Ministry prepares for annual event

PICKENS — Gospel Lighthouse Prison Evangelism will hold its sixth annual Victims Advocate Day program on Saturday, August 11, at Graceway Baptist Church. The church is located at 1615 Gentry Memorial Highway (beside Grant Body Shop). The event will start at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a free spaghetti lunch for all who attend.

The event will be filled with great information and good Christian fellowship. Senator Larry Martin will be the guest speaker.

This year, the ministry will be providing items for Helping Hands of Clemson and the Rape Crisis Pickens County Council. The ministry will be helping children and women who have been involved in abusive homes, children who have been taken from meth lab homes and children who have been sexually abused. The ministry will also be providing teddy bears for the Pickens Police Department.

Dr. J.W. Stansell, the founder and president of Gospel Lighthouse Prison Evangelism, extends an invitation to the public to attend this year’s event. For more information, contact the GLPE office at (864) 507-0041.