All Saints Knights present service awards

July 13, 2014 

Len Turi, All Saints Knights of Columbus Respect For Life chairman, presented the Crovetto family from left, Maria, Giancarlo, Franccesca, and Renzo, with the Jim Poto Respect for Life Award.

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Knights present service awards

The All Saints Council No. 14475 of the Knights of Columbus held its annual awards ceremony for individuals and organizations that contributed to the success of local community service initiatives conducted by the Knights.

Presentations included awarding the second annual Jim Poto Respect for Life Award, which honors the late Knights’ Charter Grand Knight and Pro-Life advocate Jim Poto. Recipients were Maria and Renzo Crovetto and their children Franccesca and Giancarlo.

The Crovettos were instrumental in creating and developing several successful fundraising and other pro-life initiatives in support of the Knight’s Respect For Life Ministry at All Saints Catholic Church.

The Respect For Life Family of the Year Award was presented to Sir Knight Tom Shaffer and wife Claire Shaffer for contributions and tireless efforts.

Other awards presented included recognition of past Grand Knight and Sir Knight Fred Kellisch, as Knight of the Year; Sir Knight Nick Lintner and wife Carol Lintner as Family of the Year; Knight Billy Hagner as Knight of the Month of May; and Special Recognition Awards to Council Chaplin Father Ed McDevitt, Deacon Jim Ball, and Brother John Kummer for their spiritual leadership and guidance.

Attic sale Aug. 2 at Christ the King

Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St., is hosting its annual Attic Sale for Missions from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 2.

Items include furniture, household goods, toys, clothing, appliances and electronics. Proceeds benefit missions. Visit CtKCharlotte.org/AtticSale for information.

Bible study open house set

The Community Bible Study will hold a drop-in Tea and Open House 9:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at River Hills Community Church.

There will be refreshments, videos, sample lessons and opportunity to register for this year’s study of Romans.

CBS Lake Wylie has participants from Clover, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Rock Hill, and Belmont and Steele Creek, and is open to everyone. Classes meet from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays for 30 weeks, September-May.

For more information on the adult and children’s formats or to register, call 803-810-9590 or visit lakewylie.cbsclass.org.

Riverview day camp Aug. 4-8

A day camp sponsored by Riverview Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill for kids in kindergarten through high school ages will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 4-8 at Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center in York.

Activities include Bible study, hiking, canoeing and swimming. To register, call 803-448-9313 or 803-547-2581.

Graham Library holding military luncheon

The Billy Graham Library hosts a military exhibit through the end of the month.

Displayed in The Ministry gallery of the Journey of Faith tour is memorabilia collected by Graham during decades of trips abroad ministering to U.S. troops including: “I Saw Your Sons At War,” a book written by Graham based on his time in Korea; boots issued to Graham for Korea’s 30-below weather; the Marine Corps medallion presented to Graham in May 2003; Desert Storm Bible given to Graham in 1991 when he preached at the Pentagon; and silver cross pin worn on Graham’s cap while visiting troops in Korea during Christmas 1952.

In 1944, Graham was headed toward a military career as a chaplain in the Army when a case of the mumps disqualified him from service.

Throughout the month, military veterans and active personnel who visit the library will receive a free copy of “Touch Points For Those Who Serve.” The exhibit runs through July 31. Visit billygrahamlibrary.org.

Church to hold Financial Peace U.

Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St., will hold Financial Peace University class beginning Sept. 7.

The class is designed to help participants to get out of debt, build wealth and give like never before.

Visit CtKCharlotte.org/FPU to learn more about the class and to register.

Call 704-587-0073 for more information.

Living Proof simulcast Sept. 13

Christ the King, 13501 S. Tryon St., will host the Beth Moore Living Proof Live simulcast on Sept. 13.

Moore is a speaker and author of best-selling Bible studies and other books for women.

Cost is $20 in advance and includes materials, snacks and lunch.

Visit CtKCharlotte.org/BethMoore for more information and to register.

Healing service at Good Samaritan

The Divine Healing Ministry Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke holds a healing service at 3 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Road.

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. Fridays.

Donations are accepted. For information, call 330-289-1243.

Dine for H.O.P.E.

The Waffle House-Lake Wylie and Knights of Columbus of All Saints Council No. 14475 are raising money for Operation H.O.P.E. (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.

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