A look inside one Charlotte church where the pandemic has forced reinvention
At St. Paul Baptist Church in east Charlotte, the Rev. Robert Scott says the Covid-19 pandemic may have changed the Sunday morning worship experience forever.
By Jalon Hill | October 26, 2021
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