Church News, October 18, 2013

Oct. 18, 2013 @ 12:00 AM
Anyone needing a ride to Forest City Four Square Church, call Mike at 657-5839 or 289-3514 or 248-1635
The Epicenter Church is offering paid scholarships from  25%-100% off our after School Program for 5-12th grades. (Younger siblings will also qualify.) 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.
Saturday, October 19
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Carolina Clinchfield Historical Society in Bostic at 6 p.m.  
Gospel Singing at Bibleway Baptist Church, John Smith Road, Green Creek featuring Stone River and Green Valley Band at 6 p.m.
Centennial Craft Show at Green Hill Baptist Church from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.; breakfast and lunch will be served. Wreaths, jewelry, jewelry boxes, knives, wood crafts, quilts, purses, baked goods, hand sewn items and more.
Fish Fry from 4 until 7 p.m. At Prospect Baptist Church. Donation only. Dine in and take out.
Poor Man's Supper at High Shoals Baptist Church, 284 High Shoals Church Road from 4 until 6 p.m. Adults $6, ages 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Proceeds for need family Christmas fund.
South Mountain Christian Camp 2nd Annual Disc Golf Championship Tournament.  Check in at 8:45 a.m. Tee-Off at 10 a.m. Pre-Registration $20. Event Day Registration $25. 2 rounds of 18 holes at SMCC. For info and toe print a Registration form go to: click on "Disc Golf" and then "Autumn Classic."  For men and women. 
Sound of Singing Men at Cane Creek Baptist Church, Hwy 64, Union Mills at 7 p.m.
Sunday, October 20
Gospel Choir Anniversary at St. John AME Zion Church, Rutherfordton at 3:30 p.m.
Fall Revival at Danieltown Baptist Church, 1386 Bethany Church Road, Forest City Sunday through Thursday each night at 6 p.m.
Soup and Spud Luncheon at 12:15 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church sponsored by the youth. Plates $5 per person. Proceeds to send youth and children to summer camps. Call 828-286-9294 for more information.
The gospel singing at Angel Divine Faith Church has been cancelled.
Appreciation Service for Rev. and Mrs. Leroy Staley at New Bethel AME Zion Church at 3 p.m.; Rev. Ronnie Miller guest speaker. Dinner at 2 p.m.
Annual Men's Day Program at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Hwy. 221 in Harris at 4 p.m. featuring Jerusalem All Male, Old School Brothers, Sensational Wings, and Earl White.
Blessing of the Animals at Spindale United Methodist Church, East Main Street in Spindale at Methodist Drive at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited.
Homecoming at Webb First Baptist Church in Ellenboro at 3 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Billy Houze
Pastor Appreciation Sunday at Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City celebrating Rev. Jerry Ruppe’s 29 years of service to the church and community. Morning Worship at 11 am; Lunch 12 pm; Evening Service 6 pm.
If Preacher Ruppe has touched your life, please write a letter or card. If you would like to participate in the celebration, call 289-7987 or 429-4983.
Tuesday, October 22
Revival Services at Webb First Baptist Church in Ellenboro, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Wednesday, October 23
Revival at Grays Creek Baptist Church Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Special Music, Rev. Scott Butler guest speaker.
Friday, October 25 
Chicken pie supper at Salem United Methodist Church, Bostic from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Adults $8; children (5-12) $5; (under 5) free. Take-out available (245-8518). Proceeds to benefit Salem UMC ministries.
Fall Festival at Piney Ridge CME Church, 4421 Hudlow Road, Union Mills beginning at 5 p.m.; games, food and fellowship.
Remove The Shackles Men's Crusade at New Bethel AME Zion Church, Forest Street, Forest City Friday night at 7 p.m. and Saturday starts with breakfast, workshops, lunch and preaching. For info 704-918-2558.
Benefit Poor Man's Supper at Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, 1938 Hwy. 221-A in the Caroleen community beginning at 4 p.m. Donation of $6 or more. Take outs available. Call 657-9446 to place an order. Proceeds to help cancer patient David Scoggins with medical expenses.
Saturday October 26
BBQ Cook Off and BBQ Dinner at Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City. Cooking at 7 a.m.; judging at 4 p.m. Teams of 4 people will cook (2 each) rack of ribs and Boston Butt. Church will supply 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
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.
Ladies' Conference at Yancey Street Baptist Church in Marion at 6 p.m. Covered Dish Meal at 5. RSVP at 828-652-2713 by 10/19.
Angel Divine Faith Church will be sponsoring a Fish Fry/Hot Dog Sale at the Green Hill Fire Department starting at 11 a.m. All proceeds will go towards Pastors Anniversary.  
