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Belair UMC plans June events
Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, will hold the following events this month:
• Thursday, June 21: The food pantry will not be open due to low food supplies and because the Second Harvest food truck will be at the church on June 28. If anyone would like to donate any food, the church is open from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Thursday. Call (803) 547-6631 for other times the church might be open.
Belair holds Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and a church service at 10:15 a.m. each Sunday.
Osceola UMC to hold yard sale Saturday
Osceola United Methodist Church will hold a community craft and yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23. There will also be breakfast and lunch food for sale. For details, call Robin Hucks at (803) 417-2258.
Register now for Mom’s Morning Out
Faith Presbyterian Church is taking applications for its Mother’s Morning Out program, which will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays from September through May. Children should be either 2 or 3 years old on Sept. 1, 2012, to qualify. Cost is $40 per month. For details or an application, contact Edye Bender at (803) 548-8810 or firstname.lastname@example.org (put “MMO” in the subject line).
Christian Women’s luncheon Tuesday
The next Lancaster Christian Women’s Connection meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Captain’s Galley Restaurant, 1305 S.C. 9 Bypass, Lancaster. The cost is $9.50.
The theme is “Beautiful America.” The feature is “Beauty in the Skies” with George Flanders. Ginny Karelius of Fort Mill will speak on “Beauty Within Ourselves – How to Lose Weight Without Getting Wrinkles.” Elaine Reese will provide the musical selection, “Beauty in Our Souls.”
Call (803) 285-6527 to make reservations by Friday, June 22.
Faith to show free outdoor movie
Faith Presbyterian Church will show a fun family movie June 29 on an outdoor screen at the church’s office site, 7520 Charlotte Highway. The event begins at 7:30 p.m.; the movie will be shown at sundown. Refreshments provided; just bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Call (803) 548-8810 for details.
Pleasant Hill UMC VBS set for July 8-12
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160), will hold its Vacation Bible School on July 8-12.
Crossroads offers summer day camp
A summer day camp provided by Agape Kure Beach Ministries will be held at Crossroads Lutheran Church, 8511 Shelley Mullis Road, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3. The camp is for children in first through sixth grades. Registration fee is $35 for the week (scholarships are available). Visit Crossroads-Lutheran.org for details and sign-up information.
Register now for All Saints’ VBS
All Saints Lutheran Church, 17030 Lancaster Highway, Charlotte, will hold its “God’s Water Works” Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. July 30-Aug. 2 for ages 4 through fifth grade. The evenings will begin with a light fellowship supper, followed by skits, lessons and crafts. The pastor will lead a class during VBS for adults who bring children. Registration is under way now. For details, call Gail at (704) 752-4287 or visit www.allsaints lutheran.org.
Harrison UMC to host women’s conference
Harrison United Methodist Church-Pineville will host the “Be Refreshed” women’s conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Women of all ages are invited to the free event. An optional workbook is available for $15, as well as lunch for $5 each. A love offering will be taken.
Leader will be Sandy Witherspoon, director of training at Grace Life International. During lunch, there will be a “Refresh Your Furnishings” session. At the end of the day, there will be a “Refresh Your Fluff” talk and a Born Again Bargain Bazaar.
To register, visit www.signupgenius.com, sign up, click on “Find a Sign Up” and type the creator’s e-mail – email@example.com., then click on “Be Refreshed Women’s Conference” to register. For details or to register offline, contact Anita King at (704) 541-3463, ext. 213, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trinity to hold VBS in August
Trinity Baptist Church, 1519 Steele Hill Road, Van Wyck, is now registering children for its Vacation Bible School: “Sonshine Beach Blast.” It will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6-10. VBS director is Pam Helms. For details, call the church office at (803) 313-9357.
Ministry to offer half-day preschool
Christ Life Evangelical Ministries is starting a half-day preschool, Christ Life Young Disciples, for those who must be budget-minded, but want their child to get quality care in a loving, Christ-centered environment. Scholarships are available.
Christ Life Evangelical Ministries is located at 8558 Shelley Mullis Road.
For details, call Pamela Willhite at (704) 264-6507 or visit www.Christ-life-ministries.com/mmo.htm.
Higher Ground offers kids’ summer camp
Higher Ground Child Development Center, 8365 Possum Hollow Road, is enrolling rising kindergarten through fifth-graders for its summer camp program. It offers activities, crafts, field trips and Bible lessons. Call Higher Ground at (803) 802-3189 for more information.
Crossroads Lutheran offers new service
Crossroads Lutheran Church, 8511 Shelley Mullis Road, offers an alternative worship time at 7 p.m. Thursdays for those who work or miss Sunday services. Come hear “The Story” in a casual setting and share in a new, inspirational worship experience. All are welcome.
Christian Services food truck available
The Christian Services has a mobile food truck day open to be sponsored by churches, groups or individuals. For details, call (803) 286-5112 or (803) 235-5455.
Need a place to meditate or pray?
All are invited to visit the new Community Prayer Garden and Stations of the Cross on the grounds of Crossroads Lutheran Church, 8511 Shelley Mullis Road. The garden is open from 8 a.m. to sunset daily. Booklets with reflections and prayers for the walk are available at the entrance to the prayer garden. The garden is on the right side of the church building, with parking in the church parking lot.
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