Joy Church houses those displaced by DNC
With many families being displaced by the Democratic National Convention, Joy Church in Matthews will be housing those with no other place to go. And they need volunteers to help.
Tuesday, Sept. 4, the church needs people willing to help out with preparing and serving food, driving a bus to pick up those staying at the church, cleaning the church on Wednesday, Sept. 5 and doing laundry when everyone has returned to their homes.
Those interested in volunteering can call 704-845-5516.
Joy Church is located at 11516 Idlewild Road in Matthews.
Matthews church hosts Christianity education course
Matthews United Methodist Church will host their 10-week course, “Is Christianity: Boring, Untrue or Simply Irrelevant?” Thursday, Sept. 6, through Thursday, Nov. 15.
The first session will be a welcome dinner at 7 p.m., but every following Thursday the classes will meet at 6:30 p.m.
The classes are for those interested in learning about Christianity and are free and open to the public.
Those interesting in attending should register by emailing email@example.com.
Matthews United Methodist Church is located at 801 S. Trade St. in Matthews.
Carmel Baptist travels to Peru
for mission trip
Registration for Carmel Baptist Church’s mission trip to Lima, Peru is now open.
The church, supported by missionary Robbye Fielden, will travel Oct. 4 to Oct. 12 and will be working on projects such as painting, tiling kitchens, teaching English and working with children in the area.
The cost for the trip is about $1,600, and to register those interested should contact Hilary Ratchford by email at HilaryR@CarmelBaptist.org.
Christ Covenant hosts fall retreat in South Carolina
Christ Covenant Church will hold their Second Acts Fall Retreat Friday, Sept. 7 to Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Hickory Knob State Park in McCormick, S.C.
The retreat is for the whole family and hotel rooms that sleep four people cost around $240 for the weekend. Additional sleeping bags for children may be used.
Families who cannot afford the trip can apply for financial aid by contacting Gabe Sylvia by email at GSylvia@ChristConvenant.org.
For more information call 704-847-3505. Hickory Knob State Park is located at 1591 Resort Drive in McCormick, S.C.
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