Church Calendar

February 8, 2014

Saturday, Feb. 8

10 a.m.: The Trustees of McBeth Baptist Church, 105 Lawson Avenue, hosts a Trustee Workshop. Bro. John Gist of Bethel Baptist Church will be the instructor for the workshop. The public is invited. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker Jr., Pastor.

Sunday, Feb. 9

11:30 a.m.: St. Paul Baptist Church, Union, will present a Black History Program. The program will include a presentation on the history of Black History Month by Jackie Stevens; a profile of Patricia Bath presented by Dimitri Dean; and a profile of Granville T. Woods presented by Donna K. Means. Dr. A.L. Brackett, Pastor.

Noon-Until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, serves Sunday Dinner. The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, steak and gravy, creamed potatoes, rice and gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert. The cost is $8 per person. Call 427-1622 for takeouts which will be ready at 11:45 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 15

5:30 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Road, Buffalo, holds a Wild Game Supper. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal will be served at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Michael Lord (Michael Lord Outdoors). There will be food, fellowship, door prizes. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 8 and under. If you purchase eight tickets at table can be reserved for your group with advanced notice. To purchase your tickets contact Greg Billings at 864-497-4515, Otis Hembree at 864-316-1222, Barry Caroll at 864-427-9974, and Melvin Shelton at 864-426-3251.

Sunday, Feb. 16

11:45 a.m.: Bethany AME Church holds a Sunday dinner sale. Dinner will consist of one meat, three vegetables, tea, and dessert. The menu will inlude meat loaf, ham, and baked chicken; green beans, cabbage, pinto beans, cream potatoes, mac and cheese, dressing rice/gravy; roll; tea; and assorted desserts.

Sunday, Feb. 23

11:15 a.m.: Bethesda Baptist Church, Santuc, holds a Black History Month Celebration. Guest speaker will be Pastor Robert Charles, Rock Hill Independent Church, Jenkinsville, S.C.

2 p.m.: Bethesda Baptist Church, Santuc, holds Our Heritage (Friends and Family Day). Guest speaker will be Coach Willie Jeffries, a Union native and coach emeritus at SC State University. Rev. Roderick Oglesby Sr., Pastor.

Friday, March 14

7 p.m.: Glendale Baptist Church, 111 Hottel Circle, Glendale, S.C., hosts a concert by The Chuckwagon Gang. This will be a love offering event. For more information call 864-415-1461.

Ongoing Events

The Union Moms In Prayer group meets each Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in the Family Life Center of Bethel United Methodist Church, 1705 Lockhart Highway, Union, S.C. This is an informal gathering of moms, grandmothers, and any other interested ladies who would like to be a part of this important ministry of praying for the students, teachers, and staff of our schools. There is also opportunity, for those who wish, to ask prayer for specific individuals. All ladies are welcome to participate. For more information, call Kathleen Read at 427-2660, or e-mail her at sandersread@juno.com.

Crestview Baptist Church, 1100 Furman Fendley Highway, Union, holds Celebrate Recovery every Friday night. The meal is served at 6 p.m. and worship is at 7 p.m. For more information call 864-466-6659.

Mitchell Chapel Christian Church, 381 Kelly Road in Union, holds services at its new location, 143 Camelot Drive in Union.

The Missionary Auxiliary of the Pacolet River Baptist Association has an Emergency Food Pantry in the rear (annex) of the town hall in Jonesville. The pantry is open Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon and other times by calling the numbers posted on the sign at the entrance of the annex. Bring identification and proof residence.

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