Church news for Nov. 7

November 5, 2013 

St. Paul UMC to host oyster stew

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1550 St. Paul Church Road, Clover, will have an oyster stew from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

The meal will include oyster stew, vegetable soup, hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Donations will be accepted. For details, call 803-222-7858

St. John Baptist to celebrate mortgage burning

St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Sharon, will have a mortgage burning service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

Beersheba Presbyterian to host buffet

Beersheba Presbyterian Church, South Beersheba Road, Clover, will have a county buffet dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Cost is $6.

Bethel Baptist Fall Festival Saturday

Bethel Baptist Church, 6031 Charlotte Hwy., will hold its Fall Festival from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

The free event includes music, food, hay rides, games and more.

Grief holiday seminar to be Saturday

A GriefShare “Surviving The Holidays” seminar will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 9, at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill.

The free two-hour seminar will offer information to help those survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again.

For information, email Register at

Ramah women sponsor Biltmore trip

The Women of Ramah Presbyterian Church are sponsoring a Saturday, Nov. 16 trip to Christmas at Biltmore. The group will depart from the church at 9:30 a.m. and return at about 9:30 p.m.

The cost is $86 for adults, $66 for children ages 10-16 and $46 for those younger than 10. The fee includes admission to the Biltmore House, motor coach transportation and driver’s tip.

The trip will include shopping at the farmers market in Asheville, N.C. Make reservations by Saturday, Nov. 9 by calling Jean Wyatt at 803-222-7315 or Katherine Jackson at 803-222-4740.

All Saints kicks off building campaign

All Saints Catholic Church, 530 S.C. 274, is conducting its “All Saints Alive” campaign 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 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.

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.

• 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: 803-684-2356.

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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