Church Calendar For Friday, April 25, 2014

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By Marissa White

Armenia Baptist
Appreciation service for Deacon John C. Davis, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Armenia UMC
• No Mature Years meeting in April.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.

Bethel UMC
Bethel Travelers to see "Heaven Is For Real" and dinner, Sunday. See Susan Kovas.

Black Rock Baptist
Family and Friends Day and spring tailgate, Sunday, May 4. Wear t-shirts. Sunday school at 9 a.m., worship at 10 a.m. All invited.

Blackstock First Baptist
• Haiti car wash at First Citizens Bank, 9 a.m. Saturday.
• Bible Learners' tea, 4 p.m. Sunday.

Browns Chapel AME Zion
Chinese auction sponsored by Buds of Promise Missionary Department, Friday, May 2, in the fellowship hall. Drop time 5 to 7 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. 728 Charity Road, Lowrys.

Capers Chapel UMC
• Salkehatchie sign-ups due now, complete at www.salkehatchie.org. Chester camp is June 14-21.
• Council on Ministries meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 6. Administrative Board at 7 p.m.

Chester First Baptist
• Birthday Bash, 7 p.m. tonight.
• Final meeting of Needleworks for Missions, 2 p.m. Sunday in the social hall.
• Registrations taken for four-year-old kindergarten. Call 377-7187.
• Senior Adult Day, Sunday, May 4.

Community Church
Communion, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 4. God's Talent sings at 6 p.m. Church is on Saluda Street in the old Coca-Cola building.

Cool Branch Baptist
Annie Armstrong offering taken throughout April.

Ebenezer Baptist
Celebration of the pastor's 11th anniversary, Sunday, May 4. Morning worship at 11:30 a.m., afternoon worship at 2 p.m. Pastor Corey Jackson of Upper Hope Station, Carlisle, will speak.

Fairview Baptist
Usher Board program, 1:15 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Johnny Morgan of Mount Olive Baptist, Fairfield.

First Baptist of Great Falls
Centennial celebration, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Covered dish meal to follow. Church is at 606 Dearborn St.

First Free Will Baptist
Youth yard sale, 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, in the Christian Life Center. Snacks and baked goods sold as well.

Friendship Missionary Baptist
• Gospel Choir's 55th anniversary celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday.
• Spring revival, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Kennedy F. Threatt of Black Rock Baptist. Theme: "Encouraging The Youth By The Word, Ephesians Chapter 6 Verses 1-7."
• Groundbreaking ceremony for new multi-purpose building, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. RSVP to Rose M. Moffatte at 374-1236.

Gethsemane Baptist
• Chinese auction, Saturday. Ticket drop 10 a.m. to noon. Call 374-5428 or 385-8527.
• Women's Ministry fish and hot dog sale, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3. Fish plates $6, hot dog plates $5, single hot dogs 75 cents and fish sandwiches $3. Call-in orders accepted at 385-3094.

Lake Wateree Baptist
Beulah Land Quartet sings at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Leeds Baptist
Men to attend Men's Impact weekend in Greenville on Saturday. See Cooney Wishert.

Liberty Baptist
• Needed food pantry item is cooking oil or Crisco. Last week was canned goods.
• See Sandra to help with planning of vacation Bible school. Helpers, decorators needed. Meeting after services Sunday for scheduling training.
• Graduate Sunday will be May 18. Graduates should let Preacher Joey know.

Lincolnville Baptist
One-day revival, 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Williams.

Mount Nebo AME Zion
Youth Four-Gospel program, 2 p.m. Sunday with Minister Anita Thornwell of Mount Nebo, Minister Marquavius Hopkins of Mount Vernon, Minister Tyrell Rice of Weeping Mary and Minister Trey Kelly of New Birth.

Mount Olive Baptist, Fairfield
Homecoming, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 4. Various choirs will sing.

Mount Zion Baptist
First anniversary celebration for the Rev. Wendell Wylie, 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Herbert C. Crump of Freedom Temple Ministries, Rock Hill, will speak. Meal to follow. Various choirs will sing. All welcome, church is in Blackstock.

New Hope UMC
• Salkehatchie sign-ups due now, complete at www.salkehatchie.org. Chester camp is June 14-21.
• Council on Ministries meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14. Administrative Board at 7:30 p.m.

Old Hope Station Baptist
Celebration of Pastor Barbara McClinton's third anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Orrs Baptist
• Family Night and mission organizations, Wednesday, May 7.
• Men's Ministries breakfast, Saturday, May 10.
• Visit to Chester Active Day Center, Thursday, May 15.

