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• Book Club, 5 p.m. Sunday.
• Bible study, 2 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice at 6:30 p.m.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.
Battered But Not Broken Ministries
Battered But Not Broken Ministry is always in need of donations. Checks may be made out to Battered But Not Broken Ministry and mailed to P.O. Box 213, Chester. The group's mission is to assist families and ex-offenders rebuild their lives in the community while re-establishing homes and helping fight drug and alcohol abuse, crime and violence. Call LeTanya Williams at 385-2290 or visit www.batteredbutnotbrokenministries.org.
• Bethel Lights, noon Tuesday.
• Tuesday Bible study group, 11 a.m. Tuesdays on the Book of Proverbs. No meeting March 18.
• CrossRoads program, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Covered dish meal at 6 p.m., adult program and ARTS program for youth at 6:45 p.m. and Chancel Choir practice at 7:30 p.m. No meeting March 19.
• Volunteers and church teams needed for Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 385-3266 or e-mail email@example.com. Meals are free and open to anyone. Kitchen will be open each Wednesday in March.
• Family Night, 5 p.m. Sunday, March 23, with covered dish supper. Missionaries from Bulgaria the Sultanov family will speak.
Black Rock Baptist
Sons of Black Rock reunion celebrating past and present sons, Sunday during services. Sunday school at 9 a.m., worship at 10 a.m. All welcome.
Blackstock First Baptist
• Haiti lunch, Sunday. Business meeting at 7 p.m.
• Trip to Chester Active Day Center, 10 a.m. Monday.
• Senior adults meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Men's Ministry at 7 p.m.
• Pastor Search Committee meetings, 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 20 and 27.
• Trip to the zoo, Saturday, March 22. Youth revival meeting at Associational office, 7 p.m.
• Morning worship with the van Klingerens, Sunday, March 23.
• WMU sewing for Haiti, 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29.
• Prayer Team, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Choir practice, 5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Branded 4 Life Cowboy Church
Singing and worship, 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at 1777 Old Mill Road, Richburg. All welcome.
Calvary Baptist, Calvary Church Road
• Fundraiser for West Chester Community Center with barbecue, bake sale and music, 4 p.m. Saturday.
• Baptism during morning worship Sunday. Covered dish lunch afterward.
• Drama practice, 3 p.m. Sunday.
• AWANAs for ages two through 18, 4 p.m. Sunday.
• Revival at West Side Baptist, 7 p.m. Sunday.
• Lunch and Bible study at Cyclone Restaurant, 11 a.m. Tuesday. Good News Club at COLT, 2:15 p.m.
• Fellowship meal, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Devotions, prayers and children's Bible study, 7 p.m. Adult Choir practice at 7:30 p.m.
• Ivan Parker concert, Friday, March 21. Van will leave from Earl and Linda Carter's house at 3:30 p.m. followed by meal at Wagon Wheel. Cost is $10, supper Dutch treat. Sign up in the vestibule.
Capers Chapel UMC
Circuit Lenten Bible study, 6 p.m. Sunday at New Hope UMC.
• Bible study/breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Barron Room.
• Mid-week meals and activities, Wednesday. Meal at 6 p.m., Krystal Bells, groups and mid-week worship at 6:45 p.m. and Sanctuary Choir practice at 7:30 p.m.
• Men's Bible study/prayer, 7 a.m. Friday in the Barron Room.
• Middle school retreat, March 28-30 at Bonclarken.
Chester First Baptist
• Turkey and dressing luncheon follows worship Sunday. Proceeds to Relay For Life.
• Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraiser with Ryan Succop, 7 p.m. Monday. Succop is the former USC and current Kansas City Chiefs kicker. Pre-event at 5:30 p.m. with autographs and pictures. Meal at pre-event. Call Scottie Rouse at 209-5991 for details.
• WMU spring meeting of Chester Baptist Association, 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, at First Baptist with a missionary speaker. Refreshments served.
Chestnut Grove AME Zion
Pack The Pews service during 11 a.m. worship Sunday. All welcome.
Christian Motorcycle Association
The Warriors of Fire Rock Hill Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association meets at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at Golden Corral in Rock Hill. For details visit www.cmausa.org.
Cool Branch Baptist
Seniors going to Captain Steve's in Rock Hill after worship Sunday. See Peggy Swearingen to sign up.
Countywide Youth Revival
Countywide Youth Revival, May 2-4. Tentative location is Lewisville High School. This is not a Baptist event and all churches 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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eternal Rock Church
• Prayer and Bible study, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Teenage Bible class, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Refreshments served. Prayer, 9 to 11 p.m. Friday.
• All women in leadership, pastors, first ladies and ministers asked to come from 11 a.m. to noon every Saturday for prayer.
