Churches plan Independence Day events

Published 9:54 am Thursday, July 1, 2021

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Episcopal Church plans

Independence Day event

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Fork will host its third annual Independence Day Service on Monday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the church, 183 Fork-Bixby Road Advance.  The church service will feature patriotic music with a reception to follow in the church Parish Hall. All are welcome.

To err on the side of safety everyone is asked to wear a mask since there are some that have yet to be vaccinated.

There will be a reception following the service with individually wrapped food.  The church is not yet allowed to prepare a meal as has been done in the past.

The church website is The Facebook page can be found at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension at Advance.  Phone number is 336-998-0857.

Servants Voices, cookout

Sunday at Eatons Baptist

Eatons Baptist Church will hold its annual Independence Day celebration on the front lawn of the church beginning atg 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 4.

Servants Voices, a southern gospel group from Statesville, will provide music. A hamburger and hotdog lunch with trimmings will follow the morning service. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the fellowship. All are invited.

The church is at 430 Eatons Church Road, Mocksville.

Bethlehem’s Young at Heart

celebration this Friday

On Friday, July 2, the Young at Heart from Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 321 Redland Road, Advance, will host an Independence Day celebration and picnic.

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. in the church picnic shelter.  In case of bad weather, the event will move to the Family Life Center.  Each person/family attending should bring a covered dish and dessert. Meats, homemade ice cream, paper products, and drinks will be provided. There will be a program as well as music by a local bluegrass band.

For more information or to make reservations, call (336) 712-9946.  “Come help us give thanks to God for our great country.”