Church News: Friday, Jan. 31, 2020


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Sunday, Feb. 16 - Family and friends day, sponsored by the Sallie Evans Women's Missionary Society, during 10 a.m. worship service. The Rev. Dr. George E. Hicks will speak.

Beulah United Methodist Church, 820 Beulah Church Road, Camden, announces:

* Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 23-25 - Community revival at 6:30 nightly. The Rev. Reggie Lee will speak. The theme is "For Such a Time as This." There will be special music provided each night. Participating churches will also include McLeod Chapel in Sumter County and St. John United Methodist Church in Lee County.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Sunday - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring Danny Funderburk, formerly of The Cathedrals. A love offering will be received.

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

* Sunday - Holy communion will be observed after the 10:15 a.m. worship service.

* Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 8-9 - Go red for women health fair / worship service weekend as follows: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Evangelist Glenda Miller will speak.

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

* Saturday, Feb. 8 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Tammy Buckner will speak, sharing her journey of faith. The theme is "The Long and Winding Road ... Where will it Lead?" A love offering will be received. Visit

Mechanicsville United Methodist Church, 184 Lake Ashwood Road, announces:

* Sunday - Black history month celebration at 11 a.m.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 16 - Family and friends day will be celebrated at 4 p.m. The Rev. Lemuel Washington, pastor of Union Station AME Church, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 9 - Family and friends worship service will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. Phillip Washington, of Ebenezer AME Church in Mayesville, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Feb. 9 - Youth black history month worship celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m. There will be special presentations by the youth of the church. The One Sumter Community meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.

* Sunday, Feb. 16 - Trustee ministry's anniversary worship celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m.

* Wednesday, Feb. 19 - The Golden Age ministry's black history program / luncheon will be held at 10 a.m. Sister Vilencia G. Murray, retired educator, will speak.

* Sunday, Feb. 23 - The Golden Age ministry's anniversary worship celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Saturday - Women's Missionary Society's annual soup and cornbread luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted but no one will be turned away. Meals will also be sent out to the sick and shut-in.

* Sunday - The young people will collect the Benevolent offering to be given to local food banks and soup kitchens.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday - The Lord's Supper will be administered during the 6:30 p.m. worship service.

* Monday, Feb. 17 - Widows' luncheon at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Wednesday, Feb. 26 - Ash Wednesday.