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Church News 5/10/13

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Community Calendar

Week ahead

Gospel choir concert
Centennial A.M.E. Zion Church, 1852 Flat Creek Road, will hold a gospel choir concert at 7 p.m. today, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. The concert will celebrate the choir’s 57th anniversary and includes singing, fellowship and food. Other guest groups will appear. For details, call Gen Harris at (803) 283-4947 or Brenda Chisholm at (803) 286-4731.

Yard sale
The Church of God of Prophecy, 1687 Alpha Road, will hold a two-day yard sale from 2 to 7 p.m. today, May 10, and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Hot dog plates will be for sale at 11 a.m. For details, call (803) 207-6720.

Youth yard sale
Chozen-n-Anointed Ministries will hold a youth ministry yard sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11 in  the parking lot beside the Lancaster Pawn Shop, 1556 Great Falls Highway. For details, call (803) 288-1052 or (704) 340-6075.

Women’s breakfast
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2393 New Hope Road, Heath Springs, will host its monthly breakfast to share spiritual information at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11. The women’s program will continue at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 12, during morning services. For details, call (803) 285-8286.

Flapjack fundraiser
The Catawba Baptist Church youth group will hold a flapjack fundraiser from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Applebee’s, 1268 S.C. 9 Bypass West. Tickets are $6 and may be purchased at the door or by calling (704) 361-4815. Proceeds benefit youth group’s ongoing community outreach efforts.   

Singles lunch
Moriah Singles Group will hold a covered dish lunch at noon Saturday, May 11, at Moriah Mission Center, 914 W. Meeting St. Guests are invited to bring their favorite dish.

Concert
Potter’s House Independent Baptist Church, 7393 Croxton Road, Kershaw, will hold a concert featuring the HI Cotton Singers at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11. For details, call (803) 804-2529 or (803) 475-9769.

Barbecue fundraiser
The youth of First Baptist Church of Kershaw, 210 N. Matson St., Kershaw, will hold a barbecue plate fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m Saturday, May 11, in the fellowship hall. Plates are $8 and include barbecue, hash and rice, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and dessert. I drink will be provided if you eat-in. Proceeds benefit the summer youth camp. Lunch time delivery orders for businesses are available for Friday, May 10. Orders must be placed by 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9 by calling (803) 475-3721, faxing (803) 475-3723 or emailing fbckershaw@windstream.net.

Mother’s Day service
God’s Holy Temple, 120 E. Gay St., will hold a Mother’s Day service at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Proceeds benefit church building fund. For details, call (803) 528-9415.

Mother’s Day service
Saint Paul AME Zion Church, 5841 Taxahaw Road, will hold a Mother’s Day service at noon Sunday, May 12. Guest speaker is Rachelle Stevenson. For details, call (803) 289-1201.

Mother’s Day service
Victory Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 300 E. Gay St., will hold a Mother’s Day service at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Guest speaker is Rachelle Stevenson. For details, call (803) 289-1201.

Mother’s Day service
Deliverance Word of Faith Church, 500 Palmetto St., will hold a Mother’s Day community service at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 12. The theme is “Mother’s Labor of Love: Our Godly Family Heritage.” Speakers include apostle Ollie Alexander and pastor Rosa Vinson. Tributes will be given to all mothers and grandmothers in attendance. For details, call (803) 285-5286 or (803) 285-3149.

Mother’s Day service
St. Paul Baptist Church, 4985 Green Road, will hold a Mother’s Day service at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Guest speaker is the Rev. Gloria Stover. For details, call (803) 285-8628.

Revival
God’s Holy Temple Church, 120 E. Gay St., will hold revival at 7 p.m. beginning Wednesday, May 15 through May 17. The speaker is Overseer Anderson of Prosperous Revival Temple. Proceeds benefit the church building fund. For details, call (803) 528-9415.

Chinese auction
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church pastor’s aid will sponsor a chinese auction May 16 at the American Legion, 823 S Main St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and auction begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for a pack of 25 tickets. For details, call (803) 577-2336 or (803) 235-5361.

Upcoming

SCREAM conference
SCREAM will hold a women’s conference at 9 a.m. May 18, at Lancaster County Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road. The focus of the conference is releasing, letting go and relying on God. Speakers include Karen Mingo, Marquita Hinson and the Rev. Janice Lake. The Rev. Brittney Johnson will provide music.

Rainbow tea party
God’s Holy Temple Church, 672 Hart St., Heath Springs, will host a rainbow tea party at 5 p.m. May 18, at the United Citizen Community Center in Heath Springs. A full-course dinner will be served. The cost is $10 per person. For details, call (803) 283-0656.

Pastoral anniversary
Mount Nebo Baptist Church, 269 Nebo Road, will celebrate the Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth Cauthen’s 22nd pastoral anniversary May 18-19. The first lady program honoring Bridget Cauthen is 5 p.m. May 18, featuring the Rev. Mildred Champion of St. John Baptist Church in Camden. The Rev. Cauthen will be honored at 3 p.m. May 19, featuring the Rev. J.C. Edwards of Weeping Mary Baptist Church in Winnsboro.

Senior adult day
White Springs Baptist Church, 1249 Grace Ave., will celebrate senior adult day May 19. The day will begin at 8 a.m with breakfast, Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Thurmond Johnson will bring the message and there will be testimonies and special music, “Wonder of Wonders,” by the senior adult choir and guest from area churches at 6 p.m.

Homecoming
Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, 600 Nichols Road, Lancaster, will celebrate homecoming at 11 a.m. May 19. Several pastors will be speaking. The event will also include a covered dish lunch and a performance by The Heritage Quartet. For details, call Becky Adams at (803) 285-5193 or email glenwoodhb@gmail.com.

Community picnic
Saint Luke United Methodist Church, 128 Providence Road, will hold its annual community picnic from 3 to 6 p.m. May 19, at the church’s picnic shelter. The event is free and includes food, inflatables, a waterslide, cornhole tournament and Praise band concert.

Graduate honors
Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 S. Potter Road, will honor its graduates at 10:30 a.m. May 19. A pinewood derby celebration will be at 6 p.m. May 19.

Special Pentecost service
The Master’s Ministry, S.C. 9 Bypass East, will hold a special Pentecost service at 6 p.m. May 19. For details, call (803) 286-7729.

Revival
Heartland Freewill Baptist Church, 1433 Camp Drive, will hold revival services at 7 p.m. May 22-23 and at 7:30 p.m. May 24. The revival will feature the Revs. William Griggs and Chuck Evans May 22-23 and preaching and fellowship on May 24.