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Religion

  • Religious News 6-21-17

    St. John’s barbecue and bluegrass event June 24
    The United Methodist Men will hold a barbecue and bluegrass event 5-7 p.m. June 24 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1310 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill. The event will feature The Hinson Girls, a bluegrass band from Van Wyck.
    Barbecue plates are $10 each and include barbecue, bun, slaw, baked beans and chips. Barbecue sandwich plates are $8 and include a choice of baked beans or slaw. Children’s plates for ages 5-11 are $5 and include chicken strips or barbecue and chips.

  • Kirby wins publishing awards

    From Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
    A local priest was recently recognized for his religious writings.
    Father Jeffrey Kirby, administrator of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Indian Land, won two awards in the Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards, which recognizes the best in Catholic publishing.

  • SCCL dedicates Peace Pole

    Memorial Day 2017 was an extraordinary day at Sun City Carolina Lakes. In addition to honoring veterans and welcoming the unofficial start of summer, Christian and Jewish groups held a ceremony there May 29 to dedicate a Peace Pole.
    The Peace Pole is an internationally recognized, hand-crafted “monument,” displaying the prayer “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” said Bob Poliquin, president of the Bible Study Club.

  • Religious News 6-14-17

    Belair UMC food pantry open June 15

    The food pantry at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, is open 9 a.m.-noon June 15 for those who live in the Indian Land and Harrisburg schools attendance area. Anyone in need of food is welcome. 

    The pantry is open the first and third Thursday of each month. Donations of food or money are also welcome at the church office 9 a.m.-noon weekdays.

  • Religious News 6-7-17

    White Oak barbecue fundraiser June 9

    White Oak AME Zion Church, 1281 W. Rebound Road, Van Wyck, will hold a barbecue fundraiser 4-7 p.m. June 9. Plates cost $10 and include pulled pork barbecue, barbecue chicken or fried chicken wings, with a choice of two sides, dinner roll, dessert and soda. Sides include baked beans, greens beans, potato salad and coleslaw. All proceeds benefit the church.

    Next JAARS Day open house is June 10

  • Religious News: June 7, 2017

    White Oak barbecue fundraiser June 9
    White Oak AME Zion Church, 1281 W. Rebound Road, Van Wyck, will hold a barbecue fundraiser 4-7 p.m. June 9. Plates cost $10 and include pulled pork barbecue, barbecue chicken or fried chicken wings, with a choice of two sides, dinner roll, dessert and soda. Sides include baked beans, greens beans, potato salad and coleslaw. All proceeds benefit the church.

    Next JAARS Day open house is June 10

  • Religious News 5-31-17

     Belair UMC food pantry open June 1

    The food pantry at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, is open 9 a.m.-noon June 1 for those who live in the Indian Land and Harrisburg schools attendance area. Anyone in need of food is welcome. 

    The pantry is open the first and third Thursday of each month. Donations of food or money are also welcome at the church office 9 a.m.-noon weekdays.

  • Religious News 5-24-17

    St. John’s holds Wednesday services, meal
    St. John’s United Methodist Church, 130 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, is moving its 6:30 p.m. Monday service in the sanctuary to Wednesday.
    This service is a casual, contemporary service with contemporary music for those who are cannot attend Sunday services or who prefer a non-traditional service with Pastor Karen Radcliff.

  • Scout paves way at church

    by Frank DeLoache/Special to Carolina Gateway
    Scouts and adult leaders from Boy Scout Troop 275 in Indian Land recently finished installing a large red cedar cross as the centerpiece of a new brick plaza in front of Living Saviour Lutheran Church on Carmel Road in South Charlotte.

  • Religious News 5-17-17

    Steele Hill annual flower sale May 12
    Steele Hill AME Zion Church, 6021 Charlotte Highway, will hold its annual flower sale on Mother’s Day weekend. The sale will be 8 a.m.-7 p.m. May 12 under the church arbor. If it doesn’t sell out Friday, it will continue 8 a.m.-noon May 13.
    Belair UMC food pantry open May 18