The meaning of Memorial Day


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Charles Warner | The Union Times Memorial Day is a time for remembering those who have given their all in defense of America and those who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces of this nation. It is a time to thank God for those who have given of their lives to defend this country and its freedoms and to give thanks to God for their brothers and sisters in arms who lost their lives defending America and the freedom of the American people. So this Memorial Day honor the memory of the many who fell in their nation’s service and honor all of our servicemen and women, both past and present, who have served their country honorably and courageously throughout its history.


Wednesday, June 1

5:30 p.m.: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church will have its Poor Man’s Supper, The menu will include pinto beans, stewed potatoes, sauerkraut, weenies, cornbread, tea and dessert. Singing starts at 6 p.m. Heath Walker will be singing. For takeout call 864-427-5319.

Saturday, June 4

8 a.m.-Noon: The ladies of St. Augustine in the Seton House on East South Street. Previously enjoyed clothes from newborn to adult, Christmas items, toys, floral and kick-knacks will be available for purchase.

10 a.m.: The McBeth Baptist’s Aide Ministry is sponsoring a Chinese Auction. The Chinese Auction will be held in the church parking lot at 105 Lawson Avenue, Union. The tickets will drop at 10 a.m. and the drawing will be at noon.

11 a.m.: Corinth Baptist Church Youth holds a Lemonade/Hot Dog Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held at the future home of the Corinth Baptist Church Park on the corner of North Pinckney and Academy streets. Please come out and support our youth. Deacon and Mrs. Dennis Ferguson, Directors of Youth. Rev. J.A. Calhoun, Pastor.

Noon-3 p.m.: Victory Christian Center, 7228 Kings Ridge Drive, Charlotte, NC, will hold an outreach event for residents of the Town of Carlisle and surrounding communities at Carlisle Park. The event is free and the public is invited to come out for an afternoon of food, fun, music, and ministry for the whole family.

4 p.m.: Mitchell Chapel Christian Church will host a Benefit Program for Sister Lesa Eison Smith and Brother BJ Wright.

“We that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak.”

— Romans 15:1

Pastors Tony and Laquita Griffin.

6 p.m.: The Pacolet River Baptist Congress of Christian Education will observe its Annual Youth Recognition Banquet at the Baptist Center, Lover’s Lane, Union.

The Youth Banquet Speaker is Miracle Charlette Thompson of New Emanuel Chapel, a 2015 graduate of University of South Carolina, Columbia.

The host church is Mt. Calvary; the host pastor is Rev. Tony Collins; and the host superintendent is Purcell Booker.

President Lena J. Thompson. Moderator Rev. Dr. James L. Mason.

Sunday, June 5

2 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church, Buffalo, celebrates its Usher Anniversary. Special guests will be The Gospel Prophets, Serenity, Warriors in The Spirit, New Reason, and others. Rev. Elijah Ray, Pastor.

Sunday, June 5-Tuesday, June 8

2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Bethany AME Church holds Revival Services. Speaker for the 2:30 p.m. service on Sunday will be the Rev. Patricia Glenn, Paradise AMEC, Union. The speaker for the 7 p.m. services on Monday and Tuesday will be the Rev. Ruben Smalls, St. Paul AMEC, Georgetown.

Monday, June 6-Friday, June 10

6-8:30 p.m.: Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church, located at the corner of Bombing Range Road and Old Buncombe Road in Cross Keys, will be having their Vacation Bible Schoo . Ages are K4-7th grade and there is also an adult class.

The signup Kickoff will occur Saturday, June 4 at the Family Life center at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Submerged” and we have lots of fun stuff planned, all we can say is bring a towel!

For more information, visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PadgettsCreekBaptistChurch

Sunday, June 12

2:30 p.m.: Paradise AME Church will hold Family & Friends Day. Guest speaker will be Rev. Juanita Giles. Rev. Patricia Glenn, Pastor.

3 p.m.: Beatty’s Chapel AME Zion Church holds Family & Friends Day. The speaker of the hour will be Rev. Stringfellow of Emanuel Baptist Church of Chester. Rev. James Cureton, Pastor.

3 p.m.: St. Luke Baptist Church holds its Men’s Day Program. The theme is “Men United For Jesus.” The speaker will be the Rev. Terry W. Norman of Simpsonville. The public is invited to come out and hear the word. Rev. Norman is a native of Union.

Monday, June 13-Wednesday, June 15

6:30-8 p.m.: Monarch Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School.

Saturday, June 18

10 a.m.: Bethany AME Church will have a Men’s Prayer Breakfast in the church Development Center.

Charles Warner | The Union Times Memorial Day is a time for remembering those who have given their all in defense of America and those who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces of this nation. It is a time to thank God for those who have given of their lives to defend this country and its freedoms and to give thanks to God for their brothers and sisters in arms who lost their lives defending America and the freedom of the American people. So this Memorial Day honor the memory of the many who fell in their nation’s service and honor all of our servicemen and women, both past and present, who have served their country honorably and courageously throughout its history.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Memorial.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times Memorial Day is a time for remembering those who have given their all in defense of America and those who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces of this nation. It is a time to thank God for those who have given of their lives to defend this country and its freedoms and to give thanks to God for their brothers and sisters in arms who lost their lives defending America and the freedom of the American people. So this Memorial Day honor the memory of the many who fell in their nation’s service and honor all of our servicemen and women, both past and present, who have served their country honorably and courageously throughout its history.
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