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Religious News 8-22-18

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A weekly listing of area religious news and events

Steele Hill revival services end today
Steele Hill AME Zion Church, 6021 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, will  wrap up its revival services at 7 p.m. Aug. 22, with the Rev. Eldren D. Morrison of Atlanta, Ga., speaking. All are welcome. For details, call (803) 285-7850.

St. John’s UMC posts events
St. John’s United Methodist Church, 160 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, will hold the following events:
• St. John’s Grief Support Group meets at 4:30 p.m. every other Wednesday. The next meeting is Aug. 22.
• The Gourmet Travelers Lunch, sponsored by Family Ministries, is for those members who normally eat alone. This month’s lunch will be 11:15 a.m. Aug. 25 at Bob Evans Restaurant, 520 John Ross Parkway, Rock Hill. Email Hmyers@unifieday.com to RSVP.
• A St. John’s chancel choir workshop will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 28. Lunch is provided.
Rehearsals begin soon for all choirs: Music Makers (elementary and preschool), Sept. 12; Joyful Ringers (bell choir), Sept. 4; Men’s Ensemble, Sept. 8. Contact Kathie Riebe at sjumcmusic@comporium.net for details.
• St. John’s VIP (seniors) group will take a Christian Tours trip to The Ark and The Creation Museum on Sept. 12-14. Friends and family are welcome to come, too. Fliers are in the lobby. For details, email mjackson107@yahoo.com.

Temple Solel meets Aug. 24
Temple Solel, a Reform Jewish congregation, holds Shabbat services at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month in the community room at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. The next service is Aug. 24. For details, call (803) 610-1707 or visit www.templesolelsc.org or Temple Solel SC on Facebook.

Leadership training Aug. 25
The S.C. Baptist Convention and Moriah Baptist Association will host Sunday School-Life Group Leadership Training from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 25 at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road, Lancaster.
Registration is 8:30-9 a.m. in the fellowship hall with the general session at 9 a.m., led by Bobby Howard introducing “3 Circles Evangelism.” Breakout sessions will follow at 9:45 a.m. There will be sessions for general officers, pastors, adults, youth, children and nursery-preschool.
Registration is not required, but recommended in order to ensure proper space and materials. For details or to register, call (803) 283-8409.


Moriah Stewardship Banquet Aug. 28

The Moriah Baptist Association will host the 2018 Moriah Stewardship Banquet at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster. A buffet meal will be served and King’s Cause will present a concert. The Rev. Ken Owens, collegiate minister for the S.C. Baptist Convention, will speak. Tickets are $10, available through Aug. 16 from the Moriah Missions Center. For details or to buy tickets, contact the Moriah office at (803) 283-8409.

Belair pantry open Sept. 6
The food pantry at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, is open 9 a.m.-noon Sept 6. The pantry is for those who live in the Panhandle schools attendance area. Anyone in need of food is welcome on the first and third Thursday of each month. Donations of food or money are also welcome at the church office from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays.

AA meets weekly at Belair
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Mullis Road. 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. Sept. 6 (first Thursday of each month) in Room 203 at Transformation Church, 8978 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. 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 at 6:15 p.m. the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at First Presbyterian Church, 700 N. Main St., Lancaster. For details, visit www.namipiedmont.org.

Hospice caregivers meet
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.

Byzantines gather at St. Philip Neri
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.

Addiction ministry meets
Chainbreakers, an addiction outreach ministry, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastside Baptist Church, 1180 Garnette Road, Lancaster. All are welcome. For details, call (803) 285-9805.
Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for the next week’s paper.


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