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Religion briefs for Friday, Aug. 24

August 24, 2018

Special services

Kingdom Life Worship Center will hold services at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 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. Sunday, Aug. 26. Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Buddy Brinkley is the pastor.

Lakeside Baptist Church, 4280 Jefferson Davis Highway, Beech Island, will hold its CSRA 9/11 Honor Service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. The service will thank the dedicated members of EMS, Fire, Medical, Rescue, Police, Sheriff’s Office, Security, emergency room staff and DMV personnel who serve the community. This year’s service also will recognize the departments and families of local responders who have passed away. All agencies also are invited to display lifesaving equipment. Equipment should arrive by 9:30 a.m. and be in place by 10:15 a.m. Childcare facilities for infants to 5K are available, and a special program will be held for children in grades 1-5. For more information, to provide details of responders to be remembered or to coordinate equipment displays, call the church at 803-593-9246, Pastor Tom Marshall at 803-341-5095 or Chris Alverson at 706-832-3233.

The Pastor’s Aide Ministry of Valley Fair Baptist Church, 900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, will hold its Family & Friends Day worship service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The Rev. Dr. Jerry Corbett and Mount Anna Church of Aiken will be the guests. Refreshments will be served. The Rev. Troy Nipper is the pastor. For more information, visit valleyfairbptch.org.

The St. Noah Pastor’s Aide Club will hold a Joy Night Celebration service at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at St. Noah Church of God in Christ, 261 Charleston St. The Move of Faith Gospel Choir, the Pinckney Sisters and M.V. Devine Singers, the Tillman Family and others will perform. Pastor Elder Roy Hooker is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-7446 or 803-645-6621.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Fairfield Memorial Cemetery, Old Fairfield Road, New Ellenton. The event is sponsored by Fairfield Baptist Church, 701 Pine St., New Ellenton. The Rev. Aaron Woodward is the pastor.

Revivals

Union Baptist Church will hold its revival services at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 27-30. The Rev. Christopher Holley will speak on Monday and Tuesday, and the Rev. Billy Smith will speak Wednesday and Thursday.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Union Baptist Church will celebrate its 101st church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The Rev. James holiday of Bushy Pond Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

Bethel Baptist Church, 1127 Bethel Church Road, will celebrate its homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The Rev. Robert Jumper will preach. Sandra Shealey will provide the musical entertainment. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 803-648-8460.

Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will celebrate the third pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Ernie L. Murray Jr. and First Lady Shiryl R. Murray at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. The Rev. Ottis Kitchings will be the guest minister. Dinner will be served. For more information, call 803-643-0550.

Cumberland African Methodist Episcopal Church, 111 Kershaw St. N.E., will celebrate it 64th anniversary of praise and thanksgiving for Robert and Mamie Conway from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. For more information, call 803-642-8237. A Dutch treat dinner will be held at Golden Corral following the service.

Mount Anna Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will celebrate the third pastor’s anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Jerry D. Corbett at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. The Rev. Dr. John M. Little of Friendship Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., will be the guest speaker.

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.

St. Noah Church of God in Christ, 261 Charleston St., will celebrate the pastoral anniversary of Elder Roy Hooker at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. Elder Elijah Offord will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-648-7446 or 803-645-6621.

Music/dramas

The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold its monthly gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, with guests the His Direction and the Melodyaires. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to provide finger foods. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

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.

Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Vaucluse Road, will hold a Pineapple Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. The festival will feature face painting, arts and crafts, carnival games, a raffle, a bake sale, cake walk and a flea market with clothing, home decor, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles and more. All proceeds will benefit local charities and MBC Missions, and building and grounds funds.

The Women’s Ministry of Runs Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Women’s Conference Aug. 24-26 at the church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island. The conference will be held at 7 p.m. Friday. Elaine Nealous and Aleeka Moody will speak. The conference will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Minister Althea Davis, Moody and Minnie Lee Chavous will speak. Debbie McCain will be the guest minister at 8 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call Carolyn Neal at 803-257-4708. The Rev. Stevie W. Berry is the pastor.

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. 10, 17 and 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.

Greater Faith Ministries, 150 Charles St., Barnwell, will hold an Angel Wings food giveaway from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. First time applicants will need a valid ID. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

Unity of Augusta, 2301 Central Ave., Augusta, will join Silent Unity, an international, transdenominational prayer ministry, for the 25th anniversary of Unity World Day of Prayer. This year’s theme is Courage to Heal with the affirmation, “I am a healing presence.” The event begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. For more information, visit silentunity.org.

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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