MATTERS OF FAITH

February 18, 2013 

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Men’s Day service, 11 a.m. Sunday; 27th anniversary featuring the Reese Memorial Singers, 3 p.m. Feb. 24, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119

BETH SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Purim Masquerade Ball, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23; Purim Extravaganza, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24; the Columbia Center for Jewish Learning presents two courses, which are sponsored by the Synagogue, 5827 N. Trenholm Road. “Archeology and the Bible,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. and “Kabbalah and our Daily Lives,” 7:45-8:45 p.m. continues Thursday, March 7, 14 and 21 and April 4, 11 and 18. $100 for one course or $150 for both. (803) 782-2500

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Men’s breakfast, 8-10 a.m. today. Suggested donation of $3-$5, 2700 Bush River Road. $20 per couple. (803) 798-4488; www.christianlifecolumbia.com

GATHERING OF FAITHS 2013: A celebration of South Carolina’s many faiths, 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Features food, music and more. www.gatheringoffaiths.com

GREENLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH: Performance by Phil Stacey, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, 6612 Garners Ferry Road. (803) 776-4074

NEW LIGHT BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH: Black History Month celebration, 10 a.m. Feb. 24, 1330 Congaree Road Highway 769, Hopkins. (803) 783-2050

ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH: Holistic Wellness Center dedication services, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 4 p.m. Feb. 24, 230 J.W. Neal Circle, Hopkins. 803) 776-7830

ST. JOHN NEUMANN CHURCH: Bible study, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays through April 17, 100 Polo Road. (803) 788-0811

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Free community meal, noon-2 p.m. Feb. 23, 5200 Fairfield Road. (803) 786-9129

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