York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, March 29, 2014

March 28, 2014 


Ebenezer AME Zion Church, Ebenezer Road, Smyrna: Inspirational Spoken Work event, 4-5:30 p.m. April 13. To participate, contact the Rev. Sonya Burns at 803-493-8762.

Foundation AME Zion Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Women’s Ministry Mardi Gras, 4-8 p.m. Saturday with food, games, line dance classes and fellowship. Cost is $10, adults; $5, youth; and $3, children. Fifth Sunday Remix, 10:30 a.m. Sunday for children and youth to celebrate Jesus.

Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Fifth Sunday Singing Convention, 2 p.m. Sunday. Organizational meeting prior to the event.


First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Foundations of the Family, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sanctuary is open 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday for prayer. All are welcome.


Faith Assembly of God, Faith Boulevard, Rock Hill: Highest Praise Choir from Tyler, Texas, in concert 10:30 a.m. April 6.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Women’s Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday at Union Baptist Church to prepare for the semi-annual session April 26 at Gold Hill Baptist Church.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: 15th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. James T. Barber, with a banquet, 5 p.m. Saturday. Worship services, 10:30 and 2 p.m. Sunday. Adult Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. April 6.

Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Joyful Sound from North Greenville University, 6 p.m. Sunday. Love offering.

Catawba Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Revival, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 6 and 7 p.m. April 7-9 with the Rev. Mark Tolbert of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Special music by Unchained and the Celebration Choir.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Family and Friends weekend, Saturday and Sunday. Breakthrough music workshop, 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration, $15. Family and Friends celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday with a concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday school at 9:45.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Trustees program, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Flint Hill Baptist Church, Flint Hill Street, Rock Hill: The Rev. Benjamin D. Snoddy, senior pastor of Mount Moriah Baptist in Spartanburg, will lead worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:15 a.m.

Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York: Fun Day at the Sharon Ballfield, 1 p.m. Sunday with free hot dogs, hamburgers and softball games. Single Mom’s event April 5. For information, call 803-684-9409. Beginning April 6, there will be a traditional worship at 9 a.m. and modern worship at 11:15 a.m. Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, bake sale and car wash, April 5. AWANA Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Divorce Recovery, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Ladies Jubilee, 1-4 p.m. April 5 at New Hope in Rock Hill. Pantry items needed, canned meat.

Mount Prospect Baptist Church, West Black Street, Rock Hill: Woman’s Day, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Robertson Road, Rock Hill: 15th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. John T. McCoy continues Saturday with a Queen’s Landing dinner cruise and joint worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Hymn Choir No. 2 anniversary, 6 p.m. Friday.

Oakdale Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Free outdoor, live narrated Easter scene/mini drama, 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 10-12 in the Food Lion parking long on Springdale Road. The scene with special music, repeating every 30 minutes, depicts the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus.

Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Bible study, 7 a.m. Tuesday at Chandler Place. Charlotte Avenue Ministry Center open for clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday. Cooperative Student Fellowship, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Massey Street, Fort Mill: Resurrection Celebration, “Love is Alive,” by the choirs of College Park and Sisk Memorial will be performed at 6 p.m. April 5 at College Park Baptist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill and 6 p.m. April 6 at Sisk.

Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Yard sale, bake sale and hot dog sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds to mission fund.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. Senior Care Ministry, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mission Friends, GA’s, RA’s and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Missions banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday.


The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Lenten Interfaith series, 7-9 p.m. Monday with a program on Islam. For information, email oratorycenter@gmail.com.


Lando Church of God, Lando: Pastor Appreciation Day for the Rev. Edward and Janice Harris, April 6. Covered-dish dinner after worship.

Lesslie Church of God, South Anderson Road, Catawba: Revival, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Friday with the Rev. Noah Hatfield.


Temple Kol Ami, meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church, Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill: Passover Seder, 6 p.m. April 15 led by Rabbi Yosef Levanon and catered by Sweet Tea’s. Cost is $18, age 13 and older; $10, ages 5-12 and free for children 5 and younger. RSVP by April 10 to scheilideitch@gmail.com or call 704-504-5332. Shabbat, 7 p.m. first and third Fridays.


Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Church is open for personal guided time for prayer, reflection and meditation with Holy Communion, Wednesdays through April 16.

Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Lenten supper, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday with Lenten service at 7 p.m.

