Family-Friendly Celebration Free To Public, More Than 10,000 Expected To Attend
Research Triangle Park, NC -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/12/2011 -- Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church (http://www.wocconline.org), a non-denominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that the church will host its 6th annual Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2933 South Miami Blvd. in Durham. The fun-filled alternative to Halloween, expected to draw more than 10,000 participants, is free to the public and will include games, bounce houses, face painting, appearances by firemen and other family friendly entertainment. Over the years, Harvest Fest has become an event not only for children, but one that focuses on fun for the entire family. Costumes are allowed, provided they are event-appropriate. For more information or to register for Harvest Fest, visit http://www.wocconline.org.
“Reaching out to the local community is an essential part of what we do here at World Overcomers Christian Church,” said Thompson. “Our Harvest Fest is one way to do that, and we hope that families from all over the area will attend.”
- Costumes must not be scary, violent, evil or seductive.
- Space for this year’s Harvest Fest is more than double of what was available in 2010.
About World Overcomers Christian Church
World Overcomers Christian Church (WOCC) serves worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community and beyond by creating a spiritual experience that is powerful and positive for participants. Since 2003, WOCC has offered a casual, contemporary, dynamic service ministering to people of all ages and backgrounds. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Andy Thompson (“Pastor Andy”), WOCC provides quality community service as well as Biblical ministry as part of its mission to create a balanced victory with a God-designed life. The church believes that God is as concerned about your life on earth as He is with where you will spend eternity. Its charitable activities include the annual Thanksgiving food drive, Angel Tree donations and volunteer work throughout the year in local shelters and schools. Located at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. at the intersection with TW Alexander Drive in Research Triangle Park, WOCC has more than 8,000 members attending its non-denominational services on Sundays at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., and its services air daily on WRDC at 6:30 a.m. and are streamed weekly on its website. For more information, visit http://www.wocconline.org.