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Glenwood Heights hosts 5-day club

Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, 600 Nichols Road, Lancaster, will finish up its 5-day club for children ages 5-12 from 10-11:15 a.m. today. The club includes Bible lessons, songs, memory verses, games, prizes, activities and a Friday Family Rally.

Leadership Conference 2018

Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will continue the “Leading while Bleeding” leadership conference July 20-21. 

Services begin at 7:30 p.m. today and workshops will be at 10 a.m. July 21, with lunch following. Speakers and workshop facilitators include Apostle Howard L. Witherspoon and Bishop Virginia Izzard of Kingdom of God Church International and Pastor Dene Grant of Walking By Faith Outreach Church in Pageland. 

All are welcome. For details and registration, call (803) 289-9384.

Trinity PH yard sale July 21

Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1824 Airport Road, Lancaster, will hold a yard sale at 8 a.m. July 21 in the church fellowship hall. Sausage and coffee will also be available. Proceeds benefit church ministries and events.

Camp Creek UMC clothes closet

Camp Creek United Methodist Church, 4721 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, will hold a clothes closet from 10 a.m.-noon July 21 with new and used clothing and assorted household items. For details, call (803) 285-4731.

Kids day camp on Tuesdays

Heath Springs Baptist Church, 101 S. Main St., Heath Springs, will host a “Faith Factor” kids day camp 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Tuesday throughout the summer. For details, call (803) 320-8209.

Parents day out on Thursdays

Heath Springs Baptist Church, 101 S. Main St., Heath Springs, will host a parents day out 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday throughout the summer. For details, call (803) 320-8209.

Lifeline Ministries benefit

Lifeline Ministries, 300 S. Ave., Lancaster, will hold a fish fry, chicken and hot dog plate benefit from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20 and 1-5 p.m. July 22. For details, call (803) 287-2035.

Shiloh ARP VBS

Shiloh ARP Church, 346 Shiloh Unity Road, Lancaster, will host a “Rolling River Rampage” Vacation Bible School 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 21 for children ages 2-12. Breakfast and lunch will be served. 

Senior Citizen Day July 21

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2785 Spirit Road, Lancaster, will host Senior Citizen Day at 1 p.m. July 21. For details, call (803) 285-6463.

Red Hill Baptist homecoming

Red Hill Baptist Church, 2020 Red Hill Road, Lancaster, will host a homecoming service July 22, with dinner served after the service. 

Calvary Baptist guest speaker

Calvary Baptist Church, 100 Barron Blvd., Lancaster, invites the community to attend worship at 11 a.m. July 22 with guest speaker Rev. Dane Jordan of Wingate University. For details, call (803) 283-2260.

Pastor aide program July 22

Lion of Judah Next Level Ministries, 400 W. Barr St., Lancaster, will host a pastor aide program at 4 p.m. July 22. All churches and pastor aide committees are welcome. For details, call (803) 283-0719.

Greater New Hope fellowship service

Greater New Hope Christian Center, 1721 Wadell Stinson Road, Lancaster, will hold a fellowship service at 6 p.m. July 22. Speaker is Pastor Janice Lake. For details, call (803) 320-2889.

Buffalo Baptist VBS July 22-25

Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, will host a “Shipwrecked” Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. July 22-25. There will be a free light meal at 6 p.m. each night, followed by Bible study and crafts. There will be a celebration at 6:30 p.m. July 26. Activities available for all ages. For details, call (803) 475-6130. 

Pleasant Hill Baptist VBS

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 4357 Kershaw Camden Highway, Heath Springs, will host a “Game On” Vacation Bible School for children up to rising sixth-graders, 6-8 p.m. July 22-26. For details, call Jean Blair at (803) 273-9389. 

Temple Solel meets Fridays

Temple Solel, a Reform Jewish congregation, holds Shabbat services at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month in the community room at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. For details, call (803) 610-1707 or visit www.templesolelsc.org or Temple Solel SC on Facebook.

Red Hill Baptist revival July 23-25

Red Hill Baptist Church, 2020 Red Hill Road, Lancaster, will host a revival at 7 p.m. July 23-25. The Rev. Ricky Haile of New Zion Baptist Church of Lancaster will speak. 

