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Phoenix Baptist Church

Phoenix Baptist Church announces speakers Nov. 11, Rev. Brian Furches; Nov. 18, DOM David Blackburn, and Nov. 25, Rev. Johnny Huffman will be speaking. The congregation invite you to attend. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m.

Introduction to Women’s Disciple-Making

After the meeting a woman came to me and said, “This is what I’ve been waiting for in a Women’s Ministry all 3 disciplines 1. Missions 2. Evangelism 3. Disciple-Making.” Training is held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 at Midway Baptist Fellowship Hall. Call the Ashe Baptist Office for more info at (336) 846-5631.

Ashe Really Cares

Ashe Really Cares needs a few good men. We need men to be able to pick food for the ARC on M-F for 45 minutes. Once a week, once a month or on call. Contact Pat if interested at (336) 846-5631.

Friendship Baptist Church

Friendship Baptist Church announces it will be hosting a Blood Drive from 2-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Family Life Center. Call the Red Cross for an appointment 1 (800) Red Cross or go to www.redcrossblood.org and use code, Friendship Baptist. The Hurricane has canceled 200 blood drives, and they are short 5,000 units of blood. Mike and Debbie McClure welcome everyone.

Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project

The Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project has begun as churches, local groups, and volunteers across the county are needed to purchase gifts and wrap presents for approximately 1,000 children who are in need.

The names of the 1,000 children who will receive gifts have already been chosen. Volunteers who buy gifts should remember that all gift items should be new. The Children’s Christmas Project committee asks the community to consider being a part of this year’s Christmas Project by: 1) praying for these folks in need; 2) buying gifts for them (beginning October 30); and 3) helping to wrap the gifts at Family Central (Nov. 26th — Dec. 2nd) as an individual or as a group. Male volunteers are needed to carry the gifts from the wrapping area to the storage area; or 4) giving money to buy needed items.

In addition to the call for Ashe County churches and organizations to send volunteers to sort, wrap and move Christmas presents for our children this year, help is also needed to provide snacks and drinks for all volunteers. If any local group is unable to help with the physical labor, then the group can still sign up to bring light refreshments for one day of the Project (Nov. 26th — Dec. 2nd) for approximately 20-25 people. Refreshments will need to be dropped off at the cafeteria at Family Central around mid-morning. The project can use donations of gift boxes in various sizes to wrap the gifts and stocking stuffers for teenagers are also appreciated. These items can be dropped off at the Family Central cafeteria beginning November 26th. For more information, contact the Ashe Baptist Association at 336-846-5631 or visit www.ashebaptist.org online for announcements or information.

Calvary Free Will Baptist Church

A special Veteran’s Day worship service will be held at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Glendale Springs on Sunday, Nov. 11. The church will celebrate the grace of God upon the land, and every veteran in attendance will be honored. The guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service is Rev. Patrick Hall, Pastor of the Cape Fear Free Will Baptist Church in Wilmington. At 2 p.m., all are invited to worship and enjoy the music of America’s premier bluegrass gospel group, the Primitive Quartet. For more information or directions, call the church at (336) 982-4840. The ninth annual “Paul Jones Memorial Red Cross Blood Drive” is at Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Glendale Springs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The need is constant, and every contributions is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. Appointment slots are available, and walk-ins are accepted as well. To schedule an appointment, call Robin Carter at (336) 982-3932 or (336) 977-1964.

Christian Unity Baptist Church

At noon Nov. 10, the church will have a care package packing party for the troops. Rev. Michael Carter invites all to attend.

ONGOING FAITH

Ashe Baptist Association

The Ashe Baptist Association hosts a Bible study from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Thursday.

Zion United Methodist Church

Zion United Methodist Church would love to invite you to Sunday school at 10 a.m. and a traditional worship service at 11 a.m. We have a Wednesday night Bible study at 6 p.m. and a men’s breakfast on the third Sunday morning at 7 a.m. For more information visit us on Facebook or call Pastor Dave at (828) 429-3872.