Outpouring Ministries
• Kids Corner on Matthew 6, The Lord's Prayer, through April.
• Old newspapers needed, donate to the church to be used for children's activities.

Parkway Baptist
• WMU collecting baby items to donate to Palmetto Pregnancy Center.
• Annual barbecue sale starting at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 2.
• WMU collecting non-perishable food items for the pantry.

Purity Presbyterian
• Purity Playschool taking applications for two- and three-year-old classes for the 2014-2015 school year. Space is limited, call 377-8175.
• Boy Scout Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
• Kids' hike, 4 p.m. Sunday.
• Women of the Church meeting, 6 p.m. Monday.

Radical For Christ
Prayer conference, "What If God Says No To Your Prayers?," 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at 217 Columbia St. Speakers will be Overseer Bessie Curbeam and Pastor Theodore Curbeam, Pastor Bernard Morris and Minister Bernadette Morris, Minister Melissa Kelly and Minister Sam Kelly. Breakfast follows, all welcome.

Sandy River Baptist Association (LD)
Mayfest, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Richburg Park. Fun, food, fellowship, maypole, music, praise dancing, more. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Saturate 2014 Youth Revival
• Countywide Youth Revival, 6 p.m. nightly May 2-4 at Lewisville High School. All denominations welcome to help. Speakers will be Carl Martin, who played for the 1981 Clemson Tigers championship football team; Todd Davis, who played for the S.C. Gamecocks; and The Strength Team, made up of former professional athletes. The event will feature live music and free food every night. Inflatables for children, fun for all. For details, call Will McBrayer at 374-3994 or visit www.saturate2014.tk.
• Prayer walks for Saturate 2014, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Walmart; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Baptist Association office; and 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Piggly Wiggly in Great Falls.

Second Wilson Baptist
Youth revival, 7 p.m. nightly April 28 and 29 with the Rev. Derrick Belton of Mount Moriah Baptist.

St. Mark's Episcopal
Sunny Side Up free breakfast for children and seniors, 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. Table etiquette, healthy eating from the garden. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 379-1683 for reservations. Church is at 132 Center St.

St. Paul Halsellville Baptist
Youth Department fish fry, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Stoney Creek Flea Market parking lot.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist
Usher Board and Holistic Ministry Walk-A-Thon, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at McConnells Recreation Park, 189 Church St. (S.C. Highway 322 west). Registration and consent forms onsite for participates to fill out before walking. There will be tables set up to customize your own First Aid kit.

Temple of Praise
• Gospel Extravaganza, 5 p.m. Saturday.
• Portrait day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3. Call 209-8805.
• Pastor Appreciation Day for the Rev. C. Washington, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 4. Elder Sanchez Sanders of IPC Ministries, Atlanta, will speak. Pastor Eula C. Gasden of Faith Baptist, Columbia, speaks at 2 p.m.

Tent revival
Mission House of Chester tent revival, "Season of Change Revival," 7 p.m nightly through Saturday at Chester Townhouse Apartments. Singing, dancing and preaching. Donations to Mission House can be made at P.O. Box 216, Chester. Call Thomas Currence at 374-4466.

Together As One
• 100 Women in Red, 6 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Gloria Grier of New Life Ministries. Church is at 534 Bratton St. Wear something red, fundraiser for the church. Call 581-4298.
• Joy Night, 6 p.m. Sunday.

Union Ezell AME Zion
Taste-A-Rama sponsored by Stewardess Board No. 1, after services Sunday. Donations $5. Church is at Main Street and S.C. Highway 9 in Fort Lawn.

Upper Hope Station Missionary Baptist
Seventh anniversary celebration for Pastor Corey and First Lady Bernadette Jackson, 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Norris Turner of Gethsemane Baptist, Blair, will speak. Various choirs will sing.

West Chester Baptist
Devotion and singing at Chester Regional Nursing Center, 3 p.m. Sunday.

West Side Baptist
• The Rev. Lee Clamp from S.C. Baptist Convention speaks at 11 a.m. Sunday.
• CBA executive quarterly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday at the associational office in Richburg.
• Meet in Walmart parking lot at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for Saturate 2014 prayer walk.
• Prayer breakfast, 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Wilksburg Baptist
• Volunteers needed for vacation Bible school June 8-13 at West Chester Baptist. See Pastor Sean or Taylor Thomas.
• Food pantry item of the month is instant potatoes.
• Annie Armstrong Easter offering taken during April.