Lancaster District, Pee Dee Conference: Chicken, fish and hot dog plate sales, 5 to 7 p.m. March 19 at New Hope AME Zion Church, Plyler Road, Lancaster; March 20, El Bethel AME Zion Church, Henry Harris Road, Fort Mill; March 21 and 22, Salem AME Zion Church, Old Camden highway, Heath Springs.
South Carolina Conference: Daughters of Varick information workshop, 10 a.m. today at St. Matthew AME Zion Church, Lige Street, Rock Hill.
Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, East Chapel Road, Rock Hill: Fitness and Wellness workshop, 2 p.m. today.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church, Stringfellow Road, Chester: Twelve Tribe Rally, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neelys Creek Road, Rock Hill: Youth choir gospel celebration explosion, 5 p.m. today.
Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Catawba: Sunday school Round-up Day, March 30 with breakfast at 9 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
Pleasant View AME Zion Church, Old Columbia Road, Chester: Hymn Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. March 16.
Wilson Chapel AME Zion Church: Annual Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Dinner will be served.
Ebenezer ARP Church, Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill: Annual missions conference continues at 6 tonight with an international covered-dish meal. Members of the recent Mexico trip will speak. Eric and Ginger Lockamy will speak at 9 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Frank Van Dalen, director of World Witness, will preach at 10 a.m. Sunday. Faith Promise giving program also will be launched. Second Mile Club, 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: The Rev. Neely Gaston of Greenville ARP Church will lead worship at 11 a.m. Sunday. Discussion on Islam led by Wayne Bogan, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Mission Committee fundraiser lunch, after worship Sunday. Basketball banquet, 6 p.m. March 15. Church directory picture days are March 25 and 26 and April 3, 4, and 5.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God, Edward Street, Rock Hill: Teen Challenge Choir, 6 p.m. Sunday.
Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: Children's Church will go to "Build-a-Bear" from 11 a.m. to noon today. Lunch afterward. Zumba Cardiovascular training, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Women's prayer breakfast, 9 a.m. today. Cost: $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger. Minster's, Deacon's and Trustee's spouses program, 2 p.m. March 9.
Christian Home Baptist Church: Rick R. Mills will preach his initial sermon, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Great Mount Zion Baptist Church, Winnsboro: Four Gospel program, 6 p.m. today.
Inspiriation Baptist Church, Comer Road, Rock Hill: Spring revival, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Scott Lewellen. Youth emphasis night is Sunday, with special singing by Josh Dry and Friends. Nursery provided.
Liberty Baptist Church, South Shiloh Road, York: Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Eat in or take out. Plates are $7 and include barbecue, slaw, baked beans, roll, dessert and drink.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Van Wyck Road, Van Wyck: Youth-sponsored appreciation service for choir director JoAnn Crockett, 7 p.m. March 15. Fellowship dinner afterward.
Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Winners of the Usher Ministry's baby contest were Barryon Stinson, son of Barry and Sonetra Stinson; first runner-up Athoria Robinson, daughter of Thomas Robinson Jr. and Shonta Long; second runner-up Caden Micha Rawlinson, son of Tiandrea Banks and Rafeal Rawlinson.
Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Men's Choir fifth anniversary, 5 p.m. March 15.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, McConnells: Missions Sunday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner after morning worship.
New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton Street, Rock Hill: Men's Day program, 3 p.m. March 16. Youth revival, 7 p.m. March 19 and 20 with the Rev. Larry Floyd.
New Hope Baptist Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: A singing with the Harvells of Fort Mill will kick off revival at 6:30 p.m. March 16. Speaker: the Rev. Mike Whitson. Special singing nightly.
Northside Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Spring barbecue, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the church.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, S.C. 557, Lake Wylie: 50th anniversary celebration, 11 a.m. March 16 with the Rev. Charles Ingle, second pastor of the church. Special music by Benton and Company will be at 10 a.m. Lunch provided after worship. All members, former members and pastors are invited. Senior adult gathering, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday for lunch, Bible study, and fellowship. Pine Grove Christian Academy is accepting applications for summer camp for children 4 to 12 years old.
