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Church news, Oct. 23: Mount Vernon UMC homecoming

Mount Vernon UMC plans homecoming

Homecoming at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 2160 Smithford Road, Hickory Grove, will be 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26.

The Rev. Will Brown who served the Hickory Grove Charge 1989-1994 will deliver the message. A covered-dish lunch and a time of fellowship will follow the service.

St. Luke Baptist plans tailgate fundraiser

St. Luke No. 1 Baptist Church, Lockhart Highway, Sharon, will have its third annual tailgate fundraiser at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26.

Proceeds will go to the building fund. Participants can wear their favorite team colors and apparel.

First UMC plans fall festival

First United Methodist Church, 124 Bethel St., Clover, will have a Light Up the Night fall festival from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

Families can wear costumes. The festival will include pumpkin painting, make your own treats, a bounce house, food and games with prizes.

Indoor trick or treating will be at 6:30 p.m.

Mount Harmony plans fall festival

Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, Ridge Road, Clover, will have a fall festival and plate sale on Saturday, Oct. 25.

The plate sale sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with chitterlings, fish, ribs, chicken or hot dogs. Place orders at 803-831-7364.

The yard sale will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the fall festival will be from 6 to 8 p.m. with games, snacks and prizes for children.

Weeping Mary plans fall fest, pink Sunday

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Clover, will have a fall festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

Pink Sunday is Oct. 26. Wear pink; breast cancer survivors will be recognized.

Divine Saviour plans spaghetti supper benefit

Divine Saviour Catholic Church, 232 Herndon Ave., York, will host its annual spaghetti supper benefit on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

The hours will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, with take out only, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, with eat in or take out.

The cost is $8 for a meal or a quart of sauce.

Central Baptist plans centennial

Central Baptist Church, 110 Ross Cannon St., York, will celebrate its centennial the first weekend of November.

The church will have a concert by The Promise at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov, 1. A centennial service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 and will be followed by lunch.

The service will include special music and remarks by several former pastors. A quilt created with meaningful material from members will be unveiled. All former members of Central invited. For more information, call the church office 802-684-4395.

Central began as a church to meet the needs of the Baptists who lived in the mill villages in York. Charlotte Street Baptist Church became Central Baptist in 1944, when the church moved to the land in the Cannon Mill Village donated by Charles Cannon. It is the mother church of Eastview Baptist and Bethel Baptist. The Rev. Carey Caldwell is the current pastor.

Oakdale Presbyterian plans harvest sale

Oakdale Presbyterian Church, 12585 West S.C. 55, Clover, will have a harvest sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1.

Hash plates and hamburgers will be available. Cakes and pies will also be for sale. Hash may also be purchased in bulk. Proceeds will go to the church building fund.

Trunk or Treat at 4 churches

Four York-area churches will present a community-wide Trunk or Treat for families from 7-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

The event will be at First Baptist Church, 102 S. Congress St.; First Presbyterian Church, 10 W. Liberty St.; Trinity United Methodist Church, 22 E. Liberty St.; and Wesley United Methodist Church, 110 W. Jefferson St.

Tirzah ARP plans craft, food event

Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, will host a craft and food bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1.

Abiding Presence plans yard sale

Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, North Congress Street, York, will have a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1.

The sale will include furniture, electronics, office equipment, tools, toys, camping and sports equipment and holiday decorations.

Donate to Coats for Kids

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.

Healing service at Good Samaritan

The Divine Healing Ministry Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke holds a healing service 3 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

Take a trip to Israel

Charles and Barbara Ford of Lake Wylie will host a trip to Israel on Nov. 5-15.

For details, call 803-831-8477 or email une1@hotmail.com. For booking details, call Linda Murfin of Above The Crowds Travel at 803-835-0585.

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