Fort Mill Times

Church news - April 7, 2009

Bethel Baptist to host egg hunt

YORK -- Bethel Baptist Church, 6031 Charlotte Hwy., will hold a Community Easter Egg Hunt from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday for children up to age 10, and includes games, candy, prizes and snacks. For more information, call 803-631-0072 or visit

Grand opening set for Sunday

STEELE CREEK -- Renew Church, led by Pastor Mike Paolicelli, invites the community to its grand opening Easter Sunday celebration at 10:30 a.m. April 12 at Lake Wylie Elementary School.

Renew Church prioritizes healthy relationships and living life from the inside out to strengthen member's vertical relationship with God and horizontal relationships with people. Teachings come directly from the Bible, yet in relevant ways for 21st century living.

Paolicelli is founder of and writes Altared Living column for the Lake Wylie Pilot. For more information, e-mail or visit

See 'Way to the Cross' in Clover

CLOVEr -- Greater Life Ministries at Clover Church of God, 3307 Filbert Hwy., Clover, presents its annual dramatic production "Way to the Cross" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. The community event is free. Call 803-222-4452 for more information.

Senior Adult Bible study April 14

LAKE WYLIE -- Pine Grove Baptist Church, 5415 Hwy. 557, hosts Senior Adult Bible Study and lunch at 11 a.m. April 14.

Women's Bible Study is in progress using the book "Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed," by Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer and Kay Arthur. This seven-week course meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Books may be purchased for $12.95.

Divorce Care classes meet 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, with child care provided.

For more information, call 803-831-2015 or e-mail

Register by April 17

CLOVER -- Clover Wesleyan Church, 102 Parkview Lane, hosts Kay Ness, a neurodevelopmentalist certified by International Christian Association of Neurodevelopmentalists, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2.

Ness has evaluated and designed home programs for families with children with problems ranging from severe brain injury, autism, Down Syndrome, PDD, ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, dyslexia, visual and auditory processing problems, normal and accelerated, from birth to people in their 90s.

Register by April 17. Admission costs $25 for individuals or $35 per couple in advance, or $35 and $45, respectively, at the door. Tickets include lunch. Contact Jalayne Setzer

Biker ministry rides April 18

LAKE WYLIE -- Honor Guard Motorcycle Ministry will host the third annual benefit motorcycle ride for the Children's Attention Home at 10 a.m. April 18, beginning at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly on Charlotte Highway. For more information, call 803-328-8871 or visit

Church hosting garden tour

YORK -- Episcopal Church Women of the Church of the Good Shepherd hosts its first ever "Back yards and Beauty Spots" garden tour May 9 to visit five gardens in the historic district and several beauty spots.

Gardens on tour: Mr. and Mrs. S.K. Lowry, 5 Wright Ave.; Mr. and Mrs. James Bradford, 12 Wright Ave.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hanlon, 208 Kings Mountain St.; Sue Ellen Lee, 7 Kings Mountain St.; and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Shultz, 212 E. Liberty St. Beauty spots for peeking: The Courtyard, 22 N. Congress St.; The Sideyard, 9 Kings Mountain St.; and The Garden at Good Shepherd, 108 E. Liberty St.

There will be a plant sale, garden shop and an art sale featuring works by local painters and other artists.

The day also includes a buffet lunch at the church parish hall, 108 E. Liberty St.

Garden tour-only tickets cost $15; lunch-only, $7, or garden and lunch, $20. Garden tour tickets will be available the day of the tour, but advance purchase is required to reserve lunch by May 7.

For reservations or information, call 803-684-6020 or 803-684-4113.