York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, March 5, 2014

April 7, 2014 


Rock Hill District: CED Super Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Rock Grove AME Zion Church with Academy for All Ages and Spring Fling at 11 a.m.

Center Emmanuel AME Zion Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Four Gospel program, 2:30 p.m. April 13.

Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: Gospel Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. April 13.

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Clinton Fest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 19 with an Easter egg hunt, health screening, games, face painting, food live entertainment and vendors. Easter worship, 11 a.m. April 20.

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: Annual barbecue, Friday and April 12. For information, call Tinnie Moore at 803-322-3835.

Union Ezell AME Zion Church, Fort Lawn: Stewardess Board No. 1 will host a “Taste-a-rama” after worship April 27. Donation, $5.


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: End-of-school event for Winthrop’s Chinese students, April 12 at Bethelwoods. Maundy Thursday Communion, 7 p.m. April 17 with an oboe soloist. Deadline to order Easter lilies is Sunday.

First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Youth Sunday and new member reception, Sunday. 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. Sunday.


Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Adult Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. Hymn Choir anniversary, 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. April 13.

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

Eastview Baptist Church, Gordon Road, Rock Hill: Easter egg hunt, 1 p.m. on April 12 at the education building for age 2-sixth grade. For information, call 803-324-4025.

First Calvary Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir Union, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York: Beginning Sunday, 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. Free yard sale, 7:30 a.m. April 12. Easter Eggstravaganza, 1-3 p.m. April 12 with fre food and games.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Barbecue, bake sale and car wash, Saturday. Easter egg hunt and hot dog lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 19.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Ladies Jubilee, 1-4 p.m. Saturday at New Hope in Rock Hill. Pantry items needed, soup.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Chester: Relay for Life Walk for the Cure, 9 a.m.-noon April 12 at Manchester Park, Rock Hill. On-site registration, 8:30-10 a.m. Cost is $12. T-shirts, $10 and up, depending on size. Advance registration available at eventbrite.com. For information, call Dequonna Jennings at 803-616-6080 or Darlen Belton at 803-370-7411.

NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Easter Egg hunt, 2-4 p.m. April 12. Children’s presentation and adult choir cantata, 6:30 p.m. April 13. Good Friday service, 7 p.m. April 18.

Oakdale Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Free outdoor, live narrated Easter scene/mini drama, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday-April 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.

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. Saturday at College Park Baptist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill and 6 p.m. Sunday at Sisk. Good Friday “Secret Church” simulcast, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. April 18. Cost is $7 for workbook. Register at siskmbc.org

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Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Awana Club, 5 p.m. Sunday. Men’s Ministry Rally, 7 p.m. Monday. Mission Friends, GA’s, RA’s and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Missions banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday. Hearts of Gold to White Oak for Aiken’s concert, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.


St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Seder celebration, 6:30 p.m. April 14. Holy Thursday service, 7 p.m. April 17. Good Friday service, 7 p.m. April 18.


Faith Temple Holiness Church of God, Canal Road, Catawba: Big Gospel Singing with the Stars of Zion, 7 p.m. April 13. Door prizes. Tickets, $1.

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


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 Thursday 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. Maundy Thursday liturgy and stripping of the altar, 7 p.m. April 17. Good Friday service of darkness, 7 p.m. April 18.

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. Ladies Lunch Bunch, 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Beef O’Brady’s in Baxter. Bible study outreach ministry to Lake Wylie Retirement Center, 9:30-10:30 a.m. April 12.


Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: “Dollars for Wesley,” 11:15 a.m. Sunday with a representative from the Wesley Foundation. Easter egg hunt and hot dog lunch, 11 a.m. Saturday. United Methodist Women, 9 a.m. Saturday at Aldergate United Methodist Church.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Church clean up day, 9 a.m. April 12. Palm Sunday worship, 11 a.m. April 13 with children’s processional with palm branches. Covered-dish lunch and egg hunt after. Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. April 17 at Mount Olive United Methodist Church with Rock Hill Central, India Hook, Rock Hill Central Charge and Hermon Presbyterian Church. Good Friday service, 7 p.m. April 18.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: pork chops, pineapple casserole, vegetables, bread, 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 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.

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: First Sunday lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: cube steak and gravy, chicken strips, rice, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw, rolls, desserts and drinks. Cost: $8, adults; $4, age 10 and younger. All take-out plates, $8. Proceeds to the building fund and missions.

New Hope United Methodist Church, Aspendale Road, Rock Hill: Fish, chicken and hot dog sale, 10 a.m. Saturday at the home of Yvonne Cherry, sponsored by the Gospel Chorus.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Pine needle sale, Saturday and April 12. Cost is $4.50 per bale or $5 for delivery within 10 miles of the church. For information, call Jill at 803-389-0878. Free handbell concert, 3 p.m. Saturday in the family life center. Several local handbell choirs are participating. Easter egg hunt, 3-5 p.m. Sunday with games, races, crafts and face painting. JOY Club dinner, 5 p.m. Thursday at Pier 51 restaurant.


Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Easter egg hunt, April 19.


Second Harvest Partners, sponsored by Providence Presbytery, hunger relief site 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove. Volunteers will help distribute food to participants who meet USDA eligibility income guidelines. For information, contact Catawba Area Agency on Aging at 803-329-9670.

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

Rock Hill South Carolina Ministry Conference: Pre-Easter services, 7 p.m. Thursdsay and April 14, Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill. Open to area pastors.

Christ the King Church, North Tryon Street, Charlotte: Community Blood Drive, May 4. Sign up Sunday and April 13 or email Kathryn Webner at kwebner@gmail.com.

Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Exellenté Dance Studio recital, 6 p.m. April 12. Mass Choir anniversary, 3 p.m. April 13 with various choirs. For information, call 803-325-1888.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, 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. Saturday. 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 Saturday 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. Fellowship dinner, 5 p.m. Wednesday. Yarns of Love, 3 p.m. Thursday. Church-wide clean up, 9 a.m. April 12.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Lay-led early worship, 8:55 a.m. Sunday with breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Church workday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Wednesday program and meal, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Lenten suppers, 6 p.m. Sunday and April 13. Outreach and new member ministry team, 4 p.m. Sunday. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. April 12. Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. April 15. Maundy Thursday service with Communion, 7 p.m. April 17. Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. April 19.


First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Journey to the Cross, 6-9 p.m. April 17, 6:30-9 p.m. April 18, 2-6 p.m. April 19. Easter egg hunt, noon-2 p.m. April 19.

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