Adams Chapel AME Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Community cookout and yard sale, 9 a.m. July 26 at the church. The cookout is free.
Rock Hill District: Conference workers, 10 a.m. today at Ramoth AME Zion Church. Refreshments provided.
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REACH evangelism event: 4 to 8 p.m. today in the Oakridge Community in Lake Wylie. There will be free food, games, giveaways and crafts. The event is sponsored by Liberty Hill, China Grove, Zoar, New Love, New Home and Clover AME Zion churches in addition to Carolina Panther Thomas Davis and Piedmont Medical Center. The event is open to all in the community.
Center Emmanuel AME Zion Church, S.C. 161, York: Fellowship service, 3 p.m. Sunday. Big Gospel Explosion Sunday with the Family Crusade, Brothers in Christ, Innovation Gospel, Big Sump and the Victory Singers and the Holy Voices. Fish, chicken and hot dog plates will be sold. Proceeds will go to the building fund.
Foundation AME Zion Church, Rock Hill: Women's Ministry "Hattitude," 4 p.m. Sunday with choirs, praise dancers and more.
Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neelys Creek Road, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. July 20.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Hickory Grove: Twins Terrence II and Trinity Bowins were winners of a baby contest June 22. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Terrence Bowins.
Pineville AME Zion Church, S.C. 5, Rock Hill: The congregation will welcome their new pastor, the Rev. and Mrs. Alton Pegues, at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Pleasant View AME Zion Church, Old Columbia Road, Chester: Men's and Women's Day, 10:30 a.m. July 27.
Red Oak AME Zion Church, Edgeland Road, Edgemoor: Revival, 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Edward Brown and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday with the Rev. Theodore Armstrong.
United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Revival services, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Details: (803) 325-2527.
Bethany ARP Church, S.C. 161 North, Clover: Homecoming, 11 a.m. today with a covered-dish lunch afterward in the fellowship hall. All members, former members and friends are invited.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Inquirer's weekend for prospective members, today and Sunday. Mission team will leave for Wales on Thursday. Second Mile Club trip to the Museum of Western York County will be July 31.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Sunshine Circle, 7 p.m. Monday at Michael's Rock Hill Grille. Neely's Creekers, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Golden Corral. No Sunday evening services or family breakfast in July.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship: Christy McMillin-Goodwin, Shane Goodwin and Ben Lucas, all of Rock Hill and Oakland Baptist Church, participated in the 18th annual Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Assembly in Memphis, Tenn., June 19 and 20.
Aibezer Baptist Church, South Herlong Avenue, Rock Hill: Rebirth and anniversary celebration for Bishop Disharek "Doc" McCoy, 6 p.m. July 19.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Christian Education Program, 2 p.m. Sunday.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Power Lab," 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Sunday through Thursday for children 2 years old through fifth grade.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: The Rev. and Mrs. Maurice Watts third pastoral anniversary was celebrated at 3 p.m. Sunday.
First Baptist Church, South Main Street, Clover: Single and single-again Christians are invited to Summer Singles Mingle, 7 p.m. July 25 at the church. An evening of food, fun, fellowship and networking is planned.
First Baptist Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Outrigger Island," 9 a.m. to noon, July 28 through Aug. 1. To pre-register go the church office weekdays or at the back of the worship center on Sundays.
First Baptist Church, York: Bike ride, 6:30 p.m. Sunday for a tour of historic York. All ages invited. Snack time and devotion afterward. Vacation Bible School, "Son Harvest Country Fair," 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 20, 23, 27 and 30 with a Country Fair Day from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3.
First Calvary Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Sunday school recognition awards and skit, 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Sandy River Baptist Association Upper Division usher's ministry, 10 a.m. July 19. Thirty-fifth appreciation black-tie event for the Rev. Larkin L. Hancock, Aug. 30 at Union Baptist Church Family Life Center. Tickets are $35. Details: 327-9181.
Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York: Gospel Choir anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Flint Hill Baptist Church, Flint Hill Street, Rock Hill: Men's/Brotherhood weekend, 9 a.m. prayer breakfast today and 11 a.m. worship service Sunday.
