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iXettie Caldwell is St. John
Baptist Church’s Woman’s Day Speaker
< i eresa Nmnoni
and LaShun Lawson
Past Staff Writers
Woman’* Day at New St. John
Baptist Church will be observed
Sunday, May 5, during two special
services. The 11 a.m. service will
feature as speaker Nettie Caldwell
The afternoon speaker will be
Carolyn Gardner. Both ladies are
members of the church who exhibit
the Christian mores evident in those
who love Christ.
Both Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs.
Gardner will speak on the theme
“Women Growing In the Knowledge
Mrs. Caldwell, originally frrtfn
Hamlet, attended Livingstone
College and the University of
Rochester, N.Y. She has taught in
the Charlotte Mecklenburg School
System and at Central Piedmont
Community College. Presently she
is co-owner with her husband of the
Print Shack Printing Co.
At New St. John Baptist she is the
Christian Education Director. She is
also Drama Director for the General
Mrs. Caldwell says that the reason
she tithes ho- time to the Lord is
because of love. “I love the Lord. He
is first in my life. I know that God
has laid His hands on tne for a
special calling and I give Him the
praise, I want to contribute my
God-given talents to humanity.”
The choir from Mrs. Caldwell’s
home family church will be present
to render music Sunday morning at
NeW* St. John. The Ellerbe Grove
Baptist Church Youth Choir from
Rockingham will be on program.
The daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
Arise L. Covington, Mrs. Caldwell is
married to Harry J. Caldwell. They
have three children, Tina, Cornell
«-aroiyn Gardner will be the
speaker during the afternoon
program. She is a graduate of
Winston-Salem State Teacher's
College and earned her Master’s
degree from Ohio State University.
She is currently a teacher at
A capable person who believes in
excellence Mrs. Gardner is a Sunday
School teacher at New St. John and
works with the Young Adult
Missionary Group. She is also a
member of the Paradise Voices. She
is a quiet but serious person and
believes that whatever one seeks to
accomplish should be done right or
not at all.
A special invitation is extended to
all to support the Women's Day
Program at New St. John Baptist
Church. Rev. Robert Leak is pastor
of 'the church, located at 2000 St
John Rd. in the Newell Hickory
Grove area of Charlotte. **'• >•
The May Fellowship Day
Luncheon will be held at Sharon
Presbyterian Church, 5201 Sharon
t Rd. Friday, Mays,aU2:»p.m.
Dr. Sylvia Ross Talbot of Atlanta,
Ga. will be the guest speaker. She is
National President of the Church
Women United for 1984-85
This May Fellowship Day
Luncheon is being sponsored by the
Church Women United. Wilma E.
Powell is local president; Helen C.
Alexander is coordinator of
The $4 tickets may be purchased
at^the door of Sharon Presbyterian
On May 19 the Chancellor Choir
will celebrate its anniversary. The
Charlotte Inter denominations!
Choir will be in concert. Ted Martin
E. J. Dixon
.Silver Monnt speaker
is director. The program will begin
at 5:30 p.m. and will be broadcast
over WGIV AM radio station
beginning at 6 p.m.
The public is invited to hear this
inspiring concert. University Park
Baptist Church, pastored by Rev.
James Palmer, is located on Keller
and Senior Dr.
The Children’s Choir of Walls
Memorial AME Zion Church will be
sponsoring a Gospel Song-a-Spring,
on Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. The
young Adult Choirs of St. Luke
Baptist Church, Parkwood C.M.E.
Church, Friendship Baptist Church,
and the Junior Combination Choir
have all been invited to participate.
The Children’s Choir is undo* the
direction of Henrico White and
Cheryl Givens. Rev. J.T. White is
The North Charlotte District
Ushers will celebrate their annual
Day with a “Minister of the Year”
contest, on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m.
at Clement Memorial AME Zion
Church on Newland Road, Charlotte.
Rev. Ell Price, host minister, Mrs.
Carrie Howard, district president.
The Galilean Baptist Church will
be celebrating the third anniversary
of their pastor, Rev. Phil Davis.
Rev. Davis is one of Charlotte’s most
outstanding ministers of the Gospel.
In celebration, on Friday May 3, at
7:30 p.m. an appreciation concert
will be held at the Shiloh Institution
al Baptist Church, 2900 Greenland
Ave. The Victory Ensemble, record
ing artists from Cincinnati, Ohio,
and the J.A. White Gospel Choir
will be featured.
On Sunday, May 5, the celebration
continues at 3 p.m. with the
anniversary services at Galilean
Baptist Church, 1220 E. 10th Street.
You are cordially invited to come
out and share in this joyful occasion.
The St. Andrews Episcopal church
will host it’s fourth annual “Evening
of Jazz’’ to be presented Sunday,
May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews
Espicopal Church, 3601 Central
Honorary Master of Ceremonies
will be the Honorable Harvey B.
Gantt, Mayor of Charlotte.
Scheduled to appear are The BUI
Hanna Quartet, The Newton Thomas
Quartet. The Michael Porter
Quintet, and The Charlotte
Proceeds from the concert are
being donated to the Crisis
Assitance Ministry. Advanced—
tickets are available at McFadyen
Music, 2110 E. Independence Blvd.
