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CHURCH & GOSPEL SINGINGS AND COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • WOMEN’S SIX-WEEK DISCUSSION BOOK STUDY AT GRACE, A WOMEN’S DVD-BASED DISCUSSION BOOK STUDY WILL BE OFFERED AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH BEGINNING SEPT. 9 FOR SIX WEEKS. THE DISCUSSIONS ARE BASED ON JOHN ORTBERG’S BOOK, “ALL THE PLACES TO GO.” THE CLASS WILL MEET WEDNESDAYS FROM 9:30 TO 11:30 A.M. AT THE CHURCH. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 1ST. ORTBERG SAYS ABOUT HIS BOOK, “RARELY IN THE BIBLE DOES GOD COMMAND SOMEONE TO "STAY." INSTEAD, HE OPENS A DOOR AND INVITES US TO WALK THROUGH IT - INTO THE UNKNOWN. GOD PLACES LOTS OF OPEN DOORS IN FRONT OF US EVERY DAY. GOD HAS AN AMAZING ADVENTURE PLANNED FOR YOU.  ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS WALK THROUGH THE DOOR. WHO KNOWS? YOU JUST MIGHT DO SOMETHING THAT LASTS FOR ETERNITY.” FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 828-693-4890 EX. 304 OR REGISTER ONLINE AT HTTP://BIT.LY/GRACEPLACESTOGO. THERE IS A COST OF $9 FOR THE PARTICIPANT GUIDE. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 828-693-4890.
  • 66 LOVE LETTERS, A BIBLICAL BOOK STUDY AT GRACE LUTHERAN, BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 14, GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH WILL OFFER A BIBLICAL BOOK STUDY TITLED, “66 LOVE LETTERS” BY AUTHOR LARRY CRABB. THE CLASS IS OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY AND WILL MEET EACH MONDAY AFTERNOON FROM 1 TO 3:15 P.M. AND CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. GEORGE KIEFER WILL BE THE FACILITATOR. THERE IS A $15 COST FOR THE BOOK AND REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL SEPT. 4. KIEFER SAID, “THE APPROACH OF THIS STUDY IS TO LEARN OF GOD’S STORY AND PLAN FOR US. OUR TENDENCY IS TO TRY TO BE HAPPY AND SUCCESSFUL ACCORDING TO OUR PLAN FOR OUR LIFE, AND ATTEMPTING TO FIT GOD INTO THIS PLAN BY TELLING HIM WHAT WE WANT AND NEED. BUT GOD HAS AN ULTIMATE PLAN FOR US. GOD’S LOVE SHINES THROUGH IN ALL 66 BOOKS OF THE BIBLE. WE WILL BE SCANNING THE BOOKS FOR EVIDENCE OF HIS LOVE AND HIS PLAN FOR US.”  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CLASS, PLEASE CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 828-693-4890 EX. 304 OR REGISTER ONLINE HTTP://BIT.LY/GRACELETTERS BY SEPT. 4. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE.
  • BIBLICAL BOOK STUDY: “ MORE THAN DESERVED, GREATER THAN IMAGINED” AT GRACE LUTHERAN, GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS INVITING THE COMMUNITY TO A BIBLICAL BOOK STUDY THIS FALL BY MAX LUCADO TITLED GRACE: MORE THAN WE DESERVE, GREATER THEN WE IMAGINE. CLASSES WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 14 AND CONTINUE THE 2ND AND 4TH MONDAY OF SEPT., OCT. AND NOV. FROM 9:30 TO 11:30 A.M. THERE IS AN $8 COST FOR THE BOOK AND REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL SEPT. 4TH. THE CLASS DESCRIPTION SAYS, “GRACE. WE TALK AS THOUGH WE UNDERSTAND THE TERM. THE BANK GIVES US A GRACE PERIOD. THE POLITICIAN FALLS FROM GRACE. MUSICIANS SPEAK OF A GRACE NOTE. BUT DO WE REALLY UNDERSTAND GRACE? MAX LUCADO ASKS: HAVE YOU BEEN CHANGED BY GRACE? SHAPED BY GRACE? STRENGTHENED BY GRACE? SOFTENED BY GRACE? GRACE IS THE VOICE THAT CALLS US TO CHANGE AND THEN GIVES US THE POWER TO PULL IT OFF.” FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CLASS, PLEASE CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 828-693-4890 EX. 304 OR REGISTER ONLINE HTTP://BIT.LY/GRACELUCADO BY SEPT. 4. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE.
