Church News: Friday, March 6, 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. Theme: "Women fearfully and wonderfully made."

Church of Christ, 313 Mooneyham Road, announces:

* Sunday, April 19 - The 24th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. James L. and Alethia Clark will be celebrated at 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert China, pastor of Wayman Chapel AME Church, Stateburg, will speak.

Clark United Methodist Church, 2980 Oswego Highway, announces:

* Saturday, March 21 - A free homebuyer workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To sign up to attend, go to or call (425) 602-6222.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Saturday - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring the Believers Quartet and Hope Revealed.

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

* Saturday-Sunday, March 14-15 - Family and friends weekend as follows: noon-4 p.m. Saturday, picnic featuring fish, fries, hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn and a bounce house; and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, worship service with Pastor James Durant and the New Mount Olive Church family of Gadson.

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

* Tuesday-Thursday, March 24-26 - Revival at 7 nightly. Fellowship meal will be at 6 nightly. Speakers as follows: Tuesday, Pastor Yancy Martin, pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church of Bishopville; Wednesday, Pastor Adeira Black, pastor of Mount Hermon Baptist Church of Bishopville; and Thursday, Pastor Gary D. Miller, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church.

Jehovah Jireh Outreach Ministries, 2029 Moses Dingle Road, Summerton, announces:

* Sunday - Grace Christian Fellowship Church youth drama ministry group will present a gospel message through skits and Christian music from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, 803 S. Harvin St., announces:

* Sunday, March 15 - The Blueprint: A new generation fellowship youth church 17th celebration will be held at 7:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. at the M.H. Newton Family Life Center, 415 Manning Ave. Jeffery L. Williams, of Golden View Baptist Church of Fountain Inn, will speak.

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 - Contemporary gospel concert at 5:30 p.m. Voices of Deliverance will provide music.

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

* Sunday, March 15 - 100 Women in white worship experience at 3 p.m. The Rev. Donna H. Jackson, of Pine Hill AME Church, will speak.

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

* Wednesday, March 25 - Healthy Blue SC will hold a 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 - Benedict College day at 10:45 a.m. The One Sumter Community group will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Leroy Staggers, president of Morris College, will speak.

* Sunday, March 15 - Pulpit aid / pastor's support ministry anniversary worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Elder Shelia M. Jackson, of Bible Way Church of Atlas Road, Columbia, will speak.

* Sunday, March 29 - Youth worship celebration at 10:45 a.m. Anita M. Blassingame, minister in training, will speak. Fifth Sunday fellowship worship celebration at 5 p.m. will be held at Enon Missionary Baptist Church.

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

* Sunday-Wednesday, March 11 - Revival at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday and 7 nightly Monday through Wednesday. The Rev. Bennie T. Barwick Jr., pastor emeritus of Pinewood Baptist Church, will speak. Special music will be provided by Julie Daniel, Howie and Julia Owens, Katherine Spigner and Joey Carlisle. Dinner will be served at 5:45 nightly Monday through Wednesday. Nursery provided for all services. To make reservations for dinner, 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. There will be refreshments and the opportunity to meet Dawn following the concert. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit

* 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. to 1 p.m. for ages birth through sixth grade in the gym featuring games, prizes and snacks. Adult chaperones need to accompany all children.

* Sunday, April 12 - Easter Sunday service 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. Nursery provided.

* Sunday, May 3 - Homecoming and Golden Age Sunday. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. followed by 11 a.m. worship service. All seniors will be honored. Special music will be provided. Covered dish lunch will follow the morning service. Nursery provided.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday - 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. Call (803) 481-9688 for information.

Rafting Creek Baptist Church, 3860 N. Kings Highway, announces:

* Saturday, March 14 - Brooks Family Singers eighth anniversary celebration at 4 p.m.

St. Mark 4B Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Four Bridges Road, announces:

* Saturday, April 4 - Yard sale 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Saint Mark Banquet and Conference Center, 2320 Four Bridges Road.

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

* Today-Sunday - "Dare to Dream," an inspirational stage 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

Tiverton Missionary Baptist Church, 2420 Old Charleston Road, Wedgefield, announces:

* Sunday - The 176th anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. David Brown, pastor of Union Baptist Church of Wedgefield, will speak.

Triumph Ministries, 3525 Camden Highway, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday, March 15 - Five year church anniversary will be celebrated. Theme: "Enduring the Journey." 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 - The 62nd ushers' anniversary program will be held at 4 p.m. Sister Mary Wilson will speak.

* Wednesday-Friday, March 25-27 - Revival at 7 nightly. Speakers as follows: Wednesday, the Rev. Albert Miller of North Polar Street Church of God, Andrews; Thursday, the Rev. Curtis Murph of Jamestown Road Church of God, Bishopville; and Friday, the Rev. William Amaker of Wateree Church of God, Wateree.

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.