Rock Hill District: Lay Council 9 a.m. and Missionary mass meeting 10 a.m. Saturday at United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: Women’s Conference continues at 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration fee, $10.
China Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Appreciation service for the Rev. Heyward Boys, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Various choirs. Deadline to submit ads for the anniversary booklet is Sunday. Email information to email@example.com or call Roy Turner at 803-517-4219.
Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Women’s Conference, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Rock Hill and 11 a.m. Sunday at Greater Unity. Sunday school at 10 a.m.
Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: The Rev. Thelma Gordon birthday celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Florence Randolph observance, 10 a.m. Sept. 29.
Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neely’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Mass Choir anniversary, 3:20 p.m. Sunday.
Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, Mount Vernon Road, Fort Lawn: Women’s Conference continues 10 a.m. Saturday. Registration at 9 a.m.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Old Nation Road, Fort Mill: Annual Seedtime and Harvest, 5 p.m. Saturday.
Pineville AME Zion Church, S.C. 5, Rock Hill: Women’s Day committee fish fry, 11 a.m. Saturday in the church parking lot. Fifth annual Miss PAMEZ pageant, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28. Women’s Day observance, morning worship Sept. 29.
Steele Hill AME Zion Church, Charlotte Highway, Lancaster: Overseas Missions and Christian Education Day observance, 11 a.m. Sunday.
St. Barnabas Anglican Church, meeting at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: ALPHA course, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Ziggy’s BBQ, 2150 Gold Hill Road, Tega Cay. Worship, 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, go to st-Barnabas-Anglican.org or facebook.com/StBAnglican.
First ARP Church, North Main Street, Lancaster: Informational meeting on Trail Life USA, a new Christ-centered scouting program, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Rob Green, executive national director, will speak.
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Fifth annual Car, Truck & Jeep Show, Saturday. 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.
Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Jasper Featherstone will give his initial sermon, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Messianic Midrash Ministry will lead a series 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 go to midrashministries.org.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: Celebrating 145 years of service Sunday with a parade at 9 a.m. from the old church cemetery to the current church site. Family and friends invited.
Eastside Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Community yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28. Spaces are available for $15 for a 10 x 10 booth. Sellers can keep the profits. Proceeds from booth rental go to the building fund. For information, call 803-322-3842 or email email@example.com.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York: 54th annual Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6. Lunch after worship. No Sunday school or evening service. Fellowship singing, 6 p.m. Oct. 5. Former members and friends invited.
Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Community fifth Sunday night singing, 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Calvary Baptist Church.
Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Weekend with a church picnic at noon Saturday with games and prizes and worship at 10 a.m. Sunday and singing, youth skit and fashion show at 1:30 p.m.
NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, 10 a.m. until it’s gone Friday. Eat in or take out. Pounds and plates are $8. Plates include baked beans, slaw and roll. Place orders by Wednesday by calling 803-325-2002.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Homecoming, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday.
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. Ministry Center clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
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: Deaconess program, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Riverside Baptist Church, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Paul Family Singers from Atlanta in concert 11 a.m. Sept. 29. Dinner on the grounds after.
Security Baptist Church, Annafrel Street, Rock Hill: Anniversary service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with lunch after in the fellowship hall. No evening service. Revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with evangelist Russell Jones. Special music by Tammy Walters Tyree and church singers.
Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday 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. Sunday.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Missions lunch after 10:55 a.m. worship Sunday. Missions, prayer groups, Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Breakfast, sponsored by Knights of Columbus, 7:30 a.m. Sunday 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, go to rockhilloratory.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Russ Cobe at 803-619-9707.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays in the fellowship hall. Donations accepted. U-TURN for youth, 7 p.m. second and fourth Sundays during the school year.
Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: Welcome Back event for the children’s ministry, Sept. 28. Wear socks and sneakers. The children’s ministry for age 3 through fifth grade meets 4:30-6 p.m. the first and third Sunday of each month.
Antioch United Methodist Church, Rambo Road, Rock Hill: Annual Country Store and Craft sale, 8 a.m. Saturday. 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. Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sept. 29 with the Rev. Larry Hays. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Covered-dish lunch after in the fellowship hall. Current members, former members, families and friends invited.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Fish fry and bake sale, 4-8 p.m. Saturday. 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.
First United Methodist Church, Bethel Street, Clover: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sept. 29 with former pastors the Revs. Irvin Plowden Jr., Don Cavin, and Dick Gibson. Covered-dish lunch after in the fellowship center. Family and friends invited.
Green Pond United Methodist Church, Bethel Street, Clover: Calendar Tea, 4 p.m. Sept. 28.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Lakeside service, 8:30 a.m. at Ebenezer Park continues through Sept. 29. Early service at the church resumes Oct. 6. Good News Sunday school class will deliver lunch to The Haven Men’s Shelter Sunday. Youth Group, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Bible study classes begin 10 a.m. Oct. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Homecoming, Oct. 20.
Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, Philbeck Road, York: Yard sale, 7 a.m. Oct. 5. Spaces, 12-foot-by-12-foot, are available for $5. For information, call Jackie Hicks at 803-222-4731 or email@example.com
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Fourth annual car show, Saturday. 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. Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-10, free for 5 and younger; $25 cap per household. Takeout available.
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. Sunday. There will be two 90-minute sessions. Tickets are $10. Child care available by reservation only. Applications for vendors for the annual Fall Festival Oct. 26 are being accepted. Cost for a 10 x 10 outdoor space is $25. Vendors supply tables and chairs. For information, contact Betty Morin 803-980-6716 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Abigail Circle casserole and baked goods sale, after worship Sunday. Proceeds to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Beth Moore study of Psalms begins, 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Thursday. Older adults dinner, 5 p.m. Tuesday at Ledo’s Pizza, Herlong Avenue. Tickets on sale for the United Methodist Men’s shrimp boil Oct. 26.
Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, Harris Street, Fort Mill: The Children’s Department will be honored Sunday for raising $3,000 to build a well in Haiti.
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Harvest Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday. Revival, Sept. 29-Oct.2 with the Rev. Kerry Willis.
Rock Hill Ministerial Association: Radio program on WRHI, 11 a.m. Sunday with the minister Scott Parnell.
Storyteller’s Gospel Show: 9:30-11 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with Margaret W. Caldwell.
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.
Rock Hill South Carolina Ministry Conference: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday with evangelist John Odom at Gilmore Mortuary Services, 1227 E. Main St.
Agape International Ministries, South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Benefit Gospel concert, 5-8 p.m. Saturday with various choirs to raise money for the Blackmon Road wash house. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets, $10. Agape International Ministries “The Well” is celebrating its 10th anniversary Friday, Sept. 28. Family Day with games, 5-8 p.m. Friday at Plaza Fiesta in Fort Mill. Comedy/Concert featuring international comedian Broderick Rice and recorded local talent, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28. Doors open at 6. Anniversary service, 10 a.m. Sept. 29 with Apostle Ron Carpenter. Doors open at 9.
Care and Share Ministry: Bake sale and gospel music program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Sharon Fire Department. Proceeds to supply food and warmth in the winter to surrounding communities. For information, call 803-323-7092 or 803-628-7621.
Christ the King Church, South Tryon Street, Charlotte: Fall bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday with games, prizes, food and more than 50 vendors.
Cornerstone Family Worship Center, Black Highway, York: 35th anniversary and homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sunday 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. Sunday with Apostle Craven Johnson and Bishop Billy Wilson and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with the Rev. Leroy McCrae and Bishop Seth Crosby, respectively.
Faith and Love Christian Center, Great Falls Highway, Chester: Movie night, “The Easter Story,” 6 p.m. Saturday. The center offers an after-school program, 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday to help with homework and lessons. Cost is $35 weekly. For information, call Wylie Frederick at 803-377-8302 or Debbie Brown at 803-519-8734.
Grace Ministries, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Homecoming celebrating 15 years of ministry, 10 a.m. Sept. 29. Covered-dish dinner after. Family and friends invited.
Miracle and Deliverance Church, Carroll Street, Rock Hill: Fellowship service, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Souls for Christ Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Grammy winner Rudy Currence presents Souls for Christ Full Gospel Mass Choir eighth anniversary, 3 p.m. Sept. 29.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Men’s breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Saturday.
Tabernacle of Praise Church International, Wood Street, York: Kingdom Covenant Ministries International annual missions conference, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Registration: $10 adults and $5 ages 12-19. For information, call 803-684-0103.
Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: 10th anniversary celebration, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20. For information, call 803-328-2263.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Ladies’ Out-to-Lunch Bunch, after worship Sunday. Hunger Outreach Program, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to prepare and deliver meals to those in need. Wednesday’s @ 1st dinner and programs, 5:30 p.m. Cooking and serving lunch at the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, 10 a.m. Thursday. To volunteer, call Wendy at 803-366-7862. “Make-it, Take-it,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday to learn to make baby gifts or Mod Podge items. Cost varies with materials.
Grace Presbyterian Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: Vendors are being accepted for the Arts and Crafts Fair, Oct. 19. Vendor fee is $50 and applications are due Sept. 30. Items must be original and handcrafted. For information, call the church at 803-548-0800 or email email@example.com.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Centennial celebration with the Rev. William Pender, pastor from 1989-2007, and his wife Sheri, 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 29. Reception in the parlor after early worship and on the lawn after 11 o’clock service. Together on Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Wednesday for dinner with classes and choirs at 6 p.m.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Wednesday night programs, 6 p.m. Community garden work, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays.
Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Black Family Singers. Covered-dish lunch after.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Ignite youth meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 and 20. Gideons will speak at 10:30 a.m. worship Sept. 29.
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.