  • YOU-NIQUE WORKSHOP- IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU FOR A CHANGE, KAREN-EVE PFOTZER, DIRECTOR OF GIFTS MINISTRY AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, WELL-KNOWN LOCAL STORYTELLER AND FACILITATOR, WILL OFFER A FREE ONE-DAY YOUNIQUE WORKSHOP ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 FROM 9:30 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M. AT THE CHURCH. THE WORKSHOP IS FOR EVERY AGE FROM 15 TO 110! GRACE LUTHERAN IS OFFERING THIS FREE ONE-DAY WORKSHOP AS A COMMUNITY SERVICE TO ENCOURAGE HAPPIER, HEALTHIER PEOPLE. A FREE LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL PARTICIPANTS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE WORKSHOP BY SEPT. 5TH AND CAN BE MADE AT THIS INTERNET LINK: HTTP://BIT.LY/GRACEYOUNIQUE2015.“YOUNIQUE” IS A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLORATION OF YOUR YOU AND YOUR PERSONALITY ON FIVE LEVELS. THIS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP USES, STORIES, DVDS, ASSESSMENTS, CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS AND OTHER LEARNING METHODS TO SUPPORT PARTICIPANTS IN LEARNING ABOUT THEMSELVES. TOGETHER WITH THE FACILITATOR, PARTICIPANTS ASSES THEIR PERSONALITY TYPE USING THE DISC METHOD, IDENTIFY THEIR SPIRITUAL GIFTS AND THEIR BEST ENVIRONMENTS AND AREAS FOR THRIVING IN LIFE AS WELL AS HOW THEY DEMONSTRATE THEIR GIFTS AND PASSIONS. IT’S A FUN, FREE, AND HELPFUL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP. THIS CLASS IS HELPFUL IN UNDERSTANDING AN INDIVIDUAL’S OWN DAY-TO-DAY RELATIONSHIPS, AND IN MAKING LIFE, CAREER AND VOLUNTEER AND RETIREMENT DECISIONS. KAREN-EVE PFOTZER HOLDS A BA IN SOCIOLOGY, MA IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES AND IS AN ELCA LIFE COACH, COUNSELLOR, AND WELL KNOWN STORYTELLER, SPEAKER AND ARTIST. READ MORE ABOUT HER AT KARENEVEBAYNE.COM. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE.
  • END OF TIMES STUDY, 9:45 AM EACH SUNDAY UNTIL SEPTEMBER 20 AT WEST HENDERSONVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH. THE COURSE EXAMINES EVERYTHING FROM HOW ACCURATE IS THE BIBLE AS A SOURCE FOR UNDERSTANDING TODAY’S WORLD TO THE ROLE BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY. LOCATED AT 30 WILLOW ROAD, HENDERSONVILLE. FOR INFO: 828-692-6607.
  • FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST AUGUST ADULT FORUMS, SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 AT 9:15 AM: “THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIVE, PART I. HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT LIFE IN A CONVENT IS LIKE; OR WHAT “RELIGIOUS ORDERS” ARE, OR WHAT MONKS DO ALL DAY? IN THIS FORUM PEOPLE FROM THE CONGREGATION WILL RELATE THEIR PRIOR EXPERIENCES N VARIOUS ASHRAMS, CONVENTS AND MONASTERIES.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 9:15 AM: “THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIVE, PART II. IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEDITATION AND CONTEMPLATION? ISN’T PLAIN OLD PRAYER GOOD ENOUGH? WHERE DOES MINDFULNESS FIT IN? WHAT ABOUT TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION? CHURCH MEMBERS WILL SHARE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WITH SUCH CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES.

LOCATED AT 1735 FIFTH AVE. W., HENDERSONVILLE. FOR INFO: 828-692-8630.

  • TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CELEBRATES ITS 50TH BIRTHDAY, TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WILL CELEBRATE ITS 50TH BIRTHDAY WITH A GOLDEN JUBILEE WEEKEND ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-23.  FESTIVITIES WILL BEGIN WITH AN ART OPENING AT 3:00 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL AND ATRIUM OF THE CHURCH.  ART WORKS BY NEARLY 40 MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION WILL BE ON DISPLAY, IN GENRES INCLUDING PHOTOGRAPHY, PAINTING, DRAWING, STAINED GLASS, POTTERY, QUILTING, SEWING, KNITTING, CROCHET, EMBROIDERY, AND BEADING. AT 4:00 ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, THE ART OPENING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A HYMN FESTIVAL IN THE TRINITY SANCTUARY.   THE HYMN FESTIVAL WILL INCLUDE MUSIC IN A WIDE VARIETY OF STYLES, FROM BELOVED OLDER HYMNS TO SONGS FROM THE GLOBAL CHURCH, SPIRITUALS, GOSPEL, AND PRAISE MUSIC, AND WILL FEATURE LITURGICAL DANCE.  PARTICIPANTS IN THE HYMN FESTIVAL WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, SIGNING FOR SOME OF THE WORKS OTHERS SING. ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, THE CONGREGATION WILL WELCOME BACK TO ITS PULPIT THE REVEREND DR. THOMAS BLAIR, PASTOR OF TRINITY FROM 1999-2004, NOW SERVING AS PASTOR, HEAD OF STAFF AT THE SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND.  DR. BLAIR IS A GRADUATE OF PRINCETON SEMINARY WITH A DOCTOR OF MINISTRY DEGREE FROM COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY. A NUMBER OF AGENCIES IN HENDERSON COUNTY TRACE THEIR ORIGINS TO LEADERSHIP AND PARTICIPATION FROM TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MEMBERS, INCLUDING THE BLUE RIDGE HEALTH CENTER, FEED THE KIDS COALITION, FISH OF HENDERSON COUNTY, MAINSTAY, THRIVE, THE TRINITY PRESCHOOL, AND MOST RECENTLY, THE HENDERSONVILLE COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER. THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL OF TRINITY’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY JUBILEE CELEBRATION. TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCUSA), 900 BLYTHE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE, 828-692-6114WWW.TRINITYPRESNC.ORG
  • STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS TO BE BLESSED AT GRACE LUTHERAN, SUNDAY, AUGUST 23. A SPECIAL BLESSING OF STUDENTS & EDUCATORS IS SCHEDULED AT ALL THREE MORNING WORSHIP SERVICES AND THE IGLESIA LUTERANA GRACIA SPANISH LANGUAGE SERVICE AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE ATTENDING PRESCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AND ALL EDUCATORS.  GRACE LUTHERAN WILL TAKE TIME TO THANK EDUCATORS FOR THEIR MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH, AND THEN PRAY FOR THEM AS WELL AS STUDENTS. STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO BRING THEIR BACKPACK FOR A BLESSING.  NURSERY CARE FOR CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO 5 YEARS OLD WILL BE AVAILABLE. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 828-693-4890.
  • “EPITAPH” PERFORMED BY ROBERT HUDSON, SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 3 PM AT PROVIDENCE PAPTIST CHURCH. THIS IS THE FIRST PERFORMANCE OF HUDSON’S COMPOSITION. 1201 OAKLAND STREET, HENDERSONVILLE.
  • TABLE TALK, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 6:25 PM AT HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. THIS WEEK’S TOPIC WILL BE “BOY SCOUTS: PREPARING FOR LIFE’S STORMS,” WITH JOHN LAMPLEY. FOR DINNER AT 5:25 PM, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND CAN BE CONFIRMED BY CALLING THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 828-692-3211. 699 N. GROVE STREET. HENDERSONVILLEPC.ORG
  • GREATER VISION IN CONCERT AT THE CARLOS & SANDRA CERVANTES THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH AT 7:00 PM
  • AWAKE! WORSHIP SERIES, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 6:30 PM AT HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. INFO: FIREINTHEMOUNTAIN.COM OR 828-692-3211. 699 N. GROVE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE.
  • GABRIEL SWAGGART RALLEY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 7:00 PM AT THE SPARTANBURG MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM. THIS IS A ONE-NIGHT CRUSADE SERVICE FEATURING THE PREACHING OF GABRIEL SWAGGART, THE GRANDSON OF EVANGELIST JIMMY SWAGGART. THE EVENING ALSO FEATURES THE JIMMY SWAGGART SINGERS AND BAND MINISTERING IN MUSIC. ALL SEATS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM FOR SEATING. THE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM IS LOCATED AT 385 NORTH CHURCH STREET IN SPARTANBURG. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (941) 756-6942.
