Church news for Sept. 26

September 24, 2013 

Clover Wesleyan plans hot dog sale

Clover Wesleyan Church will be having a hot dog sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the church, 102 Parkview Lane, Clover. Orders may be placed by calling 803-222-7069.

Yard sale fundraiser Saturday

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Ridge Road will hold a Women’s Ministry fall fundraiser with a yard sale, car wash and Buddy’s barbecue chicken plate sale at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28.

Hillcrest Baptist to hold homecoming

Hillcrest Baptist Church will have a 54-year homecoming celebration on Sunday, Oct. 6. Morning worship starts at 10:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday school or night services. Lunch will be after morning worship.

At 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 will be a fellowship singing featuring members of the congregation. All former members and community invited. A student service is at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; children meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Flint Hill plans revival

Flint Hill Baptist Church will host its annual youth and young adult revival Sept. 26-28. The services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly.

The theme is “Souled Out” with an emphasis on youth and young adults committing their lives to Christ. The nightly services will include praise and worship, collegiate music ministries, and the Preached Word by Elder Ra’Shan Wilson of Life Center Ministries of Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Rev. Cedric Maddox is the pastor. The church is at 1214 Flint Hill St., Rock Hill. For details, contact Joshua Watts or call 704-516-3822.

Craft and food bazaar Nov. 2

Tirzah Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church, 6161 Mount Gallant Road, will host the Tirzah Fest Craft and Food Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2.

There will be crafts and baskets for Christmas giving for sale along with canned vegetables, frozen home-cooked casserole meals, fresh baked cakes, cookies and candies and vendors. Sausage biscuits with juice and coffee will be for sale beginning at 8 a.m., and Thanksgiving dinner with the trimmings at noon, with take-out starting at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Tirzah Women’s Missions Fund. Call 803-366-5577 for more information.

Unity in Community scheduled

The evangelism department of the York district of the AME Zion Church will host Unity in the Community at noon Saturday, Sept. 28 at Clinton Chapel UME Zion Church park, 302 California St., York.

The event will include praise and worship, music, youth activities, praise dancing, face painting and other children’s activities, stepping, fellowship and free food. Nonperishable items will be distributed.

Leaders include the Rev. Thelma Gordon, evangelism chair for the York District, the Rev. Terrence Jones, host pastor, and the Rev. Alvin W. McLamb, presiding elder of the York District.

Kings Mountain UMC to host yard sale

A large yard sale, hosted by the Kings Mountain Chapel United Methodist Women, will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the church on Philbeck Road and S.C. 161. The event is open to the community.

Individual, family or group spaces are 12-by-12 and are $5 each. Sausage biscuits, hot dogs and baked goods will be sold. Proceeds will go to local mission projects.

For details, contact Jackie Hicks at 803-222-4731 or email at

Community invited to Table Talk

River Hills Community Church is starting Table Talk, a new weekly experience for the whole family.

The program on Wednesdays through Oct. 23 includes gathering for dinner, fellowship, study and conversation about key stories of the Bible. The stories are basic for new Christians, yet have unexpected flair to engage the seasoned Bible reader. Stories include Creation, The Fall, The Flood, Father Abraham, Ten Words, and The Great Commandment.

Sessions include a meal, the telling of the story, Table Talk questions and discussion, and activities for all ages.

Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. in the gym of the Church Life Center with Table Talk to follow. To register, call 803-831-1615.

Trinity UMC to hold CROP walk

Trinity United Methodist Church in York will host the annual western York County CROP walk for hunger relief beginning at 3 p.m. Oct.13.

Junk in the Trunk sale Oct. 5

All Saints Catholic Church Women’s Organization presents Junk in the Trunk from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at the church, 530 S.C. 274.

Cost for a spot is $10. There are 25 spots are available. The vendor is responsible for set up and cleanup.

To reserve your spot and for more information, call 803-322-9924 or 803-831-6293.

All Saints to launch building campaign

All Saints Catholic Church, 530 S.C. 274, will launch its “All Saints Alive” campaign Sept. 29 to raise money to build a Parish Life Center.

A minimum goal of $1.2 million and challenge goal of $1.8 million have been set.

The kick-off celebration culminates during Commitment Weekend, Nov. 16-17.

Walsh & Associates, a church fundraising consulting firm based in Minnesota, is providing assistance.

For more information, call 803-831-9095.

Good Sam UMC adds service

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane, Lake Wylie, will offer a new modern worship service 10:30 a.m. Sundays. The new service will follow a 9 a.m. service that will be the usual blended service of traditional and contemporary elements.

The Rev. Jason Everson has been pastor of the church since 2009. Worship leader is Jay Mathey. Details: 803-831-0304 or

First Presbyterian plans Bible studies

First Presbyterian Church will host these Bible study opportunities:

• Lunchtime Bible study, BYOS (Bring Your Own Sandwich), is noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

The six-week study will be on the book of Jonah, “You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide!” Free.

• A women’s Bible study is 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays. The study will be Beth Moore’s “A Woman’s Heart: God’s Dwelling Place,” on the Old Testament tabernacle. Cost of the study book is $16.

• A men’s Bible study meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays. The current study is on the book of Genesis. There is no cost.

All Bible studies are open to the community.

Call the church office for more information: 684-2356.

Community Bible Study women’s class

The Community Bible Study will offer a women’s day class with a baby, children and teen program 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays at River Hills Community Church on S.C. 49 in Lake Wylie.

CBS is an unaffiliated, international Bible study, where all denominations and ages are welcome. This year’s 30-week study of “The Gospel of John” is a warm, intimate study of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.

Preschool will have a three-year journey through the Bible, while children in first to 12th grades study John in their own core groups.

Class starts Sept. 11. Register online at or contact Michelle Locklear at 803-526-1470 or

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 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.

Community Cafe serving lunch

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m.-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.-2 p.m.

Donations are accepted. Details: 330-289-1243.

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