York, Chester, Lancaster church news: Saturday, June 14, 2014

June 13, 2014 


Rock Hill District: Christian Education Department annual fundraiser “Varicks Budding Angels,” 5 p..m. June 21 at Foundation AME Zion Church. Children and youth prom, 7 p.m. June 21 at Foundation AMEZ with food and dancing. Admission, $5.

Brown Chapel AME Zion Church, Charity Road, Lowrys: Men’s Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. June 28 with various choirs invited.

Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: 100 Men in Black program, 5 p.m. Saturday.

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Vacation Bible School, “Agency 3D: Discover, Decide and Defend,” 5:30-8:30 p.m June 23-25.

Greater Fraizer AME Zion Church, Lancaster: Future Leaders of Tomorrow Crusade, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 28 at Hope on the Hill (old Barr Street campus), 610 Meeting St. There will be games, prizes, youth workshop, teen summit and revival. Bring lawn chairs.

Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Word Up Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 30. Male Choir anniversary, 5:30 p.m. June 21 and 2:30 p.m. June 22. Graduates honored, 10 a.m. worship June 22. Vacation Bible School, “Praise Break: Celebrating the Works of God,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 23-25.

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 Saturday.

Rock Grove AME Zion Church, Margaret Street, Rock Hill: Clothing giveaway, 9 a.m. and bazaar, 10 a.m. June 21 featuring vendors and free lunch. To participate as a vendor, email rockgroveamezion@yahoo.com or call 704-724-3427.

St. Matthew AME Zion Church, Rock Hill: Revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with the Rev. Daran Mitchell.

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


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Register for Vacation Bible School, which will be Monday-Friday. 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. Church wide fellowship dinner, 6 pm. Wednesday with youth vs. adults basketball game.


Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Auction, 2 p.m. Saturday. Drop time, 1 p.m. Hot dogs for sale. Fourth annual prayer breakfast, 9 a.m. June 21 at the church. Free breakfast and open to the public.

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

Catawba Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Brooke Mosteller, reigning Miss South Carolina, will sing and share at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A love offering on her behalf will be taken for the family of Richard Jenkins who needs a heart and lung transplant. 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: 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. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with the Rev. Tony Green. Special music.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace, Rock Hill: Father’s Day luncheon, 1 p.m. Sunday at the church.

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.

Enon Baptist Church, York: Homecoming, 11 a.m. June 22 with the Rev. Denver Parker. Singing at 1:30 p.m. with the Pathfinders.

First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. June 23-27 with classes for all ages. Stars of Hope team raised $11,800 for Relay for Life, which was the highest fundraising church team. Operation In As Much a mission outreach Sept. 13 is looking for projects to be completed that day. For information, call the church.

Great Joy Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells: Community tailgate celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 21.

Hopewell Baptist Church, Rodman: The Rev. and Mrs. Timothy Cousar recently honored the church’s senior citizens at “Blessing Seniors Meet and Greet.” Joseph Featherstone and Bessie Moore were the oldest in attendance.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. June 22.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. June 22-26 with closing ceremony 6 p.m. June 27 with meal provided. Car wash fundraiser, Saturday.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Special Father’s Day service Sunday. No evening service. Vacation Bible School, “Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend,” 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Food pantry item needed: canned vegetables.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Father’s Day worship, 10 a.m. Sunday with Chester native the Rev. Elmo Vance Jr. Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. June 23-June 27.

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-Wednesday for all ages. Celebrating the 21st church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. June 22 with the Rev. Belton.

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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Father’s Day cookout, 4 p.m. Saturday hosted by the Women of the Church. Father’s Day service, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, 1163 Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Jungle Safari,” 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Family and Friends Day, 10:30 p.m. June 29.

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

Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Men’s Day program, 11 a.m. Sunday. Rock Hill Prayer Band, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the church annex. Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m.-noon June 21 in the annex.

Woodward Baptist Church, Ashford Road, Chester: Vacation Bible School, “Christ Commanders,” 6:30-8:30 p.m Sunday-Wednesday for all ages. Snacks served weeknights. Baptism service, June 22. Yard sale, July 26. Proceeds to community missions.


St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Feast of Corpus Christi after the 5 p.m. Mass June 22 with a procession to the altars and pot luck dinner.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: 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: Vacation Bible School, “I Am Victorious,” 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday for all ages. Crazy Faith Youth Conference, 10:30 a.m. July 19 with the Rev. Samuel Kelly. Bring the largest youth group and win $50.


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.


York Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: In April, 30 members of the participated the church’s annual day of service and worked at York Place, 234 Kings Mountain Road, York. The group cleaned, painted and washed windows.


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

Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Animals Weird,” Monday-Friday.

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. . Registration for Vacation Bible School, Workshop of Wonders,” 6-8 p.m. July 13-17 is open. Call the church at 803-548-5489 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.


Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Bethel’s Salkehatchie group leaves for Buford. Prayer group, 10 a.m. Monday. Bible study, 7 p.m. Monday. Group leaves for Faith, Friends and Family concert, June 21.

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. Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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.

Sharon United Methodist Church, Shannon Street, Sharon: Spaghetti and lasagna supper, 5-8 p.m. Saturday with salad and dessert. Donations accepted.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Free children’s books available for local agencies and literacy programs in the area. Call 803-328-1842. New members received June 29. Register for Vacation Bible School, June 22-16 by calling 803-328-1842. Classes for all ages. Woodland Reading Circle, 6:30 p.m. June 23.



Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Fire Tower Road at Taylor’s Creek Road, Rock Hill: Fathers will be honored, 10 a.m. Sunday.


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

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 continues 9 a.m. Saturday. Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

In the Heart Ministries: Revival, 3:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday in the Catawba Room at Hampton Inn, 2111 Tabor Drive, Rock Hill, with the Rev. Minnie Dunham, Libby Cathcart, Phyllis Randall, Fredine Patterson and Sonya Taylor, respectively.

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

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Rose’s Kitchen returns Sunday. Donations are $7. Ladies Night at the Painted Parrot, 7 p.m. June 27. GAP, noon Jun 28 at Farrow Place Apartments in Rock Hill.

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.


First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Yarns of Love, 3 p.m. Thursday. Men’s Group, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. Saturday. To volunteer, call 803-547-5471. Lively Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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