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LOCKHART FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will host a Riverside celebration at 6 p.m. for Buddy Allen featuring the New Riverside Boys, The Childers, Patti Allen Kelli Allen, Luke Jenkins and others.
CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH will have a Relay for Life Chinese auction 10:30 a.m.-noon in the Fellowship Hall.
PARADISE AME CHURCH will have a Men’s Day Program at 2:30 p.m. Rev. James Farr will be guest speaker.
THE PACOLET RIVER BAPTIST Sunday School Convention will have its annaul youth program at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Center on Lovers Lane. Host church. Corinth Baptist Church; host pastor Rev. J. A. Calhoun.
NEW EMANUEL CHURCH will celebrate Dr. James L. Mason and First Lady Marilyn Mason’s ninth anniversary at 2 pm. The Rev. Robert E. Collins, Woodson Chapel Baptist, will be guest speaker.
PADGETT’S CREEK will feature Rev. David Blanton, Director of Mission at the 6 p.m. service.
WYATT’S CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH will host Sister Jannie Gist’s initial sermon at 3 p.m.
RED HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have their choir anniversary at 2 p.m. Rev. Geoffrey Stevens, pastor.
ST. PAUL BAPTIST CHURCH will have their annual Women’s Day during morning worship. Guest speaker will be Minister Nicole Smith-Gist, Assoc. Minister of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Spartanburg. Dr. A.L. Brackett, pastor
BUFFALO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Eva Sanders Circle will have a fund raiser luncheon immediately following worship service. Menu will be baked ham, choice of two beans, steamed cabbage or slaw, stewed potatoes, cornbread, tea and a variety of desserts.
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, Spartanburg, will celebrate a day of fellowship and worship at 11 am. Speaker will be Rev. J. Lewis Peake, Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church; with music by the church cholir and the Peake Family. Dinner will follow. For information call 864-576-6285. Rev. Michael A. Glenn, pastor
WILLIAMS CHAPEL CHURCH will have Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Eric Franks, Greater St. John’s Church, Winnsboro, will be guest speaker. Rev. John Hill, pastor.
LENTEN SERVICE will be held at Grace United Methodist Church at noon with a light lunch available at 12:30. Rev. Kevin Dalton, Buffalo UMC will be speaker.
PADGETT’S CREEK will show the movie The Passion at 6 p.m. There will be a movie shown for children in grades 1 through 6, nursery provided for preschoolers. Children seventh grade and up must have signed permission from parent/guardian or accompanied by an adult.
AUGSBURG LUTHERAN CHURCH will have a spaghetti supper 4:30-7:30 p.m. serving spaghetti, meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. Eat in or takeout, 427-1833. Will deliver 5 or more dinners.
THE PACOLET RIVER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION will host the Christian Leadership Training Institute at 10:30 a.m. at the Pacolet River Baptist Center, 169 Lovers Lane Road. All pastors, ministers, deacons, church leaders and others are invited. Rev. Charles L. Ashley Sr., Galilee Baptist Church, York, presiding.
MCBETH BAPTIST CHURCH will host a free women’s conference entitled “Women and Men Who Reflect The Heart of Jesus”, at noon. Guest speakers will be Sis. Melinda Wicker, McBeth Baptist Church; Sis. Jackie Jeter, Spartanburg and Pastor Tiffany Watkins, Renewed Faith Ministries, Belton. Door prizes will be given away. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker Jr., Pastor
PADGETT’S CREEK will have joint services at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
RED HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have a dedication service at 3 p.m. Rev. James Mason, New Emanuel Baptist Church will be guest speaker. Rev. Geoffrey Stevens, pastor.
GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Chancel Choir will present “Covenant of Grace” by Joseph M. Martin during the 11 o’clock worship service. This Easter cantata is intended to celebrate the promises and covenants of God. Through the use of narrators and music, the story of redemption is told. Familiar hymn tunes and beautiful original music by Joseph Martin help deliver the message of God’s love. “We are God’s people. We are the children of grace.”
BETHEL UNITED METHODIST WOMEN will have a bake sale at Walmart on March 31, 2012 at 8 a.m. featuring homemade sweets. Proceeds benefit the UMW missions locally and around the world. If you have a special request please contact a member of the UMW at Bethel.
CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH will have Health Watch at 10:30 a.m. with Mrs. Delisa Simon-Dawkins, Community Outreach Coordinator, Gibbs Cancer Center, speaking on colon cancer.
MT. ROWELL BAPTIST CHURCH will have the initial sermon of Sis. Vivian Lipsey-Hill at 2:30 p.m. Rev.Russell Sheppard, pastor.
MARK HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have an everybody’s birthday march celebration at 2 p.m. Minister T. J. Jackson, pastor.
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, Spartanburg, will celebrate their 62nd anniversary at 4 p.m. Rev. Michael Glenn, pastor
NEW EMANUEL CHURCH New Emanuel Church will have the 7 Last Words of Jesus Christ at noon. Guest speakers will be Minister Mary Hooker of Carlisle Christian, Minister Kim Glenn and Minister Tracy Byrd of Cedar Grove, Minister Mark Eison of Foster Chapel, Minister Elgusta Wright of Mt. Rowell, Minister Brock Eison of Mitchell Chapel and Minister James Kollock of New Chapel AME. Dr. James L. Mason, pastor
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m.
THE UNION COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION WMU spring meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Joy Baptist Church. Speaker will be Mrs. Norma Blanton, former missionary to Ecuador. State representative will be SandraTapp, Assoc. Exec. Dir. of SC WMU. Light refreshments will be served.
MT. ROWELL BAPTIST CHURCH will have spring revival April 9-11 at 7 p.m. with speakers: Monday, Dr. Carl Wells, Pastor, Second Calvary Baptist Church, Columbia; Tuesday, Rev. Jeremy Huggins, Pastor, Fairview Baptist Church,Newberry and Wednesday, Rev. Wayne K,. Pratt, Pastor, Brown Chapel AME Church, Newberry. Rev. Russell Sheppard, host pastor.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have Youth Day at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
PARADISE AME CHURCH will celebrate Simply Blessed Gospel Choir first anniversary on Sunday April 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Joseph Brown, Pastor.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have 5th Sunday Night singing at 6 p.m. featuring Wayne Brown and Scott Cooper.
MCBETH BAPTIST CHURCH Music Ministry invites you to our Fundraiser/Gospel Explosion at 3 p.m. On program are groups from the local area, NC and GA. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker Jr., Pastor.