Saturday, June 21
10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Salem Baptist Church, 1835 Tinker Creek Road, Santuc, extends an invitation to a VBS Kick-Off “Block Party” which will include a free hot dog lunch, snow cones, popcorn, bounce house, games, prizes and much more.
2 p.m.: The Mitchell Chapel Christian Church Praise Dance Ministry holds an “Extravaganza.” Pastor Tony and Laquita Griffin are the pastors at MCCC.
6 p.m.: Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church hosts Christian comedian Laura West. The event, which is “Ladies Night Out,” is hosted by the WMU of Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church. Tickets are $10 and a barbecue plate will be served along with the entertainment. Contact April Wells at 864-441-4198 .
8 a.m.-Until: St. Luke Baptist Church of Buffalo-Lukesville holds a bake sale in Lot 27 of the Union County Stadium.
Sunday, June 22
10 a.m.: The Bethesda Baptist Youth observe their annual Youth Day. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:15 a.m. at the Bethesda Baptist Church in Santuck. Rev. Roderick Oglesby, Sr. is pastor. The public is invited.
10 a.m.: Corinth Baptist Church celebrates Men’s Day. The guest speaker is Rev. Wood. Trustee Lonnie White, Chairperson. The theme is “Boys To Men.” Rev. J. Archie Calhoun, Pastor.
2 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church’s Sympathy Ministry holds a One Day Revival. Rev. McCovey, Pastor of New Hope AME Church, will be the speaker.
2 p.m.: Bethel Baptist Church, 904 Pea Ridge Highway, Jonesville, sponsors a Missionary Program. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Della Hill, Associate Pastor of Saint Paul Baptist Church, Union. The public is invited. President Mrs. Viola Rice. Pastor Rev. James E. Tillotson.
2 p.m.: Woodson Chapel Baptist Church holds their Annual Family & Friends Day Program. The Rev. William E. Smith, Pastor of Foster’s Chapel Baptist Church in Jonesville, will be the honored guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Robert E. Collins, Pastor.
2:30 p.m.: Paradise AME Church celebrates Family and Friends Day. Rev. Michael Hill, pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Little Mountain, SC, will be guest speaker. Rev Tab Hunter, pastor.
2:30 p.m.: New Chapel A.M.E. Church, 249 Bird St., invites everyone to our One Day Revival. The speaker will be Rev. Roderick Oglesby of Bethesda Baptist Church in Santuc. Rev. Carolyn Evans, Pastor.
2:30 p.m.: Monarch Baptist Church hosts their annual Missionary Program. The speaker of the hour will be Evangelist Michelle Knight. Pastor is Rev. Sumter Franklin.
2:30 p.m.: McBeth Baptist Church holds its Men’s Day Program. Rev. Nicky Wilson of New Vision Ministries Church, Newberry, SC will be the guest preacher. The public is invited. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker, Jr., Pastor.
6 p.m.: Gospel music group Brothers Five in concert at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church. All visitors are invited to attend.
Sunday, June 22-Thursday, June 26
6-8::30 p.m.: Salem Baptist Church, 1835 Tinker Creek Road, Santuc, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School. The program, “Weird Animals,” conveys the message that God loves them no matter their differences. Supper will be provided each night.
Saturday, June 28
7 p.m.: Morningside Baptist Church holds an Independence Day Celebration. Music by “They Childers.” There will be drinks, popcorn, and fireworks. The celebration will be held outside weather permitting so bring a lawn chair.
Sunday, June 29
2 p.m.: St. Luke Baptist Church holds its Men’s Day Program. The speaker will be the Rev. Elijah Ray, pastor of Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church. We invite all churches and the public. Rev. George W. Shell, Pastor.
3 p.m.: The Inspirational Choir of McBeth Baptist Church celebrates their Choir Anniversary. The public is invited. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker, Jr., Pastor.
Sunday, July 6
11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.: Lockhart Chapel Baptist Church, 472 Old Union Road, holds its one day revival. Rev. Harry F. Giles will be the speaker for that morning. At 2:30 p.m. Rev. Geoffrey Stephens, the pastor of Red Hill Baptist Church, will be the speaker. Please come out, sing, shout, praise and worship in Jesus’ name.
Sunday, July 13-Thursday, July 17
5:45-8:30 p.m.: First Baptist Church in Union and Grace United Methodist Church holds Vacation Bible School at First Baptist. The name of the Vacation Bible School will be “Weird Animals.” The Vacation Bible School will be for children K-4 through 5th grade. Pre-registration is Sunday, June 29, 4-6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Union.
Saturday, July 19
4 p.m.: The Bethesda Baptist Church (in Santuck) Family holds an appreciation celebration for the church musicians. The public is invited. Rev. Roderick Oglesby, Sr. is pastor.
Sunday, July 20-Wednesday, July 23
1:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, holds Revival Services. The Rev. Brandon T. Whitehurst, pastor of Monks Grove Baptist Church in Spartanburg will preach the opening sermon on Sunday, July 20 at 1:30 p.m. A fellowship dinner will follow. The Rev. Calvin Gallman, pastor of the New Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church of Duncan will preach Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Anthony Wilson, pastor of the Bethany Baptist Church of Joneville will preach Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Jefferson N. McDowell, pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Laurens will preach Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Michael A. Glenn is church pastor.
Sunday, Aug. 3
11 a.m.: Old Timey Homecoming at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church. This is in celebration of the 230th anniversary of the church. All visitors are invited to attend and learn some of the history of this wonderful church.
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.
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.
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