Lenten Season Begins Ash Wednesday — Feb. 10
Lent is a time to grown closer to Jesus and the people of Union County will have an opportunity to do so at Grace United Methodist Church.
Grace will again host the Community Lenten Services and lunch at noon each Wednesday from Ash Wednesday (Feb. 10) through Holy Week March 23. Pastors from different churches will bring the message each week and Tommy Bishop, organist at Grace UMC and St. Augustine Catholic Churches has planned special music. This year’s schedule along with the lunch menu is as follows:
Ash Wednesday — Feb. 10 — Rev. David Bauknight — Special music by Fran and Bob Love; Lunch — BBQ w/buns, baked beans, coleslaw, potato chips, dessert, tea & coffee.
Feb. 17 — Rev. Keith Morrison, pastor of Cane Creek and 1st Presbyterian Churches — Special music by Ann White & Kathleen Read; Lunch – Ham, potato salad, green beans, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
Feb. 24 — Fr. Louis Miller, pastor of Episcopal church of the Nativity — Special Music by Jack Kelly; Lunch – Spaghetti casserole, tossed salad, French bread, dessert, tea & coffee.
March 2 — Rev. Merritt Wentz, pastor of Bethel & Duncan Acres United Methodist Churches — Special Music by Ronnie Lybrand; Lunch – Chicken casserole, green beans, fruit salad, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
Mar. 9 — Fr. Mike McCafferty, pastor of St. Augustine Catholic Church — Canter, Ron Holden; Lunch — Marinated chicken breast, potato casserole, broccoli salad, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
Mar. 16 — Rev. Kermit Morris, pastor of First Baptist Church — Special Music by Daniel Prince; Lunch — pork loin, sweet potatoes, Asian slaw, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
Mar. 23 — Rev. A.L. Brackett, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church — Special Music TBA; Lunch — Fried chicken, green beans, macaroni/cheese, biscuits, dessert, tea & coffee.
Please make every attempt to attend these special and meaningful services as we prepare our hearts for Easter.
Black History Month Portrayals
In observance of Black History Month, St. Paul Baptist Church members will be portraying well-lived people of history at the 11 a.m. service each Sunday in February.
The portrayals will be presented each Sunday, Feb. 14, 21, and 28.
The Union County Community is invited to come and witness this event.
Saturday, Feb. 13
8 a.m.-2 p.m.: The Corinth Baptist Church Family will hold its Winter Fling Park Festival at the future home of Corinth Baptist Church Park at corner of North Pinckney and Academy streets and in the Corinth Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 302 N. Herndon St.
The festival will consist of a fish fry, bake sale, and an indoor yard sale including jewelry, household goods, shoes, clothing, and furniture. There will be breakfast and lunch with fish plates and sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, and baked goods available for sale.
Come eat and shop till you drop!
Rev. J.A. Calhoun, Pastor.
9:15 a.m.: Pacolet River Missionaries will have their quarterly meeting at Pacolet River Building. No breakfast served. Minister Brenda Byrd, President, Rev. James Mason, Moderator.
10 a.m.: The St. Luke Baptist Church will be hosting a Black History Songfest. The program will include the Union County High School Chorus, Winthrop University Chorus of Rock Hill, SC, and the St. Luke Youth Chorus. The public is invited to attend. Rev. G.W. Shell, Pastor.
Sunday, Feb. 14
Noon-Until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, will serve Sunday dinner. The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, steak & gravy, creamed potatoes, rice & gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert.
Cost is $8 per person.
Call 427-1622 for takeouts. Read at 11:45 a.m.
Noon-Until: Buffalo United Methodist Church holds a Relay For Life Soup Luncheon. The menu includes soup, bread, drink, and dessert. Dine-in is $6 while to go plates are $7. All proceeds go to the Buffalo United Methodist Church Relay For Life Team.
Sunday, Feb. 21
11 a.m.: Hebron Baptist Church located on the Whitmire Hwy-Union SC, will celebrate Baptist Men’s Day.
Guest Speaker will be Rev. Tommy Mann.
A covered dish meal will be served after the morning worship service, in the church social hall.
We invite you to come join us, on this special day.
Rev. Brian Childers, Pastor
Noon: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church holds First Sunday Dinner. The menu will include choice of three vegetables, creamed potatoes, green beans, speckled butter beans, macaroni and cheese, or corn with a roll and tea. The cost is $8.
The New Hope United Methodist Church Choir poses with church pastor the Rev. Jim Ivey for a photo before performing their 2015 Christmas cantata. Each year the choir performs both a Christmas cantata and an Easter cantata.