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Religion

  • Faith Presbyterian on the move

    by Krysia McCurdy and AnnMary Northrup/Faith Presbyterian Church
    The wait is almost over. After worshipping at the Indian Land Recreation Center for nearly 10 years, the Faith Presbyterian Church congregation, under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. David M. Bender, will soon move into their new multipurpose worship space at 7520 Charlotte Highway (at the intersection of U.S. 521 and Van Wyck Road) in Indian Land.
    On Oct. 3, 2010, Faith Presbyterian was officially chartered as a church of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

  • IL church celebrates freedom

    from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
    Members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church celebrated religious freedom June 24 at Freedom Fest in Columbia.
    The Indian Land church chartered a bus for parishioners to attend the state event, which featured its priest, Father Jeffrey Kirby, as the keynote speaker.

  • Spiritual Summer: VBS a fun tradition at local churches

    It’s that time of year again! Kids of all ages are flocking to Lancaster County churches for food, fun and fellowship during Vacation Bible School, a summer tradition for many.
    Myra Boone has directed VBS at different churches for 10 years. Now a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church, she thinks it’s important for kids to participate in church programs like Bible school so they can “grow and learn” and “to make sure those kids who don’t know about Jesus learn about him.”

  • Religious News 8-23-17

    Faith Presbyterian Church moves services this Sunday

    Faith Presbyterian Church has moved its services from the Indian Land Recreation Center to its newly constructed multipurpose worship building at 7520 Charlotte Highway (at the intersection of U.S. 521 and Van Wyck Road) in Indian Land. 

  • Religious News 8-16-17

    Faith Presbyterian Church moves services this Sunday

  • New pastor leads VW Methodists

    The Rev. Tim Espar is the new pastor at the Church of the Good Shepherd and Van Wyck United Methodist churches.
    Since last fall, Espar, 68, who transferred from pastoral ministry in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, has been working with local Methodist officials to relocate near his new Indian Land home. He began as minister July 2.

  • Religious News 8-9-17

    Back to School Bash Aug. 12

    The Lancaster Back to School Bash is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12 at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bradley Building, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster.

  • Churches host mobile pantry

    by Jim Northrup/Faith Presbyterian Church
    Faith Presbyterian and Belair United Methodist churches will host a Second Harvest mobile food pantry at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14.
    This is the churches’ second mobile pantry this year, with another scheduled for Nov. 9.

  • Religious News 8-2-17

    Belair food pantry Aug. 3

    The food pantry at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, is open 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 3 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.

  • IL church named a pilgrimage site

    from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
    Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is home to Fred Rom, 104, of Sun City Carolina Lakes.