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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A young girl counts to 100 at the altar during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Park Church dancer Jerona West performs during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Park Church dancers, Devon Dixon 18 (far left), perform during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation hold up their hands in praise during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Park Church dancers, Devon Dixon 18 (far left), perform during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Guest speaker, Bishop Walter Scott Thomas,Sr. Senior pastor ,New Psalmist Baptist Church, Baltimore MD delivers the sermon during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Guest speaker, Bishop Walter Scott Thomas,Sr. Senior pastor ,New Psalmist Baptist Church, Baltimore MD delivers the sermon during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Guest speaker, Bishop Walter Scott Thomas,Sr. Senior pastor ,New Psalmist Baptist Church, Baltimore MD delivers the sermon during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    The Park Church choir sings during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    The Park Church choir sings during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation stand in praise during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander points in agreement to Bishop Walter Scott Thomas,as Thomas leads the guest sermon, at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A member of the congregation holds up her hands in praise during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A Park Church dancer performs during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A member of the congregation follows along the sermon lead by Bishop Walter Scott Thomas,Sr. with her bible at The Park Church, at the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation at The Park Church stand and sing with the choir at the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation greet each other at the start of the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation hold up their hands in praise during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Two members of the choir sing a duet during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A member of the choir sings a solo during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A Member of the congregation stands in praise during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation hold up their hands in praise during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A member of the choir sings a solo during the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander (far right) delivers the closing prayer at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander delivers the closing prayer at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Worshipers sing along with the choir at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church on Beatties Ford Rd. in Charlotte, celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander sings along with the congregation at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the congregation high five each other during the 10:15AM worship service celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander welcomes worshipers during the altar call at the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Bishop Claude Alexander hugs worshipers at the conclusion of the 10:15AM worship service at The Park Church celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend on Sunday Nov. 17,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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