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

July 4, 2014 

St. Mary Catholic Church in Rock Hill will conduct its annual African Style Liturgy Mass on Sunday as part of a celebration of the church’s 68th anniversary.



Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: New ladies shoes for sale at $10 or less, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday and July 13. Sponsored by the Trustees.

Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Word Up Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 30.

Mount Zion AME Zion Church No. 1, Landsford Community, Catawba: Gospel Choir anniversary. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

New Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.


Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Second Mile Club, 10:30 a.m. July 10. Registration is underway for Ebenezer Music/Drama Camp, Aug. 4-8.

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.

Catawba Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Agency D3,” 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Student must be signed in and out each evening. For information on camps offered for children K5-sixth grade, go to catawbabaptist.com or call 803-324-1036.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Annual youth program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Senior banquet, after morning worship July 13. For information on the Summer Enrichment program for youth, call Mattie Hinton at 803-366-5480.

First Baptist Church, Hands Mill Highway, Newport: Friends Day, 10:30 a.m. July 13 with Jason Robbins and special music by Andy and Michelle Wilson. Covered-dish lunch after with homemade ice cream and a bounce house for children.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Youth summer Tuesdays, 10 a.m. for fellowship and activities. Divorce Recovery, 5:30 p.m. Sundays. Debt reduction classes, 9:30 a.m. Sundays.

Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Special July 4 service, 11 a.m. Sunday. Pantry items needed: spaghetti sauce.

Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Lesslie: Men’s Day, 10 a.m. Sunday. Alzheimer’s Awareness Day, July 12. Registration at 9:30 a.m.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Musician needed to direct two choirs. For information, call Anita at 803-379-4099.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Walk at Riverwalk July 12. Meet at the church. Women’s Day program, July 13 with a play after worship.

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

Roddey Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Evangelist Dave Walton will speak at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 13. Doug Hudson is guest musician.

Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Massey Street, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School sports camp, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 28-Aug.1 for age 3 to sixth grade. Basketball, cheer and soccer offered. Register at siskmbc.org.

Westend Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Out of This World,” 6-8 pm. Sunday-Friday.

Westerly Hills Baptist Church, Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, “Trail Blazers,” 6:15-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for age 4 to 12th grade.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Special music by Hearts of Gold Choir, 10:55 a.m. Sunday. No evening services. Men’s Rally, 7 p.m. Monday.


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 Saturday. Bring a covered dish. Family and Friends Day is Sunday with African style liturgy. Wear heritage dress. 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.


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.


Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Bible study outreach, 9:30-10:30 a.m. July 12 at Lake Wylie Retirement Center. Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Q-Bee Quilts, S.C. 49. Vacation Bible School, “Workshop of Wonders,” 6-8 p.m. July 13-17. Call the church at 803-548-5489 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.


Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, “Weird Animals,” July 13-16 with Covenant Presbyterian Church at Aldersgate. Dinner at 5:30 p.m.. Gather at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. For age 2 to sixth grade.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Prayer group, 10 a.m. Monday. The church is collecting food and kitchen items for Renew Our Community (ROC). UMW is collecting anti-bacterial items for teachers at Northside Elementary School. One-day Vacation Bible school, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12.

Clover First United Methodist Church, Bethel Street, Clover: Vacation Bible school, “Weird Animals,” 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday for pre-K to rising sixth-graders. For information, call 803-222-3496 ext. 16.

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

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Lakeside summer services 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Park. Salkehatchie summer campers will arrive in Rock Hill July 12 to work repairing homes for those in need. India Hook will host the nearly 55 campers and host a lunch July 13. Other Methodist churches help support the campers during their stay.

Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, Ridge Road, Clover: Family and Friends weekend, 4-7 p.m. July 12 with food and games and 10 a.m. worship, July 13 with lunch and fellowship after.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: “Dress Down Sundays” through September. Men’s breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday. Light-the-Night fundraiser, Monday at McAlisters on Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill. Freaky Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday for K4-fifth grade.


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

Christ the King Church, North Tryon Street, Charlotte: Beth Moore Living Proof live simulcast, Sept. 13. The all-day event is $20 in advance and include materials, snacks and lunch. For information, go to cktcharlotte.org/bethmoore.

Greater Faith Deliverance Church, East Black Street, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 pm. July 16-17 with the Rev. M. Chambers.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Special People party, noon-2 p.m. July 12 at the church. GAP cookout, 2:20-5:30 p.m. July 12 at the church.

True Love Church of Refuge, Nations Ford Road, Charlotte: Healing and Deliverance service, 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12 and 11 a.m. July 13


First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday. Retired Men’s lunch, noon Tuesday at Jackson’s Cafeteria.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: The Bible in 90 Days, 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Serving Meals Ministry, 12:30 p.m. July 12. To volunteer, call 803-547-2581. Vacation Bible School, “Noah’s Ark,” 6-8 p.m. July 20-24 with Fort Mill Seventh-Day Adventist Church. To volunteer or register, call 803-547-7314 or 803-207-1715

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