Fairview AME Zion
1960s and 1970s Prom Ball, 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Anna's Arbor, 129 Gadsden St. Dress to impress, first place prizes for males and females. Call the Rev. Boyd at 374-1092 or Monica Cloud at 803-289-8266 for ticket information.
Faith and Love Christian Center
Afterschool program, 3 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Teaching, homework help. For information on prices call Wylie Frederick at 377-8302 or Debbie Brown at 519-8734.
First Baptist of Lowrys
• Choir practice, 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
• Evening worship and youth, 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Bible study, youth and AWANAs, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
First Church of the Nazarene
• The Rev. David and Rhoda Restrick, missionaries from Mozambique, have rescheduled their deputation service for Thursday at the Family Life Center. Meal at 6 p.m., program after.
• Men's prayer breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Family Life Center. All men invited. No cost but donations accepted. Call Robert Burkett at 581-4193.
• Special service for young men with Justin Ford preaching, 11 a.m. Sunday, March 23. Brian Yarborough will give his testimony. Special seating for young married men and their families as well as young single men.
• Indoor camp, March 30-April 2 at First Church of the Nazarene in Rock Hill, 722 North Jones Ave. Service times are 5 p.m. Sunday, March 30, and 7 p.m. nightly March 31-April 2. The Rev. Greg Mason from Charlotte will speak. Singers will be Kelly and Sue Harvell from Fort Mill. Jared Emerson, artist from Greenville, will paint the face of God on Sunday, March 30. All welcome. Vans leave church in Chester at 4 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Call 899-2455 for details about any announcement.
First Free Will Baptist
• Happy Stitchers, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22.
• Fundraiser dinner, Saturday, March 23.
• Sunday School Enlargement Drive in March.
Friendship Missionary Baptist
Teen Choir anniversary celebration, 5 p.m. Saturday.
Harvest Time Ministries
Time For The Truth can be heard from 9 to 10 a.m. Sundays on WRBK 90.3. Call 209-9381 or 519-9799 for details.
• Members asked to update family information for new church directory.
• Children's Church volunteers needed.
• Leeds Baptist Church is on Facebook. The website is www.leedsbaptist.org.
• Deacon call is Steve Dodds.
• Sunday school, 10 a.m. Sunday. Worship at 11 a.m.
• Bible study, 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Choir practice, 5 p.m. Sunday.
• Needed food pantry item is mashed potatoes. Last week was green beans
• Bible study on Book of Mark, "Service and Sacrifice," 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Children In Action and youth, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• See Patti if interested in going to Haiti the first week in July.
• See Sandra to help with planning of vacation Bible school.
Chinese auction, fish fry and hot dog sale to benefit the Youth Department, Saturday. Ticket drop time is 10 a.m. to noon, auction at noon. No tickets dropped after noon. Call 209-4540.
Metropolitan AME Zion
Prayer at 6 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Mount Moriah Baptist
Food pantry is open the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Proof of address and a picture ID are required. Call 377-3495.
Mount Olive Baptist
• Fifth pastoral anniversary celebration for Pastor Terry O. and Lady Rhonda C. Feaster, Sunday, March 23. The Rev. Daryel Sanders of New High Springs Baptist, Gastonia, speaks at 10 a.m. and Pastor Earl Stringfellow of Mount Pilgrim Baptist, Fort Lawn, speaks at 2 p.m. All welcome.
• Youth Bible study, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mount Olive Baptist, Fairfield
One Hundred Women in Red program, 2 p.m. Sunday. All welcome.
Mount Prospect Baptist
• Pastor Appreciation for 23 years of service for the Rev. George Sims, 5 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Daniel Chisholm of Fairview Baptist will speak and his choir will visit. All welcome.
• Women's Day during morning worship Sunday, March 23.
• Prayer service, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month. Bible study, 7 p.m. second, third and fourth Wednesday. All welcome.
Mount Zion Baptist
• Chinese auction, Saturday, March 29, at the YMCA. Tickets dropped from 10 a.m. to noon, auction at 12:05 p.m. Large variety of gifts and a valuable door prize. See Mount Zion members to buy tickets. Call 385-5834 or 374-1325.
• Women's Day, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, with the Rev. Angela Boyd of Metropolitan AME Zion as guest speaker. Various choirs will sing. Colorectal Cancer Month will be observed and the color for this type of cancer is blue. All welcome.
New Hope UMC
• Circuit Lenten Bible study, 6 p.m. Sunday at New Hope UMC.
• Council on Ministries meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Administrative Board meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday.
New Vision Ministries
Annual women's conference, "By Divine Design," 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, and 9 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at The Gateway Conference Center in Richburg. Friday night's session will include a "Mask-A-Rade Ball." Doors will open at 6 p.m. Pamela Hutchinson of Cleveland, Tenn. will be host messenger. Register now or upon arrival. Call 899-2348.
• Week of Prayer for North American Missions, March 16-22.
• North American mission study, Wednesday.
