Church Calendar For Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

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By Marissa White

Antioch Baptist
Revival, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Pastor William Bryson of Second Wilson Baptist will speak at 2:30 p.m. Nightly services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, through Friday, Aug. 19. Revivalist will be Pastor Robert Entzminger of Taylor Chapel Church, Columbia. Theme: "The Church's Spirit Must Be Quickened, Not Quenched." Church is at 2452 Boyd Road, Blackstock.

Armenia Baptist
Revival, Sunday through Thursday, Aug. 14-18. Guest revivalists are the Rev. Wendell Wylie of Mt. Zion Baptist on Aug. 14 at 10:15 a.m.; the Rev. Rodney Adams of Big Calvary Baptist on Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.; Elder Otha Smith of Brown's Chapel AME Zion on Aug. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m.; and the Rev. Bobby Featherstone of St. Paul Baptist on Aug. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. All invited.

Armenia UMC
• Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Steve Shugart.
• AA meetings are held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.

Bethel UMC
• UMYF ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS (Lou Gherig's disease), after morning worship Sunday, Aug. 14. All youth will get iced. Preacher Eric will get iced for a $100 donation. Bring dry clothes for lunch at The Cyclone afterward.
• Breakfast Club prepares breakfast at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, in the social hall.
• Women of Faith Fellowship, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.
• No 11 a.m. Bible study on Tuesdays until Sept. 13.
• No Cross Roads on Wednesdays until Sept. 14.

Black Rock Baptist
Bible study, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 1 to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Blackstock First Baptist
• Deacons' meeting, 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
• Family Night, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Homecoming with the Rev. Thurmond Johnson, Sunday, Aug. 14. Covered dish dinner after service, no evening worship.
• Revival, 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 15-17 with the Rev. Todd Gandy.
• Visit to Chester Active Day Center, 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15.
• Youth to Carowinds, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.
• Food Pantry needs spaghetti sauce and noodles.
• Items for Prisoner Packs are four- to six-ounce bars of soap.
• Walk With Jesus, 8 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
• Bible study, BFB Kids and Youth and choir practice, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Capers Chapel United Methodist
Women of Faith Fellowship Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bethel UMC. All welcome.

Chester ARP
• Baseball outing to see the Charlotte Knights, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Contact the office to reserve a space.
• Wednesday morning breakfast/Bible study resumes at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 10.
• Sunday School Promotion Day, Sunday, Aug. 21. Light breakfast at 9:30 a.m., program at 10 a.m.
• Ice cream social at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Sam Stone, Sunday, Aug. 14.
• Ministering at Chester Regional Nursing Center, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16.
• Sunday School Promotion Day, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, in the Barron Room
• Fall kick-off, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Chester First Church of the Nazarene
• Young At Heart meeting, noon Thursday. Menu is potluck.
• Ladies' Ministry, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18.

Chestnut Grove AME Zion
Anointed Voices of Chestnut Grove anniversary celebration, noon Saturday. All choirs, praise dancers, etc. invited. See Chanda Williams or Gloria Mills for details.

Community Church
• Sunday school, 10 a.m. Children's church with Angie Kee and service with Pastor Ronnie Greene, both at 11 a.m. Communion and baptism on Sunday.
• Talent Night, 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Praise practice with Bobby Compton, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
• Bible class, 7 p.m. Tuesday with Bob Moore.
• Bible study with Pastor Ronnie Greene, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Family benefit, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12-13. Hamburger and hot dog plates will be sold and New Beginning Southern Gospel will perform from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Hamburger plates with a burger, chips, drink and cake will be $8 and hot dog plates with two hot dogs, chips, drink and cake will be $6. Orders of two or more plates will be delivered. Call 209-4091 or 209-2996. Church is at 186 Saluda St.

Cool Branch Baptist
• Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays with the Rev. John Epps. All welcome.
• Bring items for ongoing Food Pantry Ministry.

Emmanuel Baptist
Support group meetings for caretakers of Alzheimer's and dementia patients, 3 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Church is on Edwards Road in Fort Lawn.

Eternal Rock
• Men's prayer, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Prayer and Bible study from 6 to 8 p.m.
• Prayer, 9 to 10 p.m. Fridays.

