China Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Church meeting after 10 a.m. worship Sunday. Meet and Greet with new pastor, the Rev. Barry Thompson, and family after.
Foundation AME Zion Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Community Soup Dinner and toy giveaway, 2 p.m. Dec. 15. Open to the community. For information, call 803-329-4343.
Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, Fort Lawn: Senior Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday.
Pineville AME Zion, S.C. 5, Rock Hill: York Community Prayer Band praise and prayer service, 6 p.m. Saturday.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Salt and Light Day community outreach, 9-11 a.m. Saturday. Annual congregational meeting after worship Sunday. Thanksgiving service, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Bailey Activity Building with First ARP, Tirzah ARP and River Crossing churches. Covered-dish dessert social after.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Combined Thanksgiving service, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ebenezer ARP. Just Joy is Tuesday with Junior Joys at 6 p.m. in the Faith Room and worship at 6:30 p.m. in Robinson Hall.
Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Golden Age Club is sponsoring a trip to Biltmore Estate Dec. 12 for a candlelight tour. Cost is $120 for transportation and tickets. For information, call Marilyn Stinson at 803-230-7147.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Annual scholarship program, 2 p.m. Sunday. Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
College Park Baptist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: SAINT presents Worship 2013 Conference continues with music and worship seminars, 9 a.m. Saturday with a finale concert at 6:30 p.m. Registration is $10. For information, go to saintministries.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Sunday school Sunday celebration, 9:45 a.m. Sunday with promotion day, teacher recognition and student of the year.
Eastside Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: The Rev. David O’Donnell has been called as pastor and will begin his tenure Sunday with worship at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. He comes to Eastside from Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Blackville. Community Outreach Thanksgiving meal, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday in the family life center. Free to the community.
First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Brunch with Santa, 9-10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6 and includes picture, brunch, crafts and storytime with Santa. Children younger than six must be accompanied by an adult. Limited tickets. Call 803-684-4297 for tickets. Proceeds to children’s mission camp expenses.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Men’s Choir anniversary, 5 p.m. Saturday.
Fundamental Baptist Church, Poag Street, Rock Hill: Ordination service for Garry Morrow, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
James Chapel Baptist Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: 15th pastoral anniversary and appreciation for the Rev. and Mrs. Ira Roddey, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Church Thanksgiving dinner, after worship Sunday. Bring a well-filled picnic basket. Pantry item needed is oatmeal.
NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Adnah United Methodist Church. Hanging of the Greens, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 30 with food and fellowship. Bring soup, stew, crackers or cornbread. Samaritan’s Purse shoe boxes due Sunday.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Youth Empowerment Program, 2 p.m. Saturday. Open to the community.
Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Ministry Center closed Wednesday-Nov. 30. Clothing distribution will resume Dec. 4 and benevolence, Dec. 5.
Riverside Baptist Church, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Drummer Boy Ministries sign up will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 30 at the church mission house. In its 26th year, the ministry provides toys for children 12 and younger. Children must be living with the parent or guardian requesting help. Bring IDs for parents and children, proof of relationship and income. No telephone applications or other sign-up dates.
Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Fall fashion show extravaganza, 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. Sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid Ministry. “Oh, Give Thanks” service, 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. No activities Wednesday. Impact Agape Feast, 4 p.m. Nov. 30 to watch the Clemson-Carolina football game.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Christ the King/Year of Faith celebration, 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Bring a covered dish for your family plus two.
St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Ecumenical Thanksgiving service with Hermon Presbyterian Church, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Martin Parish Hall, 911 Crawford Road. Open to the community.
The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: “Enriching Family Relationships,” 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 7 led by Kathleen Ciani. Cost is $15.
CHURCH OF GOD
Grace Covenant Church of God, York: Bake, yard and Christmas decoration sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Whiteside’s Cleaners, South Congress Street. If rain, the bake sale will be at the Dollar General on East Liberty Street.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: Revival, 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday with the evangelist Icia Ragsdale.
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 service, 7 p.m. second and fourth Fridays. Religious school, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For information visit Temple Solel SC on Facebook or call Russ Cobe at 803-619-9707.
Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Thanksgiving dinner, 6 p.m. Sunday with the annual meeting at 7 p.m. Winthrop students dinner and program, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Bridge at Grace, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Offices closed Thursday and Friday.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe will be closed Friday. Chrismon workshop, 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Christmas Bible School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14. Register online or call the church office.
Messianic Midrash Ministry, Rock Hill: Hanukkah celebration 7 p.m. Friday at College Park Baptist Church’s “Linking Cafe,” 1168 Cherry Road.
Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: Hosting the Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Daniel Smoak of Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Refreshments after. Participating churches are Adnah, Bethesda, Antioch United Methodist and NewKirk Baptist Church. Bring canned goods for local food pantries. A special offering will be taken for the Driggers family, missionaries in Papua New Guinea.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Church clean-up day, 8 a.m. Saturday. Decoration for Advent and Christmas, after worship Sunday. Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Sunday at Garden Sanctuary Church of God. Bring non-perishable items for Hope House through December. Men’s Shelter needs bottled water, socks, decaf coffee, sugar, Vienna sausages and individually wrapped snack foods.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Vendor fair, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday with 30 artisans and vendors, bake sale and silent auction. Breakfast, 7-9 a.m. and lunch, noon-1 p.m.
Epworth United Methodist Church, Briarcliff Road, Rock Hill: Community Thanksgiving service, 5:30 p.m. Sunday with Cornerstone UMC, Mount Olive UMC and Rock Hill Dream Center.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Bake sale, 9-11 a.m. Saturday with cakes, pies, brownies, cookies and breads.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Messengers of Christ will provide special music, 11 a.m. Sunday. Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Sunday at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Refreshments after. Bring canned goods. Volunteers will work at Operation Christmas Child distribution center, Nov. 27 and 29. Church office closed Wednesday and Thursday. Decorating for Advent, Nov. 30. Hanging of the Greens ceremony, Dec. 1.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: No community fellowship supper Wednesday. Suppers resume Dec. 4. A ceremony with an honor guard will be 4 p.m. Dec. 1 to place wreaths on the graves of 68 veterans buried in the Mount Holly cemetery. Hanging of the Greens, 6 p.m. Dec. 1 with a reception after. Youth will collect coats and blankets for a service project. Donation boxes are in the family life center. Boy Scout Troop 133 are selling pound bags of shelled pecans for $10.50. To place orders, call 803-366-4718.
Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Craft bazaar, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday with a bake and casserole sale. Sausage biscuits, fried apple pies and coffee for breakfast.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Consecration Sunday Celebration and Thanksgiving dinner, Sunday. Kids Club and youth group, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Reading Circle, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Sake Express, Cherry Road. Cookie Walk, 9-11 a.m. or until sold out, Dec. 15. Boxes are $6 and can be filled a variety of cookies.
First Church of the Nazarene, Pinckney Street, Chester: Gospel concert with God’s People Together, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Storyteller’s Gospel Show: 9:30-11 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with Margaret W. Caldwell.
Rock Hill South Carolina Ministry Conference: Pre-Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Monday at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill.
Flippin’ the Script Women’s Conference, 4 p.m. Sunday at Holiday Inn, Rock Hill. Admission, $10.
Emmanuel Tabernacle of Home, York Center Drive, Charlotte: Men’s and Women’s Conference continues at 10 a.m. Sunday. For information, go to emmanueltabernacle.org.
Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Pre-Thanksgiving praise and worship service, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: No Wednesday service. Special People Party, 12:30-5 p.m. Dec. 7.
Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Healing service, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Transportation available by calling 803-328-2263 at least one hour prior.
Vision and Beyond Christian Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Faith Covenant seventh anniversary, 1 p.m. Saturday at Vision and Beyond. For information, call the Rev. Fredrica Paige at 803-322-0750 or B.J. Potts at 803-389-3253.
Landmark Pentecostal Holiness Church, Lancaster: 33rd annual B&B Craft Show, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30 at Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. More than 50 vendors will display crafts, gifts, jewelry, pottery and art. Hourly door prizes. Raffle for a two-night vacation at Springmaid Beach. Pictures with Santa, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch will include homemade vegetable soup, cornbread and hot dogs. For information, call 803-287-2667. Bring canned goods for Lancaster food pantries.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Celanese at Mount Gallant roads, Rock Hill: Men of the Church annual smoked turkey sale will be Tuesday and Wednesday at the church. Turkeys are $30 and weigh 10-12 pounds. To reserve a turkey, call 803-366-8223. Quantities are limited.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Christ the King worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Advent Family Night, 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday to prepare for Advent. Baking Night, 5 p.m. Monday in the ministry center to bake cookies for the ChristmasVille Cookie Walk, Dec. 7 and 8. All are welcome. For information, call 803-328-2467. Hunger Outreach Program, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to prepare and deliver meals to those in need. Church office closed Thursday and Friday.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Together on Wednesday fall session concludes Wednesday with dinner at 5 p.m. and choirs and classes at 6 p.m. Alternative Gift Fair will be held at OAPC Activities Center on Sunday, noon-3 p.m. with a soup lunch at noon. Ten Thousand Villages will have handmade items from developing countries for sale.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Communion, 11 a.m. Sunday. Office close Thursday and Friday.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Christ the King observance and hymn sing, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Hanging of the Greens and Advent lesson, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1. Ignite youth, 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 15.
First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Saturday Night Alive, 6 p.m. Nov. 30 with Tower of Mercy.