Chicken Pie Supper at Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 710 Mountain Creek Road, Rutherfordton (Gilkey) from 4:30 until ... Adults $8, 6-12 $4 and under 6 free. Proceeds for new life center.
Poor Man's Supper and Gospel Singing at Caroleen United Methodist Church, 137 Mills Avenue, Caroleen. Supper from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Singing will follow. Proceeds for Matthew Pannell Shining Star Foundation.
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 p.m. at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street in Rutherfordton. Featuring Dave McDowell of Sweetwater Band from 7 - 7:45 and Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett from 8 to 11. No alcohol allowed – Good clean family fun. For info, Danny 828-289-5255. 
Short Stacks For Big Change: Pancake Breakfast at Gold Hill Baptist Church
Yard Sale: at Jesus Way Ministries at Youth Empowerment  from 7 a.m. until. Proceeds for Haiti Mission.
Sunday October 27
Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale Fundraiser in the Parish Hall of The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 1024 W. Main Street in Forest City from 10:15 a.m. til 2:30 p.m. $5 Adult and $3 under 12. Take out orders are available. Proceeds for Knights Charities.
Fall Festival from 5 - 8 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. A free hotdog supper, costume contest, Holy Hayride (featuring Biblical characters throughout the route) and Trunk or Treat will be happening in the parking lot. The community is invited to join us for the fun and it is open to all ages. Mount Vernon Bapt is located at 2676 Hudlow Rd. Forest City. Call (828)286-9294 for more information
Family and Friends Day at Piney Ridge CME Church. Worship at 11 a.m.; picnic to follow.
Choir Anniversary, New Salem CME Church, 784 Pleasant Hill Loop Road at 3:30 p.m. Contact Bro. Walter Abrams @ 864 804-2577 or Sis. Tasha Barnette @ 828 755-5035.
Gospel Singing at Full Gospel Revival Church, Hwy. 6/74A Rutherfordton; featuring Soul Vision at 2 p.m.
Dr. Dan Goldberg, a representative of Chosen People Ministries will speak at Crestview Baptist church at 10;30 a.m. His message will be on Middle East Prophecy.
Forest City Foursquare Church and Pastor Ricky Poteat invite everyone to help celebrate what God has done over the last 31 years at their church. They will host Ken Turner and Valor III in concert that morning at 10:30 am. Then enjoy a potluck meal afterwards.
Thursday, October 31
Halloween Trunk-a-Treat at 6 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Extension in Forest City.
Trunk or Treat Thursday at Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City from 6 - 8 pm.
Trunk or Treat at Spindale United Methodist Church, East Main Street in Spindale at Methodist Drive from 6 until 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 2
Christmas Bazaar at Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City from 7 am – 2 pm. Vendors/crafters/exhibitors welcome - both indoor and outdoor tables available. Food will be available. Space/table fee is $25. For details contact Laurie Crowe at or (828) 429-4479
Operation Inasmuch at West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Road, Rutherfordton from 8 a.m. until noon. Clothes closet, food give-away, car wash and service. for info call 828-287-0165.
Community Breakfast at Mount Vernon Community Club on Hudlow from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Plates $5. Sponsored by Mount Vernon Baptist Church Youth and Children for summer camps for the children.
Sunday, November 3
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring His Glory Gospel Quartet
Award-winning Canadian Christian country singer/songwriter Trevor Baker will presnt his "Old but timely" message of home and encouragement with two local performances; 11 a.m. at First Broad Baptist Church in Bostic and 6 p.m. at the Forest City Church of the Nazarene. For more information go to
Saturday, November 9
Spindale UMW annual Fall Fixin's Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. To order vegetable soup call 828-286-2281 or 828-286-2800 before Nov. 3. Cost is $6 per quart concentrated and freezes well. Also baked goods, cookie walk and crafts available.
Church Bazaar at Mountain Creek, Baptist Church, 710 Mountain Creek Road, Rutherfordton, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full breakfast, lunch, bake sale, canned soups, yard sale, quilt drawing at 2 p.m.
 A Christmas Bazaar will be held at The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1024 W. Main St. Forest City from 7 am to 2 pm. Crafts, baked goods, frozen entrees, once treasured items, silent auction and raffle. Breakfast and lunch will be available.
Sunday, November 10
St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, 330 N. Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, at 2:30 pm with a special guest speaker, and music.  
Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor Gladys Logan at 6 p.m. at Angel Divine Faith Church. The speaker will be Bishop James Wiley from Liberty Temple Church in Shelby.
Saturday, November 16
A Touch of Christmas at First Wesleyan Church, 700 S. Church Street, Forest City from 8 a,m, until 1 p.m. Country store, wreaths, floral arrangements, gift baskets, Christmas gifts and more.
Sunday, December 8
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Truly Blessed