Area Church News October 9, 2014

His Higher Call Ministries and Bethel Ministries, Shelby
         His Higher Call Ministries & Bethel Ministries’, 208 North Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC, presents “Repairing what has been breached”.  Prayer Summons Friday, October 10, 6:00pm & Friday, October 17, 6:00pm. Bethel Ministries’ also presents Metrolina Leadership Summit “Restoring Spiritual Authority”, Wednesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 16, 7:00pm and Friday, October 17, 7:30pm. All are welcome!
        For more information on either event, please call church office at 704-974-4444 or via email at
Waco Baptist Church, Waco
         Waco Baptist Church, 262 North Main St., Waco, NC, will be  holding their Annual Barbecue, Saturday, October 11, 4:00-7:00pm. Plates: Dine in or carry out, barbecue, slaw, beans, sauce, chips and dessert. $12 per plate.
Corinth Baptist Church, Casar
         Corinth Baptist Church, 324 Corinth Church Road, Casar, NC will hold their Annual BBQ, Saturday, October 11, 3:00-7:30pm. Consisting of BBQ Pork, Chicken, Baked Beans, Slaw, Hush puppies, Buns and Dessert. Dine In: All you can eat. Adults, $10; Children 5 - 10 years old, $6; under 5 free. Carry Out Plates, consisting of choice of one meat, $9. Boston Butts $35 each, consisting of meat, slaw, sauce and buns. To order Boston Butts please call: Donald Downs, 704-538-3327 or Steve Brackett, 704-538-8328.
Lawndale Missionary Methodist Church
         Lawndale Missionary Methodist Church, Lane Street, Lawndale, NC will be having a Yard Sale and Bake Sale, Saturday, October 11, 7:00am - until. Plus Chicken Pie Dinner, 4:30pm - 6:30pm. 12 and over $8; kids under 12, $4. Proceeds go to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.
Westview Baptist Church, Shelby
          Westview Baptist Church, 500 Melody Lane, Shelby, will have a Free Block Party Sunday, October 12, 4:00-6:00pm. There will be Bounce Houses, Hay Rides, Pumpkin Painting, Cookout, Sno Cones, Games, and Fun! Everyone is invited! For more information, call church office, 704-487-1213.
Mary’s Grove United Methodist Church, Kings Mtn
         Mary’s Grove United Methodist Church, 1223 Mary’s Grove Church Road, Kings Mountain, NC will be having Homecoming on Sunday, October 12, 11:00am. The Reverend Charlene Hutchings and the congregation would like for you to join them in sharing Christian fellowship, rekindle memories, and delicious food. A covered dish luncheon will be held in the Fellowship Hall following the service.
John Knox Presbyterian Church, Shelby
         John Knox Presbyterian Church, 610 Charles Road, Shelby, NC will hold a Remembrance Service for Fallen Firefighters Sunday, October 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm. Bells Will Ring  for the 4th Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters. John Knox Presbyterian Church will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and other organizations from coast to coast in this poignant tribute as part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. All are invited to join them as they remember and honor those firefighters that gave the ultimate sacrifice. For more information visit: or                The John Knox Presbyterian Church, 610 Charles Road, Shelby, NC, are needing Crafters for the Annual Arts and Crafts Festival, Saturday, November 8. Limited indoor spaces but outdoor spaces are allowed. Entry is $25 for 6 foot table and chairs, indoor only. Outdoor vendors are responsible for their own tables and tents. Go on line for reservation package, Or call 704-487-7953. Deadline for reservations is November 1, 2014. Food will be sold. Santa will attend.
Pleasantview Community Church, Forest City
        Pleasantview Community Church, 129 Michael Dr., Forest City, NC (just behind KidsPlay off Doggett Rd.), will be holding their Fall Festival Saturday, October 18, 4:00-8:00pm. Face painting, cake walk, cake auction, games, music and more. Chicken/Fish Fry. Donations. All proceeds go to missions.
