Church News: Feb. 2, 2018


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Saturday - An evening of love, laughter, fun and food, sponsored by the Sisters of Faith and the Hospitality Ministries, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ruach, 245 Oswego Road.

Bethel AME Church, 1605 S.C. 261, Wedgefield, announces:

* Sunday, Feb. 25 - Black history observance, fill a pew and soul food Sunday will be held beginning at 10:15 a.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 4319 Rowe Drive, Summerton, announces:

* Sunday, Feb. 11 - The eighth annual missionary program "A Taste of the ole South will be served" at 2 p.m. The Rev. Michael Collins, of Gum Spring Missionary Baptist Church of Summerton, will speak.

Clark United Methodist Church, 2980 U.S. 401 N., Oswego Highway, announces:

* Saturday, Feb. 24 - Free NACA home ownership workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 25 - Black history program at 3 p.m.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Saturday - Huge indoor yard sale, sponsored by the youth, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 17 - Black history community celebration at 11 a.m. Dr. Wes Bellamy, city councilman of Charlottesville, Virginia, will speak.

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

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

* Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 10-11 - The missionary ministry will hold its third health fair and women in red weekend as follows: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and 10:15 a.m. worship on Sunday. Evangelist Frances Bradley will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 18 - The YWA anniversary will be observed during the 10:15 a.m. worship.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 10 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Adrian Renee Mills will speak. Ladies of all ages are invited. A love offering will be received.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 18 - Family and friends day at 4 p.m. The Rev. Alvin Webb, of Unionville AME Church, Mayesville, will speak.

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

* Sunday - Black history celebration at 6 p.m. The Rev. Joseph Ricks will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 11 - Youth black history month worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Dr. Norris Williams, assistant superintendent of Sumter School District, will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 18 - Trustee Ministry's black history anniversary worship celebration at 10:45 a.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 25 - Golden Age Fellowship Ministry's black history anniversary worship celebration at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Saturday - The women's missionary society's third soup and cornbread lunch will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations will be accepted but not required. Proceeds will go to local food pantry and soup kitchens.

* Sunday, Feb. 18 - The ACE League and black history observation at 11 a.m. Minister Jerell Wesley will speak.

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

* Sunday, March 25 - The Jordan Family Band ( will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be received. Nursery provided. Refreshments and the opportunity to meet the family will follow. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit

Reid Chapel AME Church, 1008 Dibert St., announces:

* Sunday, Feb. 11 - Family and friends worship at 3 p.m. The Rev. Robert Galloway, of Howard Chapel AME Church of New Zion, will speak.

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

* Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 18-20 - Black history revival as follows: 6 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Ryan Godfrey; 7 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Anthony Curbweb; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Annie H. Sisturnk.

St. Luke AME Church, 2355 St. Paul Church Road, announces:

* Sunday - Under the blood program at 4 p.m. Please wear red. The Rev. Linda Speed will speak.

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

* Friday, Feb. 9 - "Friday night live" featuring praise dancers, mime, gospel rap, etc. If you would like to participate, email Elder Beverly Richbow at

* Friday, Feb. 16 - Pastor appreciation kicks off at 7 p.m. Prophetess Sarafina Thompson, of Brooklyn, New York, will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 18 - Pastor appreciation will continue with Prophet K. Ramsey, of Walterboro, speaking at 10 a.m. and Prophet Everett Roberson, of Ridgeland, speaking at 5 p.m.