Great Joy Baptist Church, McConnells: Ushers recognition, 11 a.m. Sunday. Family and Friends observance, 11 a.m. July 20.
Inspiration Baptist Church, Comer Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Avalanche Ranch," 6:15 to 8:45 p.m. July 20 through 25 for children 3 years old through sixth grade. Supper at 5:30 p.m. nightly. The finale July 25 will include a petting zoo. For pre-registration call, 329-0775.
Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Catawba: Annual church picnic, 2 p.m. today.
Midway Baptist Church, S.C. 55 West, York: Vacation Bible School, "Under God's Big Top," 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Mountain Pilgrim Baptist Church, Mockingbird Lane, Rock Hill: The Spiritual Harmonizers of Lancaster, the Stars of Zions, the Mighty Men of God and others will perform 6 p.m. Sunday.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Women's Day program, 3 p.m. July 20.
New Hope Baptist Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School kickoff, 6 tonight with a cookout and singing. VBS, 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Registration at 6 p.m. Commencement at 6:30 p.m. July 18.
Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Jerusalem Marketplace," 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: Divorce Care classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. The academy is accepting applications for K4 through first grade for the 2008-09 school year.
Second Baptist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Outrigger Island," continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for nursery through youth. There will be crafts, recreation and food.
Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School kickoff, 4 to 6 p.m. July 19. Sessions each night from 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 20 through 24. Family Night, 3 to 5 p.m. July 26. There will be music, crafts, recreation and food. Details: 547-7609 or (803) 366-5315.
Trinity Baptist Church, West Arrowood Road, Charlotte: Ernie Dawson and Heirline in concert 7 tonight. Love offering.
Union Baptist Church, Ratchford Road, York: Vacation Bible School, "Outriggers Island," 6 to 9 p.m. July 20 through 25. Details: Tammy Tester, 517-8039 or the church, 684-2881.
Weeping Mary Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Daniel Chisholm.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marret Boulevard, Rock Hill: Commissioning service for the Trinidad Mission Team, 10:55 a.m. Sunday. Sanctuary choir presents "For the Glory of Christ," 6 p.m. Sunday.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: The new Mass schedule is a follows: 7 a.m. daily; 5:30 p.m. Saturdays; 7:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Spanish) Sundays. Confessions are heard from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. Saturdays.
CHURCH OF GOD
Lando Church of God, S.C. 901, Lando: Vacation Bible School, "Friendship Trek: Jesus our Forever Friend," 6 to 8 p.m. July 21 through 25. Details: (803) 789-5755.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: One-day Youth Conference, 4 p.m. July 19. Open to the community.
Unity Church of God in Christ, Chapel Road, Rock Hill: Ladies in Pink musical, 5 p.m. today featuring One Faith and others and fellowship service, 5 p.m. Sunday.
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. Monday through Thursday. Cost is $10 per child, with a $30 family cap. Registration is due by Friday. Space is limited.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday for children 3 to 10 years old. Supper is will be served from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Bring peanut butter to help stock local food pantries. Fall festival workshop, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Young at Hearts and Friendship Bible Class dinner at Courtney's Barbecue, 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Meet at the church. Salkehatchie breakfast, 6 a.m. Friday at Woodland.
Antioch United Methodist Church, West Rambo Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Beach Party: Surfing through the Scriptures," 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. If rain, it will end at 3 p.m. Open to the community.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Catawba: Usher Board anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Super Salad Lunch, after morning worship Sunday. Salads include tossed, chicken, potato, congealed, pasta, broccoli and deviled eggs with dessert and drink. Lunch is $6 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 10 years old and free for children younger than 4. The money will go for women's and children's missions.
