Articles of Faith: Bynum to Preach Initial Sermon
Bynum is now executive vice president of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate in Spartanburg.
The church is located at 645 Old Howard Gap Rd., Spartanburg, S.C.
"You are invited to join us as we witness to the calling that God has placed upon this man of God," says Pastor Walter R. Belton.
Call 864-585-2985 for directions to the church or other information.
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Members and friends of St. Paul Lutheran Church will meet Monday, Aug. 14, at the last of a series of three summer jazz concerts at Sandhills Community College. "This is a fine opportunity to get together socially for an evening of musical enjoyment," says a spokesman. "We should meet on the lawn behind the college."
It is suggested that those attending bring a lawn chair. Dinner sales begin at 5 p.m., with the concert at 6:30 p.m. If it rains, the concert is performed in the auditorium.
Sonlight Baptist Church is hosting a special series called "Israel in Bible Prophecy" each Wednesday and Sunday at 7 p.m. through the month of August.
The guest speaker is Earl Payne.
The church is located on N.C. 211 between Pinehurst and West End.
Call 295-4104 for information.
The Sandhills Baptist Association will hold its 13th annual ChoirSing on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 5 p.m. at the Pinecrest High School Auditorium. Choirs from several area churches will participate.
"This event is free of charge and open to the public," says a spokesman.
Cool Springs United Methodist Church will hold homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 20, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m.
Revival will be held Monday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. each night. The leader will be the Rev. Robert Floyd Dean from Rockingham, pastor at Pee Dee U.M.C.
There will be refreshments following each service.
Crossroads Community Church will hold a gospel sing featuring The Dosses, a group from Denton, Sunday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
The church is in Carthage. For information or directions, call 949-3971.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church will continue revival services through Friday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. The Rev. James D. Page of Adoram Baptist Church of Wallace will speak.
The church is located at 703 Harris St., Aberdeen.
Revival will be held at Browns Chapel Christian Church in Robbins Sunday, Aug. 13, through Sunday, Aug. 20. Ralph Clayton of Reidsville will speak Aug. 13-18, and Reaford Brim of Asheboro on Aug. 19-20.
Sunday morning services will be at 11 a.m.; Sunday evening will be at 6 p.m., and Monday through Friday services will be held at 7 p.m. For more information call 910-948-2729.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will host The Harvesters in concert Saturday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.
Middle Cross Baptist Church continues its Vacation Bible School on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The church is located at 440 Lucas Rd., West End. For information, call 281-0230.
Outdoor Gospel Sing
An outdoor gospel singing will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Browns Chapel Church in Robbins. Featured groups include Four Heart Harmony, Blue Horizon, Bobby Marsh, Corbin Whitaker, Elvin Maness and others.
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. The price of plates, which include a salad, dessert, and drink, is a donation. Takeout plates will be available.
All proceeds will go to Children's Clubhouse Ministries. The event will be held rain or shine.
For information, call 948-4254.
Women's Bible Study
Community Bible Study is an international organization. Its daytime class is open to all women who are interested in learning more about the Bible.
This nondenominational study meets on Tuesday mornings from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Southern Pines.
Women meet together for a short program with singing and special music or testimony. They then proceed into small groups where printed lessons are distributed.
Answers to the printed lessons are shared in the small groups, each led by a core leader, and then everyone comes together again to hear a lecture by the teaching director.
Participants vary in Bible knowledge from beginners to the very knowledgeable with groups mixed in ages and experience.
Love, caring and prayer are emphasized and lasting friendships are often forged through participation.
The 2006/2007 class goes from September to May. The next study focuses on Deuteronomy and Psalms.
There are classes for preschool children with crafts and Bible stories, and a nursery for babies.
There is a small charge to cover the materials, with scholarships for those who cannot afford the fee.
Anyone interested in registration or more information may call Barbara Ewing at 910-215-8949 or Betty Rossi at 910-295-0489.
The Youth Ministry of Harrington Chapel Freewill Baptist Church will hold Youth Day on Sunday, Aug. 13, at the 11 a.m. worship service.
The featured speaker is Elder Dock Kelly III, pastor of Antioch Fellowship church in Hartwell, Ga. A native of West Southern Pines, Kelly is the son of Dock and Viesther Kelly.
He is head wrestling coach at Anderson Baptist College in Anderson, S.C.
Christian Singles, for adult Christian singles from 40 years of age and up, meets each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at various restaurants in the Southern Pines and Aberdeen area.
Call 692-8888 for information.
Unfolding in the Triangle is an unprecedented example of area nonprofit and faith organizations cooperating and collaborating on a public day of prayer and expressions of hope in response to and concern surrounding the escalating military conflict in the Middle East.
The Triangle Hope for Middle East Peace Prayer Day will be held Sunday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. at Meymandi Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.
The organizing arm of the new coalition released a statement stating, "We are people of many faiths, coming together in humility and solidarity, to pray for peace in the Middle East. We are united in our concern for the victims of the current violence and we mourn the loss of life on all sides."
Faith leaders from Jewish, Muslim and Christian faith traditions will lead the service and provide comfort and solace. The service is free and open to the public.
The concept was first discussed between officials with the Raleigh Martin Luther King Committee and the North Carolina Martin Luther King Resource Center.
Joining the MLK group in sponsoring the event are: The Triangle Interfaith Alliance; The North Carolina Council of Churches; Catholic Diocese of Raleigh; Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; The Islamic Center of Raleigh; North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church; The Raleigh-Cary Jewish Federation; The Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation; Interfaith Food Shuttle; International Affairs Council; City of Raleigh's Human Relations Commission; Muslim American Policy Council, Triangle Bah'ai Center; Triangle Tikkum; and the Triangle Lebanese Association.
After the prayer service there will be a fellowship reception.
Sandy Grove Bible Church of God will host its annual Women's Day program, Sunday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served following the service. The speaker is Ola Green of Star.
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