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THE 128th ANNUAL SESSION OF THE PACOLET RIVER BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION will be held at the Baptist Center on Lovers Lane, Union. Registration is at 9 a.m. Devotion will be at 9:15 a.m. and Pastor Kevin Russell Sheppard, the host pastor, will deliver the Devotional Message at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Bryant Cheek, Sr., a Union native and president of the South Carolina Baptist Congress of Christian Education, will bring greetings to the convention. Moderator Malachi Rogers, Sr. President Lena J. Thompson.
FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will host a concert by Declaration. There will be a hot dog sale at 5 p.m. with singing at 7 p.m.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming with the Rev. David Blanton.
JAMES CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH, Carlisle, will hold its annual revival services Aug. 5-8. On Sunday, Aug. 5, the service will be at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Albert L. Salter Jr. from St. Luke AME Church. The services Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 6-8, will be at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Dr. James L. Mason from New Emanuel Chapel, Union. The public is invited. Rev. T.A. Moore, Pastor.
MT. ROWELL BAPTIST CHURCH Homecoming and Revival Services will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 8. Sunday worship services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Russell Sheppard delivering the message and at 2 p.m. with Dr. Michael A. Glenn, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church (Spartanburg, SC) delivering the message. Monday through Wednesday night at 7 p.m., Dr. Bryant Cheek, Pastor of Springfield Baptist Church (Laurens, SC) will be the Guest Revivalist. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Rev. Russell Sheppard, Host Pastor.
BEATY’S CHAPEL AME ZION CHURCH will hold its annual revival Aug. 5-8. On Sunday, Aug. 5, the service will be at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Eric L. Franks from Greater St. John AME Zion Church in Winnsboro. Services Monday-Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. with the speaker, Eric L. Franks. The public is invited. Rev. Stephen Y. Brown, Pastor.
ST. LUKE BAPTIST CHURCH Homecoming and Revival Services will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 through Thursday, Aug. 9. Sunday worship services will begin at 10 a.m. with Pastor George W. Shell, Jr. delivering the message and at 3 p.m. Rev. Courtney Mills, Pastor of Mike’s Creek Baptist Church, Gaffney. Delivering the message Monday at 6 :30 p.m. will be the Rev. Timothy Hunter, Pastor of Island Creek Baptist Church, Cowpens. Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. the Rev. Stanley Watson of Shalom Christian Fellowship Church, Gaffney, will deliver the message. Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. the Rev. Charles A. Walker of Gethsemane Baptist Church, Pacolet, will deliver the message. Thursday at 6:30 p.m. the Rev. Russell Sheppard of Mt. Rowell Baptist Church, Union, will deliver the message. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Rev. George W. Shell, is host Pastor.
CHAMBERTOWN COMMUNITY LIGHTHOUSE, 413 S. Mountain St., Union, will hold revival services Aug. 5-8. Sunday’s service will be at 4 p.m. and the services on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Pastory Tyra Parham.
THE THOMAS AME CHURCH ANNUAL REVIVAL/HOMECOMING SERVICES will begin Sunday, Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. Speaker will be Rev. Roderick T. Oglesby of Bethesda Baptist Church. The Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Moses Rembert, Pastor of Brown Chapel AME Church in Columbia.
BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH OF JONESVILLE will celebrate a one-day revival worship service at 3 p.m. Rev. Robert Collins, Pastor of Woodson Chapel Baptist Church of Union, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Earl Alexander, II, Pastor.
JETER CHAPEL A.M.E. will start their Revival Meeting at 1:30 p.m. Rev. John Hill from William Chapel A.M.E. Zion, Carlisle will speak. Monday and Tuesday night Rev. David Owen from St. James A.M.E., Pomaria, will speak. On Wednesday, Rev. Frederick Wilson from St. Luke A.M.E., Eastover, will speak. On Thursday, Rev. Patricia Leverette and Brother Tab Hunter will speak. All services during the week will be at 7 p.m. Rev. Anthony Washington, Pastor.
THE ANNUAL LADIES NIGHT OUT at Bethesda Baptist Church will be held at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be ventriloquist Beverly Smith and her partner Alfred. Contact Joyce Dallas (803-694-2775) or Paula Couch (803-924-8371) by Aug. 7 in you are interested or need tickets.
BETHLEHEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1622 Kelly Road, Union, will be serving Sunday dinner from noon-until. The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, steak and gravy, creamed potatoes, rice and gravy, macaroni pie, green beans, lima beans, slaw, rolls, tea, and dessert. Call 427-1622 for takeouts. (Ready at 11:45 a.m.)
ST. MATTHEW AME ZION CHURCH in Whitmire will be having revival service Aug. 12-15. Speaker for the occasion will be Rev. Eric Rice of the Trinity AME Zion Church in Whitmire. Sunday services will begin at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nightly services at 7 p.m. We welcome the Glenn-Tucker-Windbush Family Reunion. Rev. JB Robinson, Pastor.
PARADISE AME CHURCH will hold a revival service at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Corinthian Stacks, Pastor of Bethany AME Church will be guest speaker. Rev. Joseph Brown, Pastor.
MAPLE RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH will hold their Revival Service Aug. 12-15. The Rev. Darrel Smith of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church of Gaffney will be speaker for Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m. for the Monday-Wednesday night services. The pastor Maple Ridge Baptist Church is the Rev. Johnny Johnson.
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, 904 Pea Ridge Highway, Jonesville, will hold a Homecoming & Revival, Aug. 12-19. The Sunday mornin service will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tillotson. The Homecoming Service begins at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. J. Lewis Peak of Wyatt’s Chapel Baptist Church. Revival Services will be Monday-Thursday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Lorenzon Washington of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Gramling.
SEEKWELL BAPTIST CHURCH will hold Revival Services Aug. 19-22 at 7 p.m. Rev. Clarence Henderson of Munsford, AL, will be the guest speaker.
AUGSBURG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 151 Connector Road (by Brian’s Body Shop), is forming a Community Youth Choir with emphasis on Christmas 2012. Any child from 5 to 18 years old, whether affiliated with the church or not, may register at Augsburg Lutheran Church on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Augsburg welcomes all children for fun, fellowship, and learning musical expression. For further information, you may contact Audrey Lancaster at 427-7825, Kim Kalb at 441-0117, or Jeri Sanders at 674-5083.
PADGETT’S CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH will hold Mason-Shrine Day.
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH under the leadership of the Rev. Michael A. Glenn, will celebrate its annual observance of Woman’s Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Shirley Sims Gray, Associate Minister of Majority Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Friendship Baptist Church, located at 250 Morningside Drive, has 11 a.m. worship services every Sunday with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. For more information call 864-576-6285.
THE 142nd ANNUAL SESSION OF THE TYGER RIVER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION will be held at New Liberty Baptist Church in Fountain Inn at 10 a.m. The Rev. Michael A. Glenn is Moderator.
THE MALE CHOIR OF FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, 250 Morningside Drive, Spartanburg, will present a Fall Gospel Concert at 4 p.m. The public is invited. The Rev. Michael A. Glenn is Pastor.
THE CHOSEN FEW INC. (MARY OWENS) will present a play at 5 p.m. entitled “God Can Turn It Around” at the Pacolet River Association Building in Union. For more information call any of the cast members.