Family Needs Help Rebuilding Their Home


Matt and Velina Geraci and their 5 children lost everything they had in a house fire last September.  Area churches and the community have been working to thelp this family build their house back.  Their wish for Christmas is to be in their new home.  They have a lot completed toward this, but still need a lot.  If anyone want to help in any way with labor or money toward material it would be greatly appreciated.  This house is located in Bald Mountain on Silas Branch Road.  Matt has had problems with his back but is waiting to get his house finished to take care of his back.  If anyone wants to help, Bro. Charles Carroll, Pastor of White Oak Church, is helping the family, he can be reached at 675-0489.  Everything will be used toward the needs of this family.

The Quilters of Higgins Church


by Robin Warden
The legacy of the Ugly Quilt Group of Higgins United Memorial Methodist in Burnsville is far reaching.  These women have donated approximately 80 handmade quilts to members of our (more)

Christmas Bazaar Continues


Newdale Presbyterian Church will continue their Christmas Bazaar for two more weekends on Friday and Saturday Nov. 21&22 and 28 & 29 beginning at 8 am. Lots of Christmas items and baked goodies. Stop and shop. For more info contact Anita Fortunes at 688-4067.

5th Saturday Night Singing at Ridgeview Church


The 5th Sunday night Singing at Ridgeview Church at Red Hill be held Sunday November 30th at 6:00 pm with Mt Calvary Choir, Mt Calvary young people, and the Mt Calvary Quartet.   Everyone is welcome.

The Huffman Family to Sing at Chapel Hill Baptist Church


The Huffman family will be singing at Chapel Hill Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM. The service will be held in the Family Life Center. The church is located on Highway 221 South of Marion on the church loop. Please come and bring a friend.

Hanging of the Green Service


Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church will have "Hanging of the Green" Sunday November 30th at 6:30pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  The church is located on Crabtree Road in the Crabtree Community at the Yancey/Mitchell County line.

Christmas Drama on the Square


The churches in Yancey County are coming together to present the birth...life and death of Jesus Christ through drama on the town square of Burnsville on Friday and Saturday December 5th amd 6th from 5 PM to 8PM. The public is invited, there is no cost for this event and free coffee, hot chocolate andcookies will be served. All questions should be directed to Cathy at 682-2388.

14th Annual West Burnsville Baptist Christmas Pageant


The 14th Annual West Burnsville Baptist Church Christmas Pageant, a depiction of the life of Christ in music and drama, begins at 7 PM on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 & 6 and at 3 PM on Sunday, Dec. 7. Reservations are recommended for groups of 6 or more.  For more information or to make a reservation call the church at 682-3990 or call Wanda Harding at 682-7792.

Christmas Pageant at Gabriels Creek Baptist Church


Gabriels Creek Baptist Church in Mars Hill will present their Christmas Pageant, depicting the life of Christ from the Annunciation to the Ascension, Saturday and Sunday December 6th and 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  The pageant includes scenes from the life of Christ from the Angel's visit to Mary through His ascension into heaven.  The drama is held outside and is presented by a live cast along with live animals.   Guests drive around the church cemetery through Bethlehem Village and do not have to exit their vehicles.  This is the fourth annual production with new scenes added each year.  The event is free and no reservations are required.  Gabriels Creek Baptist Church is located only 4 miles from Highway 19/23, exit 11, at 111 Gabriels Creek Church Road in Mars Hill. For more information call 682-6755 or email Sylvia Murphey at smurphey@mhu.edu.

Annual Primitive Quartet Singing at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church


The Primitive Quartet will be singing  at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Spruce Pine Sunday December 7th at 6:00pm.  Pastor Darin Waldroup and the congregation invite everyone to attend.  

Annual Christmas Play at Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church


Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church will present their Annual Christmas Play Sunday December 7th at 6:30pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  The church is located on Crabree Road in the Crabtree Community at the Yancey/Mitchell county line.

Revival with Rev. Alan Laws


Cub Creek Baptist Church in Bakersville will be in revival beginning Monday December 8th through Friday December 12th at 7:00pm nightly.  Preacher Alan Laws will be bringing the message with special singing each night.

Toy Drive Giveway


Cub Creek Baptist Church in Bakersville will be having a Toy Drive Giveaway for Christmas on Saturday December 13th from 9:00am-12:00 noon.

Christmas Play "This Man Jesus"


The Christmas Play "This Man Jesus" will be presented at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Spruce Pine Saturday and Sunday December 13th and 14th at 6:00pm each night.  Pastor Darin Waldroup and the congregation invite everyone to attend.

Full Gospel Food Pantry for Those In Need


The Full Gospel Food Pantry at South Toe Old Presbyterian Church will be open on Saturdays from 9:00am-12:00pm for those in need of food.  South Toe Old Presbyterian Church is located just past South Toe School Road. For more information call 284-0375.

The Full Gospel Food Pantry is asking for monetary dontations to help them buy the food from Manna Food Bank to help them feed hungry people in Yancey County.  Churches and individuals wishing to help with funding may send donations to Donna Randolph, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1832, Burnsville, NC 28714.

Food Closet


Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Spruce Pine is now offering a Food Closet, open the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm-3:00pm for people in need.  For more information call 765-4966

Food Ministry for the Needy of All Counties


 Paint Gap Baptist Church is doing a food ministry for the needy.  The only requirement is that you or someone you know needs food.  All counties are welcome.  Please call ahead for pickup time at 828-689-4841 or 828-206-4841.