Rob Bell, the founder and former pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church, will perform a one-man show at 8:30 p.m. July 20 at the Carolina Theatre as part of his “Everything Is Spiritual” tour.
Resurrection United Methodist Church has created a permanent prayer labyrinth near its entrance on Old Chapel Hill Road. Created in memory of late church member Brian Benson, the labyrinth under a cluster of pines trees is outlined by several large rocks. Four benches along the way offer respite for walkers winding on a literal and spiritual path.
The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham has a new program rolling out soon, on wheels. 2econd Helpings will be a new food truck “where a conviction is not a barrier, but a requirement.” The food truck will employ only those Durhamites returning to the community after serving time in prison.
The Rev. Anita Thompson, pastor of Emmanuel AME Church in Durham, will take a trip to Charleston, South Carolina next month with her two sisters. The trip had been planned before nine African-American women and men were gunned down during Bible study on June 17.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Durham held a brief forum followed by a service of prayer Wednesday night, a week after the shooting deaths of nine people at a Bible study at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
A look at what's happening among area congregations of faith.
DURHAM – Peace Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. William E. Daye. There will be a special service at 11 a.m. June 28 at the church, 2608 Apex Highway in Durham. The Rev. Gregory Ceres, Peace’s assistant pastor, will be the speaker.
Songwriter and guitarist Cecilia St. King was among the many people who fled from the area in Manhattan where the World Trade Center towers fell after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Men of St. Mark AME Zion Church will have their annual fish fry at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13 at the church, 531 S. Roxboro St.
St. Titus’ Episcopal Church will hold a special service to celebrate its life and mission and welcome the Rev. Stephanie Yancy as vicar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 at the church, 400 Moline St.
Should people who have worked at newspapers see “Newsies”? Yes, of course, it’s about newspapers. Should people who haven’t worked at newspapers see “Newsies”? Yes, of course, it’s about newspapers. And labor and history and New York City, too. And the dancing, oh the dancing.
Genesis Home and Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network (DIHN) — Durham-area organizations that focus on helping the homeless — expect to finalize a merger agreement by the end of the year.
Nu Creative Movement’s Moore Muzik will have an EP release concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at New Horizon Church, 100 Horizon Place.
Only about half of incoming Duke University undergraduate students check the box identifying their religion, a Duke Chapel leader told Durham Congregations In Action at its monthly meeting this week.
God’s Generals, a group of 10 churches, will sponsor a Durham Prayer Rally from 7 to 9 p.m. May 26 at Union Baptist Church, 904 N. Roxboro St. Twenty pastors will pray for the City of Durham. For information, contact Elder Gene R. Rentrope, pastor of Christian Revival Church, at 919-367-9009.