ANDERSON — A special worship service will be offered Sunday at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1512 N. Madison Ave., at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the freedoms we have as Americans. Remembering those who fought for and defended our freedom throughout the years, the service will feature special music, scriptures and prayers. A trumpet trio consisting of Brice Ancil, Connor Olesky and Demetrius Peoples will accompany the hymns.
A time of fellowship will follow the service in Wesley Hall. Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend.
Visitor's Sunday set in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — The Alexandria First United Methodist Church will host a visitor’s Sunday on June 30 with the Rev. Harrison Williams as guest minister.
Harrison was originally from Hazard, Ky. and he will share the heritage of his Baptist background in the coal mining area of his Kentucky home. He will also sing his favorite song, “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” accompanied by George Smith on the Shantze pipe organ.
The Sunday service will include a selection of hymns, praise choruses and old upbeat camp songs. Dr. David Steele will lead the morning service. The service will begin at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, where the 100 year-old magnificent stained glass windows add to the spiritual atmosphere of the church. The church is located at 116 West Broadway, across from Cox Super Market.
Mount Pilgrim celebration is Sunday
ANDERSON — On Sunday, Mount Pilgrim Church, 615 Henry St., Anderson, will be celebrating its annual Men's and Women's Day during morning and afternoon services.
The morning worship service festivities will begin with church school at 9:30 a.m. Donuts, coffee and juice are offered at 10:30 a.m. The morning worship begins at 11 a.m.
Sister Lutrille Dixon of New Birth Worship Center will be the featured morning speaker. Special music will be provided by the Angels of Glory of Mount Pilgrim. Dinner will be served at Mount Pilgrim Fellowship Hall immediately following the morning worship.