Adams Chapel AME Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Women's ministry one-day session, "Christian Perspective on Self Acceptance," 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today with lunch afterward. Donation is $5. For more information, contact Valerie Walker, 328-1745.
Hosanna AME Church: Big Praise concert, 5 p.m. Sunday at South Pointe High School on Neely Road in Rock Hill. Performers include Stars of Zion, D'termination, and Richard English and the Rock Hill Concert Choir. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. They will be $10 at the door. Tickets are available at Shepherd's Fold and LaChan's Flower Gifts and More. Doors open at 4 p.m.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church: Family and Friends Day, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Children's end-of-school party, 11 a.m. June 14 featuring a cookout, games, other activities and prizes. Open to the community.
New Home AME Zion Church, York: Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Pentecost service, 4 p.m. Sunday.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Women's Ministry Brunch, "Hats Off to Summer," 10 a.m. to noon today. Celebration of the Lord's Supper, morning worship Sunday.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, 10 a.m. Sunday. Reception afterward.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, 11 a.m. Sunday with a covered-dish lunch afterward. Vacation Bible School, "Rainforest Adventure," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 8 through 12. Call the church office, 324-1361, to register.
Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, 11 a.m. Sunday with a reception afterward. Graduates should wear cap and gown. Vacation Bible School, "Chosen Champions for Jesus," 6:30 p.m. June 9 through 13 for children through adults.
Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: The Greenes in concert, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Nursery provided. Love offering taken.
Catawba Baptist Church, Rock Hill: "One Lord, One Faith," an audiovisual worship experience, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Christian Home Baptist Church: Yvonne McClurkin gave her initial sermon Sunday.
Eastview Baptist Church, Gordon Road, Rock Hill: Mike Speck Trio in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday in the family life center, accompanied by the worship choir.
Fairview Baptist Church, Chester: Pastoral anniversary service for the Rev. and Mrs. Daniel Chisholm, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Women's Day program, morning worship Sunday.
Fundamental Baptist Church, Poag Street, Rock Hill: Youth revival, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with the Rev. Donnie Dye.
Harvest Baptist Church, Miller Pond Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Digging for God's Truth," 8:45 a.m. to noon June 9 through 13 for first- through sixth-graders. To register, call 325-1120. Open to the community.
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Road, York: Taco Bash, 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 7 featuring entertainment by Cross Roads and Tommy and Rhonda Sanders. Plates are $5. Proceeds to the Pennsylvania mission trip.
Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. June 22. Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m. June 16 through 20.
Mount Do-Well Baptist Church, Chester Highway, McConnells: Youth department fish fry, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the home of Yvonne Cherry, 1319 Crawford Road in Rock Hill. Proceeds to the youth summer trip. "Barefoot Sunday," June 8 to promote Soles4Souls, a program to donate new and gently worn shoes to homeless shelters, battered women and children's shelters, and others devastated by misfortune. Mount Do-Well wants to challenge other area churches to sign up at www.giveshoes.org and participate in the program.
Mount Prospect Baptist Church, West Black Street, Rock Hill: The Rev. Louise C. Worthy was crowned Miss Friendship College Founders Day queen May 24.
Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Vacation Bible School, "Chosen Champions for Jesus," 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday for children through adults.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, McConnells: Homecoming ball and pageant, 6 tonight at Withers Gym at Winthrop University. Semiformal dress. Refreshments served. Donation: $15. 145th church anniversary and homecoming, 11 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Dinner after morning worship. Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. For transportation, call the church, 684-9302.
Nazareth Baptist Church, Rock Hill: 147th church anniversary weekend with Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today featuring food, fellowship and games and a joint worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 9 a.m.
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Williamson Road, Rock Hill: Gospel Choir 33rd anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Road, Chester: Benefit program for Carolyn Evans-Jones, 6 p.m. June 7.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: Divorce Care classes, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays. Child care provided. Call the church, (803) 831-2015, to register. "Experiencing God," a Henry Blackaby study, 4:45 p.m. Sundays. Pine Grove Academy is taking applications for summer camp for children 4 to 12 years old and for K4 through first grade for the 2008-2009 school year. Call the church, (803) 831-2015, for information.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Sharon: Hymn Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. Second annual Christian Men's Fellowship Conference, 7 p.m. Friday with a youth explosion and 9 a.m. June 7 fellowship breakfast with U.S. Rep. John Spratt, D-5th District, and a panel discussion, "The State of the Black Male in 2008. Where do we go from here and what will our mission be?" afterward. Panelist include Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Dr. Russell W. Booker, Dr. Darlington Hart, John Gregory, the Revs. Lenard Price and Persell Ross. The conference will conclude at 10 a.m. worship June 8. Vacation Bible School, "God's Big Backyard," 6 to 8 p.m. June 19 through 13. For transportation, call the church, (803) 927-7393 or e-mail email@example.com.
St. Phillips Baptist Church, Richburg Road, Chester: Fourth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. and Mrs. John Rawlinson, 2:30 p.m. June 8.
Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Gospel singing, 6 tonight featuring His Mercy and Restore.
Trinity Baptist Church, Arrowood Road, Charlotte: Dixie Echoes in concert, 6 p.m. June 8. Free and open to the public.
Union Baptist Church, Ratchford Road, York: "Wild Beast Feast" drop, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7. Free and open to the community.