Flint Hill Baptist Church Golf Tournament
        Flint Hill Baptist Church Golf Tournament to benefit youth missions will be on Saturday, October 18, at Riverbend Golf Course. Lunch will be served at 12:00 and a shotgun start at 1:30. This is a captains choice event with 2 flights with trophies for 1st & 2nd in each. Every golfer will receive a gift bag and range balls. Entry fee is $65 per person with mulligans for sale. There are long drive and closest to the pin prizes and $10,000 for a hole in one on #12. There will be silent auction items for sale and a raffle for a 40” LED smart tv for $5 per ticket. Call Mark at 704-473-1610 for information, register a team or sponsorship.
New Home United Methodist Church, Casar
        New Home United Methodist Church, 544 Moriah School Rd., Casar, NC, will be holding their Annual Fall BBQ Saturday, October 18, 4:00pm. Dine-In or Carry-Out. BBQ or Chicken Halves, slaw, baked beans, hushpuppies and dessert. Plates: $11 each; Boston Butt Kits: $35 (includes slaw & sauce). For more information contact Brian, 704-538-0292 or Keith, 704-538-8747
The Way Of The Cross, Shelby
        The Way Of The Cross, 875 East Zion Church Road, Shelby, NC, will be holding their Annual BBQ, Saturday, October 18, 11:00am until 6:00pm. Live Gospel Bluegrass music by Crystal River. Menu: BBQ pork or chicken, hushpuppies, slaw, french fries, baked beans, dessert and drink. Whole butts preorder only, $40. Advance tickets (ages 12 and up), $8. At the door (age 12 and up), $9. Children (ages 4-11), $4. Children (3 and under dine in only), free. BBQ sandwich, chips and drink, $5. For more information, 704-406-9214.
Big Springs Baptist Church
        Big Springs Baptist Church will be holding their Fall Sixth Annual Then and Now Days Brotherhood Project Saturday, October 11. Schedule for the day: 8:00 - Yard Sale (WMU); 11:00 - Farm Equipment and Old Cars; 1:00 - Crafts and Baked Items; 1:00 - Hourly Door Prizes; 4:30-7:00 - Entertainment in Fellowship Hall; 4:30-7:00 - Chicken Pie Supper (donation for meal). Donations to Brotherhood Benevolence Projects.  
Hoey Memorial United Methodist Church, Shelby
        Hoey Memorial United Methodist Church, 2300 Hoey Church Rd. (across Hwy 74 from The Renaldo Auto Mall), Shelby, NC will be having a Big Breakfast, Saturday, October 18, 7:00am - 10:00am. Bacon, livermush, sausage, ham, eggs, biscuits, etc. Adults, $6; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free.
Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church, Ellenboro
        Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church, 1658 Duncan’s Creek Rd., Ellenboro, NC, will be holding a Fall Country Ham Supper with a Special Music Service featuring “Strings of Joy”, Saturday, October 18, 4:00-7:00pm, Meal: Adults $10; Children $7. For information, call Brenda Mode, 828-245-6702.
Morris Memorial Baptist Church, Casar
        Morris Memorial Baptist Church, 421 Moriah Church Rd., Casar, NC will be holding a “Revival” Sunday-Wednesday night, October 19-22. Sunday morning, 11:00am. Sunday night: 6:00pm, Guest Speaker will be Rev. Michael Lindsay. Mon.-Wed., 7:00pm, Dr. Alford Willis, from Stephens, SC will be preaching. Special Singing. Old Fashion Preaching. Nursery Available. Pastor is Rev. Chris Emory, 704-538-9474 or 704-473-3048.
Lawndale Baptist Church, Lawndale
        Lawndale Baptist Church, 407 W. Main St., Lawndale, NC will be having their fall/winter clothing give-away Saturday, October 18, 9:00am - 12:00pm. Infant, toddlers, kids, youth, men and womens’.
Second Baptist Church, Shelby
        Second Baptist Church, 1141 S. Lafayette, Shelby, NC will be holding their Homecoming, Sunday, October 19. Guest speaker will be Dr. Reginald Dawkins. Members and former members are welcome at the 11:00am service. Lunch afterwards.
Shelby Seventh Day Adventist Church
        Shelby Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2350 Hoey Church Rd., Shelby, NC will be holding a special sacred concert with scripture and music, Tuesday, October 21, 7:00pm, presented by Dr. Calvin Taylor who is seen weekly on the 3ABN Kids Time Praise. Everyone invited.
