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Religion briefs for Friday, Oct. 5

October 5, 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.

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.

Revivals

Anniversaries/Homecomings

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.

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.

Ocean Grove Baptist Church, 12 Ocean Grove Road, will celebrate the 10th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Joseph B. Williams Sr. at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 The Rev. William B. Blount of Greater Young Zion Baptist Church in Augusta will be the guest speaker.

Beaver Dam Baptist Church, 632 Beaver Dam Road, will celebrate the 18th anniversary of the Rev. Phinice Young at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. The Rev. William Robinson of Hayden Baptist Church will be the guest preacher. For more information, call Delores Byrd at 803-508-3922.

Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church, 701 Pine St., New Ellenton, will celebrate its 137th church anniversary at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. The Rev. John A. Jordan will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall. For more information, call Sister Charlene Hall at 803-295-9569. The Rev. Aaron Woodward is the pastor.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Gray Mare Hollow Road, will celebrate its 123rd anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. The Rev. Jonathan K. Jones and the Galilee Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

Rosa Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, will celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Rev. Johnnie Lee Smith Jr. at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The Rev. Lucius Smith and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Swansea will be the special guests. For more information, call 803-649-7525.

Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Road, will celebrate its homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. A meal will be served following the service. Pastor Zachary Little will be the guest speaker.

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 Rollins’ Christian Big Band will perform a concert arranged by the late Bill Foss at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church, 224 Barnwell Ave. N.W. Selections include “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name,” “In the Garden,” “Angel Band,” “Amazing Grace,” God Bless the USA,” “Saints Go Marching In” and “Swing Low.” The concert is free and open to the public.

The Nelons will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Road. For more information, call 803-649-9413 or visit thenelons.com.

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

Miscellaneous

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave. W., Aiken, will hold a Health Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The fair will include blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, and valuable information on PSA testing, detecting, prevention and managing diabetes and heart disease. Information on mental health, hospice care, and the role of caregivers will be also be presented. Aiken Regional Medical Centers, the Clyburn Center and Alliance Hospice are among the presenters. The Health Fair is free and open to the public.

St. Gerard Catholic Church will hold its 2018 Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The event will feature vendors, food, raffles, kids’ activities and a bake sale. For more information, email tonyd1535@gmail.com.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, 100 Cornerstone Drive, will hold a trunk-or-treat event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. The event is free and open to everyone.

Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Road, will hold a Fall Festival for kids from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will feature food, games, inflatables, a costume contest, hay rides, horse rides and trunk-or-treating.

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. Oct. 15 and 22. Apostle Barbara A. Perry will lead the class. For more information, call 803-226-4820 or visit spiritofprevailingfaith.com.

Aiken Prays will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at The Village Cafe, 110 Coach Light Way S.W. Aiken Prays is a non-denominational women’s prayer group affiliated with Stonecroft. Prayers may be either silent or aloud, and participants may enjoy a Dutch treat lunch following the prayer time. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, call Susan Frushour at 803-648-8126. The reservation deadline is Friday, Oct. 12.

Zion Hopewell Full Gospel Family Worship Center, 323 Zion Hopewell Road, Gilbert, will hold the 32nd pastoral celebration honoring leadership Bishop Theotis and Elder Vernether White Oct. 12-14. Dr. Susan Wilson, apostle of FBHC in Columbia will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Bishop Kerek Kelly of New Faith FGFC in Lexington, N.C., will speak at 5 p.m. Saturday. Pastor James Goodman of Alive Praise and Worship in Sumter will speak at 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 803-892-5611.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Gray Mare Hollow Road, will hold a fish fry at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, as part of its 123rd anniversary ceelbration.

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.

Life Chain 2018 will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Parishioners, Christian neighbors and all pro-life supporters will stand together along the 118 Bypass and 183 Old Wagener Road for an hour in silent prayer. Those wishing to participate should meet at Christ’s Way Christian Church, 183 Old Wagener Road, at 2:45 p.m. For more information, call Debbie Baer at 803-295-7897.

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

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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