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CHURCH HAPPENINGS

AME ZION

York-Chester District: Music Department, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Rehoboth AME Zion Church. Members of the Mass Choir and those wanting to form a hymn choir should attended. Howard Scholarship service, 3 p.m. April 13 at Rehoboth AME Zion Church.

China Grove AME Zion Church: Hymn Choir program for the soul, 2:30 p.m. April 13.

Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: 128th anniversary, 3:30 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Clarence Carr, presiding bishop of the South Atlantic Episcopal District.

Mount Zion AME Zion Church, Catawba: Musical Choir concert, 5 p.m. today. The Community Chorale Choir of White Oak and the New Mount Olivet choir also will perform.

Mount Zion AME Zion Church, SC. 97, Hickory Grove: Rainbow Tea, 3 p.m. April 12.

New Love's Chapel AME Zion Church, Clover: Usher's anniversary, 2:30 p.m. April 13.

ARP

Neely's Creek ARP Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Communion will be observed at 11 a.m. Sunday. Dixon Lesslie Sunday school class will meet at Catawba Fish Camp at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Youth handbell choir for middle and high school students begins at 4 p.m. April 13.

Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York: Catawba Presbytery Fundamental Workshop and Children's Retreat, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Fishing Club, April 19 at the Rolling Hills pond. All ages welcome. Bring fishing rod and bait.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

First Assembly of God, Edwards Street, Rock Hill: Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Plates are $6 and include spaghetti, salad, bread and tea. Delivery available for orders of six or more. To place orders, call 517-7342. Proceeds to the youth summer camp fund.

BAPTIST

Sandy River Baptist Association, Lower Division: One-day Session, 10:30 a.m. today at Union Baptist Church in Rock Hill. Registration at 10 a.m.

Big Calvary Baptist Church, Edgemoor: New-member orientation, 9 a.m. today. Youth choir anniversary, 2:30 p.m. April 13.

Boyd Hill Baptist Church, Glenn Street, Rock Hill: Adult Choir anniversary continues at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Christian Education Ministry barbecue chicken and rib plate lunch, after worship Sunday.

Cross Road Baptist Church, Eden Terrace Extension, Rock Hill: Fit for Life kickoff, noon to 2 p.m. April 12, featuring door prizes and information on stress management, food and nutrition and physical fitness. Open to the community.

First Baptist Church, South Congress Street, York: Relay for Life team spaghetti supper, 5 to 6:45 p.m. today in the fellowship hall with the Black Family Singers in concert at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Adults, $7; children 5 to 10 years old, $5; and free for children 4 and younger. All proceeds to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Tickets available from team members or at the door.

Flint Hill Baptist Church, Flint Hill Street, Rock Hill: Health Fair, April 11, featuring an AIDS awareness seminar, Red Cross blood drive and HIV/AIDS testing mobile unit.

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, York: HIV/AIDS workshop after worship April 12 in the fellowship hall, facilitated by Tara F. Robinson. Open to the community.

Great Joy Baptist Church, McConnells: Hymn Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday. Various choirs invited.

Haven of Rest Baptist Church, Connolly Road, York: Revival, 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through April 12 with the Rev. Ken Fetuao of Park Ridge Baptist Church. Special music nightly. Nursery provided.

Hillcrest Baptist Church, S.C. 49, York: Revival, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Joe Canipe of Mars Hill. Special music nightly.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Center Street, Chester: One-day spring revival, 2:30 p.m. April 20 with the Rev. Donnie Dye of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church. Music by the Zion Pilgrim Gospel Choir.

Mount Prospect Baptist Church, West Black Street, Rock Hill: The church will continue its 30 days of prayer, fasting and healing through April 30. The sanctuary will be open from noon to 1 p.m. daily for prayer.

Nazareth Baptist Church, Rock Hill: Hymn Choir No. 2 anniversary continues at 2 p.m. Sunday. Church conference, 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. John McCoy will celebrate his ninth anniversary at 10 a.m. April 13. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

New Hope Baptist Church, Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill: Hot dog and bake sale fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today. The Journeymen will be in concert at 7 tonight. Delivery available for five or more plates. Call the church, 324-3344. Proceeds will go the bus ministry. Love offering taken for the concert.