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Gospel Chorus 32nd anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.
St. Luke No. 1 Baptist Church, Sharon: "Seven Things the Devil Hates," 5 p.m. today. Church anniversary and Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. March 16.
St. Luke No. 2 Baptist Church, S.C. 97, Sharon: Ushers Sermon, 2:30 p.m. March 16.
Weeping Mary Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir anniversary, 7 p.m. Friday.
West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: West End Fellowship, 6 p.m. Sunday and March 16 for new members or those who want to join the church. Men's prayer breakfast, 7:30 a.m. today. Children's Easter Safari, 10 to 11 a.m. March 15.
Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Vacation Bible School workshop, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at NewKirk Baptist Church on Museum Road in Rock Hill. Easter egg stuffing, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Basketball awards banquet, 6 p.m. Friday. Annual Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. March 15. Easter basket delivery, 1 p.m. March 15.
Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, Pinckney Road, Chester: Installation service for the new pastor, the Rev. Donnie D. Dye, 3 p.m. Sunday.
St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Lenten Fish Fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, prepared by the Knights of Columbus Oratory Council No. 6756. Plates are $8 for adults and $5 for children and include fish, french fries, hush puppies and slaw. Drinks and dessert available for eat-in only. Takeout orders available. Open to the community. Proceeds to the KOC and its charities. Parish Penance service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Seven priests will be able to hear confessions in English, Spanish, Vietnamese or Portuguese. Catholic inquiry session, 6 to 7:30 p.m. April, 2, 9 and 16 for those interested in becoming Catholic.
CHURCH OF GOD
York Church of God, Charlotte Street, York: Baked spaghetti supper, 5 to 8 p.m. March 15 in the church annex, sponsored by the Children's Church. Plates are $5 and include spaghetti, salad, roll, dessert and tea.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
New Covenant Assembly Church of God in Christ, Rock Hill: Pastoral anniversary banquet for Elder George Gadson and his wife, Bonita Gadson, 5 p.m. today at the Wesley Foundation on Stewart Avenue in Rock Hill. Special service, 5 p.m. Sunday, also at the Wesley Foundation.
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: St. Anne's Guild, 10 a.m. Tuesday in the parlor. Theology Thirsty Tuesday, 7 p.m. Thursday at McHales. The Episcopal Day school is taking applications for the 2008-2009 school year.
Epiphany Lutheran Church, West Main Street, Rock Hill: Pine needle sale, today. Community blood drive, 3 to 7 p.m. April 22.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: St. James Male Chorus in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday. The concert is free, but a love offering will be taken. Bishop's Bash for Confirmands, March 15 in Columbia. Palm Sunday worship, March 16. Banks for Heifer International will be turned in. Covered-dish lunch at noon with an Easter egg hunt afterward. Maundy Thursday service, 6:30 p.m. March 20.
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.
Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Heckle Boulevard, Rock Hill: Easter egg hunt, March 15. Rain date is March 22. Filet Fellowship fish fry will be 4 to 8 p.m. March 29 instead of March 15.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Neely Store Road, Rock Hill: The Rev. Sara White, Rock Hill District superintendent, will speak Sunday. A fundraiser lunch for Salkehatchie Summer Service will be after worship. Open to the community. Chancel Choir cantata, morning worship March 16. Covered-dish lunch afterward.
India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: Family game night, 5 to 7 p.m. today. United Methodist Men's breakfast, 7 a.m. Sunday. Youth luncheon and service day, noon to 3:30 p.m. today. Palm Sunday service, 11 a.m. March 16 with children's processional with palm branches. Dedication of the Cannon Heritage Cross. Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. March 20 at India Hook with Rock Hill Central, Hermon Presbyterian and Hosanna AME Church. Refreshments afterward.
Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community supper, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Menu: pork chops, grater tater casserole, lima beans, bread, dessert, tea and lemonade. Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 10 years old, and free for children younger than 6. Open to the community. Proceeds to COAP projects.
Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: Women in the Pulpit Sunday and Fifth Sunday in Lent worship, 10 a.m. Sunday.
Philadelphia United Methodist Church, S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill: Fish fry, 5 to 7:30 p.m. today, sponsored by the United Methodist Men. All-you-can-eat plates are $10 and include flounder fillet, fries, slaw, hush puppies and drink. Takeout available. Children's plates are $5, and a hot dog plate will be available. Bake sale also. Proceeds will go to buy choir robes.
St. James United Methodist Church, Quarry Road, York: Benefit concert featuring the Adams Family Community Choir, 3 p.m. Sunday.
St. John's United Methodist Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: World Religions 101 classes begin at 7 p.m. March 25 and continue for six weeks. It will be taught by Dave Hoshour and members of the Southern Evangelical Seminary. For more information, contact Jenifer Crawford at the church. Basketball banquet, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Wednesday Night Fellowship with Frances Liss, who will speak on Judaism and Passover. Supper at 6 p.m.; program at 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. March 20.
Trinity United Methodist Church, York: Basketball banquet, 6 p.m. Sunday with a covered-dish supper. United Methodist Men's breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday. "Noah and the Arkettes" will be presented at 5:30 p.m. March 16.
Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, Harris Street, Fort Mill: Guest soloist Cindy Kessler will sing at 10:45 a.m. March 16 for Palm Sunday service.
Biblical Studies Released Time: Pancake supper, 5 to 7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Main Street, Clover. Plates are $5 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 11 years old and include pancakes, sausage patties, juice, milk and coffee. Tickets are available at area churches and at the door. Proceeds will go to the BSRT program of Clover.
Rock Hill Interdenominational Ministers' Wives and Widows Alliance: Anniversary program, 5 p.m. Sunday at Harmony United Methodist Church in Edgemoor.
Rock Hill Ministers Conference: Fellowship breakfast, 7:30 a.m. March 15 at Gethsemane Church, Squire Road, Rock Hill. Donation: $5.
Genesis Ministries, Main Street, Fort Lawn: Classes for members and new members, 10 a.m. March 15 at the Fort Lawn Community Center. For information on education scholarships for the 2008-2009 school year, contact Helen Williams, 789-3168. Deadline for applications is May 16.
Freedom Temple Ministries, East Main Street, Rock Hill: March Gladness Fellowship service, "The Power of Unity," 7 p.m. each Tuesday in March. Tuesday's service will be with the Rev. Andrew Rollinson of Mount DoWell Baptist Church in McConnells.
Christian Lifestyle Expo: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 15 and 1 to 5 p.m. March 16 at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart with exhibitors, businesses and ministries from around the Southeast. For more information or tickets, visit the Web site www. christianlifestyleexpo.com.
Lake Wylie Christian Assembly, Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie: Teen Challenge Choir in concert, 11 a.m. Sunday.
Mount Joy House of God, Frank Street, Rock Hill: Revival, 7:30 p.m. March 20 and 22.
Mount Sinai Church of Faith, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Sunday night service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Marriage workshop, 4 p.m. March 29 for married or engaged couples.
Temple of Praise, Hudson Street, Chester: Praying Saints prayer breakfast, 9 a.m. today. Donation: $5. First church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Yancy Martin of St. Matthews. Free soup kitchen and clothes bank, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Open to the public.
Trinity Christian Fellowship, Saluda Road, Rock Hill: Easter play, "He is Risen," 6 p.m. March 16.
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Monthly contemporary service, Second Sundays, 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the activities center. Focus: "Times you wished Jesus had been there." Heavy hors d'oeuvres served before and after the service.
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