Kingdom of God Church community dinner

Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will host a Love in Action community dinner at 6 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month June-September. All are welcome. The next one is July 24.

Manifested Glory services July 25-27

Walking by Faith Outreach Ministry, 31587 Highway 9 West, Pageland, will host Manifested Glory services at 7 p.m. July 25-27. Apostle Larry Barnett from St. James Praise and Worship Center of Pulaski, Ill., will speak. 

Sonlight Church VBS July 27-29

Sonlight Church of the Nazarene, 569 Monroe Highway, Lancaster, will host Vacation Bible School 6-8:30 p.m. July 27 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-29, with a closing service from 10:45 a.m.-noon. The theme is “Shipwrecked - Rescued by Jesus,” and is open to preschoolers through fifth-grade.

Joy Night July 27

Lion of Judah Next Level Ministry, 400 W. Barr St., Lancaster, will host Joy Night at 7 p.m. July 27. Elder James Blair will speak. 

Liberty Hill lakeside services

Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church will hold its summer lakeside services 9-10 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 2 at 52 Nautical Drive, Camden. Nursery is provided, but please bring chairs. Regular summer services are 11 a.m.-noon at the church, 20 Meeting Lane, Liberty Hill.

2018 Moriah Stewardship Banquet

The Moriah Baptist Association will host the 2018 Moriah Stewardship Banquet at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster. A buffet meal will be served and King’s Cause will present a concert. The Rev. Ken Owens, collegiate minister for the S.C. Baptist Convention will speak. Tickets are $10, available through Aug. 16 from the Moriah Missions Center. For details or to buy tickets, contact the Moriah office at (803) 283-8409.

Brown Bag Bible Study

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2393 New Hope Road, Heath Springs, holds a brown bag Bible study at noon every Wednesday. Attendees are asked to bring a lunch. All are welcome.

Upcoming  

Back to School Bash July 28

Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will host a Back to School Bash at 10 a.m. July 28. There will be free school supplies, food and fun. All are welcome. For details, call (803) 289-9384.

Lake Wateree Baptist VBS

Lake Wateree Baptist Church, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway, will host a one-day Vacation Bible School 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 28. The theme is “Lost and Found,” and classes will be offered from preschool through young adults. There will be a waterslide and inflatables. Children participating in the waterslide should bring a bathing suit and must be relative supervised. There will be a light lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Wilmington Celebration Choir concert

Temple Baptist Church, 1202 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will host the Wilmington Celebration Choir at 5 p.m. July 28.

Chinese auction July 28

On the Move for God will host a Chinese auction at 6 p.m. July 28 at the American Legion, 823 S. Main St., Lancaster. Doors open at 5 p.m. 

Packing the pews service

Cedar Rock Baptist Church, 3650 Stoneboro Road, Heath Springs, will have a pack the pews service at 1 p.m. July 29. Speaker is the Rev. Glendors Sowell, associate pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church.

Ministers, deacons and trustees wives program

Cedar Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 3650 Stoneboro Road, Heath Springs, will host a ministers’, deacons’ and trustees’ wives program at 1 p.m. July 29. The Rev. Glendor Sowell will speak. For details, call (803) 273-9638. 

54th homecoming celebration

Second Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 6676 Flat Rock Road, Heath Springs, will celebrate its 54th homecoming celebration at 2 p.m. July 29. Guest speaker is the Rev. Eddie McIlwain of Flintridge Baptist Church in Pageland.

Second Calvary MBC homecoming

Second Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 6676 Flat Rock Road, Heath Springs, will host its annual homecoming at 2 p.m. July 29. For details, call Ruby Drakeford at (803) 273-4841.

Friends and Family Day 

Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will host a Friends and Family Day at 3 p.m. July 29. Pastor Gary Stevens of Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church will speak. All are welcome. For details, call (803) 289-9384.

Mount Zion Baptist revival

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 6097 Flat Rock Road, Heath Springs, will hold annual revival services at 7 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1. The Rev. Kenneth Cauthen of Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Lancaster will speak. All are welcome. 

The Tyners concert July 29

Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, 3795 Pleasant Plains Road, Kershaw, will host the Tyners in concert at 6 p.m. July 29.

