York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, April 26, 2014

April 25, 2014 


South Carolina Conference: Men of Zion will host the Rev. Dr. W.O. Thompson Memorial golf tournament on May 31 at Waterford Golf Club, 1900 Clubhouse Road, Rock Hill. For information call Barry Mason Sr. at 704-891-1637, Bill Berry at 803-524-2725 or Marshall Harris at 704-641-1755.

Browns Chapel AME Zion Church, Lowrys: Chinese auction, 7 p.m. Friday, sponsored by the Buds of Promise Missionaries. Drop time, 5-7 p.m.

Center Emmanuel AME Zion Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Building fund program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neelys Creek Road, Rock Hill: Benefit program, 3 p.m. Sunday with the Divine Voices of Praise and the Rossville Harmonizing Choir.

Mount Zion AME Zion Church, East Barr Street, Lancaster: The second annual Youth Showcase will be June 14. Singing groups, youth choirs, young adult choirs, praise dancers, mimes and gospel rappers who want to participate should call Malik Mackey at 803-762-9368.

Rehoboth AME Zion Church, S.C. 9, Chester: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

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


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Winthrop University Collegiate Choir will sing at 10 a.m. worship Sunday and be in concert at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Scott Berthiaume, missionary to Mexico with Wycliffe Bible Translators, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The church will celebrate its 229th homecoming May 4. Men’s retreat, May 9-10 at Cheraw State Park.

First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Acoustic worship, 9 a.m., and traditional, 11 a.m. Sunday. Sanctuary open for prayer, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays for prayer.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Lower Division): Annual Mayfest, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 in Richburg Park, Richburg. The event features a maypole, music, games, food and praise dancing.

Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Family and Friends spring tailgate, May 4. Sunday school at 9 a.m., worship at 10 a.m.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Annual Missionary program, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Calvary and the Master’s Car Club will host the second annual Friday Night Parking Lot Crusade, 5-9 p.m. Friday with a car show, free hot dogs and drinks and entertainment by the Heritage Quartet. Bring lawn chairs. For information, contact Eddie Craig at 803-366-4683 or Jerry Deas at 803-493-0232.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Youth Choir anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday.

Eastside Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Ladies Spring Fling, 6:30 p.m. May 9.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Ushers anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Youth revival, 2:30 p.m. May 4.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, Leeds: Pastor’s 11th anniversary celebration, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.

First Baptist Church, Chester Highway, McConnells: Heart to Heart in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday. Covered-dish dinner after.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Gospel Choir 55th anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday. Spring revival, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kennedy F. Threatt.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: The community Easter egg hunt was reschduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Baptism service during morning worship Sunday. AWANA Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Wild Wednesday’s for children, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Parents Night Out, 6-9 p.m. Friday. Divorce Recovery, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Food pantry items needed, cooking oil or shortening.

Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Lesslie: Annual Women’s Day program, 10 a.m. Sunday.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, North Main Street, Richburg: Women’s Conference, 9:45 a.m. May 17. Registration at 8:45 a.m. and continental breakfast at 9 a.m. Free and open to the public.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Youth Ministry Rap Session, 2-5 p.m. Saturday with speakers from the Rock Hill Fire Department, Rock Hill Police Department and health care providers. Dinner provided. For information, call Edna Frazier at 803-493-7344 or 803-282-9393.

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. Saturday.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church: Usher Board and Holistic Ministry will host a walk-a-thon, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 at McConnells Recreation Park, 189 Church St. Registration on site. Participants can customize their own first aid kits.

Union Baptist Church, S.C. 274 at Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Youth revival, 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Scott Robinson.

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Sunday is Pink Sunday to recognize all breast cancer survivors. Wear pink.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: AWANAS, 5 p.m. Sunday. Disciple Cycle, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mission Friends, GA’s, RA’s and Acteens, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hearts of Gold to “Pork in the Park” in Newberry, 9 a.m. May 3.


