Good Samaritan hosts Arts & Craft sale Nov. 17

November 12, 2012 

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane, will hold its annual Arts & Crafts Bazaar from10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.

Vendors will sell handmade items, including jewelry, Christmas items, pet supplies, ceramics and portraits.

For more information, call 803-831-0304.

Christmas craft night for kids Saturday

Kids Christmas Craft & Babysitting Night for ages birth to fifth grade will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St.

Children will enjoy a night of making crafts, singing carols and eating snacks. RSVP to with the names and ages of your children. Cost is $10 with money going to Casa Bernabe Orphanage in Guatemala. For more information, visit

Bible school Dec. 1

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church is hosting its annual Christmas Bible School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 for children ages 3 (potty-trained) through third grade.

Christmas Bible School includes a combination of Bible stories, music, crafts and games. A morning snack and lunch will be served. Parents are encouraged to join at 12:45 p.m. to hear the children sing and learn about what the children experienced through the day.

There also will be a cookie decorating social at 1 p.m.

The event is free, but space is limited. Register online at Donations accepted.

Non-perishable food items and toiletries also will be collected for Fort Mill Care Center. Child-friendly items are appreciated such as mac and cheese, canned pastas, soups, easy mac, children’s toothbrushes and toothpaste, tear-free shampoo and body wash.

All Saints seeks Angel Tree guardians

The All Saints Knights of Columbus Respect For Life and Faith Formation ministries of All Saints Catholic Church seek guardians to adopt angels from its Angel Tree.

The angels are tagged as boys and girls, with age and size. Participants are asked to purchase at least one outfit and satisfy one of the child’s Christmas wishes. Angel gifts, of about $20 to $35 in cost, should be brought to the tree coded, bagged, unwrapped and placed in the labeled containers.

This year, for the first time, 10 angel families will be adopted. Guardians will provide additional gifts, such as food and Christmas decorations to satisfy the wishes of the angel families, which include children and adults.

Individual angel tree gifts need to be brought to the church by Dec. 5. For more information, call 803-746-5198 or 803-810-5122.

Relevant service meets at bowling alley

Relevant Church’s lakeside Sunday morning service that has been meeting at Buster Boyd Access Area throughout the summer, meets at 9 a.m. for casual worship service at Lake Wylie Bowl N’ Bounce at Lakeside West shopping center off S.C. 49.

Scherer hosts moms

Scherer Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy., hosts REST4Moms from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month.

Mothers begin the morning with coffee, tea and goodies, followed by topics of interest, crafts, conversation and discussion. Children are treated to crafts, snacks and playtime. Annual cost is $10.

Register online at or for questions email scherer.rest4moms@

Bible studies held Wednesday

Community Women’s and Grades 1-3 Bible studies is held from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at River Hills Community Church to share the books of Amos and Isaiah concerning prophecies of Jesus Christ.

CBS is an international Bible study that is nondenominational and unaffiliated with any church, open to all women of all faiths and knowledge levels. The study includes morning devotional, small group discussion of home-study questions and a large group review.

A nursery and preschool class also are available. Grades 1-3 have their own core group and lecture studying Amos and Isaiah. For information, call 803-366-1940 or visit

Lake Wylie Lutheran hosts Community Cafe

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 W. and Gold Hill Road.

Donations are accepted. For information, call 803-548-5489 or 330-289-1243.

A new location will be opening soon at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

Help with grieving

Ultimate Life Church on Carowinds Boulevard offers support for people coping with losses in life such as divorce, death, jobs, loved ones, dreams, friends.

Learn how to overcome the emotions that go along with the loss and begin to function with joy in your life again. Groups meet at 7 p.m. the first and fourth Fridays of each month. Call 803-329-1396.

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