Area Church News June 26, 2014

Living Waters Christian Ministries, Shelby
         Living Waters Christian Ministries, 505 Blanton St., Shelby NC, started celebrating their 30th Ministerial Anniversary, 21st/10th Pastoral Anniversary of Bishop Designate Carolyn E. Briggs, continuing through June 29. Nightly services, 7:00pm, with the following speakers: Thursday, June 26 - Overseer Dorothy McGuire; and Friday, June 27 - Bishop James Wiley. Saturday June 28 -  Bishop Stephen Williams will be the speaker for the anniversary banquet, tickets $20. The celebration will culminate Sunday, June 29 with Lady Norma Borders as the 12 noon speaker and Bishop Nathan J. Anderson as the afternoon speaker.  For further information call 980-295-5422.
First Love Independent Baptist, Gaffney
         First Love Independent Baptist Church, Gaffney, SC, will have their Annual Tent Revival June 23-27 at 7:00pm nightly, with Evangelist Cody Zorn. Special singing each night. Monday: The Gospel Hymn Boys. Tuesday: Crossroads Rescue Mission Boys. Wednesday: First Love Choir. Thursday: The Hamptons. Friday: Forgiven. Take Hwy 18 South towards Gaffney. Pass the First Broad River Bridge and the church is on the right. You will see the big red and white tent. For more information contact Pastor Buster Griffin at 704-418-4314.
Pleasantview Community Church, Forest City
        Pleasantview Community Church, 129 Michael Drive, Forest City, NC will be having Vacation Bible School, June 23-27, “Wilderness Escape”. Meal served 5:00pm - 5:45pm. VBS, 6:00pm - 8:30pm.
Calvary Way Holiness Church, Shelby
        Calvary Way Holiness Church, 1017 Second St., Shelby, NC, will be having a singing featuring their Choir, Saturday, June 28, 6:00pm.
Royster Avenue Church of God, Shelby
        Royster Avenue Church of God, 504 Royster Ave., Shelby, NC, will have a Hotdog/Car Wash Fundraiser, June 28, 10:00-3:00. Single hotdogs $1, and hotdog plates $5. Car wash donations only. All proceeds go toward summer camp for kids. Contact Duane, 704-819-8696.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Waco
        Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 235 A.W. Black Street, Waco, NC will be having a Benefit Yard Sale for Deacon Letcher Brown, Jr. Double Lung Transplant, on June 28. Yard Sale beginning at 7:00am & Fish/Hot Dog Sale from 11:00am - 3:00pm, at The Elks Lodge, 307 Buffalo Street, Shelby, NC. For more information on any of these events, please call church office at 704-435-8842 or via email at
Patriot Park, Kings Mountain
  “Promised”,  a quartet from Shelby will be singing Saturday, June 28th, at Patriot Park, On Railroad Avenue In Kings Mountain.  There will be several other groups and the singing will start at 1:00.
Living Light Baptist Church, Shelby
        Living Light Baptist Church will be having a yard and bake sale on Saturday, June 28th in the church parking lot from 7 a.m. til 12:00 p.m. Please come by and shop and satisfy your sweet tooth. Proceeds will go toward the building fund.
Tabernacle Baptist Church, Casar
  Tabernacle Baptist Church, 151 Corinth Church Circle, Casar, NC is holding an old timey foot washing on Saturday June 28th, 5:00 PM. Everyone is  welcome to attend!
Greater Buck Shoals Ministries, Mooresboro
        Greater Buck Shoals Ministries, 736 Stateline Drive, Mooresboro,  NC, will be having Guest Speaker: Rev. Frances Webber, MDIV. - Washington Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday June 29, 11:30am.  Dinner after Morning Service.
Shelby Missionary Methodist Church
        Shelby Missionary Methodist Church, 1402 Earl Rd., Shelby, NC, invites you to an old fashion Homecoming on June 29. Sunday School starts at 10:00am, preaching at 11:00am. Following preaching: dinner on the grounds weather permiting. Delicious food and wonderful fellowship. All past, present, and future members welcome to attend. Ladies come in your old Fashion Sunday best. Don’t forget that bonnet and gentlemen, come in your coveralls.
Ross Grove Baptist Church, Shelby
        Ross Grove Baptist Church, 1225 Fallston Rd, Shelby, NC will be having Vacation Bible School, Sunday, June 29 through Thursday, July 3, 5:30pm to 8:30pm. For students age 5-12 years. Registration at 5:00pm on June 29. Theme: D3 Discover, Decide, Defend. Activities include: Meal, Bible Study, Recreation, Snacks, Crafts, Music, Assembly. Call 704-482-6051 with any questions.
Putnam Baptist Church, Shelby
        Marriage 911 First Response - Is your marriage in crisis? Do you see the signs that your marriage is headed towards crisis? Are you separated and on the path towards divorce? There is a reason to have hope! For more information call 704-477-1168. Premarital- Enrichment- Crisis/Separated- Stepfamily.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Fallston
        Friendship United Methodist Church, 111 Friendship Drive, Fallston, NC invites children to Kingdom Kids, a Wednesday night children’s ministry. Bring your child for Bible lessons, music and lots of fun. Every Wednesday night from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. For more information contact Bethany Clay at 704-538-9243.
Crestview Baptist Church, Shelby
        Crestview Baptist Church, 1090 Old Boiling Springs Rd., Shelby, NC is having a breakfast the first Saturday of each month, 7:00am - until. $5 donation for all you can eat. 704-487-7485.
Calvary Way Holiness Church, Kings Mtn.
        Calvary Way Holiness Church, 1017 Second St., Kings Mountain, NC will have a singing every 4th Saturday in 2014 at 6:00pm. Every is welcome!
First Baptist Church, Shelby
        First Baptist Church, 120 North Lafayette Street “Uptown Shelby”, will be offering Free English Classes All Levels. Mondays 6:30-8:15pm. Call 704-487-6094 or 704-482-3467.
Unlimited Praise, Shelby
  Unlimited Praise Inc., 1415 S. Lafayette St. Shelby, will sponsor an Abuse  Prevention & Support Group. Their goal is to see God’s children, women, men and kids be mentally and physically set free from the bondage of all forms of abuse (physical or verbal abuse, molestation, rape, self- mutilation, etc...)  THROUGH THE POWER AND UNFAILING LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST.  If you need help or would like to be apart of their  outreach call 704-255-5165.