  • FIFTH SUNDAY HYMN SING AT TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, IN THE TRINITY SANCTUARY BEGINNING AT 9:45AM . THE FIFTH SUNDAY HYMN SING WILL BE LED BY THE HENDERSONVILLE COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER’S ANDREW HILER WITH TRINITY ORGANIST STEPHEN KLEIN ON PIANO. THIS LIVELY AND FUN EVENT WILL BE DRIVEN BY FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS IN THE CHURCH AND COMMUNITY WHO REQUEST FAVORITE OLD AND NEW HYMNS AND JOIN TOGETHER IN SINGING THOSE BELOVED SONGS. TRINITY ASSOCIATE PASTOR DWIGHT CHRISTENBURY WELCOMES HYMN REQUESTS EMAILED TO HIM AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCUSA) IS LOCATED AT 900 BLYTHE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE, WWW.TRINITYPRESNC.ORG.
  • THE PARKWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH OF GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA WILL PRESENT “GREATER VISION” IN CONCERT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH AT 6:30 PM.
  • FRUITLAND BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES IT 140TH ANNIVERSARY, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4. SPECIAL SERVICES WILL BEGIN AT 10:00 AM AND CONCLUDE AROUND 12 NOON. DURING THE SERVICE THERE WILL BE SPECIAL MUSIC, HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS, RECOGNITION OF PAST PASTORS, AND OTHER OBSERVANCES THAT WILL ACCENT THE LEGACY OF THE CHURCH OVER 140 YEARS. AFTER THE SERVICE, THERE WILL BE A HUGE DINNER ON THE GROUNDS WITH A CONTET FOR THE ONE WHO HAS THE BEST APPLE DESSERT! THE THEME FOR THE CHURCH’S 140TH ANNIVERSARY IS “OUR LEGACY: SALT AND LIGHT.” EVERYONE WHO HAS BEEN A PART OF THIS FELLOWSHIP IN THE PAST, AS WELL AS THOSE WHO LIVE IN THE FRUITLAND/EDNEYVILLE COMMUNITY ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT PARTICULAR PLANS OR EVENTS FOR THE CELEBRATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH AT 828-8990 OR BY EMAIL AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • ATTENTION ALL MINISTERS - EXPERIENCE THE LAND OF THE BIBLE ON THE “PREACHING MAGAZINE’S HOLY LAND TOUR” JANUARY 11 THROUGH 20, 2016 WHILE WALKING WHERE JESUS WALKED IN NAZARETH – CAPERNAUM – SEA OF GALILEE – MOUNT OF BEATITUDES AND JERUSALEM    PASTORS, INSPIRE YOUR FAITH – EMPOWER YOUR SERMONS – TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE – WHILE EXPERIENCING THE ULTIMATE HANDS-ON LEARNING EXPERIENCE WITH GUEST SPEAKERS OF THE OF PREACHING MAGAZINE’S STAFF AND RALPH DOUGLAS WEST, SENIOR PASTOR OF THE CHURCH WITHOUT WALLS, HOUSTON TEXAS. ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE STARTING AT ONLY $3,198.00 FROM NEW YORK CITY. FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING COMPLETE ITINERARY & REGISTRATION GO TO www.eo.travel/preaching OR CALL 800-247-0017.
  • ABRAHAM PRODUCTION’S CRYSTAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE DEPARTING FROM FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA WITH STOPS IN COSTA MAYA & COZUMEL, MEXICO – STARTING AT ONLY $577.00 PER PERSON WITH THE FINEST IN CHRISTIAN MUSIC AND INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKERS – JANUARY 30TH THROUGH FEBUARY 4TH 2016 LUXURY YOU CAN ALLFORD! GOSPEL SINGERS AND SPEAKERS INLUDE THE HOPPERS, IVAN PARKER, BRIAN FREE & ASSURANCE, KAREN PECK & NEW RIVER, THE TALLEYS, DR. JOHNNY HUNT- FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WOODSTOCK GA, TRIBUTE, WHISNANTS, CHAPSTAIRES AND DENNIS SQANBERG. FOR RESERVATIONS OR MORE INFORMATION 1-888-2238-6858 OR www.abrahamproductions.new.

