South Atlantic Episcopal District: Retirement celebration for Bishop Clarence Carr, 7 p.m. June 29 at White Hill AME Zion Church, Old York Road, York. Carr is the presiding prelate over the Pee Dee, South Carolina, Palmetto and Georgia conferences. Details: the Rev. Grady Sharps, (704) 525-1125.
Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, East Chapel Road, Rock Hill: Family and Friends weekend with the Mass Choir concert, 6:30 tonight, and Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. Sunday. Lunch after worship.
Foundation AME Zion Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Walk it Out," 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Dinner served nightly. Register by Sunday by calling 329-4343. Children and Youth Gospel Explosion, 6 p.m. June 28 with various speakers, gospel choirs, praise dancers and mimes.
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Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Men's Choir anniversary, 5 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Graduate luncheon, noon today.
Mount Carmel AME Zion Church, Mount Carmel Road, Heath Springs: Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
Mount Nebo AME Zion Church, Richburg: Men's Choir fifth anniversary, 6 p.m. July 26. Details: Lee Ray Sr., (803) 524-1421.
Mount Zion AME Zion No. 1, Landsford: Gospel Choir 48th anniversary, 6:30 tonight. Mount Zion Day, 2:30 p.m. June 29 honoring the late Rev. Dr. John Fred Baxter Sr. Dinner served.
New Home AME Zion Church, York: Men's Day program, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Rehoboth AME Zion Church, Chester: Calendar Tea, 4 p.m. June 28 at Springs Complex, Orr Road, Chester.
St. Matthew AME Zion Church: Revival, 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday with the Rev. Thelma Gordon.
Tabernacle AME Zion Church, Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill: Windell Harris Jr. was the first-place winner of the Little Mr./Miss Tabernacle Showcase May 31. He is the son of Windell Sr. and Yvette Harris. Yazmin Kiara Mackey placed second, and Rondarius Roshawn Hicks placed third.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Supper at 5:30 p.m. for a minimal charge. Class for adults, also. Middle school Quest conference, next week at Bonclarken. All-church prayer time, 4 p.m. June 29.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Downtown ecumenical blood drive, 2:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. To sign up, call the church, 327-2009, or drop in. Women's summer study, 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Dedication concert for the Mason Boyd Memorial Pipe Organ, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Reception afterward. No family breakfast in June and July.
Sandy River Baptist Association Upper Division: Ministers, deacons, trustees wives and widows, 8:30 a.m. June 21 at Golden Corral.
Bible Baptist Church, U.S. 21 Bypass, Fort Mill: Alton Beal, incoming president of Ambassador Baptist College, will preach and sing at 11 a.m. June 29.
Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Youth fundraiser car wash, 8 a.m. each Saturday in June, beginning today at the Auto Zone on Lancaster Highway.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Youth Outreach Ministries kickoff, noon to 3 p.m. June 28 with youth praise teams and speakers and lunch. Doors open at 11:30. Be present by 12:30 to be eligible for door prizes. Hymn Choir and Pastor's Aid fish fry and hot dog sale, 10 a.m. June 28 at 318 Bynum Ave. Details: Al, 554-0863.
Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab: Discovering Jesus' Miraculous Power," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 29 through July 3. Early registration is from 10 a.m. to noon today. Details: 328-6632.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Mission trip to West Virginia, July 27 through Aug. 2.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: Men's Day celebration weekend with dinner and a movie at 6 tonight and worship serviceSunday.
Eastview Baptist Church, Gordon Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, Monday through Friday. Details: 324-4025.
First Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Vacation Bible School, "Outrigger Island," 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday for children 4 years old through sixth grade. Details: (803) 222-6906.
First Baptist Church, Monroe White Street, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "Outrigger Island," 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for children 3 years old through fifth grade. Details: 547-2051.
First Baptist Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Annual Celebration of Freedom, 10 a.m. June 29 featuring patriotic music, parade of the 50 state flags, veteran recognition and special recognition of Vietnam veterans. All veterans and families and the public are invited.
Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York: Annual usher program, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Fundamental Baptist Church, Poag Street, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "God's Big Backyard," 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Galilee Baptist Church, Galilean Road, York: Youth revival, 6 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Charlie Cannon, 7 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Ella Rawlinson, and 7 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Dorothy Avery. Youth Day, 11 a.m. June 29.
