Religious News 5-2-18

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A weekly listing of area religious news and events

Homeschool info session May 3
The Holy Queen Homeschool Group at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church will hold an info session for registered families and prospective parents at 7 p.m. May 3 in the church’s parish hall, 7095 Waxhaw Highway, Lancaster.
Attendees can meet the co-op’s teachers and learn more about its fall 2018 university-style courses for middle and high school students.
Families do not have to be Catholic to join the homeschool co-op.
For details about the homeschool group, contact Anita Nixon at (704) 840-5643.
Belair food pantry open May 3
The food pantry at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, is open 9 a.m.-noon May 3. The pantry is for those who live in the Indian Land and Harrisburg schools attendance area. Anyone in need of food is welcome. Donations of food or money are also welcome at the church office from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays.
St. John’s UMC posts events
St. Johns United Methodist Church of Fort Mill, 160 Tom Hall St., will hold the following events:
• Graduation Sunday is May 13.
• The church is seeking donations for the Beds Equal Dreams project, which donates beds to children in Fort Mill who do not have one.
• The United Methodist Men are selling Vidalia onions for $10 per 10-pound bag. Those interested in buying them may sign up in the church narthex or contact one of the men. All proceeds benefit the UMM missions.
• Sign up at stjohnsfm@comporium.net for Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 11-15. Children do not have to be attendees of the church to attend.
Senior adult revival May 8
The Moriah Baptist Association will hold senior adult revival at 10:30 a.m. May 8, with a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Camp Creek Baptist Church, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster. The event is free. For details, call (803) 283-8409.
Flower sale May 11-12
Steele Hill AME Zion Church, 6021 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, will hold its annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale 8 a.m.-7 p.m. May 11 and 8 a.m.-noon May 12. Hanging baskets and assorted flowers will be available to purchase.
AA meets weekly at Belair UMC
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the social hall at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road. The meetings are open discussion with speakers on third Wednesdays. 
NAMI support groups meet
• The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group meets 7-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in Room 203 at Transformation Church, 8978 Charlotte Highway. For details, contact Sue Korn at (704) 575-5928 or suekorn08@gmail.com.
• NAMI Connections (for adults with mental health conditions) and Family Support groups meet the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at First Presbyterian Church, 700 N. Main St., Lancaster. For details, visit www.namipiedmont.com.
Byzantine Catholics gather at FM church
The Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Community gathers at 4 p.m. Saturdays at St. Philip Neri Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. For details, visit carolinabyzantine.com, call Ron Somich at (440) 477-6389 or email ron.somich@gmail.com.
Caregivers meet at Belair UMC
Hospice Care of S.C.’s caregiver support group meets 10-11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Belair United Methodist Church’s family life center, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land. For details, call Cory Turner at (803) 577-4912.
Temple Solel services on Fridays
Temple Solel, a Reform Jewish congregation, holds Shabbat services at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month in at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. Services are in the community room of the ministry building. For details, call (803) 619-9707 or visit www.templesolelsc.org or Temple Solel SC on Facebook.

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