Church news for May 30

May 29, 2013 

Mount Vernon church plans First Sunday lunch

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 2160 Smithford Road, Hickory Grove, will have a First Sunday lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2.

The menu will include ham, chicken strips, brown rice, green beans, corn, spiced apples, homemade yeast rolls, homemade desserts and tea, coffee and water to drink. Cost is $8 adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger.

All take-out plates are $8. Diners can eat in or take out. Gift certificates are available. For details, contact Beth Ramsey at 803-925-2636.

Tirzah church plans graduate recognition

YORK Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, will have a graduate recognition service at 11 a.m. June 2. Contemporary worship will be at 6 p.m. June 2 in the family life center.

Fishing Creek plans friend, family day

YORK Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York, will have Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. June 9.

Vacation Bible School, with the theme “Jesus Family Reunion: The Remix,” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. June 10 to 14 with crafts, games, snacks and Bible study.

Hillcrest Baptist to host gospel sing

Hillcrest Baptist Church on S.C. 49, between York and Sharon, will host a gospel sing featuring the Martins at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8. The Martins are regulars on television with Bill and Gloria Gaither.

Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken. The event is open to the public. For details, call the church at 803-684-9409.

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-foot by 12-foot 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

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.

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.

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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