Church News: Friday, Nov. 15, 2019


Bethel AME Church, 1605 S. Kings Highway, Wedgefield, announces:

* Sunday - The Inspirational Choir's 35th anniversary will be celebrated at 3 p.m.

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

* Sunday - Church / choir / family and friends anniversary program at 3 p.m. The Rev. David China will speak.

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

* Sunday - The 13th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Daniel Bennett Jr. will be celebrated at 4 p.m. The Rev. Leroy Blanding 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. Pastor Garlton L. McFadden Jr. will speak. Music will be provided by several gospel groups.

Community Church of Praise, 562 S. Pike Road, announces:

* Sunday - Initial sermon of Sister Natalie "Nikki" Wilson at 3 p.m.

Dalzell United Methodist Church, 3330 Black River Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Saturday - The annual Coats for Christ giveaway will be held 8-11 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 421 S. Main St., announces:

* Sunday - Appreciation and celebration service honoring the pastor, the Rev. Marvis L. Stewart, during 10 a.m. service.

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

* Sunday - The 151st church anniversary will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Roderick Cummings will speak. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.

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

* Sunday - 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 - The 13th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Richard Addison and Sister Marilyn Addison will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. Eddie Lesaine will speak.

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

* Sunday - 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. Honorees are asked to wear their uniforms. All other attendees are asked to wear something red to show solidarity and support.

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

* Sunday - 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.

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

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

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

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

* Tuesday, Nov. 26 - Pre-Thanksgiving worship service at 7 p.m. with music, prayers and praise.

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.

* 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

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Monday, Nov. 18 - Widow's luncheon at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Wednesday, Nov. 20 - Wylma DuBose Group at 10 a.m. at the home of Katherine Healan.

* Sunday, Nov. 24 - Providence family Thanksgiving dinner at 5:30 p.m. Complete sign-up sheet or call (803) 481-9688 to register.

St. James UM Church, 720 Broad St., announces:

* Sunday - "Life Celebration" at 11 a.m. The Rev. Cheryl G. Johnson will speak.

Truly Committed Missionary Baptist Church, 705 Oswego Road, announces:

* Sunday, Nov. 24 - Ordination service at 4 p.m. for the gospel ministry for Mary Smiling. The Rev. Viola V.W. Fuller will speak.

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

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