York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

February 7, 2014 

The Gospel group Back Home will perform at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Garden Sanctuary Church of God in Rock Hill.



Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Black History Month celebration, “ A Conversation with the Delaney Sisters,” 3 p.m. Sunday. Love offering.

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. 15 and 22. Limited number of workbooks available at the church for $10. For information, call the Rev. Sonya Burns at 803-493-8762.

Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Missionary program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday at New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Rock Hill.

O’Zion AME Zion Church, Hamilton Road, Charlotte: Mary Gaither Meeks Agape Luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Sunday.


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Chinese Student Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday with Kevin Wang and Allen Chen, students at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte. Women’s Bible study, “Respectable Sins,” begins Feb. 18.

First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: All American Athletic basketball, 4 p.m. Saturday. Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday prayer time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays with the sanctuary open for prayer. All are invited.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Mass Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday at Union Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Women’s Choir rehearsal, 6 p.m. All members and those interested in joining are invited to attend.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Black History program presented by the Newcomers, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Rock Hill Ministers, Wives and Widows Shining Star program, 4 p.m. Sunday.

Fundamental Baptist Church, Poag Street, Rock Hill: Four Gospel program, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Valentine’s Day Gala, 7 p.m. Friday with dinner, music and dancing. Tickets, $25. Childcare provided for ticketholders.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Gospel of Mark: Service and Sacrifice, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cereal is needed for the food pantry.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Robertson Road, Rock Hill: Appreciation service for Kymbrelli A. Wright Coker, director of music, 4 p.m. Saturday. Black History program by the music ministry, “Look Where God has Brought Us,” 5 p.m. Feb. 15.

NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, 10 a.m.-until Feb. 21. Eat-in or take-out. Plates or pounds, $8. Plates include pork, baked beans, slaw and roll. Celebrating 21 years of serving the Lord, Feb. 23. Covered dish lunch after 10:45 a.m. worship.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: 16th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. W.E. Garrison, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Dinner after morning worship.

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.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ridge Road, Bowling Green: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 with various choirs. Special guest choirs are Together As One Hymn Choir and Mount Zion AME Zion Note Choir.

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: “Gift of Love” Cupid pageant, 5 p.m. Saturday. Valentine’s pageant, 6 p.m. Feb. 15.

St. Luke No. 2 Baptist Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Fish fry, noon Saturday. Drawing for a 42-inch plasma TV at 2 p.m. Delivery available locally for orders totaling $20 or more. Information: 803-207-1573 or 803-927-7180.

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

Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Valentine Banquet, 6 p.m. Feb. 15, sponsored by the youth. Cost is $5 per person.

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Family and Friends Day, 10:45 a.m. Feb. 23.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. WMU morning prayer group, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hearts of Gold Valentine dinner, noon Friday. Missions Valentine’s Banquet, 7 p.m. Feb. 15.


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


Celriver Church of God, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: The Featherstones in concert, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Garden Sanctuary Church of God, Cedar Street, Rock Hill: Concert featuring Back Home, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. 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, go to Temple Solel SC on Facebook or call Russ Cobe at 803-619-9707.


Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Chili sale fundraiser for middle school Passport Mission trip is Sunday.

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Centering Prayer, noon Tuesdays in the sanctuary. Feed he Hungry service teams prepare meals after worship Sunday. Men’s breakfast fellowship, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Mill Family Restaurant. Ladies Lunch Bunch, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Bowl.


Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Scout Sunday is Sunday. United Methodist Men will serve breakfast 8-9:30 a.m. Cost is $5. Scouts eat free. Proceeds to the Scouts.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Community Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Sweet Street Valentine Candy Walk, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Homemade candies, cookies and cakes will be for sale. Proceeds will go toward the Salkehatchie Mission trip.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men’s Club breakfast, 7 a.m. Sunday at Anna J’s. Revolution Retreat planning meeting for youth 9:30 a.m. Sunday; for families, 4 p.m. Sunday. United Methodist Women, 7 p.m. Monday.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: pork chops, green limas, slaw, stewed apples, biscuits, 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.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Grandfriend Sunday is Sunday for confirmands and their grandfriends to sit together during worship. Kid’s Club, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Wear an old shirt for a Valentine’s Day project. Reading Circle, Feb. 24 to discuss “The First Phone Call from Heaven.” Abigail Circle is collecting toothpaste, toothbrushes and soap for Safe Passage.


Celebration Place Nazarene Church, Charlotte Highway, York: Baked spaghetti lunch fundraiser after worship Sunday.


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

Joshua’s Tent Ministry: Revival, 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Emmett Scott McGirt Auditorium, Crawford Road; 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23, Souls for Christ, South Dave Lyle Boulevard with the Rev. Thomas Currence. For information, call 803-374-4466.

Forest Hill Church, Charlotte: “Marriage was Made for More,” with David and Marilyn Cadwick and John and Laura Kasay, Monday at the South Park Campus and Tuesday at Fort Mill campus. Child care provided for children up to age 11. Free and open to the public. For information, go to foresthill.org/events/marriage-was-made-for-more.html

Gethsemane Church

Greater Faith Deliverance Church, East Black Street, Rock Hill: Three-day revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with Chief Apostle Willie Davis of Danville, Va.

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. GAP, noon Feb. 22 at White Oak Manor in York.

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


Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Together On Wednesdays, 5-5:55 p.m. with dinner. Cost, $3, ages 3-11 and $6, age 12 and older. Choir and classes, 6-7 p.m.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Scout Sunday observance, 11 a.m. Sunday. 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: Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. Saturday. To volunteer, call 803-547-2581. Family Night, 6 p.m. Saturday with games and snacks. Bible study on King David, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, March 12 and 16. Children’s lunch and bowling, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18.


Salvation Army of Rock Hill, South Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Annual spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. Plates are $6 and include spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert.

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