Church News, December 20, 2012

Dec. 20, 2012 @ 12:47 AM

 

Spindale United Methodist Church Youth is sponsoring their annual coat and blanket drive during December; items will be distributed through Yokefellow; drop-off locations are Smith Drugs, Bi-Lo, and the church office.
 
Thursday, December 20
Free Zumba Classes: on Thursdays @ 6:30 pm and Saturdays @ 9 am at New Harvest Church, 131 Countryside Dr., Forest City, 828-229-3033; visit us online www.newharvestonline.com
 
Mom’s Hope offers hope and support for mothers who face daily struggles and fears when their children are addicted to drugs or alcohol; 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month at Missionary Wesleyan Church, 811 Doggett Rd., Forest City; contact Chris at 287-3687.
 
Monthly food giveaway: First Baptist Church in Spindale holds a food giveaway at 6 p.m., the third Thursday of each month. Devotion and prayer
 
Weekly Bible Study: The Journey Riders. This is a new motorcycle ministry meeting on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. This ministry is a part of The Journey Church which is a new church plant in Rutherford County. For more info, please call Smokey (828-289-9645) or Richard (828-919-0009).
 
Soup Kitchen: New Beginnings from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Thursday.
 
Friday, December 21
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Saturday, December 22
Christmas Blast: St. Luke CME Church; 5:30 p.m.; after 5 attire; ticket price obtained at 828-859-316; proceeds benefit St. Luke's Women's Day; 462 Markham Road, Tryon, NC. More information and ticket price cane be obtained by calling 864-457-1409.
 
Sunday, December 23
AWANA Club meets at Corinth Baptist Church every Sunday from 6-7:45 p.m. Classes for ages 2 through high school. Call 828-248-3559 or email corinthchurch@musicscribe.com for more information. Corinth Baptist Church is located on Pinehurst Road between Old US 74 and Tiney Road in Ellenboro.
 
Celebrate The Wonder: Christmas musical presented by adult choir at Corinth Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Pinehurst Road between Old US Hwy 74 and Tiney Road in Ellenboro.
 
Christmas Program: The Christmas Wish List at Mountain View Baptist Church
Bostic / Sunshine Hwy. at 6 p.m.
 
Singing & Christmas Play: Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Ext., Forest City at 6 p.m.; featuring Cross Roads Singers.
 
Spindale United Methodist Church Choir presents a Christmas program for worship on the Fourth Sunday in Advent, 11 a.m. Under the direction of Jeane Watson, the choir will present "Season of Wonders:  Celebrating the Wonders of Christmas."
 
Live Nativity: First Baptist Church, Forest City; 6 to 8 p.m.
 
Blue Christmas Service: St. Francis Episcopal Church at 4 p.m.; to celebrate the birth of Christ; to offer solace, hope and healing for folks who are lonely, sad, or hurting during this season of joy and celebration.  All are welcome.
 
Family Service with communion: at St. Francis Episcopal Church at 5:30 p.m. and Christmas Eve service with communion at 11:00 pm.
 
The Heart of Christmas - a musical contata at 11 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church; 821 Webb Road, Ellenboro.
 
Children's Christmas Program: Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church at 11 a.m.; choir will present their cantata at 6 p.m.; church located at 1938 Hwy. 221, Caroleen.
 
The Wilson Baptist Church on Whiteside Rd. will present it's Christmas Program Sunday, at the 11 a.m. worship hour. The Cantata entitled "Be Born In Me" will be presented at the 6 p.m. service.  
 
Monday, Decmber 24 
Christmas Eve Service: Ellenboro Presbyterian Church at 9 p.m..
 
Special Christmas Eve services: Kistlers Chapel UMC, 3060 Poors Ford Road, Rutherfordton; special music at 10:30 p.m. and Candlelight Communion at 11 p.m.
 
The Way Home: For anyone recovering from an addiction; each Monday at noon in the basement of Harvest House Church.
 
Soup Kitchen: St. Paul AME Zion Church, Forest City, each Monday at 6 p.m.
 
Substance Abuse Meeting: at 7 p.m. at New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God, 299 E. Main St., Spindale; contact Bishop J.L. McCluney at 704-477-6570
 
Alcoholics Anonymous - Sobriety and Beyond: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Christmas Eve Service: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 7 p.m. Meet new pastor, Rev. Tim Marsh
 
The tradition of communion will be observed in the sanctuary of Spindale United Methodist Church on Christmas Eve; 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Everyone is invited.
 
Christmas Eve Service: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 7 p.m.
 
Christmas Eve Service: Florence Baptist Church, Forest City, 5 p.m.
 
Annual Christmas Play: at Pilgrims Way Baptist Church, 485 Hamilton Road, Rutherfordton; at 7 p.m.; for more information, call 828-429-7616.
 
