Church News, November 30, 2012

Nov. 30, 2012 @ 12:39 AM

 

Spindale United Methodist Church Youth is sponsoring their annual coat and blanket drive during November and December; items will be distributed through Yokefellow; drop-off locations are Smith Drugs, Bi-Lo, and the church office.
 
Friday, November 30
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Saturday, December 1
Free Clothes Closet: from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church on Hudlow Road in Forest City; for information call 245-4771.
 
Fish Fry: Sandy Level Baptist Church in Bostic; first Saturday each month from 3 to 7 p.m.; perch or flounder with hushpuppies, slaw and dessert; large plates $6 and small plates $4. 828-287-2808 or 245-9653. 
 
Christmas Vacation Bible School for children ages 5-12 at Kistlers Chapel UMC from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas stories, crafts, make and take gifts. Lunch will be provided. Contact Pam Carpenter @ 286-2520 for more information. Church is located at 3060 Poors Ford Road Rutherfordton, NC
 
The Rutherford County Historical Society will open the doors of historic St. John’s Church, 316 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton, for an evening of sing-a-long Christmas carols and instrumental holiday music at 7 p.m. The program will begin with the official lighting of the Society’s Christmas tree. The event is free and open to the public.
 
Sunday, December 2
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.
 
Annual Christmas Musical: Zion Grove AME Zion Church at 4 p.m.; Sisters in Christ, Gethsemane Mass Choir, Bishop Tony Thompson and Victory Temple Choir, R.R. Staley Ensemble, Green Creek Inspirational Choir, Word of Deliverance-Total Praise.
 
Hanging of the Green: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 6 p.m.
 
Singing: featuring Rick Strickland at 11 a.m. at Centennial United Methodist Church
1473 Boy Scout Road, Rutherfordton; covered dish meal will follow the singing.
 
38th Annual Christmas Program: Church of the Exceptional in Henrietta; "The Birth of Jesus Christ" at 2 p.m.
 
Celebration of the Greens at 5 p.m. at Spindale United Methodist Church; afterwards, we will walk uptown and participate in Advent Candle Walk and lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 p.m.
 
Interdenominational Advent Candle Lighting Service: on the lawn of the Spindale House at 6 p.m.; hosted by the congregations in the Central Rutherford Churches Association (CRCA) to observe the beginning of the season of Advent,
 
Monday, December 3
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. 
 
Tuesday, December 4
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 5
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 6
An Advent Carol Concert: featuring the Rutherford County Community Chorus at 7:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Forest City, under the collaborative leadership of Diane Nelson and Tony Spencer. The Sanctuary Handbell Choir of First Baptist Church will also be featured.
 
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 7
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Saturday, December 8 
Christmas Cantata: Alexander United Methodist Church at 7 p.m.; It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - under direction of Theresa Mauney. Refreshments will follow. 
 
A Christmas Play: New Vernon Baptist Church — All In The Family by Stanley Dillard at 5 p.m.; free admission
 
Christmas Home Tour: 5: – 8 p.m.; Van departs at 5 p.m.; tickets $5 person; sponsored by Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City; proceeds for outreach ministries; tour directions available to provide your own transportation; For information call 828- 287-1408, Rev. Jerry G. Ruppe, Pastor
 
The Polar Express: Rutherford County Library at 11 a.m.; wear your pajamas; stories, activities, crafts and Santa Claus - bring your camera; free.
 
Sunday, December 9
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.
 
Christmas Around the World Musical: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 6 p.m.
 
Pre-Christmas Building Fund Program: New Bethel AME Zion Church in Forest City; doors open at 4 p.m. Program starts at 5 p.m.; featuring Golden Trumpets, Harris Brothers, Together, Kings of Joy, Southern Lights, Gospelairs, New Bethel All Male Chorus; love offering will be taken.
 
Monday December 10
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. 
 
There will be a Service of Healing and Hope at 7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church of Rutherfordton. For those who have experienced a loss, Christmas can be an especially difficult time, and so this service offers a quiet place to experience God's compassion and healing. The church is located at 264 N. Main St. in Rutherfordton.
 
Tuesday, December 11
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 12
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.
 
Jesus Birthday Party: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 6 p.m.
 
Thursday, December 13
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 14
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 
 
Concert: Bryan Hutson & The Foothills Choir at Corinth Baptist Church at 7 p.m.; featuring Christmas favorites, classic gospel and a few surprises. Admission free. An offering will be received to offset concert expenses. Pinehurst Road between Old US Hwy 74 and Tiney Road in Ellenboro.
 
Saturday, December 15
Gospel Stage Play: You Don't Know the Cost of My Annointing, at 7 p.m. at The Foundation at ICC; $10 advance and $15 at the door; group rates avaiable in advance only; call 704-419-3298 of Foundation Box Office for ticket location
 
Sunday, December 16
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.
 
Moravian Lovefeast Service: First Baptist Church, North Main in Rutherfordton at 6 p.m.
 
The Miracle Man: a play presented by Fellowship Holiness at 6 p.m. Come see what a miracle really is.
 
Monday, December 17
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. 
 
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. 
 
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.
 
 
Monday, December 24
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
 
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.
 
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.
 
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