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One hundred tenth anniversary celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, with Pastor Charles Booker Jr. and Mount Do-Well Baptist of McConnells. Theme: "Finding Your Gift and Exercising It In The Body of Christ (The Church)." All welcome.
• Men's breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday.
• Brakefield reunion, 1 p.m. Sunday.
• Board meeting, 7 p.m. Sunday.
• Roberts reunion, 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
• Bible study, 2 p.m. Wednesday.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.
Battered But Not Broken Ministries
• On the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Battered But Not Broken will hold Let's Talk Chester County at 564 York Road. Parents and guardians are invited to discuss events going on in the schools, such as bullying and more.
• 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 Hall at 385-2290 or visit www.batteredbutnotbrokenministries.org.
• Tuesday Bible study group, 11 a.m. Tuesdays in the Book of Job.
• CrossRoads program, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Covered dish meal at 6 p.m., Bible study at 6:45 p.m.
• Volunteers needed for seventh annual church barbecue set for Friday, Oct. 18. Call 385-3266.
Branded 4 Life Cowboy Church
Singing and worship, 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at 1777 Old Mill Road, Richburg. All welcome.
Browns Chapel AME Zion
• Cancer benefit for Robin "Bobo" Rice, 6 p.m. Saturday. All money raised will help Rice with medical expenses. Church is at 728 Charity Road, Lowrys.
• Twenty-fourth anniversary celebration for the pastor, 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Theme: "Honoring Our Pastor With Overwhelming Love." Public welcome.
• Chinese auction, Saturday, Oct. 19. Drop time 10 a.m. to noon, auction at noon. Buy four packs of tickets, get one free. Gift card table, gifts and 50/50 drawing. Call 519-7113, 385-2046 or 374-6276.
Calvary Baptist, Calvary Church Road
• Brief church conference after morning worship Sunday. Drama practice at 3 p.m.
• AWANAs for ages two through 18, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Pastor David will be at the executive board meeting of the S.C. Baptist Convention at White Oak Conference Center Monday and Tuesday.
• Lunch and Bible study at the Cyclone Restaurant, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
• Good News Club at Chester Park COLT, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Call Linda Carter at 581-3962.
• Fellowship meal, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Devotions, prayer and children's meetings at 7 p.m. Adult Choir practice at 7:30 p.m.
• Singing at Chester Active Day Center, 10 a.m. Thursday.
Calvary Baptist, Walnut Street
Ordination service for Minister Julia Hemphill, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. All invited.
Capers Chapel UMC
• St. James Male Chorus will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday.
• The Rev. Bryson Williams will hold a Bible study on John starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
• Volunteers and crafters needed for new Christmas season Chrismons, 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call Ed and Jan Mauney at 377-4514 or Larry and Anna Whitesides at 803-222-7424.
• Mid-week meals and activities, Wednesday. Meal at 6 p.m., children/youth activities and mid-week worship at 6:45 p.m. and Sanctuary Choir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m.
• Men's Bible study/prayer, 7 a.m. Friday in the Barron Room.
Chester First Baptist
• Barbecue in the park following worship, Sunday.
• Mission Team meeting, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
• Palmetto sing-alongs, 3 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7 and 21.
• RA's Hunger Drive, Friday, Oct. 11. Watch for details.
• Lord's supper, Sunday, Oct. 13.
• Quarterly church conference, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.
• Senior adult luncheon, 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.
• Staff Recogntion Day, Sunday, Oct. 20.
• Softball fundraiser for Mission Team, Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Gayle Field. Players asked to make a $10 donation to play, admission is $5. Hot dogs, drinks, cotton candy for sale. Auction at 2 p.m.
Chester Second Baptist
• Wednesday night fellowship, Oct. 9 and 23 at 6 p.m. View menus or register at www.chestersecond baptist.com.
• EXALT for middle school and high school students, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium. Music, videos, messages, testimonies, games and encouragement. Call Nate Malone at 377-7149.
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
• Family Night, Sunday. Choir practice at 3 p.m., movie "Letters To God" at 4 p.m., meal at 5 p.m. (bring soup, dessert and tea), second half of movie at 6 p.m. and deacons' meeting at 7 p.m. All invited.
