Church News: Friday, Sept. 6, 2019


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

* Sunday, Sept. 22 - The pastor's aide ministry and church family will celebrate the 12th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Sam and Meraldine Livingston during 10 a.m. worship. Pastor Winfred Verreen, of Elim Baptist Ministries of Orlando, will speak.

Antioch United Methodist Church, 4040 Dubose Siding Road, announces:

* Sunday, Sept. 15 - The inspirational choir's anniversary will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m.

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

* Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 16-18 - Revival at 7 nightly with speakers as follows: Monday, Bishop Jeffrey Johnson; Tuesday, Bishop Leroy James; and Wednesday, the Rev. Leroy Blanding.

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

* Saturday, Sept. 14 - Pastor's appreciation will be held at 4 p.m. Dr. Joann P. Murrill will speak.

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

* Wednesday, Sept. 11 - Revival at 7 p.m.

* Sunday, Sept. 15 - The pastor's 11th anniversary will be celebrated. Evangelist Brenda Missouri, associate minister of Walk by Faith Ministry, Mayesville, will speak during 11 a.m. worship. Apostle Gregory Dennis, pastor of New Millennium Outreach Ministry, will speak at 3:30 p.m.

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

* Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 14-15 - Annual Women's Day Weekend. A rainbow tea will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Hilda Gadsden, president of Women Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina, will speak on Sunday with Sunday school beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by 10:45 a.m. worship.

* Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Sept. 24 - "Conversation with Men" at 7 p.m. at Patriot Hall. Topics: How to handle anger / rejection and how to show and receive love.

* Saturday, Sept. 28 - Wateree Baptist Association Sunday School Congress for the NJ Brockman Oratorical Contest (grades 7-11). Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and services will begin at 10 a.m.

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

* Sunday - Trustee / trustee spouse day during 10:15 a.m. worship.

* Sunday, Sept. 15 - Pastor's Aide ministry's anniversary during 10:15 a.m. worship.

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

* Sunday, Sept. 14 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. until noon presenting the missions team to Uganda. Pastors Devon and Ramelle Coker, the Rev. Steve Scroggs and their team recently returned from a mission's trip to Uganda. They will share how the trip impacted and changed their lives. A love offering will be received. Visit

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

* Sunday, Sept. 22 - The 126th anniversary of the church and homecoming will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m.

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

* Today - The adult choir will sponsor a 1990s-themed outdoor concert at 7 p.m. featuring Springhill Adult, Union Concert Choir and others. Brings your lawn chairs.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Today - Spirit-fest family tailgate and movie night in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m.

* Saturday - Community outreach 9 a.m.-noon. Spirit-fest worship night at 6:30 p.m. with Evangelist Tyler Blue and music provided by From the Morning & Friends.

* Sunday - Homecoming 2019 as follows: 9-10:15 a.m. concert featuring Higher Calling; 10:30 a.m.-noon worship, the Rev. Frank Shivers will speak; and dinner at noon in the fellowship hall. Bring a favorite dish.

* Monday, Sept. 16 - Widows luncheon at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Tuesday, Sept. 17 - Wylma DuBose Group at 10 a.m. at the home of Betty Steele.

* Saturday, Sept. 21 - Youth trip for Christian Music Day at Carowinds. Depart at 7:45 a.m. Also, Men's football game / tailgating party for CSU vs. The Citadel. Cost: $25 by Sept. 1. Depart church at 1:30 p.m. for Charleston.

* Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Senior adult luncheon at noon in the fellowship hall.

* Sunday, Sept. 29 - Singspiration at 6:30 p.m. (fifth Sunday open mic).

Reeseville AME Church, 7795 Sumter Highway, Alcolu, announces:

* Saturday-Sunday - The choir's 38th anniversary will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

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

* Saturday - Fish fry, fried chicken sandwiches, sausage dogs and hot dogs beginning at 9 a.m. in the Johnson Laundromat yard.

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

* Sunday - The 176th homecoming will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Rev. Darrell James, pastor of Orangehill Independent Methodist Church of Wedgefield, will speak.

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

* Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 11-13 - Revival at 7 nightly. Speakers: the Rev. Andre McBride, Bishop Leroy T. James and the Rev. Otis Butler.

Walker's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 99 Walter Ave., announces:

* Saturday, Sept. 14 - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring Servants Call and Pastor Nathaniel and Carleen Brown.