Church News, September 26, 2013

Sep. 26, 2013 @ 12:50 AM
Faith Temple Worship Center in Spindale wants to thank everyone who came supported the church as it celebrated its five-year anniversary.
Anyone needing a ride to Forest City Four Square Church, call Mike at 657-5839 or 289-3514 or 248-1635
Food pantry available at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road in Rutherfordton. Call 287-0165 to set up appointment to pick up food. 
The Epicenter Church is offering paid scholarships from  25%-100% off our after School Program for 5-12th grades. (Younger siblings will also qualify.) Homework assistance, tutoring, after school pick up, video games, basketball, volleyball, wifi, concessions, movies and fitness programs, charm classes and more available! Cost is affordable.131 Countryside Dr, Forest City, NC. For more info, call 828-305-1387.
Green Hill Baptist Church stocks a clothes closet and food pantry for anyone in need of assistance. Call 828-287-2170 or 828-980-5213.
Friday, September 27
Bluegrass Music Concert at Concord Baptist Church at 7 p.m. featuring Butch Cook and the Golden Valley Ramblers, Plain View Gospel Band and the Shady Oak Ramblers. No admission. Donations to benefit Michael Allen. All you care to eat Hot Dog Supper for $6. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 28
Emergency Preparedness Fair at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 250 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Forest City from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Health Fair at the Gold Hill Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fair is free to the public. Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings.
Ferguson, Nanney, Hardin Reunion at 1 p.m. at Florence Baptist Church Fellowship Hall; Bring a full basket.
Yard/Bake Sale at Salem United Methodist Church sponsored by the youth. 
From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. 
Yard Sale at Green River Baptist Associational Building on North Washington Street in Rutherfordton from, 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Oak Springs Baptist Church. Proceeds go to the children's outreach ministry.
Full Gospel Festival at Greater Holy Temple Church No. 2, 190, Hamilton Street, Forest City at 6:30 p.m. Free will offering will be taken.
Sunday, September 29
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at First Baptist Church in Cliffside at 6 p.m. 
Fifth Sunday Singing: Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Street Ext, Forest City at 2 p.m. featuring Gospel Travelers.
Gospel Singing at Fork Creek Baptist Church at 6 p.m. featuring The Messengers.
The Littles Trio will be in concert at Crestview Baptist Church, 630 South Church Street, Forest City, at 6 p.m. Admission free, but a love offering will be taken.
David Roach will present a concert at Fellowship Baptist Church, 210 Silvers Lake Road in Rutherfordton beginning at 6 pm.  
Gospel Singing at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 2676 Hudlow Road, Forest City at 6 p.m. sponsored by Central Rutherford Churches Association. Not a contest, just an opportunity to fellowship and share music. Free will offering will be accepted for Grace of God Rescue Mission and Yokefellow Service Center. Light Refreshments will follow.
Monday, September 30
Welcome Table Free Community Meal every Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Center, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton; dine in only. Sponsored by Churches of Rutherfordton. 
Revival at Doggett Grove AME Zion Church, 327 Hardin Road, Forest City at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Pastor Leroy Kelly, Mill Springs speaker.
Fill up at The Biker Church, 156 US Hwy 74 Business, Bostic; free meal from 5:30 to 7:30. For info call 289-6773 or
Wednesday, October 2
The Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild Open Studio 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and paint with others/any medium. $5 non members. Call 828-288-5009 for info.
Wednesday, October 3
The Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild Open Studio 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and paint with others/any medium. $5 non members. Call 828-288-5009 for info.
Saturday, October 5
Poorman's Benefit Supper for Johnny Edwards, Jr. at Bethel Baptist Church, Main Street, Ellenboro from 4 until 7 p.m. Adults $6, ages 6-11 $3, under 6 free. 828-223-4068.
Free Clothes Closet at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church from 9 to 11 a.m. 245-4771 for more info.
Country Bazaar at Oak Grove United Methodist Church from 7 a.m. until. BBQ supper from 4 until 7:30 (prepared by Appalachian Q Crew). 1507 Oak Grove Church Road.
Women of Strength Brunch at Jesus Way Christian Ministries, Old Ball Park Road, Spindale from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Praise and worship service and brunch. Call 828-289-5129 for info.
Sunday, October 6
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring the Lamberts
Gettys Reunion at Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church, 1658 Duncan's Creek Road at 1 p.m. Bring covered dishes. Call 704-487-5480 for info.
Rollins Family Reunion - Mountain View Baptist Church Fellowship Building Hwy 221 South, Rutherfordton. Lunch will be served at 1:00 pm. Bring a well-filled basket. Contact Todd Rollins @ 287-9748
Gospel Singing at Village Chapel Church, 141 Huntley Street, Forest City; featuring The Brothers and Sisters.
Monday, October 7
The Rutherford Community Chorus rehearses Monday nights at First Baptist Church, Forest City, from 7:30 until 9:00 pm. New singers are welcome to join the chorus at their first rehearsal of the season on Monday, October 7. For more information contact Tony Spencer at or (828) 289-4638.
Tuesday, October 8
The Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild Watercolor Classes (4 weeks of instruction) begins 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Instructor Linda McGregor. $56 non members. Call 828-288-5009 for info.
Saturday, October 12
Golden Trumpets 68th Anniversary Concert at Faith Temple Worship Center, Kentucky Street, Spindale at 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 19
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Carolina Clinchfield Historical Society in Bostic at 6 p.m.  
Saturday October 26
BBQ Cook Off and BBQ Dinner at Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City. Cooking begins at 7 a.m.; judging at 4 p.m. Each team of 4 people will cook (2 each) chicken, a rack of ribs and a Boston Butt. The church will supply the meat (ribs and Boston butts) and cooking space. Teams will supply ingredients, cooking unit, fuel, utencils, tables, chairs, tents, etc. 1st Place - $125 and a trophy, 2nd Place - $50, 3rd Place – $25. Call (828) 429-0609 or (828) 429-4479
Saturday, October 26
Bill's Creek Baptist Church Golf Tournament at 9 a.m. at Apple Valley Golf Course, Lake Lure. Space limited; enter by Oct. 11; contact 828-625-4956, 625-0790 or 828-694-3043; to benefit Guatemala and home mission work.
Sunday, November 3
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring His Glory Gospel Quartet
Sunday, December 8
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Truly Blessed