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Crowders Cove Lane, Lake Wylie: Italian Night, 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 19. Menu: spaghetti, salad, drink and dessert. Donations accepted.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Commissioning for the Salkehatchie summer campers, 11 a.m. Sunday. They will work July 20 through 26 in Bamburg. Youth outing to Carowinds, noon Sunday. Walking exercises, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Sunday morning worship will begin at 9:45 a.m. beginning Sunday with the Rev. Doug Chambers in charge of the service.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School "Beach Party: Surfin' through the Scriptures," 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday for children 2 years old through youth. Meal at 5:30 p.m. To register, call 548-4922.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Salkehatchie covered dish supper, 6 p.m. Wednesday for workers who are serving in the community. Personal Practice of Prayer, 9:45 a.m. July 20 in St. John's Center led by Jim Arant, congregational specialist for the South Carolina Annual Conference.
Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Vacation Bible School kick off Sunday afternoon with a East African jewelry and basket sale at 4 p.m., inflatable slides and hot dog supper at 5 p.m. Bowling for middle and high school youth, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Adult supper, Tuesday at Catfish Cove. Meet at the church at 5:45 p.m.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Basketball camp for first- through fifth-graders, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 21 through 23. Cost is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Details: R.J. Ochoa, 366-5946. Prayer service, 7 p.m. Monday. Stretch & Walk, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio show, WRHI, Sunday with the Rev. Ruth Barber.
Summer lakeside worship: 8:30 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 at Ebenezer Park. Parking is free before 9 a.m. Sponsored by India Hook United Methodist Church. Bring lawn chairs.
Community Bible Study: Orientation coffee for prospective members, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at River Hills Community Church on S.C. 49 in Lake Wylie. The interdenominational study will focus on the Gospel of Mark and Paul's Letter to the Ephesians. It's open to women of all faiths. Children's Ministry program is available for children 2 to 6 years old and a nursery for children younger than 2. Space is limited. For details call Lucy Martin, (803) 831-0790.
Gateway to Heaven Church, Turkey Creek Road, York: Beans and cornbread, 4 p.m. July 19 and gospel singing, 6 p.m. Cost is $2 a bowl.
Gethsemane Church, Squires Road, Rock Hill: Cynthia Long will give her initial sermon, 3 p.m. Sunday. Gospel singing, 3 p.m. July 20 with various choirs.
Go Ye Ministries, Henry Street, Fort Mill: Revival continues at 7 tonight
Greater Life Ministries, Rock Hill: Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday through July 18. Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. July 23 through 25. For transportation, call (803) 389-1778.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land: High Power Soccer Camp, 9 a.m. to noon July 28 through Aug. 1. 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 21. Details: Call the church office, 802-3189.
Kentucky Missions: Barbecue and Chili Cook-off, Sept. 19 and 20 at McConnells ballfield. There will be live music and prizes. For entry, call (803) 389-4409.
Mount Sinai Church of Faith, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Women's Revival continues at 7 tonight and 5 p.m. Sunday. Speakers include Classie Prather Green, Demetria Murdock, Diane Smarr and Catherine S. "Shay" Davis.
Redemption World Fellowship, East Main Street, Rock Hill: New class for singles and others, "Live your Calling Group," 7 to 8 p.m. July 28. Registration is $30 and is due by July 21. Details: Lorie Mayfield, (704) 257-4542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock Hill Deliverance Evangelistic Church, Sylvia Circle, Rock Hill: Fifth anniversary celebration, 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 19 and at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. July 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Shield of Faith Family Church, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: 6 a.m. daily on Channel 14. Elderly Outreach at Willowbrook Crossing, 1 to 3 p.m. July 19.
Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Chester: Sunday worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Fish and hot dog sale, 11 a.m. today.
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, Allison Creek Road, York: Sunday's 10 a.m. worship will be at the home of Kathy and Les Kitts on Bonita Road with music by P.J. Brunson. Directional signs will be located from the church. Come by car or boat. Bring lawn chairs. You are invited to bring breakfast items. Open to the community.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: The July worship schedule will be 9 a.m. Sunday school and 10 a.m. worship. Second Sunday contemporary worship, 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday. The community is invited to plant seeds and enjoy a cookout before and after the service in the activities center. Lay-led early worship, 8:30 a.m. July 20 in the fellowship hall.
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