York-Chester and Rock Hill districts: Conference workers, 9 a.m. today at New Home AME Zion Church in York.
Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, East Chapel Road, Rock Hill: Fitness and Wellness workshop, 9 a.m. today. Children's department black history observance, morning worship Sunday.
Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York: Missionary Department Agape celebration, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall. For transportation, call 684-7465.
Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Annual Missionary Day, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Liberty Hill AME Zion Church, Lake Wylie: Valentine's dance and talent show, 5 p.m. today. Hymn Choir anniversary, 7 p.m. Friday. Agape luncheon, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17. The Christian Education Department will sponsor a trip Feb. 23 to the Dr. Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta.
Mount Carmel AME Zion Church, Mount Carmel Road, Heath Springs: Black History Explosion, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today featuring the Crossing, where a brush arbor will be constructed, and Kitty Wilson, slave interpreter from Brattonsville. Dress in period clothing and bring a box or bag lunch.
Rossville AME Zion Church: 100 Women in Red program, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17 with evangelist Mary Ann Talford.
Rock Grove AME Zion Church, Margaret Street, Rock Hill: Atlanta trip, Aug. 1 and 2. Itinerary includes the play "The Color Purple" at the Fox Theater, shopping, and a visit to the Dr. Martin Luther King Center. Details: Barbara Barber, 329-2839 or 322-5062. First installment of $60 is due Feb. 29.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Second Mile Club, 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Men's breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Kids' free clothing swap, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16.
First ARP Church, East White Street, Rock Hill: Preschool Book Fair, 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Open to the public. Preschool spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Valentine's Day dinner and silent auction, 6 p.m. Thursday. To make reservations for either event, call 327-2009.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday in the family life center with the Rev. Jim McLurkin. Covered-dish lunch afterward. Vision report, 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the family life center. Sweetheart Banquet for senior adults, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Call the church to make reservations.
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Valentine's dinner, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Proceeds to summer mission trips.
Sandy River Baptist Association (Upper Division): Ushers ministry, 10 a.m. Feb. 16 at First Calvary Baptist Church, Rock Hill.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Chester: Benefit program for Belton Thompson, 6 tonight.
Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Outreach food drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Emmett Scott Center. Zumba Cardiovascular training, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Red and White Ball, 6 to 10 tonight at the Richard E. Sandifer Life Center, sponsored by the Pastor's Aid. Cost is $10 per person. Details: Al, (803) 554-0863. Black History Month memorial service, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Christian Home Baptist Church, Charity Road, Chester: Ordination service for Sammie McClurkin Jr. and Allen Walker Sr., 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: Black History Month celebration includes movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays in February and "A Moment in History" each Sunday. Taste and Tell Soul Food Fest, 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 17 with a cooking contest and covered-dish dinner. Entrees to be judged must be at the church by 3 p.m.
College Park Baptist Church, Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill: Valentine fellowship for senior widow women, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall. Brian Free and Assurance, 7 p.m. Friday. Love offering.
First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Relay for Life yard sale, 7 a.m. today in the fellowship hall. Dinner theater, 6 p.m. Feb. 16 featuring the play, "Walkin' Home." Menu: salad, lasagna, garlic bread, strawberry shortcake, water or iced tea. Tickets: $10, adults; $5, children 11 and younger. Proceeds to the youth mission fund.
First Mount Zion Baptist Church, Great Falls: Second anniversary for the Rev. Harold E. Harris, 3 p.m. Feb. 17.
Flint Hill Baptist Church, Flint Hill Street, Rock Hill: Scout Troop and Pack 154 annual banquet and "In a Mustard Seed" dinner theater, 6:30 tonight in the fellowship hall. Program and reception honoring Edna Brice Jones, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chester: CD release celebration of Bridgett Davis' "Renew My Mind," 6 tonight with various groups.
Lakewood Baptist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Senior adult luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Mayflower Restaurant.
Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Catawba: The Senior Valentine dinner, 4 p.m. today.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Van Wyck Road, Van Wyck: 110th church anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Carlwell Culp of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Fort Mill. Members, former members and friends are invited. Lunch after worship.
Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: Missionary Women's Day program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Mount Prospect Baptist Church, West Black Street, Rock Hill: Celebration honoring D. Jeffrey Sligh for his service to the community, 4 p.m. Feb. 24.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church: 10th anniversary for the Rev. W.E. Garrison, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
New Zion Baptist Church: The Rev. C.T. Kirk will lead worship at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Old Wilson Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Road, Chester: Black history observance, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with LaPorsha Howze and DeTerrio Emerson.
Park Ridge Baptist Church, Trotter Ridge Court, Rock Hill: His Anointed Singers of Clover in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: Valentine banquet, 7 p.m. Feb. 16. Sign-up deadline for the new Beth Moore Bible study, "A Woman's Heart," is Feb. 18. Senior adult gathering, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday for Bible study and lunch. Free and open to all.
St. Luke No. 2 Baptist Church: Fourth pastoral anniversary banquet for the Rev. and Mrs. Persell Ross, 6 tonight at Trinity Center in York. Tickets are $10. To get tickets, call (803) 927-0818 or 628-5330. Anniversary worship, 11 a.m. Sunday at the church.
St. Phillips Baptist Church, Old Richburg Road, Chester: Dianne W. Rawlinson will give her initial sermon at 3 p.m. Feb. 17.
Trinity Baptist Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Second annual Tri-City gospel concert with musician Luther Barnes, 6 tonight at Sullivan Middle School auditorium. Concert tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Details: Armechia Scott, minister of music, 324-5157. Ladies in Red program, 11 a.m. Sunday. Hymn Choir workshop, 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 16.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: Chili Bowl, 3 to 9 p.m. today at the youth house. Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at The Connection. Child care for children 5 to 11 years old provided. Details: John Horn, 327-2811.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: WMU morning prayer group, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Bring finger food.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Ministry Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday. Hospitality luncheon, 1 p.m. Tuesday at Marco's Pizza on Cherry Road.
