Church calendar

First Posted: 10/1/2009

Submissions to the Church Calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought in to The Mount Airy News office before 5 p.m. Tuesday in order to be published in Fridays issue. Be sure to include the full name and address of the church; the time, day and date of the event; and a contact phone number in case our staff has any questions. Information may be mailed to: The Mount Airy News, 319 N. Renfro St., Mount Airy, NC 27030; faxed to 789-2816; or e-mailed to [email protected]
Benefits and Fundraisers
The Albion Community Church will be having a yard sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to the maintenance and repair fund for the church and cemetery. For more information, call Doug Robbins at 351-5663 or Linda Atkins at 352-3248.
On Saturday, Salem United Methodist Church will be having a big country breakfast with country ham, sausage, bacon, gravy, grits, eggs, biscuits, apples, homemade apple butter and sourwood honey. Breakfast is $6. There will also be a bake sale, crafts and a yard sale. Breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m., and the bazaar will be held until 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to the church UMW.
The sixth annual golf tournament, sponsored by the Wesleyan Men of Mount Airy Wesleyan Church, will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Skyland Lakes Golf Course. The cost is $50 per person and participants must sign up by Sept. 26. The format is Captains Choice. Mulligans are $5 each and teams are limited to four players. First-place team wins $200; second place wins $120; and third place wins $80. All proceeds go to projects and needs in the church and community. For more information, call Don Shelton at 789-4629.
Welcome Baptist Church will be having bazaar from 7 a.m. until on Saturday. Breakfast will be served with homemade biscuits. For lunch, there will be hot dogs or pintos beans, onions, cornbread and dessert. There will also be a yard sale, crafts, bake sale and homemade canned items.
Grace Moravian Church Womens Fellowship will be having a spaghetti supper on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $6 per plate and $3 for children.
Antioch Baptist Church will have BBQ on Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Plates are $7, sandwiches are $3.50 and BBQ by the pound is $8. Carry-outs are available. Proceeds will help to support local missions.
Ivy Green Baptist Church is having a bake sale on Fredrick Street in the Pine State parking lot from 9 a.m. until on Oct. 9. Proceeds will be used for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry. For more information, call 320-2971.
Surry Friends of Youth, 1151 W. Lebanon St., will have a benefit yard sale on Oct. 10 from 7 a.m. to noon. Proceeds go to support the youth of Surry County.
Bannertown Baptist Church will be kicking off Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box on Oct. 11 at 6:35 p.m. The special speaker will be April Butcher. All churches and special groups are welcome. For more information, call Ronnie Simpson at 789-2505 or the church office at 786-5407.
Harvest Temple Church of God, 312 Newsome Road, King, will be sponsoring its third annual Fall Festival in the gym on Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be crafts, food and vendors. If anyone is interested in buying a table or booth, call Tammy Sizemore at 783-7475.
Westfield Friends Church, 3161 Old Westfield Road, will hold a bazaar on Oct. 17 from 7 a.m. to noon. There will be breakfast, crafts, produce, baked goods, canned goods, clothing, a yard sale, cookbooks, attic treasures and a quilt raffle. Proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new roof.
Mallalieu-Jones United Methodist Church, 231 N. South St., Mount Airy, will be holding a fish-fry fundraiser every Friday. The cost is $4 for a fish sandwich and a drink.
Special Services
Grace Moravian Church will be holding a worldwide communion on Sunday during the 10 a.m. worship service.
Flat Rock Baptist Church will be having homecoming on Sunday. Worship services will be at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with no Sunday school. The Rev. Frank Hensley will be the guest speaker. Special music will be performed. Everyone is invited. Bring a well-filled basket and join the covered-dish lunch immediately after the 10:30 a.m. service.
Victory Baptist Church, 2120 Riverside Drive, will be having a homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday with singing by the Blesdoes. A love offering will be taken up.
Woodville Baptist Church will be having its 96th homecoming on Sunday. Sunday school will start at 10 a.m. and the worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Dinner will follow the service. The guest speaker will be Dale Riddle. Dale and Glenda Riddle will be the guest singers. All are welcome.
Willow Hill Moravian Church, Ararat, Va., will be having homecoming on Sunday. Worship services will start at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served after. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 648-4907 or visit
Mount Airy Wesleyan Church, 2063 S. Main St., will celebrate homecoming Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. David Goins of Mount Airy will perform a special singing and the Rev. Darrell Scruggs will be the guest speaker. There will be a covered-dish dinner following the service. For more information, call the church at 786-7250.
Mt. Bethel Moravian Church, 127 Mt. Bethel Road, Cana, Va., will be having revival Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Pleasant View Baptist Church, 154 Mount View Drive, Mount Airy, will be having revival held on Sunday at 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. with different guest speakers and singers each night. Everyone is welcome to attend revival and Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Bible study is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Friendly Chapel Church, Pilot Mountain, will have homecoming on Sunday. The morning service will be held at 11 a.m. and lunch will be at 1 p.m. The Easter Brothers will be singing at 7 p.m. with Bro. Russell Easter preaching. Revival services will be held Monday through Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with Bro. Mike Molcomb of Bryson City preaching.
