July 2015: The Heat Is On!!

July, 2015 IssueFireworks are in the air. It's a time to celebrate, and this month's BRCN is no exception!

Crossnore School has just concluded a successful capital campaign and we tell you about the changes that will take place from the generosity.

The Summer Blaze Youth Rally will be in Marion in late July with camping and fun for all.

Finally, Valdese is prepping for the 40th Waldensian Festival which is coming August 7th and 8th.

As always, we welcome your news. Send your stories to info@brcnews.com

Remember to contact us with events, activities, or ministries you'd like us to publicize.

You can also download a copy of the July BRCN here. (a PDF file, requires the free Adobe Reader, available for download here).

 

Crossnore School Ends Successful Fundraising

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On May 30th, The Crossnore School’s Second Century Campaign ended as an overwhelming success raising $21,410,842. First conceived in 2010 as a $13 million fundraising effort to grow the School’s endowment, the Campaign grew in 2013 into a $20 million campaign in support of endowment and capital needs.
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Summer Blaze Youth Rally Comes to Marion

I am amazed how God “pulls things together,” and often makes them different from what I imagined – but He does! So we are holding a “Summer Blaze Youth Rally,” July 29th – August 1st, at the Mountain View RV Park in Marion.
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Valdese Prepares for 40th Waldensian Festival

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On the second Saturday of each August, Valdese, North Carolina celebrates its heritage with the Waldensian Festival. Now in its 40th year, the festival will be held on August 7th and 8th. The annual event commemorates the return of the Waldenses from exile in Switzerland to their native valleys in the Cottian Alps of Italy in 1689. This event, known as the Glorious Return, is celebrated all around the world by other Waldensian communities.
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Down on the Funny Farm

Doug HarrellMany of you write, call, text or email about Clint’s Chronicles on the Funny Farm. It seems that you take pleasure in my many foibles and near–misses with danger. Also, some question my veracity – that would be TRUTH telling – regarding these experiences. A couple things you should know: clearly the Lord protects me from myself and the myriad monsters and events that seek to snuff me out; and these stories are absolutely true (not to say I don’t exaggerate a teeny tiny bit ) Now get a load of this…
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  • Area Churches
  • Area Ministries

Laurel Hill Baptist
Nebo, NC

Morganton Seventh Day Adventist
Morganton, NC

Pine Branch Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Pleasant Grove Church of the Brethren
Spruce Pine, NC

Plumtree Presbyterian
Plumtree, NC

Roan Mtn. Missionary
Bakersville, NC

Spruce Pine
United Methodist Church

Spruce Pine, NC

St. Lucien Catholic
Spruce Pine, NC

The Bridge
Spruce Pine, NC

West Burnsville Baptist
Burnsville, NC


Altapass Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Banner Elk United Methodist
Banner Elk, NC

Bear Creek Baptist
Ledger, NC

Berry Chapel Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Burkemont Baptist
Morganton, NC

Burnsville 7th Day Adventist
Burnsville, NC

Faith Fellowship
Micaville, NC

First Advent Christian
Morganton, NC

First Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Grassy Creek Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Horizon Church
Morganton, NC

J.C. Shoaf
Valdese, NC

 

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Our Advertisers

Blue Ridge Christian News is supported by individuals, groups, and businesses throughout our service region.

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Please visit our advertisers and let them know that you appreciate their support of the Blue Ridge Christian News!

Appliances

Jonathan's Used Appliances
Spruce Pine, NC

Audio/Video

Audio/Video Enterprises
Morganton, NC

Auto Dealers

Buchanan & Young
Burnsville,NC

Burnsville Chevrolet
Burnsville,NC

Crossroads Ford
Morganton,NC

John Greene Chrysler
Morganton,NC

Mike Brown Ford/Subaru
Spruce Pine, NC

Auto Supply

B & J Auto Supply
Bakersville, NC

John's Precision Automotive
Marion, NC

Auto Tires

Spruce Pine Tire
Spruce Pine, NC

Beauty Salons

Rumors
Marion, NC

Building Supply

Summit Building Supply
Burnsville, NC

Camping

Tom Johnson
Marion, NC

Chiropractic

Cruz Chiropractic
Burnsville, NC

Concrete Products

Explosive Supply
Spruce Pine, NC

CPA

Jamie Miller, CPA PLLC
Spruce Pine, NC

Dentist
Equipment Repair

Superior Construction and Repair (SCAR)
Spruce Pine, NC

Events

Avery County Chamber of Commerce
Newland & Banner Elk, NC

Blue Ridge Moment Ministries
Marion, NC

Crossnore School
Crossnore, NC

Grace Christian Ministry

High Pastures
Burnsville, NC

Marion Downtown
Marion, NC

Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair
Burnsville, NC

North Carolina Mineral & Gem Festival
Spruce Pine, NC

Ralph Sexton Ministries
Spruce Pine, NC

Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival
Spruce Pine, NC

Toe River Storytelling Festival
Bakersville, NC

Yancey County Chamber of Commerce
Burnsville, NC

 

Fishing Outfitters

Stonefly Outfitters
Burnsville, NC

Furniture

Buck Stove
Spruce Pine, NC

L & B Furniture
Marion, NC

Southwest Trading Company
Spruce Pine, NC

Groceries

Frisbee's Grocery
Old Fort, NC

Health Care

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic
Bakersville, NC

Carolina Home Care
Bakersville, NC

Marion Wellness
Marion, NC

Mission Health
Asheville, NC

Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine
Morganton, NC

Housing

Clayton Homes
Morganton, NC

Insurance

Andrews & Andrews
Newland, NC

Fortner Insurance
Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Newland, & Banner Elk, NC

Miller Insurance Group
Spruce Pine, NC

Mitchell County
Farm Bureau

Bakersville & Spruce Pine, NC

Premier Insurance
Marion, NC

Landscaping

Harding Landscape
Spruce Pine, NC

Mulch

McClure Construction
Spruce Pine, NC

Paving Contractors
Pharmacies

Bakersville Pharmacy
Bakersville, NC

Prescription Pad
Burnsville, NC

Plumbing/Heating

Burleson Plumbing
Spruce Pine, NC

Pool Service

Backyard Creations
Marion, NC

Ken Ray Pools
Morganton, NC

Realtors

Tree House Mountain Realty
Spruce Pine, NC

Whitson Realty
Marion, NC

Rehabilitation/Nursing

Brian Center
Spruce Pine, NC

Restaurants

Abele's
Morganton, NC

Bantam Chef
Marion, NC

Bubba's Good Eats
Burnsville, NC

DT's Blue Ridge Java
Spruce Pine, NC

Ole Barn Restaurant
Johnson City, TN

Switzerland Inn
Little Switzerland, NC

Western Sizzlin'
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

Retail

Grassy Creek Clothing
Spruce Pine, NC

Habitat for Humanity - Mitchell/Yancey
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

 

Retirement
Stone Supply
Transportation
Tree Service

Ray's Tree Service
Spruce Pine, NC