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THE CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE session will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Pacolet River Baptist Association Center on Lover’s Lane Road. The focus for this session will be “Church Fundraising: What’s the Purpose; Do’s and Dont’s; Opportunities for You and Your Church.” We will have special presenters to lead part of the discussion, one is a local Union native currently living in Charlotte, NC. All Pastors, Ministers, Deacons, Church Leaders and all others are invited and encouraged to attend. Rev. Malachi Rodgers, Moderator.
BETHESDA YOUTH MINISTRY will have a plate sale beginning at 9 a.m. at the Santuck Masonic Hall on Highway 215. For preorders call Hubba Sims at 441-2402, Brenda Gist at 426-5101 or Mary Carolyn Harris at 757-406-3812.
MONARCH BAPTIST CHURCH will hold a Women’s Conference at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Evangelist Juanita Giles. The theme is Lunch with the Lamb. Brunch will be served in the fellowship hall. Contact members for information.
NEW EMANUEL CHAPEL will begin their revival celebration at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker for that day will be Pastor Eddie McConnell of Outreach Deliverance Center Carlisle, SC. The guest speaker for Monday will be Pastor George Shell of St. Luke Baptist Church. The guest speaker for Tuesday will be Pastor Percell Ross of St. Luke II Baptist Church. The guest speaker for Wednesday will be Pastor Tony Griffin of Mitchell Chapel Christian Church. Nightly services will begin at 6:45 p.m. Dr. James L. Mason, Pastor.
THE RED HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have its annual revival services July 22-25. The Rev. Bobby Houze, pastor of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC, will be the speaker for the Sunday 3 p.m. and the 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday night services. The Rev Geoffrey Stephens is pastor.
WYATT’S CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH, Buffalo will have a Family & Friends service at 3 p.m. Rev. Sheppard, Pastor of Mt. Rowell Baptist Church, will be guest speaker. Rev. Elijah Ray, Pastor.
CEDAR GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH in Jonesville will host its annual Homecoming program at 2 p.m. Dr. C. Dennis Rector, pastor of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Cowpens, along with his church family, will be the special guest on this occasion. On Monday, July 23, the church will begin its annual Revival services with Rev. Alan Rector, pastor of Community Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC, as the guest speaker. The revival will be held each evening at 7 p.m. until Wednesday, July 25. Reverend Edward Pressley is the Cedar Grove’s pastor.
BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will be having Vacation Bible School July 23-27 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. with drop off from 8:30-9 a.m. and pickup between 12-12:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Sonrise National Park.” As kids explore SonRise National Park, they’ll learn the most important survival skill of all: They can always depend on Jesus and His promises of true peace, true riches, true power, true love and true hope! At SonRise National Park, kids will learn to trust Jesus as their all-powerful Guide and Savior! With Friday wrapping up with a small adventure for the kids. For more information and if interested in attending please contact Pat Hendrix at 427-9751 or Pamela Kelley at 429-6066.
BOUNTIFUL BLESSING CHURCH, 110 Peake Road, Roebuck, will have its 12th church anniversary at 7 p.m. July 26 and 27. On Thursday, the guest speaker will be Pastor James L. Rowson, Jr., of Kingdom Life Ministries, Orangeburg. On Friday, the guest speaker will be Bishop Stephen B. Hall of Rhema Christian Fellowship, Decatur, GA. Apostle Thomas and Evangelist Cherella Lee, Pastors. For more information contact Minister Eric Talley at 864-202-7672.
GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH of the Sedalia Community will hold its Annual Revival Services July 29-Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. J.E. Tillison, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church, Kelton Community, in Jonesville, as evangelist of the week. Services begin at 7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Malachi Rodgers Sr., pastor of Galilee Baptist Church.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival July 29-Aug. 2. Sunday’s revival service will be held at 6 p.m. while the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday services will be held at 7 p.m. Rev. Shannon Faulkner of Fairview Baptist Church in Kinards, SC, will be the speaker.
FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, 763 Neal Shoals Road, Union, will have Amazing Wonders Aviation Vacation Bible School July 29-Aug. 2 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be Pre-K through 6th grade class plus an adult class. Commencement will be Sunday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m. For information contact Frances Fowler at 427-3224.
THE LAURA FARR SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS OF WESLEY CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will having their Poor Man’s Supper at 5:30 p.m. One the menu will be pinto beans, cornbread, fried wieners, garden vegetables, and tea. Desserts extra. Guest singer will be Heath Walker. For takeouts call 427-5319. Everybody is invited!
UNION CHURCH OF GOD, 1113 Thompson Boulevard, Union, will hold Vacation Bible School Aug. 1-3 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 4 10 a.m.-1 p .m. On Aug. 1, the “Critter Keeper” will be present and on Aug. 3 each child will receive a bookbag.
THE 128th ANNUAL SESSION OF THE PACOLET RIVER BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION will be held at the Baptist Center on Lovers Lane, Union. Registration is at 9 a.m. Devotion will be at 9:15 a.m. and Pastor Kevin Russell Sheppard, the host pastor, will deliver the Devotional Message at 9:30 a.m. Moderator Malachi Rogers, Sr. President Lena J. Thompson.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming with the Rev. David Blanton.
JAMES CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH, Carlisle, will hold its annual revival services Aug. 5-8. On Sunday, Aug. 5, the service will be at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Albert L. Salter Jr. from St. Luke AME Church. The services Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 6-8, will be at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Dr. James L. Mason from New Emanuel Chapel, Union. The public is invited. Rev. T.A. Moore, Pastor.
MT. ROWELL BAPTIST CHURCH Homecoming and Revival Services will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 8. Sunday worship services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Russell Sheppard delivering the message and at 2 p.m. with Dr. Michael A. Glenn, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church (Spartanburg, SC) delivering the message. Monday through Wednesday night at 7 p.m., Dr. Bryant Cheek, Pastor of Springfield Baptist Church (Laurens, SC) will be the Guest Revivalist. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Rev. Russell Sheppard, Host Pastor.
THE ANNUAL LADIES NIGHT OUT at Bethesda Baptist Church will be held at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be ventriloquist Beverly Smith and her partner Alfred. Contact Joyce Dallas (803-694-2775) or Paula Couch (803-924-8371) by Aug. 7 in you are interested or need tickets.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will hold Mason-Shrine Day.
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH under the leadership of the Rev. Michael A. Glenn, will celebrate its annual observance of Woman’s Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Shirley Sims Gray, Associate Minister of Majority Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Friendship Baptist Church, located at 250 Morningside Drive, has 11 a.m. worship services every Sunday with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. For more information call 864-576-6285.
THE 142nd ANNUAL SESSION OF THE TYGER RIVER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION will be held at New Liberty Baptist Church in Fountain Inn at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael A. Glenn is Moderator.
THE MALE CHOIR OF FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, 250 Morningside Drive, Spartanburg, will present a Fall Gospel Concert at 4 p.m. The public is invited. The Rev. Michael A. Glenn is Pastor.