Oak Grove United Methodist Church will be having homecoming on Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. featuring the Rev. Hal Finney. Dinner will be served after the service.
Asbury Presbyterian Church is having homecoming on Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon with lunch in the fellowship hall after the service. Revival will be Oct. 11-13 with special music and speakers.
Liberty Baptist Church, Lowgap, will have revival Oct. 12-16. The guest minister will be the Rev. Jason Nunley. A meeting will be held in the prayer room at 7:15 p.m., the service will start at 7:30 p.m. and a special choir singing will be performed nightly. Everyone is welcome.
The Community Church, 280 ONeal Road, Mount Airy, will be having its fall revival at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14-17. A special singing will be performed each night. For more information, call Bro. Ray Hutson at 374-5323.
Rockford Street United Methodist Church will hold homecoming on Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. followed by dinner. Rich in Tradition will be performing during the meal.
Special Music
The ninth annual gospel singing and BBQ will be held Saturday at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Mountain Park. Serving will start at noon and the singing will start at 6 p.m. and feature The Christianairs and Double Over Time Bluegrass Gospel. Bring a lawn chair. Plates include, BBQ, slaw, baked beans, rolls, drink and dessert for $7.
Upcoming Events
Bannertown Baptist Church will be hosting a bloodmobile on Sunday from 1 to 5:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. All blood types are needed. For more information, call Ronnie Simpson at 789-2505 or the church office at 786-5407.
The 107th annual session of Surry Baptist Association will be held at Haymore Memorial Baptist Church on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. A meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Piney Grove Baptist Church will be holding Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Grace Moravian Church will be holding Bible study each week on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. with Pastor Tony Hayworth.
Trinity Episcopal Church, 472 N. Main St., Mount Airy, is holding Inquirers Classes on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and learn about church, its theology, its history and its ministry in the world. For more information, call 786-6067 or email [email protected]
Calvary Baptist Church has opened a clothes closet ministry on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. If someone is in need of clothes at other times, call the church office at 786-4778.
Livingwater Baptist Church is looking for laborers to work in Gods vineyards. Come worship and labor where Gods fields are white into harvest. For more information, call Pastor Benny Faw at 719-6500 or 429-8712.
The First Baptist Church Feeding Friends Soup Kitchen provides a free hot meal to families and friends in need every Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The church is between Elm and Galloway streets at 714 N. Main St. Parking is available behind First Baptist off Arch Street. The feeding friends dinner is served in the fellowship hall in the building closest to downtown, with signs available to guide visitors.
A free soup kitchen is available on the last Thursday of each month in the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come as they are with no strings attached. The church is at 278 Piney Grove Road, which can be reached at 356-4196.
Food assistance for the hungry in the community is provided each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. by Trinity Episcopal Church.
Meetings for those healing from a broken marriage, each Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Genesis Full Gospel Church on Sparger Road. Everyone is invited, with more information available at 351-4718.
The Apostolic Ministerial Association is seeking new ministers of the Apostolic faith in order to encourage meetings with others that can help improve individual ministries. Those interested may call 789-1569 or 325-8081.
Mens interdenominational Bible study and prayer breakfast, 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at Prime Sirloin Restaurant in Mount Airy. All interested men are invited.
GriefShare, a bi-weekly video seminar featuring experts on grief-recovery topics which is geared toward grieving persons or their supporters in a group-participation environment, is held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:15 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 314 S. Franklin Road. More information is available at 786-4778.
Holy Angels Catholic Church weekly Evening Prayer Service, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1208 N. Main St., Mount Airy. The service includes giving thanks for the gifts of the day and reflection; Evening Prayer hymns and psalms and Scripture readings; time for silent prayer and meditation; and prayers of intercession for the church, world and all those in need. Father Eric Kowalski, Holy Angels pastor, invites everyone to attend.
Compassion Circle gatherings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at L.H. Jones Resource Center, 215 Jones School Road. A circle of friends offers love, hope, faith and spiritual guidance from a Christian outlook, with everyone welcome. More information is available at 786-1455.
Livingwater Baptist Church, 125 Starlight Road, Mount Airy, is launching a new ministry. The King James Bible RadioNetwork is being broadcast on WGIW 89.7 in Pilot Mountain. The station will be devoted to old time gospel preaching from the King James 1611 Bible and traditional gospel singing 24 hours a day. Churches and preachers desiring broadcast time and wishing to have their announcements broadcast, contact Pastor Benny Faw at 719-6500.

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