Church news for June 20

June 20, 2013 

Oakdale plans VBS

Oakdale Presbyterian Church, 12785 W. S.C. 55, Clover, will have vacation Bible school beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 23.

This year’s title is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp.” During the kick-off event on Sunday, the church will have hot dogs and play games.

Bible school will be from 6 to 8 p.m. June 24-28. For details, call the church office at 222-7141.

Broad River plans revival

Broad River Baptist Church, Legion Road, Smyrna, will have a revival at 7 p.m. June 27-29 with the Rev. Dean Patton. Special music will be performed nightly.

Enon Baptist plans homecoming

Enon Baptist Church, Enon Church Road, Sharon, will have a homecoming celebration at 11 a.m. June 23 with the Rev. Donny Sipe and singing at 1 p.m. with Truly Blessed.

Gold Hill plans youth event

Gold Hill Baptist Church, S.C. 49, York, will have a Youth Explosion at 2:30 p.m. June 30. Area choirs, praise teams and dancers are invited.

Beersheba to host Black family singers

Beersheba Presbyterian Church, South Beersheba Road, Clover, will host Gene Black and the Black Family Singers in concert at 5 p.m. June 23.

New Beginnings seeks volunteers

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

Volunteers also are being sought for the Lighthouse Thrift Store, which helps to 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.

Divine Saviour plans rummage sale

Divine Saviour Catholic Church on Herndon Avenue in York will host its 13th annual indoor rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22.

The event will include free coffee; donuts will be for sale. Hot dogs, chips and drinks are $1 each. Proceeds will help fund a contingent of teens going to World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro next month, where the youth will gather with more than 2 million youth from all over the globe to celebrate WYD with Pope Francis.

Donated items may be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. June 20. Call 684-3431 with any questions.

The day will end with a 7 p.m. concert on June 22 at the church.

It will feature a wide variety of music, including local vocalists, a piano soloist, brass quintet, Southern gospel and more.

A $10 donation will be accepted at the door for World Youth Day. Refreshments will be served afterward.

Community Cafe serving lunch

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donations are accepted. For information, call 330-289-1243.

Tirzah church starts kids’ fishing club

Tirzah ARP Church, Mount Gallant Road, York, has started a kids’ fishing club that meets on 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.

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