MATTERS OF FAITH

March 10, 2012 

THIS WEEK

BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF ATLAS ROAD: “A Woman’s Touch” live internet broadcast taping, 7 p.m. Thursday, 2440 Atlas Road. (803) 776-1238; www.bwcar.org

EASTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Women’s luncheon event, 11 a.m. March 17, 3200 Trenholm Road. The Rev. Dr. Jeri Parris Perkins, dean of religious and spiritual life at Presbtyerian College, will discuss “The Shelter of Each Other, Rebuilding Our Families,” by Mary Pipher; $10. Reservations deadline is Monday. (803) 256-1654

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Women of the Church jubilee birthday luncheon, noon March 20, 1324 Marion St. $8; registration deadline is Monday. (803) 799-9062; www.firstprescolumbia

.org

FOREST LAKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: “When God’s People Pray,” six-week Bible study, 10 a.m. Mondays through April 2, 6500 N. Trenholm Road. (803) 787-5672

GILL CREEK BAPTIST: Women’s Day celebration, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 2116 Cushman Drive. Speaker will be the Rev. Mary Katio Young of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Hopkins. (803) 296-2273; www.gillcreek.net

GREENLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH: Roseanne Dickerson benefit, 7 p.m. Monday, 6612 Garners Ferry Road. Entertainment by Bob Knox’s Big Band, auction items; $10. (803) 776-4074

LAKE MURRAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Lenten programs, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28, 2127 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin. Meal followed by program; $5. This week’s speaker will be Lexington-Richland 5 superintendent Stephen Hefner. (803) 345-5140; www.lmpchurch.org

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: Gospel Explosion 2012, 4 p.m. Sunday, 9601 Caughman Road. Featuring Joe Ligon and the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Sweet Singing Harmonettes, Blest by Four and the Gospel Legends. Doors open at 3 p.m. $25; ages 6-12, $10. (803) 295-9335

NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Johnson C. Smith University Concert Choir performance, 4 p.m. Sunday, 6717 David St. (803) 754-1812

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: Lentern Vespers, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28; soup and sandwich supper at 6 p.m., 132 St. David’s Church Road, West Columbia. (803) 356-3035

ST. PETER’S CHURCH: “Lent — Beyond Giving Up Chocolate,” with Dr. Keith Barron, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and March 20. 1529 Assembly St., (803) 779-0036

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Lenten services and Communion, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28, 607 Woodrow St. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

SHANDON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Faith Meets Faith series, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays through March 27, 3407 Devine St. This week’s speaker will be Mnsgr. Lee Lehocky, who will discuss Catholicism. “Godspell,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; $10, ages 12 and younger, free. (803) 256-8383; www.shandon-umc.org

TAYLOR MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH: Pastor’s anniversary celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, 1004 Short St. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Clyde Bennett of Zion Hill Baptist Church. (803) 254-4685

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: The Rev. Michael Fullard installation service, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Eugene Myers Jr. of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Mayesville; a reception will follow. (803) 776-5266

VIVE CHURCH: The Lions Roar ministry, 7 tonight, 2360 Clemson Road. (803) 233-2877

WOODFIELD PARK BAPTIST CHURCH: Forever Changed and Souls Harvest in concert, 6 tonight, 1834 Morninglo Lane. (803) 237-7965

YELLOW ROCK HALL: Ken Clubb Singers and the Centurions in concert, 7 tonight, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. (803) 796-0682

ZION PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH: Pastor’s anniversary celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, 258 Old Bluff Road, Hopkins. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Douglas Simmons of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Eastover. (803) 695-7522

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