Saturday, March 16
What: Operation Inasmuch
When: March 16, 8am-11am
Where: West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Rd, Rutherfordton.
More Info: Free Services: General Minor Auto Care, Clothes Closet & Food Give-Away (while supplies last). 828-287-0165
What: BBQ Dinner
When: March 16, 5-7pm
Where: Long Branch Road Baptist Church, 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City.
More Info: Adults $10 per plate, kids 6-12 $5, 5 & under free. Take out available. 828-429-4479
Sunday, March 17
What: Black History Program
When: March 17, 3pm
Where: Doggett Grove AMEZ Church, 651 Doggett Grove Road, Forest City
More Info: Speaker: Rev. Phillip Forney, Special music
What: Special Musical event with The Nelons
When: March 17, 6pm
Where: Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 397 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Forest City
More Info: 828-305-5294
Thursday, March 21
What: Blood Drive
When: March 21, 2-6:30pm
Where: Pleasant Grove UMC, 250 Hudlow Rd., Forest City
More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appt.
Friday, March 22
What: Blood Drive
When: March 22, 2:30-7pm
Where: Big Springs Baptist Church, 534 Big Springs Church Road, Ellenboro
More Info: Fellowship Hall
Sunday, March 24
When: March 24, 6pm
Where: Grace Missionary Methodist Church, corner Kelly Rd and 221A, Caroleen
More Info: Featuring: Soul Vision from Henderson.
Sunday, March 24
When: March 24, 2pm
Where: Full Gospel Revival Church, 4799 Hwy. 64/74A, Rutherfordton.
More Info: Special Guest Singers: The Kinney Family
Saturday, March 30
What: Poor Man's Supper
When: March 30, 5-7pm
Where: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1301 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Mooresboro
More Info: Cost: donation. Cake auction.
What: Benefit/Fundraiser, Baked Spaghetti Supper
When: March 30, 4pm until
Where: Grace Missionary Methodist Church, corner 221A & Kelly Rd, Caroleen
More Info: Donation only.
Ongoing Church Programs
Thermal Belt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Meets 1st & 3rd Sunday monthly, 10:30am. 835 N. Trade St., Tryon. 828-513-0570 or Facebook at TBUUF
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship, 11am. Sunday School, 10am. Wednesday evening prayer & meal fellowship 6pm, choir practice 7pm. 250 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. 828-245-5471.
Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church
Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am & 6pm. Wednesday 7pm. Excellent youth program. Pastor: Billy Poe Jones. 1938 US Hwy. 221, Forest City.
Faith Temple Worship Center
Sunday Worship, 11am. Pray Service, Thursdays 6:30pm. Food ministry Tuesdays 6-7:30pm. 151 Kentucky St., Spindale. 828-395-2091.
Spindale United Methodist Church
Coffee Fellowship 9:45am. Sunday School 10am. Traditional Worship 11am. Acoustic Gospel Gathering monthly Sunday 7pm. East Main St at Methodist Dr, Spindale. 828-286-2281.
Saving Grace Fellowship
Schedule: Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am. Old DAV bldg next to EMS, Withrow Rd, Forest City.
New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God
Sunday School 10am, Wednesday Bible Study 7pm, Sunday Worship 11:15am. 687 Ledbetter Rd., Spindale.
Chase Baptist Church
GPS; Grieving Parents Support Group. Helping people find there way after the loss of a child. Meets second Tuesday monthly 7pm. Scott Butler, 828-305-3619.
Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 S. Church St., Forest City. Call 828-375-0046 to register.
First United Methodist Church
Welcome Table Free Community Meal, Mondays, 5-6:30pm. Dine in. 264 N Main St., Rutherfordton. Sponsored by churches of Rutherfordton. 828-287-3704.
Salem United Methodist Church
Sundays: Traditional Worship 9am. Modern Service 11am. 184 Salem Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-8518.
Harvest Time Ministry
Worship Sundays, 9am. 156 Sunset St., Rutherfordton.
M&T Ministries Full Gospel
Sunday Service Times: 11am and 6pm. Rev. Dorothy Miller. 560 E. Main Street, Forest City.
Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Polk County
Gospel Pickin' 1st Saturday of every month. Food served 6pm. Singing at 7pm. 555 Melvin Hill Rd., Columbus NC 28722. 828-863-1353, 864-415-3364.