Wednesday, Feb. 6
5:30 p.m.: The Laura Farr Sunday School Class of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church holds a Poor Man’s Supper. The menu includes vegetable and potato soup sandwiches, cornbread and tea. Desserts are extra. Elaine Galston will be guest singer starting at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to Jacob’s Well (the old Hope Hospital in Lockhart). Takeouts call 427-5319. Donations accepted and appreciated.
Thursday, Feb. 7
Noon: The Community Prayer Meeting will be held at the USC gazebo. All are invited to participate in a brief time of prayer for our community, state, and nation, and for the church. You do not have to pray out loud to participate. Just come and join in silently if you like. If you can’t be at the gazebo, set aside some time during the day to pray for our community, state, and nation. All are welcome.
Saturday, Feb. 9
9:30 a.m.: The Missionary Auxiliary of the Pacolet River Baptist Association will hold its quarterly meeting at Bethel Baptist Church, 904 Pea Ridge Highway, Jonesville. Minister Brenda W. Byrd, President of the Missionary Auxiliary. Rev. James Mason, Moderator of the Pacolet River Baptist Association. Rev. J.E. Tillotson, Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church.
10 a.m.: Corinth Baptist Church, 302 N. Herndon St. in Union, will had a Health Watch. Teacher will be Libby Wittker of SAFE Home Rape Crisis Coalition. Topic will be Sexual Assault and Abuse. Facilitators are Louis Lyles and Amelia Glenn. Rev. J. Archie Calhoun, Pastor. All are welcome.
1 p.m.: The YPD of Jeter Chapel will holst a chicken stew at the home of Pat and Bennie Dawkins on the Joe Walker Road. The stew will be ready around 1 p.m. Anthony Washington, Pastor.
Sunday, Feb. 10
Noon until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road in Union, serves Sunday dinner consisting of fried chicken, roast beef, steak and gravy, creamed potatoes, rice and gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, Lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert. The cost is $8 per person. Call 427-1622 for takeouts which will be ready at 11:45 a.m.
Noon until: Hebron Baptist Church, Whitmire Highway, Union, will be having a soup and sandwich lunch following morning worship service in the church social hall. The menu will consist of chicken stew, vegetable soup, potato soup, cornbread, pimento cheese, deviled egg sandwiches, tea, and dessert. Eat in or takeout. Tickets are $5. The lunch is part of a fund raising effort by the church to raise funds for its pastor, the Rev. Brian Childers, to participate in a mission trip to Nicaragua in June.
2 p.m.: Antioch AME Church hosts a Matters of the Heart program featuring Sister Patricia Davis, Sister Melinda Wickes, Sister Penny Bellensen and Sister Angela Scott.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
7 p.m.: Philippi Baptist Church, 327 Philippi Church Road in Union, holds its 2013 Sportsman’s Supper Family Night. Michael Roth is the guest speaker. Tickets are $10, which includes dinner. Call (864) 398-6188 for tickets or more information.
Thursday, Feb. 14
5 p.m. until 7 p.m.: True Light Ministries, 2407 Fair Avenue, Newberry, will sponsor a Valentine’s Day Free Giveaway and Concert at the Whitmire Community Center. Dinner is on us and everything is free. You can dine in with us or have it to go. There will also be great gospel singing. Troy Price, Pastor.
Saturday, Feb. 16
5:30 p.m.: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church will hold its 11th Annual Wild Game Supper with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children (8 and under). For tickets contact Melvin Shelton at 864-426-3251, Randy Lawson at 864-576-0368, Alan Harvey at 864-585-5974, Barry Carroll at 864-427-9974, or Otis Hembree at 864-427-4419. Guest speaker will be Chris Wells of Well Spoken Ministries (an avid outdoorsman).
Sunday, Feb. 17
12:30 p.m.: Covenant Baptist Church will hold a Relay For Life dinner.
2:30 p.m.: James Chapel Baptist Church, 527 Pinckney St. in Carlisle, celebrates the eighth anniversary of its pastor. The guest speaker is D.S. President of St. Matthews First Baptist Church. The public is invited.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Sardis United Methodist Church, 976 Sardis Road in Union, holds a Mission Soup and Sandwich Lunch. The menu will include vegetable beef soup, cornbread, chicken salad or pimento cheese sandwich, dessert and tea for $7 per plate. The church is also selling chicken salad and pimento cheese for $6 per pint and vegetable soup for $6 per quart. Call (864) 427-9676 for carryouts of 10 or more. All sales go to the missions of the church.
Saturday, March 2
6 p.m.: Lockhart United Methodist Church will host a gospel singing with the southern gospel group The Pathfinders. Also appearing will be Union’s own Heath Walker. A love offering will be taken. Come for a relaxed evening.
Foster’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Pea Ridge Hwy. in Jonesville, hosts a Consignment Sale from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 8 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9. Anyone can enter items in the sale. Vendor booths will be set up for products and the women of the church will sell hot dogs and snacks. All proceeds are to help buy new playground equipment. Contact Heather Sealy at 864-251-3631 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Kingdom Hearts Ministry of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Jonesville, S.C. will celebrate its 2nd Annual 3-Day Conference beginning Friday, February 22 at 6 p.m. with Minister Kim Glenn as keynote speaker. On Saturday, February 23, there will be a workshop on various topics at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served following the workshop. On Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m. keynote speaker will Sister Catherine Moore from White Plains Baptist Church, Laurens, S.C., and Sister Carla Jones and the White Plains Mass Choir will render songs and praises. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Edward Pressley, Pastor.
McBeth Baptist Church will hold a Deacons Training Workshop each Tuesday beginning February 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The four-week workshop on February 12, 19, and 26 and March 5. The public is in invited to learn and gain acknowledge about being a deacon. Rev. Freddie L. Wicker Jr, Pastor.
A Moms in Prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in the Family Ministry Center of Bethel United Methodist Church, 1705 Lockhart Highway. All interested persons are invited to participate.
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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