Here & There – 4-11-13

Water/Gatorade Donations: April 1-19, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Johnston will be collecting bottled water and bottled Gatorade that will be distributed to four  community fire departments: Johnston, Ridge Spring, Monetta, and Center (Hwy. 1) the week of April 22. Collection Sites are First Citizens Bank in Johnston and Ridge Spring, IGA in Johnston, Ridge Auto Service in Ridge Spring,  Goldman’s Hardware Hwy. 1 and Mt. Calvary Church Office Mon. – Thu., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to make donations.

Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. beginning Apr. 6 and continuing through first Sat. in Sept.  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  $40 for season.  For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278.

Master Tree Farmer Course: at host site Edgefield Clemson Ext. Office; cost $100 for five nights, 6:30 – 8:30 each Tuesday in April. For info call 803-637-3161 Ext. 117 or

Friends of the Library: (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services.  Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped off at the Library anytime between now and May 31.  We meet at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 5PM.

Bereavement Support Group: The Bereavement Support Group will meet in the Edgefield County Hospital Chapel on Wed., April 10 at 5 p.m. for the county residents who have experienced grief due to the death of a loved one during the last year. For more info call 803-335-8067 or 864-871-2271, Chaplain Dr. Glenn Mosteller.

Pastor’s Anniversary: Rev. R.C. Oglesby, Antioch Baptist Church, Hwy. 178, Saluda, will be celebrating his 13th Anniversary on April 14, at 2:30PM.  Rev. Norris Turner, of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Blair, SC, will be the guest speaker.  Please come join us in this wonderful occasion, and be blessed by the Word of God.

Free Workshops: Edgefield SC Works Center, 400 Church St., Room 306, Edgefield,Tues., April 16, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Upgrade Your Resume”; 11 AM “Computers for Beginners”; 1:30 PM “Job Search 2013”; PM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using SCWOS system. For further info call 637-4029.

Seafood Buffet: Edgefield First Baptist Church is fundraising for an Alaska Mission Trip.  Come for a Parklane Seafood Buffet, $17.00 all-you-can-eat. April 19, at the church. Call the church office at 637-6139 for tickets. Eat-in or Take out.

King Academy Auction: The 8th annual King Academy Auction will be held Sat., April 13, from 5-9 p.m. in the school’s gym, 1046 Sardis Road, Batesburg. It includes a live auction, silent auction, drawings and activities for all ages. Shealy’s BBQ dinner is included in the ticket price:  Adults $25/Child $10; for more info call 803-532-6682 or 864-445-3232.

Bettis Academy Spring Gathering: The Car-Truck-Bike Spring Gathering will be held Sat., April 13 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Entry fee is $15 and registration is from 9-11 a.m.  Dash Plaques and Door Prizes will be given. There will be food, fun and music and a mini swap meet. For more info call John at 803-232-1027, Don at 803-663-3806 and Don T. at 914-227-7487.

On Golden Pond:Edgefield County Theater Company will present “On Golden Pond” by Ernest Thompson April 19-21 and April 26-28 at the theater in Edgefield.Show times are at 8 p.m. April 19, 20, 26 and 27 and at 3 p.m. on April 21 and 28.Seating is reserved and tickets($18) can be purchased by calling 803-637-3833.

Golf Tourney: Johnston United Methodist Church 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will be played at Persimmon Hill Country Club on April 20, at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds go to the Johnston Food Bank and the JUMC Mission Fund. If interested in sponsoring a hole, green or organizing a 4 person team contact the church at 275-4885

Spaghetti Supper: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Johnston, is having a spaghetti supper fundraiser, on Sat., April 20, from 5-8 p.m. $7 tickets. For more info or tickets call 685-7523 or Donna at 275-4839.

BBQ Dinner Dinner: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Sat., April 20, at 11 a.m. $7 for a half BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and bread.

Women’s Conference & Program: Women’s Conference: Bland Baptist Church, Sat., April 20, 10 a.m. – noon. No registration fee, love offering will be taken,guest minister Rev. Inez Kemp, lunch will be served. Women’s Day Program: Sunday, April 21 at 9 a.m. with Min. Tonya Ligons. For more info call 648-0960(Sis.Jeanette Cue) or 275-4039 (Sis.Mattie Peterson).

11th Annual WIU Banquet:  Apr. 20 – Antioch Baptist Church on Hwy 23 @ 6 p.m.  $20/person.  For info call 637-2010, 480-2862, or 637-0769.

Women & Men Day Program: Republican Grove Baptist Church (276 Gary Hill Road) invites everyone to join us for our Men and Women Day Program on Sunday, April 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Debbie McCain will be the guest speaker.

Homecoming/Revival: Dry Creek Baptist Church, Ward, S.C. will have its 209th homecoming on April 21, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Barry Epps, music by Hi-Cotton, and a meal following the service. Revival services will be April 22-25 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Mitch Bruner, guest evangelist. Everyone is invited.

Revival:  Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Spring Revival Services on Mon., April 22 and Tues., April 23 at 7pm.  The Guest Revivalist will be Elder Gerald Haynes of the New Life Praise Tabernacle in Aiken, SC.

Spring Revival: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church- Rev. Otis Cunningham, Pastor; on 4/24/13 at 7pm, the anointed word will be coming from Rev. C. Cannady Simpkins; on 4/25/13 from Rev. Bowman; and on 4/26/13 from Rev. M. Spencer.  You’re invited to come.

Men and Women Day Program: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, April 28, at 10 a.m.