For additional information, call
Father John Bofrego 537-0370 or
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.St- Jobs speaker
Thomas Newton 537-4892.
Everyone is invited, r
Silver Mount Baptist Church
Ushers will observe their anniver
sary celebration Sunday, May 5, at
Dr. Paul W. Drummond will
deliver the annual sermon He will
be accompanied by his choirs and
ushers. A number of the usher
boards have also been invited.
Isbella Leak, president.
Deacon E.J. Dixon, assistant
superintendent of the Sunday School
Department of Silver Mount will
preach his first sermon Sunday
evening. May 5, at 7 p.m. He is a
native of'Fort Mill, S.C. and has
been a member of the church all his
Dr. William Lee Jr., pastor of
Silver welcomes your
attendance to both services. The
church is located on Old Pine
ville Rd. in South Charlotte.
The annual Buffet Dinner
sponsored by the Mass Choir of
Temple Chapel Baptist Church will
be held May 4 from 5 until 7:30 p.m.
at the church, 900 September Lane.
A variety of meats, vegetables,
salads, breads and desserts will be
served. Donation is 33 per plate. The
public is cordially invited to attend.
NEW ZIQN BAPTIST
The women and mothers of New
Zion Baptist Church invite the
audience of the Post to their
Women’s and Mother’s Day
program Sunday, May 12, at 2 p.m.
New Zion is located at 217 W. Todd
St. in the Todd Park Community,
Rev. Jeremiah Robinson is pastor.
y 8ALEM BAPTI8T CHURCH
* <*» Sunday, May 13, at 3:30 p.m.
th* women of Salem Baptik Church
will sponsor a 50 State Program.
Each state captain will have a
visiting choir to present music. Each
state representative will make fi
nancial reports and give a brief
history of the states.
"The program promises to be an
inspiring one," assessed the Salem
Church news reporter, Ann Mc
Cullough. Proceeds from this pro
gram will go towards the Women’s
Day celebration, June 23.
The money is being raised for the
building of Salem’s new edifice. The
public is cordially invited. Salem is
located at 5318 Salem Church Rd.,
Rev. Anthony L. Jinwright, pastor.
The Awards Committee of Hen
derson Grove Presbyterian USA
»iy ""'riHfrnt several
dedicated members special awards
The following members were ho
nored for outstanding service In
Rev. J. T. White
various areas; Hattie S. Dunn,
elder ; Mable Guin, clerk of session ;
Carparthia Alexander, commission
er; Baxter Flowe, elder and church
The Sunday School Service
Awards were presented to Thelma
Stafford, superintendent; Cla
rence McAuley, assistant superin
tendent and adult men; Mamie
Stafford, secretary; Hattie S. Dunn,'
adult teacher; Ann McCauley,
young adult teacher; Alberta Mc
Gill, primary teacher; and Mary
Patterson, primary teacher.
— The Devoted Service Award was
given to Isaac Dunn, elder The
church maintenance awards were
presented to Reginald Henderson
and Samuel Stafford, deacon.
The Musical Contribution Award
was presented to Gill Stafford,
Thelma Stafford was chosen
“Member of the Year.” She was
given a trophy with praying hands
for her outstanding service as
church secretary as well as being
chairperson of the church’s recent
Rev. J. E. Maxwell was given a
special certificate for his outstand
Henderson Grove Presbyterian
Church USA is located on Hwy. 51 In
Mint Hill. Sunday School begins at
10:15; worship service at 11 a.m.
“We are the little church where
everybody is somebody and Christ is
all,” is the motto of the church.
The Board of Christian Education
of Logan Chapel CME Church wish
es to invite you to share with them as
they present their pastor, Rev.
Larry Fryer, in concert.
This event is scheduled for Sun
day, May 5, at 5 p.m. John “Chip”
Howell of Faith CME Church is a
guest musician, itev. Fryer has sung
for the late Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr., performed with the renowned
opera star from England, Jesse
Norman, appeared in musical en
gagements with Alfa Anderson of
Rev. Jeremiah Robinson
.New Zion pastor
the recording group Chic, and has
been featured guest for congres
sional leaders, religious figures, and
various other groups and persons.
The church hopes that you will
share with them your welcome spirit
in all phases of this affair as they
praise Jesus Christ.
Logan Chapel CME is located at
9605 Parkton Rd. For more in
formation, call 535-0106. VerneU
Copeland is director; Geraldine
Temple Chapel Mass Choir will
celebrate its anniversary 6 p.m.,
Sunday, May 5, at the church, 900
You will hear selections from
Temple Chapel Mass Choir, Plea
sant Hill Spiritual Choir of Plea
sant Hill Baptist Church, Greater
Galilee Blass Choir of Greater
Galilee Baptist Church, the J. A.
Gospel Choir of Shik> Institution
al Baptist Church, and the Char
lotte Chapter Workshop Choir plus
many more. ; /ii
You are invited to come out and
help up lift the name of Jesus in
The Second Annual Debutantes
For Christ Pageant will be held at
Clinton Chapel ABIE Zion Church,
1901 Rozzells Ferry Rd., Btay 5, 6
This program is being sponsored
by the church’s Progressive Club -
advisor. Hazel Byrd.
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Donation is $1. The public is
cordially invited to attend.
Rev. Retoy Gaston, pastor.
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