Published 8:45 am Friday, February 16, 2018

Canton Baptist Church Canton Baptist Church will have revival services March 4-7. The Sunday service will start at 6 p.m. All other services will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Chris Justice, senior pastor of Lee Park Baptist Church of Monroe. Chris is a former news anchor of Channel 36 in Charlotte.

Saint Martin’s Lutheran Church St. Martin’s celebrated Scout Sunday on Feb. 4. The Scout troop participated in the worship service and everyone enjoyed a covered dish luncheon following the service. Feb. 11 was Transfiguration Sunday. Pastor Rust used scripture from Mark 9 for his children’s message, about Jesus’ identity being announced. 2 Corinthians was the scripture used for his worship message, about “Christ’s Light.” Shrove Tuesday was celebrated with a pancake supper on Feb. 13, and Ash Wednesday offered opportunities to worship, at 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., to begin our observation of the season of Lent. Everyone is invited to attend our Lenten services, each Wednesday evening during Lent. Services begin at 6:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for March 10. The St. Martin’s Youth will have their yard sale at the church.

Prayer Requests: R.V. Cox, Billy Griffin, Jason Davis, Eleanor Burleson, Pansy Morton, Mike Fischer, Evelyn Crowell, Edward Efird, Gray Boyd, Sue Coleman, Lynn Jefferson, Doris Efird, Jerry Pharis, Gaye Pharis, Ron Smith, Betty Lambert, Sherrill Hahn, Aiden Fontana, Breylon Joe Barbee, Dale Aldridge, Theodora Craft, Dottie Behling, Garrrett Gray, Alexandra Crimi, Chelsea Dunston, Bryanna Medlin, Joel Gardner (2-year-old rare form of cancer), Tate Whitley (4-year-old with leukemia), Carter Blake (11-month-old with eye cancer), Micha Austin, Bill Kearny, Abbey Parker, Mary Ruth Eudy, Kris Lund, Nancy Carpenter, Crystal Kennard, Sara Tatum, Joey Eury, Jim Thompson, Carolyn Thompson, Pastor Bud Walck, Caroline Christopher, Barbara Leigh and Dave Vasser.

February Birthdays: 9: Donald Gene Efird; 10: Mackenzie Brown, Sandra Carter; 20: Hagen Lawhon; 22 Linda O’Hara; 24: Kanten Holmes, Dalton Morris; 25: Patti Efird, Matthew Poplin; 26: Chase Sarif.

Martha Dennis writes the Endy News which runs the first and third Thursday of each month. News needs to be in no later than Monday night. Email contributions to by the prior Monday.