News, events and celebrations from faith communities in York, Chester and Lancaster counties:
Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Black History celebration, noon Saturday with a video poetry, music, song and dance by local talent. Hot dog plates and sodas for sale after.
Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Women’s Ministry Fellowship, 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Wear African attire Sunday for Old Time Day. Fellowship meal after worship. York District Conference Workers seasonal tea, 5 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets: $10.
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O’Zion AME Zion Church, Hamilton Road, Charlotte: South Carolina Lay Conference, 5 p.m. March 1.
Rock Grove AME Zion Church, Margaret Street, Rock Hill: Senior Community Awareness Day, 11 a.m. Saturday with information on local services available to senior citizens. District YAMS candlelight prayer vigil for healing of AIDS, 7 p.m. March 5.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Foundations for the Family, 5:30 p.m. dinner and 6:30 p.m. programs Wednesday. Just Joy service, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Usher quarterly meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Final reporting date for banquet tickets is Saturday.
Black Rock Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Brotherhood Men’s Day program, 2 p.m. March 1.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Black History Month observance presented by the Newcomers, Sunday.
Calvary Baptist Church, North Jones Avenue, Rock Hill: Barbecue fundraiser scheduled Feb. 20 has been rescheduled to 11 a.m. Friday at the church, 830 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill. Dine in or take out. Cost is $8 per pound or plate. Plates includes barbecue, slaw, baked beans, bread and dessert. Tea served with dine-in. Delivery available for 10 or more plates. To place orders, go to cbcrh.com. Proceeds go to the 2015 mission trip to Lynch, Ky. Camp Meeting, 6 p.m. March 1 and 7 p.m. March 2-4 with the Rev. Mike Stone. Special singing nightly.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Cottage Revival, 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with the Rev. Larry Holland.
First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Open house for preschool registration for the 2015-16 school year for ages 3-4 will be 6-8 p.m. March 2 in the church fellowship hall. For information, call 803-684-4297.
Flint Hill Baptist Church, Flint Hill Street, Rock Hill: Third annual Heritage Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with music by the Clemson University Gospel Choir and recognition of black history from members. Dinner after worship.
Gold Hill Baptist Church, S.C. 49, York: Flapjack Fundraiser, 8 a.m. Saturday at Applebee’s, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill. Tickets, $7. Proceeds to help a family in need and buy toys and books for children in a local hospital.
Jerusalem Baptist Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Four Gospel program, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Communion, 8:30 and 10:55 a.m. Sunday. WMU breakfast and visitation, 8:30 a.m. Saturday. AWANA, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Crosswalk for Kids, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Liberty Baptist Church, Chester: Food pantry items needed: mustard. Mr. Roberts’ chicken stew, 6 p.m. Feb. 28. Plates, $5. Proceeds to the Annie Armstrong offering. Children in Action will play bingo with residents at Chester Nursing Center Feb. 28.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Youth Ministry program, 2-5 p.m. Saturday. Area youths invited.
Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale Road, Rock Hill: Thomas A. Wheeler, author of “Second Wind,” will speak at 11 a.m. March 11.
Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Men’s Bible study, 7 a.m. Tuesday, Chandler Place. Ministry Center on Charlotte Avenue open for clothing distribution 9 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday and benevolence on Thursday.
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Marvin Road, Indian Land: Sam Nadler presents “God’s Love for Israel and You,” 6 p.m. Sunday. Nadler is founder and president of Word of Messiah Ministries. Sue Dotson Memorial Tea, March 21 with Cathy Hendrick Weeks. Tickets, $10. Call the church office, 803-548-7208.
Roddey Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Rock Hill: Concert featuring Blood Bought Singers, 6 p.m. Feb. 28 to benefit Robin Underwood who is in need of a kidney transplant.
Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Weeping Mary Baptist Church, U.S. 321 North, Bowling Green: Family and Friends Day, 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Mission lunch after worship Sunday. Adult Bible study, children’s ministry and IMPACT, 6 p.m. Sunday. Mission Friends, RAs, GAs, Acteens, Bible storytelling training, Women’s Missional Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: Young Women’s Auxiliary workshop, 10 a.m. Saturday. Youth workshop also.
South Carolina Knights of Columbus and the Diocese of Charleston will host a Catholic Men’s Conference March 7 at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Fort Mill. This event will help men deepen their faith by providing tools to continue to “Build Your Faith” in Christ Jesus. Sign up at sccatholicmensconf.org to get a discount.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Knight of Columbus Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 28 in the family life center. Make appointments at cbcc.us. For each donation, Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will donate seven pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank.