New Vision Freewill Baptist Church, Mount Holly Road toward Edgemoor: 15th Founder's Day celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday, with lunch afterward. Music by the Blood Bought trio at 2 p.m.

St. Luke No. 2 Church, Sharon: Family and Friends Day, 11 a.m. April 13.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, McConnells: 44th Gospel Choir anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Temple Baptist Church, Celriver Road, Rock Hill: Revival, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with the Rev. Billy Ray Wooten of Stanley, N.C.

Union Baptist Church, S.C. 274 at Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: "Church Women with a Hatitude," hat show and dinner, 5 p.m. April 12 featuring Margaret Caldwell, "The Storyteller." Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for youth 10 to 17 years old; free for children 9 and younger. Women are asked to wear a hat, and gloves are optional. Youth revival, 5 p.m. April 13 and 7 p.m. April 14 and 15 with the Rev. Charles Moses of Cross Road Baptist Church.

West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill: 2008 Maximum Impact Simulcast for business professionals, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18 at The Connection. Tickets are $59 through April 17 and $69 at the door. Lunch provided. Details: 327-2811.

Woodhaven Baptist Church, Marrett Boulevard, Rock Hill: Young Ladies Bible study, 4 p.m. Sunday. Trinidad Mission Team yard sale and biscuit breakfast, 7 a.m. April 12. Proceeds to the mission trip.

CATHOLIC

St. Anne Catholic Church, Bird Street, Rock Hill: Hospitality luncheon, 1 p.m. Tuesday at Eat Well Restaurant. Catholic Inquiry session will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 16 for those interested in becoming a Catholic, are a returning Catholic or spouse of a Catholic.

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Crawford Road, Rock Hill: Dedication Mass for the new church building, 10 a.m. Sunday. Reception afterward at Bannon Hall.

St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Munn Street, Fort Mill: Adore Ministries 2097 Worship Tour, 7 p.m. Friday with Matt Maher and Band, Kelly Pease, Josh Blakesley and Paul George. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Details: 322-3131.

EPISCOPAL

Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Caldwell Street, Rock Hill: St. Anne's Guild, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Acorn deadline, April 12. Continuing Education and Training Day, April 12.

METHODIST

York-Clover Methodist Cluster: Worship-in-song service, 4 p.m. April 13 at Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street in York.

Adnah United Methodist Church, Adnah Drive, Rock Hill: Spring barbecue by Courtney's, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and April 12 in the family life center. Eat in or take out. Delivery available for five or more plates. For advance orders, call 328-1618 or 628-6598. For same-day orders, call 366-2731.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Celanese Road, Rock Hill: Holy Communion, Sunday. No adult Bible study Wednesday. April 13 is the cutoff date to order Relay for Life T-shirts online. Mystery Bag auction and dinner, 5:30 p.m. April 13. Auction starts at 6:30 p.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, Curtis Street, Rock Hill: Emmaus Group, 6 p.m. Sunday at McAllister's Deli on Dave Lyle Boulevard. BLT, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nishie G's on India Hook Road.

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Crowders Cove Lane, Lake Wylie: United Methodist Women yard and bake sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Sausage biscuits and hot dogs also available. Barbecue by Courtneys, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Eat or take out. "Lord, Teach Me to Pray," April 23 through May 14. Registration deadline is Wednesday. Workbook is $12.95. To register, call the church office, (803) 831-0304.

Harmony United Methodist Church, Ridge Road, Rock Hill: Women of Faith women's conference, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

India Hook United Methodist Church, Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill: United Methodist Men's barbecue, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Plates are $7 and include pork barbecue, baked beans, slaw, chips, roll, tea and dessert. Tickets available at the church, or orders can be placed by calling the church, 329-7787. The United Methodist Women also will have a bake sale. Proceeds to local missions. Relay for Life, 7 p.m. Friday.

Mount Holly United Methodist Church, Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill: Community supper, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 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 Salkehatchie Camp fees.

Mount Olive United Methodist Church, Ogden Road, Rock Hill: Calendar Tea, 4 p.m. April 13.

Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, Mountain Gap Road, Richburg: United Methodist Men will serve coffee and doughnuts in the fellowship hall before worship at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Trinity United Methodist Church, East Liberty Street, York: Circle No. 2 Yard Sale, April 12. Bring sale items to Trinity Center on Monday. Worship in song service, 4 p.m. April 13.