• Seniors' one-day trip to the mountains, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Breakfast on the way, dinner at Golden Corral. See Peggy Swearingen if interested.
Emmanuel Chapel Missionary Baptist
• Fall revival, Oct. 6-8. On Sunday, Oct. 6, service times are 10:15 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Service time Oct. 7 and 8 will be 7 p.m. Bishop B.R. Wilson will preach Sunday through Tuesday.
• Trip to MLK Center in Atlanta, Saturday, Oct. 26. Non-refundable deposit due now, balance due Sunday, Oct. 20. Seats are $40 per person including children. Call 899-4662 or 374-0476.
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.
Faith and Love Christian Center
• Fall Festival, Thursday, Oct. 31. Free food, candy, prizes and a cake walk. No costumes or body markings allowed.
• 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 Richburg
Christian Woman's Book Club newly formed for women/men interested in reading and sharing the written word. Meeting Saturday at 4571 Bobcat Lane, Fort Lawn. Call Paula Olive at 704-201-2020.
First Church of the Nazarene
• Yard sale, 7 a.m. today at Family Life Center, 184 Pinckney St. Suits, extra large shirts, tables, recliners, pictures, more.
• Homecoming, 10 a.m. Sunday with The Harvells as guest singers. All invited to celebrate 81 years of ministry. Meal in the Family Life Center after morning worship.
• Church has a donated 2001 23-square-foot Sea Fox boat that will be sold for $10,000 or best offer. Call 385-5771 or 209-3708 for details.
First Free Will Baptist
• Happy Stitchers, 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
• BCBI, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday.
• Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
First Mount Zion Baptist
Fall revival, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Wendell B. Sumter of Zion Mills Creek Baptist.
Annual Associational Baptist meeting, Monday, Oct. 21. Sessions at 3:25 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Meal served between sessions.
Harvest Time Ministries
Crusade For Jesus Deliverance Tent Ministry, 6:30 p.m. nightly at 118 Hamilton St. Singing nightly, various speakers.
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Brother Thomas Currence will hold a Holy Ghost Tent Revival at 7 p.m. nightly in the field beside Great Falls Feed & Seed. Preaching, teaching, healing and deliverance. Singing every night with Richard Wilkes, recording artist Jackie Beatty Greene and others. Anyone interested in providing donations of Bibles, finances or gas can call Brother Thomas Currence at 374-4466.
• Sacrament of the Lord's supper, Sunday.
• October is Food Pantry Month. Begin now to collect items.
Holy Communion, Sunday.
• Sunday school, 10 a.m. Sunday on "The Unveiling" from Book of Revelations.
• Choir practice and Children's Choir practice, 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
• Study on life of Samson, "Picture of Potential," 7 p.m. Sunday.
• Study on Book of Mark, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• See Dayle Williford for details on disaster relief training set for Saturday, Oct. 12, at White Oak.
• Needed food pantry items are hard candy. Last week was graham crackers and/or granola bars.
• See Patti to help with children's church.
Metropolitan AME Zion
Prayer at 6 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Mount Dearborn UMC
Revival to celebrate 100th anniversary, Oct. 7, 8 and 9 with guest pastors the Rev. Jason Everson and Evelyn Middleton. Guest organists will be Debbie Broome Shealy and Roy Brunson. Any old pictures of the church and community are requested. All material will be returned to owners. Call Sallie Hudson at 385-7251.
Mount Moriah Baptist
• Missionary Ministry program, 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Timothy Cousar of Mount Hopewell 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, Fairfield
• Junior Choir anniversary celebration, 2 p.m. Sunday. Various choirs will sing.
• Male Choir anniversary celebration, 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Various choirs will sing.
New Hope UMC
The Rev. Bryson Williams will hold a Bible study on John starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Associational Men's Ministry meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Men's Ministries breakfast, Saturday, Oct. 12.
• Deacons' meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 15.
• 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.
• The Academy for Teaching and Learning is collecting old cell phones to give an American soldier a calling card. Each phone turned in equals $5. Phones can be turned in at the office.
