Faith events in and around Columbia, July 20 and beyond

July 20, 2013 

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BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF ATLAS ROAD: “Favor Follows You,” 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday, 2440 Atlas Road. (803) 776-1238; www.bwcar.org

COLUMBIA HINDU TEMPLE: Guru Poornima Pooja & Aarti, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 5703 Kiawah Road. (803) 772-9650

ELMWOOD AVENUE CHURCH OF GOD: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 1427 Elmwood Ave. (803) 765-9711; elmwoodcog.org

FIRST NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH: Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23, 2351 Gervais St. (803) 254-6232

FRANCIS BURNS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Free health forums, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today, 5616 Farrow Road. Forums include information on domestic violence, home buying, gun safety, health screenings and more. (803) 738-0865

FREE WILL BAPTIST PENTECOSTAL FAITH CONFERENCE: 7:30 p.m. July 29-August 4 at the Conference Headquarters in Turbeville. Free. (843) 659-4242

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 410 Harbison Blvd. All ages are welcome. (803) 732-1899

GREENVIEW FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Familyfest 2013, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today; Gospelarama, 4 p.m. Sunday, 101 Isaac St. (803) 256-4024

HASKELL HEIGHTS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Crane Creek Community Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 10, 1231 Blue Ridge Terrace. Free food and activities. (803) 754-6554

JEHOVAH BAPTIST CHURCH: Men and Women’s Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m. July 28, 1540 Frye Road. (803) 786-2112

LAKE WATEREE BAPTIST CHURCH: Lakeside worship services, 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays through Labor Day, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway. (803) 337-2838

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring Disciple V and Kindred Spirit, 7 p.m. Aug. 3, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. (803) 657-5373

MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Revival, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 1000 Old Bluff Road, Hopkins. (803) 783-6361

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: Fifth annual pastoral and church anniversary, 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 9601 Caughman Road. (803) 695-1195

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: Women of Inspiration’s 10th anniversary, 3 p.m. July 28, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Clothing give-a-way, 11 a.m. July 27, 1063 Old Two Notch Road, Elgin. (803) 788-2599

ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH: Musical Choirs Summer Concert, 3 p.m. July 28, 230 J.W. Neal Circle, Hopkins. 803) 776-7830

SPRING VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH: VBS for Women, 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, 91 Polo Road. Free. (803) 736-0624; www.springvalleybaptist.com

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Yard sale, 8 a.m. Aug. 3, 5200 Fairfield Road. (803) 786-9129

SUTTON BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Homecoming and revival services, 2 p.m. July 28 and 7 p.m. July 29-31, 420 Sutton Branch Road, Lugoff. (803) 438-4811

See more local faith events and add your own online at www.thestate.com/faith. Send information for Matters of Faith to calendars@thestate.com. Please include the kind of event, the date, time, a phone number and an address. The deadline is noon Monday for Saturday’s listings.

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