York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

January 31, 2014 


Rock Hill District: Lay Council, 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew AME Zion Church, Lige Street, Rock Hill.

Ebenezer AME Zion Church, Ebenezer Road, Smyrna: “Tell Your Faith Story, Becoming a Contagious Christian,” evangelism training, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 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. Sunday, 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. Saturday.


First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Basketball, 4 p.m. Sunday in the gym. Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Men’s fellowship breakfast, 6 a.m. Friday. Cost: $2.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Annual Usher Banquet, 6 p.m. March 15 at Union Baptist Church, with dinner and entertainment. Tickets are $20 and payment is due by Saturday at First Calvary Church, Crawford Road.

Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Mass Choir 39th anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Black History Month Golden Crown Club recognition, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

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

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Bible study, 6 p.m. Sunday. WMU and Brotherhood, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bring items to restock the pantry.

Mount Do-Well Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells: Black History Prayer Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. Saturday. 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. Saturday 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.

Park Ridge Baptist Church, Trotter Ridge Court, Newport: Church and community night of worship, football and comedy, 5 p.m. Sunday with a chili and wings cook-off. Game-time food and snacks available.

Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Massey Street, Fort Mill: Basketball clinic for boys and girls in grades 4-6, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 13 and 27. Free.

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

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. Bible study and IMPACT, 6 p.m. Sunday. Men’s Rally, 7 p.m. Monday. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Breakfast, sponsored by the Knight of Columbus, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Feb. 9 in the parish life center. Menu: pancakes, eggs, hash browns, meats and drinks. Proceeds to help pay for an ultrasound machine.


Garden Sanctuary Church of God, Cedar Street, Rock Hill: Concert featuring Back Home, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9. Open to the community.


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. Saturday.

Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Souper Bowl Sunday, noon with a soup lunch fundraiser and Ministry Fair. Winthrop students supper and program, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Grace-C Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Hunger Outreach, Thursday and Friday.


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

Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: First Wednesday breakfast and devotion, 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Country breakfast served. Open to the community.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Super Bowl soup luncheon, noon Sunday. Confirmation class, 4 p.m. Sunday. Youth will work at Moe’s, 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. A portion of the sales will support youth trips. 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. 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.

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: First Sunday Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: stew beef and rice, chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, green beans, homemade slaw, rolls and dessert, drinks. Eat in or take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for age 10 and younger. All take out plates are $8.

Sharon United Methodist Church, Shannon Street, Sharon: All-you-can-eat soup supper, 5-7 p.m. Saturday with a variety of soups and desserts. Donations accepted.


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


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

Grace Ministries, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Women’s Ministry, 7 p.m. Monday with Teresa Davis. wife of the pastor at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Shelby, N.C.

Greater Life Ministries, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: Praise Team concert “Share the Love” charity event, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Vision and Beyond Ministries, 2939 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is nonperishable food items, cleaning items, paper goods or baby products. All proceeds go to Family Promise. For information or to order a T-shirt, call Elder Ingram at 803-325-4755.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Prayer Awakening, 7-8 p.m. Fridays. Email prayer requests to prayer.shield7@gmail.com.

Vision and Beyond Christian Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: “Preacher Man! Preacher Man!,” gospel drama production, 6 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger. For tickets, call 803-487-9918.


Covenant Presbyterian Church, Celanese at Mount Gallant roads, Rock Hill: Chili supper and bluegrass concert with the Hinson Sisters, 6 p.m. Saturday. Open to the community. Love offering.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Annual congregational meeting, noon Sunday. Souper Bowl of Caring, Sunday. 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 for ages 12 and older, $3 for ages 3-11.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Souper Bowl of Caring collection, 11 a.m. worship Sunday. Purity Bells will play. Wednesday night programs with a meal at 6 p.m.

Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Poor Man’s supper, 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Menu: pintos, cornbread, soups, cabbage, slaw and desserts. Cost: $7 adults; $3 ages 3-12 and free for ages 3 and younger.

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

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