Woodland United Methodist Church, Cherry Road, Rock Hill: Prayer service, 7 p.m. Monday. Stretch and walk, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday. Marriage enrichment series, using scenes from "Everybody Loves Raymond," April 18 and 19. For pre-registration, call the church office, 328-1842. Spring retreat for middle and high school students, April 25 through 27. Registration is $70 by Sunday and $90 thereafter.

NAZARENE

Oakdale Church of the Nazarene, Dunlap Roddey Road, Rock Hill: Dr. Edward L. "Eddie" Estep, district superintendent, will lead worship at 10:45 a.m. April 13.

NONDENOMINATIONAL

Rock Hill Christian Ministerial Association: Radio show, WRHI, Sunday with the Rev. Demorrious Robinson of Cedar Grove Road.

Grace Ministries, S.C. 901, Rock Hill: Fish fry and bake sale, 4 to 7 p.m. April 12. Menu: flounder, shrimp, chicken strips, fries, hush puppies, slaw and onion rings. Plates are $9 for adults; $10 adult combo; $6 for children 10 and younger. Academy Christian School is accepting applications for 2008-2009 for K4 through ninth grade. Space is limited. For more information, call 324-2178.

IRC Ministries, Mountain Crest Drive, Kings Mountain, N.C.: Fourth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Robert L. McCaskill, 10:30 a.m. April 20.

Liberty Christian Fellowship, Rock Hill: Men's fellowship breakfast, 9 a.m. April 12 at Shoney's. Women's fellowship, 10 a.m. April 19 at Shoney's.

LifePointe Christian Church, meeting at Southwest Middle School, Steele Creek Road, Charlotte: Four-week series, "Quandary -- Got Questions?", beginning Sunday and led by Lou Pantuosco, Winthrop professor and author of "got questions? seek and you shall find." Free community "quandary seminar" and luncheon, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 with apologetics expert Russell Johnson. For more information, call the church, (704) 583-6017.

New Beginning Global Ministries, Charlotte Highway, York: Apostolic/Prophetic Gathering 2008, 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. April 12 and 11 a.m. April 13 with Apostle Michael Hunt of Chicago and recording artist Hersey Coles of Runnemede, N.J.

New Beginning Outreach Center, College Street, Chester: Men's Day, 3 p.m. April 13.

Rock Hill Deliverance Evangelistic Center, Sylvia Circle, Rock Hill: Reaching the Lost at Any Cost Crusade 2008, 7 p.m. nightly through April 30. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. nightly. Speakers: the Rev. Olivene Martin, Monday and Tuesday; the Rev. Fred Lee, Wednesday and Thursday; Chief Silverheels, Friday and April 12; and the Rev. Lee Teal, April 13 and 14.

Shield of Faith Family Church, Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill: Larry and Kathy Soles air at 6 a.m. daily on cable Channel 14. Pre-registration for Shield of Faith Christian Academy continues until April 30.

Taking the City Ministry, India Hook Road, Rock Hill: Month of the Child celebration and invitation to visit TCM Christian Child Care facility for children infants through 12 years old. Hours of care are from 4:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays. Summer camp enrollment also is under way. For information, call 328-2263.

True, Love and Faith, Columbia Street, Chester: Yard sale, 7 a.m. to noon April 12. Proceeds to the building fund.

Ultimate Life Church, Rubin Boulevard, Fort Mill: Dr. Mark Duplantis will speak at 10 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. He is the brother of Jesse Duplantis.

PRESBYTERIAN

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, Allison Creek Road, York: Allison Creek Bluegrass, 7 p.m. April 17 with R.C. Harris and Blue Denim. Food available. Free admission, but donations will be taken.

First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Rock Hill: Basketball banquet, 6 tonight. Monthly fellowship dinner, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Make reservations by Tuesday by calling the church office, 328-2467. Men of retirement age lunch, noon Tuesday at Jackson's Cafeteria.

Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill: Second Sundays contemporary service, 6 p.m. April 13. This month's theme is "Roaming Our Way Astray." Breakfast foods will be served before and after the service. Open to the community.

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