Church news, May 22: Kings Mountain UMC yard sale

May 20, 2014 

Kings Mountain UMC plans yard sale

A large yard sale will be 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, S.C. 161, York.

Vendors are welcome. The cost is $5 for a 12-by-12-foot lot. A bake sale will be in the church social hall.

Breakfast, including sausage biscuits and coffee, and a lunch of hot dogs and drinks will be sold. Proceeds to go mission projects.

Set-up will begin at 6:30 a.m. June 7. For more information, call 803-684-2493.

Sharon UMC plans hot dog supper

Sharon United Methodist Church, Shannon Street, Sharon, will host a hot dog supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 24 with hot dogs and brats and all the trimmings.

Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will be used to buy books for underprivileged children.

Clover AME Zion has family, friends day

Clover AME Zion Church, Clover, will have Family and Friends day at 2:30 p.m. May 25.

Mount Do-Well to celebrate Booker anniversary

Mount Do-Well Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells, will celebrate the pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Charles Booker Jr. and family at 5 p.m. May 24.

Knights of Columbus give $4.5K to Special Olympics

The All Saints Council No. 14475 of the Knights of Columbus recently presented a check to the Clover Area Special Olympics for more than $4,500.

The money was raised by the Knight’s annual Operation Hope collection drive, held several weeks outside of local merchants including Food Lion and Bi-Lo supermarkets in Lake Wylie and Clover, Lake Wylie Walmart, Bagel Boat, Lake Wylie Jersey Mike’s and Lake Wylie Waffle House.

“The money raised by the Knights have allowed us to continue the expansion of our ‘Unified Program’ events in both Clover High School and Clover Middle School, and help significantly with the high costs of transporting our athletes to and from events, as well as to purchase uniforms and equipment,” said Patti Myers, special education teacher in Clover schools and coordinator for the Clover Area Special Olympics.

Healing service Saturday at Good Sam

The Divine Healing Ministry Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke will have its first healing service at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

The healing services will continue on the fourth Saturday of every month at 3 p.m. at the same location.

Take trip to Holy Land

Charles and Barbara Ford of Lake Wylie will host a trip to the Holy Land Nov. 5-15.

The Fords have lived in and visited Israel many times and have insight into the history, religion and modern day culture of this region, the birthplace of Christianity.

A series of pre-departure study sessions is being planned.

For trip details, call 803-831-8477 or email For booking details, call Linda Murfin of Above The Crowds Travel at 803-835-0585.

Clover church to hold VBS

New Life Baptist Church, 305 N. Main St., Clover, will hold vacation Bible school 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14 for pre-K through sixth grade.

Lunch will be provided for children. A family cookout with games follows at 4 p.m. Call 803-222-9990.

Support group to meet

Affirmation of York County is a new support group for people of all faith communities who seek support and understanding in working through the issues confronted by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends.

Meetings are 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160, Fort Mill. For more information, call Ellen at 803-417-0954 or Melissa at 803-547-6042, or email the group at

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