Saturday, May 3
9 a.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church in Buffalo hosts a Teacher’s Workshop. Ms. Abba Lewis will be the instructor. She teaches in the SCE&M Congress. Rev. Elijah Ray, Pastor.
Sunday, May 4
11 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Bethany Baptist Church in Jonesille celebrates its 142nd Annual Homecoming. The morning service at 11 a.m. will be by Rev. Anthony Wilson and the afternoon service at 3 p.m. will be by Rev. Larry D. Black, pastor of Salem Zion Baptist Church of Pacolet.
Noon: Fairforest Baptist Church of Union hosts its 1st Sunday Lunch. Each plate will have one meat, three sides, dessert, and a drink. The meats are meatloaf and fried chicken. The sides are mac and cheese, squash casserole, potato salad, lima beans, green beans, and mashed potato/gravy. Carryouts are available. Call in or dine in. Call in at 427-3430.
Wednesday, May 7
5:30 p.m.: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church holds their Poor Man’s Supper. The menu will include green beans, potato salad, ham, rolls, tea. Desserts are extra. Melody Farr will be singing.
Friday, May 16-Sunday, May 18
7 p.m.: Please join us for the St. Paul Baptist Church Family and Friends Reunion Weekend. This reunion is for St. Paul church members, past and present, as well as family and friends. We have several events planned including a banquet and concert for a weekend full of fellowship and fun times. There will be a Get Acquainted Hour including dinner from 6-7 p.m. and a rehearsal by the Reunion Choir and activities for the children under adult supervision 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 16; a rehearsal by the Reunion Choir 10 a.m.-12 p.m., a luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and a banquet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 and activities for the children under adult supervision; and a Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. and concert by the Reunion Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18.
Sunday, May 18
2:30 p.m.: The Senior Choir of St. Matthew A.M.E. Zion Church cordially invites you to our singing program. We look forward to having you join us in songs and praise.
Sunday, May 25
2 p.m.: The Stewards and Members of Jeter’s Chapel AME Church sponsors a fashion show featuring a Parade of Women and Men’s Hats and Suits. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Barbara McGlinton, Pastor of Old Hope Station Baptist Church, Blair, South Carolina. Rev. Anthony Washington, Pastor.
2:30 p.m.: McBeth Baptist Church invites you to attend a service to honor our Pastor Rev. Freddie L. Wicker, Jr., and 1st Lady on their 10th Pastoral Anniversar. The preacher for the occasion is the former pastor of Mt. Rowell Baptist Church, Rev. Kevin Russell Sheppard. The public is invited.
Saturday, May 31
11 a.m.-1 p.m.: VBS Kickoff at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church. Games and activities for kids. The kids will also get to participate in a scavenger hunt. Fun for all kids registering for Vacation Bible School.
Monday, June 2-Friday, June 6
6 p.m.-8:45 p.m.: VBS at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church. Adult classes will be available for those that are interested.
Monday, June 2-Thursday, June 5
6:30-8:30 p.m.: Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, holds Vacation Bible School for all ages.
Sunday, June 8
3 p.m.: Beatty’s Chapel will be having Family & Friends Day. The guest preacher will be Rev. Richard Ward, Pastor of Mt. Nebo of Lancaster. The public is welcome. Come out and hear God’s holy word. God bless. Rev. Stephan Y. Brown, Pastor.
Sunday, June 15
11 a.m.: Friendship Baptist Church, 250 Morning Drive, Spartanburg, holds a Father’s/Men’s Day Celebration during morning worship with Minister Gary Spells of Monks Grove Baptist Church as the guest preacher. The public is invited. Rev. Michael A. Glenn, 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. Everyone welcome.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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