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New Home AME Zion Church, S.C. 49, York: Mobile food drive, 8 a.m. Wednesday. Bring valid ID. One box per household. Details: 803-684-9311.

New Mount OIivet AME Zion Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Pastor appreciation for the Rev. Jerret C. Fite, 10 a.m. Oct. 14.

Pineville AME Zion Church, S.C. 5, Rock Hill: Women’s Day, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Tabernacle AME Zion Church, Rock Hill: Pastor appreciation for the Rev. Mary A. English after worship Sunday. Dinner served.


First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Foundations for the Faith, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday with dinner and activities.


Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Boyd Hill Brotherhood will host a health fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Sandifer Life Center. There will be free blood pressure checks, flu and pneumonia vaccines, health screening, medication review, health information and free breakfast. Open to the community.

Emmanuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, West End Street, Chester: Revival, 10:15 a.m. Sunday with Bishop Joseph K. Stringfellow, pastor, 2 and 6 p.m. with Bishop Emanuel Spearman. Visiting church choirs are welcome for the afternoon and evening services.

Lake Wateree Baptist Church, River Road, Ridgeway: Fall Festival, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the pavilion with hayrides, games, bounce house, face painting, rock painting, biblical adventure walk, costume judging, cakewalk, free food and prizes.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Pack “Pink” the Pew service, 10 a.m. Oct. 21. Family and friends welcome.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, North Main Street, Richburg: Ushers’ Ministry annual program, 2 p.m.Sunday.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: WMU brunch, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 with Minister Edna Frazier. Dori Burgess with the Alzheimer’s Association will speak.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Williamson Road, Rock Hill: Pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Bobby K. Glover, 2 p.m. Oct. 14.

Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Road, Rock Hill: Annual Women’s Day program, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21. Wear white or cream with pink accessories in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Light refreshments after.

Park Ridge Baptist Church, Trotter Ridge Court, Rock Hill: Park Ridge welcomes new pastor the Rev. Bill Gressett Sunday.

Rawlinson Road Baptist Church, Rawlinson Road, Rock Hill: AWANA for age 2-fifth grade and Impact Station, 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday. Details:

Roddey Baptist Church, South Anderson Road, Catawba: Sunday night singing with Second Chance Ministry, 6 p.m. Sunday.

Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Rose of Sharon Hour of Prayer, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays. Open to the community.

West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Mark Lowry brings his What’s Not To Love Tour to West End, 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Details:

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Worship, at 10:55 a.m. Sunday. Children and youth ministry, 6 p.m. Sunday. Men’s Ministry rally, 7 p.m. Monday. Mission groups and men’s and women’s Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Senior adult fall rally, 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church. Woodhaven Block Party, 10 a.m. Oct. 13.


Bahá’í: Interfaith discussions, 7 p.m. first and third Mondays. Devotionals, 1:30 p.m. Sundays giving people of different faiths and beliefs to practice a collective worship. Discussions and devotionals open to all. Details on meeting places:


All Saints Catholic Church, Lake Wylie: The All Saints Knights of Columbus Council No. 14475, in Lake Wylie, donated $1,000 Sept. 22 to Victory Farms in Gastonia, which will support two children for a year of therapeutic riding at the farm. Details about Victory Farms at

Byzantine Catholic community is forming at St. Philip Neri Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. Celebrating the Byzantine Divine Liturgy (Ruthenian tradition), 4 p.m. Saturday in the the original church building. Details: 440-477-6389 or

Divine Saviour Catholic Church, Herndon Avenue, York: Sunday 57th annual Spaghetti Dinner is Oct. 26-27.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Waxhaw Highway, Lancaster: A celebration or the appointment of Father Jeffrey F. Kirby as pastor of Our Lady of Grace, Indian Land, will be 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Open to the community. RSVP to

St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Hospitality luncheon, 1 p.m. Tuesday, White Horse. Knights of Columbus, Oct. 14. No Faith Formation. The 17th annual International Festival will Oct. 26-27. Trunk-or-Treat, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.


Lesslie Church of God, South Anderson Road, Catawba: Revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday with the Rev. Danny R. Shortridge and 7 p.m. Wednesday with Matthew Shortridge.


True Gospel Church of God in Christ, Ashford Road, Chester: Pastor’s Appreciation, 5 p.m. Oct. 21 to honor Pastor Lenard Price and Senda Price. Food registration and distribution, 1 p.m. Oct. 29; for everyone, regardless of financial status.


Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m. Rite I, 10:30 a.m. Rite II. Nursery available for 10:30 service. Blessing of the Animals, 5 p.m. Sunday in the Smyth Garden. Offering collected for Chapman’s Dachshund Rescue.


Temple Kol Ami, meets at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 1691 S.C.160 W., Fort Mill: Details: yorksynagogue@<code_dp> or templekolamisc.<code_dp>org.

Temple Solel: Reform Jewish congregation, meets at <JU>St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. Services are 7 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Temple Solel is a place of spiritual growth where tradition is blended with the reality of current Jewish life. Details:, Temple Solel SC on Facebook or 803-619-9707.


Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Worship with Holy Communion, 10 a.m. Sunday with guest pastor the Rev. Seth Gibson. Nursery provided. Seventh annual Oktoberfest, 3-7 p.m. Saturday with traditional German food, beer, wine and music. Local vendors will sell handmade arts and crafts. Bounce house for children. Free parking and admission. Accepting canned good donations for local pantry. Details: 8003-324-8877. Annual Habitat for Humanity work day, Oct. 13.

Grace Lutheran Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Contemporary worship, 8:30 a.m. and traditional worship, 11 a.m., Sunday both with Holy Communion. Nursery provided. Classes for all ages, 9:45 a.m. Sunday.


Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Re-Ignite, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Forward Focus meeting, 4 p.m. Monday. Live Choices Sunday school social, 6:15 Oct. 16 at Pier 51. “Love Our Neighbor” community event benefiting the Men’s Warming Center, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10 with live music, bake sale, barbecue and drawings every house. Details and tickets: 803-327-4881.

Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Coffee fellowship, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship , 11 a.m. Sunday. Youth, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Support group, 6 p.m. Monday. Margaret Hensley Circle, 10 a.m. and Wings of Faith, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

First United Methodist Church, Chester: Yard sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and turkey dinner with all the trimmings, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Plates: $10.

Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday with Holy Communion. Soup and salad lunch after. Community Health Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 with representatives from dental, hearing, physical therapy, chiropractic, optometrist offices, a pharmacist representative, Community Blood Bank, senior service at Westminster Towers, information on Medicare, pet therapy dogs and nutritionists. Open to the community.

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Crowders Cove Road, Lake Wylie: The Healing Circle, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, for women seeking emotional and mental healing. Walk Away the Pounds, 10 a.m. Mondays. Details: 803-831-0304 or

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Worship, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday with Sunday school at 9:45. Vendors Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17. Details: 803-329-7757.

Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church, Philbeck Road, York. Big Yard sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Spaces 12x12 available in the front lot for $5. Those who want one, come set up at 6:30 a.m. the day of the sale. Bake sale, sausage biscuits and coffee and hot dog lunch in the social hall. Proceeds to United Methodist Women mission projects.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Wednesday night supper, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: pork loin, sweet potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, dessert, tea and lemonade. Cost: $6, ages 11 and older; $3, ages 5-10 and free, age 4 and younger. Open to the community. Proceeds to youth.

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 2150 Smithford Road, Hickory Grove: First Sunday Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu: roasted pork loin, chicken strips, new potatoes, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw, homemade rolls and pound cake. Plates: $10 adults, $5 age 10 and younger. Eat in or take out. All takeout plates, $10. Proceeds to the church improvement fund, local, national and world missions.

Philadelphia United Methodist Church, Chester Highway, York: Yard sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13. Anyone can sell for a $5 fee. Bring your own tables.

St. John’s United Methodist Church, Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill: The Children’s Fall and Winter Consignment Sale, Oct. 11-13. If you would like to consign, please contact Beth at R.E.A.L. Kids friends and fun at Hall Family Farm, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 13 for Kindergarten-fifth graders. Children must be dropped off at the farm, 10713 Providence Road W., Charlotte Please sign up in the communication center. Octoberfest, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 20 featuring silent auction, Shabby Chic shop, children’s activities, assorted vendors, homemade baked goods. The following are available for your lunch at 11 a.m. till gone: brunswick stew, hot dogs and barbecue sandwiches.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: The Patch @ Woodland open Oct. 1-31. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 12:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays. For story time and class field trips, contact the church office at 803-328-1842. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20.


JAARS Day, Jaars Road, Waxhaw, N.C.: Spend a day at the Bible Translator headquarters, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13. Events include helicopter and airplane rides, how you get internet in the rainforest, record your voice in the Jesus film and get a close look at Bible translation. Admission is free. Plane rides, $20; helicopter, $22 and four-wheel drive, $7. Lunch available for $6.50. Details:

Rock Hill SC Ministers Conference, 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday each month at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1003 Steele St., Fort Mill. All pastors welcome. Details: the Rev. M.N. Baxter at 803-207-4352 or evangelist Robert Odom at 803-628-1922.

The Storyteller Gospel Show, 8-10 a.m. Sundays on 100.1 FM with Margaret W. Caldwell.

The Shield, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Rose’s Kitchen lunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays. Plates, $10. Eat in or take out. Truth Youth, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pickleball, 11 a.m.-2 p.m Monday and Wednesday, Thomas Patterson Life Center. Free, teens-adults. GAP Outreach, noon Oct. 13 at Lancaster Manor.


Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Lay Led Worship, 8:30 a.m., Oct. 14 and 28. This is a casual gathering, sharing coffee and our “joys and concerns,” a time of scripture, devotion, prayer, support and a hymn or two. Bring a friend.

Purity Presbyterian Church, Wylie Street, Chester: Bible Quiz, 4 p.m. Sunday.

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