Liberty Baptist Church
Senior Adult Food Pantry, Seniors only, 60 years and up, no exceptions. Open Saturdays, 9am-11am, closed 5th Sat., & Holiday. Bring proof of age and income. 821 Webb Rd., Ellenboro. 828-453-0186.
Grace Chapel (formerly Forest City Foursquare)
GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief/loss, Thursdays. Child care is available. 121 Mitchell St., Forest City. Info, 828-289-9181.
Henrietta First Baptist Church
The Freedom Quartet will be in concert, Sat. July 18, 7pm. Ashley Buckana will be opening. The public is invited. A Poor Mans supper will be served from 4pm-6:30pm.
Salem United Methodist Church, Bostic
BBQ, Sat. July 18, 4:30-7:30pm. Adults $10; kids 12 and under $5. Take-out available. Proceeds to benefit Salem UMC ministries.
Heaven Bound Baptist Church
Benefit Hot Dog Super, Sat. July 18. Adults $6, kids 5-12 $3, 4 under free. 285 Friendship Dr., Ellenboro.
Henrietta First Baptist Church
VBS, July 19-23, 6pm-8pm. Ages 3 - 5th grade. 828-657-5991.
Mary B. Mullen Bible Camp
Annual Car Wash Fundraiser, Sat. July 18, 10am-2pm at Bills Creek Vol. Fire Dept., 1118 Bills Creek Road, Lake Lure. Hotdogs, Chips & Soda will be sold. The camp is a 501c3 non-profit organization; donations appreciated.
Second Baptist Church
VBS, July 19-23, 6pm-8:30pm. Ages: Preschool - 8th grade. Register online at: www.2ndbaptistchurch.net or 191 Green Street Rutherfordton.
Glenwood Baptist Church
"Sonrise National Park VBS" July 19-24, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 461 Bositc Sunshine Hwy., Bostic. 828-245-0572.
Union Mills Presbyterian Church
VBS, Mon., thru Fri., July 20-24, 6pm-8:15pm. 6130 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.
Holy Ground Community Church
Gospel Music Jam & Free Supper for all every Tues., 6-8pm. Bring your instrument. Sunday Worship, 10am & 6pm. Wednesday Worship, 6pm. 124 Fairhope St., Forest City (near National Guard Armory).
Piney Mountain Baptist Church
Two day VBS, July 24-25. Theme: The Outback Rock. Info, Crystal 828-453-0846 or Karen 828-429-3920. 577 Piney Mtn. Ch. Rd. Ellenboro.
Kistler's Chapel United Methodist Church
Children's Health Fair: K thur 5th grade, Sat. July 25, 9am-12pm. EVERYTHING FREE!!!! 828-755-6216. 3060 Poors Ford RD. Rutherfordton.
Missionary Wesleyan Church
Homecoming, Sun. July 26, 10:30am with special music. Message: Pastor Steve Beam. Lunch held following the service. 811 Doggett Rd., Forest City.
Fork Creek Baptist Church
VBS, Mon. July 27 through Fri. July 30, 6pm-8:30pm. Theme: Washing in the Water of the Word.
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Weekly schedule: Sunday school 10am. Worship service at 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.
Mid-Week Service; Wednesday 7PM. 925 Hwy 221 N. Rutherfordton.
Souls Harbor Tabernacle
Sunday School 10am, Worship 11am, Sunday night 6pm, Thursday night 7pm. Pastor Charles Poole. Info: 704-466-0626. 441 Sandy Run Church Road, Mooresboro.
Harvest Time Ministry
Worship Sundays, 9am. Also, Soup Kitchen, every Tuesday at 5pm. 156 Sunset St., Rutherfordton.
First United Methodist Church
Welcome Table Free Community Meal, Mondays, 5-6:30pm. Dine in. 264 North Main St., Rutherfordton. Sponsored by churches of Rutherfordton. 828-287-3704.
Retro Praise and Worship Center
A contemporary style non-denomination church. Sunday mornings, 10:30am and Sunday School, 9:30am. Pastor, Steven Cooper. Located: Retro Cinema, Forest City.
Sunday 10:30am. Tuesday 7pm. Youth Ministry Tuesday 7pm. Dr. Joseph & Lynette Dutton, Lead Pastors. 131 Countryside Dr., Forest City. www.theepicenterchurch.org
Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 S. Church Street, Forest City. 828-375-0046 to register.
Faith Temple Worship Center
Sunday Worship Service, 11am. Pray Service, Thursdays, 6:30pm. Food ministry every Tuesday, 6-7:30pm. Pastor, Royanna Martin. 151 Kentucky St., Spindale. Info: 828-395-2091.
Alive Now Spiritual Formation Group, Sundays at 10am. Come early at 8:45am for FORWARD modern worship and light food. East Main Street at Methodist Drive. Info: 828-286-2281 or email@example.com
New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God
Sunday School 10:00am, Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00pm, Sunday Worship 11:15am. Pastor: Bishop John McCluney, Jr. 687 Ledbetter Road, Spindale.