Adams Chapel AME Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Dr. Jacques R. Days has been appointed pastor by Bishop Preston Warren William II, presiding prelate of the Seventh Episcopal District of the AME Church. Days, a family practice physician, was with North Central Family Medical Center in Rock Hill until July. He was ordained a medical missionary in 1997 by In His Image and an itinerant deacon by the AME Church in 2006. Days and his wife, Angella, have four children.
Hosanna AME Church, South Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Rock Hill's newest AME church, formerly called the New Rock Hill AME Initiative, will hold its first worship at 11 a.m. Sunday at its temporary location on Cherry Road beside LaChan's Flowers. For more information, contact the pastor, the Rev. Fredrica "Freddie" Page, (803) 322-0750.
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Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Hickory Grove: New Year Gospel Explosion, 6:45 tonight.
New Loves Chapel AME Zion Church: First Sunday community fellowship service, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Wednesday programs will resume Wednesday. Commissioning service for Judy Buis, 10 a.m. Jan. 13. Buis will be a missionary to Great Britain.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Communion sacrament, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Foundations for the Family will resume at 5:30 p.m. Sunday with a snack supper afterward.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Observance of Holy Communion during morning worship Sunday. Dr. Randall T. Ruble, president of Erskine College and Erskine Seminary, will speak. January is HOPE month. Bring nonperishable food items.
Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Planning meeting, 10 a.m. today at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Bowling Green.
Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Sunday school will start at 8:30 a.m. beginning Sunday.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Workshop on preparing a will, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 12, led by attorney Leon Goodwin.
First Baptist Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Commitment Sunday, 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday for different ways to join the church. Those who join Sunday will sit as a group Jan. 13 to be introduced to the church.
Inspriation Baptist Church, Comer Road, Rock Hill: Homecoming, 10:30 a.m. Sunday featuring The Whisonants. Covered-dish lunch afterward. Members, former members, and friends invited.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Van Wyck Road, Van Wyck: 13th anniversary celebration for the Rev. Cordy Hobbs Jr., 7 p.m. Jan. 12 with a banquet in the fellowship hall and at morning worship and 3 p.m. Jan. 13. Lunch after morning worship.
Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church: Second anniversary for the Rev. Sandra Mason, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Massey Street, Fort Mill: Lysa TerKeurst, president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, will speak at 11 a.m. Jan. 13. She is co-host of the ministry's radio program that airs on more than 1,200 stations and is the author of 11 books.
Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Ron Aiton will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Two support groups, "Celebrate Recovery," a Christ-centered step program, and "Divorce Care," a support group for those divorced or separated, will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Connection on S.C. 5. Child care is provided for children 5 to 11 years old. For more information on either program, call 327-2811. New LIFE development tracks for all ages begins Wednesday. Classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Gospel singing and fish fry, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 12. Tickets are $10. Proceeds to mission trips.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Faith formation classes will resume Sunday and Wednesday. The senior high youth group will sell Krispy Kreme doughnuts after worship Jan. 13 to raise money for a trip to Washington.
CHURCH OF GOD
Gateway Church of God, Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land: World's shortest evangelist, The Rev. Bobby Brindle, will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Grace Covenant Church of God, S.C. 321, York: Heart 2 Heart in concert, 7 tonight. Open to the community.
York Church of God, Charlotte Street, York: Revival, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with the Rev. Larry Richardson.
The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Epiphany celebration with a pageant celebrating the wise men visiting the Christ child and dinner, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. St. Anne's Guild, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Theology Thirsty Thursday group, 7 p.m. Thursday at McHales. Second Saturday Social group, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at O'Charley's.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Winter soup kitchen, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through March with soup, cornbread, sandwich, dessert and drink. Donations accepted. BLT group, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at White Horse Restaurant.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men prayer meeting, 7 a.m. today.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Prayer and Communion service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community family supper, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Cost: $6 for adults; $3 for children 6 to 10 years old; and free for children younger than 6. Proceeds to church projects. Open to the community.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Methodist Men will serve coffee and doughnuts before 10 a.m. worship Sunday. United Methodist Women, 6 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: New-member class for those new to the church of interested in finding out more about St. John's, 10 a.m. Jan. 13, 20 and 27 in Room 207. Pathfinder's Sunday class six-week series on parenting, "Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours," 9:45 a.m. beginning Sunday. Wednesday Night Cake Challenge with Jef "Cakeman" Bailey, who will attempt to create a cake sculpture by the end of dinner. United Methodist Band of Brothers, 7 p.m. Tuesday to study religions of the world.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Oyster stew, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 featuring oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs and desserts. Donations to the church's general fund.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Monday night prayer service will resume at 7 p.m. Monday.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio program, 10:15 a.m. Sunday on WRHI.
Greater Works Ministries, Lowrys: Men's Conference, 7 tonight. Open to the community.
New Beginning Outreach Center, College Street: Four Gospel program, 3 p.m. Jan. 13.
Restoration Outreach Ministries Inc., Ogden Road, Rock Hill: Charity horse show for Restoration Ranch Girl's Home, 10 a.m. Jan. 19 at Mitten Tool Horse Ranch on Chappell Road in York. Concessions will be sold. Gate entry is $3 and $5 for each class. For more information, contact the Rev. Andrea Gamble, 324-3719. A new Bible study will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays beginning Sunday led by the Revs. Frank and Andrea Gamble. Open to the community.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Spaghetti fellowship supper, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Cost: $5, adult; $3, children; $15 family cap. Retired men's group, noon Tuesday at Jackson's Cafeteria.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Second Sundays monthly contemporary service, "Baptism Remembrance of the Lord and Renewal of Baptismal Vows," 6 p.m. Jan. 13 in the activities center across from the church. Healthy food served before and after the service.
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