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Charles Warner|Daily TimesIt is a simple wish, but an important one just as the same as it has to do with two of society's most precious treasures: children and the men and women who teach them at school. A school year is built on trust, the trust that society in general and parents in particular places in the institutions of learning to which children are sent to get an education and the teachers and other personnel who staff those institutions. When we send our children to school, we trust that their school, through the efforts of the teachers and other staff members, will provide them with a safe, learning-oriented environment that will enable them to grow and flourish physically, socially, mentally, intellectually, and spiritually. That trust grows out of the dedication of the men and women of the educational system who understand the awesome responsibility with which they've been entrusted and who work to be worthy of that trust by helping their students have not only a great school year, but a great school year every year.
Charles Warner|Daily TimesIt is a simple wish, but an important one just as the same as it has to do with two of society's most precious treasures: children and the men and women who teach them at school. A school year is built on trust, the trust that society in general and parents in particular places in the institutions of learning to which children are sent to get an education and the teachers and other personnel who staff those institutions. When we send our children to school, we trust that their school, through the efforts of the teachers and other staff members, will provide them with a safe, learning-oriented environment that will enable them to grow and flourish physically, socially, mentally, intellectually, and spiritually. That trust grows out of the dedication of the men and women of the educational system who understand the awesome responsibility with which they've been entrusted and who work to be worthy of that trust by helping their students have not only a great school year, but a great school year every year.
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Sunday, Aug. 31


6 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Road, hosts a 5th Sunday Night Singing. The group “Living Waters” from Pacolet will be singing. Everyone is invited to attend.


Noon: The Community Prayer Meeting will be held at the USC Union gazebo. Come and join with fellow citizens of Union County for a short time of prayer for the Church for our community, and also for our state, nation, and the world. You do not have to pray out loud. If you can’t get there, please take some time for special prayer during the day. All are welcome.


Monday, Sept. 8-Friday, Sept. 12


7 p.m.: Calvary Freewill Baptist Church holds revival. The Rev. Buddy Seay will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Sunday, Sept. 14-Wednesday, Sept. 17


9:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, celebrates Homecoming and Revival. Sunday morning worship service begins at 9:30 a.m. Revival service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday. Monday-Wednesday night Revival services will also be at 7 p.m. There will be special singing and music each night. Rev. Larry Hyder, retired, will speak at the Sunday morning service. The Rev. Dr. Jim Ivey of New Hope United Methodist Church will speak at the Sunday evening service. The Rev. Ken Nelson, Congregation Specialist — Hartsville District in Camden will be the speaker at the Monday evening service. The Rev. David Bauknight of Grace United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Tuesday evening service. The Rev. Tuie Wentz of Duncan Acres United Methodist Church and Bethel United Methodist Church will be the speaker at the Wednesday evening service. We invite our friends and neighbors to come out and celebrate with us and receive a blessing. Bring a well-filled basket. Supplies and tea provided.


Sunday, Sept. 14


11 a.m.: Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church recognizes Masons and Shriners during the morning service. All visitors are invited to attend.


2:30 p.m.: The Mt. Olive Gospel Choir sponsors a Fall Revival at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2832 River Road, Union. Please join us in an evening of praise and worship. The guest speaker will be Minister Eddie Griffin along with the Mitchell Christian Center Church Family as special guests.


Monday, Sept. 15


6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.: The Union County Baptist Association WMU fall meeting and dinner will be held at Buffalo Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The program, which will feature guest speakers and mission displays by our associational team, will follow at 7:30 p.m. to purchase your $8 dinner ticket, please see your WMU director by Sept. 11.


Saturday, Nov. 1


4 p.m. The Pacolet River Baptist Association of Union County presents its first Fellowship Banquet. The event will take place at the Pacolet River Baptist Association Center on Lover’s Lane.


We are asking all church in the Association to come out for an evening of fun and fellowship. We will have a DJ for good jazz music and there will also be a Christian comedian that will provide us with lots of laughs and entertainment. Most of all, we will have a catered meal for you to enjoy.


The cost for this evening of fellowship and fun is only $5 per person. We want to come together and show the world that we Christians can still enjoy life in ways other than inside the walls of our churches and still love Christ. Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4 says, “To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.”


Tickets will be available from all pastors of the Association or by contacting Rev. Geoffrey Stephens, pastor of Red Hill Baptist Church at 864-684-2237 or 864-682-8245.


Sunday, Nov. 2


4 p.m.: The Male Choir of Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, presents a Fall Gospel Concert. The public is invited. Rev. Michael A. Glenn, Pastor.


Items for Church News can be submitted to The Union Daily Times for publication via email to udtnews@civitasmedia.com, by fax to (864) 427-1237, by mail to Church News, PO Drawer 749, Union, S.C. 29379 or in person at our office, 100 Times Boulevard, Union, S.C. 29379. Items can include singings, special services, yard sales, revivals and other church events. Items will run on a space available basis.


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