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Lenten services, 7 p.m. Wednesday through Holy Week. Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Donations accepted.


Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue sale, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Plates are $8 and include barbecue, slaw, baked beans, chips, bun, dessert and drink. Pounds, $10. Delivery available for five or more plates. For advance tickets, call Eddie Thomasson at 803-627-1392 or email normaeddie@comporium.net. For delivery on sale days, call 803-366-2731.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Country lunch, 11 a.m. Thursday. Menu: stew beef and rice, chicken and dumplings, pinto beans, slaw, cabbage, greens, macaroni and cheese, pineapple casserole, cornbread, dessert and drink. Cost: $7. Proceeds to missions

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men’s spring barbecue and women’s bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Eat in or take out. Plates are $8 and include half chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, tea and desserts. Child’s plates are $4. Whole chickens, $8. Matt Tollison will lead the Fifth Sunday Praise and Worship, 6 p.m. Sunday. Daddy-Daughter Dance, 7-8:30 p.m. April 5. Church clean up day, 9 a.m. April 12. Coins for Lent collected through April 19 will be donated to Bethel United Methodist Church soup kitchen. Life Line Screening, 9 a.m. April 30.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: country style steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, 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. Men’s Club annual fish and chicken fry, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. April 4. Plates include founder, chicken or combo, hush puppies, slaw and fries. Baked good for sale. Delivery available at lunch for 5 or more plates. The young adults will having a Boston butt sale April 12. Preorder by emailing Shana Reinhardt at wjreinh@gmail.com or Debbie Ghent at kipli@hotmail.com. Orders may picked up between 9-10 a.m. at the family life center. Cost is $27 for a whole butt or $10 per pound. Proceeds to young adult ministry.

Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Circle No. 2 indoor yard sale, 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the gym with appliances, tools, furniture and clothes at $2 per grocery bag.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Youth will participate in Rock Hill Youth Service Day. New members received during worship Sunday. Children’s ministry needs candies and small toys to fill plastic eggs for Easter. Canned goods are needed for local food pantries.


First Church of the Nazarene, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Indoor Camp Meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with evangelist Greg Maxon. Special music by Susan and Kelly Harvell.


Count Me In to Do the Right Thing: Bingo for youth and senior citizens, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5, at the Richburg Fire Department. Free. Prizes.

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

Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: South Carolina State Convocation, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday with Overseer Alex Bellow, Bishop Elvin Mickens Sr. and Archbishop Alfred A. Owens Jr., respectively. Workshops, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Mass Choir anniversary, 3 p.m. April 13 with various choirs. For information, call 803-325-1888.

Miracle and Deliverance Ministry, Carroll Street, Rock Hill: Evening of Fashion, Singing and Dance, 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 or $8 with a hot dog plate.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: GAP, noon Saturday at Willowbrook Crossing, Rock Hill. Water Baptism during Easter service, April 20.


First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Eden Terrace at Richmond Drive, Rock Hill: Heritage Quartet in concert, 10:45 a.m. Sunday.


Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, North Shiloh Road, York: 18th annual barbecue and bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5. Plates are $8 and include barbecue, baked beans, buns, slaw and tea. Large containers, $8. East in or take out.

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Celanese at Mount Gallant roads, Rock Hill: Spring Fling, 10 a.m.-noon April 5 with games, crafts, egg hunts and other activities for children. Free and open to the community.

First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Lenten Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Yarns of Love, 3 p.m. Thursday. Pancake breakfast, 7-11 a.m. April 5. Cost, $6; free age 5 and younger.

Hopewell Presbyterian Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Pork and chicken barbecue, Saturday. Plates and pounds, $8. Delivery available for five or more plates. Whole pork butts available with seven-day notice. For information, call 803-324-1066 or 803-984-3863.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Lay-led early worship, 8:55 a.m. Sunday with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Faith and Film, “Two Weeks,” 6 p.m. Sunday in the Presbyterian Student Center.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Church workday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Lunch and hymn sing, 11:30 a.m. Sunday with Fort Mill Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Lenten suppers, 6 p.m. Sunday, April 6 and 13. Outreach and new member ministry team, 4 p.m. Sunday. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. April 12.


First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Saturday Night Alive, 6 p.m. Saturday with Blood Bought, 1830 York Highway, behind the church.

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