Church News, August 9, 2013
Aug. 09, 2013 @ 12:17 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
The Epicenter Church will have an after school program beginning this coming school year for students in grades 5 through 12. Tutoring, homework assistance, wifi, games, video games, basketball, volleyball and concessions will be available. Additional classes will be offered — music lessons, cooking lessons. Cost will be less than daycare pricing. School pickup will be available. Please call 828-305-3888 for more info and pricing.
The Endowment Committee of First United Methodist Church, Forest City is now taking applications from non-profit organizations for their 2014 Endowment Grants. If you are interested, please call 828-245-6446 for an application. Applications are due back by: September 23, 2013
Food pantry available at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road in Rutherfordton. Call 287-0165 to set up appointment to pick up food.
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, August 10
Spaghetti Dinner at Wells Spring United Methodist Church, Forest City from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $6 plate. Proceeds to help purchase lawnmower.
Youth Fun Day at Temple of Jesus Church in Lake Lure from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food, fun and games. For info 828-447-6122
Sunday, August 11
Homecoming and 144th Anniversary at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church in Lake Lure; morning worship at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. Special service at 3 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Norman E. Kerry Jr.
Pulled Pork BBQ at First Wesleyan Church, Church Street, Forest in the Fellowship Hall; $6 adults, $4 ages 4-17, under 3 free. Chicken nuggets for kids who do not want pulled pork.
Live in Concert: The Songfellows Quartet at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1473 Boy Scout Camp Road, Rutherfordton; casual dress Sunday, cookout afterward.
The Songfellows Quartet in concert at 11 a.m. at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1473 Boy Scout Road, Rutherfordton. Casual dress. Cookout following the concert.
Choir Anniversary: New Vernon Baptist Church, Bostic at 2:30 p.m.
Homecoming at Pleasant View Community Church, Michael Drive, Forest City. Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11.
Vacation Bible School at Concord Baptist Church, Old US Hwy. 74, Bostic, Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; kids ages 3-6 grade. God's Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars. For information call 447-5124
Pastor Henry Kerns second anniversary at 3 p.m. at Gold Hill Baptist Church. Pastor Michael Smith guest speaker.
Tuesday, August 13
Join us every Tuesday night at The Epicenter Church for Emerge Youth Ministries at 7pm for ages 12-18 and once a month for our Elevate service for ages 12-28 ) located in our student center located at 131 Countryside Dr, Forest City. For more info go to our website at www.theepicenter.tv.com
Wednesday, August 14
David Platt Live Simulcast at Cornerstone Fellowship, 1186 Hudlow Road, Forest City at 6 p.m. Follow Me. A call to die. A call to live.
Friday, August 16
First Wesleyan Church of Forest City will host a Change Purse event at 6:30 p.m. to raise awareness of sex trafficking. Change Purse is a non-profit organization committed to fighting sex trafficking through raising awareness and financially supporting faith based organizations that provide hope, healing, and resoration, through their direct work with victims and survivors of sex trafficking. Change Purse donates profits generated through collecting donated purses that are new or in like-new condition and selling them via the online store, awareness events, and home parties. We will be selling and collecting purses the night of the event. Light refreshments will also be served.
Vacation Bible School at Caroleen Baptist Church Friday and Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Registration Friday at 5:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 12. Theme Growing in Friendship with Jesus.
Saturday, August 17
Chicken Pie Supper: High Shoal Baptist Church, 284 High Shoals Church Road, Henrietta; from 4 to 6 p.m.; adults $6, 6-12 $3, under 6 free; proceeds to Needy Family Christmas Fund. 657-6448.
BBQ Fundraiser at Big Springs Baptist Church in Hollis-Polkville Community from 4 to 7 p.m. Donation only. Dine-in or take-out. For more info call 828-223-3001
Benefit Singing and Spaghetti Dinner: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Family Life Center from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for Tommie and Sandra Earley. Food and music starts at 5, dinner served until 7:30. Donations accepted.
Sunday, August 18
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Sandy Level Baptist Church in Bostic at 10:30 a.m.
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Piney Mountain Baptist Church in Ellenboro at 6 p.m.
Homecoming at Harris First Baptist Church. Worship at 11 followed by lunch. Gospel singing at 2 p.m. featuring The Lamberts
Floyd's Creek Baptist Church, 2004 Chase High Road, Forest City, will welcome the Zambian Vocal Group at 11 a.m. Come hear the rich, rhythmic vocal harmonies of these five men from Zambian Africa. For more info call 828-245-1059.
Tuesday, August 20
Join us every Tuesday night at The Epicenter Church for Emerge Youth Ministries at 7 pm for ages 12-18 and once a month for our Elevate service for ages 12-28 located in our student center located at 131 Countryside Dr Forest City, NC. For more info go to our website at www.theepicenter.tv.com
Sunday, August 25
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Coopers Gap Baptist Church in Mill Springs at 6 p.m.
Homecoming Services at Robertson Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Bostic; Guest speaker Rev. Dan Hensley; SS at 10 and worship at 11 followed by covered dish luncheon.
Homecoming at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road, Rutherfordton; Worship at 10 a.m., followed by covered dish meal.
Sunday, September 1
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Living By Faith
Sunday, September 29
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at First Baptist Church in Cliffside at 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 6
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring the Lamberts
Saturday, October 19
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Carolina Clinchfield Historical Society in Bostic at 6 p.m.
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