Unity Baptist Church, Pinckney Road, Chester: Bennett Singers anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Jason Missouri of Camden.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Beth Moore Living Proof Live 2008 simulcast, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 1 and 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2. Tickets are $35 for both sessions and are on sale beginning Sunday. Doors open one hour before sessions begin. For details, call 327-2811.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, 10:55 a.m. Sunday with a missions lunch afterward. Men's Ministry at Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Tuesday. Buses leave at 6:30 from Woodhaven.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Pinkney Road, Chester: Vacation Bible School, "Around the Campfire with Jesus," 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.
St. Mary's Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Rainbow Tea, hosted by the Rosary and Confraternity Society, 6 to 8 tonight in the St. Martin De Pores family life center. Tickets are $6 at the door.
CHURCH OF GOD
Gateway Church of God, Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land: Special singing service featuring Chosen to Serve, 11 a.m. June 8.
York Church of God, Charlotte Street, York: Vacation Bible School, "Son Harvest County Fair," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 9 through 13.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
New Covenant Assembly Church of God in Christ, Carolina Avenue, Rock Hill: Revival continues at 7 tonight.
Unity Church of God in Christ, Chappell Road, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 p.m. June 10 until with evangelist Alfonzo Dixon.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Middle school youth, 6 p.m. Sunday. Adult Vacation Bible School, 7 p.m. June 22 through 24 with Parish musician Ginny Moe.
St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Hollis Lakes Road, Rock Hill: Yard sale, food sale and carnival, 8 a.m. June 7. Carnival opens at 9:30 a.m.
Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Groundbreaking service, noon Sunday at the church's new property at 636 Hollis Lakes Road in Rock Hill. A caravan will leave after the 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday to go to the site.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Churchwide breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday. Cost: $3. Graduate recognition, morning worship, Sunday. United Methodist Men's canoe and kayak trip down the Catawba River, June 7. Leave the church at 11:45 a.m. and return at 6:45 p.m.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Catawba: Gospel Choir 16th anniversary, 2 p.m. June 8.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Natural Church Development workshop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Child care provided if needed. Salkehatchie youth and adult send-off, morning worship Sunday. Reception of Salkehatchie youth and adults, morning worship, June 8. Appreciation and farewell lunch for the Rev. Mike and Donna Vandiver after worship. Bring a covered dish. The church will provide meat.
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, S.C. 49 and S.C. 274, Lake Wylie: York-Clover Methodist Cluster Family Field Day, 4 to 7 p.m. today at Good Samaritan with food, fellowship and entertainment. Details: (803) 831-0304.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Summer lakeside worship services at Ebenezer Park begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and will continue through June 1. Parking is free before 9 a.m. Vacation Bible School, "Beach Party -- Surfing Through the Scriptures," 6 to 8 p.m. June 8 through 12.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Methodist Men will provide coffee and doughnuts in the fellowship hall prior to 10 a.m. worship.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill: First Wednesday fellowship, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with supper and entertainment by the Whippersnappers, a bluegrass gospel band.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Graduate recognition, Sunday with breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab," June 22 through 27. Stretch and Walk, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio show, WRHI, Sunday. Monthly meeting, noon Wednesday at Jackson's Cafeteria.
Antioch International Church: Peter Wyns will share teaching on Israel, God and the church at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 8 at the NarroWay Theater and Conference Center in Fort Mill. For details, visit the Web site www.LifeAtAntioch.org.
Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Youth Ministry First Friday, 7 p.m. Friday with Called in concert. Free and open to the community.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: "Passport to Adventure," 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays beginning Monday for 13 weeks. It's for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information on either program, call the church office, 802-3189.
Holy Sanctuary, York: Revival, 7 tonight and Sunday, with the Rev. William D. Howe.
IRC Outreach Ministries, Mountain Crest Drive, Kings Mountain, N.C.: Family and Friends Day, 2:30 p.m. June 8.
Mount Joy House of God, Frank Street, Rock Hill: Fish and chicken dinner plate sale, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Plates are $5. Call in orders to 325-8431.
Ultimate Life Church, Rubins Drive, Fort Mill: Bobby Sullivan, an associate of Todd Bentley, will lead evangelistic training from 1 to 4 p.m. today. He and his wife, Sheryl, will lead worship at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church, Airport Road, Lancaster: Revival, 7 p.m. June 6 through 8 with the Rev. Janice Hicks and family. Music by Rhonda Costner and Walt and Teresa Garris.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Mount Gallant and Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Bluegrass concert by Indian Creek and cookout, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday on the lawn, weather permitting. Inside if rain. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Open to the community. Love offering taken for the band.
Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Mount Pleasant Church Road, Chester: Homecoming, Sunday to celebrate 127 years. Worship is at 11 a.m. instead of 9:30 a.m. Members, former members and friends are invited. Covered-dish lunch after worship. Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 9 through 13. Classes for all ages.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Second Sundays contemporary services, 6 p.m. June 8 focuses on sowing seeds for others to grow in their faith in Jesus as a healer. The community is invited to bring a father to honor him for an early Father's Day meal of healthy finger foods.
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: The Renaissance Singers, Charlotte's premier chorale ensemble, will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary as part of the Purity Concert Series. Founded in 2002 by Robert Pritchard, the group has performed at Piccolo Spoleto, Duke University Chapel and presents three main concerts in Charlotte. Although many members are professional musicians, the members are all volunteers and must reaudition each year. The group was scheduled to perform in May but unexpectedly canceled. The concert is free and open to the public.
Temple Presbyterian Church, North Beersheba Road, Clover: 35th annual homecoming, Sunday with Dan Weaver. Members, former members, and friends are invited. Bring a picnic lunch and beverage. The 65th meeting of the Beersheba Cemetery Association will be after worship.