Church News: Friday, Jan. 25, 2019


Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 182 S. Pike East, announces:

* Sunday - Pastor Hill's 20th ministerial anniversary will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. Pastor Mary J. Ragins will speak.

* Friday, Feb. 1 - Youth ministry program at 7 p.m. Minister Tayvian Gass, of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 3 - Holy communion will follow the 10:15 a.m. worship.

* Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 9-10 - Go Red for Women in Red 2019 health fair weekend as follows: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and 10:15 a.m. Sunday worship. Evangelist Dorothy Reed will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 17 - YWA anniversary program during 10:15 a.m. service.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 9 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. International Bible Teacher Dr. Satish Raiborde will speak. A love offering will be received. Visit

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

* Sunday, Feb. 17 - Family and friends worship at 3 p.m. The Rev. Abraham Temoney Sr., of James Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lugoff, will speak.

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

* Sunday - Lay organization's annual program during 10 a.m. worship.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 3 - Evangelist Savitrius McFadden will speak at 6 p.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 10 - Youth Black History Month worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. The One Sumter Community monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 17 - Trustee ministry anniversary worship at 10:45 a.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 24 - Golden Age fellowship ministry anniversary worship at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 2 - The Women's Missionary Society's third soup and cornbread luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted and given to soup kitchens and food pantries. No one will be turned away. Also for the sick and shut in.

St. James AME Church, 180 W. Fulton Manning Road, Pinewood, announces:

* Today - Joy night service at 7 p.m. The Rev. Lavaron Johnson will speak.

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

* Sunday - The 94th anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Pastor Ranzy McFadden will speak.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 9 - The 127th anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Theme: "United to reach the next level together." Featuring the United States Rally.

St. Paul AME Church, 835 Plowden Mill Road, announces:

* Sunday - Men's Day celebration at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Leroy Blanding, pastor of Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 17 - Youth Day anniversary program at 11 a.m. U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Wayne Leneau Jr. will speak.