Faith and Love Christian Center
Summer enrichment program through Aug. 12. Dr. Wylie G. Frederick, pastor and director, and Patricia Feaster, coordinator. Food and games, Bible classes, academic enrichment, STEM, swimming, bowling, roller skating, movies and more. For information about tuition and deadlines, call 377-8302 from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Church is at 540 Great Falls Highway.

Faith Temple Church of God
Sunday school, 10 a.m. Sunday. Services at 11 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Chester
• Free school supplies will be handed out from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in front of Pizza Hut.
• Brothers United For Christ meeting and fellowship, 6:30 p.m. Monday.
• The church staffs the food pantry Aug. 8-12.
• Youth and Kids' Klub kickoff, 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Sign up by Aug. 10.
• Collecting items needed for missionaries Greg and Mia Pendarvis through August.

First Baptist of Lowrys
• St. James Male Chorus will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Finger food fellowship afterward.
• Homecoming with Tommy Thurston, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Beulah Land Quartet sings. Covered dish meal in the fellowship hall afterward.
• Regular church services Sunday with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., evening worship and youth Bible study at 6 p.m.
• Prayer meeting and youth activities, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

First Free Will Baptist
• Special singing with Victoria Shirey Bowlin, 11 a.m. Sunday.
• Ladies' Auxiliary, 6 p.m. Tuesday.
• Happy Stitchers, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.

Fountain of Life Church of God
• Children's Bible study, 10 a.m. Sunday.
• Adult Bible study and Kids Club for all ages, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Senior citizens meet every third Thursday at the church for lunch and fellowship. All welcome.
• Need canned goods for the food pantry.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Chinese auction sponsored by Youth department, Saturday, Aug. 13. Ticket drop at 10 a.m., auction at noon. Tickets are $3 for a pack of 25 or two packs for $5. Church is on Columbia Road.

Gethsemane Baptist
Revival, "It's My Season For Grace and Favor," Aug. 14-18. Pastor Charles Pratt speaks at 10 a.m. and the Rev. Kennedy Threatt of Black Rock Baptist speaks at 2 p.m. The Rev. Algerron Williams of New Dimension Baptist, Columbia, will speak each night at 7 p.m.

Lando Baptist
Lando Baptist will worship at the Chester Baptist Association since the church burned. Members thank everyone for the donations and prayers.

Lando Church of God
Youth revival, Aug. 12-14 with Pastor Ricky McManus.

Liberty Baptist
• Bible study, 10 a.m. Sunday followed by worship at 11 a.m.
• Missions conference with Dr. Samuel Thomas, 6 p.m. Sunday. Covered dish dinner follows.
• Bible study and youth, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• WMU collecting school supplies during August.
• Food pantry available.

Mount Moriah AME Zion
• Revival, Aug. 14-18. The Rev. Kimmie Nichols of Tabernacle AME Zion, Rock Hill, speaks at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14; the Rev. Anthony Johnson of Mount Zion Baptist, McConnells, speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15; the Rev. Grady Sharps of O'Zion AME Zion, Charlotte, speaks at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16; the Rev. Sharon Jenkins of Foundation AME Zion, Leslie, speaks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17; and the Rev. Hanna Broome of Catawba Chapel AME Zion, Catawba, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18.
• Bible study, noon Wednesdays.

Mount Moriah Baptist
• Revival, Aug. 14-18. Pastor Persell Ross of St. Luke No. 2, Sharon, speaks at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. The Rev. Kenneth Holmes speaks at 7 p.m. Bishop B.R. Wilson of Gethsemane Baptist, Rock Hill, speaks at 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Thursday, Aug. 15-18.
• Food Pantry open from 10 a.m. to noon every third Saturday. All welcome, call 377-3495. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Mount Olive Baptist Church (Fairfield)
Annual revival, Sunday with morning worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Johnny Morgan. Revivalist for the week will be Pastor Dennis White of Faith Baptist Church, Greensboro, beginning at 2 p.m. Services at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 8-11.

Mount Pleasant Baptist
Homecoming/revival, 10 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Benjamin Murdock. The Rev. Waymon Jordan of Greater Blessed Hope Baptist speaks at 2 p.m. The Rev. James Wilson of Mount Pisgah Baptist speaks at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 8-12. Church is at 245 North Main St., Richburg.

Mount Prospect Baptist
Revival, Aug. 14-18. No Sunday night service on Aug. 14. Sunday school at 9 a.m., prayer service from 10 to 10:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. with the Rev. George Sims. Services also at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 15-18. All welcome.

