Church News: Friday, Nov. 1, 2019


Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces:

* Today and Sunday - Celebration for the ninth pastoral anniversary and church anniversary as follows: 7 p.m. Friday, Bishop Cartrell Woods, of Salem Baptist Church, will speak; and 5 p.m. Sunday, Bishop TL Penny, of Shabach World Cathedral, will speak.

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Saturday - Fall festival 5 to 8 p.m.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, Manning, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - Pack the pew program, sponsored by the deaconess ministry, will be held at 4 p.m. Minister Tyrone Cummings will speak.

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

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - Church / choir / family and friends anniversary program at 3 p.m. The Rev. David China, of Historic Liberty Hill AME Church, will speak.

Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1275 Oswego Highway, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The 13th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Daniel Bennett Jr. will be celebrated at 4 p.m. The Rev. Leroy Blanding, pastor of Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

Church of Christ, 313 Mooneyham Road, announces:

* Saturday, Dec. 14 - Family and friends night, hosted by the China and Harvin family, will be held at 6 p.m. The Rev. Robert China, pastor of Liberty Hill AME Church, Summerton, will speak.

Church of God by Faith, 609 Atlantic Ave., announces:

* Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 7-10 - Annual Christian Assembly at 7 nightly Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Speakers: Elder Dr. Alvin Armstrong Jr., Elder Andre' McBride, the Rev. Dr. Cartell Woods, Dr. Rita Livingston-King, Evangelist Tyneshia Brooks, Minister Anton Milton, Elder Brandon Timmons and Lady Maggie Armstrong.

Church Women United of the Greater Sumter Area announces:

* Saturday - World Community Day will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 835 Plowden Mill Road. The theme is "The time is now!!! Resolve to love." Participants are asked to wear something purple, to bring toiletries to assist the Domestic Violence Shelter and a covered dish of your choice for a fellowship meal. Contact Lois Parsons at (803) 968-3270.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - Homecoming at 10 a.m. with a dedication to God, special music, preaching and a fellowship meal.

Faith Deliverance Temple, 130 Corbett St., Mayesville, announces:

* Sunday - The pastor's 36th anniversary will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Alfreda Johnson will speak.

Green Acres Assembly of God, 537 Lewis Road, announces:

* Friday, Nov. 8 - Gospel singing at 7 p.m. Carolina Quartet will provide music.

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

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

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - The fifth anniversary of Pastor and First Lady Amis will be celebrated during the 10:15 a.m. worship service. The Rev. Willie Dennis will speak.

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The deacon and deaconess anniversary will be celebrated during the 10:15 a.m. worship service. Pastor Benny Bradley will speak.

Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, 3285 Peach Orchard Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The 13th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Richard Addison and Sister Marilyn Addison will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. Eddie Lesaine, pastor of Spring Branch Baptist Church, Pamplico, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The Armed Forces / First Responders Ministry will celebrate and honor all armed forces and civil servants (active duty, retired, Guard, Reserves, law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical technicians) at 7:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. Honorees of the past and present are asked to wear their uniforms. All other attendees are asked to wear something red to show solidarity and support.

Kingdom Builders Deliverance Ministries, 621 W. Liberty St., announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - The anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Leroy Green will speak.

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

* Saturday, Nov. 9 - Knitting Hearts will meet 10 a.m. to noon. Sue Sanders will speak. A love offering will be received. Visit

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

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - The youth choir ministry's anniversary worship celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m.

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The widows / widowers support ministry anniversary will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m. Elder Delcia Harper-Baxter will speak.

* Wednesday, Nov. 20 - The Golden Age ministry will hold its Thanksgiving fellowship and luncheon at 10:30 a.m. Minister Shirley Blassingame will speak.

Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Mulberry Church Road, announces:

* Sunday - A gospel singing will be held at 3 p.m. featuring Williams Nelson and the Gospel Four, the Hill Boys, St. Matthew Choir, World Wonders and more.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3249 U.S. 15 South, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - Veteran's Day program at 10 a.m. Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle will speak.

* Saturday, Nov. 16 - Mother / son and father / daughter gala from 6 to 9 p.m.

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - The 145th church anniversary worship will be held at 10 a.m.

New Birth Holiness Church, 42 Larkins St., announces:

* Sunday - The 23rd anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Pastor David Simms will speak.

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

* Tuesday, Nov. 26 - Community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. A free dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. in the fellowship hall. There will be special music, and a nursery will be provided.

* Sunday, Dec. 8 - The church will host a community-wide Christmas caroling at 6 p.m.

* Sunday, Dec. 15 - The adult choir will present "Love Made a Way" at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow.

* Wednesday, Dec. 18 - The Children's Christmas program will be presented at 7 p.m. followed by the annual Christmas tree gift exchange and a visit from Santa.

* Sunday, Dec. 22 - The adult choir will present "Love Made a Way" at 11 a.m.

* Admission to all events is free, and all are welcome. A nursery will be provided for all events. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit for more information.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Sunday - The Lord's Supper and baptism during 10:30 a.m. worship. Global Hunger Banks are due to be turned in.

* Thursday-Friday, Nov. 7-8 - Operation Christmas Child Packing Party setup at 6:30 p.m.

* Saturday, Nov. 9 - Operation Christmas Child Packing Party 9-11 a.m.

* Sunday, Nov. 10 - Operation Christmas Child shoebox dedication service at 6:30 p.m.

Union Baptist Church, 300 Odom Lane, Wedgefield, announces:

* Sunday - Pastoral installation celebration for the Rev. David W. Brown at 4 p.m. Hazel L. Charles, pastor of Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, Alcolu, will speak.

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

* Sunday, Nov. 17 - Homecoming celebration at 11 a.m. The Rev. Maggie L. Richardson will speak.