• World Hunger banks are out. World Hunger Day is Sunday, Oct. 13.
• Shoe boxes are in for Operation Christmas Child.
• Non-perishable items needed for food bank.
Pine Grove Baptist
Intercessory prayer, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday followed by Bible study at 7 p.m.
• Worldwide communion, 11 a.m. Sunday.
• Searchers Sunday school class resumes at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.
• Handbell rehearsal, 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
• Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays.
• Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Cub Scouts at 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday night programs start at 6 p.m. Meal for children, snack for adults. Bible study and activities for all ages.
• Adult Choir practice, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Call 377-8175 for details on working in the community garden from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
Radicals For Christ Universal Ministries
Celebration of Pastor Bessie Curbeam, 11 a.m. Sunday. Minister Sanchez Sanders will speak. Church is at 217 Columbia St., Chester. All invited.
Rehoboth AME Zion
Prayer and Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Repairer of the Breach Evangelistic Ministry
• Church Without Walls, 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Chester Fairgrounds. To volunteer, call 385-3584.
• Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brooklyn Center, 331 Ashford St.
Saluda Street Church of God
Young At Heart chicken stew and bake sale, 10 a.m. today in the Family Life Center on Saluda Street. Stew is $7.50 per quart, desserts are $1.25 to $2.50 per slice, half cakes are $10 and whole cakes are $20. Call 385-2394.
Sandy River Baptist Association (LD)
• Youth Ministry, youth leader and director meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Baptist, Chester.
• "Kicking It In The Community," 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the old movie theater parking lot to encourage health and staying in school. School supplies given out, much more. See your youth leader or director or call Bessie Hall or Pastor Dye.
• Ordination service for Minister Julia Maria Hemphill, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Calvary Baptist, Chester. All welcome.
Seed of Blessings Ministry Revival Center
Revival Thursday at 7 p.m. with Evangelist A.L. Hensley. Simple gospel and prayers for sick and afflicted. All welcome. Church is at 2738 Catawba River Road, Fort Lawn. Call 370-2147.
St. Mark's Episcopal
The Rev. Paul Stricklin will be the new priest through the Christmas season. Sunday school at 10 a.m., services at 11 a.m.
Temple of Praise
Fall revival, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, with Pastor David Walker of Global Ministries of Rock Hill.
Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 14-16, at 7 p.m. nightly with Pastor Chester Gray of New Samaritian Baptist, Columbia. Church is at 112 Hudson St.
Together As One
• Turning Point banquet, 6 p.m. Saturday at Parkway Baptist Church, 823 J.A. Cochran Bypass. Tickets are $20. Call Pastor Clawson at 581-4298.
• Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
True Gospel Church of God in Christ
• Annual Family Enrichment Day, 11 a.m. Saturday. Bounce houses, free food, snow cones, cotton candy, fish, hot dogs, gospel singing, face painting, hay rides, free blood pressure/sugar checks, early childhood development activities, horseshoes, cornhole, basketball and jump rope. Church is at 552 Ashford Road. All welcome.
• Family and Friends Day, 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
• Pastor Appreciation Day for Pastor Lenard Price and First Lady Senda Price, 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
Birthday appreciation for Minister Cora Douglas, 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. All invited. Church is at 211 Ligon St.
United Pentecostal Church
Bible study, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Chester YMCA. Call David Hinton at 385-6848. All welcome.
West Chester Baptist
Prayer Team meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. All welcome.
• Young singles class begins Sunday with Taylor Thomas teaching.
• Trip to Sky Top Orchard for apple picking, 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Breakfast at Hardee's, lunch at Hubba Hubba Smokehouse. Sign-ups underway for this trip.
• Children collecting toiletry items for a visit to Chester Regional Nursing Center on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Zion Pilgrim Missionary Baptist
Hymnal Choir 53rd anniversary celebration, 2 p.m. Sunday. All welcome.
Zoe Life Community Bible class
Zoe Life Community Bible class, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. first, second and third Tuesdays at Brooklyn Center on Ashford Street. Taught by the Rev. C. Pendergrass.