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Church news, Feb. 19: Stars of Hope luncheon

First Baptist plans soup lunch

First Baptist Church, 102 S. Congress St., York, will a soup luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 to raise money for its Stars of Hope team, which is participating in the American Cancer Society’s Western York County Relay for Life.

Donations will be accepted for the soup lunch, and there will be a $1 dessert table.

St. Paul UMC plans oyster stew

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1550 St. Paul Church Road, Clover, will host an oyster stew from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.

The event will include oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs, desserts, and drinks. Donations will be accepted. Details, call 803-222-7426.

Sharon UMC plans soup supper

Sharon United Methodist Church, Shannon Street, Sharon, will have an all-you-can-eat soup supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.

The event will feature a selection of soups and desserts. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will go to United Methodist Women missions.

Trinity UMC plans hunger fundraiser

Trinity United Methodist Church in York will host a fundraiser for Stop Hunger Now from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 at the church on East Liberty Street.

Menu is chicken, stew beef, turkey, assorted vegetables, and desserts. Cost is $10, adults and $5 ages 3 to 12. The event is open to the community.

Clinton Chapel AME Zion to host black history event

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, 302 California St., York, will host a black history celebration at noon on Saturday, Feb. 21.

The program, which is open to the public, will include a video showing, poetry, music and song and dance by local talent. The speaker will be Brother Andre Good of New Home AME Zion Church.

After the program, hot dog plates and sodas will be sold.

Ramah women plan poor man’s supper

The women of Ramah Presbyterian Church, 980 Ramah Church Road, York, are sponsoring a poor man’s supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.

The menu includes pinto beans, cabbage, soups, cornbread and desserts. The cost is $7 adults and $3 for children ages 3 to 12. Eat-in or carry-out is available.

First Baptist preschool plans open house

The First Baptist Church of York preschool will kick off its 2015-16 school year registration for children ages 3 and 4 with an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 2 in the church fellowship hall.

For information, call the church at 803-684-4297

Reserve seat for family night

River Hills Community Church, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, holds Wednesday Family Night through May.

Adult studies begin at 5:15 p.m., followed by dinner in the gym at 6:15 p.m. with children and adult classes starting at 7 p.m. Dinner costs $6 for adults and $3 for children. The Feb. 25 meal is provided by Courtney’s BBQ.

Family night is open to the community and the first dinner is free.

Reservations required. Call 803-831-1615 by Feb. 23 or visit rhcconline.org.

New Life Purpose offering Bible study, therapy sessions

New Life Purpose Christian Ministries offers Community Conventional Bible Studies at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in Steele Creek.

The Rev. Ricou L. Williams of New Life Purpose said the aim is to provide participants with more than the average traditional Bible lesson by discussing methods used to evaluate and develop a concept of Biblical studies from a Theological perspective.

New Life Purpose also is holding Take 2 Enhancement sessions to help people dealing with substance abuse or mental health instabilities in therapeutic groups to enhance recovery. These sessions will cater to family members with loved ones suffering from these conditions and individuals considering careers working with substance abuse and mental health issues. North Carolina Mental Health Consumers and National Alliance for Mental Illness will help facilitate these sessions.

The health organizations are also offering certifications for licensure for peer support specialists and social work services.

To participate, call 980-322-4161 or email newlifepurposeministries@gmail.com.

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