Adams Chapel AME Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Appreciation service for the Rev. Jacques Days, 11 a.m. Sunday.
United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: United Churches of Fort Mill will host a back-to-school supply giveaway at noon today at the church. Refreshments served.
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Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Rally Day and promotion Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday. Wednesday programs resume at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday with a meal. Second Mile Club, Sept. 11 Hendersonville, N.C., apple-picking trip.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Middle and high school girls ensemble resumes, 4 p.m. Sunday. Cherub and Elementary choirs "Back-to-Choir" bash, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Faith Assembly of God, Faith Boulevard, Rock Hill: First Responders Appreciation Day, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Tommy Neiman, a firefighter and paramedic from Florida. All area first responders are invited to attend in uniform. A picnic lunch will be after worship.
Bible Baptist Church, U.S. 21 Bypass, Fort Mill: Master Dr. Al Reichman with Chosen People Ministries will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Broad River Baptist Church, Legion Road, Smyrna: Homecoming, Sept. 7 with the Rev. Thad Dowdle and special music by 2 for 1. Details: (803) 925-2700.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6. Homecoming and revival, 11 a.m. Sept. 7 with the Rev. J.T. Barber, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7 with the Rev. Carlwell Culp, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 and 7 p.m. Sept. 8 through 12 with the Rev. Charles Woods.
Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: AWANA for 2-year-olds through fifth grade resumes from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Covenant Baptist Church, Craig Manor Road, Lancaster: Car show, 3 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 with concessions and games. To register a car, call Steve Koss, (803) 285-6511. Proceeds to the student ministry.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Carlisle: Family and Friends church picnic, noon today at Baton Rouge/Wilksburg Park. Service, 2 p.m. Sunday.
First Baptist Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: The church will resume its regular Wednesday night activities this week. Go to www.fbcrockhill.org for more information.
First Calvary Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Celebration of 35 years of leadership for the Rev. Larkin L. Hancock with a banquet tonight at Union Baptist Church Family Life Center in Newport. Tickets are $35 per person. The celebration will continue at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday when Hancock will pass the torch to the church's co-pastor, the Rev. William H. Buie Jr.
Flint Hill Baptist Church, Fort Mill: Flint Hill's Evening MOPS (Mothers of pre-schoolers) will begin meeting for the 2008-09 school year from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11. The group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month through May. For more information, contact Christie Price, 517-3583 or visit www.flinthillmops.com.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Revival, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and evenings through Monday through Friday with the Rev. Waldo Robinson.
Galilee Baptist Church, York: Youth Day service, Sunday.
Gospel Light Baptist Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: The Hayes Family of Boone, N.C., in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday.
James Chapel Baptist Church, 3330 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: A yard sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 6 in the church parking lot. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be sold. For more information, contact Pauline McCollough at email@example.com
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Van Wyck: No services will be held Sunday.
Nazareth Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Joint service to honor seniors, 10 a.m. Sunday. Minister ordination, 5 p.m. Sept. 14 for Vincent Crawford, Gerry Brown, Mary Smith and Steve Darby.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Super Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Youth Sunday, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale Road, Rock Hill: Parent seminar, "What 'Nothing' Means, 6 p.m. Sept. 21 to alert parents of the dangers of media and what really goes on in schools.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: Men's breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6.
Providence Baptist Church, Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill: Fifth Sunday singing, 6:30 p.m. Sunday featuring the Mount Hebron Baptist Church Choir.
Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Singing, 6 tonight with Billy Baker, Janice Marshall and Mike Rossie.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Enrollment for Mother's Morning Out preschool is under way for 2008-2009. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon, with days scheduled for children 14 months old through 4 years old. Late stay is available until 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For a complete schedule and registration, call 327-2811.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Pinckney Road, Chester: Youth Day, 11 a.m. Sunday.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Registration for Faith Formation classes is due by Tuesday.
CHURCH OF GOD
Greater Life Ministries at Clover Church of God, Filbert Highway, Clover: Revival, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Joel Talley.
Lando Church of God: Homecoming, 10:45 a.m. Sept. 7 with the Rev. Burch Kelly. Dinner afterward.
Mount Zion Church of God, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Revival, 3 p.m. Sept. 7 with the Rev. Patricia Berry. Dinner at 2 p.m.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Our Saviour's Boys Choir will sing at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Holy Eucharist and Unction, 11 a.m. Wednesday in the parlor. Sunday school open house, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 in Lumpkin Hall.
St. Matthais Episcopal Church, Hollis Lakes Road, Rock Hill: Seminar on developing certified Backyard Habitats, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 led by Tony Esposito of the South Carolina Wildlife Federation. Lunch available for purchase. St. Matthais recently was certified as Wildlife Habitat by the SCWF by setting aside a portion of its property where wildlife could thrive. For more information, call the church, 981-5334, or visit the Web site www.saintmatthiasrockhill.org.
Faith Ablaze Foursquare Church, York Road, Kings Mountain, N.C.: Yard sale, 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 with a bake sale and hot dog sale. Proceeds to the women's ministry.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Hollis Lakes Road, Rock Hill: Multifamily yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon today at the corner of Ebenezer and Oakland avenues. All proceeds will go the building fund.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 7 and runs through May 17. The church is offering a NEWcomers Class, "Moving on after Moving in," for women new to the area. The seven-week class will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 through Nov. 11 in the fellowship hall. A NEWcomer's dessert will be 10 a.m. to noon and 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9 for women to learn about the program. For more information, call Linda Rhead, (704) 210-8147, or Joann Gibitz, 548-9386. Lunch with Christian author Vonda Skelton, Nov. 1 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Charlotte. For details or to sign up, contact Sharon Crout, 802-3469, or Salli Watkins, 802-5908 by Oct. 8.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Genesis Bible study resumes, 7 to 8:30 p.m., and Reading Group, 7:30 p.m., both Wednesday. Promotion Sunday, Sept. 7. Church breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7. Cost is $3. Youth cookout, noon Sept. 7.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Bring canned goods for Hope Inc. during September. United Methodist Women, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Bring school items to give to Northside Elementary School.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Retreat staff hot dog supper, 6 p.m. Sept. 6. Plates are $5 and include two hot dogs, chips and drink. Desserts available. Entertainment by Mark Phillips, Don Saunders, Zin Bronola and Living Truth. Proceeds to go to the retreat cost.
