Church news, April 17: Clinton Chapel plans Clinton Fest

April 17, 2014 

Clinton Chapel plans April 19 fest

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, California Street, York will have Clinton Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19.

The event will include an Easter egg hunt, health screening, games, face painting, food, live entertainment and vendors.

Easter worship will be 11 a.m. April 20.

McConnells church plans concert

First Baptist Church, Chester Highway, McConnells, will host a concert by Heart to Heart at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27.

The concert will be followed by a covered-dish meal.

First Wesleyan plans Easter events

First Wesleyan Church, York Highway, York, will have Journey to the Cross from 6-9 p.m. April 17, 6:30-9 p.m. April 18 and 2-6 p.m. April 19.

An Easter egg hunt will be from noon to 2 p.m. April 19.

Allison Creek posts holiday events

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church on Highway 274 in York announces the following Easter week events:

• 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, Maundy Thursday worship with prayer stations throughout the sanctuary and communion to conclude worship.

• 1 p.m. Friday, April 18, prayer walk through the cemetery and woods reading the Scriptures marking Jesus’ final hours.

• 7 a.m. Sunday, April 20, sunrise service at Kathy and Les Kitts home. Bring breakfast items to share. Drinks will be provided.

• 10 a.m. Sunday, April 20, worship in the sanctuary with communion. Bring flowers to decorate the outside cross. No Sunday school or fellowship after worship.

Call 803-366-1302 for more information.

Great Joy hosts Easter events

Great Joy Baptist Church, U.S. 321, McConnells, will have a Maundy Thursday service 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, and an Easter sunrise service 7 a.m. April 20 with a youth program and breakfast after. There will be no 10 a.m. service.

Wesley UMC plans Easter programs

Wesley United Methodist Church, West Jefferson Street, York, will have a Good Friday service, “Seven Last Words of Christ,” at noon Friday. Lunch will be served.

An Easter service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at St. James United Methodist Church, S.C.161.

East Clover church plan revival

East Clover Church of God will have a revival Sunday, April 20, through Wednesday, April 23.

The Rev. Patrick Conley, the host pastor, will be ministering at 11 a.m. Sunday, and the Rev. Michael Stephens of Gilkey, N.C., will be ministering at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The Rev. Eddy Sullivan of Foley, Ala., will be ministering at 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday. The event will include prayer for the sick, addicted and other needs at each service.

Clover church to hold VBS

New Life Baptist Church, 305 N. Main St., Clover, will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14 for grades pre-k through sixth.

Lunch will be provided for children. A family cookout with games follows at 4 p.m. Call 803-222-9990.

Affirmation of York County to meet

Affirmation of York County is a new support group for people of all faith communities who seek support and understanding in working through the issues confronted by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends.

Meetings are 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160, Fort Mill. The next meeting will be Tuesday, May 13.

For more information, call Ellen at 803-417-0954 or Melissa at 803-547-6042, or email the group at

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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