Gold Hill Baptist Church, S.C. 49, York: Fourteenth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. George A. McCoy and family, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Hymn Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday. Supper at 5:30 p.m. Children's Day, morning worship Sunday. Youth-sponsored lunch, July 29. Proceeds to a mission trip to Canada. Sunday Night Singing, 6 p.m. June 29.
Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, "Chosen Champions for Jesus," begins Monday. Classes for all ages from preschool through adults.
Nazareth Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Men's program, 4 p.m. today.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church: Fifteenth church anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kenneth Ramseaur of Dallas, N.C. Vacation Bible School, "Chosen Champions for Jesus," 5:45 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Open to the community. Church picnic, noon June 28.
New Hope Baptist Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Homecoming, June 29 with the Riverside Boys in concert at 10 a.m. and the Rev. Bob Lindsay preaching at 11 a.m. Lunch served afterward. No evening services. Members, former members and friends are invited. New Hope's first cookbook will be available during homecoming activities and later at the church office from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays. Cost is $10.
Northside Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Celebration of the Covenant, 5 p.m. June 29.
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Saturday supper, 5 p.m. today.
Providence Baptist Church, Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Outrigger Island," begins from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
Rawlinson Road Baptist Church, Rawlinson Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab: Discovering Jesus' Miraculous Power," 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday for children who have completed K5 through fifth grade. For registration, call 324-7530.
Roddey Baptist Church: Block party, 3 to 6 p.m. today with food, moon bounce, slides and gospel sing.
Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Dinner after worship.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Sharon: Jerri D. Neal will preach her initial sermon at 3 p.m. June 29.
St. Luke No. 1 Baptist Church, Sharon: Gospel Choir anniversary, 6 tonight and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Second Baptist Church, Village Drive, Chester: Praise and worship workshop and concert, July 25 and 26, sponsored by Cedric Bowler and singers from Atlanta and Chester. Registration is $5. For more information, contact Bowler, (404) 216-9919.
Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, Massey Street, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "God's Big Backyard," 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for children 3 years old through sixth grade. Details: Call the church office, 547-2537.
Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Gospel singing, 6 p.m. June 28 featuring Matt Tollison and the Good News Trio.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Kids Adventure Camp, "Journey Below The Earth," 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 6 through 11. Amanda Mayo of 91.9 will visit July 6 and give out Frisbees and ice cream to all attendees. To register, call 327-2811 or visit the Web site www.kidsatwebc.org.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School family night, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Pinckney Road, Chester: Family and Friends Day picnic, 1 to 4 p.m. today at Baton Rouge Recreational Park on S.C. 9. Family and Friends service, 11 a.m. Sunday.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Eight-day mission trip in conjunction with St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Fort Mill begins Sunday. The 25-member group will work in Fayetteville, N.C.
CHURCH OF GOD
Mount Zion Rock Grove Park Church of God, Porter Road, Rock Hill: Assistant pastor appreciation for Ethel Agus and Isabel Dukes, 4 p.m. June 29.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
New Covenant Assembly Church of God in Christ, Carolina Avenue, Rock Hill: Free hot meal, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Open to the community. The ministry began three months ago and will serve meals the fourth Wednesday of each month.
True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: Vacation Bible School, "Fit for the Kingdom of God," 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for children 4 to 19 years old. Adult classes will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Youth Conference, 4 p.m. July 19.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "Rainforest Adventure," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 13 through 17. Cost is $10 per child, with a $30 family cap. Registration is due by July 4. Space is limited.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Youth and adult Bible studies, 7 p.m. Wednesday. July Fourth indoor family picnic, noon June 29.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Catawba: One-day revival, 6 p.m. June 28 with the Revs. Arthur Canada Sr., Rebecca Edwards, George Lowry and James Hayes.
Clover Parish: United Methodist Men of Clover Chapel, Green Pond and Mount Harmony present 100 Men in Black worship, 3 p.m. June 29 at Mount Harmony, Ridge Road, Lake Wylie. For details, call (803) 222-4939.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Ice cream social to welcome the Rev. Mike and Jackie Morris, 5 p.m. June 29. Bring churns of ice cream, pound cake or other deserts.
