Rock Hill District: Lay Council, 9 a.m. and Missionary mass meeting, 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: Women’s Conference, 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 21. Registration fee, $10.
Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Family and Friends, 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: The Rev. Thelma Gordon birthday celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Florence Randolph observance, 10 a.m. Sept. 29.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Old Nation Road, Fort Mill: Annual Seedtime and Harvest, 5 p.m. Sept. 21.
New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday with Bishop Herbert Crump, the Revs. Sharon Jenkis and George Crenshaw, respectively.
St. James AME Zion Church, Church Street, Hickory Grove: Church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. O.L. Smith.
Steele Hill AME Zion Church, Charlotte Highway, Lancaster: Camp meeting continues at 3 p.m. Saturday. A variety of food will be sold. Service, 6:30 p.m. Family and Friends celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday. Dinner at 1 p.m. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
Union Ezell AME Zion Church, Fort Lawn: Chinese auction, 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the American Legion in Lancaster. Doors open at 5 p.m. Buy four packs of tickets, get one free. For information, call Willie Day at 803-872-4811.
St. Barnabas Anglican Church, meeting at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: The Rev. Harold G. Vandeveer, pastor, was ordained Aug. 14. The church is in the last phase of organizing and will meet at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays through November at Lake Wylie Lutheran. for information, call 803-324-3538.
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Fifth annual Car, Truck & Jeep Show, Sept. 21. Biscuits, coffee and juice will be sold 9-10 a.m. Tony’s barbecue and hot dogs will be sold 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For information contact Steve Maloney at 803-366-3952.
Sandy River Baptist Association (Lower Division): Congress of Christian Education Congress Institute Week, Monday-Friday at Union Baptist Church, 211 Ligon St., Chester. Welcome service, 6 p.m. Sunday. For information call Ander Worthey at 803-581-0800.
Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Jasper Featherstone will give his initial sermon, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Building Fund Day services, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Messianic Midrash Ministry will lead a beginning Sept. 20 on the “Covenantal Structure of the Bible.” Fellowship and refreshments after. For information, call 803-327-5898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit midrashministries.org.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: Celebration of 145 years Wednesday-Sept. 22. Family and Friends Day, Sunday with the dedication of a classroom and library.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. Sept. 22.
First Baptist Church, Armenia Road, Lowrys: Heritage Boys in concert, Saturday. Sunday school teacher banquet, 7 p.m. Thursday.
First Baptist Church, Chester Highway, McConnells: Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Staffsmen Quartet in concert. Covered-dish lunch after.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Columbia Street, Chester: South Carolina Parents Involved in Education call on “Abstinence Education,” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Refreshments served.
Fundamental Baptist Church, Poag Street, Rock Hill: Revival, 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Reginald McLean.
Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camp Welfare Road, Winnsboro: Youth Day service, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Harvest Baptist Church, Miller Pond Road, Rock Hill: Ladies Bible study, “How to Study Your Bible: 1 Peter,” resumes 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 24 for seven weeks. Activities for children in first to sixth grades and nursery provided. Cost is $5 for workbook. Fellowship, 2:30-3 p.m. Register at harvestrockhill.org or call 803-325-1120.
Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Children in Action and youth, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pantry items needed are egg noodles or elbow macaroni.
Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: Pastor’s Aid program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Free ESL classes, 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, call the church office at 803-328-3864. Shepherd’s Center Adventures in Learning, 9 a.m. Monday. Ministry Center clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
Park Baptist Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Homecoming celebrating 106 years, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Miller. Lunch after.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Ridge Road, Bowling Green: Women’s Ministry fall fundraiser with a yard sale, car wash and Buddy’s barbecue chicken plate sale, 7 a.m. Sept. 28.
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Girl’s Ministry tea party for grandmothers and mothers, noon Saturday. Wear hats and gloves. Deaconess program, 11 a.m. Sept. 22.
Shiloh Baptist Church, Hoodtown Road, Sharon: The Gospel Truth Trio in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday. Love offering.
Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 in the church annex.
Trinity Baptist Church, West Arrowood Road, Charlotte: Ken Turner, former bass for the Blackwood Brothers and Valor III, in concert, 6 p.m. Sept. 22.
Weeping Mary Baptist Church, Oakridge Community, Rock Hill: Big Gospel program, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Adults, Janie Chapeman study and IMPACT cookout, 6 p.m. Sunday. Senior adult fall rally, 11 a.m. at NewKirk Baptist Church, Rock Hill. Rolling Rock Hill paint day, 8 a.m. Sept. 21.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: The 13th annual St. Anne International Festival continues noon-9 p.m. Saturday. The event features international cuisine, live entertainment, inflatable and games, silent and live auctions. For information, visit facebook.com/stannefestival. Breakfast, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 22 in the parish life center. Menu: pancakes, eggs, hash browns, meats and drinks. Proceeds to the Boy Scouts.
The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: The Center for Spirituality will offer the following programs in October: Sacraments for Adults, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 2, free; Mary the Blessed Mother, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 10, $15; Julian of Norwich, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 18, $10 and 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19, $40 with lunch included, both sessions, $45. For information, visit www.rockhilloratory.com
CHURCH OF GOD
Celriver Church of God, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Gospel singing, 6 p.m. Saturday with New Restoration.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Rite I: Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m. Sunday, and Rite II: Holy Eucharist 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Temple Kol Ami, meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church, Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill: Shabbat, 7 p.m. first and third Fridays. For information, call 803-701-0149.
