Church News: Friday, Dec. 28, 2018


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Sunday - Missionary fifth Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

* Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 - Women's Missionary Society family and friends day at 10 a.m.

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

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Watch Night service at 10 p.m. Apostle Dorothy Maple will speak.

Faith Missionary Baptist Church No. 1, 115 Laurel St., announces:

* Sunday - Sumter Baptist M&E fifth Sunday service will be held at 1260 Green Hill Church Road, Alcolu.

Grace Full Gospel Church, 1540 Bradham Blvd., announces:

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Watch Night service at 9 p.m. The Rev. Caleb Howell will speak. Forever Redeemed will provide music.

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

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Watch night services at 10:30 p.m.

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

* Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Author and pastor Dr. Peter Wyns, founder and director of Christian's for Messiah Ministries, will speak. This will be a morning of worship and special music. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. Knitting Hearts is a community-wide, multicultural women's ministry. Visit

Love Covenant Church, 245 Oswego Road, announces:

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Praise and worship at 10 p.m. Apostle Tommy Frederick will speak.

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

* Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 - Community-wide youth program at 6 p.m. The Rev. Abraham Temoney will speak. The program will also feature information from Operation Get Smart, which is a crime prevention public awareness program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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

* Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 - Gospel fest at 3 p.m. featuring the Singing Cousins and the Mt. Sinai male choir.

* Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration during 10 a.m. worship.

* Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 - Lay organization's annual program during 10 a.m. worship.

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

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Joint Watch Night service with Salem Missionary Baptist Church at 10 p.m. Pastor Cartrell W. Woods, of Salem MBC, will speak.

New Testament Lighthouse Church, 1114 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Watch Night service will begin with supper at 8 p.m. Julie, Karen and Friends will provide music beginning at 9 p.m.

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

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Watch Night service at 8 p.m. featuring singing, praise and testimonies. Refreshments will be served.

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

* Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 - Christian singer/songwriter Kira Shcherbakova will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Kira moved to the United States with her family when she was 10. A love offering will be received. Refreshments and a chance to meet the family will follow the concert.

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

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday - Only morning services will be held. There will be no evening services.

* Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 - The Lord's Supper will be observed at 10:30 a.m.

* Friday-Sunday, Jan. 25-27, 2019 - Men's conference in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Deadline to sign up is Jan. 20. Call Tommy Evans at (803) 983-2088.

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

* Saturday - Prayer breakfast at 10 .m. with Minister Irene Jamison.

* Sunday - Worship and the word at 5 p.m. with Elder Willie Richardson.

* Monday, Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve service and holy communion at 10:30 p.m.

St. James United Methodist Church, 720 Broad St., announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 - The 10th anniversary of the male chorus will be celebrated at 4 p.m.

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

* Monday, Dec. 31 - Vision for Next at 9 p.m. The Crossover at 10:30 p.m.