The Oratory, Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill: Scott Appleby will be the guest speaker for the 28th Cardinal Newman Lecture on Feb. 16 at The Oratory. Appleby is a history professor at the University of Notre Dame and director of the Joan Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame. The lectures will be at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and are open to the community. Lunch is brown-bag with drinks provided. The schedule also includes a noon Eucharist and chamber concert after lunch. For more information, contact Sarah Morgan at The Oratory, 327-2097, from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday.
CHURCH OF GOD
Mount Zion Rock Grove Park Church of God, Porter Road, Rock Hill: 13th anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas L. Jones, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday.
Church of God of Prophecy, Hilltop Lane, Clover: Revival, 11 a.m. Sunday with Bishop Claude Ayers, 6 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Ken Baker and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Special prayer and singing nightly.
St. Matthais Episcopal Church, Hollis Lakes Road, Rock Hill: Lenten study, "Harry Potter and the Journey into Goodness," 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays beginning Sunday through March 16.
Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Men's breakfast, 8 a.m. Feb. 16 in the community room.
Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 and Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill: Each Wednesday during Lent will be a light supper with worship and discussion afterward on "The World in Crisis: Is religion inherently violent? Can justice and forgiveness coexisit?"
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men's planning meeting, 6 p.m. Sunday. Women's Reading Group, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Antioch United Methodist Church, West Rambo Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women's Little Red Wagon Project will collect food for the Interfaith Hospitality Network each Sunday during Lent. On Sunday, bring canned corn to fill the wagon. Lenten Bible study, 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Bethel United Methodist Church, Killian Road, Catawba: 100 Ladies in Red celebration, 2 p.m. Feb. 17.
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Crowders Cove Lane, Lake Wylie: Italian Night spaghetti supper, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Menu: spaghetti, salad, drink and dessert. Donations accepted.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Men's Club breakfast, 7 a.m. Sunday. Gym open for walking 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday. Joy Club Valentines party, 3 p.m. Thursday. Boy Scout Pinewood Derby hot dog sale, 4:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 16.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community supper, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: beef tips over rice, vegetables, biscuits, dessert, lemonade, and tea. Cost: $6, adults; $3, children 6 to 10 years old; and free for children younger than 6. Open to the community. Proceeds to COAP church projects.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: First Sunday in Lent worship, 10 a.m. Sunday.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: United Methodist Women "Coffee Break," 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Quest's senior adult Valentine's lunch, after 11 a.m. worship Sunday. Taize worship and brown bag lunch, noon Wednesdays during Lent. Drinks provided. Central American Crafts Fair, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the lobby with jewelry, hammocks, dolls, potters, clothing, leather goods, organic coffee and seasonal items.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Paul Church Road, Clover: Oyster stew, 4 to 7:30 p.m. today. Menu: oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs and desserts. Donations to the church general fund.
Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Trinity Travelers, noon Wednesday for covered-dish lunch. Junior and senior high snow tubing trip, Feb. 17. Cost is $20. Circle No. 2 yard sale, April 5.
Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, Harris Street, Fort Mill: Educator's appreciation day, 10:45 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Keith Callicutt, Fort Mill school superintendent and grandson of the Rev. R.T. McElveen, former pastor at the church. Special music by the children's bell choir. Luncheon afterward. Area educators are invited.
Oakdale Church of the Nazarene, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Revival, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 17 and 7 p.m. Feb. 18 through 20 with the Rev. Bill Ulmet.
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 546 S. Cherry Road, suites F and H, Rock Hill: Gospel concert featuring the Richmond Family, 10 a.m. Feb. 17. Love offering for the building fund. Additional information at the church Web site, www.rockhilltrinitynaz.org.
Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio program, 10:15 a.m. Sunday on WRHI
Grounds of Faith, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Christian comedian Mike Goodwin, 7 to 9 tonight. Crucial in concert, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Kentucky Missions: Benefit, 6 to 10 tonight at the McConnells ballfield on S.C. 322 featuring bluegrass and gospel singing. Hot dog supper available.
Missions Vendor Bazaar and Silent Auction: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Rock Hill Armory on Museum Road, sponsored by World Christian Language and Education Association to raise money for the Biggers family, who are planning a two-year mission trip to Christ's College in Taipei, Taiwan.
Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill: Singles and couples conference, 7 p.m. Friday and Feb. 16.
Mount Sinai Church of Faith, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Praise and worship service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
New Beginning Outreach Center, College Street, Chester: Joy Night, 6 tonight with various choirs and praise dancers.
Shield of Faith Family Church, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Mike Jenetta, a personal trainer, 3 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $3. Elderly Outreach for Green Street Plaza in Rock Hill, 10 to 3 p.m. today.
Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Rock Hill: Women's conference, 1 a.m. today. Pack-the-pew rally, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The church offers a soup kitchen and free clothes closet from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.
Rock Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church, Eden Terrace at Richmond Drive, Rock Hill: The Greenes featuring Taranda Greene in concert, 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Confirmation classes begin at 4:30 p.m. Sunday for youngsters in seventh grade or middle school. Fellowship dinner, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Cost is $5, adults; $3 children; and $15 family cap. Call the church for reservations.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Monthly contemporary service, "Prey or Pray: Resisting Temptation," 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the activities center. Refreshments before and after the service.
First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York: Leslie Nease, 91.9 radio DJ and member of the Survivor China cast, will speak at 7 p.m. March 8. The event is free, but tickets are required because of limited seating. To get tickets, call (704) 868-6043.
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