Saturday, September 23
What: Fruit Tree Queen & King Contest
When: September 23, 3pm
Where: Doggett Grove AMEZ Church
More Info: 651 Doggett Grove Rd., Forest City.
Sunday, September 30
What: Homecoming/Pastor Retirement Dinner
When: September 30, following Worship Service
Where: New Bethel Baptist Church, Harris
More Info: Bring a well-filled basket!
Monday, October 1
What: Sister Chicks for Christ Hosts 16th Annual Ladies Night Out (a light-hearted night of music, message and encouragement)
When: October 1, 6-8pm.
Where: Foundation at Isothermal Community College
More Info: Free event. No ticket needed.
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.
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.
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 on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month, 10:30am. 835 N. Trade St., Tryon. Coffee & refreshments are available. 828-513-0570 or Facebook at TBUUF
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Weekly schedule: Sunday School 10am. Worship Service 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.
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.
Hickory Grove Baptist Church
Prayer Time Sunday 9:30-10:50am, Sunday School 10-10:50am, Service 11am-12pm, Evening Service 6-7pm, Wednesday Service 7pm. Pastor Brent Frady. 828-863-2529, 368 Hickory Grove Church Rd. Columbus, NC, 28722.
Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church
Sunday School 10am. Worship 11am. Sunday night 6pm & Wednesday night 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 every Tuesday, 6-7:30pm. 151 Kentucky St., Spindale. 828-395-2091.
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.
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.
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.
Harvest Time Ministry
Worship Sundays, 9am. Also, Soup Kitchen, every Tuesday at 5pm. 156 Sunset St., Rutherfordton.
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.
Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 S. Church Street, Forest City. 828-375-0046 to register.
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.
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.
Rutherford Church of Christ
Mid-Week Service; Wednesday 7pm. 925 Hwy 221 N. Rutherfordton.
Union Mills Presbyterian Church
Family Bible Study & Potluck Meal every Tuesday, 6pm. 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills. 828-287-9141.
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.
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.
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church
Worship: Saturday 5pm. Sunday 9am & 11:30am. Sunday (Misa en Espanol) 3pm. 1024 W Main St, Forest City.
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.
Saving Grace Fellowship
Weekly Schedule: Sunday School 10am. Worship Service 11am. Old DAV bldg next to EMS, Withrow Rd, Forest City.