Church News – August 9, 2017

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Gospel in the Park
The Gospel in the Park Series present its annual youth alive concert and a back to school rally, Sunday Aug 13, 5 to 8 p.m. in Pride Park, 630 S. 6th Street, Hartsville. The theme is Brining Unity into our Community. Pastor Dr. John L. Williams and the Flat Creek Baptist Church Family will render the devotional service. Emcee by Trey Nickelson from Glory98.5FM/540Am. Live Entertainment by Aunt Pearlie Sue “Creator of the GULLAH Kinsfolk, Another Perfect Blend and The Center for Learning Children’s Choir, Andrianna Samuel, Household Faith Church #3 Choir, Creekside Praise Worship Ministry and Gods Chozen Dance Team.

Choir Anniversary
The C.L. Bowens Choir of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 400 S Main St, Darlington, will celebrate their 36th Anniversary on Sunday, August 13 at 4 p.m., featuring the C.L. Bowens Choir in concert. The public is invited to attend.

C&M Retrievers Service
Mechanicsville Baptist Church welcomes the C&M Retrievers on Aug. 13. The service will start at 6 p.m. For more information, call 843-393-1029.

Homecoming and Revival Services
Sandy Grove United Methodist Church, 2870 Sandy Grove Church Rd. Lamar, will celebrate their 2017 homecoming and revival services Aug. 13-16. This year they are celebrating 151 years of praising and serving the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
*Sunday Worship Homecoming Service: August 13, 11 a.m.
*Mon. – Wed. Revival Service: August 14-16, 7 p.m. each night
Rev. Darren McClam-Shiloh UMC Darlington, SC, will be the speaker each night for Revival Service.

Annual Revival
Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 552 E. Billy Farrow Highway in Darlington, will carry on revival the week of August 14th-17th at 7 p.m. nightly. The speaker for the revival is the Reverend Antwaun Richardson of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.

Block Party
New Hopewell Outreach Center, 1416 Bethlehem Rd. in Hartsville, will hold a Block Party Aug. 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be pony rides, free food, games and performances by local artists. For more information, call 843-758-1240 or 843-383-2731.

Usher Anniversary
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 1421 E. Lydia Hwy. in Hartsville, will have their usher anniversary Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. Guest speaker is Minister Patricia Bowman.

Oates Baptist Church, 3569 Oates Highway Lamar, is proud to welcome The Believers Quartet from Sumter, SC on Saturday August 26th at 6 p.m. Please join us for a great night of music and worship. Admission is free, and open to everyone. If you have any questions you may contact Pastor Gerald McAlister at 843-307-6203.

Pastor Anniversary
Pastor Demonta and Lady Wanda Bush along with the St. Mark Church of Deliverance church family at 700 East Carolina Ave in Hartsville cordially invite everyone to their first pastoral anniversary beginning August 23 -25 2017 at 7 p.m. nightly and concluding August 27 at 4pm. Please contact Evangelist Debra Jackson or Deacon Fredrick Jackson at 843-858-7377 for additional info.

Usher Anniversary

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church’s Usher Ministry will celebrate its 62nd anniversary on August 27 at 4 p.m. Pastor Daniel K. McCowan of Maxwell Baptist Church in Florence will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to celebrate at the church, 400 South Main Street in Darlington. For more information, call 843-393-6361.

Bible Study
Bible study at Mt.Zion Tabernacle Believers Church 426 W. Broad St. Darlington, on Tuesday nights at 6:00 p.m. Bible study led by Rev.Larry Scipio. Contact Deacon Z.Frierson at 843-992-3158 or church 843-992-8125. Come join us.

Covenant Baptist Church Prayer Line
Anyone who needs prayer for healing and deliverance is welcome to call the Covenant Baptist Church Prayer Line at 843-393-8555. The prayer line is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church
3123 W. Palmetto St., Florence. Worship Time: 11 a.m. (4th Sunday 8:30 a.m.) Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.Phone: 843-601-3672
Facebook: St.Catherine’s EC Vicar: The Rev. Jeffrey R. Richardson

Lawson Grove Baptist Church
3585 Lawson Grove Rd, Hartsville. Sunday– Church School at 9:45a.m. and Worship Service at 10:45a.m. Wednesday– Prayer 6:30 p.m. Bible study 7p.m.
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Black Creek Baptist Church
Black Creek Baptist Church, located 139 Mont Clare Road, Dovesville, announces their hours: Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11a.m. Worship Services and 6 p.m. Evening Worship. Wednesday: 6:30 Adult Bible Study; Youth Bible Study, Children (Children In Action) 7:30 Adult Choir Practice

Covenant Baptist Church
Covenant Baptist Church, located at 628 Pocket Road, announces their hours: Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11a.m. Spoken Word Service. Wednesday: 6 p.m. Bible Study. Need a ride to church? Call 843-393-7872.

Mt. Zion Tabernacle Ministries
Mt. Zion Tabernacle Ministries 426 W. Broad St. in Darlington announces their hours
1st/3rd Sunday Pastoral Sunday: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Church Services 11:00 Elder M. Frierson 2nd/4th Sunday: Sunday School at 9:30 by Deacon Z. Frierson Service at 11:00 a.m. Min.Gerald Green. The community is invited to attend. Come expecting to hear the anointed Word. Contact Deacon.Z.Frierson 843-229-3158

The Lord Cares
Please continue to assist The Lord Cares in caring for those in need in the Darlington area. T.L.C.’s food bank is located at 201 Grove Street in Darlington. They are open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food items (especially canned meats) are needed, as are toiletries, bathroom tissue, and paper towels. Mail monetary donations to: The Lord Cares PO Box, 1457, Darlington, SC 29540.

Prayer Line
Anyone who needs prayer is invited to call the Covenant Baptist Church Prayer Line. Whether you need prayer for healing from sickness and disease, deliverance from drugs and alcohol or some other issue. The lines are open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 843-393-8555.

Author: Duane Childers

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