Free movie night July 26 at Living Waters Church in Clover.

July 21, 2013 

Free movie night at Living Waters

Living Waters Church, 612 Bethel School Road, is holding a free movie night featuring “Courageous” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26.

Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be served before the movie with a marshmallow roasting for dessert.

Bring a chair or a blanket.

Ice cream social Saturday

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1550 St. Paul Church Road, will have an old-fashioned ice cream social from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27, with hot dogs and homemade ice cream.

Everyone is welcome. Donations are accepted.

Blood drive July 30

Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, 15000 York Road, will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 30.

Local college-bound student Addy Smith is entered to win a $1,000 scholarship by collecting 25 pints.

Email to schedule an appointment.

Presbyterian preschool registering

Clover Presbyterian Preschool has openings for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

A registration open house will be held from 10 a.m. to noon July 31.

For more information, call 803-222-3137.

Israeli group coming to Fort Mill

The Tzofim Friendship Caravan from Israel is coming to Temple Kol Ami at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Unity Presbyterian, 303 Tom Hall St.

The group will share their culture, music and dance, as well as a message of peace.

Cost is $5 for adults and free for children. Tickets are available online at and at the door.

For more information, call 803-701-0149.

Financial Peace U. begins Aug. 21

Oakdale Presbyterian Church, 12585 S.C. 55 W., will begin Financial Peace University classes at 7 p.m. Aug. 21.

Call 803-222-7141 for more information or to register.

Women invited to fall Bible study

A 30-week women’s community Bible study of the Book of John will be offered at 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 11, at River Hills Community Church.

This study of the life and ministry of Jesus, the Word Incarnate, draws applications from His relationships with individuals and their distinct needs. The questions are straightforward, encouraging students to investigate the gospel first-hand, to understand Christ’s claims, and to respond to the Truth.

Women from all denominations welcome. Classes also available for nursery to third grade. For more information, call 803-366-1940 or visit

Join tours to Turkey, Israel

Dr. Charles Ford and wife Barbara invite the community to them on tours to historical lands of the Eastern Mediterranean.

First is a tour of central Turkey leaving Charlotte on Oct. 14. The second is a tour of central and northern Israel with an option to Jordan leaving Charlotte on March 10.

The Fords have spent more than three years living, traveling and working in the Middle East . They have hosted many tours, including a recent trip to Israel and Jordan.

For more information and details, call 803- 835-0585 or 803-831-8477, or visit

Dine Mondays for HOPE

The Waffle House-Lake Wylie and Knights of Columbus of All Saints Council No. 14475 are raising money for Operation HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday), a statewide campaign to help people with intellectual disabilities.

Every first Monday of the month, Waffle House will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Operation HOPE.

For more information, call 803-746-5464.

Classes open to adults

River Hills Community Church Sunday School offers classes for adults looking for a way to grow in faith and Christian fellowship:

• Connections, 9 a.m., room 116, “Lord, You Must Be Joking” by Eugene J. Webb.

• Seekers, 9 a.m., room 208, study and discussion of Living on the Edge series: Culture Shock.

• Contemporary, 9 a.m., room 201, study and discussion of “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis.

• Fellowship, 9 a.m. RHCO, study and discussion of Genesis.

• New adult class, 9 a.m., room 102, study and discussion of “The Noticer” by Andy Andrews.

• Joy, 10:30 a.m. RHCO, will be completing a study of The Book of Ruth led by Charles Ford. Class members will present on a variety of topics this month and in July.

Call the church office at 803-831-1615 for more information or visit

Christ the King camp scheduled

Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St., is offering Camp Agape 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 5-9 for rising first- through fifth-graders.

Children will play games, sing songs, make crafts, hold nature activities and Bible studies. The cost is $100.

Call 704-587-0073 for more information.

Preschool registration open

Christ the King Preschool registration is under way for children ages 2 to 4.

Registration fee costs $125 for all students. three-day class tuition costs $220 per month. Four-day classes cost $250 per month for 3- and 4-year-olds only.

The preschool is located at 13501 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Call 704-504-1135 for more information.

Hear Beth Moore Sept. 14

LifeWay Christian Resources will host Beth Moore’s “Living Proof Live” simulcast Sept. 14 at Christ the King Church.

Living Proof Live, sponsored by Nashville-based publishing company LifeWay Christian Resources, will feature Moore’s storytelling and passionate Bible teaching.

Moore has authored dozens of published Bible studies, books and devotionals for women for nearly two decades. Her latest LifeWay-published release, “James: Mercy Triumphs,” is a Bible study that equips women to put their faith in action. Moore’s organization, Living Proof Ministries, is based out of Houston.

Dove-award winning musical artist Travis Cottrell, who also serves as worship pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn., is slated to lead worship for the event.

Living Proof Live runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tickets cost $17 online or $20 at the door, and include live worship with Marcy and Bobby Little and lunch (guaranteed by early registration). Visit

Community Cafe serves lunch Tuesdays

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Donations are accepted.

For information, call 330-289-1243.

Church hosts free exercise classes

Free exercises classes are offered Mondays at Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St. Class is taught by Kathryn Webner, registered nurse, health fitness specialist and a personal trainer.

The Beginner Strength & Conditioning Class is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. targeting balance, endurance and improved muscular strength. This class is appropriate for seniors, the non-exerciser, or someone recovering from an injury. The Group Circuit Class from 6 to 7 p.m. is designed to improve total body strength and cardiovascular fitness. This class is offered for all fitness levels, 12 years and older. Bring a mat, towel and water.

For more information, email For church information, call 704-587-0073.

New Beginnings seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for God’s Kitchen, a ministry of New Beginnings Baptist Church, which delivers meals to at least 120 shut-ins each day.

Volunteers also are being sought for the Lighthouse Thrift Store, which helps provide housing for the homeless. Volunteers will help with daily operations, including delivery, pickup and sorting donations.

For information, stop at the church at 706 Old N. Main St., Clover, or call 980-322-4161

Get help with grieving process

Ultimate Life Church on Carowinds Boulevard offers support for people coping with losses in life such as divorce, death, jobs, loved ones, dreams, friends. Groups meet at 7 p.m. the first and fourth Fridays of each month. Call 803-329-1396.

Singles groups meets Tuesdays

New River Community Church is holding two singles groups, both meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesdays.

• FUSION is for anyone out of high school to age 24. The group meets at a member’s home in York. Singles can build friendships through studying God’s Word together, serving in the community, having fun, and discussing challenges of life.

• Singles Gatherings is for adults ages 25 and older. The group meets at the church, 133 Carroll Cove Road. Connection and Bible study are the primary focuses. Child care is provided for children 10 and younger.

For more information about either group, email

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@

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