Saturday, August 11
What: Vacation Bible School
When: August 11, 10am-3pm
Where: Grace Missionary Methodist Church; 965 Kelly Rd, Forest City. Corner of Kelly Rd & 221A, Caroleen.
More Info: Music, Bible Study, Crafts, Games & Lunch. Kids may get wet playing games
What: Buffet Breakfast
When: August 11, 7am
Where: Gilkey School Community Ctr; Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton
More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, 5 and under free. Proceeds goes to help support the community center.
Sunday, August 12
What: 250th Homecoming Celebration w/speakers
When: Aug. 12, 11am
Where: Brittan Presbyterian Church
More Info: Everyone Welcome. Located Hwy. 64 East
What: 49th Anniversary
When: Aug. 12, 3pm
Where: New Vernon Baptist Church, 142 New Vernon Church Rd, Bostic.
More Info: New Vernon Gospel Choir. Public invited
Wednesday - Sunday, August 15-19
What: Celebrating 149 years church anniversary & a 3 night Revival
When: August 15-19
Where: St. John AME Zion Church, Rutherfordton
More Info: Several speakers. August 18, Old Time Gospel Singing Program, 3pm. August 19, Church Anniversary, 3:30pm. Public invited.
Saturday, August 18
What: Country Ham Breakfast
When: August 18, 7am-11am
Where: Pleasant Hill UMC; 1102 Warlick Road, Belwood
More Info: Adults $8, kids 6-12 $5, under 6 free. 704-538-3995
Sunday, August 19
What: hosting Back-to-Church Sunday
When: Aug. 19, 11am
Where: Danieltown Baptist Church, 1386 Bethany Church Rd, Forest City
More Info: If it's been a while since you've been to church come back.
Friday, August 24
What: Family Life Celebration Concert - presented by Hands of HOPE for Life
When: Aug. 24, 6:30pm
Where: Foundation at ICC
More Info: Free admission. Donations will be taken at the end of the concert. Proceeds benefit the Hands of HOPE pregnancy center. Visit hh4life.org.
Sunday, August 26
What: Hosting Back-to-School Sunday
When: Aug. 26, 11am
Where: Danieltown Baptist Church, 1386 Bethany Church Road, Forest City
More Info: We will anoint and pray over the school children and urge folks to bring school supplies to donate to our local area schools that day.
What: Tim Menzies will present the Word and Song
When: Aug. 26, 6pm
Where: Corinth Baptist Church; Pinehurst Road, between Old US 74 and Tiney Road in Ellenboro
More Info: Public invited. No tickets required, love offering will be received to offset concert expenses.
Ongoing Church Programs
New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God
Sunday School 10am, Wednesday Bible Study 7pm, Sunday Worship 11:15am. 687 Ledbetter Rd., Spindale.
Faith Temple Worship Center
Sunday Worship 11am. Pray Service Thursdays 6:30pm. Food ministry Tuesdays 6-7:30pm. Kentucky St. Spindale. 828-395-2091.
Grace Chapel Foursquare Church
GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief/loss. 111 Mitchell St., Forest City. 828-289-9181.
Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, Caroleen
Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am. Sunday 6pm, Wednesday 7pm. Excellent youth program. Pastor: Billy Poe Jones.
Mount Vernon Baptist Church
Sunday School, 10am. Worship Service, 11am & 6pm. Wednesday 7pm. 2676 Hudlow Rd., Forest City.
Friendship Baptist Church
Service Schedule: Sunday School 10am. Worship Service 11am. 188 Bostic/Sunshine Hwy., Bostic.
Camp Creek Baptist Church
Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am. Wednesday 6:30pm. 1801 Camp Creek Rd., Union Mills. 828-288-1554.
Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 S. Church Street, Forest City. 828-375-0046 to register.
Salem United Methodist Church
Sundays: Traditional Worship 9am. Modern Service 11am. 184 Salem Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-8518.
Thermal Belt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays monthly 10:30am. 835 N. Trade St., Tryon. Coffee & refreshments available. 828-513-0570, Facebook TBUUF
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am. Mt. Olivet Ch Rd. Ellenboro.
Union Mills Presbyterian Church
Family Bible Study & Potluck Meal every Tuesday, 6pm. 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills. 828-287-9141.
Mundy's United Methodist Church
Worship Service 9am. Pastor, David M. Lee, Sr. 550 Trinity Church Rd., Mooresboro.
Temple Baptist Church
Service Times: Sunday School 10am. Morning Worship 11am and Evening Worship 6pm. Wednesday Night Worship 7pm. 132 Franklin Rd., Mooresboro. 828-453-8577.
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church
Worship: Saturday 5pm. Sunday 9am & 11:30am. Sunday (Misa en Espanol) 3pm. 1024 W Main St, Forest City.
Harvest Time Ministry
Worship Sundays, 9am. Also, Soup Kitchen, every Tuesday at 5pm. 156 Sunset St., Rutherfordton.
Saving Grace Fellowship
Weekly Schedule: Sunday School 10am. Worship Service 11am. Old DAV bldg next to EMS, Withrow Rd, Forest City.
Rutherford Church of Christ
Mid-Week Service; Wednesday 7pm. 925 Hwy 221 N. Rutherfordton.
Spindale Church of the Brethren
Sunday 9:30am Prayer Room, 10am Sunday School, 11am Morning Worship, 6pm 2nd & 4th Sunday, Adult Bible Study. Wednesday 6pm Choir Practice, 7pm Bible Study, Youth Gathering & Children's Activities. Sterling St., Spindale. 828-286-3908.
The Biker Church
Service: 10:30am Sunday's, Tune Up: 6:30pm Thursday's.
Preacher Chris, 828-289-6773. 245 Big Springs, Forest City.
Walk By Faith Ministries
Fundraising Yard Sale every Saturday, 8am-12pm. Proceeds to provide hot meals, etc. 133 Gardenbrook Drive, Forest City. Located at Restoration Church.
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship, 11am. Sunday School, 10am. Wednesday evening prayer and meal fellowship 6pm, choir practice 7pm. 250 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. 828-245-5471.
Church of the Exceptional
"For Physically & Mentally Challenged" Sunday School 10am. Worship Service 11am. Vans are available for pick-up. 2843 Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro. 828-657-5628.
Chase Baptist Church
GPS; Grieving Parents Support Group. Helping people find there way after the loss of a child. Meets second Tuesday of each month, 7pm. Scott Butler, 828-305-3619.
Souls Harbor Tabernacle
Sunday School 10am, Worship 11am, Sunday night 6pm, Thursday night 7pm. Pastor Charles Poole. 704-466-0626. 441 Sandy Run Church Rd. Mooresboro.
Sunday 10:30am. Tuesday 7pm. Youth Ministry 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7pm. Young adults, age 16-26, 1st & 3rd Sunday, 7pm. 131 Countryside Dr., Forest City.
Spindale United Methodist Church
Coffee Fellowship 9:45am. Sunday School 10am. Traditional Worship 11am. Acoustic Gospel Gathering monthly Sunday 7pm. East Main Street at Methodist Drive, Spindale. 828-286-2281.
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.
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.