Christian Unity Church

Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m., and everyone is invited to attend. Celebrate Recovery for your hurts, habits, hang-ups and addictions every Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. It is hosted by Christian Unity Baptist Church, located at 326 East Main Street in Jefferson. For more information, call Pastor Michael Carter at (336) 246-7907.

Churches of the Frescoes

Ashe County’s two historic Episcopal Churches have Sunday worship at Saint Mary’s during the even numbered months in West Jefferson and at Holy Trinity in Glendale Springs during the odd-numbered months. We welcome visitors to view our Ben Long Frescoes and hope you will join us for worship services. We are an inclusive community of diverse backgrounds, united by our love for God and each other. Please visit our website at http://phc.diocesewnc.org for details or call (336) 982-2894.

Creston United Methodist Church

Come worship with us in the historic sanctuary, built in 1902 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The church, located off Highway 88 near the Creston Fire Department, features much of the original Gothic design, with its plain white exterior, tall corner tower and tall, arched windows. Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m., Social Gathering with coffee and biscuits at 10:30 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m. Bible studies are held twice monthly at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall. Join us in the countryside setting and reflect on the beautiful simplicity of our church and its message. Fore more information, contact Pastor Betty Henson by email at jnbhenson@skybest.com or by phone at (828) 297-3857 or (828) 773-7132.

Divine Hope Baptist Church

The congregation of Divine Hope Baptist Church, a missionary–minded church, is meeting regularly at Jefferson Station. Service times are on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. for Sunday school and 10 a.m. for the worship service. Prayer meeting is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Pastor David Blevins and the membership invite everyone to attend.

Faith Chapel

The congregation of Faith Chapel CCCU welcomed Rev. Daniel Greer as Pastor Sept. 1. Greer and his wife, Marty, are natives of Ashe County and have serves as pastor of New Lexington CCCU in Ohio for 14 years. Greer answered his call to preach in 1991 and served as pastor at Transou CCCU and Mt. Paddy CCCU in North Carolina. We welcome your attendance. Sunday School is at 10 a.m., with Praise and Worship at 10:45 a.m. We meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Adult Bible Study, Prayer and Youth Service. Faith Chapel CCCU is located on U.S. 221 at 141 Campbell Glen Lane in Fleetwood. To contact Rev. Greer, call (336) 384-1300, and to contact elders, call (336) 877-5308 or (828) 355-9065.

Happy Trails Cowboy Church

The Happy Trails Cowboy Church of Ashe has moved to a new location at Jefferson Station in West Jefferson. They invite you to attend Worship Services on Monday nights with Fellowship at 6:30 p.m. and Worship at 7 p.m. They have Bible study each Thursday night. The Rev. Roger Blevins and the congregation invite you to attend.

Highland Bible Tabernacle

You are invited to hear God’s word expounded and inspiring singing and music to bless and minister to you. We are not a denomination, our absolute is the Word of God. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come and enjoy the presence of Jesus and worship with us in spirit and in truth. Sunday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Highland Bible Tabernacle is located at 313 Mt. Jefferson State Park Road in West Jefferson.

Jefferson United Methodist

Jefferson United Methodist Church offers early worship at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. and a traditional worship service at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.jefferson-umc.org or call (336) 846-9512.

