Church News: Jan. 19, 2018


Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces:

* Saturday, Feb. 3 - An evening of love, laughter, fun and food, sponsored by the Sisters of Faith and the Hospitality Ministries, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ruach, 245 Oswego Road.

Concord Baptist Church, 1885 Myrtle Beach Highway, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 28 - Dr. Dennis Benton will be in concert at 6 p.m. Love offering will be received.

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

* Sunday - The ninth pastoral anniversary of Pastor George P. Windley Jr. will be held at 12:45 p.m. The Rev. Telley Gadson, pastor of St. Mark UME Church of Taylors, will speak.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 182 S. Pike East, announces:

* Today-Saturday - Ministers class of Christian Ethics, sponsored by the Sumter Baptist M&E Association Congress of Christian Education will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1260 Green Hill Church Road, Alcolu, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 28 - Tag team worship service at 3 p.m. Prophetess Rhonda W. Goins and Evangelist Lakisha Whitaker will speak.

High Hills AME Church, 6780 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 28 - The annual 200 Men in Black program will be held at 4 p.m. E. Spencer Scott, most worshipful grand master state of South Carolina Prince Hall affiliate, will speak.

Mount Olive AME Church, 2738 Woodrow Road, announces:

* Sunday - The 148th anniversary of the church will be celebrated during the 10:30 a.m. worship.

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

* Friday, Jan. 26 - Morris College National Alumni Association Hall of Fame Gala at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 each and proceeds support scholarships for deserving students at Morris College. Call Altoya Felder-Deas, director of alumni affairs, at (803) 934-3167 for more details.

New Testament Lighthouse Church, 1114 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Saturday - Gospel singing at 6 p.m. featuring Journey 4 Jesus and others.

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

* Saturday - Layman's annual gospel singing program at 6:30 p.m. featuring all of the choirs of the church as well as a surprise group.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 320 W. Fulton St., announces:

* Friday-Sunday, Jan. 26-28 - Women's conference "Virtuous Women" as follows: 7 p.m. Friday, Pastor Sonii Benjamin, of Agape Outreach Ministries, will speak; 9 a.m. Saturday, Pastor C. William Woods Jr., of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak; 1 p.m. Saturday, Kristin Ann Ware, Miami Dolphins cheerleader, will teach a simple workout routine ($5 fee); 6 p.m. Saturday, Dr. Kimberly Ferguson, of Renewed Life Worship Center, will speak; and 10 a.m. Sunday, Evangelist Nedith Woods, of Salem Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

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

* Sunday - The 132nd anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jose Lazona, of New Hope AME Church, will speak.

St. James United Methodist Church, 720 Broad St., announces:

* Sunday - Male chorus anniversary celebration at 4 p.m.

St. John Baptist Church, 3944 Brewer Road, Manning, announces:

* Sunday, Jan. 28 - The 93rd anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Pastor Cass Williams, of Mount Hermon Baptist Church of Manning, will speak.

St. Luke AME Church, 2355 St. Paul Church Road, announces:

* Friday, Jan. 26 - Appreciation service at 7 p.m. for Pastor Eliza E. Black's 25 years of service.

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

* Tuesday, Jan. 23 - Empowerment conference at 7 p.m. Pastor James Goodman, of Alive Praise and Worship Center Ministries, will speak.

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 155 Wall St., announces:

* Saturday, Jan. 27 - "Saturday Morning Coffee with the Judge" will be held from 9 a.m. until noon. This free seminar will help attendees learn about estate planning. Featured topics include use of wills to pass assets to heirs and beneficiaries; burial policies / insurance policies; and burial plots. Refreshments provided and door prizes to include preparation of Last Will and Testament. Call the church office at (803) 775-4041 to register for the event.