Church News: Friday, Aug. 30, 2019


Bethel AME Church, 1605 S. Kings Highway, Wedgefield, announces:

* Sunday - Homecoming. Sunday school will be held at 12:30 p.m. and service at 2 p.m. Presiding Elder Samuel L. McPherson will speak. Dinner will follow.

Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1275 Oswego Highway, announces:

* Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 16-18 - Revival at 7 nightly with speakers as follows: Monday, Bishop Jeffrey Johnson; Tuesday, Bishop Leroy James; and Wednesday, the Rev. Leroy Blanding.

Community Church of Praise, 562 S. Pike Road, announces:

* Saturday, Sept. 14 - Pastor's appreciation at 4 p.m. Dr. Joann P. Murrill will speak.

First Baptist Missionary Church, 219 S. Washington St., announces:

* Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 14-15 - Annual Women's Weekend. A rainbow tea will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Hilda Gadsden, president of Women Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina, will speak Sunday with Sunday school beginning at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m.

* Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Sept. 24 - "Conversation with Men" at 7 p.m. at Patriot Hall. Topics: How to handle anger / rejection and how to show and receive love.

* Saturday, Sept. 28 - Wateree Baptist Association Sunday School Congress for the NJ Brockman Oratorical Contest (grades 7-11). Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and services will begin at 10 a.m.

Friendship AME Church, 6156 Furse Road, Silver community, announces:

* Saturday - Car, truck and bike show.

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

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

* Sunday, Sept. 8 - Trustee / trustee spouse day during 10:15 a.m. worship.

* Sunday, Sept. 15 - Pastor's Aide ministry's anniversary during 10:15 a.m. worship.

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

* Sunday, Sept. 14 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. until noon presenting the missions team to Uganda. Pastors Devon and Ramelle Coker, the Rev. Steve Scroggs and their team recently returned from a mission's trip to Uganda. A love offering will be received. Visit

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

* Sunday, Sept. 22 - The 126th anniversary of the church and homecoming will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Friday, Sept. 6 - The adult choir will sponsor a 1990s-themed outdoor concert at 7 p.m. featuring Springhill Adult, Union Concert Choir and others. Bring your lawn chairs.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday - High attendance Sunday school day at 9:30 a.m. Baptism and the Lord's Supper will be observed during 10:30 a.m. worship.

* Wednesday, Sept. 4 - Spirit-fest prayer night in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m.

* Thursday, Sept. 5 - Spirit-fest praise night at 6:30 p.m. with music provided by Grace Revealed and Titus 2:11.

* Friday, Sept. 6 - Spirit-fest family tailgate and movie night in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m.

* Saturday, Sept. 7 - Community outreach 9 a.m.-noon. Spirit-fest worship night at 6:30 p.m. with Evangelist Tyler Blue and music provided by From the Morning & Friends.

* Sunday, Sept. 8 - Homecoming 2019 as follows: 9-10:15 a.m. concert featuring Higher Calling; 10:30 a.m.-noon worship, the Rev. Frank Shivers will speak; and dinner at noon in the fellowship hall. Bring a favorite dish.

* Monday, Sept. 16 - Widows luncheon at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Tuesday, Sept. 17 - Wylma DuBose Group at 10 a.m. at the home of Betty Steele.

* Saturday, Sept. 21 - Youth trip for Christian Music Day at Carowinds. Depart at 7:45 a.m. Also, Men's football game / tailgating party for CSU vs. The Citadel. Cost: $25 by Sept. 1. Depart at 1:30 p.m. for Charleston.

* Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Senior adult luncheon at noon in the fellowship hall.

* Sunday, Sept. 29 - Singspiration at 6:30 p.m.

Reeseville AME Church, 7795 Sumter Highway, Alcolu, announces:

* Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 7-8 - The choir's 38th anniversary will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach Ministries, 741 Bultman Drive, Suite 21, announces:

* Saturday - Project P.U.S.H. (intercessory prayer) quarterly meeting/breakfast at 10 a.m. Prayer targets: domestic violence; gun laws and gun violence.

Triumph Ministries, 3525 Camden Highway, Dalzell, announces:

* Today - "Walking it out!" service at 7 p.m. Prophet Torrey Phillips is the guest infuser.

Truly Committed Missionary Baptist Church, 705 Oswego Road, announces:

* Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 11-13 - Revival at 7 nightly. Speakers: the Rev. Andre McBride, Bishop Leroy T. James and the Rev. Otis Butler.

Worldwide International Works Inc. announces:

* Today-Saturday - The FIRE Conference will be held at Patriot Hall, 135 Haynsworth St., as follows: 6:30-9:30 p.m. today; 8:30-11:30 a.m., 2-4:30 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday. Event will showcase speakers poised to deliver the word through the power of God. There will also be teachings of healing and prophecy and a marriage maintenance seminar as a preventative and awareness tool. Free breakfast. There will be door prizes, school supplies and vendors. Visit or call Pommetha McGill-Rice at (803) 757-8001.