 

REGULAR WEEKLY OR MONTHLY EVENTSFOR LOCAL CHURCHES AND CLUBS

  • BALFOUR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S BREAD MINISTRY:   FREE BREAD TO THOSE WHO COME FROM 3:00 TO 4:00 PM – EACH MONDAY AT THE CHURCH - U.S. 25 NORTH - ACROSS HUNTER CHEVROLET
  • PILLOWCASE MINISTRY AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE     EVERY MONDAY MORNING, A DEDICATED GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS MEETS AT THE CHURCH TO SEW THE DONATED MATERIALS INTO BEAUTIFUL DRESSES, SHORTS, TEDDY BEARS, TOTE BAGS AND OTHER ITEMS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD USING OLD PILLOWCASES, SLIGHTLY USED BED SHEETS AND VARIOUS SCRAPS OF CLOTH THAT FILLS THE UPSTAIRS CLOSETS AT MUD CREEK      BAPTIST.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MINISTRY CALL MUD CREEK BAPTIST     INFORMATION OR TICKETS: 1-888-238-6858 OR www.abrahamproductions.netMORNING BIBLE STUDY AT THE FLETCHER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH  EACH TUESDAY MORNING AT 10:00 AM. THE COMMUNITY IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. CALL 687-1031 FOR MORE INFO.
  • “WELCOME TABLE” SERVES MORE THAN A MEAL AT HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF EAST FLAT ROCK   SERVED EACH TUESDAY EVENING FROM 5:00 TILL 6:30 PM. A WARM NUTRITIOUS MEAL IS SERVED EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT TO ANYONE WHO COMES. THE CHURCH ALSO FEATURES A CHILDREN’S CORNER WITH ADULT SUPERVISION. 3 DEDICATED NURSES PROVIDE WEEKLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AND GENERAL HEALTH ADVICE. A DEVOTIONAL SERVICE IS ALSO OFFERED. SEVERAL PEOPLE COMING TO THE WELCOME TABLE ALSO HAVE BEEN HELPED IN THEIR SEARCH FOR SHELTER, JOBS AND A CHURCH HOME. NO ONE IS TURNED AWAY! EVERYONE WELCOME. CALL 230-3533 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
  • MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH   ANNOUNCES “MOPS – ‘MOTHERS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS” – MEETS THE SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 9:00 TILL 11:00 AM
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER - THE ADVENTIST COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER AT 2301 ASHEVILLE HIGHWAY, OPEN FROM 9:00 AM TILL NOON EVERY TUESDAY.  THE CENTER IS SELLING CLEAN CLOTHING AT REASONABLE PRICES AND FUNDS WILL BE USED TO BUY FOOD AND PERSONAL ITEMS NEEDED BY THOSE WHO ARE OUT OF WORK AND NEED HELP.  DONATIONS OF USED CLOTHING IN GOOD CONDITION ARE ACCEPTED DURING BUSINESS HOURS ON TUESDAYS.  FOR INFO:  697-4288.
  • CHRISTIAN MEN’S BREAKFAST AND BIBLE STUDY EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE DIXIE DINER ON BREVARD HIGHWAY AT 7:30 AM FOUR SCRIPTURES A CHOSEN WEEKLY. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING THEIR BIBLE OF CHOICE AND NO HOMEWORK IS REQUIRED. FOR MORE INFORMATION: 697-0464
  • FAST PROGRAM FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS, WEDNESDAYS AT 6:35 PM AND SUNDAYS AT 9:30 AM AT HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN, 699 N. GROVE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE. FOR INFO: 828-692-3211.
  • BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH  147 OREN DRIVE, MILLS RIVER EXTENDS AN INVITATION TO ATTEND “BETTER CHOICES CLUB” WHICH MEETS EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00 PM TO DISCUSS FAMILY FINANCIAL TOPICS.  INFO:  687-7826.
