Church news for May 9

May 7, 2013 

Journey class plans yard sale

The Journey Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church in York will have a yard sale at 7 a.m. May 18 in the church fellowship hall. Proceeds will go to scholarships for graduating seniors at First Baptist who will be beginning college or technical school in the fall.

Donations to the yard sale will be accepted from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17.

Sharon UMC plans hot dog supper

Sharon United Methodist Street on Shannon Street in Sharon will host a hot dog supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11. There will be a variety of hot dogs, foot longs and brats, with trimmings.

The menu also will include baked beans, pastas, chips, desserts and drinks. Donations will be accepted.

Kings Mountain UMC plans yard sale

A large yard sale hosted by the women of Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at the church at Philbeck Road and S.C. 161, York.

Spaces of 12-by-12 feet for individuals, families or groups are $5 each. The event is open to the community.

Sausage biscuits and hot dogs will be sold and a bake sale is planned. Proceeds will go to local missions project. For details, contact Jackie Hicks 803-222-4731 or email her at

Methodist women plan extravaganza

The Wesley United Methodist Women will have their annual May Extravaganza at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 22 E. Liberty St., York.

Tickets are $10. For details, contact Debra Martin at 803-684-9449 or Vivian Quinn at 803-684-6462.

Knights of Columbus open house set

The All Saints Council of the Knights of Columbus will hold their annual open house at 7 p.m. May 14.

All men who are practicing Catholics and older than 18 are invited.

The event will run about one hour, and refreshments will be served. For information, call 803-493-1948.

New Beginnings seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for God’s Kitchen, a ministry of New Beginnings Baptist Church that delivers meals to at least 120 shut-ins each day.

Volunteers also are being sought for the Lighthouse Thrift Store, which helps to provide housing for the homeless. Volunteers will help with daily operations including delivery, pickup and sorting donations.

For details, contact the Rev. Ricou Williams at the church, 706 Old N. Main St., Clover, or call 980-322-4161.

Tent revival planned in Clover

A tent revival with evangelist Scott Callahan of Fort Mill will be held in Clover, at U.S. 321 and Hawthorne Lane, from Tuesday, May 14 to Saturday, May 18.

The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The event is open to the community. It will include live music, singing and prayers for the sick.

Community Cafe serving lunch

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donations are accepted. For information, call 330-289-1243.

Shepherd Center offering program for seniors

The Shepherd Center has kicked off its spring session of Adventures in Learning and Creative Stew. Anyone older than 50 may join 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays through May 20 at Oakland Baptist Church, Rock Hill.

The first visit is free; a six-week membership is a $20 donation in advance or $25 at the door. Agape Senior offers free blood pressure screenings from 9 to 11 a.m.

The morning starts with an optional 9 a.m. devotional. At 9:30 a.m. is an opening assembly of singing and activities. At 9:40, choose your first class from four options: creative writing with Charlotte Hallberg, bridge lessons with Ray Zieverik, garden art taught by Ribald Farms Nursery and Florist, or exercise for your lifestyle with Lynn Hope Smith. Refreshments are served between classes.

The second classes start at 10:40 a.m. New this year is Celebrating Diversity and Understanding Cultures, a series dedicated to ethnicities and religions. Another second session class is gardening with Paul Thompson.

A lunch bunch will meet and eat at local restaurants after the program.

Tirzah church has fishing club

Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, has started a kids’ fishing club that meets on the third Saturday of each month.

Age divisions are younger than 6 and 7-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fish are measured and prizes awarded. The group is open to the community.

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