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AUGSBURG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 151 Connector Road (by Brian’s Body Shop), is forming a Community Youth Choir with emphasis on Christmas 2012. Any child from 5 to 18 years old, whether affiliated with the church or not, may register at Augsburg Lutheran Church on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Augsburg welcomes all children for fun, fellowship, and learning musical expression. For further information, you may contact Audrey Lancaster at 427-7825, Kim Kalb at 441-0117, or Jeri Sanders at 674-5083.
NEW EMANUEL CHAPEL AND MEN OF ACTION will host “Bridging the Gap Between Church and Community” — a free unity day for the community at the Jonesville Municipal Complex (the old Jonesville High School) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Purpose of the event is to raise community awareness on issues related to health, education, finance and other topics. There will be free vendors, food, and various forms of entertainment for all ages.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will have a big yard sale in the Family Center at the rear of the church from 7:30 a.m.-until.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will hold Mason-Shrine Day.
THE FOSTER CHAPEL GOSPEL CHOIR will celebrate their 41st anniversary with devotions beginning at 2:15 p.m. All are welcome. Rev. W. E. Smith, Pastor.
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 2832 River Road in Union, is asking all choirs and groups to help praise the Lord in song at 2:30 p.m. when Brother Frank “Pee Wee” Rice and the Gospel Choir celebrate their 26th anniversary. Rev. Ronald O. Feaster, Pastor. Mrs. Ernestine Peake, President.
CEDAR GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH of Jonesville will celebrate its annual Men’s Day Program at 2 p.m. The Rev. Eddie McConnell, pastor of the Outreach Deliverance Center of Carlisle, S.C., along with his congregation, will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Edward Pressley is pastor. The public is invited to attend.
ST. PAUL BAPTIST CHURCH will hold its Annual Revival Services Sept. 9-13. The Sunday evening service will be at 6 p.m. Rev. Adrian Kollock will deliver the message. He is the pastor of Popular Springs A.M.E. Church in Laurens. Dr. Ronnie Williams, pastor of the Generostee Baptist Church of Anderson will be the evangelist Monday-Thursday. Services begin nightly at 7 p.m. If you need transportation to these services, please call the church office at (864) 427-2891. Dr. A.L. Brackett, Pastor.
THE BETHESDA BAPTIST CHURCH YOUTH MINISTRY will sponsor Fun in the Park from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Foster Park. There will be free food, games and music. Anglers are urged to bring their fishing rod. Fishing licenses are available at Wal Mart. A 14-day license costs $5 and a one-year license costs $10. Those 15 years and younger do not need a fishing license.
BETHLEHEM U.M.C. will a Homecoming and Revival Sept. 16-19. The Homecoming speaker will be Mike Scales. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. Bring a well-filled basket. Tea and supplies will be provided. Revival starts at 7 p.m. Rev. Kevin Dalton of Buffalo U.M.C. will bring the message each night with special singing. Bring a friend.
WEST SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming with Sunday School at 10:30 a.m., Worship Service at 11:30 a.m. and Homecoming Dinner at approximately 1 p.m. Former pastor the Rev. Joe White will be bringing the message during the worship service.
ST. LUKE BAPTIST CHURCH in Lukesville will hold its Second Annual Deacon/Deaconess Program at 3 p.m. Dr. Bryant Cheeks will be the speaker.
THE UNION COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION WMU fall meeting will be held at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church. The opening session begins at 6 p.m. with RSVP dinner at 6:30 p.m. and conferences for all WMU groups at 7:15 p.m. A couple of guest speakers will also be a part of the evening. Churches should call Jean Capps at 251-0100 by Sept. 12 with the number planning to attend dinner.
CEDAR GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Cedar Grove Church Road in Jonesville, will hold its annual Women’s Day Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. The program will be given by the Women of Faith. The keynote speaker will be Sister Sonja Harris of Spartanburg. Rev. Edward Pressley, Pastor.
CEDAR GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate its annual at 3 p.m. This year’s theme is “Women of Faith Serving the Church, the Community and the World.” Guest speaker will be Sister Kimberly Johnson, first lady of White Plain Baptist Church in Laurens. Rev. Edward Pressley, Pastor.
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.
THE CHOSEN FEW INC. (MARY OWENS) will present a gospel play entitled “God Can Turn It Around” at 5 p.m. at the Head Start Center (old Jonesville Elementary School) on Alman Street in Jonesville. For more information contact Mary Owens or any of the cast members.