Church news for April 25

April 23, 2013 

New Beginnings seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for God’s Kitchen, a ministry of New Beginnings Baptist Church, which delivers meals to at least 120 shut-ins each day.

Volunteers also are being sought for the Lighthouse Thrift Store, which helps provide housing for the homeless. Volunteers will help with daily operations, including delivery, pickup and sorting donations.

For details, contact the Rev. Ricou Williams at the church, 706 Old N. Main St., Clover, or call 980-322-4161.

Tent revival planned in Clover

A tent revival with evangelist Scott Callahan of Fort Mill will be held in Clover, at U.S. 321 and Hawthorne Lane, from Tuesday, May 14 to Saturday, May 18.

The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The event is open to the community. It will include live music and singing and prayers for the sick.

Shepherd Center kicks off sessions

The Shepherd Center has kicked off its spring session of Adventures in Learning and Creative Stew. Anyone older than 50 may join from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays through May 20 at Oakland Baptist Church, Rock Hill.

The first visit is free; a six-week membership is a $20 donation in advance or $25 at the door. Agape Senior offers free blood pressure screenings from 9 to 11 a.m.

The morning starts with an optional 9 a.m. devotional. At 9:30 a.m. is an opening assembly of singing and activities. At 9:40, choose your first class from four options: creative writing with Charlotte Hallberg, bridge lessons with Ray Zieverik, garden art taught by Ribald Farms Nursery and Florist, or exercise for you lifestyle with Lynn Hope Smith. Refreshments are served between classes.

Their second classes start at 10:40 a.m. New this year is Celebrating Diversity and Understanding Cultures, a series dedicated to ethnicities and religions. Another second session class is gardening with Paul Thompson.

A lunch bunch will meet and eat at local restaurants after the program.

Clinton AME Zion plans youth Sunday

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, 302 California St., York, will have a youth Sunday kickoff and seed offering celebration at 11 a.m. April 28. Dinner will follow the worship services.

Hillcrest Baptist plans April 28 concert

Hillcrest Baptist Church in York on S.C. 49 toward Sharon will host a spring choir concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Admission is free.

Beth Shiloh plans barbecue, bake sale

Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, 1184 N. Shiloh Road, York, between S.C. 161 and S.C. 49, will have its 17th annual barbecue and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Cost is $8 per plate, which includes hickory-smoke barbecue, baked beans, slaw, a bun and tea. Large containers are $8. Bake sale items are sold separately. Eat-in or take-out is available.

Details: 803-684-4046.

Fishing Creek church plans yard, bake sales

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Springlake Road, York, will have a yard sale, car wash and bake sale beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 27.

Black Family Singers to perform in Clover

The Black Family Singers will be at Temple Presbyterian Church, 1105 N. Beersheba Road, Clover, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27. People are invited to come and join in the singing and fellowship.

Refreshments will follow. For more information, call 803-927-7640

Tirzah church to begin fishing club

Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, will begin a kids’ fishing club that will meet the third Saturday of each month.

Age divisions are younger than 6 and 7-11. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fish are measured and prizes awarded. The group is open to the community.

Singles groups meeting

New River Community Church is holding two singles groups, both meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesdays.

• FUSION is for anyone out of high school to age 24. The group meets at a member home in York.

Singles Gatherings is for adults ages 25 and older. The group meets at the church, 133 Carroll Cove Road. Child care is provided for children 10 and younger.

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