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Belair food pantry open Thursday
Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, will have its food pantry open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 17. For details, call (803) 547-6631 on Tuesday-Thursday morrnings.
Pleasant Hill UMC announces events
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160), will hold the following events:
• An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the church from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17.
• The church is hosting Family Promise Feb. 21-27 and needs volunteers to help with this ministry. See Gerald Cook if you can help.
• Register now to be a part of the church’s Relay for Life team. The goal this year is $3,500 and the church will participate in two relays. The Lancaster County Relay will be May 6. The second will be a mini-relay from 5 to 11 p.m. May 14 at Indian Land Middle School. Cost is $10 per person. For details or to register, visit www.relayforlife.org/lancastersc.
Mobile food pantry meeting Thursday
Lancaster area churches participating in the 2011 Second Harvest Partners Mobile Food Pantry will hold a planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Hermon Presbyterian Church, 107 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill. Each sponsoring church is asked to send at least one representative to the meeting. For details, call (803) 517-7870.
White Oak to hold Sacrificial Saturday
White Oak AME Zion Church, 1281 Rebound Road, Van Wyck, will hold Sacrificial Saturday at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Guests include the White Oak Community Chorale, the White Oak Praise Dance Ministry and Minister Jarrell L. Smalls and True Praise of Charleston. The event is free. For details, call (803) 372-1881 or (803) 372-2358.
Crossroads worship time changes
The Sunday morning worship time at Crossroads Lutheran Church, 8511 Shelley Mullis Road, has changed from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
IL Mini-Relay for Life meeting Feb. 21
There will be a mini Relay for Life from 5 to 11 p.m May 14 at Indian Land Middle School.
The first team meeting for those interested in being a part of this event will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160).
All teams should register at www.relayforlife.org/lancastersc under the Lancaster County event. For details, e-mail acarnes email@example.com.
Christian women to meet Feb. 22
The Christian Women’s Connection will meet at 11:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Captain’s Galley Restaurant, 1305 S.C. 9, Lancaster. Cost is $9.50 per person. Proceeds benefit the StoneCross Ministry. Speaker will be Sue Carter Stout. Feature is Maple Street Monogram Shop. Singer is Mica Jones.
Make reservations by Friday, Feb. 18. For reservations call Lenda at (803) 285-6527.
Church to hold Ash Wednesday services
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Mission will hold three Ash Wednesday services March 9. Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m., along with a short 11 a.m. service at the parish mission house, 7031 Waxhaw Highway (S.C. 75). Mass will also be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Land Recreation Center, 8286 Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521). Ashes will be distributed at all services.
Temple Kol Ami fundraiser March 12
Temple Kol Ami, a Jewish temple serving the York and Lancaster county areas, will present “Evening at the Shuk,” with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, music and silent auction, from 7 to 10 p.m. March 12 at the Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. Seventh St., Charlotte.
Tickets for the temple fundraiser are $35 per person, which includes admission to the museum and parking. Contact James Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
Pineville UMC offers Kindermusik
Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville, will offer Family Time Kindermusik classes from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays through March 29. Cost is $110. For details or to register, call Jane Shutt at (704) 889-2022 or visit www.pinevilleumc.org.
Pineville UMC offers women’s Bible study
Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville, invites area women to attend “Experiencing God,” a 13-week Bible study by Henry Blackaby that explores the will of God for our lives and how it’s revealed.
The study will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays through April 7 at Stacy Hall. It will also be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sundays through April 10, at CrossRoads Center, Room CC6.
Cost is $16 for the book. To join, contact Jane Shutt at (704) 889-2022 or email@example.com, or visit http://www.pinevilleumc.org/Other-Christian-Education-v-32.html.
Church offers yoga, exercise classes
Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville, offers yoga and adult exercise classes in the gym of the Crossroads Center. Classes run through June 30.
Yoga classes are Mondays from 10 to 11 a.m. (chair yoga) and 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. (floor yoga) through June 30. Exercise classes are 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays year-round.
Chair yoga is free; all other classes are $3 per session. Walk-ins are welcome. For details, call (704) 889-7320 or (704) 364-0016, ext. 120.
Pineville church offers ESL classes
Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville, offers English as a Second Language classes on Mondays at 6-8 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9:30-11:30 a.m. through May 17-18. Cost is $20. Walk-ins are welcome. For details, call (704) 889-2022 or en Español, (803) 802-3720 or (704) 506-6740.
Pineville UMC seeks handbell ringers
Pineville United Methodist Church, 110 S. Polk St., Pineville, seeks youth and adults who are interested in playing or learning to play the handbells. No experience is necessary. The group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through May 25. To join the group, contact Jane Shutt at (704) 889-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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