York, Chester, Lancaster church notes: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

January 17, 2014 

Karen Peck and New River, a Gospel Music Association Dove Award-winning Southern gospel group, will perform Jan. 26 at First Wesleyan Church in Cherryville, N.C.



Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Chester: Fish and hot dog sale Sunday in front of Mobley’s Carpet on Gadsden Street, before, during and after the Martin Luther King Parade.

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Spiritual evening of entertainment with Kenny Curry and Nu Spirit, 5 p.m. Sunday. Donations, $10.

Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Season of 21 Days of Consecration continues, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Thelma Gordon.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Willing Workers Auxiliary anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. United Churches of Fort Mill annual MLK celebration, 7 p.m. Monday.

Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Old Nations Road, Fort Mill: Fish fry, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Sporty J’s barbershop at the corner of Nations Ford and Arrowood roads in Charlotte. Four Gospel program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.


First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Basketball, 4 p.m. Saturday in the gym. Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Junior Joys, 6 p.m. Thursday. Just Joy, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. “A Tropical Escape,” third annual dance for “special friends with special needs,” 2-4 p.m. Jan. 25.


Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Pastor’s Aid Society sixth anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Barbecue fundraiser, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-until Friday in the gym. Plates are $10 and include barbecue, slaw, baked beans and dessert. Tea included with dine-in orders. Deliveries available Friday for 10 or more plates. Place orders at cbcrh.com. Proceeds to the Nicaragua mission trip.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: 122nd church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 26.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Wednesday night Bible study, children and youth activities, 7 p.m. Pantry items needed: any item you can bring.

Mount Do-Well Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells: Black History prayer breakfast, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Tickets are $5.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Chinese auction, noon Saturday at the VFW Post 1404, Crawford Road. Ticket drop at 11 a.m.

Oakdale Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Film screening of “Uncommon,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with film star Erik Estrada. Admission is free. For information, call Joe Deese at 803-448-6035. Daddy-Daughter dinner dance, 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 8, sponsored by Academy Christian School. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call the church at 803-327-7972, the school at 803-327-5673 or Matthews Construction at 803-366-4159.

Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church Road, Chester: Youth program, “Children of the King,” 5 p.m. Saturday.

Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Women’s study, “Search for Significance,” 9:15 a.m. Feb. 2. Workbooks are $5.

Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in the annex. Rock Hill Prayer Band, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the annex.

Union Baptist Church, S.C. 274 at Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Union Gospel Singers 47th anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. All area choirs invited.

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Women’s Conference 2014 Friday and Saturday at Ridgecrest Conference Center, Black Mountain, N.C., and 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday at Weeping Mary.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. Bible study and IMPACT, 6 p.m. Sunday. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Missionary Program, 2 p.m. Sunday.


St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: The Knights of Columbus St. Anne-Oratory Council contributed nearly $10,000 and 3,000 hours to charitable community organization in 2013. For information on the organization go to knightsofcolumbusoratorycouncil.org.

The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: “Growth Journaling: A Door to Awareness,” 9 a.m.-noon Saturday led by Kathleen Ciani, a licensed personality and human relationships educator. Cost is $15. “The Spirituality of Catherine McAuley,” founder of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831 in Ireland, 9:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 25 led by Sr. Jeanne-Marie Keinast of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas community in Belmont, N.C. Cost is $15. For information, contact The Oratory Center for Spirituality.


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.


Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: New series, “Work of the People,” Sundays during E3 Café adult Sunday school. Breakfast available. Revelation Growth Group, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sixth annual Chocolate Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 1.

Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Council, 2 p.m. Sunday. Youth Group, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Winthrop students, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Seniors at Grace will visit the Newberry Opera House at noon Tuesday. Family Promise Week, Sunday-Jan. 26.

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays.


Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men’s fish fry, 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Donations accepted. Youth will host a bingo fundraiser during and after the meal.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Community Soup Kitchen, 11 a.m. Thursdays.

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 tea. Desserts available for purchase. Plates are $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12 and free, age 5 and younger. Proceeds to missions.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Confirmation class, 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Youth Group, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Basketball, 5-9 p.m. Friday in the gym.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, orange juice, milk and coffee. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-10, free for 5 and younger; $25 cap per household. Takeout available. Evening and youth activities after.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: JOY Group for older adults soup and sandwich lunch, Tuesday. Abigail Circle is collecting diapers for Safe Passage.


Storyteller’s Gospel Show: 9:30-11 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with Margaret W. Caldwell.

Rock Hill South Carolina Ministry Conference: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill. Open to area pastors.

Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: “After The Dream Celebration” 9 a.m. Monday with a brunch. Bishop George Jackson of Thomasville, N.C., will speak.

Greater Life Ministries, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: 10th anniversary celebration, 4 p.m. Jan. 26 with Apostle Ozella Anderson.

North Rock Hill Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Celebrate Recovery support group, 6 p.m. Monday. For information, call Rob at 803-493-1231.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Rose’s Kitchen, Jan 19. Plates, $7. GAP, noon Jan. 25 at Green Street Plaza.

Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Third annual Usher Celebration, 3 p.m. Jan. 26. For transportation, call 803-328-2263.

True Love Church of Refuge, Nations Ford Road, Charlotte: Holy Consecration Revival, 7 p.m. Jan. 30-31 with Apostle Kelvin M. Brown.

Vision and Beyond Christian Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Women’s fellowship potluck breakfast, 10 a.m. Saturday. Couples’ fellowship, 5 p.m. Jan. 25.


Bowling Green Presbyterian Church, Ridge Road, Clover: Annual vegetable soup and oyster stew supper, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 25. Homemade desserts available. In case of inclement weather, the supper will be Feb. 1.

First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Basketball, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday. Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Ladies Out-to-Lunch Bunch after worship Sunday. Low-impact exercise class, 6 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $5. Preparing and serving lunch at Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. To volunteer, contact Wendy at 803-366-7862. Prayer Shawl ministry, 3-5 p.m. Thursday. Ladies Night Out, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Lay-led early worship, 8:55 a.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Breakfast at 8:30. Youth group, 6 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Church-wide gathering and luncheon, Jan. 26, with one service at 10:30 a.m. No Sunday school. Together on Wednesday dinner, 5-5:55 p.m.; choirs and classes, 6-7 p.m. Dinner is $5, ages 12 and older, and $3, ages 3-11.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Purity Bells perform during 11 a.m. worship Sunday. Worship 4YOUth, 5-7 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday night meal 6 p.m. and Bible study at 6:30 p.m.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


First Wesleyan Church, North Pink Street, Cherryville, N.C.: GMA Dove Award-winning Southern gospel group Karen Peck and New River will perform at 10:45 a.m. Jan. 26.

First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Saturday Night Alive, “Blood Brought,” 6 p.m. Jan. 25.

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