Fort Mill Times

In our churches - May 27, 2009

Unity holds ground breaking

Unity Presbyterian Church, founded in 1788, will hold a Sanctuary ground-.breaking ceremony 10 a.m. Sunday, May 31, at 303 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill. The ceremony will include a look at the past, present, and future.

Members of the Mint Hill Scottish Society will highlight the importance of the founders of the Presbyterian Church, church members will bring samples of soil from places special to their family, and children will be the official "groundbreakers" for the ceremony. Bagpipers will provide special music for the event.

VBS at Tega Cay Baptist

Tega Cay Baptist Church will host Boomerang Express Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 14-18. This is for kids age 3 by June 1st and potty trained through grade 6.

For more information and to register, visit

Editor's note: All local churches are invited to send us their VBS information for publication in this space. E-mail information to Deadline is noon Friday for the following Wednesday's paper.

Church hosts concert

Everybody is invited to Real Life Assembly, 1930 Pleasant Rd., Fort Mill, for a free performance by The Skyline Boys 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 31.

Come for the concert, stay for food and fellowship afterward.

Philly concert series continues

As part of the Philly concert series, Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 1691 Hwy. 160 West, Fort Mill, is proud to host GENESIS - an all women gospel group - 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

This will be an evening of entertainment sure to inspire and enlighten. Childcare will be provided. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken for the performers.

For information, call Andy Faulkenberry at 548-0102;

Women's conference

A women's conference, "Preparing For What's Next" (Romans 8:18), will be Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31 at Freedom Temple Ministries, 215 E. Main St.,

Rock Hill. Conference registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 327-7888.

New Angelfood site added

Flint Hill Baptist Church, 269 Flint Hill Road, Fort Mill, was named a Host Site for Angelfood Ministries. The program, which is open to everyone, provides a box of food that will feed a family of four for a week.

The cost is $30 for $60 worth of food and there are several menus to choose from, including one designed for seniors. The food is distributed once a month. For more information, visit and click on "Anglefood" or call 548-0672.

There is another site in Fort Mill, at United AME Zion Church, 804 Steele Street, Fort Mill. Call 547-6646.

Catholic Mass in Indian Land

Our Lady of Grace, a mission of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, meets at the Indian Land Parks and Recreation Center on Hwy. 521. For more information, call 548-7282.