Church News, October 11, 2013

Oct. 11, 2013 @ 12:27 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.
Friday, October 11
Fall Family Festival at 6 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 250 Mount Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. Games, music, dancing, ideas to help strengthen families, hamburgers and hot dogs will be served - all for free. Contact 755-7130.
Rick Strickland in Concert:  6 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church in Bostic, 720 Old US Hwy. 74.  A love offering will be taken. Spaghetti Supper from 4:30 until 6:30. $7 adults, $5 age 5-12, under 5 free. Proceeds for building fund.
Saturday, October 12
Golden Trumpets 68th Anniversary Concert at Faith Temple Worship Center, Kentucky Street, Spindale at 6 p.m.
Spaghetti Supper at Thermal City United Methodist Church,  301 Thermal City Rd. Union Mills at 4 pm. Adults $7, Children $3  Under 5 free. Take out plates available. Proceeds support the church.
Fall Festival at Pleasantview Community Church (just behind KidsPlay) from 4 until 8 p.m. Chicken/Fish Fry; face painting, pumpkin carving, cake walk, cake auction, music and more. All for donations.
Auction: Spencer Baptist Church at 10 a.m. ('96 Chevrolet Car, antiques, garden equipment, furniture, services, tools, bicycles, commercial stove and kitchen items and more.) Doors open at 9. Preview items on Friday.
Benefit Fish/Hotdog Plate Sale at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, 330 N. Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton from 11 am to 2 pm, Proceeds for Rufus Johnson (dialysis and cancer patient) to help with medical expenses. Plates will be $7. 
The Rochesters in Concert at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church at 7 p.m.
Brittain Presbyterian Church is having a Fall Fest from 4 - 7 p.m. with games, hotdogs, hayrides, and music.  Everyone welcome!  
Car Wash from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Covenant Advisory Group, 118  Allendale Drive, Forest City. Also selling hot dogs. donations accepted. Sponsored by Salem United Methodist Church Youth to raise money for mission trips.
Sunday, October 13
Homecoming at Golden Valley Missionary Methodist Church; singing at 10 a.m.; worship at 11. Lunch will follow.
107th Homecoming at Southern Baptist Church in Ruth. Bible study at 10, worship at 11. Christian Life Center will be dedicated during worship. Food fellowship and fun will follow. Bring covered dishes. Church will supply meats, bread and drink.
Tuesday, October 15
South Mountain Christian Camp fundraiser night at Zaxby's! Eat at Zaxby's in Forest City between 5 and 8 pm. 10% of all sales will be donated to South Mountain Christian Camp. You can mail a donation to SMCC, PO Box 9, Bostic 28018 
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.
Angel Divine Faith Church will be having a Gospel Singing at 3 p.m. There will be different groups on program.
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.
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.
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) chicken, 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.
Sunday, October 27
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.
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
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