York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, June 7, 2014

June 6, 2014 

Freedom’s Crossing will perform at Clover Church of God of Prophecy at 6 p.m. Sunday.



Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Word Up Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 30. Women’s Ministry Salute to Men, 7 p.m. Friday.

Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neelys Creek Road, Rock Hill: Combined Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday with Catawba Chapel and Tabernacle AME Zion churches. Refreshments nightly.

Mount Moriah AME Zion Church, North Main Street, Richburg: Homecoming, 3 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Kenneth Monroe.

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.

Steele Hill AME Zion Church, Charlotte Highway, Lancaster: Youth Sunday is Sunday. Father’s Day and Prostate Cancer Awareness Day observance, 11 a.m. June 15.

Tabernacle AME Zion Church, Rock Hill: Chinese auction, 2 p.m. Saturday. Ticket drop at 2 p.m. Gospel Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Register for Vacation Bible School, which will be June 16-20. Men’s breakfast, 7:30 a.m. June 21.

First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Acoustic worship, 9 a.m., and traditional worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sanctuary is open 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays for prayer.


Sandy River Baptist Association (Lower Division): Ushers workshop, 9 a.m. Saturday at Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgeland Road, Edgemoor. For information, call David Hefley at 803-379-8577.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Ushers anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. Vacation Bible School, “The Jesus Connection,” 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for all ages. Auction, 2 p.m. June 14. Drop time, 1 p.m. Hot dogs for sale.

Broad River Baptist Church, Smyrna: Yard sale, 8 a.m. June 14 at 5800 Wylie Ave in Hickory Grove. Proceeds to parking lot.

Catawba Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Registration is open for summer camps. Camps include: Art Camp, June 9-11; Reaching for the Goal Sports Camp, July 7-10; Music Camp, July 14-18 with a presentation 6 p.m. July 20; Volleyball Camp, July 21-24; and Camp Hodgepodge, August 4-7. Times, costs, ages and registration forms are online at CatawbaBaptist.com or call the church office at 803-324-1036.

College Park Baptist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Pastor appreciation day, 10 a.m. Sunday for the Rev. Mike Carter Jr. and family. Bring a well-filled picnic basket. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Vacation Bible School block party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 21. Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 23-27 for age 3 to fifth grade. For information, call 803-366-7597.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, John Street, Rock Hill: God Bless America Rally, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 15 and 7 p.m. June 16-17 with the Rev. Tony Green. Special music.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, morning worship Sunday.

Eastside Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Jungle Safari,” 6-8:30 p.m. June 22-28. For information, call 803-329-0202.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York: Vacation Bible School, “The Jesus Connection – What a Friend,” 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Youth revival, 5 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Rodney Adams.

Great Joy Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells: Vacation Bible School, 6:15-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Community tailgate celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 21.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday for all ages. Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. June 22.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: LAKE Sport, 8 a.m. Saturdays for children. End-of-School luau, 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday. Cheeseburger supper and concert, 5:30 p.m. June 14. Proceeds to mission trip to China. Youth summer fun, 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: The Rev. Cecil Johnson has been named interim pastor. Vacation Bible School, “Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend,” 5:30 p.m. June 16 and 6-8:30 p.m. June17-20. Food pantry item needed: canned greens.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Graduate recognition, 10 a.m. Sunday. Father’s Day worship, 10 a.m. June 15 with Chester native the Rev. Elmo Vance Jr.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Robertson Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Sunday-Friday.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Welcome to the Jesus Connection,” 9 a.m. Sunday and 5:30-7:45 p.m. Monday-Friday for all ages. Celebrating the 21st church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. June 22 with the Rev. Belton.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Missionary program, 11:05 Sunday.

Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Charlotte Avenue Ministry Center open for clothing distribution, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church Road, Chester: Photo sessions, 2-8:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday in the social hall. Open to the public. To sign up call Linda Maco at 803-385-5427.

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, Sunday. Vacation Bible School, “Keeping Our Space Clean and Green,” 5:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Father’s Day cookout, 4 p.m. June 14 hosted by the Women of the Church. Father’s Day service, 11 a.m. June 15.

St. Luke No. 1 Baptist Church, Lockhart Highway, Sharon: Vacation Bible School, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16-20.

Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Clover: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Hearts of Gold Council, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Vacation Bible School handouts, 6 p.m. Thursday.

Woodward Baptist Church, Ashford Road, Chester: Vacation Bible School, “Christ Commanders,” 6:30-8:30 p.m June 15-18 for all ages. Snacks served weeknights. Yard sale, July 26.

Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Family and Friends Days, 11 a.m.-3 p.m Saturday with a picnic at Baton Rouge Park and 10 a.m. worship Sunday.