  • “CELEBRATE RECOVERY” MEETS AT LIVING WATER BAPTIST CHURCH THURSDAY’S FROM 6:30 PM TO 7:30 PM. THIS IS FOR ANYONE DEALING WITH AN ADDICTION. THE CHURCH IS ON SUGARLOAF ROAD, HENDERSONVILLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 606-9259
  • THE ORDER OF ST. LUKE MEETS AT ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH    THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM. INFO: 890-0919
  • HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH - SERVING UP FREE MID-DAY HOT MEALS AT “LOVE’S KITCHEN” AT THE CHURCH -EVERY THURSDAY AROUND 11:30 AM IT’S NOT ALWAYS THE FOOD THAT MEANS THE MOST TO THE FOLKS WHO TURN OUT FOR A WEEKLY MEAL AT FIRST BAPTIST. SOMETIMES IT’S JUST THE SMALL TOUCH OF LOVE THAT COMES WITH EACH PLATE THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE. DIANNE MILLER, WHO FIRST ORGANIZED “LOVE’S KITCHEN” AT FIRST BAPTIST TWO YEAR AGO, DISCOVERED THE DIFFERENCE A LITTLE COULD MAKE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES NOT LONG AFTER THE PROGRAM BEGAN. “FIRST BAPTIST HAS A COMMERCIAL KITCHEN,” MILLER SAID. “IT HAS BEEN MY PRAYER TO USE IT FOR THIS SORT OF A THING. WITH SUPPORT FROM CHURCH STAFF, THE ORGANIZERS MADE A CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO WANTED TO HELP PROVIDE MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED.”   LOVE’S KITCHEN USES REAL DISHES AND SILVERWARE FOR THE WEEKLY MEAL. WHILE WALKING AMOUNG HER GUESTS DURING THE WEEKLY MEAL, MILLER NOTICED A MAN WHO SEEMED TEARFUL AS HE ATE. HE SAID, “I CAN’T BELIEVE I’M EATING OFF A REAL DISH. I HAVEN’T EATEN OFF A REAL DISH IN YEARS,’ MILLER SAID. THIS HOME COOKED “HOT” LUNCH IS SERVED EACH THURSDAY TO ALL WHO ARRIVE. ABOUT 100 GUESTS USUALLY COME EACH WEEK, BUT MILLER HAS SEEN AS MANY AS 132 COME FOR ONE MEAL. “LOVES KITCHEN” ALSO TRIES TO MEET ITS GUESTS’ OTHER NEEDS THROUGH PROGRAMS OFFERED ALONG WITH THE WEEKLY LUNCH. TWO NURSES CAME ONE WEEK TO PROVIDE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. “LOVE’S KITCHEN” RECENTLY OFFERED EYE EXAMS AND FREE EYEGLASSES ANOTHER WEEK, THANKS TO THE HELP OF FRUITLAND BAPTIST CHURCH.
  • HEALING PRAYER OFFERED THE SECOND FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1245 SIXTH AVE. W,. HENDERSONVILLE. ARIVE BETWEEN 1:00 AND 1:30 PM AND PLAN TO STAY AT LEAST 30 MINUTES. INFO: 828-693-4890
  • “FREEDOM THAT LASTS” MEETS AT PROGRESS BAPTIST CHURCH ON RUGBY ROAD AT 7:00 PM EACH FRIDAY NIGHT AND 10:00 AM SUNDAY, THIS IS FOR THOSE WHO ARE HURTING IN BODY, SPIRIT AND MIND. THE CHURCH IS AT 1935 N. RUGBY ROAD. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 419-0722
  • “SAVE OUR SISTERS” FEMALE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH   THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – 5:00 TO 7:00 PM – CLEAR WORD COUNSELING CENTER ON THE CAMPUS OF MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, HENDERSONVILLE.  CHILD CARE PROVIDED UPON REGISTRATION.  TO REGISTER AND RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION:  692-6383.
  • MEMORY CAFÉ AT HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH  THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 1:00 TILL 3:00 PM. A MEMORY CAFÉ OFFERS THOSE WITH MEMORY LOSS AND DEMENTIA A LIVELY PLACE TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS, HAVE FUN, ENJOY REFRESHMENTS AND DO ACTIVITIES AND GET ASSISTANCE INFORMATION. THE PROGRAM IS FREE BUT NOT A DROP-OFF PROGRAM. CALL 489-6150 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
  • “OVERCOMING EMOTIONS THAT DESTROY” CLASS AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY’S FROM 5:00 TILL 7:00 PM. THE CHURCH IS AT 430 RUTHLEDGE DRIVE, HENDERSONVILLE AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND THESE CLASSES. FOR MORE INFO: 692-1262.
