Church Calendar

March 8, 2014

Sunday, March 9

11:45 a.m.-Until: Fairforest Baptist Church holds 1st Sunday Lunch. Plates include one meat, three sides, dessert, bread, and drink. There will also be cucumber, tomato, and onion slices while supplies last. Meats include ham and fried chicken. Sides include macaroni and cheese, green beans, rice and gravy, potato salad, turnip greens, sweet peas, and cream corn. Diners have their choice of rolls or cornbread. Beverages including sweet/unsweet tea and water. There will be various baked goods to choose from for dessert. All items are available while they last. Takeout is available, call in and pick up — 427-3430. Dine-in from 11:45 a.m.-until. Adults — $8, Children ages 4-12 — $4, and children ages three and under — free. Make checks payable to Fairforest Baptist Church.

Noon: Sardis United Methodist Church holds a Salkehatchie Summer Service Fundraiser. The dinner will begin at noon and continue until sold out. The menu includes ham, turkey, corn, macaroni and cheese, green beans, rolls, dessert, and drink. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children.

Noon: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church will be having a fundraiser meal. Menu is beef stew with potatoes, carrots and onions, rice, green beans, mac and cheese, and dessert for $8. Money will help with our Vacation Bible School and kitchen needs.

2 p.m.: The Ushers of Woodson Chapel Baptist Church holds their annual program. Rev. Roderick Oglesby Sr., pastor of Bethesday Baptist Church in Santuck, will be the speaker. Rev. Robert E. Collins, Pastor.

2:30 p.m.: James Chapel Baptist Church holds its Spring Revival. Pastor Shell from St. Matthews #2 Baptist Church in Blair, S.C., will deliver the word. Please come out to fellowship and uplift the mighty name of the Lord with us. If you are not able to attend please send us your prayers.

2:30 p.m.: Maple Ridge Baptist Church Musical Choir celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Rev. Johnny Johnson, Pastor.

Friday, March 14

9 a.m.-Until: New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Road, Union will be having a church wide Bake Sale. There will be homemade cakes, pies, cookies, and goodies! All proceeds will go to the Coastline Bus Fund. New Life…A Place to Call Home!

7 p.m.: Glendale Baptist Church, 111 Hottel Circle, Glendale, S.C., hosts a concert by The Chuckwagon Gang. This will be a love offering event. For more information call 864-415-1461.

7 p.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church holds a Women’s Breakthrough Conference. Dr. A.L. Brackett, Pastor.

Saturday, March 15

10 a.m.: Rev. Wynonnia McKissick, pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Whitestone will be the guest speaker at St. Paul Baptist Church’s Women’s Breakthrough Conference while Minister MeKesha Watson of Cedar Grove Baptist Church of Enoree will speak to the church’s young women. Dr. A.L. Brackett, Pastor.

Sunday, March 16

10:45 a.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church celebrates Women’s Day. Minister Krystal Joy Calwile of Springfield Baptist Church of Laurens will deliver the message. Dr. A.L. Brackett, Pastor.

Noon: The Grace United Methodist Church Relay for Life team hosts a potato soup dinner following the church service in the fellowship hall. The meal will include soup, salad, bread, dessert and tea at a cost of $8/adult and $4/kids 12 years and under. Entertainment will be provided by Gospel Grass. Please call the church office at 427-1266 by Wednesday, March 12 to reserve your meal. Payment will be taken on the day of the event.

2 p.m.: The Red Hill Baptist Church holds its annual choir anniversary. Pastor Stephens and the church family invite the public to share in this service.

2 p.m.: The Pacolet River Baptist Sunday School Convention will observe its Annual Youth Program at the Baptist Center on Lovers Lane, Union. The church school youth in the PRBA will take part in presentations in the form of singing, dancing, acting, etc. The host church is James Chapel; the host pastor is Rev. Troy Moore; and the host superintendent is Sis. Sundres Glenn.

2:30 p.m.: Paradise A.M.E. Church holds its 14th Annual Men’s Day Program. The Rev. Gene Lilies will deliver the message.

Sunday, March 23

2 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church holds “Silver Tea” program. The Rev. Dr. Jefferson N. McDowell, pastor of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Laurens, is guest speaker.

2:30 p.m.: New Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 249 Bird St., Union, holds a One Day Spring Revival. The speaker is Rev. Anthony Washington of Jeter Chapel A.M.E. Rev. Carol Evans, Pastor.

3 p.m.: New Horizon Church, 109 Beltline Road, wil have its “Hats On Parade” program. The speaker will be Amy B. Worthy. Orlando S. Allen, Pastor.

Saturday, March 29

6 p.m.: Boiling Springs 9th Grade Campus, Boiling Springs, hosts a Gospel Concert featuring “The McKaneys” with special guests “King James Boys” and “Oasis.” Doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 the day of the concert. Free admission for children 12 and under. For more information call 864-237-3214 or go online at www.RLGPromotions.com.

Sunday, March 30

3 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church celebrates its Youth Choir Annivesary. Sensational God Son is guest on the program.

Saturday, April 12

4 p.m.: The Mitchell Chapel Christian Church Pastor’s Aide would like to invite you to our Pastor’s 6th Anniversary Banquet at the Buffalo Teen Center. Pastor Tony and Pastor LaQuita Griffin are the pastors at MCCC.

Monday, April 21-Friday, April 25

6:30 p.m.: The Pacolet River Baptist Sunday School Convention will observe its Annual Baptist Education Training Clinic. Repast is served at 6:30 p.m. and worship begins at 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday nightly. On Friday night, repast is served at 6 p.m. and worship begins at 6:30 p.m.

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.

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