Hussman named children’s ministry coordinator
LAKE WYLIE River Hills Community Church has named Monica Hussman the new children’s ministry coordinator, effective Dec. 8.
Hussman’s experience includes volunteer teacher to director of childcare. She recently served eight years at Steele Creek Church of Charlotte.
She is a cast coordinator and actor for NarroWay Productions and serves on the Shanan Classical Co-op board.
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She and husband Nathan have three children, Cory, 23, Sarah, 29 and Rianna, 13.
‘Duck Dynasty’ stars signing books
CHARLOTTE Billy Graham Library is holding a booking signing Dec. 11 with Phil and Kay Robertson, stars of A&E’s hit reality series “Duck Dynasty.”
They will sign copies of their books, “UnPHILtered“ and “Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen.”
Also ongoing is Christmas at the Library through Dec. 23, guests can enjoy holiday favorites including horse-drawn carriage rides, Christmas story time, live music, a light display, live nativity scene and holiday shopping. Carriage rides are $7 per adult and $3 per child younger than 12.
A Christmas dinner, served at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters, is available Thursday-Saturday each week. Space is limited. Dinner is $18.95 per adult and $8.95 per child 12 and younger. Reservations required by calling 704-401-3200.
Library hours are 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Christmas activities begin at 5 p.m. Guests can pet animals from the live Nativity from noon to 2 p.m. each day.
Visit billygrahamlibrary.org for more information.
Christmas concert Dec. 11 at Good Samaritan UMC
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, presents Joy and Christmas Concert at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11. A luncheon follows.
A candlelight service will be 6 p.m. Dec. 24.
Pleasant Hill Church celebrates Advent
STEELE CREEK Pleasant Hill Church, 15000 York Road, celebrates Advent at 6 p.m. every Sunday in the dining room.
Each Sunday of Advent, a meal and a service will be held. There also will be singing of Christmas hymns, Scripture reading and lighting of Advent candles.
Dates are: Dec. 14, candle of the shepherds; Dec. 21, candle of the angels.
Call 704-588-0686 or visit pleasanthillpresby.com.
Donate to Coats for Kids
LAKE WYLIE The Knights of Columbus Council and Respect for Life Ministry of All Saints Catholic Church are accepting donations for Coats for Kids to provide winter coats to children in need.
For $220, the groups can provide coats to 12 children in York County.
The Knights of Columbus began this initiative in 2009 to help families with children living in colder climates who were impacted by the economic downturn. Knights across the country have given away more than 167,000 coats. About 2,000 local Knights of Columbus councils have participated in their communities.
Last winter was a record year for the Order’s Coats for Kids program. During that time, 1,195 councils and the Supreme Council purchased and donated 51,924 coats.
To donate, mail a check to All Saints Knights of Columbus, Coats for Kids, P.O. Box 5443, Lake Wylie, SC 29710. Details: 803-810-5122.
Community Cafe serves lunch Tuesdays
LAKE WYLIE 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. Fridays.
Donations are accepted. Details: 330-289-1243.