Browns Chapel AME Zion Church, Charity Road, Lowrys: Pastors 24th anniversary celebration, 4 p.m. Oct. 12.
China Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Appreciation service for the Rev. Heyward Boyd, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Pleasant View AME Zion All Male Chorus, Faith Temple Holiness Choir and the Boyd Trio in concert. Dinner served after.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, East Barr Street, Lancaster: Musical workshop featuring Luther Barnes, 6 p.m. Thursday-Oct. 12. Free. For information, call Henry Jones at 803-804-4639
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: United Chinese Fellowship outing with Winthrop students, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bethelwoods. Officer candidate training, 4 p.m. Sunday. World Witness banquet, Friday in Charlotte. To reserve a seat on the bus, call the church office.
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Worldwide Communion, 11 a.m. Sunday. Contemporary worship, 6 p.m. Sunday. Light meal prior to the service. Tirzahites to go apple picking in the mountains Tuesday. The final Fishing Club activity for the year will be 8 a.m. Oct. 19 on Billy Wilson Road. Noon meal with prizes given to contest winners.
Sandy River Baptist Association (Lower Division): Ordination service for Julia Maria Hemphill, 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at Calvary Baptist Church, Chester.
Bethel Baptist Church, Charlotte Highway, York: Revival, 11 a.m. Oct. 13 and 7 p.m. Oct. 13-16.
Eastside Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 with the Rev. Jimmy Holley and special music by past and current choir members.
Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, Darby Road, Chester: Chinese auction, noon Oct. 19. Drop time, 10.am.-noon. Buy four packs of tickets and get one free. There will be a 50/50 drawing and gift card table. For information, call 803-519-7113.
Great Joy Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells: Annual breakfast fundraiser, 6:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 12.
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York: 54th annual Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Lunch after worship. No Sunday school or evening service. Fellowship singing, 6 p.m. Saturday. Former members and friends invited.
Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Mens conference, Sunday at Orrs Baptist Church. Hard candy needed for the food panty.
Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Chester: Missionary program, 2 p.m. Sunday.
New Hope Baptist Church, Neelys Creek Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, bake sale and free yard sale continues, 10 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds to help children at Christmas.
New Vision Freewill Baptist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Masters Men Group barbecue, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.
Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: The Rev. Jay Kieve, new coordinator for CBF of South Carolina, will lead worship Sunday. Youth fall retreat, Friday. 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. Missions Month begins Sunday.
Park Baptist Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Dads Night, 7 p.m. Friday. Dinner, $5. RSVP to email@example.com.
Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Booksigning for How to Bloom Where You Are, by the Rev. Darial Jackson, 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Jackson chronicles his life as a policeman, seven years as an inmate and how God used him to minister to fellow prisoners. His is currently pastor at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church in Gastonia, N.C.
Trinity Baptist Church, West Arrowood Road, Charlotte: Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with a concert by the Riverside Boys at 11:30 a.m. and dinner at 12:30 p.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: New member class, 9:45 a.m. Sunday. AWANAS, 5 p.m. Sunday. Mens Rally, 7 p.m. Monday. Mission Friends, youth activities and womens Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Pinckney Road, Chester: Hymnal Choir 53rd anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.
CHURCH OF GOD
Lesslie Church of God, South Anderson Road, Catawba: Homecoming and revival, 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Friday with the Rev. Josh Webster. No Sunday school.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: Family Enrichment Day, 11 a.m. Saturday. Family and Friends Day, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor appreciation for the Rev. and Mrs. Lenard Price, 5 p.m. Oct. 13.
CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY
Church of God of Prophecy, Hilltop Lane, Clover: Revival, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with evangelist Rebecca Spicer.
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.
Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Oktoberfest, noon-6 p.m. Saturday with German food, music and vendors. Open to the community.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall. Donations accepted. Ladies Lunch Bunch, 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Six Pence Pub in Baxter Village. Bible Study Outreach, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Lake Wylie Retirement Center.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Vendor Paradise, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12 with more than 50 vendors and artisans, silent auction, bake sale and barbecue lunch.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Community bonfire, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday with games, food and music. Bible studies with meal, 6:30 p.m. Monday, 6:15 p.m. Tuesday and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Cost, $4. Womens Bible study, 10 a.m. Oct. 12.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Early service at the church resumes Sunday. Blessing of the Animals, 2 p.m. Oct. 12 in the overflow parking area. Animals must on a leash or in a pet carrier. Homecoming, Oct. 20. Vendors Market, Nov. 16. Spaces available for $20. Call Dottie Davis at 803-329-7757.
Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, Philbeck Road, York: Yard sale, 7 a.m. Saturday.
Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, Ridge Road, Clover: Gospel Choir anniversary Joy Night, 6 p.m. Oct. 12. Fish and hot dog plates for sale.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, served by COAP. Menu: stew beef, rice and gravy, green beans, cabbage salad, 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. Takeout available. United Methodist Women annual bazaar, Nov. 23. Vendors are invited to schedule tables. For information, call 803-328-0233 or email email@example.com.
Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: First Sunday Lunch, 11:30-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: pork chops, chicken strips, rice and gravy, macaroni and cheese, green beans, sliced apples, homemade rolls and desserts, beverages. Plates: $8, adults and $4, age 10 and younger. All take-out plates, $8. Open to the community.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Indian Land: Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 13-31 on the front lawn. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sundays. Proceeds to youth ministries and the building fund. 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: Pumpkin Patch, 3-8 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 12:30-8 p.m. Sunday. Advance tickets available through Sunday for the United Methodist Mens Shrimp Boil, Oct. 26. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylors Creek Road, Rock Hill: Mens prayer breakfast, 8 a.m. Saturday at Trinity.
Food Drive: CN2 Feed the Hungry will sponsor a food drive for the Childrens Attention Home and Pilgrims Inn, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15 at 135 Elizabeth Lane.
Storytellers 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: Oct. 10 at Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill. The Rev. M.N. Baxter, president.
Agape International Ministries, South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: The ministry will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the following activities: Zumbathon and wellness fair, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday. Cancer Awareness Walk, 9 a.m. Oct. 19 beginning Buffalo Wild Wings. Registration is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Its a Pink Affair Luncheon, noon Oct. 26 at Agape. For information or registration for any event, call 803-326-0421.
Christ the King Church, South Tryon Street, Charlotte: Free community clothing closet, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19. In addition, there will be free food and health checks.
Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Celebrating 13 years of ministry, 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Darryl Hill and Terrill Hall. For information, call 803-327-7888 or go to freedomtempleministries.org.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: Ladies Beth Moore Bible Study on the Book of Daniel, 10 a.m. or 6:45 Thursdays beginning Oct. 17. Workbooks are $16. For information, call the church office at 803-802-3189.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: GAP, noon Oct. 12 at Lancaster Manor. No fall festival in October.
Tabernacle Ministries, Great Falls Highway, Great Falls: The Shireys in concert, 7 p.m. Friday.
Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Chester: Fall revival, 2 p.m. Oct. 13 with the Rev. David Walker and 7 p.m. Oct. 14-16 with the Rev. Chester Gray.
Vision and Beyond Christian Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: 10th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Leroy McCrea, Oct. 12-13. Genesis banquet, 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Hilton Garden Inn. Tickets are $20. Tent revival style worship, 10 a.m. Oct. 13 with a picnic at Elks Park after. For information, call 803-329-7726.
Bethesda Presbyterian Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Indoor Fall Carnival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12 with a bake sale, hot dog lunch, games, silent auction and vendors.
Dobys Bridge Presbyterian Church, Dobys Bridge Road, Fort Mill: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mark Verdery. Sacrament of the Lords Supper will be celebrated. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Covered-dish lunch after worship.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Punch on the Porch after worship Sunday. Congregational meeting at noon Sunday. Cub Scouts, 6:30 p.m. and Boy Scouts, 7 p.m. Monday. Retired Mens lunch group, noon Tuesday at Jackson Cafeteria. Wednesdays at First, 5:30 p.m. Dinner, $6. Family Retreat, Oct. 11-13 at Montreat, N.C.
Grace Presbyterian Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19. Vendor fee is $50 and applications will be taken through Sunday. All items must original and handcrafted.
Hermon Presbyterian Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Music Ministry annual concert, 3 p.m. Oct. 20. Area choirs invited to participate and perform two selections.
For information, contact Irvin Jenkins at 803-412-5608 or email email@example.com by Oct. 13.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Together on Wednesdays, 5 p.m. dinner; 6 p.m. choirs and classes. For information, call 803-327-2006. Trunk or Treat, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, church parking lots for children up to fifth grade. Wear your non-scary costumes.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Worldwide Communion observance, 11 a.m. Sunday. Searchers Sunday school class resumes. Wednesday programs, 6 p.m. with meal for children and snack for adults. Community Garden work, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. For information, call 803-377-8175.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Outreach and new member ministry teams, 6 p.m. Oct. 17.
Liberty Community Sabbath Church, Little Street, Rock Hill: Seminar, Prophecy of Revelation Revealed, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12. Lunch served. Admission free. For information, call 803-619-9291.