The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Lenten Interfaith series, a look at the world’s major religions, 7 p.m. March 2, 9, 16 and 23. Free. Penitential Psalms, 9:30-4 p.m. March 5 or 7. Noon Eucharist and lunch included. Cost: $40. For information, call 803-327-2097.
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Garden Sanctuary Church of God, Cedar Street, Rock Hill: Back Home in concert, 10:30 a.m. March 8.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: First Sunday in Lent and the Great Litany, Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Evensong, 5 p.m. with guest choir from Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church. Baked potato dinner at 6 p.m.
Temple Kol Ami, meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church, Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill: Shabbat, 7 p.m. first and third Fridays. For information, call 803-701-0149.
Temple Solel, a Reform congregation, meeting at the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill: Shabbat services are 7 p.m. second and fourth Fridays. Religious education is 10:30 a.m. Sundays at Blooming Einsteins, 2752 Pleasant Road, Suite 103, Fort Mill. For more information, including directions, go to templesolelsc.org, Temple Solel SC on Facebook or call 803-619-9707.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Community Cafe, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Donations accepted. Centering Prayer ministry, noon Tuesdays. Quilters, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Q-Bee Quilts, S.C. 49. Ignite youth ministry, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays in the fellowship building.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Soup kitchen, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Donations accepted. Open to the community.
First United Methodist Church, Bethel Street, Clover: Ed Kilbourne will perform 6:30 p.m. March 8.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Hobby Club, noon Tuesdsay for fellowship and crafting. All are welcome.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Youth small group, 4-5:15 p.m. Sunday at the Madsen home.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Oyster stew, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday with oyster stew, vegetable soups, hot dogs, dessert and drinks. Donation accepted.
Sharon United Methodist Church, Shannon Street, Sharon: All-you-can-eat soup supper, 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Selection of soups and desserts. Donations accepted. Proceeds to UMW missions.
Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women general meeting 11:30 a.m. Sunday in Wesley Hall. Lunch provided. Fellowship Class will collect Coins for Missions after worship Sunday.
Chester Prayer Walk, 2:30 p.m. Saturday beginning at Chester City Hall, 100 W. End St. Bring tamborines, flags, Shofars, glory rings and billows. For information, call 803-385-6837.
The Storytellers Gospel Show with Margaret Caldwell, 9-11 a.m. Sunday on 94.3 FM WRHI.
Rock Hill Ministers Conference: 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday each month at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1003 Steele St., Fort Mill. For information, call the Rev. Lavenia Pride at 803-417-6195.
Anointed Vision Church, meeting at 11 a.m. Sundays at Quality Inn and Suites, 2625 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, with Apostle Classie Green.
River Hills Community Church, Hamilton’s Ferry Road, Lake Wylie: Chaim and Kim Goldman, Messianic Jews, will teach “By the Blood of the Lamb,” 3-5 p.m. March 8 in the church sanctuary. A praise and worship service will be at 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Childcare available by reservation. Call 803-831-1615.
Rock Hill Deliverance Center, Sylvia Circle, Rock Hill: Pastor Appreciation Day for the Rev. Bob Lindsay, 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Tabernacle Ministries, Great Falls Highway, Great Falls: Revival, 7 p.m. Friday with the Roy Knight Singers, 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 29 with the Rev. Kenny Williamson.
The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Ladies event, 3 p.m. Sunday. GAP event, noon Feb. 28 at Green Street Plaza, Rock Hill.
Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Healing service, 2:30 p.m. March 29. Transportation available by calling 803-328-2263 at least one hour before service time.
St. Anthony the Great Orthodox Church, Long Meadow Road, Rock Hill: Parish Council meeting after coffee hour, Sunday.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Celanese at Mount Gallant roads, Rock Hill: Plentiful Harvest Kitchen, 4-6 p.m. Sundays for anyone who is hungry. For information, call the church at 803-366-8223.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Hunger Outreach program, 3 p.m. Tuesday. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. and Bible study, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Chili lunch and Agape Choir bake sale in the activities center after the noon Congregational Meeting Sunday. Together on Wednesdays for all ages with dinner at 5 p.m. Wednesday and Lenten study through March 25. Faith and Film, 6 p.m. Sunday at Presbyterian Student Center showing “Philomena.”
Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Wednesday programs, 6 p.m. with a covered-dish supper.
Ramah Presbyterian Church, Ramah Church Road, York: Poor Man’s Supper, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 28. Menu: pinto beans, cabbage, soups, cornbread and desserts. Cost: $7, adults and $3, ages 3-12. Eat-in or carry out.
Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Lively Group to attend Poor Man’s Supper Feb. 28 at Ramah Presbyterian Church. Presbyterian Women’s Circles, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 3.