Church News – December 27, 2017

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New Year’s Eve Sing
Oates Baptist Church, 3569 Oates Highway Lamar, SC will have a New Year’s Eve Sing on Sunday December 31st at 9 p.m. The Pine Ridge Singers from Hartsville, and Southern Redeemed from Florence will bring in the New Year with praise and worship music. Admission is free, and open to everyone. If you have any questions you may contact Pastor Gerald McAlister at 843-307-6203.

Watch Night
Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 552 E. Billy Farrow Hwy in Darlington, will have watch night services on December 31, 2017 beginning at 10:30 p.m.

Mal Hyman, Professor of Sociology at Coker College, will present an introspective review of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, in light of new information released this past fall. Professor Hyman is known nationally as an expert on this persistent conundrum. Central member Zilphy DuRant will have a set of complete Charlotte Observer newspapers from the week of the assassination on display as part of the presentation. There will be a questions and answer opportunity. The free public program will be held January 3 in Spears Fellowship Hall at Central United Methodist Church on the corner of West Cheves and South Irby streets in downtown Florence beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dinner (optional) will be served at 5:15 p.m. The meal cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children (12 and under). Please call the church office at 843-662-3218 by noon on Jan. 2 if you plan to attend dinner or need additional information.

Choir Rehearsal
The Woman’s Pee Dee District Department District Woman’s Choir Winter Summit Choir Rehearsal will be held January 6. Practice will begin at 10 a.m. at the Savannah Grove Baptist Church Music Room, 2620 Alligator Road, Effingham.

Bible Conference
Pastor Andy Cook is coming to Central Baptist Church, and he’s bringing Israel with him. An experienced Israel tour leader and author of multiple books, Cook will take us on a virtual tour of many biblical sites during a four-day Bible conference. Starts January 7, 2018, at 10:30 am with evening sessions at 7 p.m. Jan.7-10. Discover more at Central Baptist is located at 512 Spring Street, Darlington. For more information, call 843-393-8581.

The Upper Room Holy Ghost Mission
Sunday morning worship is at 11 a.m. Bible study Thursday night is at 7 p.m. at 109 Main St. in Darlington Come worship under the leadership of Pastor Warren D. Spearman. Call 843-250-0418 for prayer.

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.

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.

Author: Duane Childers

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