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Charles Warner|Daily TimesOutward appearances can be deceiving, but it is also true that what is in our hearts often appears on our faces and can and does affect how we interact with others. So what kind of person would you like to be around? Do you want to be around someone whose heart is filled with song, with joy, with kindness, compassion, and love and who interacts with others in a positive manner. Or do you want to be around someone in whose heart there is no song, no joy, no kindness, compassion, and love and whose interactions with others is always unpleasant? If you'd truly like to be around the former rather than the latter, then you should be like the first group because people act toward others the way others act toward them. So let Jesus Christ put a song in your heart and before you know it there will be a smile on your face and you'll find yourself surrounded by others whose smiles come from the songs Jesus placed in their hearts.
Charles Warner|Daily TimesOutward appearances can be deceiving, but it is also true that what is in our hearts often appears on our faces and can and does affect how we interact with others. So what kind of person would you like to be around? Do you want to be around someone whose heart is filled with song, with joy, with kindness, compassion, and love and who interacts with others in a positive manner. Or do you want to be around someone in whose heart there is no song, no joy, no kindness, compassion, and love and whose interactions with others is always unpleasant? If you'd truly like to be around the former rather than the latter, then you should be like the first group because people act toward others the way others act toward them. So let Jesus Christ put a song in your heart and before you know it there will be a smile on your face and you'll find yourself surrounded by others whose smiles come from the songs Jesus placed in their hearts.
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Sunday, Aug. 31


6 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Road, hosts a 5th Sunday Night Singing. The group “Living Waters” from Pacolet will be singing. Everyone is invited to attend.


Noon: The Community Prayer Meeting will be held at the USC Union gazebo. Come and join with fellow citizens of Union County for a short time of prayer for the Church for our community, and also for our state, nation, and the world. You do not have to pray out loud. If you can’t get there, please take some time for special prayer during the day. All are welcome.


Monday, Sept. 8-Friday, Sept. 12


7 p.m.: Calvary Freewill Baptist Church holds revival. The Rev. Buddy Seay will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Sunday, Sept. 14-Wednesday, Sept. 17


9:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, celebrates Homecoming and Revival. Sunday morning worship service begins at 9:30 a.m. Revival service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday. Monday-Wednesday night Revival services will also be at 7 p.m. There will be special singing and music each night. Rev. Larry Hyder, retired, will speak at the Sunday morning service. The Rev. Dr. Jim Ivey of New Hope United Methodist Church will speak at the Sunday evening service. The Rev. Ken Nelson, Congregation Specialist — Hartsville District in Camden will be the speaker at the Monday evening service. The Rev. David Bauknight of Grace United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Tuesday evening service. The Rev. Tuie Wentz of Duncan Acres United Methodist Church and Bethel United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Wednesday evening service. We invite our friends and neighbors to come out and celebrate with us and receive a blessing. Bring a well-filled basket. Supplies and tea provided.


Sunday, Sept. 14


11 a.m.: Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church recognizes Masons and Shriners during the morning service. All visitors are invited to attend.


2:30 p.m.: The Mt. Olive Gospel Choir sponsors a Fall Revival at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2832 River Road, Union. Please join us in an evening of praise and worship. The guest speaker will be Minister Eddie Griffin along with the Mitchell Christian Center Church Family as special guests.


Monday, Sept. 15


6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.: The Union County Baptist Association WMU fall meeting and dinner will be held at Buffalo Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The program, which will feature guest speakers and mission displays by our associational team, will follow at 7:30 p.m. to purchase your $8 dinner ticket, please see your WMU director by Sept. 11.


Sunday, Sept. 21


10 a.m.: Trinity Baptist Church celebrates Homecoming. All members and friends, past and present, are cordially invited to attend. Lunch will be served following services. Sunday School is 10 a.m. followed by preaching at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. Rev. Neil Keasler, Pastor.


Saturday, Nov. 1


4 p.m. The Pacolet River Baptist Association of Union County presents its first Fellowship Banquet. The event will take place at the Pacolet River Baptist Association Center on Lover’s Lane.


We are asking all church in the Association to come out for an evening of fun and fellowship. We will have a DJ for good jazz music and there will also be a Christian comedian that will provide us with lots of laughs and entertainment. Most of all, we will have a catered meal for you to enjoy.


The cost for this evening of fellowship and fun is only $5 per person. We want to come together and show the world that we Christians can still enjoy life in ways other than inside the walls of our churches and still love Christ. Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4 says, “To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.”


Tickets will be available from all pastors of the Association or by contacting Rev. Geoffrey Stephens, pastor of Red Hill Baptist Church at 864-684-2237 or 864-682-8245.


Sunday, Nov. 2


4 p.m.: The Male Choir of Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, presents a Fall Gospel Concert. The public is invited. Rev. Michael A. Glenn, Pastor.


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