Lansing Presbyterian

Lansing Presbyterian Church congregation extends a warm welcome to all who would like to join us for Worship Services and Fellowship every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Midway Baptist Church

Sundays: Come worship with us. We’ll kick off the morning with a prayer for services at 9:30 a.m. and follow up with a 9:45 a.m. Sunday school class. Classes are for all ages. Worship services begin at 11 a.m. Evening discipleship classes for all ages at 6 p.m. Christmas Play Practice for the children begins at 5 p.m. and runs two hours. Children are fed supper. Mondays: The afterschool program is back for the year. The group will meet the first and third Monday of each month directly after school until 5:30 p.m. This is a free program for children kindergarten through sixth grade. There will be devotionals, crafts and music, and once per month there will be a trip to Forest Ridge Assisted Living to fellowship with the residents there. To register, contact the church office at (336) 246-2012. Tuesdays: Countywide Prayer Meeting at 8 a.m. Join local pastors and community members in praying for God’s movement in Ashe County. Wednesdays: Join our Choir Practice or Bible study (for all ages) at 7 p.m. Bring the whole family. There’s something for everyone! Thursdays: Come be with Pastor Steve as he leads an enlightening Bible study group at 10:30 a.m. Open for all ages.

North Beaver Baptist Church

Pastor Rick Miller and congregation at North Beaver Baptist Church, Hwy. 163 (next to Dr. Pepper Bottling plant) invite you to join us for our weekly services. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Worship Service at 11 a.m. Prayer and Bible Study Services on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

West Jefferson UMC

West Jefferson United Methodist Church offers Sunday School at 10 a.m. and a traditional worship service with abundant music at 11 a.m. This outreach-oriented fellowship offers something for everyone in a very friendly atmosphere. The church is located on the corner of 2nd Street and College Avenue.

The Vine

The Gathering Church, in cooperation with other churches, wants to connect women with other women to build authentic relationships within a gospel-focused environment that provides a supportive network for mothers across our community. Our hope and prayer is that the love of Christ will be displayed and the gospel will be shared in Ashe and the surrounding area. Childcare is provided. Brunch is provided each meeting. Meetings are the first and third Thursdays of each month in the Faith Fellowship Building and 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Reed at sarahreed81@gmail.com.

Warrensville Baptist Church

We have Sunday school at 9 a.m. with worship beginning at 10 a.m. On Wednesday’s we have Youth Fellowship Time and Adult Choir practice at 6:30 p.m. with age groups and adult Bible study beginning at 7:15 p.m. Watch us every Sunday at 11 a.m. on Skyzone channel 1. For more information, call (336) 384-3044 or visit www.warrensvillebaptistchurch.com.

Pine Swamp Baptist Church

Pine Swamp Baptist Church holds Sunday school weekly at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. The Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project has begun as churches, local groups, and volunteers across the county are needed to purchase gifts and wrap presents for approximately 1,000 children who are in need. “We are again sharing the love of Jesus and celebrating His birthday by reaching others with a gift at Christmas time. More than 1,000 children are in need and we believe that Matthew 25:40 teaches that we are to help the ‘least of these’,” Director of Missions David Blackburn of the Ashe Baptist Association explained. The names of the 1,000 children who will receive gifts have already been chosen. Volunteers who buy gifts should remember that all gift items should be new. The Children’s Christmas Project committee asks the community to consider being a part of this year’s Christmas Project by: 1) praying for these folks in need; 2) buying gifts for them (beginning October 30); and 3) helping to wrap the gifts at Family Central (Nov. 26th — Dec. 2nd) as an individual or as a group. Male volunteers are needed to carry the gifts from the wrapping area to the storage area; or 4) giving money to buy needed items. In addition to the call for Ashe County churches and organizations to send volunteers to sort, wrap and move Christmas presents for our children this year, help is also needed to provide snacks and drinks for all volunteers. If any local group is unable to help with the physical labor, then the group can still sign up to bring light refreshments for one day of the Project (Nov. 26th — Dec. 2 for approximately 20-25 people. Refreshments will need to be dropped off at the cafeteria at Family Central around mid-morning. The project can use donations of gift boxes in various sizes to wrap the gifts and stocking stuffers for teenagers are also appreciated. These items can be dropped off at the Family Central cafeteria beginning November 26th.

For more information, contact the Ashe Baptist Association at (336) 846-5631 or visit www.ashebaptist.org online for announcements or information.

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