Announcements for September 10, 2023

Announcements for September 10, 2023

Weekly Announcements:

Prayer Request:

  • AnJanette Edwards: AnJanette Edgar's birthday is next Wednesday, the 13th. Let's fill up her week next week with lots of visits to help make this the best birthday yet. Please continue to encourage AnJanette with visits full of laughter, prayer, and snacks. We have added multiple visiting slots and opened up the visiting hours to 10am - 8pm. Prayers are appreciated for a long term facility to be approved. Visits with AnJanette Edgar
  • LaTia Edwards: Please consider donating a meal or Grub Hub gift card for LaTia Edwards and her family after her surgery on September 15th. She will be recovering for 6-8 weeks and would greatly appreciate the meals and support from her spiritual family.

Thank you!:

  • Kevin West: Kevin West would like to thank the church for your thoughts and prayers during the loss of his mother. Thank you for visits , phone calls, texts, cards, flowers, food and for all of you who could attend her services. The family is very grateful and appreciate all the acts of love and kindness shown to us during this time.
  • Wi-Afedzi Family: The Wi-Afedzi Family want to thank everyone for all the prayers, meals and well wishes as they welcomed their son home. It was certainly appreciated and made the transition easy. Looking forward to joining everyone back in the building shortly. 

Contribution Update:

"Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Cor 9:8" Please remember that contribution can be submitted online at: or via mail. Send all mailed contributions to: The Charlotte Church 1800 Camden Road, Suite 107-275 Charlotte, NC 28203. Contact the office if you have any questions (

  • Weekly Budget (2023)...................................................$23,000.00
  • July Weekly Average ....................................................$16,684.23
  • August Weekly Average................................................$19,507.99
  • September Weekly Average (to date)...........................$12,407.01
  • Missions Contribution Collected for 2023.....................$52,969.68

Upcoming Meetings:

  • LEADERS' MEETINGS and WORKSHOPS for 2023: Leader's meetings will be held both in person (Fellowship Hall) and online (Zoom:, Meeting ID: 847 3079 6218, Passcode: 842219)
    • September 10th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • Cancelled: September 30th (Saturday)- Leader's Workshop 9am-12pm at The Charlotte Church (IN PERSON ONLY)
    • October 22nd - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • November 5th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • December 2nd End of the Year Celebration on Saturday evening

Church Announcements:

  • Mom Connection: Hey Momma's! For our time together in September, we are going to meet after service on Sun 9/17 at Franke Liske Park playground for some fellowship and playtime with our little ones. Please invite your friends and try to connect with a mom you don't know already. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
    • Date: September 17, 2023
    • Location: Frank Liske Park (4001 Stough Rd Concord NC 28027)

    Ministry Updates/Events:

    Care & Compassion:

    • Senior Agape Event: The Senior Agape Group of the Care and Compassion Ministry will be hosting a BINGO, BOOGIE and DINING Night at The Charlotte Church in our Fellowship Hall on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Please come out and fellowship, while playing bingo to win great prizes, enjoy a wonderful meal, and participating in a little line dancing. 🤗💃🏽
      • Event Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
      • Event Location: The Charlotte Church Fellowship Hall
      • Age: 50+ adults 
      • Time: 3:00-7:00 pm
      • Please sign up on the link below by October 15, 2023.
      • Or email: Attention: Bingo, Boogie and Dining 

     Focus Ministry:

    • Focus Ministry Cookoff: The FOCUS Ministry is hosting a Cookoff in the Fellowship Hall at the Charlotte Church on Friday, September 8 from 7pm-9pm. This event is open to Singles, Marrieds and College students. There will be four categories of competition and everyone who attends will be able to vote. Please sign up to attend and to compete. Each competitor needs to prepare samples for 35-45 people. 


    • Marrieds Ministry Game Night & Potluck: Marrieds, get ready to show off your skills at Spades, Dominoes, Chess...or whatever your preferences are at our Game Night and Potluck. September 9th from 6-9pm in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your favorite game and sign up for your dish of choice. Feel free to bring a friend. Looking forward to having some fun together! The Charlotte Marrieds Ministry Team


    • SCarowinds: TEENS mark your calendars for a scary good time of fun and fellowship with other teens from our sister church (Charleston). September 30th we will join the Charleston teens for dinner and an evening at SCarowinds. More details will be provided in the upcoming weeks. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Robert and Davina Lausen via text or email (

    Middle School:

    • KABLAAM 2023: KaBlaam 2023 will occur on Saturday, September 9th, at our sister church, Triangle Church of Christ, 2103 Page Road, Durham, NC 27703. KaBlaam is an event for middle schoolerswhich fosters an environment that encourages “one another” relationships through interactive and cooperative play/activities. Please click on the link below for more details and to register your child, soonest. Timely registration allows better logistical planning, i.e. food and housing accommodations (for those who request housing) KaBlaam! 2023 (
    • Communications: If you are new, have a rising 6th grader, or haven't join our ministry on Band yet, here's the link to join Through Band, we are able to communicate any changes, gain input, post calendar events, and more. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Byron and Jalila Smith at


    • 2023 School Tools Campaign: Many students in the Charlotte area are preparing to return to school. Here’s an opportunity to help make sure that they have the supplies they need for academic success. We will collect supplies Aug 6th – Sep 10th. All supplies will be give to Classroom Central. Look for the School Tools bins in our lobby to drop off your donations. Please watch this video. Please download the PDF for a list of the most needed items.
    • Save the date: HOPE Outdoor Worship Service & BBQ Sun Sep 17th (Frank Liske Park Concord NC). Come join us for a great day of worship, fellowship, and BBQ. Volunteers are needed to help. Please click on this link to volunteer.
    • HOPE Disaster Plan: We want every member to protect yourself and your loved ones, please take a moment to look at this PPT Presentation that has been provided by HOPE world wide's Disaster Team. It's simple and practical. In the event of an emergency, having a plan that you've discussed with the members of your household could make a big difference in reducing unnecessary loss of life. 
    • If you have any questions contact Mike Dames 704-724-2362 or

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    • Contact Change Request: Send your updates to

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