York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

January 24, 2014 

Gospel recording artist Luther Barnes will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Emmett Scott Auditorium, Crawford Road, Rock Hill.



China Grove AME Zion Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Mary L. Clinton Day observance, 10 a.m. Sunday. Youth and children will lead service.

Ebenezer AME Zion Church, Ebenezer Road, Smyrna: “Tell Your Faith Story, Becoming a Contagious Christian,” evangelism training, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 1, 15 and 22. Limited number of workbooks available at the church for $10. For information, call the Rev. Sonya Burns at 803-493-8762.

O’Zion AME Zion Church, Hamilton Road, Charlotte: Super Bowl Sunday fellowship, 5 p.m. Feb. 2, sponsored by Men of O’Zion. For information, call Barry Mason Sr. at 704-891-1687.

Rehoboth AME Zion Church, S.C. 9, Chester: Male Choir anniversary, 5 p.m. Feb. 1.


First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: “A Tropical Escape,” third annual dance for “special friends with special needs,” 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Basketball, 4 p.m. Sunday. Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: First anniversary celebration for the Rev. Kennedy F. Threatt Sr., 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Installation service for pastor-elect, the Rev. Carl L. Easley, 6 p.m. Sunday at First Calvary Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill.

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

First Baptist Church, McConnells: Staffsmen Quartet in concert, 11 a.m. Feb. 2.

Harvest Baptist Church, Miller Pond Road, Rock Hill: Ladies Bible study on the Book of 1 Peter resumes 1 p.m. Feb. 4. Nursery provided and activities for children in grades 1-6.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Wednesday night Bible study, children and youth activities, 7 p.m. Pantry items needed: pancake mix and syrup.

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

Oakdale Baptist Church, Rock Hill: 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.

Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Men’s Bible study, 7 a.m. Tuesday at Chandler Place. Charlotte Avenue Ministry Center open for clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church Road, Chester: Valentine’s Day gala, 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at the War Memorial Building. Catered dinner, door prizes and semi-formal attire. Music by Jason Howie Sr. For tickets, call 803-377-8533 or 803-385-5427.

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

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. Women’s Missional Fellowship, 6:30 pm. Wednesday.

Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Jersey Day is Sunday. Everyone can wear their favorite team jerseys or team colors.


The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: “The Spirituality of Catherine McAuley,” founder of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831 in Ireland, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday 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: Chocolate Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 1.

Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Grace Youth, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Grace-C Quilters, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Campus Ministry retreat, Sunday-Wednesday.

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


Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Community Soup Kitchen, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Valentine Candy Walk, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Homemade candies will be for sale and can be packaged in Valentine boxes and bags.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Messengers of Christ in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday. Confirmation class, 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday night lasagna, salad and dessert dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the family life center. Cost is $6, adults, and $4 ages 5 and older. Youth groups, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic 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. Evening and youth activities after.

New Hope United Methodist Church, Aspendale Road, Rock Hill: New Hope Gospel Singers annual Gospel Train, 3 p.m. Sunday.


Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Ladies Ministry, Thursday at the church. Men’s Prayer Breakfast, 8 a.m. Feb. 1 at Trinity. “Soup and Bowl,” 5 p.m. Feb. 1.


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

Gospel concert: Luther Barnes, gospel recording artist, in concert 6 p.m. Saturday at Emmett Scott Auditorium, Crawford Road, Rock Hill. Admission: $10, adults; $5, children.

Greater Life Ministries, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: 10th anniversary celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday 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.

Solid Rock Church, Sidney Road, Rock Hill: Fellowship service, 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: GAP, noon Saturday at Green Street Plaza.

Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Third annual Usher Celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday. 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: Couples’ fellowship, 5 p.m. Saturday. “Preacher Man! Preacher Man!,” gospel drama production, 6 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets: $10, adults, and $5, children age 10 and younger. For tickets, call 803-487-9918.


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

First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Hunger Outreach Program meal preparation and delivery, 3 p.m. Tuesday. Wednesdays @ 1st, 5 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Shawl Ministry, 3-5 p.m. Thursday in the parlor.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Church-wide gathering and luncheon Sunday, with one service at 10:30 a.m. No Sunday school. Faith and Film, “My Name is Khan,” 6 p.m. in the Presbyterian Student Center. Pizza and popcorn, $5. Bring your own drink. Annual congregational meeting, noon Feb. 2. Souper Bowl of Caring, Feb. 2. Youth will collect money for Project HOPE. 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: Bowling, meet at 4 p.m. at the church. Cost is $7.50. Wednesday night programs with a meal at 6 p.m.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Souper Bowl of Caring offering, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2. Canned goods will be collected for the Fort Mill Care Center. Presbyterian Women circle, 10 a.m and 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 8. To volunteer, call 803-547-2581.


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. Sunday.

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

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