Church News, May 2, 2013

May. 02, 2013 @ 12:16 AM
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.
Food Pantry available at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road in Rutherfordton. Please call the church to set up an appointment to pick up your food. 828-287-0165
Thursday, May 2
"Come away to the Skies, A High Lonesome Mass" by Wes Ramsey and Tim Sharp will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Mewthodist Church in Rutherfordton; presented by the Rutherford County Community Chorus under the collaborative leadership of Tony Spencer and Diane Nelson. Admission free.
Friday, May 3
Church Yard Sale: at Tanner's Grove United Methodist Church fellowship hall; Friday from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Inside Yard Sale and Full Breakfast at Old Green Hill School, 2501 US 64-74 Hwy. beginning at 7 a.m.; proceeds for youth of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church to summer Missions Camp.
Saturday, May 4
Fish Fry: Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church at 3 p.m.; flounder filet or catfish filet with fries, slaw, hushpuppies, tea, dessert  for $8 per plate. Take outs available by calling 657-9446. Proceeds to send Pastor Robert and Elaine Harris on mission trip to Holy Land. The church is located at 1938 Hwy. 221-A in the Caroleen community. 
Fish Fry at Gantts Grove Baptist Church from 4 until 7 p.m.; 618 Gantts Grove Church Road in Mooresboro. Fish and chicken tenders served with all the trimmings. Call ins welcome at 828-447-9688.
Community Health Day: First Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 559 S. Church St, Forest City; Sabbath School 9 a.m.; divine worship 11 a.m.; diabetes workshop 2 p.m.; vegetarian dinner will be served.
Chicken Pie Supper: at New Bethel Baptist Church, 223 New Bethel Church Rd, Forest City from 5 to 8 p.m.; plates include: chicken pie, green beans, potatoes, slaw, drink and dessert; adult plates $7, children under 12 - $4. Mother's Day raffle will be held at 7 p.m.
Country Ham Supper: Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church, 1658 Duncan's Creek Road, from 4 until 7 p.m.' special music provided by Strings of Joy.
Sunday, May 5
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Soldiers For The Cross
Gospel Singing: Village Chapel Church in Forest City at 2 p.m. featuring the Eubanks 
Boston Butt Sale: at Fellowship Holiness Church, Spindale; $35 with all the trimmings; pick up May 11 at Fellowship hall. Call 828-980-2612; Order by May 5.
Memorial Day and Homecoming at Piedmont Baptist Church; Sunday School at 9:45 and worship at 10:50 followed  by a catered meal in the church fellowship building; friends and former members are invited; church located at 1050 Maple Creek Road, Rutherfordton.
Memorial Day at Bills Creek Baptist Church at 9:45 a.m. with special music provided by the Southern Gospel group, The Phillips Family from Gaffney. Morning worship to follow at 11. Pastor Terrell will bring the morning message. Dinner will follow, bring a well filled basket to share. A songfest will follow the meal.
Homecoming Services for Sandy Springs Baptist Church, Rutherfordton, beginning at 11 a.m.
Annual Church Memorial Day: Covered dish lunch following the 11 A.M. Worship Service.  Come out to worship with old and new friends!!
Monday, May 6
Revival: Holy Ground Community Church, 124 Fairhope Road, Forest City; Monday through Friday at 6 p.m.;Chris clayton visiting preacher. For more information call Shelley Blanton at 248-1849
Saturday, May 11
Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show: Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City; from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain date: May 18). Trophies Awarded. Secure you entry today $20 entry fee. To enter/register a car(s) contact Michael Brown at 828-429-0609 or Laurie Crowe at 828-429-4479.
Thermal City United Methodist Church, 301 Thermal City Rd. Union Mills will have a Spaghetti Supper at 4 p.m.; adults $7 Children $3. Take outs available.
Fundraiser — Breakfast $5, raffle for pottery, yard sale and bake sale: at Mt. Vernon Club House, Hudlow Road, Forest City; proceeds for new roof on Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Picnic Shelter; items not sold will be donated to Habitat for Humanity and Hospice Resale Stores in Forest City.
Monday, May 13
Revival: Latter Rain Church of God, Railroad Avenue, Rutherfordton; Monday through Friday at 7 p.m.; Rev. Roland Arrowood from Atlanta guest speaker; nightly singing.
Rutherford Quilt Guild: 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rutherfordton on Main Street. Guest speaker will be John Bryant of Feather Weight Poppy speaking on the care and service of the Feather Weight. Contact Susan Lester at 288-3030.
Saturday, May 18
BBQ Benefit for Herman and Lillie Jones (medical expenses): Calvary Baptist Church, Ferry Road, Cliffside; from 5 to 7 p.m.; $8 adults, kids 4-12 $5, 3 and under free. Boston Butts, slaw and sauce $30 - pick up from 4 to 5 p.m. Pre-buy meal tickets and Boston Butts at Cliffside Fire Department, Forest City Fire Department, Ellenboro Fire Department, SDO Fire Department, Rutherford County Rescue; donations accepted.
Operation Inasmuch: 8 am until 12 noon at West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Road, Rutherfordton; free services offered : car care, car wash, clothes closet, food give-away (while supplies last) for more information call 828-287-0165.
Sunday, May 19
Chris Wells of Wellspoken ministries will be preaching at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Chris is the Chaplain for the Bassmasters Tour and is a popular speaker at Sportsmen and Wild Game Banquets across the Southeast.
Annual Women's Day Program: St. Luke CME Church at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; speaker for 11 a.m. service will be Rev. LaShae Young Bagwell from Bunton CME Church in Spartanburg; music provided by the St. Luke's Women's Day Choir; 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Hattie Dewberry, pastor of FCH church in Hendersonville with music provided by her church choir. A repast will follow.
Sunday, May 26
Memorial Day Service: Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Michael Cash will offer invocation and Rev. Lucy Robbins will be guest speaker; special music by David Smith and Cosmo Pannell.
Sunday, June 2
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Soul Harvest
Sunday, July 7
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Higher Ground
Sunday, June 9
Vacation Bible School at West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Road, Rutherfordton; Monday through Thursday from 6 until 9 p.m. Kingdom Rock: Kids Stand Strong for God. Ages preschool through 12th grade welcome. Family night June 14 at 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 4
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Purpose
Sunday, September 1
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Living By Faith
Sunday, October 6
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring the Lamberts
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