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Crowders Cove Lane, Lake Wylie: Spaghetti supper, 5 to 7:30 p.m. today. Donations accepted. July Fourth celebration, 6 p.m. June 28. Open to the community.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Children's retreat, Monday through Friday to North Myrtle Beach. Faith, Family and Friends churchwide concert, 4 p.m. June 28 at Knight's Stadium.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: The Rev. Douglas Chambers will be welcomed as the new pastor at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill: First Wednesday Fellowship, 6 p.m. July 2 featuring food, a parade and a fireworks show. Decorate bikes, golf carts and strollers for the parade. Lake Junaluska Singers trip, July 3 and 4.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Rock Hill: The Rev. Ken Owens will be welcomed as the new senior pastor at 11 a.m. Sunday. A reception for him and his family will be at noon in St. John's Center. Vacation Bible School set-up, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. VBS, 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Ice cream social, 6 p.m. June 29. Bring your favorite ice cream or dessert. Entertainment by Clay Summers.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Old-fashioned ice cream social, 4:30 to 7 p.m. June 28 with homemade ice cream, hot dogs, and drinks. Donations welcome. Open to the community.
Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Trinity was awarded the Bishop's Five Star Award for the second year in a row. Wet and Wild, June 26. Meet at the church at 8 a.m. Cost is $23. Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to noon, July 14 through 18 for children 2 years old through fifth grade.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab," 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the church office to register. Stretch and Walk, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio show, WRHI, Sunday with the Rev. Louvenia Pride.
Summer lakeside worship: 8:30 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 at Ebenezer Park. The India Hook handbell choir will perform. Parking is free before 9 a.m. Sponsored by India Hook United Methodist Church.
Cornerstone Family Worship Center, Black Highway, York: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be sold. Proceeds will go to Tender Heart Ministry.
Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Men's Day, 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Christian Comedy Knockout, presented by God Like Entertainment, 7 p.m. June 28 featuring Michelle Harrington, Mike Goodwin, Corie Johnson and Marty Simpson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For tickets, visit www.shop.streamersevents.com, www.christdeliverancechurch.org or call (704) 969-0490.
Gethsemane Church, Squires Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 325-1888.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: High Power Soccer Camp, 9 a.m. to noon July 14 through 18. Registration is $60 per child and includes camper bag, T-shirt, soccer ball, water bottle, camper booklet, Wordless Gospel wristband and sweat wristband. Space is limited and registration is due by July 6. Details: call the church office, 802-3189.
New Beginning Outreach Center, College Street, Chester: Free meal, 1 to 5 p.m. June 28. One meal per person and no delivery. "Be About My Father's Business" conference, 3 p.m. June 29, 7 p.m. June 30 through July 5 and 4 p.m. July 6.
Redeeming Life Church, Rock Hill: Women's Ministry's hat show and rainbow tea, 4 p.m. June 29. Music by the Mighty Men of God of Rock Hill. The church will host the summer free lunch program at noon weekdays through July 11.
Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: "Bringing it to the Neighborhood" event, 4 p.m. June 28 at the Hagins/Fewell Street Police Substation. The event is in partnership with the Urban Rock Hill Weed and Seed program. There will be live music, free food and more. Open to the community.
Word of Hope Church, Haynes Street, Rock Hill: Program, sponsored by Betty Jennings, 6 p.m. June 28.
Bethlehem First Presbyterian Church: Family and Friends Day, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Doby's Bridge Presbyterian Church, Doby's Bridge Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "Beach Party: Surfing through the Scriptures," 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 6 through 10. Classes for all ages, children through adults. Nursery provided. Light meal at 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab: Discover Jesus' Miraculous Power," Monday through Thursday. Supper at 6 p.m. each evening. Cost: $5, adult; $3 children; $15 family cap. To register, call the church or D.C. Horne, 328-2467. Visitors welcome.
Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Mount Pleasant Church Road, Chester: Black Family Singers in concert, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Open to the community.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Agape Youth Choir will tour June 28 through July 2 and sing at churches in Mount Pleasant, Charleston and Savannah, Ga. Their "Homecoming" concert will be 7 p.m. July 2 at the church. The concert is the last in the Music at Oakland concert series. The concert is free and open to the public.
Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Combined Vacation Bible School with Beersheba Presbyterian Church, "Beach Party: Surfing through the Scriptures," 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes for nursery through teens.
Tirzah Presbyterian Church, Tirzah Road, York: The Rev. Jim Moss will be welcomed as the new pastor Sunday. An installation service will be at 6 p.m. June 29. Reception afterward in the fellowship hall.