First Wesleyan to host ‘Journey to the Cross’
First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York, will host “Journey to the Cross,” 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 3 and 2:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 4.
It’s free and open to the public.
Greater Unity Easter events
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Greater Unity AME Zion Church, S.C. 97, Sharon, will have Easter worship at 10 a.m. April 5 with Sunday school at 9 a.m.
Tirzah ARP Easter events
Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, will have a Maundy Thursday Communion service on Thursday, April 2.
An Easter sunrise service will be at 7 a.m. April 5 with a continental breakfast after. Easter worship is at 11 a.m.
Woodlawn Presbyterian Easter events
Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, Sharon, will have an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. April 5. Breakfast will follow.
Clover’s First UMC Easter egg hunt
First United Methodist Church, Bethel Street, Clover, will have an Easter egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 4 with candy, prizes, crafts, snacks, music, pictures with the Easter Bunny and a telling of the Easter story.
Allison Creek plans events
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, S.C. 274, York, will have a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 2 to dedicate the historical maker detailing the African-American cemetery on the church grounds.
The congregations of New Home and Liberty Hill AME Zion and Union Baptist churches will participate.
Descendants of those buried in the cemetery began these three congregations.
An offering of Bibles, hymnals and money will be collected to send to the Christ Missionary Church in Duala, Liberia. Some descendants from the Allison Creek cemetery are members of this congregation in Liberia.
An Easter sunrise service will be at 7 a.m. April 5 at the lakeside home of Kathy and Les Kits, 1834 Bonita on Little Allison Creek. Bring breakfast items to share. Easter service with Communion and special music will be at 10 a.m. April 5.
River Hills church posts Easter events
River Hills Community Church, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, posts Easter services and events.
Good Friday service will be at 7 p.m. April 3 in the sanctuary.
April 5 services will be: 6:30 a.m. Sonrise Service at Camp Thunderbird; 8 a.m. sanctuary worship; 9 a.m. classes for all ages; 10 a.m. coffee fellowship in the gathering space; 10:30 a.m. sanctuary worship
For information, call 803-831-1615 or visit rhcconline.org.
Graham Library announces Ladies Tea and Tour
Amber Brantly will serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s annual Ladies Tea and Tour at the Billy Graham Library with two seatings at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 18.
In 2014, Brantly’s family made world news as her husband Dr. Kent Brantly, a medical missionary serving in Liberia with Samaritan’s Purse, contracted the Ebola virus.
The event includes canapés and desserts, teas, musical entertainment and a guided tour of the Billy Graham Library. Advance reservations and payment are required by April 17. Preferred seating costs $40; regular seating, $30.
Other upcoming events are scheduled.
▪ 1-3 p.m. April 25: Book signing with David and Jason Benham. Authors, speakers and real estate entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham will sign copies of their new book, “Whatever the Cost.”
▪ 8 a.m. May 8-9: Mother’s Day Breakfast and Tour. Families are invited to treat mom to a breakfast buffet followed by a guided Journey of Faith tour. Each mother receives a gift. Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. each day, with the event running through 10 a.m. Advance reservations and payment are required by May 7. Tickets cost $20 per person, 3 and younger get in free.
For more information, visit BillyGrahamLibrary.org.
Adults needed for teen outreach
Young Life of York County is at work with teens in the community, providing leaders to help them make wise decisions.
Young Life is a Christian ministry committed to making an impact on kids’ lives and giving them hope for tomorrow. Young Life reaches suburban, urban and multicultural kids, as well as kids with disabilities and teenage mothers.
Faith-based support for LGBTs
Affirmation of York County is a new support group for people in faith communities who seek support and understanding for themselves and others in working through the issues confronted by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and their friends.
Email email@example.com for information.
Reserve a 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.
Family night is open to the community and the first dinner is free.
Reservations required. Call 803-831-1615 or visit rhcconline.org.
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