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- Public Notices
• Bible school, 6 p.m. tonight, 9 a.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
• Mature Years, 11 a.m. Monday.
• Board meeting, 7 p.m. Monday.
• Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Cemetery Association meeting and memorial service, 2 p.m.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.
Revival, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Thursday. All are welcome.
Bethel/Armenia vacation Bible school, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.tonight, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Armenia UMC.
Blackstock First Baptist
Haiti mission trip, July 16-23.
Brooklyn Williamsville AME Zion
Community outreach service, 5:30 p.m Saturday. Praise dancing, spoken word, gospel, rap, steppers and prayer. Call the Rev. Jacqueline Caldwell at 803-389-5551 or any church member.
Capers Chapel UMC
Vacation Bible school, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3-6.
Chester First Baptist
• Men's bake-off, Wednesday, July 30.
• Registrations taken for four-year-old kindergarten. Call 377-7187.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion
Youth fashion show, "Fashions Behind the Mask," 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in the fellowship hall. Call Paris Price at 803-402-0511 for ticket prices and details.
Cool Branch Baptist
• Homecoming with the Rev. Ted Hodges, Sunday. Meal afterward, all welcome.
• Revival, 7 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Mike Shaffer. All welcome.
Faith and Love Christian Center
Summer Enrichment Program, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday utilizing skills of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). For grades three through eight. Visit www.faithandlove.info/summerenrichment.html.
First Baptist Church of Richburg
Vacation Bible school, Aug. 3-7. Something for everyone, all invited. 165 Main St., Richburg.
First Church of the Nazarene
• Debbie Shook, formerly of Chester, will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday. All welcome.
• Vacation Bible school, "Tumbleweed Gulch," 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1. Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Bible lessons, singing, skits, crafts, sports and food each night. For ages four through 12. Class for ages 13 to 18 also offered.
First Free Will Baptist
• Fundraiser sale, Saturday. Ham biscuits and boiled peanuts, 8 to 10 a.m. Hot dog and bake sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until sold out. Singing with AME Zion Men's Choir and Golden Harvest, 6 p.m. Hot dog sale for businesses only, today. Call Ron Allen at 377-4936.
• Happy Stitchers meeting, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26.
First Mount Zion
Revival, Sunday through Friday. Times are 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Melrod Lynn Jr. of Pine Grove Baptist, Great Falls, and 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Friday with the Rev. Donnie Dye of Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist, Chester. All choirs asked to attend.
Gethsemene Baptist Church
• Music Ministry workshop, "A New Season, A New You," tonight through Sunday. Workshop tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., choir rehearsal from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Workshop Saturday at 1 p.m., choir rehearsal follows. Workshops instructed by Brother Christopher Ervin and Minister Belinda Jackson. Workshop concert, 4 p.m. Sunday. Church is at 807 Darby Road. Call 803-417-1348 or 519-7497.
• Youth revival, 10:30 a.m. Saturday with Minister DeJenique Hill of Hassian Hill Baptist, Blair, and 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Daryel Sanders of New High Baptist, Gastonia.
Horizons Christian Academy
Barbecue and Boston butt fundraiser prepared by Sam Austin, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Barbecue plates, Boston butts, bake sale and basket raffle. Pick-up at Chester Freedom Ministries, 729 Village Drive. Deliveries of 10 plates or more available. Proceeds to help expand infant and toddler programs.
Fundraiser at Tractor Supply, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Hot dogs, drinks and baked goods.
Lando Church of God
• VBS finale, Sunday.
• General Assembly, July 28-Aug. 1.
• Needed food pantry item is Viennas or Spam. Last week was canned chicken or ham.
• Place information for Sunday bulletins on office desk by Thursday of each week.
• Haiti Mission Team is now in Haiti. Guatemala mission trip leaves in August.
Mount Olive Baptist
Revival with the Rev. Kennedy Threatt Sr. of Black Rock Baptist, 2 p.m. Sunday. Speaker for the week of July 21-24 at 7 p.m. will be Pastor Artis Bufford of Easley Union Missionary Baptist. All welcome, church is at 176 Center St.
Vacation Bible school concludes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight with graduation. All welcome.
Paradise AME Zion
• Brother Joe L. Barnes Sr. will receive the Layman Council Member of the Year Award at noon Saturday in Hopkins, S.C.
• Bishop Kenneth Monroe of the South Atlantic District of the AME Zion Church will speak at 11 a.m. Sunday at the re-dedication service for the church and fellowship hall.
• Items for church yard sale can be brought to Family Life Center.
• WMU collecting money for Jordan Diggs, who is in need of a kidney transplant.
• Purity Playschool taking applications for two- and three-year-old classes for the 2014-2015 school year. Space is limited, call 377-8175.
• The Bible in 90 days, 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday.
• Boy Scout Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
Rossville AME Zion
Rainbow Tea, 4 p.m. Saturday at the Great Falls War Memorial Building.
Saluda Street Church of God
Young At Heart meeting and meal, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 26 for games, fun and fellowship. Barbecue and side items at noon. Those ages 50 and older invited. See Donna Varnadore.
Joshua Tent Ministries (Thomas Currence) will hold a tent service at 7 p.m. nightly until further notice beside the old Finley School in East Chester. Everyone welcome to bring the sick, lame and the lost. Donations welcome. Call 374-4466 or 389-7264.
Together As One
Bible school, Aug. 1 and 2. Times announced soon.
True Gospel Church of God in Christ
Crazy Faith Youth Conference 2014, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Samuel L. Kelly of New Birth Church, Great Falls, will speak. Praise, worship, workshops, prizes, activities and lunch, everything free. Bring largest youth group and win $50. Church is at 552 Ashford Road.
West Side Baptist
• Working on the Chester project at 106 Oak St. today and tomorrow.
• Chester Baptist Association committee meeting, 7 p.m. Monday at the associational office.
• R.E.A.C.H. "C" Team, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Prayer breakfast, 8 a.m. Wednesday. AWANA Lite and prayer meeting, 7 p.m.
• Deacons' meeting follows morning service Sunday.
• Next quarterly business meeting follows morning service Sunday, July 27.
• Food Pantry item of the month is saltine crackers.
• Churchwide yard sale sponsored by Mens' Missions and Womens' Missions, 7 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in the social hall, rain or shine. Biscuits will be sold. See Christi Butler or Stewart Sims.
• Wild game banquet, Friday, Aug. 1, at West End Baptist Church, Rock Hill. Doors at 4:30 p.m., banquet at 7 p.m. For tickets see William Butler. Tickets are $20 each and are limited so get them fast.
Word and Spirit Christian Fellowship
Family Night, "Dinner and a Show," 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the York Street location.
Zion Pilgrim Baptist
Lunch & Learn Program, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 8 for ages five to 18. Free program with free lunch, reading, writing, math and field trips. Transportation available. Call Pamela Thompson at 864-545-6525. Church is at 3030 Pinckney Road.