Church Calendar

November 6, 2013

Wednesday, Nov. 6

5:30 p.m.: The Laura Farr Sunday School Class of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 372 Wesley Chapel Road, Union, holds their Poor Man’s Supper. The menu includes pinto beans, cabbage, stewed potatoes, cornbread, fatback, tea. Desserts extra. Singing starts at 6:15 p.m. with Kellie Allen and Patty Turner. Takeouts call 427-5319. Everyone is invited and welcomed.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Noon: The Community Prayer Meeting will be held at the USC gazebo. All are invited to participate in a brief time of prayer for our community, state, and nation, and for the Church. You do not have to pray out loud to participate. Just come and join in silently if you like. If you can’t be at the gazebo, set aside some time during the day to pray for our community, state, and nation. All are welcome.

4-7 p.m.: Augsburg Lutheran Church, 151 Connector Road, Union, holds a spaghetti dinner and bake sale. The menu includes fresh garden salad, baked Italian bread, spaghetti with meat sauce, home-made desserts, and beverages. The meal is $8 per plate. All you can eat — in! Takeout available. Call 864-427-1833.

Saturday, Nov. 9

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mount Lebanon Road, Buffalo, holds its 5th Annual Fall Festival Car Show. There will be a Top 10 category plus People’s Choice, Best Street Rod, Best Club Participation, and Special Interest. Registration will be from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Trophy presentation will be at 3 p.m. There is a $15 registration fee. The event will feature music, food, and fun. Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, vendors, or persons will not be responsible for any and all accidents or damages that may occur during the fall festival. For more information call Darrell Lawson at 441-3694 or Bud Mabry at 426-0267.

11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Covenant Baptist Church is having a community free soup day at the church. Everyone is welcome.

11:30 a.m.: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church holds its Annual Chicken Stew/Chicken Salad/Bake Sale. Chicken stew is $5 and chicken salad is $5 a pint.

Noon: The Jeter Chapel YAR will sponsor a hot dog plate sale at the Carlisle-Santuc Event Center (old Carlisle Fish Camp). Plates are $6 and include two hot dogs, baked beans, chips, and a soda. Rev. Anthony Washington, pastor.

7 p.m.: Karen Peck and New River will be in concert at the Boiling Springs 9th Grade Campus in Boiling Springs. She has been in the Gaither videos and she was also in the the movie “Joyful Noise” with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. For more information call 864-237-3214.

Sunday, Nov. 10

2 p.m.: Woodson Chapel Baptist Church holds is Deacon Ordination service for trustee Ruben McKissick. Rev. Duane Cooper, pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Jonesville, will bring the message. The public is invited. Rev. Robert E. Collins, pastor.

2:30 p.m.: Maple Ridge Baptist Church holds its Annual Missionary Day Program. Our topic will be “Four Women of the Bible.” Our speakers for this event will be Evangelist Debra J. Williamson (Ruth), Evangelist Veronica Clark (Esther), Minister Brenda Byrd (Rebekah), and Minister Juanita Giles (Mary, the mother of Jesus). Come out and witness these powerful women who will letting God use them. We look forward to fellowshipping with you and will gladly return your visit upon request.

2:30 p.m.: The Missionary Ministry of McBeth Baptist cordially invites you to our Annual Missionary Program. We have a very dynamic preacher for the occasion, Pastor Jefferson McDowell of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Laurens. The theme for this occasion is “Meeting the Needs of the Community.” We look forward to your presence and participation. The public is invited. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker Jr., Pastor.

Saturday, Nov. 30

12:30 p.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church will sponsor a youth trip to Disney On Ice at the Bi-Lo Center. Call 864-426-7790 or 864-441-4334.

Saturday, Dec. 7

5 p.m.: The Chosen Few (Mary Owens) will present a gospel play entitled “Mama Did You Love Us” at the Pacolet River Association Building. Come in for an evening of laughter and spiritual entertainment.

5 p.m.: The Paradise AME Church Simply Blessed Gospel Choir sponsors the 3rd Annual Share the Gift of Christmas Gospel Fest. Rev. Michael Hill, pastor.

Saturday, Dec. 14

9:30 a.m.: Pacolet River Baptist Association holds its Missionaries quarterly meeting at St. Luke Baptist Church, Buffalo. Rev. George Shell, Pastor. Minister Brenda Byrd, President.

Ongoing Events

The Union Moms In Prayer group meets each Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in the Family Life Center of Bethel United Methodist Church, 1705 Lockhart Highway, Union, S.C. This is an informal gathering of moms, grandmothers, and any other interested ladies who would like to be a part of this important ministry of praying for the students, teachers, and staff of our schools. There is also opportunity, for those who wish, to ask prayer for specific individuals. All ladies are welcome to participate. For more information, call Kathleen Read at 427-2660, or e-mail her at sandersread@juno.com.

Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman Fendley Highway, Union, holds Celebrate Recovery every Friday night. The meal is served at 6 p.m. and worship is at 7 p.m. For more information call 864-466-6659.

Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, 381 Kelly Road in Union, holds services at its new location, 143 Camelot Drive in Union.

The Missionary Auxiliary of the Pacolet River Baptist Association has an Emergency Food Pantry in the rear (annex) of the town hall in Jonesville. The pantry is open Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon and other times by calling the numbers posted on the sign at the entrance of the annex. Bring identification and proof residence.

New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church has changed its services times to 9 a.m. for Sunday School and 10 a.m. for Praise and Worship.

Woodson Chapel Baptist Church has changed its services to 9 a.m. for Sunday School and 10 a.m. for Worship.

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