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 Qcitymetro 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
Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him
The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and the future of Charlotte as it continues to grow.
By Katrina Louis | March 15, 2019
Win tickets to “The Vintage Tour feat. Fred Hammond”
Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Fred Hammond is heading to the Queen City, and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 11, 2019
Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize
Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.
By Glenn Burkins | February 12, 2019
After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity
Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came […]
By Glenn Burkins | October 31, 2018
Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte
The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.
By Katrina Louis | October 8, 2018
Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report
When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.
By Kallan Louis | August 5, 2018