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  • 1. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgWe’d loveto have youcome backand visitwith ussoon!
  • 2. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgMeet our Pastor and First LadyDr. Rev. Gregory Davis and First lady Mrs. Ernestine Davis
  • 3. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgBellefonte HistoryThe ruling Elders elected at the first formal organizational meeting was ElinorParks, Albert Morrison, Anthony Stafford, Silas Davis, and William Caldwell.The Policy Committee consisted of Jessie Harris, George Melchor, ChristopherBoger, Nathaniel Boger and Winifred Phifer. After the organization, thecongregation met in a little log cabin located to the right of the presentstructure. In 1871, the church name became Bellefonte PresbyterianChurch, which means "Beautiful Fountain".•• The first minister of note was Rev. George Patterson who served from 1878-1885. Dr. Frank T, Loganof Concord, N.C., served the longest term from 1890-1931. In between, professors and students served the church from J.C. SmithUniversity, Charlotte, N.C. The Rev. J.H. Stokes served from 1934 to 1943.The Rev. W.A. Griggs served from 1944 to 1951 and the Rev. SethVanlandingham served from 1953 to 1961.Seminarians served until the calling of Rev. Samuel L Fulwood on June 1, 1966.Rev. Fulwood served for 22 years. Under his leadership, the sanctuary wasremodeled, new pews and carpet were installed, German siding was applied tothe outside of the sanctuary; the fellowship hall, pastors study, ladies lounge,rest rooms were constructed, and the grounds were landscaped.On May 6,1990, the church elected the present pastor, Dr. Gregory Davis. He istruly a man called by God and has been a spiritual uplift to the congregation.During his tenure, many new members have been added to the church roll aswell as former members reuniting. Under Rev. Davis’, leadership, a TapeMinistry, Youth Ministry, Youth Tutorial Program, Bible Study, Year-End AwardsBanquet, New Members Classes, Disciple Classes and Computerized RecordKeeping have been implemented.The Reverend Luke Dorland, the firstPresident of Barber-Scotia College,Concord, North Carolina,organized Bellefonte UnitedPresbyterian Church in May 1867.Prior to the establishment of thechurch, the Negroes of the communitywere members of the Rocky RiverPresbyterian Church. The whiteminister of the community refused tolet the Negroes hear a speech byReverend Dorland in an integratedaudience, so the Negro ladiesrequested that Reverend Dorlandmeet with them the next Sunday tohelp organize a church.
  • 4. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgAIM (Activities in Ministry)Responsible for planning allfun activities within thechurch and area functionswithin the community.
  • 5. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgChildren’s ChurchOne of GODs most preciousgifts to us are ourchildren! This is one ofBellefontes fastest growingministries that teachesGODs words to our littleones while providing FUNactivities for our children toenjoy!
  • 6. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgChristian EducationResponsible for the overallcoordination of SundaySchool, Vacation BibleSchool and any other globalChristian education for thechurch.
  • 7. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgBellefonte ChoirsThe choirs are responsible forproviding music duringworship services and otherprograms to uplift praises toGod• Senior• Spiritual Singers• Angels of Joy – Youth/Young Adults• Mass Choir
  • 8. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgEvangelism MinistryThe Bellefonte EvangelismMinistry mission is tospread God’s word withinthe church and thecommunity in addition tocalling people everywhereto believe in and followJesus Christ as our Lordand Savior.This ministry has touched the hearts ofothers by assigning greeters in thevestibule each Sunday morningand partnering with our Hospitalityministry to welcome guests as theyenter service. Develop outreachprograms that effectively turn guestsinto members.
  • 9. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgFundraising MinistryResponsible for all majorfundraising projects withinthe church body andcommunity
  • 10. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgTechnology MinistryResponsibilities includeimplementation andmanagement of all computersystems, applications,hardware / software inaddition to serving as thetechnology liaison for theinfrastructure and businessneeds of the church.
  • 11. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgMedia MinistryThe Media Ministry isresponsible for ensuringservices are recorded aswell as producing recordedCD’s and other media fordistribution.
  • 12. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgMen’s MinistryResponsible for leading meninto a vital relationshipwith Christ and to assistthem in their spiritual,personal and communitydevelopment.
  • 13. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgMusic MinistryResponsible for leading andenhancing the hymns andchoir selections whileproviding a spiritualgateway into souls throughmusic
  • 14. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgPastoral Relations MinistryThe Pastoral RelationsMinistry is responsible foraiding our Pastor duringchurch services, forspeaking engagements,planning Appreciationcelebrations and all otherareas as deemed necessary.
  • 15. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgSenior MinistryResponsible for maintainingthe interest of the seniormembers by theinvolvement of church andcommunity activities.
  • 16. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgTraining MinistryResponsibilities include trainingthe body of Christ in the areasof leadership anddevelopment. Sessions havebeen held on “How to MakeYour Church More Inviting”,annual Leadership Training andassistance with thedevelopment of the ChurchManual.
  • 17. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgTransportation MinistryResponsible for preparingtransportation routes forSunday School, MorningWorship and other churchactivities including drivingthe bus and assigning otherdrivers to assist.
  • 18. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgWellness MinistryResponsibilities includepromoting health andwellness for the mind, bodyand spirit as well as regulardistribution of health tips andsponsoring informativeevents to assist the churchfamily and community withmaintaining a healthylifestyle.
  • 19. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgWomen’s MinistryResponsible for building aninclusive, caring communityof women that strengthensand witness to the promiseof Gods kingdom.
  • 20. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgYouth & Young Adults MinistryResponsible for developing youngpeople to be disciples of JesusChrist and responding to theneeds and interest of youngpeople
  • 21. Bellefonte Presbyterian Church8866 Rocky River Rd Harrisburg NC 28275www.bellefontechurch.orgWelcome!Chances are that you have found your way to our church becauseyou are curious about us. Maybe you were driving along Rocky RiverRoad in Harrisburg, NC and happened to look over to the side as youwere making a sharp turn in the curve and wondered: “What is thatplace? What kind of people worship there?” Maybe you recentlymoved to Charlotte or Concord NC and trying to find a new churchhome—a place to worship—a place where you can hear GOODspiritual music. A place where your heart and your mind can bechallenged and nurtured by the good news that comes from Godthrough our pastor. Maybe you have spent a long time looking for acommunity where your desire to be part of a community ofbelievers empowered by the Holy Spirit to extend the word of Godin a multi-ethnic environment. Maybe you visited because you havebeen looking for a church with a “Children’s Ministry".• Whatever your reason for coming to visit, we WELCOME YOU!