  • THE INTERFAITH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY SEEKS DONATIONS   IAM HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE REQUESTING FOOD. THE FOOD PANTRY NEEDS CHILI, CANNED BEFF STEW, CANNED BEANS AND PORK AND BEANS. ALSO, THEIR CLOTHING CLOSET NEEDS BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING. IAM RECEIVES DONATIONS FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:30 PM, MONDAY THRU FRIDAY AT 210 EHRINGHAUS STREET. MONETARY DONATIONS FOR PURCHASING ITEMS CAN BE SENT TO IAM, P.O. BOX 2562, HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. INTERFAITH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY IS A FAITH-BASED NONPROFIT PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO HENDERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS SINCE 1984. FOR INFO: 697-7029.
  • “BEAR CLOSET” CUMMINGS MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3 BANNER FARM ROAD, HORSESHOE. “BEAR CLOSET” IS THE NEW OUTREACH MINISTRY – “BABY EQUIPMENT AND RESORCE CLOSET”. THIS OUTREACH MINISTRY SERVES LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND EXPECTANT PARENTS LIVING AT OR BELOW POVERTY LEVEL, AND STRUGGLING TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR BABIES AND CHILDREN, FROM PREEMIES TO AGE 6. PARENTS FILL OUT A NEEDS LIST AND, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PERISHABLES. IF CLOTHING AND EQUIMENT ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE, THEY ARE LOANED FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE. MAKE CHECKS OUT TO CUMMINGS MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. THE BEAR CLOSET IS NOW OPEN AND WILL OPERATE FROM 1:00 TILL 6:00 PM – THE 1st AND 3RD THURSDAYS OF EACH MONTH. INFO: 891-9413.
  • “HELPING HAND” THRIFT STORE SEEKING ITEMS. THE BROOK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP, 5516 BOYLSTON HIGHWAY, MILLS RIVER. THIS IS A LARGE THRIFT STORE WHOSE FUNDING WILL GO TO MORE THAN 400 HOMELESS YOUTH OF HENDERSON COUNTY.  THE HELPING HAND THRIFT STORE SEEKS CLOTHING, FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, JEWELRY AND OTHER GENTLY USED ITEMS FOR RE-SALE.  FOR MORE INFO:  458-3428 OR EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • MY SISTER’S CLOSET INVITES WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY WHO NEED PROFESSIONAL CLOTHES TO WEAR TO WORK OR JOB INTERVIEWS TO VISIT THE CLOSET FROM 9:00 AM TO NOON – MONDAYS AT HENDERSONVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  INFO:  693-4275.
  • THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE’S - 24-HOUR PRAYER LINE PHONE NUMBER.  693-PRAY.  ALL CALLS ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND THIS SPECIAL PRAYER LINE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THIS IS A MINISTRY OF THE HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.  CALL 693-PRAY
  • APPLE VALLEY CHURCH OF GOD - ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES - A FOOD MINISTRY WITH A SERVANT’S HEART –– 2822 CHIMNEY ROCK ROAD.  FOR INFORMATION AND MONTHLY MENU CALL 685-7640.   
  • CRAB CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH’S - ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES - 72 JETER MOUNTAIN ROAD - TO HELP YOU STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLARS FOR THOSE OF THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE IN NEED.  FOR INFO AND MONTHLY MENUS CALL 697-1214
  • MOUNTAIN VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH’S – ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES 66 MOUNTAIN VALLEY ROAD, ZIRCONIA, N.C.   TO HELP STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLAR.  FOR INFO CALL 692-9769
  • BIBLES SOUGHT FOR BLUE RIDGE PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRIES THROUGH ITS “BIBLE TOOLBOX PROJECT”.  A BOX IS LOCATED AT THE OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN SUPPLY IN THE BLUE RIDGE MALL.  FINANCIAL DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO BLUE RIDGE PRISON & JAIL MINISTRY – P.O. BOX 209, MOUNTAIN HOME, N.C. 28758.