Church News: Friday, April 5, 2019


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Sunday - Homecoming committee will sponsor a dinner sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $8.

* Sunday, April 28 - Women's day service at 3 p.m. The Rev. Jeanette Collins-Murray, pastor of LaGree AME Church, will speak.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2371 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, Manning, announces:

* Saturday - Youth conference will be held beginning at 10 a.m. The theme for the conference is "Love." Conference will include praise and worship, workshops, Bible study, dinner and more.

Church of Christ, 313 Mooneyham Road, announces:

* Saturday - Gospel singing appreciation service for the Gospel Jubilees will be held at 6 p.m. On the program: Palmetto Gospel Singers, the Hill Boys, Sisters of Faith and many, many more.

* Sunday, April 21 - The 23rd pastoral anniversary of the Rev. James L. and Alethia Clark will be celebrated at 4 p.m. The Rev. Willie Chandler, of St. Mark Baptist Church of Silver, will speak.

Ebenezer AME Church, 119 E. Sumter St., Mayesville, announces:

* Saturday - The 2019 food pantry annual fundraiser "No One Should Go to Bed Hungry" will be held at 4 p.m.

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

* Friday, April 19 - Good Friday worship service at 7 p.m.

* Sunday, April 22 - Sunrise worship service at 6 a.m.

High Hills Missionary Baptist Church, 6750 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday - Holy communion will follow 10:15 a.m. worship.

* Sunday, April 14 - Palm Sunday observance during 10:15 a.m. worship.

Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, 803 S. Harvin St., announces:

* Through May 15 - Lent and post lent services from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with speakers and text as follows: April 10, Minister Michael Alvin, Mark 14:3-9; April 17, Minister Estell Brunson, Matthew 25:1-13; April 18, Minister Hallie Wilson, Matthew 20:17-20; April 24, Minister Ethel Johnson, Matthew 28:1-7; May 1, Minister Dianna Hilliard, Ephesians 1:19-23; May 8, Minister Miriam Howard, Acts 26:13-18; and May 15, Minister Sylestine Simmons, 1 Peter 3:18-22.

Kingdom Builders Deliverance Ministries Inc., 621 W. Liberty St., announces:

* Sunday, April 14 - Palm Sunday program at 1 p.m. Minister Jason Wright will speak.

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

* Saturday, April 13 - Knitting Hearts will celebrate its 15th anniversary 10 a.m. to noon with testimonies of freedom, healing, changed lives and answered prayer. Door prizes also. A love offering will be received. Visit

Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road, Summerton, announces:

* Friday-Sunday, April 12-14 - 2019 Women's Ministry Conference as follows: 5-8:30 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, breakfast, Bible study and workshops; and 10 a.m. Sunday, Gwendolyn Snider will speak.

* Sunday, April 14 - The hospitality ministry's annual gospel program at 3:30 p.m.

Manning First Assembly of God, 3574 S.C. 260, Manning, announces:

* Saturday, April 20 - Easter egg hunt 10 a.m.-noon. There will be more than 1,000 eggs for children through age 11 to hunt, including cash prize eggs. Event will also feature inflatables, food, games, prizes and giveaways.

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

* Sunday, April 14 - Woman's Day / women's ministry anniversary program at 10:45 a.m. Evangelist Nedith Woods will speak. The One Sumter Community will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Leroy Staggers, president of Morris College, will speak.

* Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28 - Family and friends weekend as follows: 9 a.m. Saturday, workshop and fun day with games for all ages and a cookout; and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, worship celebration.

Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Mulberry Church Road, announces:

* Monday, April 15 - Youth Explosion "He Made A Way" at 5:30 p.m. Minister Tayvian Gass, of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

* Sunday, April 28 - Women's Day service "Moving Forward by Faith: Walking in the Light of God's Love" at 10:45 a.m. Elder Delicia Harper-Baxter will speak.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3249 U.S. 15 S., announces:

* Sunday, April 14 - Pastor's 21st anniversary will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

* Tuesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 18 - Holy Week services at 7 nightly.

* Sunday, April 21 - Easter program and services at 10 a.m.

New Hope AME Church, 18808 Panola Road, Pinewood, announces:

* Saturday, April 13 - "Walking for Jesus" four-mile walk at 9:30 a.m.

One Accord of Manning announces:

* Sunday - One Accord's 19th anniversary celebration at 4 p.m. at Taw Caw Community Center, 1126 Granby Lane, Summerton, featuring T.C. and the Smith Brothers, the Spiritual Uplifts, Gospel Sensational and many more.

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

* Sunday - Annual class leaders worship service at 11 a.m. Members will sit with their class leaders during the service and communion.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Saturday - Girls in Action (GA) day camp at Camp La Vida from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* Sunday, April 14 - Worship choir's presentation of "Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb" at 10:30 a.m. Children's Easter egg hunt will be held at 5:30 p.m.

* Monday, April 15 - Widow's luncheon at 11 a.m.

* Tuesday, April 16 - Wylma DuBose Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Joyce Hodge.

* Thursday, April 18 - Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m.

* Sunday, April 21 - Easter Sunday sunrise service at 7 a.m. Breakfast at 8 a.m.

St. Mark 4-B Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Four Bridges Road, announces:

* Saturday - The 25th anniversary celebration will be held at 4 p.m. Pastor Walter Robertson III, of Union Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

St. Peter AME Church, 5903 S.C. 527, Mayesville, announces:

* Sunday-Wednesday, April 14-17 - Revival at 4 p.m. on Sunday and 7 nightly Monday-Wednesday. Speakers: Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Mishella Williams of East Point, Georgia; Monday, the Rev. Anthony Holt of Orlando; Tuesday, the Rev. Richard Hampton of Sumter; and Wednesday, the Rev. Bobby M. Wells of Sumter.

Summerton United Methodist Church, 2 Briggs St., Summerton, announces:

* Saturday, May 4 - Yard / plant / baked and frozen foods sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Items are now being gathered for the sale. If you have donations of housewares, furniture, glassware, linens, collectibles, antiques or books, you may call the church at (803) 485-6865 to make arrangements for drop off or pick up. Please no electonics or clothes. Appliances will be accepted if they are operational.

Sumter Free Will Baptist of the Pentecostal Faith Church, 971 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Today-Saturday - Yard sale 8 a.m. until featuring baked goods, clothes, hot dogs, kitchen stuff and more.

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

* Sunday, April 14 - Annual Women's Day program at 4 p.m. Mignon L. Clyburn will speak.

Walker's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 99 Walter Ave., announces:

* Saturday, April 13 - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring the Bradys and Pastor Nathaniel and Carleen Brown. A love offering will be received.

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2225 Conyers Road, Paxville community, Manning, announces:

* Sunday, April 14 - The pastor's 18th anniversary will be celebrated at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ransy McFadden, pastor of St. John Baptist Church of Silver, will speak.