Church News: Friday, Feb. 28, 2020


Beulah Union Methodist Episcopal Church, 2380 S. St. Paul Church Road, announces:

* Sunday, March 15 - Women's day program at 2 p.m. The Rev. Bertha Smith will speak.

Church of Christ, 313 Mooneyham Road, announces:

* Saturday - Black history program and poor boy supper.

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

* Sunday - Communion services at 11:30 a.m.

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

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

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

* Saturday, March 14 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. until noon. A young missionary couple will speak on their experiences in the mission field. A love offering will be received. Visit

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

* Sunday, March 15 - Voices of Deliverance will provide music at 5:30 p.m.

Mount Pleasant AME Church, 1800 Vista Lane, Lynchburg, announces:

* Sunday, March 15 - 100 Women in white worship at 3 p.m. The Rev. Donna H. Jackson will speak.

Mount Zion Enrichment Center, 315 W. Fulton St., announces:

* Wednesday, March 25 - Healthy Blue SC farmer's market with fun activities, health and wellness information and more from 5 to 7 p.m. The first 300 visitors will receive free produce. RSVP to (803) 382-5817.

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

* Sunday, March 8 - Benedict College day at 10:45 a.m. The One Sumter Community group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Leroy Staggers, president of Morris College, will speak.

* Sunday, March 15 - Pulpit aid / pastor's support ministry worship at 10:45 a.m. Elder Shelia M. Jackson will speak.

* Sunday, March 29 - Youth worship at 10:45 a.m. Anita M. Blassingame, minister in training, will speak. Fifth Sunday fellowship worship at 5 p.m.

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

* Sunday-Wednesday, March 8-11 - Revival at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 nightly Monday-Wednesday. The Rev. Bennie T. Barwick Jr. will speak. Music will be provided by Julie Daniel, Howie and Julia Owens, Katherine Spigner and Joey Carlisle. Dinner at 5:45 nightly Monday-Wednesday. Nursery provided. For dinner reservations, call (803) 452-5373 or visit

* Sunday, March 22 - Christian vocalist, songwriter, speaker and author Dawn Smith Jordan ( will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be received. Nursery provided.

* Friday, April 10 - Good Friday service communion drop-in from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

* Saturday, April 11 - Community Easter egg hunt 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages birth through sixth grade in the gym with games, prizes and snacks. Adult chaperones need to accompany all children.

* Sunday, April 12 - Easter services as follows: 7:15 a.m. sunrise service; 7:45 a.m. breakfast; 9 a.m. Sunday school; and 10 a.m. worship service. There will not be an evening service.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, (803) 481-9688, announces:

* Sunday - First Sunday of Lent. Baptism will be observed and the Lord's Supper administered during 10:30 a.m. service. Al Pritchard will speak at 6:30 p.m.

* Sunday-Sunday, March 8 - Week of prayer for North American Missions (Annie Armstrong Easter Offering).

* Sunday, March 8 - Second Sunday of Lent.

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

* Wednesday, March 18 - Wylma DuBose group meeting at 10 a.m. at the home of Carolyn Pack.

* Saturday, March 28 - Widows' friendship tea at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

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

St. John Baptist Church, 3944 Brewer Road, Manning, announces:

* Sunday - The pastor's 13th anniversary will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Pastor Ranzy McFadden Jr., of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

The Church of God of Prophecy, 720 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Sunday - The Believer's Quartet will provide music at 10 a.m.

The Love Center Non-Denominational Church, 4780 U.S. 521 South, announces:

* Friday-Sunday, March 6-8 - "Dare to Dream," an inspirational play for the entire family, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 youth and $15 adults. Call (803) 968-5196 or visit

Triumph Ministries, 3525 Camden Highway, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday, March 15 - Five year church anniversary will be celebrated. Elder Beverly Richbow will speak at 11 a.m. Bishop Harold Bennett III will speak at 5 p.m.

Walker Avenue Church of God, 100 Walker Ave., announces:

* Sunday, March 8 - The 62nd ushers' anniversary program will be held at 4 p.m. Sister Mary Wilson will speak.

Walker's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 99 Walter Ave., announces:

* Saturday, March 14 - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring Ron Stubbs, Burning Bridges, and Pastor Nathaniel and Carleen Brown.