St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: A poker run will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday beginning at St. Mary. For information email Brian and Michelle at stmarys@zdayz.com.


Temple Kol Ami, meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church, Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill: Shabbat, 7 p.m. first and third Fridays.


Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Donations accepted. Spring mid-week Bible study begins Wednesday from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 6:30-8 p.m.


Harrison United Methodist Church, Lancaster Highway, Pineville: Rummage sale, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday with furniture, household items, exercise equipment, appliances, kitchen items, toys, holiday items and books. Proceeds go to ship meals to College John Wesley in Haiti. For information email haitirummagesale@yahoo.com.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: “Redneck Wedding,” 5 p.m. Sunday. Menu: barbecue sandwiches, baked beans, chips, slaw, dessert and drinks. Cost: $6. Proceeds to the building fund. Community fellowship supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, 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. Proceeds to provide scholarships at Asbury Hills.

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: The church will provide ASL interpretation at 11 a.m. worship beginning Sunday.

St. John’s United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Former Miss South Carolina Dawn Smith Jordan will speak May 8. Dessert and coffee will be served at 7 p.m. with Jordan’s program after. Jordan will tell her story of faith and forgiveness in the face of tragedy that was chronicled in her book, “Grace So Amazing.” Tickets are $5 and available at the church office or at the door. Child care must be reserved by May 1 by calling 803-327-3113.

Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Sunday buffet, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: fried chicken, chicken pot pie, green beans, corn, peas, macaroni and cheese and dessert bar. Cost: $8, adults; $4, ages 4-10 and free, age 3 and younger. Proceeds to the bus fund.


Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Trinity Youth “Mission Uprising,” 6 p.m. Sunday at York Church of the Nazarene. Baby Day, 10 a.m. May 4.

York Church of the Nazarene, North Congress Street, York: T3 Ministries will lead an outdoor service at 6 p.m. Sunday. Bring lawn chairs.


National Day of Prayer: Fort Mill observance, 12:20-12:40 p.m. Thursday, Town Hall, 112 Confederate St.; Westminster Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel on India Hook Road.

Community Bible Study in Lake Wylie, open house, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at River Hills Community Church. For information go to lakewylie.cbsclass.org, email cbslakewylie@gmail.com or call 803-810-9590.

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

Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Eighth annual Women’s Day celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday. Community giveaway, 11 a.m. June 21. Free clothing and food. For information, call 803-325-1888.

Mount Sinai Church of Faith, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Celebration of 25 years of ministry, 5 p.m. May 11. For information, call Gloria McCroey at 803-370-6844 or Abigail Plower at 803-448-9623.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Adam Fowler of Peru will teach May 7.

Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Marriage Ministry “Fun Through the Decades,” 4 p.m. Sunday. Wear clothes representing a decade. Transportation available by calling 803-328-2263 a least one hour prior.

Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Chester: Gospel extravaganza, 5 p.m. Saturday. Portrait day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m May 3 for family or individual portraits. For information, call 803-209-8805. Pastor Appreciation Day, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 4.

Victory Christian Center, Old Pineville Road, Charlotte: Benefit concert, 6 p.m. May 31 with Grammy nominee and three-time Dove Award winner Canton Jones along with comedian Akintunde and Stellar Award nominee for best new artist Travis Greene. Tickets are $10 and available at Victory Christian high school. The concert will be at VCC Dome, 7228 Kings Ridge Drive. For information, call Tiara Cloud at 704-602-6040.


First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Yarns of Love, 3 p.m. Thursday.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: MusicFest, 5 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. Youth Group, 5 p.m. Sunday. Faith and Film, “Jakob the Liar,” 6:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian Student Center. Bring a drink. Popcorn and pizza, $5.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Kid’s hike, 4 p.m. Sunday. Women of the Church gathering, 6 p.m. Monday. Wednesday night programs, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Ignite youth, 4 p.m. Sunday. Presbyterian Women circles, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 6. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. May 10.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: National Day of Prayer service, 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel.

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