Celebrate Epiphany at Trinity Presbyterian Church

All are welcome to join in song and celebration of Epiphany during the Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing at 9:45 a.m. on Sundayat Trinity Presbyterian Church. Epiphany is the Christmas holy day telling how the Magi followed the star of wonder and shared the birth of Christ with the world.

Dr. Mary Louise Bringle, a hymn writer, will lead hymns such as “We Three Kings,” “What Child Is This,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “Soon and Very Soon” and “Come, Live in the Light.”

Worship will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by dessert and the Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing. There also will be an 11 a.m. worship service.

Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) is located at 900 Blythe Street, Hendersonville. For more information, call 828-692- 6114, www.trinitypresnc.org, facebook.com/trinitypresnc.


New Year's services at Fellowship Baptist

A New Years Eve Service at Fellowship Baptist Church, 2231 Howard Gap Road, Hendersonville, will be held Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Preaching will be by the Rev. Randy Bane and the Rev. Matthew Morgan, and the Jimmy Justice Family will be singing.

There will Also revival services beginning Monday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Brown preaching, and special singing each night. For information, call 828-508-7937.


Episcopal of St. John

The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness at 1905 Greenville Highway in Flat Rock will hold Eucharist services  at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday and Christmas Lessons and Carols will take place at 11 a.m. that day. Call 828-693-9783 for more information.




Grace Lutheran to host 'Anxious for Nothing'

Grace Lutheran Church will offer an adult class titled “Anxious for Nothing” by Max Lucado. from 5:45-7 p.m. each Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall. This free class is open to all adults in the community with no preregistration required. The class will meet on Jans. 3, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7.

Pastor Ken Langsdorf will be leading the DVD-discussion based class. No book or homework is required. This series is part of Oasis at Grace Lutheran Church, a mid-week “spiritual refreshment” for adults and children. Dinner, adult classes and supervised children's activities for ages 5 years through fifth grade are available, as well as free nursery care, during the class.

Those who would like to attend the Wednesday dinner from 4:45-5:30 p.m. prior to the class are welcome. The cost for dinner is $5 per person and reservations for each Wednesday dinner must be made the Monday prior by calling 828-693-4890.

Grace Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Blythe Street in Hendersonville. For further information call 828-693-4890 ext. 304.


Grace Lutheran presents 'Ageless Grace'

Denise Medlov is the creator of Ageless Grace, a brain fitness program with the purpose of changing the model of aging in this world.

 “Ageless Grace is a cutting-edge brain fitness program based on neuroplasticity that activates all five functions of the brain - analytical,

strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity and imagination - and simultaneously

addresses all 21 physical skills needed for lifelong optimal function," she said.

She will share the program with the community on Jan. 11 at Grace Lutheran. A catered meal will be provided from The Dandelion Eatery, and will begin at 12:15 p.m., followed by the presentation from 1-2 p.m. The cost of the lunch is $10 and proceeds will benefit Safelight, a local nonprofit agency that provides support for victims of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Tickets for the meal can be purchased at Grace between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday.-Friday. until Jan. 4.

The community is welcome to attend the presentation at 1 p.m. without having lunch.

Grace Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Blythe Street in Hendersonville. For more information or a phone reservation call 828-693- 4890 X304.


Manna food distribution

First Baptist Church of East Flat Rock will hold the next Manna Food Distribution from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Jan. 16 in the Fellowship Hall. Participants

are asked to bring their own bags and small boxes. You must provide proof of Henderson County residence. Handicap access is available. For more information contact the church office at 692-0765.




FCUCC Wednesday Bible study on hiatus

First Congregational United Church of Christ’s on-going bible study survey usually held in the church’s parlor on Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m., led by the Rev. Barbara M. Rathbun is on hiatus until the middle of January. Date of return will be listed at church’s website. The next session will begin with study of the Gospel of Luke.

For more information see fcchendersonville.org or call 828-692-8630.

Another church security class scheduled

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office announced another church security class has been scheduled for Feb. 20, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. (Registration is closed for the Jan. 16, 2018, Jan. 25, 2018, and Feb. 8, 2018, classes)

Representatives from each interested organization are asked to reserve spots for themselves and their attendees by following these instructions:

Send an email to anock@hendersoncountync.org and include your name; your church/organization name; total number of attendees; contact telephone number; and contact email address.