Church Calendar For Friday, May 2, 2014

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By Marissa White

Armenia UMC
• Atkinson reunoin, 1 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. Grant reunion, 1 p.m. Sunday.
• Men's breakfast, Sunday.
• Anyone wanting to honor their mother with a donation to the Youth4 Mother's Day program should see Laura Roberts by Sunday.
• Dual Sports, Sunday, May 18.
• Parsonage work day, Saturday, May 24.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.

Bethel AME Zion, Woodard
Women's Day program, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18. All welcome.

Bethel UMC
• Church needs graduates' information.
• Volunteers needed for Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to noon May 19-23.

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

Blackstock First Baptist
• Haiti yard sale, Saturday.
• ICMP monthly training at Fort Lawn, 9 a.m. Tuesday.
• Catfish tournament at Lake Monticello, 6 a.m. Saturday, May 10. Lunch at noon.
• No evening service Mother's Day, May 11, or Sunday, May 25.
• Family Night, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, with all missions meeting.
• Hot dog lunch fundraiser, Sunday, May 18.
• Trip to Chester Active Day Center, 10 a.m. Monday, May 19.
• Haiti Team hot dog sale and music from Chappell Road and Pinetuckett, Saturday, May 24, at Lowrys Community Center.

Browns Chapel AME Zion
Chinese auction sponsored by Buds of Promise Missionary Department, today 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. Administrative Board at 7 p.m.

Chester ARP
• Annual deacon fish fry at Chester State Park (shelter three), 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14.
• Appalachia mission fundraiser dinner, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the Barron Room.

Chester First Baptist
• Registrations taken for four-year-old kindergarten. Call 377-7187.
• Senior Adult Day, Sunday.

Chestnut Grove AME Zion
Hymn Choir anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Various choirs will sing, all welcome.

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

Cool Branch Baptist
• Family Night, Sunday. Choir practice at 4 p.m., group meetings at 4:45 p.m., sloppy Joes at 5 p.m. (sign up in the vestibule), Bible study with the Rev. John Epps at 6 p.m., deacons' meeting at 7 p.m.
• Hamburger lunch for mothers, Saturday, May 10. Sign up in the vestibule or see Peggy Swearingen.
• Mothers honored during 11 a.m. worship Sunday, May 11.
• All veterans honored during 11 a.m. worship Sunday, May 25.

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

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
• Youth Ministry store The Ship Stop will be open from 6 to 7 p.m. today for youth to buy Mother's Day gifts. Open to public.
• Groundbreaking ceremony for new multi-purpose building, 2 p.m. Saturday. RSVP to Rose M. Moffatte at 374-1236.
• Youth to see "God's Not Dead" and dinner after morning worship Sunday.
• Youth Ministry prayer breakfast, "Are You Covered In Prayer?," 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17, with Evangelist Mary Able of Morris Creek Baptist, Winnsboro. FMBC Mass Choir and other groups will sing. All welcome.

Gethsemane Baptist
Women's Ministry fish and hot dog sale, 10 a.m. Saturday. Fish plates $6, hot dog plates $5, single hot dogs 75 cents and fish sandwiches $3. Call-in orders accepted at 385-3094.

Great Falls Youth Community Choir
Tenth anniversary celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at First Mount Zion Baptist, Great Falls. All welcome. Call Evangelist Mary Talford at 209-6516.

Heath Springs Baptist
• One-day revival with Pastor John Rogers of Oakhurst Baptist, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18. Judson and Jane Tripp will sing. Call 577-7314.
• Christian concert pianist Jim Hendrick will perform at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, May 25. He is an international concert pianist and professor at Chicago State. Love offering taken, all welcome.

Liberty Baptist
• Needed food pantry item is kids' food such as ravioli, spaghettios, etc. Last week was cooking oil or Crisco.
• Vacation Bible school training, 3 p.m. Sunday at Liberty social hall. Dana Parker will train. Helpers and decorators still needed.
• Special baptismal service on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11.
• Graduate Sunday will be May 18. Graduates should let Preacher Joey know.

Mount Moriah Baptist
Anniversary celebration for Pastor Derrick Belton, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Garrison of New Covenant Missionary Baptist, Rock Hill, will speak.

Mount Nebo AME Zion
Homecoming, 3 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Kirkland Smith of New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, Spartanburg. All welcome.

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

Mount Prospect UMC
Eva Simmers and Seventh Vision will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 25. No charge, light refreshments served. Church is at 2543 Mountain Gap Road, Richburg.

Mount Zion Baptist
Initial sermon of Debra Gill and Marion Foster Young, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18. All welcome. Call 374-1325 for details.

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.

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

Parkway Baptist
• Annual barbecue sale set for today has been postponed.
• Service to honor pastor's wife, Ann Dorsey, on Sunday.
• Spring revival, May 18-21. The Calvary Heirs Quartet will perform with Deo Young singing May 18 and 19. Bishop Daryl Croft and daughter Chasity will speak and sing on May 20.
• WMU collecting baby items to donate to Palmetto Pregnancy Center.
• 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.

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 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.

St. Paul Halsellville Baptist
Youth Department fish fry, 10 a.m. Saturday 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 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.

Sweet Hope Baptist
Family and Friends Day, 9 a.m. Sunday, May 25, with the Rev. Keith McCrorey of Bethel Baptist, Mount Holly. All invited.

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

West Side Baptist
• Member of Strength Team leads 11 a.m. worship Sunday and will share Sunday night at Saturate 2014 Youth Revival. No evening service at West Side, will be at Saturate.
• FAITH and REACH "H" Team, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Prayer breakfast, 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Wilksburg Baptist
• Quarterly business meeting after morning worship Sunday. Building and Grounds Committee meets after worship also.
• WMU meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday.
• Food item is dried beans and peas.
• Volunteers needed for vacation Bible school June 8-13 at West Chester Baptist. See Pastor Sean or Taylor Thomas.