Epworth United Methodist Church, Rock Hill: First Friday fun, food and fellowship, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Adults, $3 and young children, $1.50.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Fifth Sunday breakfast and devotion, 9:45 a.m. Sunday. Food, fellowship and fun, 6 p.m. Sept. 7.
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Lake Wylie: United Methodist Women yard and bake sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 in the fellowship building. Sausage biscuits and hot dogs also available.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Churchwide cookout, 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks provided. Family night supper and program, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. India Hook 'n Spades to attend a workshop at Ribald Farm Nursery to make wreaths, 9 a.m. Sept. 6. For reservations, call Nancy Smith, 329-1294. Joyful Ringers Handball Choir concert, 3 p.m. Sept. 7. Free and open to the public.
Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church: Eddie Usher, former pastor at chapel, will be guest speaker for homecoming on Sept. 14. A covered-dish lunch will follow the service.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Fellowship supper, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: cube steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, biscuit, tea, lemonade and dessert. Cost: $6, adults; $3, children 6 to 10; and free for children 5 and younger. Missions Committee "Adopt-a-Chaplain" project will collect phone cards, DVDs and CDs for distribution to military troops on deployment. Youth weekly prayer breakfast, 7:15 to 7:50 a.m. Mondays at Bojangle's on Main Street. Bible study and youth fellowship also resumes on Sunday.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Fifth Sunday singing, 6 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments afterward in the fellowship hall.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Fort Mill Highway, Fort Mill: First Wednesday fellowship meal, 6 p.m. Wednesday with entertainment by the Pleasant Hill Handbell Choir.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: St. John's United Methodist Church Wednesday fellowship suppers return this week with a Chancel Choir program, "Potpourri Performance." The college Sunday school class will begin at 10 a.m. in Room 202. Financial Peace, a 13-week program on personal finance, will begin Sept. 28 and meet weekly from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $100 per family. The college student luncheon is at noon Sept. 7 in The Core.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Information on Disciple Bible studies will be available in the Serendipity Room after worship Sunday or by calling the church office. Adult bus trip to Hendersonville, N.C., Sept. 16 to lunch at Kelsey's and buy apples at Steep Farm. Call 329-2338 to make reservations.
Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Christian rapper Crucial in concert, 10 a.m. Sunday.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio show, WRHI, Sunday.
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.
Christian Love Outreach and Go Ye ministries: Singing, 7 p.m. today at 281 Henry St., Fort Mill.
Higher Ground Church, Possum Hollow Road, Fort Mill: Revival, 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Steve Sexton. Enrollment for the 2008-2009 after-school program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade is under way. For details, call the church office, 802-3189.
Kentucky Missions: Barbecue and chili cookoff, Sept. 19 and 20 at McConnells ballfield, with prizes and live music. To enter call (803) 389-4409.
Mount Zion Church and Kingdom of God, West Main Street, Rock Hill: The film, "The Burning Hell," 7 p.m. Sept. 6. Free and open to the public.
New Beginning Outreach Center, College Street, Chester: "Right in the Word," 7 tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Shield of Faith Family Church, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Elderly Outreach, 1 to 3 p.m. today at Highland Park Apartments. Family fun at the drive-in, Sept. 12 with "College Road Trip." Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Cost is $5 per car. Free popcorn. Concessions for sale. Exercise class, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Pat Irizzary, 327-3307 for details.
Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Youth Outreach "Let's See Dem Hand Up," 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at Genesis open-area Park, Roddey Street, Rock Hill. Free food and fellowship. Open to all area youth. Details or transportation: 328-2263.
Women of Worth: Nondenominational ministry for women 18 and older, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month beginning Sept. 11 at the H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Life and Conference Center, Kings Mountain. For details and directions, call (704) 734-0447.
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, S.C. 724 at Allison Creek Road, York: Allison Creek Bluegrass, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday with Central Baptist Bluegrass. Allison Creek Preschool is accepting consignors for ACPS/MUMMS fall-winter kids clothing and equipment sale Oct. 3 and 4. The preschool Christmas bazaar will be Dec. 13. Vendors welcome. Call 325-8655 or visit www.orgsites.com/sc/allisoncreek preschool for more information on either event.
Hopewell Presbyterian Church, U.S. 21/S.C. 5, Rock Hill: The congregation will celebrate the church's 200th anniversary Sept. 7. The pastor, the Rev. Mickey Bolus will host at light breakfast at 9:30 a.m. in the old fellowship hall. The Rev. Joe Renfro, former pastor, will give a special lesson during 10 a.m. Sunday school. The Rev. John Dodd, former pastor, will lead 11 a.m. worship and celebration service with special music by the chancel choir and others. The Women of the Church will host lunch at 1 p.m. in the new fellowship hall featuring music by Ricky Sturgis and the Riverbend Boys and the Rev. David Sealy.
Uriel Presbyterian Church, Chester: Labor Day Barbecue, 11 a.m. Monday. Plates and pounds, $7 and sandwiches, $5. Bake sale and live music.
York First Wesleyan, 1830 York Highway, York: A yard sale will be in the family life center from 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 6. Sausage biscuits and coffee will be sold.
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