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Religion briefs for Friday, Sept. 21

September 21, 2018

Special services

Kingdom Life Worship Center will hold services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-593-6723.

Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Buddy Brinkley is the pastor.

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Family and Friends Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at 220 Center St., Perry. The Rev. Ryan Young of Union Hill Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The Rev. Kevin Jackson Sr. is the pastor.

Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church, 528 Chalk Bed Road, Graniteville, will hold its Women in Red service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The theme will be Women of Faith Standing on his Promises. The Rev. Debbie McCain will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-270-1439.

Cumberland African Methodist Episcopal Church, 111 Kershaw St. S.E., will hold a Pastor’s Appreciation service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Alvin Larke Jr. and first Lady Patricia Larke at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The service will recognize their first year of service at the church.

Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will hold a Family and Friends Worship Day at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. the Rev. Ernie L. Murray Jr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-643-0550.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its annual United States Rally service at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Everyone should wear red, white and blue The Rev. Karlton L. Howard, pastor of Noah’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church in Keysville, Ga., will be the guest minister. The Rev. Stevie W. Berry is the pastor.

St. Mark Baptist Church, 1400 Gray Mare Hollow Road, will hold services at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, due to the Iron Man Race. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. The Rev. W. Abney is the pastor.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will hold its Women’s Day Service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. For more information, call 803-508-9951. Ernest Thomas is the pastor.

Revivals

Spring Branch Baptist Church of Williston will hold revival at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Thankful Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. David Richardson of Mt. Beulah Baptist Church in Windsor will be the revivalist on Sunday. Revival will continue Sept. 24-27 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Wilbur J. Simmons of Summer Grove Baptist Church and McCune Branch Baptist Church will speak on Monday. Dr. Jerry Corbett of Mt. Anna Baptist Church will speak on Tuesday. The Rev. Darrell Blocker of Jordan Baptist Church in Williston will speak on Wednesday, and the Rev. Dr. Joe F. Singleton, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Williston, will speak on Thursday.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate its 23rd homecoming celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. Warren Butterfield, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 803-584-4254. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is the pastor.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 112th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. Brendlyn J. Boseman will be in charge of the services.

Welcome Travelers Missionary Baptist Church, 617 Wire Road, will celebrate its 135th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. The Rev. Troy Nipper, pastor of Valley Fair Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Rev. James A. Adams is the pastor. For more information, call 803-640-3699.

The Mince Creek Burial Aid Society will celebrate its 110th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Mine Creek Baptist Church. Minister Daisy Butler of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Johnston will be the guest preacher. The Rev. Johnny Peterson is the pastor.

Randall Branch Baptist Church will celebrate its 120th church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. The theme is A Call to Worship. Pastor Cathy Patterson of Mt. Harris Baptist Church will be the guest minister. The Rev. Westley Guyton is the pastor. For more information, call 803-292-1447 or email w.guyton07@comcast.net.

Second Baptist Church will celebrate the 25th Pastor’s Anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Douglas A. Slaughter at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1759 Atomic Road, will celebrate the anniversary of its Deacons, Deaconesses and Trustees at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. John Holston and Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will be the special guest. The Rev. Paul Bush is the pastor.

Historic Silver Bluff Baptist Church of Beech Island will celebrate the fifth pastoral anniversary of Pastor Marvin Morgan at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. The Rev. Dr. Alexander Pope Jr. and First Providence Baptist Church of North Augusta will be the guests.

Second Baptist Church will celebrate the 25th pastor’s anniversary of the Rev. Douglas A. Slaughter at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Tory Johnson, pastor of Fresh Start Community Church in Houston, Texas, will be the guest speaker.

Corinth Baptist Church, 797 Main St. S., New Ellenton, will hold its Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The Rev. Jason Redd will be the speaker. Michelle Robinson will provide special music. A meal will be served in the fellowship hall following the worship service. For more information, call 803-652-2101.

Jerusalem Baptist Church will celebrate its 114th church anniversary at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. Limuer Myers, pastor of Old Macedonia Baptist Church in North Augusta, will deliver the message. For more information, call Deacon Leonard Bell at 803-646-2169.

Music/dramas

The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold a steak supper fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. The monthly singing will begin at 6 p.m. with guests the the Atkins Family and Children of Promise. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

The 2018 ShoutFest will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Perry Memorial Park in Aiken.

Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will hold its Family and Friends Gospel Explosion from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will feature choirs, soloists, duets, liturgical dances, food vendors, merchandise vendors and historical black colleges and universities. For more information, call Valerie Mathis Hill at 803-687-2610. The Rev. Ernie L. Murray Jr. is the pastor.

Chalk Hill Baptist Church, 3419 New Holland Road, Wagener, will hold The New Hill Gospel Fest at noon Saturday, Sept. 29. The event will feature Bryan Andrew Wilson, Chris Parker and other gospel groups. All are welcome. The Rev. Ronnie Tyler is the pastor.

Miscellaneous

St. John’s United Methodist Church will sponsor a bus trip to Fort Mill on Saturday, Sept. 22, for dinner and a show at the NarroWay Theater’s matinee production of “Sampson…The Last Judge.” The reservation deadline was Aug. 1. For more information, call 803-648-1268.

New Holland Baptist Church will hold its annual fall festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Dorothy F. Garvin Recreational Park, 918 J.B. Swartz Road. The Jameson Road Band will lead an old country gospel concert at 11 a.m. The event also will include train rides for children, inflatables, crafts, antique machines, barbecue and hot dogs. Vendors are welcome. For more information or to be a vendor, call 803-564-3934.

The Spirit of Prevailing Faith Church of All Color, 1273 Edgefield Highway, will hold “Believers: Armor Class of Supernatural Sessions” at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 15 and 22. Apostle Barbara A. Perry will lead the class. For more information, call 803-226-4820 or visit spiritofprevailingfaith.com.

Corinth Baptist Church, 797 Main St. S., New Ellenton, will hold its Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The Rev. Jason Redd will be the speaker. Michelle Robinson will provide special music. A meal will be served in the fellowship hall following the worship service. For more information, call 803-652-2101.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will hold a Women in the Bible program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. Ernest Thomas is the pastor.

Corinth Baptist Church, 797 Main St. S., New Ellenton, will hold a youth yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20.

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church, 95 Edisto St., Johnston, will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The cost is $8 per plate and includes half a barbecue chicken, Coleslaw, potato salad and bread. For more information, call 706-840-5413.

Greater Faith Ministries, 150 Charles St., Barnwell, will hold an Angel Wings food giveaway from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. First time applicants will need a valid ID. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

Spoken Word Christian Ministries, 1219 Edgefield Highway, will hold a Back in School Jamboree from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The theme is Gear Up for Success. The event will feature free food, school supplies, games and entertainment. All are welcome to attend. For more information,c all 803-816-1249.

Corinth Baptist Church, 797 Main St. S., New Ellenton, will hold its Super Saturday Family Field and Fun Day Celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. For more information, call 803-652-2101.

Helpful Hands Ministries Inc., Mobile Food Bank will be in downtown Ridge Spring from 10 a.m. to noon every fourth Saturday. The supporters are Cedar Creek (Ridge Campus), Dollar General, Episcopal Church of the Ridge, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, RSM Elementary School, Ridge Branch Baptist Church, Ridge Spring United Methodist Church and others.

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