Davie Street Presbyterian Church in downtown Raleigh is inviting the community to celebrate its 148th anniversary Nov. 4-7.
The theme this year is “Widening Our Faith Communities.” Everyone is invited to revival services at 6:30 p.m. Friday, which will feature the Rev. Touré Marshall, pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. The St. Augustine’s University choir will perform, and dinner will follow.
The church will host a day of community outreach on Saturday. A free shredding event will be in the church’s parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the church will collect canned goods or donations for the food bank. Church members will also distribute toiletries and clothing to local homeless people.
During the 11 a.m. Sunday service, the church will welcome the Rev. Charles Holloway, pastor of Lester Grove Baptist Church in Swainsboro, Georgia. The public is invited to all events.
Davie Street Presbyterian is located at 300 E. Davie Street. For more information, go to daviestpresbyterian.org or call 919 834-8855.
Touched by Hope
Hope Lutheran Church in Wake Forest will present its sixth annual Touched by Hope medical clinic from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.
Touched by Hope is an outreach by the church to provide medical, dental and optical screenings, as well as clothing, haircuts, food and Bibles for those in need.
Last year, 320 people took part in Touched by Hope, and the church enlists the help of hundreds of volunteers to make the day successful.
Hope Lutheran Church is located at 3525 Rogers Road. For more information, go to hopelutheranwf.org.
Converting Hearts Ministries will host its fall benefit fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at Journey Church in Raleigh.
Converting Hearts is a gospel-centered recovery ministry based in Creedmoor, with a residential addiction treatment center. Its mission is to rescue men out of addiction and minister to them and their families.
Tickets to the fundraiser are $10 each and can be purchased online at goo.gl/LBkJuB. Journey Church is located at 3500 Spring Forest Road.
Maitri, the Indian Graduate Student Association at N.C. State University, will host a celebration of Diwali at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.
Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. The celebration at the Talley Student Union will feature food, music and dancing. The cost of admission is $5, and participants must bring their N.C. State ID cards.
The Passion Nights concert tour will stop in Raleigh at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Hope Community Church.
The music springs from Passion conferences held around the globe. Passion is a movement that unites college students in worship, prayer and justice. It was founded in 1985 as a campus student ministry in Texas.
Tickets for the show are available at hisradiowrtp.com.
Hope Community Church is located at 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh.
Carla Turchetti compiles Faith in Focus each week. Email her with details of upcoming events at firstname.lastname@example.org.