Church News: Dec. 15, 2017


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Sunday, Dec. 24 - Christmas program during 10 a.m. worship service.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Fifth Sunday missionary worship service at 10 a.m.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, Manning, announces:

* Sunday - The annual Christmas praise and worship will be held at 6 p.m.

* Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 20-22 - Revival at 7:30 nightly Dr. Cartrell Woods, of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

Chapel AME Church, McLeod Road, Paxville, announces:

* Saturday - Gospel singing adopt a family for Christmas, sponsored by Gospel Jubilees of Sumter, will be held at 6 p.m. On the program: Sherry Fraizer, Sisters of Faith, Sons of Faith, S.C. Gospel Express and many more.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Sunday - Christmas cantata "O, Come Let Us Adore Him" will be presented by the sanctuary choir at 11 a.m. The youth Christmas program will be held at 6 p.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m.

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

* Sunday - The play "Christmas Hang-Ups" will be presented at 10 a.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Bring in the New Year celebration at 10 p.m.

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

* Sunday - The choir's Christmas concert at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Pastor John P. Kee and the New Life Community Choir of Charlotte, North Carolina, will provide music.

High Hills AME Church, 6780 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Watch night service at 10 p.m. The Rev. Keith R. Mayes Sr. will speak.

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

* Saturday - Christmas program / fellowship dinner at noon.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Watch night service at 10:30 p.m.

House of Judah Worship Center, 3890 White Oak Drive, Manning, announces:

* Today - Elder Sampson Pearson, of the Triumph Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in honor of Pastoral Elder Leroy Dingle's fourth anniversary celebration.

* Sunday - Pastoral Elder Leroy Dingle's fourth anniversary celebration will continue at 4 p.m. at the Breedin Room, 312 Pine St., Manning (behind Weldon Auditorium). Elder Eric Virgil Briggs, of the Triumph and Kingdom of God in Christ of Columbia, will speak.

Mount Pisgah AME Church, 217 W. Bartlette St., announces:

* Sunday - Christmas musical "An Old Fashion Christmas" at 4 p.m.

Mount Sinai AME Church, 5895 Mt. Sinai Church Road, Lynchburg, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 - Gospel Fest 2018 gospel singing featuring the Singing Cousins and other guests.

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

* Sunday - Annual Christmas program, sponsored by the church school, at 4 p.m.

* Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 20-22, and Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 26-29 - Christmas camp for youth ages 4 to 13 years old.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Youth worship celebration at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Saturday - Christmas fellowship at 5 p.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Watch night service at 10 p.m.

New Testament Lighthouse Church, 1114 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Saturday - Gift wrapping, hot dogs, desserts and drinks from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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

* Sunday - Women's Day worship at 11 a.m. Minister Lillie Ann Williams will speak.

* Wednesday, Dec. 20 - Church school Christmas program at 6:30 p.m. featuring skits, recitations and the Sunbeam choir in concert.

Pinewood Baptist Church, 10 E. Fulton St., Pinewood, announces:

* Sunday -The adult choir will present "The Story of Christmas" at 11 a.m. There will be community-wide Christmas caroling at 5 p.m.

* Wednesday, Dec. 20 - The children's Christmas program "Sing a Song of Christmas" will be held at 7 p.m. followed by the Christmas tree gift exchange and a visit from Santa.

* Sunday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve services will be held at 11 a.m. and we invite all families to "come as you are" to worship together and observe the Lord's Supper.

* Nursery provided for all events. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit

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

* Saturday, Dec. 30 - Kingdom United prayer breakfast at 10 a.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Watch night service at 10:30 p.m.

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

* Sunday - Christmas cantata at 3 p.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - Watch Night service at 10 p.m.

Summerton Southern Methodist Church, 1107 Felton Road, Summerton, announces:

* Sunday, Dec. 31 - New Year's eve singing from 8 p.m. until midnight. On the program: His Calling, Marty James, Mike and Beth Watson, Julie Mahoney and others.

Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane, Summerton, announces:

* Sunday - Christmas concert at 5 p.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 24 - There will only be morning services. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m., devotional service at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m.

Triumph Ministries, 3632 Broad St. Ext., announces:

* Today - Ignite service at 7 p.m. Overseer Wanda Brooks, of Purpose Ministries of Baltimore, will serve as guest infuser.