Pleasant Dale clothes closet

Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 S. Potter Road, Lancaster, will hold a free clothes closet 9-10 a.m. Aug. 4. For details, call (803) 283-8377.

Douglas Presbyterian VBS

Douglas Presbyterian Church, 2325 Sunday Place, Lancaster, will host a “Beyond Belief” Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 4. Ages 4 through 12 are welcome. Register before by email at douglaspres@yahoo.com or text (803) 287-3620 or leave a message at (803) 283-8327.

Ribbon cutting ceremony

Beyond Church, 110 E. Gay St., will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 for the grand opening of its new ministry and a tour of the newly renovated facility. For details, find them on Facebook or call (803) 288-4321.

Covenant Baptist VBS

Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road, Lancaster, will host a “Shipwrecked” Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. Aug. 5-9 for children age 3 to rising sixth-graders. For details or to register, call (803) 286-5683 or visit https://vbspro.events/p/cbclancaster. 

Iron Sharpens Iron Aug. 9

The men of Spring Hill Baptist Church, 2245 Old Camden Monroe Highway, Lancaster, will host an Iron Sharpens Iron men’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Aug. 9. All are welcome. For details, call Robert Sistare at (803) 288-0271.

Back to School Bash

Victory Worship Center, 894 Grace Ave., Lancaster, will host its annual Back to School Bash from 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 11. There will be free backpacks with school supplies for all grades, while supplies last.

Chinese auction Aug. 16

David Stand AME Zion Church and Pat Wilson will host a Chinese auction at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the American Legion, 823 S. Main St., Lancaster. Doors open at 5 p.m. and food will be sold. Special ticket prices are buy 4, get 3 free, until Aug. 1 followed by buy 4, get 2 free, until Aug. 11. After Aug. 11, tickets will be buy 4, get 1 free. All proceeds benefit Home Missions. For details, call (803) 285-2564 or (803) 577-0446. 

Free community meal 

Zion United Methodist Church, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster, has a free community meal at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. The next meal is Aug. 15.

19th church anniversary

God’s Holy Temple Church, 120 E. Gay St., Lancaster, will celebrate its 19th church anniversary at 4 p.m. Aug. 19 with Apostle Betty J. Blair, pastor, and Bishop Willie McNeal of Prayer Temple Word of Life Church, guest speaker. For details, call (803) 320-3810.

Ongoing

Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets

Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at Heath Springs Baptist Church. The group welcomes anyone with an interest in making quilts. For details, call (704) 282-7399.

Mount Calvary Bible study Wednesdays

Mount Calvary AME Zion Church, 185 Doc Garris Road, Lancaster, holds Bible study at noon Wednesdays. For details, call (803) 283-0619.

Services at God’s Holy Temple

God’s Holy Temple Church, 120 E. Gay St., has intercessory prayer at 8:45 a.m. and worship service at 9 a.m. each Sunday. Life class is 6-7:30 p.m. each Tuesday. The prayers are focused on the moral and spiritual direction of America. For details, call (803) 287-8099.

Church children’s activities

Heath Springs Baptist Church, 101 S. Main St., Heath Springs, holds children’s activities every Sunday and Wednesday, led by the children’s ministry leader, Maggie Partridge. For details, call Frankie Melton at (803) 288-6168. 

Addiction outreach ministry meets

Chainbreakers, an addiction outreach ministry, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastside Baptist Church, 1180 Garnette Road, Lancaster. All are welcome. For details, call (803) 285-9805. 

Intercessory prayer outreach

Bright Light Baptist Church, 4469 Kershaw Camden Highway, Heath Springs, hosts intercessory prayer outreach at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome. For details, call (803) 285-8819.

Zion UMC walking club

Zion United Methodist Church Walking Club invites the public to enjoy free walks at 8 a.m. weekdays at its Thompson Family Life Center, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-3864.

Tuesday Word Study

Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, hosts Word Study at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, with dinner served afterward. All are welcome. 

Cedar Rock church training on vacation

Cedar Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 3650 Stoneboro Road, Heath Springs, holds contemporary training for the church at 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Training is suspended until Sept. 12. For details, call (803) 273-9638.

Cowboy church Thursday services

Carolinas Cowboy Church, 2738 Catawba River Road, Fort Lawn, holds services at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Refreshments are provided. All are welcome.

 

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