Lattimore Baptist Church
        Lattimore Baptist Church, 303 Peachtree Road, Lattimore, NC, will host the Lattimore Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25, from 2:00pm - 8:00pm. This is a free event for the entire family and everyone is encouraged to attend. It will include games for kids, trunk-or-treat, food and music. Bluegrass and gospel music will be provided by special guests The Golden Valley Ramblers, King’s Cause, The Foothills Choir, and the Darren Nicholson Band. Headliner Darren Nicholson is a founding member and mandolin player for the nationally acclaimed bluegrass band Balsam Range. In addition to all the festivities, Lattimore Baptist Church will have a BBQ dinner from 4:00pm - 6:30pm to raise money for their recreational facilities. Tickets must be purchased in advance. More information about the Fall Festival and BBQ dinner can be found on their website, The church office can be reached at 704-434-2450.
Rock Springs Baptist Church, Blacksburg
        Rock Springs Baptist Church, 1184 Rock Springs Rd., Blacksburg, SC, will be  holding an “Auction” Saturday, October 25, 6:00pm. Hotdogs, Bake Sale: 5:00pm. To be auctioned: toys, furniture, tools, odds & ends. Can pick up donated items. Contact 704-434-2413. From Gaffney: take Hwy 18 north to Hwy 5 junction. Turn right on Bridges Rd., go 1-1/2 miles. Church will be on the right. From Shelby: take Hwy 18 south into SC. At Hwy 5 junction take left on Bridges Rd., go 1-1/2 miles. Church is on the right.
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
        Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City, NC will hold an event for Crafters/Vendors/Exhibitors Opportunities, Saturday, October 25, 5:00pm - 8:00pm; Saturday, November 1, 8:00am - 11:00am. For details call Laurie, 828-429-4479.
Kistler’s United Methodist Church, Lawndale
        Kistler’s United Methodist Church, 846 Casar-Lawndale Rd., Lawndale, NC, will be holding their Fall Festival, Sunday, October 26, 3:00-5:00pm. Games, Candy, Prizes, Hot Dogs, Bouncy House & Hay Ride all are welcome for fun and fellowship.
Temple Baptist Church, Shelby
        Temple Baptist Church, 1105 Bridges Street (across from Shelby High School), Shelby, NC will be holding a Gospel Singing featuring: “Forgiven”, Sunday, October 26, 6:00pm. For more information call 704-487-6850.
Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Shelby
        Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 1106 Poplar Springs Church Road, Shelby, NC will be holding a Bluegrass Gospel Singing featuring “The Hurley’s from Hickory, NC, Sunday, October 26, 6:00pm. A love offering will be taken up.
E. Gold St. Wesleyan Church, Kings Mtn.
        E. Gold St. Wesleyan Church, 701 E. Gold St., Kings Mountain, NC, will be holding their Annual Fall Festival, Friday October 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Contest for Best Costume in the following age groups: Babies, K-5th Grade, 6th Grade - 9th Grade, 10th Grade - 12 Grade, and adults. (Reminder: this is a church function. Please no scary or inappropriate costumes). There will also be Hay  Rides, Cake Walk, Balloon Animals, Dinner, and tons of candy. Please join them and bring a friend.
Fresh Fire Ministries, Shelby
        For people who can not leave their house or may be in the hospital that would like to hear some preaching. Call 1(712)432-3022 access code: 930900 every Thursday night at 9:00pm. Senior Pastor CEO/Founder of Fresh Fire Ministries, 212 Elizabeth Church Rd., Shelby NC.  is Evangelist Linda Faye Rogers.
Putnam Baptist Church, Shelby
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Friendship United Methodist Church, Fallston
        Friendship United Methodist Church, 111 Friendship Drive, Fallston, NC invites children to Kingdom Kids, a Wednesday night children’s ministry. Bring your child for Bible lessons, music and lots of fun. Every Wednesday night from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. For more information contact Bethany Boggs at 704-538-9243.
Crestview Baptist Church, Shelby
        Crestview Baptist Church, 1090 Old Boiling Springs Rd., Shelby, NC is having a breakfast the first Saturday of each month, 7:00am - until. $5 donation for all you can eat. 704-487-7485.