Church News, October 31, 2013

Oct. 31, 2013 @ 12:24 AM
The Epicenter Church currently has openings for our After School Program. This is for 5-12th grades. If kids have younger siblings, they will also qualify as well. Homework assistance, tutoring, after school pick up, video games, basketball, volleyball, wifi, concessions, movies and fitness programs, charm classes and much more available! Cost affordable. 131 Countryside Dr, Forest City. 828-305-1387.
New By-Laws: As of October 6, 2013, Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Extension, Forest City has new by-laws. If you wish to continue being a member, you need to come back to church and have regular attendance. 
Anyone needing a ride to Forest City Four Square Church, call 657-5839 or 289-3514 or 248-1635
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.
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.
Trunk or Treat at Union Mills Presbyterian Church, 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills beginning at 5 pm.
Trunk or Treat at Race Path Baptist Church from 6 to 7 p.m.
Trunk or Treat in the fellowship hall of Mount Pisgah United Church of God from 5 to 8 p.m. All are invited.
Trunk or Treat at Southern Baptist Church on Railroad Avenue in Ruth from 5 to 8 p.m. Food games and trunk or treat.
Hot Dog Supper and Trunk or Treat at St. John AME Zion Church, N. Ridgecrest Avenue, Rutherfordton beginning at 6 p.m. Hot dog supper $2.
Noah's Ark Party at Floyd's Creek Baptist Church, 2004 Chase High Road, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Games, hayrides, cakewalk and lots of candy and fun. Kids up to 5th grade are invited. Dress as a favorite Bible character or other kid-friendly theme. 
Trunk or Treat at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church beginning at 6 p.m.
Halloween Trunk-a-Treat from 5 to 8 p.m., at Harvest House Baptist Church, 2938 Harris-Henrietta Road, Henrietta. 
Trunk or Treat from 5 to 7:30 New Zion Baptist Church, Ledbetter Road in Spindale. Candy and hot dogs with all the trimmings. 
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.
Spaghetti Supper at Thermal City United Methodist Church, 301 Thermal City Road  Union Mills from 4 p.m. until. Aduults $7, Children $3, under 5 free. Take Outs available.
Fall Festival at Bill's Creek Baptist Church, 1475 Bill's Creek Road in Lake Lure from 3 to 6 p.m. Benefit for Guatemala Mission work. (828-625-5517).
Free Clothes Closet at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church on Hudlow Road from 9 to 11 a.m. 828-245-4771.
Free Food and Clothes Closet at Bostic First Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fish Fry at Sandy Level Baptist Church, 1047 Sandy Level Church Road, Bostic from 3 to 7 p.m.
Yard Sale at Church of the Exceptional in Henrietta at 8 a.m. Proceeds for church projects.
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
Singing at Village chapel Church, 141 Huntley Street in Forest City at 2 p.m. featuring Harris Baptist church Singers.
Debra Perry of Jaidyn's Call At Crestview Church in Forest City at 10:30 a.m.
Dedicatory Recital of new Allen Organ at 3 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church. Playing the dedicatory recital and demonstrating the organ’s capabilities are Ms. Pamela Smithey and Mr. Jeff Brooks. Ms. Cathey Dobbins will sing.
Singing Program at 4 p.m. at True Word Baptist Church, 1071 S. Broadwayt St., Forest City featuring several musical groups.
Homecoming at Golden Valley United Methodist Church. Singing at 10:30; worship service at 11; lunch following worship service. 828-245-0060.
Monday, November 4 
Soup Supper at First Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m.; $3.50 per person; proceeds for missions; 828-553-6426
Friday, November 8
Ole Time Country Fair at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. Friday from 4- 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 6 p.m. Free rides and games. 
Saturday, November 9
Fall Bazaar: Missionary Wesleyan Church Social Hall, 811 Doggett Road, Forest City; 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Come and shop for great Christmas Gifts. For info 245-4219 or 287-3687.
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.
Fall Festival from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gilkey Church of God, Rock Springs Road in Rutherfordton. Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m.; yard sale from 8 a.m. until; games and inflatables for kids from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; vendors; lunch from 11 to 4; corn hole tournament from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Harvest Sale at Big Springs Baptist Church, 534 Big Springs Church Road in Ellenboro (in Hollis Community) from 10 a.m. until. Breakfast at 7 a.m.; BBQ lunch at 11 a.m.; raffles. Auction includes furniture, electronics, craft items, baked goods, canned goods and more.
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.
Second Sunday Night Singing at Sandy Level Baptist Church at 6 p.m. featuring Soul Vision.
Monday, November 11
Break Every Chain Empowerment Revival at Harvest House Baptist Church, 2938 Harris Henrietta Road in Mooresboro at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Thursday, November 14
Community Outreach Thanksgiving Dinner at Union Mills Presbyterian Church, 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills at 6 pm. Free Thanksgiving meal for everyone in the community to join together for fellowship and a time of thanks for our many blessings. Music after the meal. Everyone welcome!
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.
The Telestials will be performing a love offering concert at First Broad Baptist Church at 7 p.m. 
Saturday, November 23
Country Hm and Chicken Pie Supper at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church on Hudlow Road from 5 to 8 p.m. $10 plate all you can eat. 828-245-4771.
Breakfast and Bake Sale at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church from 7 to 11 a.m. 828-245-4771.
Sunday, November 17
Revival at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 4357 W. Dixon Blvd. in Mooresboro Sunday through Friday. Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday at 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 23
United Methodist Women Bazaar at First United Methodist Church in Rutherfordton from 8 am unti.l  Serving sausage biscuits and coffee for breakfast and homemade soups, desserts, chicken salad and grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch. Auction from 8 unitl 1 p.m. Crafts, baked goods, canned goods, etc.
Sunday, November 24
Fourth Sunday Night Singing at Sandy Level Baptist Church at 6 p.m. featuring Good News Trio.
Singing Concert — If I Be Lifted Up Will Draw All Men Unto Me at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church at 3 p.m., sponsored by the men of the church.
Sunday, December 8
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Truly Blessed