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Religion briefs for Friday, Nov. 16

November 17, 2018

Special services

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3315 Thread Needle Road W., Augusta. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are welcome. For more information or directions, call Fred at 206-491-0261 or Brenda at 803-640-9650.

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.

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1226 Barksdale Ferry Road, McCormick, Will hold its eighth pastoral appreciation for the Rev. Jimmy and Sister Sylvia Gilchrist at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Karlton Howard, pastor of Noah’s Ark Baptist Church of Keysville, Ga., will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Jimmy Gilchrist is the pastor. For more information, call 803-480-4599.

Bethany Full Gospel Church No. 2, 104 Sabra Ave., New Ellenton, will hold its eighth pastoral appreciation service for Pastor Trudy S. Boyd at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. Pastor Mozella B. Isaac of Bethany Full Gospel Church in Orangeburg will be the guest speaker.

Rocksville Baptist Church, Gloverville, will hold a pastor’s appreciation service for the Rev. William H. Cooker Sr. at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The Rev. Ronnie Williams will be the guest speaker.

Hosannah Baptist Church, 12124 Highway 28, Modoc, will hold a service titled Understanding the 23rd Psalm at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, with Minister Wyatte Brown.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, will hold its annual Thanksgiving Eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. The Rev. Lee Phillips and the Rev. Donnie Bates will conduct the service.

Union Baptist Church of Aiken will hold a Seasons Saints Pre Thanksgiving service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.

The Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, Jackson, will hold its annual Men’s Day service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. Apostle Keith Holland of Miracle Working Tabernacle Church will deliver the message. The Rev. Marvin Morgan is the pastor.

The Warrenville Community Christian Council will hold its annual Thanksgiving service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Warrenville Baptist Church. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., will celebrate its 152nd church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Oscar W. Brown and the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Edgefield will be the special guests. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Clinton “TC” Edwards Jr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-9290..

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate the 32nd pastor’s anniversary for the Rev. Nathaniel Odom at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. The Rev. Douglas Ingram of St. Phillip Baptist Church in Fairfax will be the guest speaker. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-584-4254.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the gospel chorus at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is the pastor. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-584-4254.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road Suite 100, will celebrate the pastoral anniversary of Dr. W.E. Gasque at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Hairston and his church choir, Bishop Gehazel Williams and the Family Life Choir, Elder Roy Hooker and the St. Noah Choir will be the guests. For more information, call 803-278-5043 or 803-257-2833.

Music/dramas

The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold its monthly gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The Epps Family and the Lumber River Quartet will perform. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to provide finger foods and work in the kitchen. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit celebratechristmastour.com.

Miscellaneous

Spoken Word Christian Ministries, 1217 Old Edgefield Highway, will hold its Fall Gathering of Prophetic Intercessor Summer at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18. This year’s theme is An Alter Life for an Altered Life. A prayer shawl is encouraged but not required. The event is free. For more information, call 803-226-4276.

Greater Faith Ministries, 150 Charles St., Barnwell, will hold an Angel Wings food giveaway from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21. First time applicants will need a valid ID. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

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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