Church News, December 18,, 2012

Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:17 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.
 
Tuesday, December 18
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.
 
Wednesday, December 19
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 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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.