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Religion briefs for Friday, Aug. 17

August 17, 2018

Special services

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, Aug. 19, at 456 Lakeshore Drive. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are warmly welcomed. For more information or directions or to share a ride, call Brenda at 803-648-6020 or 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.

Deacon Roddie A. Burris III will preach his initial sermon at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Ocean Grove Baptist Church, 12 Ocean Grove Road. All are welcome. The Rev. Joseph B. Williams Sr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-357-2890.

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.

Bethany Full Gospel Church No. 2, 104 Sabra Ave., New Ellenton, will hold a special service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Pastor Trudy S. Boyd is the pastor. For more information, call 803-295-6052.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. followed by a Worship Experience service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. The Rev. Paul H. Bush 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.

Springfield Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual revival beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, with the Rev. Christopher Holley of the Four Mile Baptist Church in New Ellenton. Revival will continue at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 20-23. The Rev. Seymore Harrison, pastor of White Rock Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Georgia, will speak Monday and Tuesday. The Rev. Ronnie Tylor of Chalk Hill Baptist Church in Wagener will be the revivalist Wednesday and Thursday. For more information, call 803-648-2452 or 803-648-2799. The Rev. Regionald White is the pastor.

Saron Baptist Church, Wagener, will hold its annual revival and homecoming beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, with the Rev. Glenn Edwards and the Chapel Hill Baptist Church family. Revival will continue Aug. 20-23. The Rev. Karlton Howard, pastor of Noah’s Ark Baptist Church of Keysville, Ga., will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-564-5474. The Rev. Leander Jones is the pastor.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave. E., will celebrate the 101st anniversary of its usher’s ministry at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. The Rev. Ronnie Tyler and the Chalk Hill Baptist Church family of Wagener will be the special guests. For more information, call 803-648-9290.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road Suite 100, North Augusta, will celebrate its 11th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug 19. The Rev. Henry Merriweather of Liberty Spring Baptist Church in Edgefield, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-257-2833, 803-278-5043 or 646-261-0463. Dr. Willie E. Gasque is the senior pastor.

Hayden Baptist Church, 217 Gregg Ave., will celebrate the first anniversary of its pastor, William Robinson Jr. and First Lady Patrice Robinson, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19.

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.

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.

Zion Hopewell Full Gospel Family Worship Center, 323 Zion Hopewell Road, Gilbert, will hold its 2018 Men’s Conference: When Men Take Their Place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Bishop Theotis White will be the conference host. Pastor Sammie Simmons, of St. Mark Four Bridges Baptist Church in Sumter, will be the guest speaker. Registration is $20. For more information, call 803-600-4660.

Greater Faith Ministries, 179 Calhoun St., Barnwell, and Renewed Faith, 470 Water St., Allendale, will hold their 2018 Winning conference beginning 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, and continuing at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in Allendale. Saturday morning registration will be held at Greater Faith ministries. For more information, call 803-584-5378 or 803-259-0405.

The Jubilee Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the gymnasium at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. S.E. Rock Slaughter and his trumpet will perform. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share during lunch after the program. For more information, call Judy H. Marks, club president, at 803-652-2248.

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.

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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