U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke to an overflow crowd of nearly 500 Bob Jones Academy students this week as he gave his personal testimony during a school assembly.
First Presbyterian Church in Greer is getting set to host its annual Joy Gift service in hopes of raising funds for retired ministers.
The service will take place on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 100 School St.
The candlelight service has been a tradition at First Presbyterian for more than 65 years.
Bob Jones University is inviting local residents to ring in the holiday season at its annual Christmas Carol Sing and Lighting Ceremony.
The ceremony will be held in the middle of the Bob Jones campus on Friday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
For Maple Creek
Happyland Singers, Reverance, Community Grove Gospel Choir and Joe Wheeler and The Voices Of Praise will perform during a benefit at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Maple Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 609 S. Main St., Greer.
More than 500 people were seen packing shoeboxes last Wednesday night at Covenant United Methodist Church as they partnered with Samaritan’s Purse for Operation Christmas Child, which collects items for needy children around the world.
Hope Chapel is a simple church, made up of people from different backgrounds, economic positions, ethnicities and generations, but the people at Hope Chapel have been able to see past their differences in order to create a church that feels like home.
Duncan UMC hosting
Bazaar, hot dog sale
The Duncan-Startex-Loree United Methodist Charge will have its annual Bazaar/hot dog sale on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Duncan UMC, 139 W. Main St., Duncan.
As the holidays approach, there are many families who can’t afford a regular, nutritious meal – let alone a holiday meal with all of the trimmings. Times may be tough, but churches like Calvary Chapel of Greer are striving to make things a little bit easier for these families during the holidays.
This fall, three Upstate universities – Bob Jones University, Furman University and North Greenville University – competed in a “Saving Lives Together” blood drive to help the Blood Connection collect a record amount of blood donations and meet a great need for blood in
William and Lea Johnson of Piedmont received a text message from Afghanistan on Thursday, prompting the couple to head to Greer for Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) Big Thursday live auction. Lea’s father, Bryan, asked his daughter to bid on a 2003 white Jeep Grand Cherokee that was listed in the auction items.