Under a Covid cloud, Charlotte pastors prepare for Easter with messages of hope

The pandemic will force some churches to forgo in-person worship for a second straight Easter.
By Sarafina Wright | April 2, 2021

Rev. Dwayne Walker on receiving $50,000 donation, contracting Covid-19 and more

Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church received the large donation a week before the Christmas holiday.
By Katrina Louis | December 21, 2020

After Covid-19 outbreak, county orders United House of Prayer to halt large gatherings, including revival services

Under the order, all House of Prayer location in Mecklenburg County would be temporarily shut down.
By Glenn Burkins | October 24, 2020

Gastonia church serves thousands curbside at drive-thru pantry

Weekly drive-thru pantry at Mt. Zion Restoration Church provides food and supplies to anyone who needs it. Gaston residents can apply for additional help.
By Dante Miller | May 14, 2020

Amid Covid-19 outbreak, Black clergy push for testing site in west Charlotte

Ricky A. Woods, senior minister at First Baptist Church-West, says residents who face the greatest health challenges should have a testing site nearby.
By Glenn Burkins | April 10, 2020

Uncharted territory: Black churches prepare for a virtual Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, known for packed pews and members dressed in the best of their Sunday best, will be a virtual experience for many this year.
By Crystal Marie | April 8, 2020

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a "Best Practice Award" during the Healthy Churches conference held last week in Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M. Bailey.
By Glenn Burkins | September 23, 2019

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 2, 2019

Local church organizes to bail out dads on Father’s Day

New Birth Charlotte Church launches Father’s Day Bail Out initiative to bail out nonviolent, first-time offenders on June 16, 2019.
By Jonathan Limehouse | May 22, 2019