Come to family night at PUMC
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Hwy., Indian Land, invites the public to bring the whole family at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, for fun and fellowship with the Wednesday night dinner and game night.
Teen program underway
Bible Baptist Church launched a new series for the Wednesday evening teen program. Also, the church's children's program, Master's Club, is in full swing. Both programs run from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
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Bible Baptist is located at 255 S. Hwy. 21 Bypass in Fort Mill, one mile above the Catawba River and one mile below the Peach Stand.
New church offering classes
World Outreach Center Community Church, 130 Heritage Blvd., Fort Mill, is offering a series of classes for Christian artists and musicians.
Holy Creativity classes will meet Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Songwriting I and Tiffy's Art classes will meet Mondays at 8:05 p.m. The classes cost $150 each or two for $250. Also two free classes will be offered, Power of Prayer at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Equipping I at 8:05 p.m. Tuesdays.
For more information, call 803-414-5171 or visit www.worldoutreach-community.org.
Women's Bible study at Lakeshore
Lakeshore Christian Fellowship in Tega Cay will be offering the women's Bible study "Living Beyond Yourself" about the fruits of the Spirit by Beth Moore. The study is offered Tuesdays at two times - 9:15-11:15 a.m. (childcare available) or 6:30-8:30 p.m. (no childcare).
Buy a discount cruise, help St. Philip Neri Church
My Cruise Outlet is sponsoring a Cruising for Funds sale to benefit the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church building fund.
The MS Veendam sails from Tampa Jan. 18, 2009, for the Caribbean and My Cruise Outlet is offering exclusive pricing on this special cruise. Fifty percent of all proceeds from the sale will benefit the church building fund. Parishioners and community are invited. Call 548-7009.
Study the Psalms at PUMC
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Hwy., Fort Mill, is holding a Disciple Bible Study at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Come and study the book of Psalms with Pastor Ritter. To register, call 548-4922.
Church offers medical equipment
Unity Presbyterian Church maintains a medical equipment supply closet with donated items such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, portable bedside commodes, toilet risers, shower chairs, walkers, crutches, canes and more. Call 547-5543.
Want to learn or teach ESL?
Life Builders ESL Ministry offers free English classes for anyone who needs to learn or improve their English. Classes meet every week. Teachers and other volunteers are needed to help with the classes. For more information, call Barbara at 327-6144 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ultimate Life offers school, 'Mom's Morning'
Ultimate Life Preschool and Ultimate Life Academy is now enrolling students for 2008-09. Children have fun while learning sound educational principles.
Also, a "Mom's Morning Out" program is available for anyone interested. Ultimate Life Church is located across from Carowinds. Call 802-2641 or visit www.ultimatelife-ministries.com.
--compiled by staff
Get the 'glow'
Aglow, a transdenominational organization or Christian women, meets 7-9 p.m. the fourth tuesday of each month at a private home in Regent Park. Aglow groups are in approximately 165 nations around the world with more than 1,400 local groups in the U.S. The heart of the organization is local fellowships. Small groups studies, care (support) groups, retreats, and annual conferences make up the Aglow year. It is a network of caring women as well as a faith-building organization. For more information, call Lisa Bahrenburg at 396-0834 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Catholic Mass in Indian Land
St. Philip Neri Catholic Church is now celebrating Mass at 4 p.m. Saturdays at Belair United Methodist Church off Shelley Mullis Road in Indian Land.
Master Club in swing
Bible Baptist Church, 255 S. Hwy. 21 Bypass in Fort Mill, offers a Master Club 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays for kids in preschool through grade six. All kids in this age group are invited learn about the Bible, memorize verses, play games and more. There's a Teen program as well. For details, call 547-2761 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sisk offers clothes, baby formula
The Sisk Memorial Clothes Closet is open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday at 118 Spratt St. in Fort Mill, next to the Sisk Memorial Family Life Center. Clothes for children and adults in need - jackets, sweaters, shoes, pants, skirts, etc., are available at no charge.
Also available at this time is powdered baby formula for mothers who need it.
Sisk has a supply of Similac Advance infant formula (birth to 12 months), Similac-Isomil
Advance Soy formula (birth to 12 months) and Enfamil Next Steps Lipil with Iron (9 months to 24 months). For more information or to donate items, call the church office at 547-2537.
