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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Instead of heading to church for Sunday service, members of the Rock Worship Center in Charlotte hit the streets.

Sunday, members called their efforts Serve His Day . Volunteers walked through the Greir Heights Community and along West Boulevard picking up trash.

Organizers say despite the rain, the event was a huge success.

I was a little nervous that people would not show up. But I tell you -- they've exceeded my expectation. I believe people want to give back, said Pastor Frank Jacbos.

I'm trying to teach the church this is another form of worship. It's not only about being preached to -- but being able to take the word that we've preached and bring it to brothers and sisters. That's what it's all about, he said.

Organizers said they had about 200 people come out and help throughout the day.

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