Church news for Aug. 1

July 30, 2013 

Mount Vernon UMC to hold first Sunday lunch

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 2160 Smithford Road, Hickory Grove, will have its first Sunday lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.

The menu will include stew beef and rice, chicken strips, mac and cheese, green beans, homemade slaw, yeast rolls and dessert. Tea, coffee and water will be available to drink.

Cost is $8 adult and $4 for children 10 and younger. All take-out plates are $8. For tickets, contact Beth Ramsey at 803-925-2636

Community crusade plans revival in York

Community Crusade for Christ interdenominational revival will be 7 p.m. Aug. 5 to 7 at McCelvey Center in York with the Revs. Gil Martin, Rodney Freeman and Clint Davis.

The event is hosted by the Community Crusade for Christ Committee, composed of 15 members from 12 area churches.

Bible school set for Hillcrest Baptist

Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York, will have vacation Bible school, “Investigation Destination: Following the Clues to the King of Kings,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4-8.

For information, call 803-684-9409.

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.-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.-2 p.m.

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

Tirzah church starts kids’ 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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