Church News – September 12, 2018

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Homecoming Service
Mechanicsville Baptist Church will hold a Homecoming Service, September 16 at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Diomedes Santilez from Nicaragua. Several missionaries from Nicaragua will also be in attendance. There will be special music by Stan Thompson & friends and fellowship to follow the service. The church is celebrating its 267th birthday.

Annual Spiritual Retreat
Woman’s Pee Dee District Department Cluster #3 Spiritual Retreat will be held September 21-22 at Palmetto Baptist Church,1104 Piano Road, Darlington. Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30a.m.-12:45 p.m. The retreat speaker will be Pastor Michelle Law-Gordon. Tickets $10

Darlington COGOP Homecoming
Darlington Church of God of Prophecy will hold their Homecoming September 30 at 10 a.m. with Bishop Fred Fisher as guest speaker. The church is located at 920 West Smith Avenue, Darlington.

The King’s Daughters Women’s Conference – ‘UnBroken Focus‘
Round O Missionary Baptist Church, 1900 Society Hill Road, will hold their 2018 King’s Daughters Women’s Conference Oct. 5-7. For more information, please call 843-496-9026.
October 5, 7 p.m. –Bishop Marcus Benjamin, Charlotte, NC- Preacher
Tiff Joy, Lead Vocalist – (Stellar award winning song “He’s Amazing”) – Psalmist
October 6, 10 a.m. – Adult Workshops First Lady Sabrina Fort, Greater Commission Ministries and First Lady Lyla Curtis, Cornerstone Baptist Church
Young Adult Workshop – Minister Latonya Nesbitt
Closing Session, First Lady Saran Jones, Round O Baptist Church
First Lady Michelle White, Goodman Creek Baptist Church – Guest Psalmist
Paradise Praise Team
Sunday, October 7 10 a.m. — Minister Charisa Munroe, Global International, Bahamas
Elder Derick Bull

Retirement Banquet
Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church is having a retirement banquet for Rev. E. B. Burroughs, which will be held October 6 at 6 p.m. at the SiMT Building at 1951 Pisgah Road, Florence-Darlington Technical College. The cost is $35 for adults and $15 for children age 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Brenda Goodson, Mrs. Janice Floyd and Mrs. Mary Abraham.

Prayer Service
New Life In Christ Church of Darlington, 119 Chestnut St., Darlington, will hold a Noon Day Prayer Service every Friday. Please come out and join us. The Pastor is the Rev Emory P. Boyd Sr.

Central United Methodist Church in Florence will host well-known church historian Bill Segars September 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Spears Fellowship Hall. Bill will present a fascinating program about old churches in the Florence area that still host occasional services. Bill is know for his efforts to document old churches in South Carolina and has done so for more than 800 churches.

Church Anniversary
Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 552 E. Billy Farrow Highway in Darlington, will be celebrating the church’s 149th Anniversary on September 23 at 10 a.m. The speaker is Brother Nicholas L. Wright of Darlington.

Prayer Service
St. James will hold a Noon Day Prayer Service every Wednesday. Please join us. The church is located at 312 Pearl St. For more information, call 843-393-1407.

Mechanicsville Baptist Church
2364 Cashua Ferry Rd, Darlington. For more information, call 843-393-1029
9:30am-Sunday School; 10:30am-Worship Service
4 p.m.-Prayer Closet; 5:30p.m. -Evening Worship Services
Monday Night Ministry (MNM)-Youth Fellowship & Meal
10:30a.m. -Old Fashion Chapel Service & Fellowship Meal; 6:30 p.m.-Small Group Bible Study (All Ages) & Youth Group Meeting

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.

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

Philadelphia Southern Methodist
Traditional – Conservative
1665 Philadelphia Street, Darlington
SS 10 a.m. Worship 11a.m.
Pastor Mike 803-795-3479

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: Rachel Howell

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