Church News: Sept. 22, 2017


Clarendon County Ministerial Alliance, P.O. Box 811, Manning, announces:

* Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 1-3 - Revival at 7 nightly at Manning High School gymnasium. The Rev. Ric Wright will speak.

* Saturday, Oct. 28 - Annual banquet at 6 p.m. at Manning Junior High School.

Ebenezer Presbyterian Church (USA), 4620 Queen Chapel Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Saturday, Oct. 7 - The 150th church anniversary banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Former pastor the Rev. Herbert R. Shackelford, of Charlotte, North Carolina, will speak.

* Sunday, Oct. 8 - Homecoming worship at noon and musical program at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Carnell Hampton will speak.

Emmanuel Prophetic Ministry and Next Generation Apostolic Ministry, 121 W. Cedar Lane, Bishopville, announces:

* Saturday, Oct. 14 - Prayer, healing and deliverance service at 4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Bishopville Cotton Museum, 121 W. Cedar Lane. Speakers: Prophet David Glenn, Prophetess Lakisha McLeod and Minister Rowetta Glenn.

Fraser Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1746 U.S. 521 South, announces:

* Saturday - The Church Women United's annual salad luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. with take outs beginning at noon. Tickets available at the door for $5 donation per ticket.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 182 S. Pike East, announces:

* Sunday - The 12th annual church anniversary celebration will be held at 3 p.m. Pastor C. William Woods, of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

* Sunday, Oct. 15 - Family and friends day at 3:30 p.m. Bishop Lavern McKinney, of the Love Center of U.S. 521 South, will speak.

Grace Cathedral Ministries Inc., 60 Oswego Road, announces:

* Saturday, Sept. 30 - Third annual family fun day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a video arcade bus for the children and adults. Call (803) 773-6497, extension 1.

Knitting Hearts Ministry, meets at Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad St., announces:

* Saturday, Oct. 14 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. until noon. Cindy Robison, Lizzy Lowe and Liz Goerski will each share how God forever changed their lives. All ladies of all ages are invited. A love offering will be received. Knitting Hearts is a community wide, multicultural women's ministry. Visit

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 325 Fulton St., announces:

* Sunday - The 124th church anniversary and homecoming worship celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Travis S. Holmes, of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Columbia, will speak.

* Sunday, Oct. 1 - Minister Henry Felder will speak at 6 p.m.

* Monday-Saturday, Oct. 2-7 - The church will host the 69th annual session of the Sumter Baptist M&E Association.

* Sunday, Oct. 8 - Morris College Day worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Dr. Leroy Staggers, interim president of Morris College, will speak. The Morris College Chorale will provide music. There will be a "One Sumter" community meeting at 6:30 p.m.

* Sunday, Oct. 15 - Deacons / deaconess worship celebration at 10:45 a.m.

* Sunday, Oct. 22 - Mass choir's anniversary worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Dr. Ricky Syndab will speak.

* Sunday, Oct. 29 - Youth worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Minister Jake Sanders will speak.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 130 Loring Mill Road, announces:

* Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Workshop on domestic violence awareness from 9 a.m. to noon.

New Salem Baptist Church, 2500 W. Oakland Ave., announces:

* Sunday - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring the Singing Epps Family.

Pine Grove AME Church, 41 Pine Grove Road, Rembert, announces:

* Sunday - Men's day worship service at 11 a.m. Brother Tyhiene Bennett will speak.

Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach, meets at Colony Square, 741 Bultman Drive, Suite 21, announces:

* Saturday, Sept. 30 - Kingdom Men United quarterly prayer breakfast at 10 a.m. Elder Willie M. Richardson Jr. will speak.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 7650 Summerton Highway, Silver community, Pinewood, announces:

* Today - Leadership seminar 5:30-8:30 p.m.

* Saturday - Self defense class at 10 a.m.

* Sunday - The youth will celebrate the choir's anniversary at 3 p.m.

Sumter Free Will Baptist Church, 971 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Sunday, Oct. 1 - Homecoming with Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and dinner following morning worship. Special music and preaching with the Rev. Stacey Floyd Family.

* Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 5-7 - Yard sale at 7:30 a.m. each morning. There will be hot dogs, drinks and sweets available for purchase. Lots of large sizes.

Union Station AME Church, 945 S. Main St., announces:

* Boys and girls community coat drive. Sizes needed are 6 to 18. Drop coats off 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through Nov. 15. Call (803) 775-8200 or email

Walker Avenue Church of God, 100 Walker Ave., announces:

* Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 10-12 - Fall Revival at 7 nightly. The Rev. Vincent Miller, of Tampa, Florida, will speak.