Temple Solel, a Reform congregation, meeting at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Munn Road, Fort Mill: Shabbat, 7 p.m. second and fourth Fridays. Religious school, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. For admission information email email@example.com or call Russ Cobe at 803-619-9707.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Bible Study Outreach Ministry, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lake Wylie Retirement Center. Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays in the fellowship hall. Donations accepted.
Antioch United Methodist Church, Rambo Road, Rock Hill: Annual Country Store and Craft sale, 8 a.m. Sept. 21. Featured items are jams, jellies, chow-chows, salsas, fresh flower arrangements, baked goods, fall wreaths and crafts. Breakfast items will be available for sale. For information, call Raquel at 803-324-5720 or the church office, 803-328-2355.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Homecoming, 11:15 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Bert Watson. Mission group, 6 p.m. Monday.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Rock Hill: Camp meeting continues 7 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Fish fry and bake sale, 4-8 p.m. Sept. 21. Menu: fish or chicken strips, slaw, hush puppies, fries, lemonade or iced tea. Dessert table. Plates are $9, adults; $4, ages 6-4; free, age 5 and younger. Proceeds to mission.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Lakeside service, 8:30 a.m. at Ebenezer Park continues through Sept. 29. Christmas play planning after 11 a.m. worship Sunday. Health kits and supplies are being collected in September. Drop off by Oct. 5.
Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, Philbeck Road, York: Yard sale, 7 a.m. Oct. 5. Spaces, 12 x 12, are available for $5. For information, call Jackie Hicks at 803-222-4731 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, dessert, tea, lemonade and coffee. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-10, free for 5 and younger; $25 cap per household. Take-out available. Fourth annual car show, Sept. 21. Breakfast includes biscuits, sausage gravy biscuits, coffee and juice. Barbecue lunch by Courtneys, ice cream parlor, vendors, music and games for children. Proceeds to Make A Wish.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Indian Land: John Rosemond, syndicated child psychologist columnist, presents “Parenting with Love and Leadership,” 2-5 p.m. Sept. 22. There will be two 90-minute sessions. Tickets are $10. Childcare available by reservation only.
Richburg United Methodist Church, East Lancaster Street, Richburg: Senior services presentation, 4 p.m. Sunday. Topics include insurance, Medicare and supplements and investments. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Disciple Bible Study classes are forming. Cost is $32. Child care available. Beth Moore’s small study groups on “Women of the Psalms” begins in September. Cost is $15.
Rock Hill Ministerial Association: Radio program on WRHI, 11 a.m. Sunday with Rev. Jackie Caldwell.
Storyteller’s Gospel Show: 9:30-11 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with Margaret W. Caldwell.
Second Harvest Partners, sponsored by Providence Presbytery, will have a hunger relief site 9 a.m. Tuesday at First Calvary Baptist Church, 228 Lucky Lane, Rock Hill. Volunteers will help distribute food to participants who meet USDA eligibility income guidelines. For information, contact Catawba Area Agency on Aging at 803-329-9670.
Rivers of Glory, presented by Faith Nagel, 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at Horton Lodge, Bethelwoods, West Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Registration, $10. Two sessions, break and refreshments.
Agape International Ministries, South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Benefit Gospel concert, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 21 with various choirs to raise money for the Blackmon Road wash house. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets, $10.
Christ the King Church, South Tryon Street, Charlotte: Fall bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21 with games, prizes, food and more than 50 vendors.
Cornerstone Family Worship Center, Black Highway, York: 35th anniversary and homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22 with the Rev. Victor Smith, South Carolina district superintendent. Lunch after.
Faith Covenant Church, South Stonewall Street, Rock Hill: Revival and Fill-a-Pew service, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 22 with Apostle Craven Johnson and Bishop Billy Wilson and 7 p.m. Sept. 23-24 with the Rev. Leroy McCrae and Bishop Seth Crosby, respectively.
Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: “Dance, Sing and Worship” workshop, 9:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration at 8 a.m.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: GAP, noon Saturday at the Courtyard at Highland Park. “A Blast from Sundays Past,” Sunday with worship, a car show and lunch from Rose’s Kitchen. Terrific Tuesday Kids event Sunday. Men’s breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Sept. 21.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Journey small study group, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Wednesdays @ 1st, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday for dinner and activities. Men’s Group, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Together on Wednesdays, dinner at 5 p.m. and choirs and classes, 6 p.m. For reservations, call 803-327-2006. Daytrippers’ Lake Norman cruise and lunch, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday. Cancer support group, 7 p.m. Thursday in the parlor. Parents Night Out, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 21 in the activities center. Pizza and drinks provided. Donations go to CROP Walk.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Wednesday night programs, 6 p.m. Community garden work, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Serving Meals ministry, 1 p.m. Saturday. Ignite youth trip to Whitewater Center, 4 p.m. Saturday. Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Ignite youth meeting, 4 p.m. Sept. 22, Oct. 6 and 20.
Tirzah Presbyterian Church, Tirzah Road, York: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Richard Carr. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Lunch after worship.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Rock Hill Community Handbell Choir is seeking handbell ringers for the 2013-14 season. Rehearsals are 7 p.m. Thursdays. The choir is part of the church’s Academy of the Arts. For information, contact Greg Reynolds, director, at 803-984-7626.