Higher Ground offers school programs
Higher Ground Church is accepting enrollments for its Preschool/Mother's Morning Out program. There are two-, three- and five-day programs to choose from. There are spaces available for children aged 2-5.
The program offers a Christian and HighReach Learning curriculum. HighReach Learning provides a rich learning environment to expand vocabularies, express creativity and explore, early math and science and socialization.
Also at Higher Ground, the Child Development Center offers an after school program for children in kindergarten though fifth grade. The program follows a Christian curriculum, provides structured homework time, games, sports and crafts. Space is limited.
Higher Ground Church is a non-denominational church located at 8365 Possum Hollow Road in Indian Land.
For details, call 802-3189 or visit www.highergroundchurch.com.
Ultimate Life Academy, preschool offered
Ultimate Life Academy and preschool in Fort Mill is still taking enrollments. There are special activities inside and outside. Also, a "Mom's Morning Out" is offered. For more information, call 802-2641 or visit www.ultimatelifeministries.com.
AIC meets earlier
Antioch International Church now has its Sunday services at 10 a.m. instead of 6 p.m. The venue for Sunday services is still NarroWay Theatre and Conference Center and the kids ministry is still active. NarroWay is located at 3346 Hwy. 21 at Carowinds Boulevard, Fort Mill.
Help with grieving
Ultimate Life Church on Carowinds Boulevard in Fort Mill offers support for people coping with losses in life such as divorce, death, jobs, loved ones, dreams, friends, etc. Learn how to overcome the emotions that go along with the loss and begin to function with joy in your life again. Groups meet at 7 p.m. the first and fourth Fridays of each month.
For more information, call Sandy Brazil at 329-1396.
Call in a prayer
Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, 109 Harris St., has a time of prayer on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. for the nation, church and any prayer requests.
Call in your prayer requests to the church office any time of the day or night at 548-4633.
Adults needed for 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. Founded in 1941, Young Life leaders build positive relationships with young people in order to model and communicate the truth about Jesus Christ. Young Life reaches suburban, urban and multicultural kids as well as kids with disabilities and teenage mothers. Young Life is in all 50 states and more than 45 countries.
Call Nancy Manning at 547-4148 for details about how you can join.
ESL classes held
English-as-a-Second Language classes meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night at Flint Hill Baptist Church in Fort Mill. Students are assessed and placed in a class based on their knowledge of English, from beginner to advanced. All classes are free and are for anyone who needs to learn to speak English. Call Barbara Garrison at 548-4611.
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) an international, nondenominational Christian organization, meets at First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St. in Fort Mill.
MOPS serves moms to make a difference in the lives of their families. Women with children ages infant through kindergarten meet twice each month from September through April. One group meets the first and third Fridays and a second group meets the second and fourth Fridays, both from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The meetings rotate between guest speakers and crafts projects. Childcare is provided.
• An AWANA/break out at Lakeshore Christian Fellowship, 130 Shoreline Parkway, Tega Cay, for children aged 3 through grade five is held from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. Registration is $10. For more information call Kathy Baden, children's pastor, at 548-2755, ext. 24.
• The AWANA program at GlenRock Baptist Church, 1815 Doby's Bridge Road in Fort Mil, is for kids in kindergarten through grade five Sundays from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 547-6420.
• AWANA meets at Westerly Hills Baptist Church, 1730 Doves Road, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Everyone is invited. Call 547-6150 for details.
• Higher Ground Church, 8365 Possum Hollow Road in Fort Mill, holds AWANA from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 802-3189.
Kids' program held on Sundays
GlenRock Baptist Church, 1615 Doby's Bridge Road in Fort Mill, offers a Children's Ministry Fellowship and Bible Time program from 6 to 7 p.m. every Sunday. The program, for ages 5 to grade five, includes games and snacks.
Student ministries underway
Grades six through 12 of Lakeshore Christian Fellowship in Tega Cay meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the church basement. Call the church office at 548-2755 or visit www.powministries.com.
Men's prayer breakfasts
• The men of Sisk Memorial Baptist Church meet at 7 a.m. Saturdays at the church for prayer, devotions and breakfast.
• The men of St. John's United Methodist Church hold a prayer breakfast every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Rosie's Restaurant in Rock Hill.
• The Men's Breakfast group of Lake Wylie Lutheran Church meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Tuesday each month at Rosie's Restaurant in Rock Hill. Men of all ages are welcome.
--compiled by staff