Lifestyles: Church News

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:15 AM

Run 5 Feed 5 race seeks to relieve childhood hunger

Runners, sponsors and volunteers are needed for the inaugural Run 5 Feed 5 5K race set for Saturday, April 26, at Trinity High School.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Aunt Mary: ‘Here am I, send me’

For my great-aunt Mary Maness, following the Great Commission in Matthew 28:16-20 was a natural extension of the faith on which she was raised. At the age of 23, she said good-bye to her family to spread the gospel message in Peking, China.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Missonary-minded Spainhour making God’s message known

Jonathan Spainhour is a man on a mission.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

30 AD: ‘Journey to the Cross’

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will host “Journey to The Cross” — a sensory learning, family-oriented event that allows guests to make several steps back in time.

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

New year brings mixed blessings

Betty Linthicum on the new year, mixed blessings and a sad ending to a sweet love story.

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 10:58 AM

Scouting: A duty to God and country

Scouts, leaders and families associated with Boy Scout Troop 19 had a lot to celebrate at Boy Scout Sunday — a 50-year legacy and an Eagle Court of Honor.

Feb. 17, 2014 @ 08:38 PM

Earning the Eagle

John Andrews, 16, son of Herb and Shandel Andrews of Archdale, recently earned his Eagle Scout Award.

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Cold fries are not for me

Several people have asked why I haven’t written a column lately for the Archdale-Trinity News. I just haven’t had an urge until last week when I began thinking about pet peeves and French fries.

Jan. 08, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Churches join hearts and hands to provide free weekly meal

Cooks prepare the food. Wait staff plates the food and busboys clean the tables. What’s missing from this café? A cashier.

Dec. 25, 2013 @ 12:01 AM

Lax family draws strength from heavenly love

As the blended family of Steve and Amy Lax gathered together at their Archdale home to celebrate Christmas, there is an “angel table” in the living room, but it’s not a Christmas decoration.

Dec. 23, 2013 @ 04:39 PM

Does God exist in our schools?

I have heard stories from elders about going to school, saying the Pledge of Allegiance and then actually praying. This country was built on a Christian foundation. So who has told us we can’t pray in schools and other government places?

Dec. 09, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Church surprises shoppers with $100 gift cards

Tommy Poland said giving blessings to unknowing shoppers on Black Friday was not his idea, but God’s.

Nov. 30, 2013 @ 09:21 AM

Packing shoeboxes for charity

Archdale Church of the Nazarene held their annual 2013 Shoebox Packing Party for Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse). 

Nov. 18, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

Lax benefit supper Friday

Archdale United Methodist Church will host “A Celebration of Faith, Hope, Love, & God’s Strength,” a benefit supper for Steve Lax, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22.

Oct. 22, 2013 @ 08:03 PM

Brothers charged in church fire

Asheboro brothers remain behind bars in connection to a fire that occurred at Franklinville United Methodist Church.

Oct. 14, 2013 @ 05:34 PM

Take pictures in the pumpkin patch

Archdale’s most popular pumpkin patch is stocked with gourds, corn husks and maybe even a few little goblins as church members prepare for the annual fall festival — a festival for those who love food and children who love to play.

Sep. 12, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

Have a toe tapping, hand clapping good time

Two new gospel groups will perform on the Gospel Stage. A tent and hay bales will allow gospel music lovers to rest, listen, clap and sing-along.

Sep. 09, 2013 @ 02:20 PM

Book profiles woman’s early years with schizophrenic father

Estie Bennington’s first book would make a great novel, except for one thing — it’s not fiction. It’s a memoir

Sep. 09, 2013 @ 01:58 PM

Poplar Ridge continues Upward reach

Upward sports programs are designed to provide a fun experience based on healthy competition for kids and to teach skills for the sports arena and values for life. The sports program is a good fit for Poplar Ridge Friends mission — “connecting a new generation to their lifelong purpose in Christ.”

Jul. 22, 2013 @ 06:53 PM

Cornhole tourney to benefit family

The Jeff Patterson Class of Archdale United Methodist Church will host a cornhole tournament Sunday, July 28. Proceeds will go to assist Steve Connor with medical bills.

Jul. 15, 2013 @ 04:35 PM

It’s time to make a little noise

Some aspects of the The Noise Outreach Center are traditional. Others, nor its leaders, are not.  Organizers feel that the ministry’s greatest calling is not as a church, but an outreach center.

Jul. 10, 2013 @ 12:01 AM

Vacation Bible schools teach important lessons

Vacation Bible schools incorporate activities such as crafts, games and outdoor fun while teaching children a love of God and Christian values.

Jun. 24, 2013 @ 02:39 PM

Rezoning decision tabled due to undisclosed info

Trinity City Council has indefinitely tabled a decision on a rezoning request from Lights for Christ Inc. so they can further investigate information disclosed to them during a closed session.

Jun. 11, 2013 @ 06:55 PM

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May. 28, 2013 @ 04:07 PM

Greenwood Baptist to host health fair, car show

“In the shadow of the steeples of Thomasville, there are many people who need physical, emotional and spiritual assistance, and that’s what the third annual Thomasville Community Health Fair and Car Show is all about — helping our neighbors meet their health and spiritual needs in an atmosphere of fun and fellowship.”