The high priest of good things to come

Charles Warner | The Union Daily Times 11 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; 12 Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. 13 For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh: 14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? 15 And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. 16 For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator. 17 For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth. 18 Whereupon neither the first testament was dedicated without blood. 19 For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people, 20 Saying, This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you. 21 Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the ministry. 22 And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission. — Hebrews 9:11-22 (KJV)

Friday, July 17-Sunday, July 19

The Sims Chapel Baptist Church will be traveling to Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, July 17, 2015 and will return on Sunday, July 19, 2015. The cost to ride the bus is $ 70 per person and is non refundable. This will include two free breakfasts at the hotel. The cost for two nights at the hotel will be $265.12 (this includes tax).

We are looking forward to you joining us in this trip.

If you are interested in going, please contact:

Trustee Wanda Williams at [email protected] or 803-271-3210

Trustee Jesse Murphy at [email protected] 803-694-4107

Trustee Lawrence Sligh at [email protected] or 803-271-4082

Trustee Lorendia Beasley at [email protected] or 864-466-6207

Bro. Michael Epps at 803-924-2295

Sis. Jasmine Gilliam

Sis. Janet Rice

Bro. Tommy Young

Let’s go and have some fun in the name of the Lord.

Sunday, July 19

6 p.m.: First Baptist Church, Union hosts a concert by Ronnie Lybrand.

3 p.m.: Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church celebrates the 42nd Anniversary of the All Male Choir. Rev. Elijah Ray, Pastor.

Sunday, July 19-Wednesday, July 22

2 p.m.: The McBeth Baptist Church Family cordially invites you to our Annual Revival Services. Our revival will begin Sunday, July 19 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Willie Davis of New Beginning Christian Church, Newberry.

Monday, July 20 — Pastor Emma Ruff, Nehemiah Pavilion, Whitmire, SC

Tuesday, July 21 — Pastor Kevin Allen, Mt. Alexander, Woodruff, SC

Wednesday, July 22 — Pastor Jerry Wilson, Weeping Mary, Blair, SC

Service will begin at 7 p.m. nightly, we welcome you any night.

Sunday, July 19-Thursday, July 23

5:30-8 p.m.: Morningside Baptist Church holds Vacation Bible School. The theme will be “Firefighters.”

Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24

6-8:30 p.m.: Kids will meet real Bible people and discover how God works through us at Camp Discovery VBS. This fun-filled week will be at Augsburg Lutheran Church, 151 Connector Road. Puppets, videos, music, good food, and exciting stories will be some of the activities. To register, call 674-5083 or 764-5311.

Saturday, July 25

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Morningside Baptist Church holds its next infant care giveaway.

Sunday, July 26

6 p.m.: First Baptist Church, Union hosts a concert by Monty Allen.

Sunday, July 26-Wednesday, July 29

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds its Annual Homecoming Service on Sunday at 2 p.m. and Revival Services Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. each night. Rev. Dr. Dennis Rector of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Cowpens will be ministering the message on Sunday and will continue the services each night. Come join us, we give Honor and Glory to our God.

2 p.m. & 7:15 p.m.: Galilee Baptist Church in the Sedalia Community holds Revival Services Sunday through Wednesday. Pastor Malachi Rodgers Sr. will bring the Sunday morning message. At 2 p.m. Rev. James Farr, the pastor of Flint Hill Baptist Church in Newberry will bring the afternoon message.

At 7:15 p.m., Monday night through Wednesday night, Rev. Timothy Hunter, Pastor of Island Creek Baptist Church in Gaffney will be the evangelist.

The public is invited to come share with us in these services.

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.: The Red hill Baptist Church holds its annual revival. The speaker for the 2 p.m. Sunday and Monday through Wednesday 7 p.m. services will be the Rev. George Shell, Pastor of the St Luke Baptist Church Buffalo.

Pastor Stephens and the Red Hill Baptist Church Family, the Little Church with the Big Heart, welcome each and every one to come out and share in these services with us.

Friday, July 31

At Dark: First Baptist Church hosts a Drive-In Movie. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday, Aug. 1

10 a.m.-Noon: The Pacolet River Baptist Sunday School Convention will observe its 131st Annual Session. The practice sessions for the Youth Convention Choir, Youth Convention Dancers and Youth Bible Quiz will be Saturdays, July 11, 18, and 25, 2015 from 10-12 noon at the Baptist Center. The host church is Red Hill; the host pastor is Rev. Geoffrey Stephens; and the host superintendent is Dea. Robert Foster. Moderator Dr. James L. Mason and President Lena J. Thompson.

Noon: The Union County Prayer Foundation Back to School Bash will be held at Bethany AME Community Life Center in Kelton. There will be gospel artists, motivational speakers, vendors, food, free snow cones, school supplies for the children. There will be fun for the whole family. Most importantly, dignitaries will be praying for the success of the County and the children before the new school year begins. Come out and be blessed. For any questions, feel free to email Elder Ysante McDowell/Visionary @ [email protected]

Sunday, Aug.9

Noon-Until: Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, serves Sunday dinner.

The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, steak and gravy, creamed potatoes, rice and gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert.

Cost is $8 per person.

Call 427-1622 for takeouts which will be ready at 11:45 a.m.

Sunday, Aug. 9-Wednesday, Aug. 12

2:15 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Maple Ridge Baptist Church holds their Annual Revival Service. The Rev. Lee Byars of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Gaffney, will deliver the message at all four services.

Bible Study

Shiloh Outreach Baptist Church, 194 Maybinton Road, Whitmire, holds a Community Bible Study on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

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