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CHURCH HAPPENINGS

AME ZION

Rock Hill District Christian Education Department: workshop, 9:30 a.m. today at Rock Grove AME Zion Church on Margaret Street in Rock Hill.

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Homecoming, 2:30 p.m. July 15 with the Rev. Charles Ashley Sr. Revival, 7 p.m. July 16 through 19 with the Rev. Eldren D. Morrison. For transportation, call 684-7465.

United AME Zion Church, Steele Street, Fort Mill: Revival, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. George McCain and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday with the Rev. Henrico White. Dinner at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

ARP

Bethany ARP Church, S.C. 161 North, Clover: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with a covered-dish lunch afterward. All members, former members and friends are invited.

Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Neeza Club for children resumes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Second Mild Club, Thursday. Signup is under way for Titus 2 Spiritual Mothering that begins in August. Concert by participants at the Bonclarken Music Festival, 7 p.m. Friday.

Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Youth Bible study at the Cracker Barrel resumes July 18. Sunshine Club, 7 p.m. July 23 at the White Horse. No Sunday evening worship during July.

BAPTIST

Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Prayer breakfast and worship, 7 a.m. July 14.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church: Kenny Curry & Nu Spirit, Richard English and the Rock Hill Concert Choir, C.J. Butler, J.B. and Focus, and others will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday.

First Baptist Church, Dave Lyle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Kevin Fuller, international president of Gideons from Geelong, Australia, will speak at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York: Gospel Choir anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Flint Hill Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Prayer breakfast, 9 a.m. today. Men's Day, 11 a.m. Sunday.

NewKirk Baptist Church, Museum Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, "Game Day Central," 6 to 8 p.m. July 15 through 20. Adult classes also.

New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church: Women's Day workshop, 9:30 a.m. to noon today with a self-defense class taught by the Rock Hill Police Departments and AIDS Awareness taught by Richard Pickering. Details: 328-3854. Women's Day Program, 11 a.m. Sunday. Vacation Bible School, "Graduate to Jesus," 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 16 through 20.

Northside Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Sunday evening service will be led by the Praise Band. Salad night afterward. Young at Heart luncheon, Tuesday.

Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: Men's breakfast, 7 a.m. today. Cookout and concert by Truly Blessed, 5 p.m. today. Open to the community.

Roddey Baptist Church, Catawba: Vacation Bible School kickoff, 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday with a hot dog super, games and Mike Duvall, Flintstone Flyer race car driver. Vacation Bible School, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for all ages. Nursery provided for children younger than 2.

St. John Baptist Church, Sharon: New service hours beginning Sunday are 9:30 a.m. for Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. for worship.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Sanctuary Choir presents " Stars and Stripes Forever," 10:55 a.m. Sunday. Acteen will attend NAC in Missouri beginning Tuesday and return on Friday. Vacation Bible School kick off 4 to 6 p.m. July 14 with games, fun, fellowship and New Life 91.9. Open to the community.

CATHOLIC

St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 18 in the family life center.

CHURCH OF GOD

Lando Church of God, S.C. 901, Lando: Vacation Bible School, "Avalanche Ranch," for children 3 to 12 years old, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

EPISCOPAL

Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday with an ice cream social at 8 p.m. Thursday.

LUTHERAN

Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Interfaith Hospitality hosts, July 22 through 28.

Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 West at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 15 through 19. Dinner from 6 to 6:25 p.m. Classes for adults also. To register, call 548-3551.

METHODIST

Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Catawba: Usher Board anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Lakeside services, 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Park. United Methodist Women, 7 p.m. Monday. Salkehatchie workers in Bamburg, July 14 through 21. United Methodist Men, 7 a.m. -July 15 at Anna J's.

Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Holy Communion will be served at 10 a.m. worship Sunday.

St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women will host Game Night, 6 p.m. Thursday in St. John's Center. Refreshments and nursery provided. Cost is $6. Proceeds go to UMW projects.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, Clover: Ice cream and hot dog supper, 4 to 7:30 p.m. July 14.

West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, McConnells: Manic Monday for middle school students, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday. C5Forty for high school students, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Churchwide picnic, 3 to 7 p.m. July 22 at Bowater Park.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

NONDENOMINATIONAL

Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio program, 10:15 a.m. Sunday on WRHI with the Rev. Rusty Clark.

Grounds of Faith, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Chet of Painting Grace, 8 to 11 tonight; Dallas Wesley, 9 p.m. to midnight Friday.

Mission Outreach Church, Ross Cannon Street, York: Homecoming, 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. George Lowry. Revival, 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with the Rev. J.E. Darby and Wayne Love.

Mount Sinai Church of Faith, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Women's Revival, 7 p.m. Friday and July 14 and 5 p.m. July 15 with various speakers.

Rock Hill Deliverance Center, Sylvia Circle, Rock Hill: Revival, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday with Bishop Richard Sullins, presiding prelate of Victory Temple Pentecostal Church in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

Shield of Faith Family Church, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Wednesday Vacation Bible School, Wednesday, July 18 and 25. Details: 328-3000.

PRESBYTERIAN

Doby's Bridge Presbyterian Church, Doby's Bridge Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "Lift Off! Soaring to New Heights with God," Sunday through Thursday. Light supper at 6:30 nightly with classes and activities for all ages. To register, call the church office, 547-5240.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Second Sundays at the Center, contemporary worship, 7 to p.m. Sunday in the activities centers with the focus on continuously following a Christian lifestyle and finding "look-alikes" with Christian lifestyles. Ice cream sundaes will be served. Open to the community.

Riverview Presbyterian Church, North Sutton Road, Fort Mill: Vacation Bible School, "Galilee by the Sea," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. An ice cream supper will be Thursday.

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• The name of any people in the picture

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Send us your Vacation Bible School pictures

Vacation Bible School season is in full swing in York, Chester and Lancaster counties, and we want your photos to share on our Web site. Send us your digital pics, and we'll put them up in a gallery at

Send them to online@heraldonline.com. Please include:

• The name of the church

• The name of any people in the picture

• The name of the person sending the picture

All submissions become the property of The Herald and may be published in any format.

Send us your Vacation Bible School pictures

Vacation Bible School season is in full swing in York, Chester and Lancaster counties, and we want your photos to share on our Web site. Send us your digital pics, and we'll put them up in a gallery at

Send them to online@heraldonline.com. Please include:

• The name of the church

• The name of any people in the picture

• The name of the person sending the picture

All submissions become the property of The Herald and may be published in any format.

Send us your Vacation Bible School pictures

Vacation Bible School season is in full swing in York, Chester and Lancaster counties, and we want your photos to share on our Web site. Send us your digital pics, and we'll put them up in a gallery at

Send them to online@heraldonline.com. Please include:

• The name of the church

• The name of any people in the picture

• The name of the person sending the picture

All submissions become the property of The Herald and may be published in any format.

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