St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Breakfast, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, 7:30 a.m.-noon Sunday at the parish life center. Menu: pancakes, eggs, hash browns, meats and drinks. Proceeds to St. Anne School scholarship fund.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition and Pentecost, 10 a.m. Sunday. Grads should wear caps and gowns and all others red. Current and former members are invited to celebrate the church’s 68th anniversary with a church picnic July 5 and Family and Friends Day July 6. Call the church at 803-329-1008 or Gwen Finley at 803-322-3344.


True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: Crazy Faith Youth Conference, 10:30 a.m. July 19 with the Rev. Samuel Kelly. Bring the largest youth group and win $50.


Clover Church of God of Prophecy, Hilltop Lane, Clover: Gospel singing with Freedoms Crossing, 6 p.m. Sunday. Hot dog sale at 4:30 p.m.


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 as well as religious schooling. For information, go to templesolelsc.org, Temple Solel SC on Facebook or call Russ Cobe at 803-619-9707.


Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, North Congress Street, York: Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 14 with furniture, electronics, tools, toys, clothing, plants and yard accessories.

Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Blood drive, July 11. Vacation Bible School, June 16-20.

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Donations accepted. Bible Study outreach to Lake Wylie Retirement Center, 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 14. Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Q-Bee Quilts, S.C. 49. Registration for Vacation Bible School is open. Call the church at 803-548-5489.


Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Church Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and closing celebration, 6 p.m. Friday for preschool-fifth grade. Register at adnahumc.org.

Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Women’s Bible study, “Lady in Waiting,” based on the Book of Ruth, 2 p.m. Saturday. Bible study on the Book of Daniel, 9:45 a.m. Sunday. Study on “Serving from the Heart,” 6 p.m. Monday. Donation of $10 for materials. Light supper is $4. Community softball, 6-7 p.m. Sunday for youth and adults.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, 11 a.m. June 1. Lakeside summer services begin 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Park.

Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, Philbeck Road, York: Yard sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot. Spaces, 12x12, are available for $5. Those who want spaces, show up at 6:30 a.m. to set up. Bake sale, breakfast and a hot lunch in the social hall. Proceeds to mission projects.

St. John’s United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Pentecost Sunday one service at 10 a.m. with Love Feast after in St. John’s Center. Wear red. Erica Oliveria will speak about her work as a United Methodist Mission intern in Ukraine.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Freaky Friday for fourth- and fifth-grades begins June 13. Water games and other activities, 9 a.m.-noon. Woodland Reading Circle discusses “The Light Between the Ocean,” June 23.


Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Jim Kerr, music evangelist, will lead worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.


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

Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries meeting at York Baptist Association, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Youth service, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Faith and Love Christian Center, Chester: Summer Enrichment Program, 3:30-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday beginning Monday for children in third to eighth grades. Family fun day, 11 a.m. June 21. For information, go to faithandlove.info.

Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Men’s conference, 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. June 14. Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8 p.m. June 16-20.

Grace Ministries, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: His Majesty’s Ministries special drama presentation, 10 a.m. Tuesday portraying four groups of parables Jesus taught.

Greater Faith Deliverance Church, East Black Street, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday with Apostle Norman Watlington.

Life of Charity Missionary Bible Church, U.S. 321 Bypass, York: Initial sermon by Jeremy Johnson, 11 a.m. June 15 in addition to Father’s Day program and Pack the Pews.

Tabernacle of Praise Church International, Wood Street, York: Pastor appreciation for Bishop Alfred Jackson and family, 3 pm. Sunday. Lunch served 1:30-2:30 p.m..

Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Business Owners Network event, 10 a.m. June 28 at the Holiday Inn, 503 Galleria Blvd., Rock Hill. Booths for business owners are $60. Deadline is June 23. For information, call Bernard at 803-448-5584. Free admission to the public.


Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, North Shiloh Road, York: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mike Conn. A Veteran’s Memorial dedication will be after worship. Covered-dish lunch after the dedication. Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday for all ages. Dinner provided.

First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Family Bible School, 5 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Dinner at 5 with classes for all ages after. Retired Men’s Group, noon Tuesday at Jackson’s Cafeteria.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Vacation Bible school, “FROG: Fully Rely on God,” 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday for ages 2-5 and Camp in a Van, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for 5K- fifth grade. Registration and daily sign-in at 8:30 each morning.

Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Vacation Bible School, “Workshop of Wonders,” with Beersheba Presbyterian Church, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Friday for age 3 and older. Light meal at 6 nightly.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Pentecost offering, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. June 14. To volunteer, call 803-547-5471. Day camp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 16-20 at Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center. To register, call 803-547-2581 or 803-448-9313.

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