New Hope United Methodist
Women of Faith Fellowship Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bethel UMC. All welcome.

New Impact Ministries
Empowerment services, 9:30 a.m. Sundays at 103 Main St. across from the old People's Furniture Store. All invited. Bible study, 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesdays.

Old Wilson Baptist
Revival, 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Coleman. The Rev. Corey Jackson of Upper Hope Station Baptist will speak at 2 p.m. and Dr. James Williams of Christian Home Baptist will speak at 7 p.m. nightly Sunday through Thursday. All invited, church is at 1549 Pleasant Grove Church Road.

Orrs Baptist
• Deacons' meeting, Tuesday.
• Men's breakfast, Saturday, Aug. 13.
• Visit to Chester Active Day Center, Thursday, Aug. 18.
• King's Cause will sing during morning worship Sunday, Aug. 28. Meal follows.
• Fall WMU training meeting, Monday, Aug. 29.
• Bible study and prayer, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Outpouring Ministries
First Lady Charlene Murphy will render her initial sermon at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Parkway Baptist.
• Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Donations of canned goods and other non-perishable foods needed.
• Gather items for yard sale/bake sale/car wash in the near future. Money will go to children and youth. Drop off items from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the church.

Purity Presbyterian
• Purity Playschool is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Playschool offers play-based learning in a Christian atmosphere for two- and three-year-olds. Children must be two by Sept. 1. Call 377-8175 for more information.
• Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with communion.
• Tuesday morning Bible study, 10 a.m.

Radicals For Christ Universal Ministries
Services held every first, third and fifth Sunday of each month. Sunday school from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Church is at 217 Columbia St. (Love Presbyterian). All welcome. Call Pastor Bessie B. Curbeam at 581-4709 for details.

Red Hill Baptist Church
Annual revival, Sunday. Morning service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Dennis Featherstone. Pastor Heyward Boyd of Fairview AME Zion will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday and also Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. Various choirs will sing.

Restoring Hope Foursquare Church
"Constitution Alive! A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution," 7 p.m. Wednesdays. David Barton and Rick Green, constitutional experts and advocates for the original intent of the founding documents, will present the course on the meaning and purpose of the Constitution. Participants will go article by article through the Constitution and the Bill of Rights to learn about executive orders, recess appointments, the electoral college, powers of Congress and the president, freedom of religion and more. Workbooks available. Church is at 157 Pinckney St., Chester. E-mail Rob Noland at nolandre@gmail.com or call 379-0811.

St. Mark's Episcopal
Power Lunch, noon Wednesdays. Worship service and holy communion, 12 noon throughout the year. The Rev. Feus, a local ordained priest, will lead. Lunch follows noon service. Continuing to hold Sunday services in addition to the Wednesday worship services. Sunday services include Bible study at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m.

Trinity Presbyterian Church
Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Mitch Gregory will speak, fellowship afterward. All welcome.

Well of Water Worship Center
New church at 116 Gadsden St., Chester. Sunday worship at 11 a.m., Thursday Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Dynamic preaching, praise, prayer. For prayer and counseling, call 704-804-9526 or 704-804-9562. Pastor and First Lady Edward and Chiffon Crawley.

Wesley Memorial UMC
• Sunday school class, 10 a.m. Sunday.
• Worship at 11 a.m., Ignite praise worship at 6 p.m. Sundays. Nursery and children's church at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

West Side Baptist
• R.E.A.C.H. "E" Team, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Men’s prayer meeting and breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
• AWANA and prayer meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Embracers meeting, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16.
• Deacons' meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18.

West Chester Baptist
• Prayer Team, 6 p.m. Tuesdays.
• WMU community-wide outreach project, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday on the grassy area outside Pizza Hut for a school supply drive. Bring in your church-collected school supplies at 2:45 p.m. for setup.

Wilksburg Baptist
• Nominating Committee meets after morning worship Sunday.
• Providing daily devotion at Chester Regional Nursing Center, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• Food pantry item of the month is jelly.
• Connie Maxwell Mission Team will report on their trip Sunday, Aug. 14. Ice cream social follows.

Word and Spirit Christian Fellowship
Listen to regular services live at 11 a.m. every Sunday at www.wordandspirit.com/media.