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Charles Warner | The Union Times Lighthouses were built to help ships navigate safely through treacherous waters and their light saved many a ship and crew from disaster. Each of us has it within us to be a spiritual lighthouse, a beacon for others trying to navigate through life if we will be allow Christ to shine through us. The lives we live can be like a lighthouse, helping others find their way to Christ through the darkness of the world and avoid the pitfalls and traps that can destroy lives and cost them eternity. When we live lives that let others see Jesus in us we help guide them to the same saving knowledge that we have, knowledge that can make their earthly lives better and, when that life is over, enable them to share in the eternal life that comes to those who accept Christ as their Lord and Savior. So be like a lighthouse, lighting the way for others by letting the light of Christ shine through you so that they too may reach the safe harbor of salvation.


Annual Christian Leadership Institute

The Pacolet River Baptist Congress of Christian Education will observe its Annual Christian Leadership Institute with Rev. and Mrs. J.A. Calhoun and the Corinth Baptist Church at 3o2 North Herndon Street, Union, April 18-22.

2016 Theme and Scriptures

Theme: “Growing Disciples for Christ through Education”

Scriptures: Ephesians 4:15; Colossians 19; 1 Peter 2:2; and Hebrews 5:12-13

Focus: Envisioning the Future Exceptionally through Trained Learners

Go therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Training them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you, and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.

— Matthew 28:19-20

Repasts

Repasts are served 5:30-6:15 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Monday, April 18 at St. Luke

Tuesday, April 19 at St. Paul

Wednesday, April 20 at Woodson Chapel

Thursday, April 21 at Lockhart Chapel

Friday, April 22 at Maple Ridge

Nightly Sessions

The Nightly Sessions are from 6:30-8 p.m. Nine Christian Education classes are offered to Youth and Adults. On Thursday night, our State President of the Congress of Christian Education, Rev. Dr. Toney C. Parks, will speak to the delegation. On Friday night, our dean, Rev. J.A. Calhoun, Pastor of Corinth, will speak to the delegation.

Sunday, April 10

10:30 a.m.: The Potters House Church, 604 Gaffney Highway, Jonesville, will celebrate “Return to Homecoming.

The celebration will begin with a concert by the Gospel Truth Trio. It will be followed by a free meal at noon. There will then be a performance by The Sawnsons at 1 p.m.

The public is invited to attend.

11 a.m.: Monarch Baptist Church holds its Women’s Day Program. The speaker of the hour will be Minister Eunice Smith of Life Changing Ministry. Pastor Sumpter M. Franklin.

Noon-Until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, will be serving Sunday dinner. The menu will include 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. (Ready at 11:45 a.m.)

2 p.m.: To pastors, ministers, members, and friends, the Cedar Grove Missionary Church cordially invites you to our 9th Pastor’s Anniversary Celebration for Pastor Edward and First Lady Debra Pressley.

The Rev. Dr. Jefferson McDowell will be the Guest Speaker.

We would be pleased to have you celebrate this special occasion with us, and if you’re unable to attend, please pray for us and with us that this celebration will be what God will have it to be. Thanking you in advance.

Sunday, April 17

2 p.m.: New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church Rutherford Mass Choir will be celebrate Praise and Songs unto the Lord. All are welcome to come and worship with us.

2 p.m.: Woodson Chapel Baptist Church will have their Annual Missionary Program, Trustee Carl Duncan, a member of Woodson Chapel will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. Rev. R.E. Collins, Pastor.

2 p.m.: Bethel AME Church, Hamlet Street, Union, will celebrate its anniversary. The guest speaker will be Rev. Anthony Washington. Rev. Terry Gilliyard, Pastor.

Saturday, April 23

6 p.m.: The Outreach Deliverance Church (ODC) Praise Team and the Gowdyesville Baptist Church Choir of Gaffney will render a spiritual “Evening of Praise & Worship.” These splendid voices will uplift God giving Him the highest praise, glory, and honor. Divine praise and worship will also be shown in spiritual dances.

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!”

— Psalm 150:6

Please come and worship with us and bring a friend.

This program will be at Outreach Deliverance Church, 4317 King Kennedy St., Carlisle. Pastor Eddie McConnell is the host pastor.

Sunday, April 24

2:30 p.m.: Mitchell Chapel Christian Church celebrates the Pastor’s Anniversary. The speaker will be Lewis Duckett from Galilee Baptist Church in West Cherokee. Rev. Tony and LaQuitta Griffin, Pastors.

Charles Warner | The Union Times Lighthouses were built to help ships navigate safely through treacherous waters and their light saved many a ship and crew from disaster. Each of us has it within us to be a spiritual lighthouse, a beacon for others trying to navigate through life if we will be allow Christ to shine through us. The lives we live can be like a lighthouse, helping others find their way to Christ through the darkness of the world and avoid the pitfalls and traps that can destroy lives and cost them eternity. When we live lives that let others see Jesus in us we help guide them to the same saving knowledge that we have, knowledge that can make their earthly lives better and, when that life is over, enable them to share in the eternal life that comes to those who accept Christ as their Lord and Savior. So be like a lighthouse, lighting the way for others by letting the light of Christ shine through you so that they too may reach the safe harbor of salvation.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_IMG_0016.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times Lighthouses were built to help ships navigate safely through treacherous waters and their light saved many a ship and crew from disaster. Each of us has it within us to be a spiritual lighthouse, a beacon for others trying to navigate through life if we will be allow Christ to shine through us. The lives we live can be like a lighthouse, helping others find their way to Christ through the darkness of the world and avoid the pitfalls and traps that can destroy lives and cost them eternity. When we live lives that let others see Jesus in us we help guide them to the same saving knowledge that we have, knowledge that can make their earthly lives better and, when that life is over, enable them to share in the eternal life that comes to those who accept Christ as their Lord and Savior. So be like a lighthouse, lighting the way for others by letting the light of Christ shine through you so that they too may reach the safe harbor of salvation.
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