist gets ready to Zumba
The Carmel Women’s Ministry at Carmel Baptist Church in Matthews is teaming up with ROCsports to host a Zumba class for women school age and older later this month.
On June 30, a Saturday, from 9 to 10:15 a.m., ROC instructors will lead the free class. Attendees are asked to bring a donation for Changed Choices, a ministry for women previously incarcerated who are looking to start over. Needed donations include toiletry items, Target gift cards or money for the ministry.
Find more information at the church’s website, www.carmelbaptist.org.
Matthews Church of God needs music director
Matthews Church of God, 517 E. John St., is looking for a minister of music.
Interested residents can email a copy of their resume, picture and salary information to email@example.com.
Find more information about the church at its website, www.mcog.thischurch.org.
Matthews UMC ready for ‘Deep Worship’
The next Deep Worship event at Matthews United Methodist Church is this weekend Sunday, June 10.
The events are “a worship experience like no others for our families … filled with high energy,” and more. Deep Worship includes music, singing, jumping and clapping, as well as Bible stories and verses. The event is for children and their families.
Find more information on the event at the church’s website, www.matthewsumc.org. The church is located at 801 S. Trade St., Matthews.