Carolinas News Notes
New church enters Queen City
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€” ReBirth Church Charlotte made its home at Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotteâ€™s campus at 1825 Eastway Dr. in May 2012 and held it first service there on July 29.
Schedule for study and prayer is: Worship, 3 p.m., Sunday; Bible study, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte, 820 Hamilton St., Suite B11; and prayer, 7:30 p.m., Thursday.
Senior pastors and founders are Raâ€™Shawn and Kelvin Barlow-Flournoy. The church is an LGBT-welcoming congregation, regardless of race or socioeconomic status.
An online church is available to those who are unable to attend a service in person. Chats, private prayer with prayer partners, worship and sermons are all part of the experience via streaming live video.
For more information, call 855-216-8800 or visit rebirthchurch.com.
Town announces upcoming season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€” Blumenthal Performing Arts Centerâ€™s Out on the Town LGBT theater social club has released its 2012-13-season calendar.
There are no dues to join the three-year-old group. Members receive special discount offers as well as free mixers before and/or after selected performances.
The first soirĂ©e is â€śJekyll & Hydeâ€ť on Nov. 8. A post-show party will follow the presentation and will feature complimentary beer, wine and hors dâ€™oeuvres at Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. Â Members get $15 off the ticket price.
Other shows are: â€śSister Act,â€ť Jan. 10, pre-show party; â€śLes Miserables,â€ť Feb. 14, pre-show party; â€śAmerican Idiot,â€ť March 8, post-show party; â€śWicked,â€ť March 14, pre-show party; â€śTracesâ€ť May 9, post-show party; â€śWar Horse,â€ť May 30, pre-show party; and â€śCatch Me If You Can,â€ť June 7, post-show party. An additional event is in the planning stages and will be announced later, as well as venues for all shows.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit blumenthalarts.org.