• Visit to Chester Active Day Center, Thursday.
• Annie Armstrong Easter offering for North American missions will be taken Sunday, March 23.
• Family Night and mission organizations, Tuesday, April 1.
• Women's Ministry Praise Conference registration, 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Service at 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Turpin of Charlotte and Pastor Chisholm of Rock Hill will speak.
• Kids Corner on Matthew 6, The Lord's Prayer, now through April.
• Old newspapers needed, donate to the church to be used for children's activities.
• Prayer, 6:30 p.m. Monday. Bible classes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Health checks available through Billy Murphy Foundation, 144 Center St. Call 374-4216 or 385-2878 for appointments. Lines are open for prayer. Call 581-0004.
Paradise AME Zion
• Ladies Night Out/Pajama Party, 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at a location to be announced. Tickets are $10 each and can be bought from any member.
• Women's Day program, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23. The Rev. Angela Boyd of Metropolitan AME Zion will speak. Theme: "Every Praise To Our God." Attire is white. All invited.
• WMU collecting non-perishable food items for the pantry.
• Kids selling Little Caesars pizza kits to raise money for Bibles. Call the church or order from one of the children.
• Fifth Sunday night singing, March 30.
• Catfish Tournament, 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at Lake Waterere. Register now at 581-3875 or 242-5042.
Pine Grove Baptist
Intercessory prayer, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday followed by Bible study at 7 p.m.
Pleasant Grove Presbyterian
Sporting clay shoot, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22. Entry fee $20, prizes awarded. Bring your own gun and shells. Proceeds go to Relay For Life. Call Eddie Shirley at 374-0083.
• Boy Scouts Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
• Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesday.
• Cub Scouts, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
• Wednesday night programs with meal at 6 p.m., Bible study at 6:30 p.m.
• Adult Choir, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Radical For Christ
Intercessory prayer, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday. Bible study, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Services at 217 Columbia St. (Love Presbyterian Church). All welcome. Call Pastor Bessie B. Curbeam at 581-4709.
Rehoboth AME Zion
Prayer and Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Repairer of the Breach Evangelistic Ministry
Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brooklyn Center, 331 Ashford St.
Saluda Street Church of God
• March is Money 4 Missions Month in the Children's Ministry. K.I.D.S. (Kids In Divine Service) will bring mission money each Sunday in March and Sunday, March 30, will be the deadline. Child raising the most for this project will be awarded a 2014 YWEA Kid trophy. For the past two years, K.I.D.S. have been state winners for raising the most and were awarded first row seats at KIDFEST.
• Young At Heart meeting, noon Saturday, March 22, in the Family Life Center. St. Patrick's Day theme. All seniors 50 and older invited. Call Donna Varnadore for details.
• DNT (Disciples N' Training) children will attend Smoky Mountain KIDFEST May 2-4. DNT will present a drama at Sunday, March 23.
• Canned fruit donations needed for food pantry.
Sandy River Baptist Association (LD)
Vacation Bible school worship, 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist, 2824 Columbia Road, Blackstock. Call 581-0800 for details.
Seed of Blessings Ministry Revival Center
Revival, 7 p.m. first and third Thursdays with Evangelist A.L. Hensley. Simple gospel and prayers for sick and afflicted. Prayer and miracle service, 7 p.m. Thursdays. All welcome. Church is at 2738 Catawba River Road, Fort Lawn. Call 370-2147.
Together As One
• Bible study for everyone with Brother John Williams, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Church is at 534 Bratton St.
• Joy Night, Sunday, March 30.
Trinity Baptist, Great Falls
Revival, March 23-26. Times are 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, and 7 p.m. nightly March 24-26.
United Pentecostal Church
Bible study, 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Chester YMCA. Call David Hinton at 385-6848. All welcome.
West Side Baptist
• Choir practice, 5 p.m. Sunday. Evening worship at 6 p.m.
• Revival, March 16-19 with the Rev. David Gallamore. Times are 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. nightly March 17-19. Special singing begins 15 minutes before services. Nursery provided.
• Embracers meeting, 11 a.m. Tuesday.
• AWANAs, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday followed by prayer meeting at 7 p.m.
• Deacons' meeting after evening service Sunday.
• Submit prayer requests to www.wilksburgbaptist.com.
• Trip to Hamrick's in Gaffney, Thursday, March 27. Stopping for lunch on the way back.
• Candy donations needed for Easter egg hunt, place in box outside pastor's office.
• Food pantry item is rice.
Word & Spirit Christian Fellowship
Sundays at 10 and 11 a.m. at 121 Mobley St. Children's Ministry for ages three to 12. Wednesday teaching services at 7:15 p.m. at 126 York St. Youth services for ages three and older. Live every Sunday at 11 a.m. at www.wordandspirit.com/media.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist
Men's Day during 10 a.m. worship Sunday.