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BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Church collects school supplies

Badin UMC

The church is collecting donations of school supplies throughout August to assist students. Pastor Beau Linker will lead drive-in worship each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the parking lot on Hickory Street until further notice.

Badin Baptist

Everyone is welcome to the 10 a.m. in-person worship service Sunday at the church, 28 Falls Road. Please wear a mask and enter through the side doors. Temperatures will be taken. Dan Dalton and Pawnee Barden are teaching Sunday school lessons on Wednesday at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Contact Dan Dalton to receive an email about Zoom access.

Badin Presbyterian

Pastor Dan Wray welcomes everyone to the worship services at the church, 153 Spruce St., each Sunday at 10 a.m. Participants are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines.

Bethel and Palestine UMC

The churches will have on-site services at Bethel UMC, 44118 N.C. Highway 740, New London, beginning at 9 a.m. Sundays. Services will also be broadcast on the Bethel UMC and Palestine UMC Facebook pages.

Badin Library

Please stop by the Library during the following hours: Monday 1- 5 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday 1-5 p.m.

Better Badin, Inc.

The next meeting of the volunteer organization is Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Loafers and Legends on Falls Road. Please wear masks and observe social distancing. Visitors and new members are welcome.

With the uncertainty of Covid-19 restrictions, Better Badin is not able to confirm dates for future community events.

Town Council

The council will meet Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Conference Center. Please wear masks. Visitors are welcome.

Badin Historic Museum

All three Museum buildings are open Tuesday from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. as well as Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Please stop by to see the new exhibits and discover more about Badin’s colorful history.

Morrow Mountain

The park is open 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, with day use areas closing at 9 p.m. Remember to bring drinking water during these high temperature days. The restroom at the Summit is still closed for repairs. Restrooms at the Boathouse and lower picnic area are open.

Badin News is by Jo Grey. Contact her at Jo.greync@gmail.com at 704-995-2475.