York District: Inaugural Ball, 5 p.m. Feb. 16 McBryde Hall at Winthrop University. Black tie. Inaugural service, 4 p.m. Feb. 17 with Bishop Kenneth Monroe at New Home AME Zion Church. Tickets for the ball are $30 and available by calling Shirley Anderson at 704-616-7563.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Chester: Chinese auction, noon Saturday. Doors open at 11 a.m. Book of 25 tickets is $5 in advance.
China Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Super Bowl fellowship, 10 a.m. Sunday. Wear team apparel. Black History Month theme is “Reflecting on our Past – Focusing on our Future.” Second quarterly conference, 6:45 p.m. Feb. 11.
Foundation AME Zion Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Silent Angels Ministry clothing distribution, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday; perishable items available 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays. For information, call 803-329-4343.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Old Nation Road, Fort Mill: Men of Zion Valentine’s Day gospel musical, 5 p.m. Feb. 9 with The Mount Holly QC, Brenda and the Gospel Supreme, Mount Pleasant Men’s Choir and the Singing Sister of Mount Zion.
Rehoboth AME Zion Church, Chester: All Male Chorus anniversary, 5 p.m. Saturday.
St. Barnabas Anglican Church, meeting at the Fort Mill branch of the YMCA: Formational meeting with Holy Eucharist, 4 p.m. Feb. 16 wit the Rev. Deacon Harold Vandeveer. St. Barnabas is an orthodox, traditional Anglican church.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Souper Bowl offering will be received Sunday. Parents Night Out, 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 16 with free childcare.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: “Dancing with the Stars,” second annual dance for friends with special needs, 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the gym. Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday for dinner and with choir and programs after.
Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Mass Choir 38th anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Black History Month program Golden Crown Club induction and recognition, 2 p.m. Sunday.
First Baptist Church, Armenia Road, Lowrys: Children to visit Chester Nursing Center, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9 to take lap blankets and Valentine cards then to Kate’s Skating Rink in Rock Hill. Men’s breakfast, 8 a.m. Feb. 10. Cost: $3. Children’s Valentine Party, Feb. 13 after AWANAs.
First Baptist Church, Chester Highway, McConnells: The Staffsmen Quartet in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday. Covered-dish lunch after.
First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Youth will host a Fat Tuesday pancake supper, 6 p.m. Feb. 12 in the fellowship hall. Menu: pancakes, eggs, grits, sausage, milk, coffee and just. Donations benefit the youth summer mission fund.
First Baptist Church, Hood Center Drive, Rock Hill: Elephant Dancers cancer support group drop-in 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday to share ‘sweet treats.’ Family and friends welcome.
Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camp Welfare Road, Winnsboro: Pastor’s fourth anniversary program for the Rev. Benny L. Colley, 2 p.m. Sunday.
NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Life Screening, Feb. 18 at the church. Health screening available for carotid artery blockage, peripheral artery disease (PAD), high blood pressure, abdominal aortic aneurysms, osteoporosis, blood testing, atria fibrillation and biometrics. Appointments available by calling 1-800-324-9458 or visit www.helpinghandsforhealth.com.
Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Ministry Center clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Saturday, Wednesday and Feb. 9 at the center on Charlotte Avenue. Souper Bowl Sunday fellowship and State of the Church, Sunday with one service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Shepherd’s Center, 9 a.m. Monday. Baptism, Feb. 10.
St. Luke No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Chinese auction, 2 p.m. Feb. 9, sponsored by the Pastor Aide Committee.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Men’s Ministry rally, 7 p.m. Monday. Meal after. Senior Care Ministry, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mission Groups, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Valentine’s banquet, 7 p.m. Friday.
The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Franciscan Spirituality, winter film series and discussion, 7 p.m. Monday featuring “Life of Pi.” Cost is $5 each or $15 for the series. The 33rd annual Cardinal Newman Lecture, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16 with Alice Camille. For information, call 803-327-2097 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHURCH OF GOD
Garden Sanctuary Church of God, Cedar Street, Rock Hill: Musical guests Back Home will minister at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10. Open to the community. For information, call 803-324-8180.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Feast of the Celebration of Our Lord, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Hot Topic speaker Marco Tomat of York Place, 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Chocolate festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Planning and visioning workshop, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Lenten prayer partners beginning Feb. 13.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Bethel Soup Kitchen, 11 a.m. Thursdays through March. Valentine Candy Walk, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 with homemade candies for sale. Fat Tuesday pancake supper, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 with a Mardi Gras theme activities and prizes. Donations accepted. Proceeds from both events will go the mission team.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: First Wednesday breakfast and devotion, 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Country breakfast served. Open to the community.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Communion observed at both services Sunday. United Methodist Women will host a social, “The Old Married Couples Game,” 6 p.m. Feb. 9. Bring finger foods to share. Drinks furnished. United Methodist Men breakfast, 7 a.m. Feb. 10 at Anna J’s restaurant. Youth Scentsy Candles fundraiser, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 10.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Souper Bowl Sunday youth collection of canned goods and donations Sunday. United Methodist Women will sell vegetable soup before and after the 9 and 11 a.m. worships services Sunday. Quarts are $5. Desserts also available. Proceeds to new church parlor furnishings. Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: fried center-cut pork chops, candied yams, lima beans, cabbage salad, biscuits, dessert, tea and lemonade. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-10 and free for 5 and younger; $25 cap per household. Take-out available. Proceeds go to church projects. Cub Scout Pack 133 Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, Feb 12. No community fellowship supper Feb. 13.
Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: First Sunday lunch, 11:30-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: ham, chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw, yeast rolls, desserts, drinks. Cost: $8, adults and $4 children age 10 and younger. All take-out plates are $8. Gift certificates available by calling Beth Ramsey at 803-925-2636.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Oyster stew, 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 9. Menu: oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Donations accepted.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Men’s breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday. Grandfriend Sunday is Sunday. Souper Bowl collection for Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen after worship Sunday.
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Men’s prayer breakfast, 7 a.m. Saturday at Nishie G’s, India Hook Road. Trinity Bible Challenge, 6 p.m. Sunday. World Missions Alabaster offerings received through Feb. 24.
Rock Hill Ministerial Association: Radio program on WRHI, 11 a.m. Sunday with Apostles A.P. and Gyna Clark.
Storyteller’s Gospel Show: 9:30-11 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with Margaret W. Caldwell.
Christ the King Church, South Tryon Street, Charlotte: Jrichinchrist with Abbey Baumgarner, Mackenzie Wray and Crucial in concert, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 10. Admission is $5 or a new package of socks, T-shirts or underwear to be donated to those in need. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Divine Glory Ministries, Mullinax Circle, Kings Creek: Gospel singing with Michelle Smith. Fellowship after.
Grace Ministries, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Women’s Ministry, 7 p.m. Monday with Lynn Potter, author.
Greater Faith Deliverance Church, East Black Street, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 p.m. Feb. 19-20 with Apostle Willie Davis.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: Kid’s Night Out with Cupid, 6-10 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15 for children 3-12 years old, sponsored by Firestarters youth group. Cost is $12 per children and includes a hot dog supper, stories, movies, games and fun. Reservations due Feb. 7 by calling 803-802-3189.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Ski invasion, Feb. 8-10. The GAP, noon Feb. 9 at White Oak Apartments, York.
Victory Worship Center, Lancaster: Jason Crabb in concert, April 5. Limited seating. Tickets are $20 and sold only in advance. Group discounts available. For tickets, call 910-528-9614.
Vision and Beyond Christian Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Valentine’s Ball Black Tie family affair, 6 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $10 per couple, $5 individuals or two children. Tables for 12 are $60. Company or family table sponsorships are available for those who might not be able to afford tickets. Dinner served. For information, email email@example.com.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Welcome breakfast for senior pastor-elect the Rev. John Cole and his wife, Bette, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday in the ministry center. He leads his first worship at 11 a.m. Sunday with communion. Annual Souper Bowl of Caring chili and soup cook-off luncheon after worship Sunday. Proceeds support hunger outreach programs. No “Sundays @ 1st” Sunday. Joyful Hearts Bible study, 6 p.m. Monday.
First Presbyterian Church, West Liberty Street, York: Ash Wednesday service, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 with a meal at 5:45 p.m. in the McNeal Fellowship Hall. Youth ski trip, Friday-Feb. 10.
Grace Presbyterian Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: Crape Myrtle pruning demonstration, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9 with Paul Thompson, Clemson extension agent. Open to the community. Ash Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Feb. 13 with Communion and the imposition of ashes.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Handbell Choir performs at worship Sunday. Wednesday programs and meal, 6 p.m. Cost is $6, adults; children eat free.
Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Poor Man’s Supper, 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 with pinto beans, vegetable soup, cabbage, slaw, cornbread, desserts, drink. Cost is $7, adults; $3, ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Souper Bowl of Caring, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Women of the Church, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, Sharon: Officer training, 9 am.-noon Saturday. Musical worship with Ed Kilbourne, 11 a.m. Sunday. Youth will collect food and monetary donations for the Souper Bowl of Caring after worship Sunday. Donations will go to PATH. Men’s breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sharon Grill.