Church News: Friday, Dec. 18, 2020


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

* Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 - Begin the New Year with Knitting Hearts from 9:45 a.m. to noon. International Bible teacher, author and speaker Dr. Peter Wyns will speak. You will enjoy a morning of worship, special music and a powerful message from Dr. Wyns. A love offering will be received. Knitting Hearts is a community-wide, multi-cultural women's ministry.

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

* Sunday - The music ministry's annual Christmas worship experience will be held at 11 a.m. via Facebook/YouTube.

* Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 - The 37th pastoral anniversary of Pastor James and first lady Shirley M. Blassingame will be celebrated at 11 a.m. via Facebook/YouTube. Pastor Jamey O. Graham, of St. John Baptist Church, Columbia, as well as vice president at large of the Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina, will speak. There will also be a drive-thru parade celebration from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Line up for the parade at 1 p.m. at the church.

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

* Sunday - The adult choir will present "The Light of Christmas" at 11 a.m. The church will host a community-wide Christmas caroling at 5 p.m.

* Admission to all events is free, and all are welcome. A nursery will be provided. For more information, call (803) 452-5373 or visit the website at

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 - Communion service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Social distancing is observed at all meetings. For details, call (803) 481-9688.