- Special Sections
- Public Notices
• The Rev. Joe Long, Rock Hill district superintendent of the United Methodist Church, will speak at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
• Cemetery Board meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday.
• Men's breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday, July 6.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.
Blackstock First Baptist
• Kids' trip to S.C. State Museum, 9 a.m. Saturday.
• Vacation Bible school, June 29-July 3.
Church Council at the parsonage, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Capers Chapel UMC
Council on Ministries meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, followed by Administrative Board at 7 p.m.
• Summer psalm sing at Hopewell ARP, 5 p.m. Sunday, June 29.
• Appalachia mission trip, July 5-11.
Chester First Baptist
• Independence Celebration, 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. Sign up by Sunday, June 29.
• Local mission event, July 6-11.
• Registrations taken for four-year-old kindergarten. Call 377-7187.
Hot dog sale, bake sale and yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and tomorrow. Church is at 186 Saluda St., which is the old Coca-Cola building across from Lucas and Sons. For deliveries call 374-0457.
Community Festival sponsored by Chester Freedom Ministries working together with Joshua Tent Ministries, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday beside the old Finley School in East Chester.
Cool Branch Baptist
Seniors trip to Farmers Market in Columbia, 9 a.m. Tuesday. Lunch afterward. Sign up in the vestibule or see Peggy Swearingen.
Celebration of 123rd church anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Minister T.J. Edwards will speak.
Faith and Love Christian Center
• Family Fun Day rescheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28, with fun, food and water activities.
• 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 Church of the Nazarene
The church will send a number of children to summer church camp this year. To help a child attend camp, call Pastor Porter at 899-2455 or Steve Fairfax at 581-1503.
First Free Will Baptist
Fundraiser ham dinner, Sunday. Adults $8, children 10 and younger $3. Proceeds to new sound system.
Lake Wateree Baptist
Vacation Bible school, "Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend," 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. June 22-27. Classes for babies through adults. Free, open to all. Call 803-337-2838. 5856 River Road, Ridgeway.
Vacation Bible school, June 26-28.
• Interim pastor is Cecil Johnson.
• Needed food pantry item is ketchup. Last week was canned vegetables.
• Sunday school class camp out, June 27 and 28.
• Place information for bulletins on office desk before Thursday of each week.
Mount Olive Baptist
Vacation Bible school, 6 to 8 p.m. June 23-27. Call 803-979-8618.
New Hope UMC
Fourth of July fireworks at New Hope, dusk on Saturday, June 28. Bring a chair.
New discipleship training study starts Sunday.
WMU collecting canned goods for the pantry.
Pleasant Grove Presbyterian
Vacation Bible school for all ages, 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 22-26.
• 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.
Saluda Street Church of God
• Boot camp for women with Vera McKee, 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Family Life Center.
• Senior Adult meeting, noon Saturday, June 28, with hamburgers, chips, ice cream and cookies.
• In-Betweeners meeting, 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, in the Family Life Center.
Pleasant Grove AME Zion and Evangelist Deborah Nelson-Moore of Resurrection Community Builders Inc. will hold a four-week beginner sewing camp for children ages eight to 16. Adults are also welcome. Registration deadline is today. Call 482-4665.
Sweet Hope Baptist
Children's Day, 9 a.m. Sunday. Worship at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be Minister Gail McCullough of Friendship Baptist.
Together As One
Special service with the Rev. and Mrs. Ferguson, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 22.
Vacation Bible school for birth through fifth grade concludes at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Fun in the Sun party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with horse and carriage rides, water slides, games and more. All welcome. Call Wayne Hartley at 899-2105.
Vacation Bible school, 5:45 to 8 p.m. June 23-27. Classes for four-year-old kindergarten through fifth grade, also adult women. Children invited, call 385-5724 for a registration form. Church is at 651 Great Falls Highway.
Wesley Memorial UMC
• Covered dish lunch after services to honor Preacher Vick, Sunday.
• Meet and greet breakfast for new preacher and his family, 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. Sunday, June 29.
West Chester Baptist
Thirtieth homecoming, Sunday, June 29. The Riverside Boys will sing during Sunday school hour and the Rev. Randy Bradley will speak. Charter members and the missionaries who assisted in building the church building will be recognized. Meal after the worship service.
West Side Baptist
• 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, 7 p.m. Thursday.
• Church picnic, 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at White Oak Conference Center in Winnsboro.
• Church work day, 8 a.m. Saturday with a focus on the outside.
• Deacons' meeting follows evening service Sunday.
• CARE Ministry starts back up at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
• Fourth of July lunch follows morning services Sunday, July 6.
• Food Pantry item of the month is peanut butter.
Service of baptism, Sunday.
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.