Lenten Season Continues
Lent is a time to grown closer to Jesus and the people of Union County will have an opportunity to do so at Grace United Methodist Church.
Grace will again host the Community Lenten Services and lunch at noon each Wednesday through Holy Week March 23. Pastors from different churches will bring the message each week and Tommy Bishop, organist at Grace UMC and St. Augustine Catholic Churches has planned special music. This year’s schedule along with the lunch menu is as follows:
March 9 — Fr. Mike McCafferty, pastor of St. Augustine Catholic Church — Canter, Ron Holden; Lunch — Marinated chicken breast, potato casserole, broccoli salad, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
March 16 — Rev. Kermit Morris, pastor of First Baptist Church — Special Music by Daniel Prince; Lunch — pork loin, sweet potatoes, Asian slaw, rolls, dessert, tea & coffee.
March 23 — Rev. A.L. Brackett, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church — Special Music TBA; Lunch — Fried chicken, green beans, macaroni/cheese, biscuits, dessert, tea & coffee.
Please make every attempt to attend these special and meaningful services as we prepare our hearts for Easter.Saturday, March 5
7 a.m.-Noon: Philippi Baptist Church, 327 Philippi Church Road, Union, holds its Annual Yard Sale. Items for sale include furniture, baby items, electronics, household items, exercise equipment, etc. All proceeds go toward this year’s Nicaragua Mission Trip.
Sunday, March 6
10:30 a.m.: Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, 557 Kelly Road, Union, hosts a free performance by the gospel group “The Telestials” during worship service. The public is invited.
3 p.m.: The Male Choir of Friendship Baptist Church located at 20 Morning Drive, Spartanburg will hold an anniversary program. The public is invited.
Saturday, March 12
8:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church, 153 Wyatt’s Chapel Road, Buffalo, hosts Focus On The Future Workshop 2016. The program includes:
• 8:15-8:30 a.m. — Prayer and Purpose.
• 8:30-10 a.m. — Relationships and Finances, Pastor Wendell Jones, Pastor and Author.
• 10:15-11:15 a.m. — Positioning yourself to be Blessed by God, Bishop Alan Bruton, Founder of City of Hope Bible College and Author.
• 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Health and Wellness, Alishah Cooke, MC
• 12:30-12:45 p.m. — Final thoughts and closing.
Sunday, March 13
2:15 p.m.: The Maple Ridge Musical Choir will be celebrating their 26th anniversary. Rev. Johnny Johnson, Pastor.
2:30 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church, 153 Wyatt’s Chapel Road, Buffalo, hosts a Song Celebration featuring Serenity, Wyatt’s Chapel Combined Choirs, The Gospel Prophets, and others.
Wednesday, March 23
7 p.m.: James Chapel Baptist Church, 427 Pinckney St., Carlisle, holds its Spring Revival, “This Means War! Soldiers for Christ, God’s Army. The revivalist will be Pastor K. R. Sheppard, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Chapin.