York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, Saturday, 2014

February 14, 2014 

Joyful Sound from North Greenville University will be perform at 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at Union Baptist Church in Filbert.



Browns Chapel AME Zion Church, Chester: Missionary Day, 1 p.m. Sunday.

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

New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Robinson Funeral Home’s annual memorial service, “A Celebration of Life” for those deceased in 2013, 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Maurice A. Harden.

Union Ezell AME Zion Church, Lancaster: Chinese auction, 7 p.m. March 7 at the American Legion, Lancaster. Door open at 4 p.m. Buy four tickets, get one free. For information, call Willie Day at 803-872-4811.


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: 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): Usher meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday at Nazareth Baptist Church.

Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Brotherhood/Men’s Day program, 2 p.m. March 2. Sons of Black Rock reunion, 10 a.m. March 15. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Youth department Black History Program, 2 p.m. Sunday. The Sunbeam Choir will sing.

First Baptist Church, Fort Mill: Stephen Ministry introductory workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15. Registration at begins at 8 a.m. The three-session workshop is designed to help congregations strengthen their caring ministry by equipping lay people as caregivers. Cost is $15 per person or $50 for a group of four or more. For information or to register, call Stephen Ministries at 314-428-2600 or go to stephenministry.org/workshop.

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York: Men’s Choir, Voices of Victory, first anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Black History Concert, 5 p.m. Feb. 23 with Kenny Curry and the Holy Voices.

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

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: AWANA Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Divorce Recovery, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Gospel of Mark: WMU will lead worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Pantry items needed, canned potatoes.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Chester: Church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Robertson Road, Rock Hill: Black History program by the music ministry, “Look Where God has Brought Us,” 5 p.m. Saturday.

NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, 10 a.m.-until Friday. Eat-in or take-out. Plates or pounds, $8. Plates include pork, baked beans, slaw and roll. Homecoming celebrating 21 years of ministry, 10:45 a.m. Feb. 23. Covered dish lunch after. Loose Stones will perform during worship and give a concert at 1 p.m. after lunch. Former members and friends invited.

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. Saturday.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ridge Road, Bowling Green: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday 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: Valentine’s pageant, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Riverside Baptist Church, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: The John Glick Family performs “From Jesus With Love,” 7 p.m. Saturday. Free and open to the public.

St. Luke No. 2 Baptist Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Missionary anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

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

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

Union Baptist Church, Ratchford Road, Filbert: Pastor Ray Long will travel next week to Trinidad and Tobago with a group from Samaritan’s Purse to deliver shoe boxes. Joyful Sound from North Greenville University will be in concert, 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

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. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Knights of Columbus Council No. 6756 have earned the distinction of Star Council, one of Knight’s top awards.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Lenten Mission, 7 p.m. March 2-4 with Father Jerome Chavarria, vice provincial of Richmond, Va. For information, call 803-329-1008.

The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Ignatian Sprituality led by Father Pat Earl, 9:30 a.m.-noon March 1. Cost, $15. Living the Lenten Message led by Kathleen Ciani, 9 a.m.-noon March 8. Lenten Interfaith series, 7-9 p.m. March 10, 17, 24 and 31. For information, contact The Oratory.


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.


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. Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at meet at Q-Bee Quilts, S.C. 49.


Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women will serve lunch, 12:25 Feb. 23 to raise money for missions. Menu: homemade vegetable soup, pinto beans, cornbread, slaw, tea and dessert. Cost: $8, adults and $5, children.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Community Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Trustees, 6 p.m. Monday.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Confirmation class, 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Wednesday night dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Deadline to sign up is 3 p.m. Monday.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: country style steak and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, steamed cabbage, 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.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Oyster stew, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday with oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs, dessert and drinks. Donations accepted.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Youth are attending Revolution retreat this weekend in Columbia. Reading Circle, Feb. 24 to discuss “The First Phone Call from Heaven.” Abigail Circle is collecting toothpaste, toothbrushes and soap for Safe Passage.


Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Youth Ministy “Missions UpRising,” 5 p.m. Sunday at Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. T3 youth ministry fundraiser, 5-8 p.m. Monday at Nishie G’s on Herlong Avenue.


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

Joshua’s Tent Ministry: Revival, 7 p.m. Friday 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.

Cornerstone Family Worship Center, Black Highway, York: Revival, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23 with evangelist John Killian.

Greater Life Ministries, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: Praise Team concert “Share the Love” charity event, 6 p.m. Saturday 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, 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.

Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Chester: Revival, 6 p.m. March 8 and 9 with the Rev. Herbert Crump Jr. and Maurice Revell, respectively.


First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Parent/youth confirmation meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday. Yarns of Love, 3 p.m. Thursday.

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: Wednesday night programs with a meal at 6 p.m.

Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Poor Man’s supper scheduled for Saturday has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Children’s lunch and bowling, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Ignite youth to attend Charlotte Bobcats games, 7 p.m. Feb. 22.


First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Saturday Night Alive, 6 p.m. Feb. 22 featuring the Praise Band from Eastside Church in Charlotte. Children’s activities and nursery available.

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