York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

February 21, 2014 

The Heritage Quartet will perform at 6 p.m. March 8 at Calvary Baptist Church in Rock Hill.



Browns Chapel AME Zion Church, Lowrys: Chester County Election and Registration Committee will have a S.C. photo ID seminar at 11 a.m. March 2. There also will be a workshop on the Affordable Care Act. Open to the community.

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

Foundation AME Zion Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Jersey Sunday and tailgate, 10:30 a.m. Sunday to say “goodbye” to the NFL football season.

Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Fourth Sunday adult singing convention, 2 p.m. Sunday.

New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: South Carolina Conference Lay Day program, 5 p.m. March 2.

Union Ezell AME Zion Church, Fort Lawn: Chinese auction, 7 p.m. March 7 at the American Legion, Lancaster. Doors 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: Youth Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday with the youth in charge. Chip Sherer, president of Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, will speak. Fourth Sunday prayer time, 4:30 p.m. Sunday.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Lower Division): Women’s Convention workshop, 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Chester.

Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Old Fashion Day, morning worship Sunday. Dinner after. 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: Black History Month Memorial program, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bright Light Independent FreeWill Baptist Church, North Congress Street, York: Sycamore Singers in concert, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: The Heritage Quartet and special guests 2 for 1 in concert, 6 p.m. March 8. Love offering. Bring a canned good for the food pantry.

Catawba Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Kings Cause in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday.

First Baptist Church, Fort Mill: Stephen Ministry introductory workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15. Registration 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: Black History Concert, 5 p.m. Sunday with Kenny Curry and the Holy Voices.

Gold Hill Baptist Church, S.C. 49, York: Original Gospel Choir anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Four Gospel program, 6 p.m. Sunday. Red and White Ball, 7 p.m. Friday at Jerusalem Community Life Center with food, music and dancing. Tickets are $25.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: AWANA Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday with Beach Night. Divorce Recovery, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Wild Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. for children to enjoy karaoke, science experiments and snacks. Newlywed Game and spaghetti supper, 6:30-8 p.m. March 21. Child care provided.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Pantry items needed, coffee.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Chester: Church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Otha Smith

Mount Zion Baptist Church, McConnells: Women’s Ministry weekend of praise, 9 a.m. prayer breakfast Sunday. God’s Women in Worship Women’s Day, 10 a.m. worship Sunday. Po Folk dinner after. Mission workshop and prayer breakfast, March 1. Missions Sunday, 2:30 p.m. March 9.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Robertson Road, Rock Hill: Church conference, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Youth workshop, 10 a.m. March 1.

NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Homecoming celebrating 21 years of ministry, 10:45 a.m. Sunday. 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. Barbecue, 10 a.m. until it’s gone, March 7. Eat in or take out. Plates or pounds, $8. Plates include pork, baked beans, slaw and roll.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Black History program, 2 p.m. Sunday. Wear African attire.

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.

Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church Road, Chester: Valentine’s Day Gala was rescheduled for 7-11 p.m. Friday at the Chester War Memorial Building. For tickets call 803-377-8533 or 803-385-5427.

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: The annual Valentine pageant has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday.

St. Paul Halsellville Baptist Church, Chester: Black History Celebration and fourth annual St. Paul Old Zion Halsellville Heritage Day, 2 p.m. March 1.

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: Barbecue, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and March 1. Walk-in or call orders to 803-366-5315. Proceeds to missions.

Union Baptist Church, Ratchford Road, Filbert: Joyful Sound from North Greenville University will be in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday.

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

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Missions Lunch after 10:55 a.m. worship Sunday. Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Black History program, 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. W.T. “Dub” Massey, one of the Friendship Nine. Taste and See dinner after worship. Sixth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Donnie D. Dye, 10 a.m. March 9. North Carolina A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir in concert, 4 p.m. March 9.


Divine Saviour Catholic Church, Herndon Avenue, York: Free hot lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. All are welcome. For information, call 803-684-3431.

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 Spirituality 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.


Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Youth ski retreat through Sunday. Money Milestone, 9 a.m. Saturday. New members received, 11 a.m. Sunday. Little Luthers will sing at both services. Winthrop student’s supper, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Grace-C Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. History of Church Music, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Seniors lunch and program, 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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.


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

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Chancel Choir will sponsor the Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, 5-7 p.m. March 4. Donations accepted. Proceeds to the choir’s trip to Junaluska’s Choir Weekend.

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

Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Women’s study on the book “Lady in Waiting” by Jackie Kendall and Debby Jones begins 2 p.m. March 15. The 11-week study is led by Patricia Cloninger. For information, call 803-324-0172.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: hot dogs with homemade chili and slaw, baked beans, tater tots, 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: Soup and salad luncheon, hosted by the Thelma Shuler Circle, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Reading Circle, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Panera Bread.


Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Lunch, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday in Trinity Center. Menu: barbecue chicken, assorted vegetables, whipped potatoes, macaroni and cheese, spiced apples, corn, rolls, dessert, tea and coffee. Cost is $8, adults, and $4, ages 4-10. Proceeds to buy construction supplies for the Guatemala mission team.


Benefit Concert: For Pastor Sam and Annie Thompson, whose home burned recently, 6 p.m. March 1 at Blue Eagle Academy Auditorium, 300 Clinton Ave., Clover.

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

Joshua’s Tent Ministry: Revival, 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 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. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday with evangelist John Killian.

Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: Bible study on the Book of Revelation begins March 6; morning session at 10 and evening session at 6:45. For information, call 803-802-3189 or email highground@comporium.net.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: GAP, noon Saturday 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: Hunger Outreach Program, 3 p.m. Tuesday. Cooking and serving at Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, 10 a.m. Thursday. Pinewood Derby, 9 a.m. March 1.

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: Jerusalem: The Movie at IMAX, Tuesday. Leave the church at 9 a.m. 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. March 1. Menu: pinto beans, slaw, cabbage, soups, corn bread and desserts. Cost: $7, adults; $3, ages 3-12; and free, ages 3 and younger.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Ignite youth to attend Charlotte Bobcats game, 7 p.m. Saturday. Meet at the church at 2 p.m. Presbyterian Women’s Circles, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 4. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. March 8.


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

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