Tuesday, December 25
Soup Kitchen: First Baptist Church in Spindale, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. each Tuesday.
 
Monthly food giveaway: First Baptist Church in Spindale holds a food giveaway at 6 p.m., the third Thursday of each month. Devotion and prayer
 
Caregiver Support Group: Crestview Baptist Church Fellowship Building, 630 South Church Street, Forest City at 6 pm and every 3rd Tuesday of the month. We want to provide support, education, and advocacy for those taking care of a loved one. This meeting is free and open to the public. Please call 828.375.0046 to register.
 
A service with communion at St. Francis Episcopal Church at 10 am. All are welcome.
 
Wednesday, December 26
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers instruction, information and guidance for researching your family history (genealogy) on Wednesday nights from 6-8 p.m. at the church located at  250 Mt Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. To schedule an appointment, sign up for a class, or make an inquiry, please call EvaLou Wetherington, Family History Specialist at 828-863-1223. 
 
Cocaine Anonymous: at First Presbyterian Church; Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
 
Soup Kitchen: St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church: Wednesdays; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 330 N. Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton.
 
Soup Kitchen: Wednesdays from 5 - 6 p.m. at Green Hill Baptist Church, 1941 US 64/74 Hwy. Rutherfordton; open and free to the community; take-out available.
 
Thursday, December 27
Free Zumba Classes: on Thursdays @ 6:30 pm and Saturdays @ 9 am at New Harvest Church, 131 Countryside Dr., Forest City, 828-229-3033; visit us online www.newharvestonline.com
 
Mom’s Hope offers hope and support for mothers who face daily struggles and fears when their children are addicted to drugs or alcohol; 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month at Missionary Wesleyan Church, 811 Doggett Rd., Forest City; contact Chris at 287-3687.
 
Monthly food giveaway: First Baptist Church in Spindale holds a food giveaway at 6 p.m., the third Thursday of each month. Devotion and prayer
 
Weekly Bible Study: The Journey Riders. This is a new motorcycle ministry meeting on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. This ministry is a part of The Journey Church which is a new church plant in Rutherford County. For more info, please call Smokey (828-289-9645) or Richard (828-919-0009).
 
Soup Kitchen: New Beginnings from 4:30 to 6 p.m. every Thursday.
 
Friday, December 28
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Sunday, December 30
AWANA Club meets at Corinth Baptist Church every Sunday from 6-7:45 p.m. Classes for ages 2 through high school. Call 828-248-3559 or email corinthchurch@musicscribe.com for more information. Corinth Baptist Church is located on Pinehurst Road between Old US 74 and Tiney Road in Ellenboro.
 
Praise and Worship Gathering: Faith Temple Worship Center, Kentucky Street in Spindale (behind Murray's); doors open at 4 p.m.
 
Fifth Sunday Night Singing: Fork Creek Baptist Church at 6 p.m.; featuring Solomon's Porch Bluegrass Gospel Group.
 
Christmas Festival of Lessons and Music: at St. Francis Episcopal Church at 10:30 a.m.; recalling the history of God’s people through a series of scripture readings, hymns and anthems. The service will conclude with Holy Communion.  All are welcome.
 
Monday, December 31
The Way Home: For anyone recovering from an addiction; each Monday at noon in the basement of Harvest House Church.
 
Soup Kitchen: St. Paul AME Zion Church, Forest City, each Monday at 6 p.m.
 
Substance Abuse Meeting: at 7 p.m. at New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God, 299 E. Main St., Spindale; contact Bishop J.L. McCluney at 704-477-6570
 
Alcoholics Anonymous - Sobriety and Beyond: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Watch Night Service: Faith Temple Worship Center, Kentucky Street in Spindale (behind Murray's); doors open at 9 p.m. Pastor Eddie Johnson from Peoples Temple. All welcome
 
New Year's Eve "Watch Night" Celebration: at 9 p.m. at Word of Deliverance in Gaffney; for more information call 864-461-7178.
 
Joy Night Service: ST. Luke CME Church; 6:30 p.m.; 462 Markham Road, Tryon, NC. More information and ticket price cane be obtained by calling 864-457-1409.
 
40th Annual New Year's Eve Gospel Concert: New Hope United Methodist Church, 4251 Chesnee Hwy, Rutherfordton at 8 p.m.; refreshments served at intermission. For more info call 828-863-2939; featuring Master's Singers, Royal Quartet and Dominion Trio.
 
New Years Eve Service at Fellowship Baptist Church, 2231 Howard Gap Road, Hendersonville; from 8 to 12 p.m. Special Singing.For information 828-685-3730 or 828-697-2282
 
Sunday, January 6
First Sunday Night Singing: Riverside Baptist Church; at 7 p.m.; featuring Rogers family
 
Gospel Singing: Village Chapel Church, 29 Huntley St., Forest City at 2 p.m.; featuring Harris Baptist Church Singers.