Free clothing, food offered March 22 at Steele Creek church

March 9, 2014 

Church meeting at new location Sunday

The Bridge Community Church, which meets at 10:30 a.m. Sundays at Clover High School, will be moving to Lake Pointe Academy Christian School, 3168 Hands Mill Hwy.

Pastor is Kevin Witt. Services in the new location will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 16, with coffee and doughnuts, and worship beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The Bridge Community Church has a Bible-based, informal and contemporary style of worship with Southern Baptist roots.

Free clothing, food offered March 22

The King’s Closet, a ministry at Christ the King Church offering free clothes, will be open March 22 along with the food pantry.

Free health checks will be available, as well as help filling out applications for SNAP, a food stamp program.

The community is invited. The church is at 13501 S. Tryon St.

Call 704-587-0073 or visit CtKCharlotte.org.

Community invited to join challenge

During the season of Lent through Easter Sunday, April 20, Good Samaritan United Methodist Church invites the community to help others through The Upside Down Challenge.

For every mile walked, run or cycled, the church will donate 25 cents to a charity of the participant’s choice locally or globally. For every pound lost and every day someone stops smoking during Lent, the church will donate 25 cents to a chosen charity. The church will challenge up to $5,000.

The church challenge runs on an honor system with participants tracking their miles, weight and days not smoking.

Forms to participate are available at the church office at 5220 Crowders Cove Road and online at goodsamumc.org. For more information, call 803-831-0304.

Learn about Knights at open house

The All Saints Council of the Knights of Columbus, an organization of Catholic men and their families, will hold open house meetings at 6 p.m. March 29 and 9 a.m. and noon March 30 at the church, 530 S.C. 274.

Members will answer questions about the group’s goals, interests and activities. The meetings will run about one hour and refreshments will be served.

The Knights welcomes new members.

For more information, call 803-746.5464.

Take trip to Holy Land

Charles and Barbara Ford of Lake Wylie will host a trip to the Holy Land Nov. 5-15.

The Fords have lived in and visited Israel many times and have insight into the history, religion and modern day culture of this region, the birthplace of Christianity.

A series of pre-departure study sessions is being planned.

For trip details, call 803-831-8477 or email une1@hotmail.com. For booking details, call Linda Murfin of Above The Crowds Travel at 803-835-0585.

Audition dates for local ‘Idol’ contest set

Auditions for St. Philip Neri Italian Festival - Italian Idol Talent Contest will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 and 6-7:30 p.m. April 30 at the church on Munn Road.

Winners in each division – senior for ages 14 and older, and junior for ages 7 to 13 – will receive cash prizes, trophies and more.

All contestants must audition. The song or routine performed during the audition must be the same for the competition.

The festival will be held May 15-17.

To schedule an audition, visit SPNitalianfestival.org.

Call 803-370-0600 for more information.

Dine 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.

On the first Monday of each month, Waffle House will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Operation HOPE. For more information, call 803-746-5464.

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.

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 SMPCA.com or for questions email scherer.rest4moms@gmail.com.

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