Liberty Hill Back to School Bash Big Success

Liberty Hill Baptist Church, located in the Estatoe community of Mitchell County, held its third annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, July 26, and approximately 1,500 people attended. Over 400 students from Mitchell, Yancey, Avery, McDowell, and surrounding counties received (more)

Disabled American Veterans Fundraiser

The Disabled American Veterans are doing a fundraiser to help purchase a van to transport veterans to the VA hospitals in Asheville and Johnson City. Anyone who would like to help may send donations to  DAV, P.O. Box 868, Burnsville, NC 28714 or if you have questions call Jerry Miller, Commander, at 678-9369 or 208-2486.

Revival with Bro. B.P. Boyle

Sullins Branch Baptist Church in Spruce Pine will be in revival beginning Sunday August 31st at 4:00pm and continuing through the week at least through Wednesday and hopefully through the end of the week at 7:30pm.  Brother B.P. Boyle will be preaching. Pastor Ken Jenkins and the congregation welcome all to attend.

Revival with Rev. Phil Arnold

Revival begins at Indian Creek Baptist Church Sunday August 31st at 6:00pm and at 7:00pm through the week.  Phil Arnold will be doing the preaching with special singing nightly.  Philip Garland, pastor, and the congregation invite all.

Pre-Labor Day Jubilee (Details)

Revival at Higgins Chapel Baptist Church

Revival will begin at Higgins Chapel Baptist Church in Flag Pond, TN. Services will be held Monday, September 1 through Friday, September 5 and Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 at 7 pm nightly. Preaching will be Bro. David Bryant and Bro. Steve Price. Pastor Logan Buchanan and congregation invite all to attend.

Jubilee at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church

The Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Jubilee will beging Monday September 1st at 7:00pm and continue through Thursday September 4th with services at 10:00am and 7:00pm.  Bro. Joe Arthur will preach the evening services and preachers will be called from the floor to preach the morning services.  For more information call Pastor Jimbo Seaton at (828)536-4956 or (865)382-2490.

Wednesday Night "Live Jesus" Program

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church on Scronce Creek Road will begin their "Wednesday Night Live Jesus Program" Wednesday August 27th from 6:30pm-8:00pm.  They meet every Wednesday night, unless school in Yancey County is closed.  Ages are preschool through high school.  Vans will run.  If you need transportation please call the church at 678-9389 and leave a message with your name and address.  Everyone is welcome.

Church Yard Sale

Bald Creek United Methodist Women will be holding a yard sale Saturday September 6th from 8:00am-12 noon in the Fellowship Hall.  Proceeds will go to help with their mission work.

2nd Annual Fall Music Festival at High Pastures Retreat

The 2nd Annual Fall Music Festival will be held in the Amphitheater at High Pastures Saturday, Sept 6, from 2- 9 p.m.featuring ten (10) different groups/individuals, both local and from as far away as Atlanta and Nashville. It will be a time of worship and praise.  The festival is free, and there will be a barbeque dinner for a price of $10.

Summit Student Ministries Kick Off Celebration

Summit Student Ministries Kick Off Celebration will be held Saturday, September 6th from 4 to 7PM at Riverside Park in Spruce Pine.  All adults and students are invited to join us as we celebrate the official beginning of Summit Student Ministries under the leadership Minister to Students Meredith Hinton.  The evening events will include music, lawn games, dinner, and worship.  The speaker for the kick-off will be one of the funniest guys in youth ministry Reverend Andy Lambert.  Details about upcoming Summit events, location of meetings, and other information will be made available at the kick-off.  Bring your friends, your appetite, and get ready to celebrate!  Summit Student Ministries is a cooperative Ministry of 9 congregations of the United Methodist Church in Mitchell, Yancey and Avery Counties.

Yancey Baptist Association Campground Gospel Sing with "Soul Vision"

On Saturday September 6th at 7:00pm the Yancey Baptist Association Campground Ministry will host the gospel group “Soul Vision” for a gospel sing in the amphitheater at the Black Mountain Campground. For more information call 682-2388.

Jacks Creek Baptist Church Homecoming

On Sunday September 7th, Jacks Creek Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming and decoration day.  All former members, friends and visitors are invited to attend.  Sunday school will begin at 10:00am, preaching will begin at 11:00am, and will be followed by a covered dish lunch in the Fellowship Building. Visits to the cemetery and decoration will follow lunch.

Revival with Bro. Jerry McCoury

Revival at Ivy Gap Baptist Church beginning September 7th through the 11th.  Bro. Jerry Mccoury from Roan Mountain Tennessee will be preaching. Service times are 6:00 pm on Sunday and 7:00 pm Monday through Thursday.  Pastor Adam Brewer and the congregation invite all to attend.

Free Bible Study of the Book of Daniel

This is your opportunity to delve deeper into the book of Daniel. The Daniel Papers is a free community bible study on Monday evenings beginning September 8th at 6:30 in the Community Room at United Community Bank in Burnsville. You are invited to come one week or for all twelve. Free materials will be provided. For more information or to register call 828-606-6834. 

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

Stop Hunger Now Packaging Event

Another "Stop Hunger Now" packaging event will be held Saturday September 20th at 9:00am at Harris Middle School Gym.  Stop Hunger Now is a worldwide Hunger Ministry providing nutritionally sound, culturally appropriate, low cost meals to children through schools in third world countries.  The cost per meal is 25 cents including shipping.  Come be a part of this worthwhile Saturday morning putting meals together, alongside others, to go overseas, you won' t regret it.  This packaging event is sponsored by Spruce Pine Rotary and Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church.

Let Freedom Ring Celebration with God & Country Wagon Train

Come celebrate our Christian Heritage along with the God and Country Wagon Train Saturday September 20th from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Madison County Fairgrounds, located at 330 Carolina Lane in Marshall. Enjoy special music, "Ridin' on Faith" a message with Pastor Louis Gibson and lots of fun and fellowship. Let's come together as a community and make a difference. For more information call 828-545-4560.

Toe River Christian Homeschoolers Fall Co-Op Class Session

The Toe River Christian Homeschoolers (TRCH) group is pleased to announce that their fall co-op class session will be held at the Burnsville Town Center starting in late September!  Their enrichment classes are open to homeschoolers in the Yancey and Mitchell County area for grades K-12. The classes will include Zoology, NC State History, Art, Geography, Literature and Writing/Grammar.  If you would like more information about these classes, the costs and their other activities, feel free to contact them at or find them on Facebook.

Octoberfest (Details)

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.

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.