A good heart versus no heart at all


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Charles Warner | The Union Daily Times It is said of some people that they have a good heart and of others that they have no heart at all. It’s an important difference because those who have good hearts, especially when those hearts are a blessing from Jesus, are better persons for it and they make the world a better place. Those who have no heart at all, are those who shun the qualities of such a blessing and shun the One who bestows them and they are the worse off for it and so is everyone who has the misfortune to come in contact with them. Which group do you belong to? Do you belong to the group blessed by Christ with a good heart or do you belong to the group cursed by the Devil with no heart at all?


Friday, July 31

At Dark: First Baptist Church hosts a Drive-In Movie. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday, Aug. 1

10 a.m.-Noon: The Pacolet River Baptist Sunday School Convention will observe its 131st Annual Session. The practice sessions for the Youth Convention Choir, Youth Convention Dancers and Youth Bible Quiz will be Saturdays, July 11, 18, and 25, 2015 from 10-12 noon at the Baptist Center. The host church is Red Hill; the host pastor is Rev. Geoffrey Stephens; and the host superintendent is Dea. Robert Foster. Moderator Dr. James L. Mason and President Lena J. Thompson.

Noon: The Union County Prayer Foundation Back to School Bash will be held at Bethany AME Community Life Center in Kelton. There will be gospel artists, motivational speakers, vendors, food, free snow cones, school supplies for the children. There will be fun for the whole family. Most importantly, dignitaries will be praying for the success of the County and the children before the new school year begins. Come out and be blessed. For any questions, feel free to email Elder Ysante McDowell/Visionary @ ysante_mcdowell@yahoo.com.

Sunday, Aug. 2

10:30 a.m.: Putman Baptist Church celebrates Homecoming with special guest singers “The Pathfinders.” The church is located at 3692 Buffalo-West Springs Hwy., Buffalo, SC and we invite everyone to come celebrate with us.

6 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Road, Buffalo, hosts a concert by “Pathfinders.” Everyone welcome. Rev. Melvin Shelton, Pastor.

Sunday, Aug. 2-Wednesday, Aug. 5

3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.: Bethany Baptist Church of Jonesville holds Revival. The Rev. P.E. Simmons, Pastor of Reedy Fork Baptist Church, will be the revivalist. Sunday’s service will be at 3 p.m. and the services Monday through Wednesday will be at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Anthony R. Wilson, Pastor.

5:30-8 p.m.: Lockhart Freewill Baptist Church holds Vacation Bible School. The theme will be “Fishing For Jesus.” Ages 3 and up. A meal will be served each night from 5:30-6 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 2-Thursday, Aug. 6

3 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.: St. Luke Baptist Church, 718 Lukesville Road, Buffalo, will celebrate Homecoming and Revival. Sunday Homecoming service begins at 3 p.m. with Rev. Lavern Witherspoon as guest minister. Revival evening services begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday with Rev. Robert Ward as guest minister on Monday and Tuesday and Rev. Stanley Watson as guest minister on Wednesday and Thursday. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

5:30 p.m.: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church holds a Poor Man’s Supper. The menu will include colored butter beans, stewed potatoes, sauerkraut with side wennies, cornbread, and drink. Desserts are extra. Singing starts at 6:30 p.m. with Shon Morris.

Sunday, Aug.9

Noon-Until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, serves Sunday dinner.

The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, steak and gravy, creamed potatoes, rice and gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert.

Cost is $8 per person.

Call 427-1622 for takeouts which will be ready at 11:45 a.m.

3 p.m.: Paradise AME Church holds its Annual Revival. Licentiate Johnathan Seay guest preacher. Rev. Terry Gillyard, Pastor

Sunday, Aug. 9-Wednesday, Aug. 12

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Jeter Chapel AME Church holds revival. The speaker for the 2 p.m. Sunday service will be the Rev. Dr. Jefferson W. McDowell of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Laurens. The Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. and the speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Derrick Scott of St. Paul AMEC, Columbia. Rev. Anthony Washington, Pastor.

2:15 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Maple Ridge Baptist Church holds their Annual Revival Service. The Rev. Lee Byars of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Gaffney, will deliver the message at all four services.

Saturday, Aug. 15

Noon: The Bethesda Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Fun Day. There will be a softball game in memory of Bro. David Smith. Come out for food, fun and fellowship. Please bring your lawn chairs because seating is limited.

Sunday, Aug. 16-Wednesday, Aug. 19

5 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Chambertown Community Lighthouse, 413 South Mountain St., holds Revival Services. Sunday’s service will be 5 p.m. while the services Monday through Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. The theme will be “The Voice of God.”

We’re asking your choir, praise team/praise dancers to share with us on the day of your choice.

The Chambertown Community Lighthouse cordially invites you to fellowship with us during our 10th Church Anniversary and Revival. We’re looking forward to the fellowship. Bishop Trina Parham, Pastor.

Sunday, Aug. 16-Thursday, Aug. 20

11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m. & 6:45 p.m.: The Bethesda Baptist Church, Santuc Community, holds its Annual Revival Services beginning Sunday. Pastor Roderick Oglesby, Sr. will deliver the 11:15 a.m. message. Guest Speaker for the 2:30 p.m. service will be Rev. Elijah Sutton, Pastor of the Thomas Chapel AME Church, who will be accompanied by his church family. Nightly Services will be at 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Dr. Michael Bridges, Pastor of the Concord Baptist Church, Gaffney will deliver the message.

Bible Study

Shiloh Outreach Baptist Church, 194 Maybinton Road, Whitmire, holds a Community Bible Study on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

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Charles Warner | The Union Daily Times It is said of some people that they have a good heart and of others that they have no heart at all. It’s an important difference because those who have good hearts, especially when those hearts are a blessing from Jesus, are better persons for it and they make the world a better place. Those who have no heart at all, are those who shun the qualities of such a blessing and shun the One who bestows them and they are the worse off for it and so is everyone who has the misfortune to come in contact with them. Which group do you belong to? Do you belong to the group blessed by Christ with a good heart or do you belong to the group cursed by the Devil with no heart at all?
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_IMG_00121.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Daily Times It is said of some people that they have a good heart and of others that they have no heart at all. It’s an important difference because those who have good hearts, especially when those hearts are a blessing from Jesus, are better persons for it and they make the world a better place. Those who have no heart at all, are those who shun the qualities of such a blessing and shun the One who bestows them and they are the worse off for it and so is everyone who has the misfortune to come in contact with them. Which group do you belong to? Do you belong to the group blessed by Christ with a good heart or do you belong to the group cursed by the Devil with no heart at all?
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